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SU Yiyi
SU Yiyi

Associate Professor

Department: Innovation and Strategy(Proposed)

Tongji University, Shanghai, China

 86-13601824477

 suyiyi@tongji.edu.cn

 

  • 2003 - 2008: Ph.D. in management, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University, Beijing (EQUIS and AACSB Accredited; Times Higher Education 2017: Ranked No. 2 among all Asian universities; and No. 1 in P.R. China)

Thesis topic:

Organizational Imitation, Performance Feedback, and Cluster Evolution: Three Essays on Firm Innovation in an Emerging Market-based Industrial Cluster

  • 1999 - 2003: Bachelor of Economics, Northeast Normal University

Current appointments

  • 2018 - Ongoing: Associate Professor, Department of Business Administration, School of Economics and Management, Tongji University, Shanghai (AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB Accredited)

Previous appointments

  • 2011 - 2017: Assistant Professor, Department of Business Administration, School of Economics and Management, Tongji University, Shanghai
  • 2016.8 – 2016.11: Visiting Scholar, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
  • 2013 – 2014: Research Fellow, Institute for Global Innovation and Chinese Entrepreneurship, Tongji University (Part-time)
  • 2011 - 2013: Research Fellow, Chinese Academy of Science & Technology Management, Tongji University (a research institution initiated by the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Municipal Government of Shanghai)
  • 2008 - 2010: Industry Research Fellow, Shanghai Futures Exchange (Full-time)
  • 2008 - 2010: Post-doctor Research Fellow, Shanghai Jiaotong University (Part-time)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Innovation and entrepreneurship
  • International business
  • Corporate governance
  • Operation Management

PUBLICATIONS

Articles in Peer Reviewed Academic Journals (English)

  • Huang, Y., Fan, D., Su, Yiyi., Wu, F. 2018. “High-Performance Work Systems, Dual Stressors, and New Generation Employee Engagement”. Asia Pacific Business Review, fully accepted.
  • Su, Yiyi, Fan, Di, and Nicholson, Rekha. 2017. “Internationalization of Chinese Banking and Financial Institutions: A Fuzzy-set Analysis of the Leader-TMT Dynamics”, International Journal of Human Resource Management, forthcoming.
  • Su, Yiyi, and Si, Steven. 2015. “What Motivates Financial Innovation across Countries? The Influences of Performance Aspiration and Economic Freedom”, Management International Review, 55(4): 563-587.
  • Si, Steven, Yu, Xiubao, Wu, Aiqi, Chen, Song, Chen, Shouming, and Su, Yiyi. 2015. “Entrepreneurship and poverty reduction: A case study of Yiwu, China”, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 32(1): 119-143.
  • Su, Yiyi, Xu, Dean, and Phan, Phillip H. 2008. “Principal-principal conflict in the governance of the Chinese public corporation”, Management and Organization Review, 4(1): 17-38.
  • Wang, Min, Han, Yulan, and Su, Yiyi. 2017. “Social Contagion or Strategic Choice? The Interpersonal Effects of Emotions during Chinese Negotiations”, Chinese Management Studies, 11(3): forthcoming.
  • Su, Yiyi, and Su, Taoyong, 2017. “Performance Aspiration, Industrial Search and R&D Investment of Chinese firms: Distinguishing Isomorphism and Differentiation Rationales”, Chinese Management Studies, 11(2): 270-283.

