Teppo Felin

Teppo Felin

Professor of Strategy


  • teppo.felin@sbs.ox.ac.uk

Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street
Oxford
OX1 1HP

Profile

Teppo Felin is a Professor of Strategy at Saïd Business School. His areas of expertise include strategy, entrepreneurship and innovation, complex systems and competitive advantage. 

Teppo’s highly acclaimed and award-winning research has been published in top journals such as Organization Science, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Industrial and Corporate Change, California Management Review and MIT Sloan Management Review. He is also actively engaged in interdisciplinary research and has published this work in journals such as Erkenntnis, Arizona State Law Journal, Theory and Decision, and PLOS ONE. His co-authored 2015 paper in Journal of Institutional Economics received the 2016 Elinor Ostrom Prize. Teppo was also Researcher of the Year (2011-2012) and Lee Perry Fellow at the Marriott School, BYU (2009-2013). He is a 2009 Western Academy of Management Ascendant Scholar. Teppo, who strongly encourages his students to interact with technology, has also received multiple MBA Outstanding Teacher of the Year Awards while teaching at the Marriott School, Brigham Young University (BYU).

Teppo is highly engaged with business and the wider academic community. He is Co-Editor of the journal Strategic Organization, Associate Editor of the Academy of Management Annals and on the Editorial Boards of several journals including the Academy of Management Review and Journal of Management. He has also guest edited special issues of Organization ScienceManagerial and Decision EconomicsJournal of Management Studies and other journals. 

Before joining Säid Business School, Teppo was Associate Professor and Lee T. Perry Fellow of the Marriott School, BYU. He has also been a Visiting Professor (2004-2005) at Goizueta Business School, Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and held visiting positions at Aalto University (Helsinki, Finland), the Hanken School of Economics (Helsinki, Finland), and the Institute for Economic Research, Lund University, Sweden.

Before entering academia, Teppo worked in the venture capital industry in Munich, Germany and Amman, Jordan. 

Expertise:

  • Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Complex Systems
  • Competitive Advantage

Research

Teppo’s research interests include strategy, entrepreneurship and innovation, complex systems and competitive advantage.

His research has been published in Organization Science, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Industrial and Corporate Change, California Management Review and MIT Sloan Management Review. He is also actively engaged in interdisciplinary research and has published this work in such journals as Erkenntnis, Arizona State Law Journal, Theory and Decision, and PLOS ONE

Teppo has received numerous awards and is also actively involved in the international research community.

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Engagement

Teppo is highly engaged with the business and academic communities, especially online, where he co-founded the blog orgtheory.net, with Brayden King.

His editorial contributions are also significant. He is Co-Editor of the journal Strategic Organization, Associate Editor of the Academy of Management Annals and on the Editorial Boards of several journals, including the Academy of Management Review and Journal of Management. He has also guest edited special issues of Organization ScienceManagerial and Decision EconomicsJournal of Management Studies and other journals. 

Further editorial contributions:

  • Co-editor of Special Issue of Organization Science (2012), Organizational Economics of Capability
  • Editor of Special Issue of Managerial and Decision Economics (2012), Emergent Nature of Organization, Markets and Wisdom of Crowds
  • Co-editor of Special Issue of Journal of Management Studies (2012), Microfoundations of Organizational Routines and Capabilities
  • Essays editor, Journal of Management Inquiry (2008-2011) – with Mark de Rond, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
  • Editor of Special Issue of Journal of Institutional Economics (2013), Judgment and Capability Aggregation in Organizations and Markets

Teaching

Teppo teaches MBA electives, Strategy and Innovation, and he leads PhD seminars at Säid Business School.

Teppo was MBA (OBSA) Outstanding Teacher of the Year three times and he prides himself on encouraging students to use technology and interact with the online business world via Twitter, Facebook and blogs.

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