Kivijärvi Marke, Postdoctoral Researcher / Tutkijatohtori

Kivijärvi Marke, Postdoctoral Researcher / Tutkijatohtori
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Management and leadership


D.Sc. (Econ. and Bus.Adm.) Marke Kivijärvi is a Project Researcher of Management and Leadership at the Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics. She received her doctoral degree from the University of Eastern Finland in 2013. She joined JSBE in 2016. She has taught management previously at the University of Eastern Finland. She served as a visiting scholar at Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary's University, Canada, in spring 2014.

Areas of Interest

Critical management studies, gender in management and business, international business, start-ups and commercialization, qualitative research

Research Areas

Postcolonial studies in international business, gendered discourses of management and leadership, commercialization

Recent Publications

Kivijärvi, M., Mills, A.J., Helms Mills, J. 2018. Historic constructions of the early multinational: On power, politics and culture in Pan Am narratives. International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 20 (2), 222-250.

Palo-oja, O-M, Kivijärvi, M., Aromaa, E. 2017. Challenges in Academic Commercialization: A Case Study of the Scientists’ Experiences. International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies, 8 (1/2), 23-37.

Palo-oja, O-M & Kivijärvi, M. 2015. Commercialization of Academic Research – A Sensemaking Analysis of Key Participants’ Roles. International Journal on Human Resources Development and Management (IJHRDM), 15 2/3/4: 154-169.

Teaching (list of courses)

YTPP210 Yrityksen johtamisen ja johtajuuden perusteet

YTPP211 Introduction to management and leadership