Professor of Strategic Management
Patrick Regnér is a Professor of Strategic Management at the Stockholm School of Economics. He holds a PhD from Stockholm School of Economics and has been a visiting scholar at Rutgers Business School. His research has been published in leading journals like the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business, Journal of Management Studies, Management International Review, British Journal of Management and Human Relations. Patrick’s research interests fall at the intersection of behavioral and sociological strategy perspectives with a particular focus on strategy practice. Specifically, he examines strategy practices and organizational outcomes including strategy micro-foundations and how strategy practices, individual actors, their activities and social interactions shape strategies, strategic responses to institutions and, in the end, organizational capabilities. Patrick is a member of the Editorial Boards of Journal of Management Studies, Organization Studies and Strategic Organization.
Patrick’s research is informed not only by his field work, but by executive training with leading corporations such as ABB, Ericsson, 3i, Volvo, SAS, SEB, Scania, among others. Besides having taught in numerous executive programs he has taught strategic management to international students for many years at the undergraduate, MSc and MBA levels. He is co-authoring the influential and leading strategy textbook in Europe, Exploring Strategy (Pearson/Financial Times) and has written numerous teaching cases. He has been the Co-Director of the Institute of International Business and Academic Dean of the International Graduate Program at the Stockholm School of Economics.
Besides being a researcher, author and educator, Patrick is a strategic management advisor. He is a Senior Advisor at the Stockholm based strategic advisory firm Value Formation and he has worked and consulted with many public and private corporations, private equity firms, start-ups as well as with non-for profit and public sector organizations.
SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS
Regnér, P. and Zander, U. International Strategy and Knowledge Creation: The Advantage of Foreignness and Liability of Concentration. British Journal of Management, forthcoming 2014; published online, doi: 10.1111/1467-8551.12054
Regnér, P. and Edman, J. MNE Institutional Advantage: How Subunits Shape, Transpose and Evade Host Country Institutions. Journal of International Business Studies, 2014, 45(3), 275-302 (Doi:10.1057/jibs.2013.66).
Regnér, P. Strategy as Practice – Untangling the Emergence of Competitive Positions. Handbook of Research on Competitive Strategy, Giovanni Battista Dagnino (ed.), London: Edward Elgar, 2012, 182-200.
Regnér, P. and Zander, U. Knowledge and Strategy Creation in the Multinational Companies: Social-Identity Frames and Temporary Tension in Knowledge Combination. Management International Review, 2011, 51(6), 821-850.
Regnér, P. Strategy Process Research and the RBV: Social Barriers to Imitation. Handbook of Research on Strategy Process, Franz W. Kellermanns and Pietro Mazzola (eds.), London: Edward Elgar, 2010, 90-108.
Jonsson, S. and Regnér, P. Normative Barriers to Imitation: Social Complexity of Core Competences in a Mutual Fund Industry. Strategic Management Journal, 2009, 30(5), 517-536.