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Title
Research in Corporate Strategy
Contacts hour per week
2.0
Quarter
Lecturer
Hutzschenreuter, Thomas
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Content
1. Corporate Strategy - Overview
2. Corporate Growth
3. Product Diversification
4. International Diversification
5. Foreign Based Competition
Prerequisites
none
Course description
This course imparts substantive knowledge of selected issues of corporate strategy research. The development of these issues will be presented on the basic of classical and state-of-the-art articles. The participants wil be trained to analyze and interprete scientific papers and will get an insight into the conflict of rigor versus relevance.

1. Discipline-specific knowledge and competence - To develop solid knowledge and deep understanding of corporate strategy as an academic field and to develop solid knowledge on empirical methods applied to corporate strategy research
2. Management-specific skills - not applicable
3. Global business environment - Discussion of international diversification as a strategic option
4. Teamwork and responsible leadership - not applicable
5. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills - To develop solid knowledge and deep understanding of classical and recent research literature on selected corporate strategy topics
Teaching methods
Lecture and discussion
Theories
Behavioral theories of the firm,
Economic theories of the firm,
Panel analysis,
Literature review
Literature
to be announced
Further literature
to be announced
Method of examination
Written examination