Prof Esther Tippmann

BSc, MSc, PhD

 
researcher
 

Biography

Esther Tippmann is Professor of Strategy, Leadership and Change. Before joining NUI Galway, she was a faculty member at University College Dublin and Research Fellow at Grenoble Ecole de Management, France.

Esther's research and teaching interests revolve around the strategic challenges of internationally operating organizations. She has worked closely with several scaling firms and multinational corporations in Ireland, France, U.K. and the U.S. on case studies and research projects. She has been published in the Journal of International Business Studies, Organization Studies, Journal of World Business, Journal of Management Studies, Long Range Planning and Global Strategy Journal. Her research received several honours, including awards and nominations from the Academy of Management, Academy of International Business and Strategic Management Society. Esther currently serves as Senior Editor for the Journal of World Business and on the editorial boards of the Journal of International Business Studies and Long Range Planning. She held a Marie-Curie Fellowship, funded by the European Commission and Irish Research Council. Esther has taught in the areas of Strategic Management, Global Strategy, International Business, and Qualitative Research across all levels, including executives, in Ireland, Germany and France.

Research Interests

Strategic challenges of internationally operating organizations, including multinational corporations and scaling or high-growth ventures

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2019) 'Born Digitals: Thoughts on their Internationalization and a Research Agenda'
Monaghan, S., Tippmann, E., Coviello, N. (2019) 'Born Digitals: Thoughts on their Internationalization and a Research Agenda'. Journal Of International Business Studies, [Details]
(2019) 'Utilizing diverse knowledge for problem solving in the MNC: A network mobilization perspective'
Parker, A; Tippmann, E; Kratochvil, R (2019) 'Utilizing diverse knowledge for problem solving in the MNC: A network mobilization perspective'. Global Strategy Journal, [Details]
(2019) 'Managing Co-existence: Global and Local Strategy in Multinational Corporations'
Baumgartner, M; Tippmann, E (2019) 'Managing Co-existence: Global and Local Strategy in Multinational Corporations'. Journal of Business Strategy, [Details]
(2018) 'Becoming a multinational enterprise: Using industry recipes to achieve rapid multinationalization'
Monaghan, S; Tippmann, E (2018) 'Becoming a multinational enterprise: Using industry recipes to achieve rapid multinationalization'. Journal Of International Business Studies, 49 (4):473-495 [DOI] [Details]
(2018) 'Subsidiary coopetition competence: Navigating subsidiary evolution in the multinational corporation'
Tippmann, E.,Sharkey Scott, P.,Reilly, M.,O'Brien, D. (2018) 'Subsidiary coopetition competence: Navigating subsidiary evolution in the multinational corporation'. Journal Of World Business, 53 (4):540-554 [Details]
(2017) 'Boundary Capabilities in MNCs: Knowledge Transformation for Creative Solution Development'
Tippmann, E; Sharkey Scott, P;Parker, A (2017) 'Boundary Capabilities in MNCs: Knowledge Transformation for Creative Solution Development'. Journal Of Management Studies, 54 (4):455-482 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'Subsidiary managers' knowledge mobilizations: Unpacking emergent knowledge flows'
Tippmann, E, Sharkey Scott, P,Mangematin, V (2014) 'Subsidiary managers' knowledge mobilizations: Unpacking emergent knowledge flows'. Journal Of World Business, 49 (3):431-443 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'Stimulating knowledge search routines and architecture competences: The role of organizational context and middle management'
Tippmann, E.,Sharkey Scott, P.,Mangematin, V. (2014) 'Stimulating knowledge search routines and architecture competences: The role of organizational context and middle management'. Long Range Planning, 47 (44):206-223 [Details]
(2013) 'The Two Faces of Knowledge Search: New Solutions and Capability Development'
Tippmann, E;Mangematin, V; Sharkey Scott, P (2013) 'The Two Faces of Knowledge Search: New Solutions and Capability Development'. Organization Studies, 34 (12):1869-1901 [DOI] [Details]
(2012) 'Problem solving in MNCs: How local and global solutions are (and are not) created'
Tippmann, E.,Scott, P. S.,Mangematin, V. (2012) 'Problem solving in MNCs: How local and global solutions are (and are not) created'. Journal Of International Business Studies, 43 (8):746-771 [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2015) 'Progressing the relational perspective on MNCs: Beyond headquarters-subsidiary relationships'
