Our Research

The multi-disciplinary perspective of our faculty has led to publications in leading journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Business Venturing, Management Science, Organisation Science, and Journal of Applied Psychology. We emphasise relevance in our research through engagements with industry stakeholders. Our faculty provide thought leadership in assisting the firm growth and entrepreneurial activities in Southeast Asia. 

Selected Books

Park, S.H., Gonzalez-Perez, M.A., and Floriani, D.E. (2020). The Palgrave handbook of corporate sustainability in the digital era (Eds.). Palgrave.

Cuervo-Cazurra, A., Newburry, W., and Park, S.H. (2020). Building strategic capabilities in emerging markets. Cambridge University Press. 

Ho, M.-H. R., Kennedy, J. C., Uy, M. A. & Chan, K. Y. (Eds.). (2020). Entrepreneurship–Professionalism–Leadership - A multidimensional framework for human capital and career development in the 21st century. Publisher: Springer Nature.

Unlikely Innovation: How corporations innovate to lead their markets (co-authored with Sarah Cheah and Luke Wu). Casebook published by Cengage in 2019.
Entrepreneurship: Theory, Process, and Practice (Asian Edition). (co-authored with Sarah Cheah and Donald Kuratko). Textbook published by Cengage in 2019.

Jung, K.H., Park, S.H., and Kim, S.M. (2019). The Rise of East Asia: 1960-2020. Cloud Nine Publishing, Seoul, Korea.

Park, S.H., Ungson, G. and Francisco, J.P. (2017). ASEAN Champions: Emerging stalwarts in regional integration. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
아세안 챔피언 (Korean version), Hantee Media, 2018.
Chinese version to be released in Mar 2020 (Peking Univ. Press)

Cuervo-Cazurra, A., Newburry, W., and Park, S.H. (2016). Emerging market multinationals: solving internationalization challenges. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Park, S.H., Ungson, G.R., and Cosgrove, A.. (2015). Scaling the tail: managing profitable growth in emerging markets. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

Park, S.H., Zhou, N., Ungson, G.  (2013).  Rough diamonds: the four traits of successful breakout enterprises in BRIC countries. San Francison, CA: Jossey Bass/Wiley.  
Winner of the “Best Business Book on Globalization” in 2013 by strategy + business.
原钻企业•崛起中的金砖国家企业成功法则 (Chinese version)   ISBN:978-7-5047-372-4 出版社:中国财富出版社(Shanghai: China Fortune Press (CFP)) (Jan. 1 2015).

Tan, J.S. (ed.) (2009). Strategic Leadership in Asia: The Yin & Yang Code. Pearson-Prentice Hall

Ching, K.W., Tan, J.S. & Ching, C.R.G. (2006). Corporate Governance in East Asia: The Road Ahead. Analysis and Case Studies in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea and Japan. Singapore: Pearson Prentice Hall.

P.C. Earley, S. Ang & Tan, J.S. (2006). CQ: Developing Cultural Intelligence at Work. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press.

Tan, J.S. & Ching, C.R.G. (2004). Organizational Behavior in Asia: Issues and Challenges. Singapore: McGraw-Hill (reprinted in 2005).

Tan, J.S. & Lim, E.N-K (2004). Strategies for Effective Cross-cultural Negotiation: The  F.R.A.M.E. Approach. Singapore: McGraw-Hill.

Tan, J.S. & Ching, C.R.G. (2003). Asia at the Crossroads: Contemporary Issues in Organizational Behavior. Singapore: McGraw-Hill.

Ungson, G., Steers, R., and Park, S.H. (1997). Korean Enterprise: The Quest for Globalization. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business School Press.

Thai version published in 1999, Bangkok: Information & Publication Co. Japanese version published in 2006, Chuo Daigaku Publishers.


Selected Publications

Nan, Z. and Park, SH. 2020. Growth or profit? Strategic orientation and long-term performance in China. Strategic Management Journal. Vol. 41 (11): 2050-2071.

Cuervo-Cazurra, A., Newberry, W., and Park, S.H. 2020. Building strategic capabilities in emerging markets. Cambridge University Press

Jingoo Kang and Sang-Joon Kim (2020) Performance implications of incremental transition and discontinuous jump between exploration and exploitation. Strategic Management Journal, 41(6): 1083-1111.

Keller, J., Wong, S. & Liou, S. (2020). How social networks facilitate collective responses to organizational paradoxes. Human Relations, 73, 401-428. 

Christopoulos, G. I., Uy, M. A., & *Yap, W. J. (2019). The brain and the body: Measuring skin conductance response to understand the emotional experience. Organizational Research Methods, 22(1), 394-420. 

