Dr Matevž Raškovič

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Senior Lecturer in International Business School of Marketing and International Business

Profile

Born in Slovenia, Matevz worked as Assistant Professor of international business at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics prior to joining Victoria University of Wellington, School of International Marketing and Business in February 2018 as a Senior Lecturer. He was the 2017 conference co-chair at the 4th AIB-CEE chapter conference in Ljubljana, Slovenia and is guest editor for a special issue in Journal of Business Research on business with Central and Eastern Europe.

Matevz received his PhD and MSc from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2012 and 2007. He is the recipient of the 2013 University of Ljubljana President’s Award for Outstanding Achievement of Young Faculty. Matevz was a Fulbright Fellow at Harvard University, FAS Sociology in 2017 and a visiting doctoral student at Harvard, FAS Sociology in 2010-2011.

Matevz is a member of the Academy of International Business (AIB) and a board member of the AIB-CEE chapter since 2016. He is also a member of the European Academy of International Business (EIBA). He has advised the Ministry of the Economy of the Republic of Slovenia regarding issues related to economic cooperation with China and is a member of the 16+1 China-CEE Think Tank Network at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and its 16+1 China-CEEC Institute in Budapest, Hungary. He was Head of the Master of International Business program at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics between 2015 and 2018. His consultancy work back in Slovenia focused on building an international mindset for local Slovenian SMEs, as well as helping Slovenian firms in the Chinese market.

Qualifications

  • 2017: Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship at Harvard University, FAS Sociology
  • 2015-2016: Korea-Europe Next Generation Policy Expert Fellow (Awarded by the Royal Institute for International Affairs in London and the Korea Foundation)
  • 2012: PhD in international business from University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics, Slovenia
  • 2010-2011: Visiting doctoral student at Harvard University, FAS Sociology
  • 2007: MSc in marketing from University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics, Slovenia
  • 2005: BSc in marketing from University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics, Slovenia

Research interests

  • Economic sociology of international business, stereotypes, Central and Eastern Europe, China business.

Selected publications

Ding, Z., Vuchkovski, D., Zabkar, V., Hirose, M. & Raskovic, M. (2018). Ljubljana to Tokyo: Understanding Drivers if Young-Adult Consumer Innovativeness and the Role of Regionalism. Journal of East European Management Studies, 23(3), 502-522. (2017 impact factor .80, h-index 11).

Davies, A. H. & Raskovic, M. (2018). Understanding a changing China: key issues for business. London/New York: Routledge.

Pustovrh, A., Jaklic, M., Martin, S. A. & Raskovic, M. (2017). Antecedents and determinants of high-tech SMEs’ commercialization enablers: open the black box of open innovation practices. Economic Research, 30(1), 1033-1056. (Taylor & Francis, 2016 SSCI IF=0.742).

Raskovic, M., Ding, Z., Skare, V., Ozretic-Dosen, Đ. & Zabkar, V. (2016). Comparing consumer innovativeness and ethnocentrism of young-adult consumers. Journal of Business Research, 69(9), 3682-3686. (2016 SSCI IF= 3.354; A-ranked journal in ABDC list).

Raskovic, M. (2015). Economic sociology and the ARA interaction model. Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing, 30(5), 472-485. (2015 SSCI IF=0.973; A-ranked journal in ABDC list).

Zupan, N., Kase, R., Raskovic, M., Yao, K. & Wang, C. (2015). Getting ready for the young generation to join the workforce: a comparative analysis of the work values of Chinese and Slovenian business students. Journal of East European Management Studies, 20(2), 174-201. (2015 SSCI IF=0.576; C-level journal in ABDC list).

Raskovic, M. (2014). Misunderstanding embeddedness: A response to Ferraris’ rethinking multiple embeddedness. Multinational Business Review, 22(2), 139-154. (C-level journal in ABDC list, B-level journal in ABS list).

Raskovic, M., Makovec Brencic, M. & Jaklic, M. (2013). Antecedents and evolution of the Bartlett and Ghoshal transnational typology. Multinational Business Review, 21(2), 148-173. (-level journal in ABDC list, B-level journal in ABS list).

Makovec Brencic, M., Pfajfar, G. & Raskovic, M. (2012). Managing in a time of crisis: marketing, HRM and innovation. Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing, 27(6), 436-446. (2012 SSCI IF=0.689; A-ranked journal in ABDC list).

Feldin, A., Kosak, M., Prasnikar, J., Raskovic, M. & Zabkar, V. (2009). Strategic considerations in banking ownership: the case of Slovenian banking market. Transformations in Business & Economics, 8(3/18), 36-56. (2009 SSCI IF=1.711).

Awards and honours

2018: Royal Society Leaders Catalyst Fund: China-New Zealand Scientific Exchange Fellowship (Project with the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences).

2017: CEEMAN Highly Commended Paper Award at the 4th AIB-CEE chapter conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 26-28 September, 2017

2017: Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship at Harvard University, FAS Sociology

2016: Korea-Europe Next Generation Policy Expert Fellowship (Korea Foundation)

2014: Best Reviewer Award at the AIB-CEE Chapter conference, Budapest, Hungary.

2014: Emerald Highly Commended Paper Award for a paper in the Multinational Business Review.

2013: University of Ljubljana President’s Award to Young Faculty for extraordinary achievements in research and teaching.