Professur für Informationsmanagement

Dr. Thierry J. Ruch

Research Fields


  • Consumerization of IT
  • Information Security (Management)
  • Mobile Security (Management)


Publications


  • Consumerization of IT - Where is the Theory? The 18th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), Chengdu, China, June 24-28, 2014, Ruch, T.J.; Gregory, R.W. (PDF for AIS Members)
  • Toward Everyone's IT: A Study of Consumerization at GlobalBankCorp, The 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management 2014, August 01-05, Philadelphia, PA, Gregory, Robert W.; Ruch, Thierry Jean; Kaganer, Evgeny; Henfridsson, Ola (Abstract on AOM site)
  • Mobile Security: Herausforderungen neuer Geräte und neuer Nutzeransprüche, in: HMD - Theorie und Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik, 2014 (51), Nr. 1, S. 9-23. Kolbe, L. M.; Ruch, Thierry Jean (PDF on SpringerLink)
  • Collaborative Technologies in an Inter-Organizational Context: Examining the Role of Perceived Information Security and Trust on Post-Adoption, Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) 2014. Big Island, Hawaii, USA. Trang, S.; Ruch, T.; Kolbe, L. M. (PDF on IEEE Xplore)
  • Ecosia.org: The Business Case of a Green Search Engine (2012). Schmidt, N.-H.; Ruch, T. J.; Decker, J.; Kolbe, L. M.; Book Chapter in: v. Brocke, J.; Seidel, S.; Recker, J.: Green Business Process Management: Towards the Sustainable Enterprise Springer, Berlin / Heidelberg 2012; ISBN 9783642274897 (Look inside at amazon.com)
  • Ecosia - Who Cares About a Green Search Engine? (2011). Ruch, Thierry Jean; Schmidt, Nils-Holger; Decker, Jasmin; and Kolbe, Lutz M.; AMCIS 2011 Proceedings - Paper 304. (PDF for AIS Members)
  • Strategic Green IT Planning: Lessons from a Financial Services Case, in: Proceedings of the European, Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems (EMCIS), May 30-31, pp. 782-797, Athens, Greece, 2011. Schmidt, N.-H., Langkau, T. F., Ruch, T. J., Kolbe, L. M. (PDF on EMCIS Proceedings Site)
  • CRM 2018 - An Analysis of Future Developements in the CRM Landscape, Project Study, 2009, in German, Kießling, M., Schmidt, N.-H., Ruch, T. J., Kolbe, L. M. (Contract Research, not publicly available)




Docotoral Studies


  • 2013 Late Autumn School "Online Communication and Online Trust" withing the DFG Research Training Group "Trust and Communication in a Digitized World". Conducted by Prof. Dr. Paul L. Harris (Harvard University, USA), Prof. Dr. David Schoorman (Purdue University, USA), and Dr. Ardion Beldad (University of Twente, Netherlands).
  • 2013 Engaged Scholarship Seminar: Developing research that matters to both academia and practice by building strong theory, differences between positivistic, interpretive, and critical research, crafting a theoretical and practical contribution including abductive, deductive, and inductive reasoning. Conducted by Prof. Dr. Robert W. Gregory (IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain) and Prof. Dr. Jan Muntermann (University of Göttingen, E-Finance-Lab Frankfurt)
  • 2012 Quantitative Research Methods Seminar: Prinicples of Statistics, Regessions, Analysis of Variance, Mediation vs. Moderation, Mediation Analysis, Moderation Analysis, Non-Response and Common-Method-Bias. Conducted by Prof. Mark Keil, PhD (Georgia Sate University, Atlanta, USA)
  • 2011 Qualitative Research Methods Seminar: Provides an overview of four qualitative research methods commonly used in business research: action research, case study research, ethnographic research, and grounded theory. The course also introduces one of the key data collection techniques that is widely used in qualitative research, namely interviews, and discusses one of the key analytical tools for dealing with qualitative data, namely coding. Conducted by Prof. Mark Keil, PhD (Georgia Sate University, Atlanta, USA) and Prof. Dr. Jan Muntermann (University of Göttingen, E-Finance-Lab Frankfurt)



Advanced Training



Education


  • 2003 - 2010 University of Göttingen: German Diploma in Business Information Systems
  • 2007 Iéseg - School of Management, Lille, France: Exchange
  • 1995 - 2003 Gymnasium Petrinum Brilon: Secondary school



Work experience


  • 2007 - 2010 University of Göttingen, Chair of Application Systems and E-Business, Student Assistant
  • 2002 - 2009 netnovate GbR, Olsberg, Director
  • 07/2007 - 09/2007 Cargill SAS, Haubourdin (F), European Transport Procurement
  • 09/2006 - 12/2006 Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt am Main, Internship: Launch of a new Customer Relationship Management System



Teaching



Theses
No new theses will be coached! Please refere to this site for open topics.
Please find a selection of theses topics that have been coached in the past to get an orientation about possible topics:


  • Entwicklung und Evaluierung eines Maßnahmenkataloges zur Beeinflussung der Security Awareness
  • Verbesserung der IT-Sicherheit in Unternehmen mit Hilfe neuerer Kampagnen zur Security Awareness der Mitarbeiter
  • Kosten- und Nutzenanalyse von Sicherheitszertifikaten im Business to Business-Bereich
  • Sicherheitswahrnehmung und -verhalten bei mobilen Endgeräten
  • Geschäftsmodelle des Social Engineering in sozialen Netzwerken und auf mobilen Endgeräten
  • Developing a Multi-Dimensional Framework for Bring-your-own-device (BYOD)
  • Mobile-Device-Management-Lösungen für deutsche kleine und mittelständische Unternehmen - Eine Marktanalyse
  • Information Security in Corporate Collaborative Software ? What Enterprises Demand and Users Request
  • Geschäftsmodelle in der Cyberkriminalität
  • Geschäftsmodelle hinter Malware auf mobilen Endgeräten
  • Vergleich von Verfahren zur Trennung betrieblicher von privaten Daten auf mobilen Betriebssystemen
  • Der Einfluss von Behavioral Pricing auf die Privatsphäre
  • Die Eignung des Informationssicherheitsstandards BSI 100-1 bezüglich der Abdeckung von Risiken beim Einsatz mobiler Endgeräte
  • Geschäftsmodelle mit dem Second Screen
  • Das Geschäftsrisiko von sozialen Netzwerken
  • The Impact of Mobile Devices on Internet Addiction ? A Cross Country Empirical Analysis
  • Software, Apps, Games ? Produkte oder Dienstleistungen? Eine empirische Untersuchung über die Wahrnehmung von Software im Kontext neuer Distributionsformen
  • Entwicklung einer Balanced Scorecard zur Implementierung von BYOD am Beispiel eines multinationalen Telekommunikationskonzerns
  • Internet- und Smartphonesucht ? Eine Modeerscheinung oder ein ernstzunehmendes Gesellschaftsproblem? Analyse von Experteninterviews aus verschiedenen Therapieeinrichtungen