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Christian Garaus

Mag.Dr.rer.soc.oec. Christian Garaus
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Researcher Identifier

Awards and Honors

2016
Best Paper Selection for the Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting
2014
Best Paper Selection for the Organisational Learning, Knowledge, and Capabilities (OLKC) Conference

Classifications

  • 5324 Organizational research (Details)
  • 5333 Business management (Details)
  • 5350 Innovation research (Details)

Expertise

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Activities

Position in internal committee for appointments
  2015-2016 WU - Member of the search committee for a "Full Professor of Organizational Design"
Position in internal habilitation committee
  2015 WU - Mitglied in der Habilitationskommission für Dr. Peter Keinz
Membership in scientific association
  since 2015 Academy of Management
Reviewer for a scientific journal
  since 2019 Technological Forecasting and Social Change
  since 2019 Business Research
  since 2018 Journal of Product Innovation Management
  since 2018 Human Resource Management Review
  since 2017 Industry & Innovation
  since 2016 Management Decision
  since 2016 Long Range Planning
  since 2016 California Management Review
  since 2014 R&D Management
  since 2014 International Journal of Human Resource Management
  since 2013 Human Resource Management
Organisation of Research Seminar
  since 2018 WU Research Network Platform Economy
Research and Teaching Stay
  2016 Copenhagen Business School - WU Visiting Fellow
  2012 Charles University Prague - Visiting Lecturer

Publications

Journal article

2019 Posch, Arthur, Garaus, Christian. 2019. Boon or curse? A contingent view on the relationship between strategic planning and organizational ambidexterity. Long Range Planning. (Details)
2016 Garaus, Christian, Güttel, Wolfgang, Konlechner, Stefan, Koprax, Irina, Lackner, Hubert, Link, Karin, Müller, Barbara. 2016. Bridging knowledge in ambidextrous HRM systems: Empirical evidence fromHidden Champions. International Journal of Human Resource Management 27 (3), 355-381. (Details)
  Furtmüller, Gerhard, Garaus, Christian, Güttel, Wolfgang H. 2016. Even tiny rewards can motivate people to go the extra mile. Harvard Business Review, , 1-1. open access (Details)
  Garaus, Christian and Furtmüller, Gerhard and Güttel, Wolfgang. 2016. The hidden power of small rewards: The effects of insufficient external rewards on autonomous motivation to learn. Academy of Management Learning & Education 15 (1): S. 45-59. (Details)
2015 Koprax, Irina, Garaus, Christian, Güttel, Wolfgang. 2015. Dieser Weg wird kein leichter sein: Wie dem eingeschlagenen Pfad der Unternehmensentwicklung eine neue Richtung gegeben werden kann. Austrian Management Review 5, 54-62. (Details)
2013 Garaus, Christian, Güttel, Wolfgang. 2013. Erfolgreiches Management von radikalen und inkrementellen Innovationen: Erkenntnisse aus Österreichs mittelständischen und großen High-Tech-Unternehmen. Austrian Management Review 3 52-59. (Details)
2011 Garaus, Christian. 2011. I did it my way: Die Rolle der Selbstbestimmung in der Mitarbeiter/innen-Motivation. Austrian Management Review 1 99-109. (Details)

