Faculty Profile 2

Dr. Rizwan Tahir

Designation:Associate Professor
Department:Business and Management
Phone number:043712054

About

Rizwan Tahir is currently an Associate Professor of International 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. He has obtained his PhD degree in International Business at the University of Vassa, Finland. His research has been published in the Cross Cultural and Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Consumer Marketing, European Business Review, Asian Business & Management, Journal of Global Business Advancement and Global Business Review.

  • PhD International Business, University of Vaasa, Finland
  • Licentiate of Science, University of Vaasa, Finland
  • MBA International Business, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
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  • Foreign direct investment
  • Internationalization and market entry strategies
  • International human resource management and businesses in Arab cultures.
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  • Tahir, R. & ElBaradie, M. (2019). Behind the veil: Challenges and the impediments facing the women entrepreneurs in the United Arab Emirate. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing, 11 (3), 258 - 282. (Scopus & ABDC listed)
  • Tahir, R. & Savara, V. (2019). Self-initiated expatriates in the United Arab Emirates: Case of New Zealand women. New Zealand Journal of Human Resource Management, 19 (1), 31 – 55. (ABDC listed)
  • Tahir, R. & Egleston, D. (in press). Expatriation management process: The challenges and impediments for the Western expatriates in the United Arab Emirates. Journal of Workplace Learning, 31 (8), 331-346. (Scopus & ABDC listed)
  • Tahir, R. Ireland, J. Waqar, M. (in press). Networking evolution and entrepreneurial success: An exploratory study of female entrepreneurs in Pakistan. International Journal of Business and Globalisation (in press). (Accepted in 2019). (Scopus & ABDC listed)
  • Tahir, R. & Chamas, Z. (in press). Male trailing spouses in the United Arab Emirate (UAE): Adding novel insight to the prevailing expatriate spouse adjustment frameworks. European Journal of international Management (in press). (Accepted in 2019). (Scopus & ABDC listed)
  • Tahir, R. (in press). Expatriate Spouse Adjustment: An Analysis of Challenges Facing Western Female Expatriate spouses in the United Arab Emirate. Middle East J. of Management (in press). (Accepted in 2019).
  • Tahir, R. & Wu, Y. (in press). Cultural influences on knowledge sharing in a French Chinese joint venture: An exploratory study. International Journal of Management Development. (in press) (Accepted in 2018).
  • Tahir, R. (2018). Expanding horizons and expatriate adjustment: Perceptions of western expatriate managers in the multinational companies in the United Arab Emirates. Cross Cultural & Strategic Management. 25 (3), 2059 -5794. (Scopus & ABDC listed)
  • Tahir, R. & Ertek, G. (2018). Cross-cultural training: A crucial approach to improve success of expatriate assignment in the United Arab Emirates. Middle East J. of Management. 5(1), 50 - 74.
  • Tahir, R. (2016). Does gender matter? Female representation on the corporate boards: The case study of New Zealand. International Journal of Management Development. 15(4), 307-320.
  • Tahir, R. (2014). The experiences of female repatriate managers in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) companies. Journal of Global Business Advancement. 7 (1), 55 – 68. (Scopus & ABDC listed)
  • Tahir, R. (2014). The impact of national and organizational cultural differences on international joint venture performance. Business Review, 9(1), 47 – 63.
  • Tahir, R. & Azhar, N. (2013). The adjustment process of female repatriate managers in Australian and New Zealand (ANZ) companies. Global Business Review. 14(1), 155-167. (Scopus & ABDC listed)
  • Tahir, R. (2011). The dilemma of repatriate managers in the New Zealand companies. ASBM Journal, 4(1), 122-135
  • 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. (ABDC listed)
  • Tahir, R. & Chen, W. (2011). Strategic motivations of Australian and New Zealand (ANZ) manufacturing foreign direct investments (FDIs) in international markets. Asian Academy of Management Journal, 16(2), 194 – 213. (Scopus & ABDC listed)
  • Luomala, H., Sirieix, L. & Tahir, R. (2009). Exploring emotional-eating patterns in different cultures: Towards a conceptual framework. Journal of International Consumer Marketing, 21(3), 231-245. (Scopus & ABDC listed)
  • Tahir, R. & Larimo, J. (2006). Strategic motivations of Finnish FDIs in Asian Countries. Cross Cultural Management, 13(3), 165-184. (Scopus & ABDC listed)
  • Tahir, R. & Larimo, J. (2005). Understanding the strategic motivations of Finnish manufacturing FDIs in emerging economies. Asian Business & Management, 4(3), 293-313. (Scopus & ABDC listed)
  • Tahir, R. & Larimo, J. (2004). Understanding the ownership structure choices of Finnish firms in Asian countries. European Business Review, 16(5), 494-510. (Scopus & ABDC listed)
  • Tahir, R. & Larimo, J. (2004). Understanding the location strategies of European firms in Asian countries. Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge, 5(1)&(2), 102-109.
  • Tahir, R. (2002). Best of two worlds. January issue, University of Vaasa Journal.
  • Tahir, R. (1999). Five layers of world culture. December issue, University of Vaasa Journal.
  • Tahir, R. (in press). Cross-cultural training: A study of European expatriates in New Zealand. European Journal of Training and Development (in press) (Accepted in 2021). (Indexed by SCOPUS).

