Chairs

Participating chairs

Chair of Information Systems – Innovation and Value Creation

The IS Chair for Innovation and Value Creation (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.

Prof. Dr. Kathrin M. Möslein

  • Organization: School of Business and Economics
  • Working group: Chair of Information Systems I, Innovation and Value Creation (Prof. Dr. Möslein)
  • Phone number: +49 911 5302-284
  • Email: kathrin.moeslein@fau.de

Chair of Information Systems – Services, Processes, and Intelligence

The IS Chair for Services, Processes, and Intelligence (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 a member of numerous international research organizations. Main fields of research are Service and Process Management.

Prof. Dr. Freimut Bodendorf

  • Organization: School of Business and Economics
  • Working group: Chair of Information Systems (Services, Processes, and Intelligence)
  • Phone number: +49 911 5302-450
  • Email: freimut.bodendorf@fau.de

Chair of Information Systems – IT Management

The IS Chair for IT Management  (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 received his doctorate at the University of Bamberg, afterwards he habilitated to the topic “Prozessorientierte betriebliche Informationssysteme”. He was a professor of information systems at RWTH Aachen from 1999 until 2001.

Prof. Dr. Michael Amberg

  • Organization: School of Business and Economics
  • Working group: Chair of Information Systems (IT-Management) (Prof. Dr. Amberg)
  • Phone number: +49 911 5302-801
  • Email: michael.amberg@fau.de

Chair of Digital Industrial Service Systems

The IS Chair for Digital Industrial Service Management (Website), led by Professor Dr. Martin Matzner, focusses on the design of methods and tools for developing and operating information-technology-based service systems, particularly in the industry sector. In this field, the group uses techniques of business process management and information modeling. The results achieved, directly contribute to solving problems of companies and societal challenges.

Martin Matzner is Professor of IS and the Chair of Digital Industrial Service Systems. He received a doctorate degree and a venia legendi in IS from the University of Münster. His research areas include business process management, business process analytics, as well as service engineering and service management. In these areas, he concluded and currently manages a number of research projects funded by the European Union, by the German Federal Government and by industry. He has published numerous research papers and articles, among others in MIS Quarterly and IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. He is editor of the Journal of Service Management Research.

Prof. Dr. Martin Matzner

  • Organization: School of Business and Economics
  • Working group: Chair of Digital Industrial Service Systems
  • Phone number: +49 911 5302-96480
  • Email: wiwi-is-kontakt@fau.de