Mihaela Dimitrova

Assoz.Prof Priv.Doz.Dr. Mihaela Dimitrova

Assoz.Prof. Priv.Doz.Dr.


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Mihaela Nikolaeva Dimitrova is Associate Professor at the Department of Global Business and Trade. Prior to joining WU Vienna, she was Assistant Professor of Management at Oakland University, USA. She holds a PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA. Her research interests center around global work experiences. In particular, her focus is on the management of global employees, cross-cultural management as well as employees’ proactive behavior and thriving in international environments. Her research has been recognized with several awards at major international academic conferences and has been published in the Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, Human Relations and Journal of International Management. She serves on the editorial review boards of Personnel Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior and Journal of Global Mobility. At WU Vienna, she teaches courses with a focus on international human resource management, global careers and global human capital analytics.


  • Expatriate management and global mobility
  • Work-family interface
  • Cross-cultural management
  • International human resource management (HR)
  • International employees
  • Wellbeing and thriving employees

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