Office location 4.22 Business School, Manchester Campus
Office hours Monday 2pm-3pm and Tuesday 2.30pm-3.30pm
Other academic service (administration and management)
Programme leader of the International Business Management undergraduate programme
Senior lecturer International Business Theory and Strategy and International Political Economy.
Supervisor of PhD dissertations in International Business Supervisor of Bachelor, Master and executive MBA research students on topics around International Business, Strategy, Entrepreneurship, International Entrepreneurship. Member of the Academy of International Business
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK) Member of the organising committee responsible for hosting the AIB UK and Ireland annual conference at the MMU Business School in 2015.
Member of the North-West International Business Group UK Member of Centre for International Business and Innovation (CIBI).
Research Expertise, Publications & Grants
SME Internationalisation Foreign entry modes Asset-exploiting and asset-augmenting foreign direct investment Innovation and policy initiatives in the context of high-tech SMEs
International political economy, hegemony, power and world order, international institutions
Books (authored/edited/special issues)
H. Tuselmann, S. Buzdugan, Q. Cao, D. Freund, S. Golesorkhi (2016). Impact of International Business: Challenges and Solutions for Policy and Practice. Palgrave Macmillan.
H. Tuselmann, S. Buzdugas, D. Freund Harnessing responsible FDI for agricultural upgrading, industrialisation and sustainable development: some 'food for thought' for evidence based policies. New Orleans USA, 1/6/2016.
D. Freund (2012). Foreign direct investment by small and medium-sized enterprises: The case of German nanotech SMEs. Academy of International Business UK Conference 2012, Liverpool, UK, 10/4/2012.
D. Freund Internationalisation of high-tec SME. Academy of International Business UK & Ireland, Edinburgh, 1/6/2011.
D. Freund Accelerated Internationalisation of SMEs in high-tech industries. European doctoral academy of management and business administration, Soreze, France, 1/6/2010.
Member of the organising committee of the Academy of International Business UK & Ireland Conference, Manchester Metropolitan University, 16.-18. April 2015.
Engagement & Knowledge Exchange
Media appearances or involvement
Documentary: Brexit Through the Gift Shop
Awards, Honours & Distinctions
Visiting and honorary positions
Visting researcher at Europa University Viadrina Frankfurt(Oder), Germany in 2012