Michal Lemanski

Assistant Professor in International Business

Nottingham University Business School China
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Room 265,Trent Building


University of Nottingham Ningbo China


199 Taikang East Road, Ningbo, 315100, China


+86 (0)574 88180000 ext. 8091


Academic degrees:

  • Doctor of Social and Economic Sciences (WU Vienna University of Economics & Business)
  • Master of Economics (Wroclaw University of Economics)


  • PhD Diploma (Nordic Research School in International Business)
  • Masterclass Diploma (Competence Centre for Central & Eastern Europe and Emerging Markets at WU Vienna)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (University of Nottingham)


Administrative roles

  • Chair: Social & Environmental Responsibility Group (SERG)
  • Co-Chair: Research Ethics Committee
  • Faculty Ambassador for Central & Eastern Europe
  • Director (incoming 2017): Master Program in International Business


Dr Michal Lemanski has experience teaching at the bachelor, master, and doctoral level, as well as in executive programs. Before joining the University of Nottingham he has taught International Marketing and Strategy at the WU Vienna University of Economics and Business (Austria), and VSE Prague School of Economics (Czech Republic). At the University of Nottingham he has taught courses in International Business, Strategy, Corporate Governance & Restructuring, Business Ethics, and Corporate Social Responsibility. In year 2016 Dr Lemanski became an Associate Fellow of the HEA Higher Education Academy, and also in year 2016 received professional training in the case study teaching methods at the Harvard Business School. 

2017/2018 teaching modules:

  • Bachelor program: Cross-Cultural Management
  • Master program: International Business Environment
  • Executive program: Internationalization; Innovation & Knowledge Transfer in Multinational Corporations

Research interests

Dr Michal Lemanski’s research expertize is in the diffusion of organizational practices within multinational corporations, and the social responsibility of international business in emerging markets. For his research Dr Lemanski has been awarded the prestigious Erste Bank Prize (20,000 EUR), the City of Vienna Jubilee Funds grant, numerous other research grants and scholarships, and was a finalist for the “Most Promising Scholar” award of the Academy of International Business. His studies were published in the International Journal of Human Resource Management, Journal of Global Mobility, Progress in International Business, and presented at leading international conferences of the Academy of Management, the Academy of International Business, and the European International Business Academy.