Prof. Dr. Shashi Matta

Professor für Innovation und Kreativität

Shashi Matta
Prof. Dr. Shashi Matta
Professor of Innovation and Creativity
Gebäude Neubau | Raum: NB-321
Sprechstunde
Wednesday, 11.00 - 12.00 a.m. (by prior arrangement)

Biographie

Prof. Dr. Shashi Matta ist Professor und Lehrstuhlinhaber am Lehrstuhl für Innovation & Creativity sowie Prodekan für Internationalisierung an der WFI Ingolstadt School of Management der Katholischen Universität Eichstätt Ingolstadt (KU). Professor Matta ist seit Juni 2018 an der KU tätig. Er ist Gründungsdirektor des KU-Forschungsinstituts für Business and Economics in Service of Humanity (BESH) und fungiert zudem als strategischer Berater für Universitätseinschreibungen und -förderung an der KU. Seine frühere akademische Laufbahn umfasst Positionen als Fakultätsdirektor von MBA-Programmen und außerordentlicher Professor für Marketing - Klinisches Marketing an der Ohio State University am Fisher College of Business in Columbus, Ohio, USA. Er hat einen Bachelor-Abschluss in Ingenieurwesen (Osmania University, Indien, 1995), einen Master-Abschluss in Betriebswirtschaftslehre (XLRI Jamshedpur, Indien, 1999) und einen Doktortitel (PhD) in Betriebswirtschaftslehre (University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA, 2006). Er lebte 17 Jahre lang in den Vereinigten Staaten, bevor er im Juni 2018 nach Deutschland kam.

Professor Matta ist ein preisgekrönter Forscher, Dozent und Mentor, der sich dem Aufbau stabiler Brücken zwischen Wissenschaft, Industrie und Gesellschaft verschrieben hat. Er unterhält enge Kontakte in die Wirtschaft durch Beratungs- und Vortragstätigkeiten bei mehreren internationalen Unternehmen in den Bereichen Wachstumsstrategien, Kreativität & Innovation, Marketingstrategien, Markenbildung & Positionierung, Werbung, Marketingmetriken, Return on Investment, Kundenerfahrung und Servicemanagement. Zu diesen Themenbereichen wurde er als Experte für Medienberichte auf nationaler Ebene in den Vereinigten Staaten gehört. Professor Matta engagierte sich durch unentgeltliche Beratung und die Betreuung von Studierendenprojekten für gemeinnützige Organisationen in den Vereinigten Staaten.

Die von Professor Matta gesammelte Branchenerfahrung vor seiner Promotion umfasst Positionen im Markenmanagement, in der Werbung und im Marketing. Er hat auf allen Ebenen unterrichtet, unter anderem in MBA-, Master-, Bachelor- und Executive Education-Programmen, und hat mehrere Lehrpreise gewonnen.

Professor Matta forscht in den Bereichen Verbraucherverhalten, Innovation, Markenbildung, Stereotypen und Dienstleistungsmarketing. Seine Forschung wurde in hochrangigen akademischen Zeitschriften veröffentlicht, darunter Journal of Marketing, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Retailing, Review of Marketing Research und Emotion.

Professor Matta hat Erfahrung als Vorstandsmitglied von gewinnorientierten und gemeinnützigen Organisationen und wurde als Sachverständiger in Rechtsfällen im Zusammenhang mit Brand Confusion und Verbraucherverhalten gehört.

Werfen Sie gerne auch einen Blick auf seinen Blog: NOW WHAT.

Forschungsschwerpunkte

  • Consumers’ Inductive and Deductive Inferences
  • Branding and Brand Extensions
  • Stereotypes in Consumer Behavior

  • Financial and Physical Well-being

  • Services Marketing and Management

  • Innovation and Creativity

Forschungsförderung

  • Center for Positive Marketing and Association of National Advertisers Research Grant, 2019
  • ING’s Think Forward Initiative (TFI) Research Grant 2018-2019
  • Research Grant to Study the German Mittelstand and the US Middle Market, 2016
  • Fisher College of Business Small Grants, 2009-2010, 2010-2011
  • Coca Cola CDW Grant for research on perceptions of gender diversity in service firms, 2007-2008
  • CIBER Global Competence Award for research on off-shoring of services, 2006-2007, 2007-2008

Veröffentlichungen

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

Matta, Shashi, Natalia Rogova, and Gonzalo Luna-Cortés (2021), “Investigating Tolerance of Uncertainty, COVID-19 Concern, and Compliance with Recommended Behavior in Four Countries: The Moderating Role of Mindfulness, Trust in Scientists, and Power Distance, "  Personality and Individual Differences  (Forthcoming).

