Associate Professor of Strategy & International Management, Head of International Management Track
Comparative Corporate Governance (CG) in Developed Economies & Emerging Markets; CG Best Practices, Diffusion & Convergence; National CG, Indigenous Governance & MNEs practices; Corporate Political Activity, CSR & CG stretgies; CG Failures & Learning; Fuzzy-set/Qualitative Comparative Analysis.
Institutional contextuality of business best practices: the persistent cross-national diversity in the creation of corporate governance codes.
Journal of Word Business Best Reviewer Award 2018, Academy of International Business, Minniapolis, June 2018; George Molenkamp Sustainability Thesis Award 2018 Finalist for the MSc thesis supervision of Aviv de Poel, University of Amsterdam and KPNG Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 2018; George Molenkamp Sustainability Thesis Award 2017 for the MSc thesis supervision of Suzan van Eijden, University of Amsterdam and KPNG Amsterdam, the Netherlands, September 2017; 2010 Best PhD Dissertation Award Finalist, Research School Systems and Operational Management (SOM), Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen, the Netherlands, June 2011; Best PhD-Authored Paper Award, SOM, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen, the Netherlands, February 2010; PhD Associate, Graduate SOM Research School, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen, September 2005 - September 2009.
Visiting Professor at the Center for Emerging Markets, D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University, Boston, US (March 2017 – ); Visiting Professor at Innovation Research Institute, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan, (April 2014 – ); Visiting Scholar, Department of Business Administration at the College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, Fall 2010-Winter 2011;
Visiting Researcher, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin fur Sozialforschung (Social Science Research Center Berlin), Berlin, Germany, Fall 2007-Spring 2009.
International Business Context;
Theories of International Management;
Strategy and Organizations;
Strategy, Organizations and Context; Corporate Governance, Culture and Institutions; Institutional Contextuality of Corporate Governance, International Management; Introduction in International Business
Masters thesis supervision in International Management