Contact Professor Patrick Reinmoeller


Patrick Reinmoeller, PhD, is Professor of Strategic Management at Cranfield School of Management, UK, a Core Member of the China Research Centre and a Visiting Professor at Erasmus University in the Netherlands and a Visiting Professor at ICS Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo. His research on strategy and innovation within MNEs with an emphasis on capabilities to create and exploit knowledge has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, European Management Journal, MIT Sloan Management Review, Organization Studies and Strategic Organization.

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Patrick was a full time member of faculty at Erasmus University, the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology and Visiting Faculty at the University of Pretoria (South Africa), Hitotsubashi University (Japan), NUCB (Japan), LIUC (Italy) and St Gallen University (Switzerland). Patrick is a member of the editorial board of the Academy of Management Discoveries, European Management Journal and Strategic Organization. Reviewing for the Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, Organization Studies, MIT Sloan Management, Journal of Management Studies, and other leading journals, he has won multiple reviewer awards of the Academy of Management and the Strategic Management Society. Patrick was educated in Germany, Italy and Japan. He received his PhD at the University of Cologne and completed his post-doctoral research at the Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University. Patrick was educated in Italy, Japan and Germany and his working languages are Dutch, English, German, Italian, and Japanese.

His most recent publications are entitled: 'The Relational Deployment and Development of Sensing Dynamic Capabilities: Evidence from a Network Intermediary', Academy of Management Journal, 2018 (, 'Leaping to Optima? Knowledge Creation and Behavioral Theory' in Towards Organizational Knowledge edited by G. von Krogh, H. Takeuchi, K. Kase and C.G. Canton (2013) Palgrave Macmillan; "How to Win a Price War" MIT Sloan Management Review, 2014, 55 (3) 15-17; Reinmoeller, P. (2015) "The Judgement of Leaders", Management Focus, Issue 38, 3-9 and "Relational Capital and Individual Exploration: Unraveling the influence of Goal Alignment and Knowledge Acquisition", Organization Studies, 2015, 36 (6) 809-829; Reinmoeller, P. and Ansari S. (2015) "The Persistence of a Stigmatized Practice: A Study of Competitive Intelligence", British Journal of Management.


  • Deutsche Telekom AG
  • ESAI Energy LLC
  • International Atomic Energy Agency
  • Interpipe Group
  • KPN
  • DMG Mori AG
  • Koninklijke Philips N.V.
  • Shell PLC
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd


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