Carsten Rusniok

Carsten Rusniok


During his training and work as a physiotherapist, Carsten Rusniok completed the bachelor’s degree in “Health Care Studies” at the Fernhochschule Hamburg and subsequently the master’s degree in “Health Promoting Organizational Development” at the Hochschule Magdeburg-Stendal.

He dedicated his master’s thesis to the identification of factors influencing team performance and employee health in agile software development in a department of OTTO GmbH & Co KG using a mixed-method design. Furthermore, he derived recommendations for the implementation of employee surveys in terms of health-promoting organizational development.

Following his studies, Mr. Rusniok worked as a freelance consultant in the field of corporate health management and as a lecturer for empirical social research at the University of Applied Sciences Magdeburg-Stendal. Since October 2020 he has been working as a research assistant in the project “eCoCo” at the Institute for Medical Sociology, Health Services Research, and Rehabilitation Science.

  • Organizational social research
  • Digitalization in healthcare
  • Quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Rusniok, C. (2022). Feedbacksysteme im Sinne der gesundheitsfördernden Organisationsentwicklung. In Gesundheitsfördernde Organisationsentwicklung (pp. 65-76). Springer, Wiesbaden.
  • Bake, M., Hajji, R., Gerch, N., Lange, L., Niehus, M., Rusniok, C. (2017). Die Arbeitsbedingungen und die Arbeitsfähigkeit von SozialarbeiterInnen in zwei unterschiedlichen Landesaufnahmeeinrichtungen. Eine Studie mit Hilfe der Korrespondenzanalyse. Gilde Rundbrief (1), 49-66.
  • Beckmann, M., Dittmer, K., Jaschke, J. et al. Electronic patient record and its effects on social aspects of interprofessional collaboration and clinical workflows in hospitals (eCoCo): a mixed methods study protocol. BMC Health Serv Res 21, 377 (2021).
  • Hajji, R. (2018). Burnout-Gefährdung von Sozialarbeiter_innen in Aufnahmeeinrichtungen für Geflüchtete. Sozial Extra, 42(2), 61-65.