Faculty and Staff

Dr. Vladislav Maksimov

Associate Professor and Director of MS in International Business

Department of Management

Bryan 351 vrmaksim@uncg.edu (336) 334-3424 Download Curriculum Vitae


Vladislav Maksimov is an Associate Professor and a Margaret Hill Dean’s Notable Scholar in the Management Department of the Bryan School of Business and Economics. He is also the Director of the MS in International Business program. He is the recipient of the 2020 Junior Research Excellence Award by the Bryan School and in 2019 was recognized by the University Provost for excellence in research and creative activity. Vladislav teaches the undergraduate capstone strategy course, a graduate course on Global Business in the MBA and MS in International Business program, and an Advanced Topics course on International Business in the PhD Program in Management. He is the dissertation chair of three PhD students, member of two other dissertation committees, and mentor of several doctoral and master’s students. He is also a member of the Editorial Review Board at Journal of International Business Studies.

In his research, Vladislav examines the entrepreneurial and capability-based strategies of businesses around the world and how institutions shape those strategies, with an emphasis on firms in emerging markets and developing countries. Primary areas of inquiry include the role of business organizations in environmental and social dimensions of sustainability, strategy of emerging market multinationals, and small and medium enterprises strategy. A common theme in these examinations is the development and exploitation of dynamic capabilities, including entrepreneurial orientation and organizational ambidexterity. Vladislav also studies the design of platforms for global crowdsourcing and global digital platforms. His publications on these topics have appeared in leading academic journals, including Journal of World Business, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of International Management, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Business Venturing, Management and Organization Review, and Journal of Business Research, as well as AIB Insights. His research has been nominated for best conference paper awards and published in conference best paper proceedings. Vladislav was also awarded the Journal of World Business 2018 Best Phenomenon-Based Article Award.