Home | english  | Impressum | Datenschutz | Sitemap | KIT
Dr. Verena Dorner

Dr. Verena Dorner

Sprechstunden: nach Vereinbarung
Tel.: +49 (721) 608-48385
Fax: +49 (721) 608-48399
verena dornerFnk9∂kit edu

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Institut für Informationswirtschaft und Marketing
Fritz-Erler-Straße 23, 76133 Karlsruhe


Forschungsinteressen & -methoden

  • Decision Support & Business Intelligence
  • E-Commerce & Online User Behaviour
  • Behavioural & Experimental Economics

Vorlesungen, Übungen, Seminare

SS 2015

  • Modelling and Analyzing Consumer Behaviour with R
  • Seminar e-Commerce and Human Computer Interaction

WS 2014/15

  • Experimentelle Wirtschaftsforschung (mit T. Teubner)


08.2015 Heinz-Sauermann-Förderpreis der Gesellschaft für experimentelle Wirtschaftsforschung
08.2014 Leiterin KD2Lab und Abteilungsleiterin der Gruppe Electronic Markets & User Behavior am IISM
02.2014 Visiting Lecturer an der University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
11.2013 Hosting des Juniorprofessoren- und Habilitandenworkshops der Wirtschaftsinformatik an der Universität Passau (gemeinsam mit Prof. Dr. Michael Scholz)
03.2013 Visiting Lecturer an der Corvinus Universität Budapest (Ungarn)
03.2013 Heinz-Sauermann-Förderpreis der Gesellschaft für experimentelle Wirtschaftsforschung
02.2013 Tutorium Social Network Analysis with R auf der Wirtschaftsinformatik-Tagung in Leipzig (gemeinsam mit Prof. Dr. Michael Scholz)
2013-2014 Mentee im Nachwuchswissenschaftler-Mentorenprogramm MentUp der Universität Passau (Mentor Prof. Dr. René Riedl)
02.2012 Promotion Dr. rer. pol. (summa cum laude) zu Entscheidungsunterstützung im Projekt-Portfolio-Management – Generierung einer transparenten Entscheidungsgrundlage, Universität Passau
03.2011 Visiting Lecturer an der Andrassy Universität Budapest (Ungarn)
2010-2011 Visiting Researcher an der Universität Jyväskylä (Finnland) bei Prof. Dr. Jukka Heikkilä (DAAD-Förderung im Rahmen von PPP)
10.2006 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Lehrstuhl für Wirtschaftsinformatik II, Universität Passau
09.2006 Abschluss des Diplom-Studiums Betriebswirtschaftslehre an der Universität Passau

Forthcoming Publikationen

Scholz, M., Dorner, V., Schryen, G., Benlian, A. (forthcoming): A configuration-based recommender system for supporting e-commerce decisions. European Journal of Operational Research


Knierim, M., Hariharan, A., Lux, E., Dorner, V., Weinhardt, C. (forthcoming): Live biofeedback for digital collaboration. ICIS Workshop on the Digitization of the Individual, ICIS 2016


Stryja, C., Dorner, V., Riefle, L. (forthcoming): Overcoming innovation resistance beyond status quo bias – a decision support system approach. In: HICSS Proceedings 2016


Hariharan A., Adam, M., Dorner, V., Lux, E., Müller, B. M.,Pfeiffer, J. Weinhardt C. (forthcoming) Brownie: A Platform for Conducting NeuroIS Experiments. Journal of the Association of Information Systems



