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Meet the Editorial Team!

Editor-in-Chief

Rosalie L. Tung, Editor-in-Chief.

Rosalie L. Tung holds the Ming and Stella Wong Professorship at Simon Fraser University (Canada).   She was formerly a Wisconsin Distinguished Professor, Business Administration, with the University of Wisconsin System, in addition to her role as Director, International Business Center, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She has also served on the faculties on the University of Oregon and the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.   Rosalie served as the 2003-2004 President of the Academy of Management and the 2015-2016 President of the Academy of International Business.   She is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the Academy of Management, the Academy of International Business, the British Academy of Management, and the International Academy for Intercultural Research. Rosalie is a former Area Editor of the Journal of International Business Studies and a former Senior Editor, International Human Resource Management, Journal of World Business. She is also the Series Editor of Springer-Palgrave MacMillan’s Asia Business Series. In addition, she serves on the editorial boards of many other journals. She is the author or editor of eleven books and many articles.

Deputy Editor

Charles Dhanaraj, Deputy Editor.

Charles Dhanaraj is H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest Professor of Strategic Management at Fox School of Business, Temple University (USA).  Previously he served at IMD, Switzerland, Indiana University, USA, and Ivey Business School, Canada, and Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore.  An award winning researcher and teacher, Charles focuses on strategic partnerships, collaborative innovation, and emerging markets.  He has published in several top journals and has written award winning cases on global strategy and leadership related topics and serves on the editorial boards of numerous journals, including the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, Management International Review, and Global Strategy Journal. Charles serves as Vice President of the Academy of International Business (2014-2016) and was Program Chair of the 2016 Academy of International Business meetings in New Orleans.  He received his PhD from Ivey Business School, the Western University. 

Reviewing Editor

Arjen van Witteloostuijn, Reviewing Editor.

The Reviewing Editor screens and reviews all submissions before forwarding the paper to the Editor-in-Chief or Deputy Editor.

Arjen van Witteloostuijn is Dean of and Professor of Business and Economics in the School of Business and Economics of the VU Amsterdam, and Tilburg University in the Netherlands. Additionally, he is affiliated with Antwerp Management School and University of Antwerp in Belgium. In the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s, he was affiliated with the University of Groningen, University Maastricht, Tilburg University and Utrecht University (all four in the Netherlands), and Cardiff University and Durham University (both in the United Kingdom). He holds degrees in Business, Economics and Psychology. He is an incoming Area Editor of the Journal of International Business Studies, and a member/former member of many editorial boards, including the Academy Management Journal, British Journal of Management, Industrial and Corporate Change, Organization Studies and Strategic Organization. He has published widely in such international journals as the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Accounting, Organizations & Society, American Journal of Political Science, American Sociological Review, Economica, Industrial Relations, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Management Science, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal.


Area/Associate Editors

Kevin Au, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Kevin Au, Area/Associate Editor.

Editorial Area: Comparative and International Entrepreneurship

Area scope: Cross-cultural and cross-national comparison of entrepreneurial practices of new startups, corporate venturing, angel investment and venture capital, family businesses, and policies related to entrepreneurship. Also of interest are born-global firms and entrepreneurial endeavous in firm internationalization.

Kevin Au co-founded the Center for Entrepreneurship at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and serves as its current director. Recently he has also assumed the role of director of the CUHK Centre for Family Business.  Kevin graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a B.B.A. and earned his Ph.D. in management/international business from the University of British Columbia. His research interests are international management, entrepreneurship, family business, and social network. He has published dozens of academic articles, cases, and book chapters, and written several books. Aside from service to the academic community, he has provided consulting and training for the Hong Kong Government and business corporations – clients include Home Affairs Bureau, the Hong Kong Cyberport, Coutts Bank, and a number of business startups and family enterprises in Hong Kong. He also serves as directors to Family Firm Institute, STEP Research Consortium, Hong Kong Business Angel Network, etc.


Chris Baumann, Macquarie University & Seoul National University (SNU)

Chris Baumann.Editorial Area: Competitiveness; East Asian wisdom & cross-cultural perspectives on education; international branding/marketing.

