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Dr Grahame Fallon

Dr Grahame Fallon
Senior Lecturer

Eastern Gateway 104l


I am a Senior Lecturer in International Business in Brunel Business School, where I am also MSc in Management Programme Director. During the last three academic years, I have headed College-level staff research clusters as follows: Cross-border cooperation and conflict management (2016-17); Institutional impacts on innovation, entrepreneurship and SMEs (2017-19).

Prior to joining Brunel in Autumn 2011, I was a Principal Lecturer and Postgraduate Programme Manager at the University of Northampton Business School and Deputy Director of the University’s China and Transition Economies Research Centre. I had previously worked as a lecturer or senior lecturer at the Polytechnic of Wales followed by Cardiff Institute of Higher Education, including a one - year full-time secondment to Newport Enterprise Agency, as Business Advisor. I had previously worked in administrative roles with Midland Bank plc and South Glamorgan County Council.


I gained my PhD in International Business in 2010, prior to which I was awarded a Bachelor of Commerce (hons.) degree, followed by M.A. degrees in European Economic Studies and in European Marketing Management, followed by a Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Marketing.


I am the MSc in Management Programme Director in Brunel Business School. I also lead the MG5590 Business Planning module.

Student drop in times (2019-20): Mondays 1.30-3.30pm and Wednesdays 1.30-2.30pm

Newest selected publications

Shaowei, H., Fallon, G., Khan, Z. and Wang, Z. (2017) 'The Rise of Chinese Innovative Firms and the Changing Governance of Global Value Chains'.European International Business Academy Conference. Vienna.Open Access Link

Conference paper

He, S., Fallon, G., Khan, Z., Lew, YK., Kim, K-H. and Wei, P. (2017) 'Towards a new wave in internationalization of innovation? The rise of China's innovative MNEs, strategic coupling, and global economic organization'. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 34 (4). pp. 343 - 355. ISSN: 0825-0383 Open Access Link

Journal article

Fallon, G. (2016) 'Inward Investment, Employment and Government Policies in Wales'. Regional Studies, 50 (8). pp. 1449 - 1463. ISSN: 1360-0591

Journal article

Yukhanaev, A., Fallon, G., Perényi, A. and Roberts, J. (2016) 'Russian Institutional Development: Challenges to Inbound Investments and Implications for Government Policymakers'. International Journal of Sustainable Strategic Management..Open Access Link

Journal article

Cook, M. and Fallon, G. (2015) 'The determinants of inward foreign direct investment into the English Premier League'.42nd AIB-UKI conference (2015). Manchester, UK. 18 - 18 April.Open Access Link

Conference paper
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