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Felix Arndt

Adjunct Faculty


  • PhD; MSc Industrial Engineering & Logistics, Technical University Ilmenau, Germany (2014)
  • Diploma-Ingenieur, Industrial Engineering & Management, Berlin University of Technology (TU), Germany (2007)
  • Immersion: Strategic Innovation
  • Simulation
  • Strategic Analysis 

Academic experience

  • Adjunct Faculty, Executive MBA, SP Jain School of Global Management – Dubai, Mumbai, Singapore & Sydney (2016 – Present)
  • Reader, Roehampton University Business School, University of Roehampton, London, UK (2017)
  • Visiting Professor, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA (2016 – 2017)
  • Collaborator, Center for Sports and Business, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden (2016 – Present)
  • Adjunct Professor, Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany (2014 – Present)
  • Adjunct Professor, Executive MBA, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Hong Kong, Australia (2014 – 2016)
  • Assistant Professor, University of Nottingham, Ningbo / Shanghai, China (2013 – 2016)

Corporate Experience

  • Managing Director, EZ Carry Cone, London (Invention and Licensing) (2017 – Present)
  • Managing Director, Talk with Bricks, Berlin (Germany) / Taipeh (Taiwan) (Consulting) (2016 – Present)
  • Business Angel / Advisor for Startups (2012 – Present)
  • Freelancer for Kienbaum Management Consultants (2012 – 2014)
  • Chief Strategy Officer / Member of the Board, Recordatio AG (2008 – 2009)
  • Director / Head of the Competence Center for Strategy, CubeServ Group, Germany / Switzerland (2007 – 2008)
  • Lobbyist “Deutsches Verkehrsforum” (2004 – 2007)
  • Internships Siemens & BMW Group, Consultant BMW Group (2002 – 2004)


  • Richter, U. and Arndt, F. (forthcoming): The legitimacy seeker: The CSR character of British American Tobacco Switzerland. Journal of Business Ethics
  • Arndt, F. and Ashkanasy, N. (2015): Ambiculturalism and fusion theory – A world with open doors, Academy of Management Review, 40(1)
  • Arndt, F. and Bach, N. (2015): An evolutionary perspective on dynamic capabilities, Journal of Management and Organization, 21
  • Galvin, P. and Arndt, F. (2014): Strategic Management – Building depth as well as breadth, Journal of Management and Organization, 20(2)
  • Arndt, F. and Jucevicius, G. (2013): Antecedents and outcomes of dynamic capabilities, Social Sciences, 81(3)
  • Härtel, C. and Arndt, F. (2012): Some thoughts about reviewing: An Editor's and Newcomer's Perspective, Journal of Management and Organization, 18(2)
  • Arndt, F. (2011): Assessing dynamic capabilities: Mintzberg’s schools of thought, South African Journal of Business Management, 42(1)
  • Arndt, F. (2011): Strategic Management and Dynamic Capabilities: Organizing for Innovation and Growth, Organisation Studies, 32(4)

Conference Papers Presented

  • Conference paper presented by ‘Academy of Management’, ‘Strategic Management Society’, ‘European Group of Organization Studies’, ‘Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management’
  • The paper “Dynamic capabilities in moderately changing environments - The effect of structure” won the best stream award at the ANZAM conference 2013
  • Two papers have been nominated for best paper awards (both from the SMS)

Chapters in Books

  • Arndt, F. (2015): Article on asset specificities, Volume 6 International Management
    of the Wiley Encyclopedia of Management, 3rd edition.
  • Arndt, F. (2014): An exploration of the foundations of dynamic capabilities, Ilmenau
    University of Technology Press.
  • Chapman, R., Healey, N., Arndt, F. and Gould, R. (2011): Why study management
    in Australia – New Zealand? In i-studentadvisor handbook.
  • Arndt, F. (2008): Managing dynamic capabilities in alliance portfolios – from a static alliance management to a dynamic alliance portfolio management, diplomica Verlag.
  • Arndt, F. and Eck, F. (2005): Study “Quo vadis Wirtschaftsstandort Deutschland?”,
    Deutsches Verkehrsforum, Berlin.
  • Egger, N. et al. (2005): Co-Author chapter 2 (together with Jörg Rose): SAP BW –
    Planung und Simulation, Galileo Press.

Conferences & Workshops

  • The Entrepreneur Conference (01/2015) (Practitioner Conference): Keynote speaker
    and Panelist, Shanghai, China
  • SMS (12/2014): Chair of two paper sessions
  • UNNC (11/2014): Keynote speaker, Conference ‘The Future of International Higher Education’
  • U21 (11/2014): Conference Organizer / Co-Chair ‘The Future of International Higher Education’
  • UNNC (05/2014): Keynote speaker ‘Entrepreneurship Day’

Awards & Recognition

  • 2014: University of Nottingham Knowledge Exchange and Innovation for Social
    Science Tri-Campus Award: Global Mentorship Program