Extending and Applying Theory in Strategic Management

Language English
Credits/ETCS points 3
Main topics

The exercise „Extending and Applying Theory in Strategic Management“ provides students with insights into the behavioral theory of the firm as a micro-perspective on strategic action for the market- and resource-based view. The exercise comprises a presentation and discussion of several peer-reviewed articles published in international top journals that deal with research questions related to these views. Subsequently, the students are encouraged to apply the gained theoretical and methodological knowledge by analyzing and presenting a peer-reviewed journal article themselves in groups.

Learning outcome

Furthermore, the students gain theoretical and methodological knowledge, which enables them to understand, to critically reflect, and to present international peer-reviewed journal articles. Moreover, they will be able to develop their own research design, and solve and present complex tasks within a team.

Exam 45 minutes powerpoint slides and presentation (40 %)