November 9, 2020 (Extended Program)
Intensive learning session with leading international faculty on theory building, research methods and preparing top level academic publications.
Case method in academic research by Emmanuella Plakoyiannaki
QCA method in management research by Anna Veselova.
Professor of Strategic Management and International Business, Rutgers Business School, USA
Ajai Gaur is Professor of Strategic Management and International Business at Rutgers Business School. He is serving as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of World Business and a consulting editor at the Journal of International Business Studies. He is the founding President of the Emerging Markets Society and served as the President of the Asia Academy of Management from 2015 to 2019. In his research, Ajai studies the distinct institutional influences on firms’ international expansion strategies in different institutional contexts. Ajai has published more than 50 articles articles in leading strategy and international business journals, including Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of World Business, Global Strategy Journal and Organizational Research Methods
Clinical Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and International Business, Department of Management, Warrington College of Business, University of Florida, USA
Dr. Settles is a Clinical Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and International Business in the Department of Management at the Warrington College of Business, University of Florida. Previously he was an Assistant Professor of Professional Practice and an Instructor in the Department of Management and Global Business at Rutgers Business School, an Instructor at Nevada State College, a Professor of Corporate Governance and Strategic Management and the Deputy Director of the Corporate Governance Center at the National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia, and Assistant Policy Scientist at the University of Delaware. During the 2005-2006 academic year Dr. Settles was a Fulbright Scholar in Russia.
Dr. Settles’ research focuses on three areas: the role that non-market forces shape the international process of firms, emerging market multinationals and management practices in emerging market firms with a specialization in Russian firms, and entrepreneurship education practices and development of entrepreneurial intent of university students.
Professor, Chair of International Business at the Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics at the University of Vienna, Austria.
Emmanuella Plakoyiannakiis Chair of International Business at the Faculty of Business Economics and Statistics, University of Vienna, Austria. She is also Visiting Professor at Leeds University Business School (LUBS), UK. She holds a PhD from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. She is Co-Chair of the International Business/ Management SIG of the British Academy of Management (BAM). Her research interests refer to SMEs and FFs internationalization, philosophy of science, case study methodology and language in international business. She has published in various academic journals including the Academy of Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of World Business among others.
Associate Professor of Strategic and International Management Department, Academic Director of Bachelor Program in Business Administration, Graduate School of Business Higher School of Economics
Anna Veselova is an Associate Professor of Strategic and International Management Department, Academic Director of Bachelor Program in Business Administration, Graduate School of Business Higher School of Economics. Anna focuses her research on emerging markets, exploring various aspects of EM firms’ operations. Her major streams of research are related to the internationalization strategies of EM firms, managing talents in different national contexts, sustainability strategies of EM firms. Anna Veselova is an author of more than 30 publications, including articles published in top-tier international journals such as Human Resource Management and International Business Review. She is a member of Academy of Management, Academy of International Business, European International Business Academy.
November 10, 2020 (Extended Program)
Learning session with Francesco Debellis, post-doc at Vienna University How to engage in a literature review and write a review article.
Paper development workshop with thorough feedback and discussion.
During the workshop the participants will present their doctoral thesis papers projects/research articles and the discussants will give their feedback and recommendations for possible improvements.