Piaskowska, Tippmann, Ambos, Sharkey Scott (2015) 'Progressing the relational perspective on MNCs: Beyond headquarters-subsidiary relationships' In: Progress in international business research. Bingley: Emerald. [Details]
(2011) 'Subsidiaries as Learning Engines: Understanding Middle Managers' Search for Knowledge as Micro-Foundation'
Tippmann, E.,Sharkey Scott, P.,Mangematin, V. (2011) 'Subsidiaries as Learning Engines: Understanding Middle Managers' Search for Knowledge as Micro-Foundation' In: Firm-level Internationalisation, Regionalism and Globalisation. London: Palgrave MacMillan. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2019) Academy of International Business (UK&I)
Monaghan, Tippmann (2019) Industry Recipe-based Internationalization: Understanding Recipe Modifications in the Context of Rapid Multinationalization of SaaS Firms Recipe modification Academy of International Business (UK&I) [Details]
(2019) Academy of International Business
Monaghan, Tippmann, Coviello (2019) Born Digitals: Thoughts on their Internationalization Academy of International Business [Details]
(2019) Academy of International Business
Decreton, Tippmann, Nell, Parker (2019) The Involvement of Senior Management in Decentralized Problem-Solving Activities Academy of International Business [Details]
(2018) Strategic Management Society Annual Conference
Ambos, T; Tippmann, E; Nell P C (2018) Subsidiary Initiatives in MNCs: Network Mobilization and Fluidity Across Initiative Phases Strategic Management Society Annual Conference [Details]
(2018) Academy of Management (AoM) Special Conference
Tippmann, E; Monaghan, S; Reuber, R (2018) Global scaling: An inherent paradox and its navigation Academy of Management (AoM) Special Conference [Details]
(2018) Academy of International Business (AIB) (UK&I Chapter)
Kratochvil, R.,Decreton, B. Nell P.,Tippmann, E. (2018) Phasic Thinking and Knowledge Search Within and Beyond the MNC to Formulate Problems, Find and Implement Solutions Academy of International Business (AIB) (UK&I Chapter) [Details]
(2017) Academy of International Business (AIB) Annual Conference
Stendahl, E; Yakhlef, A; Tippmann, E (2017) A Fused Perspective on Management Innovation in the MNC Academy of International Business (AIB) Annual Conference [Details]
(2017) Academy of International Business (AIB) Annual Conference
Tippmann, E; Monaghan, S; Reuber, R (2017) Fostering Dispersed Entrepreneurship: The Interplay of Challenges and Enablers during International Expansion via Subsidiaries Academy of International Business (AIB) Annual Conference [Details]
(2017) Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference
Monaghan, S; Tippmann, E (2017) Accelerated multinationalization: Capturing global opportunities Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference [Details]
(2017) Academy of International Business (AIB) (UK&I Chapter)
Kratochvil, R; Tippmann, E (2017) Managers in MNCs Receiving Knowledge from Geographically Distant Individuals: The Moderating Effects of Cognitive, Social and Organizational Proximity Academy of International Business (AIB) (UK&I Chapter) [Details]
(2017) Strategic Management Society Annual Conference
Tippmann, E; Sharkey Scott, P; Ambos, T (2017) A Means to an End: Entrepreneurship and Capability Development in the Multinational Corporation Strategic Management Society Annual Conference [Details]
(2017) Strategic Management Society Annual Conference
Piaskowska, D; Monaghan, S; Tippmann, E (2017) Profiling High Growth Strategies of New Ventures: Evidence from Unicorns Strategic Management Society Annual Conference [Details]
(2017) European International Business Academy (EIBA)
Tippmann, E; Monaghan, S; Reuber, R (2017) Fostering Dispersed Entrepreneurship: The Interplay of Challenges and Enablers during International Expansion via Subsidiaries European International Business Academy (EIBA) [Details]
(2017) European International Business Academy (EIBA)
Dann, J; Sharkey Scott, P; Tippmann, E (2017) What determines subsidiary entrepreneurial alertness to recognise opportunities? European International Business Academy (EIBA) [Details]
(2017) Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference
Tippmann, E; Monaghan, S; Reuber, R (2017) Fostering Dispersed Entrepreneurship: The Interplay of Challenges and Enablers during International Expansion via Subsidiaries Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference [Details]
(2017) Academy of International Business (Annual Conference)
Kratochvil, R; Tippmann, E (2017) Managers in MNCs Receiving Knowledge from Geographically Distant Individuals: The Moderating Effects of Cognitive, Social and Organizational Proximity Academy of International Business (Annual Conference) [Details]
