Department of Management

Peter Kesting

Dr. Habil, Associate professor

Profile photoPeter Kesting
Associate professor
Department of Management
Postal address:
Fuglesangs Allé 4
2628, 339
8210 Aarhus V
Denmark

Email: petk@mgmt.au.dk
Phone: +4587164965

Curriculum Vitae

Associate Professor for Strategy and Organizational Behavior, Department of Management, Aarhus University, School of Business and Social Science

Background

Peter Kesting joined Aarhus University at the beginning of 2008. After his studies in Economics at the Universities of Bayreuth and Hamburg and a guest study at the University of New York (Campus of Oneonta), he earned his doctoral degree at the University of Hamburg and his Habilitation at the HHL-Leipzig Graduate School of Management. Throughout the year 2004, he was a Visiting Fellow at Clare Hall in Cambridge (UK).

Research Areas

  • Innovation and business model change
  • Employee-driven innovation (currently with a specific focus on China)
  • Negotiations
  • The cognitive and conceptual foundation of routine and its impact on corporate change
  • The work of Joseph A. Schumpeter

Teaching Areas

  • Business Negotiations
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Planning
  • Philosophy of Science

Activities

Peter Kesting is co-founder and scientific advisor of The Negotiation Challenge (TNC, http://thenegotiationchallenge.org/), one of the leading negotiation competitions in Europe. The contest allows students from leading universities from all over the world to come together and compete against each other in realistic team negotiation situations. TNC was established in 2007. The latest editions were: 2012 in Paris, 2013 in Athens, 2014 in Reykjavik, 2015 in Munich, 2016 in Vienna, 2017 in Bogota, 2018 in San Francisco.

Additionally, Peter Kesting is co-founder of the International Negotiation Teaching and Research Association (INTRA, see http://badm.au.dk/research/networks/inra/about-us/), an international scientific network for negotiation scholars with a specific focus on Europe.

Practical Experience

Peter Kesting is co-founder of the Book&Smile GmbH, an online travel price comparison (www.billigflieger.de, exit after a successful trade sale), the Easy2Coach GmbH, an online soccer training platform (http://www.easy2coach.net/en/), and the ALLSEQ INC., a matchmaker for gene sequencing services (http://allseq.com/). Additionally, he is founding member of VIEW (Association for Innovation, New Venture Creation and Growth) and initiator of the Entrepreneur’s Network at HHL.

Furthermore, Peter Kesting has managed a number of different practical projects in cooperation with different companies and organizations, including the Airport Leipzig/Halle, Leipzig’s application for the Olympic Games 2012, the Gewandhausorchester zu Leipzig, the Business and Innovation Center (BIC) Leipzig, and the InnoTech GmbH Leipzig.

List of publications 2007 and previous

 

Publications

Deliberate change without hierarchical influence? The case of collaborative OSS communities

Nørskov, S., Kesting, P. & Ulhøi, J. P., 2017, In : International Journal of Organizational Analysis. 25, 2, p. 346-374 29 p.

The role of employee participation in generating and commercialising innovations: insights from Chinese high-tech firms

Kesting, P., Song, L. J., Qin, Z. & Krol, M., Jun 2016, In : The International Journal of Human Resource Management. 27, 10, p. 1059-1081 23 p.

SMEs and new ventures need business model sophistication

Kesting, P. & Günzel-Jensen, F., 2015, In : Business Horizons. 58, 3, p. 285 293 p.

The impact of leadership styles on innovations: A review

Kesting, P., Ulhøi, J. P., Song, J. L. & Niu, H., 2015, In : Journal of Innovation Management. 3, 4, p. 22-41

World championship in negotiation? The role of competitions in negotiation pedagogy

Smolinski, R. & Kesting, P., Jul 2013, In : Negotiation Journal. 29, 3, p. 355-369

A systematic review and reflection on leadership research in China in New Century

Zhang, K., Yuan, Y., Kesting, P., Luo, W. & Li, B., 2012, In : Advances in Psychology. 2, 3, p. 85-92 8 p.

