Addis Gedefaw BIRHANU

Associate Professor

Ph.D. in Business Administration and Management

Strategy & Organization

Research topics

1. Firm non-market strategies in emerging economies

2. Corporate governance

3. International business

Prices and awards

Distinguished Student Paper Award
Affiliation with Business groups: Strategizing or Economizing Mechanism? Evidence from the Arab Spring', BPS Division, AoM Annual Meeting, Philadelphia
Best PhD Conference Paper Award
SMS Conference, Atlanta
Competitive PhD Research Grant
2013 - 2014
Bocconi University



  • Academy of Management
  • Strategic Management Society
  • Consortium for Cooperation and Competition, CCC
  • Danish Research Unit for Industrial Dynamics, DRUID

Communications & Seminars

  • EURAM, Paris, June, 2016
  • Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, August, 2014
  • Danish Research Unit for Industrial Dynamics (DRUID), Copenhagen, June, 2014
  • Ethics, Technology and Organizational Innovation Conference, ETH Zürich, January, 2014
  • Annual Strategic Management Conference, Atlanta, October, 2013
  • Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Innovation (SEI), Doctoral Consortium, Imperial College,
  • London, September, 2013
  • BPS Dissertation Consortium, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Orlando,
  • August, 2013
  • Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Orlando, August, 2013
  • Doctoral Students' Consortium, Consortium for Cooperation and Competition (CCC),
  • Kansas City, March, 2013
  • Academy of Management Africa Conference, Johannesburg, January, 2013
  • Annual Strategic Management Conference, Prague, October, 2012