Prof. LU Jane (呂文珍教授)

PhD - General Management (University of Western Ontario)
MBA (China Europe International Business School)
BA - Economics (Shanghai Foreign Studies University)

Chair Professor

Prof. LU Jane (呂文珍教授)

Contact Information

Address: 12-252, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building
City University of Hong Kong
Phone: +852 34427969
Fax: +852 34420309

Research Areas

  • International Business
  • Organizational and Management Theory
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Non-market Strategy
  • Corporate Governance and Stakeholder Engagement

Honours and Awards

·        Best Paper Award in emerging market researchat 2018 Academy of International Business Conference

·        Best Conference Paper Award Finalist at 2015/2016 Strategic Management Society Conference

·        Fundação Dom Cabral Best Paper award at 2014 Academy of Management Meeting

·        Douglas Nigh Memorial Best Paper Award Finalist at 2009 Academy of Management Meeting

·        Best Paper Award for Strategy Stream at 2008 annual conference of Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management

·        Outstanding Reviewer Award for 2006 by the Journal of Business Venturing

·        Haynes Prize for Best Paper Award at Academy of International Business Conference (2006)

·        Nominated for Haynes Prize for Best Paper Award at Academy of International Business Conference (2005) 


Refereed Journal Articles:

·        Lu, J.W., Liang, X. and Wang, H. 2019. Geographic influences on the relationship between corporate philanthropy and corporate financial performance. Regional Studies, forthcoming.

·        Gu, Qian, Jane W. Lu and Chi-Nien Chung. 2019. Incentive or Disincentive? A Socioemotional Wealth Explanation of New Industry Entry in Family Business Groups. Journal of Management, 45(2), 645–672.

·        Lu, J.W., Song, Y. and Shan, M. 2018. Social trust in subnational regions and foreign subsidiary performance: Evidence from foreign investments in China. Journal of International Business Studies, 49(6), 761-773.

·        Bapuji H, Husted B, Lu J, Mir R. 2018. Value creation, appropriation, and distribution: How firms contribute to societal economic inequality. Business & Society, 57(6), 983-1009.

·        Lu Jane W., Wen Li, Aiqi Wu and Xueli Huang.  2018.  Political Hazards and Entry Modes of Chinese Investments in Africa, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 35(1): 39-61.

·        Yang, Gracy, Jane W. Lu and Ruihua, Jiang. 2017. Too Slow or Too Fast? Speed of FDI Expansions, Industry Globalization, and Firm Performance.  Long Range Planning, 50(1), 74-92.

·        Lu Jane W., Xufei Ma, Lucy Taksa and Yue Wang.  2017. From LLL to IOL3: Moving dragon multinationals research forward. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 34(4): 757-768.

·        Purkayastha Saptarshi, Vikas Kumar and Jane W. Lu.  2017.  Business group heterogeneity and the internationalization-performance relationship: Evidence from Indian business groups.  Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 34(2): 247-279.

·        Lu Jane W., Xueli Huang and Michael Muchiri.  2017.  Political Risk and Chinese Outward Foreign Direct Investment to Africa: The Role of Foreign Aid.  Africa Journal of Management, 3(1): 82-98.

·        Lu, Jane W. and Xufei Ma.  2015. Partner resource asymmetry and IJV survival.  Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 32(4), 1039-1064.

·        Lu, Jane W., Xueji Liang, Mengmeng Shan and Xiaoya Liang. 2015. Internationalization and Performance of Chinese Family Firms: The Moderating Role of Corporate Governance, Management and Organisation Review, 11(4), 645-678.

·        Xu, Dean, Jane W. Lu and Qian Gu. 2014.  Organizational Forms and Multi-Population Dynamics: Economic Transition in China, Administrative Science Quarterly, 59(3), 517-547.

·        Xia, Jun, Xufei, Ma, Jane W. Lu and Daphne Yiu. 2014.  Outward Foreign Direct Investment by Emerging Market Firms: A Resource Dependence Logic, Strategic Management Journal, 35(9), 1343-1363.

·        Kim, Young-Choon, Jane W. Lu and Mooweon Rhee. 2012.  Learning from Age Difference: Interorganizational Learning and Survival in Japanese Foreign Subsidiaries 1986-2001, Journal of International Business Studies, 43(8), 719-745.

·        Gu, Qian and Jane W. Lu.  2011. Effects of Inward Investment on Outward Investment: The Venture Capital Industry Worldwide 1985-2007, Journal of International Business Studies, 42(2), 263–284.

·        Chung,Chris Changwha, Jane W. Lu and Paul W. Beamish.  2008.  Multinational Networks during Times of Economic Crisis versus Stability.  Management International Review, 48(3): 279-296.

·        Lu, Jane W. and Xufei Ma.  2008.  The Contingent Value of Local Partners’ Business Group Affiliation.  Academy of Management Journal, 51(2): 295-314.

·        Gaur, Ajar and Jane W. Lu. 2007.  Ownership Strategies and Survival of Foreign Subsidiaries: Impacts of Institutional Distance and Experience.  Journal of Management, 33(1): 84-110.

·        Lu, Jane W. and Dean Xu.  2007.  Technological Knowledge, Product Relatedness, and Parent Control: The Effect on IJV Survival. Journal of Business Research, 60(11): 1166-1176.

·        Lu, Jane W. and Dean Xu.  2006.  Growth and Survival of International Joint Ventures: An External-Internal Legitimacy Perspective.  Journal of Management, 32(3): 426-448.

·        Lu, Jane W. and Paul W. Beamish.  2006.  Partnering Strategies and Performance of SMEs’ International Joint Ventures. Journal of Business Venturing, 21(4): 461-486.

·        Lu, Jane W. and Paul W. Beamish.  2006.  SME Internationalization and Performance: Growth vs. Profitability.  Journal of International Entrepreneurship, 4(1): 27-48.

·        Ma, Xufei and Jane W. Lu. 2005.  The Critical Role of Business Groups in China.  Ivey Business Journal, 69(5): 1-12.

·        Lu, Jane W. and Louis Hebert. 2005. Equity Control and the Survival of International Joint Ventures: A Contingency Approach.  Journal of Business Research, 58(6): 736-745.

·        Lu, Jane W. and Paul W. Beamish. 2004.  Network Development and Firm Performance: A Field Study of Internationalizing Japanese Firms.  Multinational Business Review, 12(3): 41-61.

·        Lu, Jane W. and Paul W. Beamish.  2004.  International Diversification and Firm Performance: The S-Curve Hypothesis. Academy of Management Journal, 47 (4): 598-609.

·        Bruton, Garry, Franz Lohrke and Jane W. Lu. 2004.  The Evolving Definition of What Comprises International Strategic Management Research.  Journal of International Management10 (3): 413-429.

·        Lu, Jane W.  2003. The Evolving Contributions in International Strategic Management Research.  Journal of International Management, 9(2): 193-213.

·        Lu, Jane W.  2002.  Intra- and Inter- Organizational Imitative Behavior: Institutional Influences on Japanese Firms’ Entry Mode Choice.  Journal of International Business Studies, 33(1): 19-37.

·        Lu, Jane W. and Paul W. Beamish. 2001.  The Internationalization and Performance of SMEs.   Strategic Management Journal, 22 (6/7): 565-586.

·        Lu, Jane W. 2000.  Characteristics and Performance of Japanese FDI in China. Journal of Asian Business, 16(3): 51-71.


Journal Publications and Reviews
Chapters, Conference Papers, Creative and Literary Works