Alison E. Holm is a Ph.D. Fellow in the department of Strategy and Innovation at Copenhagen Business School (CBS). In her dissertation, she studies corporate responses to allegations of misconduct on social issues such as human rights and labor rights. Her work includes investigating the dynamics of civil society organizations coalitions and their influence on corporations. She draws primarily on organizational theory and the non-market strategy literature.
In 2019, she received the Elite Forsk Prize from the Danish Ministry for Higher Education and Science (USD 30 000). The prize is granted to 20 PhD Fellows across all scientific fields in Denmark. It supported her research stay at Stanford University between January and May 2019.
Prior to her doctoral studies, she was Policy Analyst at the Responsible Business Conduct unit of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Paris (2015-2017). In addition, Alison has field experience in Sub-Saharan Africa, where she worked as Business Development Manager for a German multinational enterprise.
Alison holds a Master of Science in Business and Development Studies from CBS as well as a CEMS Master in International Management completed at CBS and the London School of Economics (LSE).
Her Master Thesis “The dynamic response process to conflicting institutional demands in MNC subsidiaries – An inductive study in the Sub-Saharan African e-commerce sector” was published in the Global Strategy Journal (2017).
Primary research areas
Business in developing countries
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Holm, Alison E.; Decreton, Benoit; Nell, Phillip Christopher; Klopf, Patricia : The Dynamic Response Process to Conflicting Institutional Demands in MNC Subsidiaries : An Inductive Study in the Sub-Saharan African E-commerce Sector. In: Global Strategy Journal, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2017, p. 104-124.