Tsvetomira V. Bilgili

Assistant Professor of Management Bilgili
Department of Management

Office: 3022 Business Building
Mailing Address: 3091 Business Building
1301 Lovers Lane
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: 785-532-3690
Email: bilgili@k-state.edu

Research Goals

Tsvetomira Bilgili’s research interests include global strategy, corporate governance, and organizational networks. A strand of her research examines the effects of national context (institutions and international relations) on firms’ global strategies. Another strand of her research explores the role of intra- and inter-firm networks on corporate governance policy, strategy, and performance.

Current Research and Consulting Projects

  • Policy risk, intercountry relationships, and cross-border M&As
  • Inter-firm peer network structure and CEO compensation
  • Institutional investor and financial analyst networks and firm strategy
  • Intra-personal motivation and network formation, maintenance, and change
  • Literature review of strategic alliance networks

Major Accomplishments

  • Published in Journal of Management, Journal of World Business, and International Business Review
    • Bilgili, T. V., Calderon, C. J., Allen, D. G., & Kedia, B. L. (2017). Gone with the wind: A meta-analytic review of executive turnover, its antecedents, and post-acquisition performance. Journal of Management, 43(6): 1966–1997.
      • Article selected as a “Research Brief” by the Center for Executive Succession at the Darla Moore School of Business, USC (CES RB 8.25.2016-035).
    • Bilgili, T. V., Kedia, B. L., & Bilgili, H. (2016). Exploring the influence of resource environments on absorptive capacity development: The case of emerging market firms. Journal of World Business, 51(5): 700–712.

    • Kedia, B. L. & Bilgili, T. V. (2015). When history matters: The effect of historical ties on the relationship between institutional distance and shares acquired. International Business Review, 24(6): 921–934.
  • Granted outstanding reviewer awards: Journal of Business Research (2018), Academy of Management Strategic Management division (STR) (formally Business Policy and Strategy (BPS)) (2013 and 2018), Southern Management Association International Management (IM) Division (2013)

Other Value Add/Contributions

A member of the Editorial Review Board of the Academy of Management Review and a reviewer for the Journal of Management Studies, Journal of World Business, and Journal of Business Research.

Areas of Teaching

Strategic Management, International Management


Ph D, University of Memphis, 2016.
Major: Strategic Management and International Business

MBA, Colorado State University – Pueblo, 2010
Major: Business Administration

BSBA, Colorado State University – Pueblo, 2008
Major: Management