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Michael Frutiger

Clinical Assistant Professor
Information Systems

Department
Contact
Office:BA 319I
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 874606
Tempe, AZ 85287-4606

Phone: 480-965-1024
Fax: 480-727-0881
Email: Michael [period] Frutiger ["at" symbol] asu [period] edu
Michael Frutiger

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Education
Ph.D. in Business/IT Management, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015; MBA, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004; B.S. in Electrical Engineering/ Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1998

Research Areas
Platform Design: How platform design choices (e.g. configuration, introduction of open standards, and integration with 3rd parties) affect stakeholders (individual users / industry firms); Online Communities; Interactive Technology, Influence, and Decision Making

Consulting
U.S. Navy

Current Projects
Is Social Network Platform Integration Valuable for a Bond-Based Online Community? A Randomized Field Experiment and Archival Data Analysis, Frutiger, M., Overby, E., Wu, D.J.

Open Standard Assimilation and Industry Platform Transformation (with S. Narasimhan and S. Slaughter)

Within User Personality and Behavioral Differences between Virtual World and Real World Contexts (with E. Overby and D.J. Wu)

Group Expertise, Technology Interactivity, and Decision Making (with C. Peng, B. Herndon, and S. Slaughter)

Academic Positions Held
Arizona State University: 2015-present. Previous Appointments: Georgia Institute of Technology

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Nominated for Best Paper Award, ICIS 2014; Recognized for Excellence in Teaching by the Georgia Tech Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning Thank a Teacher program, Spring 2014;

Professional Positions Held
IT Director, Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2000-2010

Representative Publications
A Business Ecosystem Perspective on Open Platforms and Outsourcing Relationships: A Software Industry Case Study, Frutiger, M., Narasimhan, S., and Slaughter, S., International Conference of Outsourcing of Information Systems Book Chapter.

Is Social Network Platform Integration Valuable for a Bond-Based Online Community? A Randomized Field Experiment and Archival Data Analysis, Frutiger, M., Overby, E., Wu, D.J., Presented at the International Conference on Information Systems, Auckland, New Zealand, December 2014.

FACE: Strategic Guidance for Military Leadership, Frutiger, M., Narasimhan, S., Slaughter, S., Review of the potential implications of implementing the FACE open standard in military aviation software. Prepared for Navy (NAVAIR) and FACE Consortium, 2011.

 


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CIS 308 - Advanced Excel in Business
Covers advanced Excel skills using an applied focus on different types of decisions one may analyze using spreadsheet capabilities; graphs and charts to communicate complex analytics; pivot tables to slice and dice data for reporting.

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