Prof. Dr. Karin Hoisl

Prof. Dr. Karin Hoisl

Chair of Organization and Innovation


Main fields of research

  • Creativity and inventiveness (e.g., Organizational learning and creativity)
  • Knowledge management (e.g., knowledge acquisition and knowledge recombination, open innovation)
  • Labor Market Mobility
  • Intellectual property strategies
  • IP strategy (e.g., protection and commercialization of innovations)
  • Teams
  • 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