Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management

Team

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Prof. Dr. Achim Walter

Director

Westring 425, Room 106
Phone: +49 431 880 - 3999
Telefax: +49 431 880 - 3213
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Friederike Blömer (from 27.01.2018 on maternity leave and parental leave)

Secretary

Westring 425, Room 115
Phone: +49 431 880 - 3999
Telefax: +49 431 880 - 3213

Gerrit Jochims, M.Sc.

Doctoral Student and Lecturer

Westring 425, Room 117
Phone: +49 431 880 - 3998
Telefax: +49 431 880 - 3213
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Career

Academic career

Since 07/2014 Doctoral student and lecturer at the Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management at Kiel University under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Achim Walter  
2011 - 2014 Master of science in business administration at Kiel University; Master’s thesis on "Automated semantic and indicator-based patent analysis: Identification of similar patents and patent portfolio management "  
2008 - 2011 Bachelor of science in economics at Kiel University; Bachelor’s thesis on "Electromobility as a building block of a sustainability strategy - An economic analysis"  

Relevant Work Experience

10/2013 - 06/2014 Research assistant at the Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management at Kiel University, Germany
03/2013 - 09/2013 Internship at Senvion SE, Hamburg; Technology Innovation / R&D Intellectual Property
02/2012 - 01/2013 Treasurer Kiel, „Marketing zwischen Theorie und Praxis (MTP) e.V.“

Theses

 Master’s thesis

  • Analysis of a value-creating sales network of product-accompanying services - A network theoretical approach (cooperation with industry partner)
  • The relationship between motivation, goal orientation and radical inventions - An empirical analysis of public research institutions
  • Tie strength and employee creativity in innovative organizations - An empirical analysis
  • Evaluation and prioritization of innovation ideas in the fuzzy front end
  • Current state of knowledge on the fuzzy front end of the innovation process - A critical analysis of scientific results and practical approaches to solutions
  • Network and relationship design to promote individual innovation behavior in highly competitive organizations
  • Relationship intensity in cohesive groups as a factor of influence on conformity pressure 
  • The influence of social networks on the late phase of the innovation process

 

Bachelor’s thesis

  • Theoretical and empirical approaches for determining the value of patent portfolios - A critical review
  • The relationship between tie strength and generative creativity in innovative organizations - A critical stocktaking
  • The relationship of strength and generative creativity in innovative organizations - An empirical analysis
  • The relationship between tie strength and employee creativity in innovative organizations - An empirical analysis
  • Procedures & methods for economic analysis of innovation ideas in the fuzzy front end: A critical literature review
  • The fuzzy front-end of the innovation process: A critical analysis of the current state of research
  • Relationship between interpersonal relationships and individual creativity
  • The role of network variables in promoting disruptive innovation in technology-based enterprises
  • Management of intra-organizational networks to promote individual innovation behavior
  • Success determinants in idea management - The relevance of software applications in the idea management process
  • Idea management in the financial services sector - Case study analysis of a credit institute (cooperation with a private company)

Courses

  • Tutorial in "Innovation management: Processes & methods“ (summer 18)
  • Bachelor seminar: „Business models of the automotive industry in transition“ (summer 18) (cooperation with an industry partner)
  • Seminar to prepare for the bachelor thesis at Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Tutorial in " Innovation management: Processes & methods“ (summer 17)
  • Bachelor seminar „Entrepreneurship and innovation management: Concepts and methods“ (summer 17)
  • Bachelor seminar: „Seminar to prepare for the bachelor thesis at Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management“ (winter 16/17)
  • Research seminar: „Empowering creativity“ (winter 16/17)
  • Tutorial in "Innovation management: Processes & methods“ (summer 16)
  • Bachelor seminar „ Managing the fuzzy front end of innovation - Concepts and methods” (summer 16)
  • Tutorial in „Innovation management: Strategies & actors” (winter 15/16)
  • Bachelor Seminar „Disruptive Innovationen - Empirische Analysen von Einflussgrößen“ (summer 15)
  • Tutorial in "Unternehmensplanspiel" (summer 15)
  • Tutorial in „Innovation management: Strategies & actors” (winter 14/15)
  • Colloquium „General management II“ (winter 14/15)

Monika Sienknecht, M.Sc.

Doctoral Student and Lecturer

Westring 425, Room 107
Phone: +49 431 880 - 1536
Telefax: +49 431 880 - 3213

Felicia Seitz, M.Sc.

Doctoral Student and Lecturer

Westring 425, Room 105
Phone: +49 431 880 - 4778
Telefax: +49 431 880 - 3213
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Philip Hutchinson, M. Sc.

Doctoral Student and Lecturer

Westring 425, Room 116
Phone: +49 431 880 - 1592
Telefax: +49 431 880 - 3213

External Assistants

Dr. Nora Otte

External Research Assistant

Research Assistants

Name Mail Phone
Daniel Niecke E-Mail +49 431 880 4938
Mareike Möbius E-Mail +49 431 880 3997
Lennart von Stülpnagel E-Mail +49 431 880 3997
Morten Blödorn E-Mail +49 431 880 3997
Hanna Lumbeck E-Mail +49 431 880 3997
Mareike Peters E-Mail +49 431 880 3997
Tom Petersen E-Mail +49 431 880 3997

 

Former Members of the Team

Name Mail
Dr. Carmen Schüler schueler(at)bwl.uni-kiel.de
Annette Solterbeck solterbeck(at)bwl.uni-kiel.de
Dr. Andreas Winkelbach a.winkelbach(at)bwl.uni-kiel.de
Dr. Joachim Tischler tischler(at)bwl.uni-kiel.de
Dr. Ulrich Stolzenburg stolzenburg(at)bwl.uni-kiel.de
Dr. Simon Heinrichs heinrichs(at)bwl.uni-kiel.de
Prof. Dr. Sascha Walter sascha.walter@uni-wuerzburg.de
Dipl.-Kfm. Claudio Heitkamp heitkamp(at)bwl.uni-kiel.de
Dr. Arne Schmidt schmidt(at)bwl.uni-kiel.de
Dr. Anke Rasmus rasmus(at)bwl.uni-kiel.de
Prof. Dr. Petra Dickel dickel(at)bwl.uni-kiel.de
Dr. Felix Riesenhuber riesenhuber(at)bwl.uni-kiel.de
Dr. Manoj A. Gupte (MBA) gupte(at)bwl.uni-kiel.de
Dörte Jensen jensen(at)bwl.uni-kiel.de
Dr. Dirk Müller dirkmueller(at)bwl.uni-kiel.de
Dr. Christian Grape christian.grape(at)gmx.de
Dr. Jens Schmidthals jens.schmidthals(at)gmx.de
Prof. Dr. Sandra Schillo schillo(at)telfer.uOttawa.ca