Doctoral Student

Karolina Bähr, M.Sc. 

Room: Kä7/01.18

Email: karolina.baehr(at)

Research interest

  • Innovation in ecosystems/networks
  • Stakeholder in innovation management
  • Digital and sustainable innovation


  • Bähr, K., Fliaster, A. (2023). Technology Frame Incongruence in Digital Ecosystems. 3rdOrganization Theory Winter Workshop, 2-3 February, Oslo/NOR.
  • Bähr, K., Fliaster, A. (2023). The twofold transition: Framing digital innovations andincumbents' value propositions for sustainability. Business Strategy and the Environment, 32(2), 920-935.
  • Bähr, K., Fliaster, A. (2022). Technology Frame Incongruence in Digital Ecosystems. Strategic Management Society 42nd Annual Conference (SMS 2022). Innovative Strategies for an Open World, 17-20 September, London/UK.
  • Bähr, K. (2022). Actors‘ Values and Interests in Sustainability-Oriented Ecosystems. 7th New Business Model Conference (NBM 2022) - Sustainable Business Model Challenges: Economic Recovery and Digital Transformation, 23-24 June, Rome/ITA.
  • Bähr, K. (2022). Customer roles in digital business ecosystems: different forms of customer contribution in value creation. In: Baumann, S, Handbook on Digital Business Ecosystems. Strategies, Platforms, Technologies, Governance and Societal Challanges, 194–211.
  • Bähr, K. (2022). Customer Roles in Digital Business Ecosystems: Different Forms of Customer Contribution in Value Creation. 17th International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik, 21-23 February, Nürnberg/GER, virtual.
  • Laut, P., Bähr, K. (2022). Implementierung von Smart Services in Ökosystemen, Bruhn, M., Hadwich, K. (Eds.), Forum Dienstleistungsmanagement 2022 Smart Services, Wiesbaden: Springer Nature, 463-496.
  • Hoffmann, K. M., Bähr, K. (2021). Circular business models in the fashion and textile industry – an implementation framework. 16th Corporate Responsibility Research Conference (CRRC) - Corporate Social Responsibility in Times of Global Crisis, 12-13 October, Ra'anana/ISR, virtual.
  • Bähr, K., Fliaster, A. (2020). The twofold transition: How digital innovations pave incumbents’ pathways to sustainability. 36th EGOS Colloquium 2020 – Organizing for a Sustainable Future: Responsibility, Renewal & Resistance, 2-4 July, Hamburg/GER, virtual.
  • Fliaster, A., Bähr, K., Kolloch, M. (2018). Digital Organizing in the Energy Sector: New Value Propositions, New Network Ties, Academy of Management Specialized Conference “Big Data and Managing in a Digital Economy”. April 18.-20., University of Surrey, UK.


12/2016 - 03/2024

Research Assistant and doctoral student at Lehrstuhl für Betriebswirtschaftslehre, insb. Innovationsmanagement Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg

09/2014- 12/2015Research Assistant at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
2013-2016MSc Management at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg with the focus on „Management of global Corporations“
2010-2013BSc Technically oriented Business Administration at Universität Stuttgart
2010Allgemeine Hochschulreife at Friedrich-Fischer-Schule Schweinfurt, Staatliche Fachoberschule