08-053-Timothy-KiesslingTimothy Kiessling
Associate Professor
kiessling@bilkent.edu.tr | HomePage


Academic Specialization:
Global Business Strategy in Management and Marketing
Research interests: Strategic Global Human Resource Management; Global Business Strategy; Global Marketing Strategy; Knowledge Management; Mergers and Acquisitions; Emerging Markets

Following graduation from University of Baltimore with a degree in Accounting, he embarked on a business career with global firms such as PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Booz Allen & Hamilton, Northrup Grumman, etc. and had roles such as Top Executive/Board of Directors/CFO of the European Operations (lived in Holland), Middle East Financial Manager (lived in Turkey), Controller, etc. and obtained a MBA in Finance from the University of Baltimore, a CPA (Certified Public Accountant) and a CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) during his years as a practitioner. Dr. Kiessling continued his education at the University of Oklahoma and obtained PhD in Management and Marketing and has taught in Oklahoma, California, Kentucky and Australia.

Selected Publications :

Loureiro, M., Kiessling, T., Dabic, M. (2016). Acculturation and overseas assignments: a review and research agenda. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 49, 239-250.

Moeller, M., Maley, J., Harvey, M., Kiessling, T. (2015).Global Talent Management and Inpatriate Social Capital Building:A Status Inconsistency Perspective. International Journal of Human Resource Management.

Kiessling, T., Isaksson, L., and Yasar, B. (2015). Market Orientation and CSR: Performance Implications, Journal of Business Ethics,1-16.

Loreiro, M., Kiessling, T., Dabic, M.,(2015). Supply Chain Management as the key to a firm’s strategy in the global marketplace: trends and research agenda. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 45(1-2), 159-181.

Kiessling, T. and Harvey, M.,(2014). The Human Resource Management Issues Associated with the Globalization of Distribution/Logistics. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 44(8-9).

Kiessling, T., Harvey, M., & Akdeniz, L., (2014). The Evolving Role of Supply Chain Managers in Global Channels of Distribution and Logistics Systems. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 44(8-9), 671-688 .

Isaksson, L., Kiessling, T. and Harvey, M.(2014) CSR : why bother? Organizational Dynamics, 43(1), 64-72.

Harvey, M., Kiessling, T.& Moeller, M.(2013). The ‘Dominos’ that Need to Fall into Place for a Reunification of Korea: Making Sense of A United Korea, Journal of East-West Business, 19, 181-198.

Comez, N. and Kiessling, T. (2012). Joint Inventory and Constant Price Decisions for a Continuous Review System, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 42(2), 174-202.

Kiessling, T., Harvey, M., and Moeller, M. (2012). Supply-Chain Corporate Venturing through Acquisition: Entrepreneurial Management Team Retention Journal of World Business. 47(1), 81-92.

Griffith, D., Kiessling, T. and Dabic, M. (2012). Aligning strategic orientation with local market conditions: Implications for subsidiary knowledge management. International Marketing Review, 29(4), 379 – 402.

Carlopio, J., Harvey, M. and Kiessling, T. (2012). A key to prosperity in hypercompetitive markets: Organizational “Hyperflexibility”, Market, 24(2): 157-171.

Kiessling, T., Harvey, M., Moeller, M. and Hebdon, A. (2011). Small and medium size firms top management teams’ decision-making in global acquisitions. International Journal of Transitions and Innovation Systems, 1(4), 346-366.

Kiessling, T. and Simsek, B. (2011). International Acquisitions: Retention of a Target Firm’s Key Top Personnel for Social Capital, International Journal of Human Resources Development and Management 11(2), 167-178.

Harvey, M., Kiessling, T. and Moeller, M. (2011). Globalisation and the Inward Flow of Immigrants: Issues Associated with the Inpatriation of Global Managers, Human Resource Development Quarterly. 22 (2).

Harvey, M., Griffith, D., Kiessling, T. and Muller, M. (2011). A Multi-level Model of Global Decision-Making: Developing a Composite Global Frame-of-Reference, Journal of World Business, 46(2), 177-184.

Duncan, K., Kiessling, T. and Harvey, M. (2010). Exploration of Firms’ Strategic Control Mechanisms in Australia and the United States: Implications for Global Governance Structures. Hunderbird International Review, November/December, 52(6),571-588.

Harvey, M., Kiessling, T. and Moeller, M. (2010). A view of entrepreneurship and innovation from the economist “for all seasons”: Joseph S. Schumpeter. Journal of Management History, 16(4), 527 – 531.

