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Professor Mehmet Demirbag

Deputy Dean of Essex Business School and Professor (R)
EBS - Management Science and Entrepreneurship (MSE)
Professor Mehmet Demirbag
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    GB .3.12, Southend Campus

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Profile

Biography

Professor Mehmet Demirbag is a professor of International Business and Deputy Dean of Essex Business School. Prior to joining Essex Business School, he served as Vice Dean (internationalisation) and head of Department of Strategy and Organisation at Strathclyde Business School, and as Chair in International Business at the University of Sheffield Management School where he taught for more than ten years. He has wide experience of research and teaching in International Business and International Strategic Management in the UK and abroad. Mehmet also has extensive experience in policy development having served as principal advisor for the Turkish Ministry of Industry and Trade. Over the years, he has completed research projects for a range of funding bodies including the European Commission. Mehmet teaches International Business and International Strategic Management at undergraduate, postgraduate and executive levels. Mehmet is editorial review board member of, British Journal of Management, Journal of World Business, Management International Review, International Journal of Multinational Corporation Strategy, Journal of Asia Business Studies, Eurasia Journal of Business and Economics, International Journal of Quality and Standards, Journal of Global Analysis, and previously Scandinavian Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Management, and Journal of East West Business. Mehmet contributed to a FDI research programme while he was a researcher at Bradford Management School and outputs from his research (1995-2003) were used for a REF impact case by the University of Bradford, (see http://impact.ref.ac.uk/casestudies2/refservice.svc/GetCaseStudyPDF/43924) and his research on SMEs and supplier selection within the supply chain was used for another REF impact case by the University of Sheffield (2003-2013) (see http://impact.ref.ac.uk/casestudies2/refservice.svc/GetCaseStudyPDF/22920).

Qualifications

  • Mehmet completed his masters degree in Business Analysis at the University of Leicester and his PhD at the University of Bradford Management School.

Research and professional activities

Research interests

internationalisation of R&D activities

Open to supervise

offshore R&D

Open to supervise

FDI location choice

Open to supervise

product/regional diversification strategies of MNEs

Open to supervise

Multinationals from Emerging Countries

Open to supervise

International Mergers and Acquisitions

Open to supervise

Reverse Knowledge Transfer by Emerging Country MNEs

Open to supervise

Current research

Ayden, Y., Demirbag, M., and Tatoglu, E. (2017) Turkish Multinationals: Market Entry and Post-Acquisition Strategy, Palgrave. https://www.palgrave.com/de/book/9783319572932

Handbook of Institutional Approaches to International Business (Edward Elgar, 2013), (with Geoffrey Wood) http://www.e-elgar.com/shop/handbook-of-institutional-approaches-to-international-business?___website=uk_warehouse

Handbook of Emerging Market MNEs (Edward Elgar, 2015). (with Attila Yaprak) http://www.e-elgar.com/shop/handbook-of-emerging-market-multinational-corporations

Comparative Capitalism and the Transitional Periphery: Firm Centred Perspectives (Edward Elgar, 2018) (with Geoffrey Wood)

Mehmet has been co-guest editor for Human Resource Management (US), Journal of World Business, International Business Review, International Marketing Review, Journal of Business Research, Employee Relations, Journal of East West Business, and Journal of Management Development.

His research has appeared in Journal of Management Studies, Human Resource Management, British Journal of Management, Journal of World Business, Management International Review, International Business Review, International Marketing Review, OMEGA, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Production Research, Human Resource Management Journal, International Journal of Human Resource Management, European Marketing Journal, among others.

Conferences and presentations

International performance of emerging economy family firms: Role of participative governance and information acquisition capability

Academy of International Business, Academy of International Business, Minneapolis, United States, 27/6/2018

Dimensions of firm internationalization as determinants of knowledge management strategy, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Dubai, 2-5 July, 2017 (with Marina Apaydin).

Dubai, Saudi Arabia, 2017

The Effect of Ownership Concentration and Institutional Distance on the Foreign Equity Ownership Strategy of Turkish MNEs (with Ilhan-Nas, Taylan, and Tatoglu ). Australia and New Zealand Academy of International Business (ANZIBA 2017), 15-17 February 2017, Adelaide, Australia, 2017.

Adelaide, Australia, 2017

Benefits from reverse knowledge flow The role of tacitness and collaboration, 43rd Academy of International Business Conference UKI Chapter, Birkbeck, University of London, 7-9 April 2016 (with Nair, S., and Mellahi, K.).

