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Prof. Dr.

Carsten Schultz

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Personal data

Short description
Carsten Schultz holds the professorship for Technology Management at Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel. From 2008 to 2011, he held the junior professorship for Management of Service Innovations and Technology Transfer endowed by Deutsche Telekom AG at the Technical University of Berlin. Carsten Schultz studied industrial engineering and received his doctorate in 2006 on the topic of "Management of high-value services using the example of telemedicine" at the Technical University of Berlin, where he also completed his habilitation in 2011 on the topic of "Organization of Innovation." From 2004 to 2008, he headed the Siemens Center for Knowledge Interchange, the strategic partnership between Siemens and TU Berlin. The focus of his work is on analyzing the challenges and potentials of innovation management, digital business models and services, and increasing networking in the value creation and innovation process.

Research data

Research level
Area of research
Energy economics , Society & Transformation ,
Research topic
Innovation capability of organizations, Success factors of digital services and digital transformation, Technology transfer and open innovation, Innovation processes in the healthcare and energy industries
Research institute
Christian-Albrechts-University to Kiel
Research institute location
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Kiel Institute for Responsible Innovation
Chair of Technology Management
Research institute 2
Christian Albrechts University to Kiel

Publications and projects

Selected publications
Kroh, J. & Schultz, C. (2023): The more the better? The role of stakeholder information processing in complex urban innovation projects for green transformation. International Journal of Project Management
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Lütjen, H., Schultz, C., Tietze, F., & Urmester, F. (2019). Managing ecosystems for service innovation: A dynamic capability view. Journal of Business Research, Volume 104, Pages 506-519
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Garrelfs, C., Schultz, C., & Luengen, M. (2023). Employee acceptance of disruptive service innovations at the frontline: The role of collective sensemaking processes. Creativity and Innovation Management, 1– 19.
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Committees and Awards

Selected councils
Center for Entrepreneurship at Kiel University, Scientific Director
Wissenschaftszentrum Kiel , Supervisory Board
Research Center Social, Environmental, and Cultural Change (SECC) at Kiel University, Deputy Spokesperson