Ali Aslan Gümüsay, Dr.

Ali Aslan Gümüsay holds a dual appointment as Head of the Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Society Research Group at the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) and as Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Hamburg. He is also the principal investigator of the DFG network “Grand Challenges & New Forms of Organizing”.

Before, Ali was a DAAD PRIME Fellow and Lecturer at Magdalen College, University of Oxford. He received his DPhil from Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. Prior to this, he worked as a strategy consultant for the Boston Consulting Group.

At HIIG, Ali coordinates our projects related to digital innovation and entrepreneurship. This includes work on (social) digital entrepreneurship, platforms, AI, digital transformation, and open innovation. Ali’s own research consists of four streams: values, meaning & hybridity in entrepreneurial settings; grand challenges, innovation & new forms of organizing; societal complexity & engaged scholarship; and digitalization, AI & the future of work/leadership.

Ali Gümüsay | HIIG

Position

Head of Research Group: Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Society

Journal articles and conference proceedings

Gümüşay, Ali Aslan; Smets, Michael; Morris, Thomas (2020). ‘God at Work’: Engaging Central and Incompatible Institutional Logics through Elastic Hybridity. Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 63(1), 124 - 154. DOI: 10.5465/amj.2016.0481 Publication details

Gümüşay, Ali Aslan (2020). The Plurality and Prevalence of the Religious Institutional Logic. Business & Society, 59:5, 855-880. DOI: 10.1177/0007650317745634 Publication details

Gümüşay, A. & Dobusch, L. (2020). This Is Not (Digital) Business as Usual – The universality of having to operate with limited in-person experiences is reducing the stigma often associated with online interactions. MIT Sloan Management Review. Publication details

Friederici, N., Meier, P. & Gümüsay, A. A. (2020). An opportunity for inclusion? Digital platform innovation in times of crisis. Pioneers Post. Publication details

Gümüşay, Ali Aslan (2019). Embracing religions in moral theories of leadership. Academy of Management Journal, 33(3), 292 - 306. DOI: 10.5465/amp.2017.0130 Publication details

Gümüşay, Ali Aslan; Bohné, Thomas (2018). Individual and organizational inhibitors to the development of entrepreneurial competencies in universities. Research Policy, 47(2), 363 - 378. DOI: 10.1016/j.respol.2017.11.008 Publication details

Gümüşay, Ali Aslan (2018). Commentary: Sharing is caring: From material to socio-material sharing. Academy of Management Discoveries, 4(3), 376 - 377. DOI: 10.5465/amd.2018.0083 Publication details

Gümüşay, Ali Aslan (2017). Unpacking entrepreneurial opportunities – an institutional logics perspective. Innovation: Organization & Management, 20(3), 209 - 222. DOI: 10.1080/14479338.2017.1404430 Publication details

Gümüşay, Ali Aslan (2015). Entrepreneurship from an Islamic Perspective. Journal of Business Ethics, 130(1), 199 - 208. DOI: 10.1007/s10551-014-2223-7 Publication details

Lectures and presentations

“Engaging Grand Challenges through a Transformative Institutional Logics Perspective”.
VHB Conference 2020 (Session: Engaging Grand Challenges through a Transformative Institutional Logics Perspective). VHB, Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany: 20.03.2020

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Novelty, Entrepreneurship & Organizational Hybridity
EGOS Colloquium. European Group for Organizational Studies. University of Edinburgh Business School, Edinburgh, UK: 04.07.2019

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Institutional Complexity; Grand Challenges & Social Entrepreneurship
78th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Academy of Management. Academy of Management, Chicago, USA: 10.08.2018

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Grand Challenges & Organizational Hybridity
Surprise in and around Organizations: Journeys to the Unexpected. European Group for Organizational Studies. Estonian Business School, Tallin, Estland: 02.07.2018

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Institutional Theory & Logics
The Good Organization. 33rd EGOS Colloquium. European Group for Organizational Studies. Copenhagen Business School, Kopenhagen, Dänemark: 06.07.2017

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Religion & Leadership; Institutional Logics, Organizational Resp. & Elastic Hybridity
Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Academy of Management. Academy of Management, Anaheim, USA: 05.08.2016

Ali Aslan Gümüsay

Institutional Logics, Organizational Responses and Elastic Hybridity
31st EGOS Colloquium. European Group for Organizational Studies. ALBA Graduate Business School, Athen, Griechenland: 02.07.2016

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OMT & ODC Doctoral Consortia: Institutional Logics, Organizational Resp. & Elastic Hybridity
Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Academy of Management. Academy of Management, Vancouver, Kanada: 07.08.2015

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Academic Entrepreneurship
29th EGOS Colloquium. European Group for Organizational Studies. HEC Montréal, Montréal, Kanada: 05.07.2013

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Academic entrepreneurship
80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Academy Of Management. Academy Of Management, Boston, USA: 03.08.2012

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Panels

Brave new world?! Opportunities and challenges for sustainable development in the digital age
Gronen 2020 - All Systems go?! Sustainability in the Digital Age. Group for Research on Organizations and the Natural Environment, Lisbon (online), Portugal: 17.06.2020 Further information

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Organisation of events

Grand Challenges and New Forms of Organizing
36th EGOS Colloquium - Organising for a Sustainable Future: Responsibility, Renewal & Resistance. 03.07.2020. EGOS, Hamburg (online), Germany (International) Further information

Ali Aslan Gümüsay

36th EGOS Colloquium - Organising for a Sustainable Future: Responsibility, Renewal & Resistance
From 02.07.2020 to 04.07.2020. EGOS, Hamburg (online), Germany (International) Further information

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Entrepreneurship and Innovation for the Common Good
Collaborative Open Course for Master Programs in Business Administration, Management and Organisation Studies. 16.04.2020. Organising in Times of Crisis, Innsbruck, Austria (International) Further information

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‘God at Work’: Engaging Central and Incompatible Institutional Logics through Elastic Hybridity
07.01.2020. Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany (National) Further information

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Nominations

Member: DFG Scientific Network "Strategizing in a Digital Economy".

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Member of DFG Network Digital Strategizing.

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Board Member: Exhibition at Altonaer Museum.

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Principal Investigator: DFG Network “Grand Challenges & New Forms of Organizing”.

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Member of the scientific organizing committee: European Group for Organizational Studies, University Hamburg.

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Board member: AIWG, University of Frankfurt.

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Board member: The Concordia Forum.

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