London, United Kingdom, 2016

The role of talent management: Examining the HRM-performance link in an emerging market context, EIASM Talent Management Conference and Workshop, 24-25 September, 2015 Valencia (with Tatoglu, E., and Glaister, A).

Valencia, Spain, 2015

Determinants of the Foreign Entry Strategies of Turkish MNEs, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 7-10, 2015. Vancouver, Canada, (with Tatoglu, E., and Glaister, K).

Vancouver, Canada, 2015

Talent Management Practices in an Emerging Market: A Comparison between MNEs and Local Firms, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 7-10, 2015. Vancouver, Canada, (with Tatoglu, E., and Glaister, A.).

Vancouver, Canada, 2015

The Law, Corruption and Reinvestment Decisions: The Transitional Periphery in Comparative Context, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Bengaluru, 27-30 June 2015 (with McGuinnes, M., and Wood, G.)

Bengaluru, India, 2015

Talent Management Practices In An Emerging Market: A Comparison Between MNEs And Local Firms, The 3rd Workshop on Talent Management, (EIASM), Berlin October 13-14, 2014 (with Glaister, A., and Tatoglu, E.)

Berlin, Germany, 2014

Does Offshoring R&D Lead to Higher Firm Growth? Strategic Management Society's 2014 SMS Annual International Conference, 20-23 September, 2014. Madrid. (with Doh, J., and Arkali Olcay, G.).

Madrid, Spain, 2014

Context and Reinvestment Decisions: Why the Transitional Periphery Differs from other Post-State Socialist Economies, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Vancouver, 23-26 June 2014 (with McGuinnes, M., and Wood, G.)

Vancouver, Canada, 2014

Reverse Knowledge Transfer in Emerging Market Multinational Enterprises: A Study of Indian Multinationals, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Vancouver, 23-26 June 2014 (with Nair,S., and Mellahi, K.)

Burnaby, Canada, 2014

Tax Planning and Strategic Decisions: A Comparison of UK Firms and Turkish Firms, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Vancouver, 23-26 June 2014 (with Frecknall-Hughes, J., Glaister, K., and Tatoglu, E) .

Burnaby, Canada, 2014

Subsidiary Level Determinants of Reverse Knowledge Transfer in Emerging Markets Multinationals, Strategic Management Society's 2013 SMS Annual International Conference , 28 September-1 October, 2013. Atlanta. (with Nair, S., and Mellahi, K.).

Atlanta, United States, 2013

Antecedents of Voluntary Environmental Management Practices by MNEs in an Emerging Market, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 9-13, 2013. Lake Buena Vista (Orlando), Florida, (with Tatoglu, E., Bayraktar, E., and Sahadev, S.). Winner of IM Division Willamette University, Atkinson Graduate School of Management Best Paper in International Ethics, Social Responsibility, and/or Sustainability.

Orlando, United States, 2013

Reverse Knowledge Transfer: A Survey of Acquisitions by Indian MNEs, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Istanbul, 3-7 July 2013 (with Nair, S., and Mellahi, K.)

Istanbul, Turkey, 2013

Professional services firm (PSF) in a globalised economy: a case study of the performance of foreign and domestic securities firms in an emerging market, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Istanbul, 3-7 July 2013 (with McGuinness, M, Bayyurt, N).

Istanbul, Turkey, 2013

Does Offshoring R&D Lead to Higher Firm Growth, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Istanbul, 3-7 July 2013 (with Arkali-Olcay, G.).

Istanbul, Turkey, 2013

Legal Origin and Corporate Social Responsibility around the World, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 5-9. Anaheim, California (with Wood, G.)

Publications

Journal articles (81)

Tatoglu, E., Frynas, JG., Bayraktar, E., Demirbag, M., Sahadev, S., Doh, J. and Koh, SCL., Why Do Emerging Market Firms Engage in Voluntary Environmental Management Practices? Evidence from a Turkish Sample. British Journal of Management

Demirbag, M., Glaister, K. and Sengupta, A., (2020). Which Regions Matter for MNEs? The Role of Regional and Firm Level Differences. Journal of World Business. 55 (1), 101026-101026

Ciftci, I., Tatoglu, E., Wood, G., Demirbag, M. and Zaim, S., (2019). Corporate governance and firm performance in emerging markets: Evidence from Turkey. International Business Review. 28 (1), 90-103

