Jens Schmidt

Associate Professor
Associate Professor
T307 Dept. Industrial Engineering and Management
I’m an Associate Professor, Strategic Management at the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management at Aalto University, School of Science and the Director of the Master’s Program in Industrial Engineering and Management.   I obtained a PhD in strategic management (Doctor of Science (Tech)) from Aalto University in 2012 and have been a visiting scholar at University of St.Gallen, Copenhagen Business School and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.   In 2010 I received the Glueck Best Paper Award for the best paper presented at the Academy of Management Meetings, Strategy Division (best of ~700 submitted) and in 2022 I received the distinguished paper award for the best paper presented in the Behavioral Strategy track, Academy of Management Meetings, Strategy Division. I have won numerous awards as a reviewer. Since 2016 I have served on the editorial review board of the Academy of Management Review and since 2023 on the editorial review board of the Strategic Management Journal.   Current research interests
  • cognitive micro-foundations of strategy
  • strategic factor markets
  • entrepreneurial strategy
  • demand-side strategy
  • corporate strategy in platform ecosystems
  • ecosystem emergence
  • ecosystem leadership
  Google Scholar profile: https://scholar.google.fi/citations?user=fx7u--oAAAAJ   Selected publications
  • Schmidt, J. & Foss, N. 2023. Modularity, Adaptation Problems, and the Governance and Problem-Solving Capabilities of Core Firms in Ecosystems. Journal of Management, forthcoming.
  • Foss, N., Schmidt, J. & Teece, D. 2023. Ecosystem Leadership as a Dynamic Capability. Long Range Planning, 102270.
  • Rönkkö, M., Maheshwaree, P., & Schmidt, J. 2023. The CEO effect and performance variation over time. Leadership Quarterly, 34(5): 101733.
  • Ehrig, T., & Schmidt, J. 2022. Theory‐based learning and experimentation: How strategists can systematically generate knowledge at the edge between the known and the unknown. Strategic Management Journal, 43(7): 1287-1318.
  • Reisinger, M., Schmidt, J., & Stieglitz, N. 2021. How Complementors Benefit from Taking Competition to the System Level. Management Science, 67(8): 5106–5123.
  • Ehrig, T., & Schmidt, J. 2021. Making biased but better predictions: The trade-offs strategists face when they learn and use heuristics. Strategic Organization, 19(2): 263-284.
  • Baumann, O., Schmidt, J., & Stieglitz, N. 2019. Effective Search in Rugged Performance Landscapes: A Review and Outlook. Journal of Management, 45(1): 285-318.
  • Schmidt, J., Makadok, R., & Keil, T. 2016. Customer-specific synergies and market convergence. Strategic Management Journal, 37(5): 870-895.
  • Schmidt, J. 2015. Cognition, Resources, and Opportunities: Managerial Judgment, Theories of Success and the Origin of Novel Strategies. Advances in Strategic Management, 32: 549-575.
  • Schmidt, J., & Keil, T. 2013. What makes a resource valuable? Identifying the drivers of firm-idiosyncratic resource value. Academy of Management Review, 38(2): 206-228.
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Palkinnot

Developmental reviewer, Academy of Management Review

Palkinto tai huomionosoitus tuotoksesta Tuotantotalouden laitos Jan 2020

Outstanding reviewer, Academy of Management Meetings, Strategy division

Palkinto tai huomionosoitus tuotoksesta Tuotantotalouden laitos Jan 2020

Outstanding reviewer, Academy of Management Meetings, Strategy division

Palkinto tai huomionosoitus tuotoksesta Tuotantotalouden laitos Aug 2019

Outstanding reviewer, Academy of Management Meetings Boston, Strategy division, 2019

Palkinto tai huomionosoitus tuotoksesta Tuotantotalouden laitos Aug 2019

Outstanding reviewer, Academy of Management Meetings Atlanta, Business Policy and Strategy division

Palkinto tai huomionosoitus tuotoksesta Tuotantotalouden laitos Jan 2017

Outstanding reviewer, Academy of Management Meetings Orlando, Business Policy and Strategy division

Palkinto tai huomionosoitus tuotoksesta Tuotantotalouden laitos Jan 2013

Outstanding reviewer, Academy of Management Meetings Philadelphia, Business Policy and Strategy division

Palkinto tai huomionosoitus tuotoksesta Tuotantotalouden laitos Jan 2014

Outstanding reviewer, Academy of Management Meetings Vancouver, Business Policy and Strategy division

Palkinto tai huomionosoitus tuotoksesta Tuotantotalouden laitos Jan 2015

Outstanding reviewer, Academy of Management Meetings Anaheim, Business Policy and Strategy division

Palkinto tai huomionosoitus tuotoksesta Tuotantotalouden laitos Jan 2016

Glueck Best Paper Award

Academy of Management Conference, Business Policy and Strategy Division, Best Paper Award
Palkinto tai huomionosoitus tuotoksesta Tuotantotalouden laitos Aug 2010