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Franz W. Kellermanns

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Professor and Addison H. & Gertrude C. Reese Endowed Chair
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PhD, University of Connecticut
MBA, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Dipl.-Kfm., Gerhard Mercator Universität, Germany

Franz W. Kellermanns is the Addison H. & Gertrude C. Reese Endowed Chair in International Business and Professor of Management in the Belk College of Business at the University of North Carolina – Charlotte. He holds a joint appointment with the Center for Family Business at the WHU–Otto Beisheim School of Management (Germany). He received his Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut. His research interests include international business, strategy process and entrepreneurship with a focus on family business research. He is an editor of Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice and former associate editor of Family Business Review. He has published in journals such as Organization ScienceJournal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and PracticeFamily Business ReviewAcademy of Management Learning and Education, etc. He serves on the Editorial Boards of Journal of Business VenturingJournal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Group and Organization Management, Family Business Review, Journal of Family Business Strategy and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. He is a co-editor of the recent books “Handbook of Strategy Process Research” and "Innovating Strategy Process" and co-editor of the forthcoming “Family Business Companion.”

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Areas of Expertise:
International business
Strategy process
Entrepreneurship with a focus on family business