Professor

Neri KARRA

Neri KARRA
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Management Sciences, Entrepreneurship and Innovation - Judge Business School, Cambridge University
Academic Director
Track: Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Strategy
Education
  • 2005 : Ph.D., Management Sciences, Entrepreneurship and Innovation , Judge Business School, Cambridge University, United Kingdom
  • 2002 : Master, Business Administration, Business, Sabanci University, Turkey
  • 1999 : Bachelor, Business Administration, Business, University of Miami, USA
Professional Experiences
Academic Experience
  • 2017 - present, Entrepreneurship Expert , University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 2013 - 2016, Visiting Professor, Conde Nast College of Fashion, London, United Kingdom
  • 2013 - 2013, Visiting Professor, Stern School of Business, New York University, New York, USA
  • 2010 - 2011, Programme Director, Regent's University London, London, United Kingdom
  • 2009 - 2010, Visiting Professor, Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom
  • 2008 - 2009, Programme Director, Imperial College Business School, London, United Kingdom
  • 2006 - 2008, Senior Research Fellow and Lecturer, London College of Fashion , London, United Kingdom
  • 2005 - 2006, Researcher, London School of Economics and Political Sciences, London, United Kingdom
Professional Experience :
  • 2000 - present, Co-Founder and Creative Director, Neri Karra Leather Goods and Accessories, ,
Scientific prizes and Awards
Awards
  • 2017 : British Council Alumni Award Winner in Entrepreneurship, British Council
  • 2015 : Woman of the Year 2015, Grazia Fashion Magazine
  • 2007 : Best Paper Award International Management Division, Academy of Management
  • 2006 : William H Newman Award , Academy of Management
Honors
  • 2005 : London School of Economics (LSE) Bilgi Research Fellowship , London School of Economics and Political Sciences
  • 2004 : Cambridge University Overseas Trust Scholarship , Judge Business School, Cambridge University
  • 1999 : Departmental Honors Student Award, University of Miami
  • 1998 : Honors Student Fellowship , University of Miami
  • 1998 : Golden Key Honors Student Fellowship Award, University of Miami
  • 1996 : Provost's Honor Roll and Dean's List , University of Miami
Published Papers in Refereed Journals
  • Phillips N., Tracey P., Karra N., (2013). Building entrepreneurial tie portfolios through strategic homophily: The role of narrative identity work in venture creation and early growth, Journal of Business Venturing, 28 (1) 134-150.
  • Phillips N., Tracey P., Karra N., (2009). Rethinking Institutional Distance: Strengthening the Tie Between New Institutional Theory and International Management, Strategic Organization, 7 (3) 339-348.
  • Karra N., Phillips N., (2008). Researching ‘Back Home’: International Management Research as Autoethnography, Organizational Research Methods, 11 (3) 541-561.
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  • Karra N., Phillips N., Tracey P., (2008). Building the Born Global Firm: Developing Entrepreneurial Capabilities for International New Venture Success, Long Range Planning, 41 (4) 440-458.
  • Karra N., Tracey P., Phillips N., (2006). Altruism and Agency in the Family Firm: Exploring the Role of Family, Kinship and Ethnicity, Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, 30 (6) 861-877.
  • Karra N., Phillips N., (2004). Entrepreneurship Goes Global, Ivey Business Journal, 68 (8) 24-31.
Books
  • Karra N., (2018) Fashion Entrepreneurship: The Creation of the Global Fashion Business, Routledge,, London.
  • Karra N., (2017) Family Business in Emerging Markets, Routledge,Routledge,, London., London.
  • Karra N., (2016) Understanding the Born Global Firm, Routledge,Routledge,Routledge,, London., London., Oxford.
Peer Review Proceedings
  • Karra N., (2016), Ties that Bind: Ethnic Ties and International New Venture Creation , in: Academy of Management Proceedings Academy of Management , pp..
  • Phillips N., Tracey P., Karra N., (2009), Strategic Use of Homophily in Entrepreneurial Networks: The Case of Neroli , in: Best Paper Proceedings Academy of Management , pp.1-91.
  • Phillips N., Karra N., Tracey P., (2007), Rethinking Institutional Distance: Using Neo-Institutional Theory to Inform International Management, in: Best Paper Proceedings Academy of Management , pp.1-6.
  • Karra N., (2006), Cross-Cultural Research as Autoethnography: The Challenge and Opportunity of Studying Your Own Culture in International Management, in: Best Paper Proceedings Academy of Management , pp.1-6.
  • Karra N., Phillips N., Tracey P., (2006), The Paths and Processes of International Entrepreneurship: Understanding the Role of Entrepreneurial Capabilities in Rapid Internationalization, in: Best Paper Proceedings Academy of Management , pp.1-61.
  • Karra N., Phillips N., (2004), Ethnicity and InternationalEntrepreneurship: Lessons from the Turkish Bulgarian Immigration toTurkey, in: Proceedings of the Fourth Biennale McGill Conference on International Entrepreneurship , pp.5-27.
Research fields
  • Fashion Management
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Management
  • Strategy and Ethics
Teaching
Grande Ecole Program:
  • Ent research methodology
  • Fundamentals of strategy
MSc in Fashion management :
  • Strategy and csr in the fashion industry
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