  1. Robo-Advisory : Digitalization and Automation of Financial Advisory.
    Jung, D.; Dorner, V.; Glaser, F.; Morana, S.
    2018. Business & information systems engineering, 60 (1), 81-86. doi:10.1007/s12599-018-0521-9
  2. Designing a robo-advisor for risk-averse, low-budget consumers [in press].
    Jung, D.; Dorner, V.; Weinhardt, C.; Pusmaz, H.
    2017. Electronic markets, 1-14. doi:10.1007/s12525-017-0279-9
  3. A Practical Guide for Human Lab Experiments in Information Systems Research : A Tutorial with Brownie.
    Jung, D.; Adam, M.; Dorner, V.; Hariharan, A.
    2017. Journal of systems and information technology, 19 (3/4), 228-256. doi:10.1108/JSIT-06-2017-0049
  4. A configuration-based recommender system for supporting e-commerce decisions.
    Scholz, M.; Dorner, V.; Schryen, G.; Benlian, A.
    2017. European journal of operational research, 259 (1), 205-215. doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2016.09.057
  5. Brownie: A Platform for Conducting NeuroIS Experiments.
    Hariharan, A.; Adam, M. T. P.; Dorner, V.; Lux, E.; Mueller, M. B.; Pfeiffer, J.; Weinhardt, C.
    2017. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 18 (4), 264-296
  6. A randomized tabu search-based approach for perfect stranger matching in economic experiments.
    Both, F.; Adamb, M. T. P.; Hariharan, A.; Dorner, V.; Lux, E.; Weinhardt, C.
    2016. Economics letters, 145, 235-238. doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2016.06.028
  7. Measuring consumers' willingness to pay with utility-based recommendation systems.
    Scholz, M.; Dorner, V.; Franz, M.; Hinz, O.
    2015. Decision Support Systems, 72, 60-71. doi:10.1016/j.dss.2015.02.006
  8. Knowledge junkies or careerbuilders? A mixed-methods approach to exploring the determinants of students' intention to earn a PhD.
    Müller, E.; Flickinger, M.; Dorner, V.
    2015. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 90, 75-89. doi:10.1016/j.jvb.2015.07.001
  9. The recipe for the perfect review? An investigation into the determinants of review helpfulness.
    Scholz, M. B.; Dorner, V.
    2013. Business and Information Systems Engineering, 5 (3), 141-151. doi:10.1007/s12599-013-0259-3
  1. Emotion Feedback in Small Group Collaboration: A Research Agenda for Group Emotion Management Support Systems.
    Knierim, M. T.; Hariharan, A.; Dorner, V.; Weinhardt, C.
    2017. GDN 2017, the 17th International Conference on Group Decision and Negotiation, which will take place at the University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany, 14th -18th August 2017, 191-202, Univ. Hohenheim, Stuttgart
  2. A Decision Support System Design to Overcome Resistance towards Sustainable Innovations.
    Stryja, C.; Satzger, G.; Dorner, V.
    2017. Proceedings of the 25th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Guimarães, Portugal, 5th - 10th June 2017, 2885-2895, AIS Electronic Library (AISeL)
  3. Overcoming Innovation Resistance beyond Status Quo Bias : A Decision Support System Approach (Research-in-Progress).
    Stryja, C.; Dorner, V.; Riefle, L.
    2017. Proceedings of the 50th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Waikoloa Village, Hawaii, USA, 4th - 7th January 2017, 567-576, AIS Electronic Library (AISeL)
  4. Choice design as key to technology adoption - A research agenda in the domain of electric cars.
    Stryja, C.; Dorner, V.
    2017. Proceedings of the Second KSS Research Workshop : Karlsruhe, Germany, February 2016. Ed.: P. Hottum, 26-38, KIT, Karlsruhe
  5. The psychophysiology of flow: A systematic review of peripheral nervous system features.
    Knierim, M. T.; Rissler, R.; Dorner, V.; Maedche, A.; Weinhardt, C.
    2017. Information Systems and Neuroscience - Gmunden Retreat on NeuroIS 2017. Ed.: F. D. Davis, 109-120, Springer, Cham. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-67431-5_13
  6. Decision Inertia and Arousal: Using NeuroIS to Analyze Bio-Physiological Correlates of Decision Inertia in a Dual Choice Paradigm.
    Jung, D.; Dorner, V.
    2017. Proceedings of the Gmunden Retreat on NeuroIS 2017, Gmunden, A, June 12-14, 2017 [in press], Springer
  7. Designing Live Biofeedback for Groups to Support Emotion Management in Digital Collaboration.
    Knierim, M. T.; Jung, D.; Dorner, V.; Weinhardt, C.
    2017. Designing the Digital Transformation : 12th International Conference (DESRIST 2017), Karlsruhe, Germany, 30 May - 1 June 2017. Ed.: A. Maedche, 479–484, Springer International Publishing, Cham. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-59144-5_35
