Prof Audra Mockaitis

School of Business

Professor

School of Business
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(01) 708 4757

Biography

Audra joined Maynooth University as Professor of International Business in 2019. She previously held tenured positions at Monash University in Australia and Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand. Her interests center on cross-national large-scale research on global (virtual) teams, global and cross-cultural leadership, cultural values, language and distance factors in international business. Her work has been published in journals such as Journal of World Business, Journal of Business Ethics, Management International Review, International Business Review, and others. Audra serves on the editorial boards of Journal of World Business, Thunderbird International Business Review (Book Reviews Editor), and Baltic Journal of Management (Associate Editor).
She maintains a personal website: www.mockaitis.com

Audra has received numerous awards for her research, including Best Reviewer awards from the Journal of World Business, Academy of Management (AoM) and European Academy of Management (EURAM), Best Paper awards from AoM and the Australia New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM), AoM Best Paper Proceedings, and has been nominated as a finalist for awards for best papers and symposia at the AoM overall and its International Management Division, as well as a Research Group of the Year award in Sweden. 

Research Interests

International Business, International Management, Cross-Cultural Management

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2018 'The benefits of global teams for international organizations: HR implications'
Mockaitis, A.I., Zander, L., & De Cieri, H. (2018) 'The benefits of global teams for international organizations: HR implications'. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 29 (14):2137-2158 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]
2016 'Leveraging values in global organizations: Premises, Paradoxes and Progress'
Zander, L., Jonsen, K., & Mockaitis, A.I. (2016) 'Leveraging values in global organizations: Premises, Paradoxes and Progress'. Management International Review, 56 :149-169 [IR Link] [Details]
2014 'An Opportunity for East and West to Share Leadership: A Multicultural Analysis of Shared Leadership Preferences in Global Teams'
Herbert, K., Mockaitis, A.I., and Zander, L. (2014) 'An Opportunity for East and West to Share Leadership: A Multicultural Analysis of Shared Leadership Preferences in Global Teams'. Asian Business and Management, 13 (3):257-282 [IR Link] [Details]
2014 'Societal-Level Versus Individual-Level Predictions of Ethical Behavior: A 48-Society Study of Collectivism and Individualism'
Ralston, D.A., Egri, C.P., Furrer, O., Mockaitis, A.I. et al. (2014) 'Societal-Level Versus Individual-Level Predictions of Ethical Behavior: A 48-Society Study of Collectivism and Individualism'. Journal of Business Ethics, 122 :283-306 [IR Link] [Details]
2013 'On What Do Consumer Product Preferences Depend? Determining Domestic versus Foreign Product preferences in an Emerging Market Economy'
Mockaitis, A.I., Salciuviene, L., and Ghauri, P. (2013) 'On What Do Consumer Product Preferences Depend? Determining Domestic versus Foreign Product preferences in an Emerging Market Economy'. Journal of International Consumer Marketing, 25 (3):166-180 [Details]
2012 'The Global Leader as Boundary Spanner, Bridge Maker and Blender'
Butler, C., Zander, L., Mockaitis, A. and Sutton, C. (2012) 'The Global Leader as Boundary Spanner, Bridge Maker and Blender'. Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 5 (2):240-243 [IR Link] [Details]
2012 'Cooperation across Cultures: An Examination of the Concept in 16 Countries'
Leonard, K.M., Cosans, C., Pakdil, F., Mockaitis, A.I., et al. (2012) 'Cooperation across Cultures: An Examination of the Concept in 16 Countries'. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 36 :238-247 [IR Link] [Details]
2012 'Do Anglo Countries Still Form a Values Cluster? Evidence of the Complexity of Value Change'
Khilji, S.E., Egri, C.P., Ralston, D.A., Palmer, I., Girson, I., Milton, L., Richards, M., Ramburuth, P., and Mockaitis, A.I. (2012) 'Do Anglo Countries Still Form a Values Cluster? Evidence of the Complexity of Value Change'. Journal of World Business, 47 (2):267-276 [Details]
2012 'Leading Global Teams'
Zander, L., Mockaitis, A. and Butler, C.L. (2012) 'Leading Global Teams'. Journal of World Business, 47 :592-603 [IR Link] [Details]
2012 'The Power of Individual Cultural Values in Global Virtual Teams'
Mockaitis, A.I., E.L.Rose and P.Zettinig (2012) 'The Power of Individual Cultural Values in Global Virtual Teams'. International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, 12 (2):193-210 [IR Link] [Details]
2011 'Examining Media Effectiveness across cultures and national borders: A review and multilevel framework'
Leonard, K.M, Van Scotter, J.R., Pakdil, F., Mockaitis, A.I., et al. (2011) 'Examining Media Effectiveness across cultures and national borders: A review and multilevel framework'. International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, 11 (1):131-152 [Details]
2011 'Standardization and Contextualization: A Study of Language and Leadership across 17 Countries'
Zander, L., A.I. Mockaitis, A.W.Harzing (2011) 'Standardization and Contextualization: A Study of Language and Leadership across 17 Countries'. Journal of World Business, 46 (3):296-304 [Details]
2011 'A 21st Century Assessment of Values across the Global Workforce'
