Georg von Krogh

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Georg von Krogh
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Fields Management, Competitive Strategies, Technological Innovation, Knowledge Management
Institutions Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
Known for Research on Open Source Software, the Private-collective model of innovation, organizational knowledge creation

Georg von Krogh is a Professor at ETH Zurich and holds the Chair of Strategic Management and Innovation. He specializes in competitive strategy, technological innovation, and knowledge management. Professor von Krogh has conducted research in various industries including financial services, media, computer software and hardware, life-sciences, and consumer goods.

Professor von Krogh received his MSc from the Norwegian University of Technology and Natural Science, and a Ph.D. from this University's Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management. He has been Assistant Professor of Business Policy at SDA Bocconi, Bocconi University in Italy, Associate Professor of Strategy at the Norwegian School of Management, and Professor of Management at the University of St.Gallen in Switzerland, and a Director of this University's Institute of Management. He was also the President of the Research Commission at the University of St. Gallen. He has been Visiting Professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management, Hitotsubashi University in Japan, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, and the London School of Economics and Political Science. Between 2002 and 2007, Professor von Krogh was an academic fellow and faculty member of the World Economic Forum.

Selected journal articles[edit]

  • H. Garriga, G. von Krogh, S. Spaeth. "How Constraints and Knowledge Impact Open Innovation", Strategic Management Journal. Forthcoming.
  • G. von Krogh, S. Haefliger, S. Spaeth, and M. Wallin. "Carrots and Rainbows: Motivation and Social Practice in Open Source Software Development", MIS Quarterly, 36(2), 2012: 649-676.
  • I. Nonaka and G. von Krogh. "Tacit Knowledge and Knowledge Conversion: Controversy and Advancement in Organizational Knowledge Creation Theory" Organization Science, 20 (3), 2009, pp. 635–652
  • S. Haefliger, G. von Krogh, and S. Spaeth. "Code reuse in Open Source Software", Management Science, 54(1), 2008: 180–193
  • G. von Krogh and E. von Hippel "The promise of research on open source software", Management Science, 52(7), 2006: 975–983
  • E. von Hippel and G. von Krogh "Open source software development and the private-collective innovation model: Issues for organization science", Organization Science, Vol. 14, No. 2, 2003: 208–223
  • von Krogh, G. and Roos, J. "A Tale of the Unfinished", Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 17, No. 9, 1996: 729–739
  • von Krogh, G., Roos, J. and Slocum, K.: "An Essay on Corporate Epistemology", Strategic Management Journal, Special Issue on "The Search for a New Strategy Paradigm", Vol. 15, Summer 1994: 53–73

Selected books[edit]

  • Enabling Knowledge Creation with I. Nonaka and K. Ichijo - focuses on how firms can build an organization culture and infrastructure that support product and process innovation
  • Strategizing in Emerging Industries with J. Roos - investigates strategies employed by traditional media firms to manage the transition to innovative forms of electronic media
  • The Management of Corporate Acquisitions with H. Singh and A. Sinatra - presents research on factors that impact on the performance of merger and acquisition strategies

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