Chair of Information Management

Dr. Simon Trang






Curriculum Vitae



Academic CV


  • since 2016 Guest Lecturer, Chair of Information Management, University of Göttingen
  • 10/2014 - 12/2014 Visiting Scholar, Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia (link)
  • 04/2012 - 06/2015 Ph.D. candidate at DFG Research Training Group 1703 "Resource Efficiency in Corporate Networks", University of Göttingen (Dr. rer. pol., link, Florenz Sartorius Prize for outstanding dissertation)
  • 09/2011 - 01/2012 Semester abroad, Department of Economics and Business, Aarhus University, Denmark (link)
  • 09/2009 - 01/2010 Semester abroad, Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University, South Korea (link)
  • 10/2008 - 11/2011 Master Studies in Business Information Systems (Florenz Sartorius Preis, best graduate), University of Göttingen (M. Sc., link)
  • 10/2005 - 09/2008 Bachelor Studies in Business Information Systems (with honours), University of Göttingen (B. Sc., link)



Work experience


  • since 01/2016 IT Architect (as part of the Strategic IT Management), WINGAS GmbH
  • 04/2012 - 12/2015 Research associate at the Chair of Information Management, Göttingen University
  • 04/2011 - 11/2011 Master thesis, in cooperation with Volkswagen AG Wolfsburg
  • 01/2011 - 03/2011 Internship, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, Munich (link)
  • 12/2009 - 06/2010 Working Student, COMIT-management consulting (link) and Chair of Information Management
  • 07/2008 - 10/2008 Internship, IBM Germany Research and Development, Böblingen (link)
  • 04/2008 - 06/2008 Bachelor thesis, in cooperation with Volkswagen AG Baunatal
  • 05/2007 - 09/2011 Student Assistent, Chair of Application Systems and E-Business (link)




Qualifications, certifications and honors



  • 2017 ITIL Expert Certified: Certified in ITIL Service Strategy, Service Design, Service Transition, Service Operations, Continual Service Improvement, Managing across the Lifecycle (link)
  • 2016 TOGAF 9 certification as IT Architect (link)
  • 2016 Winner of the Florenz Sartorius Prize 2016 (outstanding dissertation)
  • 2014 Invitation as Visiting Scholar at Macquarie University (link)
  • 2013 ITIL Foundation Examination (TÜV SÜD Akademie, link)
  • 2013 Scientific supervisor of the master thesis which won the David-Kopf-Hochschulpreis 2013 with prize money of 10 000 euro (link)
  • 2012 Winner of the Florenz Sartorius Preis 2012 (best graduates in Business, Economics, Business and Human Resource Education and Business Information Systems, link)
  • 2011 SAP Terp10-Certified (SAP University, link)
  • 2010 Certificate in Social- and Leadership Skills (ZESS Göttingen, link)
  • 2008 Winner of University Scholarship for outstanding study results (best graduates in Business, Economics, Business and Human Resource Education and Business Information Systems)




Publications



    2016

    Journals (peer reviewed)


    • Trang, S.; Zander, S.; de Visser, B.; Kolbe, L. M. (2016): Towards an importance-performance analysis of factors affecting e-business diffusion in the wood industry, Journal of Cleaner Production (Vol 110, pp. 121-131).

      [VHB Jourqual 3: B]

    • Zander, S.; Trang, S.; Kolbe, L. M. (2016): Drivers of network governance: a multitheoretic perspective with insights from case studies in the German wood industry, Journal of Cleaner Production (Vol 110, pp. 109-120).

      [VHB Jourqual 3: B]

    • Zander, S.; Trang, S. (2016): Renewable Raw Materials: New Feedstocks for the Chemical Industry - A Book Review, Journal of Cleaner Production 2016, (forthcoming)



    Conferences (peer reviewed)


    • Mandrella, M.; Trang, S.; Kolbe, L. M. (2016): Synthesizing and Integrating Resarch on IT-Based Value Co-Creation: A Meta-Analysis, Proceedings of the European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2016. Instanbul 2016. (Best Paper Nominee)
    • Mandrella, M.; Zander, S.; Trang, S. (2016): How Different Types of IS Assets Account for Synergy-Enabled Value in Multi-Unit Firms: Mapping of Critical Success Factors and Key Performance Indicators, Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) 2016. San Diego 2016. (accepted)



    2015

    Journals (peer reviewed)


    • Trang, S.; Zander, S., Kolbe, L. M. (2015): The Contingent Role of Centrality in IT Network Governance: An Empirical Examination, Pacific Asian Journal of the Association for Information Systems. (Vol. 7., Iss. 1, pp. 31-48)



    Conferences (peer reviewed)


    • Zander, S.; Trang, S.; Mandrella, M.; Marrone, M.; Kolbe, L. M. (2015): Integrating Industry Characteristics in Interorganizational IS Adoption Models: A Mixed Method Approach, Proceedings of the Pacific Asian Conference on Information Systems (PACIS) 2015, Singapore
    • Trang, S.; Mandrella, M.; Zander, S.; Hildebrandt, B.; Kolbe, L. M. (2015): Value Co-creation through Network IT Alignment: An Empirical Examination in Regional Networks, Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) 2015. Puerto Rico 2015.
    • Mandrella, M.; Trang, S.; Zander, S.; Kolbe, L. M. (2015): Influence of Network Characteristics on Inter-Organizational IT Integration: The Role of Commitment and Trust, Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) 2015. Puerto Rico 2015.
    • Nastjuk, I., Trang, S., Kolbe, L.M. (2015): The Influence of Sociodemographic and Technology-Associated Factors on Stress from Human Interaction with Electric Vehicle Information Systems, Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) 2015. Puerto Rico 2015.
    • Trang, S.; Busse, S., Schmidt, J., Falk, T., Marrone, M. (2015): Replacing human interaction in IS-driven collaborative consumption services, Proceedings of the European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2015. Muenster 2015.

