Mikhail V. Grachev

Mikhail V. Grachev

Management and Organizations

Adjunct Professor

  W252  Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994

Academic History

  • Dhab in International Economics & Business Administration, Russian Academy of Sciences, 1998
  • PhD in International Economics, Russian Academy of Sciences, 1982
  • BS in Economics, Moscow State University, 1976


  • Cross-cultural management and leadership
  • Emerging markets
  • Global business strategy and cross-border alliances

Selected Publications

  • Historic Horizons of Frederick Taylor’s Scientific Management, Mikhail V. Grachev, Boris Rakitsky, Journal of Management History, vol 19, 2013, 512-527
  • Positioning French Management in a Multinational Landscape, Mariya A. Bobina, Stephanie Vergnaud, Mikhail V. Grachev, Martin Shane, Richard Soparnot, Journal of International Business and Economy, vol 12, 2011, 13-33
  • Building Strategic Leadership Competencies : the Case of Unilever, Maarten-van Beek, Mikhail V. Grachev, International Journal of Leadership Studies, vol 5, 2009, 317-332
  • Russia, Culture, Leadership, Mikhail V. Grachev, Problems of Post-Communism, vol 56, 2009, 3-11

Other Work

  • Cross-Cultural Studies as Resource for Management Development in Africa. Management Development, In: Africa: Building Capabilities to Serve African Organizations (Kazeroony, H., Puplampu, B. & du Plessis, Y., eds.), Abingdon: Routledge, Mikhail Grachev, Mariya Bobina, 2016
  • Culture-sensitive Global Strategies. In: Wankel, Ch. (ed.) 21st Century Management Handbook. , Mikhail V. Grachev, Mariya Bobina, Sage Publications, 2008, 376-385
  • Intercultural Collaboration: Instrumentality of the GLOBE Study. In: Ishida, T., Fussel, S., Vossen, P. (eds.) Intercultural Collaboration., Mikhail V. Grachev, Mariya Bobina, Springer, 2007, 382-393

Current & Prior Positions

  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Management and Organizations, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, April 2005 - Present
  • Professor of Management, Western Illinois University, Moline, IL, September 2002 - Present
  • Visiting Scholar, Stanford University, June 2012 - August 2012
  • Visiting Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, August 2011 - December 2011
  • Research scholar, Stanford University, February 2010 - March 2010
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Maryland, August 2005 - May 2006
  • Senior Scholar, Head of Department of Management Studies, Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, Russia, July 1998 - May 2002
  • Visiting Professor of Management, Ecole Superiuer de Commerce et de Management, Poitiers, France, March 2001 - September 2001
  • Professor of Management, Dean of the School of Management, State University - Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia, August 1998 - March 2001
  • Visiting/Adjunct Professor of Management, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, August 1995 - May 2000
  • Visiting Senior Scholar, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, September 1998 - November 1998

Additional Training

  • Global Leader Fellowship, Coca-Cola Company and Case Western Reserve University, 1999
  • Certificate in Strategy, Corporate Executive Training, AT&T, 1991
  • Certificate in International Human Resource Management, Corporate Executive Training, 3M Company, 1989