Prof. Dr. Christiane Hipp

Prof. Hipp is in research semester and can be reached via mail. Virtual office hours can be arranged upon request.


Prof. Dr. Christiane Hipp

Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg

Department of Organization and Corporate Governance

Erich-Weinert-Strasse 1

Building 10, 434

03046 Cottbus

Mail: christiane.hipp[ad]

Phone +49 (0) 355 69 3634

Fax +49 (0) 355 69 3990

Primary research areas

  • Innovation in human resource management
  • Innovation in organizations
  • Service innovation
  • Disruptive innovation
  • Intellectual property management


Publications list


  • Academy of Management Society, USA
  • Association of University Professors of Management
  • Association for Social Policy
  • German Association of Higher Education

Responsibilities (selection)

  • Selection committee of the doctoral scholarship program of the Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (from 2021)
  • Evaluation (Chair) of six institutes of the Johannes Rau Research Foundation (JRF) (2019-2021)
  • Scientific Committee of the 15th European Association for Research on Services (RESER) Conference, January 2021, Alcalá de Henares (Madrid, Spain) on "Value Co-creation, Innovation and Digital Transformation in Public Services"
  • Trustee of the Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU), Member of the Investment Committee of the DBU (since 2019)
  • Advisory Board of the Fraunhofer Performance Center "Integration of Biological and Physico-Chemical Material Function" (since 2019)
  • Editorial Board "European Review of Service Economics and Management" (ERSEM), Les Classiques Garnier Publishing House (since 2016)
  • Co-editor of the Journal of Service Management Research (smr), Beck Verlag (since 2016)
  • Reviewer for the BMBF in the VIP+ program (since 2015)
  • Reviewer for the German Study Foundation (since 2011)
  • Scientific Advisory Board of the ZEW Innovation Surveys (Manufacturing and Services) on behalf of the BMBF (since October 2009, since 2019 as Chair)

Career (extract)

since 2005Professor and Head of Chair of Organisation, Human Resource Management and General Management at BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg - New: Head of Chair of Organisation, and Corporate Governance
2018-2020Acting President due to Prof. Steinbach's transfer to the office of Minister of Economics in the State of Brandenburg
2016Executive Program on "Emerging Technologies," Singularity University, Silicon Valley, Moffett Field, California Course
2014-2020Full-time Vice President for Research and Young Scientists
2011-2014Dean of the faculty of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and industrial engineeering at BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg
2011Research semester at Vienna University of Economics and Business and at Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT), Vienna
2006-2011Vice Dean of the faculty of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and industrial engineeering at BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg
2005Deputy Professor of the Chair of Organisation, Human Resource Management and General Management at BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg
2004MIT Executive Program “Business Dynamics”, Prof. Dr. J. Sterman, MIT System Dynamics Group (Cambridge, MA, USA)
2001-2005Independant Consultant for e.g. Vodafone Pilotentwicklung GmbH München; Johnson&Johnson Medical GmbH Norderstedt; Wortundforum GbR München; Fraunhofer-ISI Karlsruhe; Siemens AG München; E.ON AG; FutureCamp GmbH München u.a.
1999-2005External Habilitand at the Institute "Technology and Innovation Management" of TU Hamburg Harburg with Prof. Dr. C. Herstatt in collaboration with Prof. Dr. O. Granstrand at Chalmers University of Technology (Göteborg, Schweden)
1999-2001Mannesmann Pilotentwicklung, München - Development of new products, services and forms of Organisation
1997Research visit at Manchester University (UK) at the "Center for Research on Innovation and Competition" (Prof. Dr. I. Miles), DAAD-Stipendium
1995-1999Scientific Associate at the Fraunhofer "Institut für Systemtechnik und Innovationsforschung", Karlsruhe, Department of "Technikbewertung und Innovationsstrategien". Promotion at Stuttgart University with Prof. Dr. H. Majer in collaboration with Prof. Dr. F. Meyer-Krahmer (Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg)
1994-1995Freelancer at the Steinbeis-Stiftung für Wirtschaftsförderung (Akademie für Unternehmensführung in Herrenberg)
1987-1994Studies at the Karlsruhe University (TH) - Industrial Engineering, Diploma thesis with Prof. Dr. H.G. Gemünden, Scholarship of Stiftung Industrieforschung

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