Tutkijaopettaja Lasse Torkkeli

E-mail: Lasse.Torkkeli@lut.fi
ORCID ID: 0000-0003-0750-4087 (Go to ORCID profile)
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Uploaded on: 09/01/2019

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

Biography
Lasse Torkkeli is an Associate Professor 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, Dr. Torkkeli is also the Academic Director of the Master's Programme on International Business and Entrepreneurship (MIBE); Project manager of the International Entrepreneurship and International Business research team; Project manager of several externally funded projects (e.g., BICS, Go East); Teacher tutor for the last 7 years in the MIMM master's programme; and supervisor of a total of 9 doctoral theses as of 2018.

Research Interest
Torkkeli's research interests are in the international entrepreneurship and international business domains, and include SME internationalization, business networks, organizational capabilities and competencies, and corporate social responsibility. He has previously published in the International Marketing Review, Journal of International Entrepreneurship and in the European Management Journal, among others.

Teaching Experience
Responsible teacher in a wide range of Master’s and Bachelor’s 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 (Doctoral course, 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)

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 (2018) 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



Publications
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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
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.
Emerging Economies and International Business
The Internationalization of Born-Digital Companies (2019)
A3 Book section, chapters in research books
Vadana Ioan-Iustin, Torkkeli Lasse, Kuivalainen Olli, et al.
The Changing Strategies of International Business : How MNEs Manage in a Changing Commercial and Political Landscape
The rise and fall of an international new venture: The case of an online medical tourism platform (2019)
A3 Book section, chapters in research books
Fuerst Sascha, Torkkeli Lasse
Reverse Entrepreneurship in Latin America: Internationalization from Emerging Markets to Developed Economies
The Role of Culture in Responsible Business Practice: An Exploration of Finnish and Russian SMEs (2019)
A3 Book section, chapters in research books
Uzhegova Maria, Torkkeli Lasse, Ivanova-Gongne Maria
The Changing Strategies of International Business: How MNEs Manage in a Changing Commercial and Political Landscape
Transnational Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: The Perspectives of Finnish and Estonian Born-Global Start-Ups (2019)
A3 Book section, chapters in research books
Velt Hannes, Torkkeli Lasse, Saarenketo Sami
Research Handbook on Start-up Incubation Ecosystems
A Global Mindset – Still a Prerequisite for Successful SME Internationalisation? (2018)
A3 Book section, chapters in research books
Torkkeli Lasse, Nummela Niina, Saarenketo Sami
Key Success Factors of SME Internationalisation: A Cross-Country Perspective
Business Model Experimentation with Internationalizing SME’s: Evidence from Finland (2018)
A4 Conference proceedings
Rissanen Tommi, Asemokha, Agnes, et al.
Corporate Environmental Orientation and SME International Performance: The Role of Business Model Innovation (2018)
A4 Conference proceedings
Asemokha Agnes, Musona Jackson, Torkkeli Lasse, et al.



Keywords
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business model
Company performance
Digitalization
Dynamic capabilities
international business

Last updated on 2019-09-01 at 08:48