Szymanski, M., Wolfe, R., Danis, W., Uy, M. A., & Lee, F. (forthcoming). Sport and international business: Exploring research synergy. Thunderbird International Business Review.

Chow D. & Tsui-Auch, L.S. (2019). Hybrid Strategies to Cope with Commodification Pressure. Asia Pacific Journal of Management.

Lee, D., Pei, S.F., & YAN, L., (2019), Security Tokenization and Token Securitization, China Finance, Vol. 69 (2019), Iss. 2 (896) 

Tsui-Auch, L.S., & Chow D. (2019). MNE Agency within Institutional Contexts. Journal of International Management. 25/2, 1-16.

Treffers, T, Klyver, K., Nielsen, M. S., & Uy, M. A. (2019). Feel the commitment: From situational emotional information to venture goal commitment. International Small Business Journal, 37(3), 215-240.

Xiao-xiao Liu, Lai Si Tsui-Auch, Jun Jie Yang, Xueli Wang, A. Chen, & K. Wang. (2019). The Color of Faults Depends on the Lens: MNCs’ Legitimacy Repair in Response to Framing by Local Governments in China.  Management and Organization Review, 15/2, pp. 429-458.

Kang, Eugene and Chintakananda, Asda (2019). Mitigating negative spillovers fromcategorization of foreign-listed firms: The role of host-country independent directors. Management and Organization Review, 15(4): 773-807.

*Bolzani, D., & Foo, M.D. (2018). The “why” of international entrepreneurship: uncovering entrepreneurs’ personal values. Small Business Economics, 51(3), 639-666.

Funken, R., Gielnik, R., & Foo, M.D. (2018). How can problems be turned into something good? The role of entrepreneurial learning and error mastery orientation. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice. Forthcoming.   

Hsu, D.K., Burmeister-Lamp, K., Simmons S.A., Foo, M.D., Hong, M.C., & Pipes, J.D. (2018). “I know I can but I don’t fit”: Perceived fit, self-efficacy, and entrepreneurial intention.  Journal of Business Venturing, 34(2): 311-326.

Lim, A.C., Trau, R., & Foo, M.D. (2018).  Task interdependence and the discrimination of gay men and lesbians in the workplace.  Human Resource Management, 57(6), 1385-1397.   

Zardkoohi, Asghar; Kang, Eugene; Fraser, Don and Cannella, Albert (2018). Managerial risk-taking behavior: A too-big-to-fail story. Journal of Business Ethics, 149(1): 221-233.

Hekman, D.R., Johnson, S.K., Foo, M.D., & Yang, W. (2017). Does diversity-valuing behavior result in diminished performance ratings for nonwhite and female leaders? Academy of Management Journal, 60(2), 771-797.   

Jingoo Kang and Andy YH Kim. (2017). The relationship between CEO media appearance and compensation. Organization Science, 28(3): 379-394.

Jingoo Kang, Ribuga Kang, and Sangjoon Kim. (2017). An empirical examination of vacillation theory. Strategic Management Journal, 38(6): 1356-1370.

Marilyn A. Uy, Katrina Jia Lin, and Remus Ilies. (2017). Is it better to give or receive? The role of help in buffering the depleting effects of surface acting. Academy of Management Journal, 60, 1442-1461.

Marilyn A. Uy, Shuhua Sun, and Maw-Der Foo (2017). Affect spin, entrepreneurs' well-being and venture goal progress: The moderating role of goal orientation. Journal of Business Venturing, 32, 443-460.

Michael M. Gielnik, Marilyn A. Uy, Rebecca Funken, and Kim M. Bischoff (2017). Boosting and sustaining passion: A long term perspective on the effects of entrepreneurship training. Journal of Business Venturing, 32, 334-353. 

Jingoo Kang. (2016). Market evaluation versus legacy conservation: What factors determine retiring CEOs’ decisions about long-term investment? Strategic Management Journal, 37(2): 389-405.

Lim, E.A.C., Lee, Y.H., & Foo, M.D. (2016). Frontline employees’ nonverbal cues in service encounters: A double-edged sword. Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science. 45(5): 657-676.   

Marilyn A. Uy, Maw-Der Foo, and Remus Ilies (2015). Perceived progress variability and entrepreneurial effort intensity: The moderating role of venture goal commitment. Journal of Business Venturing, 30, 375-389. 

Maw-Der Foo, Marilyn A. Uy, and Charles Y. Murnieks (2015). Beyond affective valence: Untangling valence and activation influences on opportunity Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 39, 407-431. 

Wai-Fong Boh, and Sze-Sze Wong (2015). Managers versus Co-workers as Referents: Comparing Social Influence Effects on Within- and Outside-Subsidiary Knowledge Sharing, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 126, 1-17. 

