Bresciani, S & Comi, A. (2017). Facilitating Culturally Diverse Groups with Visual Templates in Collaborative Systems: Increasing Structuration to Improve Precision. Cross Cultural & Strategic Management (previously: Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal), 24 (1).
Alexander, E., Eppler, M. J. & Bresciani, S. (2016). Visual Replay Methodology: A Mixed Methods Approach for Group Discussion Analysis. Journal of Mixed Methods Research. first published on August 19, 2016 as doi:10.1177/1558689816664479
McGrath, L., Bresciani, S. & Eppler, M. J. (2016). We Walk the Line: Provisional Icon Appearance on Virtual Whiteboards Triggers Elaborative Dialogue and Creativity.
Computers in Human Behavior,63, pp. 717–726.
Bresciani, S. & Eppler, M.J. (2015). The Pitfalls of Visual Representations: A Review and Classification of Common Errors Made while Designing and Interpreting Visualizations. Sage Open,
Alexander, E., Bresciani, S. & Eppler, M. J. (2015). Understanding the Impact of Visual Representation Restrictiveness on Experience Sharing: an Experimental Assessment. Journal of Visual Languages and Computing, 31, pp. 30-46.
Kernbach, S., Bresciani, S. & Eppler, M.J. (2015). Slip-Sliding-Away: A Review of the Literature on the Constraining Qualities of PowerPoint. Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, .
Bresciani, S. & Eppler M.J. (2015). Extending TAM to Information Visualization: A Framework for Evaluation. Electronic Journal of Information System Evaluation, Vol 18(1) pp. 46-58.
Alexander, E., Bresciani, S. & Eppler, M. J. (2015). Knowledge Scaffolding Visualizations: a Guiding Framework. Knowledge Management & E-Learning: An International Journal (KM&EL), Vol.7 (2) .
Kernbach, S., Eppler, M.J., Bresciani, S. (2014). The Use of Visualization in the Communication of Business Strategies: An Experimental Evaluation. International Journal of Business Communication. Sage, 52 (2), 164-187.
Bresciani S., Eppler M. (2010). Brand New Ventures? Insights on Start-Ups Branding Practices. The Journal of Product & Brand Management. Vol. 19 (5), pp. 356 – 366 (postprint pdf).
Bresciani S., Eppler M. (2009) The Benefits of Synchronous Collaborative Information Visualization: Evidence from an Experimental Evaluation. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphic. Vol. 15 (6).
Bresciani S. (2014). Branding Approaches of Start-Up Companies. An exploratory Analysis of Current Practices in Switzerland. AV Akademikerverlag: Saarbrücken, Germany.
Bresciani S. (2014). Do you see what I see? The effect of culture on the reception of visual communication. In: S. Poutiainen (Ed.), Theoretical Turbulence in Intercultural Communication Studies (pp. 81-100). Newcastle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Bresciani, S. (2013). Organizational communication with visual mapping: Comparing East and West. In: D. Ingenhoff (Ed.), Internationale PR-Forschung (pp. 37-52). Konstanz: UVK Verlag.
Bertschi, S., Bresciani, S., Crawford, T., Goebel, R., Kienreich, W., Lindner, M., Sabol, V., Vande Moere, A. (2012). What is Knowledge Visualization? Perspectives on an Emerging Discipline. In: Francis T. Marchese and Ebad Banissi (eds.), Knowledge Visualization Currents: from Text to Art to Culture (pp. 13-34). London: Springer.
Eppler, M.J., Bresciani, S. Tan, M. & Chang, K. (2011). Expanding the Boundaries of LSP Research: Using Intercultural Experiments to Examine the Role of Visual Representations in Text Comprehension and Retention. In: Petersen, M. and Engberg, J. (eds.), Current Trends in LSP Research. Aims and Methods. Bern, etc.: Peter Lang.
Bresciani S., Eppler M. (2009) The Risks of Visualization: a Classification of Disadvantages Associated with Graphic Representations of Information. In: Schulz, P.J., Hartung, U., Keller, S. (Eds.), Identity and Diversity of Communication Studies (Original title: Identität und Vielfalt der Kommunikations-wissenschaft). UVK Verlagsgesellschaft: Konstanz, Germany.
