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Professor Sarianna M. Lundan

Professor of International Business

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Enrique-Schmidt-Straße 1
28359 Bremen
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Research:

• Theory of the multinational enterprise (MNE), particularly
co-evolutionary and institutional perspectives on the MNE
• Internationalization process of firms and its
consequences for the home and host countries
• Contribution of MNEs to growth and development
• Participation of MNEs in global governance

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About

Professor Lundan grew up in Finland and is a Finnish citizen. She studied Finance and International Business at Rutgers University in New Jersey, USA, earning her Ph.D. in 1996.

Her first academic appointment was at the University of Reading, UK where she contributed to the work of the well-known research group on International Business. She left Reading to join the School of Business and Economics at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, where she spent eleven years, before joining the University of Bremen in April 2010.

In addition to her academic appointments, Professor Lundan has served as a Senior Economic Affairs Officer and a scholar in residence at the Division on Investment and Enterprise of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Geneva. She was also an Associate Research Fellow of the Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (ETLA) in Helsinki.

Her work has appeared in journals such as the Journal of International Business Studies, Industrial and Corporate Change, International Business Review, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, World Economy, and Transnational Corporations, and in numerous contributions to edited volumes. She is the editor or co-editor of four books, and together with the late John H. Dunning, co-author of  the second edition of Multinational Enterprises and the Global Economy, a seminal book in the field of International Business.

In 2009, she was elected a lifetime Fellow of the European Academy of International Business (EIBA), in recognition of ‘outstanding achievements in research and education in the field of International Business’.

Professor Lundan is the inaugural Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of International Business Policy (JIBP). JIBP is an official publication of the Academy of International Business, which also publishes the top-ranked Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS). Additionally, she is a member of seven editorial boards, including the Journal of International Business Studies, Global Strategy Journal, International Business Review, and Multinational Business Review. She is also a member of the reviewer pool of the European Science Foundation.

In 2018, she was elected a lifetime Fellow of the Academy of International Business (AIB), in recognition of ‘outstanding contributions to the scholarly development of the field of international business’.

Publications

2019

Lundan Sarianna M., and Li, Jiatao (2019): Adjusting to and learning from institutional diversity: Toward a capability-building perspective. Journal of International Business Studies, 50(1): 36–47. doi.org/10.1057/s41267-018-0198-9

 

2018

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2018): From the editor : Engaging international business scholars with public policy issues. Journal of International Business Policy. https://doi.org/10.1057/s42214-018-0007-y.

Gentile-Lüdecke, S., Halaszovich, T., and S. M. Lundan (2018): What role does CEO vision play in the internationalization process of firms? Evidence from the banking sector in Africa. Thunderbird International Business Review, DOI:10.1002/tie.21958.

 

2017

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2017): The internationalization of corporate R&D: A review of the evidence to date in John Ettlie and Ron Hira (eds.), Engineering Globalization Reshoring and Nearshoring: Management and Policy Issues, pp. 145-171, World Scientific: Singapore.

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2017): Governance of multinational enterprises in Kenneth A. Reinert (ed.), Handbook of Globalisation and Development, pp. 169-182, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

 

2016

Halaszovich, Tilo F.; Lundan, Sarianna M. (2016): The moderating role of local embeddedness on the performance of foreign and domestic firms in emerging markets, International Business Review, 25(5): 1136-1148.

Schwesinger, G.; Müller, S.; Lundan, S. M. (2016): Governance Structures, Cultural Distance, and Socialization Dynamics: Further Challenges for the Modern Corporation, Beiträge zur Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik 2016: Demographischer Wandel - Session: Organizational Design, No. A23-V2.

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2016): Definitions, motivations and locational determinants of FDI in Ana Teresa Tavares-Lehmann, Lisa Sachs, Lise Johnson, and Perrine Toledano (eds.), Rethinking Investment Incentives: Trends and Policy, pp. 45-60, New York: Columbia University Press.

 

2015

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2015): Transnational Corporations and Transnational Governance (ed.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Gentile-Lüdecke, S. and Lundan, S. M. (2015): The use of non-equity modalities and host-country impact: Some evidence from the international hotel industry and areas of further research, Transnational Corporations, 21(3): 1-3.

