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The Australian National University

Dr Marina Iskhakova

MSc in Mathematical Economics, PhD in Human Resource Management, MBA
RSE Program Manager
ANU College of Business and Economics
T:  +61 2 6125 3083

Areas of expertise

  • Other Economics 1499
  • Human Resources Management 150305
  • Business And Management 1503
  • International Business 150308
  • Organisational Behaviour 150311

Research interests

  • Strategies of cross-cultural competence development

  • Effective strategies of global academic teams collaboration

Biography

Dr. Marina Iskhakova joined ANU in July 2016 as a Lecturer/ Educational Program Manager   at Research School of Economics at College of Business and Economics. Before starting at this position she has been a Program Coordinator (for Master of Science/Lecturer at Curtin University Sydney and a Founder and Director of a new dynamic Cross-Cultural Consultancy/ Training Company Orange Cultures based in Sydney, Mosman. She is energetic, ambitious and an open-minded Global Business/Cross-Cultural Professional. She has a strong academic background with Master degree in Mathematical Economics from St.Peteresburg State University,  PhD in HRM ( St.Petersburg State University, Russia) and MBA in Strategic Leadership with focus on Asian Business Environment (from Norwegian School of Business BI - Norway/China). Marina lived/studied and worked in Russia, Norway, China, USA, UK and now resides in Australia, Canberra. Beyond Academia Marina's goal is to be the first Russian academic business-woman who climbs mt. Everest (8848m). She is married and has 2 daugthers.

Dr. Iskhakova will be teaching her first course with ANU in Semester 1, 2017 - ECON2014/ECON6014 Managerial Economics, that will practical and very exciting course that will strengthen and broaden the understanding of managerial decision making and the arsenal of tools available for an effective manager based on key economic concepts. 

 

Researcher's projects

 

Presentations at Professional Development / Research Seminars / Conferences

2017 (ANZAM forthcoming 5-7 December ) Does Cross-Cultural Competence Matter when Going Global: Study of Cross-Cultural Intelligence and its impact on Social adjustment and Academic performance of International students in Australia

2017 (ANZIBA, 15-17 February) Does Cross-Cultural Competence Matter: Study of Cross-Cultural Intelligence and its impact on Social adjustment and Academic performance of International students in Sydney

2016, Does Lecturers’ Cross-Cultural Competence Matter?, Curtin University Sydney

2015, Cross-Cultural Intelligence: Strategies of CQ development for international students, Curtin University Sydney

2014, Opening a black box of Cross-Cultural Awareness, International College of Management Sydney

2008, How to start your own business in Russia, Papers of the “Russian Day”, Norwegian School of Management BI, Oslo, Norway

2006, Future of Extreme Teambuildings in Russia, Papers of Management Conference for HR «Summer 2006. Tendency. Technologies. Practice”, Moscow 

2006, Extreme. Teambuildings. Tendencies, Papers of IV St. Petersburg Management Forum, St. Petersburg 

2005, How to build or to destroy the Team by Extreme Teambuilding?, Papers of III St. Petersburg Management Forum, St. Petersburg (on Russian) 

2004, Leading Human Resource Management Technologies: Outdoor Format: Telework&?eambuilding, Papers of II St.Petersburg Conference «Leading Business Training Technologies”, St. Petersburg, 2004 (on Russian)

2003, How to Manage by Distance Personal Effectively?, Papers of Scientific Conference “The Leading HRM technologies in Russia”, St. Petersburg 

2003, Effective Human Resource- Management Models for Traditional and Virtual Organizations in Russia, In Conference Proceedings “7th Vaasa Conference on International Business, Vaasa, Finland 

2002, Effective Models of HRM in traditional and virtual organizations in Russia,Papers of IX Scientific Seminar of Stockholm School of Economics in St. Petersburg 

2002, Effective Models of HRM in traditional and virtual organizations in Russia, Papers of VII Scientific Conference devoted Prof. Pashkus, St. Petersburg, 2002 

