Dr. René Riedl, born 1977, is a professor of Digital Business and Innovation at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria. Also, Dr. Riedl serves as Vice Dean for Research and Development at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, School of Management. Moreover, he has been working as an associate professor at the Department of Business Informatics – Information Engineering at the University of Linz since 2001. Also, he serves on the executive board of the Institute of Human Resources and Organizational Development in Management (IPO) at the University of Linz. Since 2018, Dr. Riedl serves as scientific director of the NeuroIS Society, a worldwide acting non-profit organization that supports research and development at the nexus of Information Systems (IS) and neuroscience, and he is co-conference chair of the NeuroIS Retreat, an annual scientific conference in Vienna. In spring 2007, he was a guest researcher at Harvard University, USA, and in winter semester 2009/2010 he was a guest professor at Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen, Germany, where he was appointed as the 2010 SchindlerParent Distinguished Guest Lecturer. In spring 2012, he was a guest professor at HEC Montréal, Canada, and he was appointed at this university as an associate researcher at the Tech3Lab . From 2000-2001, before his academic engagement, he worked as a project manager for an Austrian IT firm. Dr. Riedl is a member of several scientific associations and societies, and he serves as a speaker at scientific conferences and conferences in practice on a regular basis.
Dr. Riedl has published 14 books and 150 scientific papers, several of them in high-impact academic journals. He also serves in different editorial roles for several scientific journals and as a reviewer for various journals and the National Science Foundation (USA) and the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG). Google Scholar: René Riedl.
- Riedl, R.; Davis, F. D; Banker, R. D.; Kenning, P. H.: Neuroscience in Information Systems Research: Applying Knowledge of Brain Functionality Without Neuroscience Tools. Springer 2017 (Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation) ISBN 978-3-319-48754-0 [book information]
- Riedl, R.; Léger, P.-M.: Fundamentals of NeuroIS – Information Systems and the Brain. Springer 2016. ISBN 978-3-662-45090-1 [book information]
Selected journal publications:
- Gefen, D.; Riedl, R.: Adding background music as new stimuli of interest to information systems research. European Journal of Information Systems, 27, 2018, 46-61. [pdf]
- Vogel, J.; Auinger, A.; Riedl, R.; Kindermann, H.; Helfert, M.; Ocenasek, H.: Digitally enhanced recovery: Investigating the use of digital self-tracking for monitoring leisure time physical activity of cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients undergoing cardiac rehabilitation. PLoS ONE, 12, 2017, 1-20. [pdf]
- Adam, M.; Gimpel, H.; Mädche, A.; Riedl, R: Design blueprint for stress-sensitive adaptive enterprise systems. Business & Information Systems Engineering, 59, 2017, 277-291. [pdf]
- Javor, A.; Ransmayr, G.; Struhal, W.; Riedl, R.: Parkinson Patients‘ Initial Trust in Avatars: Theory and Evidence. PLoS ONE, 11, 2016, 1-21. [pdf]
- Riedl, R.; Davis, F. D.; Hevner, A. R.: Towards a NeuroIS research methodology: Intensifying the discussion on methods, tools, and measurement. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 15/10, 2014, 1-35. [pdf]
- Riedl, R.; Mohr, P.; Kenning, P.; Davis, F. D.; Heekeren, H.: Trusting humans and avatars: A brain imaging study based on evolution theory. Journal of Management Information Systems, 30/4, 2014, 83-113 [pdf].
- Riedl, R.; Kindermann, H.; Auinger, A.; Javor, A.: Computer breakdown as a stress factor during task completion under time pressure: Identifying gender differences based on skin conductance. Advances in Human-Computer Interaction, 2013, 1-8. [pdf]
- Heinrich, L. J.; Riedl, R.: Understanding the dominance and advocacy of the designoriented research approach in the business informatics community: A history-based examination. Journal of Information Technology, 28/1, 2013, 34-49. [pdf]
- Riedl, R.: On the biology of technostress: Literature review and research agenda. DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems (ACM SIGMIS Database), 44/1, 2013, 18-55. [pdf]
- Riedl, R.; Javor, A.: The biology of trust: Integrating evidence from genetics, endocrinology and functional brain imaging. Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics, 5/2, 2012, 63-91. [pdf]
- Dimoka, A.; Banker, R. D.; Benbasat, I.; Davis, F. D.; Dennis, A. R.; Gefen, D.; Gupta, A.; Ischebeck, A.; Kenning, P.; Müller-Putz, G. R.; Pavlou, P. A.; Riedl, R.; vom Brocke, J.; Weber, B.: On the use of neurophysiological tools in IS research: Developing a research agenda for NeuroIS. MIS Quarterly, 36/3, 2012, 679-702. [pdf]
- Riedl, R.; Kindermann, H.; Auinger, A.; Javor, A.: Technostress from a neurobiological perspective: System breakdown increases the stress hormone cortisol in computer users. Business & Information Systems Engineering, 4/2, 2012, 61-69. [pdf]
- Riedl, R.; Banker, R. D.; Benbasat, I.; Davis, F. D.; Dennis, A. R.; Dimoka, A.; Gefen, D.; Gupta, A.; Ischebeck, A.; Kenning, P.; Müller-Putz, G. R.; Pavlou, P. A.; Straub, D. W.; vom Brocke, J.; Weber, B.: On the foundations of NeuroIS: Reflections on the Gmunden Retreat 2009. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 27, 2010, 243-264. [pdf]
- Riedl, R.; Hubert, M.; Kenning, P.: Are there neural gender differences in online trust? An fMRI study on the perceived trustworthiness of eBay offers. MIS Quarterly, 34/2, 2010, 397-428. [pdf]
- Riedl, R.; Brandstätter, E.; Roithmayr, F.: Identifying decision strategies: A process and outcome-based classification method. Behavior Research Methods, 40/3, 2008, 795-807. [pdf]