Department of Business Strategy and Innovation

Contact details for Professor Sara McGaughey

Professor Sara McGaughey's Griffith Experts profile


Sara McGaughey is Professor of International Business at Griffith University, Australia.

Sara’s research is at the intersection of international strategy, organisation and entrepreneurship, and is published in Academy of Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies and Journal of World Business.  Current projects concern international new venturing, institutional entrepreneurship, FDI and productivity spillovers, and MNE-subsidiary relationships.

Sara has held substantive academic appointments in Australia and Europe – including UNSW, University of Leeds, Copenhagen Business School and Strathclyde University – and currently holds a large Danish Research Council grant.  Committed to engaged pedagogies, Sara is Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK. She serves as President and Chapter Chair of Academy of International Business-Oceania, as an elected member of Griffith University’s Academic Committee, and on the editorial boards of Journal of World Business and Management International Review.

Research expertise

  • International business
  • MNE strategy and organisation
  • International, portfolio and corporate entrepreneurship
  • Foreign direct investment and productivity spillovers

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