Wayne State University

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Toni Somers

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Interim Chair, Department of Management and Information Systems
Professor of Information Systems Management
(313) 577-8598 (Phone)
Information Systems Management
Office Location
300.4 Prentis
Degrees and Certifications
  • MBA, Bowling Green State University, 1992
  • Ph.D., University of Toledo, 1982
  • BA, University of Toledo, 1977
Research Interests
  • Manufacturing Strategy
  • Manufacturing Management
  • Information Systems
Teaching Interests
  • Quantitative Methods
Professional Memberships
  • Association for Information Systems
  • Decision Sciences Institute
  • INFORMS - The Institute of Management Science
  • Production and Operations Management Society
Recent Publications
  • (2008) The Impact of Scope of ERP Implementation on Net-Enabled Execution Strategy: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis, J. Karimi, T. M. Somers, A. Bhattercherjee, International Journal of Electronic Commerce.
  • (Fall 2007) The Role of IS Resources in ERP Capability Building and Business Process Outcomes: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis, J. Karimi, T. M. Somers, and A. Bhattacherjee, Journal of Management Information Systems, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 221-260.
  • (Summer 2007) The Impact of ERP Implementation on Business Process Outcomes: A Factor-Based Study, J. Karimi, T. M. Somers, and A. Bhattacherjee.  Journal of  Management Information Systems, Vol. 24, No.1, pp.103-137
  • (August 2005) Assessing Value Provided by ERP Applications through Organizational Activities, A. Ragowsky, T. M. Somers and D. Adams, Communication of the Association for Information Systems, Vol. 16, No.18, pp. 381-406.
  • (June 2004) Impact of Environmental Uncertainty and Task Characteristics on User Evaluation of Information Systems, J. Karimi, T. M. Somers, and Y. P. Gupta,  Information Systems Research, Vol. 15, No. 2,  pp. 175-193.
  • (Spring 2004) A Taxonomy of Players and Activities Across the ERP Project Life Cycle, T. M. Somers and K. G. Nelson, Information & Management, Vol. 41, No. 3, pp.257-278.