Dr Martin Friesl

Senior Lecturer

Career Details

Dr Martin Friesl is a Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management at Lancaster University Management School and Director of the MSc in International Business & Strategy. Martin’s research focuses on strategic renewal, strategy implementation, and the development, change and replication of organizational capabilities in a variety of contexts such as Biotechnology, IT offshoring, Retailing, Franchising, Commercial Property Development, the Armed Forces and Financial Services. He received his Masters’ degree in Business Education from LMU Munich and his Doctorate in Management from University Bw Munich. Martin has worked as a project manager for change management with Siemens AG, as a consultant, as well as in various finance roles in in the UK, Germany and China. Currently, Martin serves on the board of the Strategy Practice IG at the Strategic Management Society. He is a member of the Strategic Management Society, the Academy of Management, the European Group of Organization Studies and the British Academy of Management and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the UK. His work has received awards for its implications for practice and is published in leading peer-reviewed journals.

Selected Publications Show all 54 publications

The strategic importance of top management resistance: extending Alfred D. Chandler
Friesl, M., Kwon, W. 24/08/2016 In: Strategic Organization.
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The future of traditional TV looks bleak, and it shouldn’t worry us
Friesl, M. 2015 The Conversation

Replication of Routines in Organizations: Existing Literature and New Perspectives
Friesl, M., Larty, J. 01/2013 In: International Journal of Management Reviews. 15, 1, p. 106-122. 17 p.
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Challenges in establishing global collaboration: temporal, strategic and operational decoupling
Friesl, M., Silberzahn, R. 04/2012 In: Long Range Planning. 45, 2-3, p. 160-181. 22 p.
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Knowledge acquisition strategies and company performance in young high technology companies
Friesl, M. 09/2012 In: British Journal of Management. 23, 3, p. 325-343. 19 p.
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Sustainable change: long-term efforts toward developing a learning organization
Sackmann, S.A., Eggenhofer-Rehart, P., Friesl, M. 2009 In: The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science. 45, 4, p. 521-549. 29 p.
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