Professor Siggi Gudergan
Newcastle Business School (International Business)
- Phone:+612 4921 5045
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.
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.
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.
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.
- Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sydney
- English (Fluent)
- German (Mother)
Fields of Research
|150312||Organisational Planning and Management||50|
|150503||Marketing Management (incl. Strategy and Customer Relations)||35|
|Title||Organisation / Department|
|Professor||University of Newcastle
Newcastle Business School
|Dates||Title||Organisation / Department|
|1/01/2011 -||Adjunct Professor||University of the South Pacific
Graduate School of Business
|1/01/2008 - 31/12/2010||Head of School||University of Technology Sydney
|1/01/2007 - 31/12/2010||Executive Director||University of Technology Sydney
Manangement & Organisation Studies
Grants and Funding
|Number of grants||3|
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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|
|Type Of Funding||Grant - Aust Non Government|
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|
|Type Of Funding||Aust Competitive - Commonwealth|
20111 grants / $6,073
Funding body: Rikgust Pty Limited
|Funding body||Rikgust Pty Limited|
|Project Team||Professor Siggi Gudergan|
|Type Of Funding||Grant - Aust Non Government|
Number of supervisions
Total current UON EFTSL
|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|
|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|