Articles in Academic Journals (Chinese)

  • Su, Yiyi, and Chen, Weiru. 2016. “Less is More? Product Culling Strategy and the Performance of Global Derivative Exchange”, Quarterly Journal of Management, 1(4): 94-110.
  • Su, Yiyi, Zhang, Yucheng, and Su, Taoyong. 2016. “Are R&D Investments of Chinese Firms Efficient? Based on a Cross-country Comparison of Returns to R&D in Listed Companies”, Industrial Engineering and Management, 21(2): 112-118.
  • Su, Yiyi. 2015. “Age Dependence in Financial Innovation: A National Institutional and Cultural Perspective”, Science Research Management, 36(7): 86-95.
  • Su, Yiyi, and Zhou, Qiuling. 2010. “Motivation, Modes and Information Processing of Organizational Imitative Behavior”. Commercial Times, (2): 75-76.
  • Su, Yiyi, and Zhou, Changhui. 2008. “Cluster-based Drivers of Firm Innovation”, Management World, (3): 94-104.
  • Zhou, Changhui, and Su, Yiyi. 2005. “Towards an Understanding of the Process of Strategic Holding: The effects of Ownership Structure in Target firms”, Nankai Business Review, (2): 34-40.

Scholarly Books

  • Smith K G, Hitt M A. (Xu, Fei, Lu, Lin and Su, Yiyi) 2016. Great Minds in Management: The Process of Theory Development (Chinese version). Beijing: Peking University Press.

Scholarly Book Chapters

  • Xu, Fei and Su, Yiyi. 2016. “A fantastic journal of theory development”, in Tsui, Anne, Ren, Bin, and Lv, Li (eds.), A Collection of Papers on Management Theory Development. Beijing: Peking University Press.
  • Li, Yu, Xu, Dean, Su, Yiyi, and Zhang, Xu. 2015. “Wanxiang Group”, in Changqi Wu (eds.), Internationalization of Chinese Firms: Case Analyses. Beijing: Peking University Press.
  • Su, Yiyi. 2014. “Motivation and drivers of foreign direct investment”, in Changqi Wu (eds), Internationalization of Chinese Firms: Theoretical Exploration and Empirical Analyses. Beijing: Peking University Press.

Conference Papers

  • Su, Yiyi, Fan, Di, and Nicholson, Rekha 2017. “Leader-TMT Dynamics and Internationalization of Chinese banking and finance institutions.” Paper accepted at the 2017 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Su, Yiyi, Fan, Di, and Nicholson, Rekha 2017. “Internationalization of Chinese Banking and Financial Institutions: A Fuzzy-set Analysis of the Leader-TMT Dynamics”. Paper accepted at the 2017 Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Dubai.
  • Su, Yiyi, Chen, Weiru. 2016. “Product Renewal and Portfolio Complexity in Platform Firms: Evidence from Derivative Exchanges”. Paper accepted at the 2016 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California.
  • Su, Yiyi. 2016. “Have Firms Benefited More from R&D since the Economic Crisis?". Paper accepted at the 2016 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California.
  • Su, Yiyi. 2015. “R&D and firm performance: How does local industry matter?”. Paper presented at the 2015 Academy of Management annual meeting, Vancouver.
  • Su, Yiyi, Chen, Weiru. 2015. “Less is more? Product culling strategy and performance of the global derivative exchanges”. Paper presented at the 2015 Academy of Management annual meeting, Vancouver.
  • Su, Yiyi. 2012. “An International Multilevel Analysis of Financial Innovation: How Economic Freedom Matters?”. Paper presented at the 2012 Academy of Management annual meeting, Boston.
  • Su, Yiyi. 2012. “Economic Freedom and Innovation in Financial Services: Evidence from Derivative Exchanges”. Paper presented at the 2012 Strategic Management Society special conference, Singapore.
  • Si, Steven, Yu, Xiubao, Chen, Shouming, Chen, Song and Su, Yiyi. 2012. “A Study of Poverty Reduction through Peasant Entrepreneurship: the Yiwu Case”. Paper presented at 2012 TONGJI-HIT APJM Special issue conference on entrepreneurship, innovation and poverty, Shanghai.
  • Su, Yiyi, and Zhou. Changhui. 2009. “Performance Feedback Model Revisited: Evidence from an Emerging Market-based Industrial Cluster”. Paper accepted at the 2009 Academy of Management annual meeting, Chicago.
  • Su, Yiyi, and Zhou. Changhui. “Mimetic Adoption of R&D Strategy during Economic Transition: The Case of Science Park Firms in China”. Paper presented to AOM 2007 conference, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
  • Su, Yiyi, and Xu, Dean. 2006. “Board monitoring as a signal of agency problems in Chinese listed firms”. Paper presented at the 2006 Academy of International Business annual meeting, Beijing.
  • Su, Yiyi, and Xu, Dean. 2006. “Agency problems and the costs of board monitoring: An examination of listed firms in China”. Paper accepted for presentation at the 2006 Academy of Management annual meeting in Atlanta, GA.
  • Su, Yiyi, and Zhou. Changhui. “Target firm's ownership characteristics and takeover process: Evidence from listed firms in China”. Paper presented (poster) to the 2004 AIB Conference, Stockholm, Sweden.