  • Tahir, R. & ElBaradie, M. (in press). Challenges in the succession process. The case of Indian family businesses in the United Arab Emirates. Middle-East J. of Management (in press) Accepted in 2021.

  • Tahir, R. (in press). Managing expatriates in the United Arab Emirates: The role of host-and-home country mentors on expatriate career outcomes. Journal of Workplace Learning (in press) (Accepted in 2021). (Indexed by SCOPUS).

  • Tahir, R. (2021). Flexpatriates: Issues and challenges for a short-term assignment in the United Arab Emirates. International Journal of Management Practice, 14(3), 283 - 305. (Indexed by SCOPUS).

  • Tahir, R. & Raza, A. (2020). Motivations of the Female Entrepreneurs to Start Online Businesses in the United Arab Emirates. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, 17(7), 1-33. (Indexed by SCOPUS).

  • Tahir, R. (2020). Expatriate Spouse Adjustment: An Analysis of Challenges Facing Western Female Expatriate spouses in the United Arab Emirate. Middle-East J. of Management, 7 (4), 401 - 423.

  • Tahir, R. & ElBaradie, M. (2019). Behind the veil: Challenges and the impediments facing the women entrepreneurs in the United Arab Emirate. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing, 11 (3), 258 – 282 (Indexed by SCOPUS).

  • Tahir, R. & Savara, V. (2019). Self-initiated expatriates in the United Arab Emirates: Case of New Zealand women. New Zealand Journal of Human Resource Management, 19 (1), 31 – 55. (Indexed by SCOPUS).

  • Tahir, R. & Egleston, D. (2019). Expatriation management process: The challenges and impediments for the Western expatriates in the United Arab Emirates. Journal of Workplace Learning, 31 (8), 331-346. (Indexed by SCOPUS).

  • Tahir, R. Ireland, J. Waqar, M. (in press). Networking evolution and entrepreneurial success: An exploratory study of female entrepreneurs in Pakistan. International Journal of Business and Globalisation (in press). (Accepted in 2019). (Indexed by SCOPUS).

  • Tahir, R. & Chamas, Z. (in press). Male trailing spouses in the United Arab Emirate (UAE): Adding novel insight to the prevailing expatriate spouse adjustment frameworks. European Journal of International Management (in press). (Accepted in 2019). (Indexed by SCOPUS).

  • Tahir, R. & Wu, Y. (in press). Cultural influences on knowledge sharing in a French Chinese joint venture: An exploratory study. International Journal of Management Development. (in press) (Accepted in 2018).

  • Tahir, R. (2018). Expanding horizons and expatriate adjustment: Perceptions of western expatriate managers in the multinational companies in the United Arab Emirates. Cross-Cultural & Strategic Management. 25 (3), 2059 -5794. (Indexed by SCOPUS).

  • Tahir, R. & Ertek, G. (2018). Cross-cultural training: A crucial approach to improve the success of expatriate assignment in the United Arab Emirates. Middle-East J. of Management. 5(1), 50 - 74.

  • Tahir, R. (2016). Does gender matter? Female representation on the corporate boards: The case study of New Zealand. International Journal of Management Development. 15(4), 307-320.

  • Tahir, R. (2014). The experiences of female repatriate managers in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) companies. Journal of Global Business Advancement. 7 (1), 55 – 68. (Indexed by SCOPUS).

  • Tahir, R. (2014). The impact of national and organizational cultural differences on international joint venture performance. Business Review, 9(1), 47 – 63.

  • Tahir, R. & Azhar, N. (2013). The adjustment process of female repatriate managers in Australian and New Zealand (ANZ) companies. Global Business Review. 14(1), 155-167. (Indexed by SCOPUS).

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

  • 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. (Indexed by SCOPUS)

  • Tahir, R. & Chen, W. (2011). Strategic motivations of Australian and New Zealand (ANZ) manufacturing foreign direct investments (FDIs) in international markets. Asian Academy of Management Journal, 16(2), 194 – 213. (Indexed by SCOPUS).

  • Luomala, H., Sirieix, L. & Tahir, R. (2009). Exploring emotional-eating patterns in different cultures: Towards a conceptual framework. Journal of International Consumer Marketing, 21(3), 231-245. (Indexed by SCOPUS).

  • Tahir, R. & Larimo, J. (2006). Strategic motivations of Finnish FDIs in Asian Countries. Cross-Cultural Management, 13(3), 165-184. (Indexed by SCOPUS).

  • Tahir, R. & Larimo, J. (2005). Understanding the strategic motivations of Finnish manufacturing FDIs in emerging economies. Asian Business & Management, 4(3), 293-313. (Indexed by SCOPUS).

  • Tahir, R. & Larimo, J. (2004). Understanding the ownership structure choices of Finnish firms in Asian countries. European Business Review, 16(5), 494-510. (Indexed by SCOPUS).

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

  • Tahir, R. (2002). Best of two worlds. January issue, University of Vaasa Journal.

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