Alexander Merz

Alexander Merz, MSc

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Tel.:+43 (512) 507 - 73209
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E-Mail: alexander.merz@uibk.ac.at



Curriculum vitae:

Alexander Merz, born 1990 in Hannover, Germany, studied Business Administration at the University of Mannheim, Germany between 2008 and 2011 and Information Systems at the Leopold-Franzens-University of Innsbruck between 2012 and 2015, including semesters abroad at the Free University of Bolzano, Italy and the University of Nebraska Omaha, USA.

In 2011 and 2012, he worked for IBM and Accenture as an intern and has been with the University of Innsbruck's Department of Information Systems, Production and Logistics since May 2014. As of January 2015, he pursues his doctoral studies and works at the department as a research assistant.

His research interests include facilitated team collaboration environments, idea convergence, ideation and (open) innovation, social media analytics and (enterprise) social networking.

Publications

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Publications 2020

Contributions to Books / Journals

Journal Article (Original Paper)
  • Seeber, I.; Bittner, E.; Briggs, R.; de Vreede, T.; de Vreede, G.J.; Elkins, A.; Maier, R.; Merz, A.; Oeste-Reiß, S.; Randrup, N.; Schwabe, G.; Söllner, M. (2020): Machines as Teammates: A Research Agenda on Al in Team Collaboration.
    In: Information & Management 57/2, No. 103174. (DOI) (Web link)



Publications 2018

Contributions to Books / Journals

Proceedings Article (Full Paper)
  • Merz, A. (2018): Mechanisms to Select Ideas in Crowdsourced Innovation Contests - A Systematic Literature Review and Research Agenda.
    In: Proceedings of 26th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2018). Association for Information Systems (AIS) / AIS Electronic Library (AISeL) (= Proceedings of the European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS))., No. 68. (Web link)

  • Merz, A.; Seone, M.; Seeber, I.; Maier, R. (2018): A Hurricane Lamp in a Dark Night: Exploring Smartphone Use for Acculturation by Refugees.
    In: Köhler, T.; Schoop, E.; Kahnwald, N.: Gemeinschaften in neuen Medien. Forschung zu Wissensgemeinschaften in Wissenschaft, Wirtschaft, Bildung und öffentlicher Verwaltung. 21. Workshop GeNeMe‘18, Proceedings. Dresden: TUDpress Verlag der Wissenschaften Dresden., ISBN 978-3-95908-121-4, pp. 308 - 319. (Web link)

  • Seeber, I.; Bittner, E.; Briggs, R.; de Vreede, G.; de Vreede, T.; Druckenmiller, D.; Maier, R.; Merz, A.; Oeste-Reiß, S.; Randrup, N.; Schwabe, G.; Söllner, M. (2018): Machines as Teammates: A Collaboration Research Agenda.
    In: Proceedings of the 51st Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences 2018 (HICSS 2018). Association for Information Systems (AIS) / AIS Electronic Library (AISeL) (= Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS))., ISBN 978-0-9981331-1-9, pp. 420 - 429. (Web link)

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Merz, A.; Seeber, I.; Wibmer, A.; Banken, V. (2018): Sitting on a Gold Mine: Idea Selection Challenges, Responses and Effects.
    In: Book of Abstracts of the 16th International Open and User Innovation Conference. August 6-8, 2018, New York City. New York: New York University., pp. 119 - 120. (Web link)



Publications 2017

Contributions to Books / Journals

Proceedings Article (Full Paper)
  • Seeber, I.; Merz, A.; de Vrede, GJ.; Maier, R.; Weber, B. (2017): Convergence on Self-Generated vs. Crowdsourced Ideas in Crisis Response: Comparing Social Exchange Processes and Satisfaction with Process.
    In: Proceedings of the 50th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2017). Association for Information Systems (AIS) / AIS Electronic Library (AISeL) (= Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS))., ISBN 978-0-9981331-0-2, pp. 687 - 696. (DOI) (Web link)

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Banken, V.; Seeber, I.; Merz, A.; Maier, R. (2017): Divide and Conquer: Experimental Analysis of Mechanisms that enable Crowd Filtering of Crowd-Generated Ideas.
    In: Book of Abstracts of the 15th International Open and User Innovation Conference. July 10 - 12, 2017, Universität Innsbruck. Innsbruck: Eigenverlag - Universität Innsbruck., p. 70. (Web link)



Publications 2016

Contributions to Books / Journals

Proceedings Article (Full Paper)
  • Merz, A.; Seeber, I.; Maier, R.; Richter, A.; Schimpf, Robert; Füller, Johann; Schwabe, G. (2016): Exploring the Effects of Contest Mechanisms on Idea Shortlisting in an Open Idea Competition.
    In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2016). Association for Information Systems (AIS) / AIS Electronic Library (AISeL) (= Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS))., ISBN 978-0-9966831-3-5, elektronisch. (Web link)

  • Seeber, I.; Waizenegger, L.; Demetz, L.; Merz, A.; de Vreede, G.; Maier, R.; Weber, B. (2016): IT-Supported Formal Control: How Perceptual (in) Congruence Affects the Convergence of Crowd-Sourced Ideas.
    In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2016). Association for Information Systems (AIS) / AIS Electronic Library (AISeL) (= Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS))., ISBN 978-0-9966831-3-5, elektronisch. (Web link)

Proceedings Article (Abstract)
  • Merz, A.; Seeber, I.; Maier, R.; Füller, J. (2016): Exploring the Effects of Comment and Revision Patterns on Idea Quality in Innovation Contests.
    In: Lakhani, K. R.; von Hippel, E.; Baldwin, C.; Thomke, S.: Open and User Innovation Society Conference Harvard 2016. Book of Abstracts. Harvard: Harvard Business School., pp. 65 - 66. (Web link)



Publications 2015

Contributions to Books / Journals

Proceedings Article (Full Paper)
  • Merz, A.; Seeber, I.; Maier, R. (2015): Social Meets Structure: Revealing Team Collaboration Activities and Effects in Enterprise Social Networks.
    In: Becker, Jörg; Brocke, Jan vom; Marco, Marco de: Proceedings of the 23rd European Conference on Information Systems 2015 (ECIS 2015). Association for Information Systems (AIS) / AIS Electronic Library (AISeL) (= Proceedings of the European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS))., ISBN 978-3-00-050284-2, Paper 134. (DOI) (Web link)

  • Seeber, I.; Maier, R.; de Vreede, G.; Weber, B.; Merz, A. (2015): Exploring Idea Quality Evolution During Convergence.
    In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2015). Association for Information Systems (AIS) / AIS Electronic Library (AISeL) (= Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS))., elektronisch. (Web link)


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