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Master Thesis:

Title:Geschäftsmodell Design - Eine Qualitative Kausalanalyse von Heuristiken, die von Investoren genutzt werden
Auhtor:Sabeditsch Elisabeth
Supervisor:Univ. Prof. Dr. Christopher Lettl und Dr. Christian Garaus
Completion:May 2019
Title:Was sie sagen und was sie tun: Ein Vergleich von Veröffentlichungen von Innovationsaktivitäten mit etablierten Innovations-Indikatoren
Auhtor:Botelho da Silva Joao
Supervisor:Dr. Christian Garaus, Niloofar Abolfathi, PhD
Completion:Jänner 2019
Title:Which practices are associated with the successful design of business models: An analysis of think-alouds by means of qualitative comparative analysis
Author:Lunzer, Laura / Schriefl, Tobias
Supervisor:Dr. Christian Garaus, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christopher Lettl
Completion:September 2018
Title:Designing business models: A qualitative comparative analysis of the heuristics used by managers and entrepreneurs
Author:Fichtl, Magdalena / Schumacher, Philip
Supervisor:Dr. Christian Garaus, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christopher Lettl
Completion:July 2018
Title:Becoming a business model designer: Examining individual learning using qualitative comparative analysis
Author:Schlederer, Anna
Supervisor:Dr. Christian Garaus, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christopher Lettl
Completion:February 2018
Title:Design of management control systems for middle management to promote organizational ambidexterity
Author:Eschberger, Tanja
Supervisor:Dr. Christian Garaus, Dr. Arthur Posch
Completion:January 2018
Title:The impact of knowledge on feedback quality of crowdevaluators
Author:David Saad
Supervisor:Dr. Christian Garaus, Tom Grad, MSc
Completion:December 2017
Title:Holistic vs Multidimensional Crowd Evaluation: An Experiment
Author:Felix Eichenbaum
Supervisor:Dr. Christian Garaus, Tom Grad MSc
Completion:October 2017
Title:Adoption barriers to multi-sided online platforms
Author:Simon Eidenhammer
Supervisor:Dr. Christian Garaus, Tom Grad MSc
Completion:December 2016
Title:What are the antecedents and consequences of introducing milestone prizes in the Google Lunar X PRIZE?
Author:Heather Lynn Wogden
Supervisor:Dr. Christian Garaus, Prof. Dr. Christopher Lettl
Completion:October 2016
Title:What are the antecedents and consequences of introducing milestone prizes in the Google Lunar X PRIZE?
Author:Lorenz Strehl
Supervisor:Dr. Christian Garaus, Prof. Dr. Christopher Lettl
Completion:October 2016
Title:Innovation strategy, absorptive capacity, and firm performance: An empirical research
Author:Mia Sasunic
Supervisor:Dr. Christian Garaus
Completion:March 2016
Title:Antecedents of success of user design projects on firm-hosted user innovation platforms
Author:Christoph Bitzner & Corinna Sallfert
Supervisor:Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christopher Lettl
Completion:February 2016
Title:The complementary effects of culture and context on ambidexterity and its impact on performance of Austrian firms
Author:Caroline Hartl
Supervisor:Dr. Christian Garaus, Dr. Arthur Posch
Completion:January 2016
Title:Factors Influencing the Outcome of Crowd Evaluation in the Setting of Firm-hosted User Design Platforms
Author:Natalia Afanaseva
Supervisor:Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christopher Lettl
Completion:November 2015
Title:Factors Influencing Post-Investment Role Behavior of Crowdinvestors
Author:Marion Kanalz
Supervisor:Dr. Christian Garaus, Mag. Nadine Moser
Completion:November 2015
Title:Crowdinvesting: An exploratory analysis of benefits and drawbacks beyond funding
Author:Carola Seyr
Supervisor:Univ. Prof. Dr. Christopher Lettl, Mag. Nadine Moser
Completion:October 2015
Title:Crowdsourcing: Motivation for Grand Challenges. A Comparative Case Study of the Ansari X Prize and Google Lunar X Price
Author:Sophia Pipke & Tobias Friesenbichler
Supervisor:Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christopher Lettl, Dr. Christian Garaus
Completion:September 2015
Title:Which factors stimulate valuable information sharing among entrepreneurs on virtual platforms?
