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Paper Development Workshop 2014

The Eleventh Annual Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS) Paper Development Workshop (PDW) will be held at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver, Canada from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Monday, June 23, 2014, as part of the pre-conference program for the Academy of International Business (AIB) annual meetings. The PDW is the most extensive of the various JIBS outreach activities conducted by the JIBS editorial team. Organized by Petra Christmann, John Cantwell, and Alexandra Vo of Rutgers Business School, the PDW involves most of the JIBS editors and many board members, and is sponsored by the Academy of International Business (AIB) and D'Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University.

The list of PDW 2014 participants is given below. For more information about the PDW, please visit the JIBS PDW Program website. Note that this event is by invitation only! All participants must register for the AIB main conference in order to participate in the JIBS PDW. For more information and regular announcements, please refer to the AIB website: http://aib.msu.edu/events/2014/ .


AdegoriteAdeoye(Ade) Adegorite recently completed his PhD in Management Sciences at the University of Waterloo, Canada and is currently working as a researcher at Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University while looking for a full-time faculty position. His area of expertise lies at the intersection between international business and entrepreneurship and his current research focuses on resource allocation decisions, SME internationalization and high growth firms. Prior to his PhD, Ade gained industry experience as a Management Consultant and also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering (Ibadan), Master's degree in Systems Design Engineering (UWaterloo) and an executive MBA (Kellogg-Schulich).


Åkerman, NiklasNiklas Åkerman is a PhD candidate in the field of International Business at the School of Business and Economics at Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden. His research concerns internationalization, in particular firm level processes and consequences for learning when expanding geographically. More specifically it evolves around organizational learning in internationalization, with a particular focus on the acquisition of market-specific knowledge and the consequences for: (1) the levels of market-specific knowledge held by the firm about the local business network and the local institutional setting and (2) international growth-opportunity development on the local market. The research is both qualitative/conceptual and quantitative.


Arregle, Jean-LucJean-Luc Arregle is Professor of Strategy at EM Lyon Business School (France). His research interests are semi-globalization, the roles of economic geography and institutions in MNEs' international strategy, multilevel methods in IB, and location decisions of MNEs. He has published articles on these topics in Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, Management International Review, and Journal of Management Studies.


Baumann, ChrisChris Baumann is Senior Lecturer at Macquarie University, Sydney, researching customer loyalty, competitiveness, education and East Asia. Baumann has 40 publications with 270 citations. He has been awarded for his research and teaching, including from the Australian government for enthusiastic approach to education. AIB has awarded him as Best Reviewer. He is Visiting Professor at Seoul National University in Korea and at Aarhus University, Denmark. He introduced Competitive Productivity, Latecomer Brand and Premium Generic Brand. He has a long-standing relationship with Simon Fraser University, Canada, as MBA Alumni and research collaborator. Chris worked several years in the Swiss banking industry. 


Belderbos, RenéRené Belderbos is full professor of Managerial Economics and Strategy at the University of Leuven and part-time professorial fellow at Maastricht University and UNU-MERIT (The Netherlands). He obtained a PhD in Economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam in 1994 and has held previous positions at the Science Policy Research Unit of the University of Sussex, Hitotsubashi University (Tokyo), and Maastricht University. In 1998 he received a 3-year Fellowship of the Royal Netherlands Society for Arts and Sciences. He is a board member of the Strategic Management Journal, the Global Strategy Journal and the Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS) and serves as consulting editor to JIBS. He has been consultant to the European Commission, the OECD, the Flemish Government, and the National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (Japan). His research focuses on innovation strategies and international business strategies of multinational firms.


Bello, DanDaniel C. Bello is the Board of Advisors Professor and Director of the Institute of International Business, and holds a joint appointment in the Marketing Department, in the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia (USA). Previously, he was on the faculty at the University of Notre Dame and held management positions at Ford Motor Company.  His research interests include international relationship management and global supply chain strategy.  He has published widely in professional journals such as Journal of Marketing, Organization Science, Journal of International Business Studies, among others.  He co-edited the International Marketing volume in the Wiley International Encyclopedia of Marketing. Currently, he serves as Marketing Editor (2007-2016) of the Journal of International Business Studies; previously, he served as Editor-in-Chief (2003-2007) of the Journal of International Marketing.  Dr. Bello holds BBA and MBA degrees from the University of Wisconsin and a Ph.D. from Michigan State University.


Bertrand, OlivierOlivier Bertrand is an associate professor of strategy at SKEMA Business School and the academic director of the SKEMA PhD program in management. His research interests center on mergers and acquisitions, multinationals, international trade, emerging countries (in particular Russia) or for instance innovation. His articles are published or forthcoming in academic journals in management (Journal of International Business Studies, Organization Studies, Research Policy, Strategic Management Journal)and economics (such as the Canadian Journal of Economics, International Journal of Industrial Organisation, Journal of Comparative Economics or Journal of Economics and Management Strategy). He received a doctorate in economics from the University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne. Prior to his position at SKEMA business school, he was an assistant professor at the University of Toulouse 1 Capitole (Toulouse School of Economics) from 2005 to 2008. He worked at the Graduate School of Management (GSOM) of St Petersburg University (Russia) from 2008 to 2011. He directed the PhD program over the period 2009-2011.


