Publications

Books | Book chapters | Journal Papers | Conference Papers | Others

Note: Papers marked by "*" are available as PDF files from the Downloads page.


Books

Claßen, A., et al.: Medication Therapy Safety in the Context of Complete Medication Documentation, Self-determined Patients, and Individualized Medication, Cuvillier, Göttingen, 2015 (in German)

K. Reimers, X.H. Guo, M.Zh. Li, B. Xie and Zhang, T.: Innovating in a Learning Community: Emergence of an Open Information Infrastructure in China's Pharmaceutical Distribution Industry, SpringerBriefs in Digital Spaces, Springer, Cham; Heidelberg; New York; Dordrecht; London, 2014.

K. Reimers, Th. Wagner and A. Zenke (eds.): Case Studies of Inter-organisational Information Systems -- Results from Four Industries and Four Countries. Göttingen: Cuvillier Verlag, 2005 (in German).

G.Q. Chen and K. Reimers: Information Systems: Organization, Management, and Modeling. Beijing: Tsinghua University Press, 2002 (in Chinese).

B. Biervert, K. Monse, H.-J. Bruns, M. Fromm and K. Reimers: Inter-company Networks in Retailing - Concepts and Solutions in ISDN. Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, 1996 (in German).

K. Reimers: Standardization Processes -- A Transaction Cost Theoretic Analysis. Wiesbaden: Gabler, 1995 (in German).

B. Biervert, K. Monse, M. Gatzke and K. Reimers: Digital Customer Services - Information Technologies at the "Customer Interface". Berlin: Sigma, 1994 (in German).

B. Biervert, K. Monse, H.-J. Bruns and K. Reimers: Inter-company Networks -- Concepts and Cases. Wiesbaden: Gabler, 1992 (in German).


Book Chapters

R.B. Johnston, K. Reimers, and S. Klein: Performing Research Validity: A "Mangle of Practice" Approach. In: L.D. Introna, D. Kavanagh, S. Kelly, W.J. Orlikowski, and S. Scott (eds.): Beyond Interpretivism? New encounters with technology and organization. Proceedings of the IFIP WG 8.2 Working Conference on Information Systems and Organizations, Dublin, Ireland, December 9-10, 2016. Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2016, pp. 201–214.

S. Klein, K. Reimers, R.B. Johnston, M. Barrett, J. Modol, Y.-H. Tan, and S. Henningsson: Inter-organizational Information Systems: From Strategic Systems to Information Infrastructures. In: R. Clarke, A. Pucihar, and J. Gricar (eds.): The First 25 Years of the Bled eConference, Special Issue, Kranj: Moderna Organizacija, 2012, pp. 175-195.

K. Reimers, R.B. Johnston, and S. Klein: Evolution of Inter-organizational Information Systems on Long Timescales: A Practice Theory Approach. In: K. Vaidya (ed.): Inter-Organizational Information Systems and Business Management: Theories for Researchers. Hershey: IGI Global, 2012, pp. 38-54.

K. Reimers: Learning Communities and Practice Probes as Tools for Analysing and Developing Industry-wide Information Infrastructures. In: A. Breiter and M. Wind (eds.): Informationstechnik und ihre Organisationslücken. Muenster: Lit-Verlag, 2011, pp. 201-237 (in German).*

M.Z. Li and K. Reimers: Streamlining China's Pharmaceutical Distribution Channels: Are IT-enabled Electronic Transaction Platforms the Solution? In: Prescribing Cultures and Pharmaceutical Policy in the Asia-Pacific. Edited by K. Eggleston, The Walter Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University, Brookings Press, 2009, pp. 183-196.

M.Z. Li and K. Reimers: China's Practice of Implementing a 3G Mobile Telecommunications Standard: A Transaction Costs Perspective. In: K. Jakobs (ed.): Information Communication Technology Standardization for E-Business Sectors: Integrating Supply and Demand Factors. Hershey, New York: IGI Global, 2009, pp. 140-151.

