Judith Gebauer

Associate Professor of Information Systems
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Cameron School of Business
gebauerj(at)uncw(dot)edu

Brief Biography

Judith Gebauer joined the University of North Carolina Wilmington as an associate professor in the department of Information Systems and Operations Management in 2008. She holds both masters’ and doctoral degrees from the University of Freiburg, Germany, and comes to UNCW from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she was an assistant professor of Business Administration. Previously, Dr. Gebauer was a research fellow and lecturer at University of California, Berkeley. Her research focuses on the design and management of business information systems, and includes projects on the task-technology fit of mobile information systems, information system flexibility, and the impact of information technology on product modularity. Her papers have been published or have been accepted for publication in such journals as Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Communications of the ACM, International Journal of Electronic CommerceInformation Systems Management, Information Systems and e-Business, Electronic Markets - The International Journal, Information Technology and Management, Informatik Forschung und Entwicklung, and International Journal of Mobile Communications. In the Fall of 2008, Dr. Gebauer teaches Introduction to Information Systems and Technology; other teaching interests include System Analysis and Design, Electronic Commerce, E-Business Management, Decision Support and Knowledge Management Systems.

In the News

Recent Publications

Gebauer, J. (Forthcoming) "User Requirements of Mobile Technology: A Summary of Research Results," Information Knowledge Systems Management, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Business Working Paper 08-0104, last updated March 8, 2008

Gebauer, J. and Ginsburg M. (Forthcoming) "Exploring the Black Box of Task-Technology Fit: The Case of Mobile Information Systems," Communications of the ACM. For an extended version, please see University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Business Working Paper  06-0120.

Gebauer, J.; Tang, Y.; and Baimai, C. (Forthcoming) "User Requirements of Mobile Technology: Results from a Content Analysis of User Reviews", Information Systems and e-Business Management.

Gebauer, J., and Tang, Y. (2008) "Applying the Theory of Task-Technology Fit to Mobile Technology: The Role of User Mobility", International Journal of Mobile Communications (6) 3, 321-344.

Gebauer, J., and Lee, F. (2008) "Enterprise System Flexibility and Implementation Strategies - Aligning Theory with Evidence from a Case Study", Information Systems Management (25) 1, 71-82.

Gebauer, J. and Vögtle, M. (2006) Pascal für Wirtschaftswissenschaftler. Einführung in die strukturierte Programmierung (Pascal for business students. Introduction to stuctured programming, in German), 3rd revised edition, Munich/Germany: Oldenbourg.

Gebauer, J. and Schober, F. (2006) "Information System Flexibility and the Cost Efficiency of Business Processes," Journal of the Association for Information Systems (7) 3, 122-147 , Winner Best Paper Competition, 6th Understanding Complex Systems Symposium, Dept of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Gebauer, J., and Shaw, M. (2004). Success Factors and Benefits of Mobile Business Applications: Results From A Mobile E-Procurement Study,” International Journal of Electronic Commerce, 8 (3), 19-41. In 2005, a review of this article was published Wirtschaftsinformatik 47 (5), 298-299 (in German).

Gebauer, J., and Ginsburg, M. (2003). "The U.S. Wine Industry and the Internet: Lessons from Early Online Initiatives," EM - Electronic Markets 13 (1), 59-66.

Gebauer, J., and Scharl, A. (1999) "Between Flexibility and Automation, An Evaluation of Web Technology from a Business Process Perspective," Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication 5 (2) was republished in: 

Gottardi, G., and Bolisani, E. (eds.) (2003) Quale Futuro Per Il Commercio Elettronico? Un'analisi delle prospettive alle luce del dibattito internazionale, Milan/Italy: Franco Agnelli, 156-185 (in Italian).

Steinfield, C. (ed.) (2003) New Directions in Research on E-Commerce, West Lafayette/Indiana: Purdue University Press, 147-169.

Gebauer, J., Haacker, D., and Shaw, M. J. (2003) “Global Non-Production Procurement at Motorola: Managing the Evolving Enterprise Infrastructure”. In Shaw, M. (ed.): E-Business Management. Boston/Mass.: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 133-154

Gebauer, J., and Shaw, M. J. (2002) "Introduction to the Special Section: Business-to-Business Electronic Commerce", International Journal of Electronic Commerce 6 (4), 7-17.

Current Working Papers

Schober, F., and Gebauer, J. (2008) "How Much to Spend on Flexibility? Determining the Value of Information System Flexibility", University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Business Working Paper, 08-0105, last updated April 2008

Gebauer, J., Shaw, M. J., Subramanyam, R. (2007) "Once Built Well, They Might Come: A Study of Mobile E-Mail," University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Business Working Paper, 07-0117, last updated October 5, 2007

Gebauer, J.; Shaw, M. J.; and Gribbins, M.L. (2006) "Task-Technology Fit for Mobile Information Systems," University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Business Working Paper, 06-0107.

Gebauer, J.; Shaw, M. J.; and Zhao, K. (2002) "Assessing the Value of Emerging Technologies - The Case of Mobile Technologies to Enhance Business-to-Business Applications", presented at the 15th Bled Electronic Commerce Conference: e-Reality: Constructing the e-Economy Bled, Slovenia, June 17 - 19, 2002. Under the title "A Different View of IT Evaluation - the Case of Emerging Technologies", this paper was also presented at the 9th European Conference on Information Technology Evaluation, Universite Paris-Dauphine, Paris, France July 15/16, 2002.

Teaching

Current:  MIS 213 - Introduction to Information Systems and Technology; MIS 575 E-Business Strategies and Implementation

Other courses: Systems Analysis and Design, Decision Support Systems, Decision Support and Knowledge Management

AIS Special Interest Group: Electronic Business


Last update: 08/12/2008