[Works marked with an asterisk are available from the Downloads page; works highlighted in bold are ‘proud papers’]

Books

A. Claßen 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. Li, B. Xie and T. Zhang: 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

X. Guo, K. Reimers, and M. Li: Growth of Internet Digital Platforms in China: Stages, Trends, and Research Opportunities. In A. Bounfour (Ed.), Progress in IS. Platforms and Artificial Intelligence: The Next Generation of Competences (pp. 39–50). Springer, 2022.

K. Reimers: Perspectives on Information Infrastructure. In: T. Kollmann T. (eds) Handbuch Digitale Wirtschaft. Springer Reference Wirtschaft. Wiesbaden: Springer Gabler, 2020 (in German).*

K. Reimers and R.B. Johnston: Living Infrastructure. In K. Riemer, S. Schellhammer and M. Meinert (eds.): Collaboration in the Digital Age. How Technology Enables Individuals, Teams and Businesses. Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2019, pp. 249–267.*

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. 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. 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. 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

K. Reimers, S. Schellhammer, and R.B. Johnston: Infrastructure as a Home for a Person: A Phenomenological Interpretation of Star and Ruhleder’s Relational View. MIS Quarterly, Vol. 46 (2022), No. 3, pp. 1551–1572.*

Y. Luo, K. Reimers, L. Yang, and J. Lin: Household Drug Management Practices of Residents in a Second-Tier City in China: Opportunities for Reducing Drug Waste and Environmental Pollution. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Vol. 18 (2021), No. 16, Article 8544.

K. Reimers, X. Guo, and M. Li, Mingzhi: Beyond Markets, Hierarchies, and Hybrids. An Institutional Perspective on IT-enabled Two-sided Markets. Electronic Markets, Vol. 29 (2019), No. 2, pp. 287-305.*

K. Reimers, G. Neumann, I. Grebe and A. Eisert: Challenges and Opportunities of the Federal Unified Medication Plan, Pharmazeutische Zeitung, Vol. 163 (2018), No. 16, pp. 48-54 (in German).

M. 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. Guo: Supply Chain Resource Planning Systems: A Scenario of Future Enterprise Systems, Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Vol. 35, Article 9, November 2014, pp. 173–190.*

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

X. Guo, K. Reimers, B. Xie, and M. 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. 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. Guo, S. Klein, B. Xie, and M. Li : Novice-based Data Collection Methods for the Study of IOIS: Practice Probes and Learning Communities. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. International Journal of Information Systems Technologies and Applications, Vol. 1, No. 3 (July-September 2010), pp. 36-56.*

K. Reimers, X. Guo, and G. Chen: Do IT-Managers Learn How to Control Spending on New Information Technology? A Study of IT-Budget Growth in Chinese Companies. 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. 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. International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 107, No. 2 (June 2007), pp. 380-396.

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

K. Reimers and M. Li: Antecedents of a Transaction Cost Theory of Vertical IS Standardisation Processes. 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. Li: Should Buyers Try to Shape IT-markets through Non-market (Collective) Action? Antecedents of a Transaction Cost Theory of Network Effects. 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? Journal of Information Technology, Vol. 19, No. 2 (June 2004), pp. 140-148.

K. Reimers, M. Li and G. Chen: A Multi-level Approach for Devising Effective B2B E-Commerce Development Strategies with an Application to the Case of China. 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. 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. 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.  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. 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. Marketing ZFP, Vol. 18 (1996), No. 1, pp. 55-67 (in German).


Conference Papers

Y. Luo and K. Reimers: Emergence of an Information Infrastructure through Integrating Waste Drug Recycling, Medication Management, and Household Drug Management in China. In: Proceedings of the Fiftysecond Hawaii International Conference on Information Systems, January 8-11, 2019.*

K. Reimers, X. Guo, and M. 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, 2013.*

K. Reimers and X. 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. Guo, S. Klein, B. Xie and M. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. Chen, K. Reimers and X. 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. 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.