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Denise Dunlap

Denise Dunlap
Dr. Denise DunlapAssistant Professor

Research Interests

Global strategy, technological innovation, knowledge sourcing, emerging markets, and the bio-pharmaceutical industry

Education

  • BS: Business Administration & International Business, Pennsylvania State University, Smeal College of Business - University Park, PA
    Supporting Area: Spanish
  • MS: Business Administration & International Business, Southwest Minnesota State University, School of Business - Marshall, MN
  • Ph D: Strategic Management & International Business, Temple University, Fox School of Business - Philadelphia, PA

Biography

Denise Dunlap is an Assistant Professor in global strategic management, innovation and entrepreneurship at the Manning School of Business. She received a PhD from the Fox School of Business at Temple University. Prior to joining UMASS-Lowell, she taught at Northeastern University, Temple University Japan, and Widener University in undergraduate, MBA and EMBA programs.She is also a visiting scholar at Keck Graduate Institute of the Claremont consortium. Her industry experience includes working for Fortune 500 firms like Waste Management. Her research focuses on how global knowledge sourcing strategies matter for innovation. She is most well-known for her research on breakthrough innovations in the global, bio-pharmaceutical industry. Her work has been presented at well-respected academic conferences and international audiences such as the United Nation Conference on Trade and Development. Her research has been published in the Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of International Management, Research Policy, among other journals

Awards and Honors

  • Teacher Appreciation (2016) - Northeastern University’s Delta Zeta
  • Teacher Appreciation (2015) - Northeastern University’s Delta Zeta
  • Best Paper Award (2014) - Academy of International Business Conference-NE
  • Best Reviewer Award (2014) - Academy of International Business Conference
  • Finalist for Best Emerging Market Paper (2014) - Academy of International Business Conference
  • Research Award (2014) - Northeastern University
  • Teacher Appreciation (2014) - Northeastern University’s Delta Zeta
  • Empower Campaign Honor (2012) - Northeastern University
  • Best Paper Award (2011) - Journal of International Management
  • World Investment Report Contribution Honor (2011) - UNCTAD
  • Best Reviewer Award (2010) - Academy of Management
  • Finalist for Gunnar Hedlund Best Dissertation Award (2006) - EIBA
  • Doctoral Student Research Award (2005) - Cochran Research Center/Temple University
  • Best Paper Award (2004) - Academy of Management
  • Best Doctoral Paper Award (2002) - Academy of International Business Conference
  • Edwing Marion Research Award (2002) - Kaufmann Foundation
  • Best Paper Award (2001) - Academy of International Business Conference-NE
  • Top Theory Paper Award (2001) - Academy of Management

Publications

  • Dunlap, D. (2018) "Jaan-Pechaan," UCL Press 1:97-100
  • Klueter, T., Monteiro, F., Dunlap, D. (2017) "Standard vs. partnership-embedded licensing: Attention and the relationship between licensing and product innovations," Research Policy 46:9 pp. 1629-1643
  • Cyrino, A.B., Parente, R., Dunlap, D., de Góes, B.B. (2017) "A critical assessment of Brazilian manufacturing competitiveness in foreign markets.," Competitiveness Review 27:3 pp. 253-274
  • Dunlap, D., McDonough, III, E.F., Mudambi, R., Swift, T. (2016) "Making Up Is Hard to Do: Knowledge Acquisition Strategies and the Nature of New Product Innovation.," Journal of Product Innovation Management 33:4 pp. 472-491
  • Dunlap, D., Parente, R., Geleilate, J., Marion, T. (2016) "Organizing for innovation ambidexterity in emerging markets: Taking advantage of supplier involvement and foreigness ," Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies 23:2 pp. 175-190
  • Marion, T., Dunlap, D., Friar, J. (2015) "A study of technology transfer and the academic entrepreneur," University of Chicago Press
  • Dunlap, D., Wesley, D. (2015) "Private Equity in Angola: The Norfund Memorandum," IVEY Publishing
  • Dunlap, D. (2015) "To license or not: Innovating via licensing deals," Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Dunlap, D., Marion, T., Friar, J. (2014) "The role of cross-national knowledge on organizational ambidexterity: A case of the global pharmaceutical industry," Management Learning 45:4 pp. 458-476
  • Puffer, S.M., McCarthy, D.J., Jaeger, A.M., Dunlap, D. (2013) "The use of favors by emerging market managers: Facilitator or inhibitor of international expansion?.," Asia Pacific Journal of Management 30:2 pp. 327-349
  • McCarthy, D.J., Puffer, S.M., Dunlap, D., Jaeger, A. (2012) "A Stakeholder Approach to the Ethicality of BRIC-firm Managers’ Use of Favors.," Journal of Business Ethics 109:1 pp. 27-38
  • Marion, T., Dunlap, D., Friar, J. (2012) "Instilling the Entrepreneurial Spirit in Your R&D Team: What Large Firms Can Learn from Successful Start-ups.," IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management 59:2 pp. 323-337
  • Marion, T.J., Dunlap, D., Friar, J.H. (2012) "The university entrepreneur: a census and survey of attributes and outcomes.," R&D Management 42:5 pp. 401-419
  • Lamin, A., Dunlap, D. (2011) "Complex technological capabilities in emerging economy firms: The role of organizational relationships.," Journal of International Management 17:3 pp. 211-228
  • Dunlap-Hinkler, D., Kotabe, M., Mudambi, R. (2010) "A story of breakthrough versus incremental innovation: corporate entrepreneurship in the global pharmaceutical industry.," Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal 4:2 pp. 106-127
  • Kotabe, M., Dunlap-Hinkler, D., Parente, R., Mishra, H. (2007) "Determinants of Cross-National Knowledge Transfer and Its Effect on Firm Innovation.," Journal of International Business Studies 38:2 pp. 259-282
  • Dunlap-Hinkler, D., Parente, R. (2004) "Observer Effects of Repatriate Assignments: A Justice Framework.," Journal of Behavioral & Applied Management 6:1 pp. 21-36
  • Zimmerman, M., Dunlap-Hinkler, D., Hamilton, III, R., Hill, T. (2002) "David versus goliath: Strategic behavior of small firms in consolidated industries," Journal of Small Business Strategy 13:2 pp. 56-73

