Dr Lucrezia Casulli

Lecturer

Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship

Personal statement

Lucrezia focuses on strategies for early foreign market entry and the role of firm leaders’ thinking and midsets. Lucrezia applies tools from cognitive psychology to surface embedded assumptions that practitioners have developed through experience in both domestic and foreign markets. This process promotes awareness of knowledge as well as knowledge gaps, which can then be evaluated and challenged.

Lucrezia has nearly a decade of experience in engaging with internationalising firms across a number of industries and sectors. She has collaborated with Scottish Enterprise and Scottish Development International in researching and evaluating international growth programmes such as the Global Companies Development Programme.

Lucrezia previously designed and run the Business Clinics programme, aimed at addressing the challenges of new and growing businesses in the West of Scotland. Through this, Lucrezia has helped support the creation and growth of small businesses in fragile and challenging contexts.

Lucrezia’s research has been published in Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, International Business Review and other leading entrepreneurship and internationalisation journals. She is also the author of a series of research and evaluation reports for Scottish Enterprise, which have informed programmes designed to support international growth. Her research has been presented at a number of world leading entrepreneurship and international business conferences.

 

Expertise

Has expertise in:

    • International Entrepreneurship,
    • Internationalization of firms,
    • Entrepreneurial cognition.

Qualifications

  • PhD in Entrepreneurship and International Business -  University of Glasgow - Centre for Internationalisation and Enterprise Research (CIER)
  • M.Sc. Management Research Methods - University of Glasgow - Adam Smith Business School
  • M.A. (Hons), Business and Management - University of Glasgow - Adam Smith Business School

Publications

Scottish EDGE Round 14 Observations and Points for Discussion
Casulli Lucrezia, Farrington Thomas, MacLaren Andrew
(2018)
Learning from experience : sense making in leaders of internationalising SMEs
Fletcher Margaret, Casulli Lucrezia
45th Academy of International Business(UK & Ireland Chapter) Annual Conference (2018)
The dynamics of experiential learning : microprocesses and adaptation in a professional service INV
Bunz Thorsten, Casulli Lucrezia, Jones Marian V, Bausch Andreas
International Business Review Vol 26, pp. 225–238 (2017)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ibusrev.2016.07.001
Renew or regress : maintaining a forum for radical entrepreneurship scholarship
Casulli Lucrezia, Chalmers Dominic, Drakopoulou Dodd Sarah, Matthews Russell, Stoyanov Stoyan
International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research Vol 23, pp. 1-6 (2017)
https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEBR-01-2017-0041
Entrepreneurial education : exploring the micro-dynamics of learning in student business incubators
Casulli Lucrezia, Richardson Rebecca
Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference 2016, pp. 1 (2015)
How experience shapes the thinking of international entrepreneurs
Casulli Lucrezia, Fletcher Margaret
International Council for Small Business World Conference (2015)

more publications

Teaching

Lucrezia is the academic leader of our Business Clinics programme, aimed at addressing the challenges of new and growing businesses in the West of Scotland. Through this, Lucrezia works in partnership with Jobs and Business Glasgow and Clyde Gateway helping to support the creation and growth of small businesses in fragile and challenging contexts.

Research interests

I am interested in entrepreneurial reasoning processes in the framing and evaluation of opportunities in an international business context. My focus is on the individual and his cognition. 

  • International Entrepreneurship,
  • Internationalization of firms,
  • Entrepreneurial cognition.

Professional activities

International Entrepreneurship: The utility of individual experience through comparative reasoning
Speaker
26/8/2016
Business Clinic - Barmulloch Community Development Company
Advisor
2014

more professional activities

Address

Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship
Stenhouse Wing

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