Area scope: Cross-cultural and cross-national comparison of performance and competitiveness (macro, meso and micro levels); East Asian wisdom such as Confucianism, Taoism, Legalism and Buddhism and their associations with strategy, management and performance. Also of interest are cross-cultural perspectives on education and training (discipline, motivation, personality, culture, performance).

Chris Baumann is an Associate Professor at Macquarie University, Sydney, and Visiting Professor at Seoul National University (SNU) in Korea. His research is on the 3 Cs:

  • Competitiveness
  • Confucianism
  • Customer loyalty (share of wallet)

Chris received his doctorate from Macquarie University after postgraduate and undergraduate studies in Canada and Switzerland, respectively. He has been awarded for excellence in his research and teaching, including from the Australian government for enthusiastic approach to education. Prof. Baumann has published in leading international journals and introduced new ways of looking at things, or concepts: Brand Competitiveness, Competitive Productivity (CP), Latecomer Brand, Premium Generic Brand (PGB), 'country of origin of service staff' (COSS) effect, and discipline as driver of performance. For cross-cultural/IB research, Chris introduced (with Hume Winzar) the ReVaMB model (Relative Values and Moderated Behaviour) as a framework for study. Chris and colleagues also introduced "inter-ocular testing" to avoid ?? (Cuòjué or wrong impression). He is passionate about inter-ocular testing rather than relying on traditional statistical mean/association testing alone.


Vas Taras

Areas: Culture, Cross-Cultural Training and Education, Global Virtual Teams.

Image: Vas Taras.Bio: Vas Taras is an Associate Professor of International Business at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He received his PhD in International Human Resources and Organizational Dynamics from the University of Calgary. He is the Founder of the X-Culture Project. His research revolves around cross-cultural and global virtual teams and experiential learning in international business education. His research team is particularly interested in the potential of large and international crowds to solve complex business problems. He is a Regional Associate Editor of the International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, and the Editorial Board member of Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, Academy of Management Review, Journal of International Management, and Management Research Review.


Sougata Ray

Areas: Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in High Growth Economies

Image: Sougata Ray.Bio: Sougata Ray is a Professor of Strategic Management and former Dean of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) and a Visiting Scholar and Advisor of the Thomas Schmidheiny Centre for Family Enterprise of Indian School of Business (ISB). He has been researching extensively on how policy induced changes in institutional environment influence strategic behavior of emerging economy firms and how heterogeneity of ownership and firm characteristics and strategic intent of the top management lead to variations in strategy for growth, internationalization, innovations, entrepreneurship and corporate sustainability of firms. His most recent papers have appeared / will appear in Organization Science, Global Strategy Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Business Ethics, Management International Review, etc. Sougata has conceived and been leading the doctoral program in strategy at IIMC and was instrumental in setting up the systematic innovation practices in Infosys Technologies Limited as the Head of Innovation Labs. During the past few years he has been spearheading several research and action learning projects focusing on the areas of social entrepreneurship, corporate sustainability, base of the pyramid initiatives, involvement of global and local corporations in inclusive development. Sougata has been an independent director in the Boards of Indian Oil and Tata Group Companies, an advisor to many medium and large corporations, family businesses and start ups and a consultant to leading International Development Agencies.


Allan Bird, Northeastern University

Allan Bird, Area/Associate Editor.

Editorial Area: Cross-cultural and global leadership; leadership development.

Area Scope:  Research that seeks to understand: how people lead in cross-cultural and global settings, particularly in global operations characterized by complexity and diversity across all aspects of business; how individuals and organizations identify, select and develop global leaders – this includes assessment, performance appraisal, training and career development.  I am interested in manuscripts that are pure theory as well as theoretical advances supported by empirical tests, both qualitative and quantitative.