Other Publications

  • Zhou, Qiuling, and Su, Yiyi. 2010. “In the Construction of Carbon Financial System in Low-carbon Economy Era”, New Finance, (8): 30-33.
  • Su, Yiyi. 2010. “Indisciplinable Internal Control System: the Case of Societe Generale”, Futures Daily, 29 July.
  • Su, Yiyi. 2010. “Zinc Futures: An Important Tool in the Growth of Zhuye”, Futures Daily, 6 May.
  • Ji, Jing, Zhu, Ruibo, Zhou, Qiuling, and Su, Yiyi. 2010. “The Case of Jiangxi Copper”, Futures Daily, 13 May.
  • Su, Yiyi. 2009. “Insights from the Crisis History of Futures Markets”, Futures Daily, 7 Aug.
  • Su, Yiyi. 2008. “Development in the Anxiety, Stop at Ease: The Case of NYMEX”, Futures Daily, 22 Oct.

RESEARCH GRANTS

National Level

  • Principal investigator, “Research on Industry Cluster and Firm Search Behavior in China”, National Natural Science Fund (NSFC), #71102069, 2012-2014, RMB 170,000.
  • Principal investigator, “Product Strategy and the Performance of Global Derivative Exchange”, China Postdoctoral Science Foundation, #69727, 2009-2010, RMB 50,000.
  • Co-investigator, “Collaborative Innovation of Technology, Management and Institutions: Policy Research of New Energy Vehicles”, Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), # 71041032, 2008-2011, RMB 100,000.
  • Co-investigator, “Patenting Behavior of Foreign-Invested Firms in China”, Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), # 70772004, 2008-2011, RMB 220,000.
  • Co-investigator, “Internationalization of Chinese firms”, Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) Major Grant, #70532005, 2006-2009, RMB 900,000.
  • Co-investigator, “Location and Modal Choices of Chinese FDI”, Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), #70472023, 2005-2007, RMB 150,000.

University- or Industry- Level

  • Principal investigator, “Product Culling Strategy and the Performance of Global Derivative Exchange”, Social Science Fund of Tongji University, 2016-2017, RMB 100,000.
  • Principal investigator, “An Information Processing-based View of Firm Imitative Behavior”, Social Science Fund of Tongji University, 2012-2013, RMB 50,000.
  • Principal investigator, “Research on the Competitive Advantage of China’s Futures Exchange”, Shanghai Futures Exchange Funds, 2011-2012, RMB 100,000.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Editorial Board

Chinese Management Studies 2017 - Ongoing

Quarterly Journal of Management 2016 - Ongoing

Ad Hoc Reviewer

Asia Pacific Journal of Management

Management and Organization Review

Academy of Management (AoM) annual meetings

Academy of International Business (AIB) annual meetings

International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR) meetings

Grant Assessor

Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)

Professional Membership

Academy of Management

Academy of International Business

International Association for Chinese Management Research (Founding Member)

  • Awarded scholarship by Guanghua School of Management, Peking University for conducting Ph.D. study from 2003 - 2008