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About Prof. Dr. Isabell Welpe
Prof. Dr. Isabell M. Welpe is a professor and head of the Strategy and Organization research group at the Technical University of Munich, Germany.
In her current projects, Prof. Dr. Isabell M. Welpe focuses on the digital transformation of companies, the impact of Blockchain on the economy and organizations and the future of leadership and work/organizational design. She has published studies on, e.g. „Disrupting Industries with Blockchain“ „Digital Business Models“, „Social Media as Information Markets“. She has repeatedly spoken at the Digital Life Design (DLD) conference and has been listed among the Top 40 under 40 of the „digital elite“ by the magazine Capital and one of the “leading 40 thinkers in HR”. Her current interests are in the potential of emerging technologies, such as distributed ledger & blockchain technology for novel value chains, business models and organizational forms.
Isabell M. Welpe studied management at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, Germany and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA. In addition, she completed an MSc at the London School of Economics. She has been a visiting professor at the Keck Graduate Institute, Claremont, USA, a postdoctoral fellow at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota and a post-doc at the Max Planck Institute for Economics. She is a research fellow at the Centre for Blockchain Technologies at the University College London.
Her research is covered in the media, such as the Harvard Business Manager, MIT Sloan Management Review, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Handelsblatt, ManagerMagazin, Die Welt, BR, and WirtschaftsWoche. Her work has received several national and international awards, including Best Paper Awards from the Academy of Management (AOM), the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), and the German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB). Professor Welpe is a board member of the Center for Digital Technology & Management (CDTM), member of the „Münchner Kreis“ and several advisory boards.
Dutra, A., Tumasjan, A., & Welpe, I. M. (2018). Blockchain is changing how media and entertainment companies compete. MIT Sloan Management Review, 60(1), 39-45.
Friedlmaier, M., Tumasjan, A., & Welpe, I. M. (2018). Disrupting industries with blockchain: The industry, venture capital funding, and regional distribution of blockchain ventures. Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.
Lévy, W. S., Stumpf-Wollersheim, J., & Welpe, I. M. (2019). Disrupting education through blockchain-based education technology? Beiträge zur Hochschulforschung, 3(2019), 6-26.
Both books are available in print and for Kindle — currently in German and soon in English. More than 20 well-known blockchain experts contributed to these two books as authors. They come from startups, corporations, and the governments of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Liechtenstein.
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Some selected publications
Theurer, C. P.; Schäpers, P.; Tumasjan, A.; Welpe, I. M., Lievens, F. (2021). What You See is What You Get? Measuring Companies‘ Projected Employer Image Attributes via Companies‘ Employment Webpages, Human Resource Management
Tumasjan, A., Kunze, F., Bruch, H., & Welpe, I. M. (2019). Linking employer branding orientation and firm performance: Testing a dual mediation route of recruitment efficiency and positive affective climate. Human Resource Management, 1-17
Folger, N.; Brosi, P.; Stumpf-Wollersheim, J.; Welpe, I. M. (2021). Applicant Reactions to Digital Selection Methods: A Signaling Perspective on Innovativeness and Procedural Justice, Journal of Business and Psychology
Moker, A.; Brosi, P.; Welpe, I. M. (2020). How to digitalize inseparable service processes: the enabling role of internal and external support for innovation. Business Research, 2020(1), 1-23.
Moker, A., Brosi, P., & Welpe, I. M. (2020). It depends on the size: How firm strategic emphasis on digital transformation predicts market capitalization. Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.
Lévy, W. S., Stumpf-Wollersheim, J. & Welpe, I. M. (2019). Disrupting education through blockchain-based education technology? Journal of Higher Education Research.
Kobarg, S., Stumpf-Wollersheim, J., Schlägel, C., Welpe, I. M. (2020) Green together? The effects of companies’ innovation collaboration with different partner types on ecological process and product innovation. Industry and Innovation, 27(9), 1-38.
Oehler, P.; Stumpf-Wollersheim, J.; Obstfeld, D.; Welpe, I. M. (2020). Beyond the Truce: How Conflict Affects Teams’ Decisions Whether to Enact Routines or Creative Projects. Industrial And Corporate Change.
Theurer, C. P., Tumasjan, A., & Welpe, I. M. (2018). Contextual work design and employee innovative work behavior: When does autonomy matter? PLoS One, 13(10), e0204089.
Hagerer, I., Treffers, T., Hoffmann, A., Richly, C., Baier, S., Welpe, I. M. (2020). PlayMINT – Still Playing or Already Leading? Design of a Digital Learning Game to Promote Female STEM Students’ Innovative Work Behavior and Digital Leadership. Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Game Based Learning.
Schuth, M., Brosi, P., & Welpe, I. M. (2018). Recruiting women in IT: A conjoint-analysis approach. Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.
Strobel, L.-T., Strobel, M., & Welpe, I. M. (2019, August). Shaping creative contexts: How creative leadership modes affect innovation behavior and satisfaction. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, MA.