Prof. Dr. Matthias Brauer

Prof. Dr. Matthias Brauer

Chair of Strategic and International Management


Main fields of research

  • Corporate Governance and Compliance: Responsibly Managing Business Groups
  • Strategic Corporate Transformation and Restructuring (i.e. M&A, Divestitures)
  • Managing Growth
  • Effectiveness of Management “Tools” and Practices in Strategy Formulation and Implementation
  • Strategic Decision-Making

Curriculum vitae

2002 Lic. oec. (HSG), University of St. Gallen
2005 Dr. oec. (HSG), University of St. Gallen
2006–2010 Assistant Professor of Strategy at University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland
2007–2008 Visiting Position at Erasmus School of Economics (Department of Applied Economics)
2010–2013 Associate Professor at the University of St. Gallen (HSG)
2013–2014 Professor of Strategy at the University of Luxembourg
2014 Professor of Strategic and International Management at the University of Mannheim

Selected memberships

  • Academy of Management
  • Strategic Management Society
  • German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB), Commitee Strategic Management

Prizes, awards, honors

  • Nominee for the VHB Best Teaching Book Award (2022)
  • Nominee for the VHB Best Conference Paper Award (2020)
  • Winner of the MBA Best Lecturer Award at the University of St. Gallen (2011, 2012)
  • Winner of the Strategic Management Society Best Conference Ph.D. Paper Prize (Miami, USA) (2011)
  • Winner of the Outstanding Paper Award Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2011
  • Finalist for the Carolyn Dexter Best Conference Paper Award, Academy of Management (2008 & 2010)
  • Winner of the Latsis Price (HSG) for outstanding research (2008)

Selected editorial activities

  • Member of the Editorial Review Board of Academy of Management Discoveries (AMD), Journal of Management
  • Ad-hoc Reviewer for Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies
  • Reviewer for BPS, OMT and Entrepreneurship Division for AOM Annual Meetings

Selected publications