K. Kelzenberg, T. Wagner, and K. Reimers: A Conceptual Framework for Developing and Evaluating ERP Implementation Strategies in Multinational Organizations. In: Enterprise Resource Planning for Global Economies: Managerial Issues and Challenges, edited by C. Ferran and R. Salom, Hershey, New York: IGI Global, 2008, pp. 37-54.

K. Reimers and M.Z. Li: Should Buyers Try to Shape IT-markets through Non-market (Collective) Action? In: J. Damsgaard and H.Z. Henriksen (eds.): Networked Information Technologies -- Diffusion and Adoption. Boston et al.: Kluwer Academic, 2004, pp. 131-152.

K. Reimers: Schneider Electric China: Implementing an Enterprise System to Support Rapid Development. In: Cases About Business Management in China, Vol. 1, edited by Tsinghua University China Business Management Cases Editing Group, Higher Education Press, 2002, pp. 508-535.*

K. Reimers: Preconditions of Establishing an Electronic Market for Airline Tickets from the Perspective of Sellers and Buyers, In: R. Werle and Ch. Lang (eds.): Modell Internet? Entwicklungsperspektiven neuer Kommunikationsnetze. Frankfurt et al.: Campus, 1997, pp. 63-91 (in German).

H. Kubicek and K. Reimers: Coordination Problems in Inter-industry Telematic Applications as Critical Factor for the Diffusion of Data Communication Services. In: M.-W. Stoetzer, A. Mahler (eds.): Die Diffusion von Innovationen in der Telekommunikation. Berlin et al.: Springer, 1995, pp. 99-127 (in German).

K. Monse and K. Reimers: The Development of Electronic Data Interchange Networks from an Institutional Perspective. In: R. Williams (ed.): The Social Shaping of Inter-organizational IT Systems and Electronic Data Interchange. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 1995, pp. 109-127.*

K. Monse and K. Reimers: Inter-organizational Information Systems for Electronic Data Interchange -- Actor Constellations and Institutional Structures. In: J. Sydow and A. Windeler (eds.): Management interorganisationaler Beziehungen - Vertrauen, Kontrolle und Informationstechnik. Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, 1994, pp. 71-92 (in German).

M. Monse and K. Reimers: Inter-organizational Networking and the Institutional Gap. In: A. Clement, P. Kolm, I. Wagner (eds.): Networking -- Connecting Workers in and between Organizations. Amsterdam et al.: North-Holland, 1993, pp. 191-200.*

B. Biervert, K. Monse and K. Reimers: Controlling Technological Development in Weakly Institutionalized Contexts. In: H. Kubicek and P. Seeger (eds.): Perspektive Techniksteuerung - Interdisziplinäre Sichtweisen eines Schlüsselproblems entwickelter Industriegesellschaften. Berlin: Sigma, 1993, pp. 81-103 (in German).


Journal Papers

M.Zh. Li and K. Reimers: Innovation in China’s Information and Communications Technology Industry: Bottom-up or Top-down?, Chinese Management Studies, Vol. 9 (2015), No. 1, pp. 27–37.

K. Reimers and X.H. Guo: Supply Chain Resource Planning Systems: A Scenario of Future Enterprise Systems, Communications of the Aassociation for Information Systems, Vol. 35, Article 9, November 2014, pp. 173–190.

K. Reimers, M.Zh. Li, B. Xie, and X.H. Guo: How Do Industry-wide Information Infrastructures Emerge? A Life Cycle Approach, Information Systems Journal, Vol. 24 (2014), No. 5, pp. 375-424.

X.H. Guo, K. Reimers, B. Xie, and M.Zh. Li: Network Relations and Boundary Spanning: Understanding the Evolution of e-ordering in the Chinese Drug Distribution Industry, Journal of Information Technology, Vol. 29 (2014), pp. 223-236.

K. Reimers, R.B. Johnston, and S. Klein: An Empirical Evaluation of Existing IS Change Theories for the Case of IOIS Evolution. In: European Journal of Information Systems, Vol. 23 (2014), No. 4, pp. 373-399.

