Dr Emma Gardner

The Department of Strategy and International Business
Assistant Professor of Strategy and International Business

Contact details

Address
Department of Strategy and International Business
Birmingham Business School
University House
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston, Birmingham
B15 2TY

Emma is an Assistant Professor of Strategy and International Business at Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, UK. Her research interests include business and professional services, accountancy, organisational routines, trade-offs, the retail industry, gender and diversity. Emma is on the Editorial Review Board for AIB Insights.

Qualifications

PhD Management, University of Birmingham

MSc International Business, University of Birmingham

BA (Hons) Modern Languages, University of Birmingham

Teaching

  • International Business
  • Environment of Business
  • Global Business Ethics
  • Strategic Management 

Publications

Journal papers:

Qamar, A., Gardner, E.C., Buckley, T. & Zhao, K. (2021) Home-Owned versus Foreign-Owned Firms in the UK Automotive Industry: Exploring the Microfoundations of Ambidextrous Production and Supply Chain Positioning. International Business Review, 30(1), 1-12. 

Nielsen, B.B., Welch, C., Chidlow, A., Miller, S.R., Aguzzoli, R., Gardner, E., Karafyllia, M. & Pegoraro, D. (2020) The Evolution of Methodology in International Business Research. Journal of International Business Studies, 51(9), 1478-1499. 

Gardner, E.C. & Bryson, J.R. (2020) The Dark Side of the Industrialisation of Accountancy: Innovation, Commoditization, Colonization and Competitiveness. Industry and Innovation, 28(1), 42-57.

Book: 

Chidlow, A, Ghauri, PN, Buckley, T, Gardner, E, Qamar, A & Pickering, E (eds) 2019, The Changing Strategies of International Business: How MNEs Manage in a Changing Commercial and Political Landscape. The Academy of International Business, Palgrave Macmillan. 

Editorial: 

Aguzzoli, R., Gardner, E. & Newburry, W. (2021) Letter from the Editors: Special Forum on “Research Methods in International Business”. AIB Insights, 21(2), 1-4.

Blogs:

Primark’s recipe for success has become its Achilles heel.
Birmingham Business School Blog, University of Birmingham, 30 April 2020. 

Covid-19 and the Global Economy.
Birmingham Business School Blog, University of Birmingham, 3 March 2020.

Black Friday – Worth the Hype?
Birmingham Business School Blog, University of Birmingham, 28 November 2019.

The Ripple Effect from the UK Retail Crisis: This is Just the Beginning.
Birmingham Business School Blog, University of Birmingham, 12 March 2019.