Dr. Alfred Benedikt Brendel


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Research Fields and Interests



  • Design Science Research
  • Persuasive System Design
  • (IS) Research Methods
  • Green IS
  • Sharing Economy




Curriculum Vitae



Academic Experience


  • starting 10/2020 Professor for Business Informatics, esp. Intelligent Systems and Services, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
  • 07/2019 - 09/2019 Visiting Scholar, Indiana University, Kelly School of Business, USA
  • Since 06/2019 Assistant Professor (akademischer Rat), Chair of Information Management, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 12/2017 - 05/2019 Postdoctoral Researcher, Chair of Information Management, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 01/2016 - 12/2017 Doctorate in Information Systems (summa cum laude), University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 10/2014 - 11/2015 Master of Science in Business Information Systems, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 10/2011 - 07/2014 Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems, University of Goettingen, Germany



Work Experience


  • starting 10/2020 Professor for Business Informatics, esp. Intelligent Systems and Services, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
  • 12/2019 - 09/2020 Head of Research Group, Digital Health Research Group - Chair of Information Management, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 01/2018 - 09/2020 Head of Research Group, Smart Mobility Research Group - Chair of Information Management, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 12/2015 - 12/2017 Research Associate, Sustainable Mobility Research Group - Chair of Information Management, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 01/2015 - 10/2015 Graduate Assistant, Chair of Information Management, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 07/2013 - 11/2015 Graduate Assistant, Graduate School of Humanities Göttingen, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 03/2012 - 10/2015 Graduate Assistant, Chair of Economic Policy and SME Research, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • Since 2011 Freelance Consultant




Publications




    2020
  • Greve, M.; Lembcke, T.-B.; Diederich, S.; Brendel, A.B.; Kolbe, L.M. (2020): Healthy by App – Towards a Taxonomy of Mobile Health Applications, Proceedings of the Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), Dubai, UAE. [VHB 3: C]
  • Brendel, A.B.; Trang, S.; Marrone, M., Lichtenberg, S.; Kolbe, L.M. (2020): What to do for a Literature Review? - A Synthesis of Literature Review Practices. Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Salt Lake City, United States. [VHB 3: D] (forthcoming)
  • Brendel, A.B.; Greve, M.; Diederich, S.; Bührke, J.; Kolbe, L.M. (2020): ‘You are an Idiot!’ – How Conversational Agent Communication Patterns Influence Frustration and Harassment. Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Salt Lake City, United States. [VHB 3: D] (forthcoming)
  • Lichtenberg, S.; & Brendel, A.B. (2020): Arrr you a Pirate? Towards the Gamification Element “Lootbox”. Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Salt Lake City, United States. [VHB 3: D] (forthcoming)
  • Diederich, S.; Lembcke, T.-B.; Brendel, A.B.; Kolbe, L.M. (2020): Not Human After All: Exploring the Impact of Response Failure on User Perception of Anthropomorphic Conversational Service Agents, Proceedings of European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Marrakech, Morocco. [VHB 3: B]
  • Lembcke, T.-B; Diederich, S.; Brendel, A.B. (2020): Supporting Design Thinking Through Creative and Inclusive Education Facilitation: The Case of Anthropomorphic Conversational Agents for Persona Building, Proceedings of European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Marrakech, Morocco. [VHB 3: B]
  • Greve, M.; Lichtenberg, S.; Diederich, S.; Brendel, A.B. (2020): Supporting Non-Communicable Disease Prevention through a mHealth Application in Decentralized Healthcare Systems: Action Design Research in Eswatini, Proceedings of European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Marrakech, Morocco. [VHB 3: B]
  • Diederich, S.; Brendel, A.B.; Kolbe L.M. (2020): Designing Anthropomorphic Enterprise Conversational Agents, Business & Information Systems Engineering (BISE). [VHB 3: B]
  • Lichtenberg, S.; Lembcke, T.-B.; Brenig, M.; Brendel, A.B.; Trang, S. (2020): Can Gamification lead to Increase Paid Crowdworkers Output?. Proceedings of Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik. [VHB 3: C]
  • Prinz, C.; Lichtenberg, S.; Brendel, A.B.; Herrenkind, B.; Kolbe, L.M. (2020): Adapting User-Based Vehicle Relocation for E-Carsharing. Proceedings of Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik. [VHB 3: C]

