About Us

IACMR Incoming Officers (2025-2027)

Vice President, Program Chair (2027)

Xu Huang (黄旭), Hong Kong Baptist University

Professor Xu Huang received his PhD from the University of Groningen (the Netherlands), MA from Lancaster University (UK), and Honors Diploma from Lingnan University (Hong Kong). Currently, he is Chair Professor of Management Associate and Dean of the School of Business, Hong Kong Baptist University. He is also the Director of the DBA program and the Director of Center for Human Resource Strategy and Development.  He is Consulting Editor of the Management and Organization Review, and a member of editorial board for Academy of Management Journal and Human Relations. Professor Huang is now serving as an Independent Director of the board of Giodano International Limited.

Professor Huang’s research interests include leadership, power, proactive and abnormal work behaviors, employee well-being, cross-cultural psychology, and management issues in China. He has published more than 80 papers in international journals including Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organization Science, Journal of International Business Studies, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management, Management and Organization Review, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Organizational and Occupational Psychology, Human Relations, Leadership Quarterly, and so forth.

Representative-at-Large, Americas

Cuili Qian (钱翠丽), The University of Texas at Dallas

Dr. Cuili Qian is a Professor of Organizations, Strategy, and International Management at University of Texas at Dallas. Her research interests include stakeholder management and corporate social responsibility, corporate governance, MNC control and staffing issues in international business. She has published in management journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, and Journal of Management. She currently serves as the Senior Editor of the Journal of Management and Deputy Editor for the Management and Organization Review. She also serves on editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal,Strategic Management JournalAdministrative Science Quarterly, and Journal of International Business Studies. Professor Qian also serves as a co-chair of the research committee for the International Association of Chinese Management Research (IACMR). 

Co- Representative-at-Large, Europe

Eric Zhao (赵雁飞), University of Oxford

Eric Zhao is the Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Strategy at the Saïd Business School and St Hugh’s College, University of Oxford. Before joining Oxford, he was a visiting professor at Stanford University and the Samuel and Pauline Professor of Entrepreneurship at Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. His current research addresses topics like optimal distinctiveness, AI and firm strategy, and institutions and entrepreneurship. Eric’s work has been published in leading management, entrepreneurship and international business journals and is widely cited. He has received top early career awards from both the Academy of Management and Strategic Management Society. His book Optimal Distinctiveness: A New Agenda for the Study of Competitive Positioning of Organizations and Markets is published by Cambridge University Press.

Co- Representative-at-Large, Europe

Chenjian Zhang (张陈健), University of Bath

Dr. Chenjian Zhang (Ph.D. University of Bremen) is currently an Associate Professor at the School of Management, University of Bath, UK. His research interests include social networks, entrepreneurship and innovation, emerging market strategies, and institutional theory. His papers have been published in academic journals including the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Management and Organization Review, and Asia Pacific Journal of Management. His articles have won the Best International Paper Award and the Best Paper Award from the Organization and Management Theory (OMT) division of the Academy of Management (AoM). He is currently a Senior Editor for Management and Organization Review(MOR) and serves on the editorial board of Strategic Organization. He received the Best Senior Editor Award from Management and Organization Review in 2023. He is currently serving as research committee member for OMT and ENT division of AoM. He is deeply passionate about advancing management research in the Chinese context and supporting fellow researchers and PhD students. 

Representative-at-Large, Chinese Mainland

Wei He(贺伟), Nanjing University

Wei He is a Professor of Management at the School of Business, Nanjing University. He completed his Ph.D. in HRM from the School of Management, Huazhong University of Science and Technology. Wei’s research interests primarily focus on compensation and performance management, and he has contributed to premier academic journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Personnel Psychology, and Journal of Management. His work has also been recognized with the Best Conventional Paper Award in the HR Division (2020) and OB Division (2014) at the AOM Conference. Currently, Wei He serves as an Associate Editor for Human Resource Management, a Senior Editor for Management and Organization Review, and as a co-chair of the research committee for the International Association of Chinese Management Research (IACMR). Additionally, he has been involved as a committee member for the 2023 Early Career Achievement Award for the HR Division of AOM. 

Representative-at-Large, Asia Pacific

Guoli Chen (陈国立), INSEAD

Guoli Chen is a Professor of Strategy, Mubadala Chair in Corporate Governance and Strategy at INSEAD. He teaches Competitive Strategy, Blue Ocean Strategy, Corporate Strategy, China Strategy and Corporate Governance to MBA, EMBA PhD and Executive participants. 

Prof. Chen received his Ph.D. in strategic management from the Pennsylvania State University. His research focuses on the influence of top executives, boards of directors, and human capital on strategic choices and organizational outcomes. His work has been published in top academic journals including Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Management Science, Organization ScienceStrategic Management Journal and among others. His articles and opinions also appear in newspapers and magazines, such as Barron’s, Bloomberg, Business Times, CFO, Channel News Asia, China Daily, Financial Times, Forbes, Harvard Business Review (online), South China Morning Post, Washington Post etc.  

Prof. Chen served as various leadership positions at Corporate Strategy, Strategic Leadership and Governance Interest Groups of SMS, Research and Executive committee member for the AOM’sSTR division. He also served as a senior editor of Organization Science, Management and Organization Review, and contributing editor of Strategy Science. His recent book “Seeing the Unseen: Behind Chinese Tech Giants’ Global Venturing” studies how Chinese internet firms innovate and grow, their strategic mindsets, and challenges faced in overseas markets.

Ph.D. Student Representative, Chinese Mainland

Huaxi Gao (高华西), Peking University

Huaxi Gao is a Ph.D. candidate in Strategy at Guanghua School of Management, Peking University, an exchange student at University of California, Berkeley, and a visiting scholar at Ross School of Business, University of Michigan. She received her master’s degree from the Beijing Normal University. Her research interests include FinTech, platform strategy, strategic communication, and machine learning. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and presented in top management conferences.

Ph.D. Student Representative, Overseas

Jason Moy (梅浩俊), University of Washington

Jason Moy is a second-year PhD student studying Organizational Behavior at the Foster School of Business, University of Washington in Seattle. Prior to joining Foster, he earned an MSc in Human Resources and Organizations (emphasis in Organizational Behavior) from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a B.S. in Psychology from the University of California San Diego. Jason’s research interests focus on exploring how societal and cultural norms affect people’s behavior at work, team processes and dynamics in multicultural and multinational work teams, and how multicultural experiences affect individuals’ psychology and work outcomes. Some of his current works are investigating the norms of gratitude expression in China and how cultural norms differ across Chinese provinces. Another stream of his work explores the downstream effects of resource scarcity.