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Christopher Lettl

Univ.Prof. Dr.rer.pol.habil. Christopher Lettl
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Awards and Honors

2016
Selected by editor-in-chief as best paper of the Special Issue "Social Networks for Innovation and New Product Development" for promotional media campaign of the The Journal of Product Innovation Management with the article "The Social Network Position of Lead Users" (together with Jan Kratzer, Nikolaus Franke and Peter Gloor).
Best Paper Selection for AOM Conference 2016, Anaheim, for the article: Exploring motivations of participants in grand challenges: A comparative case study in the space sector (together with Christian Garaus and Florian Schirg)
Winner of the 2016 Thomas P Hustad JPIM Best Paper Award for the article: The Social Network Position of Lead Users (together with Jan Kratzer, Nikolaus Franke and Peter Gloor)
2015
Best Paper Selection for AOM Conference 2015, Vancouver, for the article: “Drivers of positive attention on firm-hosted user design platforms” (together with Morten Berg Jensen and Christoph Hienerth)
Selected as one of 9 articles included in the first virtual issue of The Journal of Product Innovation Management on the topic of co-creation: "Synergies among Producer Firms, Lead Users, and User Communities: The Case of the Lego Producer- User Ecosystem” (together with Christoph Hienerth and Peter Keinz)
Symposium Proposal on Linking Open Innovation to Business Models (together with Henry Chesbrough, Thomas Ritter, Christopher Tucci) selected for inclusion in the All-Academy Theme (AAT) program, AOM Conference 2015, Vancouver.
2014
AOM Best Paper Award Finalist
AOM Best Paper Proceedings
Nominated for 2014 JPIM (The Journal of Product Innovation Management) Best Paper: "Synergies among Producer Firms, Lead Users, and User Communities: The Case of the Lego Producer- User Ecosystem” (together with Christoph Hienerth and Peter Keinz)
2012
Best Paper Selection for AOM Conference 2012, Boston, for the article: “From funding to founding - The changing role of investors” (together with Stephan Jung).
2011
WU Award: Cooperation Representative of the Year (2011) - Granted by the WU Vienna International Office.
2010
Active Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts
Best Paper Selection for AOM Conference 2010, Montreal, for the article: “Forecasting the attractiveness of user-generated designs via online data: An empirical study within the LEGO community” (together with Morten Berg-Jensen and Christoph Hienerth)
Research Grant from Danish Strategic Research Council for research program on the Governance of Community-based Innovation (together with Professor Sören Salomo from the Danish Technical University, Copenhagen) – Funds provided by the Council: Euro 2.5 Million
WU Teaching Award 2010 in the category „Excellent Teaching“ for the course “Exploring Core Challenges in Open Innovation".
2009
Elite Teaching Award by the Danish Ministry of Education for the course concept „Collaborative New Business Development“
Finalist for the Danish Elite Research Award
2008
Tudor Rickards Best Paper Award 2008 for the article “Towards a social network perspective of lead users and creativity: An empirical study among children”, Creativity and Innovation Management 17, with Jan Kratzer)

