Prof. Dr. Christian Lüthje

Phone: +49 (0)40 42878-4515
Fax: +49 (0)40 4273-14479
Room: 4.005 / 4.006
Research Interests

Curriculum Vitae

Since 10/2008

Department of Management Sciences and Technology, Hamburg University of Technology

Professor and Director of the Institute of Innovation Marketing
2006 – 2008

Institute of Marketing and Management, University of Bern (Swiss)

Professor and Director of the Department of Innovation Management

School of Business and Economics, Philipps-University Marburg

Professor and Head of the Group Technology and Innovation Management

Postdoctoral Qualification / Habilitation

Habilitation thesis: „Das Zusammenwirken von Akteuren aus Technologie und Ökonomie im Innovationskontext“ (Cooperation of actors from technology and management in the context of innovations)
2000 – 2005

Institute of Technology and Innovation Management, Hamburg University of Technology

Research Associate and Habilitation student

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management (USA)

Visiting Research Scholar

Doctoral graduation

Doctor thesis: „Kundenorientierung im Innovationsprozess“ (Customer-orientation in innovation processes)
1995 – 1999

Institute for Innovation Research, Technology Management and Entrepreneurship, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

Research Associate and Doctoral Candidate
1989 – 1994

Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel

Dipl.-Kfm.: Business Administration
Selected Publications

  • Stockstrom, Christoph; Goduscheit, René and Lüthje, Christian (2016): Identification of individuals with special qualities - Assessing the performance of pyramiding search, in: Research Policy 45(2), 507-516.
  • Hinsch, Mareike; Stockstrom, Christoph and Lüthje, Christian (2014): User Innovation in Techniques: A Case Study Analysis in the Field of Medical Devices, in: Creativity and Innovation Management 23(4), 484-494.
  • Frey, Karsten; Lüthje, Christian and Haag, Simon (2011): Whom Should Firms Attract to Open Innovation Platforms? The Role of Knowledge Diversity and Motivation, in: Long Range Planning 44(5-6), 397-420.
  • Frey, Karsten and Lüthje, Christian (2011): Antecedents and Consequences of Interaction Quality in Virtual End-User Communities, in: Creativity & Innovation Management 20(1), 22-35.
  • Kalogerakis, Katharina; Lüthje, Christian and Herstatt, Cornelius (2010): Developing Innovations Based on Analogies: Experience from Design and Engineering Consultants, in: Journal of Product Innovation Management 27(3), 418-436.