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2015): Distance-Related Barriers and the Internationalisation of Finnish MNEs in Sarianna M. Lundan (ed.), Transnational Corporations and Transnational Governance, pp. 115-144, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2015): The Costs of Crossing Borders in the Global Economy in Sarianna M. Lundan (ed.), Transnational Corporations and Transnational Governance, pp. 1-21, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Rybka, J., Roijakkers, N., Vanhaverbeke, W., and Lundan, S. M. (2015): Strategic Alliances for the Development of Innovative SMEs within the Biopharmaceutical Industry: An Exploratory Analysis in T. K. Das (ed.) Strategic Alliances for SME Development, pp. 245-260, Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2015): Dunning, John H. (1927-2009), The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management: 3 pp. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2015): eclectic paradigm, The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management: 2 pp. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

 

2014

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2014): New Analysis of Multinational Enterprises, Markets and Institutional Diversity (with Alain Verbeke and Rob van Tulder, eds.). Progress in International Business Research, Volume 9. Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing.

Halaszovich, Tilo F.; Lundan, Sarianna M. (2014): The Moderating Role of FDI Motives and Embeddedness on the Performance of Foreign and Domestic Firms in Emerging Markets (August 4, 2014). ZenTra Working Paper in Transnational Studies No. 36 / 2014. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2475849

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2014): From Access to Acceptance: The Costs of Crossing Borders in the Global Economy (June 17, 2014). ZenTra Working Paper in Transnational Studies No. 34 / 2014. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2454524 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2454524

Verbeke, A., van Tulder, R., and Lundan, S. M. (2014): International Business Theory and Institutional Diversity’ in Alain Verbeke, Rob van Tulder and Sarianna M. Lundan, (eds.), Multinational enterprises, markets and institutional diversity, pp. 1-23. Bingley, Emerald Group Publishing.

 

2013

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2013): Regulating global corporate capitalism’ in John Mikler (ed.), The Handbook of Global Companies, pp. 241-56, Handbooks of Global Policy, series editor David Held, Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2013): Human rights issues in multinational value chains in John Linarelli (ed.) Research Handbook on Global Justice and International Economic Law, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 146-67.

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Gentile-Lüdeke, Simona (2013): International business in Denise Tsang, Hamid Kazeroony, & Guy Ellis, (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to International Management Education, London: Routledge, pp. 70-85.

 

2012

Lundan, S., H. Mirza and J. Zhan (2012), "Paper series: Commemorative papers on the work of John H. Dunning", Transnational Corporations, vol. 20/3, https://doi.org/10.18356/2fb91559-en.

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Muchlinski, Peter (2012): Human rights due diligence in global value chains in Rob van Tulder, Alain Verbeke, & Liviu Voinea, (Eds.), Progress in International Business Research, Volume 7: New policy challenges for Global MNEs, pp 181-201, Bingley, UK: Emerald.

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2012): The new eclectic paradigm and international business strategy in Alain Verbeke & Hemant Merchant, (Eds.), Handbook of Research on International Strategic Management, pp. 64-76. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Dunning, John (2012): Institutions and the OLI paradigm of the multinational enterprise in Michael A Witt (Ed.) Asian Business and Management, London: SAGE. (reprint)

 

2011

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2011): An institutional perspective on the social responsibility of TNCs, Transnational Corporations, 20(3): pp. 61-77.

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2011): The co-evolution of transnational corporations and institutions, Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, 19(2): 29-52.

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2011): Los derechos humanos en las cadenas de valor de empresas multinacionales’, Revista de Responsabilidad Social de la Empresa (Review of Corporate Social Responsibility), Luis Vives Foundation (Madrid) No.9 (Sept-Dec).

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2011): Foreword in Peer Zumbansen & Gralf-Peter Calliess (eds.) Law, Economics and Evolutionary Theory, p. ix. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

 

2010

Lundan, S. M. and Hafiz, M. (2010): TNC evolution and the emerging investment-development paradigm’, Transnational Corporations, 19(2): 29-52.

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2010): What are ownership advantages?, Multinational Business Review, 18(2): 51-69, 2010.

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Dunning, John (2010): The institutional origins and evolution of dynamic capabilities in multinational enterprises’, Industrial and Corporate Change, 19(4): 1225-46, 2010.