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Activities

Position in scientific committee
  2015 Doktoratskommittee DTU - Evaluation PhD
  2013-2014 Berufungskommission WU-Full Professor of Business Performance Management and Sustainability
Position in jury, advisory board, curatorship
  since 2010 Jury WU Alumni Entrepreneur Award - Vorsitzender
Position in committee for appointments
  2013-2014 W3 Professur Entrepreneurship und Unternehmertum - TU Hamburg-Harburg - Gutachter
  2013 University of Aarhus "Full Professor of Business Administration" - Gutachter
  2012 W2 Professur Technologiemanagement - TU München - Gutachter
Position in habilitation committee
  2013-2014 Dr. Christian Stadler
Position in internal committee for appointments
  2016 Full Professor of Organization Design - Gutachter
  2014 Full Professor of Organization Design - Gutachter
  2014 Full Professor of Empirical Business Research - Mitglied der Berufungskommission
  2013 Full Professor of Strategic Management - Gutachter
  2013 Full Professor of Business Performance Management and Sustainability - Mitglied der Berufungskommission
  2010-2011 Full Professor of Public Management - Mitglied der Berufungskommission
Reviewer for scientific organization
  since 2015 The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
  since 2015 Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Wirtschaft - Reviewer Marietta Blau Grant
  since 2012 EUROPEAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY – Climate Knowledge & Innovation Community - Gutachter
  since 2011 FWF
  since 2009 Österreichische Nationalbank
Membership in scientific association
  since 2010 VHB
  since 2005 Academy of Management
Editor of a scientific journal
  since 2015 Long Range Planning - Guest Editor for Special Issue: Business Models and Business Model Innovation: Wider Implications for Research and Practice.
  2010 Organizational Dynamics - Guest Editor Special Issue: Designing Organizations for the 21st-Century Global Economy.
Member of the editorial board
  since 2015 The Journal of Product Innovation Management
  since 2012 Journal of Organization Design
  since 2010 IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management
Reviewer for a scientific journal
  since 2014 Organization Science
  2013-2014 Journal of Consumer Resarch
  since 2013 Industrial Marketing Management
  since 2013 California Management Review
  since 2012 Technology Forecasting & Social Change
  since 2012 Strategic Management Journal
  since 2012 Management Science
  since 2012 Creativity and Innovation Management
  since 2011 Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft
  since 2011 Organization Dynamics
  since 2011 Long Range Planning
  since 2011 Journal of Small Business Management
  since 2011 International Journal of Research in Marketing
  since 2011 International Journal of Collaborative Enterprise
  since 2010 Journal für Betriebswirtschaft
  since 2009 Research Policy
  since 2009 Journal of Product Innovation Management
  since 2008 R&D Management
  since 2008 IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management
  since 2006 Journal of Engineering and Technolgy Management
  since 2006 International Journal of Technology Management
Reviewer for a series
  2011-2012 Organization Dynamics - Special Issue Co-Editor
Reviewer for an international conference
  since 2015 OpenSym
  since 2013 VHB Pfingstagung
  since 2013 EURAM
  since 2012 TIE Tagung (VHB Kommissionstagung)
  since 2011 Open and User Innovation Conference
  2009 IRNOP (International Research Network on Organizing by Projects) Conference
  since 2005 Academy of Management Conference
Organization scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  since 2016 Track Open Source and Communities, Open and User Innovation Conference - Track Chair
  since 2015 Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien - Academic Director of the Vienna Innovation Program
  2015 Treffen der Schüler von Prof. Hauschildt - Organization and Host
  since 2015 Symposium at AOM Conference
  since 2015 Professional Development Workshop (PDW) at AOM Conference
  since 2015 Doctoral Consortium of Open and User Innovation Conference
  2013-2014 VHB Pfingstagung
  2012 WU Competence Day
  since 2011 Open and User Innovation Workshop
Organization other meeting (Excursion etc.)
  2016 Europäisches Forum Alpbach - Organizer Breakout Session
  2014 Europäisches Forum Alpbach - Organizer Breakout Session
Position in administration
  since 2016 Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien - Representative of WU Full Professors
  since 2016 Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien - Chariman of the Senat
  since 2016 Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien - Mitglied der Strategiegruppe für den Entwicklungsplan
  2014 Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien - Mitglied der Gutachtenkommission des Senats
  since 2013 Doktoratsbeauftragter des Departments
  since 2010 Stellvertretender Departmentvorstand
Academic advisor
  since 2009 WU Wien
Supervisor dissertation
  since 2009 Institut für Strategie, Technologie und Organisation; Institut für Entrepreneurship und Innovation; Institut für Unternehmensführung; Institut für Strategisches Management; Institut für Corporate Governance - Erstbetreuer, Zweitbetreuer, Mitglied der Doktoratskommittees

Publications

Book (monograph)

2004 Lettl, Christopher. 2004. Die Rolle von Anwendern bei hochgradigen Innovationen: Eine explorative Fallstudienanalyse in der Medizintechnik. Wiesbaden: Deutscher Universitätsverl. (DUV). (Details)

