Dr. Johanna Gast
Teaching department :
Entrepreneurship & Strategy Management
Tel: +33 (0)4 67 10 27 14
Dr. Johanna Gast, assistant professor, joined Montpellier Business School in 2014 and she is also member of Montpellier Research in Management. Before, she obtained a MSc. in Entrepreneurship at the University of Liechtenstein and a BSc. in Economics and Business Economics at Utrecht University. In 2017, she finished her doctoral research on Coopetition at the University of Lappeenranta, Finland, supervised by Dr. Katherine Gundolf (MBS) and Dr. Sascha Kraus (U. of Lappeenranta and University of Liechtenstein). Her current research interests are entrepreneurship, strategy, innovation, family firms, SMEs and management. She has published several articles in journals like Journal of Product Innovation Management, Small Business Economics, International Journal of Management Review, Industrial Marketing Management. Further, she presented results of her work in international conferences such as European Academy of Management, Annual Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurship Conference, Interdisciplinary European Conference on Entrepreneurship Research, etc.
Selected Intellectual Contributions
Gast J., Gundolf K. & Matos Collado E. 2018. Coopetition and knowledge management practices: The case of Latin American firms. European Academy of Management (EURAM), June 20-22, Rekjavik, Iceland.
Kraus S., Schmid J. & Gast J. Forthcoming. Innovation through Coopetition: An analysis of small- and medium-sized trust companies operating in the Liechtenstein financial centre. International Journal of Business Science and Applied Management.
Kraus S., Gast J., Klimas P. & Stephan T. 2018. Sleeping with competitors: Types, drivers, and outcomes of coopetition of small- and medium-sized craft beer breweries. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research, 25(1): 50-66.
Gundolf K., Jaouen A. & Gast J. 2018. Motives for strategic alliances in cultural and creative industries. Creativity and Innovation Management, 27(2): 148-160.
Hora W., Gast J., Kailer N., Rey-Marti A. & Mas- Tur A. Forthcoming. David and Goliath: Causes and effects of coopetition between start-ups and corporates. Review of Managerial Science.
Gast J., Hora W., Bouncken R.B. & Kraus S. Forthcoming. Challenges and Merits of Coopetitive Innovation. In Chiambaretto P., Czakon W., Fernandez A.-S., Le Roy F. (Eds.), Routledge Companion on Coopetition Strategy.
Filser M., De Massis A., Gast J., Kraus S. & Niemand T. 2018. Tracing the roots of innovativeness in family SMEs: The effect of family functionality and socioemotional wealth. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 35(4): 609-628.