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Dr. Christopher Richardson

PhD Programme Manager
christopher.richardson@usm.my
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Dr. Christopher Richardson

PhD Programme Manager
Graduate School of Business
Universiti Sains Malaysia

Education

  • PhD International Business
  • MSc International Business and Management
  • BA (Hons) Social Sciences

Biography

Christopher Richardson is a lecturer at USM’s Graduate School of Business, where he also serves as the PhD programme manager. His research interests include firm internationalisation and cross-cultural management and his work has appeared in several notable outlets, such as Journal of World BusinessInternational Business Review, and Management International Review.

Teaching and Research Areas

Teaching: International Business Management

Research Interests: Firm internationalisation; cross-cultural management

Consultancy and Industrial Experience

In addition to his academic work, Christopher has undertaken several research projects for multinational enterprises in the northern region.

Publications

Richardson, C., & Ng, K. H. (in press). No place like home? Self-initiated expatriates in their ancestral homeland. Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources. https://doi.org/10.1111/1744-7941.12242

Potter, A., & Richardson, C. (2019). How ethnographic research can help conceptualize expatriate acculturation. Journal of Global Mobility, 7(1), 49–63. https://doi.org/10.1108/JGM-09-2018-0045

Richardson, C., & Ariffin, S. K. (2019). A leap of faith? Managerial religiosity and market entry decisions. Management International Review, 59(2), 277–305. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11575-019-00377-8

Ooi, S. M., & Richardson, C. (2019). The internationalisation of service-sector SMEs in an emerging market: Insights from business training and consultancy firms in Malaysia. Review of International Business and Strategy, 29(1), 44–60. https://doi.org/10.1108/RIBS-02-2018-0023

Richardson, C., Tan, G.-H., & Kiumarsi, S. (2018). Personality traits and expatriate adjustment in Malaysia. Journal of Asia Business Studies, 12(4), 594–612. https://doi.org/10.1108/JABS-06-2017-0091

Richardson, C., & Rammal, H. G. (2018). Religious belief and international business negotiations: Does faith influence negotiator behaviour? International Business Review, 27(2), 401–409. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ibusrev.2017.09.007

Richardson, C., & Wong, H.-W. (2018). Expatriate academics in Malaysia: motivation, adjustment, and retention. Journal of Management Development, 37(3), 299–308. https://doi.org/10.1108/JMD-12-2017-0421

Richardson, C., Yaapar, M. S., & Abdullah, N. F. L. (2017). Understanding Malay and Chinese work ethics in Malaysia through proverbs. International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, 17(3), 365–377. https://doi.org/10.1177/1470595817742930

Fernando, Y., Fitrianingrum, A., & Richardson, C. (2017). Organisational determinants of export performance: Evidence from exporting firms in Batam, Indonesia. International Journal of Business Excellence, 11(1), 95–119. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJBEX.2017.080607

Richardson, C., Yaapar, M. S., & Amir, S. (2016). Budi and Malay workplace ethics. Journal of Asia Business Studies, 10(1), 78–92. https://doi.org/10.1108/JABS-02-2015-0018

Fernando, Y., Fitrianingrum, A., & Richardson, C. (2016). The effects of legal-political factors and market competition on supply chain performance: Some findings from firms in a free trade zone. International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, 24(2), 244–264. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJLSM.2016.076484

Sinkovics, R. R., Richardson, C., & Lew, Y. K. (2015). Enhancing Student Competency and Employability in International Business Through Master’s Dissertations. Journal of Teaching in International Business, 26(4), 293–317. https://doi.org/10.1080/08975930.2015.1130107

Richardson, C., Sinha, L., & Yaapar, M. S. (2014). Work ethics from the Islamic and Hindu traditions: In quest of common ground. Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion, 11(1), 65–90. https://doi.org/10.1080/14766086.2013.801025

Richardson, C. (2014). Firm internationalisation within the Muslim world. Journal of World Business, 49(3), 386–395. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwb.2013.07.005

Yamin, M., Sinkovics, R. R., & Richardson, C. (2014). Internationalisation of innovative activity in Finnish multinational enterprises. European Journal of International Management, 8(3), 310–330. https://doi.org/10.1504/EJIM.2014.060771

Richardson, C. (2013). Knowledge-sharing through social interaction in a policy-driven industrial cluster. Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, 2(2), 160–177. https://doi.org/10.1108/JEPP-08-2011-0010

Richardson, C., & Yamin, M. (2013). The impact of industrial clusters on internationalization: The case of SMEs in Malaysia’s multimedia super corridor. In The Process Of Internationalization In Emerging Smes And Emerging Economies. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781781003190.00024

Richardson, C., Yamin, M., & Sinkovics, R. R. (2012). Policy-driven clusters, interfirm interactions and firm internationalisation: Some insights from Malaysia’s Multimedia Super Corridor. International Business Review, 21(5), 794–805. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ibusrev.2011.09.002

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