Chen, D., Joshua, I., Danzhi, S., Shalei, Z., Chenyu, Z., Marra, M. and Demirbag, M., (2019). Reverse Logistics Pricing Strategy for a Green Supply Chain: A View of Customers’ Environmental Awareness. International Journal of Production Economics. 217, 197-210

Sena, V., Bhaumik, S., Sengupta, A. and Demirbag, M., (2019). Big Data and Firm Performance: What Can Management Research Tell Us?. British Journal of Management. 30 (2), 219-228

Nair, SR., Demirbag, M., Mellahi, K. and Pillai, KG., (2018). Do Parent Units Benefit from Reverse Knowledge Transfer?. British Journal of Management. 29 (3), 428-444

Glaister, AJ., Aydin, GK., Demirbag, M. and Tatoglu, E., (2018). HRM and Performance – The Role of Talent Management as a Transmission Mechanism in an Emerging Market Context. Human Resource Management Journal. 28 (1), 148-166

Ilhan-Nas, T., Okan, T., Tatoglu, E., Demirbag, M. and Glaister, K., (2018). The Effects of Ownership Concentration and Institutional Distance on the Foreign Equity Ownership Strategy of Turkish MNEs. Journal of Business Research. 93, 173-183

Ilhan-Nas, T., Okan, T., Tatoglu, E., Demirbag, M., Wood, G. and Glaister, K., (2018). Board Composition, Family Ownership, Institutional Distance and the Foreign Equity Ownership Strategies of MNEs. Journal of World Business. 53 (6), 862-897

Yaprak, A., Demirbag, M. and Wood, GT., (2018). Post-Acquisition Strategies of Emerging Market Internationalizing Enterprises: The State of the Art in Research and Future Research Directions. Journal of Business Research. 93 (12), 90-97

Tatoglu, E., Sahadev, S. and Demirbag, M., (2018). Brand management practices in emerging country firms – exploring the patterns of variation and its impact on firm performance. Journal of East European Management Studies. 23 (3), 446-472

Wood, G., Cooke, FL., Demirbag, M. and Kwong, C., (2018). International Journal of Human Resource Management (IJHRM) Special Issue on:International human resource management in contexts of high uncertainties. International Journal of Human Resource Management. 29 (7), 1365-1373

Demirbag, M., Wood, G., Makhmadshoev, D. and Rymkevich, O., (2017). Varieties of CSR: Institutions and Socially Responsible Behaviour. International Business Review. 26 (6), 1064-1074

Demirbag, M., McGuinness, M., Akin, A., Bayyurt, N. and Basti, E., (2016). The professional service firm (PSF) in a globalised economy: A study of the efficiency of securities firms in an emerging market. International Business Review. 25 (5), 1089-1102

Tatoglu, E., Glaister, AJ. and Demirbag, M., (2016). Talent management motives and practices in an emerging market: A comparison between MNEs and local firms. Journal of World Business. 51 (2), 278-293

Nair, SR., Demirbag, M. and Mellahi, K., (2016). Reverse knowledge transfer in emerging market multinationals: The Indian context. International Business Review. 25 (1), 152-164

Tatoglu, E., Bayraktar, E., Golgeci, I., Koh, SCL., Demirbag, M. and Zaim, S., (2016). How do supply chain management and information systems practices influence operational performance? Evidence from emerging country SMEs. International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications. 19 (3), 181-199

Demirbag, M., Tatoglu, E. and Wilkinson, A., (2016). Adoption of High-Performance Work Systems by Local Subsidiaries of Developed Country and Turkish MNEs and Indigenous Firms in Turkey. Human Resource Management. 55 (6), 1001-1024

Demirbag, M., McGuinnness, M., Wood, G. and Bayyurt, N., (2015). Context, law and reinvestment decisions: Why the transitional periphery differs from other post-state socialist economies. International Business Review. 24 (6), 955-965

Wood, GT. and Demirbag, M., (2015). Business and society on the transitional periphery: Comparative perspectives. International Business Review. 24 (6), 917-920

Gomes, E., Sahadev, S., Glaister, AJ. and Demirbag, M., (2015). A comparison of international HRM practices by Indian and European MNEs: evidence from Africa. The International Journal of Human Resource Management. 26 (21), 2676-2700

Nair, SR., Demirbag, M. and Mellahi, K., (2015). Reverse Knowledge Transfer from Overseas Acquisitions: A Survey of Indian MNEs. Management International Review. 55 (2), 277-301

