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Dr. J. (Jan) Schmitt

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Sectie Strategy & International Business

Bezoekadres
  • Plantage Muidergracht 12
  • Kamernummer: M3.01D
Postadres
  • Postbus 15953
    1001 NL Amsterdam
Contactgegevens
  • Profile

    Position

    Assistant Professor in Strategy & International Business

    Research Programme

    International Business & Global Strategy

    Research Interests

    Headquarters, relocation, digitalization, multinational corporations, location choices, coordination

    My research interests are centered on the role headquarters (HQs) play in multinational organizations and on how they interact with their subunits. In particular, I investigate how current trends around HQ dispersion, disaggregation, and digitalization impact HQs’ functions, location choices, and coordination mechanisms.

    Dissertation Title

    Headquarters on the Move: The Phenomenon of MNC Headquarters Relocating across Borders

    International Ties

    Ross School of Business (University of Michigan), Ann Arbor, USA: Visiting Scholar (Fall 2019)

    Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), Vienna, Austria: Research and Teaching Associate (09/2016-08/2021)

    Prizes and Honours

    Nomination for "IM Division D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University Dissertation Award", Academy of Management Conference, 2022

    Nomination for "William H. Newman Award", Academy of Management Conference, 2022

    Award for the Best Doctoral Dissertation Proposal, Academy of International Business Conference, 2021

    Best Reviewer Award 2021, Academy of International Business Conference, 2021

    Best Reviewer Award IM Division 2021, Academy of Management Conference, 2021

    Nomination for “SMS Best Conference PhD Paper Prize”, Strategic Management Society Conference, 2020

    Best Reviewer Award IM Division 2018, Academy of Management Conference, 2018

  • Teaching

    Globalisation and Offshoring (MSc.)

    International Business (BSc.)

    Theories of International Business (MSc.)

    Research Foundations & Thesis Proposal in International Business (MSc.)

    Thesis Supervision International Management Track (BSc. & MSc.)

  • Other Activities

    Service to the academic community

    Co-Chair of the International Management (IM) Doctoral Student Committee of Academy of Management (AOM) (2019-2021)

    International conferences

    Session chair “Internationalization and Relocations” at 2021 Annual Conference of AIB

    Session chair “Leaders, Managers and Professionals” at 2021 Annual Conference of AOM

    Referee activities

    Ad hoc reviewer for international journals: Journal of International Management

    Reviewer for international conferences: Academy of Management (IM and STR divisions); Academy of International Business; European International Business Academy

    Participation in academic networks

    PhD Program “Nordic Research School of International Business” (NORD-IB)

  • Links
  • Publicaties

    2021

    2019

    • Schmitt, J., Decreton, B., & Nell, P. C. (2019). How corporate headquarters add value in the digital age. Journal of Organization Design, 8, 1-10. [9]. https://doi.org/10.1186/s41469-019-0049-6
    • Valentino, A., Schmitt, J., Koch, B., & Nell, P. C. (2019). Leaving home: An institutional perspective on intermediary HQ relocations. Journal of World Business, 54(4), 273-284. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwb.2018.08.004

    2019

    • Nell, P. C., Schmitt, J., & Decreton, B. (2019). How does digitalization affect headquarters and what does it mean for CEE-focused headquarters in Austria? In M. F. Berger, & A. Schuh (Eds.), What is Central and Eastern Europe's role in Europe (pp. 52-56). NEUSICHT Think Tank. https://epub.wu.ac.at/7425/

    2022

    • Schmitt, J., Fabrizi, C., & Nell, P. C. (2022). Headquarters Landscape in Austria: An Overview. Vienna University of Economics and Business.
    • Schmitt, J., Fabrizi, C., & Nell, P. C. (2022). Headquarters Landscape in Austria: International HQs. Vienna University of Economics and Business.
    • Schmitt, J., Fabrizi, C., & Nell, P. C. (2022). Headquarters Landscape in Austria: Vienna HQs. Vienna University of Economics and Business.

    2020

    • Schmitt, J., & Nell, P. C. (2020). Corporate Headquarters in the DACH region: A Benchmarking Study of Vienna, Zurich, and Munich. Vienna University of Economics and Business. https://epub.wu.ac.at/7819/

    2019

    • Nell, P. C., Schmitt, J., & Gellner, N. (2019). Danish headquarters in the digital age: A study of the opportunities, challenges, and changes that digitalization presents to headquarters in Denmark. Vienna University of Economics and Business. https://epub.wu.ac.at/7194/
    • Nell, P. C., Schmitt, J., & Hauska, L. (2019). Austria's competitiveness in times of digitalization: Still a prime location for HQs? Vienna University of Economics and Business. https://epub.wu.ac.at/6789/
    • Nell, P. C., Schmitt, J., Preveden, V., & Hauska, L. (2019). Headquarters of the future: The Impact of digitalization on Headquarters structures and value added. Vienna University of Economics and Business. https://epub.wu.ac.at/6787/

    2018

    • Nell, P. C., & Schmitt, J. (2018). Geographic Relocations of Headquarters to and from Austria. Vienna University of Economics and Business. https://epub.wu.ac.at/6724/

    Prijs

    • Schmitt, J. (2021). AOM Best Reviewer Award for the International Management (IM) Division.
    • Schmitt, J. (2021). AIB Best Reviewer Award.
    • Schmitt, J. (2021). AIB Award for Best Doctoral Dissertation Proposal.

    2021

    • Schmitt, J. (2021). Headquarters on the Move: The Phenomenon of Multinational Corporations’ Headquarters Relocating across Borders.
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