Person

FH-Prof. PD Dr. Othmar Lehner MBA

Venture Capital and Crowdfunding, Accounting, Social Finance and Entrepreneurship, Financial Accounting, Risk Management, Data Science and Machine Learning

Education

University of Jyväskylä, Finland, Information Science, Habilitation (Docent)
Jun 2016 - Dec 2018
Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki, Accounting, Habilitation (Docent)
Dec 2015 - Sep 2018
University of Oxford, Entrepreneurship, Professorial Fellow
Jan 2014 - Dec 2018
University of Jyväskylä, Finland, Business and Economics, Doctor of Science (PhD)
Jan 2007 - Nov 2011

Research interests

  • Risk Management
  • Accounting
  • Venture Capital and Crowdfunding
  • Financial Accounting
  • Data Science and Machine Learning
  • Social Finance and Entrepreneurship
2019
O. Lehner, R. Simlinger - When Function Meets Emotion, Change Can Happen: Societal Value Propositions and Disruptive Potential in FinTechs - The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Vol. 20, No. 3, 2019 more
2019
O. Lehner, T. Harrer - Crowdfunding Platforms as Focal Actors in an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: An Interdisciplinary Value Perspective - Proceedings Hawaii International Conference of Systems Science, Hawaii, United States of America, 2019 more
2019
O. Lehner, T. Harrer - Accounting for Economic Sustainability: Environmental, Social and Governance Perspectives - Journal of Applied Accounting Research, Vol. 20, No. 3, 2019 more
2019
O. Lehner, C. Weber - Growing Up from In-Betweeners: Challenging Hybridity in Social Entrepreneurship - Entrepreneurship Research Journal, Vol. 9, No. 4, 2019 more
2019
O. Lehner, T. Harrer - Crowdfunding revisited: Taking Stock and Movin forward from a neo-institutional field-perspective - Venture Capital, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2019, pp. 75-96 more
2019
O. Lehner, S. Leitner-Hanetseder, C. Eisl - The Whatness of Digital Accounting: Status Quo and Ways to Move Forward - ACRN Oxford Journal of Finance and Risk Perspectives, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2019, pp. 10 more
2019
O. Lehner, T. Harrer, M. Quast - Building institutional legitimacy in impact investing: Strategies and gaps in financial communication and discourse - Journal of Applied Accounting Research, Vol. 20, No. 3, 2019, pp. 23 more
2019
O. Lehner, R. Simlinger - When Function Meets Emotion, Change Can Happen: Societal Value Propositions and Disruptive Potential in FinTechs - Proceedings Hawaii International Conference of Systems Science, Hawaii, United States of America, 2019 more
2018
A. Ojala, O. Lehner - The Building Blocks of Academic Writing in the Field of Information Systems - Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2018 more
2018
L. Perkhofer, O. Lehner - Using Gaze Behavior to Measure Cognitive Load - Proceedings of the NeuroIS Retreat 2018, Vienna, Austria, 2018, pp. 1-10 more
2018
O. Lehner, T. Harrer, M. Quast - Legitimacy and Discourse in Impact Investing: Searching for the Holy Grail - Academy of Management Proceedings, Chicago, United States of America, 2018 more
2018
T. Harrer, O. Lehner - Entrepreneurial Discourse from a Critical Feminist Perspective - British Academy of Management 2018 Proceedings, Bristol, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2018, pp. 2-26 more
2017
N. Zadrazil, O. Lehner, H. Losbichler - The Crucial Role of Time in M&A Activities: An Inductive Exploration - Journal of Modern Accounting and Auditing, Vol. 9, No. 7, 2017 more
2017
A. Ganthaler, O. Lehner - Academic Conferences in the Field of Management: A Triangulated Conjoint Analysis - British Academy of Management Proceedings, Warwick, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2017 more
2017
O. Lehner, T. Harrer - Crowdfunding Platforms as Super-Catalysts in an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem - British Academy of Management Proceedings, Warwick, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2017 more