S. Schellhammer, K. Reimers, and S. Klein: Emergence of Information Infrastructures: A Tale of Two Islands, International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology, Vol. 11, No. 3 (July 2013), pp. 231–251.*

K. Reimers, R.B. Johnston, X.H. Guo, S. Klein, B. Xie, and M.Zh. Li : Novice-based Data Collection Methods for the Study of IOIS: Practice Probes and Learning Communities. In: Electronic Markets, Vol. 23 (2013), Nr. 4, pp. 285–293 ["Paper of the Year"].*

A. Setterstrom, P. Mykytyn, K. Mykytyn, and K. Reimers: Strategic Purpose of U.S. Software Patents: An Exploratory Case Study of Three German Firms, Journal of Global Information Technology Management, Vol. 16, No. 2 (April 2013), pp. 6–32.

M.Zh. Li and K. Reimers: Government Driven Model of Institutional Change Through Adoption of New Technology: A Case Study of the Failed Pharmaceutical Bidding and Procurement Platforms in China. In: Chinese Management Studies, Vol. 6 (2012), No. 1, pp. 53-64.

K. Jakobs, Th. Wagner and K. Reimers: Standardising the Internet of Things: What the Experts Think. In: International Journal of IT Standards & Standardisation Research, Vol.9 (2011), No. 1, pp. 63-67.

K. Reimers, R.B. Johnston, and S. Klein: The Difficulty of Studying Inter-organisational IS Phenomena on Large Scales: Critical Reflections on a Research Journey. In: Electronic Markets, Vol. 20, Nos. 3-4 (December 2010), pp. 229-240.*

K. Reimers, R.B. Johnston, and S. Klein: Toward a Theory of IOIS Variance -- A New Framework for Studying Inter-organisational Information Systems. In: International Journal of Information Systems Technologies and Applications, Vol. 1, No. 3 (July-September 2010), pp. 36-56.*

K. Reimers, X.H. Guo, and G.Q. Chen: Do IT-Managers Learn How to Control Spending on New Information Technology? A Study of IT-Budget Growth in Chinese Companies. In: Database for Advances in Information Systems, Vol. 40, No. 1 (February 2009), pp. 20-37.

D. Robb, K. Reimers and J. Tan: Foreword to the Special Section on Operations Management in China. In: International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 107, No. 2 (June 2007), pp. 315-316.

Sh.-W. Chien, Ch. Hu, K. Reimers, J.-Sh. Lin: The Influence of Centrifugal and Centripetal Forces on ERP Project Success in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in China and Taiwan. In: International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 107, No. 2 (June 2007), pp. 380-396.

K. Reimers and M.Zh. Li: Effectiveness of the International 3G Standardisation Process and Implications for China's 3G Policy. In: International Journal of Public Policy, Vol. 2 (2007), Nos. 1/2, pp. 124-139.

K. Reimers and M.Zh. Li: Antecedents of a Transaction Cost Theory of Vertical IS Standardisation Processes. In: Electronic Markets, Vol. 15, No. 4 (2005) (Special Issue on Vertical Industry Information Technology Standards and Standardization), pp. 301-312. (An Erratum to this article is available from the Downloads section of this website under the rubric 'Other')

K. Reimers and M.Zh. Li: Should Buyers Try to Shape IT-markets through Non-market (Collective) Action? Antecedents of a Transaction Cost Theory of Network Effects. In: International Journal of IT Standards & Standardization Research, Vol. 3, No. 1 (Jan.-June 2005), pp. 44-67.

K. Reimers: Gearbox China (Ltd.): Will the Company's ERP System Support Its Ambitious Growth Strategy? In: Journal of Information Technology, Vol. 19, No. 2 (June 2004), pp. 140-148.

K. Reimers, M.Zh. Li and G.Q. Chen: A Multi-level Approach for Devising Effective B2B E-Commerce Development Strategies with an Application to the Case of China. In: Electronic Commerce Research, Vol. 4, No. 3 (July 2004), pp. 287-305.

