Associate Professor of International Business, MS in International Management Academic Program Director
Ph.D., Indiana University, IN
M.B., Indiana University, IN
B.A., Simpson College, IA
Research & Teaching Interests
Professor Banalieva’s research focuses on the geographic scope and institutional contexts that enable or constrain the strategies of family and non-family firms, especially from emerging markets and transition economies. Professor Banalieva’s teaching interests include conducting interactive, team-based, and cross-cultural simulations and video case studies to illustrate the complexities of doing business in an international context.
Industry & Academic Experience
Prior to joining Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business faculty, Professor Banalieva worked at Indiana University. She was also a research assistant for the immigrant entrepreneurs in Iowa project at Simpson College. Professor Banalieva has worked as a finance intern for Ruan Securities and Edwards Jones.
Services to the Profession
Professor Banalieva served as an Editorial Board Member for both the Journal of Management and the Global Strategy Journal from 2014 through 2016. Her position as a co-editor with Laszlo Tihanyi, Torben Pedersen, and Tim Devinney (eds.) for the 2015 volume of Advances in International Management lasted through 2015. From 2013 through the present, she is also serving as an Editorial Review Board Member for the Management and Organization review. Professor Banalieva was an Invited Proposal Evaluator for 2013 and 2014. Starting in 2012 through the present, she has held a position as an Editorial Review Board Member for the Strategic Management Review.
Awards & Recognition
Finalist, IM Division Best Paper in OB/HRM/OT award, Academy of Management (2014)
Winner, the Haynes Prize for the Most Promising Scholar Under the Age of 40, Academy of International Business (2012)
Winner, the IMD Skolkovo Best Paper on Emerging Markets, Academy of Management (2010)
Banalieva, E. R., Eddleston, K., & Zellweger, R. 2014. When Do Family Firms Have an Advantage in Transitioning Economies? Toward a Dynamic Institution-Based View. Strategic Management Journal. DOI: 10.1002/smj.2288.
Chari, M. & Banalieva, E. R. 2014. How do pro-market reforms impact firm profitability? The case of India under reform. Journal of World Business, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jwb.2014.05.004.
Banalieva, E. R. 2014. Embracing the Second Best? Synchronization of Reform Speeds, Excess High-Discretion Slack, and Performance of Transition Economy Firms. Global Strategy Journal, 4(2): 104-126
Banalieva, E. R. & Dhanaraj, C. 2013. Home Regional Orientation in International Expansion Strategies. Journal of International Business Studies, 44: 89-116.
Banalieva, E., Eddleston, K. 2011. Home Regional Focus and Performance of Family Firms: The Role of Family vs. Non-Family Leaders. Journal of International Business Studies, 42, 1060-1072.