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About Marjorie Lyles

Marjorie Lyles is the International Business Distinguished Research Fellow at Florida International University College of Business InternationalShe graduated from Carnegie-Mellon University and received her Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh.  Copenhagen Business School honored her with an Honorary Doctorate

She is Past President of the Strategic Management Society and is Chancellor’s Emeritus Professor of Global Strategic Management at Indiana University Kelley School of Business and was an Adjunct Professor at Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. At IU she was awarded the Ryan Award for exceptional contributions to the university’s international programs and engagement.  

She is a Fellow of the Strategy Management Society and the Association of International Business.  Her teaching and research focused on emerging economies since the mid-1980s. She worked on  projects in China since 1985 when she was a consultant with the U.S. Department of Commerce Dalian programs.   

Her mixed method and longitudinal research required her to seek research grants which included 2 National Science Foundation grants that developed organizational learning and the knowledge-based perspectives by studying alliances in emerging economies. 

Her work has appeared in top academic journals such as SMJASQJIBSAMRAMJand OSci. Lyles has worked with governmental, non-profit, and corporate entities across the globe.  She has consulted with the USIS, World Bank, and UNDP.