Dinara Tokbaeva

Universitetslektor företagsekonomi
Företagsekonomi , Jönköping International Business School
Filosofie doktor

Dinara Tokbaeva är lektor i företagsekonomi vid Internationella Handelshögskolan i Jönköping. Hennes forskningsintressen är management och ledarskap i kreativa organisationer, förändringsledning och innovation. Hon undervisar i kurser inom sina forskningsområden samt handleder studentuppsatser.


Tokbaeva, D., Achtenhagen, L. (2023). Career resilience of female professionals in the male-dominated IT industry in Sweden: Toward a process perspective Gender, Work and Organization, 30(1), 223-262. More information
Tokbaeva, D. (2021). The Rise and Fading Away of Charisma. Leadership Transition and Managerial Ethics in the Post-Soviet Media Holdings Journal of Business Ethics, 174, 847-860. More information
Tokbaeva, D. (2020). Female founders in post-socialist contexts: A case study of female founders and owners of media businesses in Kyrgyzstan Journal of East European Management Studies, Special Issue, 172-183. More information
McCauley, B., Tierney, K., Tokbaeva, D. (2020). Shaping a regional offline eSports market: Understanding how Jönköping, the ‘City of DreamHack’, takes URL to IRL JMM - The International Journal on Media Management, 22(1), 30-48. More information
Tokbaeva, D. (2019). Media entrepreneurs and market dynamics , 1(1), 40-56. More information
Tokbaeva, D. (2018). How Culture is Financed in World’s Cities: A comparative analysis of public funding, private giving and new funding models in 15 cities from Los Angeles to Shanghai , 2(2), 118-121. More information
Tokbaeva, D. (2017). Understanding Creative Clusters: The Interplay between Organisational Management and Urban Studies , 1(1), 118-123. More information
Tokbaeva, D. (2016). The Challenges of Media Management Research Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture, 11(1), 124-127. More information
Tokbaeva, D. (2016). When Media and Management Collide: An Interview with Lucy Küng, July 2016 Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture, 11(1), 26-30. More information


Tokbaeva, D. (2017). Charismatic leadership of media businesses: a case study of leaders of two media businesses in the post-Soviet states of Russia and Kyrgyzstan (1991-2016) (Doctoral thesis, London, United Kingdom: University of Westminster). More information


Tokbaeva, D., Horst, S., de la Hera, T. (2022). eSports as a Digital Media Business: A Conceptual Review and Analytical Assessment of the eSports Industry. In: Niko Alm, Paul Clemens Murschetz, Franzisca Weder, & Mike Friedrichsen (Ed.), Die digitale Transformation der Medien: Leitmedien im Wandel (pp. 403 -427). Wiesbaden: Springer Gabler More information
Tokbaeva, D. (2022). Charisma and charismatic leadership in organizations. In: Mary Godwyn (Ed.), Research handbook on the sociology of organizations (pp. 311 -328). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing More information
Tokbaeva, D. (2019). Media Entrepreneurship. In: Debra L. Merskin (Ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Mass Media and Society (pp. 1060-1061 -). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications More information
Tokbaeva, D. (2018). Impact of Leaders’ Characteristics on Competitiveness of Firms: Applying Weber’s Charismatic Authority Theory to Leaders of Post-Soviet Media Businesses. In: D. Khajeheian, M. Friedrichsen, & W. Mödinger (Ed.), Competitiveness in Emerging Markets: Market Dynamics in the Age of Disruptive Technologies (pp. 145 -171). Cham: Springer More information


Kolo, C., Tokbaeva, D. (2022). A Transforming Company and a Transforming Leader: Leadership and Cultural Transformation of a Traditional News Publisher into a Digital Media Asset Holder. International Media Management Academic Association (IMMAA) Conference, October 20-22, 2022, Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal. More information
Tokbaeva, D. (2019). Interviewing Media Executives: On Gatekeepers and Building Trust. Cambridge, UK British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES), 12-14 April 2019, Cambridge, UK. More information
Tokbaeva, D., Achtenhagen, L. (2019). Per aspera ad astra: Career progression challenges of women in IT and digital media. Annual Conference of the European Media Management Association (EMMA), 5-7 June 2019, Limassol, Cyprus. More information
Tokbaeva, D. (2019). An eSports manager as a charismatic authority: The impact of leadership style on team dynamics and competitiveness. Annual Conference of the European Media Management Association (EMMA), "Media Management and Actionable Knowledge: The Relationship between Theory and Practice", Cyprus University of Technology, 5-7 June 2019, Limassol, Cyprus. More information