Lasse B. Lien

Professor Lasse B. Lien

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Strategic Human Capital Strategy in recessions Diversification- and growth strategies


Lasse B. Lien holds a dr. oecon and Master of Science degrees from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and a BA in political science from the University of Bergen.

He is currently professor of strategy at the Department of Strategy and Management at Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), where he is the director of the research group S T O P (Strategy, Organization and Performance).

Liens research interests are related to performance differences between firms, in particular to corporate level strategy, the link between strategy and business cycles, and to competitive dynamics more generally. 

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Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
Knudsen, Eirik Sjåholm; Lien, Lasse B.; Timmermans, Bram; Belik, Ivan; Pandey, Sujit Stability in turbulent times? The effect of digitalization on the sustainability of competitive advantage Journal of Business Research Volume 128; page 360 - 369; 2021
Foss, Nicolai Juul; Klein, Peter G.; Lien, Lasse B.; Zellweger, Thomas; Zenger, Todd Ownership Competence Strategic Management Journal (27 pages); 2020
Knudsen, Eirik Sjåholm; Lien, Lasse B. Hitting the gas or the brake? Recessions and firms' knowledge investments Managerial and Decision Economics (MDE) Volume 40 (8); page 1000 - 1015; 2019
Lien, Lasse B.; Knudsen, Eirik Sjåholm; Baardsen, Tor Øyvind Strategiboken Fagbokforlaget; 2016
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