Conflict in organizations: the role of routine

Kesting, P., Smolinski, R. & Speakman, I., 2012, In : Problems and Perspectives in Management. 10, 2, p. 37-46 10 p.

Mapping key antecedents of employee-driven innovations

Smith, P., Ulhøi, J. P. & Kesting, P., 2012, In : International Journal of Human Resources Development and Management. 12, 3, p. 224-236 13 p.

Trancending the classrom: A practical guide to remote role plays in teaching international negotiation

Smolinski, R. & Kesting, P., 2012, In : Negotiation Journal. 28, 4, p. 489-502

Transcending the classroom: A practical guide to remote role plays in teaching international negotiation

Smolinski, R. & Kesting, P., 2012, In : Negotiation Journal. 28, 4, p. 493-504 12 p.

Innovation and network collaboration: An HRM perspective

Kesting, P., Müller, S., Jørgensen, F. & Ulhøi, J. P., Aug 2011, In : International Journal of Technology Management. 56, 2/3/4, p. 138-153 16 p.

Business model dynamics and innovation: (Re)establishing the missing linkages

Cavalcante, S. A., Kesting, P. & Ulhøi, J. P., 2011, In : Management Decision. 49, 8, p. 1327-1342 16 p.

Employee-driven innovation: Extending the license to foster innovation

Kesting, P. & Ulhøi, J. P., 2010, In : Management Decision. 48, 1, p. 65-84

Why it is possible that wages and pensions can increase simultaneously in an aging and stagnating economy: A theoretical investigation and a simulation of the German case

Kesting, P., 2010, In : Applied Economics. 42, 6, p. 727-738 11 p.

One Hundred Years From Today: Joseph A. Schumpeter: Das Wesen und der Hauptinhalt der theoretischen National ökonomie

Kesting, P., 2008, In : History of Economics Review. 48, p. 78-91 13 p.

Activities

International Journal of Business Innovation and Research (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
Sep 2019

International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
Sep 2019

Scandinavian Journal of Management (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
Sep 2019

London: Palgrave/Macmillan (Publisher)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
Jul 2019

Journal of Business Research (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
May 2019

Journal of Organizational Change Management (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
Apr 2019

The Negotiation Challenge 2019

Peter Kesting (Organizer)
29 Mar 201930 Mar 2019

International Negotiation Research and Teaching Association

Peter Kesting (Organizer)
28 Mar 2019

Chinese Management Studies (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
Mar 2019

Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
Mar 2019

Management Research Review (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
Mar 2019

Chinese Management Studies (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
Feb 2019

European Management Review (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
Feb 2019

Group decision and negotiations (Event)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
Feb 2019

Journal of Business Models (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
Feb 2019

Business Horizons (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
Jan 2019

Journal of Business Models (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
Jan 2019

European Management Review (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
Oct 2018

International Journal of Organizational Analysis (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
Oct 2018

International Journal of Technology Management (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
Oct 2018

Management Research Review (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
Oct 2018

Business Model Conference 2018

Peter Kesting (Speaker)
5 Jun 20186 Jul 2018

Business Model Conference 2018

Peter Kesting (Chair person)
5 Jun 20187 Jun 2018

The International Journal of Human Resource Management (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
Jun 2018 → …

International Journal of Technology Management (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
May 2018

What is better - collaboration or competition?

Peter Kesting (Lecturer)
26 Apr 2018

The Negotiation Challenge 2018

Peter Kesting (Organizer)
6 Apr 20187 Apr 2018

International Journal of Technology Management (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
Mar 2018

Management Decision (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
Mar 2018

ENVISION Workshop Business Model Innovation & Tooling

Peter Kesting (Speaker)
19 Jan 2018

Moscow Negotiation Tournament

Peter Kesting (Participant)
21 Nov 2017

Chinese Management Studies (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
Oct 2017 → …

Business Model Sophistication

Peter Kesting (Lecturer)
22 Sep 2017

What is theory – reflections and open questions

Peter Kesting (Lecturer)
4 Sep 2017

Business Model Sophistication

Peter Kesting (Lecturer)
7 Jun 2017

Business Negotiation

Peter Kesting (Lecturer)
2 Jun 20173 Jun 2017

Chinese Management Studies (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
Jun 2017

Winning - or getting more out of it?

