Person

Dr. rer. pol.

Kathleen Diener

Assistant Professor

Kathleen Diener Marcus Gerards
Technology and Innovation Management (TIM)

Address

Building: 3011

Room: B 363

Kackertstraße 7, 3. Etage

52072 Aachen

Contact

workPhone
Phone: +49 241 80 96576
Fax: +49 241 80 92367

Office Hours

nach Vereinbarung
 

Responsibilities

  • Coordination and management of the „Open Innovation Accelerator“ market study
  • Project management and participation in research projects

Profile

  • Research Associate at the Institute for Technology and Innovation Management (TIM) since June 2007
  • PhD student untill 2014; Topic of thesis: Organizing Collaborative Innovation: Studying the Process of Intermediaries for Open Innovation
  • Studies of Psychology with majors in Organizational Psychology, Clinical Psychology, and Psychology of Personality at Humboldt University of Berlin from 2000 to 2007 (Dipl.-Psych.)
  • Working experience as a guest lecturer at FH St. Gallen and as a Research Assistant at artop (Institute at the Humboldt University of Berlin)
  • Teaching experience as lecturer for courses in Empirical Research Methods and Innovation Management
  • Project manager for the research project “Open Network“, Project manager for the research project „Evaluation and Transfer of innovative external input in the new product development process“ (BTiK)

Research Interests

  • Open Innovation
  • Organization Theory
  • Innovation intermediaries
  • Bibliometrics
  • Not-invented-here syndrome

Research Methodology

  • Analytical techniques: regression analysis, analysis of variances, cluster analysis, factor analysis
  • Software: SPSS, STATA, SmartPLS
  • Data: interviews, self-conducted survey data

Publications

  • Diener, K. and Piller, F. T. (2013): The Market for Open Innovation: OIASurvey 2013. Raleigh, NC: Lulu Inc. 2013.
  • Diener, K. and Piller, F. T. (2010): The Market for Open Innovation: Increasing the Efficiency and Effectiveness of the innovation process. Raleigh, NC: Lulu Inc. 2010.
  • Diener, K. and Piller, F. T. (2010): Methoden und Dienstleister für die OI-Implementation. In: Serhan Ili, 2010, Open Innovation umsetzen, Düsseldorf: Symposion Publishing GmbH, pp. 85-114.
  • Diener, K. and Piller, F. T. (2010): Unterstützung für Open Innovation: So finden Sie den richtigen Dienstleister. io management, 79(11), pp. 22-28.
  • Diener, K. and Piller, F.T. (2009): Facets of Open Innovation: Development of a Conceptual Framework. In: University of Twente, 16th International Product Development and Management Conference: Managing Dualities in the Innovation Journey, Enschede, The Netherlands 7-9 June 2009.
  • Diener, K. and Piller, F.T. (2010): Facets of Open Innovation: Development of a Conceptual Framework. In: Chicago, Academy of Management Annual Meeting: Green Management Matters, Chicago, IL, USA 7-11 August 2009.
  • Diener, K. and Lang, A. (2008): Open Innovation mit dem eigenen Kunden. Wissenschaftsmanagement, 14(6), pp. 16-22.