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Dr Dorota Piaskowska


Dorota Piaskowska

Lecturer/Assistant Professor
School of Business
01 716 8820
University College Dublin, School of Business, Graduate School of Business Carysfort Avenue Blackrock Co. Dublin


Dr Dorota Piaskowska is a tenured faculty in management at University College Dublin, Ireland. She has earned her PhD from Tilburg University in the Netherlands and has also been a visiting scholar at the Lee Kong Chian School of Business at Singapore Management University. Dorota's research focuses on the antecedents and outcomes of strategic decisions concerning firm growth, in particular decisions regarding mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and alliances, internationalisation and scaling. She has a particular interest in the role of learning and experience at the organisational, top management team, and individual levels. Her work has been published in leading academic outlets and has been profiled in professional media. Dorota's teaching portfolio includes a range of undergraduate, graduate, and executive level modules in the areas of strategy and international business. She has taught in several countries, including Hong Kong, Ireland, the Netherlands, and Singapore. Dorota has also served as the Director of UCD Programmes in Singapore and the Academic Director of the MSc in International Management programme at UCD Smurfit School, which she led to achieve a top ranking among Masters in Management programmes in the Financial Times (number 7 in the world in 2018 based on the achievements of the cohorts of students under her directorship). Recipient of several grants and teaching and research awards, Dorota has also been recognised for her leadership contribution to the Academy of Management and has served two terms on the Board of the European International Business Academy.


  • MA
    Tilburg University Netherland
  • PhD
    Tilburg University Netherland


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