Researcher

Dr Christiaan Roell

Fields of Research (FoR)

International business, Corporate social responsibility, Strategy

Biography

Christiaan Röell is a lecturer in International Business at the UNSW Business School, Department of Management and Governance. His research is focused on the political strategies of multinationals in international environments, especially in Southeast Asia. He is interested in government affairs managers as individuals, and his research seeks to unpack corporate political strategizing at a deeper, complex, human level. Christiaan is also...view more

Christiaan Röell is a lecturer in International Business at the UNSW Business School, Department of Management and Governance. His research is focused on the political strategies of multinationals in international environments, especially in Southeast Asia. He is interested in government affairs managers as individuals, and his research seeks to unpack corporate political strategizing at a deeper, complex, human level. Christiaan is also interested in how multinationals collaborate with government agencies to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. His work has been published in journals such as the Journal of Management Studies and the Journal of World Business.

 


My Grants

SSHRC Insight grant 2023-25 'Overcoming adversity in cross-sector partnerships: A micro-level study of commitment. $95,278

BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants SRG 2021-22 'Tackling grand challenges: cross-sectoral collaborations to contribute to the Sustainable Development
Goals' £10,000


My Awards

Best paper award at the 6th Global Strategy and Emerging Markets (GSEM) conference in Vancouver (2022). Title: 'Sowing the Seeds for Political Influence: Aligning CSR Strategies with the Sustainable Development Goals'

Best Paper Award at the 38th Euro-Asia Management Studies Association's (EAMSA) annual conference (2022) in Tokyo 'Sowing the seeds for political influence: Incorporating the UN SDGs into the MNE’s nonmarket strategy'

 

 


My Research Activities

Working papers

  • Relocation and technology sourcing in the era of decoupling
  • Technology transfer potential in local and foreign-owned firms in emerging economies
  • Covert allyship: Implementing LGBT+ policies in an adversarial context
  • Political strategies and the UN SDGs in emerging markets 
  • Constructing business-to-government relationships in emerging markets
  • From an authoritarian regime to a decentralized democracy: Nonmarket strategy in Indonesia
  • When stigma harms legitimacy: Managing the dynamics of stigmatization and legitimization of MNEs 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Location

Business School Building (E12)
Level 5
Room 542

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