Hogreve, Jens, Shashi Matta, Alexander Hettich, and Rebecca Walker-Reczek (2020), “How do Social Norms Influence Parents' Food Choices for their Children? The Role of Social Comparison and Implicit Self-Theories, "  Journal of Retailing ,  V ol. 97 (2), 173-190.

Lickel, Brian, Kostadin Kushlev, Victoria Savalei, Shashi Matta, Toni Schmader (2014), “Shame and Motivation to Change the Self,”  Emotion,  Vol. 14 (6), 1049-1061.

Folkes, Valerie, and Shashi Matta (2013) *, “When a Product Takes On Characteristics of the Person Who Created it: Sometimes it Sounds Sweeter,”  Journal of Consumer Psychology , Vol. 23 (1), 19-35.
* Lead research article

Yorkston, Eric, Joseph Nunes and Shashi Matta (2010), “The Malleable Brand: The Role of Implicit Theories in Evaluating Brand Extensions,”  Journal of Marketing,  Vol. 74 (1), 80-93.

Folkes, Valerie, and Shashi Matta (2007), “How Much to Use? An Action-Goal Framework of the Factors Influencing Consumption Quantity, ”  Review of Marketing Research,  Vol. 4, 33-62.

Matta, Shashi, and Valerie Folkes (2005) **, “Inferences about the Brand from Counter-Stereotypical Service Providers,”  Journal of Consumer Research,  Vol. 32 (2), 196-206.
** Winner of the AMA SERVSIG Award for 'Best Paper in services Published in 2005.'

Martin, Ingrid M., David W. Stewart, and Shashi Matta (2005), “Branding Strategies, Marketing Communication, and Perceived Brand Meaning: The Transfer of Purposive, Goal – Oriented Brand Meaning to Brand Extensions,”  Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science,  Vol. 33 (3), 275-294.

Folkes, Valerie and Shashi Matta (2004), “The Effect of Package Shape on Consumers' Judgments of Product Volume: Attention as a Mental Contaminant,”  Journal of Consumer Research , Vol. 31 (2), 390-401.

Book Chapters

Matta, Shashi, and Gonzalo Luna-Cortés (2020), “I Share, Therefore I am: Reflections on Visual Dialogue from a Consumer Psychology Perspective on Creativity, Identity, and Value,” Dialog-Dialogues: Ein Artistic-Research-Project im interdisciplinary dialogue,  ed. Rainer Wenrich and Petia Knebel.   

Martin, Ingrid M., Shashi Matta, and David W. Stewart (2003), “The Role of Goals in Extending Brand Equity,”  Advances in Psychology Research , Vol. 25, ed. Serge P. Shohov, New York: Nova Science Publishers, 31-48. Reprinted in  Progress in Economics Research , Vol. 8, 2004, 1-18.

Ehrungen und Auszeichnungen

  • Annual Teaching Award, “Preis der Lehre”, awarded for Excellent Teaching at the WFI – Ingolstadt School of Management, KU, July 2020
  • Competitive Research Grant - 1st Place - awarded bythe  Center for Positive Marketing and the Association of National Advertisers (ANA), New York, February 2019
  • BRIGHT MBA Faculty Luminary Award for Best Professor in the BRIGHT MBA Program,  Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University, May 2018
  • Bostic-Georges Pace Setter Faculty Service Award, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University, March 2018
  • Fellow, OSTEP Faculty Learning Community, University Center for Advancement of Teaching, The Ohio State University, 2017-2018
  • Outstanding MBA Core Class Professor” Award, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University, May 2016
  • Favorite Business School Professors Teaching MBAs, Poets & Quants, August 2016
  • Ohio State University Leadership Awards, by Office of Student Life, “Outstanding Advisor for a Student Organization (for AMP)”, April 2016
  • Daniel Westerbeck “Pace Setter” Teaching Excellence Award, Pace Setter Award Ceremony, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University, March 2015
  • Invited Guest Professorship at the Ingolstadt School of Management, Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany, Summer 2017, Summer 2016, Summer 2015, Summer 2014
  • Undergraduate Program Award for Outstanding Service, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University, March 2014
  • Audi Guest Professorship at the Ingolstadt School of Management, Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany, Summer 2013, Summer 2012
  • Distinguished Undergraduate Research Mentor Nominee, Denman Undergraduate Research Forum, The Ohio State University, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
  • MBA Elective Teaching Award by the Department of Marketing & Logistics, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University, 2012
  • Nominated for the Outstanding Faculty Award by the Alumni Association of the OSU Sphinx Senior Class Honorary, The Ohio State University, March 2011 and March 2009
  • Best Research Paper award at the International Conference on Services in Emerging Markets, Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, September 2010
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University, February 2010
  • Marketing Professor of the Year, Ohio State Chapter, American Marketing Association, 2008
  • Consortium Faculty, AMA Sheth Doctoral Consortium, Arizona State University, May 2007
  • Winner of the AMA SERVSIG Award for the ‘Best Paper in Services, Published in 2005,’ for “Inferences about the Brand from Counter-Stereotypical Service Providers,” Journal of Consumer Research32 (2), 196-206 (co-authored with Valerie Folkes).
  • Outstanding Academic Achievement Award, University of Southern California, May 2006
  • Fellow, AMA Sheth Doctoral Consortium, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, July 2005
  • Winner of the 2004 Liam Glynn Scholarship for the Most Promising Young Scholar in Services, awarded by the Services Special Interest Group of the American Marketing Association
  • Winner of the 2004 CIBEAR Doctoral Dissertation Grant, USC Marshall School of Business
  • 2004-2005 PhD Excellence in Teaching Award, Marketing Dept, USC Marshall School of Business
  • Winner of the Best Paper Presentation Award at the 5th Annual Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Conference, Sydney, Australia, August 2004
  • Recipient of the university-wide Provost’s Award to represent University of Southern California at the 5th Annual Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Conference, Sydney, Australia, August 2004
  • Chosen from a university-wide selection of 15 doctoral students to participate in The Future Professoriate, a one-year program conducted by University of Southern California’s Center for Excellence in Teaching, 2005

