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Barbara Schachermayer-Sporn

Univ.Prof. Mag.Dr.rer.soc.oec. Barbara Schachermayer-Sporn
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CV

2015-2016
Visiting Professor - University of Zurich (Departmennt of Business Administration and CHESS Center for Higher Education and Science Studies
since 2006
Full Professor for University Management
1999
Promotion to Associate Professor
1997
Visiting Research Fellow Stanford Institute for Higher Education Research
1996-1997
Acting Assistant Professer - Stanford University, School of Education
1992-1994
Visiting Research Scholar - New York University, The University of Michigan, University of California at Berkley
1991
Graduation PhD in Business Administration
1988
Graduation Master in Business Administration

Researcher Identifier

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Awards and Honors

2015
Großes Ehrenzeichen für Verdienste um die Republik Österreich
2000
Förderung für WU-Assistenten-Kleinprojekte, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien
1999
Best Paper Award 1999, Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft
Förderungspreis der Senator Wilhelm Wilfling Stiftung, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien
1993
Erwin-Schrödinger-Auslandsstipendium, Fonds zur Förderung der Wissenschaftlichen Forschung (FWF)
1992
Auslandsstipendium der Jubiläumsstiftung der Oesterreichischen Nationalbank
Fulbright Reisestipendium, Fulbright Commission
Stipendium "Förderung junger Wissenschaftler", Exportakademie der Bundeskammer der gewerblichen Wirtschaft
1991
Leistungsstipendium der Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien

Classifications

  • 5307 Business and management economics (Details)
  • 5321 Market research (Details)
  • 5324 Organizational research (Details)
  • 5333 Business management (Details)
  • 5350 Innovation research (Details)
  • 5363 Non-profit-sector research (NPO, NPI) (Details)
  • 5405 Empirical social research (Details)
  • 5803 Educational research (Details)

Expertise

  • higher education research
  • university management
  • change management

Activities

Position in scientific committee
  2008-2015 Austrian American Educational Commission - Fulbright Commission
  2001 Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft - Wissenschaftliche Kommission "Hochschulmanagement"
Membership in scientific association
  since 2017 Chartered Association of Business Schools - Academic Journal Guide Committee (AJGC)
  2016 Université Paris-Dauphine - Advisory Board
  2016 European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) - EQUIS Committee
  2015 LUISS School of Business and Management - International Professional and Academic Advisory Board (IPAAB)
  2015 China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) - Member of the Board
  2014 European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) - R&D Committee
  2008 Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research (OeAD-GmbH) - Member of the Board
  2007-2012 UniManagement Turin - Board of Directors
  since 2005 European Academy of Sciences and Arts (EASA)
  2003-2006 Partnership of International Management (PIM) - Chair
  2002-2015 Vienna Science and Technology Fund - Member of the Board
  2002-2015 The Global Alliance in Management Education (CEMS) - Member of the Executive Board and Globalization Committee
  since 2002 Academy of Management (AOM)
  2001-2010 Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft (VHB)
  2001-2010 European Association for Institutional Research (EAIR)
  2001-2010 Consortium of Higher Education Researchers (CHER)
  2001-2010 Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE)
  2001-2010 American Educational Research Association (AERA), Division J
Member of the editorial board
  since 2017 Zeitschrift für Hochschulentwicklung - Member of the Editorial Board
Reviewer for a scientific journal
  2000-2010 Tertiary Education and Management - Editor
Position in administration
  2003-2015 Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien - Vice Rector for Research, International Affairs and External Relations
  2002-2003 Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien - Vice Rector for International Relations
  1988-1991 Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien - Special Assistant to the Rector
Attendance scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  2017 OECD Conference - 2nd Higher Education Stakeholder Forum
  2017 EFMD Higher Education Research Conference - Track Chair
  2017 Annual CHER Conference
  2016 EUA Funding Forum
  2016 EFMD Annual Conference
  2016 Annual CHER Conference
  2016 Annual AERA Meeting
Other scientific activities
  2016 Maastricht University - Search Committee for Professorship in Organization
  2016 Finland Academy of Science, Excellence Initiative - Panel Member
  since 2015 Center for Higher Education and Science Studies (CHESS), University of Zurich - Public Lectures and Courses for CAS Program (Certificate of Advanced Studies)
  since 2007 EQUIS Accreditation, EFMD - Member of the Peer Review Teams

Publications

Book (monograph)

