Personnel de l'université

Frantz ROWE

AIM Past President Head of Master in Consulting and Research IEMN-IAE Board Member, "Systèmes d'Information et Management" Editor, "European Journal of Information Systems"


Pr.Frantz ROWE Institut d'Economie et Management de Nantes - réseau desIAE Chemin de la Censive du Tertre BP 52231 44322 Nantes Cedex 3 tel (33) 2 40 14 17 47 fax (33) 2 40 14 17 49

0276641847 (n° interne : 441847)

Discipline(s) enseignée(s)

Information systems PhD seminar - IT and global competition - Qualitative research methods

Thèmes de recherche

Inter-organizational systems, information systems and innovation, research methods, Philosophy and IS

Activités / CV

Professor Frantz Rowe has been serving as a Professor of Information Systems at the University of Nantes, France, since the fall of 1995. Before he was a Professor at Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications, Paris, and an Assistant Professor at Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, Paris. He was trained as an Engineer (Master in Engineering) and as an Economist (Master of Arts). He graduated from UC Berkeley in 1985. His Doctoral degree from the University of Paris was awarded in 1991.
His major research areas pertain to individual and organizational transformations related to information systems projects and use. He has directed several research projects on ERP dynamics, on the design and performance of call centers (including shared or virtual) and on electronic marketplaces.

He has published 65 articles in scientific journals including MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Journal, Journal of Information Technology, Database, Accounting Management and IT, Journal of Global Information Management, Journal of Decision Systems, Transportation Research, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management and several books, including as the editor "Faire de la recherche en systèmes d'information (Doing research in information systems)" published in 2002 by Vuibert: Paris. This book was the first effort by the French speaking community to deliver a state of the art in IS (20 chapters). He has been the Editor in Chief of Systemes d'Information et Management, He is still on its Board and now involved as Editor for EJIS.

He has directed 26 PhD students and was the first Director of the graduate program in IS at the Management Faculty of the University of Nantes. He is currently directing the PhD program in Management. He has been a member of the Board of the University of Nantes and in charge of the IS Policy as its CIO.

He co-founded the Association Information et Management in 1991 and served as Vice President for Research till 1998. He has organized with Professor Jean-Francois Lemoine the « E-marketing » research day for several years at the University of Nantes. He is involved in leading conferences such as ECIS and ICIS. At ECIS he has served the former one as Track Chair for IS and Strategy (Naples and Regensburg) and part of the Doctoral Consortium Faculty in 2006. With Dov Te’eni has been the co-chair for ICIS 2008 in Paris. He is a fellow of the AIS.

Among recent books and papers:
Reix R., Fallery B., Kalika M., Rowe F., Systèmes d'information et management des
organisations, 2016, (7ème édition), Vuibert, Paris.
David M., Rowe F., What does PLMS (Product Lifecycle Management
Systems) manage: data or documents? Complementary and contingency for SMEs. Computer in Industry, vol. 75, 2016, pp. 140-150.
David M., Rowe F., Le rôle des systèmes d’information d’entreprise dans
l’évolutivité des routines organisationnelles , Finance, Contrôle, Stratégie. vol. 18, n° 4, 2015.
Rowe F., What a literature review is not : diversity, boundaries and
recommendations. European Journal of Information Systems, vol. 23, n° 3, 2014, pp.241-255
Marciniak R., El Amrani R., Rowe F., Adam F., Does ERP integration foster
Cross-Functional Awareness? Challenging conventional wisdom for SMEs and
Large French firms" Business Process Management Journal, vol. 20, n° 6, 2014, pp. 865-886.
Rowe F., Habib J. et Caby-Guillet L. L’externalisation des systèmes
d’information : une décision ordinaire ou une transformation organisationnelle
profonde ? Communication of the Association for Information Systems, vol 34, n°1. 2014.
De Corbière F., Rowe F., From ideal data synchronization to hybrid forms
of interconnections : architectures, processes and data . Journal of the Association for Information Systems, vol 14, n°10, 2013, pp. 550-584.
Besson P., Rowe F. Strategizing information systems-enabled
organizational transformation: A transdisciplinary review and new directions.
Journal of Strategic Information Systems, vol. 21, n°2, 2012, pp.103-124.