Richards, Malika

Malika Richards
Professor of Management
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Gaige, 336
    Biography

    Malika Richards is a Professor of Management at Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Berks. She obtained her Ph.D in International Business and Strategic Management from the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. Prior to graduate studies, she studied in Japan and Taiwan, and worked in Thailand for five years. In 2010, she was a Fulbright scholar at Soochow University, Taiwan. Subsequently, she was invited back to Soochow University three times as a Visiting Professor, at one point receiving among the top 10% in teaching evaluations. In 2013, She was a Visiting Professor at National Chengchi University, Taiwan. Her research interests are the impact of culture on international management and multinational firm strategy. Her research has been published in journals such as the Journal of International Management, International Business Review, and the Journal of International Business Studies. Malika has served several years in the role of Treasurer to the International Management division of the Academy of Management. This is one of the largest divisions in the Academy. In 2015 she was elected Vice President of the Women in the Academy of International Business (WAIB). 2017-2019 she served as President of WAIB.

    Publications

    Eden, L., Indro, D.C., Miller, S.R., & Richards, M. “Valuation Uncertainty, Home and Host Market Uncertainty, and Cross-Border Seasoned Equity Offerings,” International Business Review, [Forthcoming].

    Pan, Y., Shang, Y., & Richards, M. “Enhancing Creativity in Organizations: The Role of the Need for Cognition,” Management Decision [Forthcoming].

    Chong, M. P.M., Shang, Y. F., Richards, M., & Zhu, X. 2018. “Two Sides of the Same Coin? Leadership and Organizational Culture,” Leadership & Organization Development Journal, 39(8): 975-994.

    Education

    Ph.D., International Business and Strategic Management, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

    M.B.A., Finance and International Business, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN