Professor of Strategic Management
The BP Chaired Professor of European Competitiveness
Karel Cool's research, teaching and consulting focus on problems of industry and competitive analysis (e.g. industry overcapacity, profit dynamics, product standards, critical mass races, value creation, building unique resources). He has published in journals such as Management Science, the Strategic Management Journal, Organization Studies, Marketing Letters and Advances in Strategic Management. He has also edited a book, European Industrial Restructuring in the 1990s with D. Neven and I. Walter, and has contributed to several books on competitive strategy. Right now, he is Associate Editor of the Strategic Management Journal, the leading academic strategy journal.