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Emilene Leite

Title: Senior Lecturer School/office: Örebro University School of Business

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Phone: +46 19 302464

Room: N3021

Emilene Leite

About Emilene Leite

Emilene Leite is a senior lecturer at Örebro University School of Business and active within the sectors for International Business and Marketing. She serves as a member of the Academy of International Business (AIB), the European International Business Academy (EIBA), and Industrial Marketing Purchase Group (IMP). She got her Ph.D. from Uppsala University and she is also an alumni of the Nordic Research School of International Business (Nord-IB).

Dr. Emilene’s research interests include business relationships in an international context as well as firms’ collaboration with government and civil society i.e., non-business actors. Her current research focuses on two core areas: a) why and how firms engage in cooperative and competitive relationships and what are the implications of these relationships in the firms’ innovation process? She is particularly interested in understanding the interplay between cooperation and competition within multinationals. And b) how companies, government, and civil society interact to organize projects for social impact?

Emilene's research has been published in journals, including Journal of Business Research, Industrial Marketing Management, Management International Review and Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing.

 

Pedagogical Activities:

Emilene teaches both bachelor and master courses in Culture and Leadership (Head teacher), International B2B Week (head teacher), Global Marketing (teacher), International Management (teacher), Industrial Marketing (teacher), Business in Society (teacher), International Marketing (teacher), Brand Management (teacher), Marketing (teacher). 

 

 

 

Publications

Articles in journals |  Chapters in books |  Conference papers |  Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries |  Other | 

Articles in journals

Hadjikhani, A. , Leite, E. & Pahlberg, C. (2019). Business and Socio-Political Interaction in International Service Projects: The Case of Brazil. MIR: Management International Review, 59 (1), 171-200.
Leite, E. & Bengtson, A. (2018). A business network view on value creation and capture in public-private cooperation. Industrial Marketing Management, 73, 181-192.
Leite, E. , Pahlberg, C. & Åberg, S. (2018). The cooperation-competition interplay in the ICT industry. Journal of business & industrial marketing, 33 (4), 495-505.

Chapters in books

Lagerström, K. , Leite, E. , Schweizer, R. & Pahlberg, C. (2021). Cooperating while Competing in Multinational Corporations. In: Stefan Arora-Jonsson, Nils Brunsson, Raimund Hasse, and Katarina Lagerström, Competition: What It Is and Why It Happens. . Oxford University Press.
Leite, E. (2019). Cross-Sector Partnership in Smart City Development: The Case of Brazil. In: Efosa C. Idemudia, Handbook of Research on Social and Organizational Dynamics in the Digital Era (pp. 235-249). . IGI Global.
Leite, E. & Latifi, M. (2016). The Role of the NGOs in Business Network: Partnership in Innovation. In: Thilenius, Peter; Pahlberg, Cecilia; Havila, Virpi, Extending the business network approach: new territories, new technologies, new terms (pp. 83-97). . Palgrave Macmillan.
Leite, E. & Bengtson, A. (2015). Cross-Sector Collaboration between Business and Non-Business Actors: The Case of an ICT-Project in Brazil. In: Shang Gao and Lazar Rusu, Modern Techniques for Successful IT Project Management (pp. 265-284). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Conference papers