2017
S. Mohamad, J. Othman, O. Lehner, R. Muda - Social sukuk: A new mechanism to fund social services - Journal of Emerging Economies and Islamic Research, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2017, pp. 69-81 more
2017
L. Falschlunger, O. Lehner - Modelling Cognitive Fit: Decision Making and Cognitive Load - Modelling Cognitive Fit: Decision Making and Cognitive Load, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 2017 more
2017
L. Falschlunger, O. Lehner, H. Losbichler - Applying Cognitive Fit Theory on Financial Information Visualization: recognizing Cognitive Load - Proceedings of the 16th FRAP Conference, Cambridge, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2017, pp. 1-36 more
2017
K. Pichler, O. Lehner - European Commission - New Regulations Concerning Environmental and Social Impact Reporting - ACRN Oxford Journal of Finance and Risk Perspectives, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2017, pp. 1-54 more
2017
N. Zadrazil, O. Lehner - M&As are a strategic instrument to grow for corporations. However, acquiring corporations have to face a large number of challenges to really succeed in merging two organisations. Half of all transactions have been failing resulting in disastrous write-of - British Academy of… more
2016
P. Dey, O. Lehner - Registering Ideology in the Creation of Social Entrepreneurs: Intermediary Organizations - JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ETHICS, Vol. 133, No. 2, 2016 more
2016
O. Lehner - Impact Investing - Nachhaltige Investitionen mit Hebel - CFOactual, 2016, pp. 183-188 more
2016
L. Falschlunger, O. Lehner, H. Treiblmaier, C. Eisl - Visual Representation of Information as an Antecedent of Perceptive Efficiency: The Effect of Experience - Proceedings of 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-49), Hawaii, United States of America, 2016, pp. 668-676 more
2016
L. Falschlunger, O. Lehner, H. Treiblmaier - InfoVis: The Impact of Information Overload on Decision Making Outcome in High Complexity Settings - SIGHCI 2016 Proceedings, Dublin, Ireland, 2016, pp. 1-6 more
2016
L. Falschlunger, O. Lehner - Expanding the Theory of Cognitive Fit: A Longitudinal Quantitative Study - 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, United States of America, 2016, pp. 1-40 more
2016
J. Pesendorfer, O. Lehner - Islamic banking and Finance as an Ethical Alternative: a Systematic Lieterature Review - ACRN Oxford Journal of Finance and Risk Perspectives, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2016, pp. 42-64 more
2016
O. Lehner, C. Weber - Overcoming Hybridity in Neo-Institutionalism - EGOS 2016, Naples, Italy, 2016 more
2016
O. Lehner, C. Weber - Challenging Institutional Hybridity in Social Entrepreneurship with Configuration Theory - Academy of Management Proceedings, Anaheim, California, United States of America, 2016 more
2015
O. Lehner, C. Weber - Challenging Hybridity in Social Entrepreneurship: Growing Up from In-Betweeners with Configuration Theory - 12th NYU Stern Conference on Social Entrepreneurship Proceedings, New York, United States of America, 2015 more
2015
O. M. Lehner - Routledge Handbook of Social and Sustainable Finance - Routledge - Taylor and Francis Group, 2015 more
2015
L. Falschlunger, H. Treiblmaier, O. Lehner, E. Grabmann - Cognitive differences and their impact on information perception: an empirical study combining survey and eye tracking data - Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation 10, Gmunden, Austria, Austria, 2015, pp. 137-144 more
2015
O. Lehner - Debt and Equity based Crowdfunding of Social Ventures in Oxford Handbook of Social Finance (Editors: A. Nicholls) - Oxford University Press, 2015 more
2015
O. Lehner - Finance, Risk and Accounting Perspectives - Journal of Applied Accounting Research, Vol. 16, No. 3, 2015 more
2015
