klino

Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics

Keld
Laursen
Professor
,
PhD


Room: KIL/14.A-3.73
Tel:
+4538152565
E-mail: kl.ino@cbs.dk
Primary research areas
  • Firm strategy and innovation
  • Open and distributed innovation processes
  • Organization of innovative activities
  • University-Industry interaction
  • Appropriability strategies
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Presentation

Keld Laursen is professor of the Economics and Management of Innovation at Copenhagen Business School and Professor II at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). He earned his doctorate in international economics from Aalborg University. His current research focuses on open and distributed innovation processes and on organizational practices and innovation outcomes. His research has been published in outlets such as Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Economic Geography and Research Policy.

He is a co-editor of Research Policy and serves on the editorial boards of Strategic Management Journal and Industrial and Corporate Change. Keld Laursen is the 2016/2017 Chair of the Technology and Innovation Management Division of the Academy of Management. He is a former member of the Danish Research Council for Independent Research | Social Sciences and serves presently as a panel member at the European Research Council (ERC) for Social sciences and Humanities (SH1). Laursen is a member of the Executive Board of the Danish Research Unit for Industrial Dynamics (DRUID). He functions currently as the vice-chair of the CBS Academic Council.

Courses

Keld Laursen is the program coordinator of the MSc (cand. merc.) in Innovation and Business Development at CBS. He teaches also the innovation strategy course in the CBS MSc in Bio Business and Innovation.

