dr. M. (Mirko) Benischke

Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Member ERIM
Field: Strategy & Entrepreneurship
Affiliated since 2014

Mirko Benischke is an Associate Professor of Global Strategy in the Department of Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. He holds a PhD from the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

His teaching interests are focused in the areas of strategy, corporate governance, and international business. He has taught a variety of courses at the executive (full-time MBA and executive education), graduate, and undergraduate levels. In 2018 and 2019, he has been awarded the "Professor of the Year Award" for his undergraduate course on International Business. In 2020, he has been appointed Academic Director of the BSc International Business Administration (IBA) and since 2021 he also serves as Academic Director of the BSc Business Administration / Bedrijfskunde (BA).

His research focuses on three main themes: (1) the effect of compensation design on strategic decision-making of senior executives (CEOs, top management teams, and Board of Directors), (2) multinational corporations’ internationalization strategies, and (3) (cross-border) mergers and acquisitions. Mirko's research primarily draws on behavioral decision-making and institutional theories. His research has been awarded the prestigious Haynes Prize by the Academy of International Business and has been accepted for publication in the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business StudiesJournal of World Businessthe Academy of Management Perspectives, Human Resource Management (US), Strategic Organization, and International Business Review. His research has also been covered in the Harvard Business Review. He has been invited to serve on the editoral boards of the Journal of Management Studies, Journal of World Business, Global Strategy Journal, and the Multinational Business Review; he currently also serves as Representative-at-Large for the Academy of International Business Western European Chapter and previously held a similar role for the Global Strategy Interest Group (Strategic Management Society). In 2018, he became a high performing member of the Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM).

Publications

  • Academic (9)
    • Benischke, M. H., Guldiken, O., Doh, J. P., Martin, G., & Zhang, Y. (2022). Towards a behavioral theory of MNC response to political risk and uncertainty: The role of CEO wealth at risk. Journal of World Business, 57(1), [101265]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwb.2021.101265

    • Ljubownikow, G., Benischke, M., & Nadolska, A. (2021). Multimarket Contact and Target Size: The Moderating Effect of Market Concentration and Location. Strategic Organization, accepted. https://doi.org/10.1177/14761270211009745

    • Benischke, M., Martin, GP., Gomez-Mejia, LR., & Ljubownikow, G. (2020). The Effect of CEO Incentives on Deviations from Institutional Norms in Foreign Market Expansion Decisions: Behavioral Agency and Cross-Border Acquisitions. Human Resource Management, 59(5), 463-482. https://doi.org/10.1002/hrm.22006

    • Benischke, M., Martin, GP., & Glaser, L. (2019). CEO Equity Risk Bearing and Strategic Risk Taking: The Moderating Effect of CEO Personality. Strategic Management Journal, 40(1), 153-177. https://doi.org/10.1002/smj.2974

    • Doh, JP., Tashman, P., & Benischke, M. (2018). Adapting to Grand Environmental Challenges through Collective Entrepreneurship. The Academy of Management Perspectives, 33(4), 450-468. https://doi.org/10.5465/amp.2017.0056

    • Ang, SH., Benischke, M., & Hooi, AWL. (2018). Frequency of International Expansion through High Control Expansion Modes and Interlocked Directorships. Journal of World Business, 53(4), 493-503. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwb.2018.02.003

    • Tupper, C., Guldiken, O., & Benischke, M. (2018). Capital Market Liability of Foreignness of IPO Firms. Journal of World Business, 53(4), 555-567. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwb.2018.03.001

    • Buckley, PJ., Doh, JP., & Benischke, M. (2017). Towards a Renaissance in International Business Research? Big Questions, Grand Challenges, and the Future of IB Scholarship. Journal of International Business Studies, 48(9), 1045-1064. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41267-017-0102-z

    • Ang, SH., Benischke, M., & Doh, JP. (2014). The Interactions of Institutions on Foreign Market Entry Mode. Strategic Management Journal, 36(10), 1536-1553. https://doi.org/10.1002/smj.2295

  • Journal of Management Studies (Journal)

    Editorial work (Academic)

  • Multinational Business Review (Journal)

    Editorial work (Academic)

  • Global Strategy Journal (Journal)

    Editorial work (Academic)

  • Journal of World Business (Journal)

    Editorial work (Academic)

  • Role: Co-promotor, Daily Supervisor
  • PhD Candidate: Shara Darr
  • Time frame: 2017 -
  • Role: Daily Supervisor
  • PhD Candidate: Yanze Zhang
  • Time frame: 2018 -
  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Ron Maas
  • Time frame: 2014 - 2019
Past
  • Causal Inference (2019/2020)
  • Content Analysis (2019/2020)
2019
October
08
Research Seminar
As: Coordinator, Contact
2019
June
21
Research Seminar
As: Coordinator, Contact
2019
June
18
Research Seminar
As: Contact, Coordinator
2019
April
30
2019
March
12
Research Seminar
As: Coordinator
2019
February
27
Research Seminar
As: Coordinator
2018
October
11
2018
September
27
2018
February
23
Research Seminar
As: Contact, Coordinator
2018
February
20
2017
October
17
Research Seminar
As: Coordinator, Contact
2016
November
22
Research Seminar
As: Contact, Coordinator
2016
November
08
Research Seminar
As: Coordinator, Contact
2016
September
27
2016
February
02
Research Seminar
As: Contact, Coordinator
2015
November
10
2015
October
13
2015
September
29
2015
September
22
2015
September
14
2015
May
12

Address

Visiting address

Office: Mandeville Building T07-15
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam
Netherlands