1999 Sporn, Barbara. 1999. Adaptive University Structures: An Analysis of Adaptation to Socioeconomic Environments of US and European Universities. London: Jessica Kingsley. (Details)
1992 Sporn, B.. 1992. University Culture and its Implications on Strategic Marketing Planning of Universities. Physica-Verlag, Heidelberg (Details)

Journal article

2018 Euler, Dieter, Schachermayer-Sporn, Barbara. 2018. Editorial: Institutionelle Differenzierung und Profilbildung im Hochschulbereich . Zeitschrift für Hochschulentwicklung, 13, (3), 9-15. open access (Details)
  Meyer, Michael, Schachermayer-Sporn, Barbara. 2018. Leaving the Ivory Tower: Universities' Third Mission and the Search for Legitimacy . Zeitschrift für Hochschulentwicklung, 13 (2), 41-60. open access (Details)
2006 Sporn, Barbara. 2006. Machen es die anderen besser? Das Schweizer Hochschulsystem im internationalen Vergleich. Schweizer Monatshefte 5/6 28-30. (Details)
2003 Sporn, Barbara. 2003. Convergence or difference in international higher education policy: Lessons from Europe. Ford Policy Forum 31-44. (Details)
2002 Sporn, Barbara. 2002. Quality Assurance in Europe and the U.S.: Professional and Political Economic Framing of Higher Education Policy. Higher Education 43 (3): 355-390. (Details)
  Rhoades, G., Sporn, B.. 2002. New models of management and shifting modes and costs of production: Europe and the United States. Tertiary Education and Management, 8, 1, 3-28 (Details)
2001 Sporn, B.. 2001. Building Adaptive Universities: Emerging Organizational Forms Based on Experiences of European and US Universities. Tertiary Education and Management, 7, 2, 121-134 (Details)
1999 Sporn, B.. 1999. Towards more adaptive universities: Trends of institutional reform in Europe. Higher Education in Europe, 24/1, 23-33 (Details)
1998 Sporn, B., Schuster, A.. 1998. Potential for Online Grocery Shopping in the Urban Area of Vienna. Electronic Markets, Special Issue: Electronic Commerce in Europe, 2: 13-16 (Details)
  Sporn, B.. 1998. Reforming Higher Education in Austria: Challenges and Problems. International Higher Education, 11, 2-4 (Details)
1996 Sporn, B.. 1996. Managing University Culture: An Analysis Of the Relationship Between Institutional Culture And Management Approaches. Higher Education, 32, 1, 41-61 (Details)
1995 Sporn, B.. 1995. Adaptation Processes at Universities: Organizational Implications of a Complex Environment. Tertiary Education and Management, 1, 1, 72-75 (Details)
1994 Sporn, B.. 1994. Universities Facing Crises: Management of Adaptation Processes in the United States. Educatio, 2, 212-220 (Details)
1993 Sporn, B.. 1993. The Effects of Organizational Culture on Strategic Marketing Planning at Universities. Carolina Planning: University and Planning, 19, 1, 53-55 (Details)
1992 Sporn, B.. 1992. Strategische Marketing-Planung an Universitäten - kulturelle und organisatorische Aspekte eines umfassenden Prozesses. Der Markt, Zeitschrift für Absatzwirtschaft und Marketing, 121, 31/2, 94-101 (Details)

