Dr. Björn Höber

Former Employee

Personal Information

Bjoern Hoeber studied Business Informatics at the University of Koblenz-Landau. Since 2013, he is employed as Research Associate at the University. In his doctoral dissertation, he quantitatively and qualitatively investigated the aspects and influences of an engaging work environment on employees’ behavior in the context of firm-internal innovation contests. Within his time as a PhD student, Bjoern Hoeber published scientific articles and attended several conferences and two doctoral consortia. These were, among others, an article in the International Journal of Technology Management, the attendance of several European Academy of Management Conferences (EURAM), the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), the European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), the Open and User Innovation Society Meeting, and the Interdisciplinary Conference on Entrepreneurship and Innovation. His work brought him to the prestiguous Harvard Business School (Boston, USA), to the National Economics University, Duy Tan University, and to the University of Danang (all Vietnam), and to other Universities across Europe. Before starting his PhD, Bjoern Hoeber joined the Graduate Development Programme at Deutsche Post DHL Group as Management Trainee. He also worked for Deutsche Telekom, T-Online, and 1&1 Telecommunications.

Teaching

  • Conceptualization and Execution of Students Projects and Seminars
  • Supervision of Bachelor- and Master Theses

Publications

Journal Articles (reviewed)

  • HÖBER, B., SCHAARSCHMIDT, M. (2016). Transforming from Service Providers to Solution Providers: Implications for Customer-Provider Relationships and Customer-induced innovation, International Journal of Technology Management Vol. 73, No. 1-3, pp.65-90. ('C' in VHB 3 Ranking).
  • SCHAARSCHMIDT, M., HÖBER, B. (2017). Digital booking services: Comparing online with phone reservation services. Journal of Services Marketing. Vol. 31, Iss. 7. ('C' in VHB 3 Ranking)

Book Chapters

  • VON KORTZFLEISCH, H., HÖBER, B., ZERWAS, D. (2015) Innovationsmanagement. In; FALTIN, G. Handbuch Entrepreneurship. Springer Verlag, Wiesbaden.

Conference Proceedings (reviewed)