Chapter in edited volume

2019 Koprax, Irina, Garaus, Christian, Güttel, Wolfgang H. 2019. Pfadabhängigkeit und Pfadkreation. In: Erfolgreich in turbulenten Zeiten: Impulse für Leadership, Change Management & Ambidexterity (2. Auflage), Hrsg. Güttel, Wolfgang H. 60-68. Augsburg: Rainer Hampp Verlag. (Details)
2017 Garaus, Christian, Güttel, Wolfgang, Konlechner, Stefan, Lackner, Hubert, Müller, Barbara. 2017. Ambidexterity. In: Encyclopedia of Creativity, Invention, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship. 2nd edition, Hrsg. Elias G. Carayannis, 52-56. New York: Springer. (Details)
  Koprax, Irina, Garaus, Christian, Güttel, Wolfgang H. 2017. Pfadabhängigkeit und Pfadkreation. In: Erfolgreich in turbulenten Zeiten: Impulse für Leadership, Change Management & Ambidexterity, Hrsg. Güttel, Wolfgang H. 151-172. Augsburg, München: Rainer Hampp Verlag. (Details)
2014 Lackner, Hubert, Güttel, Wolfgang, Konlechner, Stefan, Garaus, Christian, Hansen, Nina K., Müller, Barbara. 2014. Ambidextrous learning architectures and the role of HRM systems. In: Shedding New Lights on Organisational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities, Hrsg. Alegre, J., Chiva, R., Fernández-Mesa, A., Ferreras-Méndez, J., 331-354. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. (Details)
2013 Garaus, Christian, Güttel, Wolfgang, Konlechner, Stefan, Lackner, Hubert, Müller, Barbara. 2013. Ambidexterity. In: Encyclopedia of Creativity, Invention, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, Hrsg. Carayannis, E. G., 52-56. New York: Springer. (Details)
  Müller, Barbara, Garaus, Christian. 2013. When new information meets prior knowledge: Some suggestions for rethinking the concept of absorptive capacity. In: Shedding New Lights on Organisational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities, Hrsg. Alegre, J., Chiva, R., Fernández-Mesa, A., Ferreras-Méndez, J., 289-308. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. (Details)

Contribution to conference proceedings

2016 Garaus, Christian, Lettl, Christopher, Schirg, Florian. 2016. Exploring motivations of participants in grand challenges: A comparative case study in the space sector. In Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, Hrsg. Academy of Management, 1-99. Briarcliff Manor: Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. (Details)

Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

2019 Garaus, Christian, Koprax, Irina, Güttel, Wolfgang H. 2019. The role of analogy in the implementation of distant alternatives for path-breaking change. Academy of Management Annual Conference, Boston, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 09.08.-13.08. (Details)
2018 Grad, Tom, Garaus, Christian, Lettl, Christopher. 2018. Crowd judge's knowledge and the nexus of self-selection and evaluation quality of crowdsourced ideas. Academy of Management Conference, Chicago, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 10.08.-14.08. (Details)
  Grad, Tom, Garaus, Christian, Lettl, Christopher. 2018. Crowd judge’s knowledge and evaluation validity in new product idea screening. American Marketing Association Winter Conference, New Orleans, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 23.02.-25.02. (Details)
  Wandres, Carola, Garaus, Christian, Lettl, Christopher. 2018. Filtering crowdsourced ideas: Attentional processes and the role of incentives. Open and User Innovation Conference, New York, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 06.08.-09.08. . (Details)
  Grad, Tom, Garaus, Christian, Lettl, Christopher. 2018. The Role of Knowledge for Self-Selection and Evaluation Quality in Crowd Evaluations. Open and User Innovation Conference, New York, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 06.08.-09.08. (Details)
2017 Moser, Nadine, Garaus, Christian, Lettl, Christopher. 2017. Exploring roles of crowdinvestors in start-ups. Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 04.08.-08.08. (Details)
  Grad, Tom, Lettl, Christopher, Garaus, Christian. 2017. The Role of Cognitive Distance in Crowd-based Evaluations. Collective Intelligence Conference, New York, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 15.06-16.06. (Details)
2016 Grad, Tom, Lettl, Christopher, Garaus, Christian. 2016. Exploring Crowd Evaluations for Innovation. 14th Annual Open and User Innovation Conference, Cambridge, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 01.08.-03.08. (Details)
  Garaus, Christian and Lettl, Christopher and Schirg, Florian. 2016. Exploring motivations of participants in grand challenges: A comparative case study in the space sector. Academy of Management Conference, Anaheim, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 05.08.-09.08. (Details)
  Moser, Nadine and Garaus, Christian and Lettl, Christopher. 2016. Exploring roles of crowdinvestors in start-ups. Open and User Innovation Conference, Boston, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 01.08.-03.08. (Details)
  Posch, Arthur, Garaus, Christian. 2016. The Joint Influence of Strategic Planning and Ambidextrous Culture on Organizational Ambidexterity. 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 05.08.-09.08. (Details)
  Posch, Arthur, Garaus, Christian. 2016. The Quest for Organizational Ambidexterity: The Joint Influence of Strategic Planning and Innovation Orientation. ERMAC Conference, Wien, Österreich, 19.06.-21.06. . (Details)
2015 Garaus, Christian, Lettl, Christopher, Schirg, Florian. 2015. Exploring motivations of participants in grand challenges: A comparative case study in the space sector. 13th Meeting of the Open and User Innovation Society, Lissabon, Portugal, 13.06.-15.06.. (Details)
  Garaus, Christian, Koprax, Irina, Güttel, Wolfgang. 2015. Fly on the wings of R&D: Path dependence, creation & separation. 75th Meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, Kanada, 07.08.-11.08. (Details)
2014 Lettl, Christopher, Garaus, Christian. 2014. Exploring the boundaries of crowdsourcing. 12th Annual Open and User Innovation Conference, Boston, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 28.06.-30.06.. (Details)
  Koprax, Irina, Garaus, Christian, Güttel, Wolfgang. 2014. Fly on the wings of R&D: Tensions between path creation and Path maintenance. Annual Meeting of VHB Kommission Organisation, Jena, Deutschland, 26.02.-28.02.. (Details)
  Koprax, Irina, Garaus, Christian, Güttel, Wolfgang. 2014. Fly on the wings of R&D: Tensions between path creation and path maintenance. 3rd International Conference on Path Dependence, Berlin, Deutschland, 17.02.-18.02.. (Details)
  Garaus, Christian. 2014. How firms balance exploration and exploitation: A routine-based perspective of organizational ambidexterity. 9th Conference on Organizational Learning, Knowledge, and Capabilities (OLKC), Oslo, Norwegen, 22.04.-24.04.. (Details)
  Koprax, Irina, Garaus, Christian, Güttel, Wolfgang. 2014. Path breaking: Like a phoenix from the snow. 30th European Group of Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquium, Rotterdam, Niederlande, 03.07.-05.-07.. (Details)
2013 Garaus, Christian. 2013. How firms balance exploration and exploitation: The micromechanisms of organizational ambidexterity. 29th European Group of Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquium, Montréal, Kanada, 04.07.-06.07.. (Details)
  Koprax, Irina, Garaus, Christian, Link, Karin, Güttel, Wolfgang, Konlechner, Stefan, Lackner, Hubert, Müller, Barbara. 2013. Managing the exploration-exploitation paradox: The role of HRM-practices for organizational ambidexterity. Workshop on Paradoxes and Tensions in HRM, Innsbruck, Österreich, 14.02.-15.02.. (Details)
2012 Müller, Barbara, Garaus, Christian. 2012. A process perspective on absorptive capacity and organizational learning by integrating the concept of organizational memory. 7th Conference on Organizational Learning, Knowledge, and Capabilities (OLKC), Valencia, Spanien, 25.04.-27.04.. (Details)
  Garaus, Christian, Müller, Barbara, Güttel, Wolfgang, Konlechner, Stefan, Lackner, Hubert. 2012. Balancing exploratory and exploitative projects: The decisive role of project designs for organizational learning. 28th European Group of Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquium, Helsinki, Finnland, 05.07.-07.07.. (Details)
  Wagner, Udo, Garaus, Marion, Garaus, Christian. 2012. Explaining the choice overload effect: Does self-determination theory help?. 41st Annual Conference of the European Marketing Academy (EMAC), Lissabon, Portugal, 22.05.-25.05.. (Details)
  Garaus, Christian. 2012. Model of HRM-practices promoting ambidextrous learning: The mediating role of motivation. Annual Meeting of VHB Kommission Personal, Hamburg, Deutschland, 27.09.-28.09.. (Details)
2011 Garaus, Christian, Güttel, Wolfgang, Konlechner, Stefan, Lackner, Hubert, Müller, Barbara. 2011. Contextual ambidexterity: Enhancing absorptive capacity rhrough project structures. 11th European Academy of Management (EURAM) Conference, Tallinn, Estland, 01.06.-04.06.. (Details)
  Lackner, Hubert, Garaus, Christian, Güttel, Wolfgang, Hansen, Nina K., Konlechner, Stefan, Müller, Barbara. 2011. Different ambidextrous learning architectures and the role of HRM systems. DRUID Society Conference, Kopenhagen, Dänemark, 15.06.-17.06.. (Details)
  Garaus, Christian, Müller, Barbara. 2011. Knowing and learning: The role of organizational memory for absorptive capacity. 7th Symposium on Strategic Competence-Based Management (SKM), Linz, Österreich, 28.09.-30.09.. (Details)
  Garaus, Christian. 2011. Microfoundations of strategic entrepreneurship in established organizations: A self-determination theory model for the motivation to engage in absorptive capacity routines. Strategiceship2011: Multi- and Micro-Level Issues in Strategic Entrepreneurship, Kopenhagen, Dänemark, 13.10.-14.10.. (Details)
  Güttel, Wolfgang, Garaus, Christian, Konlechner, Stefan, Lackner, Hubert, Müller, Barbara. 2011. Rebuilding learning architectures: A process perspective on ambidexterity. 31st Strategic Management Society (SMS) International Conference, Miami, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 06.11.-09.11.. (Details)

