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Karolin Frankenberger is head of the competence center Business Model Innovation at the chair of innovation at the University of St. Gallen.
fields of research
Dr. Frankenberger's present research interests are in the area of business models, business model innovation, network strategy and strategic initiatives.
Her research has been published in top-ranked academic and managerial journals (based on the Social Science Citation Index) such as Academy of Management Journal.
Please also consider the publications under my previous name:
Dr. Frankenberger has worked as a consultant for 6.5 years for McKinsey & Company in the Munich and Zurich office. She was supporting various clients primarily in the high tech, logistics and automotive industry in areas such as business model innovation, corporate development/product strategies, emerging markets, turnaround management/efficiency improvement, Sales and Pricing. She was also leading the Venture 2010 competition, a cooperation between McKinsey & Company Switzerland, ETH, and CTI.
Winner of the "Sumantra Ghoshal Research and Practice Award 2006" of the Academy of Management &
Winner of the "Distinguished Paper Award of the Business Policy & Strategy Division of the Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta 2006
Award for one of the ten best research articles at the Strategic Management Society (SMS) Mini Conference, Connecticut, USA, 2003
Full time scholarship of the Swiss National Science Foundation, 2003-2004
At the university, Dr. Frankenberger teaches business model innovation in Bachelor and EMBA programs.
In 2003 she was visiting PhD student at the Business School of the University of Connecticut (USA), in 2004 she was visiting PhD student at the Harvard Business School (USA).
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