Lasse B. Lien

Professor Lasse B. Lien

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Strategy and Management
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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.; Timmermans, Bram; Alsos, Gry Agnete; Solheim, Marte Cecilie Wilhelmsen; Sørheim, Roger Innovasjonsatferd i krisetider. Innsikter fra norsk næringsliv. Magma - Tidsskrift for økonomi og ledelse (02); page 63 - 74; 2022
Knudsen, Eirik Sjåholm; Lien, Lasse B.; Timmermans, Bram; Wuebker, Robert The more things change, the more they stay the same: Demand-side responses to economic shocks Managerial and Decision Economics (MDE) (0 pages); 2021
Knudsen, Eirik Sjåholm; Lien, Lasse B.; Timmermans, Bram; Belik, Ivan; Pandey, Sujit Stability in turbulent times? The effect of digitalization on the sustainability of competitive advantage Journal of Business Research Volume 128; page 360 - 369; 2021
Klein, Peter G.; Knudsen, Eirik Sjåholm; Lien, Lasse B. How Much Does Strategy Matter, Really? M@n@gement Volume 24 (3); page 72 - 76; 2021
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