Journal article

2018 Chesbrough, Henry, Lettl, Christopher, Ritter, Thomas. 2018. Value creation and value capture in open innovation. Journal of Product Innovation Management (JPIM). 35 (6), 930-938. (Details)
  Ritter, Thomas, Lettl, Christopher. 2018. Wider Implications of Business Model Research. Long Range Planning. 51 (1), 1-8. (Details)
2017 Hienerth, Christoph, Lettl, Christopher. 2017. Understanding the Nature and Measurement of the Lead User Construct. Journal of Product Innovation Management (JPIM) 34 (1), 3-12. (Details)
2016 Kratzer, Jan, Lettl, Christopher, Franke, Nikolaus, Gloor, Peter. 2016. The Social Network Position of Lead Users. Journal of Product Innovation Management (JPIM) 33 (2), 201-216. open access (Details)
2015 de Araújo Bucharth, Ana Luiza, Lettl, Christopher, Ulhøi, John Parm. 2015. Extending organizational antecedents of absorptive capacity: Organizational characteristics that encourage experimentation. Technological Forecasting and Social Change 90 (2015), 269-284. (Details)
2014 Lettl, Christopher, Speckbacher, Gerhard. 2014 Business Model Innovation. Zeitschrift für Führung und Organisation (ZFO) 83 (3): 168-173. (Details)
  Hienerth, Christoph, Lettl, Christopher, Keinz, Peter. 2014. Synergies among producer firms, lead users, and user communities: The case of the LEGO producer-user ecosystem. Journal of Product Innovation Management 31 (4): 848-866. open access (Details)
  Berg-Jensen, Morten, Hienerth, Christoph, Lettl, Christopher. 2014. Forecasting the commercial attractiveness of user-generated designs using online data.An empirical study within the LEGO user community. Journal of Product Innovation Management (JPIM) 31, 75-93. (Details)
2013 Houman Andersen, Poul, Kragh, Hanne, Lettl, Christopher. 2013. Spanning across organizational boundaries to manage creative processes: The case of LEGO. Industrial Marketing Management 42 (1): 125-134. (Details)
2012 Keinz, Peter, Hienerth, Christoph, Lettl, Christopher. 2012. Designing the organization for user innovation. Journal of Organization Design 1 (3): 20-36. open access (Details)
  Fjelstad, Oystein, Snow, Charles, Miles, Raymond, Lettl, Christopher. 2012. The architecture of collaboration. Strategic Management Journal, 33:, 734-750. (Details)
2011 Kratzer, Jan, Lettl, Christopher. 2011. Die Identifizierung von Lead Usern über soziale Netzwerke: Eine empirische Untersuchung unter jungen Konsumenten. Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft (ZfB) Special Issue (5): 83-110. (Details)
  Snow, Charles, Fjeldstad, Øystein, Lettl, Christopher, Miles, Raymond. 2011. Organizing continuous product development and commercialization: The collaborative community of firms model. Journal of Product Innovation Management 28 3-16. (Details)
  Kratzer, Jan, Gemuenden, Hans Georg, Lettl, Christopher. 2011. The organizational design of large R&D collaborations and its effect on time and budget efficiency: The contrast between blueprint and reality. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management 58 (2): 295-306. (Details)
  Hienerth, Christoph, Lettl, Christopher. 2011. Exploring how peer communities enable lead user innovations to become the industry standard: Community pull effects. Journal of Product Innovation Management 28 S. 175-195. (Details)
  Hienerth, Christoph, Keinz, Peter, Lettl, Christopher. 2011. Exploring the nature and implementation process of IT-based user-centric business models. Long Range Planning 44 (5-6): 344-374. open access (Details)
2010 Miles, Raymond, Snow, Charles, Fjeldstad, Øystein, Miles, Grant, Lettl, Christopher. 2010. Designing organizations to meet 21st-century opportunities and challenges. Organizational Dynamics 39 (2): 93-103. (Details)
  Snow, Charles, Fjeldstad, Øystein, Lettl, Christopher, Miles, Raymond. 2010. Introduction to the special issue. Organizational Dynamics 39 (2): 91-92. (Details)
2009 Kratzer, Jan, Lettl, Christopher. 2009. Distinctive roles of lead users and opinion leaders in the social networks of schoolchildren. Journal of Consumer Research 36 (4): 646-659. (Details)
  Lettl, Christopher, Rost, Katja, Von Wartburg, Iwan. 2009. Why are some independent inventors 'heroes' and others 'hobbyists'? The moderating role of technological diversity and specialization. Research Policy. A Journal Devoted to Research Policy, Research Management and Planning 38 243-254. (Details)
2008 Kratzer, Jan, Lettl, Christopher. 2008. A social network perspective of lead users and creativity: An empirical study among children. Creativity and Innovation Management 17 (1): 26-36. (Details)
  Kratzer, Jan, Gemuenden, Hans Georg, Lettl, Christopher. 2008. Balancing creativity and time efficiency in multi-team R&D projects: The alignment of formal and informal networks. R&D Management 38 (5): 538-549. (Details)
  Kratzer, Jan, Gemuenden, Hans Georg, Lettl, Christopher. 2008. Revealing dynamics and consequences of fit and misfit between formal and informal networks in multi-institutional product development collaborations. Research Policy. A Journal Devoted to Research Policy, Research Management and Planning 37 (8): 1356-1370. (Details)
  Grunert, K. G., Jensen, B. B. , Sonne, A., Brunsø, K., Byrne, D. V., Clausen, C., Friis, A., Holm, L., Hyldig, G., Kristensen, N. H. , Lettl, Christopher, Scholderer, J.. 2008. User-oriented innovation in the food sector: Relevant streams of research and an agenda for future work. Trends in Food Science and Technology 19 590-602. (Details)
  Lettl, Christopher, Hienerth, Christoph, Gemuenden, Hans Georg. 2008. Exploring how lead users develop radical innovation. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management 55 (2): S. 219-233. (Details)
2007 Lettl, Christopher. 2007. User involvement competence for radical innovation. Journal of Engineering and Technology Management 24 (1-2): 53-75. (Details)
2006 Dammer, Henning, Gemuenden, Hans Georg, Lettl, Christopher. 2006. Organisatorische Einflussfaktoren des Multiprojektmanagements. Projektmanagement 3 12-19. (Details)
  Dammer, Henning, Gemuenden, Hans Georg, Lettl, Christopher. 2006. Qualitätsdimensionen eines Multiprojekt-Managements - Eine konzeptionelle Analyse. Zeitschrift für Führung und Organisation (ZFO) 75 148-155. (Details)
  Gemuenden, Hans Georg, Hoelzle, Katharina, Lettl, Christopher. 2006. Formale und informale Determinanten des Innovationserfolges: Eine kritische Analyse des Zusammenspiels der Kräfte am Beispiel der Innovatorenrollen. Zeitschrift für betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung (54/06): 105-127. (Details)
  Lettl, Christopher, Herstatt, Cornelius, Gemuenden, Hans Georg. 2006. Learning from users for radical innovation. International Journal of Technology Management 33 (1): 25-45. (Details)
  Lettl, Christopher, Herstatt, Cornelius, Gemuenden, Hans Georg. 2006. Users' contributions to radical innovation: Evidence from four cases in the field of medical equipment technology. R&D Management 36 251-272. (Details)
2005 Lettl, Christopher. 2005. The emergence of radically new health care technologies: Inventive users as innovation networkers. Technology and Health Care 13 (1): 169-183. (Details)
  Lettl, Christopher, Gemuenden, Hans Georg. 2005. The entrepreneurial role of innovative users. Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing 20 (7): 339-346. (Details)
  Lettl, Christopher. 2005. Users as inventors and developers of radical innovation. Journal of Customer Behaviour 4 (July): 277-297. (Details)
2004 Herstatt, Cornelius, Lettl, Christopher. 2004. Management of 'technology push' development projects. International Journal of Technology Management 27 (2/3): 155-175. (Details)
2003 Luethje, Christian, Lettl, Christopher, Herstatt, Cornelius. 2003. Knowledge distribution among market experts: A closer look into the efficiency of information gathering for innovation projects. International Journal of Technology Management 26 (5/6): 561-577. open access (Details)
2002 Herstatt, Cornelius, Luethje, Christian, Lettl, Christopher. 2002. Wie fortschrittliche Kunden zu Innovationen stimulieren. Harvard Business Manager 24 (1): 60-68. (Details)