Ralston, D.A., Egri, C.P., Mockaitis, A.I. et al. (2011) 'A 21st Century Assessment of Values across the Global Workforce'. Journal of Business Ethics, 104 (1):1-31 [IR Link] [Details]
2010 'You’re from Where? The Influence of Distance Factors on New Zealand Expatriates’ Cross-cultural Adjustment'
Jenkins, E. and Mockaitis, A.I. (2010) 'You’re from Where? The Influence of Distance Factors on New Zealand Expatriates’ Cross-cultural Adjustment'. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 21 (15):2692-2713 [Details]
2009 'Culture and Communication: Cultural Variations and Media Effectiveness'
Moustafa Leonard, K., Van Scotter, J.R., Pakdil, F.,Chamseddine, N.J., Mockaitis, A.I., Salciuviene, L., Surkiene, G., Tsai, F.S., Wu, L.L., Esatoglu, E., Koyuncu, M., Gumus, M., and Oktem, K. (2009) 'Culture and Communication: Cultural Variations and Media Effectiveness'. Administration and Society, 41 (7):850-877 [Details]
2009 'Brand image perceptions across cultures: a study of symbolic and functional asso-ciations'
Salciuviene, L., Ghauri, P., Mockaitis, A.I. and DeMattos, C. (2009) 'Brand image perceptions across cultures: a study of symbolic and functional asso-ciations'. Advances in International Marketing, 20 :177-191 [Details]
2009 'Ranking versus Rating: What Is the Best Way to Reduce Response and Language Bias in Cross-National Research?'
Harzing, A.W., Baldueza, J., Barner-Rasmussen, W., Barzantny, C., Berthelot, A., Davila, A., Espejo, A., Ferreira, R., Giroud, A., Koester, K., Leiba O’Sullivan, S., Liang, W.K., Mockaitis, A.I., Morley, M., Myloni, B., Odusanya, J.O.T., Prochno, P., Choudhury, S.R., Saka, A., Sienghtai, S., Viswat, L., Uzuncarsili Soydas, A., and Zander, L. (2009) 'Ranking versus Rating: What Is the Best Way to Reduce Response and Language Bias in Cross-National Research?'. International Business Review, 18 (4):417-432 [Details]
2005 'Does the use of English-language questionnaires in cross-national research obscure national differences?'
Harzing, A.W., A.Mockaitis, L.Zander et al. (2005) 'Does the use of English-language questionnaires in cross-national research obscure national differences?'. International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, 5 (2):213-224 [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2019 'A World of Learning: A future for leaders who can make a difference based on European foundations'
Zettinig, P., Zander, U., Zander, L., & Mockaitis, A (2019) 'A World of Learning: A future for leaders who can make a difference based on European foundations' In: L.Zander (eds). Research handbook of global leadership: Making a difference. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. [Details]
2019 'The new millennial global leaders: what a difference a generation makes!'
Butler, C., Sutton, C., Mockaitis, A. & Zander, L. (2019) 'The new millennial global leaders: what a difference a generation makes!' In: L.Zander (eds). Research handbook of global leadership: making a difference. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited. [Details]
2015 'Leading Global Teams'
Zander, L., Mockaitis, A.I., & Butler, C. (2015) 'Leading Global Teams' In: Leading Organizations: Perspectives for a New Era. Thousand Oaks: Sage. [Details]
2015 'International Business Traveler, Is Work Always on Your Mind? An Investigation of the Relationship Between Sources of Social Support and Satisfaction with Work-Related International Travel: The Moderating Role of Over-Commitment'
Mäkelä, L., De Cieri, H., & Mockaitis, A.I. (2015) 'International Business Traveler, Is Work Always on Your Mind? An Investigation of the Relationship Between Sources of Social Support and Satisfaction with Work-Related International Travel: The Moderating Role of Over-Commitment' In: Liisa Mäkelä and Vesa Suutari (eds). Work and Family Interface in the International Career Context. New York: Springer. [Details]
2015 'Team-Based Global Organizations: The Future of Global Organizing'
Zander, L., Butler, C., Mockaitis, A.I., Herbert, K., Lauring, J., Mäkelä, K., Paunova, M., & Zettinig, P. (2015) 'Team-Based Global Organizations: The Future of Global Organizing' In: Verbeke, A., van Tulder, R., & Drogendijk, R (eds). The Future of Global Organizing. United Kingdom: Emerald. [Details]
2014 'Students as Global Virtual Team Leaders: A Model for Inquiry-Based Experiential Learning'
Zettinig, P., Mockaitis, A.I., & Zander, L. (2014) 'Students as Global Virtual Team Leaders: A Model for Inquiry-Based Experiential Learning' In: The Palgrave Handbook of Experiential Learning in International Business, Palgrave Macmillan. United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan. [Details]
2014 'Country Choice of Manufacturing SMEs in Central and Eastern Europe: The Importance of Foreign Partner Relations and Level of Market Entry'
Mockaitis, A.I., and Bahl, M. (2014) 'Country Choice of Manufacturing SMEs in Central and Eastern Europe: The Importance of Foreign Partner Relations and Level of Market Entry' In: Mai Thi Thanh Thai and Ekaterina Turkina (eds). Internationalization of Firms from Economies in Transition: The Effects of a Politico‐Economic Paradigm Shift. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. [Details]
2008 'The path to the internationalization of Lithuanian manufacturing SMEs'
Mockaitis, A.I. (2008) 'The path to the internationalization of Lithuanian manufacturing SMEs' In: Handbook Of Research On European Business And Entrepreneurship: Towards a Theory of Internationalization. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. [Details]