(2016) Academy of Management (AoM) Annual Meeting
Parker, A; Tippmann, E (2016) Utilizing novel knowledge for problem solving in the MNC: A network mobilization perspective Academy of Management (AoM) Annual Meeting [Details]
(2016) Academy of International Business (AIB)
Parker, A.,Tippmann, E. (2016) Utilizing diverse knowledge for problem solving in the MNC: A network mobilization perspective Academy of International Business (AIB) , pp.599-603 [Details]
(2016) Academy of International Business (Annual Conference)
Monaghan, S; Tippmann, E (2016) Accelerated multinationalization: Capturing global opportunities Academy of International Business (Annual Conference) [Details]
(2016) Academy of Management (AoM) Annual Meeting
Monaghan, S; Tippmann, E (2016) Accelerated multinationalization: Capturing global opportunities Academy of Management (AoM) Annual Meeting [Details]
(2016) Strategic Management Society (SMS) Special Conference: Contextualizing Strategic Management in Asia: Institutions, Innovation and Internationalization
Stendahl, E; Yakhlef, A; Tippmann, E (2016) Management Practices Innovations within International Business Studies: A Translation Approach Strategic Management Society (SMS) Special Conference: Contextualizing Strategic Management in Asia: Institutions, Innovation and Internationalization [Details]
(2016) Irish Academy of Management (IAM) Annual Meeting
Tippmann, E; Monaghan, S (2016) The Entrepreneurial Multinational Corporation: Cornerstones and Reinforcing Dynamics Irish Academy of Management (IAM) Annual Meeting [Details]
(2016) Strategic Management Society (SMS) Annual Conference
Tippmann, E; Nell, P C (2016) Problem Solving in MNCs and Balanced Search: The Blessing and Curse of Diversity Strategic Management Society (SMS) Annual Conference [Details]
(2015) Academy of International Business (AIB) UK&I Chapter
Tippmann, E; Sharkey Scott, P (2015) A means to an end: Initiatives and renewal of MNC capabilities Academy of International Business (AIB) UK&I Chapter [Details]
(2015) Strategic Management Society (SMS) Special Conference: Rethinking Corporate Headquarters: Innovative Approaches for Managing the Multi-Divisional Firm
Tippmann, E; Nell, P C (2015) Solving complex problems to create charter extension options: The role of balanced solution search processes Strategic Management Society (SMS) Special Conference: Rethinking Corporate Headquarters: Innovative Approaches for Managing the Multi-Divisional Firm [Details]
(2015) Strategic Management Society (SMS) Annual Conference
Tippmann, E; Sharkey Scott, P; O’Brien, D (2015) Subsidiary evolution: The role of coopetition competences for subsidiary role development Strategic Management Society (SMS) Annual Conference [Details]
(2014) Academy of Management (AoM) Annual Meeting
Tippmann, E; Sharkey Scott, P; Parker, A (2014) Boundary Capabilities in MNCs: The Role of Opportunity Formation in Creative Solution Development Academy of Management (AoM) Annual Meeting [Details]
(2014) European International Business Academy (EIBA)
Tippmann, E; Sharkey Scott, P; Parker, A (2014) Boundary Capabilities in MNCs: The Role of Opportunity Formation in Creative Solution Development European International Business Academy (EIBA) [Details]
(2014) Strategic Management Society (SMS) Annual International Conference
Tippmann, E; Parker, A (2014) Problem Solving Networks in MNCs: Value Destroying Effects of HQ Involvement Strategic Management Society (SMS) Annual International Conference [Details]
(2014) Strategic Management Society (SMS) Special Conference with the theme Micro-Foundations for Strategic Management Research: Embracing Individuals
Tippmann, E; Sharkey Scott, P; Parker, A (2014) Boundary Capability in MNCs: Transforming Knowledge for Creative Solution Development Strategic Management Society (SMS) Special Conference with the theme Micro-Foundations for Strategic Management Research: Embracing Individuals [Details]
(2014) Irish Academy of Management (IAM) Annual Conference
Tippmann, E; Sharkey Scott, P; O’Brien, D (2014) Strategizing at the periphery: Subsidiary strategy as mastering mandate evolution Irish Academy of Management (IAM) Annual Conference [Details]
(2014) European International Business Academy (EIBA)
Tippmann, E; Sharkey Scott, P; Parker, A (2014) Understanding boundary capabilities in MNCs: The role of opportunity formation in transforming knowledge for creative solution development European International Business Academy (EIBA) [Details]
(2014) Academy of International Business (AIB) (UK&I Chapter)
Tippmann, E; Sharkey Scott, P; Parker, A (2014) Understanding boundary capabilities in MNCs: The role of opportunity formation in transforming knowledge for creative solution development Academy of International Business (AIB) (UK&I Chapter) [Details]
