Thomas Lindner

Full Professor of International Management, University of Innsbruck

Category: Research

Awards at AoM 2021

We received the IM Division Best Paper in International Corporate Governance Awards at AoM for our paper on “A temporal agency model for investor group dynamics”. Well done Tina, Igor, and Jonas! My co-author Vera Kunczer also received the IM Division’s D’Amore-McKim Best Dissertation Award! That’s really impressive, Vera!

AOM 2021 conference starts today

The (digital) Academy of Management Annual Meeting starts today. There is a great lineup of presentations and discussions, including quite a few outstanding researchers. We will see who gets awards in the IM business meeting on Monday – fingers crossed!

Top.tirol article on my research

Top.tirol has published a short article about my research on digital technologies and artificial intelligence. The text (in German) is available here: https://www.top.tirol/wirtschaftsmeldungen/forschung-innovation/von-der-praxis-in-die-theorie.

Jop openings at UIBK

There are now open calls for applications for researcher positions at my new IM research unit in Innsbruck. The job post is below. Dear colleagues, We are building a new research group in International Business at University of Innsbruck (Austria), and are currently seeking applications for a fully funded 6-year postdoc position, and a fully

Intro article on UIBK website

The University of Innsbruck has posted a welcome article on its website: https://www.uibk.ac.at/newsroom/vorgestellt-international-und-digital.html.de. The text touches upon a few recent research projects, and my collaboration with OeNB, where we work on improving GDP projections based on microdata from foreign subsidiaries.

Kick-off conversation at Uni Innsbruck

Following my first days at Uni Innsbruck, I had a short interview with Nina Brillinger, who supports the department as a student assistant. We talked about research, teaching, and what are central factors in an academic career. The interview (in German) is available here: https://www.uibk.ac.at/fakultaeten/betriebswirtschaft/news/2021/lindner.html.de.

I started a new job!

As of May 1, I started a new job as full professor of international management at the University of Innsbruck. There is still a lot of work in terms of setting things up, but the university has posted a first “welcome” message, which I share here: https://www.uibk.ac.at/newsroom/dossiers/neue_gesichter/. Looking forward to new challenges and adventures!

Paper on hierarchical modelling in Journal of World Business

My paper with Jonas Puck and Jonathan Doh on “Hierarchical modelling in international business research: Patterns, problems, and practical guidelines” has just been published in Journal of World Business. We discuss the International Business literature using hierarchical methods, and suggest ways to make the methods’ applications in IB more consistent. The full paper is available

Short video on recent AMJ paper available

WU Vienna has just posted a short video (https://youtu.be/pG554ReNSc8) on a recent paper Sinziana Dorobantu, Jakob Müllner, and I have published in the December issue of the Academy of Management Journal. The paper explains how diverse groups of banks come together to finance some of the world’s largest infrastructure projects. The paper is available through

EIBA 2020 online conference is now live!

The EIBA 2020 online conference (www.eiba.online) has now kicked off with the usual pre-conference activities. The grand opening follows later today in the EIBA fellows’ opening plenary. You can join the conference on the OnAIR system if you follow this link (and if you are registered): https://portalapp.eiba.eventsair.com/VirtualAttendeePortal/eiba2020/onair-virtual-event-portal/login.