Tim G. Schweisfurth is an Associate Professor in High-Tech Business at the University of Twente. Before joining UT, he was an Associate Professor of Technology and Innovation Management at the University of Southern Denmark. He received his venia legendi from TUM and his Phd from TUHH. His research focuses on innovation and entrepreneurship, specifically 1) digital and technology-driven innovation and entrepreneurship, 2) (venture) idea generation and evaluation, and 3) distributed and collaborative innovation. He is Associate Editor at Creativity and Innovation Management and Advisory Editor at Research Policy. In research and consulting he has worked with companies such as Siemens, Osram, Audi, EWE, Mammut, Panasonic, and others. His research has been published in Research Policy, R&D Management, Creativity and Innovation Management, and other outlets. He coordinates the double degree MSc program in Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Sustainability jointly offered by the Technische Universität Berlin and the University of Twente.
Zaggl, M. , Schweisfurth, T., & Herstatt, C. (2020). The Dynamics of Openness and the Role of User Communities: A Case Study in the Ecosystem of Open Source Gaming Handhelds. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 67(3), 712-723. https://doi.org/10.1109/TEM.2019.2897900
Yu, F. , & Schweisfurth, T. (2020). Industry 4.0 Technology Implementation in SMEs – A Survey in The Danish-German Border Region. International Journal of Innovation Studies, 4(3), 76-84. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijis.2020.05.001
Schweisfurth, T., Stockstrom, C., & Raasch, C. (2020). Individuals' knowledge and their explorative and exploitative behaviors. In R. Tiwari, & S. Buse (Eds.), Managing Innovation in a Global and Digital World (pp. 183-203). Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-27241-8_13
Schweisfurth, T. G., & Raasch, C. (2020). Caught between the users and the firm: How does identity conflict affect employees' innovative behavior. Creativity and innovation management, 29(3), 380-397. https://doi.org/10.1111/caim.12380
Yu, F. , Schweisfurth, T., & Grube Hansen, D. (2019). Patterns and drivers of Industry 4.0 technology adoption in SMEs: 20th International CINet Conference. Continuous Innovation Network.
Schweisfurth, T., Raasch, C., & Herstatt, C. (2019). A typology of user innovation: 20th International CINet Conference. Continuous Innovation Network.
Schweisfurth, T. G., & Dharmawan, M. P. (2019). Does lead userness foster idea implementation and diffusion? A study of internal shopfloor users. Research policy, 48(1), 289-297. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.respol.2018.08.018
Niebuhr, O., Tegtmeier, S. , & Schweisfurth, T. (2019). Female Speakers Benefit More Than Male Speakers From Prosodic Charisma Training—A Before-After Analysis of 12-Weeks and 4-h Courses. Frontiers in Communications, 4, . https://doi.org/10.3389/fcomm.2019.00012
Schweisfurth, T., & Raasch, C. (2018). Absorptive capacity for need knowledge: antecedents and effects for employee innovativeness. Research policy, 47(4), 687-699. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.respol.2018.01.017
Zaggl, M. , Schweisfurth, T., Schoettl, C., & Raasch, C. (2018). Hierarchical Distance and Idea Evaluation in Enterprise Crowdfunding. In ICIS 2018 proceedings
Schweisfurth, T. G. (2017). Comparing internal and external lead users as sources of innovation. Research policy, 46(1), 238-248. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.respol.2016.11.002
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