(2013) European International Business Academy (EIBA)
Sharkey Scott, P; Tippmann, E; O'Brien, D (2013) Strategizing at the periphery: Subsidiary strategy as mastering mandate evolution European International Business Academy (EIBA) [Details]
(2013) Academy of International Business (AIB) (UK&I Chapter)
O,Brien, D; Sharkey Scott, P, Tippmann, E (2013) Mastering mandate churn: The subsidiary strategy cycle Academy of International Business (AIB) (UK&I Chapter) [Details]
(2013) European Group of Organization Studies (EGOS)
Basov, N; Tippmann, E (2013) Between resonance and dissonance: Boundary spanning knowledge creation through the lens of Autopoiesis Theory European Group of Organization Studies (EGOS) [Details]
(2013) Irish Academy of Management (IAM) Annual Conference
Tippmann, E; Sharkey-Scott, P; Carroll, J; d'Arcy, P; Kumar, S (2013) Subsidiary Initiative Framework: Understanding Drivers, Challenges, and Impact Irish Academy of Management (IAM) Annual Conference [Details]
(2012) Academy of International Business (AIB) (UK&I Chapter)
Tippmann, E; Parker, A (2012) Solving Critical Problems Collectively: A Conceptual Model of Non-Routine Problem Solving in Multinational Corporations Academy of International Business (AIB) (UK&I Chapter) [Details]
(2012) European Group of Organization Studies (EGOS)
Basov, N; Tippmann, E (2012) Walking through walls: Knowledge boundaries through the lens of autopoiesis theory European Group of Organization Studies (EGOS) [Details]
(2012) International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management (IFSAM)
Tippmann, E; Sharkey Scott, P; Mangematin, V (2012) Subsidiary Managers' Knowledge Search Practices: Unpacking Emergent Knowledge Flows International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management (IFSAM) [Details]
(2011) Strategic Management Society Annual Conference
Tippmann, E; Sharkey Scott, P; Mangematin, V (2011) Subsidiary Managers' Knowledge Search: Implications for MNC Knowledge Flow Studies Strategic Management Society Annual Conference [Details]
(2011) European International Business Academy (EIBA)
Tippmann, E; Sharkey Scott, P; Mangematin, V (2011) Subsidiary Managers' Search Practices: Unpacking the Emergent Knowledge Flow European International Business Academy (EIBA) [Details]
(2010) Academy of Management (AoM) Annual Meeting
Tippmann, E; Sharkey Scott, P; Mangematin, V (2010) Middle Managers' Searching for Knowledge: Repository or Interpersonal Dilemma Academy of Management (AoM) Annual Meeting [Details]
(2010) Strategic Management Society Annual Conference
Tippmann, E; Sharkey Scott, P; Mangematin, V (2010) Learning in Distributed Organizations: How Subsidiary Middle Managers Do (not) Create Global Solutions Strategic Management Society Annual Conference [Details]
(2010) Irish Academy of Management (IAM) Annual Conference
Tippmann, E; Sharkey Scott, P; Mangematin, V (2010) Subsidiaries as learning engines: Understanding middle managers' searching for knowledge as micro-foundation Irish Academy of Management (IAM) Annual Conference [Details]
(2010) European Group of Organization Studies (EGOS)
Tippmann, E; Sharkey Scott, P; Mangematin, V (2010) Middle Managers' Searching for Knowledge: Repository or Interpersonal Logic? European Group of Organization Studies (EGOS) [Details]
(2010) Academy of International Business (AIB) (UK&I Chapter)
Tippmann, E; Sharkey Scott, P; Mangematin, V (2010) Subsidiaries as organizational learning engines: Investigating middle managers' search for knowledge as micro-foundation Academy of International Business (AIB) (UK&I Chapter) [Details]
(2010) Academy of International Business (AIB) (UK&I Chapter)
Tippmann, E; Sharkey Scott, P; Mangematin, V (2010) Subsidiaries as learning engines: Understanding middle managers' searching for knowledge as micro-foundation Academy of International Business (AIB) (UK&I Chapter) [Details]
(2009) Irish Academy of Management (IAM) Annual Conference
Tippmann, E; Sharkey Scott, P (2009) In the search for knowledge: How subsidiary middle managers locate distributed knowledge Irish Academy of Management (IAM) Annual Conference [Details]
(2009) European Group of Organization Studies (EGOS)
Tippmann, E; Sharkey Scott, P; Mangematin, V (2009) Don't store it, search for it: How organizations can encourage middle managers to search for distributed knowledge European Group of Organization Studies (EGOS) [Details]
(2007) Irish Academy of Management (IAM) Conference
Tippmann, E; Crowley-Henry, M (2007) Attributes of individualism and their impact on the adoption of innovations: A cross-cultural investigation Irish Academy of Management (IAM) Conference [Details]

