Nissan Chair for Corporate Strategy and International Competitiveness

Holder: Bruno Cassiman

The Nissan Chair of Corporate Strategy and International Competitiveness develops and promotes research and teaching methods affecting business management from an international perspective and from a general management standpoint.

Its research centers on the study of the interrelationship between the competitiveness of countries and companies.

For nearly 20 years, the Chair, together with the Center for Globalization and Strategy, has been the Spanish member of the Global Competitiveness Report, the annual report of the World Economic Forum.

Research lines

  • The process of globalization. The origins of international competitiveness.
  • Competitiveness and profitability in the Spanish financial sector. The impact of information technology in general, and the internet in particular, on the financial services sector.
  • Integration in merger and acquisition processes.
  • Analysis of competitiveness of sectors, states and regions.

Holder of the Chair

Bruno Cassiman is a professor of Strategic Management. He is holder of the Herman Daems Chair of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the University of Leuven (Belgium). He is the department editor of the Business Strategy department at Management Science and member of the editorial board of Strategic Organization, European Management Review and the Review of Economics and Business. He has been a consultant to the European Commission, and the Belgian, Flemish and Catalan governments on matters of innovation policy.

Sponsor

Publications

Journal Articles (refereed)

BELDERBOS, R., CASSIMAN, B., FAEMS, D., LETEN, B., VAN LOOY, B. (2014). Co-Ownership of Intellectual Property. Exploring the Value-Appropriation and Value-Creation Implications of Co-Patenting with Different Partners. Research Policy, 43 (5), 841 - 852. doi:10.1016/j.respol.2013.08.013.

Articles in other publications

FERRARO, F., CASSIMAN, B. (2014). Three Trends That Will Change How You Manage. Globalization, Digitization and Politicization. IESE Insight (23), pp. 23 - 30.
FERRARO, F., CASSIMAN, B. (2014). Tres tendencias que cambiarán su forma de dirigir. Globalización, digitalización y politización. IESE Insight (23), pp. 23 - 30.

Journal Articles (refereed)

CASSIMAN, B., CASSIMAN, D., ANCKAERT, P.-E. (2020). Fostering practice-oriented and use-inspired science in biomedical research. Research Policy, 49 (2). doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.respol.2019.103900.
UZUNCA, B., CASSIMAN, B. (2020). Entry Diversion: Deterrence by Diverting Submarket Entry. Strategic Management Journal. doi:10.1002/smj.3128. (Online first)
CASSIMAN, B., VEUGELERS, R., ARTS, S. (2018). Mind the Gap: Capturing Value from Basic Research through Combining Mobile Inventors and Partnerships. Research Policy, 47 (9), 1811 - 1824. doi:10.1016/j.respol.2018.06.015.
ARTS, S., CASSIMAN, B., GÓMEZ, J. C. (2018). Text Matching to Measure Patent Similarity. Strategic Management Journal, 39 (1), 62 - 84. doi:10.1002/smj.2699.
CASSIMAN, B., VALENTINI, G. (2016). Open Innovation: Are Inbound And Outbound Knowledge Flows Really Complementary? Strategic Management Journal, 37 (6), 1034 - 1046. doi:10.1002/smj.2375.
KOVÁCS, A., VAN LOOY, B., CASSIMAN, B. (2015). Exploring the Scope of Open Innovation: A Bibliometric Review of a Decade of Research. Scientometrics, 104 (3), 951 - 983. doi:10.1007/s11192-015-1628-0.
BELDERBOS, R., CASSIMAN, B., FAEMS, D., LETEN, B., VAN LOOY, B. (2014). Co-Ownership of Intellectual Property. Exploring the Value-Appropriation and Value-Creation Implications of Co-Patenting with Different Partners. Research Policy, 43 (5), 841 - 852. doi:10.1016/j.respol.2013.08.013.
CASSIMAN, B., GOLOVKO, E. (2011). Innovation and Internationalization Through Exports. Journal of International Business Studies, 42 (1), 56 - 75. doi:10.1057/jibs.2010.36.
CASSIMAN, B., VEUGELERS, R., ZUNIGA, P. (2010). Diversity of Science Linkages: A Survey of Innovation Performance Effects and Some Evidence from Flemish Firms. Economics, 4. doi:10.5018/economics-ejournal.ja.2010-33.
CASSIMAN, B., DI GUARDO. M.C., VALENTINI, G. (2010). Organizing Links with Science: Cooperate or Contract? A Project-Level Analysis. Research Policy, 39 (7), 882 - 892. doi:10.1016/j.respol.2010.04.009.

