Riikka Harikkala-Laihinen profiilikuva
Riikka
Harikkala-Laihinen
yliopisto-opettaja, Kansainvälinen liiketoiminta
D.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration

Ota yhteyttä

Rehtorinpellonkatu 3
20500
Turku

Asiantuntijuusalueet

Mergers and acquisitions
Employee emotions
Emotional climate
Communication
Interaction

Biografia

Riikka Harikkala-Laihinen is a Postdoctoral Researcher in International Business. She has graduated from Turku School of Economics in 2019. Between 2015 and 2017 she worked in the Tekes-funded EmoMA-project. In addition to research and teaching, she updates the IB internet and intranet pages, and instructs a weekly TSE faculty exercise class.

Opetus

Riikka has supervised Masters’ Theses in the International Business faculty at TSE since 2015. She has completed an introductory course of University Pedagogy.

Tutkimus

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.

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