Institut for International Økonomi, Politik og Business

Professor MSO

Kontor: POR/24.A-2.58a

Sabina Nielsen’s research focuses at the intersection of strategy and international management with a particular focus on the composition, dynamics and decision-making of top management teams and boards of directors. Her research has been published in journals such as Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Management International Review, Journal of World Business, and Strategic Organization, and has been recognized with several prestigious national and international awards such as the Tietgen, Jorcks and Nykredit Prizes. Sabina is currently serving as a representative-at-large of the Global Strategy Group at the Strategic Management Society (SMS).

Primære forskningsområder
  • Strategic leadership
  • Diversity
  • Team processes and effectiveness
  • Top management teams
  • Boards of directors
  • International strategy
Curriculum Vitae
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Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling, Theory Construction and Model Building in Strategic Management, Recent Trends in Corporate Governance Research, Empirical Corporate Governance


I am supervising bachelor and master thesis as well as various projects on the topics of strategic leadership, diversity and international strategy.

Udvalgte publikationer

B.B. Nielsen and S. Nielsen (2013). Top management team nationality diversity and firm performance: A multilevel study, Strategic Management Journal, forthcoming. A. Minichilli, A. Zattoni, S. Nielsen, and M. Huse (2012). Board task performance: an exploration of micro- and macro-level determinants of board effectiveness, Journal of Organizational Behavior, 33(2): 193-215 B.B. Nielsen and S. Nielsen (2009). Learning and innovation in international strategic alliances: An empirical test of the role of trust and tacitness, Journal of Management Studies, 46(6): 1031-1056. S. Nielsen (2009). Why do top management teams look the way they do? A multilevel exploration of industry, organizational and corporate elite antecedents, Strategic Organization, 7(3): 277-305. S. Nielsen and M. Huse (2010). The contribution of women on boards of directors: Going beyond the surface, Corporate Governance: An International Review, 18(2): 136-148.

Publikationer sorteret efter:
Sabina Tasheva; Bo Bernhard Nielsen / The Role of Global Dynamic Managerial Capability in the Pursuit of International Strategy and Superior Performance
I: Journal of International Business Studies, 22.6.2020
Tidsskriftartikel > peer review
Sabina Tasheva; Amy Hillman / Integrating Diversity at Different Levels : Multi-level Human Capital, Social Capital, and Demographic Diversity and their Implications for Team Effectiveness.
I: Academy of Management Review, Vol. 44, Nr. 4, 10.2019, s. 746-765
Tidsskriftartikel > peer review
Saul Estrin; Bo B. Nielsen; Sabina Nielsen / Emerging Market Multinational Companies and Internationalization : The Role of Home Country Urbanization.
I: Journal of International Management, Vol. 23, Nr. 3, 2017, s. 326-339
Tidsskriftartikel > peer review
Sabina Nielsen; Bo Bernhard Nielsen; Ulf Andersson / A Cross-classified Analysis of the International Diversification-performance Relationship
I: Proceedings of the Seventy-sixth Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. red. /John Humphreys. Briar Cliff Manor, NY : Academy of Management 2016, s. 1218-1222 (Academy of Management Proceedings)
Konferencebidrag i proceedings > peer review
Saul Estrin; Klaus E. Meyer; Bo Bernhard Nielsen; Sabina Nielsen / Home Country Institutions and the Internationalization of State Owned Enterprises : A Cross-Country Analysis.
I: Journal of World Business, Vol. 51, Nr. 2, 2.2016, s. 294-307
Tidsskriftartikel > peer review
Sabina Nielsen; Bo Bernhard Nielsen; Saul Estrin / Internationalization of Emerging Market Multinational Companies : The Role of Industry Internationalization and Home Country Urbanization.
Paper presented at Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy Conference. ANZIBA 2016, 2016
Paper > peer review
Bo Bernhard Nielsen; Saul Estrin; Klaus Meyer; Sabina Nielsen / Do State-Owners Facilitate or Constrain Corporate Strategies of Internationalization? : The Role of Institutions.
I: Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business: Global Networks: Organizations and People. . red. /Ram Mudambi; Tunga Kiyak. East Lansing, MI : Academy of International Business 2015, 1 s., s. 166 (Academy of International Business. Annual Meeting. Proceedings, Vol. 57)
Konferenceabstrakt i proceedings > peer review
Bo Bernhard Nielsen; Saul Estrin; Sabina Nielsen / Emerging Market Multinational Companies and Internationalization : A Multilevel Study of the Influence of Home Country and Industry Conditions.
I: Proceedings of the 56th Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business: Local Contexts in Global Business. . red. /Klaus Meyer; Tunga Kiyak. East Lansing, MI : Academy of International Business 2014, s. 204 (Academy of International Business. Annual Meeting. Proceedings, Vol. 56)
Konferenceabstrakt i proceedings > peer review
Sibel Yamak; Sabina Nielsen; Alejandro Escribá-Esteve / The Role of External Environment in Upper Echelons Theory : A Review of Existing Literature and Future Research Directions.
I: Group & Organization Management, Vol. 39, Nr. 1, 2.2014, s. 69-101
Review > peer review
Alejandro Escribá-Esteve; Sabina Nielsen; Sibel Yamak / External Environment and Upper Echelons Theory : The Missing Link.
Paper presented at The 13th European Academy of Management Conference (EURAM) 2013, 2013
Paper > peer review
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