Stefan W. Konlechner is Assistant Professor at the Institute for Human Resource and Change Management at the Johannes Kepler-University Linz (Austria). He received his master (2006) and doctoral (2010) degree of Business Administration from the WU Vienna (Austria), where he served as research assistant and lecturer from 2006 until 2009. Stefan is a trained systemic coach and has held numerous courses on topics such as Human Resource Management, Organization, Organizational Learning and Change, Leadership, Team Development, and Academic Writing.
His main research interests focus on organizational stability and change. For explaining the processes and dynamics of organizational change, he draws on various conceptual lenses. Among them are organizational ambidexterity, the dynamic capabilities approach, practice-based views on organizational routines, and the sensemaking perspective.
Stefans published research has appeared in a variety of outlets, including Human Relations, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Journal of Management, International Journal of Technology Management, Organizational Dynamics, Schmalenbach Business Review, Zeitschrift für Personalforschung, and Industrielle Beziehungen. He also co-authored books on “co-determination at Austrian universities” and on “the integration of social parameters into the compensation systems of senior executives”. He held more than 50 presentations on international conferences. Since 2018 he is editor-in-chief of the “Austrian Management Review”, a yearly-published book series to support theory-practice transfer and strengthen academic-practitioner relationships.