Dr Noemi Sinkovics
- Reader (Management)
Noemi Sinkovics (PhD, The University of Manchester, UK) is Reader in International Business at Glasgow University, Adam Smith Business School, UK. Prior to that, she worked at The University of Auckland, NZ and The University of Manchester, UK. Her research interests are theoretical and practical issues around entrepreneurship (including international and social entrepreneurship) and social, environmental and economic upgrading in global value chains. Her work has been published in International Business Review, International Marketing Review, Journal of Business Research, Journal of World Business, Management International Review, Journal of International Management, European Journal of International Management, Journal of Interactive Marketing, Critical Perspectives on International Business and as chapter contributions to edited volumes.
Noemi is a member of the International Business and Enterprise (IBE) research cluster.
Research interests & areas of expertise:
The driving force behind my research is to make a contribution to knowledge production at the business-society interface. My research focuses on how organisations can conduct business in an environmentally and socially sustainable way without risking financial viability.
My current research projects are centring around the following themes:
- The contribution of business to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
- Theoretical and practical issues related to entrepreneurship and implications for international business
- Entrepreneurial business model design and capability development
- Theory building and methodological issues
- Sinkovics, Rudolf R., Noemi Sinkovics, and Frank Siedlok (2023), "Developing firm level management tools for net-zero action," British Academy / Leverhulme Small Research Grant & SAMS, Ref# SRG2223/231623, £9,988
- Sinkovics, Noemi (2021), “Developing research on sustainability and circularity” NZ Performance based research fund (PBRF), NZ$ 6,500.
- Sinkovics, Rudolf, Antje Fiedler, Benjamin Fath, Grigorij Ljubownikow, Noemi Sinkovics, Bridgette Sullivan-Taylor (2020-2021), “Developing a research group on responsible business”, “Covid-19 and business model reconfiguration in exporting SMEs”, “Industry 4.0 awareness and readiness in NZ SMEs”. NZ Performance based research fund (PBRF), NZ$ 13,000.
- Sinkovics, Rudolf (PI) and Mo Yamin, Noemi Sinkovics, Khalid Nadvi, Martin Hess (Co-I’s) (2015), “Responsible business and global production network”, Lord-Alliance Strategic Research Investment Funds, Ref# LA-SRIF AA14179, £230,000.
- Sinkovics, Noemi and Rudolf R Sinkovics (2015), “SCERAT – Social and commercial enterprise resilience assessment tool”, UoM ESRC-IAA Award Ref# ES/M500392/1, fEC £42,000.
- Sinkovics, Noemi (2014), “Social value creation in International Business”, Alliance Manchester Business School Research Project Funding. £5,000
- Sinkovics, Noemi (2013), “Voluntary Servitude”, Fairness at Work Research Centre (FairWRC) @ University of Manchester project funding. £2,000
Supervision opportunities and themes
I welcome PhD applications that fall within the broader research themes listed below.
- Migrant and refugee entrepreneurship
- Circular economy
- Firm contributions to the sustainable development goals (SDGs)
- Social and environmental issues in global value chains (GVCs), e.g. Modern slavery, sustainable innovation, circularity
- Diversity and inclusion in GVCs, e.g. indigenous people, gender issues
PhD supervision - current
- Abeysaykara Balagae, Denanjalee
Sustainability in the Apparel Industry
- Chidambaram, Aravind Bhaskar
Unlocking the Synergies of Sustainability Integration: A Study of Reputational and Stakeholder Dynamics in Business Strategy
PhD supervision - completed
- 2021 - Employability Skills for Workforce Relevance
- 2020 - The drivers of successful partnerships between business and civil society organisations
- 2020 - Beyond CSR in the Sri-Lanka textile industry
- 2019 - Social value creation in different development contexts
- 2016 - Supplier strategies towards economic and social upgrading: the drivers and implications for workers
- MGT5045 - Internationalisation of SMEs
- Editor-in-chief for Data in Brief (Elsevier), 2022-
- Associate editor, Critical perspectives on International Business (cpoib), Emerald, 2022-
Editorial review board member
- International Business Review (IBR), Elsevier, since 2021
- European Management Journal (EMJ), Elsevier, since 2021
- Transnational Corporations (TNC), United Nations, since 2018
- Critical perspectives on international business (cpoib), Emerald, 2020-2021
- Data in Brief, Section editor (Elsevier), 2021
- AIB Insights, since 2023
- Review of International Business Strategy (RIBS), since 2022
Special issue editor
- Matevz (Matt) Raskovic, Racquel Warner, Theresa Onaji-Benson, Fiona Hurd, and Noemi Sinkovics (2023), "Beyond the business case for diversity, equity, and inclusion" (in progress)
- Noemi Sinkovics, Christian Ringle, and Rudolf Sinkovics (2023), "The use of PLS-SEM in data articles", Data in Brief
- Noemi Sinkovics, Vieira Marques, Luciana, and Rob van Tulder (2022), “Working towards the Sustainable Development Goals in earnest – Critical Perspectives on International Business
- Guest editor, Sustainability (2021), "Sustainable business model innovation: Review, analysis and impact on society"
- Guest editor, Critical perspectives on International Business (2020), "Social value creation in international business", Critical Perpsectives on International Business, Vol 16, Issue 1-2
Ad-hoc reviewer for various journals
- see Publons records
Academic leadership service for academic bodies
- Vice President, Women in AIB (WAIB) Shared Interest Group, 2023-
- Executive Baord Member and Secretary, Academy of International Business UK and Ireland Chapter, 2022-
- Executive Board Member and Communications Officer of the Women in AIB (WAIB) Shared Interest Group, 2021-2023
- Vice President Communications of the Academy of International Business Oceania Chapter (AIB Oceania), since 2021
- Social Media Editor, critical perspectives on international business, since 2019
- Executive Board Member and Communications Officer, Academy of International Business UK and Ireland Chapter, 2018-2021