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Rudolf Sinkovics

  • Professor of International Business
  • The University of Manchester Alliance Manchester Business School
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Rudolf R. Sinkovics is Professor of International Business at Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS), U.K. He holds a visiting professorial position at Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland and is currently Fox Visiting Scholar at Temple University, Philadelphia. From 2009-2016 he was Director of CIBER (Comparative and International Business Research Centre), served as AMBS Director of Research (2014-2017) and before that held a number of visiting scholar positions, including Michigan State University, University of Oklahoma, USA and at University of Otago at Dunedin, New Zealand. His research writing has covered issues of inter-organisational governance, the role of ICT, and research methods in international business. Current work focuses on rising powers and responsible business. He received his Ph.D. from Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU-Wien), Austria. His work has been published in International Business and International Marketing journals such as Journal of International Business Studies, Management International Review, Journal of World Business, International Business Review, Journal of International Marketing and International Marketing Review. He also serves on the editorial boards of international journals including International Business Review, Journal of World Business, Critical Perspectives of International Business, International Marketing Review, Research and International Business and Finance amongst others. He teaches in the areas of International Business Strategy, and Research Methodology. Born in Austria, he has lived and worked in Manchester for over 15 years.


Transnational Corporations

Associate editor

2018 - Present

Critical Perspectives on International Business

Associate Editor

2013 - Present

Recent publications

  • Knowledge Connectivity in an Adverse Context: Global Value Chains and Pakistani Offshore Service Providers

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  • The effect of matching on perceived export barriers and performance in an era of globalization discontents: Empirical evidence from UK SMEs

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    • Kurt Y
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Professional experience

Professor of International Business

Manchester Business School

October 2009 - Present



Wirtschaftsuniversitat Wien

September 1992 - March 1998(6 years)

Co-authors (55)