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Anupama Phene

Professor of International Business

  • Department: International Business
  • Email: anuphene@gwu.edu
  • Phone: 202-994-6764
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  • Office: Duques Hall, 401 S
Education:
  • PhD, University of Texas at Dallas, 1999
  • MBA, Indian Institute of Management, 1990
  • BS, Bombay University, 1988

Biography

Anu Phene is a professor of international business and Phillip Grub Distinguished Scholar at the George Washington University School of Business. Before joining GW, she was an Associate Professor of Strategy and David Eccles Faculty Fellow at the University of Utah. She received her PhD in international management from the University of Texas and her MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Prior to beginning her doctoral studies, she worked for American Express Bank in the treasury department.

Her research focuses on multinational firm and subsidiary innovation, knowledge transfer within and across firms, mechanisms to transfer knowledge and the geographic boundaries of knowledge. She has published articles in the Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of International Business Studies, Management International Review, and the Journal of Management. She Has also co-authored various book chapters. She received the 2010 GWSB Teaching Excellence Award at George Washington University and the 2006 Brady Superior Teaching Award at the University of Utah.

Selected Publications

Complexity, context and governance in biotechnology alliances. Phene, A. and S. Tallman. Journal of International Business Studies, 2012 43(1): 61-83.

When do acquisitions facilitate technological exploration and exploitation. Phene, A., Tallman, S. and P. Almeida. Journal of Management. 2012 38(3): 753-783.

Managing knowledge within and outside the multinational corporation. Almeida, P. and A. Phene. In Andersson, M, Johansson, B, Karlsson, C and H. Loof (Eds), Innovation and Growth: From R&D strategies of innovating firms to economy-wide technological change. 2012, Oxford University Press.

Innovation and Growth: From R&D strategies of innovating firms to economy-wide technological change. 2012, Oxford University Press. Innovation in multinational subsidiaries: The role of knowledge assimilation and subsidiary capabilities. Phene, A. and P. Almeida. Journal of International Business Studies. 2008, 39(5): 901-919

Evolution of international strategic alliances, Phene A. in S. Tallman (ed), A New Generation in International Strategic Management, 2007, Elgar

Leveraging knowledge across geographic boundaries, Tallman, S. and A. Phene. Organization Science, 2007, 18(2): 252-260 Co-ordination, appropriation and governance in alliances: The biotechnology case, Tallman, S. and A. Phene in A. Arino and J Reuer (eds), Strategic Alliances: Governance and Contracts, 2006, Palgrave MacMillan

Co-ordination, appropriation and governance in alliances: The biotechnology case, Tallman, S. and A. Phene in A. Arino and J Reuer (eds), Strategic Alliances: Governance and Contracts, 2006, Palgrave MacMillan

Structuring and restructuring alliances: A theory based process model, Tallman, S. and A. Phene, in O. Shenkar and J. Reuer (eds), Handbook of Strategic Alliances, 2006, Sage Publications

Breakthrough innovations in the U.S. biotechnology industry: The effects of technological space and geographic origin, Phene, A., Fladmoe-Lindquist, K and L. Marsh. Strategic Management Journal, 2006, 27(4): 369-388

Knowledge transfer within the multinational firm: What drives the speed of transfer? Phene, A., Madhok, A . and K. Liu, Management International Review, 2005, 45 (Special Issue 2): 53-74

Subsidiaries and knowledge creation: The influence of the MNC and host country on innovation, Almeida P. and A. Phene, Strategic Management Journal, 2004, 25(8-9),: 847-864

Innovation and knowledge management: Scanning, sourcing and integration. Almeida, P., Phene, A. and R. Grant, in M. Easterby-Smith and M. Lyles (eds.), Handbook of Organizational Learning and Management, 2003, Blackwell Publishing

The co-evolutional advantage : Strategic management theory and the eclectic paradigm, Madhok, A. and A. Phene in J. Cantwell and R. Narula (eds.), International Business and the Eclectic Paradigm, 2003. Routledge

How do firms evolve? The patterns of technological evolution of semiconductor subsidiaries, Phene A. and P. Almeida, International Business Review, 12(3), June 2003: 349-367

Knowledge flows and geography in biotechnology, Phene, A. and S. Tallman, International Journal of Medical Marketing 2(3), May 2002: 241-254

Knowledge transfer through alliances: The role of culture, Almeida, P., Grant, R. and A. Phene, in M. Gannon and K. Newman (eds.), Handbook of Cross Cultural Management, 2001, Blackwell Publishing

The coevolutional advantage: Strategic management theory and the eclectic paradigm, Madhok, A. and A. Phene, International Journal of the Economics of Business. 8 (2), July 2001: 243-256

The stature of the Journal of International Business Studies, Phene, A. and S. Guisinger, Journal of International Business Studies, 29(3), 1998: 621-632