Dr. Tobias Röth

Re­se­arch As­sis­tant / As­so­cia­te

Röth, Tobias
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University of Kassel
Faculty of Economics and Management
Technology, Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (TIME) Unit
Mönchebergstraße 1
34109 Kassel
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4005
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Education:

  • 08/2018 – present: Post-doctoral researcher at University of Kassel (Preparation of habilitation), School of Economics and Management
  • 12/2014 – 08/2018: Doctoral candidate (Dr. rer. pol.) at University of Kassel (Summa cum laude,) School of Economics and Management,
    Dissertation: “How does individual behavior scale up to organizational decision-making? An investigation of formalized innovation processes”
  • 09/2017 – 11/2017: Visiting research scholar at the Department Management and Entrepreneurship, W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University (Tempe, Arizona, USA)
  • 09/2011 – 11/2014: Master’s program Business Administration (M.Sc.) at Kiel University with a focus on Technology Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, and Organization Theory and Design. Master thesis in cooperation with Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA: “Systematische Verzerrungen bei der Evaluation von Technologien: Eine Analyse der frühen Phase des Innovationsprozesses bei Dräger“ (Systematic Biases in the Technology Evaluation: Analyzing the Fuzzy Front End of Innovation at Dräger)
  • 08/2007 – 08/2011: Bachelor’s program Business Administration (B.Sc.) at Kiel University. Bachelor thesis: “Der Einfluss dynamischer Faktoren und strategischer Unternehmensaspekte auf die Nutzung von Grundlagenforschung“ (The Influence of Dynamic Factors and Strategic Aspects on the Use of Basic Research)

Work Experience:

  • 08/2018 - present: Post-doctoral researcher at the Chair of Technology, Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (Prof. Dr. Patrick Spieth), University of Kassel
  • 12/2014 – 08/2018: Research Assistant at the Department of Technology, Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (TIME), University of Kassel
  • 09/2013 – 08/2014: Internship and master thesis at Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA, division Research Unit, with a focus on developing and implementing management tools for technology foresight
  • 02/2012 – 08/2013: Student Assistant at the Department of Technology Management at Kiel University

Honors, Awards, and Recognition:

  • Knut Holt Best Paper Award 2022of the XXXIII ISPIM Innovation Conference for the conference submission “How do Technological Frames Feel?”

  • Jürgen Hauschildt Award 2020 for the best empirical research publication in innovation management: Röth, T.; Spieth, P.; Lange, D. (2019): Managerial Political Behavior in Innovation Portfolio Management: A Sensegiving and Sensebreaking Process, in: Journal of Product Innovation Management, 36(5), 534-559.
  • Best Reviewer Awards for the Technology and Innovation Management (TIM) Division of the Academy of Management (2020)
  • Best dissertation award at University of Kassel (2019)
  • Nomination for ISPIM dissertation award (long list), (2018)
  • Nomination for SMS best paper award (short list) of the Innovation and Knowledge IG for the conference submission: “Intuition and Rationality during NPD Decisions: The Interplay of Affect and Uncertainty” at 27th Strategic Management Society (SMS) Annual Conference, Houston, USA, 2017
  • Invitation for submission: “Special Issue of Journal of Product Innovation Management from the 2018 IPDM Conference” (Double blind review process)
  • Decision-Making in Innovation Portfolio Management and New Product Development, Digital Business Model Innovation of Established Firms, and Implementation of Digital Technologies
  • (Digital) Business Model Innovation of Incumbent Firms
  • Technology acceptance and implementation of digital technologies
  • Digital Transformation of Incumbent Firms

Refereed Journal Publications:

  • Spieth, P.; Breitenmoser, P. P.; Röth, T. (forthcoming): Business Model Innovation: Integrative Review, Framework, and Agenda for Future Innovation Management Research,
    in: Journal of Product Innovation Management
  • Spieth, P.; Röth, T.; Clauß, T.; Urhahn, C.; Killen, C. (2023): Investigating the Effect of Perceived Product Porfolio Innovativeness on Consumers’ Brand Perceptions, in: IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 70(10), 3451-3464

  • Röth, T., Schweitzer, F. & Spieth, P. (2023): Digital New Market Creation by Incumbent Firms: The Influence of Formalization and Political Behavior on Decision-Making Agility, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, 32 (101755) (VHB= A, IF= 14.682)

