Sanja Tumbas

Sanja Tumbas
IESE Business School · Information Systems Department

Doctor of Philosophy Information Systems

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October 2014 - February 2015
University of Georgia
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  • Visiting PhD

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Publications (21)
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Entrepreneurial organizations that grow into larger established enterprises typically undergo periods of rapid growth that are rife with challenges. Although it is clear that digital technologies have been a key driver in organizational transformation for decades, their role in the growth of entrepreneurial organizations is virtually absent in the...
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Digital innovation impacts every industry, and in response, many organizations have introduced a new C-suite leadership role-the chief digital officer (CDO). Based on interviews with 35 CDOs from various sectors, we have identified the domains where successful CDOs build digital capabilities (digital innovation, data analytics and customer engageme...
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Digital technologies are critical to virtually any fast-growing entrepreneurial organizations in a variety of ways. A common theme in entrepreneurial growth literature involves conceiving of growth as a liminal period of transition when certain start-up-related structures and behaviors persist, while other, more professional practices emerge. In th...
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Industrial-age institutional fields shape the way entrepreneurial organizations have traditionally viewed digital technologies. We report on a study of twenty "born digital" organizations to investigate how they draw on and reproduce different institutional fields as they grow, and how they leverage digital technologies during this growth. Our find...
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In this paper, we presentthe report froma professional development workshop (PDW) that addressed questions at the intersection of digital innovation and digital transformation at ICIS 2019 in Munich, Germany. The PDW focused on sharinginsights into 1) the current state of research on digital innovation, 2) the current state of research on digital t...
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The paper presents the report of a Professional Development Workshop (PDW) that addressed questions at the intersection of digital innovation and digital transformation at ICIS 2019 in Munich, Germany. The PDW was designed to share insights into (a) the current state of research on digital innovation, (b) the current state of research on digital tr...
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In this study, we explore the role of Chief Digital Officer (CDO) through the perspectives of CDOs in thirty-five organizations. In enacting their emerging role, CDOs must navigate the existing institutionalized context of established information technology (IT) roles and respective jurisdictional claims. We find that CDOs intentionally draw on the...
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Studying a digital phenomenon involves dealing with mystery, due to the increased opaqueness of the underlying digital technologies. Inquiring into mysteries, however, requires common grammars and vocabularies that at the same time promotes creative discourse. This also implies a call for strategies to cope with the general reluctance to embrace co...
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In this study, we explore the role of Chief Digital Officer (CDO) through the perspectives of CDOs in thirty-five organizations. In enacting their emerging role, CDOs must navigate the existing institutionalized context of established information technology (IT) roles and respective jurisdictional claims. We find that CDOs intentionally draw on the...
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Digital technologies are ubiquitous and innovation lies in recombination of modules and different architectural layers: content, service, network and device. Consequently, we witness the upsurge of digitalization in our everyday lives. From a researcher’s perspective, this alters both the research site and the research process. Even though digital...
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Innovating with digital technologies is important for organizations in order to stay competitive in the market. Today, diverse actors drawing on multiple institutions drive such innovations, ranging from engineers, designers and customer facing units, far extending the scope of the IT function which used to lead digital efforts. Still, there is lit...
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In recent years, new digital technologies have significantly changed the way we live and work, as well as the way organizations operate. These new technologies caused the need for a serious approach to modification of higher education processes in the areas of business, especially business informatics. If they are to effectively direct strategies o...
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Implementation of the business process management concept at universities has crucially contributed to abandoning traditional and introducing innovative processes in recent years. In particular, information technologies serve as not only means of automation but also a method of altering the approach to conducting business operations. Information te...
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In recent years, the importance of a holistic understanding of business process management (BPM) has been increasingly recognized in Information Systems (IS) research. In this sense, research extended its focus beyond methodological and technological factors of BPM to strategic and cultural factors, for example. Particularly, organizational culture...
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In recent years, a holistic understanding of business process management (BPM) has evolved in Information Systems (IS) research. This understanding considers organizational factors such as strategic alignment, governance, people, and culture as important aspects of BPM beyond Information Technology (IT) and methods. Particularly, organizational cul...
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The Tempus project “Development of Lifelong Learning Framework in Serbia” was realized from 2008 until 2011. The key milestones in this project were: to define the system of monitoring the changing needs of labour market; to develop lifelong learning (LLL) modules, courses and teaching material; to develop teaching/learning environment based on ICT...

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Archived project
The primary goal of the project was to explore the role of culture for supporting process orientation initiatives. In other words, how organizations adopt practices and ultimately transform values to adopt a process oriented mindset - cutting through departmental silos.
Archived project
As a part of the project, we have explored the characteristics and changes that universities are undergoing. Particular attention is dedicated to the Information Systems major.