Aseem Kaul

Assistant Professor
Strategic Mgmt/Entrepreneurship


  • PhD 2009
    Management Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

  • MBA 2001
    NULL Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

  • B.A. (Hon) 1999
    Economics Sri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University


  • Corporate Strategy
  • Mergers & Acquisitions / Divestments
  • Technology
  • Multinational Strategy
  • Organizational Economics / Transaction Costs

Aseem joined the Carlson School in 2009, having completed his PhD in Management from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Aseem's research focuses on the relationship between firm scope and capabilities, examining how technological changes impact the horizontal and vertical scope choices of firms, and how these choices in turn drive the firm's subsequent innovation. Aseem's research has been published or is forthcoming in Management Science, Organization Science, and the Strategic Management Journal. Aseem serves on the editorial board of the Strategic Management Journal, as well as the Research Committee for the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management. In 2008, his work was awarded the Sumantra Ghoshal Research and Practice Award by the Academy of Management's BPS Division. Prior to joining academia, Aseem worked as a consultant with McKinsey and Company's New Delhi office.<span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Times New Roman','serif';times new roman" :;"="">

Selected Works

Current Activities

Current Research

  • The Changing Nature of Global Integration: The Effects of Knowledge and Competitive Arbitrage on the Direction of Intra-Firm Product Flows' (with Heather Berry)
  • Post-Divestment Innovation: A Penrosian View
  • Structural Recombination and Innovation: The Roles of Technological Capability and Coherence (with Samina Karim)
  • 'Fools Rush In: A Behavioral Perspective on Incumbent Pursuit of Radical Invention' (with J.P. Eggers)
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