Selected Publications in International Refereed Journals


Note: I have conducted research in Switzerland, Sweden, Japan, Indonesia, Iran and the United Kingdom



Azadegan, A., Srinivasan, R., Blomec, C., & Tajeddini, K., (2019Learning from Near-miss Events: An Organizational Learning Perspective on Supply Chain Disruption Response. International Journal of Production Economics, 216: 215-226 (download


Chen, W., Tajeddini, K., Ratten,V., & Tabari, S. (2019) Educational Immigrants: Evidence from Chinese Young Entrepreneurs in UK. Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Place in the Global Economy, X(x):X (download


Ratten, V., & Tajeddini, K. (2019) Entrepreneurship and Sport Business Research: Synthesis and Lessons: Introduction to the Special Journal Issue, Journal of Sport Management and Marketing Vol. 19, No. 1/2, pp. 1-7 (download


Tajeddini, K., & Mueller, S. (in press) Moderating Effect of Environmental Dynamism on the Relationship between a Firm's Entrepreneurial Orientation and Financial Performance, Entrepreneurship Research Journal (Impact Factor:1.25) (download)


Ratten, V. & Tajeddini, K. (2018) Women’s Entrepreneurship and Internationalization: Patterns and Trends, International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, Vol. 38, No. 9/10 (download)

Tajeddini, K., Altinay, L., & Ratten, V. (2017)  Service Innovativeness and the Structuring of Organizations: The Moderating Role of Learning Orientation and Inter Functional Coordination, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Vol. 65, pp. 100-114 (ABS3*) (Impact Factor: 2.061) (download)


Note: Research funded by Tokyo International University, Japan.


Ratten V. & Tajeddini, K. (2017) Innovativeness in Family Firms: An Internationalization Approach, Review of International Business and Strategy, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 217-230 (Emerald) (download)


Tajeddini, K. & Ratten V. (2017) The Moderating Effect of Brand Orientation on Inter-Firm Market and Performance, Journal of Strategic Marketing, pp. 1-31(ABS2*) (download)


Tajeddini, K., Walle, A., & Denisa, M. (2017) Enterprising Women, Tourism and Development: The Case of Bali, International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Administration, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 195-218 (ABS1*) (download)


Tajeddini, K., Ratten, V., & Denisa, M. (2017) Female Tourism Entrepreneurs in Bali, Indonesia, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 52-58 (Elsevier) (ABS1*) (Impact Factor: 0.931*) (download)


Tajeddini, K. & Trueman, M. (2016) Environment-Strategy and Alignment in a Restricted, Transitional Economy: Empirical Research on its Application to Iranian State-Owned Enterprises, Long Range Planning, Vol. 49, No. 5, pp. 570-583 (Elsevier) (Impact Factor:2.718) (ABS3*) (download)


Tajeddini, K. (2016) Analyzing the Influence of Learning Orientation and Innovativeness on Performance of Public Organizations: The Case of Iran, Journal of Management Development, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 134-153  (Emerald) (ABS1*) (download)


Tajeddini, K. (2016). Financial Orientation, Product Innovation and Firm Performance: An Empirical Study in the Japanese SMEs. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 1-30 (World Scientific) (ABS1*) (download)


Qumsieh, G., & Tajeddini, K. (2016) Tourism and Place Branding in Switzerland: How perceptions of place attributes for short and long visits can influence destination choice, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Vol. 26, pp. 18-26 (Elsevier) (ABS1*) (download)


Tajeddini, K., Elg, U. & Ghauri, P. (2015) Inter-firm Market and Brand Orientation in International SMEs: Implications for Relationship Marketing, International Marketing in the Fast Changing World: Advances in International Marketing, Vol. 26, No.107, pp. 107-131 (Emerald) (ABS1*) (download)


Note: Research funded by Ragnar Söderberg Foundation, Sweden.


