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Professor Igor Filatotchev

Professor Igor Filatotchev

  • Academics

Professor of Corporate Governance and Strategy

Research subject areas

  • Strategy and International Management & Entrepreneurship

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Igor Filatotchev is a Professor of Corporate Governance and Strategy and Vice Dean (International Relations) at King’s Business School. Before coming to King's Business School in 2017 he held various academic positions at Cass Business School, City, University of London, Nottingham University Business School, Bradford University School of Management, and Birkbeck College (University of London). He earned his PhD in Economics from the Institute of World Economy and International Relations (Moscow, the Russian Federation).

He has published extensively in the fields of corporate governance and strategy in leading academic journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Management, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Management Studies and Journal of Business Venturing, among many others.

He is currently a General Editor of Journal of Management studies after previously serving as an Associate Editor of Corporate Governance: An International Review.

His research interests are focused on a fast growing area in the management and economics literature relating to corporate governance effects on internationalization strategy, entrepreneurship development and strategic decisions. Key research programmes currently in progress include analysis of resource and strategy roles of corporate governance; corporate governance life-cycle; and a knowledge-based view on governance development in entrepreneurial firms and IPOs. These projects were supported by research grants from various national and international donors, including Economic and Social Research Council, the UK Department of Trade and Industry, Leverhulme Trust, Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and the European Commission.

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