Beugelsdijk, SjoerdSjoerd Beugelsdijk (PhD 2003 Tilburg University) is a full professor in international business at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. His research interests are in the field of culture (as in norms, values and beliefs) international business, and globalization. He has published in a wide range of academic journals and edited special issues in leading journals, such as the Journal of International Business Studiesand Journal of Economic Geography. He published several books, including one undergraduate textbook. His interest in international business emerges from his ambition to understand how people and firms deal with cultural diversity both between and within nations. Sjoerd Beugelsdijk has held visiting positions at several universities including University of South Carolina, Copenhagen Business School, Vienna University of Economics and Business, and Bocconi University. He has served as a head of department and most recently as the academic director of the undergraduate international business program in Groningen. 


Bird, AllanAllan Bird (Ph.D., University of Oregon) is the Darla and Frederick Brodsky Trustee Professor in Global Business at Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business.  He is also director of the school’s Global Leadership Initiative.  With more than 90 articles and book chapters, his work has appeared in the Academy of Management Journal, the Strategic Management Journal, the Journal of International Business Studies and other academic and practitioner journals.  He is the author/editor of five books, including Global Leadership: Research, Practice and Development, The Encyclopedia of Japanese Business and Management and Japanese Multinationals Abroad:  Individual and Organizational Learning.  His research interests focus on global leadership and effective management in intercultural contexts, with a particular emphasis on assessment and development.  Some of the companies he has worked with include AT&T, Fujitsu, GE, IBM, Medtronic, Molex, Monsanto, Nippon Express and Watchmark.


Boddewyn, JeanJean J. Boddewyn is Emeritus Professor of Marketing and International Business in the Zicklin School of Business of Baruch College, City University of New York, where he taught from 1973 to 2006 after teaching at New York University (1964-1973) and the University of Portland, OR (1957-1964). He holds a Commercial Engineer degree from the University of Louvain (Belgium), a MBA from the University of Oregon and a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Washington (Seattle). His current research interests center on reciprocity as a mode of entry, international business political behavior, public affairs, the regulation and self-regulation of advertising around the world, international business strategy and MNE theory.


Boehe, DirkDirk Boehe's research interests cover export and internationalization strategies as well as corporate social responsibility (CSR) and the base of the pyramid (BoP) in international contexts. One of his current research projects examines the relationship between corporate governance and foreign market entry and exit in multinational corporations. Prior to joining the University of Adelaide, he held a full-time position at Insper, a São Paulo based business school, and at the University of Fortaleza (Brazil), where he has served in several administrative positions, including program director for undergraduate and master courses. 


Brannen, Mary YokoMary Yoko Brannen is the Jarislowsky East Asia (Japan) Chair of Cross-Cultural Management, Professor of International Business, and Research Director at the University of Victoria Gustavson School of Business and holds a Visiting Professorship of Strategy and Management at INSEAD, Fontainebleau. She is also JIBS Deputy Editor. Her expertise in multinational affairs is evident in her research, consulting, teaching, and personal background. Born and raised in Japan, having studied in France and Spain, and having worked as a cross-cultural consultant for over 25 years to various Fortune 100 companies, she brings a multi-faceted, deep knowledge of today’s complex cultural business environment.  As a researcher, she is internationally recognized as an expert in ethnomethodology and qualitative studies of complex cultural organizational phenomena. Professor Brannen’s current research projects include research on knowledge sharing across distance and differentiated contexts and directing a global research project focusing on biculturals and people of mixed cultural origins as the new workplace demographic.


Brouthers, KeithKeith D. Brouthers is Professor of Business Strategy at King’s College London and Visiting Professor at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands.  He is also a Fellow of the Academy of International Business. Professor Brouthers specializes in international strategic management.  His current research interests include studies of entry and establishment mode choice, export channel selection, and competitor identification. Professor Brouthers’ research has been published in leading academic journals including Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Management International Review, International Business Review, and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice.


Caligiuri, Paula Paula Caligiuri is a D’Amore-McKim Distinguished Professor at Northeastern University in the United States.  Paula is an expert in strategic human resource management with a focus on global leadership development, international assignee management, and cultural agility.   She has authored or co-authored several academic journal articles and books, including Managing the Global Workforce (2010) and Cultural Agility:  Building a Pipeline of Successful Global Professionals (2012) and serves as the HR Area Editor for the Journal of International Business Studies and a Senior Editor for the Journal of World Business.   Paula holds a Ph.D. from Penn State University in industrial and organizational psychology.


Carneiro, JorgeJorge Carneiro is Assistant Professor of Strategy and International Business at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He obtained his PhD in Business Administration from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the Brazilian Administration Review. Member of the Scientific Committee of the Strategy Division of the Brazilian Academy of Management (ANPAD), member of the Board of the European International Business Academy (EIBA) and member of the Executive Committee of the Business Association of Latin American Studies (BALAS). He has published in the Journal of Business Research, Latin American Business Review, Engineering Economics and Brazilian Administration Review, among other journals.


