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Chair of Organization and Innovation

Prof. Dr. Karin Hoisl

Prof. Dr. Karin Hoisl

The Chair of Organization and Innovation is dedicated to the further development of organizational theories and organizational design - especially at the interface with innovation management. In addition, we support students in developing a critical understanding of economic interrelationships in the areas of organization and innovation to prepare them for future organizational challenges in a global competition.

Our research approach is quantitative-empirical, international-comparative and combines theoretical approaches from economics and behavioral sciences. Data analysis with sophisticated quantitative and qualitative methods enables the derivation of causal results.

Research areas:

  • 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
  • Management and sociology of science
  • Entrepreneurial finance

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Chair's News

Stelle im Fremdsprachensekretariat (m/w/d) zu besetzen

Zum nächstmöglichen Termin (spätestens zum 1. Juni 2019) ist eine Vollzeitstelle (derzeit 39,5 Stunden/Woche) im Fremdsprachensekretariat (m/w/d)(E7 TV-L) zu besetzen, die zu 50% dem Lehrstuhl für Strategisches und Internationales Management sowie zu 50% dem Lehrstuhl für Organisation und Innovation zugeordnet ist.

Registration for the exam review MAN 692 and MAN 693

The exam review for MAN 692 and MAN 693 takes place at the Chair of Organization and Innovation, L 5, 4 ground floor, room 011 on Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 10 to 11 am. Registration via mail (orga(at)bwl.uni-mannheim.de) latest by Thursday, March 7, 2019, 23:59 pm is mandatory. Please send us your name, student ID number, and the attended course. Do not forget to bring your student ID card with you.

Area News Available for Download

The 2018 Area News of the management area are out! Read about who has joined the chairs, learn about upcoming and passed events or get inspired by some research projects. You can download the brochure here.

STARTUP AUTOBAHN Premaster and Internship

STARTUP AUTOBAHN offers you the opportunity to experience the leading accelerator for start-ups working on the future of mobility. The accelerator connects leading international start-ups, investors and corporations at 24 locations worldwide. If you are interested in joining a highly dynamic work environment with the possibility to go abroad, you should take a closer look at the follwing two positions:

STARTUP AUTOBAHN is currently searching for students for their innovation premaster (here). In addition, you have the possibility to apply for an internship (here).

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