Dr. Michael Gusenbauer

Michael Gusenbauer


  +43 (0) 512 507 72318


  SOWI w.4.49

 Appointments upon request


  Research Interests

  • Governance Decisions
  • Offshoring, International Management, Institutional Context
  • Evidence-based Management, Evidence Synthesis

Selected Publications

  • Gusenbauer, M., & Haddaway, N. R. (2020). Which Academic Search Systems are Suitable for Systematic Reviews or Meta-Analyses? Evaluating Retrieval Qualities of Google Scholar, PubMed and 26 other Resources. Research Synthesis Methods, 11(2), 181–217. >> https://doi.org/10.1002/jrsm.1378
  • Rosenbusch, N., Gusenbauer, M., Hatak, I., Fink, M., & Meyer, K. E. (2019). Innovation Offshoring, Institutional Context and Innovation Performance: A Meta-Analysis. Journal of Management Studies, 56(1), 203–233. >> https://doi.org/10.1111/joms.12407
  • Gusenbauer, M. (2019). Google Scholar to Overshadow Them All? Comparing the Sizes of 12 Academic Search Engines and Bibliographic Databases. Scientometrics, 118(1), 177–214. >> https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-018-2958-5


      • 2019: Best-Paper Award “Innovation Management” from EBS University (2nd place)
      • 2017: Best Paper included in the Academy of Management Proceedings (Top 10%)
      • 2017: Selection as one of the “Most Promising Young Scholars” by 6th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting on Economic Sciences and Austrian Academy of Sciences.
      • 2015: Finalist for International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM) Knut Holt Best Paper Award

      Work/Project Experience

    2019 – present

    PostDoc at Leopold-Franzens Universität Innsbruck (AUT)

    2016 – 2019

    PostDoc at Johannes Kepler University Linz (AUT) – Institute of Innovation Management


    University of Manchester (UK) – Manchester Institute of Innovation Research

    2013 – 2015

    PreDoc at Johannes Kepler University Linz (AUT) – Institute of Innovation Management


    Co-founder das Kommod l Coworking

    2012 – 2013

    Wagner, Elbling & Company (AUT): Management Consulting


    Austrian Trade Commission (HKG)


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