Faculty and ResearchExpert Guide

Stav Fainshmidt

Stav Fainshmidt

Knight Ridder Eminent Scholar

Eminent Scholar
Department of International Business

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, MANGO 444
Miami, FL 33199

(305) 348-8243


  • Ph.D. in Business Administration
    Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia
  • Master of Finance and Management
    College of Management, Tel-Aviv, Israel
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business Administration
    College of Judea and Samaria, Ariel, Israel

Areas of Expertise

  • Dynamic capabilities
  • Institutions and governance
  • international business

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Management Research
  • Doc Res In Bus Admin
  • Emerging Markets
  • Fundamentals of International Business
  • Global Strategy and Business Models
  • International Business
  • Master's Seminar in Management
  • Navigating in a Globalizing World
  • Ph.D. Dissertation
  • Strategic Management

Refereed Journal Articles

Andrews, D., Fainshmidt, S., Gaur, A., & Parente, R. C. (2021). Configuring Knowledge Connectivity and Strategy Conditions for Foreign Subsidiary Innovation. Long Range Planning Journal. (In Press)

Haliday, C., Paustian-Underdaul, S., & Fainshmidt, S. (2021). Women on Boards of Directors: A Meta-Analytic Examination of the Roles of Organizational Leadership and National Context for Gender Equality. Journal of Business and Psychology, 36.

Zhao, Y., Parente, R. C., Fainshmidt, S., & Carnovale, S. (2021). MNE host-country alliance network position and post-entry establishment mode choice. Journal of International Business Studies.

Fainshmidt, S., Andrews, D., Gaur, A., & Schotter, A. (2021). Recalibrating Management Research for the Post?COVID?19 Scientific Enterprise. Journal of Management Studies.

Fainshmidt, S., Witt, M., Aguilera, R., & Verbeke, A. (2020). The contributions of qualitative comparative analysis (QCA) to international business research. Journal of International Business Studies, 51.

Geleilate, J., Andrews, D., & Fainshmidt, S. (2020). Subsidiary autonomy and subsidiary performance: A meta-analysis. Journal of World Business, Volume 55(Issue 4).

Pezeshkan, A., Smith, A., Fainshmidt, S., & Nair, A. (2020). A neo-configurational institutional analysis of international venture capital attractiveness and performance: Insights for Asia-Pacific. Asia Pacific Journal of Management.

Judge, W., Fainshmidt, S., & Brown, L. (2020). Institutional Systems for Equitable Wealth Creation: Replication and an Update of Judge et al. (2014). Management and Organization Review, 16(1).

Mallon, M., & Fainshmidt, S. (2020). Who’s Hiding in the Shadows? Organized Crime and Informal Entrepreneurship in 39 Economies. Journal of Management.

Geleilate, J., Fainshmidt, S., & Zollo, M. (2020). More (new) products, more problems? A systems perspective on increased capability deployment and organizational errors. Long Range Planning Journal.

Guldiken, O., Mallon, M., Fainshmidt, S., & Judge, W. (2019). Beyond tokenism: How strategic leaders influence more meaningful gender diversity on boards of directors. Strategic Management Journal, 40(12).

Pezeshkan, A., Smith, A., Fainshmidt, S., & Zhang, Z. (2019). Risk, Capabilities, and International Venture Capital Syndication in China. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research.

Fainshmidt, S., Wenger, L. A., Pezeshkan, A., & Mallon, M. (2018). When do Dynamic Capabilities Lead to Competitive Advantage? The Importance of Strategic Fit. Journal of Management Studies.

White, G., Fainshmidt, S., & Rajwani, T. (2018). Antecedents and Outcomes of Political Tie Intensity: Institutional and Strategic Fit Perspectives. Journal of International Management, 24(1). View Article

Putzhammer, M., Fainshmidt, S., Puck, J., & Slangen, A. (2018). To elevate or to duplicate? Experiential learning, host-country institutions, and MNE post-entry commitment increase. Journal of World Business, 53(4).

Fainshmidt, S., Judge, W., Aguilera, R., & Smith, A. (2018). Varieties of Institutional Systems: A Contextual Taxonomy of Understudied Countries. Journal of World Business, 53(3). View Article

Frazier, L., Fainshmidt, S., Klinger, R., Pezeshkan, A., & Vracheva, V. (2017). Psychological Safety: A Meta-analytic Review and Extension. Personnel Psychology, 70(1).

