Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Faculty and Staff

Gezinus J. Hidding

Title/s: Associate Professor

Office #: Schreiber 417

Phone: 312.915.7059

E-mail: ghiddin@luc.edu

External Webpage: http://orion.it.luc.edu/~ghiddin/

About

Gezinus J. Hidding, joined the faculty of the Quinlan School of Business of Loyola University Chicago in 1996, after a 10-year career with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). He was promoted (early) to Associate Professor of Information Systems in 2001, and received the School's Outstanding Teacher of the Year Graduate Programs award in 2016, Faculty Member of the Year award in 2002 and its Teaching Innovation Award in 2001. He has authored over 30 refereed publications and presented to executive audiences in the US, Europe and Japan.

Dr. Hidding is funding the Aart Bosman prize, awarded annually by the University of Groningen, the Netherlands for the best graduating student. He is Founder and Managing Member of Hidding Investment Management, LLC (2014 - present), and is Founder and CEO of You Rent It, Inc. (2001 - present). He was chairman of the Board of Directors of Verhuur.nl, an Easy2Find company, in the Netherlands (2001 - 2010). He has consulted with several (international) organizations, large and small, regarding Strategic Use of IT, Systems Development Methods, and Knowledge Management.

Dr. Hidding received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Information Systems from the Tepper School of Business of Carnegie Mellon University. Born and raised in the Netherlands, he received a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Econometrics from the University of Groningen.

Dr. Hidding's teaching and research interests include Management of I.T.-intensive Projects, Ignatian Pedagogy, and Fundamental Principles of Personal Investing.

Degrees

  • PhD Information Systems, 1992

  • MS Systems Science - MIS, 1985

  • Graduate School of Industrial Administration (now Tepper School of Business) of Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA Dissertation Title: Strategy Decision Making: An Expert Systems Implementation

  • MS ("doctoraal") Econometrics - MIS, 1982

  • BS ("kandidaats") Econometrics, 1979

    University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Research Interests

  • Management of I.T.-intensive projects
  • Ignatian Pedagogy
  • Fundamental Principles of Personal Investing

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Society of Information Management (SIM)

  • International Institute of Business Analysis

Professional Activities

  • Founder and Management Member of Hidding Investment Management, LLC (2015 – present)

 

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of verhuur.nl (2001-2010), an Easy2Find B.V. company, in the Netherlands. Member of the Boards of Advisors of Chicago-based CouponWerks (2004 - 2006), TEKChand LLC (2001 - 2004), CentraCom, Inc. (2001 - 2005), RocketCheck.com (2000 - 2002) and Eolas Development Corporation (1998 - 2000).
  • Advised the (National Library of Medicine funded) IAIMS project at Loyola Medical Center regarding requirements analysis for a datawarehousing project and proposal development (2002). Advised several companies in strategic use of IT, management of I.T.-intensive projects and Knowledge Management.
  • Accenture (1986-1996) Generally received "outstanding" performance reviews. Was promoted 5 times. AI/Knowledge Based systems in US and France. Conceptual leadership on multi-year program to re-engineer the firm's methodologies from all competency groups for world-wide practice.

 

Courses Taught

Undergraduate:

  • ISSCM 247. Computer Concepts and Applications

  • INFS 347. Systems Analysis and Design

  • ISSCM 349. Project Management

Graduate (MBA/MSISM/EMBA):

  • INFS 493. Strategic Use of IT (previously also called "eCommerce technology")

  • INFS 497. Intelligent Systems for Business

  • ISSCM 601. Strategic Use of IT

  • INFS 797. Applications of eBusiness Technology

Awards

  • 2016 Quinlan School of Business Outstanding Teacher of the Year Graduate Programs

  • 2002 Quinlan School of Business Faculty Member of the Year award,

  • Promoted (early) to Associate Professor with tenure (Summer 2001),

  • 2001 Quinlan School of Business Teaching Innovation Award.

Selected Publications

Refereed Articles

Hidding, G. J., Williams, J. R., & Sviokla, J. J.  "How Platform Leaders Win."  Journal of Business Strategy, 32 (2), 29-37 (2011).

Kizior, R. J. & Hidding, G. J. "Emphasizing Business Analysis to Increase IS Enrollments."  Information Systems Education Journal, 8. 7 (2010).

Nicholas, J. M. & Hidding, G. J. "Management Principles Associated with IT Project Success." International Journal of Management and Information Systems, 14. 4 (2010).

Hidding, Gezinus. , Williams, J., & Sviokla, J. "The IT Platform Principle: The First Shall Not Be First." Sloan Management Review(2010).

Hidding, Gezinus. , Wilson, T., Kuncheria, T., & Williams, J. "Complementary Resources' Role in First Movers and Followers in I.T. industries." Journal of Information Science and Technology, 5. 3 (2008).

Ankney, Kristine. & Hidding, G. "Fast-follower Advantages and Network Externalities in I.T.-driven markets." Journal of Information Science and Technology, 2. 2 (2005). 5-24.

Refereed Proceedings

Hidding, Gezinus. & Nicholas, J. "Reducing Project Failures Through Value-Driven Change Leadership." Applied Business Research Conference of the Clute Institute (2010).

Hidding, Gezinus. & Nicholas, J. "Reducing I.T. Project Management Failures: A Research Proposal." Proceedings of the 42nd Hawaii International Conference of Systems Sciences (2009).

Kizior, Ron. & Hidding, G. "Emphasizing Business Analysis to Increase IS Majors." Proceedings of ISECON (2009).

Hidding, Gezinus. & Williams, J. "Fast-follower Advantage in I.T.-intensive Markets: An Historical Analysis." ISOneWorld Conference(2005).

Book Chapters

Hidding, Gezinus. J. & Williams, J. "Fast-follower Advantage in I.T.-intensive Markets: An Historical Analysis.", Enabling Executive Information Technology Competencies. Ed. Andrew Wenn and K. Kathy Dhanda Washington, D.C.: Information Institute, 2006.

Presentation of Refereed Papers

Hidding, Gezinus, and J. Nicholas. (2010). "Reducing Project Failures Through Value-Driven Change Leadership." Applied Business Research Conference of the Clute Institute, Orlando, Florida.

Hidding, Gezinus, and J. Nicholas. (2009, January). "Reducing I.T. Project Management Failures: A Research Proposal." Proceedings of the 42nd Hawaii International Conference of Systems Sciences, Waikoloa, Hawaii.

Hidding, Gezinus, and R. Kizior. (2008, November). "A Shift in Strategy to Increase I.S. Majors." Proceedings of ISECON, Phoenix, Arizona.

Hidding, Gezinus. (2007). "Reducing I.T. Project Failures with Value-Driven Project Leadership (VDPL)." INFORMS, Seattle, Washington.

Kizior, Ron, and G. Hidding. (2009, November). "Emphasizing Business Analysis to Increase IS Majors." Proceedings of ISECON, Washington, District of Columbia.