  8. Towards designing individual value-oriented decision support for selecting internet-based services.
    Dorner, V.; Morana, S.; Maedche, A.; Weinhardt, C.
    2016. INFORMATIK 2016 : Informatik von Menschen für Menschen, 46. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Informatik, 26.-30. September 2016, Klagenfurt. Hrsg.: H. C. Mayr, Gesellschaft für Informatik, Bonn
  9. Relating cash flow forecast errors to revision patterns.
    Knöll, F.; Dorner, V.; Setzer, T.
    2016. Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik (MKWI) 2016, Technische Universität Ilmenau, 09.-11. März 2016, Band 2. Hrsg.: V. Nissen, 1217-1228, Universitätsverlag Ilmenau
  10. Impact of cognitive workload and emotional arousal on performance in cooperative and competitive interactions.
    Hariharan, A.; Dorner, V.; Adam, M. T. P.
    2016. Information Systems and Neuroscience : Proceedingso of Gmunden Retreat on NeuroIS 2016, Gmunden, June 6-8, 2016. Ed.: F. Davis, 35-42, Springer, Heidelberg
  11. The Effect of Defaults and Task Difficulty on Consumer Satisfaction - Implications for Value Co-Creation Processes.
    Schuhbeck, V.; Dorner, V.
    2015. Proceedings der 12. Internationalen Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI 2015), 4.-6. März, Osnabrück, Deutschland. Hrsg.: O. Thomas, 1468-1482, Universität Osnabrück
  12. A Respecification of the DeLone and McLean Model to Measure the Success of an Electronic Mediated Learning Systems.
    Scholz, M.; Lehner, F.; Dorner, V.
    2014. Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik (MKWI), Paderborn, Germany, 26.-28. Februar 2014. Ed.: D. Kundisch, 805-819, Universität Paderborn, Paderborn
  13. Does Amazon Scare Off Customers? The Effect of Negative Spotlight Reviews on Purchase Intention.
    Ivanova, O.; Scholz, M.; Dorner, V.
    2013. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI2013), Volume 1, Feb 27 - Mar 01 2013, University Leipzig, Germany. Ed.: R. Alt, 23-38, Universität, Leipzig
  14. Leave a Comment! An In-Depth Analysis of User Comments on YouTube.
    Schultes, P.; Dorner, V.; Lehner, F.
    2013. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI2013), Volume 1, Feb 27 - Mar 01 2013, University Leipzig, Germany. Ed.: R. Alt, 659-674, Universität Leipzig, Leipzig
  15. Predicting And Economically Exploiting Utility Thresholds With Utility-Based Recommendation Systems.
    Dorner, V.; Scholz, M.
    2013. Proceedings of the 21st European Conference on Information Systems 2013 (ECIS) Utrecht; Netherlands; 5 June 2013 through 8 June 2013, 30, Association for Information Systems, Atlanta
  16. Think Twice Before You Buy! How Recommendations Affect Three-Stage Purchase Decision Processes.
    Scholz, M.; Dorner, V.; Ivanova, O.
    2013. Reshaping society through information systems design : International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2013), Volume 5, Milan, Italy, 15 - 18 December 2013, 4278-4297, Curran, Red Hook (NY)
  17. Awareness, Interest and Final Decision: The Effects of User- and Marketer-Generated Content on Consumers' Purchase Decisions.
    Scholz, M.; Dorner, V.; Landherr, A.; Probst, F.
    2013. 34th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 15.-18.12.2013, Milano, Italy ICIS 2013 Proceedings. Ed.: R. Baskerville, Association for Information Systems, Atlanta
  18. Estimating Optimal Recommendation Set Sizes for Individual Consumers.
    Scholz, M.; Dorner, V.
    2012. International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2012), Orlando, Florida, USA, 16 - 19 December 2012, Volume 3, 2440-2459, Curran, Red Hook (NY)
  19. Forecasting Project Portfolio Performance – A Neural-Network-based Approach.
    Dorner, V.
    2010. Proceedings. DSS 2010 - 15th IFIP WG8.3 International Conference on Decision Support Systems, Lisbon, Portugal, 07.-10.07.2010
  1. Live Biofeedback for Digital Collaboration.
    Knierim, M. T.; Hariharan, A.; Lux, E.; Dorner, V.; Weinhardt, C.
    2016. 37th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Workshop on the Digitization of the Individual (DOTI), Dublin, Ireland, December 11, 2016

Betreute Abschlussarbeiten

P2P-Online-Market Design
[Bachelorarbeit, Masterarbeit]
Status: noch nicht vergeben  


Implications for product configurator design of experimental behavioural (economics) research
Status: noch nicht vergeben

Serious games with interactive modesData Analysis
[Bachelorarbeit, Diplomarbeit, Masterarbeit]
Status: vergeben