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Maxim Viktor Wolf

Thesis topic

The role of Social Media in Human Resource Management

Abstract

Human Resource Management, seen as a communication system, is concerned with negotiation of expected behaviour, norms, values and performance in return for benefits (salary, working conditions, etc.). Social Media changes the way people communicate – how does this change the way organisations do Human Resource Management?

Research interests / research methods

  • Social Media, Information Systems, High Commitment HRM, Qualitative Methods, Case Study, CDA

Bio

Education

Dipl. Wirtschaftsinformatiker, Nordakademie, Elmshorn, Germany

Professional / employment background

Initially trained as a programmer, last 18 years spent building and delivering software tools in B2B sector. Partner and head of operations in an IT business.

Publications

  • Wolf, M., Sims, J., & Yang, H. (2014). The role of Social Media in Human Resource Management. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the UK Academy of Information Systems, Oxford, 2014
  • Wolf, M., Sims, J., & Yang, H. (2014). Social Media utilization in Human Resource Management. Paper presented at the 8th Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, Lissabon, 2014

Supervisors

Maxim Viktor Wolf

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