About Me

My research focus on general organisational theory, electronic human resource management, organizational technology studies, big data, gamification, dynamics, language in organisation, eSports, and complex systems.

Contact Details

Tobias M. Scholz
Unteres Schloss 3
University of Siegen
57072 Siegen, Germany

tobias.scholz@uni-siegen.de

Academic Positions

Postdoctoral Researcher and Akademischer Rat (equivalent to Assistant Professor)

University of Siegen August 2016 - present

Research Associate

University of Siegen October 2010 - July 2016

Books

Journal Papers

Going beyond ambidexterity in media industry: eSports as pioneer of ultradexterity

Scholz, Tobias M./Stein, Volker, International Journal of Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulations (accepted).

The Joy of the Easter Egg and the Pain of the Numb Hands: The Augmentation and Limitation of Reality Through Video Games

Uribe-Jongbloed, Enrique/Scholz, Tobias M./Espinosa-Medina, Hernán David, Palabra Clave, 18 (4/2015), 1167-1195.

Authorship in Virtual Worlds: Author's Death to Rights Revival?

Row, Sergio R./Uribe-Jongbloed, Enrique/Barker, Kim/Scholz, Tobias M., Journal of Virtual Worlds Research, 6 (3/2103), 1-15.

Talent Management in the Video-Game Industry: The Role of Cultural Diversity and Cultural Intelligence

Scholz, Tobias M., Thunderbird International Business Review 54 (6/2012), 845-858.

Edited Books

eSports Yearbook 2015/16

Hiltscher, Julia/Scholz, Tobias M., Norderstedt (BoD) 2017.

eSports Yearbook 2013/14

Hiltscher, Julia/Scholz, Tobias M., Norderstedt (BoD) 2015.

eSports Yearbook 2011/12

Christophers, Julia/Scholz, Tobias M., Norderstedt (BoD) 2013.

eSports Yearbook 2010

Christophers, Julia/Scholz, Tobias M., Norderstedt (BoD) 2011.

eSports Yearbook 2009

Christophers, Julia/Scholz, Tobias M., Norderstedt (BoD) 2010.

Book Chapters

Sky is the limit - eSports as entrepreneurial innovator for media management

Stein, Volker/Scholz, Tobias M., in: Research Centre for Spatial and Organizational Dynamics (Eds.). Procededings of the Internatinal Congress on Interdisciplinarity in Social and Human Sciences, University of Algarve (Faro), 622-631.

Una mirada a la textura causal e identiades mùltiples para entender a los gurmés digitales: una observación teórica

Scholz, Tobias M., in: Roncallo-Dow, Sergio/Uribe-Jongbloed, Enrique/Gutiérrez, Eduardo (Eds.). Identidades, Héroes y Discursos en la Modernidad Tardá, Universidad de La Sabana Collección Compliaciones (Chia), 151-163.

The Intercultural Challenge of Building the European eSports League

Stein, Volker/Scholz, Tobias M., in: Barmeyer, Christoph/Franklin, Peter (Eds.). Case Studies in Intercultural Management: Achieving Synergy from Diversity, Palgrave (London), 80-94.

Wenn neue Paradigmen in die Gestaltung eingreifen: Hacker-Ethos in der Digitalisierung

Scholz, Tobias M./Reichstein, Matthis S., in: Habscheid, Stephan/Hoch, Gero/Schröteler-von Brandt, Hilde/Stein, Volker (Eds). Zum Thema: Gestalten gestalten, V & R unipress (Göttingen), 135-148.

Gamification in der Hochschuldidaktik

Scholz, Tobias M., in: KoSi (Eds.). Werkstattbericht: Hochschuldidaktik 4: Die Idee dahinter… Aspekte zur Gestaltung lernreicher Lehre, Universi (Siegen), 191-216.

Mentoring in eSports

Scholz, Tobias M./Feldhaus, Anna, in: Hiltscher, Julia/Scholz, Tobias M. (Eds.). eSports Yearbook 2013/14. BoD (Norderstedt), 66-75.

Game Leadership - What can We Learn from Competitive Games?

