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Christiane Prange
Christiane Prange


Department: Innovation and Strategy


  • 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, Stichting Euregio University College, The Netherlands, Honorary Professor of Strategic Management
  • 2006---2011, The University of Liverpool-Laureate, UK, Honorary Recognized 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, AgileVentureLab, Strategy and Transformation Consulting, Partner
  • 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, FlixMobility, 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)

  • 2019 Tongji Research Talk. Shanghai, . Temporal Bracketing Strategies in Qualitative Case Research. 25.9.2019.
  • 2019 Fabrique de l’Exportation. Paris, France, Internationalization of Chinese Firms and What the West Can Learn. 11.7.2019.
  • 2018 Warwick Business School, UK Measuring Dynamic Capabiltiies – A Construct-Level Analysis., 9. June, 2018
  • 2018 ZhongNanUniversity, Wuhan, China International Cultural Ambidexterity – Developing the Concept and its Measurement., 25. April, 2018
  • 2017 JiaoTong University, Shanghai . Comparative Agile Transformation. How Companies in the East and the West take the Challenge for Change., China, 23 November, 2017.
  • 2016 Berlin School of Creative Leadership in Shanghai. Conde Nast Centre, Shanghai Agile Leadership in China., China, 20 May, 2016.
  • 2015 Danube University Krems, Austria – (Customized Seminar for EVN, Energy Provider Austria – “International Marketing”)
  • 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”)

Editorial Appointments

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

Papers (selected)

  • Bruyaka, O., Prange, C. (2020) International Cultural Ambidexterity – Developing the Construct and its Measurement, Journal of Business Research, forthcoming
  • Prange, C. (2019). Strategische Steuerung der Agilitaet [Strategic Control of Agility]. Controlling & Management Review, 62(4), 8-16.
  • Prange, C. & Pinho. J.C. (2017). Small and Medium-Sized Firms' International Performance: Is Organizational Innovation a Missing Link? International Business Review, 26(6), 1114-1123.
  • Prange, C., Bruyaka, O., & Marmenout, K. (2017). An Analysis of the Transition Process Between Dynamic Capabilities and Bundles of Underlying Routines: Evidence From DHL, Organization Studies, 1-27
  • Prange, C. (2016). Engaging with Complex Environments: Why Agility Involves More Than Running Hard. International Journal of Complexity in Leadership and Management, 3(3): 182-196
  • Pinho, J.C. & Prange, C. (2016). Social Networks as Antecedents to Dynamic Internationalization Capabilities and Performance, Journal of Word Business, 51(3): 391-403
  • Prange, C., & Verdier, S. (2011). Dynamic Capabilities, Internationalization Processes and Performance, Journal of World Business, 46(1): 126-133.