Biennial Conference

Teaching and Learning Conference@ IACMR 2023

Four exciting concurrent sessions will be taken place at IACMR 2023 Teaching and Learning Conference. Participants can only choose one session. Session 1 will be delivered in English and the other three sessions will be in Chinese.

Extra USD 35 will be charged on top of the conference registration fee. To register for the Conference and the TLC, please click here

TIMEJune 14, 13:00- 16:00

Concurrent Session 1: Session PC 1a 
Involving Senior Executives in Management Education: Insights from Professors of Practice
Language: English
Session Chair:Prof. Wu Liu, Professor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Dr. Royce Yuen, J.P., Professor of Practice, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University/Co-founder of Malogic
Dr. Leo Ho, Professor of Practice, Hong Kong Baptist University
It is challenging for management educators to inspire students using practical insights. In the last 10 years, many business schools in Hong Kong have recruited prominent senior executives as professors of practice and get these senior executives involved in program development, teaching, and learning enhancement activities. In this session, we have invited two renowned senior executives in Hong Kong, who have been teaching in different business schools and have made substantial contributions to management education in past years. Both of them have served as Professors of Practice in Hong Kong’ s universities. In this session, the two speakers will share their experience of how to enhance student learning using their real-world experience in classrooms as well as their unique perspectives on management education in general. 

Prof. Wu Liu serve as the chair of this session. Prof. Wu Liu, an established scholar, has been involved in executive education for more than 10 years. He will chair the session and lead the discussion.  

Concurrent Session 2: Session PC 1b
Research-driven Teaching of Strategic Management: The Roles of Framework, Evidence, Tools, and Games
Session Chair:Jiangyong Lu, Peking University;
Jiangyong Lu, Peking University;
Guoli Chen, INSEAD; 
David Zhu, Arizona State University

Concurrent Session 3: Session PC 1c
Negotiation and Consensus Building in Turbulent Times: Role Playing Simulations
Session Chair:Jingjing Yao, IESEG School of Management
Leigh Anne Liu, Georgia State University; 
Li Ma, Peking University; 
Jingjing Yao, IESEG School of Management
Part 1: The basic framework of teaching negotiation simulations (Jingjing Yao)
Part 2: Advanced topics and materials of teaching negotiation simulations (Leigh Anne Liu)
Part 3: Negotiation teaching contents that interest Chinese executive students (Li Ma)

Concurrent Session 4: Session PC 1d
Multiple Teaching Approaches in Organization and Management
Language: Chinese
Session Chair: Xin Wei, Renmin University of China
Xin Wei, Renmin University of China
Yaou Wei, HUNDUN School of Business Innovation
Song Wang, Zhejiang University
Part 1: Team-based simulations in behavioral courses (Xin Wei)
Part 2: A case of inter-generational communication in the workplace (Yaou Wei)
Part 3: An experiential practice based on drawing — Using graphic to interpret management communication (Song Wang)

Speakers’ profiles:

Guoli Chen

Guoli Chen is a Professor of Strategy, Mubadala Chair in Corporate Governance and Strategy at INSEAD. He teaches various strategy topics to MBA, PhD and Executive participants. Professor Chen’s 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 ASQ, AMJ, MS, SMJ and OrgSci. Professor Chen served as various leadership positions at Strategic Management Society and Academy of Management’s STR division. He published several best-selling cases on Chinese companies, such as “Huawei’s smartphone strategy”, “Uber vs. Didi”. His recent book “Seeing the Unseen: Behind Chinese Tech Giants’ Global Venturing” (Wiley) studies how Chinese internet firms innovate and grow, what are the challenges they face in overseas markets, and how to solve the problems.  

Leo Ho

Prof. Leo Ho is a Professor of Practice at Hong Kong Baptist University. He is retired-business-executive-turn-professor, and serial entrepreneurial investor, with 30+ years of hands-on management experience in global listed corporations (Global 500) in Info & Com Tech (ICT), Engineering and Industrial Automation industries. He aspires to nurture of future business leaders by bringing real and tough business challenges and experience to classroom for awareness-building, polish, sharpen, and inspire collaboratively, and lead business strategies and solutions to life.