Casulli, LucreziaLucrezia Casulli is interested in international entrepreneurship, coupled with her passion for cognitive psychology, lead her to research the reasoning processes that individuals engage in when confronted with internationalization opportunities and challenges. Dr Casulli holds an M.A. (Hons) in Business and Management, an M.Sc. in Management Research and a Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship and Internationalization, all awarded from the University of Glasgow, Adam Smith Business School. Lucrezia was part of a team of independent evaluators for Scottish Enterprise’s Global Companies Development Programme (Currently International Strategy Development Programme). She is engaged in on-going discussions with representatives of Scottish Development International on developing decision makers’ competences in the international growth process of their firms.


Gunae Choi studies CSR and M&A issues, after joining in Rutgers Business School since the 2010. Starting the first essay (Stakeholder responses to expected changes in CSR) oriented in the U.S. acquisitions, the presented paper (Market responses to environmental performance distance between acquirer and target country) is focused on cross-border acquisition in order to reveal how the market becomes more sophisticated in CSR evaluation. The next research would be about managers’ motivations for engaging in CSR and why they likely use (or not use) CSR for their firms’ valuation and their own incentives. 


Clougherty, JosephJoseph Clougherty is Associate Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a Fellow with the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London.  He was previously Senior Research Fellow at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin (WZB), and faculty member at Tilburg University. He holds a PhD from the University of Southern California, and completed dissertation research at the University of British Columbia. Among other journals, he has published in Canadian Journal of Economics, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Law, Economics & Organization, Journal of Management Studies, and Strategic Management Journal. His research interests are interdisciplinary (combining management, industrial organization, and political economy) and international in both scope and nature. He employs an applied economics approach to research questions in both business and economics, and much of his research attempts to understand the antecedents and consequences of M&A activity.


Coviello, NicoleNicole Coviello is the Betty and Peter Sims Professor of Entrepreneurship and Professor of Marketing at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Canada. She is also Research Professor at the University of Turku, Finland where she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Economics (2010). Her PhD is in Marketing and International Business (1994, University of Auckland, New Zealand) and she holds an MSc (Technology Management) and BComm Hons (Marketing) from the University of Saskatchewan in Canada. Nicole’s research is cross-disciplinary and has appeared in numerous leading journals including the Journal of International Business Studies, the Journal of Marketing and the Journal of Business Venturing. She is Field Editor for International Entrepreneurship at the Journal of Business Venturing and co-investigator on a SSHRC Strategic Initiatives Grant of $1.95M (shared with multiple universities). As part of this, she is currently developing a Handbook of Measures for Research in International Entrepreneurship.


Cuervo-Cazurra, Alvaro Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra is an Associate Professor of International Business and Strategy at Northeastern University. Before joining Northeastern he was a faculty member at the University of South Carolina and at the University of Minnesota, and a visiting professor at Cornell University. Alvaro studies the internationalization of firms, with a special interest in emerging market multinationals. He also analyzes governance issues, with a special interest in corruption in international business. His research appears in leading academic journals, such as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal, and Research Policy, and in several edited books. He is the reviewing editor of Journal of International Business Studies and serves on the editorial boards of other leading journals, such as Strategic Management Journal, Global Strategy Journal, Organization Studies, and Journal of World Business. His geographical area of expertise is Latin America. He serves on the Executive Committee of the International Management Division of the Academy of Management.  Alvaro teaches courses on global strategy and sustainability at the undergraduate, masters, executive and Ph.D. levels. He was awarded a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and another from the University of Salamanca.  


Cuypers, Ilya Ilya RP Cuypers is an Assistant Professor of Strategy at the Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University. He received his PhD in strategic management and international business from Tilburg University, the Netherlands. He serves on the Editorial Review Board of JIBS. His current research lies on the intersection of the corporate strategy and international business fields. More specifically his work examines various aspects of firms’ external corporate development activities such as alliances, joint ventures, and merger and acquisitions with specific attention to international contexts. His work draws on several theoretical perspectives including real option theory, learning theory, transaction cost theory and trust related theories.


Dikova, DesislavaDesislava Dikova is Professor in International Business at Vienna University of Economics & Business. Previously she held positions at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands and King’s College London, the UK. She earned her doctorate degree from the University of Groningen. Dikova has been a member of the editorial board of the Journal of International Business Studies since 2007 and in 2013 she won the JIBS Best Reviewer Award. For her outstanding research she has been awarded the 2009 WAIB Emerald Award for Highly Commended Paper, she has also been the AIB Best Paper Nominee in 2009, and the AOM Best Paper Finalist in 2006 and 2008. Dikova’s research is focused on the international behavior of multinational companies, their foreign market entry mode choices and the subsequent performance of foreign subsidiaries in emerging markets; she examines cross-border M&As. Her research has been published in highly ranked international journals such as JIBS, JMS, IBR, JWB and JIM.


Dow, DouglasDouglas Dow’s primary research focus is on psychic distance, cultural distance, differences in language & religion, and other related forms of distance; and their interactions with various forms of international experience.  In terms on the application of these constructs, I have a particular interest in their impact on market selection, entry mode choice, establishment mode choice, and performance of both FDI and export ventures. In addition, I have an interest in the internationalization process and international entrepreneurship (Born Globals & INVs). In terms of methodology, I have a bias towards quantitative research, but within that I have used a variety of techniques ranging from structural equation modelling using survey data, to multiple regression, logistic regression and Cox proportional hazard applied to large scale panel data, and experimental designs using web-based surveys.


