Institute of Management (IFB)
Dufourstr. 40a, 9000 St. Gallen, Switzerland
SoM - School of Management
Björn Ambos is a Chaired Professor of Strategic Management and Director at the Institute of Management of the University of St. Gallen.
fields of research
Professor Ambos’ current research concerns global strategies, regional headquarters, knowledge management and innovation within multinational companies.
Professor Ambos previously held positions at the University of Edinburgh, the University of Hamburg and WU Vienna, as well as visiting positions at Bocconi University and Florida International University.
Professor Ambos is current member of board of the European International Business Academy and recently completed a three-year appointment as an officer of the Global Strategy Interest Group at the Strategic Management Society, where he was also elected to become program chair for the 2012 annual conference. He currently acts as a scientific advisor to the Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates, and provides expert advice to the German Parliament (EFI Expert Group des Deutschen Bundestages).
His book, The New Role of Regional Strategy (Palgrave McMillan), iwas published in 2010. An earlier book, Internationales Forschungs- und Entwicklungsmanagement, was published by Gabler in 2004.
His latest book, “Global Strategic Management” is scheduled for publication in 2014. An earlier book “The New Role of Regional Strategy“ was published by Palgrave McMillan in 2010.
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