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Douglas Dow  

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ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE & POSITIONS

Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne – 1993 to present – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

    • Professor in Business Strategy – Melbourne Business School – 2015 to present

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Director – Melbourne Business School Ltd – June 2011 to March 2020

Head of Department – 2013 to 2016 Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of Melbourne
(* – as of May 2013 – the Department of Business Administration encompasses all academic faculty at MBS)

Associate Professor in Business Strategy – 1997 to 2015
Centre for the Practice of International Trade

Senior Research Fellow – 1996 to 1997
Centre for the Practice of International Trade

Senior Research Fellow – 1994 to 1995
Pacific Dunlop-ARC Collaborative Research Project

Research Assistant – 1993
Pacific Dunlop-ARC Collaborative Research Project

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Subjects Taught: (MBA subjects, unless otherwise specified)

    • Business Strategy, 1997 to present
    • Capstone, 2014 to present
    • Competitive Business Analysis, 1992 to 1997, 1999
    • General Business Management, 1995 to 1996
    • Business Strategy – EMBA, 1995
    • Managing the International Enterprise, 1999 to 2003
    • Integrative Projects, 2004 to 2009

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HONORARY POSITIONS HELD

Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy
President (2017 to 2023) – www.anziba.org

Journal of International Business Studies
Consulting Editor – 2013 to date
Editorial Review Board – 2007 to 2013

Journal of World Business
Editorial Review Board – 2016 to date

Global Strategy Journal
Editorial Review Board – 2017 to date

Australian Journal of Management
Editorial Review Board – 2015 to date

Review of International Business and Strategy
Senior Advisory Board – 2016 to date

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AWARDS

Hans B. Thorelli Award   August 2019
Awarded by the American Marketing Association (AMA) for article titled ‘A Note on Psychological Distance and Export Market Selection, which was published in Journal of International Marketing, 2000, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 51-64.  Each year, the Hans B. Thorelli Award recognizes an article that has made the most significant and long-term contribution to international marketing theory or practice.

Academy of International Business – Silver Medal   June 2019
Awarded by the Academy of International Business (AIB) for exceptional, past contributions to the Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS) in honour of its Silver Jubilee. One platinum, 16 Gold and 105 Silver medals were awarded.

JIBS – Best Reviewer Award   2020, 2019, 2018, 2013, and 2012
Awarded to the 12 best reviewers each year for the Journal of International Business Studies.

Emerald Literati Award   2018
For the chapter ‘Are We at a Turning Point for Distance Research in International Business Studies?‘ published in Progress in International Business Research.

Emerald Literati Award   2018
For the chapter ‘Born global firms and accidental internationalists: Has Hennart (2014) opened a can of worms?‘ published in Review of International Business and Strategy.

Best Paper Award   2014
Awarded for the paper ‘The Effects of Within-Country Linguistic and Religious Diversity on Foreign Acquisition‘ – presented at the SMS Regional Conference, December 2014, Sydney.

Best Paper Award   2012
Awarded for the paper ‘
Extending the Uppsala Model with Inertia Mediating State to Change Transition‘ – presented at the Australia & New Zealand International Business Academy (ANZIBA) Annual Conference in March 2012, Adelaide.

Best Paper Award   2010
Awarded for the paper ‘
A Mediating Model of Psychic Distance and FDI Market Selection‘ –  presented at the Australia & New Zealand International Business Academy (ANZIBA) Annual Conference in March 2010, Sydney.

Best Paper Award   2009
Awarded for the paper
A Mediating Model of Psychic Distance and FDI Market Selection‘ at the European International Business Academy (EIBA) Annual conference in December 2009, Valencia, Spain.

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EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy   1997
University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Master of Business Administration   1984
University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

Bachelor of Applied Science (Mechanical Engineering)   1979
Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

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PRIVATE SECTOR EXPERIENCE

Boston Consulting Group   1985 to 1990, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia – Senior Manager

Pratt & Whitney Canada   1979 to 1985, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

    • Design Engineer, 1979 to 1980
    • Technical Service Representative, 1980 to 1983
    • Test Engineer, 1984 to 1985

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