Leigh Anne Liu

Leigh Anne Liu is Professor and Director of the Institute of International Business. She studies how culture and cognition influence intercultural interactions, including negotiation, conflict management, and collaborations at individual, organization, and national levels. Her research appears in Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Journal of International Business Studies, among other outlets. Her research teams have received grants from the World Health Organization, the U.S. Department of Education, Department of Defense, the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, and the European Commission. Leigh Anne was awarded the Fulbright-Hanken Distinguished Chair in Business and Economics in 2020 by the U.S. Department of State, Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, and Fulbright Finland Foundation. She has been a visiting professor at University of South Australia, Hanken School of Economics in Finland, University of Toulouse Business School in France, Peking University and Nanjing University in China. Professor Liu has taught courses and workshops for undergraduate, MBA, MIB, Ph.D., executives, and high school students on topics of international negotiation, intercultural competency, cross-cultural management, and research methods. She has consulted for Fortune 500 companies and the non-profit sector on conflict management and multicultural competency programs. She served as an associate editor for Journal of Business Research and Cross Cultural & Strategic Management, a guest editor of three special issues, and the editorial boards of Journal of International Business StudiesAcademy of Management ReviewManagement and Organization Review, and International Business Review.

Wu Liu

Prof. Wu Liu is a full professor of management, and the Head of the Department of Management and Marketing, Faculty of Business in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. His current passion of research centers on (1) leader-member and team dynamics on voice behavior, and (2) under which social conditions that cross-cultural differences in conflict resolutions may appear or disappear. His work has appeared in journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Organization Science. He teaches courses such as Organizational Behavior, Leadership, Business Negotiation, and Research Methodology at undergraduate, master, and postgraduate levels.

Jiangyong Lu

Jiangyong Lu is a Professor of Strategic Management at Guanghua School of Management, Peking University. Professor Lu is Chang-Jiang (Cheung Kong) Scholar Professor, and winner of National Science Fund for Outstanding Young Scholars. Professor Lu’s current research interests include entrepreneurship, innovation, venture capital, and international business, with a focus of emerging economies. He has published more than 50 papers in SSCI indexed academic journals, including Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of International Business Studies, and Journal of International Economics. He has also published more than 20 papers in leading Chinese academic journals, more than ten books, including best sellers such as Co-evolution Strategy, and Co-existence of Crisis and Opportunities, and eleven teaching cases by Harvard Business Publishing.

Li Ma

Li Ma is a professor and Associate Dean at Guanghua School of Management, Peking University. He obtained his Ph.D. from Washington University in St. Louis, and his undergraduate and master degrees in Tsinghua University. 

Prof. Ma conducts research in conflict management and negotiations in the real life business contexts. His research has been published in international journals such as Journal of International Business Studies, Leadership Quarterly, Human Relations, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Management and Organization Review, and a number of Chinese academic journals. 

Prof. Ma has taught different courses for undergraduate, doctoral, MBA, and executive students. He has provided training and consulting for many international and local firms.

Song Wang

Dr. Song Wang is an associate professor in School of Management, Zhejiang University. She obtained her Ph.D. from Guanghua School of Management, Peking University in 2013 and was a Fulbright visiting student (2011- 2012) in Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She also worked as a visiting scholar (2018-2019) in Stanford Technology and Ventures Program, Stanford University. She recently focuses on social networking in digital organizational contexts. Her publications appear in Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Business Ethics, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, International Business Review, and Chinese top tier journals such as Management World and Acta Psychologica Sinica. Dr. Wang teaches the courses of Management Communication, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership Development for undergraduate, MBA and executive students. She has won the first prize in the Teaching Competition in Zhejiang Province and the Award for Teaching Excellence of Zhejiang University. She has also won the highest vote for ‘The Most Popular Teacher’ Award in School of Management, Zhejiang University.  

Xin Wei

Xin Wei is a professor at School of Labor and Human Resources, Renmin University of China (RUC). She obtained her undergraduate (in 2005) and Ph. D. (in 2011) degrees in Peking University. She worked as a faculty member at University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) from 2011 to 2022 and has been working at RUC since 2023. She was a visiting student/scholar at University of Washington (2009-2010) and University of Maryland (2014). Prof. Wei conducts research in algorithmic management, conflict management, employee voice, creativity and innovation. Her work has been published in Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Management and Organization Review, Management World (In Chinese), among other outlets. Prof. Wei has been the PI of three research grants supported by Natural Science Foundation of China and two research grants supported by the Ministry of Education and Beijing Social Science Foundation. She was awarded the Beijing Excellent Young Talent (in 2021) and the Best Paper Award of the 5th Biennial Conference of IACMR. Prof. Wei has taught multiple courses and workshops in Chinese and/or English for undergraduate, master, doctoral, MBA, and executive students. She has won the second prize and Best Presentation Award of Young Faculty Teaching Competition, and the Bilingual Teaching Excellence Award at UIBE. 

