The SIG on Advances in Sourcing will hold a pre-ICIS workshop
on December 15th, 2019, from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm in Room 4a/4b
of the International Congress Center Munich. Find a flyer here.Featuring
: Keynote be Peter Schumacher
(President, CEO, and Founder - Value Leadership Group) and our distinguished editorial panelists Professor Rajiv Sabherwal, Professor Anand Gopal
and Professor Ilan Oshri
, and early career IS researcher Professor Oliver Krancher
This short workshop aims to bring together junior and senior IS scholars who share interests in studying sourcing-related topics.
We will start from a keynote by Peter Schumacher (President, CEO, and Founder - Value Leadership Group) about most recent technology trends and how these transformations have affected the IS sourcing practice. This will be followed by an editorial panel of seasoned and highly experienced editors, namely Rajiv Sabherwal, Anand Gopal, and Ilan Oshri, who will share their editorial experience in managing sourcing-related papers submitted to the top IS journals. This editorial panel discussion will be guided by the questions of the workshop participants.
We will also have the opportunity to learn about the journey of one of the most recent sourcing papers published in an FT50 outlet (JMIS) by a junior IS scholar - Professor Oliver Krancher. Finally, this event will provide a networking opportunity for junior and senior scholars, and for those who share not only research but also teaching interests on sourcing-related topics.
Keynote speaker: Peter Schumacher
President, CEO, and Founder - Value Leadership Group Detailed bio (PDF)
Keynote speaker’s bio:
From the USA, Peter Schumacher is a global entrepreneur and trusted advisor to decision-makers around the world. Peter’s work addresses strategic and operational issues in the areas of global delivery models, growth, corporate strategy, operational excellence, organizational transformation, alliances, and business model innovation. Peter has more than 10 years of experience with global delivery models. His previous experience includes building an innovative global logistics business in Japan, cross-border M&A, international alliances, turnaround management, and working with professors from the Harvard Business School and Darden to accelerate the growth of a top management consultancy focused on brand-driven growth strategies. He is on the global editorial board of the Indian Management Review, the leading management journal in India. His research has been published, he has contributed to books, he is a frequent speaker and he is quoted in the international business press. Peter holds an MBA in finance and strategy from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a B.S. in Business Magna Cum Laude.