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Dr. YAN Mingping Yanni


Associate Professor

10-215, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong
+852 34427974
+852 34420346

Research Areas

International strategic alliances
Ownership, technology transfer
Corporate governance
Organizational learning
Trust and control


PhD - PhD
DBA - Diploma in Business Administration
Bachelor - Bachelor


Journal Publications and Reviews

Li, Xiaoqing; Roberts, Joanne; Yan, Yanni; Tan, Hui / Management of cultural differences under various forms of China–UK higher education strategic alliances. 2016; In: Studies in Higher Education. Vol. 41, No. 4, pp. 774-798

Wang, Chengqi; Yi, Jingtao; Kafouros, Mario; Yan, Yanni / Under what institutional conditions do business groups enhance innovation performance?. March 2015; In: Journal of Business Research. Vol. 68, No. 3, pp. 694-702

Li, Xiaoqing; Roberts, Joanne; Yan, Yanni; Tan, Hui / Knowledge sharing in China-UK higher education alliances. April 2014; In: International Business Review. Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 343-355

Li, Xiaoqing; Faulkner, David; Yan, Yanni / The strategic stages of China-UK educational alliances: An empirical study. January 2011; In: Asia Pacific Business Review. Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 7-24

Yan, Yanni; Chong, Chan Yan; Mak, Simon / An exploration of managerial discretion and its impact on firm performance: Task autonomy, contractual control, and compensation. December 2010; In: International Business Review. Vol. 19, No. 6, pp. 521-530

Yan, Yanni; Zhang, Sophie Hua; Zeng, Fue / The exploitation of an international firm's relational capabilities: An empirical study. October 2010; In: Journal of Strategic Marketing. Vol. 18, No. 6, pp. 473-487

YAN, Ming Ping; Ding, D Z Q; Mak, S K M / The Impact of Business Investment on Capability Exploitation and Organizational Control in International Strategic Alliances. 2009; In: Journal of Change Management. Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 49 - 65

Yan, Yanni; Child, John; Chong, Chan Yan / Vertical integration of corporate management in international firms: Implementation of HRM and the asset specificities of firms in China. May 2007; In: International Journal of Human Resource Management. Vol. 18, No. 5, pp. 788-807

Yan, Yanni; Ding, Daniel; Tseng, Choo Sin / A study of resource competitiveness in high technology firms. September 2006; In: Journal of International Business and Economy. Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 41-65

Yan, Yanni; Child, John / Investors' resources and management participation in International Joint Ventures: A control perspective. September 2004; In: Asia Pacific Journal of Management. Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 287-304

Yan, Yanni; Child, John / Investors' resource commitments and information reporting systems: Control in international joint ventures. April 2004; In: Journal of Business Research. Vol. 57, No. 4, pp. 361-371

Yan, Yanni / A comparative study of human resource management practices in international joint ventures: The impact of national origin. June 2003; In: International Journal of Human Resource Management. Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 487-510

Yan, Yanni; Zhang, Jing A. / Performance of high-tech firms’ resource and capability-based development: knowledge acquisition, organizational utilization and management involvement. June 2003; In: International Journal of Business Studies. Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 45-68

Child, John; Yan, Yanni / Predicting the performance of international joint ventures: An investigation in China. March 2003; In: Journal of Management Studies. Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 283-320

Yan, Yanni; Child, John / An analysis of strategic determinants, learning and decision-making in Sino-British joint ventures. June 2002; In: British Journal of Management. Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 109-122

Child, John; Yan, Yanni / National and Transnational Effects in International Business: Indications from Sino-Foreign Joint Ventures. 2001; In: MIR: Management International Review. Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 53-75

Yan, Yanni; Child, John / Effects of the Value Chain in International Joint Ventures: The Case of the Electronic and FMCG Sectors. 2000; In: Journal of Global Marketing. Vol. 14, No. 1-2, pp. 37-56

Child, John; Yan, Yanni / Investment and control in international joint ventures: The case of China. March 1999; In: Journal of World Business. Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 3-15

