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The joint Viennese University Seminar Series on “Strategy and Organizational Studies”

The Institute of Strategy, Technology, and Organization and the Strategy Subject Area at the University of Vienna jointly welcome you to their monthly speaker series – focusing on strategic decision-making, organizational design, and technology and innovation.

Pending further information, seminars by renown external researchers will take place every 1st Thursday of the month (but for August and January) in alternating fashion at either one of the two universities (please see the detailed timetable below for event-specific information on the venue).

The seminar series will commence in March 2015. The talks are open to academic colleagues subject to space constraints. Therefore, please do email Elisabeth Brunner (elisabeth.brunner@wu.ac.at) in advance if you wish to attend.

Please, see below for a list of the currently confirmed speakers (exact dates, venues, and paper titles still to be confirmed):

2018

SpeakerTitleVenue/time
Henning Piezunka, INSEAD FountainebleauDeterring the New, Motivating the Established—The Divergent Effect of Platform Competition on Member Contributions in Digital Mapping CommunitiesThursday, 12 April 2018, 12-1.30pm WU Vienna, Building D1, Seminar Room D1.1.074, Welthandelsplatz 1,1020 Vienna
Elisa Operti
ESSEC Business School
Analyzing the Systemic Features of Rivalry in Career MobilityThursday, 24 May 2018, 2-3.30pm Meeting Room 4.313, University of Vienna, Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1, 1090 Vienna
Uriel Stettner
Tel Aviv University
What Drives Exploration? Convergence of Exploration Tendencies Among Alliance Partners and CompetitorsThursday, 14 June 2018, 12 - 1.30pm, Meeting Room 4.313, University of Vienna, Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1, 1090 Vienna

2017

SpeakerTitleVenue/time
Judd Kessler,
Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
THINKING FAST AND SLOW: GENEROSITY OVER TIMETuesday, March 28st , 2017, from 3pm until 4:30pm, seminar room TC.3.07 (Teaching Center, 3rd floor) at Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna
Robert A.Burgelman, Stanford Graduate School of Business Becoming Hewlett Packard: Why Strategic Leadership Matters Thursday, May 23rd, 2017, from 11am to 12.30pm, seminar room TC.4.01 (Teaching Center 4th floor), at Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna

2016

SpeakerTitleVenue/time
Giada di Stefano
HEC Paris
MAKING EXPERIENCE COUNT: THE ROLE OF REFLECTION IN INDIVIDUAL LEARNINGMonday, November 21st , from 1:15pm until 2:45pm, University of Vienna, Meeting room 4.313 (4th floor) at Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1, 1090 Vienna.
Markus Becker
University of Southern Denmark
The Consequences of Appropriateness: An Empirical Study of Decision-Making According to the Logic of Appropriateness (with Daniel Newark, University of Southern Denmark)Thursday, 10th March 2016 from 12:00 (noon) until 1:30pm
Seminar room TC.4.18 (Teaching Center, 4th floor) at Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna
Felipe Csaszar
University of Michigan's Ross School of Business
Individual and Organizational Antecedents of Strategic Foresight Thursday, April 21st, University of Vienna, Meeting Room 4.313, Oskar Morgenstern Platz 1, 1090 Vienna
Linus Dahlander
ESMT
Benevolent Rejections: The Effect of Rejections on Engagement and Effectiveness in CrowdsourcingThursday, May 12th from 12:00 (noon) until 1:30 pm, WU Vienna, Seminarroom TC.4.04, Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna

2015

SpeakerTitleVenue/time
Jerker Denrell
Warwick Business School
BELOW TOP STATUS INDICATES MEDIOCRITY WHEN SOCIAL INFLUENCE IS STRONGThursday,
12 March 2015
1.30 pm - 3 pm
University of Vienna,
Hörsaal 3, Oskar Morgenstern Platz 1, 1090 Vienna
Sendil Ethiraj
London Business School
INTERDEPENDENCE WITHIN AND ACROSS MARKET POSITIONSThursday,
16 April 2015
1.15 pm - 2.45 pm (TBC)
University of Vienna,
Meeting Room 4.313 or SR6 (TBC), Oskar Morgenstern Platz 1, 1090 Vienna
Charles Snow
Pennsylvania State University
RESEARCH ON ORGANIZATIONS: WHERE SHOULD WE GO FROM HERE?Thursday,
21 May 2015,
12 pm - 1.30 pm
WU Campus, Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Wien, Teaching Center, Seminarraum TC.5.04 (5. Stock)
Stefano Brusoni
ETH Zurich
Cognitive Flexibility as an Antecedent for Adaptive Decision Making: Evidence from two lab studiesThursday,
11 June 2015
12 pm - 1.30 pm
WU Campus, Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Wien, Teaching Center, Seminarraum TC.5.04 (5. Stock)
Raffaella Sadun
Harvard Business School
"Managing the family firm: Evidence from CEOs at work"Seminar room 15/3.504 (3rd floor) or at meeting room 4.313 (4th floor), both at Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1, 1090 Vienna, (tentative, please check for updates on strategy.univie.ac.at)
Scott Swan
College of William & Mary, Williamsburg
Present, Past, and Future: From Philosophical Design Movements to the Pragmatic Rise of Design as Innovation & Entrepreneurial Strategy (and my small contribution to Measurement & Management of a Design Orientation)ATTENTION: The talk of Professor Scott Swan has to be postponed
A new date will be announced as soon as possible.
Donal Crilly
London Business School
TIME, SPACE AND INTERTEMPORAL CHOICE: WHY APPROACHING THE FUTURE MAKES FOR SHORT-TERM THINKINGThursday, November 5th 2015, University of Vienna
 at Meeting room 4.313 (4th floor) at Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1, 1090 Vienna
Olivier Bertrand
SKEMA
INSTITUTIONAL DETERMINANTS OF ACQUISITION STRATEGIES: EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE ON THE EFFECTS OF CORRUPTION IN RUSSIAThursday, December 3rd 2015, University of Vienna, either at Meeting room 4.313 (4th floor) or Seminar Room 4 (1st floor) at Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1, 1090 Vienna