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Dr Ronald Klingebiel

Assistant Professor of Strategy

Research Interests

Klingebiel, R., Adner, R. (2014) "Real Options Logic Revisited: The Performance Effects of Alternative Resource Allocation Regimes", Academy of Management Journal, (online first)

Klingebiel, R., Rammer, C. (2014) "Resource allocation strategy for innovation portfolio management", Strategic Management Journal, 35(2): 246-268

Klingebiel, R., De Meyer, A. (2013) "Becoming aware of the unknown: Decision making during the implementation of a strategic initiative", Organization Science, 24(1): 133-153

Klingebiel, R. (2012) "Options in the implementation plan of entrepreneurial initiatives: Examining firms' attainment of flexibility benefit", Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 6(4): 307-334

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Strategy & International Business

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Ronald researches decision-making problems under uncertainty. This comprises, for example, resource allocation strategies in innovation processes as well as dynamic approaches to strategic planning. The phenomena of study are inspired by Ronald's background in strategy consulting, which includes stints at A.T. Kearney, BearingPoint, and Capgemini Consulting. As Director of the research Centre for Strategic Studies, he worked closely with executives in the telecommunications industry, be it handset manufacturers or service providers, delivering research projects, advisory, and executive education. Besides corporate projects, he has also held research grants by the UK Economic and Social Research Council and the European SEEK Programme. Ronald's PhD is from Cambridge University, and he has held visiting positions at Columbia University's Graduate School of Business, MIT's Sloan School of Management, and Duke's Fuqua School of Business. You find Ronald featured at the BBC, Guardian, Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Bloomberg, Le Monde, El Pais, Handelsblatt, and other media outlets. He is also a regular visitor to emerging markets in Africa where he contributes to building management education and research.

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