Bernd Herrenkind

Research Fields and Interests

  • Acceptance Research
  • Autonomous Driving
  • Mobility Services and Strategy

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Experience

  • Since 03/2018 Doctorate in Information Systems, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 2014 - 2016 Master of Science in Management, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 2010 - 2013 Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University of Goettingen, Germany

Work Experience

  • Since 04/2017 Consultant at MHP – A Porsche Company in the area of Mobility Services and Strategy, Ludwigsburg, Germany
  • 08/2016 – 03/2017 Student trainee, Site Management Consulting. Dr. Jörg-Peter Naumann Gesellschaft für Unternehmensberatung, Hanover
  • 04/2016 – 07/2016 Internship, Practice transport and logistics, DB Management Consulting, Frankfurt, Germany
  • 10/2015 – 03/2016 Student trainee, Business Process Management – Governance, Sartorius AG, Goettingen, Germany
  • 02/2015 – 08/2015 Internship, Production control, Bosch Rexroth Ltd., Glenrothes, Scotland
  • 10/2013 – 12/2014 Internship and student trainee, SCM Consulting, MHP - A Porsche Company, Ludwigsburg, Germany
  • 03/2013 – 05/2013 Internship, Business Development, VHV Gruppe, Hanover, Germany


  • Herrenkind, B.; Lembcke, T.B.; Diederich, S.; Trang, S.; Kolbe, L. M. (2020): Let’s Travel the World Together: Toward an Understanding of Motivational Antecedents in Business Trip Ridesharing Services, Proceedings of Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik. [VHB: C] (forthcoming)
  • 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: C] (forthcoming)

  • 2019
  • 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: 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: B]
  • 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: n.a.]
  • 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]
  • 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: C]

  • 2018
  • Herrenkind, B.; Brendel, A.B.; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): Kollaborative Wertschöpfung im Carsharing. HMD Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik - Special Issue: "Digitale Zusammenarbeit", pp. 207-222.
  • Herrenkind, B.; Brendel, A.B.; Lichtenberg, S.; Kolbe, L.M. (2019): Computing Incentives for User -Based Relocation in Carsharing. Proceedings of Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik. [VHB: C]

  • 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.