Michal Hron, Ph.D.

Dr. Michal Hron is a researcher focusing on digital innovation and transformation. Located at the intersection of management scholarship and technology, his research contributes to the agenda on such topical issues as how to effectively organize to unleash the potential of digital technologies in established and especially fully digital ventures.

Michal completed his Ph.D. at Aarhus University, Denmark in 2022. He was a visiting researcher at the Department of Digitalisation at Copenhagen Business School in Fall of 2021. In his research, Michal collaborates with a range of academics across Europe. Michal holds a master’s degree in business intelligence from Aarhus University. He got his academic start at AAU with a 2016 BBA degree.

Michal currently holds an appointment as an assistant professor at the University of Economics in Prague and is involved at AAU as a part-time research track lecturer.

Selected Publications

Article in a peer-reviewed journal

  • Hron, M., & Obwegeser., N. (2021). Why and how is Scrum being adapted in practice: A systematic review. Journal of Systems and Software, 111110.
  • Hron, M., Obwegeser, N., & Müller, S. D. (2022). Innovation drift: The influence of digital artefacts on organizing for innovation. Innovation24(1), 168-200.

Paper in conference proceedings

  • Hron, M. (2021). The Quest for New Theoretical Logics of Digital Innovation: Linking Properties of Digital Artefacts with their Conceptualisations in Organisations. Proceedings of the 54th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2021. 
  • Hron, M., & Obwegeser., N. (2018). Scrum in practice: an overview of Scrum adaptations. Proceedings of the 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. 2018