Andrei Yu. Panibratov

Professor, Department of Strategic and International Management

Deputy Director, Center for the Study of Emerging Market and Russian Multinational Enterprises

 

 

E-mail: panibratov@gsom.pu.ru

 

 

EDUCATION AND ACADEMIC DEGREES

  • Doctor of Science (Economics), Moscow State University of Management, 2006
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), University of Wales, 1999
  • Candidate of Science (Economics), St. Petersburg State University, 1998
  • Specialist Degree (Political Economy), St. Petersburg State University, 1992

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Russian Multinationals
  • Outward FDI from Russia
  • Testing existing theoretical framework towards Russian MNEs
  • Internationalization of Emerging Market Firms
  • The role of political capital for internationalization of emerging market firms
  • Liability of foreignness of emerging market firms
  • Absorptive capacity of Russian MNEs

 

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

  • Teachers training programs, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, 2008
  • Internship, HEC Paris, France, 2006
  • Internship, Babson College, 2002
  • Internship, Texas A&M University, 2001

 

Membership in Professional Associations 

  • Academy of International Business (AIB), 2010 –.
  • European International Business Academy (EIBA), 2010 –.
  • Strategic Management Society (SMS), 2010 –.

 

Membership in Editorial boards:

  • Journal of East-West Business, 2013–
  • Journal for East European Management Studies, 2014–
  • International Journal of Emerging Markets, 2014–

 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Consulting and research projects for World bank (USA), UMIST (UK), Aalto University School of Economics and Tampere University of Technology (Finland), European and Russian companies.
  • Ad hoc reviewer for Journal of International Business Studies, Research Policy, Service Industries Journal, Critical Perspectives of International Business, Engineering, Construction and Architecture Management Journal, Journal of International Business Education, Columbia FDI profiles, international conferences and paper development workshops

 

