Doctoral & Junior Faculty Workshop Schedule


9:00 - 9:30
Welcome Coffee and Introductions

Timothy Devinney, University of Leeds

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Timothy Devinney (BSc CMU; MA, MBA, PhD Chicago) is University Leadership Professor in International Business at University of Leeds. He has held positions at the University of Chicago, Vanderbilt, UCLA and Australian Graduate School of Management and been a visitor at many other universities (CBS, Humboldt, Hamburg, Trier, Konstanz, Ulm, Frankfurt, HKUST & City University). He has published six books and more than seventy articles in leading journals including Management Science, The Academy of Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Organization Science and the Strategic Management Journal. He is a fellow of the Academy of International Business, a recipient of an Alexander von Humboldt Research Award and a Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Fellow. He is Past-Chair of the International Management Division of the AOM and Associate Editor of AOM Perspectives. He currently on the editorial board of over 10 of the leading journals, Director of the SSRN international management network and co-editor of the Advances in International Management Series (Emerald).

Hussain Rammal, University of Technology Sydney

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Hussain Rammal is a senior lecturer in International Business, and Associate Director of the Australian Centre for Asian Business at the University of South Australia. He obtained his B.Com from the University of Melbourne, MBA from Flinders University and PhD from the University of Adelaide. His research interests include: internationalization of service firms, international business negotiations, and governance structures in financial institutions. His research has been published in many international business and accounting and finance journals including International Business Review; Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal; and the European Journal of Finance. Hussain Rammal was chair of the 2012 Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy (ANZIBA) Conference held in Adelaide, Australia, and was a track chair for the 2013 Academy of International Business (AIB) Conference held in Istanbul, Turkey.

Elizabeth Rose, University of Otago

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Elizabeth L. Rose is Professor of Management at the University of Otago, having previously held appointments at University of Southern California, University of Auckland, Victoria University of Wellington, and Aalto University. She holds a BSE from Princeton University and an MSE, an AM, and a PhD from University of Michigan. Her work on international strategy has been published in a variety of outlets, including the SMJ. In addition to her SMS Global Strategy Interest Group responsibilities, she is currently a vice president of the Academy of International Business (AIB) and chairs the research committee for the Academy of Management’s International Management Division. Elizabeth Rose is also the founding chair of the AIB’s Australia and New Zealand chapter, served two terms as president of the Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy, and is a past president of the Association of Japanese Business Studies.

9:30 - 10:30
Interactive Roundtables on Research Topics
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30
(Doctoral Students) Positioning yourself for Success in the Job Market

Garry Bruton, Texas Christian University

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Garry D. Bruton is a professor at Texas Christian University. His research focuses on the intersection of entrepreneurship, strategy and international business. He has published or has forthcoming over 100 academic articles in leading journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, and Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice. In addition, Garry Bruton has co-authored three text books –small business management (McGraw-Hill), technology and innovation management (Cengage), and international management (Cengage). In 2005 Garry Bruton was the first holder of the Hall Chair in Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets offered by the Fulbright Foundation. Currently Garry Bruton is an associate editor at the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. In addition, he serves on the editorial board of five other academic journals. He is past president of the Asia Academy of Management and former editor of the Academy of Management Perspectives. Garry Bruton has been selected by Sun Yat Sen University in Guangzhou, China as Honorary Visiting Professor, Jilin University in Changchun, China.

Elizabeth Rose, University of Otago

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Elizabeth L. Rose is Professor of Management at the University of Otago, having previously held appointments at University of Southern California, University of Auckland, Victoria University of Wellington, and Aalto University. She holds a BSE from Princeton University and an MSE, an AM, and a PhD from University of Michigan. Her work on international strategy has been published in a variety of outlets, including the SMJ. In addition to her SMS Global Strategy Interest Group responsibilities, she is currently a vice president of the Academy of International Business (AIB) and chairs the research committee for the Academy of Management’s International Management Division. Elizabeth Rose is also the founding chair of the AIB’s Australia and New Zealand chapter, served two terms as president of the Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy, and is a past president of the Association of Japanese Business Studies.

