Chairs

Chair of Information Systems I

The IS Group for Innovation and Value Creation (IS I) (Website), led by Professor Dr. Kathrin Möslein, focuses on the role of information systems as an enabler for innovation and value creation, cooperation and leadership. The group focusses on the design, piloting, and evaluation of systems that support innovation, cooperation, and leadership as the driving forces of development and growth in organisations and markets.

Kathrin M. Möslein holds the Chair of Information Systems I - Innovation & Value Creation at the University Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU). She is also a member of the team of directors of the Center for Leading Innovation and Cooperation (CLIC) at HHL – Leipzig Graduate School of Management (HHL). She has been researching, teaching and consulting in the field of strategic innovation and innovation systems since the early 1990s. Her current research focuses on innovation, cooperation and leadership systems. Her teaching covers topics like innovation design, interactive value creation as well as the implementation of innovation strategies and technologies as well as leadership systems in organizations.

Chair of Information Systems II

The IS Group for Services, Processes and Intelligence (IS II) (Website), led by Professor Dr. Freimut Bodendorf, has its main focus on enabling strategies, solutions, technologies and IT systems for service industries such as commerce, retail, logistics, healthcare, tourism, education, and industrial services. Service innovation and service engineering require close attention to the management of business processes, information and knowledge. So, research and teaching also cover IS-related process management and business intelligence. Inter- and intra-organizational business networking complement the "big picture" of service and process oriented e-business.

Prof. Dr. Bodendorf is head of the Chair of Information Systems II since 1989 and the head of the Institute of Information Systems.
After finishing his studies in Computer Science in 1977 he received a doctorate in information systems and worked at several Universities in Germany and Switzerland.
Prior to his professorship in Nuremberg, he was chair-holder at the Institute of Computer Science at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland). He is member of numerous international research organizations. Main fields of research are Service and Process Management.

Chair of Information Systems III

The IS Group for Technology and Project Management (IS III) (Website), led by Professor Dr. Michael Amberg, deals with business information technology and IT management. This research group analyzes methods, models and strategies to successfully develop implement and operate information technology in business environments. Main research areas are acceptance management, quality management, IT-Offshoring and the economics of IT investments. The group has a substantial track record in designing and evaluating larger software prototypes for its research projects.

Since 2001, Prof.Dr. Michael Amberg is the head of the Chair of Information Systems III at the FAU Business school. He was studying informatics at the Rheinisch-Westfälischen Technischen-Hochschule Aachen (RWTH) and at the FAU. In 1993, he recieved his doctorate at the University of Bamberg, afterwards he habilitated to the topic “Prozessorientierte betriebliche Informationssysteme”. He was professor for information systems at RWTH Aachen from 1999 until 2001.

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