Chapter in edited volume

2015 Lettl, Christopher, Perkmann Berger, Stefan, Roiser, Susanne. 2015. Exploring why and to what extent lead users share knowledge with producer firms. In: Revolutionizing Innovation: Festschrift for Eric von Hippel. Hrsg. Lakhani, K., Harhoff, D. 429-438. Cambridge, MA: MITPress. (Details)
2014 Lettl, Christopher, Speckbacher, Gerhard. 2014. Collaborative Communities als Organisationsform für Innovation. In: Motoren der Innovation: Zukunftsperspektiven der Innovationsforschung, Hrsg. Schultz, C.; Hölzle, K., 331-341. Wiesbaden: Springer Gabler. (Details)
2011 Herstatt, Cornelius, Lüthje, Christian, Lettl, Christopher. 2011. Relying on experts: How to effectively gather information for innovative projects from market specialists. In: Managing Innovation Driven Companies, Hrsg. H., Herstatt, C., Probert, D., Gemuenden, H.G., Colombo, M., De Weerd-Nederhof, P., Schweisfurth, T., 237-257. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. (Details)
2009 Snow, Charles, Strauss, Doreen R., Lettl, Christopher. 2009. Blade.org: A collaborative community of firms. In: New Approaches to Organization Design: Theory and Practice of Adaptive Enterprises, Hrsg. Bøllingtoft, A.; Håkonsson, D.D.; Nielsen, J.F.; Snow, C.C.; Ulhøi, J., 3-21. New York: Springer. (Details)
  Kratzer, Jan, Gemuenden, Hans Georg, Lettl, Christopher. 2009. The Dynamics of Formal and Informal Networks in Complex Multi-Team Product Development Cooperations Throughout Project Stages. In: Projekte als Kulturerlebnis, Hrsg. Dorn, M. Engstler, C.J. Fitsimons, G. Kerber, K. Wagenhals, R. Wagner, 105-118. Heidelberg: Dpunkt-Verlag. (Details)
2006 Herstatt, Cornelius, Lettl, Christopher. 2006. Marktorientierte Erfolgsfaktoren technologiegetriebener Entwicklungsprojekte. In: Management von Innovation und Risiko, Hrsg. Gassmann, O.; Kobe, C., 145-170. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer. (Details)
2005 Lettl, Christopher, Zboralski, Katja, Gemuenden, Hans Georg. 2005. Trust in virtual teams. In: Encyclopaedia of Communities of Practice in Information and Knowledge Management, Hrsg. Clarke, S.; Coakes, E., 552-557. Hershey – London – Melbourne – Singapore: Idea Group Publ.. (Details)
2003 Lettl, Christopher. 2003. Breakthrough-Innovationen in der Medizintechnik - Eine Analyse der frühen Phasen. In: Management der frühen Innovationsphasen: Grundlagen – Methoden – Neue Ansätze, Hrsg. Herstatt, C.; Verworn, B., 299-314. Wiesbaden: Gabler. (Details)
  Herstatt, Cornelius, Luethje, Christian, Lettl, Christopher. 2003. Fortschrittliche Kunden zu Breakthrough-Innovationen stimulieren. In: Management der frühen Innovationsphasen: Grundlagen – Methoden – Neue Ansätze, Hrsg. Herstatt, C.; Verworn, B., 57-72. Wiesbaden: Gabler. (Details)
  Luethje, Christian, Lettl, Christopher, Herstatt, Cornelius. 2003. Zukunftsorientierung und Kundenbezug im Innovationsprozess sichern: Der Einsatz der Lead User Methode zur Entwicklung neuartiger Medizinprodukte. In: Mass Customization und Kundenintegration, Hrsg. Piller, F. T.; Stotko, Ch. M., 1-11. Düsseldorf: Symposion. (Details)
2001 Herstatt, Cornelius, Lettl, Christopher. 2001. Durchbruchinnovationen gezielt fördern. In: Das innovative Unternehmen, Hrsg. Barkse, H.; Gerybadze, A.; Hünninnghausen, L.; Sommerlatte, T., 1-8. Wiesbaden: Gabler. (Details)
2000 Herstatt, Cornelius, Lettl, Christopher. 2000. Management von technologiegetriebenen Entwicklungsprojekten. In: High Risk Projekte, Hrsg. Gassmann, O.; Kobe, C.; Voit, E., 109-131. Zürich: Springer. (Details)

