Department of Management

Ingo Kleindienst

Professor

Profile photoIngo Kleindienst
Associate professor of strategy
Department of Management
Department of Economics and Business Economics - The Tuborg Research Centre

Postal address:
Fuglesangs Allé 4
Building 2628, Office 311
8210 Aarhus V
Denmark
Email: iklein@mgmt.au.dk
Phone: +45 87 16 61 16
Nationality: German

Professional Experience

Since 10/2018Professor of Strategic Management and International Business, Department of Management, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
09/2013 - 09/2018Associate Professor of Strategy (tenured), Department of Management, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
01/2008 - 08/2013Assistant Professor of Strategy Processes, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar, Germany
04/2013 - 05/2013Visiting Scholar, Department of Management, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
04/2011 - 05/2011Visiting Scholar, Center for Strategic Management and Globalization, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
01/2005 - 12/2007Research Associate and Doctoral Student, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar, Germany
08/2002 - 12/2004Senior Consultant, CTcon Management Consultants GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germay

Education

27.11.2013Habilitation, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar, Germany (Title: Essays in Strategic Management and International Business)
21.12.2007Doctorate, Dr. rer. pol., WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar, Germany (Title: The Dynamics of Managerial Discretion)
10/1996 - 01/2001Diploma in Business and Engineering, Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany

Grants

2016 - 2018
Project title: Extreme Life Events of Top Executives: Implications for Firm Behavior and Performance
Role: Principal Investigator
Amount awarded: € 210,454 (DKK, 1,567,132)
Awarding institution: Aarhus University Research Foundation

Distinctions

08/20152015 Business Policy & Strategy Division Best Reviewer Award, Academy of Management, Business Policy & Strategy Division
08/2015 Reviewer of the Year 2014 BuR - Business Research (Management), Journal of the German Academic Association for Business Research
08/2012Finalist SKOLKOVO Best Paper Award, Academy of Management, International Management Division with the paper: Kleindienst, I., Asmussen, C.G., Hutzschenreuter, T., & Pedersen, T.: Internaitonal Arbitrage Strategies and Risk-Return Trade-Offs
06/2012Nominee EURAM Best Paper Award, European Academy of Management Conference, with the paper: Kleindienst, I., Asmussen, C.G., Hutzschenreuter, T., & Pedersen, T.: Internaitonal Arbitrage Strategies and Risk-Return Trade-Offs
08/20112011 International Management Division Best Reviewer Award, Academy of Management, International Management Division
08/20102010 Business Policy & Strategy Division Best Reviewer Award, Academy of Management, Business Policy & Strategy Division
08/20092009 Haynes Price for the Most Promising Scholar(s) Award, Academy of International Business with the paper: Hutzschenreuter, T., Kleindienst, I., & Bieberstein, B.: Extending the Depth of the Multinational Network: Evidence from Cross-border Acquisitions

Service to the Community and Administrative Functions

2016 - Cand Merc (MSc) Line Coordinator of the International Business Study Line
2014 -Business Strategy and the Environment - Editorial Review Board Member
2013 - Management and Organization Review - Editorial Review Board Member
Ad-Hoc Reviewer for Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, Long Range Planning, Management International Review, Journal of Business Research, European Management Journal, Journal of Management Inquiry, Business Research, and conferences such as AOM, AIB, SMS, and EURAM.

Teaching Experience

Master of Science
Strategy and Business Development (10 ECTS) (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013)
Emergence of the Global Enterprise (10 ECTS / shared) (2018,2017, 2016, 2015)

Master of Business Administration
Strategy and Business (5 ECTS) (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013)
Change Management (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)

Bachelor of Science
Strategy (5 ECTS) (2017, 2016, 2015)
Corporate Strategy (5 ECTS) (2012)
Introduction to Business Administration (5 ECTS) ( 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008)

Research Areas

Strategic Management
Upper echelons research, managerial cognition and psychology, resource based view of the firm, firm performance

International Business
The concept of distance, organization of the multinational network, internationalization process, multinatioality-performance relationship

Publications

Grewatsch, S., & Kleindienst, I. (2018). How organizational cognitive frames affect organizational capabilities: The context of corporate sustainability. Long Range Planning, 51(4), 607-624. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lrp.2017.03.004
Hutzschenreuter, T., Kleindienst, I., & Greger, C. (2018). Seeking Distinctiveness through Divestments: CEO succession and the Effect of Demographic Similarity on the Divestment of Predecessors' Investments. Managerial and Decision Economics, 39(4), 462-474. https://doi.org/10.1002/mde.2918
Hutzschenreuter, T., Kleindienst, I., Guenther, C., & Hammes, M. (2016). Speed of Internationalization of New Business Units: The Impact of Direct and Indirect Learning. Management International Review, 56(6), 849-878. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11575-016-0305-8
Hutzschenreuter, T., Kleindienst, I., & Lange, S. (2016). The Concept of Distance in International Business Research: A Review and Research Agenda. International Journal of Management Reviews, 18(2), 160–179. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijmr.12065
Hutzschenreuter, T., Kleindienst, I., & Greger, C. (2015). What determines Demographic Similarity between Incumbent CEOs and their Successors? A CEO Informal Power Perspective. Managerial and Decision Economics, 36(7), 421-438. https://doi.org/10.1002/mde.2679
Hutzschenreuter, T., Kleindienst, I., & Lange, S. (2014). Added psychic distance stimuli and MNE performance: Performance effects of added cultural, governance, geographic, and economic distance in MNEs' international expansion. Journal of International Management, 20(1), 38-54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intman.2013.02.003
Hutzschenreuter, T., Kleindienst, I., Gröne, F., & Verbeke, A. (2014). Corporate Strategic Responses to Foreign Entry: Insights from Prospect Theory. Multinational Business Review, 22(3), 294-323. https://doi.org/10.1108/MBR-06-2014-0026
Hutzschenreuter, T., Kleindienst, I., & Schmitt, M. (2014). How Mindfulness and Acquisition Experience affect Acquisition Performance. Management Decision, 52(6), 1116-1147. https://doi.org/10.1108/MD-07-2013-0376
Hutzschenreuter, T., & Kleindienst, I. (2013). (How) Does discretion change over time? A contribution toward a dynamic view of managerial discretion. Scandinavian Journal of Management, 29(3), 264-281. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scaman.2012.11.009
Hutzschenreuter, T., Kleindienst, I., & Greger, C. (2012). How new leaders affect strategic change following a succession event: a critical review of the literature. Leadership Quarterly, 23(5), 729-755. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.leaqua.2012.06.005
Hutzschenreuter, T., Kleindienst, I., & Schmitt, M. (2012). Path-related empirical research on M&A-outcome: review and research agenda. Review of Managerial Science, 6(4), 375-405. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11846-011-0061-x
Hutzschenreuter, T., Kleindienst, I., & Freiherr Marshall von Bieberstein, B. (2011). When more can be less: The perceived value of additional FDI in the same host country. Multinational Business Review, 19(4), 332-356. https://doi.org/10.1108/15253831111190171#sthash.xOHMCtAq.dpuf
Hutzschenreuter, T., & Kleindienst, I. (2006). Strategy-Process Research: What Have We Learned and What is Still to be Explored. Journal of Management, 32(5), 673-720.
Stoffels, M., & Kleindienst, I. (2005). Internationale Verrechnungspreise im Spannungsfeld zwischen Unternehmenssteuerung und Besteuerung. Controlling, 17(2), 12-18.