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Biography

Professor Gudergan is a chaired Professor in Strategy within Newcastle Business School. His research focuses on managerial decision making within organisations as it relates to employees who are working with customers; and managers who are working with internal and external business partners and other stakeholders. This work is applied to strategic management issues with a focus on the dynamic capabilities view to examine issues of strategic performance, innovation and governance in contexts such as alliance-, project- and service-based enterprises.

He has the equivalents of a Bachelor and Master degree, respectively, in business administration and economics from the RWTH-Aachen (Aachen University of Technology in Germany). In his Master he specialized in Economics, Finance and Production & Operations Management. He has gained a PhD in Management from the former Australian Graduate School of Management (the degree was awarded by both the University of Sydney and UNSW) with a thesis that addresses the Performance and Governance of Strategic Alliances.

He has published, or accepted for publication, a substantial number of studies including a research book, various chapters and other contributions in research books, numerous papers in double-blind refereed journals (including papers in top-level journals), and papers in double-blind refereed conference proceedings; the total number of papers exceeds 100. He has also received Distinguished/Best Paper Awards for both journal and conference publications.

He has been successful in gaining significant research funding from national competitive bodies as well as industry. For example, within the last couple of years, he has been awarded one Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery grant and five ARC Linkage grants as well as other support from industry totalling about AU$3.8mil from the Australian Research Council and industry partners as well as additional in-kind contributions from industry.

He has also supervised successfully PhD students and has been the sole or primary advisor for doctoral students who have been awarded an Honorable Mention as finalist for the AoM Dissertation Award of the Business Policy & Strategy Division within the Academy of Management, the ASU CSL/Liam Glynn Dissertation Award by the AMA SERVSIG of the American Marketing Association, the Best PhD Paper Award by the Strategic Management Society, and the Inaugural Doctoral Dissertation Award of ANZMAC. Some of his former PhD students have now positions at universities including UNSW as well as at international universities such as the University of Maastricht. He has also have been an invited Faculty Member or Presenter at Doctoral Colloquia at ANZMAC and the Doctoral Colloquium of the Business Strategy & Policy Division at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting.

He reviews on a regular basis for international journals, edits special issues for journals and is an invited grant assessor for both the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Australian Research Council where he is an Oz Reader. He has also been the Chair-Elect for the Knowledge & Innovation Interest Group within the Strategic Management Society; and been an invited speaker at both academic and industry conferences including the Carnegie Bosch Institute Conference on Mergers, Acquisitions, Alliances and Networks.

He has had academic positions such as Head of Discipline Group, Head of School, Ass Dean Research Training and Director of an Interdisciplinary Research Centre as well as been offered the position of Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research & International); also, he has had professional positions such as Invited Interregional Coordinator of the Steering Group of the International Special Interest Research Group on Strategic Alliances & Networks within the IMS Network of Excellence Program (European Union Funded - 2003-2005); Co-founder and Past Director of the Alliancing Association of Australasia; and Chair of the Governance Interest Group within the International Centre for Complex Project Management.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sydney, 05/04/2002

Research

Research keywords

  • Governance
  • Innovation
  • Strategic Performance

Research expertise

Professor Gudergan has substantial expertise in the design and execution of research and consulting projects that concern issues of strategic performance, innovation and governance in contexts such as alliance-, project- and service-based enterprises.

Languages

  • English
  • German

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
150310Organisation And Management Theory70
150599Marketing Not Elsewhere Classified20
080699Information Systems Not Elsewhere Classified10

Collaboration

Professor Gudergan has extensive research collaborations within the University of Newcastle and with colleagues across the globe.

Administrative

Administrative expertise

Professor Gudergan has had academic positions such as Head of Discipline Group, Head of School, Ass Dean Research Training and Director of an Interdisciplinary Research Centre as well as been offered the position of Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research & International); also, he has had professional positions such as Invited Interregional Coordinator of the Steering Group of the International Special Interest Research Group on Strategic Alliances & Networks within the IMS Network of Excellence Program (European Union Funded - 2003-2005); Co-founder and Past Director of the Alliancing Association of Australasia; and Chair of the Governance Interest Group within the International Centre for Complex Project Management.

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • Research Methods
  • Strategy

Teaching expertise

Professor Gudergan has taught at undergraduate and postgraduate levels as well as doctoral levels. His has taught across various marketing, management and strategy topics as well as in consulting practice and research methods.