Wilkinson, A., Wood, G. and Demirbag, M., (2015). Erratum:Guest Editors’ Introduction: People Management and Emerging Market Multinationals. Human Resource Management. 54 (1), 175-175

Tatoglu, E., Bayraktar, E., Sahadev, S., Demirbag, M. and Glaister, KW., (2014). Determinants of voluntary environmental management practices by MNE subsidiaries. Journal of World Business. 49 (4), 536-548

Wilkinson, A., Wood, G. and Demirbag, M., (2014). Guest Editors’ Introduction: People Management and Emerging Market Multinationals. Human Resource Management. 53 (6), 835-849

Demirbag, M., Collings, DG., Tatoglu, E., Mellahi, K. and Wood, G., (2014). High-Performance Work Systems and Organizational Performance in Emerging Economies: Evidence from MNEs in Turkey. Management International Review. 54 (3), 325-359

McGuinness, M., Demirbag, M. and Bandara, S., (2013). Towards a multi-perspective model of reverse knowledge transfer in multinational enterprises: A case study of Coats plc. European Management Journal. 31 (2), 179-195

Demirbag, M., Frecknall-Hughes, J., Glaister, KW. and Tatoglu, E., (2013). Ethics and taxation: A cross-national comparison of UK and Turkish firms. International Business Review. 22 (1), 100-111

Le, H., Brewster, C., Demirbag, M. and Wood, G., (2013). Management Compensation Systems in MNCs and Domestic Firms. Management International Review. 53 (5), 741-762

Mellahi, K., Demirbag, M., Collings, DG., Tatoglu, E. and Hughes, M., (2013). Similarly different: a comparison of HRM practices in MNE subsidiaries and local firms in Turkey. The International Journal of Human Resource Management. 24 (12), 2339-2368

Demirbag, M., Mellahi, K., Sahadev, S. and Elliston, J., (2012). Employee service abandonment in offshore operations: A case study of a US multinational in India. Journal of World Business. 47 (2), 178-185

Mellahi, K., Demirbag, M. and Wood, G., (2012). Regulatory Context and Corruption. International Studies of Management & Organization. 42 (3), 13-34

Demirbag, M., Sahadev, S., Kaynak, E. and Akgul, A., (2012). Modeling quality commitment in service organizations: an empirical study. European Journal of Marketing. 46 (6), 790-810

Mellahi, K., Demirbag, M. and Riddle, L., (2011). Multinationals in the Middle East: Challenges and opportunities. Journal of World Business. 46 (4), 406-410

Demirbag, M., Apaydin, M. and Tatoglu, E., (2011). Survival of Japanese subsidiaries in the Middle East and North Africa. Journal of World Business. 46 (4), 411-425

Sahadev, S. and Demirbag, M., (2011). Exploring variations in employment practices in the emerging economies of Europe: assessing the impact of foreign ownership and European integration. Human Resource Management Journal. 21 (4), 395-414

Bedo, Z., Demirbag, M. and Wood, G., (2011). Introducing governance and employment relations in Eastern and Central Europe. Employee Relations. 33 (4), 309-315

Demirbag, M., Tatoglu, E., Glaister, KW. and Zaim, S., (2010). Measuring strategic decision making efficiency in different country contexts: A comparison of British and Turkish firms. Omega. 38 (1-2), 95-104

Demirbag, M. and Glaister, KW., (2010). Factors Determining Offshore Location Choice for R&D Projects: A Comparative Study of Developed and Emerging Regions. Journal of Management Studies. 47 (s2), 1534-1560

Mellahi, K., Demirbag, M., Tamer Cavusgil, S. and Danis, W., (2010). Marketing strategies of MNCs from emerging markets: internationalisation and market entry mode. International Marketing Review. 27 (3)

Mellahi, K., Demirbag, M., Tamer Cavusgil, S. and Danis, W., (2010). Marketing strategies of MNCs from emerging markets. International Marketing Review. 27 (2)

Demirbag, M., McGuinness, M. and Altay, H., (2010). Perceptions of Institutional Environment and Entry Mode. Management International Review. 50 (2), 207-240

Demirbag, M., Tatoglu, E. and Glaister, KW., (2010). Institutional and Transaction Cost Influences on Partnership Structure of Foreign Affiliates. Management International Review. 50 (6), 709-745

