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 and co-Chair the Strategy Special Interest Group (SIG) of the British Academy of Management (BAM). In addition, I 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 Urban and Regional Studies, 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
Sarpong, D., Sajdakova, J. and Adams, K. (2019) 'The Mabey and Johnson bribery scandal: A case of executive hubris'. Thunderbird International Business Review, 61 (2). pp. 387 - 396. ISSN: 1096-4762
Sarpong, D., Maclean, M. and Eyong, J. (2018) 'Cross-state mobility of European naturalised third-country nationals'. European Urban and Regional Studies. ISSN: 0969-7764 Open Access Link
Sarpong, D., Eyres, E. and Bastikas, G. (2018) 'Narrating the future: A distentive capability approach to strategic foresight'. Technological Forecasting and Social Change. ISSN: 0040-1625 Open Access Link
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
Liou, R., Rao-Nicholson, R. and Sarpong, D. (2018) '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, 35 (2). pp. 301 - 319. ISSN: 0265-1335