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Aseem Kaul

Assistant Professor
Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship


  • PhD 2009
    Management Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

  • MBA 2001
    Management 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
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Non-market Strategy

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 new capabilities and technologies are best governed and organized, and how the organizational boundary choices firms make impact their subsequent innovation. More recently, Aseem has also been exploring the social and political strategies firms adopt to influence their business environment, focusing specifically on the consequences of such strategies for social welfare. Aseem's research has been published or is forthcoming in the Academy of Management Journal, Management Science, Organization Science, and the Strategic Management Journal. Aseem serves as Associate Editor at theStrategic Management Journal, and sits on the editorial boards of Strategy Science and Strategic Organization. His research has been recognized with numerous awards, including the Sumantra Ghoshal Research and Practice award from the Academy of Management's BPS Division, as well as an honorable mention from the Strategic Management Society, and he is currently a recipient of the Mary and Jim Lawrence Fellowship at the Carlson School. Prior to joining academia, Aseem worked as a consultant with McKinsey and Company's New Delhi office.

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