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). I have won numerous awards as a reviewer. Since 2016 I have served on the editorial review board of the Academy of Management Review.
 
Current research interests

  • cognitive micro-foundations of strategy
  • strategic factor markets
  • entrepreneurial strategy
  • demand-side strategy
  • corporate strategy in platform ecosystems
  • ecosystem emergence

 
Google Scholar profile: https://scholar.google.fi/citations?user=fx7u--oAAAAJ
 
Selected publications

  • 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.
Full researcher profile
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Glueck Best Paper Award

Academy of Management Conference, Business Policy and Strategy Division, Best Paper Award
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Aug 2010

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

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Jan 2016

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

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Jan 2015

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

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Jan 2014

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

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Jan 2013

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

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Jan 2017

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

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Aug 2019

Outstanding reviewer, Academy of Management Review, 2019

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Aug 2019

Outstanding reviewer, Academy of Management Meetings

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Jan 2020

Developmental reviewer, Academy of Management Review

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Jan 2020

Publikationer

How Complementors Benefit from Taking Competition to the System Level

Markus Reisinger, Jens Schmidt, Nils Stieglitz 2021 Management Science

Effective search in rugged performance landscapes: A review and outlook

Oliver Baumann, Jens Schmidt, Nils Stieglitz 2019 JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT

Customer-specific synergies and market convergence

Jens Schmidt, Richard Makadok, Thomas Keil 2016 Strategic Management Journal

What Makes a Resource Valuable? Identifying the Drivers of Firm-Idiosyncratic Resource Value

Jens Schmidt, Thomas Keil 2013 Academy of Management Review

Unique Demand Complementarities - A Demand-based Theory of Diversification

Jens Schmidt, Thomas Keil 2010 Academy of Management 2010 Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, Aug 6-10, 2010

A demand-based theory of diversification

J. Schmidt, Thomas Keil 2009 29th Annual Strategic Management Society (SMS)Conference, Washington, D.C., October 11-14, 2009