      [VHB Jourqual 3: B]

    • Zander, S.; Trang, S.; Kolbe, L. M. (2015): E-Collaboration in a Network Context: A Literature Review and an Agenda for Future Research. Proceedings of the 48th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) 2015, Kauai 2015.

      [VHB Jourqual 3: C]



    Other Publications


    • Hildebrandt, B.; Busse, S.; Trang, S.; Kolbe, L. (2015): Valuing Battery Degradation from a Battery Lessor's Perspective. In: Hülsmann, M.; Fornahl, D. (Ed.) (2015): Markets and policy measures in the evolution of electric mobility. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag (forthcoming).




    2014

    Conferences (peer reviewed)


    • Trang, S.; Zander, S.; Kolbe, L. M. (2014): E-Business Adoption at the Firm Level: Comparing the Predictive Power of Competing IS Adoption Models, Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2014. Auckland 2014.

      [VHB Jourqual 3: A]

    • Trang, S.; Zander, S.; Kolbe, L. M. (2014): Dimensions of Trust in the Acceptance of Inter-organizational Information Systems in Networks: Towards a Socio-technical Perspective, Proceedings of the Pacific Asian Conference on Information Systems (PACIS) 2014. Chengdu 2014.

      [VHB Jourqual 3: C]

    • Trang, S.; Zander, S.; Schmitz, M., Kolbe, L. M. (2014): One Size Fits All? The Contingent Role of Centrality in IT Network Governance, Proceedings of the Pacific Asian Conference on Information Systems (PACIS) 2014. Chengdu 2014.

      [VHB Jourqual 3: C]

    • Trang, S.; Zander, S.; Kolbe, L. M. (2014): Examining IT Alignment in Inter-organizational Networks: Development and Application of a Measurement Instrument, Proceedings of the Pacific Asian Conference on Information Systems (PACIS) 2014. Chengdu 2014.

      [VHB Jourqual 3: C]

    • Trang, S.; Ruch, T.; Kolbe, L. M. (2014): 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 2014.

      [VHB Jourqual 3: C]



    2013

    Conferences (peer reviewed)


    • El Khatib, V.; Trang, S.; Reimers, K. (2013): The role of motivational factors in distributed software development teams: an empirical investigation, Proceedings of the European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2013. Utrecht 2013.

      [VHB Jourqual 3: B]

    • Trang, S.; Kolbe, L. M. (2013): Inter-organizational systems adoption in regional networks of the wood industry: Towards a factor-based model, Proceedings of the International Conference on Resource Efficiency in Interorganizational Networks (ResEff) 2013. Göttingen 2013.
    • Schmitt, J.; Trang, S.; Kolbe, L. M. (2013): Steering Information Technology in Collaborative Networks: Development of a Balanced Scorecard, Proceedings of the International Conference on Resource Efficiency in Interorganizational Networks (ResEff) 2013. Göttingen 2013.
    • Trang, S.; Schmitz, M.; Kolbe, L. M. (2013): IT-Governance in Unternehmensnetzwerken - Eine kontingenztheoretische Betrachtung, Proceedings der Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Informatik (INFORMATIK) 2013. Koblenz 2013.
    • Trang, S.; Opitz, N. Kn.; Kolbe, L. M. (2013): IT Governance in a Network Context: Literature Review and Agenda for Research, Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) 2013. Chicago 2013.



    Other Publications


    • Trang, S.; Kolbe, L.M. (2013): IT Governance Practices in Collaborative Networks, Tagungsband zum Doctoral Consortium der WI 2013 (WIDC) 2013. Leipzig 2013.




    Presentations



    • At ECIS 2015, Münster, Germany: The danger of replacing human interaction in collaborative consumption services.
    • At GRK 1703 Doctroal Consortium, September 2014, Katlenburg, Germany: Towards a performance-importance analysis of e-business adoption in the wood industry.
    • At HICSS 2014, Big Island, Hawaii, USA: Collaborative Technologies in an Inter-Organizational Context.
    • At ResEff 2013, Göttingen, Germany: Inter-organizational systems adoption in regional networks of the wood industry.
    • At INFORMATIK 2013, Koblenz 2013, Germany: IT-Governance in Unternehmensnetzwerken: Eine kontingenztheoretische Betrachtung.
    • At AMCIS 2013, Chicago, USA: IT Governance in a Network Context: Literature Review and Agenda for Research.
    • At ECIS 2013, Utrecht, Netherlands: The role of motivational factors in distributed software development teams.
    • At WIDC 2013, Leipzig, Germany: IT Governance Practices in Collaborative Networks.
    • At GRK 1703 Doctroal Consortium, Oktober 2012, Goslar, Germany: IT Governance in Corporate Networks: The Case of Networks for Resource Efficiency.