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Wilfrid Laurier University Lazaridis School of Business & Economics
October 28, 2016
Canadian Excellence

Dr. Oli R. Mihalache

Assistant Professor of Strategic Management

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Academic Background
BComm (University of Toronto, Canada), MPhil (Erasmus University, The Netherlands), PhD (Erasmus University, The Netherlands)
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Journal Articles:

  • Mihalache, M. & Mihalache, O.R. (forthcoming). “A decisional framework of offshoring: Integrating insights from 25 years of research to provide direction for future." Decision Sciences.

  • Jansen, J.J.P., Kostopoulos, K., Mihalache, O.R., & Papalexandris, A. (forthcoming). “Team ambidexterity: A multilevel analysis of team processes and organizational influences”. Journal of Management Studies.

  • Mihalache, M. & Mihalache, O.R. (forthcoming). “Ambidexterity and sustainable performance in the hospitality industry”. Annals of Tourism Research.

  • Volberda, H.W., Van Den Bosch, F., & Mihalache, O.R. 2014. “Advancing management innovation: Synthesizing processes, levels of analysis, and change agents”. Organization Studies, 35(9): 1245-1264.

  • Mihalache, O.R., Jansen, J.J.P., Van Den Bosch, F. & Volberda, H.W. 2014. “Top management team shared leadership and ambidexterity: A moderated mediation framework”. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 8(2): 128-148.

  • Mihalache, O.R., Jansen, J.J.P., Van Den Bosch, F & Volberda, H.W. 2012. “Offshoring and firm innovation: The moderating role of top management team attributes”. Strategic Management Journal, 33(12): 1480–1498.

Book Chapters:

  • Mihalache, R.O., Mihalache, M. & Janssen, J.J.P. (2011). Offshoring knowledge vs. labor intensive services and entrepreneurial activity: A contingency perspective. In A. Verbeke, R. van Tulder & A.T. Tavares (Eds.), Entrepreneurship in the Global Firm. Progress in International Business Research (vol 6).


  • Gustavson School of Business Award for the Best Qualitative Paper in International Business Award at AOM (2015) - for the study: “Understanding and developing offshoring capability: Evidence from the Dutch IT industry”

  • European Academy of Management Best Paper in Strategy (2015)

  • Best Dissertation Award from the Erasmus Research Institute of Management (2013)