Edited book (editorship)

2018 Lettl, Christopher, Ritter, Thomas, Hrsg. 2018. Business Models and Business Model Innovation: Wider Implications for Research and Practice. Long Range Planning: Elsevier. (Details)
2010 Snow, Charles, Fjeldstad, Oystein, Lettl, Christopher, Miles, Raymond, Hrsg. 2010. Guest Editors: Designing Organizations for the 21st-Century Global Economy. Special Issue. Organizational Dynamics 39(2). UK: Elsevier. (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)
2015 Berg-Jensen, Morten, Hienerth, Christoph, Lettl, Christopher. 2015. Drivers of positive attention in firm-hosted user design platforms. An empirical study of the LEGO DesignByMe platform. In Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, Hrsg. Academy of Management, 1-99. Vancouver: Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. (Details)
2014 Franke, Nikolaus, Lettl, Christopher, Türtscher, Philipp, Roiser, Susanne. 2014. Does God Play Dice? - Randomness vs. Deterministic Explanations of Crowdsourcing Success. In Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, Hrsg. Academy of Management, *-*. Philadelphia: Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. (Details)
2012 Jung, Stephan, Lettl, Christopher. 2012. From funding to founding - The changing role of investors. In Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, Hrsg. Academy of Management, *-*. Boston: Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. (Details)
2010 Berg-Jensen, Morten, Lettl, Christopher, Hienerth, Christoph. 2010. Forecasting the attractiveness of user-generated designs via online data: An empirical study within the LEGO community. In Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, Hrsg. Academy of Management, *-*. Montreal: Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. (Details)

Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

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)
  Riedl, Christoph, Grad, Tom, Lettl, Christopher. 2018. Strategic Behavior in Contests: Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Study. Open and User Innovation Conference, New York, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 06.08.-09.08. (Details)
  Deimel, Markus, Lettl, Christopher. 2018. The recognition of technological knowledge: Investigating the nexus between description and the individual. Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Innovation (SEI) Doctoral Consortium, München, Deutschland, 14.09-15.09. (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)
  Deimel, Markus, Lettl, Christopher. 2017. Investigating self - selection mechanisms induced by selective revealing. THE 15TH INTERNATIONAL OPEN AND USER INNOVATION CONFERENCE, Innsbruck, Österreich, 10.07.-12.07. (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)
  Deimel, Markus, Keijl, Steffen, Lettl, Christopher. 2016. Investigating self-selection mechanisms induced by selective revealing. 14th Annual Open and User Innovation Conference, Boston, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 01.08-03.08. (Details)
2015 Berg-Jensen, Morten, Hienerth, Christoph, Lettl, Christopher. 2015. Drivers of positive attention in firm-hosted user design platforms. An empirical study of the LEGO DesignByMe platform.. Academy of Management Conference, Vancouver, Kanada, 06.08.-11.08.. (Details)
  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)
2014 Franke, Nikolaus, Lettl, Christopher, Roiser, Susanne, Türtscher, Philipp. 2014. Does God Play Dice? Randomness vs. Deterministic Explanations of Crowdsourcing Success. TIE (Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship) Conference, München, Deutschland, 23.10-24.10.. (Details)
  Franke, Nikolaus, Lettl, Christopher, Roiser, Susanne, Türtscher, Philipp. 2014. Does God play Dice? Randomness vs. Deterministic Explanations of Crowdsourcing Success.. Academy of Management Conference, Philadelphia, PA, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 01.08.-05.08. (Details)
  Franke, Nikolaus, Lettl, Christopher, Roiser, Susanne, Türtscher, Philipp. 2014. Does god play dice? Randomness vs. deterministic explanations of crowdsourcing success.. OUI Open and User Innovation Workshop 2014, Harvard, Boston, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 29.07.. (Details)
  Lettl, Christopher. 2014. Researching User Communities. 12th Open and User Innovation Conference, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 29.07.2014. Invited Talk (Details)
  Lambertus, Thorsten, Lettl, Christopher, Keijl, Steffen. 2014. Tell me the business model: Professional Roles and Heuristics in Business Model Development. Academy of Management Conference, Philadelphia, PA, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 01.08.-05.08. (Details)
  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)
2013 Perkmann Berger, Stefan, Lettl, Christopher. 2013. Open Innovation via Collaborative Events: The Role of Incentives for Knowledge Sharing. Open and User Innovation Workshop, Brighton, Großbritannien, 14.07.-16.07.. (Details)
  Perkmann Berger, Stefan, Lettl, Christopher. 2013. Perkmann Berger, S.; Lettl, C. (2013): Open Innovation via Collaborative Events: The Role of Incentives for Knowledge Sharing. European Academy of Management Conference (EURAM), Istanbul, Türkei, 26.06.-29.07.. (Details)
  Schirg, Florian, Lettl, Christopher. 2013. Grand Challenges - The Application of an Outstanding Form of Crowdsourcing in the Space Sector. 64th International Astronautical Congress, Beijing, China, 23.09.-27.09.. (Details)
  Franke, Nikolaus, Lettl, Christopher, Roiser, Susanne, Türtscher, Philipp. 2013. "Does god play dice?" Randomness vs. deterministic explanations of idea originality in crowdsourcing. DRUID Conference, Barcelona, Spanien, 17.06.-19.6.. (Details)
  Perkmann Berger, Stefan, Lettl, Christopher. 2013. Innovation via Collaborative Events: The Role of Incentives for Knowledge Sharing. Academy of Management Conference, Lake Buena Vista (Orlando), Florida, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 09.08.-13.08. (Details)
2012 Hienerth, Christoph, Lettl, Christopher, Keinz, Peter. 2012. Exploring synergies among producer firms, lead users, and communities: The case of LEGO, , September 28th, 2012. TIE-Tagung (VHB), Hamburg, Deutschland, 27.09.-28.09.. (Details)
  Berg-Jensen, Morten, Hienerth, Christoph, Lettl, Christopher. 2012. Antecedents to positive attention in firm-hosted user communities. Academy of Management Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 03.08.-07.08.. (Details)
  Keinz, Peter, Hienerth, Christoph, Lettl, Christopher. 2012. Designing the organization for user-driven innovation. Academy of Management Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 03.08.-07.08.. (Details)
  Jung, Stephan, Lettl, Christopher. 2012. From funding to founding - The changing role of investors. Academy of Management Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 03.08.-07.08.. (Details)
  Schirg, Florian, Lettl, Christopher. 2012. Winning by Losing - Motivations of Participants in an Extreme Form of Innovation Tournament. 10th International Open and User Innovation Workshop, Harvard Business School, Cambridge, Boston, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 30.07.-01.08.. (Details)
  Jung, Stephan, Lettl, Christopher. 2012. From funding to founding: When do investors found own startup companies? An empirical study in the German Internet sector. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Forth Worth, Texas, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 06.06.-09.06.. (Details)
2011 Franke, Nikolaus, Lettl, Christopher, Roiser, Susanne, Türtscher, Philipp. 2011. What drives success in crowdsourcing competitions? An empirical study in the smartphone application market.. Open and User Innovation Workshop, Wien, Österreich, 04.07.-06.07. (Details)
  Lettl, Christopher, Perkmann Berger, Stefan, Roiser, Susanne. 2011. Designing appropriability regimes to enhance knowledge sharing among experts. Open and User Innovation Workshop, Wien, Österreich, 04.07.-06.07.2011. (Details)
2010 Roiser, Susanne, Franke, Nikolaus, Lettl, Christopher, Türtscher, Philipp. 2010. An empirical study of success factors in crowdsourcing tournaments.. Open and User Innovation Workshop, Boston, USA., MIT Sloan School of Management, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 04.08.-06.08.2010. (Details)
  Berg-Jensen, Morten, Hienerth, Christoph, Lettl, Christopher. 2010. Forecasting the attractiveness of user-generated designs via online data. An empirical study within the LEGO user community. Academy of Management Conference, Montreal, Kanada, 06.08.-10.08.10. (Details)
