Kirsten Foss

Professor Kirsten Foss

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Strategy and Management
International Business Strategy Organizing of innovations


Kirsten Foss joined the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) in her current position in 2008. She received her Master of Science (Business Administration) degree in 1991 and her PhD degree in 1996 from the Copenhagen Business School.

Kirsten’s research centers on the interplay between firm organization, strategy and internal organization. Her research has covered areas such as entrepreneurship, competitive strategy, product development and international business.

Her work has appeared in Strategic Management Journal, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal and Organization Studies. Kirsten also holds a 20 % position at the Copenhagen Business School at the Department of Strategy, Globalization and Management. 

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Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
Asmussen, Christian G.; Foss, Kirsten; Foss, Nicolai Juul; Klein, Peter G. Economizing and strategizing: How coalitions and transaction costs shape value creation and appropriation Strategic Management Journal (22 pages); 2020
Foss, Kirsten; Foss, Nicolai Juul; Klein, Peter G. Uncovering the hidden transaction costs of market power: A property rights approach to strategic positioning Managerial and Decision Economics (MDE) Volume 39 (3); page 306 - 319; 2018
Foss, Kirsten; Foss, Nicolai Juul; Klein, Peter G. Managerial authority in the Coasean firm: an entrepreneurial perspective The Elgar Companion to Ronald H. Coase; page 160 - 172; 2016
Stea, Diego; Foss, Kirsten; Foss, Nicolai Juul A NEGLECTED ROLE FOR ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN SUPPORTING THE CREDIBILITY OF DELEGATION IN ORGANIZATIONS International Journal of Organisational Design and Engineering (IJODE) Volume 4 (3); page 3 - 17; 2015
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