Department of Management
Faculty Name: Dr. Virginia Bodolica
Title: Associate Professor of Management
 
College/School: School of Business Administration
Department: Department of Management
Office Location: SBM-136
Phone: +(971) 6 515 2308
Fax: +(971) 6 515 4065
E-mail: View e-mail address
     
Teaching Areas  
Strategic Management, Corporate Governance, International Business, Compensation Management, Human Resource Management
Research Areas
Corporate Governance, Top Management Team Compensation Design, Mergers and Acquisitions, Transitional Economies, Knowledge Management
 
Education  
  • Ph.D. in administration, HEC Montreal, Canada, 2006
  • Master of Business Administration, University of Nantes, France, 2001
  • Master degree, Post-graduate program in Business Administration, Francophone Institute of Business Administration in Sofia, Bulgaria, 2000
  • Master of Arts in European Studies, College of Europe, European Union Institute, Poland/Belgium, 1999
  • Bachelor degree in International Economic Relations, Academy of Economic Studies in Chisinau, Moldova, 1998
Professional Experience  
  • American University of Sharjah, UAE, 2007-Current
  • University of Quebec, Canada, 2005-2007
  • ENAP Montreal, Canada, 2004-2005
  • HEC Montreal, Canada, 2003-2005
Memberships
Academy of Management
Academic and Professional Awards  
  • Research and Scholarship Awards, National Research Foundation (UAE). Bodolica V. and Spraggon M., “Understanding family businesses in UAE through an evolutionary perspective” – Demand for up to AED 1 mln for 3 years, but received partial funding for 1 year due to limited resource availability.
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management Annual Conference, San Antonio Texas (USA), August 11–16.
  • Research and Scholarship Awards, National Research Foundation (UAE). Spraggon M. and Bodolica V. “Exploring the interplay between knowledge management processes and internal organizational settings in innovative UAE companies” – Demand for up to AED 1 mln for 3 years that received a ‘Highly competitive’ rating by the UAE National Research Foundation but was not funded due to limited resource availability.
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management Annual Conference, Montreal (Canada), August 6–10.
Selected Research, Scholarship and Creative Work
  Publications
  • Spraggon, Martin, Bodolica, Virginia, Brodtkorb, Tor. "Executive compensation and board of directors’ disclosure in Canadian publicly-listed corporations." Corporate Ownership and Control 10, no. 3 (May, 2013): 188–199.
  • Tofan, Gabriela, Spraggon, Martin, Bodolica, Virginia. "Agency problems, ethical challenges and governance attributes in different models of physician–patient interaction within the assisted reproduction setting." Public Health 127, no. 6 (April, 2013): 597–600. [Comment: ACCEPTANCE DATE: FEBRUARY, 2013. 2011 5-YEAR IMPACT FACTOR: 1.569 (RANKING: 57/131 IN PUBLIC, ENVIRONMENTAL & OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH)]
  • Tofan, Gabriela, Bodolica, Virginia, Spraggon, Martin. "Governance mechanisms in the physician-patient relationship: A literature review and conceptual framework." Health Expectations 16, no. 1 (March, 2013): 14-31. [Comment: 2011 5-YEAR IMPACT FACTOR: 2.940 (RANKING: 11/62 IN HEALTH POLICY & SERVICES).]
  • Alshaali, Abdulnasser, Bodolica, Virginia. "In search of luxurious slippers: The birth of Edmini, an entrepreneurial venture in the UAE (A). Case study." Asian Journal of Management Cases 10, no. 1 (March, 2013): 97–106.
  • Spraggon, Martin, Bodolica, Virginia. "A multidimensional taxonomy of knowledge transfer processes." Journal of Business Research 65, no. 9 (September, 2012): 1273–1282. [Comment: 2011 5-YEAR IMPACT FACTOR: 2.473 (RANKING: 33/113 IN BUSINESS)]
  • Spraggon, Martin, Bodolica, Virginia, Manoussifar, Mona. "Succession management challenges: The case of a family business in the UAE. Case study." Asian Journal of Management Cases 9, no. 2 (September, 2012): 115–126.
  • Bodolica, Virginia, Spraggon, Martin, and Shahid, Anam. "Future Internet: On a continuous path for achieving 'a vision beyond expectations." Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies 2, no. 1 (March, 2012): 1-12. [Comment: ACCEPTANCE DATE: FEBRUARY, 2012. ]
  • Spraggon, Martin, Bodolica, Virginia. "Post-acquisition structuring of CEO pay packages: Incentives and punishments." Strategic Organization 9, no. 3 (September, 2011): 187-221. [Comment: ACCEPTANCE DATE: SEPTEMBER, 2011. IMPACT FACTOR (2009): 4.059 RANKED: 7/87 (BUSINESS) AND 8/112 (MANAGEMENT); IMPACT FACTOR (2010): 2.727 RANKED: 16/103 (BUSINESS) AND 26/144 (MANAGEMENT) SOURCE: 2010 JOURNAL CITATION REPORTS ® (THOMSON REUTERS, 2011)]
  • Bodolica, Virginia, Spraggon, Martin. "Behavioural governance and self-conscious emotions: Unveiling governance implications of authentic and hubristic pride." Journal of Business Ethics 100, no. 3 (May, 2011): 535–550. [Comment: IMPACT FACTOR (2009): 1.088 RANKED: 10/34 (ETHICS) SOURCE: 2009 JOURNAL CITATION REPORTS ® (THOMSON REUTERS, 2010)]
