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 co-Chair 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, R&D Management, Technovation, Production Planning and Control, European Management Journal, Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, Futures, Foresight, Critical Perspective in International Business, European Management Journal, Strategic Change, and Scandinavian Journal of Management.
Division Lead: Globalisation, Entreprenuership and Strategy
Newest selected publications
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
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
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
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