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
Foss, Nicolai Juul; Klein, Peter G.; Lien, Lasse B.; Zellweger, Thomas; Zenger, Todd Ownership competence: The enabling and constraining role of institutions Strategic Management Journal Volume 44 (8); page 1955 - 1964; 2023
Angelshaug, Magne; Saebi, Tina; Lien, Lasse B.; Foss, Nicolai Juul Searching wide and deep for business model innovation Innovation: Organization and Management; 2023
Knudsen, Eirik Sjåholm; Lien, Lasse B. The half-life of knowledge and strategic human capital Human Resource Management Review Volume 33 (4); page 1 - 15; 2023
Lien, Lasse B.; Timmermans, Bram Crisis-induced innovation and crisis-induced innovators Industry and Innovation (0 pages); 2023
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