  Araújo, Ana Luiza, Ulhoi, John, Lettl, Christopher. 2010. Revisiting Absorptive Capacity: An Empirical Study on Knowledge Acquisition and Assimilation. Academy of Management Conference, Montreal, Kanada, 06.08.-10.08.10. (Details)
2009 Andersen, Poul Houman, Lettl, Christopher. 2009. From strategic supplier to knowledge broker in the learning economy. Academy of Management Conference, Chicago, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 07.08.-11.08.. (Details)
  Berg-Jensen, Morten, Hienerth, Christoph, Lettl, Christopher. 2009. The virtual fingerprint of impactful user designers: An empirical investigation with LEGO user communities. Open and User Innovation Conference, Hamburg, Deutschland, 03.06.-05.06.. (Details)
2008 Snow, Charles, Lettl, Christopher, Fjeldstad, Øystein. 2008. Organizing for collaborative innovation: The community of firms model. Open and User Innovation Conference, Boston, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 04.08.-07.08.. (Details)
2007 Kratzer, Jan, Gemuenden, Hans Georg, Lettl, Christopher. 2007. Exploring the dynamics of formal and informal networks in complex multi-team development projects. Proceedings of the European Academy of Management Conference (EURAM), Paris, Frankreich, 16.05.-19.05.. (Details)
  Kratzer, Jan, Gemuenden, Hans Georg, Lettl, Christopher. 2007. Exploring the dynamics of formal and informal networks in complex multi-team development projects. Proceedings of the R&D Management Conference, Bremen, Deutschland, 04.07.-06.07.. (Details)
  Hienerth, Christoph, Lettl, Christopher. 2007. Identifying opportunities in online-communities. Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Madrid, Spanien, 07.06.-09.06.. (Details)
  Kratzer, Jan, Lettl, Christopher, Kunst, Laurien. 2007. Revealing the characteristics of lead users and opinion leaders: An empirical study about social networks of children. Proceedings of the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) Conference 2007, Orlando, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 29.09.-30.09.. (Details)
2006 Lettl, Christopher, Gemuenden, Hans Georg. 2006. Adopting radical innovation from outside: Promotors as the linking pin. Proceedings of the IFSAM VIII World Congress, Berlin, Deutschland, 28.09.-30.09.. (Details)
  Gemuenden, Hans Georg, Salomo, Sören, Hoelzle, Katharina, Lettl, Christopher. 2006. Champions or project management? Role models for radical innovation. Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 11.08.-16.08.. (Details)
  Gemuenden, Hans Georg, Salomo, Sören, Hoelzle, Katharina, Lettl, Christopher. 2006. Drivers for radical innovation: Promotors or project management. Proceedings of European Academy of Management Conference (EURAM), Oslo, Norwegen, 17.05.-20.05.. (Details)
  Gemuenden, Hans Georg, Salomo, Sören, Hoelzle, Katharina, Lettl, Christopher. 2006. Driving radical innovations: Are informal structures more successful than formal ones?. Proceedings of the Strategic Management Society (SMS), 26th Annual International Conference, Vienna, Österreich, 29.10.-01.11.. (Details)
  Hienerth, Christoph, Lettl, Christopher. 2006. Opportunity recognition and exploitation in the pre start-up phase: a case comparison of the medical equipment and sporting equipment industry. Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 11.08.-16.08.. (Details)
  Hienerth, Christoph, Lettl, Christopher. 2006. Opportunity recognition and exploitation in the pre start-up phase: a case comparison of the medical equipment and sporting equipment industry. Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Bloomington, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 07.06.-09.06.. (Details)
2005 Lettl, Christopher, Gemuenden, Hans Georg. 2005. An entrepreneurial role of users: A new perspective. Proceedings of the Interdisciplinary European Conference on Entrepreneurship Research (IECER), Amsterdam, Niederlande, 02.02.-04.02.. (Details)
  Lettl, Christopher, Gemuenden, Hans Georg. 2005. Lead users as entrepreneurs: Evidence from radical innovations in the field of medical technology. Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BKERC), Wellesley, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 09.06.-11.06.. (Details)
  Lettl, Christopher. 2005. The emergence of radically new health care technologies: Inventive users as innovation networkers. Academy of Management Conference, Honolulu, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 05.08.-10.08.. (Details)
  Lettl, Christopher, Rost, Katja, Von Wartburg, Iwan. 2005. The technological merit of independent inventors compared to corporate inventors: Achieving impact by exploitation. User Innovation Conference, Boston, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 26.06.-28.06.. (Details)
  Hartmann, Jochen, Lettl, Christopher, Gemuenden, Hans Georg. 2005. Transfer management in the innovation process: An explorative case study analysis in the field of automotive industries. Proceedings of the R&D Management Conference, Pisa, Italien, 06.07.-08.07.. (Details)
  Lettl, Christopher, Gemuenden, Hans Georg. 2005. Users as innovation networkers: Beyond the customer active paradigm. Academy of Management Conference, Honolulu, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 05.08.-10.08.. (Details)
2004 Zboralski, Katja, Gemuenden, Hans Georg, Lettl, Christopher. 2004. A members' perspective on the success of communities of practice - Preliminary empirical results. Proceedings of the 5th European Conference on Organizational Knowledge, Learning and Capabilities, Innsbruck, Österreich, 02.04.-03.04.. (Details)
  Lettl, Christopher, Herstatt, Cornelius. 2004. Idea generation for radical Innovation: The role of users - An explorative case study analysis in the field of medical technology. Proceedings of the SAM/IFSAM VII World Congress, Management in a world of diversity and change, Gothenburg, Schweden, 05.07.-07.07.. (Details)
  Lettl, Christopher. 2004. The entrepreneurial role of physicians in surgical device innovation. User Innovation Conference, Munich, Deutschland, 20.06.-22.06.. (Details)
  Lettl, Christopher, Herstatt, Cornelius. 2004. The role of users in the development of radical innovation. Proceedings of the R&D Management Conference, Sesimbra, Portugal, 07.07.-09.07.. (Details)
  Lettl, Christopher, Herstatt, Cornelius, Gemuenden, Hans Georg. 2004. Users as inventors and developers of radical innovation. Proceedings of the 20th Annual IMP Conference, Copenhagen, Dänemark, 02.09.-04.09.. (Details)
1999 Lettl, Christopher, Schlegelmilch, Bodo. 1999. Research on global marketing & information technology: The state-of-the-art. Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference of the European International Business Academy, Manchester, Großbritannien, 12.12.-14.12.. (Details)

