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General

Andreas’s research and teaching interests lie in the systems and strategies needed to help businesses grow through the use of information technology (IT). He began his career as a project manager for process engineering in the chemical industry in Germany. His work led him to be involved in the design and specification of IT systems for business processes, and he decided to pursue the topic to study a Masters Degree and PhD in Wellington, New Zealand. 

Andreas’s research specialties have focused on understanding how businesses select and acquire the IT systems they need, and then how to integrate them into the business to get the most value from them. He has taught undergraduate and postgraduate modules on e-commerce, databases, business management and the global management of IT at City University in Hong Kong, The Open University and the University of Buckingham.

He is a core member of the Advanced Service Group (ASG), a centre of excellence in research and practice on servitization and advanced services. At ASG he leads the research on the role and value of data in the context of advanced services. Servitized products are largely part of the ‘Internet of Things’ and manufacturers and customers co-create data when products are used. For manufacturers this data has strategic value when aggregated, allowing them to better understand their market, their customer needs and their service provision, and refine their business models. Capturing and interpreting the ‘in-use’ data gives the manufacturer significant competitive advantage and helps to secure future business with the customer; many businesses are yet to capture the full value of this innovation.

Teaching Activity

  • BNM805 Foundations of Business Systems
  • BN3320 Managing IT in a Global context
  • BN2237 Databases
  • BUP102, IBML Undergraduate Placement Assessment
  • MBAPROJA, MBA Project
  • MSCPROJ, MSc Project

Contact Details

Phone: +44(0)121 204 3342

Email:a.schroeder@aston.ac.uk

Room: ABS 256

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Knowledge management Engineering & Materials Science
social media Social Sciences
Industry Engineering & Materials Science
Teaching Engineering & Materials Science
Education Engineering & Materials Science
Students Engineering & Materials Science
discourse Social Sciences
further education Social Sciences

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Research Output 2007 2019

A critical reflection of current trends in discourse analytical research on leadership across disciplines. A call for a more engaging dialogue

Schnurr, S. & Schroeder, A., 1 Aug 2019, In : Leadership. 15, 4, p. 445-460 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
dialogue
leadership
discourse
trend
pragmatics

Capturing the Benefits of Industry 4.0: A Business Network Perspective

Schroeder, A., Ziaee Bigdeli, A., Galera Zarcos, C. & Baines, T. S., 15 May 2019, In : Production Planning and Control. 30, 16, p. 1305-1321 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Industry
Business networks
Internet of things
Transport industry
Road transport
Transformation process
Service economy
Industry
Organizational change
Progression
Service economy
Systematic review
Levels of analysis
Strategy development
Value creation

‘It’s not acceptable for the husband to stay at home’. Taking a discourse analytical approach to capture the gendering of work

Schnurr, S., Zayts, O., Schroeder, A. & Le Coyte-Hopkins, C., 1 Aug 2019, In : Gender, Work and Organization.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

husband
discourse
professional career
gender
overseas

Activities 2013 2013

  • 1 Editorial activity

Information Technology and People (Journal)

Andreas Schroeder (Editorial board member)
2013

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity