Korteweg-de Vries Institute for Mathematics

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dr. A.S. (Alexander) Alexiev

  • Faculty of Economics and Business
    Section Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Visiting address
    REC M
    Plantage Muidergracht 12  Room number: M 4.13
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  15953
    1001 NL  Amsterdam
  • A.S.Alexiev@uva.nl
    T: 0205254353

Alex Alexiev is Lecturer in Strategic Entrepreneurship and Innovation. He specializes in corporate venturing and strategic management of entrepreneurial initiatives. In his research, he examines the contribution of strategic leaders and management teams to innovation. His research has been published in the Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Product Innovation Management, R&D Management, Industry and Innovation and Journal of Business Research. He holds a PhD from the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. 



  • Alexiev, A. S., Janssen, M., & den Hertog, P. (2018). The Moderating Role of Tangibility in Synchronous Innovation in Services. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 35(5), 682-700. DOI: 10.1111/jpim.12459  [details] 
  • Janssen, M. J., Castaldi, C., & Alexiev, A. S. (2018). In the vanguard of openness: which dynamic capabilities are essential for innovative KIBS firms to develop? Industry and Innovation, 25(4), 432-457. DOI: 10.1080/13662716.2017.1414758  [details] 


  • Janssen, M. J., Castaldi, C., & Alexiev, A. (2016). Dynamic capabilities for service innovation: conceptualization and measurement. R & D Management, 46(4), 797-811. DOI: 10.1111/radm.12147  [details] 
  • Alexiev, A. S., Volberda, H. W., & Van den Bosch, F. A. J. (2016). Interorganizational collaboration and firm innovativeness: Unpacking the role of the organizational environment. Journal of Business Research, 69(2), 974-984. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2015.09.002 


  • Alexiev, A., Tjemkes, B., Bahlmann, M., de Man, A-P., & Siamar, H. (2015). Open service innovation: Literature review and directions for future research. In R. Agarwal, W. Selen, G. Roos, & R. Green (Eds.), The Handbook of Service Innovation (pp. 53-74). London: Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4471-6590-3_3 


  • Bahlmann, M. D., De Man, A-P., Tjemkes, B. V., Alexiev, A. S., Roos, J., & Iske, P. L. (2014). Alliance Portfolio Evolution in the Context of Service Innovation: The Case of ABN AMRO Dialogues Incubator. In T. K. Das (Ed.), Strategic Alliances for Innovation and R&D (pp. 133-157). (Research in Strategic Alliances). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. [details] 
  • Tjemkes, B. V., de Pinéda, E. H., Bahlmann, M. D., de Man, A-P., & Alexiev, A. S. (2014). Open Innovation and KIBS Start-Ups: Technology- and Market-Based Alliance Portfolio Configurations. In R. Culpan (Ed.), Open Innovation through Strategic Alliances (pp. 191-217). New York: Palgrave Macmillan. DOI: 10.1057/9781137394507_10 


  • Alexiev, A. S., Jansen, J. J. P., Van Den Bosch, F. A. J., & Volberda, H. W. (2011). Industry differences in strategic decision making of Dutch top management teams. In K. J. McCarthy, M. Fiolet, & W. Dolfsma (Eds.), The Nature of the New Firm: Beyond the Boundaries of Organizations and Institutions (pp. 58-78). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar. [details] 


  • Alexiev, A. S., Jansen, J. J. P., Van den Bosch, F. A. J., & Volberda, H. W. (2010). Top management team advice seeking and exploratory innovation: The moderating role of TMT heterogeneity. Journal of Management Studies, 47(7), 1343-1364. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-6486.2010.00919.x  [details] 


  • Alexiev, A. S., Van den Bosch, F. A. J., & Volberda, H. W. (2007). Internal and External Knowledge Sources of Innovation and the Role of Knowledge Acquisition. In Academy of Management Proceedings Philadelphia.


  • Alexiev, A. S. (2018). Corporate Innovation and the Upper Echelon: Review, Integration and Research Agenda. Abstract from 9th Workshop on Top Management Teams and Business Strategy Research, Geneva, Switzerland.


