Prof. Orly Yeheskel

Coller School of Management
הפקולטה לניהול ע"ש קולר סגל אקדמי בכיר
Prof. Orly Yeheskel
Phone: 03-6405298

Short Biography

Professor of Organizational Behavior and International Management at The Coller School of Management, Tel Aviv University, and manager of Top Management Programs Development at LAHAV, Tel Aviv University. A researcher, lecturer and consultant, developing and presenting senior executive programs. Fields of research interest: organizational change, international strategic alliances and cross-border mergers/acquisitions.



Fields of Research

International Strategic Alliances, Organizational change, Cross – culture mgt.


Alon, I., Yeheskel, O., Lerner, M., Wenxian, Z., Internationalization of Chinese Entrepreneurial Firms, accepted for publication: International Business Review, Vol. 55, No. 5, October 2013


Almor, T., Yehezkel, O., Footloose and Fancy Free: Sojourning Entrepreneurs in China, accepted for publication: Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy, Vol. 7, No. 4, 2013


Sheaffer, Z., Honig, B., Tsionit, S. & Yeheskel, O. Radical Changes, Ideology, Dwindling Membership and Financial Distress: A Macro-Longitudinal Study, European Management Journal. 2011, 29(4) pp. 201-305.


Yemini, M., & Yeheskel, O., Not Born Here -Evaluation of the Country of Origin Effect on the Entrepreneurial Intentions of Israeli Engineering Students, The International Journal of Learning. Vol. 17, 2010, ISSN 1447-9494.


Newburry, W., Yeheskel, O., & Zeira Y., The Interaction of Parent-Company Differentiation With IJV Autonomy in Predicting IJV Effectiveness, Chinese Business Review. Vol. 9. No. 12, December 2010.


Yeheskel, O. & Shetach, A. (Guest Editors). Goal Accomplishment by Information Sharing and Organizational Cooperation. Journal of International Studies of Management and Organization, 39(3) Fall 2009 .


Yeheskel, O., & Shenkar, O. Knowledge Flows in International Business. A JIBS Citation Analysis. EuroMed Journal of Business. 2009, 4(2), pp.111-126.


Yeheskel, O. & Lerner, M. Born to Be Wild? – On Managerial Capabilities and Business Performance in Technology Start-Ups. International Studies of Management and Organization. 39(3) Fall 2009


Shenkar, O., Luo, Y., & Yeheskel, O. From “Distance” to “Friction”: Substituting Metaphors and Redirecting Intercultural Research. Academy of Management Review. 2008, 33(4), pp.905-925. IF 7.867


Yeheskel, O., Newburry, W., & Zeira, Y. Significant Differences in the Pre and Post-Incorporation Stages of Equity International Joint Ventures (IJV’s) and International Acquisition (IA’s), and their Impact on Effectiveness. International Business Review. 2004, 13(5), pp.613-636. IF 1.062


Zeira, Y., Yeheskel, O. & Newburry, W. International Joint Venture CEO versus Regional Headquarters Assessment of JV Effectiveness: A Matter of Perspective. International Journal of Human Resource Management. 2004, 15(4/5), pp. 670-687. IF 0.830


Newburry, W., Zeira, Y. & Yeheskel, O. Autonomy of International Joint Ventures (IJV’s) in China. International Business Review. 2003, 12(4), pp.395-419. IF 1.062


Yeheskel, O., Zeira, Y., Shenkar, O. & Newburry, W. Parent-Company Dissimilarity and Equity International Joint Ventures Effectiveness. Journal of International Management. 2001, 7(2), pp.81-104. IF 1.845


Yeheskel, O. Arkia Israel Airlines’ CEO Israel Borovich on Strategic Alliances and Growth (Interview). Academy of Management Executive. 2001, 15(1), pp.12-15


Yeheskel, O., Shenkar, O. Fiegenbaum, A., & Cohen, E. Cooperative Wealth Creation: Strategic Alliances in Israel Medical-Technology Ventures. Academy of Management Executive. 2001, 15(1), pp.16-24.


Zeira, Y., Newburry, W., & Yeheskel, O. Equity International Joint Ventures (EIJV’s) in Hungary: Factors Affecting Their Effectiveness. Management International Review. 1997, 37(3), pp. 259-278.


Borovitz, I., Ellis, S., & Yeheskel, O. Group Processes and the Development of Information Systems: A Social Psychological Perspective. Information and Management. 1990, 19, pp.65-72. IF 2.28


Research Awards

  • Highly Commended Paper winner 2013. The Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy, March 2014.
  • Outstanding Paper Award Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence, “Knowledge Inflows and Outflows in International Business”, May 2010.
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