Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Beck

Associate Member CRSA

Professor of Organization, Faculty of Economics, Università della Svizzera italiana


Blue Building

Office 103 (Level 1) Via Buffi 6

CH-6900 Lugano

+41 (0)58 666 4468


Short Bio

Nikolaus Beck is Professor at the Faculty of Economics of USI. He studied in Erlangen and Aberdeen and has an MA in Sociology from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. He received his PhD in Business administration at the University of Mannheim and his habilitation from the University of Erfurt. His articles have been published in Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Management, Journal of International Business Studies, Organization Studies, Strategic Organization, and other outlets. His research interests include New Institutional Theory, Population Ecology, and organizational change. He often uses sports data to test hypotheses in studies that address these theoretical concepts.

Selected Publications