Associate Professor Sunil Venaik

Associate Professor

School of Business
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
s.venaik@business.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 68023

Overview

Sunil's research focuses on issues in international business for small and large firms.

Sunil Venaik's teaching and research interests include international business management, doing business in Asia, global marketing, marketing management, and market research. He is one of the top one percent of international business researchers worldwide in the last 50 years, based on his research publications in the Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS), and for which he was awarded a silver medal by JIBS. Sunil graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, and the Australian Graduate School of Management in the University of New South Wales. He is ex-faculty of the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, and was awarded Visiting Fellowships by the National University of Singapore, INSEAD Fontainebleau France, Stockholm Business School in Sweden, the Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur, and the Australian National University. Sunil has extensive experience in case based teaching and learning and has taught courses in the Undergraduate, MBA, Doctoral and Executive Development programs at universities in Australia, India and Singapore. Sunil has broad managerial experience in industry including as the CEO of a medium size enterprise and consulted with national and multinational firms. Sunil has presented papers at reputed international conferences and published widely in The Conversation and in scholarly journals including Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, Organization Science, Organization Studies, European Journal of Marketing, Management International Review, Journal of Business Research, International Business Review, International Marketing Reveiw, Cross Cultural Management, Management Learning, Australian Journal of Management, Australasian Marketing Journal, Australian Economic Papers, and Economic and Political Weekly.

Research Interests

  • MNC strategy and organization
  • National culture
  • FDI in emerging markets

Research Impacts

Sunil's research has been cited over 3,050 times in scholarly journals that have wide-ranging academic, practice and policy impacts. One of his top research papers has had a large-scale global impact with over 1,060 citations, 43,000 plus downloads across 2,442 institutions in 160 countries, in academia, business and government, and in diverse disciplines ranging from agriculture and astronomy, to computing, engineering and economics, to health and medicine.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of New South Wales
  • Master of Business, Ahmedabad University
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), Indian Institute of Technolgy, Delhi

Publications

  • Venaik, Sunil, Midgley, David and Devinney, Timothy (2024). Integration–responsiveness framework. Encyclopedia of International Strategic Management. (pp. 168-173) Edward Elgar Publishing. doi: 10.4337/9781800884045.ch46

  • Shen, Suqin, Venaik, Sunil and Liesch, Peter (2023). A novel model linking UN SDGs with international experience and firm performance. International Business Review 102170, 1-14. doi: 10.1016/j.ibusrev.2023.102170

  • Venaik, Sunil, Brewer, Paul and Midgley, David (2023). A Last Word. Management Research, International Business, and National Culture. (pp. 183-201) New York: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003220732-8

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Venaik, Sunil, Midgley, David and Devinney, Timothy (2024). Integration–responsiveness framework. Encyclopedia of International Strategic Management. (pp. 168-173) Edward Elgar Publishing. doi: 10.4337/9781800884045.ch46

  • Venaik, Sunil, Brewer, Paul and Midgley, David (2023). A Last Word. Management Research, International Business, and National Culture. (pp. 183-201) New York: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003220732-8

  • Venaik, Sunil, Brewer, Paul and Midgley, David (2023). A New Way to Measure and Understand Culture. Management Research, International Business, and National Culture. (pp. 153-182) New York: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003220732-7

  • Venaik, Sunil, Brewer, Paul and Midgley, David (2023). Background to the GLOBE National Culture Model. Management Research, International Business, and National Culture. (pp. 48-75) New York: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003220732-3

  • Venaik, Sunil, Brewer, Paul and Midgley, David (2023). Background to the Hofstede National Culture Model. Management Research, International Business, and National Culture. (pp. 21-47) New York: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003220732-2

  • Venaik, Sunil, Brewer, Paul and Midgley, David (2023). Culture Stereotypes. Management Research, International Business, and National Culture. (pp. 97-119) New York: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003220732-5

  • Venaik, Sunil, Brewer, Paul and Midgley, David (2023). Introduction. Management Research, International Business, and National Culture. (pp. 1-20) New York: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003220732-1

  • Venaik, Sunil, Brewer, Paul and Midgley, David (2023). Is Culture National or Universal?. Management Research, International Business, and National Culture. (pp. 120-152) New York: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003220732-6

  • Venaik, Sunil, Brewer, Paul and Midgley, David (2023). Measurement of National Culture in Management Research. Management Research, International Business, and National Culture. (pp. 76-96) New York: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003220732-4

  • Midgley, David F., Venaik, Sunil and Christopoulos, Demetris (2018). Culture as a Configuration of Values: An Archetypal Perspective. Research in Experimental Economics. (pp. 63-88) Bingley, United Kingdom: Emerald Publishing Limited. doi: 10.1108/s0193-230620180000020004

  • Datla, Vani Vishwanadh Varma, Iyer, Adith, Deshpande, Akshay and Venaik, Sunil (2017). Flipkart. How Asian brands soar II: lessons from world's top 10 Asian cases. (pp. 49-84) edited by Chung K. Kim, Myung-Soo Lee and Mina Jun. Seoul, Republic of Korea: Academy of Asian Business.

  • Venaik, S. (2006). Small and medium enterprises in the global economy: Strategies for sustaining competitive advantage. Leading Economic and Managerial Issues Involving Globalisation. (pp. 197-211) edited by Jacques-Marie Aurifeille, Serge Svizzero and C. A. Tisdell. Hauppage, N.Y. U.S.A.: Nova Science Publishers.

  • Venaik, S., Midgley, D. F. and Devinney, T.M. (2004). Dual paths to multinational subsidiary performance: Networking to learning and autonomy to innovation. Creating Value through International Strategy. (pp. 130-144) edited by A. Arino, P. Ghemawat and J.E. Ricart. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. doi: 10.1057/9780230005563

  • Ray, P. and Venaik, S. (2004). Overseas research and development and appropriation of intellectual property rights in transnational corporations. South Asia in the Era of Globalization: Trade, Industrialization and Welfare. (pp. 45-57) edited by M. Bhattacharya, R. Smyth and M. Vicziany. New York: Nova Science.

  • Devinney, T. M., Midgley, D. F. and Venaik, S. (2003). Managerial beliefs, market contestability and dominant strategic orientation in the eclectic paradigm. International Business and the Eclectic Paradigm: Developing the OLI Framework. (pp. 152-173) edited by J. Cantwell and R. Narula. UK: Routledge.

  • Venaik, Sunil (1998). Equity joint ventures by firms seeking technology from MNCs. Globalization, privatization and the free market economy. (pp. 150-165) edited by C. P. Rao. London: Quorum.

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Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor