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Forthcoming/ In press

  • Xie, Z. & Li, J.T. In press. Exporting and innovating among emerging market firms: The moderating role of institutional development. Journal of International Business Studies.

  • Wang, H., Zhao, S., & He, J. Forthcoming. Increase in takeover protection and firm knowledge accumulation strategy. Strategic Management Journal.

  • Wong, K. F. E., & Kwong, J. Y. Y. In press. Resolving the paradox between adaptive learning and escalation of commitment. Management Science.

  • Garg, S., Li, Q. & Shaw, J. Forthcoming. Undervaluation of directors: Impact on turnover of directors (and CEO) in newly public firms. Strategic Management Journal.

  • Garg, S. & Eisenhardt, K. Forthcoming. Unpacking the CEO-board relationship in entrepreneurial firms. Academy of Management Journal.

  • Zhelyazkov, P. I. In press. Interactions and interests: Collaboration outcomes, competitive concerns, and the limits to triadic closure. Administrative Science Quarterly.



  • Gong, Y., Wu, J., Song, J. W., & Zhang, Z. 2017. Dual tuning in creative processes: Joint contributions of intrinsic and extrinsic motivational orientations. Journal of Applied Psychology, 102: 829-844.

  • *Liu, D., *Gong, Y., Zhou, J. & Huang, J. C. 2017. Human resource systems, employee creativity, and firm innovation: The moderating role of firm ownership. Academy of Management Journal, 60: 1164-1188. (*Joint corresponding author)

  • Zhu, J., Tatachari, S, & Chattopadhyay, P. 2017. Newcomer identification: Trends, antecedents, moderators and consequences. (shared first-authorship). Academy of Management Journal, 60: 855-879.



  • Glaser, L., Stam, W., & Takeuchi, R. 2016. Managing the risks of proactivity: A multilevel study of initiative and performance in the middle management context. Academy of Management Journal, 59: 1339-1360.

  • Liang, L. L., Lian, H., Brown, D. J., Ferris, D. L., Hanig, S., & Keeping, L. 2016. Why are abusive supervisors abusive? A dual-system self-control model. Academy of Management Journal, 59: 1385-1406.

  • Jonczyk, C., Lee, Y. G., Galunic, C., & Bensaou, B. 2016. Relational changes during role transitions: The interplay of efficiency and cohesion. Academy of Management Journal, 59: 959-982.

  • Ertug, G., Yogev, T., Lee, Y. G., & Hedstrom, P. 2016. The Art of Representation: How Reputation Affects Success in the Contemporary Art Field. Academy of Management Journal, 59: 113-134.

  • Zhelyazkov P. I. & Gulati R. 2016. After the break-up: The relational and reputational consequences of withdrawals from venture capital syndicates. Academy of Management Journal, 59: 277-301.

  • Zhu, J., Wanberg, C. R., Harrison, D. A., & Diehn, E W. 2016. Ups and downs of the expatriate experience? Understanding work adjustment trajectories and career outcomes. Journal of Applied Psychology, 101: 549-568.



  • Li, J.T., Qian, C. & Yao, K. 2015. Confidence in learning: Inter- and intra-organizational learning in foreign market entry decisions. Strategic Management Journal, 36: 918-929.

  • Yang, J.Y., Li, J.T., & Delios, A. 2015. Will a second mouse get the cheese: Learning from early entrants´┐Ż failures in a foreign market. Organization Science, 26: 908-922.

  • Takeuchi, R., Bolino, M., & Lin, C. C. 2015. Too many motives? The interactive effects of multiple motives on organizational citizenship behavior. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100: 1239-1248.

  • Ferris, D. L., Lian, H., Brown, D. J., & Morrison, R. 2015. Ostracism, self-esteem, and job performance: When do we self-verify and when do we self-enhance? Academy of Management Journal, 58: 279-297.

  • Chen, Z., Zhu, J., & Zhou, M. 2015. How does a servant leader fuel the service fire? A multilevel model of servant leadership, individual self identity, group competition climate, and customer service performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100: 511-521.



