Research at the Department of Strategy and International Business

Our research has been influential in the fields of social enterprise, international business, organisational behaviour, trade and strategic management. We have published work responding to these themes in world-leading journals.

Research themes

We undertake business-relevant research across a wide range of topics.

Organisational behaviour
  • Home-based and family businesses, and mobile working
  • New working practices, wellbeing and the work-life interface
  • Excellence and the development of expertise 
  • Organisational design, incentives and ownership
International business
  • Foreign direct investment (FDI)
  • Knowledge transfer and multi-national enterprises
  • Locational determinants of FDI
  • Economic globalisation and convergence/divergence of global standards
  • Political risk
  • Foreign market entry 
Strategic management
  • Nonmarket strategy and corporate political activity
  • Environmental management, and research and development partnerships
  • Business model innovation
  • Management learning
  • Strategy and structure of professional services firms 

Research at Surrey Business School

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Surrey Business School
Rik Medlik Building
University of Surrey