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Cantwell, John; Dunning, John (2010): An evolutionary approach to understanding international business activity: The co-evolution of MNEs and the institutional environment, Journal of International Business Studies, 41(4): 567-86, 2010.

Roijakkers, N., Lundan, S. M., Arundel, A., and M. Kanerva (2010): How stable is the dominant position of large companies? Technological and societal discontinuities in the pharmaceutical industry (2010). Hasselt University. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/14808.

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Dunning, John (2010): ‘The changing political economy of foreign investment: Finding a balance between hard and soft forms of regulation’ in Alvarez, José E. & Karl P. Sauvant (eds.) The Evolving International Investment Regime: Expectations, Realities, Options. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. (forthcoming)

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2010): International Business and Global Climate Change (Pinkse & Kolk), book review, Journal of International Business Studies, February.

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2010): Foreword in John Dunning (ed.) New Challenges for International Business Research: Back to the Future. p. vii-viii, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Dunning, John (2010): Institutions and the OLI paradigm of the multinational enterprise in John Dunning (ed.) New Challenges for International Business Research: Back to the Future. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2010. (reprint)

 

2009

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Dunning, John (2009): The internationalization of corporate R&D: A review of the evidence and some policy implications, Review of Policy Research, 26(1-2):1-21, 2009.

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Dunning, John (2009): ‘The MNE as a creator, fashioner and respondent to institutional change’ in Simon Collinson & Glenn Morgan (eds.) Images of the Multinational Firm, pp. 93-115, Oxford: Wiley, 2009.

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2009): Distance-related barriers and the internationalisation of Finnish MNEs, Helsinki: The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (ETLA) Discussion Papers No 1193, 2009.

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2009): T&K toiminnan globaali sijoittuminen - katsaus aiempaan kirjallisuuteen, in Jyrki Ali-Yrkkö (Ed.), Yritysten tutkimustoiminta kansainvälistyy - Mitä jää Suomeen? Helsinki: ETLA (B235), 2009.

 

2008

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Dunning, John (2008): Multinational Enterprises and the Global Economy, second edition, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2008.

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Dunning, John (2008): Institutions and the OLI paradigm of the multinational enterprise, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 25(4), 573-593, 2008.

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Tolvanen, Juha (2008): Regional and Global Patterns of Internationalisation of Finnish MNEs. Helsinki: The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (ETLA) Discussion Papers No 1170, 2008.

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Kotiranta, Annu; Ylä-Anttila, Pekka (2008): Yritysten kansainvälistymisen vaikutukset kotimaan talouteen ja työllisyyteen - katsaus kirjallisuuteen. Helsinki: The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (ETLA) Discussion Papers No 1154, 2008.

 

2007

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2007): The home country effects of internationalisation. Helsinki: The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (ETLA) Discussion Papers No 1100, 2007.

 

2006

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2006): Reinvested earnings as a component of FDI: An analytical review of the determinants of reinvestment, Transnational Corporations, 15(3), 33-64, 2006.

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Brewer, Thomas (2006): ‘Environmental policy and institutional transparency in Europe’ in Lars Oxelheim (ed.) Corporate and Institutional Transparency for Economic Growth in Europe, pp. 93-116, Oxford: Elsevier, 2006.

 

2004

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2004): Multinationals, Environment and Global Competition (ed.), Oxford: JAI (Elsevier), 2004, Research in Global Strategic Management, Volume 9, series editor Alan Rugman.

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2004): ‘Multinationals, NGOs and regulation: Greenpeace and the global phase-out of chlorine bleaching’ in Sarianna M. Lundan (ed.) Multinationals, Environment and Global Competition, pp. 147-170, Oxford: JAI (Elsevier), 2004.

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2004): ‘Multinationals, environment and global competition: A conceptual framework’ in Sarianna M. Lundan (ed.) Multinationals, Environment and Global Competition, pp. 1-22, Oxford: JAI (Elsevier), 2004.

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2004): The Future of the Multinational Company (Birkinshaw, Ghoshal, Markides, Stopford & Yip, eds.), book review, Transnational Corporations, 13(1): 183-187, 2004.