Conferences (Peer Reviewed, with Proceedings)
Alexander, E., Bresciani, S. & Eppler, M.J. (2017). Innovating team communication through interactive visualization: visual restrictiveness or visual freedom. Annual Conference of the Swiss Association of Communication and Media Research SGKM,27th/28th April 2017, Chur, Switzerland
Bresciani (2015). The Design Process: A Visual Model. IEEE Proceedigns of the IV2015 – 19th International Conference Information Visualisation, 21, 22, 23 and 24 July 2015, Barcelona, Spain.
Perez Garcia, M. & Bresciani, S. (2015). The Role of Visual Templates on Improving Teamwork Performance. IEEE Proceedigns of the IV2015 – 19th International Conference Information Visualisation, 21, 22, 23 and 24 July 2015, Barcelona, Spain.
Bresciani, S., & Comi, A. (2015). Intercultural Groups and Visual Collaborative Systems: Increasing Structuring to Improve Precision. Academy of Management Meeting 2015, Vancouver, 7-11 august 2015.
Alexander, E., Bresciani, S., & Eppler, M. J. (2015). The Effect of System-embedded Visual Restrictiveness on Experience Sharing. Academy of Management Meeting 2015, Vancouver, 7-11 august 2015.
Best paper proceedings
Alexander, E., Eppler, M. J. & Bresciani, S. (2015). A Re-Play Analysis Methodology for Small-Group Communication Research: Unique Characteristics, Potential Benefits and Application Guide. International Communication Association (ICA) conference, 21-25 May 2015, Puerto Rico.
Bresciani, S., Ge, J. & Niu, Y. (2014) Improving Attitude toward Corporate Strategy with Visual Mapping: Scale Development and Application in Europe and China, Frontiers of Business Research in China International Symposium On Business Administration in the Changing Environment, June 23-24, 2014- Beijing, China.
Best paper award
Bresciani, S., Ge, J. & Niu, Y. (2014) The Effect of Knowledge Visualization on Attitude: Scale Development and Application in Europe and China. Proceedings of the International Conference on Communication, Media, Technology and Design (ICCMTD), 24-26 April 2014, Istanbul, Turkey.
Alexander, E., Bresciani, S. & Eppler, M. J. (2014). How Visual Restrictiveness Affects Group Communication Effectiveness: Experimental Evidence. Proceedings of the International Conference on Communication, Media, Technology and Design (ICCMTD), 24-26 April 2014, Istanbul, Turkey.
Bresciani S., Eppler M. (2013). Knowledge Visualization for Social Entrepreneurs. IEEE Proceedings of the 16th International Conference Information Visualization IV13, 15-18 July 2013, London, U.K.
Best paper award
Kernbach S., Bresciani, S. (2013). 10 Years after Tufte’s “Cognitive Style of PowerPoint”: Synthesizing its Constraining Qualities. IEEE Proceedings of the 16th International Conference Information Visualization IV13, 15-18 July 2013, London, U.K.
Eppler M., Forbes Öste H., Bresciani S. (2013). An Experimental Evaluation on the Impact of Visual Facilitation Modes on Idea Generation in Teams. IEEE Proceedings of the 16th International Conference Information Visualization IV13, 15-18 July 2013, London, U.K.
Bresciani S., Eppler M. (2013). Visual Material Practices in Teams: A Collaborative Dimensions Approach. EURAM Annual Conference (European Academy of Management), Istanbul, 26-29 June 2013.
Bresciani S., Eppler M. (2013). Understanding the Visual in Team Communication: A Collaborative Dimensions Approach, International Communication Association conference ICA 2013, London, 17-21 June 2013.
Alexander, A., Eppler, M.J., Bresciani, S. (2013). Knowledge Scaffolding: A Classification of Visual Structures for Knowledge Communication in Teams. Proceedings of I-KNOW 2013, JUCS, Graz, Austria, 4-6 September 2013.
Bresciani, S., Schmeil, A. (2012). Social media platforms for social good. Proceedings of the 2012 6th IEEE International Conference on Digital Ecosystems and Technologies (DEST), Campione d’Italia, Italy, 18-20/06/2012.