  • 2019
  • Trang, S.; Brendel, A.B. (2019): A Meta-Analysis of Deterrence Theory in Information Security Policy Compliance Research. Information Systems Frontiers – Special Issue “Cyber Security, Privacy and Ethics of IS (in honor of Professor H. Jeff Smith (1957-2018))”. [VHB 3: B]
  • Diederich, S.; Janßen-Müller, M.; Brendel, A.B.; Morana, S. (2019): Emulating Empathetic Behavior in Online Service Encounters with Sentiment-Adaptive Responses: Insights from an Experiment with a Conversational Agent, Proceedings of International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Munich, Germany. [VHB 3: A]
  • Diederich, S.; Lichtenberg, S.; Brendel, A.B.; Trang, S. (2019): Promoting Sustainable Mobility Beliefs with Persuasive and Anthropomorphic Design: Insights from an Experiment with a Conversational Agent, Proceedings of International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Munich, Germany. [VHB 3: A]
  • Herrenkind, B.; Brendel, A.B.; Nastjuk, I.; Greve, M.; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): Investigating End-User Acceptance of Autonomous Electric Buses to Accelerate Diffusion, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment - Special Issue “Advances in Alternative Fuel Vehicles”, Issue 74, pp. 255-276. [VHB 3: B]
  • Herrenkind, B.; Nastjuk, I.; Brendel, A.B.; Trang, S.; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): Young People’s Travel Behavior – Using the Life-Oriented Approach to Understand the Acceptance of Autonomous Driving, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment - Special Issue “Young People’s Behavior”, Issue 74, pp. 214-233. [VHB 3: B]
  • Greulich, R.S.; Brendel, A.B.: Towards a Greater Appeal of Replication Research by Learning from the Field of Neuroscience. Proceedings of Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Mexico. [VHB 3: D]
  • Herrenkind, B.; Lembcke, T.B.; Trang, S.; Brendel, A.B.; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): Where Do You Want to Go Today: Understanding the Adoption of IS-Enabled Business Trip Ridesharing Services, Proceedings of Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Mexico. [VHB 3: D]
  • Lichtenberg, S.; Greve, M.; Brendel, A.B.; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): Towards the Design of a Mobile Application to Support Decentralized Healthcare in Developing Countries – The Case of Diabetes Care in eSwatini, Proceedings of Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Mexico. [VHB 3: D]
  • Lembcke, T.B.; Engelbrecht, N.; Brendel, A.B.; Herrenkind, B.; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): Towards a Unified Understanding of Digital Nudging by Addressing its Analog Roots, Proceedings of Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), China. [VHB 3: C]
  • Lembcke, T.B.; Engelbrecht, N.; Brendel, A.B.; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): To Nudge or not to Nudge: Ethical Considerations of Digital Nudging Based on its Behavioral Economics Roots, Proceedings of European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Stockholm and Uppsala, Sweden. [VHB 3: B]
  • Diederich, S.; Brendel, A.B.; Lichtenberg, S.; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): Design for Fast Request Fulfillment or Natural Interaction? Insights from an Experiment with a Conversational Agent, Proceedings of European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Stockholm and Uppsala, Sweden. [VHB 3: B]
  • Diederich, S.; Brendel, A.B.; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): Towards Designing an Anthropomorphic Conversational Agent for Assisting Job Interview Preparation, Proceedings of the Workshop on Designing User Assistance in Interactive Intelligent Systems, Stockholm, Sweden. [VHB 3: n.a.]
  • Herrenkind, B.; Bührke, J.; Fleischmann-Kopatsch, A.-C.; Wehinger, J.; Brendel, A.B.; Kolbe, L.M.; Khansary, F. (2019): Wie autonome Flugtaxis den Geschäftsmodellkontext von morgen beeinflussen könnten – Eine Trendforschung auf Basis geführter Experteninterviews. In: Proff H.: Neue Dimensionen der Mobilität, Springer Gabler, Wiesbaden. [VHB 3: n.a.]
  • Diederich, S.; Lichtenberg, S.; Brendel, A.B., Kolbe, L. M. (2019): Zum Design von Chatbots zur Förderung nachhaltigen Mobilitätsverhaltens: Eine literaturbasierte Ableitung von Designprinzipien. In: Proff H.: Neue Dimensionen der Mobilität, Springer Gabler, Wiesbaden. [VHB 3: n.a.]
  • Diederich, S.; Brendel, A.B.; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): Towards a Taxonomy of Platforms for Conversational Agent Design. Proceedings of Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik, Siegen, Germany. [VHB 3: C]
  • Diederich, S.; Brendel, A.B.; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): On Conversational Agents in Information Systems Research: Analyzing the Past to Guide Future Work. Proceedings of Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik, Siegen, Germany. [VHB 3: C]
  • Herrenkind, B.; Brendel, A.B.; Lichtenberg, S.; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): Computing Incentives for User -Based Relocation in Carsharing. Proceedings of Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik, Siegen, Germany. [VHB 3: C]