  • Schweitzer, F.; Palmié, M.; Gassmann, O.; Kahlert, J.; Röth, T. (2022): Open innovation for institutional entrepreneurship: How incumbents induce institutional change to advance autonomous driving; R&D Management (VHB= B, IF= 4.272)
  • Bauer, J., Schweitzer, F., Heidenreich, S., Roeth, T. (2021): „The value of experience-based simulation in garnering support for radically new concepts“. International Journal of Innovation Management (VHB= B, IF = - )
  • Spieth, P.; Röth, T.; Claus, T.; Klos, C. (2021): Measuring Technological Frames in the Digital Age: Conceptualization, Scale Development, and Validation; Journal of Management Studies, 58(7), 1962-1993 (VHB= A, IF= 7.388)
  • Schweitzer, F.; Röth, T.; Gillier, T. (2020): The eye of the beholder: The influence of intuition, rationality, and leeway on the assessment of an idea's market-creation potential, Industrial Marketing Management, 91, 274-284 (VHB= B, IF = 6.96)
  • Röth, T.; Spieth, P.; Joachim, V. (2020): The Interaction of Intuition and Rationality during Escalated NPD Decisions: An Investigation of Decision-makers’ Affective States, International Journal of Innovation Management, 2050033, (VHB= B, IF = - )
  • Spieth, P.; Röth, T.; Meissner, S. (2019): Reinventing a business model in industrial networks: implications for customers’ brand perceptions, Industrial Marketing Management, 83, 275-287 (VHB= B, IF = 6.96)
  • Röth, T.; Spieth, P.; Lange, D. (2019): Managerial Political Behavior in Innovation Portfolio Management: A Sensegiving and Sensebreaking Process*, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 36(5), 534-559 (VHB= A, IF= 6.987)
  • Röth, T.; Spieth, P. (2019): The influence of resistance to change on evaluating an innovation project’s innovativeness and risk: A sensemaking perspective. Journal of Business Research, 101, 83–92 (VHB= B, IF= 7.550)
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Refereed Conference Publications

  • Röth, T. & Müller, L. (2022): How the Grounding of Framing Shapes the Digital Transformation of Incumbents, Strategic Management Society (SMS) 42nd Annual Conference, September 17 - 20, London, United Kingdom

    Röth, T. & Schweitzer, F.; Heidenreich, S.; Spieth, P. (2022): Navigating Through Paradoxes: The Influence of Paradoxical Thinking on Idea Screening, 82nd Annual Meeting of The Academy of Management (AoM), August 5 - 9, Seattle, USA

  • Müller, L.; Röth, T. & Spieth, P. (2022): Agile Organizational Control: Theory, Scale Development, and Future Research Areas?, 29th Innovation and Product Development Management Conference (IPDMC), July 18 - 19, 2022, Hamburg, Germany
  • Heidenreich, S.; Spieth, P. & Joachim; V. & Röth, T., (2022): Why Do Consumers Reject Innovations Before Evaluating Them? Exploring the Nature of and Strategies to Overcome Passive Innovation Resistance, 29th Innovation and Product Development Management Conference (IPDMC), July 18 - 19, 2022, Hamburg, Germany
  • Schweitzer, F. & Röth, T. (2022): How Do Strategic Leaders in Incumbent Firms Shape Digital Mindsets?, 29th Innovation and Product Development Management Conference (IPDMC), July 18 - 19, 2022, Hamburg, Germany
  • Arnold, F.; Breitenmoser, P.; Röth, T. & Spieth, P. (2022): The Emotional Grounding of Technological Frames, R&D Management Conference, July 9 - 13, 2022, Trento, Italy

  • Spieth, P.; Breitenmoser, P. & Röth, T. (2022): Business Model Innovation Research: A Literature Review. R&D Management Conference, July 9 - 13, 2022, Trento, Italy

  • Röth, T.; Spieth, P. & Klos, C. (2022): Digital Transformation of Incumbents: Exploring the Consequences of Incongruent Technological Frames. EURAM, Winterthur, Switzerland

  • Röth, T; Müller, L. & Spieth, P. (2022): Drifting apart of Frames‘ Grounding: How Framing Tactics shape the Digital Transformation of Incumbents, EURAM, Winterthur, Switzerland

  • Arnold, F.; Breitenmoser, P.; Röth, T. & Spieth, P. (2022): How Do Technological Frames Feel?, XXXIII ISPIM Innovation Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark

  • Müller, L; Röth, T. & Spieth, P. (2022): Exploring the paradox of agility: How can organizations manage the agile transformation of their new product development processes?, ISPIM, Copenhagen, Denmark

  • Müller, L., Röth, T., Spieth, P. (2021): Exploring the Paradox of Agility. The International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM) Connects. 29.11 – 01.12. Valencia, Spain

  • Röth, T.; Spieth, P.; Klos, C. (2021): How Do Paradoxical Technological Frames Influence the Implementation of Digital Technologies? Journal of Product Innovation Management (JPIM) Research Forum, November 13-14, Baltimore, United States

  • Röth, T.; Spieth, P. (2021): How to Play the System Well? The Influence of Managerial Framing on the Development of Digital Innovations in Incumbent Firms. Journal of Product Innovation Management (JPIM) Research Forum, November 13-14, Baltimore, United States

  • Röth, T.; Spieth, P. (2021): How to Play the Political System Well? An Organizational Change Perspective on Process Innovations. Strategic Management Society (SMS) 41th Annual Conference, 28-31 October, Toronto, Canada

  • Müller, L.; Röth, T.; Spieth, P. (2021): NPD Processes in the Digital Age: Exploring and Measuring Agility. International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM) Conference, 20-23 June, Berlin/ Germany

  • Röth, T.; Schweitzer, F.; Spieth, P. (2021): Formalized New Product Development: A Political Perspective on Flexibility. EURAM (European Academy of Management), 16 – 18 June, Montréal, Canada

