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Meyer, Klaus E.
Professor of Strategy and International Business, CEIBS


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* 1997 PhD in Economics/International Business, London Business School
* 1992 M.A in Economics, University of Göttingen
* 1988 B.A. in Business Management, University of Göttingen

* Strategies of Foreign Investors in Emerging Economies
* Multinational Enterprises from Emerging Economies
* The Role of Multinational Enterprises in Society
* Global Strategy

* Strategic Management
* International Business
* Business Strategy in the Global Economy


Dr. Klaus E. Meyer joined CEIBS on September 1, 2011 as Professor of Strategy and International Business. He has been Professor of Strategy and International Business at the School of Management, University of Bath since September 2007. He is holding a position of Adjunct Professor (honorary) at Copenhagen Business School in Denmark.

At the University of Bath, Dr. Meyer is teaching topics related to Strategic Management and International Business on MSc and MBA programmes. He has previously taught at the University of Reading, Copenhagen Business School, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, as well as Cheng-chi University in Taipei, covering topics such "International Comparative and Intercultural Management", "International Business in Emerging Markets" , "International Business", "Strategic Management", "Business in the East European Economies", and "Transformation in Eastern Europe". Dr. Meyer graduated with a PhD from London Business School, UK in 1997 with a dissertation on "Determinants of Direct Foreign Investment in the Transition Economies in Central and Eastern Europe", which received the best thesis award by the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies.

Dr. Meyer’s current research focuses on strategies of multinational enterprises in emerging economies. He is in particular interested in how firms adapt their business strategies to the specific conditions prevailing in each emerging economy. He has thus investigated foreign investor's choice of entry mode and foreign acquisitions in transition economies. Another stream of research focuses on the global strategies that may bring multinational enterprises into emerging economies in the first place.

Related to research, Dr. Meyer holds some responsibilities in scholarly associations and journals, including the role of Senior Editor of the Asia Pacific Journal of Management, and a Consulting Editor, book review editor of the Journal of International Business Studies. In addition, he has been serving as Track Chair for the conferences of the Academy of International Business (AIB) in Beijing (2006), Rio de Janeiro (2010) and Nagoya (2011).