Dr. Irina Koprax

Koprax

Univ.-Assistant Postdoc

  +43 (0) 512 507 72306

  irina.koprax@uibk.ac.at

  SOWI w.4.55

 appointments via e-mail

  Research

  Research Interests

  • Organizational Development (dynamic capabilities, strategic and organizational path dependencies)
  • Change processes in organizations (e.g. technological change; individual and organizational capabilites)
  • Qualitative Methods

  Selected Publications

Garaus, C. / Güttel, W. H. / Konlechner, S. / Koprax, I. / Lackner, H. / Link, K. / Müller, B. (2016): Bridging knowledge in ambidextrous HRM systems: Empirical evidence from hidden champions. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 27(3): 355-381.

Koprax, I. / Konlechner, S. (2014): Dynamic Managerial Capabilities in Action: Top Management Team Configuration and Asset Orchestration in High-Tech Start-up Firms. Journal of Competence-based Strategic Management (JCSM), 7: 11-33.

Konlechner, S. / Güttel, W.H. / Müller, B. / Koprax, I. / Link, K. (2016): A Sheep in Wolf’s Clothing: The Role of Artifacts in Interpretive Schema Change. Schmalenbach Business Review, 17(2): 129-150.

Koprax, I. / Mayrhofer, E.-M. / Güttel, W.H. (2014): HRM as Challenge for the Top Management of Technology Start-Ups. In: Machado, C., and Davim, J. P. (eds.): Human Resource Management and Technological Challenges.

Koprax, I./ Garaus, C. / Güttel, W.H. (2017): Pfadabhängigkeit und  Pfadkreation. in: Güttel, W.H. (Hrsg.): Erfolgreich in turbulenten Zeiten. Impulse für Leadership, Change Management & Ambidexterity. Rainer Hampp Verlag Augsburg, München: 151-160.

Koprax. I. / Maric, S. / Winter, E. / Zierler, C. (2017): Technologie-Management 4.0: Wie dynamische Unternehmen den Wandel für ihren Erfolg nutzen können. Institut für Arbeitsforschung und Arbeitspolitik an der Johannes Kepler Universität Linz (IAA). Trauner Druck GmbH & CoKGLinz

  Other Functions & Memberships

  • Since 2016: Reviewer Management Decision
  • Since 2015: Reviewer European Academy of Management Conference (EURAM)
  • Since 2014: Reviewer International Journal of Human Resource Management
  • Since 2014: Reviewer Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM)
  • Since 2013: Reviewer European Group of Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquium
  • Since 2012: Scientific commission of "Verbands der Hochschullehrer (VHB): Organisation"
  • Since 2011: Editorial Board and Reviewer Austrian Management Review

  Work / Project Experience

  • Since 07/2017: InnoPeer-AVM – Interreg Central Europe Project at the department for Labor Research and Labor Policy the Johannes Kepler University Linz 
  • 10/2017 – 02/2018 External lecturer at the MCI Management Center Innsbruck
  • 01/2016 – 01/2017: Technology management 4.0: strategic, organizational and personal challenges of technological change; research assistant, research project at the department for Labor Research and Labor Policy the Johannes Kepler University Linz 
  • 10/2016 – 02/2017: External lecturer, Johannes Kepler University Linz
  • 04/2016 – 06/2016: Visiting scholar, VU University Amsterdam
  • 05/2015 – 12/2015: Examining labour policies in Oberösterreich. "Herausforderungen und Perspektiven von Industrie 4.0 und veränderten Marktanforderungen, Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeit", research project at the department for Labor Research and Labor Policy the Johannes Kepler University Linz 
  • 03/2015 – 05/2015: Analysis and optimization of product development processes, consultancy project
  • 10/2012 – 09/2016: Research assistant at the department of Human Resource & Change Management, Johannes Kepler University Linz
  • 05/2012 – 07/2012: Evaluation of HR programs, consultancy project
  • 03/2011 – 09/2012: Research assistant at the department of Human Resource & Change Management, Johannes Kepler University Linz
  • 03/2011 – 09/2012: Ambidexterity and HRM: "Gestaltungsparameter innovationsoffener Personalmanagementsysteme, Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeit", research project 13798 at the Johannes Kepler University Linz funded by "Jubiläumsfonds der österreichischen Nationalbank"
  • 10/2008 – 02/2009: Licensing Representative Accenture Dublin

  Education

10/2010-01/2017

 Doctoral Degree Program in Social and Economic Sciences, Johannes Kepler University Linz

10/2015-05/2016

Systemic Coaching Training, Beratergruppe Neuwaldegg

10/2004-02/2009

Diploma Programm in Economic Sciences, (specialization: socioeconomy/change management and management development), Vienna University of Economics and Business

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