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Stav Fainshmidt

Stav Fainshmidt

Assistant Professor
Department of Management & International Business

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, MANGO 444
Miami, FL 33199

P: (305) 348-8243
E: sfainshm@fiu.edu


  • PhD, Business Administration
    Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia
  • Master of Business Administration, Finance and Management
    College of Management, Israel
  • Diploma, C.P.A. (Isr.) certificate program
    Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics and Business Administration
    Ariel University Center, Ariel, Israel

Areas of Expertise

  • Institutions and Governance
  • Organizational Capabilities
  • Research Methods
  • Business Policy and Strategy
  • International Business
  • Organizational Resilience to Crises

Professional Activities

Dr. Stav Fainshmidt is an Assistant Professor of International Business and Strategy at the FIU College of Business. His research interests include institutions and governance, organizational capabilities, and methods in organizational research. His work appears in outlets such as Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of International Management, Strategic Management Journal, British Journal of Management, International Business Review, and Group & Organization Management. Prior to joining FIU, Dr. Fainshmidt worked with Deloitte (Isr.) in auditing, consulting, and IPO services. He is a member of the Academy of Management, the Academy of International Business, and the Southern Management Association. 

Link to Google Scholar author page: http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=f4VMkroAAAAJ&hl=en

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Management Research
  • Emerging Markets
  • International Business
  • International Business Policy
  • Master's Seminar in Management
  • Navigating in a Globalizing World
  • Strategic Management

Refereed Journal Articles

Frazier, L., Fainshmidt, S., Klinger, R., Pezeshkan, A. & Vracheva, V. (2017). Psychological Safety: A Meta-analytic Review and Extension.  Personnel Psychology.

Paustian-Underdahl, S. C., Fainshmidt, S., Sanchez, J. I. , Misati, E., Zhao, Y. & Haiyan Zhang (IBM Smarter Workforce Institute, Minneapolis, MN, USA). (2017). The Role of Economic Development and Perceived Growth Opportunities in Employee Reactions to M&As: A Study of the Merger Syndrome Across 29 Countries. Group and Organization Management. 42 (2), 163-194.

Erkan, A., Fainshmidt, S. & Judge, W. (2016). Variance Decomposition of the Country, Industry, Firm, and Firm-year Effects on Dividend Policy.  International Business Review.

Fainshmidt, S., Pezeshkan, A., Frazier, L., Nair, A. & Markowski, E. (2016). Dynamic Capabilities and Organizational Performance: A Meta-analytic Evaluation and Extension.  Journal of Management Studies.

Fainshmidt, S., Smith, A. & Judge, W. (2016). National Competitiveness and Porter's Diamond: The Role of MNE Penetration and Governance Quality.  Global Strategy Journal.

Frazier, M. L., Tupper, C. & Fainshmidt, S. (2016). The Path(s) to Employee Trust in Direct Supervisor in Nascent and Established Relationships: A Fuzzy Set Analysis.  Journal of Organizational Behavior.

Pezeshkan, A., Fainshmidt, S., Nair, A., Frazier, M. L. & Markowski, E. (2016). An Empirical Assessment of the Dynamic Capabilities-performance Relationship.  Journal of Business Research.

Pezeshkan, A., Smith, A., Fainshmidt, S. & Sedeh, A. (2016). National Business Systems and Firm Innovation: A Study of Developing Economies.  Journal of Business Research.

Judge, W., Bell, R., Taulalicar, T., Chen, J., Kohli, N. & Witt, M., Hu, H., Shukla, D., Zattoni, A., Gabrielsson, J., Quttainah, M.R., Lopez, F., Yamak, S., Fassin, Y., Adegbite, E., Puffer, S., Rivas, J., Fainshmidt, S., & van Ees, H.. (2015). Corporate Governance and IPO Underpricing in a Cross-National Sample: A Multi-Level Knowledge-Based View.  Strategic Management Journal.

Nair, A., Guldiken, O., Fainshmidt, S. & Pezeshkan, A. (2015). Innovation in India: A Review of Past Research and Future Directions.  Asia Pacific Journal of Management.

Bao, R., Fainshmidt, S., Nao, A. & Vracheva, V. (2014). Women in Upper Echelons of Management, Tenure and Legal Risk.  British Journal of Management. 25 (2), 388-405.

Fainshmidt, S., White, G. O. & Cangioni, C. (2014). Legal Distance, Cognitive Distance, and Conflict Resolution in International Business Intellectual Property Disputes.  Journal of International Management. 20 (2), 188-200.

Judge, W., Fainshmidt, S. & Brown, L. (2014). Which Model of Capitalism Best Delivers Both Wealth and Equality?.  Journal of International Business Studies.

Nair, A., Rustambekov, E., McShane, M. & Fainshmidt, S. (2014). Enterprise Risk Management as a dynamic capability: A test of its effectiveness during the global financial crisis.  Managerial and Decision Economics.

Frazier, M. L., Johnson, P. D. & Fainshmidt, S. (2013). Development and Validation of a Propensity to Trust Scale.  Journal of Trust Research. 3 (2), 76-97.

White, G. O., Hadjimarcou, J., Fainshmidt, S. & Posthuma, R. A. (2013). MNE Home Country Cultural Norms and Conflict Strategy Fit in Transnational Business Contract Disputes.  International Business Review. 22 (3), 554–567.

Frazier, M. L. & Fainshmidt, S. (2012). Voice Climate, Work Outcomes, and the Mediating Role of Psychological Empowerment: A Multilevel Examination.  Group and Organization Management. 37 (6), 691-715.

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