Organizational Learning, Dynamic Capabilities, Corporate Growth, Mergers and Acquisitions, Strategic Alliances, Divestments.
Teaching in 2019-2020
Distance Learning MBA
IB831P: Mergers and Acquisitions
IB817I: Strategic Advantage (Boston)
IB831W: Mergers and Acquisitions
Executive MBA (London)
IB831L: Mergers and Acquisitions
IB9S9L: Strategic Advantage
IB9T1L: Strategy and Practice
Postgraduate Research Business and Management
IB9GY0: Organization and Strategy
Koen Heimeriks is Professor of Strategy at Warwick Business School. Previously, he was faculty at Copenhagen Business School, Rotterdam School of Management, and Tilburg University and he has also been visiting at Aalto, Carnegie Mellon University, and INSEAD. He earned his Ph.D. at Eindhoven University of Technology.
Koen's research focuses on how companies develop corporate development (i.e., alliance, acquisition, and divestiture) capabilities to realize corporate growth in high-tech settings. His work features in numerous top journals, including Academy of Management Annals, Academy of Management Journal, Harvard Business Review, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, and Strategic Organization.
Besides his research, he trains, consults for, and works with executives at publicly listed and large private firms operating in volatile settings, e.g., high-tech and chemical industries, with a focus on corporate development and entrepreneurship, strategy, organizational change, and growth strategies. Both his research and teaching won him prestigious international prizes.
Graebner, M. E., Heimeriks, K. H., Huy, Q. N. and Vaara, E. (2017) "The process of postmerger integration : a review and agenda for future research", Academy of Management Annals, 11, 1, 1-32
Wollersheim, J. and Heimeriks, K. H. (2016) "Dynamic capabilities and their characteristic qualities : insights from a lab experiment", Organization Science, 27, 2, 233-248
Bingham, C. B., Heimeriks, K. H., Schijven, M. and Gates, S. (2015) "Concurrent learning : how firms develop multiple dynamic capabilities in parallel", Strategic Management Journal, 36, 12, 1802-1825
Heimeriks, K. H., Bingham, C. B. and Laamanen, T. (2015) "Unveiling the temporally contingent role of codification in alliance success", Strategic Management Journal, 36, 3, 462-473
Felin, T., Foss, N. J., Heimeriks, K. H. and Madsen, T. L. (2012) "Microfoundations of routines and capabilities : individuals, processes, and structure", Journal of Management Studies, 49, 8, 1351-1374