Andreas Schotter


A dual Canadian and German citizen, Andreas Schotter is Assistant Professor of International Business and Global Strategy and the Academic Director of the Masters of Science program at Ivey Business School at Western University in London, Ontario. He also serves as Ivey’s Academic Director of the CEMS Masters in Management program. Dr. Schotter has lived in Canada, Europe, Asia and the USA and holds permanent resident status in Hong Kong. As an international business expert he helps executives and organizations understand the challenges and opportunities posed by the constantly evolving global economy. He specializes in how to think strategically and drive the agile decision-making that will prevail in today’s volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous business world. His current areas of endeavour include the development of strategies for success in the post-recession, “two-speed” global economy and investigations into boundary-spanning leadership capabilities in global organizations.Dr. Schotter’s research has been published in leading academic and practitioner journals including the Journal of International Business Studies and the MIT Sloan Management Review. He has authored numerous book chapters, cases, and a book on strategic management frameworks. In addition to his academic work Dr. Schotter collaborates closely with leading multinational corporations from North America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America on emerging market strategies and international leadership development.He can be reached at

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by , Issue: July / August 2016

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