Joseph Cheng, University of New South Wales

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Joseph L. C. Cheng is Professor of Management and the Michael J. Crouch Chair in Innovation at the Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales. Prior to his current position, he was Professor of International Business and Director of The CIC Center for Advanced Study in International Competitiveness at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. During 2012, he was a Visiting Professor at the Stanford University Asia-Pacific Research Center. Joseph Cheng's research focuses on issues concerning innovation, R&D productivity, and international competitiveness. His current research examines the changing pattern of foreign R&D investment in the Asia-Pacific and its effects on innovation and entrepreneurship across the region, particularly among the JACKS countries (Japan, Australia, China, Korea, and Singapore). He currently serves or has served on the editorial boards of ten journals, including appointments as a consulting editor, reviewer, and special issue editor.

(Junior Faculty) Creating a Research Portfolio after the PhD

Dan Lovallo, University of Sydney

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Dan Lovallo is a Professor of Business Strategy at the University of Sydney and a senior research fellow at the Institute for Innovation Management and Organization at the University of California, Berkeley. His research is concerned with psychological aspects of strategic decisions and has appeared in the American Economic Review, Management Science and the Harvard Business Review. He received his PhD from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.

Bo Nielsen, Copenhagen Business School

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Bo Bernhard Nielsen holds a PhD in international business from Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark and is currently Professor of Strategic Management at the Department of Strategic Management and Globalization at CBS. His research is at the intersection of strategy and international business with a specific focus on strategic collaboration, firm internationalization, and knowledge management across borders. His work appears in Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, International Business Review, Journal of International Management, Journal of Business Research, and Long Range Planning, among others. Bo Bernhard Nielsen serves as Consulting Editor, JIBS.

Mike Peng, University of Texas at Dallas

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Mike W. Peng received his PhD from the University of Washington. He holds the Provost’s Distinguished Professorship at the University of Texas at Dallas. Prior to joining UTD, Mike Peng was an associate professor at Ohio State University. His work has been cited by both the United Nations and the World Bank in major publications. Truly global in scope, his research focuses on firm strategies in regions such as Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, and North America, covering countries such as China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, the United States, and Vietnam. He has published approximately 60 articles in leading academic journals and authored four books. Mike Peng has served on the editorial boards of numerous journals, including the Strategic Management Journal.

12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
13:30 - 14:15
What does it mean to be a Successful Scholar?

George Yip, Imperial College

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George Yip is Professor of Management and Co-Director of the Centre on China Innovation at China Europe International Business School. His prior business experience includes being VP and Director of Research & Innovation at Capgemini Consulting. He serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of MIT Sloan Management Review. The Financial Times said of his book Strategic Transformation (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013) “... is the chief executive’s in-depth guide to how to sustain and refresh strategy over time.” An earlier book, Total Global Strategy (Prentice Hall, 1992) was selected as one of the 30 best business books of the year. He holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in economics from Cambridge University; and MBAs from Cranfield School of Management and Harvard Business School, and a doctorate from Harvard.

Dan Lovallo, University of Sydney

photo of Dan Lovallo

Dan Lovallo is a Professor of Business Strategy at the University of Sydney and a senior research fellow at the Institute for Innovation Management and Organization at the University of California, Berkeley. His research is concerned with psychological aspects of strategic decisions and has appeared in the American Economic Review, Management Science and the Harvard Business Review. He received his PhD from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.

Bo Nielsen, Copenhagen Business School

photo of Bo Nielsen

Bo Bernhard Nielsen holds a PhD in international business from Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark and is currently Professor of Strategic Management at the Department of Strategic Management and Globalization at CBS. His research is at the intersection of strategy and international business with a specific focus on strategic collaboration, firm internationalization, and knowledge management across borders. His work appears in Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, International Business Review, Journal of International Management, Journal of Business Research, and Long Range Planning, among others. Bo Bernhard Nielsen serves as Consulting Editor, JIBS.

14:15 - 15:00
Conducting 'Publishable' Research in the Asian Context

Mike Peng, University of Texas at Dallas

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Mike W. Peng received his PhD from the University of Washington. He holds the Provost’s Distinguished Professorship at the University of Texas at Dallas. Prior to joining UTD, Mike Peng was an associate professor at Ohio State University. His work has been cited by both the United Nations and the World Bank in major publications. Truly global in scope, his research focuses on firm strategies in regions such as Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, and North America, covering countries such as China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, the United States, and Vietnam. He has published approximately 60 articles in leading academic journals and authored four books. Mike Peng has served on the editorial boards of numerous journals, including the Strategic Management Journal.

