Prof Audra Mockaitis

School of Business

Professor

School of Business
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(01) 708 4757

Biography

Audra joined Maynooth University as Professor of International Business in 2019. She previously held tenured positions at Monash University in Australia and Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand. Her interests center on cross-national large-scale research on global (virtual) teams, global and cross-cultural leadership, cultural values, language and distance factors in international business. Her work has been published in journals such as Journal of World Business, Journal of Business Ethics, Management International Review, International Business Review, and others. Audra serves on the editorial boards of Journal of World Business, Thunderbird International Business Review (Book Reviews Editor), and Baltic Journal of Management (Associate Editor).
She maintains a personal website: www.mockaitis.com

Audra has received numerous awards for her research, including Best Reviewer awards from the Journal of World Business, Academy of Management (AoM) and European Academy of Management (EURAM), Best Paper awards from AoM and the Australia New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM), AoM Best Paper Proceedings, and has been nominated as a finalist for awards for best papers and symposia at the AoM overall and its International Management Division, as well as a Research Group of the Year award in Sweden. 

External research profile links:
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Research Interests

International Business, International Management, Cross-Cultural Management

Books

  Year Publication
2021 Migration Culture: A Comparative Perspective.
Kumpikaitė -Valiūnienė, V., Liubinienė, V., Žičkutė, I., Duobienė, J., Mockaitis, A.I., Mihi-Ramirez, A. (2021) Migration Culture: A Comparative Perspective. UK: Springer. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2018 'The benefits of global teams for international organizations: HR implications'
Mockaitis, A.I., Zander, L., & De Cieri, H. (2018) 'The benefits of global teams for international organizations: HR implications'. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 29 (14):2137-2158 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2016 'Special issue of international journal of human resource management: The benefits of global teams for international organizations: Hr implications'
Mockaitis, A.I.;Zander, L.;de Cieri, H.; (2016) 'Special issue of international journal of human resource management: The benefits of global teams for international organizations: Hr implications'. International Journal of Human Resource Management, [DOI] [Details]
2015 'Making a Difference with Global Leadership: What Can Firms, People and Business Schools Do?'
Åsa-Karin Engstrand;Patricia Gabaldon;Stefan Gröschl;Yih-teen Lee;Gundula Lücke;Christof Miska;Fiona Moore;Verena J. Patock;Craig L. Pearce;Laurence Romani;Satu Teerikangas;Gretchen Vogelgesang Lester;Christina Louisa Wassenaar; (2015) 'Making a Difference with Global Leadership: What Can Firms, People and Business Schools Do?'. Academy of Management Proceedings, [DOI] [Details]
2015 'Special issue of international Journal of Human Resource Management: The benefits of global teams for international organizations: HR implications'
Mockaitis, A.I.;Zander, L.;De Cieri, H.; (2015) 'Special issue of international Journal of Human Resource Management: The benefits of global teams for international organizations: HR implications'. International Journal of Human Resource Management, [DOI] [Details]
2015 'Team-Based Organizations in a Global World'
Donald L. Ferrin; (2015) 'Team-Based Organizations in a Global World'. Academy of Management Proceedings, [DOI] [Details]
2014 'Corrigendum to Standardization and contextualization: A study of language and leadership across 17 countries [J. World Bus. 46 (2011) 296-304]'