Yaou Wei

Yaou Wei is currently the dean of HUNDUN School of Business Innovation. HUNDUN School of Business Innovation is a “business school for team learning”, which aims to cultivate the strategic consensus of enterprise founders and their core decision-making teams. Yaou obtained Master of Communication and Master of Business Administration in Peking University. She is an expert in branding and strategy, with 20 years’ experience in the industry. She worked as the Managing Director of Dentsu, the world’s top 500 and the largest single advertising company; the Vice President and Chief Branding Officer of PKU Founder Group; and the Senior Vice President and Chief Strategic Officer of Wanda Media. Yaou has taught multiple courses for more than 1500 entrepreneurs and their teams since 2019. She has been known for her sharp and cutting-edge teaching style. She has also trained innovative thinking for employees at large enterprises such as Baidu, Ping An, Bayer, Youzan and Shiyuan Group. During the pandemic in 2020, she initiated the first daily live-stream business case course in Mainland China, and became a well-known researcher on cases of cutting-edge business innovation. Yaou co-edited a textbook on Management Communication published by China Higher Education Press. She also served as a guest lecturer in Social Psychology at Guanghua Business School of Management, Peking University, and a guest lecturer in advertising at School of Journalism and Communication, Peking University.

Jingjing Yao

Jingjing Yao is an associate professor at the IESEG School of Management in France. He obtained his PhD in Organizational Management from Guanghua School of Management at Peking University in 2016. He currently serves as the director of the IESEG Center for Excellence in Negotiation, a research fellow at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), associate editor of Group Decision and Negotiation, associate editor of Negotiation and Conflict Management Research, and editorial board member of Management and Organization Review. He was a visiting scholar at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in the US from 2013 to 2014 and served as the Representative-at-large of the IACMR from 2017 to 2020. 

In his research, Dr. Yao focuses on negotiation, trust, and culture. His research findings have been published in academic journals, such as OBHDP, JOB, MOR, HRM, HRMJ, and Management World, and have been cited in textbooks (e.g., Organizational Behavior, 18th edition) and journals (e.g., Nature Human Behaviour). In teaching, his courses mainly cover topics such as business negotiation, conflict management, cross-cultural management, organizational behavior, research methods, etc. His students come from over 30 different countries around the world, including masters, MBA, and EMBA students. He is nominated for the school’s Best Teaching Award every year and has participated in the writing of several research handbooks and textbooks. He has also been invited to give lectures or teach at many universities in China, US, France, Germany, Spain, Sweden, Japan, and other countries.

Prof. Royce Yuen

Prof. Royce Yuen is a Professor of Practice and has been lecturing post-graduate programs across Mainland China and Hong Kong for over two decades, during which more than 10,000 students have attended his classes. Prof. Royce Yuen is a hybrid marketing professional with a strong presence across the commercial, academic, and public sectors. Previously the former Chairman of Ogilvy S. China, he is synonymous with “Branding” in Hong Kong. Prof. Yuen is the author of “Decoding Branding”. He was appointed Justice of The Peace by the Hong Kong Government in 2010 and conferred Honorary University Fellowship by the Hong Kong Polytechnic in 2015. In addition, Prof. Yuen was inducted into the Hall of Fame by the Hong Kong Institute of Marketing in 2022.

David H. Zhu

David H. Zhu is a Professor in Management and Entrepreneurship and Dean’s Council Distinguished Scholar at the Arizona State University. His research builds on behavioral theories to examine strategic decision making of top executives and entrepreneurs, innovation, corporate governance, and corporate strategy. He also studies the structure of corporate elite networks and resource exchange networks. His work has been published in top scholarly journals, including Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal, and has received several international awards from Academy of Management and Strategic Management Society. He is a Senior Editor of Organization Science and a Deputy Editor of Management and Organization Review. He also serves as the Vice President and Program Chair Elect of International Association for Chinese Management Research and the Program Chair of the Strategic Leadership and Governance group of Strategic Management Society. David is an experienced business educator and has taught strategic management and strategic decision making to many top executives around the world. His research has been featured in Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and BBC Future, among others.