  • Bodolica, Virginia, Spraggon, Martin. "Contractual and relational family firm governance: Substitution or complementarity?" Corporate Ownership and Control (December, 2010): 8 (1), 497–507.
  • Spraggon, Martin, Bodolica, Virginia, Ali, Nabeela. "The awakening of the ‘sleeping partner’ at U-Brand." Asian Journal of Management Cases (October, 2010): 7 (2), 155–173.
  • Bodolica, Virginia, Spraggon, Martin. "The Implementation of Special Attributes of CEO Compensation Contracts Around M&A Transactions." Strategic Management Journal 30, no. 9 (September, 2009): 985-1011. [Comment: IMPACT FACTOR (2010): 3.583 RANKED: 9/101 (BUSINESS) AND 14/140 (MANAGEMENT) SOURCE: 2010 JOURNAL CITATION REPORTS ® (THOMSON REUTERS, 2011)]
  • Bodolica, Virginia, Spraggon, Martin. "Merger and Acquisition Transactions and Executive Compensation: A Review of the Empirical Evidence." Academy of Management Annals 3, no. 1 (August, 2009): 109-181. [Comment: IMPACT FACTOR (2010): 5.440 RANKED: 2/140 (MANAGEMENT) SOURCE: 2010 JOURNAL CITATION REPORTS ® (THOMSON REUTERS, 2011)]
  • Spraggon, Martin, Bodolica, Virginia. "Knowledge Creation Processes in Small Innovative Hi-Tech Firms." Management Research Review (November, 2008): 31 (11), 879-894.
  • Spraggon, Martin, Bodolica, Virginia. "Understanding Successful Innovation Through Different Theoretical Lenses: The Case of Institutional, Resource- Based and Social Capital/Network Perspectives." Sasin Journal of Management (November, 2008): 14 (1), 117-133.
  • Bodolica, Virginia, Spraggon, Martin. "Comprendre l’internationalisation des PME de l’ex-Union Soviétique: le cas des PME exportatrices moldaves." Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (October, 2008): 21 (4), 393-412.
  • Bodolica, Virginia, Spraggon, Martin. "Work Experiences of Moldovan Women in Italy: Bearing the Double Identity Strangeness." Equal Opportunities International (August, 2008): 27 (6), 537-558.
  Conference Presentations
  • Bodolica, Virginia, Spraggon, Martin. "Towards a better understanding of family business governance in the UAE." Paper presented at the International Symposium on Business and Management, Hong Kong, March 30-1, 2012.
  • Spraggon, Martin, Bodolica, Virginia. "Spontaneous manifestations of play in organizations: The case of social ludic activities." Paper presented at the International Symposium on Business and Management, Hong Kong, March 30-1, 2012.
  • Spraggon, Martin, Bodolica, Virginia. "Intra-firm knowledge transfer processes: A multidimensional taxonomy." Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas, USA, August 11-16, 2011.
  • Spraggon, Martin, Bodolica, Virginia. "A grounded model of formalization of knowledge transfer processes in small firms." Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas, USA, August 11-16, 2011.
  • Bodolica, Virginia, Spraggon, Martin. "The incentive design of executive compensation packages in the post-acquisition period." Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Conference, August, 2010.
  • Spraggon, Martin, Bodolica, Virginia. "Intra-firm knowledge transfer and degree of process formalization: The case of small software firms." Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Conference, August, 2009.
  • Bodolica, Virginia, Spraggon, Martin. "Merger and Acquisition Transactions and Executive Compensation: A Review of the Evidence." Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Conference, August, 2008.
  • Bodolica, Virginia, Spraggon, Martin. "International Brain Mobility: Explaining Work Experiences of Moldovan Women in Italy." Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Conference, August, 2008.
  • Spraggon, Martin, Bodolica, Virginia. "Towards a Multi-Theoretical Framework for Understanding Successful Innovation." Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Conference, August, 2008.
  • Spraggon, Martin, Bodolica, Virginia. "Action and Interaction as Radical Innovation Generation Engines." Paper presented at the 8th European Conference on Knowledge Management, September, 2007.
  • Bodolica, Virginia, Spraggon, Martin. "Moldovan Self-Directed International Transferees: The Syndrome of Home-Host Country Foreignness." Paper presented at the 9th International Human Resource Management Conference, June, 2007.
  • Bodolica, Virginia, Spraggon, Martin. "Organizing the Literature on M&A Activities and Executive Compensation." Paper presented at the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, June, 2007.
  • Spraggon, Martin, Bodolica, Virginia. "Knowledge Creation Processes in Small Innovating Hi-Tech Firms." Paper presented at the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, June, 2007.



 
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