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Laura Paulina Mathiaszyk Dipl.-Ök.

Wirtschaftswissenschaft

E-Mail: mathiaszyk{at}uni-wuppertal.de

 

 

 

Kurzbiographie

Laura Paulina Mathiaszyk is a German PhD student and soon postdoctoral scientist, with a first paper under review and others presented at international leading conferences, like the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference in 2011 and 1014. She gained professional experience in different consultancies, such as VokDams Consulting or Effectuation Intelligence, an international consultant network. Besides, she is highly involved in a variety of institutions and associations, like the Society for Effectual Action, the Academy of Management (AOM) or the Federal Association of Business Economists (bdvb). As an internationally active young researcher and scientist, she participated in various doctoral workshops, including the Doctoral Retreat of Entrepreneurship as Making (DREAM) held by leading scientist in the field of effectuation research. Laura wants to enhance her research to the field of social entrepreneurship and strives for international research cooperation. Laura is currently working on international publications about corporate entrepreneurship, and strategic entrepreneurship. She has a cross border network of excellent and supporting researchers, especially in the field of entrepreneurship and effectuation, such as Saras Sarasvathy or Stuart Read.  Inspired by the effectual concept, Laura collaborates with other researchers, and thus strives for spill-over effects from different fields of research.

University of Wuppertal (Bergische Universität Wuppertal)        Aug 2010 - today
Schumpeter School of Business and Economics

  • Research Associate at Chair of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development & UNESCO-Chair of Entrepreneurship and Intercultural Management

    • Academic research in the fields of corporate entrepreneurship/ strategic entrepreneurship, and entrepreneurial decision making / cognition
    • Teaching classes about 'Entrepreneurial thinking'
    • Project management of different academic research projects
    • Acquire third-party funds for academic research projects (e.g. Horizont 2020)

  •  Research Associate at Institute for Safety Technology / Work Ability Network

    • Project management of research projects in collaboration with different external partners
    • Management consulting and conducting workshops and seminars for executives
    • Strategic and financial planning of the Work Ability Network project and regular reporting at the Federal
    • Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Soziales)

 

Titel und Abstract des Dissertationsprojektes


Titel (kumulierte Promotion)
Corporate Effectuation - Effectual Strategy for Corporate Management

Summarizing Manuscript:
Entrepreneurial Strategy in Corporate Management – Challenges and Chances (according to §11 Abs.5 PromO from 09.06.2008)

First Paper:
Effectuation and Mature Markets - Contradiction, Companionship or Contingency? (Presented in a paper session at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) 2010

Second Paper:
Corporate Effectuation (presented at BCERC 2014 and 3rd Effectuation Conference; Submitted to Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal (SEJ) 2015)

Third Paper:
Is Managers Strategy Culture Bound? International Differences in Strategy Choice (submission planned for ETP)

Publikationen/Präsentationen

 

  • 01/2015: The Differences of Causal and Effectual Strategies under Complexity. Paper under review (Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal (SEJ), Special call on Enduring Entrepreneurship)
  • 01/2015: Is Government’s Strategy Culture Bound? International Differences in Strategy Choice. Paper submitted to Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • 12/2014: The Differences of Causal and Effectual Strategies under Complexity. Paper presented at 3rd Effectuation-Conference, University of Twente, Netherlands
  • 07/2014: Is Manager’s Strategy Culture Bound? International Differences in Strategy Choice. Paper presented at 15th International Conference of the International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society (ISS), Jena, Germany; advanced version submitted to AOM (01/2015)
  • 06/2014: Corporate Effectuation. Paper presented at 34th Annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), London, Ontario, Canada; advanced version submitted to SEJ (01/2015)
  • 12/2011,Practice: Effectuation – Action under Uncertainty. Presentation, Fireside Chat with Management Board Members, DHL International GmbH, Bonn, Germany
  • 12/2011: Effectuation – International Study Design. Presentation at 1st Effectuation-Conference, EMYLON Business School, Lyon, France
  • 11/2011: Effectuation & Mature Markets – Contradiction, Companionship or Contingency?  (advanced version) Proposal accepted at 25th Annual RENT Conference, Bodo, Norway
  • 09/2011, Practice: Effectuation - Vielfaltsmanagement als Schlüssel zum Erfolg. Presentation at Symposium CHANGE, Centers of Competence, Volkswagen AG, Papenburg, Germany
  • 07/2011, Practice: Effectuation in Creative Contexts. Presentation at X-treat, Designing Strategy Stories, Berlin, Germany
  • 06/2011: Effectuation & Mature Markets – Contradiction, Companionship or Contingency? Paper presented at 31st Annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Syracuse, New York, USA
  • 10/2010: Entrepreneurial Thinking - Effectuation & Causation. Presentation in Doctoral Consortium, Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, Wuppertal
  • 09/2010: G-Forum (Entrepreneurship research conference), Förderkreis-Gründungs-Forschung e.V., Cologne, Germany (Participant)
  • 09/2010: Effectuation in the Corporate Context. Paper Presentation, Research Conference, ELAt Virtual Entrepreneurship Center, Liege, Belgium
  • 05/2010: How does Entrepreneurs behave if their Companies mature over time? Doctoral Retreat of Entrepreneurship as Making, Osijek, Croatia
  • 11/2009: Effectuation-Workshop, Leuven Business School of Management, Belgium (Participant)
  • 08/2009: Summer-School Entrepreneurship, Jena, Germany (Participant)

 

Sonstige wissenschaftliche Aktivitäten/Mitgliedschaften

  • Academy of Management (AOM), Jan 2015 - today

    • Ad-hoc reviewer for conference papers

  • Federal Association of Business Economists (bdvb), Nov 2004 - today

    • Member of the Management Board Berg-Mark Region (Nov 2014 - today)
    • Member of the Federal Executive Board Campus Team (Nov 2011 - Nov 2013)
    • Board Member Campus Team (since Nov 2004)

  • The New Quality of Work Initiative (INQA), Nov 2011 - today

    • Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs    
    • Member of the Professional Group Health Care

  • German Demography Network (DDN), Oct 2010 - today

    • Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
    • Member of the Professional Group Work Organization

  • Förderkreis Gründungs-Forschung e.V. (FGF), Sep 2010 - today

    • University of Wuppertal
    • Member of the Professional Group Entrepreneurship Education

  • Society for Effectual Action (SEA), Jun 2010 - today

    • Member