Conferences’ presentations

  • ‘Determinants of Russian cross-border acquisitions: the joint effect of investment motives and institutional context’, European International Business Academy conference “International Business after the BRIC’s Rush”, Brazil, 2015.
  • ‘Dismantling complexity of institutional foundations of international competitiveness of emerging market firms: Explorative study of Russian software firms’, European International Business Academy conference “International Business after the BRIC’s Rush”, Brazil, 2015.
  • ‘Outward investments from China and Russia: macroeconomic and institutional perspective’, School of Economics at St. Petersburg State University International Conference “Evolution of International Trade System: Problems and Prospects”, Russia, 2015.
  • ‘Determinants of Russian cross-border acquisitions: the joint effect of investment motives and institutional context’, GSOM Emerging Market Conference, Russia, 2015.
  • ‘Firm internationalization and the mobility of corporate political ties: a political markets perspective’, GSOM Emerging Market Conference, Russia, 2015.
  • ‘Outward investments from China and Russia: macroeconomic and institutional perspective’, International conference “China goes global”, USA, 2015.
  • ‘Home government involvement in the internationalization of emerging MNEs: Industry-level specifics in Russia’, 2nd Academy of International Business Central and Eastern Europe Chapter Conference “International Business and Research in the CEE Region. Why Is It Worth Doing?”, Poland, 2015.
  •  ‘The benefits of political capital for firm internationalization: evidence from Russian firm FDI and exports’, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, India, 2015.
  • ‘Russian multinationals – directions for current and future research’, AIB CEE chapter panel ‘Challenges for International Business in Central and Eastern Europe’, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, India, 2015.
  • ‘Determinants of Russian cross-border acquisitions: the joint effect of investment motives and institutional context’, AIB UK chapter, UK, 2015.
  • ‘Firm internationalization and the mobility of corporate political ties: a political markets perspective’, SMS Special Conference “From local voids to local goods: Can institutions promote competitive advantage?”, Chile, 2015.
  • ‘Institutional determinants and governmental pressures for FDI exchange between China and Russia’, SMS Special Conference “From local voids to local goods: can institutions promote competitive advantage?”, Chile, 2015.
  • ‘The role of home-country institutions for international competitiveness of emerging market firms: an exposition of Russian software companies’ AIB-SE (Academy of International Business South-East Chapter) Annual Conference “Sustainability, institutions, and emerging markets”, USA, 2014.
  • ‘Factors affecting trust in Russian construction market: An empirical investigation of Finnish-Russian business relationships’, GSOM Emerging Market Conference, Russia, 2014.
  • ‘Competitive advantages of Russian multinationals and the role of government’, Keynote Speech, 1st AIB-CEE (Academy of International Business Central and Eastern Europe Chapter) conference “Competitiveness of the CEE region in the global economy”, Hungary, 2014.
  • ‘Home government influence upon emerging MNEs: how the interest is balanced against the control in Russia’, 1st AIB-CEE (Academy of International Business Central and Eastern Europe Chapter) conference “Competitiveness of the CEE region in the global economy”, Hungary, 2014.
  • ‘Internationalization of emerging market firms: research directions and Russian context’, panel session ‘Internationalization of CEE firms’, international conference “Finding solutions to the new challenges of internationalization”, Aalborg university, Denmark, 2014.
  • ‘Russian multinationals leaping over the crisis: the role of government’, presentation in the panel session ‘Emerging economies and firms in the global crisis’, international conference “Finding solutions to the new challenges of internationalization”, Aalborg university, Denmark, 2014.
  • ‘Internationalization of Russian MNCs: Patterns, Characteristics and Research Topics’, Research Seminar Series of the Institute of International Business, WU Vienna, Austria, 2014.
  • ‘Russian Multinationals – International Growth and Expansion Strategies’, presentation to the members of the CEE Student Cercle WU, WU Vienna, Austria, 2014.
  • ‘The impact of political connectedness on the internationalization of Russian firms’, XV April International Scientific conference “Modernization of the economy and society”, National Research University – Higher School of Economics, Russia, 2014.
  • ‘International strategies of Russian MNEs: Competitive advantages and
  • the role of government’, Key Note speech, International workshop “Emerging market firms in Europe”, KU Leuven University, Belgium, 2014.
  • ‘Political affiliation as a source of competitive advantages for 
  • internationalization of large Russian firms’, International workshop “Emerging market firms in Europe”, KU Leuven University, Belgium, 2014.
  • ‘Strong competitors or survivors at the edge: Why and how Russian IT firms compete internationally?’, EIBA (European International Business Academy) conference “Transnational firms, Markets and Institutions”, Germany, 2013.
  • ‘Why joint venture is widespread in Russian electrical power and oil & gas industries? An answer from four international energy companies’, EIBA (European International Business Academy) conference “Transnational firms, Markets and Institutions”, Germany, 2013.
