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Dr Lutz Preuss is a professor in Strategic Management at Kedge Business School. He obtained his doctorate from King's College London. Prior to joining Kedge, he taught at the University of Sussex and the University of East Anglia, and at Royal Holloway University London, Heriot-Watt University of Edinburgh and the University of Reading. His research focuses on managerial cognition in the context of tensions between economic and non-economic aspects of business, the application of paradox theory to management, international differences in corporate social responsibility, fit in corporate responses to scandals as well as responsible management education. His work has been published in leading academic journals, such as the Academy of Management Review, Organization Studies, Journal of World Business, Business Ethics Quarterly, and Journal of Business Ethics. He currently sits on the Board of the International Association for Business in Society (IABS).

    Recent publications
    Publication Year of publication Type of publication
    PREUSS, L., I. FISCHER, B. ARORA, "How do stakeholder groups make sense of sustainability: Analysing differences in the complexity of their cognitive frames", Business Strategy and the Environment, 2024, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 2367-2383 2024 Journal article
    PREUSS, L., H. ELMS, R. KURDYUKOV, U. GOLOB, R. ZAHARIA, B. JALSENJAK, R. BURG, P. HARDI, J. JACQUEMOD, M. KOOSKORA, S. MANZHYNSKI, T. MOSTENSKA, A. NOVELSKAITE, R. PUČĖTAITĖ, R. PUŠINAITĖ-GELGOTĖ, O. RALKO, B. ROK, D. STANNY, M. STEFANOVA, L. TOMANCOVÁ, "Institutional Pressures and the Adoption of Responsible Management Education at Universities and Business Schools in Central and Eastern Europe", Business Ethics, the Environment & Responsibility, 2023, vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 1575-1591 2023 Journal article
    GUTBERLET, M., L. PREUSS, A. THORPE, "Macro level matters: Advancing circular economy in different business systems within Europe", Ecological Economics, 2023, vol. 211, pp. 107858 2023 Journal article
    PREUSS, L., H. ELMS, R. KURDYUKOV, U. GOLOB, R. ZAHARIA, B. JALSENJAK, R. BURG, P. HARDI, J. JACQUEMOD, M. KOOSKORA, S. MANZHYNSKI, T. MOSTENSKA, A. NOVELSKAITE, R. PUČĖTAITĖ, R. PUŠINAITĖ-GELGOTĖ, O. RALKO, B. ROK, D. STANNY, M. STEFANOVA, L. TOMANCOVÁ, "Taking stock of responsible management education in Central and Eastern Europe", The International Journal of Management Education, 2023, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 100889 2023 Journal article
    PREUSS, L., I. FISCHER, J. LUIZ, "Using sensemaking as a lens to assess student learning on corporate social responsibility and sustainability", Higher Education Quarterly, 2023, vol. 77, no. 4, pp. 676-692 2023 Journal article
    JAECK, M., M. MARAIS, C. JOLY, L. PREUSS, "Navigating the moral-economic paradox of diversity management: Plurality of stakeholder perceptions and coping strategies", Group and Organization Management, 2023 2023 Journal article
    PREUSS, L., "Corporate social responsibility as management idea: Between universal applicability and context dependency", Competition and Change, 2023, vol. 27, no. 5, pp. 851–873 2023 Journal article
    BLOME, C., A. PAULRAJ, L. PREUSS, J. ROEHRICH, "Trust and opportunism as paradoxical tension: Implications for achieving sustainability in buyer-supplier relationships", Industrial Marketing Management, 2023, vol. 108, pp. 94-107 2023 Journal article
    PREUSS, L., A. FEARNE, "Cognitive frames held by supply chain managers: Implications for the management of sustainability in supply chains", Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 2022, vol. 27, no. 6, pp. 681-695 2022 Journal article
    PREUSS, L., D. VAZQUEZ-BRUST, N. YAKOVLEVA, F. HAMID, D. MUTTI, "When social movements close institutional voids: Triggers, processes, and consequences for multinational enterprises", Journal of World Business, 2022, vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 101283 2022 Journal article
    PREUSS, L., J. PINKSE, T. HAHN, F. FIGGE, "Travelled roads and novel vistas: Taking stock of empirical studies into tensions in business sustainability" in Routledge Companion to Corporate Social Responsibility., Maak, T.; Pless, N.; Orlitzky, M. and Sandhu, S. Eds, Routledge, 2021 2021 Book chapter
    PREUSS, L., "Tracing the Global Diffusion of Corporate Social Responsibility: The Example of Business in the Community’s CSR Framework" in Non-market Strategies in International Business., Vikrant Shirodkar, Roger Strange, Steven McGuire Eds, Springer International Publishing, pp. 131-149, 2020 2020 Book chapter
    GOLD, M., L. PREUSS, C. REES, "Moving out of the comfort zone? Trade union revitalisation and corporate social responsibility", Journal of Industrial Relations, 2020, vol. 62, no. 1, pp. 132-155 2020 Journal article
    BARKEMEYER, R., C. FAUGERE, O. GERGAUD, L. PREUSS, "Media attention to large-scale corporate scandals: Hype and boredom in the age of social media", Journal of Business Research, 2020, vol. 109, pp. 385-398 2020 Journal article
    BARKEMEYER, R., M. OHANA, L. PREUSS, "Developing country firms and the challenge of corruption: Do company commitments mirror the quality of national-level institutions?", Journal of Business Research, 2018, vol. 90, pp. 26-39 2018 Journal article
    HAHN, T., F. FIGGE, J. PINKSE, L. PREUSS, "A Paradox Perspective on Corporate Sustainability: Descriptive, Instrumental, and Normative Aspects", Journal of Business Ethics, 2018, vol. 148, no. 2, pp. 235-248 2018 Journal article
    PREUSS, L., R.BARKEMEYER, A.GLAVAS, "Corporate Social Responsibility in Developing Country Multinationals: Identifying Company and Country-Level Influences", Business Ethics Quarterly, 2016, vol. 26, no. 03, pp. 347-378 2016 Journal article
    PREUSS, L., "International corporate social responsibility" in International Human Resource Management: Globalization, National Systems and Multinational Companies., Edwards, T. & Rees, C. Eds, Prentice Hall, chap. 13, pp. 275-292, 2016 2016 Book chapter
    Teaching domains


    • International Business
    Research domains


    • International Differences in CSR