Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Publications Database

Author

Prof. Dr. Lars Schweizer


Department

  • Management and Microeconomics

Chair

  • UBS-endowed Chair of Strategic Management

Academic / Professional Positions

  • Since 2007: Professor, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
  • Since 2008: External Research Fellow, Department Entrepreneurship, Growth and Public Policy, Max-Planck-Institut, Jena, Germany
  • 2006 - 2007: Associate Professor, Grenoble Ecole de Management, France
  • 2001 - 2005: Partner and Consultant, Consulting-Camp, Bamberg/Neustadt, Germany
  • 1999 - 2005: Research Assistant, University Bamberg, Germany
  • 1998 - 1999: Consultant, PwC Deutsche Revision AG, Saarbrücken, Germany
  • 1998: Lecturer, DEKRA Akademie, Saarbrücken, Germany

Education

  • 2007: Habilitation, University Bamberg, Germany, Thesis: Strategic, Organizational and Human Resources-Related Issues in High-Tech Industries
  • 2002: Dr. rer. pol., University Bamberg, Germany, Thesis: Post-Acquisition Integration of Small Bio- technology Firms in the Structure of Large Pharmaceutical
  • 1997: Diplom-Kaufmann, European Business School (EBS), Oestrich-Winkel, Germany

Research Interests

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Leadership and Human Resource Management in M&A
  • Strategic Alliances
  • Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Telecommunication Industries