Chapter in edited volume

2019 Meyer, Michael, Schachermayer-Sporn, Barbara. 2019. Leaving the ivory tower: universities' third mission and the quest for legitimacy. In: University and Society: Inderdependencies and Exchange, Hrsg. Ágnes Kövér & Gaby Franger, 39-57. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. (Details)
2017 Schachermayer-Sporn, Barbara. 2017. Competition in Higher Education. In: Encyclopedia of International Higher Education Systems and Institutions, Hrsg. Pedro Nuno Teixeira, Jung Cheol Shin, 1-6. Dordrecht: Springer International Publishing. (Details)
2011 Badelt, Christoph, Sporn, Barbara. 2011. Business Schools‘ Corporate Social Responsibility: Practice what you preach. In: Business Schools and their Contribution to Society, Hrsg. M. Morsing, A. Sauquet Rovira, S. 125-132. London et al. Sage Publications. (Details)
2010 Sporn, Barbara. 2010. Management of and in Higher Education Institutions. In: International Encyclopedia of Education (Third Edition), Hrsg. Penelope Peterson, Eva Baker, Barry McGaw , 245-250. London: Elsevier. (Details)
  Sporn, Barbara. 2010. Steuerung autonomer Universitäten: Erfahrungen mit der österreichischen Universitätsreform. In: Neue Wege der Hochschulgovernance, Hrsg. Rolf v. Lüde, 37-61. Hamburg: Hamburg University Press. (Details)
2007 Sporn, Barbara. 2007. Informationstechnologie und NPOs. In: Handbuch der Nonprofit Organisation (4. Auflage), Hrsg. Christoph Badelt, Michael Meyer, Ruth Simsa, 362-375. Stuttgart: Schäffer Poeschel. (Details)
  Sporn, Barbara. 2007. University Adaptation and Gender Equality: A Case Study of the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. In: Women, Universities, and Change: Gender Equality in the European Union and the United States, Hrsg. Mary Ann Danowitz Sagaria, 73-89. Oxford: Palgrave Macmillan. (Details)
2006 Sporn, Barbara. 2006. Governance and Administration: Organizational and Structural Trends. In: International Handbook of Higher Education , Hrsg. James J. F. Forest, Director Philip G. Altbach, 141-157. Dordrecht: Springer. (Details)
2003 Sporn, Barbara. 2003. Management in Higher Education: Current Trends and Future Perspectives in European Colleges and Universities. In: The dialogue between higher education research and practice: 25 Years of EAIR, Hrsg. Roddy Begg, 97-107. Dordrecht: Springer. (Details)
  Sporn, Barbara. 2003. Trends relating to higher education reform in Europe: an overview. In: Globalization and Reform in Higher Education, Hrsg. Heather Eggins, 117-131. Berkshire: Open University Press. (Details)
2001 Sporn, B.. 2001. NPOs im Bildungsbereich: Internationale Entwicklungen des Universitätssektors und Konsequenzen für das Universitätsmanagement. In: Simsa, R. (Hrsg.): Management der Zivilgesellschaft: Spezifische Herausforderungen in Nonprofit Organisationen. Schäffer-Poeschel, Stuttgart (Details)
  Sporn, Barbara. 2001. Universities and Science and Technology: Europe. In: International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Hrsg. Neil J. Smelser, Paul B. Baltes, 15974-15978. Oxford: Elsevier. (Details)
1999 Sporn, B.. 1999. Current Issues and Future Priorities for Higher Education Systems: Selected Perspectives from Continental Europe. In: Altbach, Ph., McGill Peterson, P. (eds.): Higher Education in the 21st Century: Global Challenge and National Response. Institute of International Education and the Boston College Center for International Higher Education, New York (Details)
  Gumport, P., Sporn, B.. 1999. Institutional Adaptation: Demands for Management Reform and University Administration. In: Smart, J. (ed.): Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research, Volume XIV, Agathon, New York (Details)
1998 Sporn, B.. 1998. Adaptation Processes at Universities: Organizational Implications of a Complex Environment. In: Leitner, E. (ed.): Educational Research and Higher Education Reform in Eastern and Central Europe. Beiträge zur Vergleichenden Bildungsforschung, Vol. 6, Peter Lang, Frankfurt/Main (Details)
  Maier, Gunther, Sporn, B.. 1998. Universitäten zwischen Bürokratie und Markt. Bildungssysteme im Vergleich. In: Mosser, Alois, Palme, Herwig, Pfeiffle, Horst, Pichler, J. Hanns (Hrsg.): Die Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien. Bildung und Bildungsauftrag. Band III, Teilband 1, Festschrift der Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Ueberreuter, Wien (Details)
1996 Sporn, B., Miksch, G.. 1996. Developing an Information Strategy: Experiences from the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. In: Managing Information Strategies in Higher Education. OECD Documents, Paris (Details)
1995 Dill, D., Sporn, B.. 1995. The Implications of a Postindustrial Environment for the University: An Introduction. In: Dill, D., Sporn, B. (eds.): Emerging Patterns of Social Demand and University Reform: Through a Glass Darkly, Pergamon, Oxford (Details)
  Dill, D., Sporn, B.. 1995. University 2001: What will the University of the 21st Century Look Like?. In: Dill, D., Sporn, B. (eds.): Emerging Patterns of Social Demand and University Reform: Through a Glass Darkly, Pergamon, Oxford (Details)
1994 Sporn, B.. 1994. More than Student or Staff Mobility - Thoughts on a Comprehensive Research Agenda for International Education. In: Open Doors 1993-1994 - Report on International Educational Exchange. Institute of International Education, New York (Details)
1993 Sporn, B.. 1993. Eine Analyse des Zusammenhangs von Informationskultur und der Absicherung von langfristigen Erfolgspotentialen in Organisationen. In: Eschenbach, R. (Hrsg.): WU Jahrestagung 1993 - Forschung für die Wirtschaft, im Mittelpunkt der Mensch. Service Fachverlag, Wien (Details)
1992 Sporn, B., Alkier, L.. 1992. Frauen und EDV? - Zur Situation der Frau in der EDV-Ausbildung. In: Buchmayr, R., Ivancevic, B., Wagner, I. (Hrsg.): Vergleichsweise ungleich - Zur Situation der Frauen in Wirtschaft, Wissenschaft und Forschung. Service-Fachverlag, Wien (Details)
1991 Sporn, B.. 1991. Dienststelle für Planung und Organisationsentwicklung - Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien. In: Besondere Dienststellen für Planung und Organisationsentwicklung, hrsgg.v. Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft und Forschung, Wien (Details)

