Dr Mirko Benischke

Mirko Benischke

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

Profile

Mirko Benischke is an Assistant 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.

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, and the Academy of Management Perspectives. 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

Assistant Professor

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

Publications

Key Publications (3)

Scholarly Publications (6)

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

International Business

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

Content Analysis

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

Causal Inference

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

Introduction to business administration

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

IM Research clinic

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

Managing Strategy Execution

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

Managing Business Strategically

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

Introduction to Business

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

Past courses

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