Egri, CarolynCarolyn P. Egri is the William J.A. Rowe EMBA Alumni Professor, and professor of management and organization studies at the Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University.  Dr. Egri has published extensively on international management, cross-cultural values and ethics, and corporate environmental and social responsibility. Her research has been published in top tier journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal. Dr. Egri is the Associate Editor, Essays, Dialogues, and Interviews for Academy of Management Learning & Education, has co-edited four journal special issues, and currently serves on seven other editorial boards including the Journal of International Business Studies. She has been chair of the Academy of Management's Organizations and the Natural Environment interest group, a director of the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society, and chair of adjudication committees for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.


Elia, StefanoStefano Elia, assistant professor at Politecnico di Milano (Italy), holds a Ph.D. in Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering. His main research interests are: global sourcing and offshoring, emerging multinational firms, location choices of MNEs and international alliances portfolio. He has recently been awarded the Dunning Visiting Fellowship by the University of Reading. He is member of the COST Action IS0905 and of the “Offshoring Research Network” (Duke University). Some of the journals he published in are: Journal of Economic Geography, Journal of International Management, Management International Review, International Business Review, Journal of World Business, Economic Geography, Global Strategy Journal.


Fan, SheaShea Fan will receive her PhD from the University of Melbourne and will join the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China, as an Assistant Professor. Her research interest focuses on the complexity of individuals’ identity implication in a culturally and ethnically diverse environment. Currently, she studies when expatriates work in their country of origin representing MNCs, and how their ethnic identity affects their interactions with local employees. A specific focus is given to the social consequences of congruence between how expatriates view their shared ethnic identity with local employees and how it is viewed by local employees (termed ethnic identity confirmation).


Feinberg, SusanSusan Feinberg’s academic research focuses on how changes in countries’ economic and policy environments affect the location and operating decisions of firms.  Much of her research has examined the intra-firm trade of U.S. multinational firms and recently, politically connected firms.  Feinberg’s research has been published in diverse journals including the Academy of Management JournalAmerican Economic ReviewJournal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management JournalThe Review of Economics and Statistics, Canadian Journal of Economics and Journal of Industrial Economics. She has presented her work at the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the International Trade Commission, the United States Department of Commerce, the United States Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies, the National Bureau of Economic Research, the Institute for International Economics, and the Centre for Economic and Policy Research. Susan is a past VP-Admin of the AIB and was the Program Chair of the 2012 AIB meetings in Washington, D.C.  Prior to earning her PhD at the University of Minnesota, she worked in advertising in France for several years.  


Filippaios, FragkiskosFragkiskos Filippaios is the Director for Graduate Studies and Accreditations and a Reader in International Business at Kent Business School, University of Kent. Dr Filippaios was awarded his Ph.D. in 2004 by the Department of International and European Economic Studies, Athens University of Economics and Business.  His research interests are on the roles of subsidiaries of Multinational Enterprises, the role of technology in the multinational group and the political economy of Foreign Direct Investment.  He has worked as a consultant for the Ministry of Development in Greece and published in internationally recognised academic journals.


Gang, KwangWookKwangWook Gang is an assistant professor of School of Technology Management at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea. He obtained a Ph.D. in strategic management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a MA in IT Business at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and a BA in Business Administration at Chung-Ang University. His research areas are technology strategy (i.e., a firm’s R&D behaviors), industry evolution (i.e., disruptive technology), and corporate entrepreneurship. 


Goelz, MarkusMarkus Gölz is a fourth year PhD student and sessional lecturer in the international business group at the Department of Management and Marketing, The University of Melbourne, Australia. His research explores decision-making processes leading to internationalization, particularly location choices of small and medium-sized firms in dynamic environments. Parts of his work were presented at international conferences such as SMS and EURAM and are currently under review at MIR and ORM. Markus has lectured undergraduate students in Strategic Management and postgraduate students in Cross-cultural management and teamwork.


Goerzen, AnthonyAnthony Goerzen spent 15 years in management positions in small and multinational firms prior to academia. Dr. Goerzen earned his PhD from the Ivey School of Business at the Western University. His thesis won the Udayan Rege Best Dissertation Award 2000-2002 and was selected into the final four of the European International Business Association’s Gunnar Hedlund Best Dissertation Award in 2002, the Academy of Management’s Barry Richman Best Dissertation Award in 2002, and was published by Palgrave Macmillan. Anthony Goerzen’s research interests center on the strategic management of firms competing in international markets with a focus on the organizational and performance effects of interfirm networks, alliances, and location. His research is published in Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Management International Review, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Academy of Management Perspectives, and The Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship as well as the Peking University Business Review and Ivey Business Journal. His research has been shortlisted for the Academy of Management’s Carolyn Dexter Award in 2007 and the Doug Nigh Award in 2005. He has written several book chapters and case studies some of which have been Ivey Publishing’s Top 10 Best Sellers. Further, Dr. Goerzen has received the Academy of International Business’ Best Conference Paper Award in 2002 and the Best Reviewer Award in 2003, the Best Reviewer Award from the Administrative Science Association of Canada in 2007, and the Best Reviewer Award from the Journal of International Business Studies in 2008, 2011, 2012, and 2013.