Präsentationen und Workshops* (seit Januar 2019)

*For a list of academic conference presentations, see the next section

Featured Changemaker Keynote Session, “Changing Time – Shaping World” Series, Scheduled: November 2021

International Mediation Day, Mediation DACH e.V., Germany, June 2021. Featured Speaker Session on “Five Big Ideas for the Future of Conflict, Resolution and Harmony.”

Toulouse Business School (TBS) Social & Innovation Marketing Lab, May 2021. Research presentation on “Investigating Consumers’ Tolerance of Uncertainty, COVID-19 Concern, and Compliance with Recommended Behavior in Four Countries.”

Sprint4Local Hackathon and Innovation Challenge by brigk and IFG Ingolstadt, Ingolstadt, Germany, April 2020. Webinar on “Innovation in Times of Crisis.”

Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University, New York City, USA, February 2020. LEGO® Serious Play® Workshop for Faculty on “Infusing Social Innovation in the Curriculum.”

Aerospace MBA Program, Toulouse Business School (TBS), Toulouse, France, February 2020. LEGO® Serious Play® Workshop on “Business Growth Strategies and Innovative Solutions.”

University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, January 2020. Research Presentation on “More Than a Matter of Opinion? Consumers’ Perceptions of the Usefulness of Online Ratings Provided by Critics and Users.”

University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany, January 2020. Research Presentation on “The Person Brand Effect and the Role of Product Innovation.”

Workshop on Social & Innovation Marketing, Toulouse Business School (TBS), Toulouse, France, November 2019. Research Presentation on “The Person Brand Effect and the Role of Product Innovation.”

Toulouse Business School (TBS), Casablanca, Morocco, October 2019. LEGO® Serious Play® Workshop on “Building a Research Program.”

Interdisciplinary Summer School Workshop, Hanns Seidel Foundation, Casablanca, Morocco, October 2019. LEGO® Serious Play® Workshop on “Research Impact.”

Interdisciplinary Summer School Workshop, Hanns Seidel Foundation, Casablanca, Morocco, October 2019. Research Workshop on “Identity: Perspectives from Social Psychology and Consumer Behavior.”

Creativity and Construction Grammar Workshop II, Fritz Thyssen Foundation and Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Eichstätt, Germany, March 2019. Research Presentation on “Connecting the Dots: Insights on Creativity from Research in Business and Consumer Behavior.”

Toulouse Business School (TBS), Social & Innovation Marketing Lab, Toulouse, France, March 2019. Research Presentation on “Parental Choice of Healthy Food for Children: The Role of Social Comparison, Implicit Self-Theories and Social Norms.”

Komark Annual Meeting 2019, Karlsruhe, Germany, January 2019. Research Presentation on “Parental Choice of Healthy Food for Children: The Role of Social Comparison, Implicit Self-Theories and Social Norms.”

Konferenz-Präsentationen

“Emulating Success or Learning from Failure? The Role of Personal Saving Orientation, Implicit Self-Theories, and Peer Persuasion on Financial Behaviors,” with Grazia Pia Palmiotti and Natalia Rogova, in a Special Session, “Money Matters: Consumer Financial Well-being through a Marketing Lens.” AMA Winter Educators’ Conference, San Diego, CA, USA, February 2020.

