• International Business & Strategic Management

Research Interests

  • Strategic Management and Development of Foreign-Owned Subsidiaries, MNEs, and Multinational Family Business Groups
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Sven Dahms, PhD

Assistant Professor

Academic Background

  • PhD in Business & Management, Manchester Metropolitan University (UK)
  • Master of Science in Finance & Business, Manchester Metropolitan University (UK)
  • Bachelor of Science in Economics, FernUniversität in Hagen (Germany)

Professional and Academic Experience

  • Lecturer at James Cook University Australia, Singapore Campus
  • Assistant Professor at I-Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan (ROC)
  • Associate Professor at Skyline University, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
  • Lecturer for Economics, Business and Research Methods at Kaplan China in Changsha, China (PRC)
  • Doctoral Researcher and Associate Lecturer at the Manchester Metropolitan University (AACSB accredited), United Kingdom
  • Sergeant at the Technical School of Air Force (Germany)

Affiliations, Awards, and Honors

  • Internal Research Grant from James Cook University Australia
  • Research Grant from Ministry of Science and Education in Taiwan with Dr. Sladjana Cabrilo from I-Shou University
  • Research Grant from Thammasat University in Bangkok (Thailand) in Collaboration with Dr. Suthikorn Kingkaew
  • Best Student Counsellor Award at I-Shou University
  • Best Research Abstract: Manchester Metropolitan University Doctoral Symposium
  • Competitive Master of Research and PhD scholarship (1+3) including monthly bursary from Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Kingkaew, S. & Dahms, S. (2019). Explaining autonomy variations across value chain activities in foreign-owned subsidiaries, Thunderbird International Business Review, (ABDC – B ranked, ESCI) (corresponding author)
  • Chung, H.M. & Dahms, S. (2018). The Double-edged Sword of Ownership Impact on Foreign Affiliate Performance: Implication for Family Firm Heterogeneity. Journal of International Management (accepted), (SSCI, ABS, ABDC – A ranked)  (corresponding author)
  • Dahms, S. (in press) The effects of networks and autonomy on foreign-owned subsidiary competence development in emerging markets. International Journal of Emerging Markets, (ABDC, ESCI)
  • Kingkaew, S. & Dahms, S. (2018). Headquarters value added and subsidiary performance: Insights from Thailand, Review of International Business and Strategy,2(2) (ABDC, ESCI) (corresponding author)
  • Dahms, S. (2018). Antecedents of network strength in foreign-owned subsidiaries: locational, expatriate, and industrial conditions. Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development, 11(3) (ABDC)
  • Cabrilo, S. & Dahms, S. (2018). How Strategic Knowledge Management Drives Intellectual Capital to Superior Innovation and Market Performance. Journal of Knowledge Management, 22(3), 621-648. (SSCI, ABS, ABDC – A ranked) (corresponding author)
  • Dahms, S. (2017). The influence of competences and institutional distance on the international market orientation in foreign-owned subsidiaries. European Journal of International Management (accepted), (SSCI, ABS, ABDC)
  • Dahms, S. (2017). A fuzzy set analysis of foreign-owned subsidiary performance. Journal of Asia-Pacific Business, 18(4), (ABS, ABDC)
  • Dahms, S. (2017). Determinants of foreign-owned subsidiary performance in emerging economies. Evidence from Taiwan. Management Research Review, 40(6), (ESCI, ABS, ABDC)
  • Dahms, S. (2017). Initiative and networks as determinants of competence levels in foreign-owned subsidiaries. Evidence from Taiwan. Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development, 10(2), 189-203 (ABDC)
  • Dahms, S. (2017). Institutional development and subsidiary decision making autonomy: theory and evidence from Taiwan. International Journal of Business and Emerging Markets 9(2), 124-147 (ABDC)
  • Chung, H.M. & Dahms, S. (2016). Particularistic Ties and Internationalisation: Evidence from Taiwanese Family Business Groups. European Journal of International Management, 10(5), 558-580 (SSCI, ABS, ABDC) (corresponding author)
  • Dahms, S., & Kingkaew, S. (2016). University Business Incubators: An Institutional Demand Side Perspective on Value Adding Features. Entrepreneurial Business and Economics Review, 4(3), 41-56. (ABS, ESCI)
  • Dahms, S., & Dubey, A. R. (2016). Internet Adoption by Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Developing Countries: The Case of Travel Agents in the United Arab Emirates.  Arab World Geographer, 18(3), 169-191.
  • Dahms S. (2015). The effects of institutions and subsidiary competence on the international market orientation in foreign-owned subsidiaries. Management Research Review, 38(12), 1285-1305 (ESCI, ABS, ABDC)
  • Dahms, S. (2015). International Hotel Strategy and Institutional Distance: A Conceptual Framework. International Journal of Business and Management,10(6), 90-102 (ABDC)
  • Dahms, S., & Dubey, A. R. (2015). Internet adoption in travel agents across the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Evidence from four Emirates. Anatolia, 26(1), 85-88. (ABS, ABDC)
  • Dahms, S. (2014). The Effects of Institutional Distance on Foreign-Owned Subsidiary Development: The Case of the Northwest of England. International Journal of Business and Management, 9(3), 27-42. (ABDC)

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