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Philip Meissner is the Chair of Strategic Management and Decision Making at ESCP Business School in Berlin and 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. He is a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Professor Meissner's 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 Reuters. The author of the book “Decision Making is Easy” is a popular expert in the media as well as Co-initiator of the French-German Leadership Discourse at ESCP Business School. Also, he serves as Academic Director of ESCP’s Master in Strategy and Digital Business.

He 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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Academic Articles

2021

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

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

EUROPEAN MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, 39 (4), 434-444

Academic Articles

2021

KIEGLER, S., T. WULF , N. NOLZEN, P. MEISSNER

Psychological capital and strategic decision outcomes

JOURNAL OF STRATEGY AND MANAGEMENT

Academic Articles

2021

MEISSNER, P., C. KEDING

The Human Factor in AI-Based Decision-Making

MIT SLOAN MANAGEMENT REVIEW, 63 (1), 1-5

Academic Articles

2021

KEDING, C., P. MEISSNER

Managerial overreliance on AI-augmented decision-making processes: How the use of AI-based advisory systems shapes choice behavior in R&D investment decisions

TECHNOLOGICAL FORECASTING AND SOCIAL CHANGES, 171, 120970

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

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, 13 (3), pages1293–1316

Academic Articles

2020

MEISSNER, P., T. WULF

The hidden values driving strategy

MIT SLOAN MANAGEMENT REVIEW, 62 (2), 1A-5A

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: An exploratory conceptualization of individual choice under uncertainty

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

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