Kang, Eugene and Kroll, Mark (2014). Deciding who will rule: Examining the influence of outside non-core directors on executive entrenchment. Organization Science, 25(6): 1662-1683.

Meng, Z., Tan, J., and Park, S. H. (2014). From voids to sophistication: institutional environment and MNC CSR crisis in emerging markets. Journal of Business Ethics, 122: 655-674.

Sze-Sze Wong and Wai-Fong Boh (2014). The Contingent Effects of Social Network Sparseness and Centrality on Managerial Innovativeness. Journal of Management Studies, 51, 1180-1203.

Zhao, M., Park, S.H.,  Zhou, N. (2014).  MNC strategy and social adaptation in emerging markets. Journal of International Business Studies, 45 (6): 1-20.

Jingoo Kang. (2013). The relationship between corporate diversification and corporate social performance. Strategic Management Journal, 34(1): 94-109.

Leung, A., Foo, M.D., & Chaturvedi, S. (2013). Imprinting effects of founding core teams on HR values in new ventures. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 37(1), 87-106.   

Marilyn A. Uy, Maw-Der Foo, and Zhaoli Song (2013). Joint effects of prior start-up experience and coping strategies on entrepreneurs' psychological well-being. Journal of Business Venturing, 28, 583-597.

Dovev Lavie, Jingoo Kang, and Lori Rosenkopf. (2011). The performance effects of balancing exploration and exploitation within and across alliance domains. Organization Science, 22(6): 1517-1538.

Foo, M.D. (2011). Emotions and entrepreneurial opportunity evaluation. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 35(2), 375-393.   

Lee, L., Wong, P.K., Foo, M.D., & Leung, A. (2011). Entrepreneurial intentions: The influence of organizational and individual factors. Journal of Business Venturing, 26(1), 124-136.   

Violet Ho, Sze-Sze Wong  and Chay-Hoon Lee (2011). A Tale of Passion: Linking Job Passion and Cognitive Engagement to Employee Work Performance. Journal of Management Studies, 48, 26-47.

Zhaoli Song, Maw-Der Foo, Marilyn A. Uy, and Shuhua Sun (2011). Unraveling the daily stress crossover between the unemployed and their employed spouses. Journal of Applied Psychology, 96, 151-168.

Chen, D., Paik, Y.S., and Park, S.H. (2010).  Host-country policies and MNE management control in IJVs: evidence from China. Journal of International Business Studies, 41 (3): 526-537.  

Lee, J.H., Park, S.H., Ryu, Y., and Yoon, S.B. (2010). Costs and benefits of strategic alliances under Schumpeterian dynamics. Research Policy, 39: 229-238.

Sze-Sze Wong and Wai-Fong Boh (2010). Leveraging the Ties of Others to Build Managerial Peer Reputation for Trustworthiness. Academy of Management Journal, 53, 129-148.

Tsui-Auch, Lai Si. & Guido Moellering (2010). Wary Managers: Vulnerability and the Development of Trust in Foreign Enterprises in China.  Journal of International Business Studies, 41(6), 1016-1035.

Chen, D., Park, S.H., and Newburry, W. (2009).  Parent contribution and organizational control in international joint ventures. Strategic Management Journal, 30 (11): 1133-1156.

Maw-Der Foo, Marilyn A. Uy, and Robert A. Baron (2009). How do feelings influence effort? An empirical study on the entrepreneurs' affect and venture effort. Journal of Applied Psychology, 94, 1086-1094.

Zhaoli Song, Marilyn A. Uy, Shuhua Zhang, and Kan Shi (2009). A daily repeated measures study of job search and distress: Evidence from China. Human Relations, 62, 1171-1197.

Kang, Eugene (2008). Director interlocks and spillover effects of reputational penalties from financial reporting fraud. Academy of Management Journal, 51(3): 537-555.

Sze-Sze Wong (2008). Judgments about knowledge importance: The Roles of Social Referents and Network Structure. Human Relations, 61, 11: 1565-1591.

Sze-Sze Wong, Violet Ho and Chay-Hoon Lee (2008). A power perspective to interunit knowledge transfer: Linking knowledge attributes to unit power and the transfer of knowledge. Journal of Management, 34, 1, 127-150.

Zhaoli Song, Maw-Der Foo, and Marilyn A. Uy (2008). Mood spillover and crossover among dual-earner couples: A cell phone event sampling study. Journal of Applied Psychology, 93, 443-452.   

Park, S.H. and Vanhonacker, W. (2007). The challenge for multinational corporations in China: Think local and act global. Sloan Management Review, 48(4): 9-15.

Sze-Sze Wong, Geradine DeSanctis and Nancy Staundenmayer (2007). The relationship between task interdependency and role stress: A revisit of the job demands-control model. Journal of Management Studies, 44, 284-303.

