UCL School of Management

Strategy & Entrepreneurship

This group’s faculty share an interest in understanding what makes firms successful and what leads to the formation of new businesses. Topics of interest include digitization, big data analytics, machine learning, information environment, platform ecosystems, new organizational forms, learning, innovation, competition, interorganizational relationships, corporate strategy, entrepreneurial strategy, entrepreneurship for development, and social innovation.

Our research methods are diverse and include regression analysis, field experiments, archival data analysis, surveys, ethnography, formal modeling, simulation, and network analysis. Despite this diversity, there is a common focus on how firms can grow and innovate.

Open-ended organization

Explains how open-ended organizational structure and processes allow organizations to adapt to uncertain environments.

Change and performance in new product streams

Studying the performance implications of the coevolution of team composition and market categories in the context of temporary organizations

Tracking M&As

Tracking M&As using machine learning generated counterfactuals