Sahadev, S. and Demirbag, M., (2010). A comparative analysis of employment practices among post‐communist and capitalist countries in South Eastern Europe. Employee Relations. 32 (3), 248-261

Bayraktar, E., Gunasekaran, A., Koh, SCL., Tatoglu, E., Demirbag, M. and Zaim, S., (2010). An efficiency comparison of supply chain management and information systems practices: a study of Turkish and Bulgarian small- and medium-sized enterprises in food products and beverages. International Journal of Production Research. 48 (2), 425-451

Al-Kaabi, M., Demirbag, M. and Tatoglu, E., (2010). International Market Entry Strategies of Emerging Market MNEs: A Case Study of Qatar Telecom. Journal of East-West Business. 16 (2), 146-170

Demirbag, M., Tatoglu, E. and Glaister, KW., (2010). Institutional and transaction cost determinants of Turkish MNEs' location choice. International Marketing Review. 27 (3), 272-294

Collings, DG., Demirbag, M., Mellahi, K. and Tatoglu, E., (2010). Strategic orientation, human resource management practices and organizational outcomes: evidence from Turkey. The International Journal of Human Resource Management. 21 (14), 2589-2613

Demirbag, M. and Glaister, KW., (2010). Factors Determining Offshore Location Choice for R&D Projects: A Comparative Study of Developed and Emerging Regions. Journal of Management Studies. 47 (8), 1534-1560

Demirbag, M., Sahadev, S. and Mellahi, K., (2010). Country image and consumer preference for emerging economy products: the moderating role of consumer materialism. International Marketing Review. 27 (2), 141-163

Bayraktar, E., Demirbag, M., Koh, SCL., Tatoglu, E. and Zaim, H., (2009). A causal analysis of the impact of information systems and supply chain management practices on operational performance: Evidence from manufacturing SMEs in Turkey. International Journal of Production Economics. 122 (1), 133-149

Demirbag, M., Tatoglu, E. and Glaister, KW., (2009). Equity-based entry modes of emerging country multinationals: Lessons from Turkey. Journal of World Business. 44 (4), 445-462

Demirbag, M. and Tatoglu, E., (2009). Guest Editorial: MNEs' Entry and Operational Strategies in Transitional and Emerging Markets. Journal of East-West Business. 15 (3), 157-163

Glaister, KW., Dincer, O., Tatoglu, E. and Demirbag, M., (2009). A comparison of strategic planning practices in companies from the UK and Turkey. Journal of Management Development. 28 (4), 361-379

Sevkli, M., Lenny Koh, SC., Zaim, S., Demirbag, M. and Tatoglu, E., (2008). Hybrid analytical hierarchy process model for supplier selection. Industrial Management & Data Systems. 108 (1), 122-142

Demirbag, M., Tatoglu, E. and Glaister, KW., (2008). Factors affecting perceptions of the choice between acquisition and greenfield entry: The case of Western FDI in an emerging market. Management International Review. 48 (1), 5-38

Glaister, KW., Dincer, O., Tatoglu, E., Demirbag, M. and Zaim, S., (2008). A causal analysis of formal strategic planning and firm performance. Management Decision. 46 (3), 365-391

Tatoglu, E. and Demirbag, M., (2008). Transition in the age of anxiety: the Turkish case. Journal of Management Development. 27 (7), 653-659

Demirbag, M. and Tatoglu, E., (2008). Competitive strategy choices of Turkish manufacturing firms in European Union. Journal of Management Development. 27 (7), 727-743

Demirbag, M. and Sahadev, S., (2008). Exploring the antecedents of quality commitment among employees: an empirical study. International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management. 25 (5), 494-507

Demirbag, M., Tatoglu, E. and Glaister, KW., (2007). Factors influencing perceptions of performance: The case of western FDI in an emerging market. International Business Review. 16 (3), 310-336

Demirbag, M., Glaister, KW. and Tatoglu, E., (2007). Institutional and transaction cost influences on MNEs’ ownership strategies of their affiliates: Evidence from an emerging market. Journal of World Business. 42 (4), 418-434

Huggins, R., Demirbag, M. and Ratcheva, VI., (2007). Global Knowledge and R&D Foreign Direct Investment Flows: Recent Patterns in Asia Pacific, Europe, and North America. International Review of Applied Economics. 21 (3), 437-451

