Dr. Elena Krause-Söhner
Elena Krause holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration-Industrial Management from the Cooperative State University Karlsruhe and graduated in 2014 from the Cooperative State University of Stuttgart with a Master in Business Management while she worked in the IT consulting unit for a leading European manufacturer in the paper processing industry. She has several years of professional experience in the management of IT-, change and re-organization projects in various companies in the printing and paper processing industry. Since 2015 she is in a middle management position to accompany the digital strategy of the Mayer Group. Since 2019 as managing director of mayer-digital GmbH & Co. KG – the group`s digital unit. She is also working as a research associate at the Cooperative State University in Stuttgart – writing her dissertation in cooperation with the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU).
Her broad research interests are the ability of institutions to adapt quickly and innovate, flexible structures to renew themselves and in this context the topics: innovation, digital transformation, new organizational forms, ambidexterity, strategic change, identity change.
Change of Organizational Ambidexterity in Corporate Venture Units: how an Innovation Unit Increasingly Develops Exploitative Tendencies
In: HMD : Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik 60 (2023), p. 628-645
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Multifaceted and even contradictory? Impulses to push efficiency and innovativeness and the dynamic role of ambiguity in context of a German university
In: Journal of Business Research 147 (2022), p. 258-277
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Organizational ambidexterity from a process-oriented perspective: A systematic literature review
European Academy of Management (EURAM) Annual Conference 2020 (Dublin, Ireland) (Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, 4. December 2020 - 6. December 2020)
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Towards a model of ambidexterity change: A multi-level case study in a German multi-campus university
BAM British Academy of Management Conference 2019 (Aston University in Birmingham)
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Strategically influencing the multi-level dynamics of ambidexterity in academia – A longitudinal case study in a multi-campus university.
10th EURAM Early Career Colloquium (EECC) (Nürnberg)
Managing the Dynamics of Ambidexterity: A longitudinal case study of the European Envelope-Industry
2019 R&D Management Conference (Paris, 17. June 2019 - 21. June 2019)
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Strategic ambidexterity development in a public service context: Changing the focus on short-term improvements and long-term innovation in a multi-campus university.
European Academy of Management (EURAM) Annual Conference 2019 (Lisbon, Portugal)
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The dynamics of organizational ambidexterity – An analysis about the role of organizational identity in strategic change
Doctoral Colloquium of the18th EURAM Conference (Reykjavik, Island, 18. June 2018 - 19. June 2018)