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Institut für Betriebswirtschaftslehre Services & Operations Management

Prof. Dr. Helmut M. Dietl









Office hours:   

Plattenstrasse 14

Room PLM-G-210

CH-8032 Zürich

+41 (0)44 634 53 11              

by arrangement

Short Bio

Helmut M. Dietl is Professor of Services & Operations Management in the Department of Business Administration and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Center for Research in Sports Administration (CRSA) at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. He is Associate Editor of the Journal of Sports Economics. His research focuses on sports economics, sports management, services & operations management, and the economics of organization.

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Selected Publications

H. Dietl; J. Orlowski; P. Wegelin (2022). The importance of high performing team members in complex team work: results from quasi-experiments in professional team sports, Economic Inquiry.

H. Dietl; M. Lang; P. Lin (2022). The Effects of Introducing Advertising in Pay TV: A Model of Asymmetric Competition between Pay TV and Free TV, The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics.

H. Dietl; H. Li, J. Li (2021). Identifying key factors influencing sustainable element in healthcare waste management using the interval- valued fuzzy DEMATEL method, Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management.

H. Dietl; A. Özdemir; G. Rossi; R. Simmons (2021). Are Workers Rewarded for Inconsistent Performance?, Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society.

H. Dietl; J. Li; H. Li (2020). A Novel Decision Making Approach for Benchmarking the Service Quality of Smart Community Health Centers, IEEE Access.

H. Dietl; C. Gómez-González; P. Moretti; C. Nesseler (2020). Does persistence pay off? Accessing social activities with a foreign-sounding name, Applied Economic Letters. doi:10.1080/13504851.2020.1784381

H. Dietl; C. Gómez-González; C. Nesseler (2019). Does performance justify the underrepresentation of women coaches? Evidence from professional women’s soccer, Sports Management Review.

H. Dietl; M. Grossmann; M. Lang (2016). Why taxing executives' bonuses can foster risk-taking behavior. Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics JITE.

H. Dietl; M. Grossmann; A. Hefti; M. Lang (2015). Spillovers in sports leagues with promotion and relegation. Scottish Journal of Political Economy

H. Dietl; M. Grossmann (2015). Heterogeneous outside options in contests. European Journal of Political Economy

H. Dietl; M. Lang; P. Deflorin; E. Lucas (2014). The impact of complexity on knowledge transfer in manufacturing networks. Production and Operations Management

H. Dietl; D. Martignoni; M. Lang; E. Lucas (2013). Learning Through Inaccurate Replication. In Academy of Management Proceedings

H. Dietl; M. Grossmann; M. Lang; S. Wey (2013). Incentive effects of bonus taxes in a principal-agent model. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.

H. Dietl; M. Lang; A. Rathke (2009). The effect of salary caps in professional team sports on social welfare. The BE journal of economic analysis & policy

H. Dietl; E. Franck; M. Lang (2008). Overinvestment in team sports leagues: A contest theory model. Scottish Journal of Political Economy. http://10.1111/j.1467-9485.2008.00457.x

H. Dietl; M. Lang (2008). The effect of gate revenue sharing on social welfare. Contemporary Economic Policy.

H. Dietl; T. Hasan (2007). Pay-TV versus Free-TV: A model of sports broadcasting rights sales. Eastern Economic Journal.

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Weiterführende Informationen

Prof. Dr. Helmut Dietl

Prof. Dr. Helmut Dietl

Research Interest

Services & Operations Management, theory of the firm, sports management, sports economics

Contact & Location

University of Zurich
Department of Business Administration
Chair of Services & Operations Management 
Plattenstrasse 14
CH-8032 Zurich
Phone:   +41 (0)44 634 53 11 
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