Working Papers

CASSIMAN, B., VANORMELINGEN, S. (2013). Profiting From Innovation: Firm Level Evidence on Markups (WP-1079-E). Barcelona: IESE.
CASSIMAN, B., VEUGELERS, R., ARTS, S. (2012). Mind the Gap: Capturing Value From Basic Research. Boundary crossing inventors and partnerships (WP-1054-E). Barcelona: IESE.
CASSIMAN, B., MAS, J. (2009). Catalan competitiveness: Science and business (DI-806-E).
CASSIMAN, B., GOLOVKO, E. (2009). Productivity of Catalan firms. International exposure and (product) innovation (DI-808-E).
CASSIMAN, B., GOLOVKO, E. (2007). Innovation and the export-productivity link (DI-688-E).

Proceedings

CASSIMAN, B., VEUGELERS, R., ARTS, S. (2012). How to capture value from linking to science-driven basic research: Boundary crossing inventors and partnerships. 2012 IEEE International Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology (ICMIT) (pp. 619 - 623). IEEE.

Articles in other publications

CANALS, J., CASSIMAN, B., ELVIRA, M., SIEBER, S., RAES, A. (2018). Cómo la IA cambiará (o no) tu modo de dirigir. Inteligencia artificial. IESE Insight (38), pp. 47 - 54.
CANALS, J., CASSIMAN, B., ELVIRA, M., SIEBER, S., RAES, A. (2018). How AI Will - and Won't - Change the Way You Manage. Artificial Intelligence. IESE Insight (38), pp. 47 - 54.
FERRARO, F., CASSIMAN, B. (2014). Three Trends That Will Change How You Manage. Globalization, Digitization and Politicization. IESE Insight (23), pp. 23 - 30.
FERRARO, F., CASSIMAN, B. (2014). Tres tendencias que cambiarán su forma de dirigir. Globalización, digitalización y politización. IESE Insight (23), pp. 23 - 30.
CASSIMAN, B., MENDI, P. (2011). Estrategias de innovación entre las multinacionales. Papeles de Economía Española (127), pp. 76 - 88.

Edited books

CASSIMAN, B., COLOMBO, M. (2006). Mergers and acquisitions: The innovation impact. Aldershot, UK: Edward Elgar.

Book Chapters

CASSIMAN, B., GOLOVKO, E. (2018). Internationalization, Innovation, and Productivity. In Emili Grifell-Tatjé, C.A. Knox Lovell and Robin C. Sickles (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Productivity Analysis. Cape Town: Oxford University Press.
CASSIMAN, B. (2015). Developing an Innovation Mindset. In Canals J. (eds), Shaping Entrepreneurial Mindsets: Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Leadership Development (pp. 81 - 96). Basingstoke [England]: Palgrave Macmillan.
CASSIMAN, B., GHEMAWAT, P. (2014). Competitive Landscapes. In Cary L. Cooper (Ed.), Wiley Encyclopedia of Management. Chichester: John Wiley and Sons Ltd.
CASSIMAN, B., DI GUARDO. M.C. (2014). Innovation and Technology Management in Competitive Strategy Research. In Giovanni Battista Dagnino (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Competitive Strategy (pp. 281 - 299). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.
CASSIMAN, B., GHEMAWAT, P. (2009). Anticipating Competitive Dynamics. In Pankaj Ghemawat (Ed.), Strategy and the Business Landscape (pp. 68 - 92). Harlow, England: Prentice Hall.

Studies

CASSIMAN, B., SALVADOR, P., COMÍN, A. (2007). Tecnologías digitales e Internet: Su impacto en el sector de la música.

Cases

MITCHELL, J., CASSIMAN, B. (2008). Ducati: En busca de la magia (A). IESE, DG-1507.
MITCHELL, J., CASSIMAN, B. (2008). Ducati: En busca de la magia (B). IESE, DG-1508.
MITCHELL, J., CASSIMAN, B. (2007). Ducati: In Pursuit of Magic (A). IESE, DG-1507-E.
MITCHELL, J., CASSIMAN, B. (2007). Ducati: In Pursuit of Magic (B). IESE, DG-1508-E.
NOBOA, F., CASSIMAN, B. (2002). eDreams: Real People, Great Vacations. IESE, DG-1386-E.