Dabic, M., Kiessling, T., and Andrijevic- Matovac, V. (2009). An Exploratory Study of Innovation in Croatia: After Independence, Nase gospodarstvo 55(1-2), 40-50.

Kiessling, T., Richey, G., Meng, J and Dabic, M. (2009). Exploring Knowledge Management to Organizational Performance Outcomes in a Transitional Economy. Journal of World Business 44(4),421-433. (Ranked 21rst in the most downloaded article.)

Kiessling, T., Harvey, M. and Moeller, M. (2009). Small And Medium-Sized Firms Top Management Teams’ Decision Making In Global Acquisitions. Market, 21(1), 81-94.

Kiessling, T. and Harvey, M. (2008). Determining Top Managements ‘Value’: Pre/Post Acquisition. Journal of Business Management, 14(1), 5-24.

Kiessling, T. and Harvey, M. (2008). Globalization of Internal Venture Capital Opportunities in Developing Small and Medium Enterprises’ Relationships. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, 8(3), 233-253.

Harvey, M. Kiessling, T. and Richey, R. G. (2008). Global Social Time Perspectives in Marketing: A Strategic Reference Point Theory Application. International Marketing Review, 25(2),146-165. Highly Commended Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2009.

Richey, R. G., Kiessling, T., Tokman, M. and Dalela, V. (2008). Market Growth through Mergers and Acquisitions: The Role of the Relationship Marketing Manager in Sustaining Performance. Industrial Marketing Management. 37(4), 394-406.

Kiessling, T., Harvey, M., and Heames, J. (2008). Acquisition Issues: Operational Changes to the Acquired Firm’s Top Management Team and Subsequent Performance. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies. Volume 14, Number 4.

Kiessling, T., Harvey, M. and Dabic, M. (2008). Network Development in Transitional Economies of Central/Eastern Europe: Implications for Knowledge Management and Organizational Performance. Journal of East-West Business, 14(2), 159-186.

Kiessling. T. and Harvey, M. (2007). Global Organizational Control: A New Role for Inpatriates, Multinational Business Review 14(1).

Kiessling, T., Marino, L. and Richey, R. G. (2006). Global Marketing Teams: A Strategic Option for Multinationals. Organizational Dynamics 35(3), 237-250.

Kiessling, T. and Harvey, M. (2006). The Human Resource Management Issues During an Acquisition: The Target Firm’s Top Management Team and Key Managers. International Journal of Human Resource Management 17(7), 1307-1320.

Kiessling, T. and M. Harvey (2005).  Global Networks and the Development of Trust: A Dynamic Capabilities Perspective.  Journal of Marketing Channels 11(4), 21-42.

Kiessling, T. and R. G. Richey (2005). The Valuation of International Acquisitions from a Network Perspective and Market Based Competencies. Journal of Business Strategies. 22(1), 1-20.

Griffith, D., T. Kiessling and M. Dabic (2005). An Exploratory Examination into the Challenges to Technology Transfer in the Transitional Economy of Croatia. Thunderbird International Business Review. 47(2), 163-181.

Kiessling, T. and Harvey, M. (2005). Strategic global human resource management research in the twenty-first century: an endorsement of the mixed-method research methodology. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 16(1), 22-45.

Kiessling, T. and R. G. Richey (2004). Examining the Theoretical Inspirations of a Management Guru, Management Decision. 42(10), 1269-1283.

Kiessling, T. (2004). Strategy Maps: Converting Intangible Assets into Tangible Outcomes Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, Volume 11: July (Book Review).

Harvey, M and Kiessling, T. (2004). The Negative Effects of Being a ‘Late’ Newcomer during an Expatriation Assignment. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 28, 551-576.

Kiessling, T., Harvey, M. and Garrison, G (2004). The Importance of Boundary-Spanners in Global Supply Chains and Logistics Management in the 21st Century. Journal of Global Marketing, 17 (4).

Kiessling, T. (2004). Business Cycles, Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Schumpeter to Drucker to Now.  Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, Volume 9: January.

Harvey, M., Kiessling, T. and Novicevic, M. (2003). Staffing Marketing Positions During Global Hypercompetitiveness: A Market-Based Perspective. International Journal of Human Resource Management,14 (2), 223-245.

Harvey, M., Novicevic, M. and Kiessling, T. (2002). Development of Multiple IQ Maps for Use in the Selection of Inpatriate Managers: A Practical Theory.  International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 26 (4).

Harvey, M., Novicevic, M. and Kiessling, T. (2001). Hypercompetition and the Future of Global Management in the 21st Century. Thunderbird International Business Review, Sept-Oct.