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Stav Fainshmidt

Stav Fainshmidt

Assistant Professor
Department of International Business

College of Business
Florida International University

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

P: (305) 348-8243
E: sfainshm@fiu.edu


  • PhD, Business Administration
    Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia
  • Master of Business Administration, Finance and Management
    College of Management, Israel
  • Diploma, C.P.A. (Isr.) certificate program
    Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics and Business Administration
    Ariel University Center, Ariel, Israel

Areas of Expertise

  • Institutions and Governance
  • Organizational Capabilities
  • Research Methods
  • Business Policy and Strategy
  • International Business
  • Organizational Resilience to Crises

Professional Activities

Dr. Stav Fainshmidt is an Assistant Professor of International Business and Strategy at the FIU College of Business. His research interests include institutions and governance, organizational capabilities, and methods in organizational research. His work appears in outlets such as Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of International Management, Strategic Management Journal, British Journal of Management, International Business Review, and Group & Organization Management. Prior to joining FIU, Dr. Fainshmidt worked with Deloitte (Isr.) in auditing, consulting, and IPO services. He is a member of the Academy of Management, the Academy of International Business, and the Southern Management Association. 

Link to Google Scholar author page: http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=f4VMkroAAAAJ&hl=en

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Management Research
  • Doctoral Research in Business Administration
  • Emerging Markets
  • International Business
  • International Business Policy
  • Master's Seminar in Management
  • Navigating in a Globalizing World
  • Strategic Management

Refereed Journal Articles

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

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), 307-322.

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), 1-15.

Frazier, L., Fainshmidt, S., Klinger, R., Pezeshkan, A. & Vracheva, V. (2017). Psychological Safety: A Meta-analytic Review and Extension.  Personnel Psychology. 70 (1), 113&&#x.

Zattoni, A., Witt, M., Judge, W., Talaulicar, T., Chen, J. & Krista Lewellyn, Helen Wei Hu, Jonas Gabrielsson, Jose Luis Rivas, Sheila Puffer, Dhirendra Shukla, Felix Lopez, Emmanuel Adegbite, Yves Fassin, Sibel Yamak, Stav Fainshmidt, Hans van Ees. (2017). How Does Board Independence Influence IPO Financial Performance? The Moderating Role of the National Business System. Journal of World Business. 52 (5), 628-639.

Fainshmidt, S. & Frazier, L. (2017). What Facilitates Dynamic Capabilities? The Role of Climate for Trust. Long Range Planning Journal. 50 (5), 550-566.

Paustian-Underdahl, S. C., Fainshmidt, S., Sanchez, J. I. , Misati, E., Zhao, Y. & Haiyan Zhang (IBM Smarter Workforce Institute, Minneapolis, MN, USA). (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), 163-194.

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), 1603-1624.

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), 1088-1099.

Mallon, M. & Fainshmidt, S. (2017). Assets of Foreignness: A Theoretical Integration and Agenda for Future Research. Journal of International Management. 21 (1), 43-55.

Fainshmidt, S., Smith, A. & Guldiken, O. (2017). Orchestrating the flow of human resources: Insights from Spanish soccer clubs. Strategic Organization. 15 (4), 441-460.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

Judge, W., Bell, R., Taulalicar, T., Chen, J., Kohli, N. & Witt, M., Hu, H., Shukla, D., Zattoni, A., Gabrielsson, J., Quttainah, M.R., Lopez, F., Yamak, S., Fassin, Y., Adegbite, E., Puffer, S., Rivas, J., Fainshmidt, S., & van Ees, H.. (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), 388-405.

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), 188-200.

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.

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

Frazier, M. L., Johnson, P. D. & Fainshmidt, S. (2013). Development and Validation of a Propensity to Trust Scale.  Journal of Trust Research. 3 (2), 76-97.

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), 554&&#x.

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), 691-715.

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