Dr. Kai Spohrer

Dr. Kai Spohrer
Assistant Professor
University of Mannheim
L 15, 1-6
5th floor – Room 520
68161 Mannheim
Phone: +49 (0) 621 181-3535
Fax: +49 (0) 621 181-1692
E-mail: spohrer(at)uni-mannheim.de
Consultation hour(s):
By appointment

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Research Interest
  • Collaboration and Coordination in Information Systems Development
  • Team Learning and Team Cognition
  • Digitization and IT in Healthcare
  • Blockchain Technology

Short CV

2017 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, USA
Walton College of Business, Visiting Researcher, invited by Prof. Dr. Hartmut Hoehle and Prof. Viswanath Venkatesh
2015 University of Mannheim, Mannheim
Dr. rer. pol. “Collaborative Quality Assurance in Information Systems Development: The Interaction of Software Development Techniques and Team Cognition”
2010-2015 University of Mannheim, Mannheim
Doctoral Student and Research Assistant
2013 Washington State University, College of Business, Department of Management, Information Systems, and Entrepreneurship, Pullman, WA, USA
Visiting Researcher
2004-2010 University of Mannheim, Mannheim
Degree: Diplom-Wirtschaftsinformatiker (equivalent to a Master's Degree in Information Systems), Majors: Business Information Systems, Computer Science, Organizational Behaviour
2006-2007 Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

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  • Theories and Methods in Information Systems Research
    Master's level, Lecture
    Spring/Summer 2017-2018
  • Corporate Knowledge Management
    Master's level, Lecture
    Fall/Winter 2016-2017
  • Information Resource Management
    Master's level, Lecture
    Spring/Summer 2011 and 2016, Fall/Winter 2010
  • Integrated Information Systems
    Bachelor's level, Lecture
    Spring/Summer 2012 and 2015, Fall/Winter 2013
  • Integrated Information Systems
    Bachelor's level, Exercise
    Fall/Winter 2014, Spring/Summer 2013 - 2014

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  • 2016: Awarded the Dissertation Prize “The Future of Work” by Volksbank Weinheim Foundation and the Centre for European Research (ZEW)
  • 2013: Selected to participate in the Doctoral Consortium of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Milan, Italy
  • 2010: Best Paper Award for the paper “A Coordination Framework for Pervasive Applications in Multi-User Environments” at the 6th International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE 2010), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • 2010: Awarded with the Diploma Thesis Prize of the SEW-EURODRIVE Foundation

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  • Reviewer for European Journal of Information Systems (EJIS), Information Systems Journal (ISJ), Journal of Information Technology (JIT), Business & Information Systems Engineering (BISE), Journal of Business Economics (JBE), Electronic Commerce Research Journal, Electronic Commerce Research and Applications (ECRA), International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), European Conference on Informations Systems (ECIS), Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM)
  • Associate Editor, Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI) 2016 (Track „Digital Work“)
  • Member of Program Committee, International Workshop on Large-Scale Agile Development 2017, 2018, ERP Future – MUC 2017, 2018
  • Co-Chair of the CEO/CIO Round Table for Digital Value Chains and Process Management in Hospitals

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