Demirbag, M., Ng, C. and Tatoglu, E., (2007). Performance of Mergers and Acquisitions in the Pharmaceutical Industry: A Comparative Perspective. Multinational Business Review. 15 (2), 41-62

Demirbag, M., Tatoglu, E. and Glaister, KW., (2007). Dimensions of European direct investment activity in Turkey: patterns and prospects. International Journal of Emerging Markets. 2 (3), 274-297

Lenny Koh, SC., Demirbag, M., Bayraktar, E., Tatoglu, E. and Zaim, S., (2007). The impact of supply chain management practices on performance of SMEs. Industrial Management & Data Systems. 107 (1), 103-124

Kaynak, E., Demirbag, M. and Tatoglu, E., (2007). Determinants of ownership-based entry mode choice of MNEs: Evidence from Mongolia. Management International Review. 47 (4), 505-530

Sevkli, M., Lenny Koh, SC., Zaim, S., Demirbag, M. and Tatoglu, E., (2007). An application of data envelopment analytic hierarchy process for supplier selection: a case study of BEKO in Turkey. International Journal of Production Research. 45 (9), 1973-2003

Demirbag, M. and Weir, D., (2006). Resources and equity ownership in IJVs in Turkey. Thunderbird International Business Review. 48 (1), 55-76

Demirbag, M., Lenny Koh, SC., Tatoglu, E. and Zaim, S., (2006). TQM and market orientation's impact on SMEs' performance. Industrial Management & Data Systems. 106 (8), 1206-1228

Demirbag, M., Tatoglu, E., Tekinkus, M. and Zaim, S., (2006). An analysis of the relationship between TQM implementation and organizational performance. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management. 17 (6), 829-847

Falconer, R. and Littau, K., (2005). Guest Editors' Introduction to Comparative Critical Studies (special issue: Inventions: Literature and Science). Comparative Critical Studies. 2 (2), v-x

Demirbag, M., Tatoglu, E. and Oyungerel, A., (2005). Patterns of Foreign Direct Investment in Mongolia, 1990-2003: A Research Note. Eurasian Geography and Economics. 46 (4), 306-318

TATOGLU, E., DEMIRBAG, M. and KAPLAN, G., (2003). Motives for Retailer Internationalization to Central and Eastern Europe. Emerging Markets Finance and Trade. 39 (4), 40-57

TATOGLU, E., DEMIRBAG, M. and KAPLAN, G., (2003). Motives for Retailer Internationalization to Central and Eastern Europe. Emerging Markets Finance and Trade. 39 (4), 40-57

Demirbag, M., Weir, DTH. and Mirza, H., (2003). Trust, Inter-Partner Conflicts, Cultural Distance, Commitment and Joint Venture Performance: An Empirical Analysis of International Joint Ventures in Turkey. Journal of Transnational Management Development. 8 (1-2), 111-140

Demirbag, M. and Aldridge, M., (2003). Personnes ágées minoritaires en Europe: Royaume-Uni. Ecarts d’Identite. 103, 4-9

Demirbag, M. and Mirza, H., (2000). Factors affecting international joint venture success: an empirical analysis of foreign–local partner relationships and performance in joint ventures in Turkey. International Business Review. 9 (1), 1-35

Demirbag, M. and Iseri, A., (1999). Overcoming stereotyping: Beyond cultural approach. Middle East Business Review. 3 (1), 1-21

Demirbag, M., (1997). Decision making autonomy of joint ventures: An empirical study of joint ventures between foreign MNCs and Turkish industrial groups. Turkish Public Administration Annual. 23, 141-161

Demirbag, M., Mirza, H. and Weir, D., (1995). The dynamics of manufacturing joint ventures in Turkey and the role of industrial groups. Management International Review. 35 (Special Issue), 35-51

Books (4)

Demirbag, M. and Wood, G., (2018). Comparative Capitalism and the Transitional Periphery Firm Centred Perspectives. Edward Elgar Publishing. 1786430886. 9781786430885

Ayden, Y., Demirbag, M. and Tatoglu, E., (2017). Turkish Multinationals Market Entry and Post-Acquisition Strategy. Springer. 3319572946. 9783319572949

Demirbag, M. and Yaprak, A., (2016). Handbook of Emerging Market Multinational Corporations. 178254500X. 9781782545002

Wood, G. and Demirbag, M., (2012). Handbook of institutional approaches to international business. 9781849807685

Book chapters (10)