Peter Kesting (Lecturer)
5 May 2017

Review of Managerial Science (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
May 2017 → …

The Negotiation Challenge

Peter Kesting (Organizer)
21 Apr 201722 Apr 2017

Negotiation Forum 2017

Peter Kesting (Speaker)
20 Apr 2017

Chinese Management Studies (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
Apr 2017 → …

Verhandlungsführung

Peter Kesting (Lecturer)
Feb 2017 → …

PhD Evaluation Committee Margarita Canal (External organisation)

Peter Kesting (Member)
15 Dec 2016

Employee-Driven Innovation

Peter Kesting (Invited speaker)
3 Nov 2016

SDC Network Meeting

Peter Kesting (Participant)
29 Aug 2016

SDC Innovation Days

Peter Kesting (Speaker)
26 Aug 2016

Negotiations

Peter Kesting (Lecturer)
27 May 201628 May 2016

TNC - The Negotiation Challenge

Peter Kesting (Organizer)
1 Apr 20162 Apr 2016

INTRA - International Negotiation Teaching and Research Association

Peter Kesting (Organizer)
31 Mar 2016

Business Research (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
2016

Creativity and Innovation Management (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
2016

Elgar - book (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
2016

Employee Relations (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
2016

International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
2016

International Journal of Innovation Management (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
2016

MIT Sloan Management Review (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
2016

Negotiation Journal (Journal)

Peter Kesting (Reviewer)
2016

SDC PhD Academy

Peter Kesting (Speaker)
2016

The Negotiation Challenge 2015

Peter Kesting (Organizer)
29 May 201530 May 2015

INTRA - International Negotiation Teaching and Research Network

Peter Kesting (Organizer)
28 May 201529 May 2015

Business models as an abstract representation of a firm’s status quo: Terminological clarification and conceptual groundings

Peter Kesting (Lecturer)
9 Dec 2014

The Negotiation Challenge

Peter Kesting (Organizer)
11 Apr 201413 Apr 2014

INRA network meeting 2014

Peter Kesting (Organizer)
9 Apr 201410 Apr 2014

Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2013

Peter Kesting (Participant)
Aug 2013

Group Decision and Negotiations

Peter Kesting (Speaker)
19 Jun 2013

A theory of economic evolution: Pivotal questions

Peter Kesting (Speaker)
14 Jun 2013

The Negotiation Challenge

Peter Kesting (Organizer)
5 Apr 20137 Apr 2013

INRA Network Meeting 2013

Peter Kesting (Organizer)
2013

Angel investor and strategic advisor of BlueSEQ (External organisation)

Peter Kesting (Member)
2011

Angel investor and strategic advisor of the easy2coach GmbH (External organisation)

Peter Kesting (Member)
2011

Executive MBA course on negotiations

Peter Kesting (Participant)
2011

Founder and (joint) academic organizer of The Negotiation Challenge

Peter Kesting (Participant)
2011

PhD course on Negotiation GRADE

Peter Kesting (Participant)
2011

Projects

A platform for Galileo-based pervasive positioning (The Galileo project)

Kesting, P., Smith, P., Cavalcante, S. A., Ulhøi, J. P. & Grønbæk, K.

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01/01/200831/12/2010

Bridging the unexplained gender pay gap by systematic negotiation training

Kesting, P. & Sigurðardóttir, A.

14/09/2016 → …

Change Management and Knowledge Sharing in China: Employee participation and employee driven innovation

Boe-Lillegraven, S., Kesting, P., Ulhøi, J. P. & Kong, F.

05/08/201331/07/2014

Employee-driven innovation and on-the-job learning (The EDI-project)

Håkonsson, D. D., Kesting, P., Smith, P., Ulhøi, J. P. & Elkjær, B.

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01/07/200701/07/2008

The SDC project: The Sino-Danish Center Project

Kesting, P. & Ulhøi, J. P.

03/03/2011 → …