Zattoni, A., Witt, M., Judge, W., Talaulicar, T., & Chen, J. (2017). How Does Board Independence Influence IPO Financial Performance? The Moderating Role of the National Business System. Journal of World Business, 52(5). View Article

Fainshmidt, S., & Frazier, L. (2017). What Facilitates Dynamic Capabilities? The Role of Climate for Trust. Long Range Planning Journal, 50(5). View Article

Lewellyn, K., & Fainshmidt, S. (2017). Effectiveness of CEO Power Bundles and Discretion Context: Unpacking the 'Fuzziness' of the CEO Duality Puzzle. Organization Studies, 38(11).

Mallon, M., & Fainshmidt, S. (2017). Assets of Foreignness: A Theoretical Integration and Agenda for Future Research. Journal of International Management, 21(1). View Article

Paustian-Underdahl, S. C., Fainshmidt, S., Sanchez, J. I., Misati, E., & Zhao, Y. (2017). The Role of Economic Development and Perceived Growth Opportunities in Employee Reactions to M&As: A Study of the Merger Syndrome Across 29 Countries. Group and Organization Management, 42(2). View Article

Fainshmidt, S., Nair, A., & Mallon, M. (2017). MNE Performance during a Crisis: An Evolutionary Perspective on the Role of Dynamic Managerial Capabilities and Industry Context. International Business Review, 26(6). View Article

Fainshmidt, S., Smith, A., & Guldiken, O. (2017). Orchestrating the flow of human resources: Insights from Spanish soccer clubs. Strategic Organization, 15(4). View Article

Erkan, A., Fainshmidt, S., & Judge, W. (2016). Variance Decomposition of the Country, Industry, Firm, and Firm-year Effects on Dividend Policy. International Business Review.

Fainshmidt, S., Pezeshkan, A., Frazier, L., Nair, A., & Markowski, E. (2016). Dynamic Capabilities and Organizational Performance: A Meta-analytic Evaluation and Extension. Journal of Management Studies.

Fainshmidt, S., Smith, A., & Judge, W. (2016). National Competitiveness and Porter's Diamond: The Role of MNE Penetration and Governance Quality. Global Strategy Journal.

Frazier, M. L., Tupper, C., & Fainshmidt, S. (2016). The Path(s) to Employee Trust in Direct Supervisor in Nascent and Established Relationships: A Fuzzy Set Analysis. Journal of Organizational Behavior.

Pezeshkan, A., Fainshmidt, S., Nair, A., Frazier, M. L., & Markowski, E. (2016). An Empirical Assessment of the Dynamic Capabilities-performance Relationship. Journal of Business Research.

Pezeshkan, A., Smith, A., Fainshmidt, S., & Sedeh, A. (2016). National Business Systems and Firm Innovation: A Study of Developing Economies. Journal of Business Research.

Judge, W. Q., Bell, R. G., Taulalicar, T., Chen, J., & Kohli, N. (2015). Corporate Governance and IPO Underpricing in a Cross-National Sample: A Multi-Level Knowledge-Based View. Strategic Management Journal.

Nair, A., Guldiken, O., Fainshmidt, S., & Pezeshkan, A. (2015). Innovation in India: A Review of Past Research and Future Directions. Asia Pacific Journal of Management.

Bao, R., Fainshmidt, S., Nao, A., & Vracheva, V. (2014). Women in Upper Echelons of Management, Tenure and Legal Risk. British Journal of Management, 25(2).

Fainshmidt, S., White, G. O., & Cangioni, C. (2014). Legal Distance, Cognitive Distance, and Conflict Resolution in International Business Intellectual Property Disputes. Journal of International Management, 20(2).

Judge, W. Q., Fainshmidt, S., & Brown, L. J. (2014). Which Model of Capitalism Best Delivers Both Wealth and Equality? Journal of International Business Studies.

Nair, A., Rustambekov, E., McShane, M., & Fainshmidt, S. (2014). Enterprise Risk Management as a dynamic capability: A test of its effectiveness during the global financial crisis. Managerial and Decision Economics.

Frazier, M. L., Johnson, P. D., & Fainshmidt, S. (2013). Development and Validation of a Propensity to Trust Scale. Journal of Trust Research, 3(2).

White, G. O., Hadjimarcou, J., Fainshmidt, S., & Posthuma, R. A. (2013). MNE Home Country Cultural Norms and Conflict Strategy Fit in Transnational Business Contract Disputes. International Business Review, 22(3).

Frazier, M. L., & Fainshmidt, S. (2012). Voice Climate, Work Outcomes, and the Mediating Role of Psychological Empowerment: A Multilevel Examination. Group and Organization Management, 37(6).


Judge, W., Brown, L., & Fainshmidt, S. (2014). Piketty's big flaw? Capitalism isn't the same the world over. The Conversation.

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