Yoshikawa, Toru, Lai Si Tsui-Auch, and Jean, McGuire (2007). Corporate Governance Reform as Institutional Innovation: The Case of Japan, Organization Science, 18/6, 973-988.

Foo, M.D., Sin, H.P., & Yiong, L.P. (2006). Effects of team inputs and intrateam processes on perceptions of team viability and member satisfaction in nascent ventures. Strategic Management Journal, 27(4), 389-399.   

Leung, A., Zhang, J., Wong, P.K., & Foo, M.D. (2006). The use of networks in human resource acquisition for entrepreneurial firms: Multiple “fit” considerations. Journal of Business Venturing, 21(5), 664-686.   

Park, S.H., Li, Shaomin, and Tse, David. (2006). Market liberalization and firm performance during China’s economic transition. Journal of International Business Studies, 37 (1): 127-147.

Foo, M.D., Wong, P.K., & Ong, A. (2005). Do others think you have a viable business idea? Team diversity and judges’ evaluation of ideas in a business plan competition. Journal of Business Venturing, 20(3), 385-402.   

Park, S.H. and Zhou, D.S. (2005). Firm heterogeneity and competitive dynamics in alliance formation.  Academy of Management Review, 30 (3): 531-554.

Tsui-Auch, Lai Si (2005). Unpacking Regional Ethnicity and the Strength of Ties in Shaping Ethnic Entrepreneurship.  Organization Studies, 24(4): 507–534.

Lou, Y. and Park, S.H. (2004). Multi-party cooperation and performance in international joint ventures. Journal of International Business Studies, 35: 142-160.

Sze-Sze Wong (2004). Distal and local group learning: Performance trade-offs and tensions. Organization Science, 15, 645-656.

Tsui-Auch, Lai Si (2004). The Professionally Managed Family-ruled Business: Ethnic Chinese Business in Singapore', Journal of Management Studies, 41/4: 693-723.

Tsui-Auch, Lai Si and Yong-Joo, Lee (2003). The State Matters: Management Models of Singaporean Chinese and Korean Business Groups, Organization Studies, 24/4: 507-534.

Keh, H.T., Foo, M.D., & Lim, B.C. (2002). Opportunity evaluation under risky conditions: The cognitive processes of entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 27(2), 125-148.   

Park, S.H., Chen, R., and Gallagher, S. (2002). Firm resources as moderators of the relationship between market growth and strategic alliances in semiconductor start-ups. Academy of Management Journal, 45(3): 527-550.

Pothukuchi, V., Damanpour, F., Choi, J., Chen, C., and Park, S.H.  (2002). National and organizational culture differences and international joint venture performance.  Journal of International Business Studies.  33(2): 243-266.

Lou, Y. and Park, S.H. (2001). Strategic alignment and performance of market-seeking MNC’s in China.  Strategic Management Journal, 22(2): 141-156.

Park, S.H. and Lou, Y. (2001). Guanxi and organizational dynamics: Organizational networking in Chinese firms.  Strategic Management Journal, 22(5): 455-477.
Park, S.H. and Ungson, G.R. (2001). Interfirm rivalry and managerial complexity: A conceptual framework of alliance failure. Organization Science, 12(1): 37-53.

Shane, S., & Foo, M.D. (1999). New firm survival: Institutional explanations for new franchisor mortality. Management Science, 45(2), 142-159.   

Goes, J.B. and Park, S.H. (1997).  Interorganizational linkages and innovation: The case of hospital services.  Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 39 (3): 279-307. 

Park, S.H. and Ungson, G. (1997). The effect of partner nationality, organizational dissimilarity, and economic motivation on the dissolution of joint ventures.  Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 39 (2): 279-307.

Park, S.H. and Kim, D. (1997). Market valuation of joint ventures: Joint venture characteristics and wealth gains. Journal of Business Venturing, Vol. 12 (2): 83-109.

Hundley, G., Jacobson, C., and Park, S.H. (1996). The effects of profitability and liquidity on R&D intensity: A comparison of Japanese and U.S. companies. Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 38 (4): 1659-1674.

Park, S.H. (1996).  Managing an interorganizational network: A framework of the institutional mechanism for network control.  Organization Studies. Vol. 17 (5): 795-824.

Park, S.H. and Gordon, M.E. (1996). Publication records of recipients of doctoral degrees in strategic management: A bibliometric study. Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 16 (2): 109-128. 

Park, S.H. and Russo, M.V. (1996). When competition eclipses cooperation: An event history analysis of alliance failure.  Management Science, Vol. 42 (6): 875-890.

Davis, P.S., Robinson, R.B., Pearce, J.A., and Park, S.H. (1992). Business unit relatedness and performance: A look at the pulp and paper industry. Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 13 (5): 349-361.