Faculty of Business and Information Technology
Business and Information Technology Building - Room 3036
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4
905.721.8668 ext. 5396
Dr. Hamid Akbari holds a PhD in Strategic Management with an emphasis on international business. His doctoral dissertation, Internationalization and Performance of Emerging Market Firms: Institutional Embeddedness in Advanced Economies, was a finalist for the Best Dissertation Award of the Academy of International Business (AIB) (Peter J. Buckley and Mark Casson AIB Dissertation Award, 2013). A paper based on his dissertation is a finalist for the Academy of Management GWU-CIBER Best Paper on Emerging Markets Award (2013). His research is mainly in the area of international management, with a focus on emerging market corporations. He has studied institutional environments of multinational corporations, performance determinants and outcomes of international acquisitions, and development of organizational capabilities.
Dr. Akbari's recent work includes a case study on technology adoption.
- PhD in Strategic Management Schulich School of Business, York University in Toronto, Ontario
- Master of Business Administration Sharif University of Technology in Tehran, Iran
- Bachelor of Science Sharif University of Technology in Tehran, Iran