Joel Hassan

The global sourcing network responses of multinational enterprises to international relations-based political risk

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PhD student, Joel Hassan


Office: PhD space, Level 1, Rutherford House, Pipitea campus, Wellington 6011

Supervisor: Hongzhi Gao and Revti Raman


Joel Hassan is a PhD student in the School of Marketing and International Business. Joel has a BCOM in Marketing and International Business with an Honours in International Business. He has a strong interest in complex challenges that are occurring within the international business environment. He has previously researched the global supply chain resilience of small and medium-sized enterprises from New Zealand during the COVID-19 pandemic. Joel is currently researching the implication of tense political relations between rival nations on firm performance and strategy. Through his research, Joel hopes to provide theoretical and practical insights on pressing issues within the global business environment.


BCOM - Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in International Business and Marketing, Victoria University of Wellington Te Herenga  Waka, 2020

BCOMHO - Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), majoring in International Business, Victoria University of Wellington Te Herenga  Waka, 2021

Research interests

Firm-risk & risk management, geopolitics, geoeconomics, firm strategy.