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Mauricio Marrone

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  • Title: Doctor
  • Position: Lecturer - Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance
  • Qualifications: BSc Software Engineering (Florida State University), MBA Entrepreneurship (University of Lousville), PhD (University of Goettingen), PhD (MGSM), CoRE Credential (HBX, Harvard Business School) with Honors

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Areas of Expertise

  • Digital Transformation
  • Gamification in Business
  • IT Service Management
  • IT Governance
  • E-Learning and Educational Technologies

Education

  • Doctorate: Philosophy, Information Systems Management (Macquarie University)
  • Doctorate: Philosophy, Information Systems Management (University of Gottingen)
  • MBA: Entrepreneurship (University of Louisville)
  • B.S.: Computer and Information Science (Florida State University)
  • Postgraduate Certificate (HBX, Harvard Business School)

Research grants

  • 2015 – Extension Grant: Impact of Active Learning on Non-Lecture Attending Students ($7,491).
  • 2015 – Strategic Priority Grant: Towards maximising graduate employment competitiveness in the national Asia capable workforce ($24,000)
  • 2014 - Enhancement Program: Talk Less, Learn More: enhancing student engagement through active learning ($10,940).
  • 2014 - Innovation Scholarship Program: Ethics MVP: An Interactive Game to Immerse Learners into Ethical Decision Making ($23,879).
  • 2014 - Enhancement Program: Digital Storytelling-enhancing student engagement ($16,889).
  • 2014- MQSIS Learning and Teaching Scheme: Interview Simulation Suite and Multimedia Creation Studio ($55,000).
  • 2012 - Innovation Scholarship Program: Finding the Learning Genome: Fostering smart learning at Macquarie University ($19,978).
  • 2012 - Innovation Scholarship Program: Taking it massive - towards Massive Open Online Courses at Macquarie ($19,761).
  • 2012 - Competitive Grants Scheme: Learning Technologies Register: Stage 1 ($9,892).
  • 2011- Teaching Delivery Grant: Efficient Vocabulary Learning through game-like online activities ($23,082).

Research awards

  • 2015 Vice-Chancellor's Award for Programs that Enhance Learning for the introduction of KickStart - Pre-commencement strategies for student engagement.
  • 2015 – University of Southern Queensland's School-Specific Publication Excellence Awards (Management and Enterprise) for the journal paper titled: IT service management: a cross-national study of ITIL adoption.
  • 2015 – Silver LearnX Impact Award for Best Learning Resource - School and Higher Education
  • 2014 – Best Poster Award (People's Choice) – Macquarie University's Learning and Teaching Week
  • 2014 – NSW State iAward in Education Winner (For the development of Traders of Macquarie University)
  • 2014 – Wharton – QS Stars Reimagine Education – E-learning Award - Shortlisted
  • 2014 – Australian Innovation in Education – iAwards nomination

Current projects

  • Gamification - Ethics MVP: An Interactive Game to Immerse Learners into Ethical Decision Making
  • Active Learning - Talk Less, Learn More: enhancing student engagement through active learning
  • Student Engagement - Digital Storytelling – enhancing student engagement

Research areas

  • Digital Transformation
  • Gamification in Business
  • E-learning
  • Mobility
  • Renewable Resources

Publications

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  • Richards, D. & Marrone, M., (In Press). Identifying the Education Needs of the Business Analyst: An Australian Study, Australasian Journal of Information Systems. [ABDC 2013-  A]
  • Marrone, M. et al., 2014. IT service management: a cross-national study of ITIL adoption. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 34(1), pp.865-892. [ABDC 2013-A ]
  • Kalyuga, M., Mantai, L. & Marrone, M., 2013. Efficient Vocabulary Learning Through Online Activities. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 83, pp.35-38.
  • Lai, J., Wood, L. & Marrone, M., 2012. Implementation of a Curriculum Management Tool: Challenges Faced by a Large Australian University. Asian Social Science, 8(14).  [ABDC 2013 -C]
  • Marrone, M. & Kolbe, L.M., 2011b. Impact of IT Service Management Frameworks on the IT Organization. Business & Information Systems Engineering, 3(1), pp.5-18. [ABDC 2013-A]
  • Marrone, M. & Kolbe, L.M., 2011. Uncovering ITIL claims: IT executives' perception on benefits and Business-IT alignment. Information Systems and E-Business Management, 9(3), pp.363 - 380. [ABDC 2013 -A]

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  • Kiebling, M., Marrone, M. & Kolbe, L.M., 2010. Influence of IT Service Management on Innovation Management: First insights from exploratory studies. In Management of the Interconnected World. Springer, pp. 129-136.

