Prof. Dr. Joachim Henkel
Academic Career and Research Areas
Prof. Henkel (*1965) is a professor of technology and innovation management. His research focuses on patent management, standards, technology acquisitions, digitalization, and open and user innovation. His research has been published in leading journals, such as Academy of Management Discoveries, the Harvard Business Review, the Rand Journal of Economics, Research Policy, and the Strategic Management Journal. He is an Associate Editor with Academy of Management Discoveries and serves on the editorial review boards of Industrial and Corporate Change, Innovation: Organization & Management, and Research Policy. He regularly consults firms in the ICT industries, with a focus on patent litigation in the context of standards.
Prof. Henkel received a degree in physics from the University of Bonn, a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Mannheim, and was an assistant professor at Ludwig Maximilians University Munich. After his Ph.D., he worked at the consulting firm, Bain & Company for two years. He was a visiting scholar at University College London, MIT Sloan School of Management, Harvard Business School, and Singapore Management University. Prof. Henkel was appointed full professor at TUM School of Management in 2004.
- Finalist, Stephan Schrader Best Conference Paper Award of the TIM Division, Academy of Management Meeting (2010)
- Finalist, DRUID Best Paper Award (2010)
- Lecturer Award of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (2009)
- Best Paper Award, second place, of the OCIS Division, Academy of Management Meeting (2007)
- Walter Rathenau Award (Best Paper Award), GEABA Annual Meeting (2004)
Key Publications (all publications)
Hartmann, P., Henkel, J.: “The rise of corporate science in AI: Data as a strategic resource”. Academy of Management Discoveries. 2020; 6(3), 359-381.Abstract
Baldwin C, Henkel J: "Modularity and intellectual property protection". Strategic Management Journal. 2015; 36(11): 1637-1655.Abstract
Henkel J. „The Risk-Return Paradox for Strategic Management: Disentangling true and spurious effects“. Strategic Management Journal. 2009; 30: 287-303.Abstract
Henkel J. „Selective revealing in open innovation processes: The case of embedded Linux“. Research Policy. 2006; 35(7): 953-969.Abstract
Harhoff D, Henkel J, von Hippel E: "Profiting from voluntary information spillovers: How users benefit by freely revealing their innovations". Research Policy. 2003; 32(10): 1753-1769.Abstract