Department of Strategy and Innovation


Room: KIL/14.A-2.98

Torben Pedersen holds a part-time position at CBS as Professor in International Business at the Department of Strategic Management and Globalization.

Primary research areas
  • Globalization and Offshoring

  • Knowledge Management in MNCs

  • The Process of Internationalization

  • The Role of Subsidiaries

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Curriculum Vitae
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Selected publications
  • (with Larsen, M. M. & Manning, S.) Uncovering the Hidden Costs of Offshoring: The Interplay of Complexity, Organizational Design and Experience, Strategic Management Journal, 2013

  • (with Asmussen, C.G. & Foss, N.J.) Knowledge Transfer and Accomodation Effects in Multinational Corporations: Evidence from European Subsidiaries, Journal of Management, 2013

  • (with Reinholt, M. & Foss, N.J.) Why a Central Network Position isn’t Enough: The Role of Motivation and Ability for Knowledge Sharing in Employee Networks, Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 54 (6), 2011

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Camilla Nellemann; Torben Pedersen / Equipping Knowledge Workers with Competences to Succeed in Industry 4.0 : A Study of Blended Learning for Employees of Manufacturing Firms.
Abstract from DUN Konferencen 2019, 2019
Conference abstract for conference > peer review
Torben Pedersen; Giuseppe Soda; Diego Stea / Globally Networked : Intraorganizational Boundary Spanning in the Global Organization.
In: Journal of World Business, Vol. 54, No. 3, 2019, p. 169-180
Journal article > peer review
Agnieszka Nowinska; Torben Pedersen / Horizontal and Vertical Distance and Knowledge Sharing
Paper presented at DRUID19 Conference, 2019
Paper > peer review
Giuseppe Soda; Diego Stea; Torben Pedersen / Network Structure, Collaborative Context, and Individual Creativity
In: Journal of Management, Vol. 45, No. 4, 4.2019, p. 1739-1765
Journal article > peer review
Marcus M. Larsen; Stephan Manning; Torben Pedersen / The Ambivalent Effect of Complexity on Firm Performance : A Study of the Global Service Provider Industry.
In: Long Range Planning, Vol. 52, No. 2, 4.2019, p. 221-235
Journal article > peer review
Camilla Nellemann; Agnieszka Nowinska; Torben Pedersen / Upgrading the Skills of Blue Collar Workers : A Study of Online Learning at a MNE.
In: Proceedings of the Academy of International Business Annual Meeting 2019: International Business in an Unsettling Political and Economic Environment. 2019
Article in proceedings > peer review
Peter Holdt Christensen; Torben Pedersen / The Dual Influences of Proximity on Knowledge Sharing
In: Journal of Knowledge Management, Vol. 22, No. 8, 2018, p. 1782-1802
Journal article > peer review
Torben Pedersen (Editor) ; Timothy M. Devinney (Editor) ; Laszlo Tihanyi (Editor) ; Arnaldo Camuffo (Editor) / Breaking up the Global Value Chain : Opportunities and Consequenses.
Bingley : Emerald Group Publishing 2017, 347 p. (Advances in International Management, Vol. 30)
Anthology > peer review
Timothy M. Devinney; Torben Pedersen; Laszlo Tihanyi / Editors Introduction
In: Breaking up the Global Value Chain: Opportunities and Consequences. . ed. /Torben Pedersen; Timothy M. Devinney; Laszlo Tihanyi; Arnaldo Camuffo. Bingley : Emerald Group Publishing 2017, p. xv-xxii (Advances in International Management, Vol. 30)
Preface/postscript > peer review
Virginia Hernandez; Torben Pedersen / Global Value Chain Configuration : A Review and Research Agenda.
In: BRQ Business Research Quarterly, Vol. 20, No. 2, 4.2017, p. 137-150
Review > peer review
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Primary occupation at Bocconi University, Italy.