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Dr Dana L. Ott

Senior Lecturer
Room: OBS 706
Email: dana.ott@otago.ac.nz

Dana L. Ott joined the Department of Management as a Lecturer in International Management in 2019. She completed her PhD in InternationalDana Profile Photo Business at The University of Auckland Business School, and holds an MS in Management with a specialisation in Human Resource Management and a BA in Psychology. Dana also has over 10 years of experience as an academic advisor and coordinator of exchange programmes at universities in both Germany and the USA.

Research

Dana’s research interests lie in the areas of International Management, International Human Resource Management and Talent Management. In particular, she examines cultural intelligence, global mobility, neurodiversity in workplaces, macro talent management and literature review methodology. Some of Dana’s current research projects investigate transformative international experiences, international careers, neurodivergent talent, and emerging market expatriation. She has presented her research at a number of international academic conferences, and has published in the International Journal of Management Reviews, Journal of Global Mobility, European Journal of International Management, and New Zealand Journal of Human Resources Management, among others.

  • Cultural intelligence
  • Expatriation
  • Talent management
  • Neurodiversity in workplaces

Teaching

  • MANT332 International Management
  • MANT339 Human Resource Development
  • MANT472 Managing International Organisations

Other

  • Director, Postgraduate International Business Programmes
  • Department of Management Pacific Islands Support Liaison

Memberships

  • Academy of International Business (AIB)
  • Academy of Management (AOM)
  • Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy (ANZIBA)
  • Academy of International Business - Oceania
  • Human Resources Institute of New Zealand (HRNZ)

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Publications

Ott, D. L., & Michailova, S. (2018). Cultural intelligence: A review and new research avenues. International Journal of Management Reviews, 20(1), 99-119. doi: 10.1111/ijmr.12118

Michailova, S., & Ott, D. L. (2019). Talent management in small advanced economies. Bingley, UK: Emerald, 115p. doi: 10.1108/978-1-78973-449-220191001

Ma, K. X., Mather, D. W., Ott, D. L., Fang, E., Bremer, P., & Mirosa, M. (2021). Fresh food online shopping repurchase intention: The role of post-purchase customer experience and corporate image. International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1108/IJRDM-04-2021-0184

Iskhakova, M., & Ott, D. L. (2020). Working in culturally diverse teams: Team-level cultural intelligence (CQ) development and team performance. Journal of International Education in Business, 13(1), 37-54. doi: 10.1108/JIEB-11-2019-0052

Ott, D. L., & Michailova, S. (2016). Expatriate selection: A historical overview and criteria for decision-making. In Y. Guo, H. G. Rammal & P. J. Dowling (Eds.), Global talent management and staffing in MNEs: International business & management (Vol. 32). (pp. 1-24). Bingley, UK: Emerald Group. doi: 10.1108/S1876-066X20160000032001

Ott, D. L., & Michailova, S. (2018). Cultural intelligence: A review and new research avenues. International Journal of Management Reviews, 20(1), 99-119. doi: 10.1111/ijmr.12118

Journal - Research Article

Michailova, S., & Ott, D. L. (2019). Talent management in small advanced economies. Bingley, UK: Emerald, 115p. doi: 10.1108/978-1-78973-449-220191001

Authored Book - Research

Ma, K. X., Mather, D. W., Ott, D. L., Fang, E., Bremer, P., & Mirosa, M. (2021). Fresh food online shopping repurchase intention: The role of post-purchase customer experience and corporate image. International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1108/IJRDM-04-2021-0184

Journal - Research Article

Iskhakova, M., & Ott, D. L. (2020). Working in culturally diverse teams: Team-level cultural intelligence (CQ) development and team performance. Journal of International Education in Business, 13(1), 37-54. doi: 10.1108/JIEB-11-2019-0052

Journal - Research Article

Ott, D. L., & Michailova, S. (2016). Expatriate selection: A historical overview and criteria for decision-making. In Y. Guo, H. G. Rammal & P. J. Dowling (Eds.), Global talent management and staffing in MNEs: International business & management (Vol. 32). (pp. 1-24). Bingley, UK: Emerald Group. doi: 10.1108/S1876-066X20160000032001

Chapter in Book - Research

Ott, D. L., & Iskhakova, M. (2019). The meaning of international experience for the development of cultural intelligence. Critical Perspectives on International Business, 15(4), 390-407. doi: 10.1108/cpoib-05-2019-0036

Journal - Research Article

Michailova, S., & Ott, D. L. (2018). Linking international experience and cultural intelligence development: The need for a theoretical foundation. Journal of Global Mobility, 6(1), 59-78. doi: 10.1108/JGM-07-2017-0028

Journal - Research Article

Ott, D. L., & Michailova, S. (2017). Does exposure to host country language during international experiences influence the development of cultural intelligence? European Journal of International Management, 11(6), 733-753. doi: 10.1504/EJIM.2017.087569

Journal - Research Article

Ott, D. L., & Michailova, S. (2018). Talent management challenges and possible solutions for New Zealand businesses. New Zealand Journal of Human Resources Management, 18(2), 19-32.

Journal - Research Article

Ott, D. L., Tolentino, J. L., & Michailova, S. (2018). Effective talent retention approaches. Human Resource Management: International Digest, 26(7), 16-19. doi: 10.1108/HRMID-07-2018-0152

Journal - Research Other

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