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Department of Informatics Information Management Research Group

Prof. Dr. Janine Hacker

Dr. Janine Hacker

 Postdoctoral researcher

 Department of Informatics
 University of Zurich
 Binzmuehlestrasse 14
 CH-8050 Zürich
 Email: jhacker AT
 Phone: +41 44 63 56690
 Room: BIN 2.C.07

Short CV

  • Postdoctoral researcher at the Information Management Research Group, University of Zurich, Switzerland.
  • 10/2017-12/2018: Postdoctoral researcher at the Chair of Information Systems (Processes – Services – Intelligence) at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg.
  • 03 and 09/2014: Visiting Academic at the Discipline of Business Information Systems at the University of Sydney, Australia (Head: Prof. Dr. Kai Riemer).
  • 10/2011-09/2017: Research assistant and PhD candidate at the Chair of Information Systems (Processes – Services – Intelligence) at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg.
  • 03-05/2011: Visiting Academic at the School of Business IT and Logistics of the RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia (Head: Prof. Dr. Caroline Chan).
  • 2009-2011: M.Sc. in International Information Systems at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany.
  • 2008-2009: BA (Hons) in European Business at the University of Lincoln, England.
  • 2006-2009: Bachelor studies of International Management at Leipzig University of Applied Sciences in Leipzig, Germany.

Research Interests

  • Blockchain innovation ecosystems
  • Use of storytelling in the context of offshore outsourcing
  • (Enterprise) social software
  • Knowledge management
  • Social media analytics

Open Theses and Master Projects

Check available topics at our page: Theses

If you are interested in doing the master thesis or project with me or, if you have any idea for new projects - feel free to contact me.


(List of all publications on Google Scholar here)

** Selected Publications

Grottke, M., Hacker, J. V., & Durst, C. (2018). Which Factors Determine Our Online Social Capital? An Analysis Based on Structural Equation Modelling. Australasian Journal of Information Systems, 22.

Hacker, J., Bodendorf, F., & Lorenz, P. (2017). A framework to identify knowledge actor roles in enterprise social networks. Journal of Knowledge Management, 21(4), 817–838.

Hacker, J., Wickramasinghe, N., & Durst, C. (2017). Can Health 2.0 Address Critical Healthcare Challenges? Insights from the Case of How Online Social Networks Can Assist in Combatting the Obesity Epidemic. Australasian Journal of Information Systems, 21.

Hacker, J., Bernsmann, R., & Riemer, K. (2017). Dimensions of User Behaviour in Enterprise Social Networks. In R. Helms, J. Cranefield, & J. van Reijsen (Eds.), Social Knowledge Management in Action: Applications and Challenges (pp. 125–146). Cham: Springer International Publishing.

Durst, C., Viol, J., & Wickramasinghe, N. (2013). Online social networks, social capital and health-related behaviours: A state-of-the-art analysis. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 32, 134–158.


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