ESTT at the Academy of Management Conference

ESTT members contributed to the Academy of Management Conference in Chicago. They presented the following papers: Business Model Portfolio Evolution, W. Sachsenhofer, N. Hampl, W. H. Hoffmann Incumbent firms typically operate a portfolio of business models. However, we still know little about how business model portfolios emerge and develop over time. We build on longitudinal…

Book Chapter on Open Strategy and Open Innovation

The book chapter entitled “Open(ing up) for the Future: Practising Open strategy and Open Innovation to Cope with Unicertainty” was published in the edited volume “How Organisations Manage the Future”. Abstract: A common assumption in management studies is that organizations try to reduce the uncertainty of the future by accurate prediction and planning. This assumption…

SIMC Master Students’ Final Presentation

On the 26th of June, the students from the Strategy, Innovation and Management Control master program presented their final assignments to the top management of OMV and Wien Energie. The students spent a semester working with our partner companies to identify promising business opportunities beyond their current business, and turn them into proposed business models…

i5invest Presents Opportunities in Energy Tech

When partnering with young tech firms the question of financial return is an over stressed one. The real question comes much earlier: do you work with the right startup and team?” This was the core topic of the Innovation Talk featuring¬† i5invest’s Herwig Springer and Henry James Morley on opportunities in energy tech and how…