Published Papers


[58] Kumar, V., Singh, D. Purkayashtha, A., Popli, M., Gaur, A. S. 2019. Springboard internationalization by emerging market firms: Speed of first cross-border acquisition. Journal of International Business Studies, forthcoming.

[57] Nuruzzaman, N., Singh, D., & Gaur, A. S. (equal authorship). 2019. Institutional leverage or escape? The impact of home environment on internationalization of emerging market firms. Global Strategy Journal, conditional acceptance. 

[56] Gaur, A. S., Pattnaik, C., Singh, D., Lee, J. Y. 2019. Internalization advantage and subsidiary performance: the role of business group affiliation and host country characteristics. Journal of International Business Studies, forthcoming.

[55] Gaur, A. S., Ghosh, K., Zheng, Q. 2019. Being good and doing good: A strategic choice perspective of ethics and compliance management function. Journal of Asia Business Studies, forthcoming.

[54] Gaur, A. S., Ma, H., Ge, B. 2019. MNC strategy, knowledge transfer context and knowledge flow in MNEs. Journal of Knowledge Management,

[53]   Bhaumik, S., Driffield, N., Gaur, A. S., Mickiewicz, T., Valler, P. 2019. Corporate governance and MNE strategies in emerging economies. Journal of World Business,

[52] Cuervo-Cazurra, A., Gaur, A. S., Singh, D. (equal authorship) 2019. Pro-market institutions and global strategy: the pendulum of pro-market reforms and reversals. Journal of International Business Studies,

[51] Singh D, Pattnaik C, Lee JY, Gaur A.S. 2019. Subsidiary staffing, cultural friction, and subsidiary performance: Evidence from Korean subsidiaries in 63 countriesHuman Resource Management, 58(2): 219-234.

[50] Nuruzzaman, N., Gaur, A. S., & Sambharya, R. 2019. A microfoundations approach to studying innovation in multinational subsidiaries. Global Strategy Journal, 9(1): 92-116. doi: 10.1002/gsj.1202

[49] Fuad, M. & Gaur, A. S. 2019. Merger waves, entry-timing, and cross-border acquisition completion: A frictional lens perspectiveJournal of World Business, 54(2): 107-118.


[48] Kumar, V., Gaur, A. S., Zhan, W., Luo, Yadong. 2018. Co-evolution of MNCs and local competitors in emerging markets. International Business Review,

[47] Yiu, D. W., Lam, L. W., Gaur, A. S., Lee, S., & Wong, C. S. 2018. Asian relevance, global impact: Asian management research entering a new eraAsia Pacific Journal of Management, 35 (3): 565-571.

[46] Pattnaik, C., Lu, Q., & Gaur, A. S. (equal authorship) 2018. Group affiliation and entry barriers: The dark side of business groups in emerging marketsJournal of Business Ethics, 153 (4): 1051-1066.

[45] Gaur, A. S., Ma, X., & Ding, Z. 2018. Home country supportiveness/ unfavorableness and Outward Foreign Direct Investment from China. Journal of International Business Studies, 49(3): 324-345.

[44] Gaur, A. S., & Kumar, M. 2018. A systematic approach to conducting review studies: An assessment of content analysis in 25 years of IB research. Journal of World Business, doi: 10.1016/j.jwb.2017.11.003

[43] Mukherjee. D., Lahiri, S., Ash, S.R., & Gaur, A.S. 2018. Search motives, local embeddedness and knowledge outcomes in offshoring. Journal of Business Research, forthcoming, doi: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2017.10.035

[42] Singh, D., Pattnaik, C., Gaur, A. S., & Ketencioglu, E. 2018. Corporate expansion during pro-market reforms in emerging markets: The contingent value of group affiliation and unrelated diversification. Journal of Business Research, 82: 220-229. doi: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2017.09.043


[41] Popli, M., Ladkani, R. M., & Gaur, A. S. 2017. Business group affiliation and post-acquisition performance: An extended resource-based view. Journal of Business Research, 81: 21-30.

