Dikova, Desislava Ph.D.

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Dikova, Desislava Ph.D.

Degree From University of Groningen


  • Business Strategy

Desislava Dikova is a Professor in International Business CEE focus at WU Wien/ Vienna University of Economics & Business. She previously held positions at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands and King’s College London, the UK. She earned her doctorate degree from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, an Executive Master in International and European relations from the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands and a Master of Science in International Economics from the Academy of Economics D.A.Tzenov, Bulgaria.

Desislava Dikova is the Editor-in-chief of the Journal of East West Business (published by Taylor Francis) and has been a member of the editorial board of the Journal of International Business Studies since 2007 and serves as an add hoc reviewer for multiple journals such as International Business Review, Thunderbird International Business Review, Organization Studies, Journal of Management Studies and others. For her outstanding research she has been awarded twice the Academy of Management Best Reviewer Award (2007, 2009), the 2009 WAIB Emerald Award for Highly Commended Paper, she has also been the Academy of International Business Best Paper Nominee in 2009, and the Academy of Management International Management Best Paper Finalist in 2006 and 2008.