Dr. rer. pol.

Patrick Pollok

Assistant Professor

Dr. rer. pol.
Technology and Innovation Management (TIM)


Building: 3011

Room: 344

Kackertstr. 7

52072 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80 99180
Fax Fax: +49 241 80 92367

Office Hours

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Research interests

  • Open & User Innovation
  • Crowdsourcing
  • Creativity
  • Teams
  • Organizational Change

Selected publications

  • Pollok, P., Amft, A., Diener, K., Lüttgens, D., & Piller, F. T. (2021) Knowledge diversity and team creativity: How hobbyists beat professional designers in creating novel board games. Research Policy, In Press.
  • Pollok, P., Lüttgens, D., & Piller, F. T. (2019). Attracting solutions in crowdsourcing contests: The role of knowledge distance, identity disclosure, and seeker status. Research Policy, 48(1), 98-114.
  • Pollok, P., Lüttgens, D., & Piller, F. T. (2019). How firms develop capabilities for crowdsourcing to increase open innovation performance: The interplay between organizational roles and knowledge processes. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 36(4), 412-441.
  • Lüttgens, D., Pollok, P., Antons, D., & Piller, F. (2014). Wisdom of the crowd and capabilities of a few: internal success factors of crowdsourcing for innovation. Journal of Business Economics, 84(3), 339-374.