“The Role of Personal Saving Orientation, Implicit Self-Theories, and Peer Persuasion on Financial Behaviors,” with Grazia Pia Palmiotti and Natalia Rogova. Frontiers in Service ConferenceAMA, Singapore, July 2019.

“How Does Privacy Literacy Affect Consumers’ Online and Offline Behaviors and their Trust in Brands,” Thought Leaders Conference on Privacy in Marketing – Journal of Retailing, Florence, Italy June 2019.

“Parental Choice of Healthy Food for Children: The Role of Social Comparison, Implicit Self-Theories and Social Norms,” with Jens Hogreve, Alexander Hettich and Rebecca Reczek. AMA Winter Educators’ Conference, Austin, TX, February 2019.

“Parental Choice of Healthy Food for Children: The Role of Social Comparison, Implicit Self-Theories and Social Norms,” with Jens Hogreve, Alexander Hettich and Rebecca. Beyond Borders and Boundaries: Bridging Theory and Practice in Creating Social GoodAshoka U Pre-conference, San Diego, CA, February 2019.

“Hot Data, Cold Trust: The Role of Privacy Literacy in Restoring Trust and Consumer-Brand Relationships” with Nicole Kirpalani and Shanshan Lou. Center for Positive Marketing Annual Conference, New York, NY, February 2019.

“A Tale of Three Cultures: The Effect of Consumers’ Ethnic and Gender Stereotypes on Evaluations of Service Providers and Service Firms,” with Valerie Folkes. Frontiers in Service ConferenceAMA, Austin, TX, September 2018.

“Cause and Effect: A Systematic Review of Four Decades of Experimental Research in Service Marketing,” with Jens Hogreve and Kathrin Albrecht. BI-JAMS Thought Leadership Conference on Generalizations in Marketing: Systematic Reviews and Meta Analyses, Oslo Norway, June 2018.

“It’s a Three-Dimensional World: Consumers’ Stereotypes of Service Professions Affect Inferences about Service Employees’ Competence and Warmth,” with Jens Hogreve and Hannes Flieischer. Frontiers in Service ConferenceAMA, New York, NY, June 2017.

“A Tale of Two Cultures: The Effect of Consumers’ Ethnic and Gender Stereotypes on Evaluations of Service Providers and Service Firms,” with Valerie Folkes. AMA Global Marketing SIG Special ConferenceAMA, Havana, Cuba, April 2017.

“Investigating the Effects of Customer Co-production in Service Recovery,” with Nicola Bilstein and Jens Hogreve. Association of Consumer Research (ACR) Conference, Berlin, October 2016.

“Money Matters: Consumer Financial Well-Being,” with Jens Hogreve and Lucas Costanzo. Special Session at SERVSIG ConferenceAMA, Maastricht, Netherlands, June 2016.

“Let’s Talk Money: Impulsivity, Social Influence and Consumers’ Saving Behaviors,” with Jens Hogreve and Lucas Costanzo. Frontiers in Service ConferenceAMA, San Jose, CA, July 2015.

“Can I Get a Helping Hand? Maybe Not: Understanding Co-production in Service Recovery Processes,” with Nicola Bilstein and Jens Hogreve. AMA Winter Educators’ Conference, San Antonio, TX, February 2015.

“Consumers’ Perceptions of Rating Usefulness for Value and Luxury Services: The Relative Importance of Critics’ and Users’ Ratings,” with Jens Hogreve. Frontiers in Service ConferenceAMA, Miami, FL, June 2014.

“Starting within and Going Beyond: Building a Higher Education Brand,” with Ann Hamilton and Lisa Bare. AMA Higher Education Conference, Boston, MA, November 2013.

“When are There Too Many Women? Consumers’ Judgments of Gender in Service Groups,” with Valerie Folkes. Association for Consumer Research (ACR) Conference, Chicago, IL, October 2013.

“Co-production in Service Recovery Processes,” with Jens Hogereve and Nicola Bilstein. European Marketing Academy Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, June 2013.

“Cause and Effect: A Review of Three Decades of Experimental Research in Services Marketing,” with Jens Hogereve and Carsten Reigber. QUIS: International Research Symposium on Service Excellence in Management, Karlstad, Sweden, June 2013.

“Understanding Co-production in Service Recovery Processes,” with Jens Hogereve and Nicola Bilstein. Frontiers in Service Conference, AMA, Washington D.C., June 2012.

