Stephan BillingerStephan Billinger is a Professor with special responsibilities at the Strategic Organization Design Unit and the Danish Institute for Advanced Study. His research focuses on the causes and consequences of authority-granting across multiple levels of hierarchy. Using different methodological approaches, including experiments and in-depth case studies in firms, he examines hierarchical micro-mechanisms and their relevance for strategic management.
His work has appeared in Organization Science and the Journal of Experimental Economics, among others.
Stephan received a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of St. Gallen (CH). Prior to joining the Strategic Organization Design Unit at the University of Southern Denmark, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at London Business School (UK).
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University of Southern Denmark
Department of Marketing and Management
5230 Odense M
Phone: (+45) 6550 3187
Billinger, S., Srikanth, K., Stieglitz, N., & Schumacher, T. R. (2021). Exploration and exploitation in complex search tasks: How feedback influences whether and where human agents search. Strategic Management Journal, 42(2): 361-385.
Billinger, S. & Rosenbaum, S. (2019). Discretionary mechanisms and cooperation in hierarchies: An experimental study. Journal of Economics Psychology, 74(C): 102193.
Rosenbaum, S. M., Billinger, S., Twerefou, D. K. & Isola, W. A. (2016). “Income inequality and cooperative propensities in developing economies: Summarizing the preliminary experimental evidence,” International Journal of Social Economics, 43(12): 1460-1480;
Dobrajska, M., Billinger, S. & Karim, S. (2015). “Delegation within hierarchies: How information processing and knowledge characteristics influence the allocation of formal and real decision authority,” Organization Science, 26(3): 687-704;DOI: http://pubsonline.informs.org/doi/abs/10.1287/orsc.2014.0954