Newcastle University Business School

Staff Profile

Dr Robin Pesch

Senior Lecturer in International Management

Background

Robin is a Senior Lecturer in International Management. Before joining Newcastle University in 2020, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Bayreuth from which he received a Ph.D. degree with distinction. His research interests include global alliance management, cultural distance, workplace integration of refugees and digital transformation.  

Robin is a Country-Co Investigator of the GLOBE (Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effectiveness) 2020 research project.

The dialogue with practitioners and policymakers is important for him. Robin organized several workshops and webinars for firms regarding the employment of refugees and the Future of Work. He also presented his research findings in the German Federal Ministry of Trade Affairs and Energy and in the German Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. Robin collaborates closely with companies and policymakers in his research projects.

Research

I am conducting research on the following topics:

  • Global alliance management
  • Cultural distance
  • Workplace integration of refugees
  • Digitalization strategies
  • Future of work in the digital era and aging societies

I am a Country-Co Investigator of the GLOBE (Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effectiveness) 2020 research project and the coordinator of the Sino-German Research Group on ‘Digital Transformation in China and Germany: Strategies, Structures, and Solutions for Ageing Societies’.


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