Professor Siggi Gudergan

Professor Siggi Gudergan

Professor

Newcastle Business School (International Business)

Career Summary

Biography

Professor Gudergan is a chaired Professor in Strategy within Newcastle Business School.

His research can be categorised into three areas: Business Strategy & Strategic Management (including entrepreneurship, innovation, organisational change & performance; and international business & management); Services & Customer Decision Making; and Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modelling (PLS-SEM). 

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 two research books, 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 totaling 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, University of Queensland and University of Melbourne as well as at international universities such as the University of Maastricht. He has also 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. 

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. 

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. 

Administrative Expertise
Professor Gudergan has had academic positions such as Head of Discipline Group, Head of School, A/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

Keywords

  • Innovation
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Strategy

Languages

  • English (Fluent)
  • German (Mother)

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
150312 Organisational Planning and Management 50
150503 Marketing Management (incl. Strategy and Customer Relations) 35
150603 Tourism Management 15

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Professor University of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
Australia

Academic appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/01/2011 -  Adjunct Professor University of the South Pacific
Graduate School of Business
Fiji
1/01/2008 - 31/12/2010 Head of School University of Technology Sydney
Business
Australia
1/01/2007 - 31/12/2010 Executive Director University of Technology Sydney
Manangement & Organisation Studies
Australia
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 3
Total funding $181,073

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20122 grants / $175,000

Economic Impact Study$135,000

Funding body: NSW Minerals Council

Funding body NSW Minerals Council
Project Team Professor Siggi Gudergan, Mr Reuben Lawrence
Scheme Research Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2012
Funding Finish 2012
GNo G1200782
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y

Technology and innovation management in high risk situations$40,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

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
Scheme Linkage Projects
Role Lead
Funding Start 2012
Funding Finish 2016
GNo G1300319
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

20111 grants / $6,073

Alliance & Networking Research Project$6,073

Funding body: Rikgust Pty Limited

Funding body Rikgust Pty Limited
Project Team Professor Siggi Gudergan
Scheme Research Project
Role Lead
Funding Start 2011
Funding Finish 2018
GNo G1100560
Type Of Funding Grant - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFG
UON Y
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Research Supervision

Number of supervisions

Completed1
Current10

Total current UON EFTSL

PhD4.3

Current Supervision

Commenced Level of Study Research Title Program Supervisor Type
2017 PhD Service Innovation in the Emerging Markets: A Value Co-Creation Perspective PhD (Management), Faculty of Business and Law, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2017 PhD Assessing Customers' Perceived Value-in-the-Brand-page-Experience and its Impact on Customer Engagement in Social Media: A Cross Country and Brand Category Examination PhD (Management), Faculty of Business and Law, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2016 PhD Institutional Conditions of Technology Transfer: Studies on Technology Transfer to and within Developing Countries PhD (Management), Faculty of Business and Law, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2016 PhD Understanding how Sustained Competitive Advantage is Achieved in Multinational Enterprises - A Dynamic Capabilities Approach PhD (Management), Faculty of Business and Law, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2016 PhD The Role of Employees in Changing Organisational Capabilities PhD (Management), Faculty of Business and Law, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2016 PhD Understanding Customers' Perception of Omnichannel Integration Quality and its Impact on Customer Engagement PhD (Management), Faculty of Business and Law, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2016 PhD Firm Resources and Performance: The Role of the Employee PhD (Management), Faculty of Business and Law, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2015 PhD Role of Intellectual Capital in Firm Absorptive Capacity PhD (Management), Faculty of Business and Law, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2015 PhD Firm Performance in conditions of uncertainty and dependence in supply chain contexts PhD (Management), Faculty of Business and Law, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor
2013 PhD Dynamic Capabilities and Managerial Cognitions PhD (Management), Faculty of Business and Law, The University of Newcastle Principal Supervisor

Past Supervision

Year Level of Study Research Title Program Supervisor Type
2016 PhD New Data-driven, Signalling-based Approaches to Social Media Analytics PhD (Management), Faculty of Business and Law, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
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Professor Siggi Gudergan

Position

Professor
Newcastle Business School
Faculty of Business and Law

Focus area

International Business

Contact Details

Email siggi.gudergan@newcastle.edu.au
Phone +612 4921 5045
Fax +612 4921 6911

Office

Room X-843
Building NeW Space
Location City Campus

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