Youtha Cuypers
Youtha Cuypers
Assistant Professor

Youtha Cuypers is an Assistant Professor in Strategy at Nova School of Business and Economics. Prior to joining Nova SBE; Youtha was Assistant Professor at the University of Hong Kong. She obtained her PhD in Organization and Strategy at Tilburg University in the Netherlands.

Youtha 's research interests focus on mergers and acquisitions; international joint-ventures and supplier-buyer collaborations. Her work examines the determinants of relationship duration and the performance implications of inter-organizational collaboration and M&As; drawing in particular on research on experiential learning and experience spillovers.

Her work has appeared in one of the leading journals in management; i.e. the Strategic Management Journal; as well as having been presented at leading international academic conferences; where it has also received numerous awards; in addition to having been published in the Best Papers Proceedings of the Academy of Management Annual Conference.

Youtha teaches International Corporate Strategy and International Business.

Ph.D. in Organization & Strategy - CentER Graduate School, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Tilburg University, The Netherlands, 2010

Research Master’s (M.Phil.) in Organization and Strategy, Cum Laude - CentER Graduate School, Tilburg University, The Netherlands, 2005

Integrated Bachelor and M.Sc. in Business Administration Specialization in International Business, Tilburg University, The Netherlands, 2003

Mergers and acquisitions, alliances, joint ventures, supplier-buyer ties, organizational learning

  • Cuypers, Ilya R P, Patel, Charmi, Ertug, Gokhan, Li, Jiatao, Cuypers, Youtha (2021). Top management teams in international business research: a review and suggestions for future research. Journal Of International Business Studies.
  • Cuypers, Ilya R P, Cuypers, Youtha, Martin, Xavier (2017). When the target may know better: Effects of experience and information asymmetries on value from mergers and acquisitions. Strategic Management Journal, 38 (3), 609-625.