Case

  Year Publication
(2018) Qualtrics: Rapid International Expansion.
Tippmann, E; Monaghan, S (2018) Qualtrics: Rapid International Expansion. Case [Details]

Newspaper Articles

  Year Publication
(2019) Digging deeper: How Irish subsidiaries drive international expansion.
Monaghan, Tippmann (2019) Digging deeper: How Irish subsidiaries drive international expansion. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(2013) How Irish subsidiaries can be global solution providers.
Tippmann, E; Sharkey Scott, P (2013) How Irish subsidiaries can be global solution providers. Newspaper Articles [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2019 Nominated for Best Paper 2018 Award Journal of World Business
2019 Finalist for Best Conference Paper Award Academy of International Business (UK&I Chapter)
2015 Finalist for Best Paper Award Strategic Management Society Special Conference
2013 Best Paper Award, Strategic Management Track Irish Academy of Management
2013 Early Career Researcher Award University College Dublin
2011 Marie Curie Fellowship and CARA Fellowship Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences co-funding from the European Commission
2011 Outstanding Reviewer Award Strategic Management Society
2010 Michael Z Brooke Prize for the Best Doctoral Paper Academy of International Business (UKI Chapter)
2010 Most Promising Dissertation Proposal Award, IM Devision Academy of Management
2010 Finalist for ‘Best Practice Implications’ Award Strategic Management Society

Reviews

  Journal Role
Journal Of World Business Editor
Long Range Planning Editoral Board
Journal Of International Business Studies Editoral Board

Teaching Interests

Strategic Management, Global Strategy, International Business, and Qualitative Research