Department of Strategy and Innovation

Associate professor
PhD, part time employment at CBS

E-mail: kf.si@cbs.dk

Kirsten Foss holds a part time position at CBS as Associate Professor of Strategy and a full time position as Professor of Strategy and Management at The Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH).  Kirsten Foss' primary research area is strategy and firm organization. Kirsten Foss holds a Ph.D. from Copenhagen Business School.  Her research has been published in Strategic Management Journal; Organization Studies and The European Management Review .

Primary research areas
  • Strategy

  • Economic organization theory applied to issues of strategy and international business

  • Internal organization

Administrative tasks

Curriculum Vitae
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Other teaching activities

Selected publications
  • “Resources and Transaction Costs: How Property Rights Economics Furthers the resource-based View”, Strategic Management Journal , 26(6):541-555. 2005 (with Nicolai Foss)

  • “Enhancing Information Usefulness by Line Managers’ Involvement in Cross-Unit Activities”, Organization Studies, 32 (5): 683-703. 2011 (with Waymond Rodgers)

  • “How do Economic Crises Impact Firm Boundaries?”,  The European Management Review” 7.217-227. 2010.

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Kirsten Foss; Nicolai J. Foss / Economic Microfoundations of Strategic Management : The Property Rights Perspective.
Cham : Palgrave Macmillan 2022, 288 p.
Book > peer review
Christian G. Asmussen; Kirsten Foss; Nicolai J. Foss; Peter G. Klein / Economizing and Strategizing : How Coalitions and Transaction Costs Shape Value Creation and Appropriation.
In: Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 42, No. 2, 2.2021, p. 413-434
Journal article > peer review
Paul N. Gooderham; Birgitte Grøgaard; Kirsten Foss / Global Strategy and Management : Theory and Practice.
2.ed.Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing 2019, 371 p.
Kirsten Foss; Nicolai J. Foss; Peter G. Klein / Uncovering the Hidden Transaction Costs of Market Power : A Property Rights Approach to Strategic Positioning.
In: Managerial and Decision Economics, Vol. 39, No. 3, 4.2018, p. 306-319
Journal article > peer review
Kirsten Foss; Nicolai J. Foss / The Next Step in the Evolution of the RBV : Integration with Transaction Cost Economics.
In: Human Resources, Labour Relations and Organizations: A European Perspective. . ed. /Wenzel Matiaske; Simon Fietze. Baden-Baden : Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2017, p. 220-237 (Management Revue, Vol. Special Edition)
Book chapter > peer review
Kirsten Foss; Nicolai Juul Foss; Peter G. Klein / Managerial Authority in the Coasean Firm : An Entrepreneurial Perspective.
In: The Elgar Companion to Ronald H. Coase. ed. /Claude Ménard; Elodie Bertrand. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing 2016, p. 160-171
Book chapter > peer review
Diego Stea; Kirsten Foss; Nicolai Juul Foss / A Neglected Role for Organizational Design : Supporting the Credibility of Delegation in Organizations.
In: Journal of Organization Design, Vol. 4, No. 3, 2015, p. 3-17
Journal article > peer review
Kirsten Foss; Nicolai Foss / Coasian and Modern Property Rights Economics
In: Journal of Institutional Economics, Vol. 11, No. 2, 2015, p. 391-411
Journal article > peer review
Kirsten Foss; Nicolai J. Foss / Coasian and Modern Property Rights Economics : A Case of Kuhnian Lost Content.
Frederiksberg : Institut for Strategic Management and Globalization 2014, 24 p. (SMG Working Paper, No. 1/2014)
Working paper
Eirik Sjåholm Knudsen; Kirsten Foss / The Effect of Recessions on Firms’ Boundaries
In: Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 24, No. 5, 9.9.2014, p. 1081-1108
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Primary occupation at Norwegian School of Economics.