Edited book (editorship)

1995 Dill, D., Sporn, B. (eds.). 1995. Emerging Patterns of Social Demand and University Reform: Through a Glass Darkly. Pergamon, Oxford (Details)

Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

2017 Schachermayer-Sporn, Barbara. 2017. "Forschungsgeleitet" als Maxime an Österreichs Hochschulen - gilt das auch für das Hochschulmanagement? Quo Vadis Hochschule, Wien, Österreich, 04.-05.12. Podiumsdiskussion. (Details)
  Schachermayer-Sporn, Barbara. 2017. The Adaptive University Revisited: From Theory to Practice and back. Annual EAIR Forum, Porto, Portugal, 03.-06.09. Keynote Speaker. (Details)
2016 Schachermayer-Sporn, Barbara. 2016. Chancengleichheit und Hochschulmanagement. CHESS - Center for Higher Education and Science Studies - Netzwerktreffen, Zürich, Schweiz, 02.02. (Details)
  Schachermayer-Sporn, Barbara. 2016. External Drivers for University Reform: The Case of Business Schools' Governance Relating to Performance. Gesellschaft für Hochschulforschung, Jahrestagung, München, Deutschland, 07.04.-08.04. (Details)
  Sporn, Barbara, Rhoades, Gary. 2016. Global Positioning Strategy in Marketing to International Students, Anglo-American and Central European Style. ASHE Association for the Study of Higher Education, Annual Meeting, Columbus, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 09.11.-12.11. (Details)
  Sporn, Barbara. 2016. Governance and Performance? New Business Models for Business Schools in Europe. CHER Consortium of Higher Education Researchers, Annual Conference, Cambridge, Großbritannien, 05.09.-07.09. (Details)

Research report, expert opinion

2004 Sporn, Barbara. 2004. Hochschule Schweiz. Ein Vorschlag zur Profilierung im internationalen Umfeld. Zürich: Avenir Suisse. (Details)
1998 Sporn, B., Schuster, A.. 1998. Das Marktpotential für den elektronischen Lebensmitteleinzelhandel in Österreich. Forschungsbericht, Abteilung für Wirtschaftsinformatik, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Wien (Details)
1996 Kiessling, U., Schweeger, T., Sporn, B.. 1996. Nutzen des Internet für österreichische Unternehmen. Forschungsbericht, Abteilung für Wirtschaftsinformatik, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Wien (Details)

Habilitation

1999 Sporn, B.. 1999. Adaptive University Structures: An Analysis of Adaptation to Socioeconomic Environments of US and European Universities. Habilitationsschrift, Jessica Kingsley, London (Details)

Unpublished lecture

2016 Schachermayer-Sporn, Barbara, Loprieno, Antonio. 2016. Die Universität zwischen Wirtschaftsrelevanz und Gesellschaftskritik. CHESS - Center for Higher Education and Science Studies - Lecture, Zürich, 26.05. (Details)
  Schachermayer-Sporn, Barbara. 2016. Governance and Performance: New Business Models for Business Schools in Europe. Universität Zürich - Business Economics Research Seminar, Zürich, 17.05. (Details)

Projects

2002
Performance Evaluation in Profit- and Nonprofit Organizations: A Comparative Study in Austria (Details)
2000
Comparative organisation research: profit- and nonprofit organizations (2000-2001) (Details)