Demirbag, M. and Wood, G., (2018). Uzbekistan: Autocracy, Development, and International Firms. In: Comparative Capitalism and the Transitional Periphery Firm Centred Perspectives. Editors: Demirbag, M. and Wood, G., . Edward Elgar Publishing. 1786430886. 9781786430885

Tatoglu, E., Demirbag, M. and O'Reilly, D., (2016). Brand Management Practices in an Emerging Country Market. In: Handbook of Contemporary Research on Emerging Markets. Editors: Merchant, H., . Edward Elgar. 153- 173. 1782546359. 9781782546351

Nair, SR. and Demirbag, M., (2016). Indian Multinationals: Location Choices of Overseas Mergers and Acquisitions. In: Handbook of Emerging Market Multinational Corporations. Editors: Demirbag, M. and Yaprak, A., . Edward Elgar. 154- 179. 178254500X. 9781782545002

Demirbag, M. and Yaprak, A., (2015). Handbook of Emerging Market Multinational Corporations. In: Handbook of Emerging Market Multinational Corporations. Edward Elgar Publishing. 222- 238. 1782544992. 9781782544999

(2014). Human Resource Management and the Institutional Perspective. In: Human Resource Management and the Institutional Perspective. Routledge. 39- 58. 9780415896924

Wood, G., Brewster, C., Demirbag, M. and Brookes, M., (2014). Understanding Contextual Differences in Employee Resourcing. In: Human Resource Management and the Institutional Perspective. Editors: Wood, G., Brewster, C. and Brookes, M., . Routledge. 25- 38. 1317749448. 9781317749448

McGuinness, M. and Demirbag, M., (2012). The multinational enterprise, institutions and corruption. In: Handbook of Institutional Approaches to International Business. 274- 296. 9781849807685

Wood, G. and Demirbag, M., (2012). Institutions and comparative business studies: Supranational and national regulation. In: Handbook of Institutional Approaches to International Business. 3- 17. 9781849807685

Demirbag, M. and Gunes, R., (2000). Political Risk Assessment: A Case Study of Turkish Companies Operating in Central Asian and Russian Markets. In: Political and Economic Relations Between Asia and Europe New Challenges in Economics and Management : Proceedings of 12th Annual Conference of Euro-Asia Management Studies Association, 8-11 November 1995, SDA Bocconi, Milan. Editors: Songini, L.,

Demirbag, M., Gunes, R. and Mirza, H., (1998). Political Risk Management: A Case Study of Turkish Companies in Central Asia and Russia. In: Global Competitive Strategies in the New World Economy Multilateralism, Regionalization, and the Transnational Firm. Editors: Mirza, H., . Edward Elgar Pub. 283- 309. 1858981360. 9781858981369

Conferences (10)

Demirbag, M., Sengupta, A. and Glaister, K., Does Distance Matter? Impact of Geographic and Product Diversification and their Speeds on Performance

Demirbag, M. and Apaydin, M., Dimensions of firm internationalization as determinants of knowledge management strategy

Demirbag, M., Tatoglu, E., Ilhan-Nas, T. and Okan, T., The Effect of Ownership Concentration and Institutional Distance on the Foreign Equity Ownership Strategy of Turkish MNEs

Demirbag, M., Wood, GT. and Makhmadshoev, D., Legal Origin and Corporate Social Responsibility around the World

Demirbag, M., Nair, S. and Mellahi, K., Benefits from reverse knowledge flow

Demirbag, M., Glaister, A. and Tatoglu, E., The role of talent management: Examining the HRM-performance link in an emerging market context

Demirbag, M., Tatoglu, E. and Glaister, K., Determinants of the Foreign Entry Strategies of Turkish MNEs

Demirbag, M., Glaister, A. and Tatoglu, E., Talent Management Practices in an Emerging Market: A Comparison between MNEs and Local Firms

Demirbag, M., Yaprak, A. and Wood, GT., Emerging Market Multinationals’ Post-Acquisition Challenges: A Propositional Inventory of Extant Research and Future Research Directions

Koh, SCL., Bayraktar, E., Tatoglu, E., Demirbag, M. and Zaim, S., (2007). Supply Chain and Information System Services: An Efficiency Comparison between Turkish and Bulgarian SMEs

Contact

mdemirc@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1702 328276/4670

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GB .3.12, Southend Campus

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You can find details of Academic Support hours on the EBS UG and PG information page on Moodle or by calling EBS Student Services on 01206873911