Albrecht Enders

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Albrecht Enders is Professor of Strategy and Innovation and Dean of Programs and Innovation at IMD. His major research, teaching and consulting interests are in the areas of managing discontinuous change and top team strategy development processes.


Professor Enders has worked for range of clients from different industries, including ABB, Agathon, Deloitte, Deutsche Bank, Siemens, Douglas Holding, Honda, ICBC, Novartis, MTR HongKong, Roland Berger, Safran, Skanska, Stora Enso, Telenor, Thyssen Krupp, TUI, Vodafone and VTT. In addition to running highly customized company-specific programs that focus on corporate transformation, he also directed the Advanced Strategic Management Program, one of IMD's core general management programs. Before coming to IMD, Professor Enders spent three years as a consultant 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 Journal, Academy of Management Review and Research Policy, and practitioner-oriented outlets including Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review 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). His research and case writing efforts have been recognized by awards from the BPS division of the Academy of Management, the EFMD, ECCH and SIM.


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.

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Albrecht Enders's Publications
2020
How reskilling can soften the economic blow of COVID-19
Article
2020
Method in the madness: organizing information flows
Article
2019
Not all problems are created equal
Article
2018
How the world's oldest company reinvented itself.
Article
Harvard Business Review
2016
Stop Jumping to Solutions!
Article
MIT Sloan Management Review
2018
Silver bullet or ricochet? CEO's use of metaphorical communication and infomediaries' evaluations.
Article
Academy of Management Journal
2013
CEO Narcissism, Audience Engagement, and Organizational Adoption of Technological Discontinuities.
Article
Administrative Science Quarterly
2013
The Family Innovator's Dilemma: How Family Influence Affects the Adoption of Discontinuous Technologies by Incumbent Firms.
Article
Academy of Management Review