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Dr Richard Nyuur

Associate Professor

Department: Newcastle Business School

Richard B. Nyuur, PhD, is an Associate Professor (Reader) of Strategy and International Business at Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University, UK. He obtained his PhD from University of Wales Swansea (UK). Prior to joining Newcastle Business School in 2011, Richard had held academic positions at Swansea University, International College of Wales Swansea, both in the UK; and DHBW Cooperative State University, Stuttgart in Germany. Dr Nyuur is the programme leader for the MSc International Business Management specialist programme at NBS.

He teaches modules in international business, strategic management, ethics and CSR. His research interests lie at the intersection of strategy and international business in the broad areas of international business strategy; firm internationalisation, de-internationalisation and strategic adaptiveness; international human resource management strategies; and corporate governance (including ethics and corporate social responsibility).

He has published in journals such as Journal of International Management, Journal of Business Research, International Marketing Review, International Human Resource Management Journal, Journal of Small Business Management, Thunderbird International Business Review, International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics, Journal of Strategy and Management, International Journal of Foresight and Innovation, African Journal of Economic and Management Studies, and Social Responsibility Journal. His scholarly work has also been presented at leading international conferences and published as chapters in peer-reviewed books.

He currently sits on the editorial boards of Journal of African Business and the European Journal of Economics and Management.


Campus Address

Newcastle Business School
City Campus East


  • PhD March 01 2011
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2014
  • Information not provided Academy of International Business (AIB) 2011

Key Publications

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  • Product architecture and product market internationalization: A conceptualization and extension, Burton, N., Nyuur, R., Amankwah-Amoah, J., Sarpong, D., O'Regan, N. Jan 2020, In: Strategic Change
  • Corporate social responsibility and competitive advantage, Nyuur, R., Ofori, D., Amponsah, M. 1 Jul 2019, In: Thunderbird International Business Review
  • Managerial Perceptions of Firms’ Corporate Sustainability Strategies: Insights from Croatia, Nyuur, R., Brečić, R., Murphy, P. 27 Dec 2019, In: Sustainability
  • Renewable Energy Development as a Driver of Economic Growth, Singh, N., Nyuur, R., Richmond, B. 24 Apr 2019, In: Sustainability
  • Critical perspectives on international business in Africa: An overview and proposed new research agenda, Nyuur, R., Wanjiru, R., Amankwah-Amoah, J., Ifere, S. 8 May 2018, In: Critical Perspectives on International Business
  • Drivers of training and talent development, Oseghale, R., Malik, A., Nyuur, R., Pereira, V., Ellis, F. 20 Oct 2018, In: Human Resource Development International
  • SME International innovation and strategic adaptiveness: The role of domestic network density, centrality and informality, Nyuur, R., Brečić, R., Debrah, Y. 9 Apr 2018, In: International Marketing Review
  • An Integrated Perspective on Foreign Ethical Divestment, Nyuur, R., Amankwah-Amoah, J., Osabutey, E. 18 Oct 2017, In: Thunderbird International Business Review
  • Human capital and strategic persistence: An examination of underperforming workers in two emerging economies, Amankwah-Amoah, J., Ifere, S., Nyuur, R. 1 Oct 2016, In: Journal of Business Research
  • Review of the literature on board committees: taking stock and looking ahead, Kaczmarek, S., Nyuur, R. 1 Jun 2016, In: International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics

PGR Supervision

  • Agbo Joseph Start: 01/03/2019
  • Joyce Nkwabi Start: 01/10/2019
  • Juri Suehrer Start: 01/10/2018


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