Yadong Luo

Professor
Emery M. Findley, Jr. Distinguished Chair

Phone:
(305) 284-4003
Locator Code:
6548

 
About

Biography

Yadong Luo is the Emery M. Findley Distinguished Chair and professor of management at University of Miami. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Management (AoM), and a Fellow of Academy of International Business (AIB). He is 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 180 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 nearly 40,000 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.

Career

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Global business strategy; international management; joint ventures and alliances; multinational enterprises; and management in emerging economies

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Global business strategy; international management; joint ventures and alliances; multinational enterprises; and management in emerging economies

Honors & Acknowledgements

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
Research

Publications

Featured Book Publications:


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Selected Journal Articles:


With R. Tung A general theory of springboard MNEs 129-152 (49(2) Journal of International Business Studies. 2018).


With Barkema, et al West meets East: New concepts and theories 460-479 (58(2) Academy of Management Journal. 2015).


With Wang, et al Autonomy delegation to foreign subsidiaries: An enabling mechanism for emerging market multinationals 111-130 (45(2) Journal of International Business Studies. 2014).


With Jayaraman, et al Offshoring business process services and governance control mechanisms in emerging markets: An examination of service providers from India 314-334 (22(2) Production and Operations Management. 2013).


With Wang, et al Task attributes and process integration in business process offshoring: A perspective of service providers from India and China 498-524 (43(5) Journal of International Business Studies. 2012).


with Liu, et al How does justice matter in achieving buyer-supplier relationship performance? 355-367 (30 Journal of Operations Management. 2012).


with Narayanan, et al The antecedents of process integration in business process outsourcing and its effect on firm performance 3-16 (29 Journal of Operations Management. 2011).


with Liu, et al Governing buyer-supplier relationships through transactional and relational mechanisms: Evidence from China 294-309 (27 Journal of Operations Management. 2009).


From “distance” to “friction”: Substituting metaphors and redirecting intercultural research 905-923 (33(4) Academy of Management Review. 2008).


Structuring interorganizational cooperation: The role of economic integration in strategic alliances 617-638 (29(6) Strategic Management Journal. 2008).


with Shenkar, et al Control-cooperation interfaces in global strategic alliances: A situational typology and strategic responses 428-453 (39 Journal of International Business Studies. 2008).


Procedural justice and interfirm cooperation in strategic alliances 27-46 (29(1) Strategic Management Journal. 2008).


The independent and interactive roles of procedural, distributive and interactional justice in strategic alliances 644-664 (50(3) Academy of Management Journal. 2007).


An integrated anti-opportunism system in international exchange 855-877 (38 Journal of International Business Studies. 2007).


Are joint venture partners more opportunistic in a more volatile environment? 39-61 (28(1) Strategic Management Journal. 2007).


With Gong, et al. Do multiple parents help or hinder international joint venture performance? The mediating roles of contract completeness and partner cooperation 1021-1034 (28(10) Strategic Management Journal. ).


With R. Tung International expansion of emerging market enterprises: A springboard perspective 481-498 (38(4) Journal of International Business Studies. 2007).


Political behavior, social responsibility and corrupt environment: A structuration perspective 747-766 (37(6) Journal of International Business Studies. 2006).


With Shenkar The multinational corporation as a multilingual community: Language and organization in a global context 321-339 (37(3) Journal of International Business Studies. 2006).


How important are shared perceptions of procedural justice in cooperative alliances? 695-709 (48(4) Academy of Management Journal. 2005).


Transactional characteristics, institutional environment and joint venture contracts 209-230 (36(2) Journal of International Business Studies. 2005).


With Gong Human resources and international joint venture performance: A system perspective 505-518 (36(5) Journal of International Business Studies. 2005).


with Zhao, et al. Transaction cost determinants and entry mode choice: A meta-analytical review 524-544 (35(6) Journal of International Business Studies. 2004).


with Park Multi-party cooperation and performance in international equity joint ventures 142-160 (35(2) Journal of International Business Studies. 2004).


Industrial dynamics and managerial networking in an emerging market: The case of China 1315-1327 (24(13) Strategic Management Journal. 2003).


Market-seeking MNEs in an emerging market: How parent-subsidiary links shape overseas success 290-309 (34(3) Journal of International Business Studies. 2003).


Contract, cooperation, and performance in international joint ventures 903-920 (23(10) Strategic Management Journal. 2002).


Stimulating exchange in international joint ventures: An attachment-based view 169-182 (33(1) Journal of International Business Studies. 2002).


Product diversification in international joint ventures: Performance implications in an emerging market 1-20 (23(1) Strategic Management Journal. 2002).


Capability exploitation and building in a foreign market: Implications for multinational enterprises 48-63 (13(1) Organization Science. 2002).


Antecedents and consequences of personal attachment in cross-cultural cooperative ventures 177-201 (46(2) Administrative Science Quarterly. 2001).


Toward a cooperative view of MNC-host government relations: Building blocks and performance implications 401-420 (32(2) Journal of International Business Studies. 2001).


With Gong et al. Role conflict and ambiguity of CEOs in International Joint Ventures: A transaction cost perspective 764-773 (86(4) Journal of Applied Psychology. 2001).


With Park Strategic alignment and performance of market-seeking MNCs in China 141-155 (22(2) Strategic Management Journal . 2001).


With Shenkar A dual parent perspective on control and performance in international joint ventures 41-58 (32(1) Journal of International Business Studies. 2001).


With Park Guanxi and organizational dynamics: Organizational networking in Chinese firms 455-477 (22(5) Strategic Management Journal. 2001).


With Peng Managerial ties and firm performance in an emerging economy: The nature of a micro-macro link 486-501 (43(3) Academy of Management Journal. 2000).


With Peng Learning to compete in a transition economy: Experience, environment, and performance 269-296 (30(2) Journal of International Business Studies. 1999).


Timing of investment and international expansion performance in China 391-408 (29(2) Journal of International Business Studies. 1998).


Partner selection and venturing success: The case of joint ventures with firms in the People's Republic of China 648-662 (8(6) Organization Science. 1997).