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Jahan Ara Peerally

Associate Professor,  Department of International Business

Jahan Ara Peerally

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HEC Montréal
3000, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
Montréal (Québec)
Canada H3T 2A7

Email : jahan.peerally@hec.ca
Phone : 514 340-6578
Secretary: 514 340-6994
Fax : 514 340-6987
Office : 3.242


  • B.Sc. Hons. (Business Management), King’s College, University of London
  • M.Sc. (International Business), Birkbeck College, University of London
  • Ph.D. (International Business), University of Mauritius, Mauritius


  • FDI-assisted economic development
  • Multinational enterprises
  • Technology transfer
  • Innovative technological capability creation
  • Economics of innovation and Innovation systems
  • Developing countries

This publication selection covers the last five years.


Journal articles (8)

ALLATAIFEH, Haneen, MOGHAVVEMI, Sedigheh, PEERALLY, Jahan Ara; « How does the digital innovation process unfold in practice? A novel third-generation and empirical-based need–solution pairing model », European Journal of Innovation Management, vol. 26, no 3, 2023, p. 730-754.

LIU, Xiaoyu, PEERALLY, Jahan Ara, DE FUENTES, Claudia, INCE, David, VREDENBURG, Harrie; « Who Makes or Breaks Energy Policymaking in the Caribbean Small Island Jurisdictions? A Study of Stakeholders’ Perceptions », Sustainability, vol. 14, no 3, 2022, p. 1-19.

PEERALLY, Jahan Ara, SANTIAGO, Fernando, DE FUENTES, Claudia, MOGHAVVEMI, Sedigheh; « Towards a firm-level technological capability framework to endorse and actualize the Fourth Industrial Revolution in developing countries », Research Policy, vol. 51, no 10, 2022, p. 1-22.

ROHANI, Vala Ali, PEERALLY, Jahan Ara, MOGHAVVEMI, Sedigheh, GUERREIRO, Flavio Carvalho, PINHO, Tiago; « Illustrating scholar–practitioner collaboration for data-driven decision-making in the optimization of logistics facility location and implications for increasing the adoption of AR and VR practices », The TQM Journal, vol. 34, no 2, 2022, p. 280-302.

PEERALLY, Jahan Ara, DE FUENTES, Claudia, SANTIAGO, Fernando, ZHAO, Shasha et al.; « The sustainability of multinational enterprises' pandemic-induced social innovation approaches », Thunderbird International Business Review, vol. 64, no 2, 2022, p. 115-124.

DE FUENTES, Claudia, NIOSI, Jorge, PEERALLY, Jahan Ara; « Exploring innovation and export interplay in Canadian firms », Economics of Innovation and New Technology, vol. 30, no 8, 2021, p. 786-806.

SANTIAGO, Fernando, DE FUENTES, Claudia, PEERALLY, Jahan Ara, LARSEN, Jenny; « Investing in innovative and productive capabilities for resilient economies in a post-COVID-19 world », International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development, vol. 12, no 2, 2020, p. 153-167.

PEERALLY, Jahan Ara, DE FUENTES, Claudia, FIGUEIREDO, Paulo N.; « Inclusive innovation and the role of technological capability-building: The social business Grameen Danone Foods Limited in Bangladesh », Long Range Planning : International Journal of Strategic Management, vol. 52, no 6, 2019, p. 1-24.


Book chapters (2)

DE FUENTES, Claudia, PEERALLY, Jahan Ara et al.; « Transforming Innovation Systems for Sustainable Development Challenges: A Latin American Perspective », The Emerald Handbook of Entrepreneurship in Latin America: Unleashing a Millennial Potential, Emerald Publishing Limited, 2022, p. 133-157.

PEERALLY, Jahan Ara, DE FUENTES, Claudia; « Typifying latecomer social enterprises by ownership structure: Learning and building knowledge from innovation systems », Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Meet Innovation Systems: Synergies, Policy Lessons and Overlooked Dimensions, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2020, p. 194-220.

This selection of supervision activities covers the last five years.

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