Biography


Luciara Nardon is an Associate Professor of International Business at the Sprott School of Business, Carleton University. She obtained her PhD in International Management and Strategy at the University of Oregon in 2005.

Luciara’s research explores the role of culture and cognition on management focusing on how cognitive processes, communication skills, and technology use facilitate work in multicultural environments. Her recent research has appeared in the Journal of World Business, Organizational Dynamics, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, International Journal of Intercultural Relations, International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, and Journal of Business Ethics, among others. She is a co-author of two books, Managing in the Global Economy (with Richard M. Steers, Sharpe, 2006), and Managing Across Cultures (with Richard M. Steers and Carlos Sanchez-Runde, Cambridge, 2010, 2013). She is currently working on a solo-authored book with University of Toronto Press. She is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of World Business.

She has taught graduate and undergraduate courses focusing on international management in Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, and the United States. Prior to her academic career, Luciara worked as a director of control systems and strategic planning for a Portuguese multinational in Brazil.

Her research interests include:

  • Intercultural competence
  • Cross-cultural and intercultural communication
  • Technology use in intercultural settings
  • Culture and cognition

Publications and Research Files

Knowledge Synthesis Grant Final Report: Socio-cognitive Influences on Innovation