Pafos Innovation Institute

Prof. Niron Hashai

Niron Hashai is a Professor at the Arison School of Business, The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya, Israel. He currently serves as head of the MBA programs. Professor Hashai obtained his BSc in Computer Science from the Technion and his MBA and PhD from Tel Aviv University. His research interests include: theory of the multinational corporation, technological innovation, diversification, and growth patterns of high technology firms. His research was published in top strategy, management, international business and innovation journals, including: Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Research Policy, Strategic Management Journal and Strategy Science.

Professor Hashai serves on the boards of the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, and the Global Strategy
Journal, among others. Before joining the Interdisciplinary Center Professor

Hashai has been a tenured faculty member at the School of Business Administration of the Hebrew University, where he has also served as Vice Dean, Head of the Asper Center for Entrepreneurship, Head of the Strategy and Entrepreneurship area, the Academic Director of the EMBA program and held the Albertson-Waltuch Chair in Business Administration. Among his activities at the Hebrew University Professor Hashai has co-founded in 2015 the Hebrew University entrepreneurship center.

Professor Hashai is also a visiting Associate Professor at New York University and an associate member at the John H. Dunning Research Centre, University of Reading. He has held visiting positions also at the Blavatnik School of Government, the University of Oxford and Leeds University Business School.


Hashai, N. & Zander I. (2019), Dynamics in the Origins of Technological Knowledge in Early Firm Years – Implications for New Product Introductions. Strategy Science, 4(3), pp. 217-233.

Belenzon, S., Hashai, N. & Pattaconi, A. (2019), The Architecture of Attention: Group Structure and Subsidiary Autonomy. Strategic Management Journal, 40(10), pp. 1610-1643.

Hashai, N. (2018), Focusing the High Technology Firm – How Outsourcing affects Technological Knowledge Exploration. Journal of Management, 44(5), pp. 1736-1765.

Hashai, N., Kafouros M. & Buckley P.J. (2018), The Performance Implications of Speed, Regularity and Duration in Alliance Portfolio Expansion. Journal of Management, 44(2), pp. 707-731.

Hashai, N. & Markovich S. (2017), Market Entry by High Technology Startups: The Effect of Market Competitiveness and Startup Innovativeness, Strategy Science, 2(3), pp. 141

Hashai, N. (2015), Within-Industry Diversification and Firm Performance—An S-shaped Hypothesis. Strategic Management Journal, 36(9), pp. 1378-1400.

Buckley, P.J. & Hashai, N. (2014), The Role of Technological Catch up and Domestic Market Growth in the Genesis of Emerging Country Based Multinationals, Research Policy, 43, pp. 423-437.

Hashai, N. (2011) Sequencing the Expansion of Geographic Scope and Foreign Operations of ‘Born Global’ Firms. Journal of International Business Studies, 42(8), pp. 994-1015.

Buckley, P.J. & Hashai, N. (2009), Formalizing Internationalization in the Eclectic Paradigm. Journal of International Business Studies, 40(1), pp. 58-70.

Hashai, N. & Almor T., (2008), R&D Intensity, Value Appropriation and Integration Patterns within Organizational Boundaries, Research Policy, 37(6-7), pp. 1022-1034.

Adler, N. & Hashai, N. (2007), Knowledge Flows and the Modeling of the Multinational Enterprise, Journal of International Business Studies, 38(4), pp. 639-657.

Buckley, P.J. & Hashai, N. (2004), A Global System View of Firm Boundaries. Journal of International Business Studies, 35(1), pp, 33-45.

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