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Nadine Kammerlander

title Prof. Dr.
name Nadine Kammerlander
institute KMU-HSG – Swiss Research Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (KMU)
address CFB-HSG, Büro 2-240, Dufourstrasse 40a, 9000 St. Gallen, Switzerland
phone +41 71 224 7116
publications papers (66)
projects project entries (2)
main focuses Nadine Kammerlander's present research interests are in the area of Family Business, Strategic Entrepreneurship, Succession, Entrepreneurial Exit, Organizational Identity, Organizational Adaptation, Discontinuous Technological Change, and Innovation.; Her research has been published in top-ranked international journals such as Academy of Management Review and Journal of Business Venturing.
fields of research Strategic Entrepreneurship in Family Firms
further fields of... Succession in Family Firms; Innovation; Entrepreneurial Exit; wealth management; role of advisors
former positions 2010 - 2012: Project based research assistant, IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland
2008 - 2012: Junior Project Leader, McKinsey & Company, Munich (focus on technology and product development in the automotive and high tech sector)
2003 - 2007: Short term positions as scientific and teaching assistant at TU Munich / LMU Munich
2002 - 2005: Work experience at BMW, Siemens Healthcare
personal education 2010 - 2012: PhD, Otto-Friedrich University Bamberg
2002 - 2007: Technical University Munich (Diploma in Physics)
2006: Exchange term at Technical University Lund, Sweden
until 2002: Gymnasium Seligenthal, Landshut 
teaching activities Fall 2014: Master course "Strategic Management" at University of Bergamo, Italy 
since 2014: Master course "International Entrepreneurship" (ISP) at University of St.Gallen
since 2013: Praxisprojekt "Family Business and Entrepreneurship I" (MUG-master) at University of St.Gallen
since 2013: Guest lecturer responsible for "Theories of Family Firms" at master course "Ringvorlesung Familienunternehmen" at Technical University Munich
since 2013: Part "Innovation and Strategy" at Intensivstudium KMU, University of St.Gallen
since 2012: Lecturer for "Managing the family firm" (in master course "Managing for the Long Run") at University of Applied Science, Lausanne
2011/2012: Running tutorials on "strategy and sustainability in marketing", University of Bamberg (Prof. Dr. Björn Ivens), master level 
since 2010: (Co-)supervision of multiple bachelor- and master theses 
talks 2015: Keynote at 11th EIASM workshop on family firms in Lyon, France 
2015: Workshop on family firm innovation at Familienfrühling Friedrichshafen 
2015: Presentation at Transeo Academic Assembly
2014: Presentation at WIR Forum Unternehmerfamilien
2014: AIJA/IBA (International association of young lawyers / international bar association) seminar, Berlin: Keynote on "Family firms around the world"
2014: AIJA/IBA seminar, Berlin: Invited talk on "Trusted advisors in family firms"
2014: Transeo conference, Brussels: Workshop on "Negotiations on business transfer - the role of emotional pricing"
2014: Stockholm School of Economics, Research Seminar. Invited talk on "Entrepreneurial exit dilemmas"
2014: KTH, Stockholm, Sweden. Guest lecture on "Marketing of Technologies", master level
2014: Munich Business School: Guest lecture on "Family firms", master level2013: Engergiewirtschaft Schweiz. Keynote on "Business Model Innovation and Disruptive Change"
2013: University of Maastricht, research seminar, Invited talk on "Family firms and discontinuous technological changes"
2013: Technical University of Munich, research seminar, invited talk on "Family firm behavior"
2013: IFERA conference, family business day; academic reflection
2013: University of Cagliari, Italy; Guest lecture on "Family firm strategy", master level
2013: Familienunternehmen im Dialog, Bad Ragaz, Switzerland; Workshop on "Family firms and disruptive changes" 
2012: KMU-HSG Circle, Zürich. Talk on "Family firms and adaptation to disruptive changes"
2012: University of St.Gallen, Guest lecture on "Family firms and discontinuous changes", master level
2011: Annual conference of international book scientists, Mainz; invited talk on "disruptive technologies in the book publishing industry" 
2010: University of Bamberg, Guest lecture on "Value Stream Mapping in Product Development", master level.

For talks at scientific conferences, see publications listed in Alexandria 
awards 2015: Latsis Award
2015: IFERA Award for best paper contribution to practice (with A. Michel)
2015: Finalist for Carolyn Dexter Award (with C. Dessi, M. Bird, M. Floris) 
2015: FERC Best Poster Award
2015: Transeo Best Academic Paper Award
2015: Academy of Management Best Paper Award (ENT-Division; together with C. Dessi, M. Bird, M. Floris) 
2014: Outstanding Reviewer Award, Family Business Review
2014: Hans-Löwel Award, Bamberg, for outstanding doctoral dissertation in 2012/2013
2014: Academy of Management Best Paper Award (ENT-Division; together with M.Ganter and T. Zellweger)
2014: Transeo Best Academic Paper Award
2014: PwC Best Conference Paper Award: 4. Konferenz deutschsprachiger Zentren für Familienunternehmensforschung, WU Wien
2013: Excellent Reviewer Award, Family Business Review
2013: FFI Best Dissertation Award
2013: FFI Best Unpublished Paper Award (together with M. Floris, C. Dessi, and A. Murru)
2012: Distinguished Paper Award AOM (Top 1% of papers submitted to Academy of Management, BPS Division; together with A. König and A. Enders)
2012: FERC, Montreal. Doctoral Student Best Poster Award
2012: Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings (together with A. König and A. Enders)
2011: FERC , Grand Rapids. Doctoral Student Best Poster Award
affiliations Academy of Management (BPS, ENT, TIM), IFERA, VHB, FERC, G-Forum, DHV
Alumni der Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, Alumni Manage&More, Alumni der Jungen Akademie der TU München (formerly: Bayerische Begabtenförderung)
editorial board Associate Editor of Family Business Review

Editorial Review Board of Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice 


Guest Editor at Journal of Family Business Strategy Special Issue on Ownership, Governance, and Value Creation

Member of the FERC Careers Academy Advisory Board

FFI Member of the Best Dissertation Committee in 2014

FFI Member of the Best Unpblished Paper Committee in 2015 
additional inform... Ad hoc reviewer for Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Organization Studies, Family Business Review, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Small Business Management, Creativity and Innovation Management, Small Business Economics, Journal of Management Studies, and Journal of Family Business Strategy.