Presentations

  • Managing the Complexities of Innovation Ambidexterity: The Role of Supplier Relationships - Academy of International Business Conference, 2017 - Atlanta
  • Laggards, leading imitators or leadfroggers: How are emerging economies innovating - Academy of International Business-NE, 2017 - Philadelphia
  • “Licensing and the Creation of Product Innovations: The Role of Bottom Up and Top Down Attention - Academy of Management Conference, 2016 - Anaheim
  • Innovation ambidexterity and knowledge sources - Academy of Management, 2015 - Vancouver
  • Knowledge for money: The relationship between in-licensing and breakthrough innovations - Academy of Management Conference, 2015 - Vancouver
  • “Laggards, leading imitators or leadfroggers: How are emerging economies innovating?” - Strategic Management Society Conference, 2015 - Denver
  • Managing innovation ambidexterity in emerging economies: An empirical examination of the automotive industry - Academy of International Business Conference, 2014 - Vancouver
  • Managing innovation ambidexterity in emerging economies: An empirical examination of the automotive industry - Academy of International Business Conference-NE, 2014 - Providence
  • “No strings attached: Examining the relationship between loosely coupled research partnership and innovative performance - Academy of Management Conference, 2014 - Philadelphia
  • Made, not born: Commercialization is a key element in creating a blockbuster drug - Academy of International Business Conference, 2013 - Istanbul
  • The role of cross-National knowledge on organizational ambidexterit - NEU’s Innovation Networks Conference, 2013 - Boston
  • Breakthrough innovation in the global pharmaceutical industry: Knowledge stocks, scientific success and market success - NEU’s Research Showcase, 2013 - Boston
  • The role of cross-national knowledge on organizational ambidexterity - NEU’s RISE: Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo, 2013 - Boston
  • Are emerging markets breaking through?: An analysis of Brazilian firms in the auto industry - Strategic Management Society Conference, 2013 - Atlanta
  • External knowledge sourcing in the pharmaceutical industry? - Academy of International Business Conference, 2012 - Washington, D.C
  • “How global is external knowledge sourcing in the pharmaceutical industry and does it matter? - Academy of International Business Conference, 2012 - Washington, D.C
  • Cross-national knowledge acquisition: The role it plays in new product development in the global pharmaceutical industry - AIB Conference, 2012 - Washington, D.C
  • Breakthrough innovation, knowledge stocks and market success - Strategic Management Society, 2012 - Prague
  • “Ambidexterity in cross-border joint venture partnerships and its performance implication - Academy of Management Conference, 2011 - San Antonio
  • “The university entrepreneur: A census and survey of attributes and outcomes - Academy of Management Conference, 2011 - San Antonio
  • Technology agility on business processes and organizational agilities - IEEE Conference, 2011 - San Jose
  • Factors influencing ambidexterity in emerging Economy family firms: A study of Brazilian firms - Strategic Management Society Conference, 2011 - Rio de Janeiro
  • Learning and participating: The dual role of exploratory collaborations - Strategic Management Society Conference, 2011 - Miami
  • Surviving the Ph.D. program: Lessons learned - Temple University, 2011 - Philadelphia
  • Breakthrough trends in the global pharmaceutical industry: An emerging market perspective - UNCTAD Conference , 2011 - Geneva
  • Innovation in the family enterprise: Characteristics affecting exploration versus exploitation decisions - Academy of International Business Conference, 2010 - Rio de Janeiro
  • Managerial responses to achieving competitiveness in local vs. global contexts - Academy of International Business Conference, 2010 - Rio de Janeiro
  • Corporate entrepreneurship in the global auto industry: A supply chain and learning perspective - Academy of Management Conference,, 2010 - Montreal
  • "A stakeholder Approach to the Ethicality of BRIC firm Managers’ Use of Favors - Bergamo Wharton Joint Conference, 2010 - Bergamo
  • Breakthrough innovation in the global pharmaceutical industry: Innovation, knowledge stocks and market success - Copenhagen Business School Research Series, 2010 - Denmark
  • Business processes, technology and organizational agilities: A dynamic capability framework - European International Business Academy Conference, 2010 - Porto
