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Helge Klapper is an assistant professor at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. He joined RSM in 2017 after completing his PhD at the University of Vienna, Austria. His research interests include organizational decision making and novel forms of organizing and innovating. More specifically, his work examines information exchange in organizations as part of the strategic decision making process and how authority affects coordination and cooperation conflicts. Personal Website:


Academic (2)
  • Klapper, H., & Reitzig, M. (2018). On the Effects of Authority on Peer Motivation: Learning from Wikipedia. Strategic Management Journal, 39(8), 2178-2203. [4].

  • Alexy, O., West, J., Klapper, H., & Reitzig, M. (2017). Surrendering control to gain advantage: Reconciling openness and the resource-based view of the firm. Strategic Management Journal, 39(6), 1704-1727.

Academic (1)
  • Hajdini, I., Klapper, H., Rommer, P., & Windsperger, J. (2017). Control and Performance in Franchising Networks. In Contributions to Management Science (pp. 35-56). Springer-Verlag. Contributions to Management Science


Innovation Management

  • Study year: 2022/2023, 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020
  • Code: BM-IM09CC
  • Level: Master

Strategy of Innovation

  • Study year: 2022/2023, 2021/2022, 2020/2021
  • Code: BM02MI
  • Level: ERIM, Exchange, IM/CEMS, Master

Organisation of Innovation

  • Study year: 2022/2023, 2021/2022, 2020/2021
  • Code: BM03MI
  • Level: ERIM, Exchange, IM/CEMS, Master

Past courses

IM Research clinic

  • Study year: 2020/2021
  • Code: BM-IM-RC
  • Level: Master

IM Research clinic

  • Study year: 2020/2021
  • Code: BM-IMRC
  • Level: Master

Innovation Projects and Teams

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BM08MI
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Disruptive innovations

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017
  • Code: BM12MIM
  • ECTS: 2 Level: Master

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