Areas of expertise
Riikka has supervised Masters’ Theses in the International Business faculty at TSE since 2015. She has completed an introductory course of University Pedagogy.
Riikka's doctoral research focused on employee emotions following cross-border acquisitions. She looks at ways for organizations to increase positivity during change periods, in order to ease the process and achieve better results. In addition to socio-cultural integration, which is the focus of her doctoral research, these findings can help practitioners in other types of organizational change initiatives. Her current work centers on cross-cultural communication and management.