  • ‘The role of government in expansion of Russian MNEs: Inconsistent or logical?’ in ‘Experiences of emerging economy multinationals’ (Panel), EIBA (European International Business Academy) conference “Transnational firms, Markets and Institutions”, Germany, 2013.
  • ‘Institutional origins of emerging MNEs’ strategy: Two-sided role of home government in shaping competitive advantages of Russian firms’, AIB-SE (Academy of International Business South-East Chapter) Annual Conference “Innovation, Institutions, & Emerging Markets”, USA, 2013.
  • ‘Outward investments from China and Russia: Institutional determinants for FDI exchange’, AIB (Academy of International Business) Special Meeting on Russia and Eastern Europe, Russia, 2013.
  • ‘Global competitors from emerging markets: case of Russian IT firms’, AIB (Academy of International Business) Special Meeting on Russia and Eastern Europe, Russia, 2013.
  • ‘Management research in Russia’ (Panel), AIB (Academy of International Business) Special Meeting on Russia and Eastern Europe, Russia, 2013.
  • ‘Opportunities and challenges in doing research in emerging markets’, AIB (Academy of International Business) Special Meeting on Russia and Eastern Europe, Russia, 2013.
  • ‘Top management teams’ competencies and its influence on a firm’s results: internationalization perspective analysis’, AIB (Academy of International Business) annual meeting, Turkey, 2013.
  • ‘How political connections of Russian firms influence their international activities’, research seminar at Baruch College, City University of New York, USA, 2013.
  • ‘Outward investments from China and Russia: institutional determinants for FDI exchange’, SMS (Strategic Management Society) special conference “Competing and cooperating in and for China”, China, 2012
  • ‘Government role in shaping competitive advantages of emerging MNEs: A multidimensional approach for Russian context’, EIBA (European International Business Academy) conference “International Business and Sustainable Development”, University of Sussex, UK, 2012.
  • ‘The home government involvement in an internationalization process: does it boost or wreck the competitive advantages of Russian MNEs?’, AIB-SE (Academy of International Business - Southeast Chapter) conference “Institutions and Emerging Markets”, USA, 2012.
  • Third Conference on Emerging Market Multinationals “Looking Back, Looking Ahead” (coinciding with the 2012 Academy of Management Meeting in Boston), Center for Emerging Markets, Northeastern University, USA, 2012
  • ‘International competitiveness of Russian IT firms: strong rivals or survivors at the edge?’, ICTM (International Conference of Technology Management) “Driving the Economy through Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Emerging Agenda for Technology Management”, India, 2012.
  • ‘The home government involvement in an internationalization process: does it boost or wreck the competitive advantages of Russian MNEs?’, COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology)Action IS 0905 “The Emergence of Southern Multinationals and their Impact on Europe” (part of Academy of International Business activity), Italy, 2012
  • ‘Due diligence process in mergers and acquisitions: how strategic is the role of human resource in the deal success?’, Paper Development Scholarship Award, SMS (Strategic Management Society) special conference “Globalisation of Innovation Strategies: Novel Moves for a Global Game”, Singapore, 2012
  • ‘Determinants of internationalization strategies of emerging market firms: a multi-level approach’, Best Paper Award, EIBA (European International Business Academy) conference “Taking International Business to the Next Level - Emerging Issues, Strategies and Economies”, Hungary, 2011.
  • ‘Servicing local customers for entering foreign markets: why and how do Russian IT firms internationalize?’, EIBA (European International Business Academy) conference “Taking International Business to the Next Level - Emerging Issues, Strategies and Economies”, Hungary, 2011.
  • ‘Developing competitive advantages of Russian multinationals through foreign acquisitions’, international conference “Re-Assessing Emerging Market Multinationals’ Evolving Competitive Advantage”, Cambridge University, UK, 2011.
  • ‘From national leaders to global players: evidence from Russian MNEs in the high tech sector’, EIBA (European International Business Academy) conference “IB’s Role in Building a Better and Stronger Global Economy”, Portugal, 2010.
  • Research Seminar on Russian Business: Innovations and Internationalization, Aalto University School of Management, Finland, 2010.
  • International Workshop on Cross-Border Strategy and Operations: Finnish companies in Russia, Aalto University School of Management, Finland, 2010.
  • 2nd international 5D (Five Diamonds) cycle conference The Future of Transnationalization for Emerging Market Companies, Fundacao Dom Cabral, Brazil, 2009.
  • ‘Knauf in Russia: European FDI for emerging market’, 26th international conference “Case method research and application”, Canada, 2009.
  • ‘Joint venture based strategy for Russian construction industry’, 7th Workshop on International Strategy and Cross Cultural Management, Helsinki School of Economics (HSE), Finland, 2009.
  • GSOM workshop on Russian Multinationals, Russia, 2009.
  • ‘Nokian Tyres in Russia: Investment decision and marketing policy’, 25th international conference “Case method research and application”, Napier University Business School, Scotland, 2008.
  • ‘Entry decision for emerging markets: Russian construction industry perspective’, 4th international strategic management conference “Exploring for International Competition and Cooperation Strategies to Foster Regional Development”, Bosnia Herzegovina, 2008.

