Kim Strunk

Kim Strunk
Universität Passau · Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät

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Sustainability and digitalization are two megatrends posing an impetus for change and challenging organizations. Particularly in the case of sustainability, research emphasizes the impact of proactive employee actions for identifying and realizing sustainability change opportunities. However, it remains unclear why sustainability seemingly mobilize...
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Sustainability and digitalization are two megatrends posing an impetus for change and challenging organizations. Particularly in the case of sustainability, research emphasizes the impact of proactive employee actions for identifying and realizing sustainability change opportunities. However, it remains unclear why sustainability seemingly mobilize...
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The financial industry is argued to play a vital role in transforming our economies toward sustainability, yet little is known on how to achieve such a transformation. In an inductive, qualitative, single case study analysis of a sustainability leader in the financial services industry, we investigate how the introduction of sustainability key perf...
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Artists make vital contributions to our society and lay the foundations for billiondollar industries. However, these artists consistently struggle to acquire sufficient funding for their projects and their livelihood. New technology-supported possibilities for funding artists and their projects have emerged in recent years. Initial Coin Offering (I...
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This paper investigates how online freelancing platforms can facilitate freelancers’ self-leadership activities. An increasing number of freelancers use online freelancing platforms. On the one hand, such platforms offer freelancers extensive autonomy on where and when to work. On the other hand, freelancers need to cope with this autonomy and the...
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This paper identifies antecedents to frustration arising in micro-task crowd work (MTCW) and measures their impact on a frustrating work experience. Surprisingly, research to date has said little on frustration in MTCW, despite it being a central challenge to working persistently in these increasingly important socio-technical work environments. Gu...
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Companies are increasingly using environmental management information systems (EMISs) to systematically gather, process and make available information on their environmental impact. However, the strategic and environmental impact of an EMIS mostly remains limited. Based on a case study of a shadow EMIS implemented by a major German chemical product...
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Organizations struggle to initiate change for sustainability and particularly in identifying relevant projects and creating engagement for sustainability. Therefore, organizational sustainability transformation (OST), meaning a substantial rather than a symbolic shift in the organization’s operations, values and goals to extensively incorporate sus...
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Organizations increasingly experiment with spiritual and wellness practices in contemporary work contexts. Particularly, mindfulness practices play a dominant role in this movement. Rooted in spirituality and applied in clinical psychology, mindfulness is explained as a tool for dealing with workplace demands. Despite the increasing interest in min...
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This paper investigates how gamified information systems enable the alignment of nor-mative, hedonic, and gain goals to motivate eco-sustainable behavior (ESB). Our study is motivated by the importance of finding effective ways of increasing ESB and the relative inattention prior research has given to often competing goals which frame individuals'...
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Despite the growing popularity of crowdworking platforms, crowdworker engagement and its antecedents are still unexplored. This paper investigates how social support in professional crowdworking online communities affects worker engagement in micro-task crowdworking (MTCW). We know from organizational settings that social support is a central antec...
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Advancing virtualization and the omni-presence of internet technology change working behavior and allow for newly emerging supportive work environments. In work settings in the gig economy and especially in crowd work, workers fulfill tasks, hosted on online platforms, remotely from their personal computer. With very little structures beyond the sh...
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Micro-task crowdsourcing (MTCS) arrangements have increasingly gained importance as alternatives to traditional work arrangements. Many crowdworkers participate on MTCS platforms as they value the opportunity to work independently, be creative or engage in a wide variety of tasks. However, little attention has so far been given to those crowdworker...
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Humans usually assess things not according to their absolute value, but relative to reference points – a main tenant of Prospect Theory. For example, people rate a new salary relative to previous salaries and salaries of their peers, rather than absolute income. We demonstrate a similar effect in an insect: ants expecting to find low-quality food s...
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An increasing number of individuals are engaging in micro-task crowd work arrangements. Requesters provide short-term tasks on online platforms, which are processed by crowd workers, who receive payments for successfully completing tasks. Nonetheless, crowd workers’ success in task completion is under-researched. Especially the influence of workers...

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