Stephan Leitner holds a doctoral degree in the field of Social Sciences and Economics and received the “venia legendi” (Habilitation for Business Economics) in 2018. He is affiliated to the University of Klagenfurt, where he is Associate Professor at the Department of Management Control and Strategic Management. His research mainly applies simulation-based research approaches to questions in the context of management science and the interconnection between organizational research and research on complex systems. Recent work is concerned with rendering neoclassical models into (agent-based) simulation models and the emergence mechanisms to control individual behavior, the emergence of coalitions among human decision-makers, behavioral control and social norms, and organizational learning.
On the Role of Incentives in Evolutionary Approaches to Organizational Design