  • IVENS, S.; SCHAARSCHMIDT, M. and HÖBER, B. (2017) Enemy in the house? Antecedents of employees’ company-related bad mouthing in social media. Proceedings of the 23rd Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS). August 10-12, 2017, Boston, USA.
  • SCHAARSCHMIDT, M., HOMSCHEID, D., HÖBER, B. und BERTRAM, M. (2017). Lead Userness and Innovative Work Behavior in Application Development: A Dual Path Model. The 15th Annual Open and User Innovation Society Meeting. July 10-12. Innsbruck, Austria.
  • SCHAARSCHMIDT, M., KÖNSGEN, R., HÖBER, B. und HACKER, P.A. (2017). Pay-as-you-drive models in the sharing economy: A comparison of German and U.S. car owners. The 15th Annual Open and User Innovation Society Meeting. July 10-12. Innsbruck, Austria.
  • HÖBER, B., SCHAARSCHMIDT, M., VON KORFLESCH, H.F.O. (2017). Too far away to reveal? The moderating role of power distance in firm-internal innovation contests. Proceedings of the European Academy of Management Conference (EURAM). June 21-24, 2017. Glasgow, Scotland.
  • HÖBER, B., FREY, C., VON KORFLESCH, H.F.O., MÜLLER, C. (2016). Ein integrativer Ansatz zur Kombination des Entrepreneurial Design Thinking®-Ansatzes mit dem IT-gestützten Ideenmanagement: Anknüpfungspunkte, prototypische Umsetzung und Validierung. 20th Interdisciplinary Conference on Entrepreneurship and Innovation. October, 6-7, 2016. Leipzig, Germany.
  • HÖBER, B., HOFFEND, I., VON KORFLESCH, H.F.O. (2016). The Alignment of SMEs´ Internal R&D Functions for Innovation Ecosystems Engagement – Key Implications from the Mechanical Engineering Industry. 20th Interdisciplinary Conference on Entrepreneurship and Innovation. October, 6-7, 2016. Leipzig, Germany.
  • SCHAARSCHMIDT, M., WALSH, G., DOSE, D. BERTRAM, M., HÖBER, B. (2016). Self-services, service co-creation and customer integration: Do fairness perceptions influence relevant outcomes? 26th Annual European Association for Research on Services Conference (RESER). September 8-10, 2016. Naples, Italy.
  • SCHAARSCHMIDT, M., HÖBER, B., VON KORTZFLEISCH, H. (2016). Reservation of people-processing services: What does digitization change? 26th Annual European Association for Research on Services Conference (RESER). September 8-10, 2016. Naples, Italy.
  • HÖBER, B., VON KORFLESCH, H.F.O. (2016). Employees’ perceptions at work and firm-internal Innovation ContestsThe Open and User Innovation Society Meeting 2016. August 1-3, 2016. Boston, USA.
  • HÖBER, B., SCHAARSCHMIDT, M., VON KORTZFLEISCH, H. (2016). Work Environment Perceptions as Determinants of Affective Commitment and Participation in Firm-Internal Innovation Contests.Proceedings of the European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS). June 12-15, 2016. Istanbul, Turkey. ('B' in VHB 3 Ranking)
  • HÖBER, B., SCHAARSCHMIDT, M., VON KORTZFLEISCH, H. (2016). Digitization of traditional services: An experimental study of online reservation systems usage in less digitized services. Proceedings of the European Academy of Management Conference (EURAM). June 1-4, 2016. Paris, France.
  • HÖBER, B., VON KORTZFLEISCH, H., MÜLLER, C. (2015). Zum Einsatz eines IT-gestützten Ideenmanagements an Hochschulen- Zielsetzung, Einsatzbereiche und Erfolgsfaktoren. 19.Interdisciplinary Conference on Entrepreneurship and Innovation. October, 8-9, 2015. Kassel, Germany.
  • HÖBER, B., VON KORTZFLEISCH, H. (2015). Innovation contests within firm boundaries - Areas of action to increase organizational support.The Open and User Innovation Society Meeting 2015. July 13-15, 2015. Lisbon, Portugal.
  • HÖBER, B., SCHAARSCHMIDT, M. (2014). Transforming from service to solution providers: Implications for customer-induced innovation, Proceedings of the European Academy of Management Conference (EURAM). June 4-7, 2014. Valencia, Spain.
  • VON KORTZFLEISCH, H., VAN DER BEEK, K., HÖBER, B., MÜLLER, C. (2014). Scientific Entrepreneurship Support at the University of Koblenz-Landau, International Good Practice Event on Entrepreneurial Universities, September 29-October 1, 2014 Madrid, Spain.

Presentations

  • IT-based Innovation Management as novel approach to support scientific tasks, presentation at the Conference „15 years of EXIST“, Berlin, Germany. 27.03.2014
  • Multi-disciplinary Innovation platforms – a new way towards innovation in the academic area, presentation at the Conference “MECHATRONIC DIALOQUE 2014”, Karlsruhe, Germany. 19.05.2014
  • Scientific Entrepreneurship Support at the University of Koblenz-Landau, International Good Practice Event on Entrepreneurial Universities, Madrid, Spain. 30.09.2014

Others

  • VON KORTZFLEISCH, H., HÖBER, B. (2015) University of Koblenz-Landau - Implementing innovative approaches towards entrepreneurship. HYPE Case Study
  • VON KORTZFLEISCH, H., VAN DER BEEK, K., NEUMANN, T., HÖBER, B.  International Scientific Entrepreneurship - Zur Bedeutung und den Möglichkeiten der Internationalisierung für Gründungen aus der Wissenschaft der Gründerhochschulen, Working Paper 'Denkfabrik'.

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