2002, Development of the concept of Telework n Russia: Experience of Russian companies, Papers of IX Scientific Seminar of Stockholm School of Economics in St. Petersburg 

2001, Concept of Virtual Organizations, Papers of Scientific Seminar St. Petersburg State University Economics & Finance, St. Petersburg 

2000, Organizational Culture and Effectiveness: Example of Research Russian Companies, Papers of scientific Russian Conference “People & Organizations: Human Resource Management, Organizational Consulting, Business Psychology”. St. Petersburg 

2000, Human Resource Management Practices and Performance. Example of Research Foreign Companies in Russia, Papers of scientific Russian Conference “People & Organizations: Human Resource Management, Organizational Consulting, Business Psychology”, St. Petersburg 

1999, Organization Culture as Innovative Instrument of Russian Firm, Papers V International Conference of Young Economic Researchers “Business and Reformation in Russia”, St. Petersburg 

Books and Book Chapters

2010, Business Women and Entrepreneurship in Russia, (eBook in Russian, http://businesswomen.iskh.ru/)

2010, Teambuilding Industry in Russia: Revealing an Individual and an Organizational Potential, 256p, monography, Publishing House Rech, St.Petersburg (in Russian)

2007, HRM Practices in Virtual Companies in Russia, In: Human Resources Management in Russia. Eds.:M.E.Domsch, T.Lidokhover. Ashgate Publishing Group, Contemporary Employment Relations series, (with Kosheleva S.V.) 

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals / Working Papers

2016, Iskhakova, M., Measuring Cross-Cultural Intelligence of International Students. A Case of Curtin University Sydney (work in progress)

2004, Iskhakova, M. (Libo, M.) & Kosheleva S.V, Telework as a new Human Resource Management Form in Virtual Organizations in Russia, Vestnik of St Petersburg State University, Management, #3, St. Petersburg, (in Russian) 

Publications in Practical/Business Magazines

2009, Iskhakova, M. (Libo, M.) and Fey C.,  Effective HR Anti-crisis policies and practices in Russia, HBR in Russia, June, Moscow (in Russian)

2009, Effective HRM for virtual organizations in Russia, Stockholm School of Economics, with Dr. Carl Fey, St. Petersburg

2006, Iskhakova, M. (Libo, M.)  Outdoor format in HRM, Corporate Events &Trainings, # 2, St.Petersburg (in Russian) 

2006, Iskhakova, M. (Libo, M.) Teambuilding – Russian Extreme, Personal-Mix, 1-2(35-36), p 76-80, St.Petersburg (in Russian), 

2005, Iskhakova, M. (Libo, M.)  Extreme Tendency and Extreme Trainings in Russia, Secret Firmy, #22, Moscow (in Russian) 

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2005, Iskhakova, M. (Libo, M.)  Outdoor-format in HRM: Adventure Races can build the team in 24 hours, Business without Problems - Personal, #6, St.Petersburg, (in Russian)

2005, Iskhakova, M. (Libo, M.)  How to destroy the Team by Extreme conditions?, Elit Personal, No 12, Moscow (in Russian) 

2003, Iskhakova, M. (Libo, M.) What is Telework in Russia? Magazine of Human Resources, #1, Moscow, (in Russian) 

2003, Iskhakova, M. (Libo, M.) Telework in Russia, Personal-Mix, #1, St. Petersburg, (in Russian) 

2003, Iskhakova, M. (Libo, M.) “White collars” became “Virtual collars”, Business without Problems  (in Russian)

2001, Iskhakova, M. (Libo, M.) & Fey, C. and S. Mourgoulis-Jakushev, Black Box of Effective Human Resource Management in Foreign companies Russia, Personal-Mix, #4 (5), St. Petersburg, (in Russian) 

Available student projects

 

TBA

Current student projects

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Past student projects

MSc Thesis supervision - Cross-Cultural Management

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