Detlef Schoder

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This paper contributes to the ongoing stream of research correlating social network structure with individual and organizational performance. While teaching a course on optimizing online communication behavior and social network analysis, we collected preliminary data on the relationship between dynamic social network structures and individual and team(More)
We introduce a novel set of social network analysis based algorithms for mining the Web, blogs, and online forums to identify trends and find the people launching these new trends. These algorithms have been implemented in Condor, a software system for predictive search and analysis of the Web and especially social networks. Algorithms include the temporal(More)
It is becoming more and more important for knowledge workers to increase their productivity. However, there is a general lack of (semi-)automated, IT-supported data collection and evaluation approaches that allow insights into the processes and structures of an enterprise’s internal networks and the activities of its knowledge workers. The article presents(More)
We investigate how eight concepts derived from the media characteristics of the WWW impact corporate success in E-Business if implemented as features of companies’ web sites. We construct a path model for testing our research hypotheses on three subsets of a representative survey of 1,308 cases, 469 general-, 215 which target businesses (B2B), and 224(More)
The future of networking will be shaped by open, heterogeneous and complex structures, consisting of many independent information systems, which may co-operate with other systems if advantageous, but usually work in an autonomous, self-interested and not necessarily co-operative way. In this article, we propose a novel approach for information system design(More)
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is a concept for increasing companies’ profitability by enabling them to identify and concentrate on their profitable customers. The term Electronic Commerce Customer Relationship Management (ECCRM) refers to the application of CRM in electronic commerce, i.e. when business relationships are maintained via the Internet(More)