Managing the Multinational Network

Spring Semester 2020 


Mondays, start February, 17

13:15 - 15:00 h, weekly
AssistantJie Yu Kerguignas

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As of today, we will move the course "Managing the Multinational Network" to moodle, so that it will be easier for you to find all information at one place. Enrol for the course on Moodle as soon as possible.


- Tuesday, April 28, 15.15-16.30 h, room C 140 (guest lecture)

- Tuesday, May 5, 15.15-17.00 h, room C 140
- Wednesday, May 6, 10.15-11.45 h, room C 140 (guest lecture)
- Tuesday, May 12, 15.15-17.00 h, room C 140
- Tuesday, May 19, 15.15-17.00 h, room C 140
- Tuesday, May 26, 15.15-17.00 h, room C 140
Additional Information

Guest Presentations in this course

Unfortunately, due to the Corona crisis, several guest lectures are cancelled.


  • This guest lecture will be provided via a video. It will be made available via Moodle. 
    Patrick KESSLER, President, VSV – Swiss E-Commerce Association
    Digital Commerce in Europe and beyond - Opportunities and Threats for Swiss Online Players
    Tuesday, April 28, 15.15-16.30 h, room C140 [Europe Day]

  • This guest lecture will be carried out via Zoom. You will receive a Zoom link before the event.
    Yannick Hanselmann, Controller, Sika AG
    Controlling in Emerging Markets
    Wednesday, May 6, 10.15-11.45 h, room G230 (together with Management Control Systems)

  • Cancelled:
    Jan ATTESLANDER, Member of the Executive Board, Economiesuisse
    Global Opportunities for Swiss Companies - The Importance of Innovation and Digitalisation
    Monday, May 11, 9.15-11.00 h, room E120
Additional Readings

Barney 1991

Geyskens et al. 2006

Ghosal-Moran 1996

Gulati 1998

Kogut-Zander 1996

Hennart 2000

Hillman-Withers-Collins 2009

Lecture Slides

Lecture Slides 1-34

Lecture Slides 35-74