Eppler M.J., Hoffmann F., Bresciani S. (2012). Business Model Ideation: An Experimental Approach for the Evaluation of Team-Based Methods. EURAM Annual conference, Rotterdam, 6-8 June 2012.
Bresciani S., Eppler M., Tan, M., (2011). Communicating Strategy Across Cultures with Visualization: An Experimental Evaluation. Academy of Management annual meeting, 12-16 August 2011: San Antonio, Texas.
Carolyn Dexter Award nominee.
Bresciani S., Eppler M., Kaul, A. & Ylinen, R., (2011). The Effectiveness of Knowledge Visualization for Organizational Communication in Europe and India. IEEE Proceedings of the 15th International Conference Information Visualization IV11, 12-15 July 2012, London, U.K.
Bertschi, S., Bresciani S., Crawford, T., Goebel, R ., Kienreich, W., Lindner, M., Sabol, V. & Vande Moere, A., (2011). What is Knowledge Visualization? Perspectives on an Emerging Discipline. In Ebad Banissi et al. (eds.), Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Information Visualisation, London, 13-15 July 2011, pp. 329–336. Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society Press.
Bresciani S., Tan, M., Eppler M.J. (2011). Augmenting Communication with Visualization: Effects on Emotional and Cognitive Response. IADIS ICT, Society and Human Beings 2011 (ICT 2011), 20 – 26 July 2011, Rome, Italy. [Presentation]
Eppler, M.J., Hoffmann, F. & Bresciani, S. (2011). Generating new business models: The role of artifacts in collaborative idea generation. EURAM Annual conference, 1-4th June 2011: Tallin, Estonia.
Eppler, M.J., Hoffmann, F. & Bresciani (2011). New Business Models through Collaborative Idea Generation. Proceedings of the XXII ISPIM Conference (International Society for Professional Innovation Management), Hamburg, 12-15 June 2011.
Best paper award nomination.
Bresciani S., Eppler M., Subramanian S.V. (2010). Enhancing Group Information Sharing Through Interactive Visualization: Experimental Evidence. Academy of Management Meeting, August 6-10 2010, Montreal, Canada. [Presentation]
Bresciani S., Eppler M., (2010). Choosing Knowledge Visualizations to Augment Cognition: the Managers’ View. IEEE Proceedings of the 14th International Conference Information Visualization IV10, 26-29 July 2010, London, U.K.
Best paper award
Bresciani S., Eppler M., Tan M., Chang K. (2010). Conveying Knowledge Using Visualization vs. Text: Empirical Evidence from Asia and Europe. Proceedings of I-KNOW 2010, JUCS, Graz, Austria, 1-3 September 2010.
Bresciani S., Eppler M. (2010). Brand New Ventures? Insights on the Branding Practices and Rationale of Start-up Companies. Presented at: 6th Thought Leaders International Conference in Brand Management, Lugano, Switzerland, 18-20 April 2010.
Bresciani S., Eppler M. (2009). The Benefits of Synchronous Collaborative Information Visualization: Evidence from an Experimental Evaluation. InfoVis 2009 (VisWeek), Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, October 13-16 2009.
Bresciani S., Eppler M. (2009) Beyond Knowledge Visualization Usability: Toward a Better Understanding of Business Diagram Adoption. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference Information Visualisation IV09, 15-17 July 2009, Barcelona, IEEE.
Bresciani S., Eppler M., Blackwell A. (2008) A Collaborative Dimensions Framework: Understanding the Mediating Role of Conceptual Visualizations in Collaborative Knowledge Work. Proceedings of the 41st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2008).
Bresciani S., Eppler M. (2008) Do Visualizations Foster Experience Sharing and Retention in Groups? Towards an Experimental Validation. Proceedings of I-KNOW 08, JUCS, Graz, Austria.
Eppler M., Mengis J., Bresciani S. (2008) Seven Types of Visual Ambiguity: On the Merits and Risks of Multiple Interpretations of Collaborative Visualizations. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Information Visualization IV08, London: IEEE Press.
Bresciani S., Eppler M. (2007) Usability of Diagrams for Group Knowledge Work: Toward an Analytic Description. I-KNOW 07, Graz, Austria.
