I completed a MSc in International Business and a PhD in the International Strategy at the University of Manchester. My research is focused in the fields of International Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship. I have held various academic positions in UK and EU as well as having gained industry experinces in UK and internationally. I have initiated and led regional policy projects, such as, upgrading of foreign direct investment and its developmental impact in the North West of England.
I have published in journals such as; Journal of World Business, International Business Review, Long Range Planning, Annals of Operation Research
Focusing on issues such as; equity ownership determinants of international joint ventures, strategic alliances structure-performance, and strategic development of foreign owned subsidiaries. In addition, examination of nonmarket strategies of firms and entrepreneurs. Addressing partner selection, social mission, growth expectations, internationalisation, and attributes of social enterprises including microfinance institutions.
Strategic Management for Entrepreneurs, SHIFT MSc Programme
International Business Theory and Strategy, International Political Economy, MSc International Business Management Programme
Manchester Metropolitan University, Lancaster University, Manchester University, Kiel University of Applied Science
Northwest Development Agency, UK, Analysis of foreign direct iinvestment upgrading and developmental impact in the region
Department for International Development, Levant UK. Report on foreign direct investment flows and security in Arab region
Golesorkhi, S., Mersland, R., Randoy, T., Piekkari, P., Pishchulov, G. (2019). The Effect of Language Use on the Financial Performance of Microfinance Banks: Evidence from Cross-border Activities in 74 Countries. Journal of World Business. 54(3):213-229.
Golesorkhi, S., Mersland, R., Randoy, T., Shenkar, O., (2019). The Performance Impact of Informal and Formal Institutional Differences in Cross-Border Alliances. International Business Review. 28(1): 104-118.
Filiou, D., Golsorkhi, S. (2016). Influence of institutional differences on firm innovation from international alliances. Long Range Planning, 49(1): 129-144.
Tuselmann, S. Buzdugan, Q. Cao, D. Freund, S. Golsorkhi (2016). Impact of International Business: Challenges and Solutions for Policy and Practice. Palgrave Macmillan.
Mori, N., Golsorkhi, S., Randoy, T., Hermes, N. (2015). The Effect of Board Composition on Poverty Outreach of Microfinance Institutions: Evidence from East Africa, Strategic Change, 24(1): 99-113.
Golsorkhi, S., Yamin, M., Bowe, M. (2014). Explaining equity shares in international joint ventures: combining the influence of asset characteristics, culture and institutional differences. Research in International Business and Finance, 31, 212–233.
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