Zander, L.;Mockaitis, A.I.;Harzing, A.-W.; (2014) 'Corrigendum to Standardization and contextualization: A study of language and leadership across 17 countries [J. World Bus. 46 (2011) 296-304]'. Journal of World Business, [DOI] [Details]
2013 'On What Do Consumer Product Preferences Depend? Determining Domestic versus Foreign Product Preferences in an Emerging Economy Market'
Mockaitis, A.I.;Salciuviene, L.;Ghauri, P.N.; (2013) 'On What Do Consumer Product Preferences Depend? Determining Domestic versus Foreign Product Preferences in an Emerging Economy Market'. Journal of International Consumer Marketing, [DOI] [Details]
2012 'The Global Leader as Boundary Spanner, Bridge Maker, and Blender'
Butler, C.L.;Zander, L.;Mockaitis, A.;Sutton, C.; (2012) 'The Global Leader as Boundary Spanner, Bridge Maker, and Blender'. Industrial and Organizational Psychology, [DOI] [Details]
2012 'Leading global teams'
Zander, L.;Mockaitis, A.I.;Butler, C.L.; (2012) 'Leading global teams'. Journal of World Business, [DOI] [Details]
2011 'Standardization and contextualization: A study of language and leadership across 17 countries'
Zander, L.;Mockaitis, A.I.;Harzing, A.-W.;Baldueza, J.;Barner-Rasmussen, W.;Barzantny, C.;Canabal, A.;Davila, A.;Espejo, A.;Fernandes Ferreira, R.;Giroud, A.;Koester, K.;Liang, Y.-K.;Morley, M.J.;Myloni, B.;Odusanya, J.O.T.;Leiba O'Sullivan, S.;Kumar Palaniappan, A.;Prochno, P.;Roy Choudhury, S.;Saka-Helmhout, A.;Siengthai, S.;Uzuncarsili Soydas, A.;Viswat, L.; (2011) 'Standardization and contextualization: A study of language and leadership across 17 countries'. Journal of World Business, [DOI] [Details]
2011 'Examining media effectiveness across cultures and national borders: A review and multilevel framework'
Leonard, K.M.;Van Scotter, J.R.;Pakdil, F.;Chamseddine, N.J.;Esatoglu, E.;Gumus, M.;Koyuncu, M.;Ling Ling Wu;Mockaitis, A.I.;Salciuviene, L.;Oktem, M.K.;Surkiene, G.;Tsai, F.-S.; (2011) 'Examining media effectiveness across cultures and national borders: A review and multilevel framework'. International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, [DOI] [Details]
2011 'A 21st Century Assessment of Values across the Global Workforce'
Ralston, D.A., Egri, C.P., Mockaitis, A.I. et al. (2011) 'A 21st Century Assessment of Values across the Global Workforce'. Journal of Business Ethics, 104 (1):1-31 [full-text] [Details]
2010 'You're from where? The influence of distance factors on New Zealand expatriates' cross-cultural adjustment'
Jenkins, E.M.;Mockaitis, A.I.; (2010) 'You're from where? The influence of distance factors on New Zealand expatriates' cross-cultural adjustment'. International Journal of Human Resource Management, [DOI] [Details]
2009 'Rating versus ranking: What is the best way to reduce response and language bias in cross-national research?'
Harzing, A.-W.;Baldueza, J.;Barner-Rasmussen, W.;Barzantny, C.;Canabal, A.;Davila, A.;Espejo, A.;Ferreira, R.;Giroud, A.;Koester, K.;Liang, Y.-K.;Mockaitis, A.;Morley, M.J.;Myloni, B.;Odusanya, J.O.T.;O'Sullivan, S.L.;Palaniappan, A.K.;Prochno, P.;Choudhury, S.R.;Saka-Helmhout, A.;Siengthai, S.;Viswat, L.;Soydas, A.U.;Zander, L.; (2009) 'Rating versus ranking: What is the best way to reduce response and language bias in cross-national research?'. International Business Review, [DOI] [Details]
2009 'THE DETERMINANTS OF TRUST IN MULTICULTURAL GLOBAL VIRTUAL TEAMS'
AUDRA I. MOCKAITIS;ELIZABETH L. ROSE;PETER ZETTINIG; (2009) 'THE DETERMINANTS OF TRUST IN MULTICULTURAL GLOBAL VIRTUAL TEAMS'. Academy of Management Proceedings, [DOI] [Details]
2009 'DON'T JUST SAY WHAT YOU MEAN -- CONTEXTUALIZE IT: A LEADERSHIP STUDY ACROSS 17 COUNTRIES'
LENA ZANDER;AUDRA I. MOCKAITIS;ANNE-WIL HARZING;JOYCE BALDUEZA;WILHELM BARNER-RASMUSSEN;CORDULA BARZANTNY;ANNE CANABAL;ANABELLA DAVILA;ALVARO ESPEJO;RITA FERREIRA;AXELE GIROUD;KATHRIN KOESTER;YUNG-KUEI LIANG;MICHAEL J. MORLEY;BARBARA MYLONI;SHARON LEIBA O'SULLIVAN;JOSEPH O. T. ODUSANYA;ANANDA KUMAR PALANIAPPAN;PAULO PROCHNO;SRABANI ROY CHOUDHURY; (2009) 'DON'T JUST SAY WHAT YOU MEAN -- CONTEXTUALIZE IT: A LEADERSHIP STUDY ACROSS 17 COUNTRIES'. Academy of Management Proceedings, [DOI] [Details]
