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Alexander Zimmermann

title Prof. Dr.
name Alexander Zimmermann
institute Institute of Management (IFB)
publications papers (41)
fields of research Ambidexterity (Exploration and Exploitation)
Organization-Design and -Development
Public Value
further fields of... Growth
Innovationmanagement
Internal and External Cooperation
former positions FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT AND INDEPENDENT ACTIVITIES

since 02.2011
University of St. Gallen (HSG), St. Gallen, Switzerland
Assistant Professor of Organization and Strategic Management

since 02.2010
Center for Organizational Excellence, University of St. Gallen (HSG), St. Gallen, Switzerland
Project Manager

since 02.2010
Independent Consultant and Speaker
Organization Design and Strategic Management

08.2005 – 02.2010
Institute of Management, University of St. Gallen (HSG), St. Gallen, Switzerland
Research Associate & Teaching Assistant


TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT, PART-TIME ACTIVITIES, AND INTERNSHIPS

09.2006 – 03.2009
Togedda.com, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Founding Team Member (Part-time)

07.2004 – 10.2004
McKinsey & Co. Inc., Zurich, Switzerland
Junior Consultant
(Mergers and Acquisitions, Business Process Reengineering)

05.2002 – 07.2002
OzSnow Adventures, Sydney, Australia
Management Team Member
(Marketing and Sales)

11.2001 – 03.2002
Heineken Switzerland, Winterthur, Switzerland
Project-Associate, Commercial Department
(Brand Management, Market Segmentation, CRM, Sales Force Automation)

08.1999 – 09.1999
Park-Hotel Egerner Hof, Rottach-Egern, Germany
Barkeeper
personal education 2005-2010
University of St. Gallen (HSG), St. Gallen, Switzerland
Doctorate on Organizational Ambidexterity, summa cum laude

2003
Stockholm School of Economics (SSE), Stockholm, Sweden
Exchange Semester in International Management

1999-2005
University of St. Gallen (HSG), St. Gallen, Switzerland
Licentiate in Business Administration (lic. oec HSG),
Major in Media and Communication Management
additional business Since 04/2014 Member of the Advisory Board of Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH, Duisburg, Germany (nongratuitous)
teaching activities From 2015
University of St.Gallen (HSG), International Study Program (MBA)
Lecturer for Strategic Management  

Since 2015
University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management, Omnium Global Executive MBA
Lecturer for Advanced Strategy 

Since 2013
University of St.Gallen (HSG), Leadership for Politicians
Lecturer for Strategic Management  

Since 2012
University of St.Gallen (HSG), In-house Executive Education
Lecturer for Strategic Management and Growth at Xella, TÜV Süd, & Eurapco 

Since 2012
University of St.Gallen (HSG), Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
Lecturer for Growth Strategy  

Since 2012
University of St.Gallen (HSG), Certified Strategy Professional (CSP)
Lecturer for Strategic Analysis, Growth Strategy, Business Models, and Operational Excellence  

Since 2012
University of St.Gallen (HSG), Senior Management Program(SMP)
Lecturer for Growth Strategy  

Since 2010
University of St.Gallen (HSG), Executive Master ofBusiness Engineering (EMBE)
Program Chair for Strategic Management, Lecturer for Management, Strategic Analysis, and Competitive Strategy 

Since 2010
University of St.Gallen (HSG), Master in Strategy and International Management (SIM)
Lecturer for Organizing for Sustainable Corporate Growth 

2011-2013
University of St.Gallen (HSG), Bachelor
Lecturer for Problem-Solving Techniques in Management Consulting 

2010-2011
University of St.Gallen (HSG), Assessment
Lecturer for Interdisciplinary Problem Solving 

2010
University of Geneva (HEC), Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Co-Lecturer forInternational Strategy and Globalization  
awards 2012
Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, USA 
Included in Best Conference Paper Proceedings 

2010
Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft für Betriebswirtschaft
Finalist for Outstanding Dissertation Award (Schmalenbach Preis)

2010
Strategic Management Society (SMS) 30th Annual International Conference, Montreal, Canada
Nominated for Best Conference Paper Award

2009
Strategic Management Society (SMS) 29th Annual International Conference, Washington, USA
Finalist for Best Paper for Practical Implications Award

2009
Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting, Chicago, USA
Included in Best Conference Paper Proceedings
affiliations Since 2006
Strategic Management Society

Since 2007
Academy of Management