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Alexander Schmidt
PhD Candidate (parttime programme)
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

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Alexander is a part-time PhD candidate at the Department of Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship and is working in technology management in the energy industry. The focus of his research is around technology adoptions as well as to what extent goal conflicts and managerial power influence innovation in large organizations.

 

Publications:

Schmidt, A., Mom, T.J.M. & Volberda, H.W. (2023). Factors Influencing Technology Adoption in a Traditional Multinational Energy Company. Research-Technology Management, Vol. 66:5, p.36-43. doi.org/10.1080/08956308.2023.2235535

Schmidt, A., Ahmadi, S. & Mom, T.J.M. (2022). Can Multiple Goal Conflicts Affect the Innovative Behavior of Employees?. Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings, Vol. 2022 No. 1, doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2022.17466abstract

 

Conferences:

Schmidt, A., Ahmadi, S., & Mom, T.J.M. (2022). Can multiple goal conflicts affect the innovative behaviour of employees? The Moderating Impact of Paradox Mindset and Top-Management-Team Alignment in a Multilevel Study. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AoM), Seattle, US.

Schmidt, A., Ahmadi, S., Volberda, H.W. & Mom, T.J.M. (2022). Can paradox mindset help reducing tensions once employees encounter conflicts between multiple operational goals? The moderating effects of paradox mindset and top-management-team alignment. European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS), Vienna, Austria.

Schmidt, A., Ahmadi, S., Volberda, H.W. & Mom, T.J.M. (2022). Can multiple goal conflicts affect the innovative behaviour? The Moderating Impact of Paradox Mindset and Top-Management-Team Alignment in a Multilevel Study. European Academy of Management (EURAM), Winterthur, Switzerland.

Schmidt, A., Volberda, H.W. & Mom, T.J.M. (2021). A Process Model of Technology Adoption Speed for Mature Organizations: How Organizational Speed influences Technology Adoption. International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM), Berlin, Germany.

 

Alex graduated with an MPhil in Engineering from Cambridge University (2013) and an MSc in Energy Economics from RWTH Aachen University (2011).

Publications

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  • Schmidt, A., Mom, T. J. M., & Volberda, H. W. (2023). Factors Influencing Technology Adoption in a Traditional Multinational Energy Company. Research Technology Management, 66(5), 36-43. https://doi.org/10.1080/08956308.2023.2235535

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