Faculty and ResearchExpert Guide

William Newburry

William Newburry

Chair, Department of International Business

Ryder Eminent Scholar of Global Business

Eminent Scholar
Department of International Business

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, MANGO 446
Miami, FL 33199

P: (305) 348-1103
E: newburry@fiu.edu


  • PhD, International Business
    New York University, New York, New York
  • Master of Arts, International Affairs
    Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
    Northeast Missouri State University, Kirksville, Missouri

Areas of Expertise

  • Reputation and other Stakeholder Perceptions of Global Firms
  • Emerging Market Multinationals
  • Managing International Subsidiaries and Joint Ventures

Professional Activities

Professor Newburry is Department Chair and the Ryder Eminent Scholar of Global Business at Florida International University in the Department of Management & International Business. Professor Newburry's research interests focus on how multinational corporations manage and relate to subsidiaries and other local stakeholders when they invest overseas, with a particular emphasis on corporate reputation-related issues. He has published 39 articles in top-tier, peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS), Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of World Business (JWB), Journal of Management Studies (JMS), and Business & Society, among others. He is the Series Editor of Research in Global Strategic Management, and serves on the Senior Advisory Board of the Review of International Business and Strategy. Dr. Newburry also currently serves on the editorial review boards of JIBS, JWB, JMS, the Global Strategy Journal, Thunderbird International Business Review, Cross Cultural and Strategic Management, and the Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences. He recently co-authored Emerging Market Multinationals: Managing Operational Challenges for Sustained International Growth (2016, Cambridge University Press), and has co-edited two additional books.

Prof. Newburry has served as President/Chapter Chair of the Academy of International Business Latin America Chapter (AIB-LAT) since 2012. He is also a Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow at the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) Center for Emerging Market Studies. He previously served as Interest Group Chair of the Global Strategy Interest Group of the Strategic Management Society.

Before joining FIU, Dr. Newburry was employed at Rutgers Business School in the Department of Management and Global Business. He received his Ph.D. in 2000 from New York University’s Stern School of Business, with co-majors in the fields of international business and management. Prior to pursuing an academic career, he worked six years in the F-15 Contracts and Pricing Department at McDonnell Douglas Corporation in St. Louis, where he coordinated cost estimation, negotiation and document preparation of U.S. and Saudi Arabian government contracts for F-15 aircraft production and associated engineering changes. During this time, he also proposed and administered F-15 parts contracts with Kawasaki Heavy Industries of Japan.

Courses Taught

  • Analysis of Corporate Policy Methods
  • Dissertation Prep
  • Doc Res In Bus Admin
  • Doc Sem In Bus Admin
  • Emerging Markets
  • Fundamentals of International Business
  • Global Strategy and Business Models
  • Graduate Business Internship
  • International Business
  • International Business Internship
  • International Business Theory and Practice
  • Leadership Development Seminar I
  • Management Internship I
  • Management Internship II
  • Multinational Firm Global Strategy
  • Ph.D. Dissertation
  • Special Topics in Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Strategy Development and Implementation
  • Theories of Organization

Refereed Journal Articles

Cuervo-Cazurra, A., Carneiro, J., Finchelstein, D., Duran, P., Gonzalez-Perez, M., Montoya, M. A., . . . Newburry, W. E. (2019). Uncommoditizing Strategies by Emerging Market Firms. Multinational Business Review, 27(2). (In Press)

Bord, A. J., Newburry, W., Teegen, H., Montero, A., & Nájera-Sánchez, J. J. (2017). Looking for a Service Opening: Building Reputation by Leveraging International Activities and Host Country Context. Journal of World Business, 52.

Borda, A. J., Geleilate, J. G., Newburry, W., & Kundu, S. K. (2017). Firm Internationalization, Business Group Diversification and Firm Performance: The Case of Latin American Firms. Journal of Business Research, 72.

Chen, C. C., Gaspar, J. P., Friedman, R., Newburry, W., & Nippa, M. C. (2017). Paradoxical Relationships Between Cultural Norms of Particularism and Attitudes Toward Relational Favoritism: A Cultural Reflectivity Perspective. Journal of Business Ethics, 145(1).

Hermans, M., Newburry, W., Alvarado-Vargas, M. J., Baldo, C. M., & Borda, A. (2017). Attitudes Towards Women's Career Advancement in Latin America: The Moderating Impact of Perceived Company International Proactiveness. Journal of International Business Studies, 48(1).

Newburry, W. (2017). Dimensions, Contexts, and Levels: A Flourishing Reputation Field with Further Advancement to Come. Corporate Reputation Review, 20(3).

Zanakis, S. H., Newburry, W., & Taras, V. (2016). Global Social Tolerance Index and Robust Multi-method Country Rankings Sensitivity. Journal of International Business Studies, 47(4).

Deephouse, D. L., Newburry, W., & Soleimani, A. (2016). The effects of institutional development and national culture on cross-national differences in corporate reputation. Journal of World Business, 51(2). View Article

Thams, Y., Alvarado-Vargas, M. J., & Newburry, W. (2016). Geographic Diversification as a Predictor of MNC Reputations in their Home Nations. Journal of Business Research, 69(8).

