Dr Agnieszka Chidlow

Dr Agnieszka Chidlow

The Department of Strategy and International Business
Senior Lecturer in International Business

Contact details

Address
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Dr. Agnieszka Chidlow is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in International Business and a Deputy Head in The Department of Strategy & International Business. Her specialist teaching is in international business, strategy and research methodology and her research expertise as well as interests lie in the area of the internationalization of firms and methodological issues of international business research.

Qualifications

  • PGCert, Staffordshire University (UK), 2009, Subject: Teaching & Learning in Higher Education
  • PhD, Staffordshire University (UK), 2006, Subject: International Business
  • MSc, University of Szczecin  (Poland), 1998, Subject: Management and Marketing

Biography

Dr. Agnieszka Chidlow is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in International Business and a Deputy Head in The Department of Strategy & International Business. Priori joining Birmingham in January 2015 she was associated with Kings’ College London,  Manchester Metropolitan University, The University of Manchester, London School of Economics and Staffordshire University.  She has also been a visiting scholar at several US and European Universities (e.g. New York University, University of Michigan, Wayne State University, Georgia State University and Uppsala University).

Her specialist teaching is in international business, strategy and research methodology and her research expertise as well as interests lie in the area of the internationalization of firms and methodological issues of international business research. More specifically, these include: research into emerging markets, location strategies and regional development aspects of Foreign Direct Investments and multinational companies, strategic development of subsidiaries at both national and regional levels, the role of language and translation in cross-language international business research, the impact of terrorist incidents on location choices of multinational companies as well as qualitative and quantitative research methods in cross-country studies.

By bridging theory and practice she always seeks opportunities to collaborate both nationally and internationally with partners to co-create work within her research areas that has significant value, it is intellectually stimulating, mutually rewarding and has impact on the communities of practice engaged in research. As the central aim of her research work is to improve, innovate and impact on the human condition through rigorous research and engaged scholarship.

Her research has received strong recognition in the form of several awards for scientific merit, funding from research councils (e.g. The British Academy) and publications in leading international journals (e.g. Journal of International Business Studies, International Business Review, Journal of World Business).

She serves on the Editorial Review Board of the International Business Review, Management Business Review and is a reviewer to various nationally and internationally refereed journals (e.g. Journal of World Business, International Business Review, Management International Review, European Journal of International Management). She is also an active reviewer, track co-chair session-chair at both national and international conferences within the international business field (e.g. Academy of International Business, Academy of International Business–UK&I Chapter and European International Business Academy).

Her excellent reputation, standing and recognition as an international business scholar has been recently demonstrated by obtaining an award of the best conference reviewer for an outstanding contribution to the AIB Annual Conference in New Orleans in 2016 as well as in Dubai in 2017 and also the best paper reviewer for the Special Issue on Language and Communication: New Challenges in Management within the European Journal of International Management.

She is a co-founder of the Research Methods-Special Interest Group (RM-SIG) within the Academy of International Business, which is the leading IB academic association. In-line with my research interest the aim of this group is to advance IB methodology in order to develop and utilize innovative approaches to investigate pertinent IB phenomenon. Further, she is also the founder and chair of the Annual Strategy and International Business Symposium (ASIBS) and as well as the founder and chair of the PhD research workshops in the Department of Strategy & International Business. In addition to that, she is also a regular doctorate symposium panelist and reviewer at both national and international conferences within the international business field.

Dr Chidlow has obtained the following awards for her excellence in education and research:

GRANTS:

  • Knowledge and Innovation Fund, The Birmingham Business School, The University of Birmingham, UK (2017-2018) (£4400)
  • Knowledge and Innovation Fund, The Birmingham Business School, The University of Birmingham, UK (2017-2018) (£2861)
  • Knowledge and Innovation Fund, The Birmingham Business School, The University of Birmingham, UK (2015-2016) (£5532)
  • Knowledge and Innovation Fund, The Birmingham Business School, The University of Birmingham, UK (2015-2016) (£3700)
  • The British Academy (2014-2015) (£10000)
  • Regional Study Association (2013-2014) (£400)
  • Knowledge and Innovation Fund, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK (2012-2013) (£5000) 

AWARDS

  • Outstanding Recognition (2017): Research Methods Clinics Co-Ordinator: Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding service to the AIB, Dubai.
  • Outstanding Conference Reviewer (2017): Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Contribution to the AIB, Dubai.
  • Outstanding Paper Reviewer (2016): Letter of Recognition for Outstanding Contribution the Special Issue on Language and Communication: New Challenges in Management within the European Journal of International Management.
  • Outstanding Conference Reviewer (2016): Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Contribution to the AIB, New Orleans, USA.
  • The British Academy (2014-2015), Skill Acquisition Award.
  • First Prize for a Young Researcher and the Best Paper (2008): Summer School: Globalisation, Technology and Inequality. Organised by Instituto Complutense de Estudios Internacionales, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.
  • Best presentation in Stream B (2004), Doctoral Colloquium, International 31st Annual Conference, AIB-UK&I Chapter, The University of Ulster, Northern Ireland.
  • Best Master Thesis (1998), Award by The Chancellor of The University of Szczecin  (Poland).
  • Fellowship Award (1994-1998), Excellent Academic Achievement, The University of Szczecin (Poland).