[40] Piepenbrink, A., & Gaur, A. S. 2017. Topic models as a novel approach to identify themes in content analysis. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 2017.

[39] Popli, M., Akbar, M., Kumar, V., & Gaur, A. S. 2017. Performance effect of internationalization and entrainment with pro-market reforms. Global Strategy Journal, 7(4): 354-374. doi: 10.1002/gsj.1160

[38] Schotter, A., Mudambi, R., Doz, Y., & Gaur, A. S. 2017. Boundary spanning in global organizations. Journal of Management Studies, 54(4): 403-421, doi: 10.1111/joms.12256

[37] Lee, C., Y., Lee, J., H., & Gaur, A. S. 2017. Are large business groups conducive to industry innovation? The moderating role of technological appropriability. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 34(2): 313-337. doi:10.1007/s10490-016-9481-0.


[36] Contractor, F., Yong, Y., Gaur, A. S. 2016. Firm-specific intangible assets and subsidiary profitability: The moderating role of distance, ownership strategy and subsidiary experience. Journal of World Business, 51(6): 950-964.

[35] Gaur, A. S., Pattanaik, C., Lee, J. Y., & Singh, D. 2016. The network advantage of MNCs and business groups and foreign subsidiary performance. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 2016.

[34] Popli, M., Akbar, M., Kumar, V., & Gaur, A. S. 2016. Cultural friction and the role of effective cultural distance in cross-border M&A deal abandonment. Journal of World Business, 51(3): 404-412


[33] Anderson, U., Gaur, A. S., Mudambi, R., & Persson, M. 2015. Unpacking inter-unit knowledge transfer in multinational enterprises. Global Strategy Journal, 5(3): 241-255.

[32] Gaur, A. S. & Delios, A. 2015. International diversification of emerging market firms: The role of ownership structure and group affiliation. Management International Review, 55(2): 235-253.


[31] Gaur, A. S., Ma, X., & Ding, Z. 2014. Perceived Home Country Supportiveness/Unfavorableness and Emerging Market Firms’ Outward FDI. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 2014.

[30] Malhotra, S. & Gaur, A. S. (equal authorship). 2014. Spatial geography and control in foreign acquisitions. Journal of International Business Studies, 45 (2): 191-210.

[29]   Li, S., & Gaur, A. S. 2014. Financial giants and moral pygmies? Multinational corporations and human rights in emerging markets. International Journal of Emerging Markets, 9 (1): 11-32.

[28] Gaur A. S., Kumar, V. & Singh, D. A. (equal authorship) 2014. Institutions, resources and internationalization process of emerging economy firms. Journal of World Business, 49: 12-20.


[27] Singh, D., & Gaur, A. S. 2013. Governance Structure, innovation, and internationalization: Evidence from India. Journal of International Management, 19(3): 300-309.

[26] Mukherjee, D., Gaur, A. S., & Dutta, A. 2013. Creating value through offshore outsourcing: A resource management framework. Journal of International Management, 19 (4): 377-389.

[25] Mukherjee, D., Gaur, A. S., Gaur, S. S., & Schmid, F. 2013. External and internal influences on R&D alliance formation: Evidence from German SMEs, Journal of Business Research, 66(11): 2178-2185.

[24] Contractor, F., Yang, Y., & Gaur, A. S. 2013. Firm-specific intangible assets and subsidiary profitability: The moderating role of distance. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 2013.

[23] Piepenbrink, A., & Gaur, A. S. 2013. Methodological advances in the analysis of two-mode networks – An Illustration using board interlocks of Indian business groups. Organizational Research Methods, 16 (3): 474-496.

[22] Lee, J-H. & Gaur, A. S. (equal authorship) 2013. Managing multi-business firms: A Comparison between Korean Chaebols and Diversified US firms. Journal of World Business, 48 (4): 443-454.

[21] Gaur, A. S., Malhotra, S., & Zhu, P. 2013. Acquisition announcements and stock market valuation of acquiring firms’ rivals: A test of the growth probability hypothesis in China. Strategic Management Journal, 34 (2): 215-232.


