Björn Schmeißer

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Dr. Björn Schmeißer

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Pos­i­tion at IIB, other pos­i­tions and aca­demic ca­reer

Björn Schmeißer is an Assist­ant Pro­fessor at the In­sti­tute for In­ter­na­tional Busi­ness. He holds a de­gree in Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion and Mech­an­ical En­gin­eer­ing (Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing.) with a spe­cial fo­cus on Cor­por­ate Gov­ernance and Auto­mot­ive En­gin­eer­ing from Darm­stadt Uni­versity of Tech­no­logy, Ger­many. Dur­ing his stud­ies he gained ex­tens­ive in­ter­na­tional prac­tical and aca­demic ex­per­i­ence in Ch­ina, South Africa, the United States, and Ger­many.

Be­fore Björn joined the In­sti­tute for In­ter­na­tional Busi­ness in Oc­to­ber 2013, he held aca­demic pos­i­tions at the Uni­versity of Man­nheim (Chair for Stra­tegic and In­ter­na­tional Man­age­ment, Univ.-Prof. Dr. A. Al-­La­ham, 2010-2012) and the Uni­versity of Augs­burg (Chair for In­nov­a­tion and In­ter­na­tional Man­age­ment, Univ.-Prof. Dr. J.H. Fisch, 2012-2013).

Re­search in­terest

Björn´s re­search in­terest lay in the areas of stra­tegic and in­ter­na­tional man­age­ment. In par­tic­u­lar, his cur­rent re­search fo­cuses on the global con­fig­ur­a­tion of mul­tina­tional en­ter­prises' value chain net­works as well as on the in­ter­na­tion­al­iz­a­tion of ser­vice firms.