O. Lehner, L. Brandstetter - Opening the Market for Impact Investments: The Need for Adapted Portfolio Tools - Entrepreneurship Research Journal, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2015, pp. 87-107 more
2015
O. Lehner, E. Grabmann, C. Ennsgraber - Entrepreneurial Implications of Crowdfunding as Alternative Finance Source for Innovations - Journal of Venture Capital, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2015, pp. 171-189 more
2015
S. Baumann, O. Lehner, H. Losbichler - A push-and-pull factor model for environmental management accounting: a contingency perspective - Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment, Vol. 5, No. 3, 2015, pp. 1-24 more
2015
L. Falschlunger, O. Lehner, E. Grabmann, H. Losbichler - Deriving a holistic cognitive fit model for an optimal visualization of data for management decisions - Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Partial Least Squares Path Modeling, Sevilla, Spain, 2015, pp. 1-6 more
2015
O. Lehner, E. Grabmann, C. Ennsgraber - Crowdfunding – Innovationsmotor oder Irrweg? – Auswirkungen auf Geschäftsmodelle junger Unternehmer - CFO today, Vol. 9, No. 4, 2015, pp. 156-162 more
2015
L. Falschlunger, O. Lehner, C. Eisl, H. Losbichler - Development of a Data Visualization Model based on Information Processing Theory - Proceedings of the 9th conference for Austrian universities of applied sciences, Hagenberg, Austria, 2015, pp. 1-7 more
2014
O. Lehner - Finance, Risk and Accounting Perspectives Editorial - Journal of Venture Capital, Vol. 16, No. 3, 2014, pp. 185-188 more
2014
O. Lehner, A. Germak - Antecedents of social entrepreneurship: between public service motivation and the need for achievement - International Journal of Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Vol. 3, No. 3, 2014, pp. 214-229 more
2014
B. Fischer, B. Gral, O. Lehner - Evaluating SOX Section 404: Costs, Benefits and Earnings Management - Journal of Finance and Risk Perspectives, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2014 more
2014
O. Lehner - The Formation and Interplay of Social Capital in Crowd Funded Social Ventures - Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, Vol. 26, No. 3, 2014, pp. 478-499 more
2014
O. Lehner - Social Finance and Crowdfunding for Social Enterprises: a Public-Private Scheme Providing Legitimacy and Leverage - Journal of Venture Capital, Vol. 16, No. 3, 2014, pp. 271-286 more
2014
O. Lehner - The Use of Islamic Hedging Instruments as Non Spectaculative Risk Managemant Tools - Journal of Venture Capital, Vol. 16, No. 3, 2014, pp. 207-226 more
2013
O. Lehner - Crowdfunding social ventures: a model and research agenda - Journal of Venture Capital, Vol. 15, No. 3, 2013, pp. 289-311 more
2013
O. Lehner - The Nexus of Enterprise Risk Management and Value Creation: Connecting the Dots and Finding the Blind Spots - Journal of Finance and Risk Perspectives, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2013, pp. 230-261 more
2013
O. Lehner - Pre-paradigmatic Status of Social Entrepreneurship Research: A Systematic Literature Review - Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2013, pp. 198-219 more
2012
O. Lehner - Social Entrepreneurship Perspectives: Triangulated Approaches to Hybridity - JSBE, 2012, pp. 177 more
2012
O. Lehner - Opportunity Recognition in Social Entrepreneurship A Thematic Meta Analysis - Journal of Entrepreneurship, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2012, pp. 25-58 more
2011
O. Lehner - The Phenomenon of Social Enterprise in Austria: A Triangulated Descriptive Study - Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2011, pp. 53-78 more
2016
A successful exploitation of "big data" in companies and organizations requires the interactive visualization of large information spaces with intuitive interaction techniques. However, many… more
2014
Literature from fields such as Social Entrepreneurship and Public Management already extensively deals with the many faces of social ventures and blended value creation (Gundry, Kickul, Griffiths, &… more