Carlson School of Management

Aseem Kaul


Assistant Professor
Strategic Mgmt/Entrepreneurship
3-412 CarlSMgmt

Aseem joined the Carlson School in 2009, having completed his PhD in Management from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Aseem’s research focuses on the relationship between firm scope and capabilities, examining how technological changes impact the horizontal and vertical scope choices of firms, and how these choices in turn drive the firm’s subsequent innovation. Aseem’s research has been published or is forthcoming in Management Science, Organization Science, and the Strategic Management Journal. Aseem serves on the editorial board of the Strategic Management Journal, as well as the Research Committee for the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management. In 2008, his work was awarded the Sumantra Ghoshal Research and Practice Award by the Academy of Management’s BPS Division. Prior to joining academia, Aseem worked as a consultant with McKinsey and Company’s New Delhi office.

A capability-based perspective on acquirer target selection (with Brian Wu)

Structural Recombination and Innovation: The Roles of Technological Capability and Coherence (with Samina Karim)

'Fools Rush In: A Behavioral Perspective on Incumbent Pursuit of Radical Invention' (with J.P. Eggers)

Post-Divestment Innovation: A Penrosian View

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PhD, 2009
Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

MBA, 2001

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

B.A. (Hon), 1999
Sri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University


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