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Mahdi Tajeddin

Mahdi Tajeddin 768

PhD program start date: Winter 2012
Expected graduation date: Fall 2017

Current phase of study: Phase III (Thesis)
Specialization: Management
Research Interests:
 International entrepreneurship, business groups, SMEs in emerging economies

 

mahdi.tajeddin@concordia.ca

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Education

  • MSc., Entrepreneurship Management, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 2008

Academic and Teaching Experience

  • Contemporary Business Thinking, Concordia University, Fall 2016, part time lecturer
  • Micro & Macro Economic, University of Azad, Winter 2009, part time lecturer
  • Research Method/ Micro & Macro Economic, University of Payame Noor, Winter & Fall 2008, part time lecturer
  • Principles of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Drafting Business Plan, University of Tehran (Education center), Fall 2007 & 2008, instructor
  • Principles of Entrepreneurship, Shahed University, Fall 2008, instructor

Work Experience

  • Researcher in project of Canadian SMEs role on global value chain, Export Development Canada (EDC) - John Molson School of Business, Montreal, 2012
  • Researcher in project of the role of simulation in making business courses more effective bridge between theory and practice, John Molson School of Business, Montreal, 2012
  • Head of Entrepreneurship and Employment Group in the field of Small Industries, Iran small Industries and Industrial Parks Organization (ISIPO), Tehran, Iran, 2009 – 2011
  • Specialist in Entrepreneurial Research Projects, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran, 2007

Journal Publications

  • Talebi, K. Tajeddin, M. Rastgar, A., & Emami, A. (2012). Internationalization of SMEs and organizational factors in a developing country: A case study of ICT industry of Iran. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences
  • Tajeddin. M. (2011). A best practice network (BPN) business model for internationalization of SMEs. Journal of International Entrepreneurship
  • (Note: Third author)
  • Talebi, K., & Tajeddin. M. (2011). The adoption of new and innovative knowledge by small and medium enterprises of Iran: Opportunities and constraints for growth. African Journal of Business Management
  • Ahmadpour Daryani, M, Samizadeh, M  & Tajeddin, M. (2010). Family factors and creation of family businesses in developing country. (A case study: Oil and textile industries of Iran). African Journal of Business Management
  • Talebi, K. & Tajeddin M. (2010). Competition through innovation in SMEs. (Language: Persian)

Conference Publications

  • Tajeddin, M. (2015). Internationalization of SMEs: Institutional escape or institutional arbitrage? 19th International Entrepreneurship Conference of McGill, London, UK
  • Farashahi, M. & Tajeddin, M. (2014). Negative growth and entrepreneurship approach: Internationalization and performance of SMEs, Academy of International Business Conference, Vancouver, BC
  • Tajeddin, M., & Farashahi, M. (2014). Enhancing the competitiveness of international high-tech SMEs of an emerging country: Born global or incremental, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Huntsville, ON
  • Tajeddin, M. (2014). Social networks among Iranian immigrant entrepreneurs in Canada, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Huntsville, ON
  • Tajeddin,  M., & Gorji, Y. (2014). Shock, a life-giving or a fatal factor: political shock and internationalization of SMEs, European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS), Rotterdam, Netherland
  • Tajeddin, M. (2013). Internationalization and performance of SMEs in emerging countries: The moderating effects of managerial ties, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Calgary, AB
  • Tajeddin  M., & Farashahi, M. (2013). Internationalization of high-tech small and medium sized enterprises: Open innovation perspective, Academy of International Business Conference, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Tajeddin, M. (2012). Internationalization of high-tech SMEs in emerging economies, 15th International Entrepreneurship Conference of McGill, Pavia, Italy
  • Tajeddin, M., & Zarei, B. (2010). Internationalization of SMEs in a developing country: A case study of ICT industry of Iran, 13th International Entrepreneurship Conference of McGill, Montreal, QC
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