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Louis Vandepoele

Year: 2020

Center: Business

Louis was born in 1996 in Munich, Germany. After majoring in Banking and Finance in his Bachelor's studies at the Cooperative State University Baden-Wurttemberg, he completed his Master in Management at the University of Mannheim. While doing so, Louis spent a semester abroad in France at ESSEC Business School. Louis also gained practical experience in the automotive, banking, and software industries as well as in restructuring, inhouse, and management consulting. Moreover, he participated in a research project on digital finance during his Bachelor's and worked as a research assistant throughout his Master's. In his Master Thesis, Louis analyzed the effectiveness of reactive impression management tactics in countering the negative investor response to corporate illegality.

Research interests:

  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Organizational Crises and Resilience
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Reputation and Impression Management
Louis Vandepoele

Louis Vandepoele

Research Associate, TA for MAN 301, MAN 654 and MAN 656
University of Mannheim
Schloss Mittelbau – Raum 113
68161 Mannheim