Daniela Blettner

Associate Professor, Strategy /Technology and Operations Management
Ph.D. in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship (St. Gallen University (CH)), MBA (Sheffield Hallam University (U.K.)), Postgraduate Diploma in International Business Administration (Ecole Superieure de Commerce Internationale (ESCI), Fontaineblea (FR)), M.A. in Romance linguistics (Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich (GER))

Burnaby Room: WMC 4362
Burnaby Phone: 778.782.3746

Email Address: daniela_blettner@sfu.ca

Curriculum Vitae: View


Her research focuses on Managerial and Entrepreneurial Cognition, Strategic Management and International Management. She received a Masterís in Romance Linguistics, Hispano-American Literature and American Literature from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (Germany), an MBA from Sheffield Hallam University (U.K.), a postgraduate diploma from the Ecole SupÈrieure de Commerce International at Fontainebleau (France) and a Ph.D. in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship from the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland). She worked as a consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Frankfurt. She worked as a researcher in the Netherlands and as faculty in the US and is now Assistant Professor for Strategy and Technology and Operations Management at the Beedie School of Business, SFU.

Specialization and Research Interests

Managerial and entrepreneurial cognition; Innovation; Strategic management; International management

Selected Publications

Articles and Reports

Songcui Hu Hu, Zi-Lin He, Daniela Blettner, & Richard Bettis

Conflict inside and outside: Social comparisons and attention shifts in multidivisional firms

2016 | Strategic Management Journal.

Daniela Blettner, Zi-Lin He, Songcui Hu, & Richard A. Bettis

Adaptive aspirations and performance heterogeneity: Attention allocation among multiple reference points

2015 | Strategic Management Journal. 36(7): 987-1005

Daniela Blettner, Fernando R. Chaddad, & Richard A. Bettis

The CEO performance effect: Statistical issues and a complex fit perspective

2012 | Strategic Management Journal. 33(8): 986-999

Robert P. Wright, Sotirios E. Paroutis, & Daniela Blettner

How useful are the strategic tools we teach in business schools?

2012 | Journal of Management Studies. 50(1): 92-125

Songcui Hu, Daniela Blettner, & Richard A. Bettis

Adaptive aspirations: Performance consequences of risk preferences at extremes and alternative reference groups

2011 | Strategic Management Journal. 32(13): 1426-1436

Jon C. Carr, Michael S. Cole, J K. Ring, & Daniela Blettner

A measure of variations in internal social capital among family firms

2011 | Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice. 35(6): 1207-1227

Evolution of shared cognitive structures in entrepreneurial teams and opportunity identification and exploitation

2011 | International Journal of Management and Business. 2(1): 103-120

Adaptation of allocation of resources and attention in response to external shocks: The case of Southwest Airlines

2011 | Management Research Review. 34(3): 284-293

Jon C. Carr, & Daniela Blettner

Cognitive control bias and decision-making in context: implications for entrepreneurial founders of small firms

2010 | Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research. 30(6): 272-284 (Article 2)

Jon C. Carr, & Daniela Blettner

Cognitive biases and the entrepreneurial start-up process

2009 | Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research. 29(6)

Books, Book Chapters and Monographs

Richard Bettis, Daniela Blettner, & Mie Augier

Dominant logic

2015 | Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management.

Richard Bettis, Mark Easterby-Smith, Daniela Blettner, Marjorie A. Lyles, & Sze-Sze Wong

Dominant logic, knowledge creation, and managerial choice

2011 | The Blackwell Handbook of Organizational Learning and Knowledge. Chapter 17: 369-382

The evolution of dominant logic in relation to strategic inertia in software ventures


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