Amrit Tiwana

Professor

Office
305 Brooks Hall
310 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602
Websites
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Education

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation Year
PhD
  • Information Systems
Georgia State University
2002

Areas of Expertise

  • Software ecosystems
  • Modularity
  • Corporate IT governance
  • IT strategy

Prior Professional Positions

Organization / Department Title Years of Service
UGA
Associate Professor 2010 to 2013
Iowa State University
Union Pacific Professorship and Associate Professor of MIS 2004 to 2010
Emory University
Assistant Professor 2001 to 2004

Consulting

Company Location Year(s)
UPS, Eli Lilly, Hewlett-Packard, KPMG, SAP AG, PMI US -
IBM, Hitachi, Sony, Toshiba, NEC, Mitsui, Sumitomo Steel, NTT Japan -
Ericsson Denmark -

Awards

Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Service Award
Information Systems Research (INFORMS)
2011
University-wide Early Achievement in Research award
Iowa State University
2010
Outstanding Associate Editor award
Information Systems Research (INFORMS)
2009
Best paper award
Decision Sciences Journal
2006
Best paper award
European Conf. on Information Systems
2001

Editorial Appointments

Position Name of Journal Year(s)
Editorial Board
Journal of Management Information Systems
2010 -
Editorial Board
IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management
2010 -
Senior Editor
Information Systems Research
2013 -
Editorial Board
Strategic Management Journal
2013 -
Special Issue Co-editor
Journal of Management Information Systems
2012 - 2013
Associate Editor
MIS Quarterly
2012 - 2013
Associate Editor
Information Systems Research
2008 - 2011

Service

Organization Title Year(s) Service Type
Terry Speciality Certificates Committee
Chair 2010 - 2011 University
Doctoral Program Coordinator
MIS 2012 - 2014 University
Graduate Programs Committee
Departmental Rep 2012 - University
Business Technology Management Institute
Research board 2007 - Community
Japan Electronics & IT Industry Association (JEITA)
Advisory 2005 - 2007 Community
Nobel Fulbright Institute
Advisory council 2003 - 2007 Community
Japan’s Joint Forum for Strategic Software Research
Advisor 2006 - 2009 Community

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  • Tiwana. 2012. Novelty-Knowledge Alignment: A Theory of Design Convergence in Systems Development. Journal Of Management Information Systems, 29(1), 2012, 13-50..
  • Tiwana. 2009. Knowledge-Governance Fit in Systems Development Projects. Information Systems Research, (20(2)):180-197.
  • Tiwana, A. and B. Konsynski. 2010. Complementarities between Organizational IT Architecture and Governance Structure. Information Systems Research, (21(2)):288-304.
  • Tiwana, Konsynski, and Bush. Platform Evolution: Coevolution of Platform Architecture, Governance, and Environmental Dynamics. Information Systems Research, (Dec 2010).
  • Fichman, R, M. Keil, and A. Tiwana. 2005. Beyond Valuation: Real Options Thinking in IT Project Management. California Management Review, (47(2)):74-100. (Harvard reprint ID: CMR304.).
  • Tiwana, A. 2008. Impact of Classes of Development Coordination Tools on Software Development Performance. Acm Transactions On Software Engineering & Methodology, (17(2)):1-47.
  • Tiwana, A. 2008. Does Interfirm Modularity Complement Ignorance? A Field Study of Software Outsourcing Alliances. Strategic Management Journal, (29(11)):1241-1252.
  • Tiwana, A. 2008. Does Technological Modularity Substitute for Control? A Study of Alliance Performance in Software Outsourcing. Strategic Management Journal, (29(7)):769-780.
  • Tiwana, A. 2008. Do Bridging Ties Complement Strong Ties? An Empirical Examination of Alliance Ambidexterity. Strategic Management Journal, (29(3)):251-272.
  • Tiwana, A. and M. Keil. 2007. Does Peripheral Knowledge Complement Control? A Study of Technology Outsourcing Alliances. Strategic Management Journal, 28(6):623-634.
  • Tiwana. forthcoming . Systems Development Ambidexterity: Explaining the Complementary and Substitutive Roles of Formal and Informal Controls. Journal Of Management Information Systems.
  • Tiwana and Bush. 2007. A Comparison of Transaction Cost, Agency, and Knowledge-based Predictors of IT Outsourcing Decisions. Journal Of Management Information Systems, 24(1):263-305.
  • Tiwana, A. and M. Keil. 9-44. LEAD PAPER. Control in Internal and Outsourced Software Projects. Journal Of Management Information Systems, 26(3), (2010).
  • Tiwana, A. and E. McLean. 2005. Expertise Integration and Creativity in Information Systems Development. Journal Of Management Information Systems, 22(1):13-43. LEAD PAPER.
  • Tiwana, A., M. Keil, R. Fichman. 2006. IS Project Continuation in Escalation Situations: A Real Options Model. Decision Sciences Journal, 37(3), . Won The 2006 Decision Scienc:357-391.
  • Tiwana, J. Wang, M. Keil, and P. Ahluwalia. 2007. The Bounded Rationality Bias in Managerial Valuation of Real Options: Theory and Evidence from IT Projects. Decision Sciences Journal, 38(1):157-181.

Books

  • Tiwana. Platform Ecosystems: Aligning Architecture, Governance, and Strategy, 2014. Morgan Kaufmann.
  • Tiwana. 1999. The Knowledge Management Toolkit: Orchestrating IT, Strategy, and Knowledge Platforms [Translated into French, Polish, simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese, Korean,and and Turkish]. Prentice-Hall:Upper Saddle River, NJ.
  • Tiwana. 2001. Knowledge Management: E-business and Customer Relationship Management Applications [Translations into French, Chinese, Hungarian, Polish, and Portuguese]. Prentice-Hall:Upper Saddle River, NJ.
  • Tiwana. 1998. Web Security. Elsevier Press:Woburn, MA.