About Aida Hajro
Aida Hajro is Professor of International Business and Director of the Centre for International Business at the University of Leeds (CIBUL), and a Visiting Professor at Vienna University of Economics and Business. She is also affiliated with the Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development at the World Bank.
Aida’s general interest lies in sustainable development, with a focus on its social aspects, as embedded in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) such as No Poverty, Quality Education, Gender Equality, Decent Work, Reduced Inequalities, and several others. More specifically, her research addresses these topics by zooming in on the global phenomenon of migration.
Aida’s work has been published in journals, such as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Academy of Management Discoveries, and Journal of World Business. It has been also recognized by several awards including the Academy of Management Review Outstanding Reviewer Award, Academy of Management IMD Robert H. Schaffer Award, and the British Academy of Management Award. Aida’s research has been profiled in a wide range of outlets, such as the World Economic Forum’s Agenda, World Bank Blog, and B the Change.
Aida has served on the editorial review boards of the Academy of Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Human Resource Management and Journal of World Business. She is also a co-founder of the “Migration, Business and Society” global network initiative.
A great interview Aida. So lovely to hear how your personal background has shaped your research interests. Can’t wait to see what your two teams will do in the next decade. Really happy to have you back in the UK.