Reviews

  Journal Role
Baltic Journal Of Management Associate Editor
Thunderbird International Business Review Editor
Management International Review Guest Editor
International Journal Of Human Resource Management Guest Editor
Journal Of International Business Studies Reviewer
Journal Of Management Studies Reviewer
Human Resource Management Reviewer
Personnel Review Reviewer
Cross Cultural Management Reviewer
The Icelandic Research Fund Reviewer

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2018 Best Reviewer Journal of World Business
2015 Best Paper Proceedings Academy of Management
2015 Best Paper Proceedings Academy of Management
2014 Annual HRM Researcher/Research Group of the Year Award Årets HR-forskning
2013 Best Paper Proceedings Academy of Management
2010 Best Reviewer Award European Academy of Management
2010 Best Reviewer Award Academy of Management
2010 Emerald Best International Symposium Award nominee Academy of Management
2009 Best Paper Proceedings Academy of Management
2009 Best Paper Proceedings Academy of Management
2009 All-Academy Carolyn Dexter Award nominee Academy of Management
2008 Best Track Paper Award Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management
2008 Best Paper Award Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management
2008 Best Reviewer Award Academy of Management
2007 Best Reviewer Award Academy of Management

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Academy of Management member /
Academy of International Business member /
European International Business Academy member /
European Academy of Management member /
Australia New Zealand International Business Academy member /
The International Association of Cross-Cultural Competence and Management member /

Languages

  Language Reading Writing Speaking
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
Russian Functional Functional Functional
Spanish Functional Basic Basic

Other Activities

  Description

Editorial Board Member

Teaching Interests

Cross-Cultural Management
International Human Resource Management
International Business
International Management
Managing the MNE



Recent Postgraduates

  Graduation Student Name University Degree Thesis
2017 Kendall Herbert Monash University PhD Harnessing the Innovative Potential of Culturally Diverse Global Virtual Teams Through Shared Leadership
2016 Karen Medica Monash University PhD Cultural Adjustment in the context of an aid-funded higher education sojourn: an exploratory case study that examines acculturation and re-acculturation challenges for Indonesian PhD Australian scholarship awardees
2014 Javed Anwar Monash University PhD Corporate governance and firm internationalization – A study of Australian-based multinational corporations

External Collaborators

  Name Role / Description Country
Lena Zander/ Uppsala co-author SWEDEN
Peter Zettinig/ Turku co-author FINLAND
Anne-Wil Harzing/ Middlesex co-author UNITED KINGDOM
Christina Butler/ Kingston co-author UNITED KINGDOM
Cherrie Zhu/ Monash co-author AUSTRALIA