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Valentin Kiefner

Valentin Kiefner MSc.
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**Position at IIB, other positions and academic career** Valentin is currently a Research and Teaching Associate in the Department of Global and Business and Trade and pursues a PhD at the Institute for International Business. He holds an MSc in Internationalization and Export Management from the Vienna University of Economics & Business as well as an interdisciplinary oriented BA in Corporate Management and Economics from the Zeppelin University. During his studies Valentin already gained experience in academic research working as an academic research and project assistant. He was a visiting student at the Maastricht University School of Business & Economics and gained international working experience in Johannesburg, Munich and Hamburg. In addition to his academic position he is an associate in a mergers and acquisitions consultancy firm. **Research interest** In his undergraduate research, Valentin has focused on behavioral economics with a special regard to leadership theories in the context of multinational corporations. Today his research aims attention at sustainable development in an intra- as well as interorganizational context in general and at multi-tier suppliers along multinationals' global value chains in particular.
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since 2020
Mitarbeiter in Forschung und Lehre (prae doc)
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (IIB)
since 2019
Berater für M&A
MSc Export- und Internationalisierungsmanagement (WU)
Werkstudent Incentive Advisory (EY)
B.A. Unternehmensführung & Ökonomie

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International diversification, Digital Transformation and the Performance of Multinational Companies (2020-2021) (Details)