  • New multinationals in emerging markets: The effect of business group affiliation on technological capabilities in the software industry in India - IB Research Forum for Journal of International Management Conference, 2010 - Philadelphia
  • The performance consequences of ambidexterity in domestic and international journal ventures - IB Research Forum for Journal of International Management Conference, 2010 - Philadelphia
  • What Is A Scholar to Do?: The use (or misuse) of patents - Interdisciplinary Roundtable at Northeastern University’s Law & Business School, 2010 - Boston
  • The role of cross-national knowledge flow on learning and innovation - International Conference on Organizational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities (OKLC), 2010 - Boston
  • Mentoring: It’s a two-way street, 2010 - Rio de Janeiro
  • Instilling the entrepreneurial spirit in your R&D team - NEU’s Research Expo, 2010 - Boston
  • The use of favors by BRIC managers: ethical or not - NEU’s Symposium on Managing Favors in a Global Economy, 2010 - Boston
  • Corporate entrepreneurship in the global auto industry: A supply chain and learning perspective - Strategic Management Society Conferenc, 2010 - Rome
  • Breakthrough trends in the global pharmaceutical industry: An emerging market perspective - UNCTAD Conference , 2010 - Geneva
  • Entrepreneurship in emerging markets: The case of the Brazilian automotive industry - Academy of International Business Conference, 2009 - San Diego
  • Theories of family enterprise conference: Commentary on organizational ambidexterity - Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice Conference, 2009 - Boston
  • The global entrepreneur: The role of internal knowledge sharing - Special Conference for Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal Conference, York University, 2009 - Toronto
  • “Performance implications from technological agility and business processes: The case of the Brazilian automotive industry - Academy of International Business Conference, 2008 - Milan
  • Technology agility on organizational agilities and firm performance - Academy of Management Conference, 2008 - Anaheim
  • Technology agility: Empirical evidence from Brazilian automotive industry - Academy of International Business, 2007 - Indianapolis
  • The determinants of corporate innovativeness: A cross-national knowledge perspective - European International Business Academy Conference, 2006 - Fribourg
  • Virtual intraorganizational authority relationships: Implications for trust, support and influence - Academy of Management Conference, 2004 - New Orleans
  • Determinants of cross-national knowledge sourcing and its effect on firm innovation - Academy of International Business Conference, 2003 - Monterey
  • Choice of distribution system in the international insurance industry - Academy of Management Conference, 2003 - Seattle
  • Top management team diversity: Does gender diversity influence firm performance? - Academy of Management Conference, 2003 - Seattle
  • Observer effects of repatriation assignment: A justice framework - Academy of International Business Conference-NE, 2002 - Salibury
  • A contingency framework: The effects of top management team characteristics and internationalization performance - Academy of International Conference-NE, 2001 - Scranton
  • Examining the interdependence and impact of instrumental and value-expressive voice effects on perceptions of justice - Academy of Management Conference, 2001 - Washington, D.C
  • David versus goliath: Explaining small firm performance - USASBE/SBIDA Conference, 2001 - Orlando

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Research grant (2016), - Keck Graduate Institute
    Dunlap, D.
  • Research grant (2013), - Northeastern University
    Dunlap, D.
  • Center for Emerging Markets research grant (2011), - Northeastern University
    Dunlap, D.
  • Institute of Global & Innovation Management research grant (2010), - Northeastern University
    Dunlap, D.
  • World Investment Report research grant (2010), - UNCTAD
    Dunlap, D.
  • Research grant (2009), - Northeastern University
    Dunlap, D.
  • Research grant (2007), - Widener University
    Dunlap, D.
  • CIBER research grant (2006), - Temple University
    Dunlap, D.
  • CIBER research grant (2005), - Temple University
    Dunlap, D.
  • CIBER research grant (2003), - Temple University
    Dunlap, D.
  • Edwing Marion research grant (2002), - Kaufmann Foundation
    Dunlap, D.
  • CIBER research grant (2001), - Temple University
    Dunlap, D.