Allan Bird is the Darla and Frederick Brodsky Trustee Professor in Global Business at Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business (USA).  He is also director of the school’s Global Leadership Initiative.  Prior to joining Northeastern, he was the Eiichi Shibusawa-Seigo Arai Professor of Japanese Studies and also served as Director of the International Business Institute and Director of the International MBA program at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He has held Visiting Professor positions at Rikkyo University (Japan), Columbia University, Monterey Institute for International Studies, Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (Finland), Osaka International University (Japan) and the National Self Defense Academy (Japan).  He was Chair of the Careers Division of the Academy of Management and served as Track Chair multiple times for the Academy of International Business.  His publications have appeared in many of the top-tier journals in international management and he serves on the editorial boards or Advisory Boards of the Journal of International Business Studies, the Journal of World Business, Journal of Organizational Behavior, the International Journal of Cross-cultural Management, Journal of Business Research and Journal of Asian Business Studies.  His most recent co-edited book, Global Leadership: Research, Practice and Development (2nd Edition), received the Award of Merit for Research Scholarship.  


Fabian Jintae Froese, University of Goettingen

Fabian Jintae Froese, Area/Associate Editor.

Editorial Area: Diversity management, expatriation, Global talent management, International human resources

Area scope:

  1. Expatriation: antecedents of expatriate success (broadly defined), different types of expatriates, e.g., self-initiated expatriates, repatriates, inpatriates, context of expatriates; e.g., subsidiary context, host country nationals, spillover effects between different stakeholders in the expatriation process, etc.
  2. Global talent management: recruiting and retention of management talent across countries, global leadership development, etc.,
  3. Diversity Management: consequences of different diversity characteristics, e.g., nationality, age, gender, diversity within and across countries, antecedents and consequences of diversity/inclusion climate, etc.

Fabian Jintae Froese is a Chaired Professor of Human Resource Management and Asian Business at the Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Georg-August-University of Goettingen, Germany. Born and raised in Germany, he worked for more than 10 years in South Korea, Singapore, China, and Japan. He received a doctorate in International Management from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, and another doctorate in Sociology from Waseda University, Japan. His research interests are in the area of international human resource management and cross-cultural management. More specifically, he is interested in expatriation (organizational and self-initiated expatriates, repatriates, inpatriates, host-country nationals), global talent management (recruiting and retention management across countries, global leadership development), and diversity management (national, age, and gender diversity; diversity within and across countries). 


Maria-Alejandra Gonzalez-Perez, Universidad EAFIT

Maria-Alejandra Gonzalez-Perez, Social Media Editor.

Editorial Area: Internationalization of Emerging Markets Multinationals; Sustainability and Competitiveness of Emerging Markets Multinationals; Diversity in emerging markets and developing countries.

Bio: Maria-Alejandra Gonzalez-Perez (PhD, MBS, Psy) is Full Professor of Management at Universidad EAFIT (Colombia). Maria-Alejandra was the Vice-President of Administration at the Academy of International Business (AIB) (August 2015- August 2018) and the current regional chapter chair for Latin America and the Caribbean (AIB-LAT) (July 2018-July 2021), member of the global council of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 1 of the World Government Summit, coordinator of the Colombian universities in the virtual institute of the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) since 2009, Distinguished Fellow of the Association of Certified Commercial Diplomats; Research Partner at the CEIBS Center for Emerging Market Studies (CEMS), and Editor-in-Chief of the business journal AD-minister. Dr. Gonzalez-Perez holds a PhD in Commerce (International Business and Corporate Social Responsibility), and a Master?s degree in Business Studies in Industrial Relations and Human Resources Management from the National University of Ireland, Galway. She also did postdoctoral research at the Community Knowledge Initiative (CKI) in NUI Galway. Prof. Gonzalez-Perez was the Head of the Department of International Business (2009-2013) and Director of the International Studies Research Group (2008-2013) at Universidad EAFIT (Colombia). Prior to her positions in Colombia, she worked as a researcher in various organisations such as the Centre for Innovation and Structural Change (CISC), Irish Chambers of Commerce, and the Economics of Social Policy Research Unit (ESPRU) in Ireland. She also has been a Visiting Professor at ESAN (Lima, Peru); Lebanese American University (LAU) (Beirut, Lebanon); and the Universidad de Granada (Ceuta, Spain).

