Liesl Riddle


Title: Associate Dean of MBA Programs</a> and Associate Professor of International Business and International Affairs
Department: International Business
Address: Duques Hall 550
Phone: (202) 994-1217
Email: lriddle@gwu.edu
Homepage:
Office Hours: Spring 2014: By appointment

Profile


Education:
Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, 2001
M.B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1995
M.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1995
B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1992

Area of Expertise: Diaspora Homeland Investment, National Trade and Investment Promotion, Cross-Cultural Management, International Marketing, Middle East/North Africa

Publications: Journal of International Business Studies, International Marketing Review, Small Business Economics Journal, and Public Administration & Development.

Editorial Positions
Education, Business & Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues editorial board member
Journal of World Business, special issue on Multinationals in the Middle East, guest editor

Professional Activities: United Nations ad-hoc expert on Diaspora Entrepreneurship, Member of the Academy of International Business, Academy of Management, American Marketing Association

Current Research: Mobilizing Diaspora Homeland Investment Capital Project, Middle East Managerial Values Project

Grants: GW-Center for International Business Education and Research

Liesl Riddle is the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Associate Professor of International Business and International Affairs at The George Washington University School of Business (GWSB). She oversees 14 of GWSB's graduate degree programs, including five MBA and nine specialized masters programs. In conjunction with faculty advisory committees, she developed GWSB's Digital Community (GWSB:DC), a suite of online degree programs (MBA, MSPM, MSIST, MTA) that are offered through a digital-community environment (http://business.gwu.edu/gwsbdc/). She also is the co-director of GWSB's OntheBoard program, a fellowship program designed to promote women on corporate boards.

Dr. Riddle has written extensively about diasporas and development, international entrepreneurship, and trade and investment promotion. Having examined diaspora investment and entrepreneurship for over 20 years, Dr. Riddle has conducted research among 16 different diaspora communities in the USA and Europe originating from countries of origin in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the Middle East. She was a founding member and director of the university’s Diaspora Research Program. Dr. Riddle is a frequent guest speaker at the US Foreign Service Institute in the Near East North Africa Area Studies Program.



Research

Riddle, Liesl; Ayyagari, Meghanna. "Desperate Times, Desperate Measures: Gender Differences in Upward Influence Ethics among Egyptian Managers."Manuscript in progress.

Riddle, Liesl."Adaptation of Interorganizational Networks To Environmental Change: Creating Insiders and Outsiders in the Turkish Clothing Industry."Manuscript revision in progress.

Riddle, Liesl. "Beyond Clear Winners and Losers of Quota Elimination: The Case of Turkey," in Jiawen Yang (Ed.) Globalization and the World Textile Industry. Paper was reviewed and has been accepted as book chapter.

Riddle, Liesl; Marano, Valentina. "Homeland Export and Investment Promotion Programs for the Diaspora: A Call to Research." Invited paper has been submitted to book editor, Dr. Jennifer Brinkerhoff.

Riddle, L. et al. 2012. “A 21st Century Assessment of Values across the Global Workforce” Journal of Business Ethics. November 2011, Volume 104, Issue 1, pp 1-31

Ralston, David; Carolyn Egri; Liesl Riddle; Charlotte Karam; David Brock; Tevfik Dalgic; Arif Butt. “Managerial Values in the Greater Middle East: Similarities and Differences across Seven Countries” International Business Review. 21 (3):13 (2012)

Riddle, Liesl. Diasporas Entrepreneurs as Institutional Change Agents: The Case of Thamel.com, International Business Review, (2011).

Liesl Riddle, Meghana Ayyagari, (2011) "Contemporary Cleopatras: the business ethics of female Egyptian managers", Education, Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues, Vol. 4 Iss: 3, pp.167 - 192

Nielsen, Tjai M. and Liesl Riddle. (2010). Investing in Peace: The Motivational Dynamics of Diaspora Investment in Post-Conflict Economies, Journal of Business Ethics, 89, 435-448.

Gillespie, Kate; Liesl Riddle; Brad McBride. (2010). Globalization, Acculturation, and Local Managers in Developing Countries, International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management 10(1): 37-53.

Ralston, David; Carolyn P. Egri; Liesl Riddle; Laurie Milton; Irina Naoumova; Ian Palmer; Prem Ramburuth; Florian Wangenheim; Pingping Fu; Min Hsun Ku; Mahfooz Ansari; Maria Teresa de la Garza Carranza; Ilya Girson; Petelin Elenkov; Marina Dabic; Arif But

Riddle, Liesl, Jennifer M. Brinkerhoff, and Tjai Nielsen. "Partnering to Beckon them Home: Public Sector Innovation for Diaspora Homeland Investment." Public Administration and Development, Vol. 28, No. 1 (February 2008): 54-66.