Scholz, Tobias M., in: Hiltscher, Julia/Scholz, Tobias M. (Eds.). eSports Yearbook 2013/14. BoD (Norderstedt), 93-106.

Personalentwicklung im Mittelstand: Zukunft verschlafen oder Zukunft gestalten?

Stein, Volker/Scholz, Tobias M., in: Haag, Patrick/Roßmann, Patrick (Eds.). Management kleiner und mittlerer Unternehmen. Strategische Aspekte, operative Umsetzung und Best Practice, De Gruyter Oldenburg (Berlin), 253-262.

Umnutzung in Deutschland und Schweden - ein fallbasierter Vergleich

Scholz, Tobias M./Feldhaus, Anna/Reichstein, Martin F./Schöllhorn, Lena/Witzelmaier, Svenja, in: Habscheid, Stephan/Hoch, Gero/Schröteler-von Brandt, Hilde/Stein, Volker (Eds.). Umnutzung. Alte Sachen, neue Zwecke, V&R unipress (Göttingen) 2014, 133-152.

The Human Role Within Organizational Change: A Complex System Perspective

Scholz, Tobias M., in: Dievernich, Frank E. P./Tokarski, Kim Oliver/Gong, Jie (Eds.). Change Management and the Human Factor: Advances, Challenges and Contradictions in Organizational Development, Springer (Heidelberg) 2014, 19-31.

University Governance: A Research Agenda

Scholz,Christian/Stein, Volker/Müller, Stefanie/Scholz, Tobias M., in: Scholz, Christian/Stein, Volker (Eds.) The Dean in the University of the Future, Rainer Hampp Verlag (München and Mering) 2014, 199-216.

Big Data in Faculties – The Dean’s Role in the Brave New (Data) World

Scholz, Tobias M., in: Scholz, Christian/Stein, Volker (Eds.). The Dean in the University of the Future, Rainer Hampp Verlag (München and Mering) 2014, 155-161.

Does context matter? Conceptualizing relational contextualization

Scholz, Tobias M., in: Mitgutsch, Konstantin/Huber, Simon/Wimmer, Jeffrey/Wagner, Michael G./Rosenstingl, Herbert (Eds.). Context Matters! Exploring and Reframing Games and Play in Context, new academic press (Wien) 2013, 89-98.

Spielend arbeiten - Parallelen zwischen der "World of Warcraft" und der "World of Workcraft"

Scholz, Tobias M., in: Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft, Familie und Jugend (Eds.). Game Over. Was nun? Vom Nutzen und Nachteil des digitalen Lebens, BMWFJ (Wien), 2013, 119-129.

Complex Systems in Organizations and Their Influence on Human Resource Management

Scholz, Tobias M., in: Gilbert, Thomas/Kirkilionis, Markus/Nicolis, Gregoire (Eds.). Proceedings of the European Conference on Complex Systems, Springer (Heidelberg), 2013, 745-750.

Electronic Human Resource Management Strategies for Atypical Employment

Stein, Volker/Scholz, Tobias M., in: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on e-Business, SCITEPRESS, 2013, 129-136.

New Broadcasting Ways in IPTV – The Case of the Starcraft Broadcasting Scene

Scholz, Tobias M., in: Christophers, Julia/Scholz, Tobias M. (Eds.). eSports Yearbook 2011/12, Norderstedt (BoD), 2013, 89-105.

Dynamische Sprache für ein dynamisches Personalmanagement: Eine Anforderungsanalyse

Scholz, Tobias M., in: Stein, Volker/Müller, Stefanie (Eds.). Aufbruch des strategischen Personalmanagements in die Dynamisierung, Baden-Baden (Nomos)/München (Vahlen) 2012, 291-296.

What Can We Learn from Starcraft

Scholz, Tobias M., in: Christophers, Julia/Scholz, Tobias M. (Eds.). eSports Yearbook 2010, Norderstedt (BoD) 2011, 82-85.

eSports in the Working World

Scholz, Tobias M., in: Christophers, Julia/Scholz, Tobias M. (Eds.). eSports Yearbook 2009, Norderstedt (BoD) 2010, 57-59.