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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.

Seminars by renown external researchers will take place in alternating fashion at either one of the two universities (please see below for a list of the currently confirmed speakers and for event-specific information on the venue) or online.


Henrich R. Greve
Learning about sudden rare shocks: Airline responses to the COVID collapseWednesday, 16 March 2022from 3.00-4.30 pm
Vienna University of Economics and Business, Seminar Room D5.1.002, Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna 
Stefan Herzog    (Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung)tbdtbd


Balázs Kovács
(Yale School of Management)
On Categories and Search: Micro-level evidence from patent examinersTuesday, 07 May 2019 from 2-3:30 pm
University of Vienna, Meeting Room 4.313 (4th floor),
Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1, 1090 Wien
Andrew Shipilov
(INSEAD Fontainebleau)
Integrating Research on Inter-Organizational Networks and EcosystemsTuesday, 12 November 2019 from 4-5:30 pm
University of Vienna, Meeting Room 4.313 (4th floor),
Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1, 1090 Wien
Philipp Meyer-Doyle
(INSEAD Singapore)
Prior experiences of managers and responsiveness to performance feedback: Evidence from mutual fundsThursday, 14 November 2019, from 1-2:30 pm
Vienna University of Economics and Business,Seminar Room TC 5.04, Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna


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


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


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
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