Person

Dr. rer. pol.

David Antons

David Antons
Lehrstuhl für Innovation, Strategie und Organisation

Address

Building: 3011

Room: B 344

Kackertstraße 7

52072 Aachen

Contact

workPhone
Phone: +49 241 80 99186
Fax: +49 241 80 699197

Consultation Hours

By appointment only
 

Profile

David Antons graduated with a Ph.D. in Technology and Innovation Management from RWTH Aachen University in 2013. His habilitation (tenure in the German university system) is also from RWTH Aachen University and focused on text mining in management research. He had offerings for professorships from universities before joining the faculty in Aachen.

David Antons is regarded as an expert for a broad array of strategic and innovation management topics ranging from individual level decision-making biases over digitalized technology acquisition and business model innovation to the interplay of digital transformation and organizational reputation. His research has been acknowledged, for example, by a finalist nomination for the “Innovating Innovation” Award by Harvard Business Review and McKinsey for research on implementing open innovation. Moreover, he was awarded the RWTH Lecturer, a prize for distinguished researchers with extraordinary teaching activities. As part of his research program, he has collaborated with a broad number of organizations from sectors such as mechanical engineering, mobility, healthcare, finance and banking, insurance, and civil engineering.

Research Interests

  • Antecedents and consequences of organizational reputation
  • Media influence on management
  • New ways of knowledge sharing and technology transfer
  • Organizational climate
  • Psychological factors influencing decision making
  • Attitude research and implicit attitude measurement
  • Learning from feedback
  • Text Mining, Natural Language Processing, Topic Modeling

Selected Publications