 

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS

Articles in Refereed Journals

 

  • Panibratov, A. (2016). Home government influence on Russian MNEs: Balancing control against interest, International Journal of Emerging Markets, 11(4): 474-496.
  • Dikova, D., Panibratov, A., Veselova, A., & Ermolaeva, L. (2016). The joint effect of investment motives and institutional context on Russian international acquisitions, International Journal of Emerging Markets, 11(4): 674-692.
  • Panibratov, A. (2016). Unraveling the IJV rationale in emerging markets: The case of multinational enterprises in the Russian construction industry, Journal of East-West Business, 22(2): 97-117.
  • Latukha, M., & Panibratov, A. (2015). Top management teams’ competencies for international operations: do they influence a firm’s result? Journal of General Management, 40(4): 45-68.
  • Top management teams’ competencies for international operations: Do they influence a firm’s result? // Journal of General Management. 2015. Vol. 40 Issue 4. P. 45-68 (with M. Latukha).
  • Russian multinationals and their way to league of ‘hidden champions’. A review of Russian edition of H. Simon “Hidden Champions of the 21st Century: Success Strategies of Unknown World Market Leaders”. Moscow, 2014 // Russian Journal of Management. 2015. Vol. 13. Issue 1. P. 113-120 (in Russian).
  • Liability of foreignness of emerging market firms: The country of origin effect on Russian IT companies // Journal of East-West Business. 2015. Vol. 21 Issue 1. P. 22-40.
  • The liability of foreignness in the internationalization process of Russian energy companies // Vestnik (Herald) of St. Petersburg University. Management Series. 2015. Issue 2. P. 39-73 (with L. Ermolaeva, A. Abramkov) (in Russian).
  • Obtaining international results through partnerships: evidence from Russian MNEs in the IT sector // Journal of East European Management Studies. 2014. Vol. 19 Issue 1. P. 31-57 (with M. Latukha)
  • Developing brand awareness via social networks as a new sprout of global firms’ strategy on the Russian market // Journal of Euromarketing. 2014. Vol. 23 Issue 1-2. P. 37-56.
  • Classifying the roles of government in the expansion of Russian MNEs // The European Financial Review. 2014. Vol. June–July. P. 70-72
  • Eating sushi in a fun fashion: Shakes Russia // Dong-A Business Review. 2013. Vol. 2 Issue 127. P. 50-54.
  • Russian restaurant with Japanese cuisine makes foreign markets’ selection: The case of Two Sticks // Asian Case Research Journal. 2012. Vol. 16 Issue 2. P. 335-346
  • Joint venture strategy for emerging economy: Evidence from Russian energy sector // Organizations and Markets in Emerging Economies. 2012. Vol. 3 Issue 2/6. P. 56–79 (with A. Abramkov)
  • Determinants of internationalization strategies of emerging market firms: A multilevel approach // Journal of East-West Business. 2012. Vol. 18 Issue 2. P. 157–184 (with I. Mihailova)
  • Russian banking sector: Key points of international expansion // Organizations and Markets in Emerging Economies. 2011. Vol. 2 Issue 1/3. P. 63-74 (with C. Verba).
  • Entrepreneurial FDI in emerging economies: Russian SME strategy for Brazil // International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. 2011. Vol. 12 Issue 3. P. 201-212 (with M. Latukha, E. Safonova-Salvadori).
  • Internationalization of russian companies: Evolving competitive advantages in the course of the foreign acquisitions // Vestnik (Herald) of St. Petersburg University. Management Series. 2011. Issue 2. P. 39-60 (with C. Verba) (in Russian).
  • La strategie des multinationales Russes, in Russie: un “Far East” Prometteur? // Prospectives et Entreprise: Eclairages sur les Enterprises dans un Monde Ouvert, Paris: Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Paris. 2011. Issue 16. P. 56-61(with J.-P. Larcon, G. Mazzini) (in French).
  • Russian Multinationals: Entry Strategies and Post-Entry Operations // Electronic Publications of Pan-European Institute (www.tse.fi/pei). 2010. Issue 15. 69 p. 
  • Internationalization process of Russian construction industry: Inward investments perspective // Journal for East European Management Studies. 2009. Vol. 14 (2). P. 210-228.
  • Entry decision for emerging markets: Russian construction industry perspective // Advances in Management. 2008. Vol. 1 (8). P. 46-55.

