Paper in Industry and Innovation on Aligning the Design of Intermediary Organisations With the Ecosystem

ESTT member G. Reischauer published a paper on aligning the design of intermediary organisations with the ecosystem together with two colleagues in the Industry and Innovation journal. Here is the abstract: Intermediary organisations such as technology transfer organisations (TTOs) are an important mechanism of open ecosystem governance, as they support how ecosystem participants search for…

ESTT at the SMS Conference 2020

ESTT members contributed to the Strategic Management Society (SMS) Annual Conference in Minneapolis with the paper “Collaborating and Competing in Multiple Platform Ecosystems”. The abstract is as follows: In platform ecosystems, platform sponsors provide the infrastructure through which firms offer complementary components. These complementors increasingly multi-home: they offer components in multiple ecosystems and thereby collaborate…

ESST at the BAM Conference 2020

ESTT members contributed to the British Academy of Management (BAM) Annual Conference ‘in the cloud’ with the paper “Small and Medium-sized Enterprises’ Adoption of CSR Standards and Guidelines: An Exploration of specific Drivers in Austrian Firms” The abstract is as follows: In this study, we investigate to which extent small and medium-sized enterpriseses (SMEs) are…

ESTT at the Continuous Innovation Network (CINet) Conference 2020, Online

ESTT member M. Wiener contributed to the Continuous Innovation Network (CINet) Conference 2020 (online) with the paper “Cross-industry collaborations: The role of intermediaries in the team development process”. The abstract is as follows: Collaborations with organizations from other industries are advantageous as “industry-blindness” and “bounded rationality” can be overcome and ideas for breakthrough innovations can…

ESTT at the Virtual AOM Meeting 2020

ESTT members contributed to the 2020 Virtual Academy of Management (AOM) Meeting  as follows: The Impact of Outside Partnering Opportunities on Alliance Termination Decisions, W. H. Hoffmann & N. Hampl: Paper. Nascent scholarly work has found support for the negative impact that alternative partnering opportunities exert on the stability of established alliance relationships. Still, little…

ESTT at the ISPIM Innovation Conference 2020, Online

ESTT member M. Wiener contributed to the ISPIM Innovation Conference 2020 (online) with the paper “Foresight to foster crisis-driven innovation”. The abstract is as follows: In the current COVID-19 crisis, household names like LEGO, Carlsberg and General Motors and many others proved that they have the agility to turn around (temporarily) their operating business to…

ESTT at European Geosciences Union General Assembly

ESTT member N. Hampl contributed to the European Geosciences Union General Assembly with the presentation Social acceptance of small-scale hydropower in Austria from 2015 to 2019. Here is the abstract: The research presented here is based on an extensive data set of five distinct nationally representative surveys in Austria sampling an average of 1.008 respondents…

Paper in Technological Forecasting & Social Change on Success Factors of Collaborative Foresight Processes

ESTT member M. Wiener published a paper on success factors in the early stage of collaborative foresight processes together with a colleague in the journal Technological Forecasting & Social Change. Here is the abstract: Interorganizational learning and knowledge sharing among different organizations are gaining in importance-also in foresight activities. In this research, an interorganizational form…

Paper in Ecological Economics on Product Bundling and the Adoption of Electric Vehicles, Solar Panels and Battery Storage

ESTT member N. Hampl together with A. Priessner from University of Klagenfurt published a new paper in Ecological Economics on the role of product bundling for the joint adoption of electric vehicles, solar panels and battery storage in Austria.   Abstract: Although electric vehicle (EV) sales have recently been increasing, EVs can only contribute to mitigating…