Fombrun, C. J., Ponzi, L. J., & Newburry, W. (2015). Stakeholder Tracking and Analysis: The RepTrak® System for Measuring Corporate Reputation. Corporate Reputation Review, 18(1).

Jain, N., Kundu, S. K., & Newburry, W. (2015). Labor-Seeking Emerging Market Firms: Resources and Location Choices. Thunderbird International Business Review, 57(1).

Jin, Z., Lynch, R., Attia, S., Chansarkar, B., & Gulsoy, T. (2015). The relationship between consumer ethnocentrism, cosmopolitanism and product country image amongst younger generation consumers: The moderating role of country development status. International Business Review, 24(3).

Newburry, W., Gardberg, N. A., & Sanchez, J. I. (2014). Employer attractiveness in Latin America: The association among foreignness, internationalization and talent recruitment. Journal of International Management.

Soleimani, A., Schneper, W. D., & Newburry, W. (2014). The Impact of Stakeholder Power on Corporate Reputation: A Cross-country Corporate Governance Perspective. Organization Science.

Abdelzaher, D., Newburry, W., & Kundu, S. K. (2013). The Hidden Costs to Offshoring; Exploring the Mediating Effects of Social Responsibility and Employee Layoffs. International Business: Research, Teaching and Practice, 7(1).

Gardberg, N. A., & Newburry, W. (2013). Who boycotts whom? A social identity perspective on consumer boycotts. Business & Society, 52(2).

Bullough, A., Kroeck, K. G., Newburry, W., Kundu, S., & Lowe, K. (2012). Women's political leadership participation around the world: An institutional analysis. Leadership Quarterly, 23(3).

Newburry, W. (2011). Up, down, sideways, in and out: Multiple connections in the strategic management of the global enterprise. Global Strategy Journal, 1(3/4).

Newburry, W., & Soleimani, A. (2011). Multi-level reputation signals in service industries in Latin America. Innovar, 21(39).

Chacar, A., Newburry, W., & Vissa, B. (2010). Bringing institutions into performance persistence research: Exploring the impact of the product, financial and labor market institutions. Journal of International Business Studies, 41(7).

Newburry, W. (2010). Reputation and supportive behavior: Moderating impacts of foreignness, industry and local exposure. Corporate Reputation Review, 12(4).

Newburry, W., Yeheskel, O., & Zeira, Y. (2010). Predicting IJV’s effectiveness based on their autonomy levels and the characteristics of their parent companies. Journal of Chinese Business Review, 9(12).

Chen, D., Newburry, W., & Park, S. H. (2009). Improving sustainability: An international evolutionary framework. Journal of International Management, 15(3).

Chen, D., Park, S., & Newburry, W. (2009). Parent contribution and organizational control in international joint ventures. Strategic Management Journal, 30(11).

Newburry, W., Belkin, L., & Ansari, P. (2008). Perceived Career Opportunities from Globalization: Influences of Globalization Capabilities and Attitudes towards Women in Iran and the U.S. Journal of International Business Studies, 39(5).

Gordon, M., & Newburry, W. (2007). Students as a resource for introducing intercultural education in business schools. Intercultural Education, 18(3).

Newburry, W., & Yakova, N. (2006). Standardization Preferences: A Function of National Culture, Work Interdependence and Local Embeddness. Journal of International Business Studies, 37(1).

Newburry, W., Gardberg, W., & Belkin. (2006). Organizational Attractiveness is in the Eye of the Beholder: The Interaction of Demographic Characteristics with Foreignness. Journal of International Business Studies, 37(5).

Newburry, W. (2004). Significant Differences in the Pre- and Post- Incorporation Stages of Equity International Joint Ventures and International Acquisitions and their Impacts on Effectiveness. International Business Review, 13(5).

Newburry, W., Yeheskel, O., & Zeira, Y. (2004). A Comparative Analysis of Performance Assessment: International Joint Venture Managers versus Regional Headquarters Managers. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 15(4/5).

Newburry, W., Yeheskel, O., & Zeira, Y. (2003). Autonomy and Effectiveness of Equity International Joint Ventures in China. International Business Review, 12(4).

Newburry, W. (2001). Interdependence and Local Embeddedness Influences on Perceptions of Career Benefits from Global Integration. Journal of International Business Studies, 32(3).

Newburry, W., Zeira, Y., Yeheskel, O., & Shenkar, O. (2001). Parent-Company Dissimilarity and Equity International Joint Venture Effectiveness. Journal of International Management, 7(2).


Newburry, W. E., Liberman, L., & De Miranda Oliveira Jr., M. (2019). Contemporary Influences on International Business in Latin America: Environmental, Firm and Individual-level Factors. Palgrave MacMillan.

Cuervo-Cazurra, A., Newburry, W., & Park, S. (2016). Emerging Market Multinationals: Managing Operational Challenges for Sustained International Growth. Cambridge University Press.

Newburry, W., & Gonzalez, P. (2015). International Business in Latin America: Innovation, Geography and Internationalization. Palgrave MacMillan.

Liberman, L., & Newburry, W. (2013). Internationalization, Innovation and Sustainability of MNCs in Latin America. Palgrave.

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