Dr. Gonzalez-Perez has published 12 books, over 40 academic peer-reviewed papers and several book chapters in the areas of internationalisation, sustainability, corporate social responsibility and international migration. She is a regular contributor to Latin American business media. Her research results have been presented in over 90 international academic conferences in all the continents. Also, she was trained as a Clinical Psychologist at the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana (UPB) in Colombia. Maria-Alejandra has lived, studied or worked in the UK, USA, Ireland, France, Spain, and Colombia, and have travelled as a tourist to over 70 countries.


Leigh Anne Liu, Georgia State University

Leigh Anne Liu, Area/Associate Editor.

Editorial Area: Intercultural Conflict Management, Collaboration, and Competence

Area Scope: Intercultural dynamics, especially conflict management, negotiation, and collaboration at the individual, interpersonal, organizational, or societal levels; cognitive and relational schemas in multicultural settings; global competence assessment and development; global identity; comparison between intra- and intercultural contexts.

Leigh Anne Liu received her PhD from Vanderbilt University, is an associate professor and PhD program coordinator of international business at Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business in Atlanta (USA).  Her research appears in Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of International Business Studies, among other outlets.  She has been a visiting professor at Toulouse Business School in France, University of South Australia, Peking University, and Nanjing University in China.  She is an associate editor for Journal of Business Research and guest editor for two special issues, one on intercultural conflict and collaboration for Cross Cultural & Strategic Management, and the other on talent management of multinational companies in and from China for Human Resource Management.  She also serves on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Review and Management and Organization Review.


Ronaldo Parente, Florida International University

Ronaldo Parente, Area/Associate Editor.

Editorial Area: Strategic Management in the Global context, MNE Strategy, and Structure

Area scope: Research that advances understanding of the intersection between strategic management and international business. Areas include

  1. MNE strategic management, including strategy formulation, international investment, internationalization, knowledge transfer, global value chain, innovation, and the management of resources and capabilities.
  2. Institutional theory and the MNE, including the interdependent relationship between home and host country institutions and MNEs and their subsidiaries in developed countries and emerging markets.
  3. Organizational structure of MNEs, including management of the MNE, headquarter-subsidiary relationships, Inter-organizational networks, management processes, and strategy implementation.
  4. MNE theory, including the strategic evolution of MNEs and the rationale for their existence, scale, and scope in an ever-changing global environment.
  5. Strategy and Location.
  6. Assembling the global enterprise and the global business environment.

Ronaldo Parente is the Knight-Ridder Fellow and Associate Professor of Strategy and International Business at Florida International University in USA and a visiting professor at FGV-Ebape in Brazil. He is currently the PhD Director for the Management and International Business Department at FIU. Dr. Parente’s research has been accepted/appeared in many leading academic journals such as Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of International Management, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Journal of Business Research, Industrial and Corporate Change, IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, International Business Review, International Journal of Automotive Technology and Management, and the World Financial Review. He currently serves on the ERB of the Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS), Thunderbird International Business Review (TIBR), Global Strategy Journal (GSJ), and the Journal of International Management (JIM). He served as board member for 6 years (2011-16)at the European Academy of International Business (EIBA). Dr. Parente is current one of the Vice Presidents of the Ibero-American Academy of Management. On the professional side, Dr. Parente has over 20 years of work experience and has worked, managed, and consulted for several private and public institutions in Brazil, the United States, and Bulgaria.


Seung Ho (Sam) Park, Willamette University

Seung Ho (Sam) Park, Area/Associate Editor.

Editorial Area: Emerging market strategy

Area scope: Manuscripts that extend our understanding of emerging market environments and firm strategies that include

  1. local firm strategies and growth, emerging multinationals, and the institutional changes, economic growth models, and local competition in emerging markets
  2. entry strategy, localization, profitable growth strategies, social adaptation, and roles and responsibilities of multinational companies in emerging markets
  3. cross-emerging market comparative strategies of local and multinational firm strategies, macro and institutional environments, and competitive structure.

