Dr Olga Muzychenko
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Olga Muzychenko is Program Director - Master of International Management and lecturer at the University of Adelaide Business School where she teaches MBA and MIM courses. Her areas of expertise and research interests span across Cross-Cultural Management, Entrepreneurship and International Business. Olga's past research looked at various aspects of internationalisation of small and medium-sized enterprises, entrepreneurship education and training, management of cultural diversity, and psychological dimensions of international entrepreneurship. Her current research and practice interest is application of mindfulness in the workplace and design of mindfulness-based trasformative learning programs. After commencing her academic career Olga has been retaining link with the business community acting as a consultant to small and medium sized enterprises in Europe and Australia as well as the Enterprise Development Section of the International Labour Organisation. Her professional expertise is complemented with experience of working and living in France, Italy, the UK, Singapore, Hong Kong, China mainland, Russia and Armenia.
Awards & Achievements
Executive Dean Award for Excellence in Teaching
The Fred McDougall Award for Excellence in Postgraduate Teaching
The University of Adelaide Doctoral Research Medal
Taylor and Francis Prize for the Best Paper by a New Researcher
Best Paper Award - Internationalising Entrepreneurship Education and Training Annual Conference
Nominations: Best Paper in Track and Best Research Contribution to Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development Award - Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Annual Conference
Mindfulness, cross-cultural competence, global mindset, international entrepreneurship, international opportunity identification, internationalisation of small and medium-sized enterprises
Muzychenko, O. (2009). International Entrepreneurship and Culture: Developing Cross-cultural Entrepreneurial Competence. In Newlands, D. and Hooper, M. (Eds), Global Business Handbook, UK, Gower Publishing, ISBN 978-0-566-08747-9.
Muzychenko, O. and Liesch, P. (2015) International opportunity identification in the internationalisation of the firm. Journal of World Business, Vol. 50, No 4. Free access until 16 November 2015 via http://authors.elsevier.com/a/1Rmus3u3RtQszp
Muzychenko, O. (2011) International opportunity identification by entrepreneurs: The process and cognitive determinants. European Journal of Management, Vol. 11, No 2, pp. 52-72.
Zalan, T., Muzychenko, O. and Burshtein, S. (2009) Atlassian: Supporting the world with legendary service. Journal of International Business Education, Vol. 4.
Muzychenko, O. (2008) Cross-cultural entrepreneurial competence in identifying international business opportunities. European Management Journal, Vol. 26, No 6, pp. 366-377.
Muzychenko, O. (2008) Competence-based approach to teaching international opportunity identification: Cross-cultural aspects. European Journal of International Management, Vol. 2, No 4, pp. 418-436.
Muzychenko, O, Zalan, T. and Wells, S. (2008) Developing competencies for international entrepreneurship: The role of a global mindset. International Journal of Entrepreneurship Education, Vol.6, No 4.
Muzychenko, O. and Liesch, P. (2014) International opportunity identification in the internationalisation of the firm. AIB Annual meeting, Vancouver, July.
Muzychenko, O. (2012). Trust formation in the context of international opportunity identification: Empirical evidence from Australia. 6th Bi-annual Workshop on Trust Between and Within Organisations, Milan, 13-16 June.
Muzychenko, O. (2012) Toward understanding behavioural drivers of international opportunity identification by entrepreneurs. Academy of International Business - MENA Chapter Annual Conference, Dubai, 13-16 January.
Muzychenko, O. (2010) Towards operationalization of cross-cultural competence in identifying international business opportunities. 30th Annual Babson College Entrepreneurial Research Conference, Lausanne, 9-12 June.
Zalan, T., Muzychenko, O. and Burshtein, S. (2009) Atlassian: Building a born-global company from Australia. 2nd Annual EuroMed annual conference, Salerno, 26-29 October.
Muzychenko, O., and Zalan, T. (2008) International opportunity identification by entrepreneurs: Does a global mindset matter? RENT XXII annual conference, Covilha, 19-21 November .
Muzychenko, O., Zalan, T. and Wells, S. (2008) Developing competencies for international entrepreneurship: The role of a global mindset. Academy of International Business annual conference, Milan, 30 June -3 July.
Muzychenko, O., Seet, P.-S. and Wells, S. (2008) Working in culturally diverse groups: How to enhance the learning experience of MBA students. Proceeding of the International Conference on Educational Leadership in Cultural Diversity and Globalisation, Phuket, Thailand, 8-10 April.
Academy of International Business
European Council for Small Business
Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Small Enterprise Association of Australia and New Zealand
Delta Intercultural Academy
Asia-Pacific Entrepreneurship Research Academy
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