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Personal Details

Since April 1, 2018, Professor Dr Nils Stieglitz is the President and Managing Director of Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.
In 2012 he became a full Professor for Strategic Management at Frankfurt School. Three years later he became Head of the business school´s Management Department. In November 2017, he was appointed Vice President Corporate Development, at which time he also joined Frankfurt School’s Executive Board.

His primary research interests are strategic decision-making and organizational adaptation. His research was published in the leading academic journals such as Management Science, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal, among others.

His research and opinions have appeared in newspapers and other media outlets such as Business Week, Financial Times, Harvard Business Review, Neue Zuricher Zeitung, New York Times, The Economist, and Wall Street Journal. He serves on the editorial boards of Organization Science and Strategic Management Journal and is a Senior Editor at the Journal of Organization Design. Nils teaches strategy and organizational design.

Office hours

during the semester:

Monday 5:00pm until 6:00pm on appointment





Scholarly journal articles

Monographs / Contributions to edited volumes

Courses 2017

Title Programme Semester
Strategic Management Master SS 2017
Organisational Design Master SS 2017
Developing Strategy FT-MBA WS 2017
Capstone EMBA WS 2017


20.09.2018 12:00:00

Reviving Grit

Columbia Business School study finds that in pursuit of success, dedication falls short without passion

24.05.2017 12:00:00

Research on long-term investment strategies

Frankfurt School Professor in the Journal of Financial Economics