The Research Center in Strategy of SKEMA Business School is based in the Paris campus at La Defense and includes SKEMA professors located in Paris, Lille, and Sophia Antipolis.
The areas of expertise of its members are various and cover topics such as Business Strategy & Business Models, Exploration-Exploitation Dilemma, International Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Non-Market Strategy, Strategic Alliance, Strategic Capabilities & Dynamic Capabilities, or Strategy in Emerging Markets.
Members have published in many well-known and internationally recognized journals, such as the Academy of Management Journal, Harvard Business Review, Harvard Business Review France, Journal of Business Strategy,Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Management International,Organization Studies, Research Policy, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, or Strategic Management Journal.
The primary objective of this center is to promote research and academic excellence in the field of Strategic Management. To reach this objective, the Research Center in Strategy organizes workshops and seminars on different areas of strategy (e.g., business models) or best practices in research (e.g., how to publish in top tier journals). Workshops and seminars are opened to M.Sc. students in International Strategy and Influence. In the long run, the Research Center in Strategy aims at establishing close relationship with local companies and to serve as a platform for discussing strategic issues with companies.