Riddle, Liesl, Jennifer M. Brinkerhoff, and Tjai Nielsen. "Partnering to Beckon them Home: Public Sector Innovation for Diaspora Homeland Investment." Public Administration and Development, Vol. 28, No. 1 (February 2008): 54-66.

“Partnering to Beckon Them Home: Public-Sector Innovation for Diaspora Homeland Investment Promotion” Public Administration and Development, 2008.

Challenges and Opportunities fro the Clothing Industry in Eastern and Southern Europe, Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management, 11(1): 3-15

Riddle, Liesl; Egri, Carolyn; Ralston, David; Melahi, Kemal; Vojko, V.; Dalgic, Tevfik."Islamic Management Values: Evidence from Five Islamic Countries."Working paper presented in GWU's IB Department Research Brown Bag April 2006.

Riddle, Liesl; Marano, Valentina. "Business Social Responsibility as an Informal Institution in Developing Countries: The Case of Egypt." Manuscript in progress.Have been invited to present this paper at the University of Nottingham's Centre for Corporate

Riddle, Liesl. (2006). "Strategy in a Crisis: The Post-Quota-Elimination Experience of Turkish Apparel Manufacturers," in Jay Choi and Reid Click (Eds.) International Finance Review, Value Creation in Multinational Enterprise, Vol. 24. NY: Elsevier.

Gillespie, Kate and Liesl Riddle. 2005. Instructors' Manual for Gillespie/Jeannet/Hennessey Global Marketing: An Interactive Approach. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin.

Gillespie, Kate and Liesl Riddle. 2004. "Export Promotion Organization Emergence and Development: A Call to Research." International Marketing Review 21(4/5): 462-473.

Gillespie, Kate and Liesl Riddle.2004. "Case-Based Business Education in the ArabMiddle East and North Africa" in Ilan Alon(Ed.) Business Education in Emerging Markets: Perspectives and Best Practices.NY:Kluwer.

Riddle, Liesl and Kate Gillespie. 2003 "Information Sources for New Ventures in the Turkish Clothing Export Industry" Journal of Small Business Economics 20(1):105-120.

Riddle, Liesl. 2003 "Obstacles to Survey Research in the Turkish Clothing Industry" in Global Marketing: An Interactive Approach, Kate Gillespie, Jean-Pierre Jeannet, and H. David Hennessey (eds.). Boston: Houghton-Mifflin.

Riddle, Liesl. 2003. "Selector's European Dilemma" in Global Marketing: An Interactive Approach, Kate Gillespie, Jean-Pierre Jeannet, and H. David Hennessey (eds.). Boston: Houghton-Mifflin.

Gillespie, Kate and Liesl Riddle. 2003. Web Site of Supplementary Teaching Materials for Gillespie/Jeannet/Hennessey Global Marketing: An Interactive Approach. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin.

Riddle,Liesl.2002. "Emergence and Developmentof the ExportPromotion Organizations in Istanbul's Clothing Cluster: The Importance of the Social- Cultural Environment" Institute for Global Management and Research Working Paper Series, George Washington Univ

Riddle, Liesl. July 2002. "Investigating Competition and Cooperation among Export Promotion Organizations." Invited contribution to Research Issues, a monthly column published on the American Markeitng Association Global Marketing Special Interest Group's

Gillespie, Kate, Edward Sayre and Liesl Riddle. 2001. "Changes in Palestinian-American Interest in Homeland Investment 1994-1999." Middle East Studies Journal 55(2): 237-255.

Gillespie, Kate, Liesl Riddle, Edward Sayre, and David Sturges. 1999. "Diaspora Homeland Investment." Journal of International Business Studies 30(3): 623-634.

Riddle, Liesl and Cynthia Buckley. 1998. "Forced Migration and Destination Choice: Armenian Forced Settlers and Refugees in the Russian Federation." International Migration 36(2): 235-249.

Gillespie, Kate, Liesl Riddle, Edward Sayre, and David Sturges. 1996 "Palestinian-American Attitudes Toward Homeland Investment," (with K. Gillespie, E. Sayre, D. Sturges) in Faith M. Hanna, ed., Middle East Banking and Finance. New York: The Arab Bankers

Gillespie, Kate, Liesl Riddle, Edward Sayre, and David Sturges. 1995. "Global Competitiveness and Diaspora Investment," in Kaynak, Erdener, and Tunc Erem, eds., Innovation, Technology, and Information Management for Global Development and Competitiveness.