Dr Koen Dittrich

Koen Dittrich

Assistant Professor
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

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Koen Dittrich is Assistant Professor Management of Innovation at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and Member of Erasmus Research Institute of Management. He is also researcher for the Innovation and Co-Creation Lab at RSM. His research interests include innovation, co-creation, R&D collaboration, regional clusters and small worlds. He has (co)authored many chapters in various books on R&D collaboration and innovation management, and published articles in Marketing Letters, Research Policy, Small Business Economics, The Journal of Product Innovation Management and Industrial Marketing Management. For his article on Nokia published in The Journal of Product Innovation Management in 2007, Dr. Dittrich received one of the Emerald Citation of Excellence awards 2011. The article has been chosen as one of the top 50 articles worldwide in the field of management that have had the highest impact since their publication date (determined by a two-tier system based on citations and research impact).

Professional experience

Assistant Professor

Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Technology and Operations Management

Publications

Key Publications (6)

Professional Publications (7)

  • I. Storm, J.A.M. Oers, van, M. Kok, R.A. Bal, L. Tubbing, J. Harting, M.W.J. Jansen, M.P.M. Bekker, K. Dittrich & Th. Paulussen (2014). Consortium Instruments for Integrated Action (i4i). Tijdschrift voor Sociale Gezondheidszorg, 92 (1), 4-9.
  • I. Borst, R. Bitter, P. Ballon, K. Dittrich & J. van den Ende (2005). SOTA broadband services and their business models. (Extern rapport, Freeband/B@HOME/D2.0/V1.0). Enschede: Freeband
  • K. Dittrich & H.A.C. Runhaar (2005). Innovatieverbetering van bestaande bedrijfsprocessen. In H Slagt (Ed.), I&L Kennisbanken . Alphen aan de Rijn: Samson BedrijfsInformatie
  • K. Dittrich & J. van den Ende (2005). Organisational forms for the development of new broadband services. (Extern rapport). Enschede: Freeband
  • K. Dittrich (2005). Nokia's strategic change by means of alliance networks. A case of adopting the open innovation paradigm? In G. Swarte (Ed.), Inspirerend Innoveren. Meerwaarde door Kennis . The Hague: KVIE
  • K. Dittrich (2002). Strategische allianties. Vraagbaak Inkoop & Logistiek .
  • K. Dittrich & H.A.C. Runhaar (2001). Logistieke Internetinnovaties. Vraagbaak Inkoop & Logistiek .

Work in Progress

  • G.A. Hengelaar, R. Van Tulder & K. Dittrich (2019). The incumbents curse. :

Scholarly Publications (27)

