lrsi

Department of Strategy and Innovation

  • Center for Corporate Governance
Larissa
Rabbiosi
Professor with special responsibilities


Room: KIL/14.A-3.81
Tel:
+4538152897
E-mail: lr.si@cbs.dk
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Larissa Rabbiosi (PhD, Politecnico di Milano) is Professor (MSO) in International Business at Copenhagen Business School. Her research concerns the relationship between the organization of firms and their strategic processes with a particular focus on knowledge transfer, innovation, and international expansion. Her current research interests include the relationship between immigrants and firm performance, institutions and multinational corporations’ strategies, and post-acquisition integration management.

 

Primary research areas
  • The relationship between diasporas and firms’ performance (e.g., internationalization, collaborations, innovation)

  • Corruption and multinational corporations

  • HQ-subsidiary relationships

  • Knowledge transfer

  • Post-acquisition integration: processes and effects

 


Administrative tasks


Link to this homepage
www.cbs.dk/en/staff/lrsi
Courses

International Business Strategy, Bachelor in International Business & Politics


 

Supervision


Other teaching activities


Selected publications

Rabbiosi L., Santangelo G.D., “Host country corruption and the organization of HQ-subsidiary relationships”, Journal of International Business Studies, forthcoming.

Colombo M.G., Rabbiosi L., 2014, “Technological similarity, post-acquisition R&D reorganization and innovation performance in horizontal acquisition”. Research Policy, Vol. 43, pp. 1039-1054.

Rabbiosi L., Santangelo G.D., 2013, “Parent company's benefits from reverse knowledge transfer:  The role of the liability of newness in MNEs”, Journal of World Business, Vol. 48(1), pp. 160–170.

Minbaeva D., Mäkelä K., Rabbiosi L., 2012, “Linking HRM and knowledge transfer via individual-level mechanisms”, Human Resource Management, May–June, Vol. 51(3), pp. 387–405.

Rabbiosi L., 2011. “Subsidiary roles and reverse knowledge transfer: an investigation of the effects of coordination mechanisms”, Journal of International Management, Vol. 17, pp. 97-113.

 

Publications sorted by:
2019
Francesco Di Lorenzo; Anupama Phene; Paul Almeida; Larissa Rabbiosi / Building on Immigrant Knowledge : Non-Ethnic Community Inventors and Knowledge Sourcing Behavior.
Paper presented at DRUID19 Conference, 2019
Paper > peer review
Larissa Rabbiosi; Aleksandra Gregoric; Tamara Stucchi / Diaspora Ownership and Homeland Firms' Internationalization
In: Journal of International Management, 11.1.2019
Journal article > peer review
Aleksandra Gregoric; Larissa Rabbiosi; Grazia D. Santangelo / Diaspora Ownership and Technological Licensing by Emerging Market
Paper presented at DRUID19 Conference, 2019
Paper > peer review
Larissa Rabbiosi; Grazia D. Santangelo / Host country corruption and the organization of HQ–subsidiary relationships
In: Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 50, No. 1, 2.2019, p. 111-124
Journal article > peer review
2018
Jasper J. Hotho; Dana Minbaeva; Maral Muratbekova-Touron; Larissa Rabbiosi / Coping with Favoritism in Recruitment and Selection : A Communal Perspective.
In: Journal of Business Ethics, 22.12.2018
Journal article > peer review
Dana Minbaeva; Larissa Rabbiosi; Günter K. Stahl / Not Walking the Talk? : How Host Country Cultural Orientations May Buffer the Damage of Corporate Values’ Misalignment in Multinational Corporations.
In: Journal of World Business, Vol. 53, No. 6, 2018, p. 880-895
Journal article > peer review
Sara Vardi; Dana Minbaeva; Larissa Rabbiosi / The Effect of Talent Management on Individual Performance
Paper presented at 7th Workshop on Talent Management, 2018
Paper
Phillip Christopher Nell; Larissa Rabbiosi / Too Much Focus on Point Estimates : A Severe Trap in Hc Analytics.
Frederiksberg : Copenhagen Business School, CBS 2018, 3 p.
Working paper
2016
Massimo G. Colombo; Solon Moreira; Larissa Rabbiosi / Learning-By-Being-Acquired : Post-Acquisition R&D Team Reorganization and Knowledge Transfer.
Paper presented at The DRUID 20th Anniversary Conference 2016, 2016
Paper > peer review
Massimo Gaetano Colombo; Solon Moreira; Larissa Rabbiosi / Learning-by-Being-Acquired : Post-acquisition R&D Team Reorganization and Knowledge Transfer.
In: Proceedings of the Seventy-sixth Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. ed. /John Humphreys. Briar Cliff Manor, NY : Academy of Management 2016, p. 1736-1741 (Academy of Management Proceedings)
Article in proceedings > peer review
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Academic Interests

The role of diaspora investors in developing countries: A study of firm internationalization and inter-firm collaborations.  
Project Coordinator: Professor MSO Larissa Rabbiosi

Although the relevance of diaspora members (immigrants) as active actors in their countries of origin and countries of residence is becoming more evident, little is still known about the channels used by individual firms to benefit from immigrants. The proposed project aims to understand how firm internationalization, inter-firm collaborations, and innovation are affected by diaspora members’ participation in firms as e.g. foreign investors, inventors, returnees.

First, we propose equity ownership as a form of connection between the homeland firms and diasporans (i.e. diaspora members). Specifically, we draw on the literature on diaspora combined with an owners-as-resources perspective to theorize about how diaspora owners can affect the homeland firm’s internationalization. We suggest that the anticipated entry costs deriving from the liability of foreignness faced by homeland firms explain how the impact of diaspora owners varies depending on entry mode. Finally, we compare diaspora owners to other types of foreign owner which we argue have lower levels of motivation and ability to help homeland firms to internationalize, and contribute relatively less to their internationalization than diaspora owners.

 

Second, we expect that the liability of origin makes participation in international technology licensing challenging for emerging market firms. We draw on signaling theory and argue that diaspora ownership—diasporan equity investment—constitutes a reliable signal of firm quality and trustworthiness which facilitates emerging market firms’ access to international technology licensing. We theorize further about how the efficacy of diaspora ownership as a credibility-enhancing mechanism varies with the firm’s subnational context characteristics.

 

Third, technically skilled immigrants are highly strategically important for firm innovation. However, immigrants are socially embedded resources, in the sense that their belonging to the ethnic social community creates access to knowledge and creation of competencies that cannot be easily imitated from non-members of the ethnic community. This inherent ethnic social embeddedness can be inscrutable to the organization itself. Based  on insights from the resource-based view, we investigate how and under what conditions organizations capitalize on immigrants with technical skills and harness them for innovation.

 

Team

Principal Investigator:
Larissa Rabbiosi (Copenhagen Business School)

Associated faculty:
Aleksandra Gregoric (Copenhagen Business School)
Anu Phene (George Washington University)

Francesco Di Lorenzo (Copenhagen Business School)
Grazia D. Santangelo (Copenhagen Business School)
Ram Mudambi (Fox School of Business)

 

Funding

Danish Council for Independent Research, Social Sciences (FSE).

 

 

Research Projects
Outside activities

No outside activities reported.