Case study

2018 Garaus, Christian, Garaus, Marion. 2018. voestalpine - One step ahead. Wagner, U., Reisinger, H. & Akbari, K. (Hrsg.) Fallstudien aus der österreichischen Marketingpraxis, Band 8, Wien: Facultas, S. 29-43. (Details)
2016 Garaus, Christian, Garaus, Marion. 2016. Der Stein der Weisen: Neuproduktentwicklung bei LEGO. Wagner, U., Reisinger, H. & Schwand, C. (Hrsg.) Fallstudien aus der österreichischen Marketingpraxis, Band 7, Wien: Facultas, S. 37-50. (Details)

Unpublished lecture

2016 Garaus, Christian, Lettl, Christopher, Lambertus, Thorsten. 2016. Microfoundations of Business Model Design: Designers, Process, and Outcomes. CBS SMG Brownbag Seminar, Kopenhagen, 29.09. (Details)
2015 Garaus, Christian, Grad, Tom. 2015. Crowdsourcing: Ö1 Hörsaal. Abschlussveranstaltung Ö1 Hörsaal, Wien, 25.11. (Details)
2014 Furtmüller, Gerhard, Garaus, Christian. 2014. The hidden power of small rewards. Senior Lecturer Treffen, WU, 16.10.14 (Details)

Projects

2019
Evaluation of User-Driven Innovation Projects (2019-2020) (Details)
2017
Incentives, Academic Assessment and Learn Motivation (2017-2018) (Details)
Exploring Crowd Evaluation Validity (2017-2019) (Details)
2016
Getting personal: The influence of business model designer¿s individual characteristics on the quality of the initial business model (2016-2017) (Details)
2014
Exploring Crowd Evaluations (Details)
Crowdsourcing: Motivation in Grand Challenges (Details)
Path Dependence: Alternatives to Path Breaking (Details)
2012
Implications of rewards on motivation (2012-2013) (Details)
2011
Exploring roles of crowdinvestors in start-ups (Details)
Exploring roles of crowdinvestors in start-ups (Details)