Hemant Merchant -
DAAD Chair in International Management in Winter term 2017/2018

Detailed CV


Visiting Professor

Name: Hemant Merchant

Home University & Current Position:
Professor of Global Business and Strategy, Kate Tiedemann College of Business, University of South Florida - St.Petersburg, Florida, USA

Academic Experience

Tenture-track Positions:
2012 onwards Professor, Kate Tiedemann College of Business (Global Business), Univeristy of South Florida St.Petersburg (USA)
2007 - 2012 Associate professor, College of Business (Management Programs), Florida Atlantic University (USA)
1993 - 2007 Assistant/Associate professor, Faculty of Business (Business Policy, International Business), Simon Fraser University (Canada)

Research and Teaching Interests

  • International Business: Antecedents of internationalizing firms' financial performance; Competing in emerging markets; Globalization and company growth; Local institutions and firm performance; Managing international firms.
  • Strategic Management: Performance effects of corporate resource-linkage strategies; Economic implications of firms' competitive behaviors; Strategy-performance relationships in non-manufacturing firms; Resource-based view of the firm.