Prof. Dr. Reima Suomi


Department of Management and Entrepreneurship, University of Turku
Turku, Finland

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Prof. Dr. Reima Suomi

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Reima Suomi is a professor of Information Systems Science at University of Turku, Finland, a part-time professor at Huazhong Normal University, Wuhan, Hubei, China, and a honorary professor at Wuchang University of Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China. He has been a professor at Turku School of Economics and Business Administration, Finland since 1994. He is a lecturer for the universities of Turku and Oulu, Finland. He spent the years 1992/1993 as a "Vollamtlicher Dozent" in the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. Winter semester 2013-2014 he was a visiting professor at University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. For the academic year 2001-2002 he was a senior researcher "varttunut tutkija" for the academy of Finland, and for the spring semester 2013 a visiting researcher at University of Münster, Germany. Currently he concentrates on topics around management of networked activities, including issues such as management of telecommunication networks, electronic and mobile commerce, electronic government, virtual organizations, telework and competitive advantage through telecommunication-based information systems. Different governance structures applied to the management of IS and are enabled by IS belong too to his research agenda, as well as application of information systems in health care and in circulation economy. Reima Suomi has published over 500 scientific papers. He is associate editor for the journal Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations (JECO), and in addition editor for several IS-field journals.