Mani Subramani

Mani Subramani

Associate Professor
Information & Decision Sciences


3-318 Carlson School


  • BE (Hons) 1981
    Electrical Engineering Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India
  • PGDM 1983
    Information Systems Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India
  • DBA 1997
    Information Systems Boston University


  • Learning and Expertise Development
  • Knowledge Management in Firms
  • Technology-enabled Capability Creation


Mani Subramani is an associate professor in the Department of Information and Decision Sciences at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. His research interests include Learning and Expertise Development, Knowledge Management in Firms and the Influence of technologies on Organizational Capabilities. His work has been published in the Academy of Management Journal (AMJ), Information Systems Research (ISR), MIS Quarterly, Journal of MIS, Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS) and Sloan Management Review. He has served as the Associate Editor for Information Systems Research and MIS Quarterly and the Guest Co-editor (with V. Sambamurthy) of the MIS Quarterly Special Issue on Knowledge Management and Information Technologies. His paper titled the "Dot Com Effect: The Impact of E-Commerce Announcements on the Market Value of Firms" won the Best Paper award at the 20th International Conference on Information Systems. 

Selected Works & Activities.

  • Journal Articles
    "The Impact of E-Commerce Announcements on the Market Value of Firms," Mani Subramani and Eric Walden, Information Systems Research (June 2001).
  • Journal Articles
    "Building IT Infrastructure for Strategic Agility," Peter Weill, Mani Subramani, and Marianne Broadbent, MIT Sloan Management Review (Fall 2002).
  • Journal Articles
    "Safeguarding Investments in Asymmetric Interorganizational Relationships: Theory and Evidence," Mani R. Subramani and N. Venkatraman, Academy of Management Journal (February 2003).
  • Journal Articles
    "Situated Learning and the Situated Knowledge Web: Exploring the Ground Beneath Knowledge Management," Sarma R. Nidumolu, Mani Subramani, and Alan Aldrich, Journal of Management Information Systems (Summer 2001).
  • Working Papers
    "Examining Viral Marketing--A Framework for Knowledge Sharing and Patterns of Influence," Mani Subramani and Balaji Rajagopalan, Management Information Systems Research Center Working Paper (2002).
  • Journal Articles
    "When the Interface Is a Face," Lee Sproull, Mani Subramani, Sara Kiesler, Janet H. Walker, and Keith Waters, Human-Computer Interaction (1996).
  • Journal Articles
    "The Matrix of Control: Combining Process and Structure Approaches to Managing Software Development," Sarma R. Nidumolu and Mani R. Subramani, Journal of Management Information Systems (Winter 2003).
  • Community Relationships

    Conference Chair, Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) 2022

    Senior Editor, Journal of the Association of Information Systems (JAIS), 2015-present

    Academic Advisor, Twin Cities Knowledge Management Forum, 1998-present

  • Research Grants

    NSF grant to study issues related to electronic commerce, 1998

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