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Nils Plambeck holds a Doctor rer oec. From the University of Hamburg, along wiht a Diplom Kaufmann with a focus on strategy and sociology.
His primary research interests concern the determinants and consequences of managerial and organizational cognition. He addresses questions of how cognition influences strategic change and firm's actions such as product innovations.
"The Development of New Products: The Role of Firm Context and Managerial Cognition", Journal of Business Venturing, November 2012, vol. 27, n° 6, pp. 607-621.
"When the Glass is Half Full and Half Empty: CEO's Ambivalent Interpretations of Strategic Issues", Strategic Management Journal, July 2010, vol. 31, n° 7, pp. 689-710 (in coll. with K. Weber).
"CEO Ambivalence and Responses to Strategic Issues", Organization Science, November-December 2009, vol. 20, n° 6, pp. 993-1010 (in coll. with K. Weber).
"Antecedents of Organizational Slack Resources: An Empirical Analysis", Mimeo.
"Managerial Interpretation of Strategic Issues: The role of Cognitive and Experience-based Logics of Action for Issue Interpretation", Mimeo.
"Organizational Interpretation and its Influence on Entrepreneurial Actions", Mimeo.
"Strategic Objectives as Contingencies for the Performance Impact of Top Management Team Characteristics", Mimeo, (in coll. with O. GOTTSCHALG).
"Education Mix And Magnitude: Lessons From The Analysis Of Venture Capital Team Characteristics", Mimeo, 2007 (in coll. with O. GOTTSCHALG).
Employment Date: 2004
Main courses taught at HEC
Strategy and Technology
2004 Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D.), University of Hamburg, Germany.
1999 Diplom Kaufmann (Strategy, Economic Development, Sociology), University of Hamburg, Germany.
Academic responsibilities at HEC
Coordinator of the core Strategy course.
2009- Associate Professor.
2004- Member, GREGHEC (CNRS).
External academic responsibilities
2002-2004 Lecturer, Chair of International Management, University of Hamburg.
Membership in Academic or Professional Organisation
Member, Academy of Management.
Member, European Academy of Management.
Member, Strategic Management Society.
Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Management Studies.
Reviewer: European Management Review, Journal of Business Research, Academy of Management Meetings, European Academy of Management Meeting, Journal of Management Studies.
Co-organization of a symposium at Academy of Management Conference.
Organizer of the Cognition in the Rough Workshop (Managerial & Organizational Cognition Division) at the Academy of Management Meeting.
Awards & Honors
2009 Syntec Management Consulting Best article award in the category "Management/Ressources Humaines/Organisation", "CEO ambivalence and responses to strategic issues", accepted in Organization Science.
2007 Nominated for the McKinsey best paper award, Strategic Management Society Conference, San Diego.
2005 Nominated for the McKinsey best paper award, Strategic Management Society Conference, Orlando.
2003 Best international proposal award at the 6th annual "Cognition in the Rough Workshop" of the Managerial and Organizational Cognition Division at the Academy of Management Meeting, Seattle .
Managerial & Organizational Cognition