Alex Zarifis

Loughborough University - School of Business and Economics

Epinal Way

Leics LE11 3TU

Leicestershire

United Kingdom

University of Mannheim

Bismarckstrasse

L14

Mannheim, 68131

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

7

DOWNLOADS

82

SSRN CITATIONS

0

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“  Dr Alex Zarifis has taught and carried out research at several universities including the University of Manchester, the University of Liverpool and the University of Mannheim. He also participated in creating and delivering the first university module on blockchain technologies in the world. He has worked on large projects at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Loughborough University. He obtained his PhD from the University of Manchester. His research interests include e-business, the sharing economy, artificial intelligence, trust, information privacy, blockchain and Fintech. Dr Zarifis has published extensively on trust in e-commerce. His research has explored the role of trust in various aspects of e-business including: The level of trust needed for different business models in the sharing economy, the impact of ransomware attacks on trust, how trust develops in online collaboration, online collaborative learning and multi-channel retail.  ”

Scholarly Papers (7)

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Evaluating the New AI and Data Driven Insurance Business Models for Incumbents and Disruptors: Is there Convergence?

Zarifis A. & Cheng X. (2021) 'Evaluating the New AI and Data Driven Insurance Business Models for Incumbents and Disruptors: Is there Convergence?', 24th International Conference on Business Information Systems (BIS 2021), pp.199-208. Available from: https://doi.org/10.52825/bis.v1i.58.
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 Jul 2021
Alex Zarifis, Alex Zarifis and Xusen Cheng
University of MannheimLoughborough University - School of Business and Economics and Renmin University of China
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Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Business Model, Insurance

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Exploring the Language of the Sharing Economy: Building Trust and Reducing Privacy Concern on Airbnb in German and English

Zarifis, A., Ingham, R., & Kroenung, J. (2019). Exploring the Language of the Sharing Economy: Building Trust and Reducing Privacy Concern on Airbnb in German and English. Cogent Business & Management. DOI: 10.1080/23311975.2019.1666641
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Sep 2019
Alex Zarifis, Alex Zarifis, Richard Ingham and Julia Kroenung
University of MannheimLoughborough University - School of Business and Economics, Richard Ingham and University of Mannheim
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Sharing economy, trust, privacy, Airbnb

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Investigating the impact of IT-mediated information interruption on emotional exhaustion in the workplace

Cheng X., Bao Y. & Zarifis A. (2020). Investigating the impact of IT-mediated information interruption on emotional exhaustion in the workplace, Information Processing and Management, vol.57, iss.6, pp.1-16.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Feb 2021
Alex Zarifis and Alex Zarifis
University of MannheimLoughborough University - School of Business and Economics
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IT-mediated information interruption, interruption overload, processing mechanism, emotional exhaustion

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Evaluating If Trust and Personal Information Privacy Concerns Are Barriers to Using Health Insurance That Explicitly Utilizes AI

Zarifis A., Kawalek P. & Azadegan A. (2021). ‘Evaluating if Trust and Personal Information Privacy Concerns are Barriers to Using Health Insurance that Explicitly Utilizes AI’, Journal of Internet Commerce, vol.20, pp.66-83. Available from (open access): https://doi.org/10.1080/15332861.2020.1832817
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Feb 2021
Alex Zarifis, Alex Zarifis, Peter Kawalek and Aida Azadegan
University of MannheimLoughborough University - School of Business and Economics, Alliance Manchester Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Artificial Intelligence, health, information privacy, insurance, trust

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Collaborative Consumption for Low and High Trust Requiring Business Models: From Fare Sharing to Supporting the Elderly and People with Disability

Zarifis A., Cheng X. & Kroenung J. (2019). Collaborative consumption for low and high trust requiring business models: From fare sharing to supporting the elderly and disabled, International Journal of Electronic Business, vol.15, no.1, pp.1-20. (Open access)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Apr 2021
Alex Zarifis, Alex Zarifis, Xusen Cheng and Julia Kroenung
University of MannheimLoughborough University - School of Business and Economics, Renmin University of China and University of Mannheim
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collaborative consumption; CC; sharing economy; service sharing; business model; BM; trust; e-government; healthcare; elderly; people with disability

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Exploring Consumers’ Response to Text-Based Chatbots in E-commerce: The Moderating Role of Task Complexity and Chatbot Disclosure

Cheng, X., Bao, Y., Zarifis, A., Gong, W. & Mou, J. (2021) ‘Exploring consumers' response to text-based chatbots in e-commerce: The moderating role of task complexity and chatbot disclosure’, Internet Research. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/INTR-08-2020-0460
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Aug 2021
Xusen Cheng, Ying Bao, Alex Zarifis, Alex Zarifis, Wankun Gong and Jian Mou
Renmin University of China, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of MannheimLoughborough University - School of Business and Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Text-based chatbot, Trust, Consumers’ response, Task complexity, Identity disclosure

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Can Global, Extended and Repeated Ransomware Attacks Overcome the User’s Status Quo Bias and Cause a Switch of System?

Zarifis A., Cheng X., Jayawickrama U. & Corsi S. (2021) ‘Can Global, Extended and Repeated Ransomware Attacks Overcome the User’s Status Quo Bias and Cause a Switch of System?’, International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector (IJISSS), vol.14, iss.1, pp.1-16. Available from: https
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Oct 2021
Alex Zarifis, Alex Zarifis, Xusen Cheng, Uchitha Jayawickrama and Simone Corsi
University of MannheimLoughborough University - School of Business and Economics, Renmin University of China, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna di Pisa - Institute of Management
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Cybersecurity, E-Commerce, E-Loyalty, Inertia, Malware, Petya, Ransomware, Sodinokibi, Trust, WannaCry