Yadong  Luo

Yadong Luo

Emery M. Findley, Jr. Distinguished Chair and Professor, Management

Biography

Yadong Luo is the Emery M. Findley Distinguished Chair and professor of management at University of Miami. He is also an elected fellow of Academy of International Business (AIB) and the recipient of two dozen research, teaching and service awards. He received the Faculty Senate Distinguished Scholar Award in 2009 at the University of Miami, the University's highest recognition awarded to its faculty.

Luo has emerged as the world’s top research scholar in international management since the mid-90s. He has published over 170 articles in major refereed journals in management and international business, including AMJ, ASQ, AMR, SMJ, JIBS, JAP, Org. Science, among others. He also authored more than a dozen books and about a hundred other publications. His research interests include global corporate strategy, global corporate governance, international joint ventures, and management in emerging economies, among others. Luo’s research record includes seminal pieces on important and timely topics, such as co-opetition in international business, business-government relationships, cross-cultural cooperative strategies, multinational enterprises in emerging markets, and international expansion of emerging market enterprises.

He is also an expert in research on several frontier issues, such as dynamic capabilities in global business, cultural friction in international interactions, organizational justice in inter-firm relationships, anti-corruption in organizations, opportunism in inter-firm exchanges, global language design, and global dimensions of corporate governance. His writing on the recent development of business and management in emerging markets, notably China, is particularly path-breaking and offers a wealth of understanding of this critical context and business activitiesthat are unfolding there. According to Google Scholar, his works have been cited over 30,000 times by other scholars.

Luo was ranked the world’s most productive author in leading international business journals between 1996 and 2008 by International Business Review in 2010 and between 2001 and 2009 by Management International Review in 2012, most prolific author on Asian management by Journal of Management Studies in 2008, and most impacted author on Chinese management between 2000 and 2006 by Asia Pacific Journal of Management in 2007. In 2016, he was ranked #2 worldwide in management and #6 worldwide among all business school faculty concerning journal and research contributions.

Luo received his PhD from Temple University. Prior to coming to the United States, he was a provincial official in charge of international business in China. He has served as senior editor, guest editor or consulting editor of several journals including JIBS, JWB, AMJ, GSJ, and MOR. He is an international advisory board member or distinguished honorary professor of several business schools and universities in China and Asia.

Research Interests

Global business strategy; international management; joint ventures and alliances; multinational enterprises; and management in emerging economies

Featured Publications

  • Shenkar, Oded, Luo, Yadong & Chi, Tailan. 2014. International Business (3rd edition), New York, Routledge.

    Shenkar, Oded and Luo, Yadong. 2008. International Business, Sage (2nd edition).

    Luo, Yadong. 2007. Guanxi and Business. Singapore: World Scientific (2nd edition).

    Luo, Yadong. 2006. Global Dimensions of Corporate Governance. Oxford, UK: Blackwell.

    Luo, Yadong. 2004. Co-opetition in International Business. Copenhagen, Denmark: Copenhagen Business School Press.

    Schuler, Randall, Susan Jackson and Yadong Luo (2003). Managing Human Resources in Cross- Border Alliances. London, UK: Routledge.

    Shenkar, Oded and Yadong Luo. 2003. International Business, John Wiley & Sons, 1st Edition.

    Luo, Yadong (2002). Multinational Enterprises in Emerging Markets. Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School Press.

    Luo, Yadong (2001). China’s Service Sector: A New Battlefield for International Corporations. Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School Press.

    Luo, Yadong (2001). Strategy, Structure, and Performance of International Firms: Comparing Asian and Western MNEs in China, Westport, CT: Quorum Books.

    Yan, Aimin and Yadong Luo (2001). International Joint Ventures: Theory and Practice, M.E. Sharpe, New York.

    Luo, Yadong (2000). How to Enter China: Choices and Lessons. Ann Arbor, MI: Univ. of Michigan Press.

    Luo, Yadong (2000). MNCs in China: Benefiting from Structural Transformation, Copenhagen: Copenhagen Business School Press.

    Luo, Yadong (2000). Guanxi and Business, New York: World Scientific.

    Luo, Yadong (2000). Partnering with Chinese Firms: Lessons for International Managers, Ashgate Publishing Ltd, Aldershot, UK.

    Luo, Yadong (1999). Entry and Cooperative Strategies in International Business Expansion, Westport, CT: Quorum Books.

    Luo, Yadong (1998). International Investment Strategies in the People's Republic of China, Ashgate Publishing Ltd, Aldershot, UK.

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Educator Award, Academy of Management International Management Division, 2017
  • Ranked #2 worldwide in management and #6 worldwide among all business school faculty concerning top journal/research contributions (by Korkeamaki, Sihvonen & Vahamea), 2016
  • Finker Frenkel Family Foundation Teaching Excellence Award, University of Miami School of Business Administration, 2016
  • Teaching Excellence Award, University of Miami School of Business Administration, 2016, 2009, 2008, 2002
  • World’s most prolific author in international strategic management research (Management International Review, 56:35-65), 2016
  • Bank of America Senior Faculty Research Award, University of Miami, 2015
  • World’s top contributor among overseas Chinese strategy scholars (Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 32:1085-1108), 2015
  • Outstanding Strategic Management Scholar in the Asian Century, Strategic Management Society, 2014
  • Distinguished Scholarly Contribution Award, International Association of Chinese Management Research (IACMR), 2014
  • World’s top scholar in International Business (Management International Review, 54:735-755), 2014
  • World’s most productive scholar in International Business (Management International Review, 52/3:317-340), 2012
  • World’s second most productive scholar in top management journals (by Jackson & Brown), 2011
  • World’s most productive scholar in International Business (International Business Review, 19:378-387), 2010
  • Faculty Senate Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award, University of Miami, 2009
  • World’s most prolific author in Joint Ventures (Management International Review: 49/5:607-640), 2009
  • Elected Fellow, Academy of International Business, 2008 - Present
  • World’s most prolific author in leading international business journals and in Journal of International Business Studies (Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 25/2:189-207), 2008
  • World’s most prolific author in Asian management research (Journal of Management Studies, 45/3:636-659), 2008
  • World’s most prolific author and most cited author on Chinese management (Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 24/3:359-384), 2007
  • Scholarly Contribution Award (IACMR), 2004
  • Outstanding Contribution Award (IACMR)-MOR, 2004 - 2007
  • World’s most productive scholar on international business strategy (Journal of International Management, 9/2:193-213), 2003
  • Provost’s Award for Scholarly Activity, University of Miami, 2003
  • Research Excellence Award, University of Miami School of Business Administration, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
  • Distinguished Professorship Award, University of Hawaii, 2000
  • Dennis Ching Outstanding Teaching Excellence Award, University of Hawaii, 1999
  • Regents' Medal for Excellence in Research, University of Hawaii, 1999
  • Teaching Excellence Award, University of Hawaii, 1997
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