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Jakob Pohlisch

Dr.rer.soc.oec. Jakob Pohlisch
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About me:
Jakob Pohlisch is an Assistant Professor (NTT) at the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. His research focuses on open and user innovation. More specifically, Jakob investigates how firms can leverage the potential of crowds in various contexts to increase their innovativeness. Before joining the E&I team in 2021, Jakob completed his doctoral studies at the Technical University Berlin, where he also worked as a research associate and taught courses on innovation economics, sustainable innovation, open innovation, and strategic standardization and platform management. Jakob holds a master’s degree in Statistics from the Humboldt University of Berlin and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Technical University Berlin. During his masters, he co-founded a company that develops products for highly automated driving to pave the way for autonomous valet parking.
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Journal article

2020 Blind, Knut, Pohlisch, Jakob, Rainville, Anne. 2020. Innovation and standardization as drivers of companies’ success in public procurement: an empirical analysis. The Journal of Technology Transfer. 45 664-693. open access (Details)
  Pohlisch, Jakob. 2020. Internal Crowdsourcing at SAP. Sustainability. 12 (10) open access (Details)
  Pohlisch, Jakob, Bogers, Marcel. 2020. Leveraging Crowdsourcing: The Moderating Role of External Search Breadth. Academy of Management Proceedings. (Details)
2018 Blind, Knut, Pohlisch, Jakob, Zi, Aikatatrini. 2018. Publishing, patenting, and standardization: Motives and barriers of scientists. Research Policy (RP). 47 (7) open access (Details)
  Blind, Knut, Mangelsdorf, Axel, Pohlisch, Jakob. 2018. The effects of cooperation in accreditation on international trade: Empirical evidence on ISO 9000 certifications. International Journal of Production Economics. 198 open access (Details)

Chapter in edited volume

2020 Pohlisch, Jakob. 2020. An Introduction to Internal Crowdsourcing. In: Internal Crowdsourcing in Companies, Hrsg. Springer, 15-26. Cham: Springer. open access (Details)
  Pohlisch, Jakob. 2020. Managing the Crowd: A Literature Review of Empirical Studies on Internal Crowdsourcing. In: Internal Crowdsourcing in Companies, Hrsg. Springer, 27-53. Cham: Springer. open access (Details)

Contribution to conference proceedings

2020 Mirtsch, Mona, Pohlisch, Jakob, Blind, Knut. 2020. International Diffusion of the Information Security Management System Standard ISO/IEC 27001: Exploring the role of culture. In Proceedings of the 28th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Hrsg. AIS, 1-1. Online: AIS Association for Information Systems. (Details)

Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

2021 Pohlisch, Jakob, Peuckert, Jan. 2021. Measuring household sector innovation in online communities. The 18th Open & User Innovation Conference, Aachen, Deutschland, 21.06-22.06. (Details)
  Fabian, Caroline, Franke, Nikolaus, Pohlisch, Jakob. 2021. Self-assessment, Self-Selection, and the Success of Crowdsourcing Contests. Open and User Innovation Conference, Aachen, Deutschland, 21.06.-22.06. (Details)


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