Gray, SidSid Gray is Professor of International Business at the University of Sydney Business School. His research interests include internationalization and entrepreneurship processes, cross-cultural and expatriate management, the global convergence of accounting standards, and international corporate governance and transparency. He is the author/co-author of more than 200 publications including papers in leading international journals such as Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, Management International Review, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Human Relations, and Journal of Accounting Research. Sid was formerly a Professor at the Universities of Glasgow, Warwick, and New South Wales and has also been a visiting professor at many universities including the University of Amsterdam, Stockholm School of Economics, National University of Singapore, University of Malaya, Kwansei Gakuin University, and the University of Hawaii. Sid is a Fellow of the Academy of International Business and a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia. 


He, WeiWei He is currently an Assistant Professor of Management and Strategy at Purdue University North Central, Indiana. He earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration at Florida International University. Before coming to the US, he received his first master degree in Hospitality Management from Leeds Metropolitan University, UK, and completed his second master degree in Information Systems at University of Leeds, UK. Dr. He teaches strategic management and business analytics courses at both undergraduates and graduate levels. His research is currently focusing on strategic inter-firm relationship management, internationalization of emerging multinationals, and competitive strategies of international service firms.


Huang, Ming-ChangMing-Chang Huang is currently a Professor in the Department of Business Administration, Providence University, Taiwan. He receives his PH D degree from National Chengchi University. His research interests include in the issues of strategic alliance governance, especially in buyer-supplier relationships, supply chain integration, and the control issues in multinational corporations. He has published articles in the Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Industrial Marketing Management, and Journal of Knowledge Management.


Inouye, ToddTodd M. Inouye is a doctoral student in International Management at the Shidler College of Business, University of Hawaii at Manoa. His research interests lie at the intersection of entrepreneurial strategy and international business. Current research focuses on how country-level boundary conditions shape new venture commercialization strategies in the high technology industry. He is a member of Academy of International Business, Academy of Management, and Strategic Management Society. He received a BA and MBA from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.


Jiang, Guoliang Frank Guoliang Frank Jiang is an Assistant Professor of Strategy and International Business at the Rowe School of Business at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada. He holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Ivey Business School at Western University. His research interests include firm international strategy, international management and corporate social responsibilities. He has published in the Journal of Management Studies, Journal of International Management, and Long Range Planning.  Prior to his academic career, he worked at General Electric and Kao in China.


Kalafatoglu, TugbaTugba Kalafatoglu is a Ph.D. candidate at ESADE Business School, Ramon Llull University. She teaches primarily in the areas of international business, strategy, and entrepreneurship. Her research interests are SME Internationalization, Middle Class Entrepreneurship, International Entrepreneurship and Management.  Specifically, her work explores the internationalization of firms as an entrepreneurial process and the role of entrepreneurs and their networks in the process.  She was visiting scholar at CIBER Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. She holds BA with honors from University of Nebraska at Omaha and Master Degree from Georgetown University.  She is a board member of WAIB – Women in Academy of International Business since 2010.


Komiak, Paul Paul Komiak (Ph.D. in International business Administration from Texas A&M International University) is an Assistant Professor of International Business and Finance in the Faculty of Business Administration at Memorial University. Dr. Komiak also holds a BA in Economics and an MBA in International Business and Finance from the University of Chicago. He holds professional certifications as an Accredited Senior Appraiser in Business Valuation and as a Certified Fraud Examiner. Dr. Komiak’s research involves the relations among international governance, strategy, and firm performance from a multi-disciplinary perspective, focusing in the realm of international M&A.


Krammer, SorinSorin Krammer is an Assistant Professor in International Economics and Business at Groningen University. Following his Ph.D. in Economics (2009) from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow and Associate at MIT Sloan and a Visiting Scholar at Stanford SIEPR. His research focuses on the determinants and deterrents of innovation across firms, industries and nations, blending in elements from both management and economics. He has previously published in journals such as Research Policy, Technological Forecasting and Social Change and Journal of International Trade and Economic Development.


Lahiri, NandiniNandini Lahiri is an Assistant Professor in the Strategic Management department at the Fox School of Business at Temple University. Her research lies at the intersection of strategy, technology and international business with a focus on understanding both drivers and performance implications of firm scope. She is particularly interested in how firms utilize their resources across geographic and technological domains as well as across alliance partners to enhance R&D related activities. Her research has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal and Organization Science. She serves on the editorial board of the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies and Global Strategy Journal. Nandini is a graduate of the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. At Temple, she teaches competitive and global strategy in the full-time and professional MBA programs.


Lana, JefersonJeferson Lana is a PhD Student at Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV/EAESP) in Brazil. Recently I've been studying about strategy and international business. Furthermore, I've get involved in some researches about Corporate Governance and Political Connections and Capabilities. In the last few years we've participated in some international conferences, such as AIB, SMS, EIBA and so on. In 2013, my paper was nominated to compete for the best paper award (in Emerging Markets) at AIB-SE in Seatle/US. 


Lee, SeunghyunSeung-Hyun Lee is an Associate Professor in International Business and Strategic Management at University of Texas at Dallas. He received his Ph.D. from the Fisher College of Business at the Ohio State University. His research has been published in Academy of Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Management Studies, Management International Review, and Strategic Management Journal. He serves as a senior editor for Asia Pacific Journal of Management and is on the editorial board at Journal of International Business Studies. His theoretical interests are in institutional theory, real options theory and property right theory. His research domain is on corruption, MNC operational flexibility, environmental uncertainty and microfinancing. 


