Rebecca Piekkari
Department of Management Studies

Rebecca Piekkari

Professor

Contact information

Postal address
Runeberginkatu 14-16
Mobile phone
+358503837380
Full researcher profile
https://research.aalto.fi/...

Description

Professor of International Business at Aalto University School of Business. She has written extensively on the organization of multinational corporations and its evolution over time. She is most well-known for her contributions to language-sensitive research in international business and for advancing qualitative methods, particularly the case study, in international business. She has been Visiting Professor at Leeds University and St. Petersburg State University.

Her research has been published in the leading journals of management and international business such as Academy of Management Review, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of International Business, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of World Business and Organizational Research Methods. She has also co-authored books and edited volumes (e.g., Handbook of Qualitative Research Methods for International Business, 2004; Rethinking the Case Study in International Business and Management Research, 2011 and Language in International Business: The Multilingual Reality of Global Business Expansion, 2014).

She was elected Fellow of the European International Business Academy (EIBA) in 2012 and Fellow of the Academy of International Business (AIB) in 2018. She is also member of the Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters and member of the Executive Board of AIB (Vice President Program). She serves on editorial boards of many leadings journals in her field.

Areas of expertise

International human resource management International Mobility International management Corporate language The case study

Honors and awards

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Management Studies
Jan 2015

Aalto University School of Business, PhD supervisor of the year award 2015

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Management Studies
Jan 2010

Aalto University School of Business, Teacher of the year award 2010

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Management Studies
Jan 2016

Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence, Highly Commended Paper

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Management Studies
Jan 2014

Academy of International Business, Best reviewer award 2014

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Management Studies
Jan 2014

National Communication Association, Top paper award 2014

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Management Studies
Jan 2005

Conference on Corporate Communication, Best paper award 2005

Award or honor granted for academic career
Department of Management Studies
Jan 2016

Member of The Finnish Academy of Science and Letters

Award or honor granted for academic career
Department of Management Studies
Jan 2012

EIBA (European International Business Academy) Fellow EIBA (European International Business Academy) Fellow (2012-) in recognition of outstanding research and educational achievements in the field of International Business, together with contributions to EIBA; co-chair of the John Dunning doctoral tutorial (2011-2014).

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Management Studies
Jan 2014

2014 Top Paper of the Social Construction Division in National Communication Association (NCA) Centennial Conference in Chicago

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Management Studies
Jan 2016

2016 Highly Commended Paper certificate from the Emerald Group Publishing Limited For article Logemann, M. and Piekkari, R. (2015). Localize or local lies? The power of language and translation in the multinational corporation, critical perspectives on international business, 11(1), pp. 30 – 53.

Publications

School of Business, Department of Management Studies

The sense of it all

Publishing year: 2019 Long Range Planning
Department of Management Studies

Adaptation of Compensation Practice in China

Publishing year: 2019 Management and Organization Review
Department of Management Studies

A Discursive Void in a Cross-Language Study on Russia: Strategies for Negotiating Shared Meaning

Publishing year: 2019 Management and Organization Review
Department of Management Studies

The effect of language use on the financial performance of microfinance banks

Publishing year: 2019 Journal of World Business
Department of Management Studies

Reversing the Translation Flow

Publishing year: 2019 Journal of Management Studies
Department of Management Studies

Gender in international business journals

Publishing year: 2019 Journal of World Business
Department of Management Studies

A communicative perspective on the trust-control link in Russia

Publishing year: 2018 Journal of World Business
Center for Markets in Transition (CEMAT), Department of Management Studies

Let's Talk about Language

Publishing year: 2018 Journal of Management Studies
Department of Management Studies

Organising multilingually

Publishing year: 2018 European Journal of International Management
Department of Management Studies, Sustainability in Business

Shades of Foreignness: Towards a Stigma-Based View

Publishing year: 2018 34th EGOS Colloquium 2018: Surprise in and around Organizations: Journeys to the Unexpected