Rian Drogendijk

Rian Drogendijk

Contact Information

Department of Business Studies

Visiting address:
Ekonomikum, Kyrkogårdsg. 10, ingång C
Postal address:
Box 513
751 20 UPPSALA

Rian Drogendijk is Associate Professor in International Management. She is currently at the Department of Global Economics and Management at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. She is associated to the Department of Business Studies at Uppsala University as a visiting researcher. 

Biography

Rian Drogendijk has been appointed at Uppsala University from 2006 to 2014. She moved to the University of Groningen, where she joined the Department of Global Economics and Management in 2014 (see website). She remains connected to Uppsala University as a visiting researcher.

Expert Areas 

  • Internationalization processes, Knowledge transfer, Headquarters-subsidiary relations, Communication in MNCs
  • Cultural distance and cultural differences. 

 

Research Focus 

Rian's main research interests include internationalization strategies of companies, organizational learning, and knowledge transfer within multinational organizations, and the impact of cultural differences on international management. Rian has published her research amongst others in the Journal of International Business Studies, the International Business Review, the Management International Review, and the International Journal of Intercultural Relations and is a regular reviewer for journals like the Journal of International Business Studies, the International Business Review and the Management International Review.

 

Current Projects

  • The frustration of subsidiary managers: communicating about opportunities in the MNC
  • The multiple internationalization processes of MNCs
  • Chinese Outward Investments
  • Leveraging Culture in Teams

 

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Publications

  • Blomkvist, K., Drogendijk, R. (2016). Chinese outward foreign direct investments in Europe. European Journal of International Management, 10(3): 343-358 DiVA
  • ul Haq, H., Drogendijk, R., Holm, D. (2016). Attention in words, not in deeds: Effects of attention dissonance on headquarters-subsidiary communication in multinational corporations. Journal of world business (Print) DiVA
  • Drogendijk, R., van Tulder, R., verbeke, A. (2015). Introduction: Three organizational challenges for multinational enterprises.In The future of global organizing. Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 3-21 DiVA
  • Drogendijk, R., Martín Martín, O. (2015). Relevant dimensions and contextual weights of distance in international business decisions: Evidence from Spanish and Chinese outward FDI. International Business Review, 24(1): 133-147 DiVA
  • Blankenburg Holm, D., Drogendijk, R., ul Haq, H. (2015). The Future of Global Organizing How Subsidiaries Attempt to Direct HQ Attention to New Business Opportunities.In Rob van Tulder, Alain Verbeke, Rian Drogendijk (ed.) The Future of Global Organizing. Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 151-175 DiVA

Articles (15)

Chapters (9)

  • Drogendijk, R., van Tulder, R., verbeke, A. (2015). Introduction: Three organizational challenges for multinational enterprises.In The future of global organizing. Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 3-21 DiVA
  • Blankenburg Holm, D., Drogendijk, R., ul Haq, H. (2015). The Future of Global Organizing How Subsidiaries Attempt to Direct HQ Attention to New Business Opportunities.In Rob van Tulder, Alain Verbeke, Rian Drogendijk (ed.) The Future of Global Organizing. Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 151-175 DiVA
  • Drogendijk, R., Blankenburg Holm, D. (2012). Foreign Market Entry – Exploring and Exploiting Opportunities..In Vodosek, M. and Den Hartog, D. (ed.) Wiley Encyclopedia of Management, 3rd Edition. John Wiley & Sons DiVA
  • Drogendijk, R., Blomkvist, K. (2012). Does cultural distance influence Chinese outward foreign direct investmetns?.In Marinov, M.A. and Marinova, S.T. (ed.) Emerging Economies and Firms in the Global Crisis.. Houndmills:Palgrave Macmillan, 154-178 DiVA
  • Drogendijk, R., Holm, U. (2010). The role of national culture in the headquarters-subsidiary relationship in the multinational corporation: the effect of power distance.In Ulf Andersson and Ulf Holm (ed.) Managing the Contemporary Multinational. Cheltenham:Edward Elgar, 254-280 DiVA
  • Drogendijk, R., Zander, L. (2010). Walking the cultural distance: in search of direction beyond friction.In Timothy Devinney, Torben Pedersen and Laszlo Tihanyi (ed.) The Past, Present and Future of International Business and Management. Bingley (UK):Emerald, 189-212 DiVA
  • Drogendijk, R., Hadjikhani, A. (2009). Internationalization of Services Companies.In Svante Andersson and Göran Svensson (ed.) Glocal Marketing. Lund:Studentlitteratur, 189-216 DiVA
  • Blankenburg Holm, D., Drogendijk, R., Hohenthal, J., Holm, U., Johanson, M., Zander, I. (2009). The internationalization processes of the firm: a new research agenda.In Jorma Larimo and Tiia Vissak (ed.) Research on Knowledge, Innovation and Internationalization. Bingley:Emerald, 3-20 DiVA
  • Drogendijk, R. (2002). Local expansion processes of Dutch Firms in Central and Eastern Europe.In Internationalization in Central and Eastern Europe. Ashgate, Burlington, 183-203 DiVA

Conferences (3)

  • Drogendijk, R., Slangen, A. (2005). Hofstede, Schwartz, or Managerial Perceptions?: A comparative analysis of the effects of various cultural distance measures on an MNE's establishment mode choice. DiVA
  • Drogendijk, R., Slangen, A. (2005). Hofstede, Schwartz, or Managerial Perceptions?: The effects of various cultural distance measures on establishment mode choices by MNEs. DiVA
  • Drogendijk, R., Eriksson, K., Hohenthal, J. (2003). The role of experience in creating profitable operations in eastern and central europe. In EIBA 2003 DiVA

Other (1)

  • Drogendijk, R. (2005). The development of network relations of MNC subsidiaries: how internal MNC and external (local) relations evolve. DiVA
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