Department of Management

Madalina Pop

PhD Student

Curriculum Vitae

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My research focuses on inter-organizational strategizing, from a Strategy-as-Practice perspective. I study especially strategizing for grand challenges looking at, the intersection between open strategy practices, space and sensemaking.

I currently build on my work experience within the high-tech sector to develop my PhD thesis on Inter-organizational Strategizing in Smart Cities.

Research activity

Stoicovici, M., Kleindienst, I. (2019). Spaces and Strategy Work. Paper to be presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting in Boston.

Stoicovici, M. (2019). Shaping Collaborative Sensemaking through the Design of Discursive Spaces. Paper to be presented at the EGOS Colloquium in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Stoicovici, M., Kleindienst, I. (2018). Strategic Framing in Open Strategy Initiatives. Paper presented at Strategic Management Society Conference in Paris, 2018.

Stoicovici, D., Bănică, M., Ungureanu, M., & Stoicovici, M. (2017). The impact of collaborations between universities and private organizations on cluster development and competitiveness in Romania. Paper presented at the IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering.


Spring 2018 Strategy and Business Development – Msc level – full course lecturer

Fall 2017 Industrial Organisation and Strategy – Bachelor level – tutoring

Fall 2017 Qualitative Methods – Bachelor level - supervision


2017-2020 - PhD fellow in Management; Aarhus University, BSS

2014-2016 - Msc. in Business Administration - Strategy, Organization & Leadership; Aarhus University, BSS

2009-2010- Bachelor in International Sales and Marketing Management; Business Academy Aarhus

2007-2009 - AP Degree in International Sales and Marketing Management (Experience Economy specialization) Business Academy Aarhus

Work experience

2012 - 2016 - Marketing Coordinator at 2BM A/S - IoT consultancy targeting public organizations

2011 - Founder and consultant at NTL Consulting – marketing consultancy targeting IT SME’s

2010 - Marketing intern at Incuba Science Park – helping 100+ companies with their marketing strategies & tasks

2009 - Marketing intern at timeXtender – building an internationalization strategy