Prof. Dr. Karin Hoisl

Prof. Dr. Karin Hoisl

Chair of Organization and Innovation

Chair website

Main fields of research

  • Knowledge management (e.g., knowledge acquisition and knowledge recombination, open innovation)
  • Creativity and inventiveness (e.g., Organizational learning and creativity)
  • IP strategy (e.g., protection and commercialization of innovations)
  • Teams
  • Labor Mobility
  • Management and sociology of science
  • Entrepreneurial finance
  • Innovation under Extreme Conditions
  • Women in STEM

Curriculum vitae

2002 Diploma in Business Administration, Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich
2004 Master of Business Research, LMU Munich
2006 Dr. oec. publ., LMU Munich
2010/2011 Visiting Researcher, Georgia Institute of Technology, College of Management, US
2011-2015 Hans-Sauer-Foundation Junior Professor of Invention Processes and Intellectual Property, LMU Munich
2013 Habilitation, LMU Munich
2013-2015 Senior Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich
Since 2014 Professor in the Economics and Management of Inventive Processes, Copenhagen Business School, DK (part-time)
2015 Minerva Position (W2), Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich
Since 2015 Professor of Organization and Innovation, University of Mannheim

Selected memberships

  • Academy of Management
  • Strategic Management Society
  • Organizational Design Community (OCD)
  • German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB)
  • European Policy for Intellectual Property Association (EPIP)

Prizes, awards, honors

  • Teaching Award 2020 of the student council of the business faculty, University of Mannheim (2020)
  • AoM TIM Best Paper Award, AOM Meeting (2016)
  • Jürgen-Hauschildt-Award, TIE Commission (2012)
  • DRUID Best Paper Award (2011)
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, AOM Meeting (2011)
  • RePEc Ranking Top 100 Economists (5 years or less) (2009)

Selected editorial activities

  • Associate Editor, Mangement Science (from 2021)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Industrial and Business Economics (from 2021)
  • Associate Editor, Strategic Management Journal (from 2017)
  • Member of the Editorial Review Board, Academy of Management Discoveries (from 2017)
  • Associate Editor, Industrial and Corporate Change (from 2016)
  • Member Editorial Board, Strategic Management Journal (from 2016-2017)
  • Guest Associate Editor, Management Science (2014)
  • Advisory Editor, Research Policy (from 2014)
  • Research Committee of the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the AOM (2014-2016)
  • EPIP Young Scholar Award (2017-2018)
  • AOM TIM Best Paper Awards Committee (2015)

Selected publications