Leite, E. , Lageström, K. , Schweizer, R. & Pahlberg, C. (2021). Competition and Cooperation within MNE: A parent-subsidiary relationship study. Paper presented at Paper accepted for oral presentation at 47th EIBA Annual Conference 2021, December 10-12, 2021.
Leite, E. (2021). Innovation Networks for Social Impact: A Multi-Actor Role on Smart City Projects in Brazil. Paper presented at 81st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM 2021): Bringing the Manager Back in Management, (Virtual conference), July 30 - August 4, 2021. Academy of Management.
Leite, E. & Bruun Ingstrup, M. (2020). A longitudinal perspective on institutional logics: Insights from public-private collaboration projects in Brazil. Paper presented at 36th Annual IMP Conference (IMP 2020 Virtual), Örebro, Sweden, September 3-4, 2020.
Leite, E. , Lageström, K. , Schweizer, R. & Pahlberg, C. (2020). Competition and Cooperation within MNE - A parent-subsidiary relationship study. Paper presented at 36th Annual IMP Conference (IMP 2020 Virtual), Örebro, Sweden, September 3-4, 2020.
Leite, E. (2020). Innovation Networks for Social Impact: Insights from a Smart City Project in Brazil. Paper presented at Business Relationships for Social Impact Seminar (online), hosted by Kozminski University, Warsaw, Poland, September 10-11, 2020.
Lagerström, K. , Leite, E. , Pahlberg, C. & Schweizer, R. (2019). Competition and Cooperation within Multinationals. Paper presented at 25th Nordic Academy of Management Conference (NFF 2019): Nordic Energies, Vaasa, Finland, August 22-24, 2019.
Lagerström, K. , Leite, E. , Pahlberg, C. & Schweizer, R. (2019). The Competition - Cooperation Interplay within MNEs for Knowledge Development and Innovation. Paper presented at 45th EIBA Annual Conference 2019, Leeds, UK, December 13-15, 2019.
Lagerström, K. , Leite, E. , Schweizer, R. & Pahlberg, C. (2019). The Competition-Cooperation Interplay. Paper presented at Competition Workshop, Stockholm, Sweden, May 24-25, 2019.
Leite, E. (2018). Cooperative Innovation Networks: Emergence and Configuration. Paper presented at AIB 2018 Annual Meeting, Interactive session, Minneapolis, USA, June 25-28, 2018.
Leite, E. , Pahlberg, C. & Hadjikhani, A. (2017). A Network View on Business-Political Interaction for Sustainable Development: The Cases of ICT Projects in Brazil. In: Lundan, S; Kiyak, T, Proceedings of the 59th Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business The Contribution of MNEs to Building Sustainable Societies. Paper presented at 59th Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business (AIB 2017), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 2-5, 2017 (pp. 11-12). Academy of International Business.
Leite, E. , Pahlberg, C. & Hadjikhani, A. (2017). Public-Private Cooperation for Social Innovation: The Case of MNEs Involvement  in the Development of the Smart City Concept in Brazil. In: Lucia Piscitello, Stefano Elia, Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of the European International Business Academy. Paper presented at 43rd European International Business Academy Conference (EIBA 2017), Milan, Italy, December 14-16, 2017.
Leite, E. & Bengtson, A. (2016). A Business Network View on Value Creation and Capturing in Public-Private Cooperation. Paper presented at 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM 2016), Competitive section (oral presentation), Anaheim, California, USA, August 5-9, 2016.
Leite, E. & Bengtsson, A. (2016). Value Creation versus Value Capture in Public-Private Collaboration: An Emerging Market Perspective. In: Charles Dhanaraj, Tunga Kiyak, Proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business. Paper presented at 58th Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business (AIB 2016), New Orleans, USA, June 27-30, 2016 (pp. 157-157). Academy of International Business.
Leite, E. (2015). Competition in Business Network: A Perspective from Brazil. Paper presented at AIB/Sheth Foundation Doctoral Student Consortium (AIB 2015), Research Proposal, Bengaluru, India, June 27-30, 2015.
Leite, E. (2015). Cooperation and Competition in Business Network: An Emerging Market Perspective. Paper presented at 41st EIBA Annual Conference (EIBA 2015), Doctoral Consortium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, December 1-3, 2015.
Leite, E. , Pahlberg, C. & Åberg, S. (2015). Exploring Coopetition: When partners start to compete. Paper presented at The Academy of International Business Annual Meeting (AIB 2015), Bengaluru, India, June 27-30, 2015.
Leite, E. & ul Haq, H. (2015). MNC-Host Government Relationship: Research Review, Gaps and Future Directions. In: 41st EIBA Annual Conference "International Business After the Bric's Rush". Paper presented at 41st EIBA Annual Conference (EIBA 2015), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, December 1-3, 2015. Rio de Janeiro:
Leite, E. , Pahlberg, C. & Hadjikhani, A. (2015). MNE Strategies and Government Relationships: The Case of Brazil. Paper presented at 41st Eiba Annual Conference (EIBA 2015), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, December 1-3, 2015.
Leite, E. , Pahlberg, C. & Åberg, S. (2015). The Interplay between Cooperation and Competition in Business Network: The Case of Ericsson in Brazil. Paper presented at The IMP Conference, Southern University of Denmark, Kolding, Denmark, August 25-29, 2015.
Leite, E. , Pahlberg, C. & Åberg, S. (2014). When Cooperation becomes Competition: Ericsson in Brazil. Paper presented at 40th Annual Conference of the European International Business Academy (EIBA 2014), Uppsala, Sweden, December 11-13, 2014.

Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries

Leite, E. (2018). Complexity in the 'Extended' Business Network: A Study of Business, Social, and Political Relationships in Smart City Solutions. (Doctoral dissertation). (Comprehensive summary) Uppsala: Uppsala University.

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