  • E. van Tuijl, L. Carvalho & K. Dittrich (2018). Beyond the joint-venture: knowledge sourcing in Chinese automotive events. Industry and Innovation, 25 (4), 389-407. doi: 10.1080/13662716.2017.1414749
  • K. Dittrich, M. van Vugt, M. Smits & G. Sol (2016). From waste to resource: business model innovation for food in the agricultural sector. In Education for a sustainable agri-food system . Wageningen: Aeres University of Applied Sciences Wageningen
  • E. van Tuijl, K. Dittrich & J. van der Borg (2016). Upgrading of symbolic and synthetic knowledge bases: Evidence from the Chinese automotive and construction industries. Industry and Innovation, 23 (3), 276-293. doi: 10.1080/13662716.2015.1129316
  • E. van Tuijl & K. Dittrich (2014). Events as spaces for upgrading: Evidence from Auto Shanghai. (Preprints, ERIM report series research in management, no ERS-2014-013-LIS). Rotterdam: Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM)
  • K. Dittrich & T. Denee (2014). Open Innovation in the Biomedical Industry. A Framework for Assessing Public-Private Partnerships. In A. Ledwith & R. McNally (Eds.), Proceedings of the 21st International Product Development Management Conference (pp. 67-68). Limerick, Ireland: EIASM
  • O.R. Koppius, K. Dittrich & J. van de Capellen (2011). Knowledge sharing in non-knowledge intensive organizations. In Academy of Management Annual Meeting . San Antonio: Academy of Management
  • K. Dittrich & G.M. Duysters (2011). Emerald Citation of Excellence Award 2011. Academy of Management Meeting 2011: San Antonio, TX. Wetenschappelijk.
  • F. Langerak, S.A. Rijsdijk & K. Dittrich (2009). Development Time and New Product Sales: A Contingency Analysis of Product Innovativeness and Price. Marketing Letters, 20 (4), 399-413. doi: 10.1007/s11002-009-9074-5
  • R.F. Jans & K. Dittrich (2008). A review of case studies in business research. In J. Dul & T. Hak (Eds.), Case Study Methodology in Business Research (pp. 19-29). Oxford: Butterworth Heinemann
  • K. Dittrich (2008). Testing a theory of collaboration characteristics of successful innovation projects. In J. Dul & T. Hak (Eds.), Case Study Methodology in Business Research (pp. 98-112). Oxford: Butterworth Heinemann
  • K. Dittrich (2008). Nokia's strategic change by means of alliance networks. A case of adopting the open innovation paradigm? In P.S. Gopalakrishnan (Ed.), Open Innovation. The New Business Strategy (pp. 103-126). Hyderabad: Icfai University Press
  • K. Dittrich & G.M. Duysters (2007). Networking as a means to strategy change. The case of open innovation in mobile telephony. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 24 (6), 510-521. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-5885.2007.00268.x
  • K. Dittrich, G.M. Duysters & A.P. de Man (2007). Strategic repositioning by means of alliance networks: The case of IBM. Research Policy, 36 (10), 1496-1511. doi: 10.1016/j.respol.2007.07.002
  • K. Dittrich (2007). Nokia's strategic change by means of alliance networks. A case of adopting the open innovation paradigm? In K. Sangeetha & P. Sivarajadhanavel (Eds.), Nokia Inc. A global mobile leader (Icfai's Professional Reference Book Series) (pp. 59-82). Hyderabad: Icfai University Press
  • K. Dittrich, F.P.H. Jaspers, W. van der Valk & J.Y.F. Wynstra (2006). Dealing with Dualities. Industrial Marketing Management, 35 (7), 792-796. doi: 10.1016/j.indmarman.2006.07.001
  • K. Dittrich, F.P.H. Jaspers, W. van der Valk & J.Y.F. Wynstra (Eds.). (2006) Industrial Marketing Management, 35 (7).
  • K. Dittrich & J. van den Ende (2005). Organizational forms for the development of new broadband services: a dynamic model for the degree of integration between collaborating firms. In J.Y.F. Wynstra, K. Dittrich & F.P.H. Jaspers (Eds.), Dealing with Dualities. Proceedings of the 21st IMP Conference, 1-3 September 2005, Rotterdam . Rotterdam: RSM Erasmus University
  • K. Dittrich, F.P.H. Jaspers & J.Y.F. Wynstra (Ed.). (2005). Dealing with Dualities. Proceedings of the 21st IMP Conference. Rotterdam: RSM Erasmus University
  • M. Huis in 't Veld, K. Dittrich & E. Stam (2005). Innovation networks in sensor technology development. In J.Y.F Wynstra, K. Dittrich & F.P.H. Jaspers (Eds.), Dealing with Dualities. Proceedings of the 21st IMP Conference, 1-3 September 2005, Rotterdam . Rotterdam: RSM Erasmus University
  • K. Dittrich, G.M. Duysters & A.P. de Man (2004). Using networks for changing innovation strategy: the case of IBM. (Intern rapport, ERS-2004, no 111-ORG). onbekend: Rotterdam School of Management
  • K. Dittrich & G.M. Duysters (2003). The Role of Innovation Networks in a Changing Competitive Environment: The Case of IBM. In M.H. Hanza (Ed.), Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Alliances, Mergers, and Acquisitions . Anaheim/Calgary/Zurich: ACTA Press
  • B.M. Sadowski, K. Dittrich & G.M. Duysters (2003). Collaborative Strategies in the Event of Technological Discontinuities: the Case of Nokia in the Mobile Telecommunication Industry. Small Business Economics, 21 (2), 173-186. doi: 10.1023/a:1025097812273
  • K. Dittrich (2002). Book review [Bespreking van het boek Commercializing high technology. East and West. ]. Organization Studies, 23 (2) , 302-305.
  • K. Dittrich & T.M. Egyedi (2001). Standards, Compatibility and Infrastructure Development. Proceedings of the 6th EURAS Workshop. Delft: Delft University of Technology
  • K. Dittrich & T.M. Egyedi (2001). Theme Issue on Standards, Compatibility and Infrastructure Development. Knowledge, Technology and Policy, 14 (3), 5-7.
  • B.M. Sadowski & K. Dittrich (2000). Problems with Technical Change: A Case Study of the Finnish IT Industry. In Holler, M.J. & Niskanen, E. (Eds.), EURAS Yearbook of Standardization (pp. 263-283). Munich: Accedo Verlag
  • K. Dittrich (2000). Book review [Bespreking van het boek The Complexity Challenge. Technological Innovation for the 21st Century ]. Telecommunications Policy, 24 (3), 274-276.

Semi Scientific Publications

  • W.A. Dolfsma & K. Dittrich (2003, mei 6). Innovatieplatform kan niet slagen. Het Financieele Dagblad , pp. 10.

Doctoral Thesis

  • K. Dittrich (2004, juni 29). Innovation Networks: exploration and exploitation in the ICT industry. Delft University of Technology (149 pag.) (Delft: Delft University of Technology) Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. H.G. Sol & G.M. Duysters.

Recognitions

Editorial positions (4)

  • Industrial Marketing Management

    Editorial Board

  • Journal of Product Innovation Management

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Research Policy

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Creativity and Innovation Management

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

Organization Memberships (2)

Side positions

  • Co-Creation Association

    Founding Member

Media

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Course

International Business -The Dutch Way

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016, 2014/2015
  • Code: BAE06
  • Level: Bachelor 3