Mari-Klara Stein is a scholar of management and digitalization. She started her university studies at the Estonian Information Technology College.
Her research focuses on the digital transformation of work, including emerging forms of digital work, such as platform work and crowdwork; implications of work digitalization on emotional well-being and work meaningfulness, and the consequences of datafication and algorithmic management in the workplace.
Mari earned her doctorate at Bentley University (USA) and then joined the Department of Digitalization, Copenhagen Business School.
Mari publishes her work in top management and information systems journals (e.g., MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Studies). Mari's MISQ paper (co-authored with three colleagues) received the European Research Paper of the Year award from CIONET - a leading community of IT executives in Europe, with over 5,000 members. Mari is also the recipient of the prestigious Association for Information Systems (AIS) Early Career Award. She is currently serving as an Associate Editor at MIS Quarterly and Senior Editor at Information & Organization.
In her spare time, Mari enjoys spending time with her family, travelling, skiing, and enjoying good food.