PD Dr. rer. pol. habil. Christian Nitzl

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PD Dr. rer. pol. habil. Christian Nitzl

Dr. Christian Nitzl studied business administration at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. He received his doctorate (2012) and habilitation (2020) from the University of Bundeswehr Munich. Since January 2020, Dr. Nitzl has been a Senior Researcher at the CISS.

His research interests are in the governance of organizations using information systems, the use of information by managers in decision-making, wargaming, and statistical analysis methods. According to the Stanford list (Scopus), he is among the top 2%, and according to ResearchGate, he is among the top 1% most cited scholars worldwide. He has published 50+ articles in scientific journals in management accounting, public management, information systems, computer science, and others. To date, he has served as a reviewer for top-tier journals at several times. He has received various awards and participated in multiple externally funded projects. He also regularly coaches researchers and practitioners and is a frequently invited speaker.

Currently, Dr. Nitzl is active in teaching at the WOW Faculty of the University of Bundeswehr Munich, teached in the MISS- module "Theoretical Approaches and Methods in Intelligence and Security Studies", supervising MISS master theses and doctoral dissertations, and is involved in the examination and selection organization of the MISS program.


See also: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-christian-nitzl-4a8863120/




Research Interests and Expertise

Governance of organizations by means of information systems

Art and science of wargaming

Methods for the forecasting of rare events

Influence of psychological factors in decision making

Composite-based structural equation modeling



Main Publications

(A complete list of publications can be found here.)


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