Dr. Naveen Kumar

Title:Associate Professor
Room #:1023
Ext. #:2905

Fields of Interest:

Internationalization of firms, Corporate Reputation, Leadership, Personality


PhD in Business Administration, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA, 2010
MBA, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India, 1994
BSc in Chemistry, Delhi University, India, 1990
Dr. Naveen Kumar Jain is an Associate Professor of Management at the Department of Management. Naveen earned his PhD from Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA. Prior to joining SQU, he worked in the academic field in the USA and the UAE. He also worked in Corporate India for more than 10 years before joining the academic world. His research interests cover various aspects of International Business, Strategic Management and HR/OB. More specifically, he has conducted research on the internationalization of emerging market firms, corporate reputation and governance, personality and knowledge transfer. He also has presented in a number of international conferences including the Academy of Management (AOM), the Academy of International Business (AIB) and Strategic Management Society (SMS). Naveen has taught at both the undergraduate and the postgraduate level.

Selected Publications:

  • Jain, N.K., Kothari, T., Kumar, V. (2016). “Location choice research: Proposing new agenda”. Management International Review
  • Jain, N.K., Pangarkar, N., Yuan, L., Kumar, V. (2015). “Internationalization of Indian software firms through establishment of global development centers: A contingency perspective”. Multinational Business Review, 23(2): 90-110.
  • Harari, M., Jain, N.K., Joseph, T. (2014). “The five factor model of personality and knowledge transfer in the United Arab Emirates”. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, (22)4: 399-410.
  • Jain, N.K., Kundu, S., Newburry, W. (2015). "Efficiency-seeking emerging market firms: Resources and location choices”. Thunderbird International Business Review, 57(1): 33-50.