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Romie Littrell

  • Romie Littrell has been at HSE University since 2017.

Education and Degrees

  • 2000

    PhD in Business Administration
    Robert Kennedy University

  • 1987

    Master's in Business Administration
    California Coast University

  • 1964

    University of Arkansas

Academic Supervision

for a degree of Candidate of Science

PROF. DR. Romie Frederick Littrell, thesis and research paper supervisions (rev. 5 Oct 18)

Prof. Dr. Romie Frederick Littrell, PhD, Department of Management, NRU-HSE-SPb

Email: rlittrell@hse.ru

For list of supervised theses & dissertations, and those resulting in publications in academic journals go to this website: https://romielittrell.homestead.com/

Or directly to this link: https://romielittrell.homestead.com/Littrell-Thesis-Research-Paper-Topics-Oct-2018.docx

Topics of interest:

Management across cultures: comparative studies of the effects of culture and cultural differences on management processes within and between countries

Preferred leader behavior across cultures: comparative studies of the effects of culture and cultural differences on leader behavior preferences within and between countries

Cultural distance and business entry mode choices between countries and/or cultures

Human Resource Management across countries and cultures

Description and comparison of societal cultures using value dimension theories/models by Geert Hofstede, the GLOBE (Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Efdfectiveness) Project, Shalom Schwartz’ theory/model, between and within countries.

Area studies: Russia and the CIS, North East Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, Africa (especially Sub-Saharan Africa); Europe, Scandinavian Europe, North America, Latin America, Australasia.

Any international business management and environment studies that are of particular interest and value to the student.



  • 2021

    Academy of Management (Online). Presentation: Empower Me or Not? Influence of Societal Culture

  • 2020

    Academy of International Business (AIB) 2020 Conference - Online (Майaми). Presentation: Preferred leader behavior comparisons amongst business people in three Muslim-majority countries

  • Analytics for Management and Economics Conference (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Response Set as a Cross-Cultural Variable: Recent Empirical Data from Cross National Samples

  • 2019
    Symposium (Лиссабон). Presentation: Preferred Leader Behavior, Gender, and Culture: Europe in Global Context
  • 2018
    EURAM 2018 (Рейкьявик ). Presentation: Preferred Leader Behavior of Business people at the Edge of Europe
  • Symposium (Онтарио). Presentation: Likert Scales: Always does not Exist? Maybe Never?
  • Symposium (Онтарио). Presentation: Crossing borders of a gendered and cultural world: Cross-National and Cross-Cultural Differences in Preferences by Gender for Preferred Leader Behavior Dimensions
  • 2017
    International BRICS Global Business and Innovation Conference (Saint-Petersburg). Presentation: Crumbling BRICS or Increasing Influence

Editorial board membership

  • 2020: Member of the Editorial Board, AIB INSIGHTS.

  • 1989: Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Management Development.

Wang, Fengchen: Attatisitsey, William; Littrell, Romie F.; Volkova, Natalia. (2022).

Modeling of Job Tenure: Insights from Russia. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Information, Control and Automation, ICICA 2022, December 2-4, 2022, Chongqing, China. http://dx.doi.org/10.4108/eai.2-12-2022.2327918


Littrell, R.F.; Ljubica, J., Warner-Søderholm, and Minelgaite, Inga (2023). Gender, Culture, and Preferred Explicit Leader Behavior. In: Vrontis, D.; Weber, Yaakov; and Tsoukatos, E. (2023). Proceedings: 16th Annual Conference of the EuroMed Academy of Business: Business Transformation in Uncertain Global Environments, Valletta, Malta: Euromed Press. https://emrbi.org/euromed-press/clarivate-analytics/, pp. 430-442. ISSN: 2547-8516, ISBN: 978-9963-711-98-430

Employment history

  • Professor of Management, National Research University Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, September 2017 - present.
  • Director of the Centre for Cross Cultural Comparisons, a research institute, Miami, Florida, USA, November 1997 – present.
  • Associate Professor of International Business, AUT Business School, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand. An AACSB qualified Academic (AQ) in an AACSB accredited business school, February 2002 to December 2016.
  • Professor of International Marketing & Strategy, Hochschule Aalen & Graduate School Ostwürttemberg, Aalen, Germany, January 2000 to February 2002.
  • Human Resource Manager, InterContinental Hotels Group, Zhengzhou City, Henan Province, P.R. China, February 1996 - September 1999.

Timetable for today

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Research seminars of the Strategic Entrepreneurship Centre (past)

Associated Event of the XXI April conference: VII International Research Conference "Culture in Society, Between Groups and Across Generations"

Due to worldwide spread of the COVID-19, the Associated Event of the XXI April conference: VII International Scientific Conference “Culture in Society, Between Groups and Across Generations” was held on April, 23-24 in an online form on the Microsoft Teams.

The Business of International Business is Culture: Russia and Asia Dimensions

October 11, 2017
Seminar by professor Romie Littrell
The Business of International Business is Culture: Russia and Asia Dimensions

Welcome Aboard: Tenure-Track Introductions

Every year The HSE Look continues its tradition of welcoming newly recruited international faculty via short summaries about their positions and research interests. In the 34th issue we introduce the tenure-track faculty members, and in November you can learn more about post-doctoral researchers who are starting their work at HSE this fall.