The research of the Innovation Management group deals with the emergence and management of innovations in companies as well as the effects of innovations on companies and individuals.

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TU Ilmenau / Michael Reichel (ari)


The Innovation Management group offers the following courses:

Winter term 2022/23

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

Summer term 2023

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


  • Freisinger, E., & Mendelsohn, J. (2023): Algorithm-friendly consumers–Consumer-friendly algorithms?, in: Transparency or Opacity (pp. 71-94). Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG.
  • 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, in: Journal of Product Innovation Management
  • Freisinger, E.; Heidenreich, S.; Landau, C.; Spieth, P. (2021): Business Model Innovation through the Lens of Time: An Empirical Study of Performance Implications across Venture Life Cycles, in: Schmalenbach Journal of Business Research
  • Goetz, N.; Wald, A.; Freisinger, E. (2020): A person-environment-fit-model for temporary organizations - Antecedents for temporary working settings, in: International Journal of Project Management