Dr. Vladislav Maksimov
Department of Management
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 the recipient of the 2020 Junior Research Excellence Award by the Bryan School and in 2019 was recognized by the Provost for excellence in research and creative activity. Vladislav teaches the undergraduate capstone strategy course, a graduate course on Global Business in the Master of Science in International Business program, and an Advanced Topics course on International Business in the Doctoral Program in Management. He has received an Open Educational Resources Mini-Grant sponsored by the Provost and the University Libraries to reduce cost of learning materials to students in his undergraduate course.
In his research, Vladislav examines the entrepreneurial and capability-based strategies of businesses around the world in response to various, and often complex, institutional forces, 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. Recently, Vladislav has also started to study the design of digital platforms for global crowdsourcing, cooperation, and knowledge exchange. 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. 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.