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Niklas Lindlbauer

Niklas Lindlbauer

PhD Candidate

BA (Dual Study Program - FOM University and McKinsey & Company), MPhil (University of Cambridge)


Niklas is a first-year doctoral candidate in quantitative strategic management. His research looks at the inner workings of the corporate headquarters in the context of the corporate-level resource allocation process.

Prior to entering the PhD programme, Niklas completed a dual study programme with the management consultancy McKinsey & Company in Germany. Subsequently, Niklas joined the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), before starting his business research masters at the University of Cambridge.

Research interests

Phenomena of interest: the corporate-level resource allocation process; internal capital markets; the role of the corporate headquarters in the multi-business firm.

Theoretical perspectives: behavioural theory of the firm; sensemaking; micro-foundations; dynamic capabilities.

Methodological approach: mainly quantitative, occasionally qualitative.

Niklas Lindlbauer is a member of the Strategy & International Business subject group.

Contact details

Niklas Lindlbauer
Cambridge Judge Business School
University of Cambridge
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1AG


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