Lee, AhreumAhreum Lee is currently a PhD student majoring in International Business and Strategic Management Department at the Fox school of Business, Temple University. Her research interests include knowledge search, knowledge creation, and innovation in emerging economies. She earned her Bachelor of Business Administration and Chinese Literature from Sungkyunkwan University in Korea and holds an M.S. in International Business at the University of Sydney, Australia. She has industry experience working as an analyst in credit rating industry in Korea.


Liu,  Chia-Ling (Eunice)Chia-Ling (Eunice) Liu, Associate Professor, at National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan. Before starting an academic career, she obtained extensive experience in telecommunicaton industry, focusing on industrial research and strategic planning. She holds a PhD in International Business and Marketing from Manchester Business School, UK and MBA from State University of New York, at Buffalo. She was a visiting scholar at Uppsala University in Sweden (2006), University of Manchester (2009) , University of New South Wales in Australia (2012) and King’s College London. She has published in Management International Review, Journal of World Business, International Business Review, Journal of Interactive Marketing and Advance in International Marketing.


Mäkelä, KristiinaKristiina Mäkelä (PhD) is an associate professor of international business at Aalto University School of Business in Helsinki. Her research focuses on people-related issues in multinational corporations, including those concerning HRM practices, the HR function, knowledge, social capital and interpersonal interaction. Her work has appeared in more than 20 international peer-reviewed journals and books, including Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Human Resource Management, Journal of World Business, International Business Review, Journal of Managerial Psychology, International Journal of Human Resource Management and Organizational Dynamics among others. Before entering academia, she worked for more than ten years in Procter & Gamble, the world-leading consumer-goods multinational.


Miller, Stewart Stewart Robert Miller is a department chair and Associate Professor of Management. Prior to UTSA, he was on the faculty at The University of Texas-Austin and Michigan State University. Dr. Miller holds a Ph.D. degree in strategic management from Indiana University and a BA and MBA from Northwestern University. His areas of interest include internationalization, performance of multinational enterprises and liability of foreignness. Dr. Miller has published articles in the Journal of International Business Studies, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, Management International Review, Strategic Management Journal, Organizational Science, and others. He is a member of the Editorial Review Board of Journal of International Business Studies. Stewart enjoys spending time with his wife (Tracy) and son (Matt), traveling abroad and coaching youth sports.


Mol, MichaelMichael J. Mol is Professor of Strategic Management and Head of the Strategy and International Business group at Warwick Business School (UK). He has worked and studied or been a visiting scholar at eleven universities in six countries. His research focuses on the strategic management of larger firms, particularly innovation and sourcing strategy. He tackles these issues from a variety of theoretical and methodical angles. His numerous publications have appeared in among others Academy of Management Review and Strategic Management Journal. He has also (co-)authored four books. He has won several awards including the best article award from Academy of Management Review. He serves on the editorial boards of six journals including Journal of International Business Studies. He appears regularly as an expert on a variety of global media outlets and is a very experienced educator. Michael is a Dutch national and holds a PhD from RSM Erasmus University.


Mudambi, SusanSusan M. Mudambi is Associate Professor of Marketing at the Fox School of Business, Temple University. Her research addresses marketing strategy and international business, with expertise in customer and supplier relationship strategy, and the roles of technology and social media.  She has a secondary appointment in Management Information Systems. She is well-cited, with more than 1500 Google Scholar citations, and publications in MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Journal of Economic Geography, Industrial Marketing Management, and Journal of International Management. She has extensive teaching experience in undergraduate, MBA, executive and doctoral programs in the U.S. and Europe.  Her managerial experience includes positions at Bell+Howell and IBM, and in the political arena as a lobbyist and analyst. She earned a BA from Miami University, a M.S. from Cornell University and a PhD from the University of Warwick.


unjal, SurenderSurender Munjal is a Lecturer in International Business and the Director for the James E. Lynch India and South-Asia Business Centre, Centre for International Business, University of Leeds (CIBUL). His research focuses on internationalisation strategies of Indian multinationals particularly through foreign acquisitions. He also examines foreign multinationals’ entry and servicing strategies in India. He has received various teaching awards and has completed a faculty development program from Wharton’s Penn Lauder CIBER. He earned his doctorate in International Business from the University of Leeds and completed M.Phil in Marketing from Delhi School of Economics. He is also a qualified Chartered Accountant and Management Accountant.


Nachum, LilachLilach Nachum is an internationally-recognized expert on issues related to international business (IB) and multinational corporations—topics that she has been writing about, teaching, and consulting on intensively for more than two decades. Her research focuses on international business as it affects companies and countries and has been published in the leading academic journals in the field, including the Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal, and Management Science, among others. She has also published two books on the subject. Dr. Nachum, who has been at Baruch since 2002, is widely recognized for her contribution to academic research in IB among her peers. She also serves on the editorial boards of many of the leading journals in IB, including the Journal of International Business Studies, Global Strategy Journal, and Strategic Management Journal, among others. (excerpt taken from http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/campusstories/facultyspotlight/nachum.html)


Nell, PhillipPhillip C. Nell holds a European Master of Business Sciences (EMBSc) degree and a Diplom-Kaufmann from University of Bamberg. He received his doctorate from WU Wien (Vienna University of Economics and Business) and joined Copenhagen Business School subsequently. Before joining academia, Prof. Nell gained considerable industry experience as a consultant with Roland Berger Strategy Consultants and conducted projects in Germany, the US, and in France in several industries such as construction, white goods, glass products, non-profit, and hospitals. His research interests are centered on the organization of the multinational corporation, the management of subsidiaries, and the role headquarters play in large and complex organizations. His research has been accepted for publication in Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Management, Journal of World Business, Management International Review, International Business Review, and Research Policy.


