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 Bristol MSc International Management programme. As a Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the HSE Laboratory for Science and Technology Studies (2015-2017), 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 an Honorary Research Fellow (2019-2022) at the School of Management, IT, and Public Governance, University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. As the Co-Convernor of the annual Doctoral Symposium of the British Academy of Management (BAM), I serve on the BAM Council Sub-Committee of Academic Affairs of Conference and Capacity Building. I have authoured 100+ articles in refereed academic journals, conference proceedings, book chapters, and edited a book on strategic foresight and innovation management (Routledge). 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, and the International Journal of Human Resource Management.
Division Lead: Globalization, Entrepreneurship, and Strategy
Newest selected publications
Dey, BL., Sarma, M., Pandit, A., Sarpong, D., Kumari, S. and Punjaisri, K. (2019) '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, 30 (10-12). pp. 1019 - 1031. ISSN: 0953-7287 Open Access Link
Sarpong, D. and Maclean, M. (2019) 'Moving on up? Exploring the career journeys of skilled migrants in the professions'. International Journal of Human Resource Management. pp. 1 - 29. ISSN: 0958-5192 Open Access Link
Koliousis, I., He, Q., Qiang, W. and Sarpong, D. (2019) 'Using an Integrated Humanitarian Supply Chain EPR System to Improve Refugee Flow Management: A Conceptual Framework and Validation'. Production Planning and Control. ISSN: 0953-7287 Open Access Link
Datta, S., Saad, M. and Sarpong, D. (2019) 'National systems of innovation, innovation niches, and diversity in university systems'. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 143. pp. 27 - 36. ISSN: 0040-1625 Open Access Link
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