Ines Mergel is Assistant Professor of Information Management and Public Management at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University in New York. She was perviously a postdoctoral fellow at the Program on Networked Governance, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. She received a D.B.A. from the University of St. Gallen, Institute of Management, in Switzerland. She studied Business Economics at the University of Kassel , Germany, and University of Leiden, The Netherlands. Ines is an associated member of the Center for Junior Research Fellows at the University of Konstanz in Germany and instructor for Organizational Behavior and Social Networks in the Management program of Harvard Extension School.
Ines' research focuses on social networks as well as the diffusion and adoption of Internet technologies. Her empirical research includes social network analyses in eLearning projects in Business Schools, DNA online communities and the diffusion of management practices among Members of Congress' online offices.
Her current research interest includes altruistic behavior in knowledge sharing activities, the impact of personality traits on networking behavior and the creation and sustainability of online social ties.
DNA in the criminal justice
Connecting to Congress
Robert Wood Johnson Project: Evaluation of State Health Leadership Initiative
Social Network Analysis - Resource Page
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OBHR E 110 - Organizational Behavior (Spring 2008, Fall 2007)
OBHR E 107 - Organizational and Career Networking for Managers (Spring 2008)
STM 504 - Building Organizational Social Capital: Informal Networks Within & Between Organizations (Teaching Fellow in David Lazer's class) (Spring 2004 - Spring 2008)