“Consumers’ Lay Theories about Experts’ versus Users’ Opinions of Luxury and Value Brands,” with Raji Srinivasan and Shrihari Sridhar. AMA Winter Educators’ Conference, Austin, TX, February 2011.

“Firm Strategies to Combat Negative Perceptions of Offshored Customer Service,” with Valerie Folkes. AMA Winter Educators’ Conference, Austin, TX, February 2011.

“Consumers’ Evaluations of Competence and Warmth of Service Providers,” with Clay Voorhees and Michael Brady. AMA Winter Educators’ Conference, New Orleans, LA, February 2010.

“Consumers’ Evaluations of Competence and Warmth of Service Providers,” with Clay Voorhees and Michael Brady. Frontiers in Service Conference (AMA), Honolulu, Hawaii, October 2009.

Special Session on ‘A Customer-centric View of Service Encounters’ at the AMA Winter Educators’ Conference, Tampa, FL, February 2009.

“Shame versus Guilt in Consumption: Implications for Healthcare Service Providers,” with Vanessa Patrick and Debbie MacInnis. Frontiers in Service Conference (AMA), Washington D.C., October 2008.

“Offshoring of Customer Service: A View from Multiple Angles.” The Eighth International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in OrganizationsCambridge University, UK, August 2008.

“Consumers’ Perception of Offshored Customer Service,” with Aaron Kunkel. 9th Annual International Business Research Forum, and the 2nd Annual Offshoring Research Network Conference and Workshop, Philadelphia, PA, April 2008.

“Consumers’ Evaluations of Competence and Warmth of Service Providers,” with Clay Voorhees and Michael Brady. AMA Winter Educators’ Conference, Austin, TX, February 2008.

“Perceived Cohesiveness of Service Firms: How Consumers Resolve Inconsistent Service Quality Information,” with Valerie Folkes. AMA Winter Educators’ Conference, Austin, TX, February 2008.

“Consumers’ Perceptions of Offshored Service: Crossover or Crossout?” with Valerie Folkes. Frontiers in Service Conference, San Francisco, CA, October 2007.

“Do Service Employee Labels Communicate Value? Marketing Implications of Innovative Employment Practices in Service Firms,” with Valerie Folkes. Special session on Services Innovation at the AMA Winter Educators’ Conference, San Diego, CA, February 2007.

“Consumers’ Perceptions of Firms Employing Counterstereotypical Service Providers: Making a Case for a Gender Diverse Work Force,” with Valerie Folkes. AMA Winter Educators’ Conference, San Diego, CA, February 2007.

“When Women Lead, do Consumers’ Perceptions of her Firm Follow?” with Valerie Folkes. Special session paper at the Association for Consumer Research Conference (ACR), Orlando, FL, September 2006.

“The Role of Implicit Theories in Brand Extendibility” with Eric Yorkston and Joe Nunes. Special session paper at the Association for Consumer Research Conference (ACR), Orlando, FL, September 2006.

“Perception of Firms Employing Counterstereotypical Service Providers: Advantages and Disadvantages of a Gender Diverse Work Force,” with Valerie Folkes. Public Policy and Marketing Conference, Long Beach, CA, June 2006.

“The Consequences of Violating Consumption Norms,” with Debbie MacInnis and Vanessa Patrick. Special session at the Association for Consumer Research Conference, San Antonio, TX, October 2005.

“Counter-stereotypical Service Providers Influence Consumers’ Evaluation of Services,” with Valerie Folkes. Frontiers in Services Conference, Miami, FL, October 2004.

“Perceptions of Gender Counter-Stereotypical Service Providers,” with Valerie Folkes. Working paper session at the Association for Consumer Research Conference, Portland, OR, October 2004.

“Through the Looking Glass: How a Brand’s Malleability Mirrors the Self,” with Eric Yorkston. Special session paper at the Association for Consumer Research Conference, Portland, OR, October 2004.

“Shame and Guilt in Consumer Behavior,” with Debbie MacInnis and Vanessa Patrick. Special session paper at the Association for Consumer Research Conference, Portland, OR, October 2004.

“Consumers’ Perceptions of Outsourced Service: Crossover or Cross Out?” with Valerie Folkes. 5th Annual Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Conference, Sydney, Australia, August 2004.

“When Women are from Mars and Men from Venus: The Effect of Gender Counter-Stereotypical Employees on Consumers’ Perceptions,” with Valerie Folkes. Working paper session at the Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology, Claremont, CA, April 2004.

“Building Loyalty to the Firm from Information about the Individual Service Provider: How Exceptional Employees Help the Firm,” with Valerie Folkes and George Eapen. AMA Winter Educators’ Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, February 2004.