K. Reimers: Developing Sustainable B2B E-Commerce Scenarios in the Chinese Context -- A Research Proposal. In: Electronic Markets, Vol. 13, No. 4 (November 2003), pp. 261-270.

K. Reimers: International Examples of Large-Scale Systems -- Theory and Practice I: Implementing ERP Systems in China. In: Communications of the AIS, Vol. 11 (2003), Article 20, pp. 335-356.*

K. Reimers: Standardising the New E-Business Platform -- Learning From the EDI Experience. In: Electronic Markets, Vol. 11 (2001), No. 4, pp. 231-237.

K. Reimers: The Non-market Preconditions of Electronic Markets -- Implications for Their Evolution and Applicability. In: European Journal of Information Systems, Vol. 5 (1996), No. 2, pp. 75-83.

H. Kubicek and K. Reimers: Determinants of Demand for Data Communications Services -- Coordination Processes vs. Critical Masses. In: Marketing ZFP, Vol. 18 (1996), No. 1, pp. 55-67 (in German).


Conference Papers

K. Reimers, X.H. Guo, and M.Zh. Li: An Institutional Perspective on Two-sided Networks. In: Proceedings of the Thirty Seventh International Conference on Information Systems, December 11-14, 2016, Dublin, Ireland.*

K. Reimers, S. Klein, R.B. Johnston, and S. Steiner van der Kruk: Seeing EMR Emergence through a Practice Lens: Implications for Smaller Healthcare Practices. In Proceedings of the Nineteenth Americas Conference on Information Systems, Chicago, Illinois, August 15-17, 20013.*

K. Reimers and X.H. Guo: Supply Chain Resource Planning Systems: A Proposal. In: Proceedings of the 18th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2012), Seattle, Washington, August 9-11, 2012, Paper 11.*

K. Reimers, R.B. Johnston, and S. Klein: Practice Perspectives on Information Infrastructures. In: Proceedings of the 20th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2012), Barcelona, June 10-13, 2012, Paper 44.

K. Reimers, R.B. Johnston, X.H. Guo, S. Klein, B. Xie and M.Zh. Li: Novice-based Data Collection Methods for the Study of IOIS: Practice Probes and Learning Communities. In: Proceedings of 24th Bled eCommerce Conference "eFuture", June 12-15, 2011, Bled, Slovenia, pp. 407-420 [winner of outstanding conference paper award].*

K. Reimers, R.B. Johnston and S. Klein: Understanding Resilience and Evolution of IOIS in the Australian Pharmaceutical Distribution Industry. In: Proceedings of the Thirtieth International Conference on Information Systems, December 16-18 2009, Phoenix.*

K. Reimers, R.B. Johnston and S. Klein: Challenges in Explaining Structure and Evolution of Inter-organizational Information Systems -- Lessons from an Empirical Research Journey. In: Proceedings of 22nd Bled eCommerce Conference "eEnablement", June 14-17, 2009, Bled, Slovenia, pp. 410-425.*

K. Reimers and R.B. Johnston: The Use of an Explicitly Theory-Driven Data Coding Method for High-Level Theory Testing in IOIS. In: Proceedings of the Twenty Ninth International Conference on Information Systems, Paper 184, December 15 - 17 2008, Paris.*

K. Reimers, R.B. Johnston and S. Klein: Theorizing Evolution of Inter-organizational Information Systems on Long Timescales. In: Proceedings of JAIS Theory Development Workshop, Sprouts: Working Papers on Information Systems, Vol. 8 (2008), Article 31.*

K. Reimers, R.B. Johnston, S. Klein, T. Wagner, and S. Schellhammer: Beyond Mutual Shaping -- Rethinking Symmetry and Causality in the Treatment of Socio-material Systems. Paper presented at the Joint Conference of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) and the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST), 20-23 August 2008, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.*

S. Klein, S. Schellhammer, K. Reimers and K. Riemer: Evolutionary Paths of Inter-organizational Information Systems (IOIS). Paper presented at the 12th Annual Conference of the International Society for New Institutional Economics (ISNIE 2008), Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, June 20-21, 2008.*

