Albrecht Enders is Professor of Strategy and Innovation at IMD. His major research, teaching and consulting interest is the reaction of companies to radical changes in their environment.
Professor Enders has worked for clients such as ABB, Deloitte, Deutsche Bank, Siemens, Douglas Holding, Honda, ICBC, Novartis, MTR HongKong, Roland Berger, Safran, Stora Enso, Telenor, TUI, Vodafone and VTT. In addition to running highly customized company-specific programs that focus on corporate transformation, he is also the Program Director of Advanced Strategic Management, one of IMD's core general management programs.Before coming to IMD, Professor Enders spent three years with The Boston Consulting Group in the company's Cologne office where he worked on projects in the areas of financial services, energy and industrial goods. These projects focused on strategy development, reorganization and efficiency improvement.
Professor Enders' research has appeared in leading academic journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Review and Research Policy, and practitioner-oriented outlets including Management Information Systems Quarterly Executive, Harvard Business Manager and The Financial Times. He has also authored numerous case studies on companies such as Nestle, Tesco.com, Nordea, XING and SonyBMG , as well as written a strategy textbook, "Strategies for e-business" (FT Prentice Hall, 2008). His research and case writing efforts have been recognized by awards from the BPS division of the Academy of Management in 2011, 2012 and 2013, EFMD in 1999 and 2014, ECCH in 2001 and 2002, and SIM in 2005 and 2008.
Albrecht Enders holds a PhD in strategic management from the Leipzig Graduate School of Management in Germany and a BA in economics from Dartmouth College in the USA.