2009 'Culture and Communication: Cultural Variations and Media Effectiveness'
Moustafa Leonard, K., Van Scotter, J.R., Pakdil, F.,Chamseddine, N.J., Mockaitis, A.I., Salciuviene, L., Surkiene, G., Tsai, F.S., Wu, L.L., Esatoglu, E., Koyuncu, M., Gumus, M., and Oktem, K. (2009) 'Culture and Communication: Cultural Variations and Media Effectiveness'. Administration and Society, 41 (7):850-877 [Details]
2009 'Brand image perceptions across cultures: a study of symbolic and functional asso-ciations'
Salciuviene, L., Ghauri, P., Mockaitis, A.I. and DeMattos, C. (2009) 'Brand image perceptions across cultures: a study of symbolic and functional asso-ciations'. Advances in International Marketing, 20 :177-191 [Details]
2007 'How active are Lithuanian manufacturing SMEs in international markets? Some preliminary findings'
Mockaitis, A.I.;Vaiginiene, E.;Giedraitis, V.; (2007) 'How active are Lithuanian manufacturing SMEs in international markets? Some preliminary findings'. Transformations in Business and Economics, [Details]
2006 'The internationalization efforts of lithuanian manufacturing firms - Strategy or luck?'
Mockaitis, A.I.;Vaiginiene, E.;Giedraitis, V.; (2006) 'The internationalization efforts of lithuanian manufacturing firms - Strategy or luck?'. Research in International Business and Finance, [DOI] [Details]
2005 'The race to EU integration: How many and how high are the hurdles?'
Mockaitis, A.I.; (2005) 'The race to EU integration: How many and how high are the hurdles?'. Research in International Business and Finance, [DOI] [Details]
2005 'Does the use of English-language questionnaires in cross-national research obscure national differences?'
Harzing, A.W., A.Mockaitis, L.Zander et al. (2005) 'Does the use of English-language questionnaires in cross-national research obscure national differences?'. International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, 5 (2):213-224 [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2020 'Action intent: Getting closer to leadership behavior in 22 countries'
Zander, L., Mockaitis, A.I., Harzing, A.W. et al. (2020) 'Action intent: Getting closer to leadership behavior in 22 countries' In: L.Zander (eds). Research handbook of global leadership: Making a difference. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited. [DOI] [Details]
2020 'A World of Learning: A future for leaders who can make a difference based on European foundations'
Zettinig, P., Zander, U., Zander, L., & Mockaitis, A (2020) 'A World of Learning: A future for leaders who can make a difference based on European foundations' In: L.Zander (eds). Research handbook of global leadership: Making a difference. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2020 'The new millennial global leaders: what a difference a generation makes!'
Butler, C., Sutton, C., Mockaitis, A. & Zander, L. (2020) 'The new millennial global leaders: what a difference a generation makes!' In: L.Zander (eds). Research handbook of global leadership: making a difference. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited. [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2015 'Students as Global Virtual Team Leaders: A Model for Enquiry-Based Experiential Learning'
Zettinig, P.;Mockaitis, A.I.;Zander, L.; (2015) 'Students as Global Virtual Team Leaders: A Model for Enquiry-Based Experiential Learning' In: The Palgrave Handbook of Experiential Learning in International Business. [DOI] [Details]
2015 'International Business Traveler, Is Work Always on Your Mind? An Investigation of the Relationship Between Sources of Social Support and Satisfaction with Work-Related International Travel: The Moderating Role of Over-Commitment'
Mäkelä, L., De Cieri, H., & Mockaitis, A.I. (2015) 'International Business Traveler, Is Work Always on Your Mind? An Investigation of the Relationship Between Sources of Social Support and Satisfaction with Work-Related International Travel: The Moderating Role of Over-Commitment' In: Liisa Mäkelä and Vesa Suutari (eds). Work and Family Interface in the International Career Context. New York: Springer. [Details]
