Maciej Workiewicz
Associate professor, Management Department

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General Information Research Areas Publications Teaching Other Activities
2017 Ph.D., Management, INSEAD, France
2012 M.Sc., Management, INSEAD, France
2008 MBA, INSEAD, France
2002 M.A., International Economics and Politics, Warsaw School of Economics, Poland

Maciej Workiewicz is an Associate Professor of Management at ESSEC, where he teaches strategy and strategic management courses in the school’s Masters in Management, GMBA, and Executive Programs as well as strategy, organization theory, computer simulation, and machine learning in the school’s doctoral program. In his research he focuses on how organizational structure influences the way companies adapt to industry change and innovate. His research has been published in the Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Organization Design and the Journal of Management Inquiry. Before joining ESSEC in 2016, professor Workiewicz received his MBA from INSEAD, and later earned a PhD in Management (Strategy) from the same school. Prior to INSEAD, professor Workiewicz worked at Deloitte in Canada and at Siemens in Germany.

Personal Website  


Behavioral Strategy Wiki

Research Areas
Competitive and corporate strategy, behavioral strategy, organizational design, organizational knowledge and innovation, and complex systems.

energy and natural resources, manufacturing, technology, artificial and augmented intelligence technologies

Academic Publications
  "Fading hierarchies and the emergence of new forms of organization" (S. Billinger, M. Workiewicz), Journal of Organization Design, Sep 2019, Vol. 8, Issue 17, p. 1‑6
  "When Two Bosses are Better than One: Nearly Decomposable Systems and Organizational Adaptation" (D. Levinthal, M. Workiewicz), Organization Science, Issue 2
  "On Organizing: An Interview With James G. March" (J. Dong, J. March, M. Workiewicz), Journal of Organization Design, Dec 2017, Vol. 6, Issue 14, p. 1‑19
  "Github: Exploring the Space Between Boss-Less And Hierarchical Forms Of Organizing" (R. Burton, D. Håkonsson, J. Nickerson, P. Puranam, M. Workiewicz, T. Zenger), Journal of Organization Design, Nov 2017, Vol. 6, Issue 10, p. 1‑19
  "Adaptive Capacity and the Dynamics of Operational Capabilities" (V. Aggarwal, H. Posen, M. Workiewicz), Strategic Management Journal, Jun 2017, Vol. 38, Issue 6, p. 1212‑1231
  "On the Foundations of Organizational Knowledge: Interview with Professor Sidney G. Winter" (A. Almeida‑Costa, M. Workiewicz, G. Szulanski), Journal of Management Inquiry, Apr 2016, Vol. 25, Issue 2, p. 223‑231

Other Publications
Articles published in conference proceedings
  "The origin of capabilities? A microfoundational theory of firm heterogeneity", With V. Aggarwal, H. Posen. In : Best Papers Proceedings of the Academy of Management Annual Conference, Academy of Management Annual Conference, Vancouver, Canada. : Academy of Management, 2015

Awards and Distinctions

ESSEC Foundation’s Teaching Award, rated as the most favored professor in the 2017-2018 academic year

ESSEC Foundation’s Teaching Award, rated among the three most favored professors in the 2016-2017 academic year

Nomination for the 2017 SMS Houston Best Paper Prize for “Project screening and resource allocation in boss-less firms” (with Harsh Ketkar)

Nominated for the Academy of Management Meeting Best Paper (BPS Division) for the “The Origin of Capabilities? A Microfoundational Theory of Firm Heterogeneity” (with Vikas A. Aggarwal and Hart E. Posen)

Outstanding Reviewer Award, Strategic Management Society, Knowledge and Innovation Interest Group, 2016

Outstanding Reviewer Award, Strategic Management Society, Knowledge and Innovation Interest Group, 2014

OMT Division ABCD Award 2013 (Above and Beyond the Call of Duty) - best reviewer

Scientific Activities
Editorial Board Membership
  Journal of Organization Design, SpringerOnline

Affiliations and Academic Responsibilities

Member of Strategic Management Society, Academy of Management, Organization Design Community, and INFORMS

Professional Experience

2009 SIEMENS AG, Germany, Manager, Finance Excellence Program

2004 - 2007 Deloitte & Touche LLP, Canada, Coordinator of the Canadian Energy & Resources Practice

Useful Links

ESSEC Business School
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B.P. 50105
95021 Cergy Pontoise Cedex

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