Short CV/Education and training

  • 1987 – 1994
    Diplom Wirtschaftsingenieur (diploma in industrial engineering), engineering and business administration skills and knowledge with a focus on planning and innovation management, University of Karlsruhe (Germany)

  • 1994 – 1995
    Consultant, in charge of projects in the field of strategy, general management, Steinbeis-Transferzentrum (Germany), Herrenberg

  • 1995 – 1999
    PhD student, post-graduate assistant researcher, research in the field of service innovation (CIS data analysis), foresight, technology policy, innovation indicators – Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (ISI) (Germany), Karlsruhe

  • 1999 – 2005
    Junior and senior consultant innovation management, network management, business service, Vodafone Group R&D (Germany), München

  • 1999 – 2005
    Visiting researcher – Technology and Innovation Management, Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg (Germany)

  • 2005
    Interim professor – Organization, Human Resource Management and General Management, Brandenburg Technical University Cottbus (Germany)

  • Since 2005
    Full professor – Organization, Human Resource Management and General Management, Brandenburg Technical University Cottbus – Senftenberg (Germany)

Selected publications

  • Gotsch, M., Hipp, C., Schwarz, C., & Weber, L. (2013). Identification of Determinants and Development of a Productivity Framework in der Services Sector. Économies et Sociétés, Série Économie et gestion des services, EGS, 14(3-4), 531-574.

  • Gotsch, M., & Hipp, C. (2012). Measurement of innovation activities in the knowledge intensive services industry: A trademark approach. The Service Industries Journal, 32(13), 2167-2184.

  • Magnusson, P., Kristensson, P., & Hipp, C. (2010). Exploring the ideation patterns of ordinary users: The case of mobile telecommunication services [Special Issue]. International Journal of Product Development, 11(3/4), 289-309.

  • Hüsig, S., & Hipp, C. (2009). The disruptive potential of Wi-Fi in the German hotspot market. International Journal of Mobile Communications, 7(6), 615-631.

  • Hipp, C., & Grupp, H. (2005). Innovation in the service sector: The demand of service-specific innovation measurement concepts. Research Policy, 34(4), 517-535.

  • Tether, B., Hipp, C., & Miles, I. (2001). Standardisation and particularisation in services ? Evidence from Germany. Research Policy, 30(7), 1115-1138

  • Hipp, C., & Reger, G. (1998). Die Dynamik ökologischer Entwicklungsprozesse in Unternehmen. Kernelemente eines ganzheitlichen Umweltmanagementsystems [Ergänzungsheft]. Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft, 1, 25-46.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Development of a service robotic system to support service processes (back office)

  • Supervision and evaluation of the strategic processes 'New Generation biotechnological Methods' with the application of innovation and technology assessment

  • Extensive analyses of the industry-sector-specific development of competences and economic activity in the European Union.

  • Development of a holistic and practice-oriented approach for intergenerational learning (IGL) within organizations of different knowledge-intensive sectors in various EU-countries.

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Reviewer of the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) 'Competition and Innovation', Munich

  • Academy of Management Society, USA

  • Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft e.V.

  • Deutscher Hochschulverband

  • Verein für Socialpolitik

Media coverage

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Additional qualifications

  • Course on 'Business Dynamics', MIT Executive Education, conducted by Prof. John Sterman, MIT System Dynamics Group, Cambridge, Massachusetts (US), 2004

  • Courses on 'Empirical Research Methods' including qualitative and quantitative data analysis and the use of software (SPSS, STATA), University of Munich (Prof. Schwaiger), University of Klagenfurt (Prof. Mayring), University of Koblenz (Prof. Frank), University of Mannheim (Prof. Homburg), 2001 – 2004

  • Research training and sabbatical (data analysis, CIS data), University of Manchester (UK), Centre for Research on Innovation and Competition (CRIC), Director: Prof. Ian Miles, 1997

  • Doctoral Summer School in 'Economics of technological and institutional change (etic)', BETA, Strasbourg (France) and MERIT, Maastricht (Netherlands), 1996 and 1997


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