2015 'Team-Based Global Organizations: The Future of Global Organizing'
Zander, L., Butler, C., Mockaitis, A.I., Herbert, K., Lauring, J., Mäkelä, K., Paunova, M., & Zettinig, P. (2015) 'Team-Based Global Organizations: The Future of Global Organizing' In: Verbeke, A., van Tulder, R., & Drogendijk, R (eds). The Future of Global Organizing. United Kingdom: Emerald. [Details]
2015 'Leading Global Teams'
Zander, L., Mockaitis, A.I., & Butler, C. (2015) 'Leading Global Teams' In: Leading Organizations: Perspectives for a New Era. Thousand Oaks: Sage. [Details]
2014 'Country choice of manufacturing SMEs in central and eastern Europe: The importance of foreign partner relations and level of market entry'
Mockaitis, A.I.;Bahl, M.; (2014) 'Country choice of manufacturing SMEs in central and eastern Europe: The importance of foreign partner relations and level of market entry' In: Internationalization of Firms from Economies in Transition: The Effects of a Politico-Economic Paradigm Shift. [DOI] [Details]
2009 'Brand image perceptions across cultures: A study of symbolic and functional associations'
Salciuviene, L.;Ghauri, P.N.;Mockaitis, A.I.;De Mattos, C.; (2009) 'Brand image perceptions across cultures: A study of symbolic and functional associations' In: Advances in International Marketing. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2015 Making a Difference with Global Leadership: What Can Firms, People and Business Schools Do?
Zander, L., Butler, C., Mockaitis, A.I., & Vodosek, M. (2015) Making a Difference with Global Leadership: What Can Firms, People and Business Schools Do? Academy of Management 2015 annual meeting [Details]
2015 Team-Based Organizations in a Global World
Lücke, G., Mockaitis, A.I., Zander, L., & Ferrin, D. (2015) Team-Based Organizations in a Global World Academy of Management 2015 annual meeting [Details]
2013 Exploring the Dynamics of Multicultural Groups and Teams
Mockaitis, A.I., I.Alfaro, S.Gerschewski, E.Glikson, P.Hinds, Y.Lee, M.Paunova, P.Brandi, B.Thomason, S.Vaerlander, M.Watson-Manheim, L.Zander and P.Zettinig (2013) Exploring the Dynamics of Multicultural Groups and Teams Academy of Management 2013 annual meeting [Details]
2011 Scientific Mindfulness
Mockaitis, A.I., J. Dietz, M. Vodosek, K. Jonsen, M.E. Mendenhall, Z. Aycan, N. Boyacigiller, D.C. Thomas, S. Taylor, I. Berdrow, L. Zander, and P.Zettinig (2011) Scientific Mindfulness Academy of Management 2011 annual meeting [Details]
2010 Leading multicultural teams for success: A prism of perspectives
Mockaitis, A.I., L.Zander, P.Zettinig, S.Gerschewski, S.Khilji, E.Davis, M.Cseh, E.Ravlin, A.K.Ward, and C.Butler (2010) Leading multicultural teams for success: A prism of perspectives Academy of Management 2010 annual meeting [Details]
2009 The determinants of trust in multicultural global virtual teams
Mockaitis, A.I.;Rose, E.L.;Zettinig, P.; (2009) The determinants of trust in multicultural global virtual teams Academy of Management 2009 Annual Meeting: Green Management Matters, AOM 2009 [Details]
2009 Don't just say what you mean - Contextualize it: A leadership study across 17 countries
Zander, L.;Mockaitis, A.I.;Harzing, A.-W.;Baldueza, J.;Barner-Rasmussen, W.;Barzantny, C.;Canabal, A.;Davila, A.;Espejo, A.;Ferreira, R.;Giroud, A.;Koester, K.;Liang, Y.-K.;Morley, M.J.;Myloni, B.;O'Sullivan, S.L.;Odusanya, J.O.T.;Palaniappan, A.K.;Prochno, P.;Choudhury, S.R.;Saka, A.;Siengthai, S.;Viswat, L.;Soydas, A.U.; (2009) Don't just say what you mean - Contextualize it: A leadership study across 17 countries Academy of Management 2009 Annual Meeting: Green Management Matters, AOM 2009 [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2020 AIB 2020 conference.
Ralston, D.A., C.J. Russell, Jane Terpstra-Tong, Malcolm Richardson, Casado, T., et al. (2020) AIB 2020 conference. [Oral Presentation], Academy of International Business annual meeting, Miami, FL, USA [Details]

