Curriculum Vitae

Academic Positions

2019 - present     Associate Professor of Management, ESSEC Business School

2016 - 2019          Assistant Professor of Management, ESSEC Business School


PhD in Management, INSEAD, France, 2017

MSc in Management, INSEAD, France, 2012

MBA, INSEAD, France, 2008

M.A. International Economics and Politics, Warsaw School Of Economics, Poland, 1998-2002


Invited Talks
  • NOVA School of Business and Economics, April 2019

  • Rotterdam School of Management, February 2019

  • SKEMA Business School, March 2018

  • University of Lugano, Management Department, November 2017

  • Aarhus University, ICOA, March 2017

  • HEC Paris, Strategy and Business Policy Department, January 2016

  • Bocconi University, Department of Management & Technology, December 2015

  • ESADE Business School, Strategy and General Management Department, December 2015

  • RSM Rotterdam, Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship Department, December 2015

  • Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Management Department, December 2015

  • IE Business School, Strategy Department, December 2015

  • University of Southern Denmark, Strategic Organization Design unit, November 2015

  • Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics, November 2015

  • ESSEC Business School, Management Department, November 2015

Selected Conference Presentations
  • Co-organizer of ODC Conference "Organization Design in the Age of Artificial Intelligence", Harvard Business School, August 11, 2019

  • “Project screening and resource allocation in boss-less firms?”, SMS 37th Annual International Conference, 2017, Houston, TX, US, nominated for the Conference Best Paper Prize

  • “Project screening and resource allocation in boss-less firms?”, The Vienna Conference on Strategy, Organizational Design, and Innovation, 2017, Vienna, Austria

  • "The Advantages of the Multi-authority Form in Organizational Adaptation", TOM Conference 2015, Venice, Italy

  • "A Formal Investigation of the Efficacy of Multi-authority Hierarchies in Coordinating Action in Complex Organizations", SMS 34th Annual International Conference 2014; Madrid, Spain

  • ''The Power of Ignorance: Improving Organizational Adaptive Intelligence by Limiting Control over a Task Environment'', Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 2013; Lake Buena Vista, FL, US

  • ''Routines or Rules-of-Thumb: The Role of Adaptive Learning in the Evolution of Organizational Knowledge'', SMS 32nd Annual International Conference 2012; Prague, Czech Republic

  • ''Skill vs. Luck: Disentangling Capability Building and Adaptation in Organizational Learning'', Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 2012; Boston, MA, US

  • "An Interview with Sidney G. Winter on the Foundations of Knowledge and Innovation", SMS 31st Annual International Conference 2011; Miami, FL, US


  • Honorable Mention for the paper "A Cognitive Model of Problemistic Search" (with T. Keil and H. Posen) for the Behavioral Strategy IG at the 39th SMS Annual Conference in Minneapolis, MN, October 2019.

  • Received the ESSEC Foundation’s Teaching Award

    • rated as the most favored professor in the 2017-2018 academic year

    • 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”

  • 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

  • Awarded “Passed with Distinction” in the Ph.D. Strategy Comprehensive Exam (INSEAD, 2012)

  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Organization Design and Strategy Science

  • Guest Editor, Journal of Organization Design, Special Issue: Fading Hierarchies and the Emergence of New Forms of Organization

  • Reviewed for Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Organization Design, Management Science, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, and Strategy Science.

  • Reviewed for the OMT (Organization & Management Theory) division of the Academy of Management in 2012-2015 and BPS (Business Policy and Strategy) division of the Academy in 2015

  • Reviewed for the Knowledge and Innovation Track at the Strategic Management Society Annual Conference 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016

  • Track Chair and Session Chair (BPS) Academy of Management annual conference, Atlanta GA, 2017

  • Co-developed and maintains the Behavioral Strategy Wiki - SMS Behavioral Strategy IG initiative.

  • Assisted Professors Sarah Kaplan and Dan Levinthal with the organization and provided on-site support for the Organization Science Winter Conference at Steamboat, CO in 2014 and at Park City, UT in 2015


© 2016 by Maciej Workiewicz