Sohl, T., McCann, B.T., & Vroom, G. 2022. Business model diversification: Demand relatedness, entry sequencing, and curvilinearity in the diversification-performance relationship. Forthcoming in Long Range Planning: 102215.
Sohl, T., & Folta, T.B. 2021. Market exit and the potential for resource redeployment: Evidence from the global retail sector. Strategic Management Journal, 42(12): 2273–2293.
Winner of the Corporate Strategy IG Best Paper Award at the SMS Annual Conference, 2018.
Nominated for the Best Paper Prize at the SMS Annual Conference, 2018.
Sohl, T., & Folta, T.B. 2021. Declining markets, resource specificity, and redeployment decisions. Strategic Management Review, 2(2): 391–412.
Sohl, T., Vroom, G., & McCann, B.T. 2020. Business model diversification and firm performance: A demand-side perspective. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 14(2): 198–223.
Recognized by Wiley as a top cited article 2020-2021 in SEJ.
Winner of a Distinguished Paper Award of the Strategic Management Division at the AOM Annual Meeting, 2014.
Best Paper Proceedings at the AOM Annual Meeting, 2014.
Sohl, T., Vroom, G., & Fitza, M. 2020. How much does business model matter for firm performance? A variance decomposition analysis. Academy of Management Discoveries, 6(1): 61–80.
Nominated for the Best Paper Prize at the SMS Annual Conference, 2014.
Sohl, T., & Vroom, G. 2017. Mergers and acquisitions revisited: The role of business model relatedness. Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions, 16(1): 99–113.
Oh, C.H., Sohl, T., & Rugman, A. 2015. Regional and product diversification and the performance of retail multinationals. Journal of International Management, 21(3): 220–234.
“Diversifying entry, resource relatedness, and redeployability: Evidence from a natural experiment” (with T.B. Folta)
“Dimensions of resource allocation and the transmission of economic shocks in multi-divisional firms” (with B.T. McCann & G. Vroom)
Winner of the Corporate Strategy IG Best Paper Award at the SMS Annual Conference, 2020.
Nominated for the Best Paper Prize at the SMS Annual Conference, 2020.
“Business groups as a source of performance variance in developed markets: A resource dependence perspective” (with M. Fitza & A. Hamelin)
Work in Progress
“Parent shocks, firm specificity, and subsidiary exit” (with B.T. McCann & G. Vroom)
“The value of portfolio reconfiguration during the Great Recession”
“Antecedents of market exit decisions by digital platforms: Evidence from online selling sites”
Sohl, T., Vroom, G., & McCann, B.T. 2019. La diversificación de los modelos de negocio: cómo lograr que múltiples modelos funcionen en su empresa. Harvard Deusto Business Review, 289: 34−44.
Epure, M., & Sohl, T. 2017. Disruptive business model integration: Implications for the established business. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.
Sohl, T., & Vroom, G. 2014. Business model diversification, resource relatedness, and firm performance. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.
Sohl, T., Burguete, V., & Torrens, L. 2014. Foreign direct investment in Barcelona: A city focused on growth. Barcelona City Council: Area of Economy, Enterprise and Employment:1–24.
Sohl, T., & Rudolph, T. 2013. Formatdiversifikation: Strategien und Erfolgswirkung. In Handbuch Handel, Zentes, J. et al. (eds). Springer: 21−35.
Sohl, T. 2011. Within-industry diversification and firm performance: Synergy creation and capability development. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.
Rudolph, T., & Sohl, T. 2010. Welche Innovationspfade führen zum Erfolg? In Mit Innovationen wachsen, Rudolph, T. (ed.). Shaker: 107−114.
Sohl, T., & Saueressig, W. 2009. Development and deployment of brand protection strategies for China. Marketing Review St. Gallen, 26(2): 30−34.
Selected Featured Work
How much does business model matter?, AMD video abstract.
Making multiple business models work for your company, in: BSM blog.
Boosting firm performance with the business model effect, in: IESE Insight
How business models can make or break a merger, in: Forbes India
How to expand: business models to grow, in: IESE Insight
Barcelona: FDI magnet, in: IESE Insight