Dr. Andrea M. Herrmann

Associate Professor – Utrecht University

Publications

Books

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2008)
One Political Economy, One Competitive Strategy? Comparing Pharmaceutical Firms in Germany, Italy, and the UK
Oxford: Oxford University Press. 202 pages. [sample]

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2006)
Alternative pathways to competitiveness within developed capitalism - A comparative study fo the pharmaceutical sector in Germany, Italy, and the UK
Florence: European University Institute Press. 243 pages.

Book Chapters

Hancké, Bob and Andrea M. Herrmann (2007)
"Wage Bargaining and Comparative Advantage in EMU"
In: Beyond Varieties of Capitalism Eds. Bob Hancké, Martin Rhodes and Mark Thatcher. Oxford: Oxford University Press: pp. 122-144.

Peer-Reviewed Articles in Journals

Schemmann, Brita, Maryse M.H. Chappin and Andrea M. Herrmann (in press)
"The right kind of people: Characteristics of successful ideators’ online behaviour"
Creativity and Innovation Management, Vol. DOI: 10.1111/caim.12226

Thompson, Neil A., Andrea M. Herrmann and Marko P. Hekkert (forthcoming)
"SME Knowledge Commercialisation through Public Sector Partnerships"
International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management

Meelen, Toon, Andrea M. Herrmann and Jan Faber (2017)
"Disentangling patterns of economic, technological and innovative specialization of Western economies: An assessment of the Varieties-of-Capitalism theory on comparative institutional advantages"
Research Policy, Vol. 46 (No. 3): pp. 667-677. [pdf]

Schemmann, Brita, Andrea M. Herrmann, Maryse M.H. Chappin and Gaston J. Heimeriks (2016)
"Crowdsourcing ideas: Involving ordinary users in the ideation phase of new product development"
Research Policy, Vol. 45 (No. 6): pp. 1145-1154. [pdf]

Thompson, Neil A., Andrea M. Herrmann and Marko P. Hekkert (2015)
"How sustainable entrepreneurs engage in institutional change: insights from biomass torrefaction in the Netherlands"
Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 106: pp. 608-618. [pdf]

Peine, Alexander and Andrea M. Herrmann (2012)
"The Sources of Use Knowledge: Towards Integrating the Dynamics of Technology Use and Design in the Articulation of Societal Challenges"
Technological Forecasting & Social Change, Vol. 79 (No. 8): pp. 1495-1512. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M., Janne-Louise L. Taks and Ellen H.M. Moors (2012)
"Beyond Regional Clusters: On the Importance of Geographical Proximity for R&D Collaborations in a Global Economy"
Industry and Innovation, Vol. 19 (No. 6): pp. 499-516. [pdf]

Taks, Janne-Louise L., Andrea M. Herrmann and Ellen H.M. Moors (2011)
"Does Regional Proximity still Matter in a Global Economy? The Case of Flemish Biotech Ventures"
Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, Vol. 31 (No. 16): pp. 516-529. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. and Alexander Peine (2011)
"When ‘national innovation system’ meet ‘varieties of capitalism’ arguments on labour qualifications: On the skill types and scientific knowledge needed for radical and incremental product innovations"
Research Policy, Vol. 40 (No. 5): pp. 687–701. [pdf]

Weele, Marijn van, Neil Thompson, Andrea M. Herrmann and Erik Stam (2010)
"A Green - Entrepreneurial - Deal? Explaining the Development of Green Ventures and the Role of Government Subsidies"
Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, Vol. 30 (No. 18).

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2010)
"Against the Schumpeterian mainstream: a review of institutional approaches to entrepreneurship"
Socio-Economic Review, Vol. 8 (No. 4): pp. 735-746. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2010)
"How macro-level sampling affects micro-level arguments: a rejoinder to Steven Casper"
Socio-Economic Review, Vol. 8 (No. 2): pp. 333-339. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. and Lasse Cronqvist (2009)
"When dichotomisation becomes a problem for the analysis of middle-sized datasets"
International Journal of Social Research Methodology, Vol. 12 (No. 1): pp. 33–50. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2009)
"On the Choice and Success of Competitive Strategies"
Competition & Change, Vol. 13 (No. 1): pp. 3-28. [pdf]

Casper, Steven (2009)
"Can new technology firms succeed in coordinated market economies? A response to Herrmann and Lange"
Socio-Economic Review, Vol. 7 (No. 2): pp. 209-215. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2008)
"Contrasting the resource-based view and competitiveness theories: how pharmaceutical firms choose to compete in Germany, Italy and the UK"
Strategic Organization, Vol. 6 (No. 4): pp. 343-374. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2008)
"Rethinking the link between labour market flexibility and corporate competitiveness: a critique of the institutionalist literature"
Socio-Economic Review, Vol. 6 (No. 4): pp. 637-669. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2005)
"Converging divergence: How competitive advantages condition institutional change under EMU"
Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 43 (No. 2): pp. 287-310. [pdf]

Peer-Reviewed Working Papers

Herrmann, Andrea M. and Kim van der Putten (2014)
"Unravelling Start-Up Processes with the Help of Sequence Analyses"
ISU Working Paper No. 14/02. Utrecht: Innovation Studies Group.

Thompson, Neil A., Andrea M. Herrmann, Erik Stam and Marko P. Hekkert (2011)
"Innovation Barriers for Small Biotech, ICT, and Clean-Tech Firms"
EIM Discussion Paper Zoetermeer

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2008)
"On the Discrepancies between Macro and Micro Level Identification of Competitive Strategies"
MPIfG Discussion Paper No. 08/6. Cologne: Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2008)
"Choosing and Successfully Sustaining Competitive Strategies in the European Pharmaceutical Industry"
MPIfG Discussion Paper No. 08/9. Cologne: Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2007)
"On the Discrepancies between Macro and Micro Level Identification of Competitive Strategies"
EUI Working Paper No. SPS 2007/11. Florence: European University Institute. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. and Lasse Cronqvist (2006)
"Contradictions in Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA): Ways Out of the Dilemma"
EUI Working Paper No. SPS 2006/06. Florence: European University Institute. [pdf]

Herrmann, Andrea M. (2003)
"From the EMS to EMU: How Economic and Monetary Union Changes the Structure of Wage-Bargaining Throughout the Euro-Zone"
EUI Working Paper No. SPS 2003/04. Florence: European University Institute. [pdf]