Faculty and Staff

Andrey Kretinin

Professor • Management, Marketing and Professional Sales

He currently teaches undergraduate and graduate course in management, analytics, and entrepreneurship. His research focuses on internationalization, corporate governance, and networking of SMEs with emphasis on franchising. His articles have been published or forthcoming in Journal of Business Research, International Small Business Journal, amongst others. His research has been awarded by Best Paper Award from ACERE in 2015 and Distinguished Research Award from IGBR in 2018 and 2019.

Before pursuing his academic career, he worked in a chamber of commerce for 2 years and been involved with his family business for over 6 years in his native city of Voronezh, Russia.



PhD Strategy, Kent State University Kent, OH


Franchising, Family Business, Corporate Governance, Social Networks

Representative Publications

Exploring the antecedents of franchise internationalization; Journal of Business Research; Volume 112, Issue May 2020

An Ontology of Supply Chain Cyber Security; Cyber Security and Supply Chain Management; World Scientific;

Do Family Firms Prefer Global Intensity to Global Reach? An Analysis of the Role of Geographical and Cultural Distances Upon Internationalization of Family Firms.; Journal of Business and Economic Studies; Volume 23, Issue (1) 2019

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