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Dr Quyen Nguyen

Associate Professor in International Business and Strategy

Programme Director for MSc International Business and MSc International Business and Finance

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Specialisms

  • Multinational subsidiary strategy and performance, 
  • Evaluating foreign subsidiary performance, 
  • Parent-subsidiary relationship in financial management, 
  • Inter-disciplinary research integrating international business with international financial management, 
  • Capability development of foreign subsidiary

Location

HBS 138, Whiteknights Campus

Dr. Quyen Nguyen integrates international business and international financial management in her research.

Dr. Quyen Nguyen is Associate Professor of International Business and Strategy at Henley Business School, International Business and Strategy, the University of Reading. Her research focuses on multinational subsidiary strategy and subsidiary performance, evaluating foreign subsidiary performance, and subsidiary-level capability development. She received her PhD Degree from the Henley Business School, International Business and Strategy, the University of Reading in July 2012. Her PhD thesis “British Multinationals in South East Asia: Strategy, Subsidiaries and Performance” won the Michael Z. Brooke Prize for Best Doctoral Paper at the 39th Academy of International Business, the United Kingdom and Ireland Chapter (AIB - UKI) Annual Conference, Liverpool, 2012. Her work was also among the 2013 Peter J. Buckley and Mark Casson AIB Dissertation Finalists at the AIB Annual Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 2013. She has published in refereed journals, including Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS), Journal of World Business (JWB), British Journal of Management (BJM), Management International Review (MIR), International Business Review (IBR) Multinational Business Review (MBR) and edited volume. Before joining academia, she had 13 year professional and managerial experience in accounting, finance and business administration. She worked for German, the United States and New Zealand multinational enterprises in South East Asia and in Canada.

