Winfried Ruigrok

Winfried Ruigrok

Winfried Ruigrok

Prof. Ph.D.
Full Professor of Management with special focus on International Management
FIM-HSG
Büro 0-341
Dufourstrasse 40a
9000 St. Gallen
Main Focuses International Strategy; Corporate Governance, International Management
Fields of research
  • International Strategy
  • International Management
  • Corporate Governance
Further fields of research
  • Top Management Teams and Boards
  • Boards of Directors
  • Cross Cultural Management
  • Diversity Management
  • Executive Education
  • Expert in Ageing in Organisations
Education 1993: Ph.D. International Political Economy, University of Amsterdam (NL), with highest possible distinction
1986: Doctorandus (≈MA) International Relations (with minors in Economics and Research Methods), University of Amsterdam (NL)
1982: Kandidaat (≈BA) Political Science (with minors in Economics and Law), University of Amsterdam (NL)

Professional Career

Functions at University of St.Gallen:
2012- : President’s Delegate for Ranking and Executive Education (University of St Gallen #5 in European Business School ranking, #1 in German-speaking area, #1 in Switzerland)
2011- : Dean, Executive School of Management, Technology and Law
2005-2010: Founding Academic Director, Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme
1999-2004: Founding Academic Director, Master of International Management (MIM) programme
1997- : Managing Director, Research Institute for International Management
1996-: Professor of International Management  
Previous professional experience:
Research Fellow, Centre for Corporate Strategy and Change, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick (UK)
Assistant Professor of Strategic Management and International Business, Erasmus University/Rotterdam School of Management (NL)
Research Fellow, Department of International Relations, University of Amsterdam (NL)
Research Fellow, Commission of the European Communities, DGXII: Science, Research and Development (Brussels, Belgium)
Research Assistant, Department of International Relations, University of Amsterdam (NL)
Project Officer, Asia Bureau / Projects Department, Netherlands Organisation for International Development Co-operation (Novib) (NL)
Teaching Assistant, Department of International Relations, University of Amsterdam (NL)

Teaching Activities Lecturer in multiple Master Programmes (SIM, MBA, EMBA) and Doctoral Programmes.
Affiliations Academy of Management (U.S.), Academy of International Business (U.S.), European International Business Academy (Europe), European Academy of Management (Europe), Strategic Management Society (U.S.), Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Betriebswirtschaft (CH), Chief Human Resource Officers Circle Switzerland (CH),  Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft (D)
Awards
  • 2017: Best Lecturer; Women Back to Business programme, University of St.Gallen, Switzerland.2016: Best Lecturer; Part-Time MBA Core Courses, University of St.Gallen, Switzerland.
  • 2016: Nominated, Best Paper; Organization and Management Theory Division, Academy of Management, Anaheim (CA), U.S.A.
  • 2015: Best Paper; Track “FDI in and from emerging market economies”, European International Business Academy, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • 2015: Nominated, Carolyn Dexter Best International Paper All Academy Award; Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada.
  • 2015: Best International Paper; Career Division, Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada.2015: Best Paper; European Academy of Management, Warsaw, Poland.
  • 2015: Best Paper; Strategic Interest Group “Corporate Governance”, European Academy of Management, Warsaw, Poland.
  • 2014: Nominated, Best Paper; Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management, Philadelphia (PA), U.S.A.
  • 2014: Highly Commended Paper; Multinational Business Review.2014: Nominated, Best Paper; Strategic Interest Group“Corporate Governance”, European Academy of Management, Valencia, Spain.
  • 2012: Best Reviewer, Special Interest Group “Sports as a Business”, European Academy of Management, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
  • 2011: Best Paper (Runner-up), Special Interest Group “Sports as a Business”, European Academy of Management, Tallinn, Estonia.
  • 2011: Nominated, Best Paper Award, Special Interest Group “Corporate Governance”, European Academy of Management, Tallinn, Estonia.
  • 2010: Best Paper Award, Special Interest Group “Sports as a Business”, European Academy of Management, Rome, Italy.
  • 2007: Best Paper Award, “Organizations and the Natural Environment” (ONE) Division, Academy of Management, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
  • 2001: Nominated, “Carolyn Dexter Best International Paper All Academy Award”, Academy of Management, Washington D.C. , U.S.A.
  • 1996: Myrdal Prize for the best book, European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy.
  • 1993: Research Award, Rotterdam School of Management/Erasmus University Rotterdam, NL.
Spin-Offs Top Team St.Gallen
Top Team St.Gallen
Talks Dozens of external lectures and presentations per year. Please find the complete list in the corresponding annual report of FIM-HSG.
Editorial Board
  1. European Journal of International Management
  2. Journal of International Business Policy
Research Cooperation

University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, China

SCOPES (Scientific co-operation between Universities in Eastern Europe and Switzerland), SNF funded

Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, USA

University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Additional Information

Executive School of Management, Technology and Law: https://www.es.unisg.ch

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