Stephan Bohn, Dr.

Stephan Bohn is a project leader at the Humboldt institute for Internet and Society (HIIG). In the Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Society group he is responsible for the project „ OPEN!NEXT“ founded by the European Union (Horizon 2020). The project aim is to understand the transformation of companies in order to realize open hardware and open innovations implementation processes. 

Stephan has a PhD in organization studies from the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany and in his dissertation he studied the implementation of managements and sustainability concepts in tech companies. He was a fellow of the Transatlantic Doctoral Academy on Corporate Responsibility, a quest researcher at the WZB Berlin and WU Vienna and realized and participated in several DFG projects (especially from 2016 to 2019, The institutional complexity of the energiewende, A longitudinal study on framing and negotiation processes of the German energy transition; Free University of Berlin and Scientific Network “Temporary Organizing”).

Besides the focus on organizational change, his papers and projects are about institutional change, legitimacy and (disruptive) technologies in different areas, especially digitalization and crowdsourcing, digital music market, as well as renewables, and electro mobility. Thereby, Stephan combined qualitative methods and machine learning approaches such as topic modeling. 

Stephan Bohn | HIIG

Position

Researcher: Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Society

Books

Bohn, S. (2014). Die Implementierung von CSR in High-Tech Unternehmen. Zum organisationalen Umgang mit divergierenden institutionalisierten Erwartungen. Wiesbaden, Hessen: Springer-Gabler. Publication details

Journal articles and conference proceedings

Bohn, S., & Braun, T. (2019). Field-configuring projects? A machine learning approach about how projects shape the meaning of electronic mobility in Germany. Academy of Management Proceedings, 2019(1). Publication details

Risi, D., Vigneau, L., & Bohn, S. (2019). How Values Promote Actions in Institutions: A Systematic Review of New Institutionalist Research on Corporate Social Responsibility. Academy of Management Proceedings, 2019(1). Publication details

Bohn, S. (2018). Komplexität, Heterogenität und big data – (oder) Wie Machine Learning Algorithmen die explorative Analyse institutioneller Vielfalt erlauben. Nano-Paper. Publication details

Bohn, S., Perendija, A., & Jha, H. K. (2018). Topic Modeling and Management Research. Mapping Fields with Big Data. Academy of Management Global Proceedings. Publication details

Bohn, S., Kunze, M., & Günther, M. (2018). Stressed and shattered: A topic modeling study about field-level change and consequences of high degree complexity in the German energy market. Academy of Management Proceedings, 2018(1). Publication details

Bohn, S., Galander, A., & Walgenbach, P. (2015). The creativity of organizations in the taking of management panaceas – On the implementation of CSR in German high-tech firms. Academy of Management Proceedings, 2015(1). Publication details

Beyer, S., Bohn, S., Grünheid, T., Händschke, S., Kerekes, R., Müller, J., & Walgenbach, P. (2014). Wofür übernehmen Unternehmungen Verantwortung? Und wie kommunizieren sie ihre Verantwortungsübernahme? – Eine explorative Studie. Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Unternehmensethik, 15(1), 57-80. Publication details

Book contributions and chapters

Bohn, S., & Walgenbach, P. (2019). Is CSR Crowding Out Charity? A case Study of CSR Implementation in a German Company. In A. Sales (Eds.), Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Change. Ethical Economy (Studies in Economic Ethics and Philosophy), vol. 57 (pp. 259-270). Cham, Bavaria: Springer. Publication details

Bohn, S. (2018). Neoinstitutionalismus und Gesellschaftliche Verantwortung. In H. Backhaus-Maul, M. Kunze, S. Nährlich (Eds.), Gesellschaftliche Verantwortung von Unternehmen in Deutschland (pp. 257-269). Wiesbaden, Hessen: Springer VS. Publication details

Bohn, S. & Walgenbach, P. (2018). Refusing, connecting and playing off conflicting institutional demands. A longitudinal study on the organizational handling of the end of nuclear power, climate protection, and the energy turnaround in Germany. In G. Krücken, C. Mazza, R.E. Meyer & P. Walgenbach (Eds.), New Themes in Institutional Analysis: Topics and Issues from European Research (pp. 162-193). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. Publication details

Bohn, S., Galander, A. & Walgenbach, P. (2015). The creativity of organizations in the taking of management panaceas – On the implementation of CSR in German high-tech firms. In Anders Örtenblad, Handbook of Research on Management Ideas and Panaceas: Adaptation and Context. (pp. 259-284). Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg: Edward Elgar. Publication details

Beyer, S. Bohn, S., Grünheid, T., Händschke, S., Kerekes, R., Müller, J., & Walgenbach, P. (2015). Die Kommunikation von Verantwortung – Eine explorative Studie der Internetkommunikation von drei DAX30 Unternehmen. In H. Alwart (Eds.), Freiheitsverluste in Rechtsregime, Gesellschaft und Wissenschaft. (pp. 129-152). Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg: Mohr Siebeck. Publication details

Lectures and presentations

Curation and control in open innovation processes. How individuals organize collaborative knowledge creation in IoT hardware companies.
36th EGOS Colloquium - Organizing for a Sustainable Future: Responsibility, Renewal & Resistance. EGOS, Hamburg, Germany: 04.07.2020

Mehera Hassan, Hendrik Send, Heike Hölzner, Stephan Bohn

Transiting toward greener solutions? A comparative study of the e-mobility discourse in Norway and Germany during times of change (2000-2018).
36th EGOS Colloquium - Organizing for a Sustainable Future: Responsibility, Renewal & Resistance.. EGOS, Hamburg, Germany: 04.07.2020

