C. Annique Un
Curriculum VitaeAssociate Professor of International Business and Strategy

C. Annique Un

304B Hayden Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5000

617.373.6567
a.un@northeastern.edu


Profile

Education

PhD, Strategy and International Management, Sloan School, MIT
MBA, Finance and International Business, University of Notre Dame
BBA, Finance and Japanese Studies, University of Notre Dame

Research & Teaching Interests

Professor Un's research interests include comparing innovativeness of foreign and domestic firms, how R&D investments, R&D collaborations, R&D outsourcing, and the management of people influence innovation. She has taught international business courses at PhD, MBA, and undergraduate levels.

Industry & Academic Experience

Prior to joining Northeastern University, Professor Un was a faculty member at Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management and the University of South Carolina’s Moore School of business. Before earning her doctorate from MIT, she was a financial analyst for the Ford Motor Company.

Services to the Profession

Chair, Academy of International Business Special Interest Townhall Sessions, 2016.

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, 2015-present.

Editorial Board Member, Industry and Innovation, 2015-present.

Associate Program Chair Nominee, Global Strategy Interest Group, Strategic Management Society, 2015 and 2013.

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 2014-present.

Editorial Board Member, Journal of World Business, 2014-present.

Editorial Board Member, Organization Studies, 2003-2013.

Elected Representative, Global Strategy Interest Group, Strategic Management Society, 2010-2011.

Awards & Recognition

Outstanding Service Award, Academy of International Business, 2016.

Research Grant, Ministry of Economics and Competitiveness, Spain, 2017-2019.

Research Grant, Ministry of Education, Spain, 2009-2016.

Strategic Summer Research Award, D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University, 2015 & 2016.

Reviewer, Research Science Foundation, Office of the Prime Minister of Singapore, 2014.

Winner, Best Reviewer Award, Academy of International Business, 2013.

Winner, Best Paper Award, International Management Division, Economics and Strategy Society, 2012.

Publications

Selected Publications

Un, C. A. (2016). The liability of localness in innovation. Journal of International Business Studies, 47(1): 44-67.

Cuervo-Cazurra, A., Narula, R., and Un, C. A. (2015). Internationalization motives: Sell more, buy better, upgrade, and escape. Multinational Business Review, 23(1): 25-35.

Un, C. A. and Asakawa, K. (2015). Types of R&D collaborations and process innovation: The benefit of collaborating upstream in the knowledge chain. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 32(1): 138-153

Un, A. (2011). The advantage of foreignness in innovation. Strategic Management Journal, 32(11), 1232-1242.

Cuervo-Cazurra, A., Un, C. A. (2010). Why some firms never invest in formal R&D. Strategic Management Journal, 31(7): 759-779.

Presentations

Selected Presentations

Un, C. A. 2016. Learning from R&D outsourcing and learning by R&D outsourcing. Strategic Management Society Annual Meeting. Berlin, Germany. September.

Un, C. A. 2015. Overcoming the liability of localness in innovation. Academy of International Business Annual Meeting. Bangalore, India. June.

Un, C. A. 2015. Country-of-origin, government-based and consumer-based advantage and disadvantage of foreignness, and foreign investment. Academy of International Business Annual Meeting. Bangalore, India. June.

Un, C. A. 2014. Skills and innovation of small foreign and domestic firms. Strategic Management Society Annual Meeting. Madrid, Spain. September.

Un, C. A. 2014. R&D collaborations and innovation: A comparison between subsidiaries of foreign MNEs and domestic firms. Academy of International Business Annual Meeting. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. June.