Author:Daniel Colm
Supervisor:Univ. Prof. Dr. Christopher Lettl, Dr. Stefan Perkmann Berger
Completion:April 2015
Title:Loci of expertise and the assessment of business models: Differences between entrepreneurs and investors from an cognitive perspective
Author:David Schalkhammer
Supervisor:Univ. Prof. Dr. Christopher Lettl, Dr. Thorsten Lambertus
Completion:January 2015
Title:The Influence of External Environment and Corporate Governance Contingencies on Financial Performance Outcomes of Intrapreneurship
Author:Joel Smylie
Supervisor:Dr. Steffen Keijl
Completion:October 2014
Title:Organizational characteristics that affect serendipity. An empirical study of small entrepreneurs
Author:Maria Höchstöger
Supervisor:Dr. Steffen Keijl
Completion:September 2014
Title:Producer - User Ecosystems as New Means of Support for Start-Ups
Author:Stephan Wirries
Supervisor:Dr. Peter Keinz
Completion:June 2013
Title:Entrepreneurial Embeddedness in User Ecosystems: A Review of the Benefits and a Framework for Emergent Challenges
Author:Fani Christofi
Supervisor:Mag.a Nadine Moser
Completion:June 2013
Title:Community evaluation of crowd-sourced ideas: An explorative study on how to improve the prediction accuracy of crowdsourcing communities
Author:Georg Terlecki-Zaniewicz
Supervisor:Dr. MA Susanne Roiser
Completion:January 2013
Title:Motivationen, Charakteristika und Rollen von Investoren im Crowdfunding. Eine explorative Studie
Author:Anja Gölzner
Supervisor:Mag.a Nadine Moser
Completion:September 2013

Bachelor Thesis

Title:Der Einfluss der Teamzusammenstellung auf den Innovationserfolg: Eine systematische Literaturrecherche
Author:Ehrhart Vitus Johannes Werner
Supervisor:Dr. Christian Garaus
Completion:November 2018
Title:Geschäftsmodellinnovation: Ein systematischer Literaturüberblick
Author:Behal, Christina
Supervisor:Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christopher Lettl
Completion:September 2018
Title:Faktoren für das Erkennen von Wissen auf der Ebene von Individuen: Eine systematische Analyse der Literatur
Author:Bauer, Stefan
Supervisor:Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christopher Lettl, Markus Deimel, M.Sc.
Completion:Juli 2018
Title:Motivation für Equity-Crowdfunding als Finanzierungsform
Author:Lengler, Andreas
Supervisor:Dr. Christian Garaus, Carola Wandres, M.Sc.
Completion:September 2018
Title:Crowd Evaluation: Bewusste Manipulation in Ideenbewertungsprozessen
Author:Erber, Andreas
Supervisor:Dr. Christian Garaus
Completion:März 2018
Title:Vorsätzliche Manipulation - Warum verzerren Individuen vorsätzlich Crowd Evaluations von Organisationen?
Author:Trebitsch, Marc
Supervisor:Dr. Christian Garaus
Completion:Januar 2018
Title:The Influence of Cognitive Distance on the Idea Evaluation Performance of Crowds
Author:Johanna Einsiedler
Supervisor:Dr. Christian Garaus, Tom Grad, M.Sc.
Completion:December 2017
Title:Der Einfluss sozialer Interaktion auf die Bewertung von Crowd Evaluator/inn/en
Author:Nina Reinecker
Supervisor:Dr. Christian Garaus, Tom Grad, M.Sc.
Completion:October 2017
Title:Mögliche Geschäftsmodelle als Antworten auf disruptive Innovationen am Gesundheitsmarkt
Author:Andreas Schnitzer
Supervisor:Dr. Christian Garaus, Markus Deimel, M.Sc.
Completion:Septmeber 2016
Title:Ausgestaltungsmerkmale von Crowd Evaluation: eine Conjoint Analyse
Author:Daniel Schoibl
Supervisor:Dr. Christian Garaus, Tom Grad, M.Sc.
