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Philip Meissner is the Chair of Strategic Management and Decision Making at ESCP Business School in Berlin. Also, he serves as Academic Director of ESCP Europe’s Master in Strategy and Digital Business.

Professor Meissner is the Founder and Director of the European Center for Digital Competitiveness, which aims at inspiring a broad public debate around the opportunities of digital technologies for solving big societal challenges such as the climate crisis and demographic change. Also, the center is working on educating politicians on future technologies and seeks change to the governments’ approaches to digital technologies.

His research combines the fields of strategy, technology and psychology to create new approaches for decision making in organizations. It was published in leading journals such as MIT Sloan Management Review and featured by Forbes and the World Economic Forum. The author of the book “Decision Making is Easy” is a popular expert in the media such as Le Monde, Tagesschau, Handelsblatt and FAZ.

Professor Meissner frequently delivers key notes on decision making as well as digital transformation and advises companies on future trends, exponential technologies and methods for improving strategic decisions.

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19 publications

Academic Articles

2020

MEISSNER, P., T. WULF, C. POENSGEN

How hot cognition can lead us astray: The effect of anger on strategic decision making

EUROPEAN MANAGEMENT JOURNAL

Academic Articles

2020

MEISSNER, P., T. WULF

The hidden values driving strategy

MIT SLOAN MANAGEMENT REVIEW

Academic Articles

2020

MEISSNER, P., A. HOENL, T. WULF

Betting the farm and playing it safe? Hyper-core self-evaluation in decisions when managers are winning and losing

BUSINESS RESEARCH

Academic Articles

2020

MEISSNER, P., S. FLORIAN, T. WULF

Differences in Strategic Issue Interpretation across Cultures – A Socio‐Cognitive Perspective

EUROPEAN MANAGEMENT REVIEW, 17(1), 197-208

Academic Articles

2018

MEISSNER, P., M. SCHUBERT, T. WULF

Determinants of group-level overconfidence in teams: A quasi-experimental investigation of diversity and tenure

LONG RANGE PLANNING, 51(6), 927-936

Academic Articles

2017

MEISSNER, P., A.HÖNL, T.WULF

Risk Attribution Theory: A Conceptualization of Individual Risk Behavior

JOURNAL OF BEHAVIROAL AND EXPERIMENTAL ECONOMICS, 67, 20-27

Other Intellectual Contributions

2017

MEISSNER, P., T.WULF

Schlafen erhöht die Produktivität

FRANKFURTER ALLGEMEINE ZEITUNG

Academic Articles

2016

MEISSNER, P., T.WULF

The Effect of Cognitive Diversity on the Illusion of Control Bias in Strategic Decisions

EUROPEAN MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, 35 (4), 430-439

Academic Articles

2015

MEISSNER, P., C.BRANDS, T.WULF

Quantifying Blind Spot and Weak Signals in Executive Judgment

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FORECASTING, 33 (1), 244-253

Academic Articles

2015

MEISSNER, P., T.WULF

The Development of Strategy Scenarios Based on Prospective HIndsight: An Approach to Strategic Decision Making

JOURNAL OF STRATEGY AND MANAGEMENT, 8 (2), 176-190