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Aissaoui, Rachida

Assistant Professor

Management
Copeland 322
901-649-6325
aissaoui@ohio.edu

Education

University of Memphis, Ph.D. Management 2013

Southeastern Louisiana University, MBA 1999

ESCI Fontainebleau France, Master in International Negotiation 1999

Research Interests

Organizational and institutional change, Strategies in controversial industries, Cultural change and globalization

Peer Reviewed Publications

Pittaway, L., Aïssaoui, R., & Fox, J. (Forthcoming) Social constructionism and entrepreneurial opportunity. In Philosophical reflexivity in entrepreneurship.

Aïssaoui, R. & Geringer, M.J. (In press) International business research output and rankings of Asia-Pacific universities: A 40-year time-series analysis. Asia-Pacific Journal of Management.

Aïssaoui, R. & Amis, J. (2017) Institutional logics, power, and school district consolidation. In The dynamics of school district consolidation: Race, economics, and the politics of educational change. University of Tennessee Press.

Aïssaoui, R., & Fabian, F. (2015). The French paradox: Implications for variations in global convergence. Journal of International Management, 21(1): 31-48. DOI:  10.1016/j.intman.2014.12.004

Aïssaoui, R. (2014). The homogeneity and heterogeneity of fields. Best Doctoral Student Paper in Track – Organization Theory and International Management, Southern Management Association 2014 Conference.

Aïssaoui, R., Amis, J.M., & Lawrence, T.B. (2013). When resources facilitate change: An institutional empowerment perspective. Best Doctoral Student Paper in Track – Organization Theory and International Management, Southern Management Association 2013 Conference.

Aïssaoui, R., & Amis, J.M. (2013). Episodic and systemic power in field restructuration: The role of institutional logics. Finalist Best Doctoral Student Paper, European Group of Organizational Studies 2013 Conference.

Amis, J.M., & Aïssaoui, R. (2013). Readiness for change: An institutional perspective. Journal of Change Management, Special Issue on Change Readiness, 13(1): 69-95. DOI: 10.1080/14697017.2013.768435

Aïssaoui, R., & Amis, J.M. (2012). Quantum and radical change. In Kessler, E.H. (Ed.), The Sage Encyclopedia of Management Theory. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, pp. 650-653.

Aïssaoui, R. (2012). Institutional struggles over (de)segregation in Shelby County, TN. Finalist Best Paper The Annual Civil Rights and Human Rights Conferences by The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change.

Awards

Teaching Awards:

Ohio University 2018 University Professor Award

Service Awards: 

Ohio University 2018 Above and Beyond Award

Nominated Best Reviewer at the Academy of International Business Southeast 2016.

Best Reviewer Academy of International Business Southeast 2015 Conference 

Best Reviewer in Track: Organization Theory and International Management Southern Management Association 2015. 

Research Awards:
   
Aïssaoui, R. (2018) Privatization through hijacking: How entrepreneurs overcame institutional constraints to privatize public schools. Southern Management Association 2018 Best Paper in Track: Entrepreneurship, Family Business, Technology and Innovation.
   
Aïssaoui, R. (2017) Globalization, economic development, and corruption: A cross-lagged contingency perspective. Honorable Mention (2nd Best Paper) at the Interdisciplinary Insights on Corruption and Fraud 2017 Conference.
   
Aïssaoui, R., & Fabian, F. (2017) The GLOBE debate: Power structures interdependency and gaps between individual values and national practices. Nominated Best Conference Paper at the Academy of International Business Southeast 2016.
   
Aïssaoui, R., & Fabian, F. (2016) Going global: A longitudinal assessment of cultural change at the individual and national levels. Academy of International Business Southeast 2016 Best Conference Paper.
   
Aïssaoui, R., & Fabian, F. (2016) The global convergence controversy: A longitudinal multilevel assessment of cultural change. Southern Management Association 2016 Best Paper in Track: Organization Theory, International Management, and Management History.
   
Aïssaoui, R., & Geringer J.M. (2015) International business research productivity in Asia-Pacific, 1970-2009. Finalist Best Conference Paper Academy of International Business Southeast 2015
   
Aïssaoui, R. (2014) The homogeneity and heterogeneity of fields. Southern Management Association 2014 Best Doctoral Student Paper in Track: Organization Theory and International Management.
   
Aïssaoui, R., & Amis, J. (2014) From episodic to systemic power: The role of institutional logics. Finalist European Group of Organizations Studies 2013 Best Doctoral Student Paper.
   
Aïssaoui, R., Amis, J., & Lawrence, T. (2013) When resources facilitate change: An institutional empowerment perspective. Southern Management Association 2013 Best Doctoral Student Paper in Track: Organization Theory and International Management.
   
Aïssaoui, R. (2012) Institutional struggles over (de)segregation in Shelby County, TN. Finalist at the Benjamin L. Hooks Paper Competition, Annual Civil Rights & Human Rights Conference organized by the Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change, Memphis, TN, April 2012. 

Professional Experience

Instructor: University of Memphis

Business Controller: Leroy Merlin, Castorama, MediaSaturn

Business Consultant: Perez Cubero Travel Agencies

Assistant: A.T. Kearney, McKinsey, Deloitte et Touche

Owner and Manager: Restaurant