 

 

Monographs & Textbooks 

  • Panibratov A. (2017) International Strategy of Emerging Market Firms: Absorbing Global Knowledge and Building Competitive Advantages. New York: Routledge.
  • Russian Multinationals: From Regional Supremacy to Global Lead. London: Routledge, 2012.
  • Fundamentals of Business. St. Petersburg: St. Petersburg University Publishing, 2006 (with V. Katkalo) (in Russian).
  • Marketing Strategies of MNEs in Transition Economies. St. Petersburg, NPK “ROST”, 2005 (in Russian).
  • MNEs Strategies in Transition Economy Markets. St. Petersburg: St. Petersburg University of Economics and Finance Publishing, 2002 (with V. Regen) (in Russian).

 

Chapters in Books

  • Panibratov, A. (2017). Russian oil and gas MNEs investing in China: The role of government in value creation S. Marinova, J. Larimo and N. Nummela (eds.) Value Creation in International Business - Volume 1: An MNC Perspective, Palgrave Macmillan: 279-306.
  • Panibratov, A., & Ermolaeva, L. (2016). Outward investments from China and Russia: The case of the Sino-Russian Investment Relationship K. Liuhto, S. Sutyrin and J.-M. F. Blanchard (eds.) The Russian Economy and Foreign Direct Investment, Routledge.
  • Panibratov, A., & Ermolaeva, L. (2015). Combining internationalization and autonomy: The case of Russia, in R.V. Turcan, J. Reilly and L. Bugaian (eds.) (Re)Discovering University Autonomy: The Global Market  Paradox of Stakeholder and Educational Values in Higher Education’, Palgrave Macmillan: New York.
  • Combining internationalization and autonomy: The case of Russia // R.V. Turcan, J. Reilly and L. Bugaian (eds.) (Re)Discovering University Autonomy: The Global Market  Paradox of Stakeholder and Educational Values in Higher Education’, Palgrave Macmillan: New York, 2015 (with L. Ermolaeva).
  • The effects of country and industry factors on the competitive advantage of European construction firms operating in Russia // S. Marinova (ed.) Institutional Impacts on Firm Internationalization, Palgrave Macmillan: New York, 2015: P 217-237.
  • Foreign expansion of Russian firms based on natural resources and technology // M. Marinov, S. Marinova (eds.) Successes and Challenges of Emerging Economy Multinationals, N.Y.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. P 128-157 (with M. Latukha).
  • Cross-border M&A and Competitive Advantage of Russian EMNEs // Fleury A., Fleury M.-T., Ramamurti R., Willamson P. (eds.) The Competitive Advantage of Emerging Multinationals, Cambridge: Cambridge University press, 2013. P 220-239 (with K. Kalotay).
  • Servicing Local Customers for Entering Foreign Markets: Internationalization of Russian IT firms // Marinov M. and Marinova S. (eds.). Emerging Economies and Firms in the Global Crisis. N.Y.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. P. 314–333 (with M. Latukha)
  • International Competitiveness of Russian IT Firms: Strong Rivals or Survivors at the Edge? // Mukhopadhyay Ch., Akhilesh K.B., Srinivasan R., Gurtoo A. and Ramachandran P. (eds.). Driving the Economy through Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Emerging Agenda for Technology Management. New Delhi: Springer India, 2012. P. 849–858 (with I. Jormanainen, M. Latukha).
  • From National Leaders to Global Players: Evidence from Russian MNEs in the High Technology Sector // Internationalization of Emerging Economies and Firms / ed. by M. Marinov, S. Marinova. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. P. 169-190.
  • Outward FDI and Its Policy Context // Inward and Outward FDI Profiles / ed. by K. P. Sauvant, T. Jost, K. Davies, A.-M. Poveda Garcés. New York: Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment, 2011. P. 360-369 (with K. Kalotay).

 

Case Studies

  • Finnair: Re-Discover Russian Market (Case) / A. Yu. Panibratov, M. O. Latukha. — The Case Centre. — 2013. — 513-113-1. — P. 17.
  • Finnair: Re-Discover Russian Market (Teaching Note) / A. Yu. Panibratov, M. O. Latukha. — The Case Centre. — 2013. — 513-113-8. — P. 10.
  • Skanska: Withdrawal from the Russian Market — Failure or Part of a Strategy? (ECCH). 2012. 512-123-1. P. 12.
  • Russian restaurant with Japanese cuisine makes foreign markets’ selection: the case of Two Sticks // Asian Case Research Journal, 2012. Vol. 16(2). P. 335–346.
  • New brand for educational organization: the experience of two schools’ merger // Herald of St Petersburg University, Management, 2012. Issue 4. P. 126–139 (with M. Latukha) (in Russian).
  • Nokian Tyres: A variety of investment decisions for Russia // Medvedev A. and Latukha M. (eds.). Cross-Border Strategy and Operations: Finnish Companies in Russia. A Collection of Cases. St. Petersburg: SPbSU GSOM, 2012. P. 39–58.
  • YIT in Russia: Expansion to the East or escape from the West? // Medvedev A. and Latukha M. (eds.) Cross-Border Strategy and Operations: Finnish Companies in Russia. A Collection of Cases. St. Petersburg: SPbSU GSOM, 2012. P. 59–74.
  • Konecranes: Balancing scale of operations and quality of services in the Russian B2B market // Medvedev A. and Latukha M. (eds.) Cross-Border Strategy and Operations: Finnish Companies in Russia. A Collection of Cases, St. Petersburg: SPbSU GSOM, 2012. P. 125–142.
  • Skanska: Withdrawal from the Russian market – failure or a part of a strategy? // Medvedev A. and Latukha M (eds.). Cross-Border Strategy and Operations: Finnish Companies in Russia. A Collection of Cases, St. Petersburg: SPbSU GSOM, 2012. P. 175–193.
  • International Clinic: Is It Possible to Be Russian Healthcare Sector Leader? // Vestnik (Herald) of St. Petersburg University. Management Series. 2011. Issue 4: 152-167 (with M. Latukha) (in Russian).
  • The Rise of Russian Multinationals – the Lukoil Case // Doing Business in Europe, 2nd edition / ed. by G. Suder. London: Sage, 2011. P. 341-343.
  • European FDI for Emerging Market: The German Firm Strategy in Russia // Asian Case Research Journal. 2010. Vol. 14 (1). P. 63–93
  • Joint Ventures in the Construction Market: The Perspective of Finnish Firms in Russia (ECCH). 2010. No. 510-057-1.
  • The Balance between Operations Scale and Services Quality in the Russian B2B Market (ECCH). 2010. No. 510-058-1.
  • Marketing Strategy of Nokyan Tires on Russian Market // Marketing: Collected Cases from GSOM. St. Petersburg, Publishing Centre “Graduate School of Management”, 2009 (in Russian).
  • Why Do We Need the Fifth Wheel? Nokyan Tires Strategy in Russia. The European Case Clearing House (ECCH). 2009. No. 309-034-1.
  • Knauf International’s Strategy: Does Russia Need German Brick? (ECCH). 2007. No. 307-375-1.

Courses taught at GSOM

  • International Business Strategy (Bachelor Program)
  • Internationalization of Emerging Market Firms and Russian MNEs (Master Program)

 

 

News

 

Andrei Panibratov is the first National Representative of Russia and the Board Member of the European International Business Academy

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