Seung Ho (Sam) Park is Dean and Professor of Strategy at Atkinson Graduate School of Management, Willamette University. He was previously Parkland Chair Professor of Strategy at the China Europe International Business School (Shanghai, China). He is a Fellow of the Academy of International Business and was the founding President of Samsung Economic Research Institute China (Beijing) and Skolkovo-EY Institute for Emerging Market Studies (Moscow). He has also served on the faculties of Rutgers Univ., Univ. of Texas-Dallas, and Skolkovo School of Management. He was the Chair of International Management Division of Academy of Management, Track Chairs for the Academy of International Business and Strategic Management Society, and Program Chairs for the Academy of International Business? Moscow Conference and the Strategic Management Society?s Shanghai Conference. His publications have appeared in most top-tier journals in the strategy and IB areas and he has served as a member of the editorial boards or the Advisory Board of the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Global Strategy Journal, and Management Organization Review. His current research focuses on managing high performance organizations, globalization of local companies, and multinational firm strategy and performance in emerging markets. His recent co-authored books on emerging markets include the award-winning book Rough Diamonds: Four Traits of Successful Breakout Enterprises in BRIC Countries (Jossey-Bass, 2013), Scaling the Tail: Managing Profitable Growth in Emerging Markets (Palgrave McMillan, 2015), Managing Emerging Multinationals: Solving International Challenges (Cambridge University Press, 2016), and ASEAN Champions: Emerging Stalwarts in Regional Integration (Cambridge University Press, 2017).


Len J. Treviño, Florida Atlantic University

Len J. Treviño, Area/Associate Editor.

Editorial Area: Global Strategic Management, MNE Strategy, and Structure

Area scope: Research that advances understanding of the intersection between strategic management and international business. Areas include

  1. MNE strategic management, including strategy formulation, international investment, internationalization, knowledge transfer, global value chain, innovation, and the management of resources and capabilities.
  2. Institutional theory and the MNE, including the interdependent relationship between home and host country institutions and MNEs and their subsidiaries in developed countries and emerging markets.
  3. Organizational structure of MNEs, including management of the MNE, headquarter-subsidiary relationships, global networks, management processes, and strategy implementation.
  4. MNE theory, including the strategic evolution of MNEs and the rationale for their existence, scale, and scope in an ever-changing global environment.

Len J. Treviño is the SBA Communications Distinguished Professor in International Business at Florida Atlantic University. His current research focuses on global strategic management, international business, management of the multinational enterprise, FDI theory, institutional theory, and cross-cultural management. He has published over 40 refereed journal articles, and his work has appeared in Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of World Business, International Business Review, Management International Review, International Journal of Human Resource Management, and Business Horizons, among others. Len sits on the Editorial Review Board of the Journal of World Business and is Vice President of the Ibero-American Academy of Management. Prior to joining Florida Atlantic University, he held the Gerald N. Gaston Eminent Scholar Chair in International Business at Loyola University New Orleans, and has served on the faculties of the University of Miami and Washington State University. He completed his bachelor’s degree (magna cum laude) at the University of Notre Dame, and his master’s and doctoral degrees at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.


Sunil Venaik, University of Queensland, Australia

Sunil Venaik, Area/Associate Editor.

Editorial Area: Research methods and measurement in IB strategy and cross cultural studies

Area Scope: Research that advances methods and measurement in international business strategy and cross-cultural studies. The aim is to encourage the development of new measures and/or validate existing measures used in international business strategy and cross cultural research. New data and novel analytical methods are particularly encouraged, to both validate existing theories and/or develop new theories in CCSM.

Sunil Venaik is an Associate Professor of International Business at the University of Queensland Business School, Australia. He is an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur, IIM Ahmedabad, and the Australian Graduate School of Management. His teaching and research interests include international business, national culture, MNC strategy, and FDI. Sunil has taught courses in the undergraduate, MBA, doctoral and executive development programs at universities in Australia, India and Singapore. Before joining academia, Sunil worked in industry and was the CEO of a medium-size enterprise. Sunil has published in scholarly journals including Journal of International Business Studies, Organization Science, Organization Studies, Journal of Business Research, Management International Review, Management Learning, International Marketing Review, Cross-Cultural Management, Australasian Marketing Journal, Australian Economic Papers, and Economic and Political Weekly.