Conferences and Workshops
Eppler, M.J., Bresciani, S. (2013). Knowledge Visualization in Social Entrepreneurship. Proceedings of the Second Conference on Water and Light Entrepreneurship, Universidad de los Andes. Bogota, Colombia
Eppler, M.J., Mengis, J., Bresciani, S. (2013). Siete tipos de ambigüedad visual y sus funciones ambivalentes para la colaboración en grupos. Presentation held at the interdisciplinary Fronteras Nebulosas Conference on “Ambiguity in the Social Sciences and the Humanities,” University of St. Gallen, St. Gallen, April 4-6, 2013.
Bresciani S., (2012). Comunicazione e formazione in altre realtà culturali. Convegno Comunicazione e formazione per il progresso della società contemporanea, Quaderni, 11-12 May 2012, Gravedona (CO), Italy.
Bresciani S., Eppler M., Kaul, A. & Ylinen, R., (2011). The Geography of (Visual) Thought: the Effect of Culture on the Reception of Visual Communication. 18th NIC (Nordic Network for Intercultural Communication) symposium, 1.- 3. December 2011, Helsinki, Finland. [Presentation]
Bresciani S., Eppler M. (2011). Organizational Communication in Europe and Asia: enhancing commitment to the strategy with culturally appropriate knowledge visualization. 20th annual joint conference of the German Communication Association (DGPuK) and Swiss Association of Communication and Media Research (SGKM), November 3rd-5th 2011, Fribourg, Switzerland.
Bresciani S., Illia, L. (2011). Start-up (re)branding: the instable visual identity of new ventures. 14th ICIG Symposium: Identity, identification and the management of change. 14-16 September 2011, Segovia, Spain. (By invitation)
Bresciani S., Eppler M., Tan, M. (2011). The Impact of Visual Mapping on Emotion and Cognition. International Exploratory Workshop “Social Robots and Emotion: transcending the boundary between humans and ICTs”, 3-4th June, 2011: Franklin College Switzerland, Lugano. (Presentation)
Bresciani S., Eppler M. (2009) Knowledge Visualization in Groups: Experimental Evaluation and Archival Challenges. Workshop The Scent of Information, February 13-14th 2009, Linz, Austria.
Eppler M., Bresciani S. (2008) The perils of visualization: a review of the dysfunctional effects of images for communication based on information visualization studies. DGPuK Book of abstracts, 30th April – 2nd May 2008, Lugano, Switzerland.
Bresciani S. (2007) Edward Tufte (2006). Beautiful Evidence, Cheshire, CN: Graphic Press. (Book review). Studies in Communication Sciences, Volume 7, Number 7, 2007.
Bresciani S., Rydalch K. (2014). The cross-cultural adventures of a young Westerner, leading expatriates in a Thai public school. Teaching note, Reference no: 414-010-8 The case centre.
Rydalch K., Bresciani S. (2014). The cross-cultural adventures of a young Westerner, leading expatriates in a Thai public school. Case study, Reference no: 414-010-1 The case centre.
Bresciani S., Mandelli A. (2010). Branding in Social Media: Evidence from Starbucks, Harley-Davidson and Ryanair. Case Study, Reference no: 510-055-1 ECCH http://www.ecch.com. (amongst the twenty most popular on-line inspection copies during May 2010 and June 2010)
Reports and Working Papers
Bresciani S., Blackwell A., Eppler M. (2008) Choosing visualisations for collaborative work and meetings: a guide to usability dimensions. Darwin College Research Reports, DCRR , University of Cambridge, UK, available online at www.dar.cam.ac.uk/dcrr/
Bresciani, S. Visualizing Knowledge for Organizational Communication Within and Across Cultures. Ph.D. Thesis. Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland.
Bresciani, S. Branding Approaches Of Start-Up Companies: An Exploratory Analysis of Current Practices in Switzerland. Master thesis. Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland.
Press and Trade Journals
Bresciani (2016). Visualizations supports social entrepreneurs. HSG Focus – Dossier, 4/2016.
Bresciani (2015). Why is PowerPoint so boring? HSG Focus – Dossier, 2/2015.
Eppler, M. & Bresciani, S. (2013). Embracing the Visual. Communication Director, vol. 3/2013; Berlin: August 2013.