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Georg Reischauer, Dr.

Georg Reischauer’s research focuses on collaborative innovation and collaborative organization. More specifically, he is interested in how organizations create, participate in, and respond to collaborative structures and practices that enable them to innovate and organize in a sustainable way.

Georg studies contexts that are at the forefront of the digital transformation such as digital manufacturing (Industry 4.0), gig economy, platform economy, and sharing economy as well as infrastructure contexts such as energy, green technology (clean technology), and regional policy implementation contexts (clusters).

Georg received his PhD in social and economic sciences from the Technical University of Vienna. He also received degrees in business administration, sociology, and philosophy from the University of Vienna, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, and the University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt.

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Selected publications

Heimstädt, M. & Reischauer, G. (2019): Framing Innovation Practices in Interstitial Issue Fields: Open Innovation in the NYC Administration. Innovation: Organization and Management, 21(1): 128-150.

Reischauer, G. & Mair, J. (2018): How Organizations Strategically Govern Online Communities: Lessons from the Sharing Economy. Academy of Management Discoveries, 4(3): 220-247.

Reischauer, G. (2018): Industry 4.0 as Policy-Driven Discourse to Institutionalize Innovation Systems in Manufacturing. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 132: 26-33.

Reischauer, G. & Mair, J. (2018): Platform Organizing in the New Digital Economy: Revisiting Online Communities and Strategic Responses. Research in the Sociology of Organizations, 57: 113-135.

Mair, J. & Reischauer, G. (2017): Capturing the Dynamics of the Sharing Economy: Institutional Research on the Plural Forms and Practices of Sharing Economy Organizations. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 125: 11-20.