  • Alexiev, A. S., Janssen, M., & den Hertog, P. (2015). Service Innovation and Management Innovation: The Role of Service Tangibility. Proceedings of the Academy of Management, 2015, [16473]. DOI: 10.5465/AMBPP.2015.16473abstract  [details] 


  • Alexiev, A. S., Leiponen, A. E., Martinez, V., Moeslein, K. M., & Visnjic Kastalli, I. (2014). Service Innovation Research: Towards Integration and Rigor. Proceedings of the Academy of Management, 2014, [15105]. DOI: 10.5465/AMBPP.2014.15105symposium 


  • Alexiev, A. S. (2013). Advice Seeking and Decision Comprehensiveness: Moderation of Organizational Empowerment Climate. Proceedings of the Academy of Management, 2013. DOI: 10.5465/AMBPP.2013.16719abstract 
  • Janssen, M., Alexiev, A. S., Castaldi, C., & Den Hertog, P. (2013). Uncovering Dynamic Capabilities for Service Innovation: Conceptualization and Measurement. Proceedings of the Academy of Management, 2013, [17141 ]. DOI: 10.5465/AMBPP.2013.17141abstract  [details] 


  • Alexiev, A. (2017). Podia onder druk: Onderzoek naar de pluriformiteit en flexibiliteit in het strategisch management van schouwburgen en concertzalen in Nederland. Amsterdam: Universiteit van Amsterdam. [details] 


  • Alexiev, A. (2017). Creatieve Industrie-KIEM Grant "Vertical collaborations in the pursuit of larger and more diverse audiences in the performing arts".
  • Alexiev, A., Janssen, M. J., den Hertog, P. & Castaldi, C. (2012). UAM-Accenture Award in Economics and Management of Innovation.

Media appearance

  • Alexiev, A. (20-03-2017). Podia pragmatischer gewroden Reformatorisch Dagblad. Report "Podia onder druk" publication.

Journal editor

  • Alexiev, A. (reviewer) (2011-2025). Journal of Management Studies (Journal).

Talk / presentation

  • Alexiev, A. (speaker) (19-10-2017). Podia onder druk, Hoe gaan Nederlandse podia om met bezuinigingen?, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Alexiev, A. (speaker) (7-7-2017). Board deep dives: Strategizing and configuring the top team while balancing multiple priorities, EGOS 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Alexiev, A. (speaker) (30-5-2017). Leiderschap onder druk, Congres podiumkunsten, Haarlem, Netherlands.
  • Alexiev, A. (speaker) (23-3-2017). The Institutional Process Antecedents of Top Management Team Composition, 8th Workshop on Top Management Teams and Business Strategy Research, Seville, Spain.
  • Alexiev, A. (speaker) (14-3-2017). Technological and Customer Interface Innovations in Services Context and Management Innovation: The Moderating Role of Product Tangibility, Tilburg University.
  • Alexiev, A. (speaker) (2-2-2017). Theaters onder druk: houdingen en (re)acties, Fonds Podiumkunsten.
  • Alexiev, A. (speaker) (4-2016). The Process of TMT Composition in Resolving Strategic Tensions, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management.
  • Alexiev, A. (speaker) (23-3-2016). Boundaryless Organizations and the Future of Management Education, University of Johannesburg.
  • Alexiev, A. (speaker) (2-2015). Organizational Renewal through Service Innovation: Testing the Role of Service Tangibility as a Context, Radboud University Nijmegen.
  • Alexiev, A. (speaker) (27-5-2014). Strategische vernieuwing: begin met het managementteam, Congres podiumkunsten, Venlo, Netherlands.
  • Alexiev, A. (speaker) (12-2012). Collaborative Development and Innovation Performance: Unpacking the Role of the Organizational Information Environment, University of Lausanne.


  • Alexiev, A. (participant) (1-6-2016 - 4-6-2016). EURAM, Paris. Service Innovation Track Co-Chair (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Alexiev, A. (visiting researcher) (21-3-2016 - 24-3-2016). University of Johannesburg (visiting an external institution).
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