I am a Reader in Strategic Management at the Brunel Business School (BBS). Prior to joining BBS, I was a Senior Lecturer in Strategy and International Business at the Bristol Business School and the Course Director for the UWE MSc International Management programme. As a Visiting Senior Research Fellow (2015-2017) at the HSE Laboratory for Science and Technology Studies, I worked on Russia's Basic Research Program on Global Competitiveness at the National Research University in Moscow. I am Associate Editor for the Journal of Strategy and Management. In addition, I co-Chair the Strategy Special Interest Group (SIG) of the British Academy of Management (BAM), and serves on the BAM Council Sub-Committee of Academic Affairs of Conference and Capacity Building. My research has appeared in Journals such as: Work, Employment, and Society, International Marketing Review, Journal of Business Research, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, R&D Management, Technovation, Production Planning and Control, European Management Journal, Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, Futures, Science and Public Policy, European Management Journal, and Scandinavian Journal of Management.
Division Lead: Globalization, Entrepreneurship and Strategy
Newest selected publications
Mitra, A., O'Regan, N. and Sarpong, D. (2018) 'Cloud resource adaptation: A resource based perspective on value creation for corporate growth'. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 130. pp. 28 - 38. ISSN: 0040-1625
Sarpong, D., Botchie, D. and Dey, B. (Accepted) 'From marginal to mainstream: The revival, transformation and boom of plant medicine'. Science and Public Policy. ISSN: 1471-5430 Open Access Link
Sarpong, D., Bi, J. and Botchie, D. (Accepted) 'In direct breach of managerial edicts: A practice approach to creative deviance in professional service firms'. R&D Management. ISSN: 0033-6807 Open Access Link
Dey, BL., Sarma, M., Pandit, A., Sarpong, D., Kumari, S. and Punjaisri, K. (Accepted) 'Social media led co-creation of knowledge in developing societies: SME’s roles in the adoption, use and appropriation of smartphones in South Asia'. Production Planning and Control. ISSN: 0953-7287 Open Access Link
Liou, R., Rao-Nicholson, R. and Sarpong, D. (Accepted) 'What is in a name? Cross-national distances and subsidiary’s corporate visual identity change in emerging-market firms’ cross-border acquisitions'. International Marketing Review. ISSN: 0265-1335