Newburry, WilliamWilliam Newburry is an Associate Professor and the SunTrust Bank Professor at Florida International University. His research interests focus on how multinational corporations manage and relate to both internal and external local stakeholders. He has published 25+ articles in top-tier, peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS), Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies (JMS), Management International Review, and the Journal of International Management, among others. He currently serves on the editorial boards of JIBS, JMS, the Global Strategy Journal and Thunderbird International Business Review. Bill is currently President/Chapter Chair of the Academy of International Business Latin America Chapter. He previously served as Global Strategy Interest Group Chair for the Strategic Management Society. Before joining FIU, Dr. Newburry was an Assistant Professor at Rutgers Business School. He earned his Ph.D. in 2000 from New York University’s Stern School of Business, with co-majors in international business and management.


Nunes, Moema Pereira Moema Pereira Nunes is a Professor at PUCRS Business School. She holds a PhD degree in Management from Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS). Moema was visiting Ph.D. student at Temple University (USA). She holds a MSc. Degree in Management and is graduate in Management – International Business. Moema has executive experience in international business (sourcing) and development (industrial policy). Her research interest are international business, emerging markets and global sourcing.


Park, ChansooChansoo Park is an assistant professor with Faculty of Business Administration in Memorial University of Newfoundland in Canada. Dr. Park worked for the Centre for International Business Studies at the University of British Columbia as a research associate prior to joining Memorial. He has taught courses in international busi­ness and strategy in Canada, China and South Korea and has extensive interna­tional business experience with multina­tional enterprises. Dr. Park’s research interests are knowledge transfer, alliances, culture and MNEs strategy. Dr. Park holds a graduate certificate in executive coaching from Royal Roads University in Victoria, in Canada.


Paunova, MinnaMinna Paunova is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at DTU Management Engineering, Copenhagen, where I study knowledge sharing within intensive care nursing teams. I received my PhD in Management (Organizational Behavior) from IESE Business School, Barcelona. My dissertation focused on leadership in the context of multinational teams. I have received several awards for academic and professional excellence, including Best Paper at the 11th EIASM Workshop on International Management, best reviewer awards and a nomination for best international symposium from the Academy of Management. In 2011, I was awarded a fellowship by the Center for Global Leadership at UC Irvine.


Pesch, RobinRobin Pesch is a PhD student and research assistant to the chair of Strategic Management and Organization of the University of Bayreuth, Germany, since November 2009. He researches the management of vertical innovation alliances and presented his findings on several international conferences (e.g., AOM, AIB, WAMS). For his PhD thesis he is researching the effects of cultural distance on different forms of interorganizational learning in international innovation alliances. His dissertation proposal reached the final round of the Dissertation Proposal Competition 2012 of the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA).


Piscitello, LuciaLucia Piscitello is Professor of International Business at Politecnico di Milano. Her research interests cover the economics and management of MNEs and the international aspects of technological change. Her recent studies focus on agglomeration and MNEs’ location strategies, globalization of R&D and technology development in the global network of MNEs, offshoring and global sourcing, MNEs from emerging countries. She has published in international journals such as Economic Geography, Journal of Economic Geography, Journal of International Business Studies, Global Strategy Journal, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Industrial and Corporate Change, International Business Review, Journal of International Management, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Regional Studies, Research Policy,among others. She serves on the editorial review boards of several journals. She has taught extensively in undergraduate and graduate programs, customized executive education, MBA and Executive MBA programs.


Rabellotti, Roberta Roberta Rabellotti is Full Professor of Economics at the Department of Political and Social Sciences, Università di Pavia, Italy. She holds a PhD from the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK, and an MSc in Development Studies from the University of Oxford, UK. She has been a consultant to several international organizations. Her publications include books with Harvard University Press, Edward Elgar and Macmillan as well as numerous articles published in top academic journals. Her main research interests are in the field of development and innovation.


Rodriguez, CarlosCarlos Rodriguez is finishing his doctoral degree at McGill University and starting a position at INCAE Business School in the Strategy and Organizations area. His research work is centered on the processes of formation, evolution and organizational change triggered by the offshoring practice. Carlos is affiliated to the Offshoring Research Network led by Duke University where he spent a year as a visiting scholar. A native of Costa Rica, he also holds an MBA from INCAE. Before that, he worked five years in the finance and accounting area at Procter and Gamble and was involved on the startup of P&G’s offshoring operations.