K. Reimers and R.B. Johnston: Explaining Persistence and Resilience of Inter-organisational Information Systems: Theoretical and Methodological Considerations. In: Proceedings of the 16th European Conference on Information Systems, Galway, Ireland, June 9-11, 2008.*

K. Reimers and M.Zh. Li: Interaction of Technological and Institutional Change in the Development of an Electronic Commerce System in China's Pharmaceutical Distribution Chain -- A Transaction Cost Perspective. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics (HEALTHINF), Funchal, Portugal, 28-31 January, 2008.*

M.Zh. Li and K. Reimers: A Transaction Cost Perspective of Corporate Involvement in OSS. Paper presented at the Fifth International Triple Helix Conference -- Capitalization of Knowledge: Cognitive, Economic, Social & Cultural Aspects, Turin, Italy, 18-21 May 2005.*

K. Reimers and M.Zh. Li: Effectiveness of Governance Structures for 3G Standardization and Implications for China's 3G Policy. In: P. Cunningham and M. Cunningham (eds.): eAdoption and the Knowledge Economy: Issues, Applications, Case Studies. Amsterdam et al.: IOS Press, pp. 256-263 (Proceedings of "eChallenges e-2004", 27-29 October 2004, Vienna, Austria).

K. Reimers, R.B. Johnston and S. Klein: The Shaping of Inter-Organisational Information Systems: Main Design Considerations of an International Comparative Research Project. In: Proceedings of the 17th Bled eCommerce Conference "eGlobal", Bled, Slovenia, June 21-23, 2004.*

K. Reimers: Gearbox China (Ltd.): Will the Company's ERP System Support Its Ambitious Growth Strategy? In: Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth International Conference on Information Systems, pp. 1086-1102, Seattle, USA, December 14-17, 2003.

K. Reimers and M.Zh. Li: Should Buyers Try to Shape IT-Markets Through Non-Market (Collective) Action? Paper presented on the IFIP WG 8.6 Working Conference "The Diffusion and Adoption of Networked Information Technologies", October 6-8, 2003, Helsingor, Denmark.

K. Reimers: Developing Sustainable B2B E-Commerce Scenarios in the Chinese Context. In: Proceedings of the Thirty-Sixth Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, January 6-9, 2003 (Best Paper Nomination).*

K. Reimers and M.Zh. Li: Theoretical Impediments to Understanding B2B E-Commerce. In: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Electronic Commerce, City University of Hong Kong, October 23-25, 2002.*

K. Reimers: Implementing ERP Systems in China. In: Proceedings of the Thirty-Fifth Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, January 7-10, 2002, Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society, 2002 (Best Paper Nomination).

K. Reimers: Automating Coordination Mechanisms-Markets, Hierarchies, and Associations. In: L. Svensson et al. (eds.): Proceedings of the 23rd Information Systems Research Seminar in Scandinavia (IRIS 23), Laboratorium for Interaction Technology, University of Trollhättan Uddevalla, Sweden, August 12-15, 2000, Vol. II, pp. 1417-1439.*

K. Reimers: Managing Information Technology in the Transnational Organization. In: Proceedings of the Thirtieth Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Vol. III, edited by J.F. Nunamaker and R.H. Sprague, Los Alamitos/CA: IEEE Computer Society Press, 1997, pp. 372-380.*


Others

F.W. McFarlan, G.Q. Chen, K. Reimers and X.H. Guo: Digital China Holdings Limited: Managing the Transition from a Product-Oriented Towards a Service-Oriented Company. Harvard Business School Case, No. 9-307-093, Boston: Harvard Business School Publishing, January 17, 2007.

F.W. McFarlan, G.Q. Chen and K. Reimers: Digital China Holdings Limited: ERP as a Platform for Building New Capabilities. Harvard Business School Case, No. 9-302-080, Boston: Harvard Business School Publishing, Rev. May 21, 2002.





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Jan. 11, 2017