Teaching

  • Research Methods/MSc Management
  • International Business Strategy /MSc Management
  • Strategy/MBA

Research

Agnieszka’s research expertise and interests lie in the area of the internationalization of firms and methodological issues of international business research. More specifically, these include: research into emerging markets, location strategies and regional development aspects of Foreign Direct Investments and multinational companies, strategic development of subsidiaries at both national and regional levels, the role of language and translation in cross-language international business research, the impact of terrorist incidents on location choices of multinational companies as well as qualitative and quantitative research methods in cross-country studies.

By bridging theory and practice she always seeks opportunities to collaborate both nationally and internationally with partners to co-create work within her research areas that has significant value, it is intellectually stimulating, mutually rewarding and has impact on the communities of practice engaged in research. As the central aim of her research work is to improve, innovate and impact on the human condition through rigorous research and engaged scholarship.

Other activities

Editorships

  • Associate Editor,  (2016-2018), Management International Review   
  • Editorial Advisory Board, (2014- present), International Business Review 

Internal & External Committees

  • 2017-2018:  Co-Chair, Academy of International Business-UK&I Chapter.
  • 2016 – present:  Co-Founder  & Chair: Annual Strategy & International Business Symposium, The University of Birmingham, The Birmingham Business School Birmingham, UK.
  • 2016 – present:  Research Methods – Special Interest Group, Co-Founder and Clinics Co-Ordinator, Academy of International Business.
  • 2015 – present: European Commission Advisor for Research & Innovation (EX2015D263516)
  • 2015 – 2018: PhD Board, The University of Birmingham, The Birmingham Business School Birmingham, UK.
  • 2009 – present:  Doctorate Symposium Panellist, Academy of International Business-UK&I Chapter.
  • 2009 – present:  Doctorate Symposium Panellist, European Academy of International Business. 

Internal  & External Involvement

2018:

  • April (forthcoming): Co-chair of The Academy of International Business-UK&I Chapter, The Birmingham Business School, The University of Birmingham (UK).
  • January-September:  Founder & chair, of PhD research methods reading group, The Department of Strategy & International Business, The University of Birmingham (UK).
  • January-September: PhD Internal Board Member, The Department Strategy & International Business, The University of Birmingham (UK).

2017:

  • January-July: PhD seminar Coordinator, The Department of Strategy & International Business, The University of Birmingham (UK).
  • January-September: PhD Internal Board Member, The Department of Management, Birmingham , The University of Birmingham (UK).
  •  April: Doctorate Symposium Panellist in Stream B (Competitive), Academy of International Business-UK&I, The University of Reading, Reading (UK).
  • February-July: Research Methods – Special Interest Group Clinics Coordinator, Academy of International Business, Dubai (UAE).
  • February-July: Research Methods – Special Interest Group Communication Coordinator, Academy of International Business, Dubai (UAE).
  • July: Research Methods – Session Chair: Special Interest Group for Survey Data, Academy of International Business, Dubai (UAE).
  • October-December:  Founder and chair of PhD research methods reading group, The Department of Strategy & International Business, The University of Birmingham (UK).
  • October-December: PhD Internal Board Member, The Department of Management, Birmingham, The University of Birmingham (UK).
  • October: Co-Founder and chair: The Annual Strategy & International Business Symposium, The Department of Strategy and International Business, The University of Birmingham (UK).

2016:

  • January-December: PhD seminar Coordinator, The Department of Management, The University of Birmingham (UK).
  • January-December: PhD Internal Board Member, The Department of Management, The University of Birmingham (UK).
  • June: Session Chair: New Insights on International Corporate Governance, The Academy of International Business, New Orleans, USA.
  • June: Co-Founder of the Research Methods Special Interest Group (RM-SIG) within the Academy of International Business.
  • September: Co-Founder and chair: The Annual Strategy & International Business Symposium, The Department of Strategy and International Business, The University of Birmingham (UK).

