Linda is a lecturer in International Business, joined University of Birmingham in September 2008, having previously worked as a lecturer in International Business and then senior lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University (09/2005-09/2008).
Linda has two main areas of research interest:
Internationalization of SMEs: From 2010 to 2012, Linda led a British Academy funded research project, focusing on the ties that UK and Taiwanese SMEs have with external networks and the contribution these make to opening new international markets. She is currently involved in a seven-nation project investigating the internationalization of SMEs, with particular reference to decision-making modes, sources of information and other support, and use of networks.
International strategic alliances: Post-formation dynamics in international strategic alliances, with particular reference to renegotiation, adaptation and change of governance/control in the post-formation period.
Hsieh, L.H.Y. & Rodrigues, S.B. (forthcoming). Revisiting the trustworthiness-performance-governance nexus in international joint ventures. Management International Review.
Child, J. & Hsieh, L.H.Y. (forthcoming). Decision mode, information and network attachment in the internationalization of SMEs: A configurational and contingency analysis. Journal of World Business.
Mabey, C., Wong, A. & Hsieh, L.H.Y. (forthcoming). Knowledge exchange in networked organizations: Does proximity matter? R&D Management.
Hsieh, L.H.Y., Rodrigues, S.B., & Child, J. (2010). Risk Perception and Post-formation Governance in International Joint Ventures in Taiwan: The Perspective of the Foreign Partner, Journal of International Management, 16(3): 288-303.
Tsai, F-S, Hsieh, L.H.Y., Fang, S-C & Lin, J.L. (2009). The Co-evolution of Business Incubation and National Innovation Systems in Taiwan, Technological Forecasting & Social Change, 76(5): 629-643.