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Professor Wolfgang Sofka

Professor for International Business Strategy, IB and Entrepreneurship

Research

Innovation and Internalization

Wolfgang’s research focuses on topics in international and innovation strategy. He investigates how firms search for innovative ideas and commercialize them successfully. This includes the strategic choices of multinational companies (MNCs), the hiring of strategic human capital as well as value capturing strategies. Wolfgang’s research has appeared in leading journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Research Policy or the Journal of Product Innovation Management. He provides regular research inputs to international organizations such as the European Commission or the International Monetary Fund.