 

2003

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2003): ‘The role of environmental issues in the competition for inward investment within Europe’ in Pervez Ghauri and Lars Oxelheim (eds.), European Union and the Race for Foreign Direct Investment in Europe, pp. 107-127, Oxford: Elsevier, 2003.

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2003): ‘Technology, productivity and structural change’ in Pier Carlo Padoan, Paul A. Brenton & Gavin Boyd (eds.), Structural Foundations of International Finance: Problems of Growth and Stability, pp. 127-142, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2003.

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2003): ‘Alliance capitalism in Europe’ in John H. Dunning and Gavin Boyd (eds.), Alliance Capitalism and Corporate Management: Entrepreneurial Collaboration in Knowledge Based Economies, pp. 171-191,Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2003.

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2003): ‘Institutions, exclusivity and foreign investment’ in H. Peter Gray (ed.) Extending the Eclectic Paradigm in International Business, pp. 93-106, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2003.

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2003): Business Strategy and National Culture: US and Asia Pacific Microcomputer Multinationals in Europe (Tsang), book review, Business History, 45(4): 126-127, 2003.

 

2002

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2002): Network Knowledge in International Business, (ed.), Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2002, New Horizons in International Business, series editor Peter Buckley.

 

2001

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Dunning, John (2001): The geographical sources of competitiveness and multinational financial performance, Global Economy Quarterly 2(3): 165-188, 2001. (now Global Economy Journal)

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Hagedoorn, John (2001): Alliances, acquisitions and multinational advantage, International Journal of the Economics of Business, 8(2): 229-242, 2001.

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Jones, Geoffrey (2001): The ‘Commonwealth effect’ and the process of internationalization, World Economy, 24(1): 99-118, 2001.

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Hagedoorn, John (2001): ‘Strategic technology alliances: Trends and patterns since the early eighties’ in Anne Plunket, Colette Voisin & Bertrand Bellon (eds.) The Dynamics of Industrial Collaboration, pp. 88-101, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2001.

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2001): ‘Multinational strategy and the evolution of environmental standards in the global economy’ in Rajneesh Narula (ed.) Trade and Investment in a Globalising World, pp. 185-198, Oxford: Pergamon, 2001.

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2001): ‘Environmental standards and multinational competitiveness: A public policy proposal’ in Khosrow Fatemi (ed.) International Public Policy and Regionalism at the Turn of the Century, pp. 30-44, Oxford: Pergamon, 2001.

 

2000

Lundan, Sarianna M. (2000): ‘Methodological issues in international business’ in Mark Casson Economics of International Business: A New Research Agenda, pp. 278-308, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2000.

 

1999

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Casson, Mark (1999): Explaining international differences in economic institutions: A critique of the ‘national business system’ as an analytical tool, International Studies of Management & Organization, 29(2): 25-42, 1999.

 

1998

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Dunning, John (1998): The geographical sources of competitiveness of multinational enterprises: An econometric analysis, International Business Review, 7(2): 115-133, 1998.

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Bannerman, Edward; Dunning, John (1998): Competitiveness and Industrial Policy in Northern Ireland, Research Monograph Series No. 5, Belfast: Northern Ireland Economic Council, 1998.

 

1997

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Dunning, John (1997): Foreign direct investment in Japan and the United States: A comparative analysis, International Trade Journal, 11(2): 187-220, 1997.

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Dunning, John (1997): Recent foreign direct investment in Japan and the United States in John Dunning (ed.) Alliance Capitalism and Global Business, pp. 305-326, New York: Routledge, 1997. (reprint)

 

1994

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Gray, H. Peter (1994): Nationhood, the GATT ideal and a workable international trading system, Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Quarterly Review, No. 188, pp. 99-114, 1994.

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Gray, H. Peter (1994): Nazionalità, modello ideale del GATT e un possibile sistema di commercio internazionale, Moneta e Credito, No. 186, pp. 185-202, 1994. (reprint)

 

1993

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Gray, H. Peter (1993): Japanese multinationals and the stability of the GATT system, International Trade Journal, 7(6): 635-653, 1993.

Lundan, Sarianna M.; Gray, H. Peter (1993): ‘The importance of intra-firm trade’, in Mordechai Kreinin (Ed.), The Political Economy of International Commercial Policy: Issues for the 1990's, pp.181-189, London: Taylor and Francis, 1993.