International Business and Sales Management (IBS)

01.01.2014 -
In this research group we investigate the international business and sales management practices of firms originating in Small and Open Economies (SMOPECs). Our objective is to enhance our understanding of (1) the international expansion paths, strategies, processes, and performance of firms from ...

Marketing and Consumer Behavior Research Group

Marketing and Consumer Behavior Research Group examines consumer behavior and business success factors in the marketplace. The research themes cover issues arising from a range of factors including product and service innovations, sustainability, bioeconomy, e-commerce, digital technology, data a...

Anna Kuikka

Marketing Coordinator , Communications and Media Relations

Cross-Border Cooperation Project

01.01.2019 - 31.12.2021
This project seeks to promote internationalization of kantele music and foster closer cooperation between Finnish and Russian kantele players. The project’s lead partner is the Ensemble “Kantele” from Petrozavodsk. Two other partners are the Runosong Academy (Kuhmo) and the National Art School (P...

Juha Halme

Project Researcher , Karelian Institute

Sari Tarvainen

Amanuensis , Centralised services / Educational Services

Henna Konu

Senior Researcher / Project Manager, Business School