New Journal Publication

The article “Chief digital officers: An analysis of the presence of a centralized digital transformation role” by Prof. Dr. Sebastian Firk, Prof. Dr. André Hanelt, Prof. Dr. Jana Oehmichen, Prof. Dr. Michael Wolff was recently accepted for the special issue "Corporate Strategy and the Theory of the Firm in the Digital Age" at the renowned Journal of Management Studies. Based on centralization theory, the empirical study proposes digital transformation acceleration and coordination as the main benefits of chief digital officers and tests whether they explain their presence drawing on a panel data set of 913 U.S. and European firms. Please find more information here.