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About Emmanuella Plakoyiannaki

Emmanuella Plakoyiannaki is Professor and Chair of International Business at the University of Vienna, Austria. She is also Visiting Professor at Leeds University Business School, UK. She holds a PhD from the University of Strathclyde, UK. Emmanuella serves as Associate Editor at the British Journal of Management and as Senior Editor at Management and Organization Review. In 2021, she received the prestigious JIBS Decade Award for her co-authored paper entitled “Theorising from Case Studies: Towards a Pluralist Future for International Business Research”.

Her research interests refer to case study research in IB; SME and family firm internationalization and international entrepreneurship. She also seeks to understand and problematize the role of time, context and space in IB theorizing. She has published in highly ranked academic journals including the Academy of Management Review, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business and Journal of Management Studies. Emmanuella is passionate about qualitative research and is actively training and mentoring IB scholars worldwide. She further studies History of Art and is keen to explore the interface of art and IB.