Reviews

  Journal Role
Thunderbird International Business Review Series Editor
Thunderbird International Business Review Member of the Editorial Board
Journal Of World Business Member of the Editorial Board
Baltic Journal Of Management Associate Editor
Management International Review Guest Editor
International Journal Of Human Resource Management Guest Editor
Journal Of International Business Studies Reviewer
Journal Of Management Studies Reviewer
Human Resource Management Reviewer
Personnel Review Reviewer
Cross Cultural Management Reviewer
The Icelandic Research Fund Reviewer

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2018 Best Reviewer Journal of World Business
2015 Best Paper Proceedings Academy of Management
2015 Best Paper Proceedings Academy of Management
2014 Annual HRM Researcher/Research Group of the Year Award Årets HR-forskning
2013 Best Paper Proceedings Academy of Management
2010 Best Reviewer Award European Academy of Management
2010 Best Reviewer Award Academy of Management
2010 Emerald Best International Symposium Award nominee Academy of Management
2009 Best Paper Proceedings Academy of Management
2009 Best Paper Proceedings Academy of Management
2009 All-Academy Carolyn Dexter Award nominee Academy of Management
2008 Best Track Paper Award Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management
2008 Best Paper Award Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management
2008 Best Reviewer Award Academy of Management
2007 Best Reviewer Award Academy of Management

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Academy of Management member /
Academy of International Business member /
European International Business Academy member /
European Academy of Management member /
Australia New Zealand International Business Academy member /
The International Association of Cross-Cultural Competence and Management member /

Languages

  Language Reading Writing Speaking
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
Russian Functional Functional Functional
Spanish Functional Basic Basic

Other Activities

  Description

Editorial Board Member

Teaching Interests

Cross-Cultural Management
International Human Resource Management
International Business
International Management
Managing the MNE



Recent Postgraduates

  Graduation Student Name University Degree Thesis
2017 Kendall Herbert Monash University PhD Harnessing the Innovative Potential of Culturally Diverse Global Virtual Teams Through Shared Leadership
2016 Karen Medica Monash University PhD Cultural Adjustment in the context of an aid-funded higher education sojourn: an exploratory case study that examines acculturation and re-acculturation challenges for Indonesian PhD Australian scholarship awardees
2014 Javed Anwar Monash University PhD Corporate governance and firm internationalization – A study of Australian-based multinational corporations

External Collaborators

  Name Role / Description Country
Lena Zander/ Uppsala co-author SWEDEN
Peter Zettinig/ Turku co-author FINLAND
Anne-Wil Harzing/ Middlesex co-author UNITED KINGDOM
Christina Butler/ Kingston co-author UNITED KINGDOM
Cherrie Zhu/ Monash co-author AUSTRALIA