Selected publications
  • Laursen, K., S. Moreira, T. Reichstein and M.I. Leone (forthcoming), 'Evading the Boomerang Effect: Using the Grant-Back Clause to Further Generative Appropriability from Technology Licensing Deals', Organization Science.
  • Lakemond, N., L. Bengtsson, K. Laursen and F. Tell (2016), 'Match & Manage: The use of knowledge matching and project management to integrate knowledge in collaborative inbound open innovation', Industrial and Corporate Change. Vol. 26(2), pp. 333-352. doi: 10.1093/icc/dtw004.
  • Laursen, K. and A. Salter (2014), 'The Paradox of Openness: Appropriability, External Search and Collaboration', Research Policy. Vol. 43(5), pp. 867-878. doi: 10.1016/j.respol.2013.10.004.
  • D'Agostino, L.M., K. Laursen and G. Santangelo (2013), 'The impact of R&D offshoring on the home knowledge production of OECD investing regions', Journal of Economic Geography. Vol. 13(1), pp. 145-175. doi: 10.1093/jeg/LBS012.
  • Laursen, K., F. Masciarelli and A. Prencipe (2012), 'Trapped or spurred by the home region? The effects of potential social capital on involvement in foreign markets for goods and technology', Journal of International Business Studies. Vol. 43(9), 2012, pp. 783–807. doi:10.1057/jibs.2012.27.
  • Laursen, K. (2012), 'Keep searching and you'll find: What do we know about variety creation through firms' search activities for innovation?', Industrial and Corporate Change. Vol. 21(5), pp. 1181-1220. doi:10.1093/icc/dts025.
  • Laursen, K., F. Masciarelli and A. Prencipe (2012), 'Regions matter: how localized social capital affects external knowledge acquisition and innovation', Organization Science. Vol 23(1), pp. 177-193. doi: 10.1287/orsc.1110.0650.
  • Foss, NJ., K. Laursen and T. Pedersen (2011), 'Linking customer interaction and innovation: The mediating role of new organizational practices', Organization Science. Vol. 22(4), pp. 980-999. doi: 10.1287/orsc.1100.0584.
  • Laursen, K., T. Reichstein and A. Salter (2011), 'Exploring the Effect of Geographical Distance and University Quality on Industry-University Collaboration in the UK', Regional Studies, Vol. 45(4), pp. 507-523. doi: 10.1080/00343400903401618.
  • Jeppesen L.B. and K. Laursen (2009), 'The role of lead users in knowledge sharing', Research Policy. Vol. 38(10), pp 1582-1589. doi: 10.1016/j.respol.2009.09.002
  • Laursen, K. and A. Salter (2006), 'Open for Innovation: The role of openness in explaining innovative performance among UK manufacturing firms', Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 27(2), pp 131-150. doi: 10.1002/smj.507.
  • Foss, NJ and K. Laursen (2005), 'Performance Pay, Delegation, and Multitasking under Uncertainty and Innovativeness: An Empirical Investigation', Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol 58(2) 246-276. doi: 10.1016/j.jebo.2004.03.018.
  • Laursen, K. and A. Salter (2004), 'Searching Low and High: What Types of Firms Use Universities as a Source of Innovation?', Research Policy, Vol 33(8), pp. 1201-1215. doi: 10.1016/j.respol.2004.07.004.
  • Laursen, K. and N.J. Foss (2003), 'New HRM Practices, Complementarities, and the Impact on Innovation Performance', Cambridge Journal of Economics, Vol 27(2), pp. 243-263. doi: 10.1093/cje/27.2.243.
Publications & dissemination
2017
Keld Laursen; Solon Moreira; Toke Reichstein; Maria Isabella Leone / Evading the Boomerang Effect : Using the Grant-back Clause to Further Generative Appropriability from Technology Licensing Deals.
In: Organization Science, Vol. 28, No. 3, 2017, p. 514-530
Journal article
Lars Bengtsson; Nicolette Lakemond; Keld Laursen; Fredrik Tell / Open Innovation : Managing Knowledge Integration Across Multiple Boundaries.
In: Managing Knowledge Integration Across Boundaries. ed. /Fredrik Tell; Christian Berggren; Stefano Brusoni; Andrew Van de Ven. Oxford : Oxford University Press 2017, p. 87-105
Book chapter
Marcel Bogers; Ann Kristin Zobel; Allan Afuah; Esteve Almirall; Sabine Brunswicker; Linus Dahlander; Lars Frederiksen; Annabelle Gawer; Marc Gruber; Stefan Haefliger; John Hagedoorn; Dennis Hilgers; Keld Laursen; Mats G. Magnusson; Ann Majchrzak; Ian P. McCarthy; Kathrin M. Moeslein; Satish Nambisan; Frank T. Piller; Agnieszka Radziwon; Cristina Rossi-Lamastra; Jonathan Sims; Anne L J Ter Wal / The Open Innovation Research Landscape : Established Perspectives and Emerging Themes Across Different Levels of Analysis.
In: Industry and Innovation, Vol. 24, No. 1, 1.2017, p. 8-40
Journal article
Keld Laursen; Grazia D. Santangelo / The Role of "Non-economic" Endowments : Introduction to the Special Section on what we Know and what we Should Know about International Knowledge Sourcing.
In: Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 26, No. 2, 2017, p. 279-284
Editorial
2016
Keld Laursen; Francesca Masciarelli; Toke Reichstein / A Matter of Location : The Role of Regional Social Capital in Overcoming the Liability of Newness in R&D Acquisition Activities.
In: Regional Studies, Vol. 50, No. 9, 2016, p. 1537-1550
Journal article
Bernd Ebersberger; Fabrice Galia; Keld Laursen; Ammon Salter / Adressing Replication and Model Uncertainty : A Bayesian Averaging Approach Applied to Innovation Survey Data.
Paper presented at The DRUID 20th Anniversary Conference 2016, 2016
Paper
Nicolette Lakemond; Lars Bengtsson; Keld Laursen; Fredrik Tell / Match and Manage : The Use of Knowledge Matching and Project Management to Integrate Knowledge in Collaborative Inbound Open Innovation.
In: Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2016, p. 333-352
Journal article
2015
Keld Laursen; Solon Moreira; Arjan Markus / Knowledge Diversity, Transfer and Coordination : The Effect of Intrafirm Inventor Networks on the Speed of External Knowledge Recombination.
Paper presented at The DRUID Society Conference 2015, 2015
Paper
Nicolette Lakemond; Lars Bengtsson; Keld Laursen; Fredrik Tell / Knowledge Integration Across Boundaries in Open Innovation
Paper presented at The 31st EGOS Colloquium 2015, 2015
Paper
Lars Bengtsson; Nicolette Lakemond; Keld Laursen; Fredrik Tell / Managing Knowledge Integration Across Multiple Boundaries in Open Innovation
Paper presented at 16th International CINet Conference, 2015
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