YAN, Yanni / Managerial and Organizational Learning in Chinese Firms. 1999; In: Asia Pacific Business Review. Vol. 5, No. 3-4, pp. 181-203

Conference Papers

YAN, Yanni; Dou, Wenyu / Managerial Social Capital Prospect: Control and Trust and its Organizational Interdependence. September 2014; BAM conference (BAM 2014), 09/09/2014 - 11/09/2014, Belfast Waterfront, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

YAN, Yanni / Understanding the Complementary Perspectives of Control and Trust on the Development of Firms’ Social Capital and Performance in China. September 2013; 27th Annual British Academy of Management Conference (BAM2013), 10/09/2013 - 12/09/2013, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Yan, Yanni; Xie, Ting Ting / Factors that Influence Trust Conscious Management of Firms in China. September 2012; 26th Annual British Academy of Management Conference (BAM2012), 11/09/2012 - 13/09/2012, Cardiff, United Kingdom. pp. 9-10

Yan, Yanni; Xie, Ting Ting; Zhang, Hua / How does the Duality of Control and Trust Affect the Performance of Alliances: The Mediating Role of Reflexivity, Monitoring and Effort. June 2011; 2011 Cambridge Business and Economics Conference, 27/06/2011 - 28/06/2011, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

YAN, Yanni / Control and Trust: Relationship Management Capability of International Strategic Alliances. June 2010; 14th Annual International Conference of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 24/06/2010 - 26/06/2010, Paris, France. pp. 2

Yan, Yanni; Ding, Daniel Z; Dou, Wenyu / An Analysis of Capability Exploitation: Empirical Evidence of International Strategic Alliances in China. June 2010; 52nd Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business (AIB 2010), 25/06/2010 - 29/06/2010, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. pp. 15-19

YAN, Yanni / An Exploration of Managerial Discretion and Discretional Abilities on Firm Performance. May 2009; 9th EURAM 2009, 11/05/2009 - 14/05/2009, , United Kingdom.

YAN, Yanni / Exploring the effects of resource investments in capability deployment and control: An inside view of sino-foreign firms. September 2008; British Academy of Management Conference (BAM 2008), 10/09/2008 - 11/09/2008, , United Kingdom.

YAN, Ming Ping; Tseng, Choo Sin / An Empirical Investigation of Corporate Investment for International Hotels. June 2008; 2008 Oxford Business & Economics Conference (OBEC), 22/06/2008 - 24/06/2008, Oxford University, United Kingdom.

YAN, Ming Ping; Tseng, Choo Sin / An Empirical Investigation of Business Reinvestment and its Effectiveness in International Joint Ventures: Growth, Competence, and Market Competitiveness. March 2008; 8th International Business Research Conference, 27/03/2008 - 28/03/2008, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Chapters, Conference Papers, Creative and Literary Works

Yan, Yanni; Xie, Tingting / Examining the Role of Corporate Heritage and Brand Equity of Time-Honored Firms on Organizational Transformation. September 2019; BAM2019 Conference Proceedings.

Yan, Yanni; Xie, Tingting / Corporate Heritage Cognition, Brand Equity and Performance in the Chinese ‘Time-Honored’ Firms. September 2018; BAM2018 Proceedings.

Yan, Yanni / Trust and Control and its Interdependent Effects on the Development of Inter-organizational Social Capital. September 2015; BAM 2015: The Value of Pluralism in Advancing Management Research, Education and Practice.

YAN, Ming Ping; Child, John / Investors' Resources and Management Participation in International Joint Ventures: A Control Perspective. 2008; Multinational enterprise theory. Vol. 3 (Organizational structure and control), pp. 326-344

CHILD, John; YAN, Yanni / Investment and Control in International Joint Ventures: the case of China. November 2001; Managing International Business Ventures in China. pp. 17-30

Lu, Yuan ; Child, John; Yan, Yanni / Adventuring in new terrain: Managing international joint ventures in China. 1997; A coming of age: developments in Sino-foreign joint ventures. pp. 103-123

Scholarly Books, Monographs, Reports and Case Studies

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