Lasse B. Lien

Professor Lasse B. Lien

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Strategy and Management
Competition Economics Strategy Strategic Human Capital Strategy in recessions Diversification- and growth strategies


Lasse B. Lien holds a dr. oecon and Master of Science degrees from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and a BA in political science from the University of Bergen.

He is currently professor of strategy at the Department of Strategy and Management at Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), where he is the director of the research group S T O P (Strategy, Organization and Performance).

Liens research interests are related to performance differences between firms, in particular to corporate level strategy, the link between strategy and business cycles, and to competitive dynamics more generally. 

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Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
Lien, Lasse B.; Knudsen, Eirik Sjåholm; Baardsen, Tor Øyvind Strategiboken Fagbokforlaget; 2016
Saebi, Tina; Lien, Lasse B.; Foss, Nicolai Juul What Drivers Business Model Adaptation? The Impact of Opportunities, Threats and Strategic Orientation Long range planning Volume 50 (5); page 567 - 581; 2016
Lien, Lasse B.; Jakobsen, Erik W. Ekspansjon og konsernstrategi Gyldendal Akademisk; 2015
Knudsen, Eirik Sjåholm; Lien, Lasse B. Hire, Fire, or Train: Innovation and Human Capital Responses to Recessions Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal Volume 9 (4); page 313 - 330; 2015
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