Dr Mirko Benischke

Mirko Benischke

Associate Professor
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Profile

Mirko Benischke is an Associate Professor of Global Strategy in the Department of Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. He holds a PhD from the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

His teaching interests are focused in the areas of strategy, corporate governance, and international business. He has taught a variety of courses at the executive (full-time MBA and executive education), graduate, and undergraduate levels. In 2018 and 2019, he has been awarded the "Professor of the Year Award" for his undergraduate course on International Business. In 2020, he has been appointed Academic Director of the BSc International Business Administration (IBA).

His research focuses on three main themes: (1) the effect of compensation design on strategic decision-making of senior executives (CEOs, top management teams, and Board of Directors), (2) multinational corporations’ internationalization strategies, and (3) (cross-border) mergers and acquisitions. Mirko's research primarily draws on behavioral decision-making and institutional theories.

His research has been awarded the prestigious Haynes Prize by the Academy of International Business and has been accepted for publication in the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, the Academy of Management Perspectives, and Human Resource Management (US). He has been invited to serve on the editoral boards of the Journal of World Business, Global Strategy Journal, and the Multinational Business Review; he currently also serves as Representative-at-Large for the Academy of International Business Western European Chapter and previously held a similar role for the Global Strategy Interest Group (Strategic Management Society). In 2018, he became a high performing member of the Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM).

Professional experience

Associate Professor

Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship

Publications

Key Publications (3)

Scholarly Publications (7)

Recognitions

Editorial positions (7)

  • Corporate Governance: An International Review

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Journal of International Business Studies

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Strategic Management Journal

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • International Marketing Review

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Journal of Management

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Global Strategy Journal

    Editorial Board

  • Journal of World Business

    Editorial Board

Organization Memberships (2)

Courses

IM Research clinic

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BM-IMRC
  • Level: Master

OLD STYLE - Managing Business Strategically

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020
  • Code: BMSM05
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Master

Managing Business Strategically

  • Study year: 2020/2021
  • Code: BMSM08
  • ECTS: 5 Level: ERIM, Exchange, IM/CEMS, Master

Past courses

Causal Inference

  • Study year: 2019/2020
  • Code: BERMAMC021
  • Level: Master

Content Analysis

  • Study year: 2019/2020
  • Code: BERMAMC020
  • Level: Master

International Business

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BAP072

Introduction to Business

  • Study year: 2019/2020
  • Code: BT1101
  • Level: Bachelor 1, Bachelor 1

Introduction to business administration

  • Study year: 2019/2020
  • Code: BK1101
  • Level: Bachelor 1

Managing Strategy Execution

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMSM02
  • ECTS: 5

Managing Strategy Execution

  • Study year: 2017/2018, 2016/2017
  • Code: BM-02SM
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Master

Strategic Leadership and Corporate Governance

  • Study year: 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BMME087
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Managing the strategy process

  • Study year: 2015/2016
  • Code: BM01SM
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Corporate governance and strategic leadership

  • Study year: 2014/2015
  • Code: RSMME075
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

International business strategy

  • Study year: 2014/2015
  • Code: BKM06GM
  • ECTS: 2 Level: Master

The strategy process

  • Study year: 2014/2015
  • Code: RSM01SM
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master