Dr PIEPENBRINK Anke

Associate Professor

Department : Strategy and Innovation

Nationalities :

Teaching

  • Strategy
  • Innovation and technology management
  • International business
  • Networks
  • Statistics

Qualifications

PhD (Management), Rutgers Business School, Newark, USA (October 2012)

Executive MBA, Rutgers Business School, Beijing, China (January 2004)

PhD (Astronomy), Max-Planck-Institut Extraterrestrische Physik, Munich (July 1990)

Diploma (Physics), Friedrich-Alexander-Universitaet, Erlangen, Germany (May 1986)

 

Service

External

  • Reviewer for Journal of International Business Studies, Global Strategy Journal and Social Networks
  • Reviewer for AOM, AIB, EIBA and EURAM conferences
  • Chair/Discussant at AOM, DRUID, EURAM, GBATA conferences

 

Internal

  • Development of strategic plan for the establishment of research center of international business at ADA University with the three pillars of research, teaching and outreach
  • Member of University Senate of ADA University (fall 2012 to spring 2014)
  • Member of dean search committees of ADA University (School of Business, School of IT and Engineering) and ad hoc committees
  • Co-organizer of the department seminar series at Rutgers Business School in fall 2009
  • Supervising a diploma thesis from the corporate side during my work at Siemens

Research interests

Innovation and inter-organizational networks: tie formation and structure

Evolution of technological systems on micro and macro levels

Knowledge structure: Bibliometric analysis of structure of fields and international collaborations

Work Experience

Academic

  • Associate Professor, Strategy & Innovation Academic Area, Rennes School of Business (August 2015 – Present)
  • Assistant Professor of Management at ADA University, Baku, Azerbaijan (2012 – 2015)

Corporate work experience

  • 1990 - 2007

    Various management positions in R&D, project management, technical sales, business development and strategy in the telecommunications industry, with an expatriate assignment in China from 2000 to 2003.

Honours/Awards

  • Dissertation Research Award, Technology Management Research Center, Rutgers (2011)
  • Best Reviewer Award, Academy of Management, International Management division (2010)
  • Competitive summer research funding, Rutgers (2009, 2011)

Intellectual contributions

Refereed Articles Discipline-Based Scholarship

A bibliometric analysis of the literature of transition economies and emerging markets.

Authors:Piepenbrink, A., & Nurmammadov, E. Published in:Scientometrics Date:2015

Assessing the impact of JIBS as an interdisciplinary journal: A network approach

Authors:Cantwell, J., Piepenbrink, A., & Shukla, P Published in:Journal of International Business Studies, 45:787–799. Date:2014

Methodological advances in the analysis of bipartite networks: An illustration using board interlocks in Indian firms

Authors:Piepenbrink, A., & Gaur, A. S. Published in:Organizational Research Methods Date:2013

How tight an embrace? Choosing the optimal degree of partner interaction in alliances based on risk, technology characteristics, and agreement provisions,

Authors:Contractor, F., Woodley, J., & Piepenbrink, A Published in:Global Strategy Journal Date:2011

Refereed Proceedings Discipline-Based Scholarship

Academy of ÂManagement

Authors:Piepenbrink, A Published in:Academy of ÂManagement, Philadelphia, USA. Date:2014

Topics in the research literature of transition economies and emerging markets.

Authors:Piepenbrink, A., & Nurmammadov, E Published in:1st International ADA University Library Conference, Baku, Azerbaijan and European International Business Academy, Uppsala, Sweden (2014) Date:2014

Tie formation in a two-mode innovation network – the example of cellular telecommunications.

Authors:Piepenbrink, A Published in:European Academy of Management, Istanbul, Turkey Date:2013

Future is Evolution" - locus, tempo and mode of evolution in a technological system.

Authors:Piepenbrink, A., & Damanpour, F Published in:DRUID Date:2013

Order without hierarchy - the innovation ecology of a standard developing organization.

Authors:Piepenbrink, A., & Damanpour, F Published in:DRUID Date:2013

Order without hierarchy - the innovation ecology of a standard developing organization.

Authors:Piepenbrink, A Published in:DRUID Date:2013

The analysis of two-mode networks - state-of-the-art methods with Examples.

Authors:Piepenbrink, A., & Gaur, A. S Published in:Academy of Management, Boston, USA Date:2012

Innovation network evolution - is it social capital or do they just play the same innovation game?

Authors:Piepenbrink, A. Published in:CCC Doctoral Colloquium, Boston, USA; LINKS Works-in-Progress Date:2011

Conference, Lexington, USA; Academy of International Business, Nagoya, Japan; PDMA-UIC Doctoral Consortium, Chicago, USA

Authors:Piepenbrink Published in:Academy of Management, San Antonio, USA.

Standard developing organizations and their impact on the evolution of technology and global inter-organizational collaboration networks.

Authors:Piepenbrink, A Published in:European International Business Academy, Doctoral Tutorial, Porto, Portugal. Date:2010

The entry of technological standard development activities into foreign countries.

Authors:Piepenbrink, A Published in:European International Business Academy, Porto, Portugal Date:2010

Offshoring of core activities: Choice between offshore outsourcing and captive outsourcing

Authors:Thakur, P., & Piepenbrink, A Published in:Academy of International Business Date:2010

When knowledge flows globally - location choice for standard developing activities.

Authors:Piepenbrink, A. Published in:Academy of International Business, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada. Date:2010

Evolvement of dominant standards: from a life cycle to a life spiral model of technological change.

Authors:Piepenbrink, A., & Damanpour, F Published in:Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada. Date:2010

2009. From a life cycle to a life spiral model in committee-based standardization.

Authors:Piepenbrink, A. Published in:Academy of Management, Chicago, USA Date:2009

Invited Articles/Reviews

Standard Developing Organizations as innovation ecologies – order without authority and evolutionary change.

Authors:Stockholm School of Economics in Riga Published in:Stockholm School of Economics in Riga Date:2015