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Dr Roger Fon

Assistant Professor

Department: Newcastle Business School

Roger Fon is an Assistant Professor of International Business at Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University. He holds a Ph.D. in Management from the University of Kent, UK; an MSc in International Business and Economic Development from the University of Reading, UK. 

Prior to joining Northumbria University, Roger was a Lecturer in International Business Management at the University of Manchester and thereafter a Fellow in Management at the London School of Economics and Political Science where he taught international business courses at the undergraduate, graduate and executive levels. Roger's research focuses on the internationalisation strategies of emerging market multinational enterprises (with particular emphasis on the African context, formal and informal institutions). His research has been published in international business journals such as International Business Review, Thunderbird International Business Review and Journal of International Business Policy.

His research has been nominated for and received prestigious awards including the 2018 Danny Van Den Bulcke Best Paper Award at the Annual Conference of the European International Business Academy and nominated for the 2023 International Management Division GWU-CIBER  Best Paper in Emerging Markets Award at the Annual Conference of the Academy of Management. 

Roger Fon

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Correction: On the location choices of African multinational enterprises: Do supranational economic institutions matter? (Journal of International Business Policy, (2023), 6, 4, (453-490), 10.1057/s42214-023-00160-5), Getachew, Y., Fon, R., Chrysostome, E. 5 Jul 2023, In: Journal of International Business Policy
  • On the location choices of African multinational enterprises: Do supranational economic institutions matter?, Getachew, Y., Fon, R., Chrysostome, E. 13 Jun 2023, In: Journal of International Business Policy
  • Governance, foreign aid, and Chinese foreign direct investment, Fon, R., Alon, I. 1 Mar 2022, In: Thunderbird International Business Review
  • Does foreign direct investment promote institutional development in Africa?, Fon, R., Filippaios, F., Stoian, C., Lee, S. 1 Aug 2021, In: International Business Review

  • Management PhD November 23 2018
  • Business andManagement Studies MSc December 14 2012

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