Book Chapters and more

  • Köhler, Fischlmayr, Lainema, Saarinen (Forthcming). Bringing the world into our classrooms – The benefits of engaging students in an international business simulation. In Wankel & Blessinger (eds.) Increasing Student Engagement and Retention using Classroom Technologies: Classroom Response Systems and Mediated Discourse Technologies. Emerald Publishing Group.

  • Henriksen & Lainema (2012). Three approaches to integrating learning games in business education. In Nygaard, C., Leigh, E. & Courtney, N. (eds.) Transforming University Teaching into Learning via Simulations and Games. Libri Publishing.

  • Kiili. K., Ketamo, H. & Lainema, T. (2011). Reflecting Thinking in Games: Triggers and Constraints. In Connolly, T. (ed.) Leading Issues in Games-Based Learning Research. Academic Publishing International. Pp. 178-

  • Lainema, T. & Saarinen, E. (2010). Explaining the Educational Power of Games. In Zemliansky, P. & Wilcox, D. (eds.) Design and Implementation of Educational Games: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives. IGI Global, pp. 17-31.

  • Lähteenmäki, S., Saarinen, E., Fischlmayr, I. & Lainema, T. (2009). Virtual Organizations. In Bidgoli, H. (ed.) Handbook of Technology Management. Wiley. Pp. 189-206.

  • Fischlmayr, Iris C. (2008) Virtual Multicultural Teams - A Training Design for Behavioral Factors. In: Salmons, J. & Wilson, L. (Eds.)Handbook of Research on Electronic Collaboration and Organizational Synergy. pp. 159-176. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

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Conference Proceedings:

  • Fischlmayr, Iris (2012) Bridging Cultures via an Online Business Simulation over Different Time Zones. Proceedings of the 4th ACM International Conference on Intercultural Collaboration (Bangalore, India). Sheridan Publishing.

  • Köhler, T., Fischlmayr, I., Saarinen, E. & Lainema, T. (2012) Bringing the world into our classrooms – The benefits of engaging students in an international business simulation. Proceedings of the 28th EGOS (European Group for Organizational Studies) Colloquium, July 5th – 7th, 2012, Helsinki, Finland.

  • Fischlmayr, Iris C. (2012) “In which time zone are you in?” – Acquiring intercultural knowledge, skills and competences via an online business simulation over different time zones. Teaching, Acquiring and Applying Intercultural Competence, September 21st, 2012, Linz, Austria.

  • Fischlmayr, Iris C. (2011) “Who can take over the first shift?” – Acquiring knowledge, skills and competences for virtual collaboration through an online business simulation over different time zones. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Student Mobility and ICT (Vienna, Austria). pp. 19-25.

  • Lähteenmaki, Satu, Fischlmayr, Iris & Saarinen, Eeli (2009) Spontaneous Sharing of Leadership in Virtual Teams – A Breakthrough for the New Leadership Paradigm? Paper presented at the Academy of Management, August 7th to 11th, 2009, Chicago, USA.


  • Fischlmayr, Iris C. (2011) “Can you hear me?” Technology, computer-mediated communication and other challenges in virtual team collaboration. IfM-Impulse. Hallwang/Salzburg: IfM – Institut für Management. 22-37.