Andrew Spicer

Andrew Spicer

Associate Scholar

Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street


Andrew Spicer is an associate professor of international business in the Sonoco International Business Department at the Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina. 

He received his PhD from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1998.


Andrew's research and teaching focus on the intersection of business and society in a global economy.

His research has examined:

  • privatisation policies and outcomes in post-communist countries
  • the effects of national context and identity on managers' ethical evaluations and behaviours
  • the processes that lead to the spread of corrupt business practices across regions and companies
  • the role of institutional context in shaping business models designed to combat poverty around the world.

He has published articles on these topics in many leading management publications. He has also written a series of teaching cases about the formulation and implementation of Wal-Mart’s sustainability strategy. 


Andrew teaches courses on globalisation, international business and sustainable development. He also serves as lead instructor for the survey course on international business offered through the Moore School's Faculty Development in International Business programme. 

At Saïd Business School, Andrew has taught on the Oxford Diploma in Global Business programme for many years.