Research seminars

Research seminars

International Business and Strategy at Henley Business School hosts a weekly seminar series during University term-time, with presentations by both internal and external speakers.

Our seminars take place on Wednesdays, at Henley Business School (Whiteknights Campus), between 13.00 and 14.30. Seminars are open to all academic staff, PhD students, and other students on certain degree programmes. Lunch is provided

Seminars are co-ordinated by Prof Peter Scott, Henley Business School.


Upcoming seminars in the Spring term 2015/16

Jan 13, 2016

13.00-14.30, Room 108, HBS

Prof Rajneesh Narula, Henley Business School

Control without ownership: what can R&D alliances tell us about non-equity activity by MNEs?

Jan 20, 2016

13.00-14.30, Room  108, HBS

Prof Jose Lannes de Melo, Federal University of Paraná, Brazil

The Gerdau Group: The Creation of a Global Competitor

Feb 3, 2016

13.00-14.30, Room 108, HBS

Prof Davide Castellani, Henley Business School

Quality of governance and inward FDI: does within-country heterogeneity matter?

Feb 10, 2016

13.00-14.00, G11 Lecture Theatre, HBS

Henley Business School seminar

Prof James Walker, Henley Business School

Preferences for Impact Versus Publications

 Feb 17, 2016


Feb 24, 2016

13.00-14.30, Room 108, HBS

Dr Lucy Newton, Henley Business School

Topic tbc

March 2, 2016

13.00-14.30, Room 108, HBS

Prof Beata Javorcik, University of Oxford

Former Foreign Affiliates: Cast Out and Outperformed?

March 9, 2016

13.00-14.30, Room 108, HBS

Dr Maksim Belitski and Dr Anna Spadavecchia, Henley Business School

Innovation within Regions: Specialisation or Diversification Externalities? Evidence from UK Firm-Level Data

March 16, 2016

13.00-14.30, Room 108, HBS

Dr Rita Fontinha, Henley Business School

Strategic Contractual Choices: The Quality of Working Life of Temporary and Permanent Academics and Researchers in the UK

March 23, 2016

13.00-14.30, Room 108, HBS

Dr Chul Chung, Henley Business School

Cost Efficiency or Ease of HQ Control?: A Study of Location Choices for HR Shared Services in MNEs 


 Autumn Term Research Seminars 2015/16

Oct 7, 2015

13.00-14.30, Room 108, HBS

Prof James Walker, Henley Business School

Academic Journal Guide (formerly the ABS List) and the “ecosystem of assessment” in UK Business Schools: Evidence from a Large Scale Survey in 2015

Oct 14, 2015

Room 108, HBS

Dr Quyen Nguyen, Henley Business School

The Subsidiaries of Multinational Enterprises Operate Regionally, not Globally

Oct 22, 2015

Room G10, HBS

Prof Roberta Rabellotti, Universitá di Pavia

Do Acquisitions Boost Patents? An empiricial analysis on Chinese and Indian Emerging Market Multinationals in Europe, Japan and USA

Oct 28, 2015

Room 108, HBS

Prof Paul Sparrow, Lancaster University Business School

Global Talent Management: A New Bridge Field

Nov 4, 2015

Room 108, HBS

*Please note no seminar takes place on this day


Nov 11, 2015

Room 108, HBS

Dr Martin Purvis, University of Leeds

Before they were famous: the fortunes of Marks and Spencer c.1907-1926


Nov 18, 2015

Room 108, HBS

Dr Sorin Krammer, University of Groningen

Selection of International Partners for Technoological Alliances: The Role of Institutional Distance, Colonial and Economic Ties


Nov 25, 2015

Room 108, HBS

Dr Peder Greve, Henley Business School

Top Management Team Influence and Discretion in Foreign Market Entry Mode Decisions


Dec 2, 2015

Room  108, HBS

Dr Kristin Brandl, Henley Business School

Building service provider capabilities: The impact of clients and service types in service offshore outsourcing

Dec 9, 2015

Room 108, HBS

Prof Maite Alguacil, Universitat Jaume I, Spain

Firm Heterogeneity and Location Choice of European Multinationals


To view details of our previous research seminars in International Business and Strategy, see below:

Research Seminars Autumn 2015

Research Seminars Summer 2015

Research Seminars Spring 2015

Research Seminars Autumn 2014

Research Seminars Summer 2014

Research Seminars Spring 2014

Research Seminars Autumn 2013

Research Seminars Spring 2013

Research Seminars Autumn 2012

Research Seminars Summer 2012

Research Seminars Spring 2012


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