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. Visiting as a Senior Research Fellow at the Research Laboratory for Science and Technology Studies, National Research University-Moscow (2015-2016), I worked on the State Basic Research Program on the Implementation of Global Competitiveness. I am co-Chair of the Strategy Special Interest Group (SIG) of the British Academy of Management (BAM), and serve 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, Technovation, European Management Journal, Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, Futures, Critical Perspective in International Business, European Management Journal, and Scandinavian Journal of Management.
Division Lead: Globalisation, Entreprenuership and Strategy
Newest selected publications
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
Sarpong, D. and Maclean, M. (2017) 'Service nepotism in cosmopolitan transient social spaces'. Work, employment and society. pp. 095001701663699 - 095001701663699. ISSN: 0950-0170 Open Access Link
Sarpong, D., Bi, J., Nicholson, R. and Botchie, D. (2017) 'From imitation to innovation: The discursive processes of knowledge creation in the Chinese space industry'. Technological Forecasting and Social Change.Open Access Link
Botchie, D., Sarpong, D. and Bi, J. (2017) 'A comparative study of appropriateness and mechanisms of hard and soft technologies transfer'. Technological Forecasting and Social Change. ISSN: 0040-1625 Open Access Link
Mitra, A., O'Regan, N. and Sarpong, D. (2017) 'Cloud resource adaptation: A resource based perspective on value creation for corporate growth'. Technological Forecasting and Social Change. ISSN: 0040-1625