  • Liu, W., Gong, Y., & Liu, J. 2014. When do business units benefit more from collective citizenship behavior of management teams? An upper echelons perspective. Journal of Applied Psychology, 99: 523-534.

  • Chang, S., Jia, L., Takeuchi, R., & Cai, Y. 2014. Do high-commitment work systems affect creativity? A multi-level combinational approach to employee creativity. Journal of Applied Psychology, 99: 665-680.

  • Kwong, J. Y. Y., & Wong, K. F. E. (Equal Authorship). 2014. Reducing and exaggerating escalation of commitment by option partitioning. Journal of Applied Psychology, 99: 697-712.

  • Lian, H., Brown, D. J., Ferris, D. L., Liang, L.L., Keeping, L., & Morrison, R. 2014. Abusive supervision and retaliation: A self-control framework. Academy of Management Journal, 57: 116-139.

  • Lian, H., Ferris, D. L., Morrison, R. & Brown, D. J., 2014 Blame it on the supervisor or the subordinate? Reciprocal relations between abusive supervision and organizational deviance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 99: 651-664.



  • Li, J.T. & Qian, C. 2013. Principal-principal conflicts under weak institutions: A study of corporate takeovers in China, Strategic Management Journal, 34: 498-508.

  • Chen, G., Farh, J. L., Campbell-Bush, E. M., Wu, Z., & Wu, X. 2013. Teams as innovative systems: Multilevel motivational antecedents of innovation in R&D teams. Journal of Applied Psychology, 98: 1018-1027.

  • Chen, Z., Takeuchi, R., & Shum, C. 2013. A social information processing perspective of coworker influence on a focal employee. Organization Science, 24: 1618-1639.

  • Qian, C., Cao, Q., & Takeuchi, R. 2013. Top management team functional diversity and organizational innovation in China: The moderating effects of environment. Strategic Management Journal, 34: 110-120.

  • Gong, Y., Kim, T. Y., Lee, D. R., & Zhu, J. 2013. A multilevel model of team goal orientation, information exchange, and creativity. Academy of Management Journal, 56: 827-851.

  • Wang, M., Liu, S., Liao, H., Gong, Y., Kammeyer-Mueller. J., & Shi, J. 2013. Can't get it out of my mind: Employee rumination after customer mistreatment and negative mood in the next morning. Journal of Applied Psychology, 98: 989-1004.

  • Chao, M., Hong, Y., & Chiu, C. 2013. Essentializing race: Its implication on racial categorization. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 104: 619-634.

  • Tadmor, C., Chao, M., Hong, Y., Polzer, J.T. 2013. Not just for stereotyping anymore: Racial essentialism reduces domain-general creativity. Psychological Science, 24: 99-105.

  • Garg, S. 2013. Venture boards: Distinctive monitoring and implications for firm performance. Academy of Management Review, 38: 90-108.

  • Li, Q., Maggitti, P., Smith, K., Tesluk, P., & Katila, R. 2013. Top management attention to innovation: The role of search selection and intensity. Academy of Management Journal, 56: 893-916.

  • Van Wijk, J.J., Stam, W., Elfring, T., Zietsma, C., & Den Hond, F. 2013. Activists and incumbents structuring change: The interplay between agency, culture and networks in field evolution.Academy of Management Journal, 56: 358-386.


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LSK Rm5047 (Lift 1-2)



Academy of International Business (AIB)
2018 Annual Meeting

Global Business and the Digital Economy

June 25-28, 2018
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis in Minneapolis, USA
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Past event(s):

Strategic Management Society Special Conference, Hong Kong
December 10-12, 2016

Contextualizing Strategic Management in Asia: Institutions, Innovation and Internationalization
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 Department in the News

New Faculty

Warmly welcome our new faculty:

  • Warmly welcome our new Assistant Professor(s):

    • Dr Jaee CHO received her PhD degree in Management from Columbia University.

    • Dr David DANIELS received his PhD degree in Business Administration from Stanford University.

    • Dr Chaitali (Tali) KAPADIA received her PhD degree in Organizational Behavior from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

    • Dr Yong H. KIM received his PhD degree in Management and Organization from University of Michigan.