Innovation Talk “Disruptive Technologies and Business Model Innovation”

The fourth Innovation talk was held by Prof. J. Pinkse (.Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester). In his talk, Prof. Pinkse shared insights on the changing business model landscape of the energy industry. He showed how new business models have emerged, often finding their source in start-ups, and how large firms have tried…

ESTT at the SMS Annual Conference 2019

ESTT members particiapted in the Strategic Management Society (SMS) Annual Conference in Minneapolis with the paper “Business Model Portfolio Configurations and Firm Performance: A Qualitative Comparative Analysis in the Airline Industry”. The abstract is as follows: Recently, scholars have shifted their attention to studying a firm’s simultaneous operation of multiple BMs, i.e. investigating the emergence…

Innovation Talk “Renewable Energy Community Concepts”

The third innovation talk in 2019 was held by an expert in energy market design and grid/market integration of renewable energy technologies, H. Auer from the Technical University of Vienna (TU Wien). The talk focused on the competitiveness of different renewable energy community concepts in a smart energy future. After an introduction to the emerging…

Bachelor Thesis on Drivers of Network Effect on Digital Platforms

The Bachelor Thesis “Drivers of Network Effect on Digital Platforms” was recently finished. Here is the abstract: Digital platforms are taking the world by storm. They scale at an unprecedented pace and some appear never to reach a plateau. Unlike traditional firms, platforms do not take ownership of the goods or services exchanged but merely…

ESTT at the AOM Meeting 2019

ESTT members contributed to the 2019 Academy of Management (AOM) Meeting in Boston as follows: Digital Strategizing: Crafting Strategy in the Age of Platforms, Ecosystems, and Online Communities, W. H. Hoffmann and G. Reischauer  Scholarship on value creation and capture on digital platforms, in ecosystems, and through online communities is growing rapidly. However, we still…

ESTT at the EGOS Colloquium 2019

G. Reischauer contributed to the EGOS Colloquium 2019 with the paper “Openness in practice: Insights from voluntary transparent organizations” The paper examines how organizations that are fully transparent maintain this ideal on a day-to-day basis.

Workshop on Rethinking Strategy Research in the Digital Age

G. Reischauer co-organized the workshop “Rethinking Strategy Research in the Digital Age”. As firms are increasingly operating in the digital realm, strategy research faces to challenge to measure and analyze this new operations. This workshop assembled leading scholars to discuss this challenge. It consisted of two parts. Part 1 aimed to make participants more familiar…