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Grahame Fallon
Senior Lecturer in International Business

Eastern Gateway 202


I am a Senior Lecturer in International Business in Brunel Business School, where I served from 2011-20 as MSc in Management Programme Director. For three academic years, I also 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.


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Newest selected publications

Cook, M. and Fallon, G. (2020) 'The determinants of services FDI location in the UK regions'. International Journal of Management Practice, 13 (6). pp. 627 - 649. ISSN: 1477-9064 Open Access Link

Journal article

Vukicevic, J., Fallon, G. and Ott, UF. (2020) 'A theoretical and empirical investigation into investment activities of technologically-intensive Chinese state-owned enterprises in the UK'. International Business Review, 30 (1). pp. 1 - 12. ISSN: 0969-5931 Open Access Link

Journal article

He, S., Khan, Z., Lew, YK. and Fallon, G. (2019) 'Technological innovation as a source of Chinese multinationals’ firm-specific advantages and internationalization'. International Journal of Emerging Markets, 14 (1). pp. 115 - 133. ISSN: 1746-8809 Open Access Link

Journal article

Hosseini, S., Fallon, G., Weerakkody, V. and Sivarajah, U. (2018) 'Cloud computing utilization and mitigation of informational and marketing barriers of the SMEs from the emerging markets: Evidence from Iran and Turkey'. International Journal of Information Management, 46 (June 2019). pp. 54 - 69. ISSN: 0268-4012 Open Access Link

Journal article

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
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