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Jens Alberts

Corona Study

The impact of the corona pandemic on work processes in the WWU administration

As part of the "Getrost Vergessen" project, an interview study was conducted in May and June 2020 on the impact of the corona pandemic on work processes within the WWU administration. The aim of the study was to systematically survey and better understand the impact of the corona pandemic on work processes within the WWU administration. The study addressed challenges and difficulties as well as best practices and positive experiences, not least with a view to future developments. A total of 46 interviews were conducted with staff from all departments and various staff units of the WWU.

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Fourth study accepted for publication

New Paper on Trust in Information Systems

The essential role of trust in the use of information systems in the work context for releasing cognitive capacities, improving performance, and increasing well-being can now be read in our new article. The article is published in the english-language journal Ergonomics.

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New article about “ Getrost Vergessen“ in the journal Wirtschaftspsychologie – aktuell

How technologies support forgetting - and why this is important

You can read our article in the new issue (1/2020) of Wirtschaftspsychologie - aktuell, which deals with the topic "The (un)organized self".

Human forgetting has no good reputation and is often associated with weakness. Yet forgetting is essential for coping with our everyday life and can even improve performance, as recent studies show.

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Successful extension of the DFG research project for another three years

Transition to the second project phase of “Getrost Vergessen“: Determinants and effects of a trusted use of information systems in organizations

Our DFG-funded research project has been extended for another three years and is now entering its second project phase. In the second phase of the project, the focus is on the practical transfer of the research results of the first project phase. The implementation of an information system into the everyday work of a practice partner and the longitudinal analysis of the consequences of this implementation form the core of the second project phase.

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New publication of Getrost Vergessen in the Encyclopedia of Electronic HRM

On the importance of trust in the context of the introduction of electronic technologies in human resources management

Abstract: Human Resource Management (HRM) activities, such as recruitment, leadership, andpersonnel development often rely on social interactions. One crucial element of suc-cessful interactions is mutual trust. Indeed, trust has been shown to be correlatedwith effective HRM activities and performance in organizations in various ways (e.g. Breuer, Hüffmeier, & Hertel, 2016; Colquitt, Scott, & LePine, 2007). Digitalization of HRM might further increase the significance of trust due to reduced face-to-face inter-action.

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