In her research, she works on a communication perspective on knowledge processes in organizations and conducts research on cross-disciplinary collaboration, knowledge integration, and evidence-based learning. Prior to her current engagement, she was a post-doctoral visiting fellow at Boston University, School of Management. She received her Ph.D in February 2007 from the University of Lugano (awarded with summa cum laude).
Mengis, J. & Eppler M.J. (2008) Understanding and managing conversations from a knowledge perspective: An analysis of the roles and rules of face-to-face conversations in organizations, Organization Studies, 29(10): 1287-1313
Mengis, J., Eppler M. (2006). Cultural differences of professional groups and their impact on communication processes. The case of domain experts and decision makers. Medienwissenschaft Schweiz, 1+2/2006: 52-59
Eppler, M. J. & Mengis, J. (2005) Knowledge dialogues: a conversation approach to knowledge management (Wissensdialoge: Ein gesprächsbasierter Ansatz des Wissensmanagements), OrganisationsEntwicklung. Zeitschrift für Unternehmensentwicklung und Change Management, 4/2005: 15-23
Eppler, M.J. & Mengis, J. (2005). The role of conversations in organizations: approaches to a management of dialogues from a knowledge perspective (Die Rolle von Gesprächen in Organisationen: Ansätze zu einem Dialog-Management aus der Wissensperspektive), Medienwissenschaft, 1+2/2005: 34-39
Eppler, M.J. & Mengis, J. (2004) The concept of information overload: A review of literature from organization science, accounting, marketing, MIS, and related disciplines, The Information Society. An International Journal, 20(5):325-244