Department of International Economics, Government and Business


Room: POR/24.A-1.75

Andrew Inkpen holds a part-time professorship at CBS.  He is the Seward Chair in Global Strategy at Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona State University. His Ph.D. degree is from Ivey Business School, Western University.  He has taught at Ivey Business School, Temple University, National University of Singapore and has been a visiting professor at Nanyang Technological University and European Business School.  Andrew’s research and teaching focus on global strategy and international business.  He has extensive experience in executive education and has written more than 60 teaching cases. Much of his current research deals with the global energy industry and how firms are managing the energy transition.

Primary research areas
  • The energy transition and the role of multinational energy companies

  • Sustainability and eco-innovation adoptions

  • Strategic alliance management

  • Capital allocation in multinational companies

Curriculum Vitae
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Selected publications

Inkpen, AC & Sundaram, A. 2021. The Endurance of Shareholder Value Maximization as the Preferred Corporate Objective, Journal of Management Studies.

Inkpen, AC, Moffett, M. & Ramaswamy, K.  2021. Capital Allocation and Corporate Strategy: An Examination of the Oil & Gas Majors, 1998-2018. Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 33, no. 2: 121-136.

Hartmann, J, Inkpen, AC, & Ramaswamy, K.  2021. Different shades of green: Global oil and gas companies and renewable energy.  Journal of International Business Studies, 52: 879–903.

Inkpen, AC, Minbaeva, D, & Tsang, E.K. 2019.  Unintentional, unavoidable and beneficial knowledge leakage from the multinational enterprise.  Journal of International Business Studies, 50, 2: 250-260.

Inkpen, AC & Tsang, E.   2016.  Reflections on the 2015 Decade Award - Social Capital, Networks, and Knowledge Transfer: An Emergent Stream of Research. Academy of Management Review 41: 573-588.

Cuervo-Cazurra, A, Inkpen, AC, Musacchio, A, & Ramaswamy, K. 2014. Governments as Owners: State-Owned Multinational Companies, Journal of International Business Studies, 45: 919-942.

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Julia Hartmann; Andrew Inkpen; Kannan Ramaswamy / An FsQCA Exploration of Multiple Paths to Ecological Innovation Adoption in European Transportation
In: Journal of World Business, Vol. 57, No. 5, 8.2022
Journal article > peer review
Andrew Inkpen; Anant K. Sundaram / The Endurance of Shareholder Value Maximization as the Preferred Corporate Objective
In: Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 59, No. 2, 3.2022, p. 555-568
Journal article > peer review
Julia Hartmann; Andrew Inkpen; Kannan Ramaswamy / The Oil and Gas Industry : Finding the Right Stance in the Energy Transition Sweepstakes.
In: Journal of Business Strategy, Vol. 43, No. 1, 3.1.2022, p. 17-27
Journal article > peer review
Julia Hartmann; Andrew Inkpen; Kannan Ramaswamy / Different Shades of Green : Global Oil and Gas Companies and Renewable Energy.
In: Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 52, No. 5, 7.2021, p. 879-903
Journal article > peer review
Andrew Inkpen; Dana Minbaeva; Eric W. K. Tsang / Unintentional, Unavoidable, and Beneficial Knowledge Leakage from the Multinational Enterprise
In: Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 50, No. 2, 3.2019, p. 250–260
Journal article > peer review
Andrew Inkpen; Kannan Ramaswamy / State-owned Multinationals and Drivers of Sustainability Practices : An Exploratory Study of National Oil Companies.
In: Sustainability, Stakeholder Governance, and Corporate Social Responsibility. ed. /Sinziana Dorobantu; Ruth V. Aguilera; Jiao Luo; Frances J. Milliken. Bingley : Emerald Group Publishing 2018, p. 95-117 (Advances in Strategic Management, Vol. 38)
Book chapter > peer review
Andrew Inkpen; Kannan Ramaswamy / Breaking up Global Value Chains : Evidence from the Global Oil and Gas Industry.
In: Breaking up the Global Value Chain: Opportunities and Consequences. . ed. /Torben Pedersen; Timothy M. Devinney; Laszlo Tihanyi; Arnaldo Camuffo. Bingley : Emerald Group Publishing 2017, p. 55-80 (Advances in International Management, Vol. 30)
Book chapter > peer review
Andrew Inkpen; Eric W. K. Tsang / Reflections on the 2015 Decade Award-social Capital, Networks, and Knowledge Transfer : An Emergent Stream of Research.
In: Academy of Management Review, Vol. 41, No. 4, 1.10.2016, p. 573-588
Review > peer review
Andrew Inkpen; Paul W. Beamish / Knowledge, Bargaining Power, and the Instability of International Joint Ventures
In: International Business Strategy: Theory and Practice. . ed. /Peter J. Buckley; Pervez N. Ghauri. Abingdon : Routledge 2015, p. 302-322
Book chapter > peer review
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra; Andrew Inkpen; Aldo Musacchio; Kannan Ramaswamy / Governments as Owners : State-owned Multinational Companies.
In: Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 45, No. 8, 2014, 24 p., p. 919-942
Editorial > peer review
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