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Dr. Jan Siedentopp

Research Associate

Garystraße 21 — Room 327
14195 Berlin

Tel.: +49 (0) 30 838 52298
Fax: +49 (0) 30 838 52245

Email: jan.siedentopp@fu-berlin.de

Office Hours:

Tuesday 2.00 - 3.00 pm


Publications & Research






2005 - 2008 Freie Universität Berlin
Member of the Doctoral Program "Research on Organizational Paths", Degree: Dr. rer. pol. (Doctor of Economics)
Title of Doctoral Thesis: “Public Affairs Management in Large-scale Enterprises: Market versus Nonmarket Strategies”
(Scholarship holder of the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Dahlem Research School)
2002 - 2004 Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)
Study of Business Administration, Diploma Degree
Master Thesis Topic: “Market Entrance Strategies in the Light of Path Dependence Theory - Cases of Chinese Enterprises in Germany”
1999 - 2002 Universität Paderborn
Study of Economic Science, Intermediate Diploma
  Professional Experience:
Since 2008 Freie Universität Berlin, Chair of Prof. Dr. Gersch
Research Associate for the research project  „InnoWeb 3.0“
2005 - 2007 Freie Universität Berlin and Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)
Assistant Lecturer for courses in Strategy, International Management, Business Administration and Applied Economics
2004 - 2005 EcoWin Ltd. (Daughter of Reuters Ltd.), London (UK)
Account Manager/New Business Sales
2001 - 2002 EcoWin AB, Göteborg (Sweden)
Sales and Marketing Trainee
2000 - 2002 Funke Service Group GmbH, Paderborn
Permanent Employee
1998 Daimler Benz AG, Kassel
Working Student


  Research Interests:
  • Public Affairs Management from a business administration perspective, especially corporate political affairs
  • Strategic Management
  • Operational path management in accordance to the theory of path dependence
  • Resource-based view: Application and further development
  • Empirical research on management issues (quantitative and qualitative)

Competence Center E-Commerce
Entrepreneurial Network University (ENU)
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Department Information Systems