  • Röth, T.; Spieth, P. (2021): How to Play the System Well? Exploring Strategic Actors’ Framing Flexibility to Push Digital Innovations in Incumbent Firms. 28th Innovation and Product Development Management Conference (IPDMC), June 6-8, Milan Italy

  • Müller, L.; Röth, T.; Spieth, P. (2021): Making Sense of Agility: Exploring the Agile Transformation of Inflexible NPD Processes. 28th Innovation and Product Development Management Conference (IPDMC), June 6-8, Milan Italy

  • Röth, T., Spieth, P. (2020): Investigating the Implementation of Digital Process Innovation: A Political Perspective on Organizational Change, at 20th EURAM Conference, 4-6 December, Dublin (Ireland).
  • Röth, T., Schweitzer, F.; Spieth, P. (2020): Managerial Leeway in New Product Development's Market Creation Potential: A Political Perspective on Decision-Making Processes; 27th Innovation and Product Development Management Conference (IPDMC), 8 - 9 June, Antwerp, Belgium
  • Röth, T.; Spieth, P. (2019): A Behavioral Perspective on Agility in Innovation Portfolio Management Investigating Political and Rational Decision-Making Processes. VHB TIE Conference, 11 - 13 September. Darmstadt/ Germany
  • Röth, T.; Spieth, P. (2019): The Interaction of Political and Rational Decision?Making Processes: A Behavioral Perspective on Agility in Innovation Portfolio Management, 26th Innovation and Product Development Management Conference (IPDMC), 9 - 11 Juni 2019, Leicester/England
  • Röth, T.; Spieth, P. (2018): Political behavior and decisions-making processes: A multiple case study in the context of innovation project portfolio management, EURAM 2018 (European Academy of Management), 19 - 23 Juni 2018, Reykjavík/Island
  • Röth, T.; Spieth, P. (2018): Framing at the CEO, top management team, and middle management interfaces: How much does the CEO matter?, 25th IPDMC: Innovation and Product Development Management Conference, 9 - 13 Juni 2018, Porto/Portugal
  • Röth, T.; Spieth, P. (2018): Political behavior revisited: Individual's sensegiving and sensebreaking practices to influence innovation project portfolio management decisions, 25th IPDMC: Innovation and Product Development Management Conference, 9 - 13 Juni 2018, Porto/Portugal
  • Röth, T.; Joachim, V.; Spieth, P. (2018): The role of affect on escalating commitment: The interplay of intuition and rationality in decision-making, 80. Jahrestagung des VHB, 23 - 25 Mai 2018, Magdeburg/Deutschland
  • Röth, T.; Spieth, P. (2017): Political behavior revised: Exploring positive effects on decision-making effectiveness, Strategic Management Society (SMS) 37th Annual Conference, 28-31 October 2017, Houston/USA
  • Röth, T.; Joachim, V.; Spieth, P. (2017): Intuition and Rationality During NPD Decisions: The Interplay of Affect and Uncertainty, Strategic Management Society (SMS) 37th Annual Conference, 28-31 October 2017, Houston/USA
  • Spieth, P.; Klusmann, C.; Röth, T.; Schneider, S. (2017): Cognitive View on Business Model Innovation, R&D Management Conference 2017, 2-5 July 2017, Leuven/Belgium
  • Spieth, P.; Klusmann, C.; Röth, T.; Schneider, S. (2017): Opportunity Evaluation utilizing the Concept of Business Model Innovation: Insights from an Experimental Research Design, International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM) Conference, 19-21 June, Vienna/Austria
  • Röth, T.; Spieth, P.; Joachim, V. (2017): Evaluation of NPD projects: The impact of emotions and uncertainty, International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM) Conference, 19-21 June 2017, Vienna/Austria
  • Röth, T.; Spieth, P. (2016): How to design effective decision-making in new product portfolio management: An upper echelon perspective, Euram Annual Conference 2016, 31 May - 04 June 2016, Paris, France

Monograph

  • Röth, T. (2018) How does individual behavior scale up to organizational decision-making? An investigation of formalized innovation processes. kassel university press. Kassel

Further Publications

  • Spieth, P., Klos, C., Röth, T., et al. (forthcoming): "Entwicklung eines digitalen Lehr- und Lernarrangements für das deutsche Handwerk" in TransWork - Assistenzsysteme und Kompetenzentwicklung, Hrsg. Fraunhofer-Institut für Arbeitswirtschaft und Organisation IAO, Springer
  • Klos, C., Beutner, C., Röth, T. & Spieth, P. (2020) Fachkräftequalifizierung und -sicherung in der zukünftig digitalisierten Arbeitswelt: Multimediales Lehr- und Lernarrangement für die Adoption von IuK-Technologien im Handwerk. kassel university press. Kassel
  • Klos, C., Röth, T. & Spieth, P. (2018): Technologische Vorausschau: Der Einfluss der Digitalisierung auf die Arbeit von morgen. kassel university press. Kassel
  • Klos, C.; Röth, T., Spieth, P. (2018): The Influence of Managerial Capabilities on Digital Technology Integration: Required Management Competencies in Industries with Highly Specialized, Unstandardized Work, Academy of Management Global Proceedings, 121