Rizwan Tahir

Professor of Business 

Division Chair Business and Management

Profile

Rizwan Tahir is currently an Associate Professor of Business at RIT Dubai. Prior to that, he has held the faculty positions at the University of Auckland and AUT University in New Zealand and University of Vaasa in Finland. Dr. Tahir has obtained his Ph.D degree in International Business at the University of Vassa, Finland. His research interests lies in the areas of foreign direct investment, internationalization and market entry strategies, international human resource management and businesses in Arab cultures. Dr. Tahir’s research has been published in the Journal of International Consumer Marketing, European Business Review, Asian Business & Management, Journal of Global Business Advancement and Global Business Review.

Referred Journal Articles

1. TAHIR, R. (2013) The experiences of female repatriate Managers in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Companies. (Accepted to be published in Journal of Global Business Advancement)

2. TAHIR, R. & N. AZHAR (2013). The adjustment process of female repatriate managers in Australian and New Zealand (ANZ) companies. Global Business Review. 14(1), 155 – 167.

3. TAHIR, R. (2011). The dilemma of repatriate managers in the New Zealand companies. ASBM Journal, 4(1), 122-135

4. TAHIR, R. (2011). The forgotten employees? Dealing with the repatriate dilemma in New Zealand companies. New Zealand Journal of Human Resource Management, 10 (3), 174 – 184.

5. TAHIR, R. & W. CHEN (2011). Strategic motivations of Australian and New Zealand (ANZ) manufacturing foreign direct investments (FDIs) in international markets. Asian Academy of Management Journal, 10 (2), 194 – 213.

6. LUOMALA, H., L. SIRIEIX & R. TAHIR (2009). Exploring emotional-eating patterns in different cultures: Towards a conceptual framework. Journal of International Consumer Marketing, 21:3, 231-245.

7. TAHIR, R. & J. LARIMO (2006). Strategic motivations of Finnish FDIs in Asian Countries. Cross Cultural Management, 13:3, 165 – 184.

8. TAHIR, R. & J. LARIMO (2005). Understanding the strategic motivations of Finnish manufacturing FDIs in emerging economies. Asian Business & Management, 4:3, 293 – 313.

9. TAHIR, R. & J. LARIMO (2004). Understanding the ownership structure choices of Finnish firms in Asian countries. European Business Review, 16:5, 494 – 510.

10. TAHIR, R. & J. LARIMO (2004). Understanding the location strategies of European firms in Asian countries. Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge, 5:1&2, 102-109. 

11. TAHIR, R. (2002). Best of two worlds. January issue, University of Vaasa Journal.

12. TAHIR, R. (1999). Five layers of world culture. December issue, University of Vaasa Journal.

Referred conference Proceedings

1. TAHIR, R. (2012). The repatriation of female managers in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Companies: Why is it not considered critical to internationalization. Paper accepted for the presentation at 26th Australian New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference in Perth, Australia.

2. TAHIR, R. & N. Azhar (2011). The homecoming: A review of support practices of female repatriate managers in Australian and New Zealand (ANZ) companies. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Emerging Research Paradigms in Business and Social Sciences in Dubai, UAE.

3. TAHIR, R. (2010). The repatriation of female international managers: An empirical study of New Zealand (ANZ) female repatriate managers. Paper presented at 2010 Academy of International Business (AIB) conference in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

4. TAHIR, R. (2010). The forgotten employees? Dealing with the repatriation dilemma in New Zealand companies. Paper presented at 2010 New Zealand Applied Business Education Conference in Napier, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand. (Finalist for “Best Paper” award at the conference)

5. TAHIR, R. (2009). Factors influencing the ownership structure choices of ANZ manufacturing firms in foreign markets. Paper presented for 2009 SEEANZ conference in Wellington, New Zealand.

6. LUOMALA, H., L. SIRIEX & R. TAHIR (2006). Exploring emotional eating patterns in different cultures: Towards a conceptual framework model. Paper presented for the Annual ANZIBA conference in Wellington, New Zealand.

7. TAHIR, R., Y. WU & V. FEDOTOVA (2006). Cultural influences on knowledge sharing in a French Chinese joint venture: An exploratory study. Paper presented for the Annual ANZIBA conference in Wellington, New Zealand.

8. TAHIR, R., Y. WU & V. FEDOTOVA (2006). Cultural influences on knowledge sharing in a French Chinese joint venture: An exploratory study. Paper presented for the Annual ANZIBA conference in Wellington, New Zealand.

9. TAHIR, R. (2005). The impact of National and Organizational Culture on IJVs. Paper presented for the Annual Australia New Zealand Academy of International Business (ANZIBA) Conference in Melbourne, Australia.

10. TAHIR, R & J. LARIMO (2004). Understanding the Location Strategies of European Firms in Asian countries. Paper presented as a competitive paper in the Annual Academy of International Business Conference in Stockholm, Sweden.

11. TAHIR, R & J. LARIMO (2004). Strategic Motivations of Finnish FDIs in Asian Countries. Paper presented as competitive paper in the Annual AIB Conference in Stockholm, Sweden.

12. TAHIR, R. & J. LARIMO (2003). Ownership Structure Choices of the Finish Firms in Asian Countries. Paper Presented for the 32nd EMAC Conference in Glasgow, UK.

13. TAHIR, R & J. LARIMO (2002). Determinants of Location Strategies of Finnish Firms in Asian Countries – Empirical Evidence. Paper presented as a competitive paper for the 28th EIBA Annual Conference in Athens, Greece.

14. TAHIR, R & J. LARIMO (2002). Determinants of Ownership Choices of Finish Firms in Asian Countries – Empirical Evidence. Paper presented as a competitive paper for the 28th EIBA Annual Conference in Athens, Greece.

15. TAHIR, R. (2001). Determinants of Location Strategies of MNCs in Target Countries – Theoretical Perspective. Paper presented as a competitive paper for the 27th EIBA Annual Conference in Paris, France.

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