Christoph Dörrenbächer is Professor of Organizational Design and Behaviour in International Business at the Berlin School of Economics and Law. Previously he worked as a consultant and research fellow at various organizations in Germany and abroad, including the Social Science Research Centre, Berlin and the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Visiting appointments were with the United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations (New York), the Central European University (Budapest) and the Manchester Metropolitan University. He holds a PhD from the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Free University, Berlin. Next to studying MNC strategies, his research focus is on subsidiary role development, headquarters-subsidiary relationships and careers in MNCs.