Poster presented at an academic conference or symposium

2017 Deimel, Markus, Lettl, Christopher. 2017. Investigating self - selection mechanisms induced by selective revealing. MOC TIM Conference, Zürich, Schweiz, 29.06-30.06. (Details)

Unpublished lecture

2016 Lettl, Christopher. 2016. Open Innovation and Open Data. Open Innovation Service-Workshop des Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie, Wien, 10.10. (Details)
  Garaus, Christian, Lettl, Christopher, Lambertus, Thorsten. 2016. Microfoundations of Business Model Design: Designers, Process, and Outcomes. CBS SMG Brownbag Seminar, Kopenhagen, 29.09. (Details)
  Lettl, Christopher. 2016. Crowdsourcing: A Tension Perspective. Europäisches Forum Alpbach, Alpbach, Tirol, 31.08. (Details)
  Lettl, Christopher, Huemann, Martina. 2016. Exploring the boundaries of project and project-oriented organizations: An innovation perspective. Wissenschaftliches Kolloquium über Themen des Projektmanagements, TU Berlin, 05.02. (Details)
2015 Lettl, Christopher. 2015. Open Innovation. Event der Wirtschaftsagentur Wien zu IP-Management - Schutz geistigen Eigentums in Zeiten von Open Innovation, Wien, 16.12. (Details)
  Lettl, Christopher. 2015. Open Ideation. Open Innovation Day beim TÜV Austria, Wien, 13.10. (Details)
  Lettl, Christopher. 2015. User-Producer Ecosystems. Academy of Management Conference, Vancouver, Canada, 07.08. (Details)
2014 Lettl, Christopher. 2014. Research on User Innovation Communities: The State-of-the Art and Directions for Future Research. Abschlussworkshop im Rahmen des Forschungsprojektes "Collaborative Innovation" Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Kopenhagen, 31.10. (Details)
  Schirg, Florian, Lettl, Christopher. 2014. Grand Challenges - The Application of an Outstanding Form of Crowdsourcing in the Space Sector. SAGT - Space in Austria Get Together, Universitätssternwarte - Institut für Astrophysik, Universität Wien, 17.09. (Details)
  Lettl, Christopher. 2014. Putting User Innovation to Work. Forum Alpbach, Alpbach, 27.08. (Details)
  Lettl, Christopher. 2014. Researching User Communities. 14th Open and User Innovation Conference, Harvard Business School, Boston, 29.07. (Details)
  Lettl, Christopher. 2014. Offene Ansätze für Innovation. 7. Grazer Zukunftssymposium, Graz, 28.05. (Details)
2013 Lettl, Christopher. 2013. Designing the Organization for User Innovation. Journal of Organization Design, Webinar, Wien, 09.12. (Details)
  Lettl, Christopher. 2013. Wie Innovationen in Zukunft entstehen. EU Horizon 2020, ICT Kick-Off-Veranstaltung, Technische Universität Wien, 02.11. (Details)
  Lettl, Christopher. 2013. Die Implementierung von Open Innovation in etablierten Unternehmen – Ansätze und empirische Befunde. IfU Dialog, WU Wien, WU Wien, 14.03. (Details)

Projects

2019
Evaluation of User-Driven Innovation Projects (2019-2020) (Details)
2017
Strategic Behavior in Contests (2017-2019) (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
Selective Revealing and the strategic sharing of knowledge (Details)
Exploring Crowd Evaluations (Details)
Crowdsourcing: Motivation in Grand Challenges (Details)
2013
Exploring antecedents of lead users’ collaborative behavior in firm-hosted settings (Details)
“Tell me the business model and I tell you who you are” (Details)
2008
The next generation investment process of startup investors (Details)