Completion:August 2016
Title:Geschäftsmodelle im Electronic Business: Ein systematischer Review der Literatur von 2011-2015
Author:Serhat Külec
Supervisor:Dr. Steffen Keijl, Markus Deimel, M.Sc.
Completion:Juni 2016
Title:Zusammenhang zwischen Geschäftsstrategien und Patent Texten: Eine auf Interviews basierte explorative Studie
Author:Frederik Olivanti
Supervisor:Dr. Steffen Keijl, Markus Deimel, M.Sc.
Completion:April 2016
Title:Warum investieren Crowd-Investoren? Eine quantitative Untersuchung der Motivationen von Investoren im Crowdinvesting
Author:Benjamin Viehauser
Supervisor:Univ.Prof. Dr. Christopher Lettl, Mag. Nadine Moser
Completion:Juni 2016
Title:Open Innovation in militärischen Organisationen                
Author:Berhard Völkl
Supervisor:Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christopher Lettl, Mag. Florian Schirg
Completion:Februar 2016
Title:Empirische Betrachtung des Erfolgsfaktors "Netzwerkaktivität" von Startups auf den Erfolg einer Crowdinvestingkampagne
Author:Julian Richter
Supervisor:Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christopher Lettl, Markus Deimel, M.Sc.
Completion:November 2015
Title:Technique-Innovation: Ansatz einer Konzeptualisierung
Author:Heinrich Ameseder
Supervisor:Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christopher Lettl
Completion:September 2015
Title:Die Motive von Crowdinvestoren sich über das finanzielle Investment hinaus zu engagieren: Eine qualitative Analyse mit Hilfe der Self-Determination Theory
Author:Christoph Bauer
Supervisor:Dr. Christian Garaus, Mag.a Nadine Moser
Completion:Februar 2015
Title:Crowdsourcing: A review of empirical evidence and future directions                                                                       
Author:Stefanie Lukner
Supervisor:Dr. Christian Garaus / Tom Grad, M.Sc.
Completion:Februar 2015
Title:Die zu berücksichtigenden Faktoren bei einer möglichen Wahl der Finanzierungsform durch Start-up Gründer          
Author:Markus Haslinger
Supervisor:Dr. Steffen Keijl
Completion:Oktober 2014
Title:Crowdfunding als Alternative zur klassischen Unternehmensfinanzierung                                                              
Author:Oliver Rammler
Supervisor:Dr. Steffen Keijl
Completion:September 2014
Title:Grand Innovation Prizes (GIPs) im englisch- und deutschsprachigen Raum - Unterschiede und Gemeinsamkeiten   
Author:Marius Clemens Höbenstreit
Supervisor:Mag. Florian Schirg
Completion:Juli 2013
Title:Motivationen, Charakteristika und Rollen von Investoren im Crowdfunding. Eine explorative Studie                      
Author:Anja Gölzner
Supervisor:Mag.a Nadine Moser
Completion:September 2013
Title:Wie entwickeln erfahrene Personen Geschäftsmodelle und welche kognitiven Prozesse spielen dabei eine Rolle?    
Author:Georg Schwarzl
Supervisor:Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. Thorsten Lambertus
Completion:August 2013
Title:Opportunity Recognition bei Geschäftsmodellen                                                                                                 
Author:Livia Kubelka
Supervisor:Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. Thorsten Lambertus
Completion:März 2013
Title:Die unterschiedlichen Analogie Dimensionen von relevanten Personengruppen im Innovationskontext: Eine explorative Analyse  
Author:Christian Pawlelis
Supervisor:Dipl. Wirt. Ing. Thorsten Lambertus
Completion:Februar 2013
Title:Designthemen in Geschäftsmodellinnovationen                                                                                                          
Author:Dominik Mann
Supervisor:Dipl. Wirt. Ing. Thorsten Lambertus
Completion:Jänner 2013
Title:Wir erhalten Start-ups Crowdfunding? Eine qualitative Erhebung der Erfolgsfaktoren                                                    
Author:Michael Neuwirth & Angelika Brunner
Supervisor:Mag.a. Nadine Moser
Completion:Jänner 2013
Title:Modeling Collaboration in Innovation Tournaments: An Agent-Based Approach                                                             
Author:Michael Wenzel
Supervisor:Mag. Florian Schirg
Completion:Jänner 2013