Dr Martin Friesl

Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management

Career Details

Dr Martin Friesl is a Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management at Lancaster University Management School, Director of the MSc in International Business & Strategy and Associate Editor of the International Journal of Management Reviews (IJMR). 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. Martin has also served on the board of the Strategy Practice IG at the Strategic Management Society. He is a member of the Strategic Management Society and the European Group of Organization Studies 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.

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Managerial coordination challenges in the alignment of capabilities and new subsidiary charters in MNEs
Friesl, M., Silberzahn, R. 6/04/2017 In: Organization Studies.
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The strategic importance of top management resistance: extending Alfred D. Chandler
Friesl, M., Kwon, W. 02/2017 In: Strategic Organization. 15, 1, p. 100-112. 13 p.
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The exploration phase of replication: the role of autonomous action for overcoming knowledge boundaries in replicator organizations
Friesl, M., Larty, J. 27/07/2017 In: British Journal of Management.
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Putting strategy into action – The role of artefacts for business format replication
Friesl, M., Larty, J., Jacobs, C. 16/05/2017 In: European Management Review.
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Managing to make markets: Marketization and the conceptualization work of strategic nets in the life science sector
Mason, K., Friesl, M., Ford, C.J. 19/07/2017 In: Industrial Marketing Management.
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The future of traditional TV looks bleak, and it shouldn’t worry us
Friesl, M. 2015 The Conversation
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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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