Opening hours during the semester break.
Our secretary's office is closed from August 19 to August 25, 2019. Starting from August 26 the semester break opening hours apply.
3 WU Awards for Research for ISM faculty members
Professor Werner H. Hoffmann has been awarded a WU Award for a Star Journal Article for his paper The Interplay of Competition and Cooperation that he published with Dovev Lavie, Jeffrey J. Reuer and Andrew Shipilov in their Strategic Management Journal Special Issue The Interplay of Competition and Cooperation in 2018.
Professor Werner H. Hoffmann was also awarded a WU Award for Outstanding Research Achievements for his paper with Lukas Meusburger How CEO Values and TMT Diversity Jointly Influence the Corporate Strategy Making Process.
Dr. Georg was awarded a WU Award for Outstanding Research Achievements for publications on digital transformation.
„On Seeing Exoplanets“: New WU Executive Academy program on Strategic Foresight with ISM involvement
In October 2019, a new program on ‘Strategic Foresight’ and ‘Contemporary Approaches to Strategic Management’ will be launched by WU’s Executive Academy. The program was developed by Dr. Michael König (Department for Strategy and Innovation) and will feature ISM faculty member Tobias Knoll as a lecturer. For more information and registration details please visit https://executiveacademy.at/en/programs/short-programs/on-seeing-exoplanets-new-approaches-for-creating-strategy/
Professor Pankaj Ghemawat was awarded the “Theory-to-Practice” Award during the Vienna Strategy Summit 2019
Professor Werner H. Hoffmann awarded the Theory-to-Practice Strategy Award to Professor Pankaj Ghemawat from IESE Business School at this year's Vienna Strategy Summit.
The “Theory-to-Practice Strategy Award” honors every year an eminent scholar whose important contributions have provided business practitioners with profound new insights in the fields of strategy and innovation. By establishing this award, the “Wiener Strategieforum” wants to close the gap between theory and practice in strategic management and encourage the transfer of conceptual ideas to the business community. We congratulate the 2019 award winner Professor Pankaj Ghemawat from IESE Business School, who is the perfect fit to embody the idea and motivation behind this award.
WU Matters talk moderated by Prof. Hoffmann
On Wednesday, 15 May, Prof. Hoffmann moderated the WU Matters talk on urban mobility of tomorrow.
After a lecture held by Dr. Nikolas Lang on the topic he discussed with the panel the effects of an increase in urban mobility due to new technologies and mobility offerings.
The panel consisted of:
Dr. Nikolas Lang - Partner Global Mobility Practice, BCG
Ulrike Huemer - CIO, Stadt Wien
Martin Essl - Geschäftsführer, UBER Austria
Wilfried Weitgasser - Geschäftsführer und Chief Digital Officer, Porsche Austria
A video of the talk (in German) can be found here.
New book chapter by ISM members
A book chapter on the „Organizational Design of Strategic Alliance Management“ by Prof. W. Hoffmann, T. Knoll and R. Wörner has recently been published in the newly released compendium entitled “Frontiers of Strategic Alliance Research”. Prof. F. Contractor and Prof. J. Reuer served as editors for this book.
SMJ Special Issue on "The Interplay of Competition and Cooperation" guest edited by Werner H. Hoffmann with Dovev Lavie, Jeffrey J. Reuer, Andrew Shipilov
Werner H. Hoffmann guest edited a special issue of the Strategic Management Journal on the the topic of "The Interplay of Competition and Cooperation" together with Dovev Lavie, Jeffrey J. Reuer and Andrew Shipilov.
In their introduction essay "The interplay of competition and cooperation" they are offering a roadmap for studying this interplay, discuss its broader implications and offer directions for future research.
New guidelines regarding bachelor thesis supervision
We published guidelines regarding bachelor thesis supervision at our Institute. Students who are interested in writing their bachelor thesis at ISM are advised to read the guide prior to applying for supervision.