2015:

  • April: Doctorate Symposium Panelist in Stream B (Competitive), International 42ndAnnual Conference, AIB-UK&I, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, (UK).
  • April: Special Track Co-Chair, International 42ndAnnual Conference, AIB-UK&I, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester (UK).
  • May-December: PhD Internal Board Member, The University of Birmingham, The Birmingham Business School, The Department of Management, Birmingham, The University of Birmingham (UK).
  • June-December: PhD seminar Coordinator, The University of Birmingham, The Birmingham Business School, The Department of Management, The University of Birmingham (UK).
  • September-present: Expert Advisor for Research & Innovation (EX2015D263516), European Commission, Brussels.
  • December: Doctorate Symposium Panellist in Stream B (Competitive), European International Business Academy, 41stAnnual Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • December: Session Chair: European International Business Academy, 41st Annual Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • December: Track Chair: Track titled: Research Methods in International Business, European International Business Academy, 41st Annual Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • December: Journal of International Business Studies – Paper Development Workshop Reviewer and Panellist, European International Business Academy, 41st Annual Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2014:

  • September 2014 –present: Methodological Advisor to Prof. H. El’Said, United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCTC), United Nations, New York, USA.

2013:

  • July: Track Chair, AIB Annual Meeting, Istanbul, Turkey. Session 3.4.7
  • December:  Doctorate Symposium Panellist in Stream B (Competitive), European International Business Academy, 39thAnnual Conference, The University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany.

2012:

  • March: Doctorate Colloquium Panellist in Stream B (Competitive), International 38th Annual Conference, AIB-UK&I, The University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

2009:

  • April: Doctorate Colloquium Panellist in Stream B (Competitive), International 36th Annual Conference, AIB-UK&I, The University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK.
  • April: Track Chair, International 36th Annual Conference, AIB-UK&I, The University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK.

Publications

Ghauri, P., & Chidlow, A. (2017) Data Collection Procedure Equivalence in Emerging Market Research, In Marinov, M (ed).  Research Handbook of Marketing in Emerging Economies. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar: http://www.e-elgar.com/shop/research-handbook-of-marketing-in-emerging-economies.

Hassan, I., Chidlow, A., & Romero-Martinez, A. M. (2016) Selection, valuation and performance assessment: Are these truly inter-linked within the M&A transactions? International Business Review, 25(1): 255-266

Chidlow, A., Holmström-Lind, C., Holm., U., & Tallman, S. (2015) Do I Stay or Do I Go? Sub-national drivers for post-entry subsidiary development. International Business Review, 24(2): 266-274

Chidlow, A., Ghauri, P., Yeniyurt, S., & Cavusgil, S.T. (2015) Establishing Rigor in Mail Survey Procedures in International Business Research, Journal of World Business, 50(1): 26-36.

Chidlow, A., & Ghauri, P. (2015) What incentives are being used by international business researchers in their surveys: A review. The William Davidson Institute, The University of Michigan. Academic Working Paper Series, No 1086 (January).

Park, B., Chidlow, A., & Choi, J. (2014) Corporate Social Responsibility: Stakeholder influence on MNEs activities. International Business Review, 23(5): 966-981.

Chidlow, A., Plakoyiannaki, E., & Welsh, C. (2014) Translation in Cross-Language International Business Research: Beyond Equivalence, Journal of International Business Studies, 45(5):562-582 http://www.palgrave-journals.com/jibs/collections/language/index.html.

Hadijkhani, A., Ghauri, P., & Chidlow, A. (2014) The Internationalisation of the Firm: Managing Political Environments in the European Union. In J, Larimo: University of Vaasa Series: ACTA Wasaensia.

Chidlow, A., Holmström-Lind, C., Holm, U., & Tüselmann, H. (2012) Regional Motives for Post-entry Subsidiary Development: The Case of Poland. The William Davidson Institute, The University of Michigan. Academic Working Paper Series, No 1034 (June).

Jaklic, A., Cirjakovic., J., & Chidlow, A. (2012) Exploring the Effects of International Sourcing on Manufacturing versus Service Firms. The Service Industries Journal, 32(7): 1193-1207.

Chidlow, A., & Ghauri, P. (2011) Establishing Data Collection Procedure Equivalence in International Business: An Analysis of Publication Between 2000-2009. The William Davidson Institute, The University of Michigan. Academic Working Paper Series, No 1013 (March).

Chidlow, A., Morgan-Thomas, A., & Ghauri, P. (2010) Data Collection Procedure Equivalence in International Business Research. The William Davidson Institute, The University of Michigan. Academic Working Paper Series, No 977 (March).

Chidlow, A., Salciuviene, L., & Young, S. (2009) Regional Determinants of Inward FDI Distribution in Poland. International Business Review, 18(2): 119-133.

Salciuviene, L., Chidlow, A., Ghauri, P., & Hguyen, T.B. (2009) Multinational Enterprises in Emerging Markets: Linkage Effects on Local Companies. International Journal of Business Environment, 2(4): 468-484.

Chidlow, A. (2009) What attracts foreign companies to invest in Poland? The choice of location, VDM Verlag, Dr Müller (ISBN 978-3-639-16170-0).

Chidlow, A., & Young, S. (2008) Regional Determinants of FDI Distribution in Poland. The William Davidson Institute, The University of Michigan. Academic Working Paper Series, No 943 (December).