Dr. Weinert Christoph

M.Sc. - Information Systems

Christoph Weinert is a research assistant at the Chair of Business Informatics, in particular Information Systems in Service Industries, at the Otto-Friedrich University of Bamberg. He works in the research project "Centre for Human Resources Information Systems" (CHRIS). Within the CHRIS project, Mr. Weinert is concerned with the use of information systems to support tasks in human resources management and is author and co-author of the study series "Recruiting Trends" and "Application Practice".

His research focuses on adoption, which represents the acceptance and use of IT by individuals and companies. His focus is on implicit affect/cognition, and he is particularly interested in unconscious and habitual usage behavior. Furthermore, he deals with the consequences of IT use, such as technology-related stress (technostress), with a special focus on coping mechanisms. In his research, Mr. Weinert uses empirical studies as well as experimental investigations and also uses psychological reaction tests. His research contributions have been published at numerous business informatics conferences (e.g. ECIS, WI, AMCIS, SIGMIS CPR, Gmunden Retreat on NeuroIS) and in international journals (e.g. BISE, ISJ).

In the context of university teaching, Mr. Weinert is responsible for the master module "Business IT Value" and also supervises seminar papers and master theses.