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Publications

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Book (1 outputs)

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2006Kornberger MM, Gudergan SP, Only connect: neat words, networks and identities, Liber, Stockholm, Sweden, 256 (2006) [A1]

Chapter (9 outputs)

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2009Gudergan SP, Johnston JL, 'Ethical leadership in public-private partnerships: Learning from an Australian 'great controversy'?', Public Sector Leadership: International Challenges and Perspectives, Edward Elgar Publishing, London, United Kingdom 276-293 (2009) [B1]
2008Gudergan SP, Schweitzer J, 'Resource-based view of the firm', International Encyclopedia of Organization Studies, SAGE, Thousand Oaks, California, United States of America 1379-1382 (2008) [B1]
2008Gudergan SP, Schweitzer J, 'Alliances', International Encyclopedia of Organization Studies, SAGE, Thousand Oaks, California, United States of America 50-54 (2008) [B1]
2007Gudergan SP, 'The sociology of alliances', Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts, United States of America 121-123 (2007) [B1]
2007Gudergan SP, 'Measurement', International Encyclopedia of Organization Studies, SAGE Publications, Incorporated, Thousand Oaks, California, United States of America 888-891 (2007)
2006Clegg SR, Gudergan SP, Kornberger MM, Ray T, 'Managing local practices in a networked world', Only connect: neat words, networks and identities, Liber, Stockholm, Sweden 190-209 (2006) [B1]
2006Lyles M, Gudergan SP, 'Learning and knowledge development in alliances', Handbook of strategic alliances, SAGE, Thousand Oaks, California, United States of America 241-254 (2006) [B1]
2006Gudergan SP, Kornberger MM, 'Introduction to Only Connect: neat words, networks & identities', Only connect: neat words, networks and identities, Liber, Stockholm, Sweden 9-16 (2006) [B1]
2002Gudergan SP, Devinney TM, Ellis R, 'An integrated framework of alliance governance and performance', Growing the International Firm: Success in Mergers, Acquisitions, Networks, and Alliances, Carnegie-Mellon University Press, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America 151-163 (2002) [B1]
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Journal article (37 outputs)

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2014Gajendran T, Brewer G, Gudergan S, Sankaran S, 'Deconstructing dynamic capabilities: The role of cognitive and organizational routines in the innovation process', Construction Management and Economics, 32 246-261 (2014) [C1]
2014Sarstedt M, Ringle CM, Raithel S, Gudergan SP, 'In pursuit of understanding what drives fan satisfaction', Journal of Leisure Research, 46 419-447 (2014) [C1]
2014Wilden R, Gudergan SP, 'The impact of dynamic capabilities on operational marketing and technological capabilities: investigating the role of environmental turbulence', Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, 1-19 (2014)
2013Wilden R, Gudergan SP, Nielsen BB, Lings I, 'Dynamic Capabilities and Performance: Strategy, Structure and Environment', LONG RANGE PLANNING, 46 72-96 (2013) [C1]
2013Louviere J, Lings I, Islam T, Gudergan S, Flynn T, 'An introduction to the application of (case 1) best-worst scaling in marketing research', International Journal of Research in Marketing, 30 292-303 (2013) [C1]
2013Mathies C, Gudergan SP, Wang PZ, 'The Effects of Customer-Centric Marketing and Revenue Management on Travelers' Choices', JOURNAL OF TRAVEL RESEARCH, 52 479-493 (2013) [C1]
2013Müller R, Andersen ES, Kvalnes Ø, Shao J, Sankaran S, Rodney Turner J, et al., ' The Interrelationship of Governance, Trust, and Ethics in Temporary Organizations', Project Management Journal, 44 26-44 (2013) [C1]
2012Gudergan SP, Devinney T, Richter NF, Ellis RS, 'Strategic implications for (non-equity) alliance performance', Long Range Planning, 45 451-476 (2012) [C1]
2012Mathies C, Gudergan SP, 'Do status levels in loyalty programmes change customers' willingness to pay?', Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management, 11 274-288 (2012) [C1]
2012Nielsen BB, Gudergan SP, 'Exploration and exploitation fit and performance in international strategic alliances', International Business Review, 21 558-574 (2012) [C1]
2011Rigdon EE, Ringle CM, Sarstedt M, Gudergan SP, 'Assessing heterogeneity in customer satisfaction studies: Across industry similarities and within industry differences', Advances in International Marketing, 22 169-194 (2011) [B2]
2011Mathies C, Gudergan SP, 'The role of fairness in modelling customer choice', Australasian Marketing Journal, 19 22-29 (2011) [C1]
2011Gudergan SP, Schweitzer J, 'Contractual complexity, governance and organisational form in alliances', International Journal of Stategic Business Allianc, 2 26-40 (2011) [C1]
2010Schweitzer J, Gudergan S, 'Leadership behaviours as ongoing negotiations and their effects on knowledge and innovation capabilities in alliances', International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies, 4 176-197 (2010) [C1]
2010Gudergan S, Lings I, 'Service employee behaviour: The role of compliance and risk taking', International Journal of Services, Technology and Management, 14 208-216 (2010) [C1]
2010Gudergan SP, Lings I, 'Service Interfaces and Service Strategy', International Journal of Services Technology and Management, 14 139-143 (2010) [C1]
2010Pitsis TS, Gudergan SP, 'Know How? Challenges in knowledge and innovation management in alliances: an introduction', International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies, 4 109-113 (2010) [C1]
2010Gudergan S, 'Adoption of technologies in industrial after-sales services across cultures', International Journal of Services, Technology and Management, 14 250-258 (2010) [C1]
2010Wilden R, Gudergan S, Lings I, 'Employer branding: Strategic implications for staff recruitment', Journal of Marketing Management, 26 56-73 (2010) [C1]
2008Wang PZ, Gudergan SP, Lings IN, 'The role of product involvement in e-service evaluations', International Journal of Electronic Marketing and Retailing, 2 59-79 (2008) [C1]
2008Beatson A, Lings IN, Gudergan SP, 'Employee behaviour and relationship quality: Impact on customers', Service Industries Journal, 28 211-223 (2008) [C1]
2008Beatson A, Lings I, Gudergan SP, 'Service staff attitudes, organisational practices and performance drivers', Journal of Management and Organization, 14 168-179 (2008) [C1]
2008Gudergan SP, Ringle CM, Wende S, Will A, 'Confirmatory tetrad analysis in PLS path modeling', Journal of Business Research, 61 1238-1249 (2008) [C1]
2008Gudergan SP, Beatson A, Lings IN, 'Managing service staff as an organizational resource: Implications for customer service provision', Services Marketing Quarterly, 29 25-41 (2008) [C1]
2008Lings IN, Beatson A, Gudergan SP, 'The impact of implicit and explicit communications on frontline service delivery staff', Service Industries Journal, 28 1431-1443 (2008) [C1]
2007Gudergan SP, 'The Effects of Culture on Social Capital and Innovation', International Journal of Knowledge Culture and Change Management, 5 11-14 (2007) [C1]
2007Mathies C, Gudergan SP, 'Revenue Management and Customer Centric Marketing - How do they Influence Travellers' Choices?', Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management, 6 331-346 (2007) [C1]
2007Johnston J, Gudergan SP, 'Governance of public-private partnerships: lessons learnt from an Australian case?', INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES, 73 569-582 (2007) [C1]
2006Kenney JL, Gudergan SP, 'Knowledge integration in organizations: An empirical assessment', Journal of Knowledge Management, 10 43-58 (2006) [C1]
2006Hackman D, Gudergan SP, Wang PZ, Daniel K, 'A service perspective on modelling intentions of on-line purchasing', Journal of Services Marketing, 20 459-470 (2006) [C1]
2005Ellis RS, Johnson LW, Gudergan SP, 'The relationship between non-queue, pre-process waiting time and service satisfaction', International Journal of Services, Technology and Management, 6 91-100 (2005) [C1]
2004Gudergan G, Gudergan SP, 'Learning to Strategise Innovation Services: The Role of System Dynamics', International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 1 227-239 (2004) [C1]
2004Gudergan SP, Ellis R, 'The effects of globalisation and technology on economic and social organisations', International Journal of the Humanities, 1 67-72 (2004) [C1]
2004Gudergan SP, 'Managing technological change: A strategic partnership approach', MANAGEMENT LEARNING, 35 94-96 (2004)
2004Bucic T, Gudergan SP, 'The impact of organizational settings on creativity and learning in alliances', Management, 7 257-273 (2004)
2001Ellis R, Gudergan SP, Johnson LW, 'Through the looking glass: an agency theoretic foundation for the satisfactory mirror', Journal of Consumer Satisfaction Dissatisfaction and Complaining Behavior, 14 120-124 (2001) [C1]
1997Gudergan SP, ''Individuals' choice behaviour in waiting situations', Academy of Marketing Studies Journal, 1 22-26 (1997) [C1]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants3
Total funding$166,073