Santangelo, GraziaGrazia D. Santangelo is Professor of International Business at the University of Catania (Italy). She was Otto Mønsted visiting professor at Copenhagen Business School and visiting professor at the Catholic University of Leuven. She received a PhD from Reading University. Her most recent research focuses on the geography of innovation, institutions and internationalization strategies, and linkages creation by multinational enterprises. Her research appears in Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS), Research Policy and Journal of Economic Geography. She received the Academy of International Business-UK & Ireland Chapter Palgrave Macmillan best paper award and her research was selected for inclusion in the 2014 Academy of Management Meeting Best Paper Proceedings. She is a former President of the European International Business Academy. She serves on the JIBS Editorial Review Board, the editorial boards of Journal of World Business and International Business Review, among others, and as Associate Editor of Industry and Innovation.


Slangen, ArjenArjen Slangen (PhD, Tilburg University) is an associate professor of International Business at RSM Erasmus University, The Netherlands. His research focuses on how multinationals' internationalization strategies and foreign activities are affected by institutional factors. It has been published in such journals as the Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of International Marketing, and Global Strategy Journal. He currently serves on the editorial review boards of the Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, and Journal of World Business, among others.


Sofka, WolfgangWolfgang Sofka is an Associate Professor at the department of Strategic Management and Globalization of Copenhagen Business School. His primary research focus is on how firms turn innovations into firm performance. This includes both the search for knowledge as well as capturing the economic returns. Apart from his academic publications, he has been active in working with industry partners and policy makers such as the European Commission or the German Association of the Chemical industry. This research has resulted in important insights especially in the automotive and chemical sectors like the Competitiveness Report of the European Union or the innovation report of the German chemical industry.


Soleimani, Abrahim Abrahim Soleimani is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Management at the College of Business and Public Administration at Eastern Washington University. He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration with concentration in International Business from Florida International University in 2011. His research interests span the areas of comparative corporate governance, organizational theory, and sociological approach to strategic management. His current research studies factors impacting the involvement of multinational corporations in global governance as well as the consequences of superior corporate social responsibility on firms. He teaches “International Business”, “Business and Society”, and “Leadership and Ethics” courses.


Song, JaeyongJaeyong Song is Amore Pacific professor at Seoul National University. He received his Ph.D. at the Wharton School. Before joining SNU, he was a professor at Columbia and Yonsei. He serves as vice president of Korea Academy Society of Business Administration (KASBA) and president of Association of Korean Management Scholars. He won best dissertation Awards from Academy of Management and European International Business Association.  He won Chazen Teaching Innovation Award at Columbia Business School, KASBA Best Researcher Award, SNU Teaching Award, and the best performing professor award from Yonsei University. His papers were published in Management Science, Harvard Business Review, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Journal of Management, Journal of International Business Studies, and Research Policy. He serves as an area editor of Journal of International Business Studies as well as an editorial board member of Long Range Planning, and Global Strategy Journal.

Temouri, YamaYama Temouri is an Assistant Professor in International Business at Aston Business School, Aston University, UK. His research interests are mainly in the economics of multinational enterprises and its impacts on host and home economies. He is particularly interested in issues to do with institutional quality and its effects on firm productivity, outsourcing/offshoring activities and employment dynamics. He is currently working on what factors determine Tax Haven FDI and its potential impact on firm performance.


Totskaya, NatalyaNatalya Totskaya received her Ph.D. in Management at John Molson School of Business (Concordia University, Montreal), and joined Laurentian University in 2013.  Dr. Totskaya holds a Diploma of Economist Mathematician, and a Candidate of Economic Sciences degree received in Russia. Her research interests are in the area of SME growth and internationalization, with particular focus on social capital as the facilitator of growth. Dr. Totskaya has presented her work at academic conferences such as AIB, SMS, and ASAC. Her publications appeared in the Journal of East-West Business, and in collective monograph  “The Multinational Enterprise in Developing Countries”.


Venkateswaran, Ramya TarakadRamya Tarakad Venkateswaran is a Fellow from IIM Bangalore, India. Her dissertation is titled “The Influence of National Culture on Transaction Cost: Evidence from Multinational Entry Mode”. Her research interests lie in the exciting intersectionality of sociology and new institutional economics, especially cross-cultural influences on managerial perception, behavior and the institutional environment. With a long innings in the practitioner world, she has had a ring side perspective of strategizing and governance as it happens in high-tech firms. Awards include the Multiple Year Outstanding Reviewer, 2012, IM Division, Academy of Management, and Woman Leaders in India, 2011, Young Achiever, Runner up, IIBIGlobal, India.


Vora, DavinaDavina Vora is an Associate Professor at the State University of New York (SUNY) at New Paltz. She earned a B.A. from Wellesley College and Ph.D. in international business from the University of South Carolina. Prior to joining SUNY New Paltz, she worked at the University of Texas at Dallas and Coopers & Lybrand Consulting (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers). Her research interests span the areas of international management, organizational behavior, and strategy. She is primarily interested in biculturalism, cross-cultural management, global leadership, group diversity, the influence of cultural values on individuals and groups, psychological attachment, boundary spanning, and the roles of international managers. She has published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Management, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Journal of Entrepreneurship, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Management International Review.  


Zhan, FengFeng Zhan is a PhD (Finance) candidate at the Schulich School of Business, York University.  His PhD dissertation focuses on the efficiency and manipulation activities across international equity markets. He also received the M.A. in Economics and B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Manitoba.  His current research interests are International Finance, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance and Venture Capital.