Stefan Smolnik

Stefan Smolnik is an Assistant Professor of Information and Knowledge Management at the EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht in Germany. He holds a doctoral degree from University of Paderborn, Germany. Before joining EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht, he worked as a Research and Teaching Assistant at the university's Groupware Competence Center. Stefan Smolnik has done research on the success and performance measurement of information and knowledge management systems, which has included several benchmarking studies. In addition, he is interested in the successful organizational implementation of social software. His work has been published in well reputed international journals and conference proceedings such as Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Business & Information Systems Engineering, International Journal of Knowledge Management, Business Process Management Journal, the proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, and the proceedings of the Annual International Conference on Information Systems.

Publications

When Emotions Rule Knowledge: A Text-Mining Study of Emotions in Knowledge Management Research
Nora Fteimi, Olivia Hornung, Stefan Smolnik. © 2021. 16 pages.
Although emotions play an important role in human behavior and knowledge studies, knowledge management (KM) research considers them from specific angles and, to date, has lacked...
Towards a Model of Employee Weblog Usage: A Process-Oriented Analysis of Antecedents and Consequences
Philip Raeth, Stefan Smolnik. © 2013. 17 pages.
The recent rise of Web 2.0 ideas, principles, and applications has significantly affected the communication and interaction in social networks. While Web 2.0’s Internet usage and...
The Effects of a KM Strategy on KM Performance in Professional Services Firms
Reimar Palte, Michael Hertlein, Stefan Smolnik, Gerold Riempp. © 2013. 20 pages.
Knowledge management (KM) is a critical issue in professional services firms (PSFs). Many researchers define a KM strategy as a crucial driver of KM success in corporations....
Semantic Technologies for Business and Information Systems Engineering: Concepts and Applications
Stefan Smolnik, Frank Teuteberg, Oliver Thomas. © 2012. 390 pages.
There are increasing opportunities to consider the application of semantic technologies for business information systems. Semantic technologies are expected to improve business...
Towards a Consensus Knowledge Management Success Definition
Murray E. Jennex, Stefan Smolnik, David Croasdell. © 2012. 13 pages.
Measuring the Success of Social Software Adoption in the Firm: Empirical Evidence and Model Design
Melanie Steinhüser, Stefan Smolnik, Uwe Hoppe. © 2012. 14 pages.
Recently, the use of social software has gained enormous popularity in many organizations. However, despite its development from a trend topic to a well established technology...
Strategies for Knowledge Management Success: Exploring Organizational Efficacy
Murray E. Jennex, Stefan Smolnik. © 2011. 350 pages.
Knowledge management captures the right knowledge, to the right user, who in turn uses the knowledge to improve organizational or individual performance to increase...
Towards a Consensus Knowledge Management Success Definition
Murray E. Jennex, Stefan Smolnik, David Croasdell. © 2011. 13 pages.
This chapter explores knowledge management (KM), and knowledge management system (KMS), success. The inspiration for this chapter is the KM Success and Measurement minitracks...
The Relevance of Integration for Knowledge Management Success: Towards Conceptual and Empirical Evidence
Alexander Orth, Stefan Smolnik, Murray E. Jennex. © 2011. 24 pages.
Many organizations pursue knowledge management (KM) initiatives with different degrees of success. One key aspect of KM often neglected in practice is following an integrated and...
The Effects of a KM Strategy on KM Performance in Professional Services Firms
Reimar Palte, Michael Hertlein, Stefan Smolnik, Gerold Riempp. © 2011. 19 pages.
Knowledge management (KM) is a critical issue in professional services firms (PSFs). Many researchers define a KM strategy as a crucial driver of KM success in corporations....
Towards a Model of Employee Weblog Usage: A Process-Oriented Analysis of Antecedents and Consequences
Philip Raeth, Stefan Smolnik. © 2011. 16 pages.
The recent rise of Web 2.0 ideas, principles, and applications has significantly affected the communication and interaction in social networks. While Web 2.0’s Internet usage and...
A Technology-Focused Framework for Integrating Knowledge Management into Strategic Innovation Management
Marc Henselewski, Stefan Smolnik, Gerold Riempp. © 2010. 23 pages.
Today’s business environment is characterized by highly transparent markets and global competition. Technology life cycles are decreasing due to the fast pace at which...
Mobile Customer Acquisition in the Swiss Health Care Industry: An Empirical Study
Niklas Nohlen, Stefan Smolnik, Gerold Riempp. © 2010. 23 pages.
Applications based on mobile technologies are predicted to achieve increasing distribution as well as high potential for business processes especially with regard to customer...
A Technology-Focused Framework for Integrating Knowledge Management into Strategic Innovation Management
Marc Henselewski, Stefan Smolnik, Gerold Riempp. © 2009. 23 pages.
Today’s business environment is characterized by highly transparent markets and global competition. Technology life cycles are decreasing due to the fast pace at which...
Toward a Consensus Knowledge Management Success Definition
Murray E. Jennex, Stefan Smolnik, David T. Croasdell. © 2009. 9 pages.
This chapter explores knowledge management, KM, and knowledge management system, KMS, success. The inspiration for this chapter is the KM Success and Measurement minitrack held...
A Technology-Focused Framework for Integrating Knowledge Management into Strategic Innovation Management
Marc Henselewski, Stefan Smolnik, Gerold Riemmp. © 2008. 23 pages.
Today’s business environment is characterized by highly transparent markets and global competition. Technology life cycles are decreasing due to the fast pace at which...
The Role of Context and Its Explication for Fostering Knowledge Transparency in Modern Organizations
Stefan Smolnik, Stefan Kremer, Lutz Kolbe. © 2007. 22 pages.
In order for a company to be oriented consistently toward its customers and their processes, it needs to customize its intracorporate processes and systems. The solution seems to...
International Journal of Knowledge Management (IJKM)
Murray E. Jennex. Est. 2005.
The International Journal of Knowledge Management (IJKM) provides a forum for academics, researchers, and educators to analyze global aspects of knowledge management from...
Continuum of Context Explication: Knowledge Discovery Through Process-Oriented Portals
Stefan Smolnik, Stefan Kremer, Lutz Kolbe. © 2005. 20 pages.
For a company to be consistently oriented toward its customers and their processes, it needs to customize its intra-corporate processes and systems. Customer process-oriented...