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Nicolai J. Foss

External Chair of Business and Social Sciences
Department of Business & Management


Ph.D. Nicolai J. Foss is Adjunct Professor in Strategic Organization Design at the Department of Business & Management under the Faculty of Business and Social Science at SDU.

Professor Nicolai J. Foss received his PhD degree from Copenhagen Business School in 1993. He served for almost a decade as Department Head at the Copenhagen Business School before he left for four years as Rodolfo Debenedetti Chair of Entrepreneurship at the Bocconi University in Milan. He returned to Denmark at the end of 2019. Foss is a Fellow of the Strategic Management Society, a member of Academia Europaea and was named  “Highly Cited Researcher” in Clarivate Analytics in both 2018 and 2019 as well as 2020.

Professor Nicolai J. Foss’ bibliography includes 225 journal articles, 102 book chapters, and 26 books and his work has been published in several leading journals such as Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal and many others.  His books have been published by leading publishers like Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press and many of them have, along with several of his articles, been translated into Chinese, Russian and Spanish.

His research interests include strategy, organization and entrepreneurship, where he has established himself as one of the most prominent researchers in the field.

For more information about Professor Nicolai J. Foss, please refer to the SDU Research Portal.

Nicolai Foss