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2012 (2 grants)

Economic Impact Study$135,000
Funding Body: NSW Minerals Council

Project Team
Professor Siggi Gudergan, Mr Reuben Lawrence
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$135,00020122012
GNo:G1200782

Technology and innovation management in high risk situations$25,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Tim Coltman, Professor Timothy Devinney, Dr Rajeev Sharma, Professor Siggi Gudergan, Dr Benjamin Brooks, Doctor Nidthida Lin
SchemeRole
Linkage ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$25,00020122016
GNo:G1300319

2011 (1 grants)

Alliance & Networking Research Project$6,073
Funding Body: Rikgust Pty Limited

Project Team
Professor Siggi Gudergan
SchemeRole
Research ProjectChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$6,07320112018
GNo:G1100560
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions4
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL1.65

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20142018PhD (Management)Principal SupervisorPerceptive Influence to Nurture Relational Reputation and Brand Positioning: An Analysis of the Australian International Education Industry.
20132017PhD (Management)Principal SupervisorDynamic Capabilities and Top Management Team Cognitions
20132017PhD (Management)Co-SupervisorSelf-Disclosure Behaviour via Mobile Devices in Real-World Service Encounters
20112015PhD (Management)Co-SupervisorAssessing the Regional Ecosystem Impacts of Integrating Business and Social Enterprise Innovation
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Professor Siegfried (Siggi) Gudergan

Work Phone+612 4921 5045
Fax+612 4921 6911
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PositionsProfessor
Newcastle Business School
Faculty of Business and Law
The University of Newcastle, Australia
DBA Supervisor
Newcastle Business School
Faculty of Business and Law
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaManagement and Organisational Studies
Office
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University Drive Callaghan NSW 2308 Australia
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/siggi-gudergan