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Rasmus Pichler

Rasmus Pichler

PhD Candidate

BA (Zeppelin University), MPhil (University of Cambridge)

Research topic

The Microfoundations of Corporate Wrongdoing


Rasmus is a PhD candidate in the Strategy & International Business subject group at Cambridge Judge Business School. His research focuses on the phenomenon of corporate wrongdoing – company actions that violate ethical norms and harm stakeholders. In particular, Rasmus is interested in how the characteristics of top managers and the team dynamics in top management teams affect decision-making about corporate wrongdoing.

Rasmus holds a BA in Sociology, Politics & Economics from Zeppelin University and an MPhil in Strategy, Marketing & Operations from the University of Cambridge. Before starting his PhD, Rasmus worked in the corporate social responsibility department of a global automotive supplier and as a management consultant for clients in the technology, mobility and financial services sectors.

Research interests

Corporate wrongdoing; upper echelons theory; organisational behaviour; business ethics; theory of the firm.

Rasmus Pichler is a member of the Strategy & International Business subject group.

Contact details

Rasmus Pichler
Cambridge Judge Business School
University of Cambridge
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1AG

Year of entry