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19992020

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Artistic and research interests

Professor of International Business at Aalto University School of Business. She has written extensively on the organization of multinational corporations and its evolution over time. She is most well-known for her contributions to language-sensitive research in international business and for advancing qualitative methods, particularly the case study, in international business. She has been Visiting Professor at Leeds University and St. Petersburg State University.

Her research has been published in the leading journals of management and international business such as Academy of Management Review, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of International Business, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of World Business and Organizational Research Methods. She has also co-authored books and edited volumes (e.g., Handbook of Qualitative Research Methods for International Business, 2004; Rethinking the Case Study in International Business and Management Research, 2011 and Language in International Business: The Multilingual Reality of Global Business Expansion, 2014).

She was elected Fellow of the European International Business Academy (EIBA) in 2012 and Fellow of the Academy of International Business (AIB) in 2018. She is also member of the Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters and member of the Executive Board of AIB (Vice President Program). She serves on editorial boards of many leadings journals in her field.

External positions

Research Fellow, Hanken School of Economics

20022004

Lecturer, University of Bath

2000

Research Associate, University of Sheffield

1999

Keywords

  • International human resource management
  • International Mobility
  • International management
  • Corporate language
  • The case study

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    Holding on while letting go: Neo-colonialism as organizational identity work in a multinational corporation

    Storgaard, M., Tienari, J., Piekkari, R. & Michailova, S., 7 Mar 2020, In : Organization Studies. p. 1-21

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  • Reversing the Translation Flow: Moving Organizational Practices from Japan to the U.S.

    Westney, D. E. & Piekkari, R., Jan 2020, In : Journal of Management Studies. 57, 1, p. 57-86 30 p.

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  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    "Trust but verify": How middle managers in a multinational use proverbs to translate an imported management concept

    Outila, V. T., Piekkari, R., Mihailova, I. & Angouri, J., 26 May 2020, In : Organization Studies.

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    Adaptation of Compensation Practice in China: The Role of Sub-National Institutions

    Lu, W., Saka-Helmhout, A. & Piekkari, R., 1 Jun 2019, In : Management and Organization Review. 15, 2, p. 235-267

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    Projects

    Prizes

    2014 Top Paper of the Social Construction Division in National Communication Association (NCA) Centennial Conference in Chicago

    Minna Logemann (Recipient), Rebecca Piekkari (Recipient) & Mirja-Liisa Charles (Recipient), 2014

    Prize: Award or honor granted for a specific work

    2016 Highly Commended Paper certificate from the Emerald Group Publishing Limited

    Minna Logemann (Recipient) & Rebecca Piekkari (Recipient), 2016

    Prize: Award or honor granted for a specific work

  • Aalto University School of Business, PhD supervisor of the year award 2015

    Rebecca Piekkari (Recipient), 2015

    Prize: Award or honor granted for a specific work

    Aalto University School of Business, Teacher of the year award 2010

    Rebecca Piekkari (Recipient), 2010

    Prize: Award or honor granted for a specific work

    Academy of International Business, Best reviewer award 2014

    Rebecca Piekkari (Recipient), 2014

    Prize: Award or honor granted for a specific work

    Activities

    Supervisor of doctoral dissertation as Committee Chair

    Rebecca Piekkari (Supervisor)
    2018

    Activity: Examination typesPre-examination of dissertation or acting as opponent to doctoral students

    Supervisor of doctoral dissertation as Committee Chair

    Rebecca Piekkari (Supervisor)
    2018

    Activity: Examination typesPre-examination of dissertation or acting as opponent to doctoral students

    Academy of International Business (External organisation)

    Rebecca Piekkari (Member)
    2018 → …

    Activity: Membership typesPosition of trust in an academic community

    Academy of International Business (External organisation)

    Rebecca Piekkari (Member)
    20182021

    Activity: Membership typesPosition of trust in an academic community

    External examiner of Doctoral dissertation with public defense

    Rebecca Piekkari (Opponent)
    2018

    Activity: Examination typesPre-examination of dissertation or acting as opponent to doctoral students

    Press / Media