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
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Research Areas

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

Honours and Awards

·         Fellow, Academy of International Business, 2021 –

·         Fellow, Asia Academy of Management, 2019 - 

·         Listed among the top 2% of the world's most highly cited scholars in business & management, 2020, 2021 (John Ioannidis et al., Stanford University).

·         Best Paper Finalist in International Corporate Governance, International Management Division, 2021 Academy of Management Meeting

·         Best Paper Award in emerging market research at 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) 



Refereed Journal Articles:

·         Carney, R.W., El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O., Lu, J.W., & Wang, H. (2022).
Political Corporate Social Responsibility: The Role of Deliberative Capacity.
Journal of International Business Studies. Forthcoming.

·         Yang, J.Y., Wen, L., Volka, S., & Lu, J.W. (2022). Temporal boundaries and
expatriate staffing: Effects of parent–subsidiary work-time overlap. Journal of
World Business. Forthcoming.

·         Duanmu J-L, Norback P-J, Lu, J. W., Clegg, J. (2022). Contraction under Minimum Wages? Operational and Financial Advantages of Multinational Subsidiaries in China. International Business Review, 31(2), 101936.

·         Lu, J. W., Ma, H., & Xie, X. (2022). Foreignness research in international business: major streams and future direction. Journal of International Business Studies, 53(3), 449-480.

·         Li, S., & Lu, J. W. (2020). A Dual-Agency Model of Firm CSR in Response to Institutional Pressure: Evidence from Chinese Publicly Listed Firms. Academy of Management Journal, 63 (6), 2004-2032.

·         Lu, J. W., Liang, X., & Wang, H. (2019). Geographical influences on the relationship between corporate philanthropy and corporate financial performance. Regional Studies, 54(5), 1-17.

·         Gu, Q., Lu, J. W., & Chung, C. N. (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.



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