Tajeddini, K. (2015) Using the Integration of Disparate Antecedents to Drive World-Class Innovation Performance: An Empirical Investigation of Swiss Watch Manufacturing Firms,  Tékhne, Review of Applied Management Studies, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 34–50 (Elsevier) (download)


Tajeddini, K. (2015) Exploring the Antecedents of Effectiveness and Efficiency, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Vol. 49, No. 7, pp. 125-135 (Elsevier) (Impact Factor: 1.939) (ABS3*) (download)


Tajeddini, K. & Nikdavoodi, J. N. (2014) Cosmetic Buying Behavior: Examining the Effective Factors, Journal of Global Scholars of Marketing Science, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 395-410 (Taylor & Francis, Rutledge) (download)


Tajeddini, K. (2014) The Effect of Organizational Structure and Hoteliers' Risk Proclivity on Innovativeness, Asia-Pacific Journal of Management Research and Innovation, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 1-12 (Sage) (download)


Tajeddini, K., & Trueman, M. (2014) Perceptions of Innovativeness among Iranian Hotel Managers, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 62-77 (Emerald) (download)


Tajeddini, K., Ulf, E., & Trueman, M. (2013) Efficiency and Effectiveness of Small Retailers: the Role of Customer and Entrepreneurial Orientation, Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, Vol. 20, No. 5, pp. 453–462 (Elsevier) (ABS1*) (download)


Tajeddini, K., & Mueller. S.L. (2012) Corporate Entrepreneurship in Switzerland: Evidence from a Case Study of Swiss Watch Manufacturers, International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, Vol. 8, No.3, pp. 355-372 (Springer) (ABS1*) (download)


Tajeddini, K., & Trueman, M. (2012) Managing Swiss Hospitality: How cultural Antecedents of Innovation and Customer-Oriented Value Systems can Influence Performance in the Hotel Industry, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 1119-1129 (Elsevier) (Impact Factor: 1.382) (ABS3*) (download)


Tajeddini, K. (2011) Customer Orientation, Learning Orientation, and New Service Development: An Empirical Investigation of Swiss Hotel Industry, Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, Vol. 35 No.4, pp. 437- 468 (Sage) (Impact Factor: 0.653) (ABS2*) (download)


Note: Research funded by Les Roches 


Tajeddini, K., & Trueman, M. (2011) Book Review: Exploring innovation, by David Smith, McGraw Hill Education Publishers, Berkshire, 2006. 315 pages +XVI, ISBN-13 978 007710861 8, Innovation: Management, Policy & Practice, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp.134-140 (Taylor & Francis, Rutledge) (ABS2*) 


Note: Review funded by McGraw Hill Education Publishers, 2007


Tajeddini, K. (2011) The Effects of Innovativeness on Effectiveness and Efficiency, Education, Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues, Vol. 4, No, 1, pp.6–18 (Emerald) (download)


Tajeddini, K. (2010) Effect of Customer Orientation and Entrepreneurial Orientation on Innovativeness: Evidence from the Hotel Industry in Switzerland, Tourism Management, Vol. 31, pp. 221–231 (Elsevier). (Impact Factor: 2.620), (ABS4*) (download)


Note: Earlier version of this paper was nominated as one the best papers in the track of marketing strategy in the Academy of Marketing conference 2008)


Tajeddini, K. & Mueller. S.L. (2009) Entrepreneurial Characteristics in Switzerland and the UK: A Comparative Study of Techno-Entrepreneurs, Journal of International Entrepreneurship, Vol. 7, No 1, pp.1-25. (Sage) (ABS1*) (download)


Tajeddini, K. (2009) Perceptions of Learning among Swiss Watch Managers, Journal of Workplace Learning, Vol. 21 No. 7, pp. 525-537. (Emerald) (ABS1*) (download)


Tajeddini, K. (2009) The Impact of Learning Orientation on NSD and Hotel Performance: Evidence from the Hotel Industry in Iran, Journal of Education, Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues, Vol.2, No. 4, pp. 262-275. (Emerald) (download)


Tajeddini, K., & Trueman, M. (2008) Potential for Innovativeness: A Tale of the Swiss watch industry, Journal of Marketing Management, Vol.24, No. (1-2), pp. 169-184 (Taylor & Francis), (ABS3*) (download)


Note: Earlier version of this paper was nominated as one the best papers in the track of marketing strategy in the Academy of Marketing Conference 2006.


Tajeddini, K., Trueman, M., & Larsen, G. (2006) Examining the Effect of Market Orientation on Innovativeness, Journal of Marketing Management, Vol.22, No. (5-6), pp. 529-551. (Taylor & Francis Group) (ABS3*) (download)