In our research we explore the emergence and management of innovations in organizations as well as the effects of innovations on organizations and individuals.

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TU Ilmenau / Michael Reichel (ari)


The Innovation Management group offers the following courses:

Winter term 2023/24

  • Bachelor: Proseminar 'Innovation Management'
  • Master: English lecture 'Business Model Innovation' (moodle)

Summer term 2023

  • Bachelor: Lecture 'Innovation Management 1'
  • Master: Hauptseminar 'Innovation Management'


  • Freisinger, E. & McCarthy, I. P. (2024): "What fails and when? A process view of innovation failure". Technovation
  • Freisinger, E., Unfried, M., Schneider, S. (2023):The AI-Augmented Crowd: How Human Crowdvoters Adopt AI (or Not).” Journal of Product Innovation Management.
  • Gröber, M., Freisinger, E., Henkel S., Heidenreich S. (2023): How Valuable Are Personal Values Investigating Personal Values and Their Effect on Entrepreneurial Performance. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing.
  • Heidenreich, S., Freisinger, E., Landau, C. (2022): The Dark Side of Business Model Innovation–An Empirical Investigation into the Evolvement of Customer Resistance and the Effectiveness of Potential Countermeasures. Journal of Product Innovation Management.