Bo Nielsen

The University of Sydney Business School

Bo Bernhard Nielsen is Professor of Business Strategy at University of Sydney and Adjunct Professor at Copenhagen Business School.

Professor Nielsen holds a PhD in International Strategic Management from Copenhagen Business School and an MBA(TIM) from Pacific Lutheran University (USA). His research is at the intersection of strategy, international business, and economic geography with a specific focus on multilevel issues pertaining to strategic collaboration, firm internationalization, and strategic decision-making across borders. He serves as Consulting Editor, JIBS and is the co-founder and current President of the Research Methods SIG (RM-SIG) under the auspices of the AIB.

Professor Nielsen has published more than 70 articles in peer-reviewed journals, including Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of World Business, Journal of Management Studies, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Regional Studies, among others. His recent edited book “Research Methods in International Business” is available at Palgrave Macmillan. Professor Nielsen has also published a number of teaching cases at Ivey including the award-wining “Ecco A/S - Global Value-Chain Management”.

In 2020, Professor Nielsen was ranked among the top 16 leading researcher in business, economics and management in Australia based on highest number of citations from papers published in the last five years in the 20 top journals in their field.

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How global cities compete

Today more than half the world’s population lives in cities, and this trend is expected to continue. So how do cities compete with each other? We talk to Professor Bo Nielsen to find out.