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Explaining Conflicts Between Active and Non-Active Shareholders in Family Firms
Schmalenbach Business Review
2017 Siebels, Jan-Folke
zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Schweizer, Lars
Enabling international R&D units to evolve into contributors: the case of China
Managementforschung
2017 Sauerberg, Isabella
zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Schweizer, Lars
Bayer-Monsanto – eine neue Nummer 1 in der Agrarchemie?
Nachrichten aus der Chemie
2017
Schweizer, Lars
Corporate distress and turnaround: integrating the literature and directing future research
Business Research
2017
Schweizer, Lars
Nienhaus, Andreas
Post-merger integration in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries: a practical ap-proach
Cooper, C.L. / Tarba, S.Y. / Sarala, R.M. / Ahammad, M.F.
2017
Schweizer, Lars
How to improve acquisition performance: The role of a dedicated M&A function, M&A learning process, and M&A capability,
Strategic Management Journal
Selected
2016 Trichterborn, Anja
zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Schweizer, Lars
How allicance portfolio diversity affects cross-border acquisition likelihood: The moderating role of geographic distance and business relatedness
Academy of Management Annual Meeting Best Papers Proceedings
2016 Wang, Le
Schweizer, Lars
Stock price reactions to corporate layoff announcements - A resource and systems theory-based analysis of socially accepted layoff procedures
Palgrave-Macmillan
2016
Schweizer, Lars
Bilsdorfer, Paul
Next practice, not best practice: Using virtual worlds in new product development
International Journal of Product Development
2015 Daeke, Julia
zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Schweizer, Lars
The dynamic capabilities perspective: from fragments to meta-theory
Management Research Review
2015
Schweizer, Lars
Rogbeer, Shalini
Michaelis, Björn
Knowledge as a key in the relationship between high-performance work systems and workforce productivity
Journal of Business Research
2015 Michaelis, Björn
Wagner, Joachim D.
Schweizer, Lars
Shareholder Activism by Hedge Funds in a Concentrated Ownership Environment: an Empirical Study for Germany
International Journal of Financial Services Management
2015 Stadler, Maximilian
zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Schweizer, Lars
Integrating Multiple Case Studies with a Merger and Acquisition Example
Palgrave-Macmillan
2015
Schweizer, Lars
Post-merger integration – a theoretical and practical perspective
Routledge
2015
Schweizer, Lars
Integrating Multiple Case Studies
Palgrave-Macmillan (Global)
2015
Schweizer, Lars
Strategic Alliances or M & A as the Road to Innovation for Pharmaceutical Companies?
Journal of Entrepreneurship & Organization Management
2014
Schweizer, Lars
Management consulting: measuring performance and the use of success fees
International Journal of Services, Economics and Management
2014 Fleischer, Bärbel
zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Schweizer, Lars
Investor reactions to new product development failures: the moderating role of product development stage
Journal of Management
2013 Urbig, Diemo
Bürger, Robin
Patzelt, Holger
Schweizer, Lars
Transferring Organizational Resources and Capabilities in Cross Border Mergers & Acquisi-tions – An Analysis of the European Energy Sector
Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publisher
2013
Schweizer, Lars
Michaelis, Björn
Uhlig, Carina
Bringing the natural environment back into strategic management: Theoretical perspectives and reassssment of the "Brent Spar" case
International Journal of Sustainable Strategic Management
2012
Schweizer, Lars
zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Rumpf, Maria
Employee Commitment in the post-acquisition integration process: The effect of leadership style and integration speed
Scandinavian Journal of Management
2012
Schweizer, Lars
Patzelt, Holger
Biotechnology Entrepreneurship
Foundations and Trends in Entrepreneurship
2012 Patzelt, Holger
Schweizer, Lars
Behrens, Judith
Specific managerial human capital, firm age, and venture capital financing of biopharmaceutical ventures: A contingency approach
Journal of High Technology Management Research
2012 Behrens, Judith
Patzelt, Holger
Schweizer, Lars
Bürger, Robin
Characteristics of biotechnology mergers and acquisitions
Oxford University Press
2012
Schweizer, Lars
Industry evolution and the interplay between extrinsic and intrinsic motivation – Software and Genomics from a Habermasian perspective
Managementforschung
2011
Schweizer, Lars
zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
The Role of Teams in the Competence Development Process
International Journal of Management Development
2011
Schweizer, Lars
Geiger, Mirjam
The role of financial analysts in the strategy formation process of business firms
Industrial and Corporate Change
2011 zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Miro, Michael
Schweizer, Lars
Akquisition und Integration von Lexigen Pharmaceuticals Corp. durch Merck KGaA
Gabler
2011 zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Schweizer, Lars
Die Mobilisierung intra-organisationaler Beziehungen – The Challenge of Corporate Venture Capital
Managementforschung
2010 zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Rause, Ingo
Schweizer, Lars
Massenentlassungen – Rechtsvergleichende Analyse der Bedingungen in Europa und den USA
Zeitschrift für Management
2010
Schweizer, Lars
Koscher, Eva
Stutz, Raffaela
Dating before marriage? Analyzing the influence of pre-acquisitionexperience and target familiarity on acquisition success in the “M&A as R&D” type of acquisition
Scandinavian Journal of Management
2010 Al-Laham, Andreas
Schweizer, Lars
Amburgey, Terry L.
Post-merger integration of international biotechnology start-ups – The relationship between entrepreneurial strategy, culture and human resources
