Amir Pezeshkan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of International Business and Strategy
CSX Leadership Chair
Department of Management and International Business
Office: Business Center 555
- Ph.D., Old Dominion University
- M.B.A., MAU
- B.S., UES
Dr. Pezeshkan joined the Department of Management and International Business at Merrick School of Business in 2015. Pezeshkan�s work has appeared in such outlets as Journal of Management Studies, Journal of World Business, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, and Journal of Business Research. Prior to joining the Merrick faculty, Pezeshkan worked at Old Dominion University, where he taught international business and strategic management. Pezeshkan also successfully started and managed an entrepreneurial venture prior to his start in academia. He is a member of the Academy of Management, the Academy of International Business, and the Southern Management Association.
International venture capital firms� strategic behavior and performance, organizational capabilities, and institutional entrepreneurship and innovation.
International Business, Global Business Strategy, Strategic Management
Refereed Journal Articles
Amini Sedeh, A., Caiazza, R., & Pezeshkan, A. (2023). Unraveling the resource puzzle: exploring entrepreneurial resource management and the quest for new venture success. Journal of Technology Transfer.
Carter, W., & Pezeshkan, A. (2023). THE COMPLEXITY OF ENTREPRENEURIAL ECOSYSTEM EVOLUTION AND NEW VENTURE POLICY: THE CASE OF THE U.S. COMMERCIAL SPACE. Technological Forecasting & Social Change.
Amini Sedeh, A., & Pezeshkan, A. (2021). Innovative entrepreneurship in emerging and developing economies: the effects of entrepreneurial competencies and institutional voids. The Journal of Technology Transfer.
Smith, A., Moghaddam, K., & Pezeshkan, A. (2020). The signal complexity of international alliances in pre-IPO firms. International Journal of Intellectual Property Managemen.
Pezeshkan, A., Smith, A., Fainshmidt, S., & Nair, A. (2020). A neo-configurational institutional analysis of international venture capital attractiveness and performance: Insights for Asia-Pacific. Asia Pacific Journal of Management.
Pezeshkan, A., Smith, A., Fainshmidt, S., & Zhang, J. (2019). Risk, capabilities, and international venture capital syndication in China. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research.
Wenger, L., Fainshmidt, S., Pezeshkan, A., & Mallon, M. (2019). When do dynamic capabilities lead to competitive advantage? The importance of strategic fit. Journal of Management Studies. 56(4), 758-787.
Bento, R. F., Pezeshkan, A., & Smith, A. Academy of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Knowledge (ACIEK), "SEIZING TEMPORARY OPPORTUNITIES: THE CASE OF BRAZIL AND GERMANY NATIONAL TEAMS IN THE 2014 WORLD CUP," Madrid, Spain. (2023).
Carter, W., & Pezeshkan, A. Academy of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Knowledge Conference, "The complexity of entrepreneurial ecosystem evolution and new venture policy: The case of U.S. commercial space ecosystem," Seville, Spain. (2022).
Pezeshkan, A., Smith, A., Fainshmidt, S., & Nair, A. Academy of Management, "International venture capital attractiveness and performance: A neo-configurational perspective," Vancouver, BC, Canada. (2020).
Fainshmidt, S., Pezeshkan, A., Frazier, L., & Weinstein, M. Strategic Management Society, "Employee perceptions of dynamic capabilities and work outcomes: A transactional stress model," Minneapolis, MN. (2019).
Sharifi Khoobdeh, M., & Pezeshkan, A. Academy of Management, "The joint effect of institutional profile and national innovation system on entrepreneurship types," Boston, MA. (2019).
Pezeshkan, A., Smith, A., & Moghaddam, K. Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Knowledge Academy (INEKA), "The signal complexity of international alliances in pre-IPO firms.," Verona, Italy. (2019).
Carter, W., & Pezeshkan, A. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, "The U.S. space launch industry: ecosystem evolution as entrepreneurial context," Academy of Management, Chicago, IL. (2018).
Sharifi Khoobdeh, M., Pezeshkan, A., & Nair, A. Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, "How did they recover from entrepreneurial crisis? Exploring the roles of formal and informal institutions during the global financial crisis," Minneapolis, MN. (2018).
Pezeshkan, A., Smith, A., Fainshmidt, S., & Zhang, J. Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy (GIKA), "Who needs a local guide in unfamiliar territory? Risk, capabilities, and international venture capital syndication in China.," Valencia, Spain. (2018).