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  • Marrone,M., Taylor, M., 2015 Engaging through stories: Students' feedback on DigitalStorytelling. In Proceedings of the 2015 Macquarie University Learning andTeaching Week.
  • Marrone,M. 2015. How Harvard Business School is approaching online learning: Afirsthand account. In Proceedings of the 2015 Macquarie University Learning andTeaching Week.
  • Zander, S., Trang, S., Mandrella, M., Marrone, M., Kolbe, L., 2015.Integrating Industry Characteristics in Inter-Organizational IS AdoptingModels: A Mixed Method Approach. . In Proceedings of the Pacific AsiaConference on Information Systems (PACIS). [ERA 2010 – A]
  • Trang, S., Busse, S., Schmidt, J., Falk, T., Marrone, M., 2015. Replacing human interaction in IS-driven collaborative consumption services.  In Proceedings of the European Conference onInformation Systems (ECIS). [ERA 2010 – A]
  • Taylor, M., Marrone, M., Tayar, M. Kalnins-Cole, T., 2014. Teaching International Business through Storytelling: A Systematic Review. In Proceedings of Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy.
  • Wood, L.N., Breyer, Y., Marrone, M., 2014. KickStart 2014: Pre-semester strategies for student engagement. In Proceedings of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) 2014Conference. [ERA 2010 – A]
  • Marrone, M., Wood, L.N., (2014). Program Approach to¨Adaptation and Adoption of Online Learning Designs. In Proceedings of the Higher Education Teaching and Learning (HETL) 2014 Conference.
  • Marrone, M., An, S., Wood, L.N., (2014). Lessons Learned from Designing and Developing games and Simulations for a Business Program, In Proceedings of the Higher Education Teaching and Learning (HETL) 2014 Conference.
  • Marrone, M., Mantai, L. & Luzia, K., 2013. MOOCs-what's cultural inclusion got to do with it?. In Proceedings of ASCILITE-Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference.
  • Atif, A., Richards, D., Bilgin, A., Marrone, M., 2013. Learning Analytics in Higher Education: A Summary of Tools and Approaches. In Proceedings of ASCILITE-Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference.
  • Marrone, M., Gabriel, J., Gosper, M., 2013. Pandora's Box: What learning analytics can tell us. In Proceedings of the 2013 Macquarie University Learning and Teaching Week.
  • Richards, D. & Marrone, M., 2012. A theory of change framework for developing cross-faculty programs: an information systems perspective. In Proceedings of the 23rd Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS). [ERA 2010- A]
  • Marrone, M., Mantai, L. & Kalyuga, M., 2012. Designing an online activity for collaborative language learning. In Proceedings of ASCILITE-Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference.
  • Marrone, M., Mantai, L., Kalyuga, M., 2012. Towards Developing an Assessment Instrument for Collaborative Online-Learning Activities. In Proceedings of the 2012 Macquarie University Learning and Teaching Week.
  • Lai, J., Wood, L.N, Marrone, M., 2012. Development & Implementation of a Curriculum Management Tool, In Proceedings of the 2012 Macquarie University Learning and Teaching Week.
  • Marrone, M., Gabriel, J., Gosper, M., Warren, V., 2012. Learning Analytics: Initial Steps at Macquarie. In Proceedings of the 2012 Macquarie University Learning and Teaching Week.
  • Richards, D., Marrone, M. & Vatanasakdakul, S., 2011. What does an Information Systems Graduate need to know? A focus on Business Analysts and their role in sustainability. In Proceedings of the 22nd Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS). [ERA 2010 - A]
  • Marrone, M. et al., 2011. Creating a Taxonomy of Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability, Stakeholders, Environment, Green IS, and Green IT: A Literature Review. In Proceedings of SIGGreen Workshop. Sprouts: Working Papers on Information Systems, 11(17).
  • Marrone, M., 2010. Searching for Mechanisms of Knowledge Integration in IT Operational Frameworks: The Case of ITIL.  In Proceedings of SIGSVC Workshop. Sprouts: Working Papers on Information Systems, 10(127).
  • Marrone, M., Hoffmann, L. & Kolbe, L.M., 2010. IT Executives' Perception of CobiT: Satisfaction, Business-IT Alignment and Benefits. In Proceedings of the 16th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS). p. 216.  [ERA 2010 - A]
  • Marrone, M. & Kolbe, L.M., 2010. Mapping Improvements Achievable through the Adoption of IT Governance. In Proceedings of the 14th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2010). [ERA 2010 - A]
  • Marrone, M., Kieίling, M. & Kolbe, L.M., 2010. Are We Really Innovating? An Exploratory Study on Innovation Management and Service Management. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology (ICMIT). [ERA 2010 - C]
  • Marrone, M. & Kolbe, L.M., 2010. ITIL and the Creation of Benefits: An Empirical study on Benefits, Challenges and Processes. In Proceedings of the European Conference on Information Systems. Pretoria, South Africa. [ERA 2010 - A]
  • Marrone, M. & Kolbe, L.M., ITIL - Providing More than Just Operational Benefits: An Empirical Research. In Proceedings of the Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik 2010 Conference, p.61.
  • Marrone,M., Woertman, A. & Kolbe, L.M., 2009. Key Elements in the Implementation of IT Performance Measurements. In Proceedings of the it AIS 2009 VI Conference of the Italian Chapter of AIS.

Practitioner's Conferences

  • Marrone, M., 2010. Benefits and Challenges Attributable to ITIL Implementation: An Empirical Study, IT Service Management Forum (itSMF) National Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 2010
  • Cater-Steel, A., Marrone, M., Kolbe, L. M., Gacenga, F., 2010. Achieving Value through IT Service Management Transformation: An International Perspective, IT Service Management Forum (it SMF) Queensland Seminar, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Marrone, M., 2010. Can Certain ITIL Processes Lead to Particular Benefits?, PacRim IT Service Management Conference, Sydney, Australia, 2010.
  • Marrone, M., 2009. Measuring the Performance of IT, IT Service Management Forum (it SMF) for Lower Saxony, Germany, Hannover, Germany, 2009.

phd supervision toggle icon open PhD Student Supervision

Student: Benjamin Brauer

Principal supervisor: Prof. Dr. Lutz Kolbe, University of Goettingen

Associate supervisor: Prof. Dr. Matthias Schumann, University of Goettingen and Dr. Mauricio Marrone

Thesis title: Gamification and Green IS as a Driver for Environmental Sustainability in Smart Cities

University of Goettingen, Germany

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