Institute of Competitiveness (IOC)

For institutionalizing Lauder Business School’s participation in the MOC Affiliate Network as well as our MOC related teaching and research, the Institute of Competitiveness (IOC) was founded by LBS in 2014. It aims at developing and disseminating expertise as well as stimulating the development of best practices in the field of competitiveness ranging from SMEs to industries, clusters, regions, and countries.

The Institute of Competitiveness is one of the leading players within the MOC European Chapter. The European Chapter was founded in August 2011 and its main purpose is to disseminate Michael Porter’s ideas on competitiveness within Europe, but also to enrich the network with an European perspective, cases and experience.

If you want to know more about IOC’s activities in the field of competitiveness or if you are interested in cooperating with us, please contact us.

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Dr. Christopher Kronenberg

Dr. Christopher Kronenberg

Head of Institute of Competitiveness

Address: Hofzeile 18-20, 1190 Vienna
Phone:+43 1 369 1818
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9.00 - 15.00

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