Joseph W. Rottman
International Business Institute
Dr. Joseph Rottman is the Director of the International Business Institute, an Associate Professor of Information Systems and a Research Fellow in the Center for International Studies at the University of Missouri - St. Louis. He has conducted case studies in over 40 firms and has been engaged by Fortune 500 firms to analyze their offshore strategies. His recent book, Offshore Outsourcing of IT Work (with Mary C. Lacity) details models and practices IT professionals can utilize to effectively engage offshore suppliers and explores emerging outsourcing markets such as rural sourcing and the Chinese market. His publications have appeared in Sloan Management Review, MIS Quarterly Executive, Information Systems Frontiers, Strategic Outsourcing: An International Journal, IEEE Computer, the Journal of Information Technology, the American Review of Public Administration and Information and Management and leading practitioner outlets such as CIO Insight and the Cutter Consortium. He earned his Doctor of Science in Information Management from Washington University in St. Louis. He has conducted research and spoken internationally on global sourcing, innovation diffusion and public sector IT. He was a Research Fellow with the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in 2009, received the 2006 Anheuser-Busch Excellence in Teaching award, and is on the editorial board of MIS Quarterly Executive.
Teaching Interests: Global Sourcing of IT Services, Systems Analysis and Design, Information Systems Foundations and Application.