[20] Kumar, V., Gaur, A. S., & Pattnaik, C. 2012. Product diversification and international expansion of business groups: Evidence from India. Management International Review, 52 (2): 175-192.


[19] Gaur, A. S., Mukherjee, D., Gaur, S. S., & Schmid, F. 2011. Environmental and firm level influences on inter-organization trust and SME performance. Journal of Management Studies, 48(8): 1752-1781.

[18] Srinivasan, M., Mukherjee, D., & Gaur, A. S. Buyer-supplier partnership quality and supply chain performance: Moderating role of risks, and environmental uncertainty. European Management Journal, 29(4), 260-271.

[17] Gaur, A. S., Kumar, V., & Sarathy, R. 2011. Liability of foreignness and internationalization of emerging market firms. In Asmussen, C., Devinney, T. M., Pedersen, T. & Tihanyi, L. (eds) Advances in International Management – Dynamics of globalization: location-specific advantages or liabilities of foreignness?, Volume 24, New York, NY: Emerald.

[16] Gaur S. S., Vasudevan, H., & Gaur, A. S. 2011. Effect of market orientation on manufacturing performance: Moderating role of firm resources and environmental factors. European Journal of Marketing, 45(7/8): 1172-1193.


[15] Singh, D. A., Gaur, A. S., & Schmid, F. 2010. Corporate diversification, TMT experience and performance: Evidence from German SMEs. Management International Review, 50 (1): 35-56.

[14] Judge, W. Q., Gaur, A. S. & Muller M. K. 2010. Antecedents of shareholder activism: Evidence from a multi-country study. Corporate Governance: An International Review, 18(4): 258-273.

[13] Gaur, A. S. & Kumar, V. (equal contribution) 2010. Internationalization of emerging market firms: A case for theoretical txtension. In Devinney, T. M., Pedersen, T. & Tihanyi, L. (eds) Advances in International Management – The Past, Present and Future of International Business and Management, Volume 23, New York, NY: Emerald.


[12] Hwang P., & Gaur A. S. 2009. Organization efficiency, firm capabilities and economic organization of MNEs. Multinational Business Review, 17 (3): 143-162.

[11] Chaturvedi, S. & Gaur, A. S. 2009. A dynamic model of trust and commitment development in strategic alliances. IIM B Management Review,21 (3): 173-188.

[10] Singh, D. A., & Gaur, A. S. 2009. Business group affiliation, firm governance and firm performance: Evidence from China and India. Corporate Governance: An International Review, 17 (4): 411-425.

[9] Gaur, A. S. & Kumar, V. 2009. International diversification, firm performance and business group affiliation: Empirical evidence from India. British Journal of Management, 20: 172-186.


[8] Delios, A., Gaur, A. S. & Makino, S. (equal contribution)  2008. The timing of international expansion: Information, rivalry, and imitation among Japanese firms, 1980-2002. Journal of Management Studies, 45: 169-195.

[7] Merchant, H. & Gaur, A. S. 2008. Opening the ‘non-manufacturing’ envelope:  the next big enterprise for international business research. Management International Review, 48 (4): 379-396.


[6] Gaur, A. S. & Lu, J. 2007. Ownership strategies and subsidiary performance: Impacts of institutions and experience. Journal of Management, 33 (1): 84-110.

[5] Gaur, A. S., Delios, A. & Singh, K. 2007. Institutional environments, staffing strategies and subsidiary performance. Journal of Management, 33 (4): 611-636.

[4] Gaur, A. S.  2007.  Strategic adaptation during institutional transition. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 2007.

Before 2006

[3] Gaur, A. S. 2006. Changing demands of leadership in new economy: A survey of Indian leaders. IIM B Management Review, 18: 149-158.

[2] Gaur, A. S. & Delios, A. 2006. Business group affiliation and firm performance during institutional transition.Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 2006.

[1] Gaur, A. S., Delios, A., & Singh, K. 2005. Institutional environments, staffing strategies and subsidiary performance: lessons from Japanese MNCs. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 2005.


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