Faculty Fellows

The Centre has nominated several faculty members whose research and teaching focuses on business issues in the Asia Pacific region:

Rajiv Kozhikode

Dr. Rajiv Krishnan Kozhikode

Dr. Rajiv Krishnan Kozhikode joined the Beedie school of Business in 2012 as a tenure track assistant professor with joint appointments in IB and MOS areas. Prior to joining SFU, he was a tenure track assistant professor with the department of Global Economics and Management of the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Groningen from 2010 to 2012. He obtained his PhD in Management in 2010 from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. During his PhD, he also spent a semester at Columbia University as a visiting scholar. His research spans three streams of research that use the Asian Pacific region as a backdrop for both theory development and empirical enquiry. While one of these three streams is in the nexus of public policy formulation and organizational strategic action, a second stream examines the sociological foundations of organizational misconduct, and a third streams examines the technological catching up of emerging economy firms, especially those from the Asian Pacific region. His work has appeared in the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, Journal of International Management, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, and Organizational Dynamics.

Rekha Krishnan

Dr. Rekha Krishnan

Rekha Krishnan joined SFU Business in September 2005 from the University of Tilburg in the Netherlands, where she recently submitted her PhD thesis. Her dissertation, which examined trust and alliance performance, won a 2001 Best Dissertation Proposal award from the European International Business Academy. A tenure track faculty member in international business, Rekha focuses on international alliance performance and is particularly interested in the softer, relational issues which can affect alliance performance. Originally from India, Rekha finds Vancouver’s beautiful landscape an inspiration for her poetry, which has been published in Indian English language newspapers. She also writes business cases for a non-academic business magazine in India.

Mila Lazarova

Dr. Mila Lazarova

Dr. Mila Lazarova joined the Beedie School of Business in 2002 from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, where she received her PhD.Her research interests include expatriate management, with a focus on repatriation and the career impact of international assignments; work/life balance issues related to assignments; global careers and the role of organizational career development and mobility practices in organizations; the changing role of the HR department; and comparative human resource management. She was recently awarded a SSHRC standard research grant for a comparative study of HR practices and the changing role of the HR department in organizations.

Chang Hoon Oh

Dr. Chang Hoon Oh

Dr. Chang Hoon Oh joined the Beedie School of Business in 2012. He received his PhD degree from Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. Before joining SFU, he worked for Brock University as an associate professor. He also worked for Samsung Electronics and Samsung Corporation as a marketing manager at their headquarters. His research centers on country risk, business continuity, internationalization strategy, and globalization versus regionalization. He has published several articles about Korean, Chinese, and ASEAN firms and economy.

Nilesh Saraf

Dr. Nilesh Saraf

Professor Saraf focuses his research on the diffusion of enterprise information technology and its role in creating business value. He also conducts research on open source software development, strategic behavior of IT product and service vendors and on the emergence of technology standards.

Professor Saraf’s research has appeared in top journals namely, MIS Quarterly and Information Systems Research. His research has won competitive awards including the Emerald Management Reviews Citations of Excellence Awards for 2011 and the runner-up award for the Best Doctoral Dissertation competition (ACM-SIGMIS) in 2004. He has also won competitive external grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

Rosalie Tung

Dr. Rosalie Tung

Dr. Rosalie L.Tung a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the Academy of Management, and the Academy of International Business. She also won the 1998 Vancouver YWCA Woman of the Year award in Management, the Professions and Trades; in 1997 she won the American Society for Advanced Global Competitiveness Research Award. Rosalie joined Beedie School of Business in 1991 after serving on the faculties of a number of American universities, including a Wisconsin Distinguished Professorship with the University of Wisconsin System and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She has been a visiting professor at universities around the world, including Harvard, and has served on the United Nations’ Task Force on Human Resource Management. Rosalie is also involved in management development and consulting activities around the world.