Tutkijaopettaja Lasse Torkkeli

E-mail: Lasse.Torkkeli@lut.fi
Mobile phone: +358 40 3591740
ORCID ID: 0000-0003-0750-4087 (Go to ORCID profile)
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Uploaded on: 27/02/2020

Current Organisation
International Business and Entrepreneurship (IBE) (Superior organisation: LUT School of Business and Management)

Biography
Lasse Torkkeli is Associate Professor and Academic Director at the School of Business and Management at LUT University at Lappeenranta, Finland. He is also an Adjunct Professor of International Business in the Turku School of Economics at the University of Turku.

At LUT University, Torkkeli is currently the Academic Director of the Master's Programme on International Business and Entrepreneurship (MIBE) and manager of the International Business, Entrepreneurship and Marketing research group. He is a member of the Editorial Advisory Group for Cambridge University Scholars, and member of the Editorial Board of International Journal of Comparative Management

He is and has been project manager, principal investigator and/or co-investigator in several projects since 2015, including:
-International Opportunities and Business Models in the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem (IOBMEE)
-Enhancing Value Creation and Value Capture through Business Model Configuration: An Ecosystem Perspective (ENHANCE)
-Boosting the Internationalization of Cleantech SMEs (BICS)
-Go East: Sustainable internationalization of Finnish SMEs to Russia
-Digipro: Internationally Scalable Business from Digitality

Research Interest
Torkkeli's research interests are in the international entrepreneurship and international business domains, and include SME internationalization, business networks and capabilities, and sustainable entrepreneurship. He has previously published in the International Marketing Review, Journal of International Entrepreneurship and in the European Management Journal, among other journals and publishers.

Teaching Experience
Responsible teacher in a wide range of Master’s and Bachelor’s and Doctoral degree courses at LUT
School of Business and Management, including:
-Accenture Case Workshop (2016-)
-Asian Management (2015-2017)
-Contemporary Issues in International Business and Entrepreneurship (2019-)
-Contemporary Issues in International Marketing (2014-2015)
-Doctoral Course in Theories of International Business (2017)
-International Entrepreneurship Challenge (2016-)
-Internationalization of the Firm and Global Marketing (2010-2015)
-Liiketoiminnan ohjaus- ja informaatiojärjestelmät (2014-2016)
-Project Course in Strategy and Business Models (2016)
-Research in International Business and Entrepreneurship (2019-)
-Strategy Consulting (2012, 2014-2016)
-Strategy Project (2017)
-Strategic Marketing Project (2018)
-Theories and Research in International Business (Doctoral course, 2019)

In addition:
-Visiting lecturer at Turku School of Economics, 2015, course “Exports and SME
Internationalisation”
-Visiting lecturer at Åbo Akademi, 2016, course “International Business: A European
perspective”
-Supervisor or 40+ completed bachelor's and master's theses. Currently (2020) supervising a total of 9 doctoral theses.

Projects as Principal Investigator
Go East: Sustainable internationalization of Finnish SMEs to Russia (01/01/2017 - 31/12/2017)
Funder: Other Finnish



Projects as Project Manager
Go East: Sustainable internationalization of Finnish SMEs to Russia (01/01/2017 - 31/12/2017)
Funder: Other Finnish
Boosting the Internationalization of Cleantech SMEs (01/09/2015 - 28/02/2018)
Funder: Tekes



Projects as Co-Investigator



Publications
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Making Sense of Culture in Management: Qualitative Sensemaking Approach in Explaining Cross-Cultural Business Networking (2020)
A3 Book section, chapters in research books
Torkkeli Lasse, Ivanova-Gongne Maria
SAGE Research Methods Cases
Service innovation and internationalization in SMEs: antecedents and profitability outcomes (2020)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Vuorio Anna, Torkkeli Lasse, Sainio Liisa-Maija
Journal of International Entrepreneurship
The Effect of Emerging Economies Operations to Knowledge Utilization: The Behavior of International Companies as Exaptation and Adaptation (2020)
A3 Book section, chapters in research books
Aaltonen Päivi, Torkkeli Lasse, Worek Maija
International Business and Emerging Economy Firms
Transnational Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: The Perspectives of Finnish and Estonian Born-Global Start-Ups (2020)
A3 Book section, chapters in research books
Velt Hannes, Torkkeli Lasse, Saarenketo Sami
Research Handbook on Start-up Incubation Ecosystems
Business model innovation and entrepreneurial orientation relationships in SMEs: Implications for international performance (2019)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Asemokha Agnes, Musona Jackson, Torkkeli Lasse, et al.
Journal of International Entrepreneurship
Corporate Social Responsibility in SMEs: Implications on Competitive Performance (2019)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Uzhegova Maria, Torkkeli Lasse, Saarenketo Sami
management revue - Socio-Economic Studies
Digitalization of companies in international entrepreneurship and marketing (2019)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Vadana Ioan-Iustin, Torkkeli Lasse, Kuivalainen Olli, et al.
Institutional environment and network competence in successful SME internationalisation (2019)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Torkkeli Lasse, Kuivalainen Olli, Saarenketo Sami, et al.
International Marketing Review
Internationalising SMEs and Social Networks in the Global South (2019)
A3 Book section, chapters in research books
Musona Jackson, Asemokha Agnes, Torkkeli Lasse, et al.
International Business and Emerging Economy Firms
Renewable energy market SMEs: antecedents of internationalization (2019)
A1 Journal article (refereed), original research
Asemokha Agnes, Ahi Ali, Torkkeli Lasse, et al.
Critical perspectives on international business



Keywords
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business model
Company performance
Digitalization
Dynamic capabilities
international business

Last updated on 2020-27-02 at 04:02