    2018
  • Herrenkind, B.; Brendel, A.B.; Kolbe, L.M. (2018): Kollaborative Wertschöpfung im Carsharing. HMD Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik - Special Issue: "Digitale Zusammenarbeit". [VHB 3: D]
  • Lembcke, T.B.; Brendel, A.B.; Kolbe, L.M. (2018): Make Design Thinking Teams Work: Einblicke in die Herausforderungen von innovativen Team-Kollaborationen. HMD Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik - Special Issue: "Digitale Zusammenarbeit". [VHB 3: D]
  • Brendel, A.B.; Brennecke, J.T.; Nastjuk, I. (2018): Applying Econophysics in the Context of Carsharing - Development of a Vehicle Relocation Algorithm and Decision Support System, Proceedings of International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), San Francisco. [VHB 3: A]
  • Chatterjee, S.; Brendel, A.B.; Lichtenberg, S. (2018): Smart Infrastructure Monitoring – Development of a Decision Support System for Vision-Based Road Crack Detection, Proceedings of International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), San Francisco. [VHB 3: A]
  • Brendel, A. B.; Zapadka, P.; Kolbe, L. M. (2018): Design Science Research in Green IS - Analyzing the Past to Guide Future Research, Proceedings of European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Portsmouth. [VHB 3: B]
  • Brendel, A. B.; Lichtenberg, S.; Brauer, B.; Nastjuk, I.; Kolbe, L. M. (2018): Improving Electric Vehicle Utilization in Carsharing: A Framework and Simulation of an E-Carsharing Vehicle Utilization Management System, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment - Special Issue “The contribution of electric vehicles to environmental challenges in transport”. [VHB 3: B]

  • 2017
  • Brendel, A. B. (2017): Applied Design Science Research in the Context of Smart and Sustainable Mobility - The Case of Vehicle Supply and Demand Management in Shared Vehicle Services, Cuvillier Verlag: link. (Dissertation) [VHB 3: n.a.]
  • Brendel, A. B.; Brennecke, J. T.; Zapadka, P.; Kolbe, L. M. (2017): A Decision Support System for Computation of Carsharing Pricing Areas and its Influence on Vehicle Distribution, Proceedings of International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), South Korea. [VHB 3: A]
  • Brendel, A. B.; Lichtenberg, S.; Nastjuk, I.; Kolbe, L. M. (2017): Adapting Carsharing Vehicle Relocation Strategies for Shared Autonomous Electric Vehicle Services, Proceedings of International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), South Korea. [VHB 3: A]
  • Ebermann, C.; Brauer, B.; Brendel, A. B.; Kolbe, L. M. (2017): Decoding the Motivational Black Box - The Case of Ranking, Self-Efficacy, and Subliminal Priming, Proceedings of European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Portugal. (Best Paper Nominee) [VHB 3: B]
  • Brendel, A. B.; Rockenkamm, C.; Kolbe, L. M. (2017): Generating Rental Data for Car Sharing Relocation Simulations on the Example of Station-Based One-Way Car Sharing, Proceedings of Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Hawaii - Waikoloa Village. [VHB 3: C]
  • Brendel, A. B. (2017): Mobility on-demand: Kategorisierung von Informations- und Assistenzsystemen, In: Proff H., Fojcik T. (eds) Innovative Produkte und Dienstleistungen in der Mobilität, Springer Gabler, Wiesbaden. [VHB 3: n.a.]

  • 2016
  • Brendel, A. B.; Mandrella, M. (2016): Information Systems in the Context of Sustainable Mobility Services: A Literature Review and Directions for Future Research, Proceedings of Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), San Diego. [VHB 3: D]
  • Brendel, A. B.; Brauer, B.; Hildebrandt, B. (2016): Toward User-Based Relocation Information Systems in Station-Based One-Way Car Sharing, Proceedings of Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), San Diego. [VHB 3: D]

  • Researchgate



Topics for Bachelor and Master thesis



An overview of current topics can be found here.

Application: If you are interested in writing your thesis about any topic relating to my research, please contact me via e-mail. Please also send me your CV and grade sheet from Flex-Now (simple print out) in order to better match the precise topic to your area of interests.


Teaching





Projects




Associate Editor / Track Chair Positions



  • Track Chair, Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) 2020, Mini-Track: Sharing for Environmental Sustainability.
  • Associate Editor, European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2020, Track: Design Research in Information Systems.
  • Associate Editor, European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2020, Track: Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies in IS.
  • Associate Editor, Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI) 2020, Track: Platforms And The Sharing Economy.
  • Track Chair, Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) 2019, Mini-Track: IS Design for Sustainable Transportation Services.
  • Associate Editor, European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2019, Track: Design Research in Information Systems.



Reviewer



  • Journal of Management Information Systems (JMIS)
  • Business & Information Systems Engineering (BISE)
  • Journal of Cleaner Production
  • Journal of Decision Systems
  • Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment
  • Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review
  • Sustainability
  • Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning, and Operations
  • International Journal of Management Practice
  • International Journal of Sustainable Transportation
  • World Electric Vehicle Journal
  • International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS)
  • European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS)
  • International Conference on Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technology (DESRIST)
  • Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
  • Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS)
  • Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI)
  • Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS)
  • IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference (ITSC)