My Research

About Me

I am currently working as a lecturer at the National University of Ireland Maynooth School of Business.

Read More

My Research

My Research

In my research I am analyzing real world phenomena with a particular focus on collaboration, networks, and innovation in knowledge intense industries.

Read More

My Teaching

My Teaching

In my teaching I aim to enable students to develop their knowledge and their skills in the fields of organizational strategy as well as technology and innovation management.

Read More

Receiving Best Reviewer Award of the Technology and Innovation Management Division

I am delighted to announce that I will be awarded with the Best Reviewer Award of the Academy of Management’s Technology and Innovation Management Division (TIM). The TIM Division grants the Best Reviewer Award to a small group of reviewers who provided high quality and highly constructive feedback during the review process in preparation of the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Dr Rake will receive the award during the Business Meeting of the division at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management in Atlanta in August 2017. The Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management is one […]

Read More

Joining Maynooth University School of Business

In December 2016 I joined Maynooth University School of Business as a lecturer. I will be teaching innovation management to the final year students in Semester 2 of the current academic year and will continue with my research on networks, collaboration and internationalization of R&D activities with a focus on the pharmaceutical industry.

Read More

New Publication: “The Changing Geography of Clinical Research: A Critical Analysis of its Drivers”

The paper “The Changing Geography of Clinical Research: A Critical Analysis of its Drivers” jointly written with Prof. Dr. Carolin Häussler has been accepted for publication in the the special issue “What do we know and what should we know about international knowledge sourcing?” of Industrial and Corporate Change. Abstract: Research and development activities have become more and more internationalized with emerging economies playing an increasingly important role. This phenomenon is particularly debated in the pharmaceutical industry where (western-) pharmaceutical companies have started to offshore clinical research to –so called— non-traditional clinical research countries. This study empirically investigates the changing geography […]

Read More

Best Reviewer Award of the Technology and Innovation Management (TIM) Division

The Technology and Innovation Management Division (TIM) awarded me with its Best Reviewer Award 2016. The award acknowledges the outstanding quality of the feedback provided during the review process in preparation of the annual meeting of the Academy of Management in Anaheim in August 2016. It is a great honor for me to receive this award once again after receiving it already in 2015.

Read More