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Christiane Prange
Christiane Prange


Department: Innovation and Strategy(Proposed)


  • 2012-2013, Habilitation de Recherche, Uni Lyon 3, France
  • 2011-2012, Harvard Business School – Global Colloquium on Participant Centred Learning, (Boston/ Mumbai), USA-India.
  • 1995-1998, Université de Genève, Switzerland, Ph.D.
  • 1987-1992, Free University Berlin, Germany - Communication Studies (B.A.) /Business Administration (MBA,1992), (Main Subjects: Marketing, Management, Business Law)

Primary Academic Work Experience

  • 2006-2015, EM Lyon Business School, France, Associate, then Full Professor of International Management and Strategy
  • 2004-2005, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Austria, Assistant Professor of International Marketing
  • 1995-1998, HEC Genève, Switzerland, Research Assistant, Management and Organization Studies, Ph.D. Candidate

Other Academic Appointments

  • 2015, University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, China, Visiting Professor, (Master Students – “International Strategies – A Multicultural Approach”)
  • 2015, ESCP-Berlin, Germany, Visiting Professor (Master Students – “International Management”)
  • 2012-present, Tilburg University/Tias Business School, Permanent Visiting Professor, The Netherlands (“International Business & Marketing Strategies”)
  • 2012-present, StichtingEuregio University College, The Netherlands, Honorary Professor of Strategic Management
  • 2006---2011, The University of Liverpool-Laureate, UK, HonoraryRecognized Teacher and MBA Dissertation Advisor, (Strategy, Services Management)
  • 2003---2010,   The Open University Business School, UK, Russia, Romania, Czech and Slovak, Republic, Switzerland, Germany, Associate Lecturer of Strategy

Industry & Consulting Experience

  • 2015-ongoing, AgileBrains, Strategy and Transformation Consulting, Partner
  • 2011-ongoing, BrantonMC, International Strategy Consulting Network, Partner
  • 2005-2010, Strategy and Management Consulting, Director, Conveo Consulting Company, UK/Germany
  • 2000-2004, Interim Executive Manager & Consultant, Director Alliance Management, International Strategy, Marketing and Innovation Consulting (Focus: Telecommunications, Multimedia, Transportation, High-Tech and IT Industry), Europe
  • 1998-2000, Internal Business Consultant, International Project Head, SAP AG Germany
  • 1992-1994, Management Consultant, Treuhandanstalt / Bradford Management Consulting Group, Germany

Executive Seminars & Consulting Projects (selection):

  • ABN Amro, Austrian Railways, Deutsche Bank, DHL / Deutsche Post World Net, DeutscherSparkassenverband, EVN, Infineon Technologies, Kabel Berlin Brandenburg, KilowattSol, SAS, SAP AG, Siemens Transportation Systems, St. Gobain, Swisscom, Treuhandanstalt / Treuhandliegenschaftsgesellschaft, UmdaschShopfitting CEE, Volvo Trucks, etc.

Research and Teaching Field

  • International Strategy, Innovation and Internationalization, Agility Management

Research Talks and Lectures (Selection)

  • 2015 Danube University Krems, Austria – (Customized Seminar for EVN, Energy Provider Austria – “International Marketing”)
  • 2012 EM Lyon Business School, Shanghai Campus, China (Executive MBA – Academic Coordinator of the Learning Trip).
  • 2012 EM Lyon Business School, Shanghai Campus, China (Executive MBA, “Implementing International Strategies”)
  • 2011 Essex Business School, Southend (Research Seminar, “Managing the Dual Cycle of New Product Development Alliances”), 2nd December.
  • 2011 Paris Graduate School of Management / International Project Managers’ Association, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur (EMBA, “International Management”)
  • 2010 EM Lyon Business School, Shanghai Campus, China (MSc, “Understanding and Designing International Strategies”, Co-Teaching with Prof. Bian Dong)
  • 2009 Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China (PhD Seminar – “Internationalization Trajectories of Multinational Companies”)
  • 2009 East China Normal University, Shanghai, China (MBA-Lecture, “Doing Business in Europe, Challenges for International Strategy and Marketing”)
  • 2008 St. Mary College, California, L.A. / T-EMBA Program (EMBA “European Strategies”)
  • 2008 – 2011 Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Austria (MBA Banking & Management / Savings Banks), “Managing Service Innovations”)
  • 2005 – 2008, 2011, 2013, Danube University Krems, Austria (EMBA “Integrative Marketing and Management”)
  • 2004 – 2005 Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria (Master “International Marketing Research”)
  • 2004 – 2005 California State University Hayward - East Bay / T-EMBA Program (EMBA “European Strategies”)
  • 1999 SIMT, Stuttgart Institute of Management, German (MBA “Knowledge Management”)
  • 1999 Bruchsal International University, Germany (Master “Organization & Management”)

Editorial Appointments

  • 2013 --- ongoing, Editorial Review Board - International Journal of Emerging Markets
  • 2014 --- ongoing, Editorial Board, International Journal on Complexity in Leadership and Management


  • Prange, C. &Bruyaka, O. (2016). Better at Home, Abroad, or Both? How Chinese Firms Use Ambidextrous Internationalization Strategies to Drive Innovation. Cross-Cultural Management – An International Journal, conditional accept
  • Prange, C., Eng, T.-Y., & Li, J. (2015): Collaborative New Product Alliances. A Review of the Literature and Research Perspectives. Strategic Change. 2015, advance of print. DOI: 10.1002/jsc
  • Pinho, J.C. &Prange, C. (2015). Social Networks as Antecedents to Dynamic Internationalization Capabilities and Performance, Journal of Word Business, online advance of print, 23 August, 2015.
  • Park, S., LiPuma, J., &Prange, C. (2014). Venture Capitalists and Entrepreneur Knowledge of New Venture Internationalization: A Review of Knowledge Components. International Journal of Small Business, online advance of print, 11 April, 2014.
  • Prange, C. (2012). Ambidextrous Internationalization Strategies – The Case of Chinese Firms Entering the World Market, Organizational Dynamics, 41, 245-253.