Journal of Business Economics (formerly: Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft ZfB)
2009
Schweizer, Lars
Beratungserfolg – eine Betrachtung des State of the Art der Anätze zur Evaluation von Beratungsleistungen
Zeitschrift für Management
2009 zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Schweizer, Lars
Rajes, Martin
Consulting success and contingent fees as important elements on the way to a theory of management consulting
International Journal of Services, Economics and Management
2009
Schweizer, Lars
zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Rajes, Martin
Buffering the failure of new product development projects: A multi-level approach
2009 Bürger, Robin
Patzelt, Holger
Schweizer, Lars
Personalideologien
Beck / Vahlen
2009
Schweizer, Lars
zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Führungsstile und der Verbleib von Mitarbeitern in der Post-Akquisitions-Integrationsphase
zfbf Schmalenbachs Zeitschrift für betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung
2008
Schweizer, Lars
Patzelt, Holger
Anreize und Motivation für unternehmerisches Handeln in etablierten Firmen
zfbf Schmalenbachs Zeitschrift für betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung
2008
Schweizer, Lars
Monsen, Erik
Patzelt, Holger
Mergers and Acquisitions in the Biotechnology Industry
Springer
2008
Schweizer, Lars
zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Strategische Optionen öffentlicher Krankenhäuser zwischen Markt und Hierarchie – Eine empirische Studie
W. Kohlhammer
2008
Schweizer, Lars
Bernhard, Barbara
Mergers and acquisitions of German biotechnology startups
International Journal of Biotechnology
2007 Patzelt, Harald
Schweizer, Lars
zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Identifying synergies ahead of mergers and acquisitions
International Journal of Financial Services Management
2007 zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Köppen, Jens
Schweizer, Lars
Convergence: A Challenge for Mobile Telecommunication Operators – The Case of the German T-Mobile
International Journal of Mobile Communications
2006
Schweizer, Lars
Evolution and dynamics of business models in the German biotechnology industry
International Journal of Biotechnology
2006
Schweizer, Lars
Erfolgshonorare für Beratungsleistungen
Zeitschrift Führung und Organisation zfo
2006
Schweizer, Lars
Rajes, Martin
Bedeutung der Unternehmenskultur im M&A-Prozess
Gabler
2006 zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Schweizer, Lars
Organizational integration of acquired biotechnology companies in pharmaceutical companies:The need for a hybrid strategy
Academy of Management Journal
Selected
2005
Schweizer, Lars
Auf eigene Stärken konzentrieren
Zeitschrift für Human Resource Management
2005 zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Schweizer, Lars
Outsourcing von e-government-Lösungen an der Bürger-Staat-Schnittstelle – theoretische Implikationen und erste praktische Erfahrungen
Verwaltung und Management
2005
Schweizer, Lars
zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Bornhauser, Ute
Outsourcing von Personalfunktionen: Eine (erneute) Bestandsaufnahme
Zeitschrift für Personalforschung
2005
Schweizer, Lars
zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Ultsch, Carmen
E-Government
Die Betriebswirtschaft (DBW)
2005
Schweizer, Lars
Bornhauser, Ute
Informatisierung der Personalarbeit – Bestandsaufnahme und die Frage nach einer personalökonomischen Fundierung
Zeitschrift für Personalforschung
2005 zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Schweizer, Lars
Unerfüllte Erwartungen - Ergebnisse einer empirischen Untersuchung der Kompetenzerwartungen an Hochschulabsolventen
Personal – Zeitschrift für Human Resource Management
2005 zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Meck, Andreas
Schweizer, Lars
Knowledgetransfer and R&D in pharmaceutical companies: A case study
Journal of Engineering and Technology Management
2005
Schweizer, Lars
Concept and evolution of business models
Journal of General Management
2005
Schweizer, Lars
Kooperation in der Biotechnologie
Gabler Verlag
2005 zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Schweizer, Lars
Besonderheiten und Möglichkeiten des Outsourcing von e-government-Lösungen
Journal für Betriebswirtschaft
2004
Schweizer, Lars
zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Akquisition und Integration von Lexigen Pharmaceuticals Corp. durch Merck KGaA – Lösungshinweise
Gabler Verlag
2004
Schweizer, Lars
zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Rolle und Bedeutung von High-Tech-Dienstleistungen für Forschung und Entwicklung in der Pharmabranche
Gabler Verlag
2003
Schweizer, Lars
Kooperation in der Biotechnologie
Gabler Verlag
2003 zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Schweizer, Lars
The key drivers and success factors for M&A strategies in the biotechnological and pharmaceutical industry
Pharmaceuticals Policy and Law
2002
Schweizer, Lars
Attacker’s advantage in a homogeneous market: The case of GSM
International Journal on Media Management
2002 Krys, Christian
zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Schweizer, Lars
Post-acquisition integration of small biotechnology firms in the structure of large pharmaceutical companies (Diss.)
opus
2002
Schweizer, Lars
Zur Evolution von Geschäftsmodellen in der deutschen Pharma- und Biotechnologie-Industrie
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
2002 Meinhardt, Yves
Schweizer, Lars
A Return Ticket to Growth? Analyzing the Organizational Capability to Grow and "Ungrow"
2002
Schweizer, Lars
Achtenhagen, Leona
zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo
Auswirkungen der UMTS-Lizenzvergabe auf den Unternehmenswert und Implikationen für die Geschäftsmodelle von Mobilfunkunternehmenotechnologie-Industrie 1
Gabler Verlag
2002
Schweizer, Lars
Meinhardt, Yves
Krys, Christian
Fuest, Klaus
How to handle intrinsic and extrinsic motivation in German Start-Up companies
2001
Schweizer, Lars
zu Knyphausen-Aufseß, Dodo