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Catherine Welch

Associate Professor and Research Coordinator

Rm 450
H10 - Storie Dixson Wing
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9351 6436
Fax +61 2 9036 5378


Catherine has a longstanding interest in researching how Australian companies expand internationally. Recently, she has been working on a large-scale project looking at the internationalisation processes of high-tech start-ups. She has co-edited two books on qualitative research methods in international business and has published extensively on this topic, including interviewing and the case study. In 2013 she will be editing a special issue of Management International Review on process approaches to studying internationalisation of the firm.

Newsroom articles

  • Successful Australian exports: where the bloody hell are they? 01 Nov 2013

    The Conversation

    Australia's major banking, retail and manufacturing brands are often regarded as less interested in the aggressive overseas expansion being pursued by market leaders in other countries. Some have tried - with mixed success.

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Research Expertise

  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Internationalisation of the Firm
  • Internationalisation and Innovation
  • Headquarter subsidiary relationships in the Publishing Industry

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