Reference: Almodóvar, P., Nguyen, Q. and Verbeke, A. (2021) An integrative approach to international inbound sources of firm-level innovation. Journal of World Business. ISSN 1090-9516 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwb.2020.101188
Reference: Wei, Z. and Nguyen, Q. (2021) Chinese service multinationals: the degree of internationalization and performance. Management International Review, 60 (6). pp. 869-908. ISSN 1861-8901 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11575-020-00434-7
Reference: Nguyen, Q. T. K. (2021) Intangible assets of MNE foreign subsidiaries: the role of internal financial resources and host country institution. In: Verbeke, A. , Van Tulder, R., Rose, E. L. and Wei, Y. (eds.) The Multiple Dimensions of Institutional Complexity in International Business Research. Progress in International Business Research, 15. Emerald, pp. 263-285. ISBN 9781800432451 doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/S1745-886220210000015015
Reference: Cooper, M. and Nguyen, Q. (2020) Multinational enterprises and corporate tax planning: a review of literature and suggestions for a future research agenda. International Business Review, 29 (3). 101692. ISSN 0969-5931 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ibusrev.2020.101692
Reference: Nguyen, Q. T.K. and Kim, S. (2020) The multinationality and performance relationship: revisiting the literature and exploring the implications. International Business Review, 29 (2). 101670. ISSN 0969-5931 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ibusrev.2020.101670
Reference: Wei, Z. and Nguyen, Q. T. K. (2020) Local responsiveness strategy of foreign subsidiaries of Chinese multinationals: the impacts of relational-assets, market-seeking FDI, and host country institutional environments. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 37. pp. 661-692. ISSN 1572-9958 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10490-019-09655-3
Reference: Cooper, M. and Nguyen, Q. T. K. (2019) Understanding the interaction of motivation and opportunity for tax planning inside US multinationals: a qualitative study. Journal of World Business, 54 (6). 101023. ISSN 1090-9516 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwb.2019.101023
Reference: Rodríguez-Ruiz, F., Almodóvar, P. and Nguyen, Q. T. K. (2019) Intellectual structure of international new venture research: a bibliometric analysis and suggestions for a future research agenda. Multinational Business Review, 27 (4). pp. 285-316. ISSN 1525-383X doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/MBR-01-2018-0003
Reference: Castellani, D. , Narula, R. , Nguyen, Q. , Surdu, I. and Walker, J. (2018) No longer at ease in the old dispensation: reappraising the role of international business in the world economy. In: Castellani, D. , Narula, R. , Nguyen, Q.T.K. , Surdu, I. and Walker, J. (eds.) Contemporary Issues in International Business: Institutions, Strategy and Performance. The Academy of International Business. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 1-10. ISBN 9783319702193 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-70220-9
Reference: Nguyen, Q. T. K. (2018) The regional MNE and coordination of MNE organizational structures. In: Cook, G., Johns, J., McDonald, F., Beaverstock, J. and Pandit, N. (eds.) The Routledge Companion to the Geography of International Business. Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting. Routledge. ISBN 9781138953345
Reference: Nguyen, Q. T. K. and Almodóvar, P. (2018) Export intensity of foreign subsidiaries of multinational enterprises: the role of trade finance availability. International Business Review, 27 (1). pp. 231-245. ISSN 0969-5931 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ibusrev.2017.07.004
Reference: Wei, Z. and Nguyen, Q. T. K. (2017) Subsidiary strategy of emerging market multinationals: a home country institutional perspective. International Business Review, 26 (5). pp. 1009-1021. ISSN 0969-5931 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ibusrev.2017.03.007
Reference: Nguyen, Q. T. K. (2017) Multinationality and performance literature: a critical review and future research agenda. Management International Review, 57 (3). pp. 311-347. ISSN 1861-8901 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11575-016-0290-y
Reference: Nguyen, Q. (2016) Determinants of reinvested earnings of multinational subsidiaries in emerging economies. In: Tuselmann, H. (ed.) Impact of international business: Challenges and solutions for policy and practice. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9781137569455
Reference: Beleska-Spasova, E. , Loykulnanta, S. and Nguyen, Q. T. K. (2016) Firm-specific, country-specific and region-specific competitive advantages: the case of emerging economy MNEs - Thailand. Asian Business and Management, 15 (4). pp. 264-291. ISSN 1476-9238 doi: https://doi.org/10.1057/s41291-016-0009-8
Reference: Rugman, A. , Nguyen, Q. T. K. and Wei, Z. (2016) Rethinking the literature on the performance of Chinese multinational enterprises. Management and Organization Review, 12 (2). pp. 269-302. ISSN 1740-8784 doi: https://doi.org/10.1017/mor.2016.13
Reference: Nguyen, Q. (2015) The subsidiaries of multinational enterprises operate regionally, not globally. Multinational Business Review, 23 (4). pp. 328-354. ISSN 1525-383X doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/MBR-05-2015-0017
Reference: Nguyen, Q. and Rugman, A. (2015) Internal equity financing and the performance of multinational subsidiaries in emerging economies. Journal of International Business Studies, 46 (4). pp. 468-490. ISSN 1478-6990 doi: https://doi.org/10.1057/jibs.2014.64
Reference: Nguyen, Q. T. K. and Rugman, A. M. (2015) Multinational subsidiary sales and performance in South East Asia. International Business Review, 24 (1). pp. 115-123. ISSN 0969-5931 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ibusrev.2014.07.001
Reference: Rugman, A. M. and Nguyen, Q. T.K. (2014) Modern international business theory and emerging market multinational companies. In: Cuervo-Cazurra, A. and Ramamurti, R. (eds.) Understanding multinationals from emerging markets. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 53-80. ISBN 9781107064539
Reference: Rugman, A. , Nguyen, Q. T. K. and Wei, Z. (2014) Chinese multinationals and public policy. International Journal of Emerging Markets, 9 (2). pp. 205-215. ISSN 1746-8809 doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJoEM-08-2013-0127
Reference: Nguyen, Q. (2014) The regional strategies of British multinational subsidiaries in South East Asia. British Journal of Management, 25 (S1). S60-S76. ISSN 1467-8551 doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8551.12006 (special issue 'Strategies for Firm Globalization and Regionalization')
Reference: Rugman, A. and Nguyen, Q. (2013) International business theories for international economists. In: Beugelsdijk, S., Brakman, S., van Ees, H. and Garretsen, H. (eds.) Firms in the international economy : firm heterogeneity meets international business. CESifo Seminar Series. MIT Press, Cambridge. ISBN 9780262019743
Reference: Nguyen, Q. T. K. (2013) Can British multinational enterprises finance economic development in South East Asia? Multinational Business Review, 21 (2). pp. 122-147. ISSN 1525-383X doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/MBR-03-2013-0014
Reference: Nguyen, Q. T. K. (2011) The empirical literature on multinational enterprises, subsidiaries and performance. Multinational Business Review, 19 (1). pp. 47-64. ISSN 1525-383X doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/15253831111126749
Reference: Rugman, A. , Verbeke, A. and Nguyen, Q. T. K. (2011) Fifty years of international business theory and beyond. Management International Review, 51 (6). pp. 755-786. ISSN 1861-8901 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11575-011-0102-3

Multinational Enterprise Strategy and Performance

This module aims to examine international business strategy and financial performance of the multinational enterprise (MNE). It will provide students with an understanding of what globalisation and regionalisation mean...

Module code: MMM095

Strategy and International Business

This module provides an introduction to the variety of strategic issues confronting managers of multinational enterprises (MNEs), both within the firm and in the global marketplace....

Module code: MM303

Module convenor for MMM095, Multinational Enterprise Strategy and Performance on the MSc programme

Module convenor for MM303, Strategy and International Business on the Undergraduate Programme

Past work experience: 13-year professional and managerial experience in accounting, finance and business administration with Siemens AG, Information and Communication Networks; Siemens Canada Limited, Industrial Solutions and Services; Fonterra Brands Singapore Pte Ltd; Abbott Laboratories S.A, Pharmaceutical Division.