Prof. Dr. Matthias Brauer

Prof. Dr. Matthias Brauer

Chair of Strategic and International Management

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Main fields of research

  • Strategic Corporate Transformation and Restructuring (i.e. M&A, Divestitures)
  • Corporate Strategy and Governance: Sustainably Managing Business Groups
  • 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

  • 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