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Lauri Haapanen
Trumpas aprašymas (mini CV): 

Lauri Haapanen, D.Sc. is Assistant Professor of International Business at the Oulu Business School (Finland). He has more than 20 years of experience in international management – including CEO, COO, CFO, and board memberships – in fast-growing firms varying from start-ups to OMX Nasdaq listed firms. Along with research, he is consulting Finnish SMEs from various industries to expand their operations into foreign markets. In his research, he is utilizing his industrial experience and networks. His main research interests include internationalization of SMEs, interplay of firm key functions – mainly R&D and sales & marketing, and how the role of unanimity of top management teams impact on both SMEs’ and MNEs’ growth on international markets.

Research areas:

- SME internationalization;

- SME key functions (R&D, sales & marketing, management);

- SME top management teams / SME entrepreneurial teams;

- SME cross-border mergers & acquisitions.

Teaching areas:

- Multinational enterprises.

Publikacijos

Haapanen, L., Hurmelinna-Laukkanen, P. & Hermes, J. (2018). Resource allocation and the nature of competitive advantage.

Haapanen, L., Hurmelinna-Laukkanen, P. & Hermes, J. (2018). Resource allocation and the nature of competitive advantage. International Journal of Innovation Management. Vol. 22, No. 2. 

Haapanen, L. (2017). Firms’ resource allocation between R&D and marketing in their international expansion. A functional level analysis.

Haapanen, L. (2017). Firms’ resource allocation between R&D and marketing in their international expansion. A functional level analysis. Dissertation. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis. Oeconomica, G95. Oulu.

Haapanen, L., Juntunen, M., & Juntunen, J. (2016). Firms' capability portfolios throughout international expansion: A latent class approach.

Haapanen, L., Juntunen, M., & Juntunen, J. (2016). Firms' capability portfolios throughout international expansion: A latent class approach. Journal of Business Research, 69(12), 5578-5586.