Birthe Soppe, Stephan Bohn

Path Creation as Contestation, Imbrication and Emancipation: How Music Distribution Became Digital.
VHB Conference 2020 - Digitale Transformation. VHB, Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany: 20.03.2020

Harry Sminia, Jörg Sydow, Stephan Bohn,

How Values Promote Actions in Institutions: A Systematic Review of New Institutionalist Research Corporate Social Responsibility.
79th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Academy of Management, Boston, USA: 13.08.2019

David Risi, Laurence Vigneau, Stephan Bohn

Field-configuring projects? A machine learning approach about how projects shape the meaning of electronic mobility in Germany
79th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Academy of Management, Boston, USA: 13.08.2019

Stephan Bohn, Timo Braun

Path creation as contestation, competition, and collaboration: How digital distribution of music came about.
35th EGOS Colloquium. EGOS, Edinburgh, United Kingdom: 06.07.2019

Stephan Bohn, Harry Sminia, Jörg Sydow

Communication in crisis. The case of Enron.
Ilmenau Research Forum. Ilmenau Research Forum, Ilmenau, Germany: 09.05.2019

Simon Oertel, Stephan Bohn

Field-configuring projects? How projects shape the meaning of electronic mobility in Germany
34th Workshop WK Org. WK Org, Münster, Germany: 15.02.2019

Stephan Bohn, Timo Braun

Stressed and shattered: Field-level change and consequences of high degree complexity in the German energy market.
78th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Academy of Management, Chicago, USA: 14.08.2018

Stephan Bohn, Martin Kunze, Maik Günther

Field-configuring projects? How projects shape the meaning of electronic mobility in Germany.
34th EGOS Colloquium. EGOS, Tallinn, Estonia: 07.07.2018

Stephan Bohn, Timo Braun

Made to Break - A Longitudinal Study About the Development of the German Energy Transition and the Inherent Role of Social Innovations.
Leibniz Research Alliance on Energy Transitions "Breaking the Rules". WZB, Berlin, Germany: 15.06.2018

Stephan Bohn

Machine Learning & Topic Modeling. Combining Qualitative Research and Big Data.
Digital Humanities Talks. Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany: 08.06.2018

Stephan Bohn

Topic modeling and Management Research. Mapping fields with big data.
AOM Big Data and Managing in a Digital Economy. Academy of Management, Surrey, United Kingdom: 20.04.2018

Stephan Bohn, Aleksandra Perendija, Harsh Jha Kumar.

Framing electromobility. A topic modeling approach.
SPRU research forum. Science Policy Research Forum, Brighton, United Kingdom: 04.04.2018

C. Rogge, Stephan Bohn

Literature review of new institutionalist research on corporate social responsibility: A current and future research agenda.
14th New Institutionalism Workshop. Universität Mannheim, Mailand, Italy: 17.03.2018

Laurence Vigneau, David Risi, Stephan Bohn

Stressed and shattered: Field-level change and consequences of high degree complexity in the German energy market.
33th EGOS Colloquium. EGOS, Copenhagen, Denmark: 08.07.2017

Stephan Bohn, Martin Kunze, Maik Günther

Stressed and shattered: Field-level change and consequences of high degree complexity in the German energy market. (mit Martin Kunze & Maik Günther)
13th New Institutionalism Workshop. Universität Mannheim, Jerusalem, Israel: 20.03.2017

Stephan Bohn, Martin Kunze, Maik Günther

Living with tensions. Paradoxical strategies in the organizational handling of CSR implementation processes.
41th Workshop of the commission organization. Commission Organization, Hamburg, Germany: 17.02.2017

Stephan Bohn, Peter Walgenbach

Topic modeling - From exploration to evidence the case of the German energy transition
WZB Big Data Brown-Bag Seminar. WZB, Berlin, Germany: 15.12.2016

Stephan Bohn

Because of security... Dynamic frames, and vocabularies in the debate over the German energy transition (1997-2011)
32th EGOS Colloquium. EGOS, Neaples, Italy: 09.07.2016

Stephan Bohn

Living with tensions. Paradoxical strategies in the organizational handling of CSR implementation processes.
EGOS Pre-Colloquium. EGOS, Neaples, Italy: 05.07.2016

Stephan Bohn, Peter Walgenbach

The creativity of organizations in the taking of management panaceas - On the implementation of CSR in German high-tech firms.
75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada: 11.08.2015

Stephan Bohn, Anne Galander, Peter Walgenbach

Refusing, connecting and playing off conflicting institutional demands. A longitudinal study on the organizational handling of the end of nuclear power, climate protection, and the energy turnaround in Germany.
31th EGOS Colloquium. EGOS, Athens, Greece: 04.07.2015

Stephan Bohn, Peter Walgenbach

Refusing, connecting and playing off conflicting institutional demands. A longitudinal study on the organizational handling of the end of nuclear power, climate protection, and the energy turnaround in Germany.
10th New Institutionalism Workshop. Universität Mannheim, Rom, Italy: 21.03.2014

Stephan Bohn, Peter Walgenbach

Rhetorik, Entkopplung und Ambivalenztoleranz. Eine qualitative Studie zum Umgang von Unternehmen mit Konflikten zwischen divergierenden institutionalisierten Erwartungen.
38th Workshop of the commission organization. Commission Organization, Jena, Germany: 28.02.2014

Stephan Bohn