Dr Peter Zamborsky

DPhil, MSc and MA.

Biography

Peter specialises in international business, strategy and innovation. Prior to his job at the University of Auckland, Peter was an instructor at Harvard University and lecturer at Brandeis University in Boston, where he earned his doctorate. He earned his Master of Science degree from the London School of Economics. From 1999 to 2002, Peter worked for the Economist Group (a publisher of the Economist magazine) in London, UK and Slovakia.

Peter published in a range of journals in international business, management, business administration and economics. He is an editorial review board member of International Journal of Emerging Markets (Emerald). His research focus is foreign direct investment, foreign entry modes, and global innovation. Peter co-authored a forthcoming Cambridge University Press textbook Contemporary International Business in the Asia-Pacific Region. He is also the author of eTexts Global Strategy: Thriving in a World of Uncertainty (tophat.com) and International Business and Global Strategy (30,000 downloads per year on bookboon.com). His book chapters and cases were published by Cambridge University Press and SAGE. Wall Street Journal quoted him on labor mobility in the ‘new' European Union. Peter's hobbies include hiking, skiing and angling.

Research | Current

Foreign direct investment (FDI) spillovers

Host country effects of FDI

Transnational clusters

Non-equity foreign entry modes

Profitability of international joint ventures

Asian-Pacific innovation in Europe

Teaching | Current

Positions Held:

FromToInstitutionPosition Held

2007 2007 Harvard University, Boston, US Instructor
2005 2008 Brandeis University, Boston, US Lecturer
1999 2002 Economist Group, London, UK Researcher

 

Teaching:

2018 GLMI 703 Global Strategy
2018 BUS 102 Business and Enterprise
2017 INTBUS 201 Foundations of International Business
2017 INTBUS 307 International Management and Strategy
2017 GLMI 703 Global Strategy
2016 BUS 102 Business and Enterprise
2016 INTBUS 201 Foundations of International Business
2016 INTBUS 701 Advanced International Business
2015 INTBUS 201 Foundations of International Business
2015 INTBUS 307 International Management & Strategy
2014 INTBUS 701 Advanced International Business
2014 INTBUS 307 International Management & Strategy
2013 INTBUS 724 Global Firm Strategic Management
2013 INTBUS 701 Advanced International Business
2013 INTBUS 307 International Management & Strategy
2012 INTBUS 306 Global & Regional Business
2012 INTBUS 307 International Management & Strategy
2012 INTBUS 701 International Business Theory
2012 INTBUS 724 Global Firm Strategic Management
2011 INTBUS 310 Business in Europe
2011 INTBUS 723 Global Business Environment
2011 INTBUS 724 Global Firm Strategic Management
2010 INTBUS 210 International Business Environment
2010 INTBUS 310 Business in Europe
2010 INTBUS 701 International Business Theory
2010 INTBUS 723 Global Business Environment
2010 INTBUS 724 Global Firm Strategic Management
2009 BUSADMIN 783 International Business
2009 INTBUS 310 Business in Europe
2008 INTBUS 310 Business in Europe

 

Postgraduate supervision

Igor Ingrst, international innovation in Europe: origin, location and motives (PhD candidate)

Distinctions/Honours

Research Associate of the Europe Institute

Responsibilities

International Journal of Emerging Markets (Editorial Review Board)

New Zealand Journal of Research on Europe (Area Editor, European Business)

Europe Institute (Advisory Board)

 

 

Areas of expertise

International business, strategic management, innovation.

Committees/Professional groups/Services

  • Director of the Master of International Business Programme (2010-11)
  • Reviewer for Cambridge University Press
  • Reviewer for the International Business Review
  • Reviewer for the Asia Pacific Journal of Management
  • Reviewer for The World Economy
  • Reviewer for the Strategic Management Society
  • Reviewer for the International Journal of Emerging Markets
  • Reviewer for the Journal of International Entrepreneurship
  • Reviewer for New Zealand Economic Papers
  • Reviewer for Globalization: Perspectives and Practices (2011). Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Reviewer for the Handbook of Technology Management (2010). John Wiley & Sons.
  • Reviewer for the University of Auckland Business Review
  • Reviewer for the International Journal of Trade and Global Markets
  • Reviewer for the African Journal of Business Management

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Li, A., Burmester, B., & Zámborský P (2017). Subnational differences and entry mode performance: Multinationals in east and west China. Journal of Management and Organization10.1017/jmo.2017.59
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/39304
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Brent Burmester
  • Jacobs, E. J., Zamborsky, P., & Sbai, E. (2017). Mutual Productivity Spillovers in Slovakia: Absorptive Capacity, the Technology Gap and Non-Linear Effects. Eastern European Economics, 55 (4), 291-323. 10.1080/00128775.2017.1291306
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/36165
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Erwann Sbai
  • Kruesi, M. A., & Zamborsky, P. (2016). The Non-Equity Entry Mode Choices of International Hotel Organisations in New Zealand. International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Administration, 17 (3), 316-346. 10.1080/15256480.2016.1204256
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/30592
  • Li, A., Burmester, B., & Zamborsky, P. (2016). Sub-national entry mode selection. Paper presented at European Academy of Management Annual Conference 2016, Paris, France. 1 June - 4 June 2016. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Brent Burmester
  • Zamborsky, P. (2016). International Business and Global Strategy (First edition). Copenhagen, Denmark and London, United Kingdom: Ventus Publishing and bookboon.com. Pages: 144. Related URL.
  • Zamborsky, P., & Jacobs, E. J. (2016). Reverse Productivity Spillovers in the OECD: The Contrasting Roles of R&D and Capital. Global Economy Journal, 16 (1), 113-133. 10.1515/gej-2015-0021
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/28807
  • Ingrst, I., Zamborsky, P., & Dachs, B. (2015). International innovation in Europe: Diversity of origin, location and motives. Paper presented at 29th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Annual Conference, Queenstown, New Zealand. 2 December - 4 December 2015. Related URL.
  • Zamborsky, P., & Benson-Rea, M. (2015). The business interactions underpinning a European-New Zealand free trade agreement. Paper presented at European Union Centres Conference 2015, Auckland, New Zealand. 23 November - 24 November 2015. (pp. 23). Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Maureen Benson-Rea

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Contact details

Primary office location

OWEN G GLENN BUILDING - Bldg 260
Level 4, Room 486
12 GRAFTON RD
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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