Professor Tim Coltman

Tim Coltman

Professor of Innovation & Technology Management - Tauranga campus


Management; Strategic Management; Supply Chain Management

Innovation and Technology Management

Qualifications: PhD (Strategic Management), Australian Graduate School of Management, B InfoTech (Hons), Wollongong

Contact Details

Email: [email protected]
Room: 4.03G Tauranga campus
Phone: +64 7 262 0565
Cellphone: +61491619033

Papers Taught

About Tim

Tim has a PhD in Strategic Management (joint award by University of New South Wales and the University of Sydney) and is currently engaged in pioneering research where he has been awarded over $13 million in research funding by the Australian Research Council, DHL, Ports Australia and BlueScope Steel.

Tim has published in leading journals such as J. Operations Management, California Management Review, J. of Business Research, J. of Information Technology, Interfaces, J. of Supply Chain Management, MISQ Executive, and J. of the AIS.

Tim has more than 15 years' industry experience, having worked as a senior project manager within private consultancy, government and higher education.

Research Supervised

    A Novel              A Novel Approach to Aquaculture in Aotearoa NZ: Growing community wellbeing with Pātiki totara, Sustainable Seas National Challenge

Research Interests

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Recent Publications

  • Queiroz, M., Tallon, P. P., Coltman, T., Sharma, R., & Reynolds, P. (2020). Aligning the IT portfolio with business strategy: Evidence for complementarity of corporate and business unit alignment. Journal of Strategic Information Systems, 29(3), 15 pages. doi:10.1016/j.jsis.2020.101623

  • Tallon, P. P., Queiroz, M., Coltman, T., & Sharma, R. (2019). Information technology and the search for organizational agility: A systematic review with future research possibilities. Journal of Strategic Information Systems, 28(2), 218-237. doi:10.1016/j.jsis.2018.12.002

  • Hannen, J., Antons, D., Piller, F., Salge, T. O., Coltman, T., & Devinney, T. M. (2019). Containing the Not-Invented-Here Syndrome in external knowledge absorption and open innovation: The role of indirect countermeasures. Research Policy, 48(9), 17 pages. doi:10.1016/j.respol.2019.103822

  • Queiroz, M., Tallon, P., Coltman, T., & Sharma, R. (2018). Corporate knows best (maybe): The impact of global versus local IT capabilities on business unit agility. In 51st Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS 2018) (pp. 1045-1054). Conference held Waikoloa Village, Hawaii, USA: Curran Associates. Retrieved from

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