Dimo Ringov
Associate Professor, Department of Strategy and General Management at ESADE
URL Associate Professor


Education

  • Ph.D. in Management. INSEAD
  • M.Sc. in Management. INSEAD
  • MBA. Purdue University

Areas of interest

  • Business, Corporate and Global Strategy
  • Managing the transfer of knowledge and best practices within and across firms
  • Large-scale growth through business model replication/scalability
  • Firm competences/capabilities
  • Strategic Decision Making & Behavioral Strategy

Biography

Dr. Dimo Ringov is Associate Professor of Strategy at ESADE Business School. He holds PhD and MSc degrees in Management from INSEAD (France and Singapore) and an MBA degree from Purdue University (USA). Since joining ESADE, he has offered Business, Corporate and Global Strategy courses in the MBA, MSc, PhD, and Executive Education programs of ESADE Business School.

The main focus of his research is the "1-to-N problem" firms face, i.e. how to successfully scale/transfer valuable knowledge, practices, or business models, which he has examined across different industries in both developed and developing market contexts. His work has also examined the impact of corporate resource allocation practices on firm performance in dynamic markets as well as of organizational structure and decision making processes on firm investment decisions.

Dr. Ringov has published in leading academic and business journals such as Organization Science, Administrative Science Quarterly, MIT Sloan Management Review, Corporate Governance: An International Review, Long Range Planning, and Academy of Management Proceedings. His research has been honored with the Booz Allen Hamilton award as well as Best Conference Paper and Best Paper Proceedings nominations from the Strategic Management Society and the Academy of Management.

He serves as an ad-hoc reviewer for Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, Journal of Management Studies, the Strategic Management Society, and the Academy of Management. He is a member of the Strategic Management Society, the Academy of Management, and INFORMS.


Selected publications

Visnjic, I., Ringov, D. & Arts, S. (2019). Which service? How industry conditions shape firms' service type choices. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 36 (3), pp. 381-407. DOI: 10.1111/jpim.12483.

Ringov, D. (2017). Dynamic capabilities and firm performance. Long Range Planning, 50 (5), pp. 653-664. DOI: 10.1016/j.lrp.2017.02.005.

Chliova, M. & Ringov, D. (2017). Scaling impact: Template development and replication at the base of the pyramid. Academy of Management Perspectives, 31 (1), pp. 44-62. DOI: 10.5465/amp.2015.0010.

Szulanski , G., Ringov, D. & Jensen , R. J. (2016). Overcoming stickiness: How the timing of knowledge transfer methods affects transfer difficulty. Organization Science, 27 (2), pp. 304-322. DOI: 10.1287/orsc.2016.1049.

Ringov, D. & Jensen , R. J. (2014). Adaptation and the Performance of Replicated Routines: The Moderating Effects of Degree and Timing of Adaptation. ESADE working paper (X). Barcelona: ESADE

Winter , S. G., Szulanski , G., Ringov, D. & Jensen , R. J. (2012). Reproducing knowledge: Inaccurate replication and failure in franchise organizations. Organization Science, 23 (3), pp. 672-685.

Ringov, D. (2012, March). The new multinationals: Spanish firms in a global context [Title of the book review: Mauro F. Guillén and Esteban García-Canal: The new multinationals: Spanish firms in a global context] [Review of the book: The new multinationals: Spanish firms in a global context [Title of the book review: Mauro F. Guillén and Esteban García-Canal: The new multinationals: Spanish firms in a global context]]. Administrative Science Quarterly, 57, pp. 167-170.

Ringov, D. & Zollo, M. (2007). The impact of national culture on corporate social performance. Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society, 7 (4), pp. 476-485.