Garry Bruton, Texas Christian University

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Garry D. Bruton is a professor at Texas Christian University. His research focuses on the intersection of entrepreneurship, strategy and international business. He has published or has forthcoming over 100 academic articles in leading journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, and Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice. In addition, Garry Bruton has co-authored three text books –small business management (McGraw-Hill), technology and innovation management (Cengage), and international management (Cengage). In 2005 Garry Bruton was the first holder of the Hall Chair in Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets offered by the Fulbright Foundation. Currently Garry Bruton is an associate editor at the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. In addition, he serves on the editorial board of five other academic journals. He is past president of the Asia Academy of Management and former editor of the Academy of Management Perspectives. Garry Bruton has been selected by Sun Yat Sen University in Guangzhou, China as Honorary Visiting Professor, Jilin University in Changchun, China.

Joseph Cheng, University of New South Wales

photo of Joseph Cheng

Joseph L. C. Cheng is Professor of Management and the Michael J. Crouch Chair in Innovation at the Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales. Prior to his current position, he was Professor of International Business and Director of The CIC Center for Advanced Study in International Competitiveness at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. During 2012, he was a Visiting Professor at the Stanford University Asia-Pacific Research Center. Joseph Cheng's research focuses on issues concerning innovation, R&D productivity, and international competitiveness. His current research examines the changing pattern of foreign R&D investment in the Asia-Pacific and its effects on innovation and entrepreneurship across the region, particularly among the JACKS countries (Japan, Australia, China, Korea, and Singapore). He currently serves or has served on the editorial boards of ten journals, including appointments as a consulting editor, reviewer, and special issue editor.

15:00 - 15:30
Coffee Break
15:30 - 17:00
Meet the Editors

Timothy Devinney, University of Leeds

photo of Timothy Devinney

Timothy Devinney (BSc CMU; MA, MBA, PhD Chicago) is University Leadership Professor in International Business at University of Leeds. He has held positions at the University of Chicago, Vanderbilt, UCLA and Australian Graduate School of Management and been a visitor at many other universities (CBS, Humboldt, Hamburg, Trier, Konstanz, Ulm, Frankfurt, HKUST & City University). He has published six books and more than seventy articles in leading journals including Management Science, The Academy of Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Organization Science and the Strategic Management Journal. He is a fellow of the Academy of International Business, a recipient of an Alexander von Humboldt Research Award and a Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Fellow. He is Past-Chair of the International Management Division of the AOM and Associate Editor of AOM Perspectives. He currently on the editorial board of over 10 of the leading journals, Director of the SSRN international management network and co-editor of the Advances in International Management Series (Emerald).

Mike Peng, University of Texas at Dallas

photo of Mike Peng

Mike W. Peng received his PhD from the University of Washington. He holds the Provost’s Distinguished Professorship at the University of Texas at Dallas. Prior to joining UTD, Mike Peng was an associate professor at Ohio State University. His work has been cited by both the United Nations and the World Bank in major publications. Truly global in scope, his research focuses on firm strategies in regions such as Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, and North America, covering countries such as China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, the United States, and Vietnam. He has published approximately 60 articles in leading academic journals and authored four books. Mike Peng has served on the editorial boards of numerous journals, including the Strategic Management Journal.

Garry Bruton, Texas Christian University

photo of Garry Bruton

Garry D. Bruton is a professor at Texas Christian University. His research focuses on the intersection of entrepreneurship, strategy and international business. He has published or has forthcoming over 100 academic articles in leading journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, and Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice. In addition, Garry Bruton has co-authored three text books –small business management (McGraw-Hill), technology and innovation management (Cengage), and international management (Cengage). In 2005 Garry Bruton was the first holder of the Hall Chair in Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets offered by the Fulbright Foundation. Currently Garry Bruton is an associate editor at the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. In addition, he serves on the editorial board of five other academic journals. He is past president of the Asia Academy of Management and former editor of the Academy of Management Perspectives. Garry Bruton has been selected by Sun Yat Sen University in Guangzhou, China as Honorary Visiting Professor, Jilin University in Changchun, China.



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