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Dr Shuping LI
  • Assistant Professor
MA & BA in Economics (Beijing Normal University), PhD in Strategic Management (National University of Singapore)
PhD, Strategic Management
National University of Singapore

shu-ping.li@polyu.edu.hk
2766 7135
M907
Research Area:
Management

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
  • Leadership
  • Corporate Governance
  • Institutions
  • Corporate Social Responsibility

I use a behavioral lens to understand leadership processes and their consequences. Most notably, I examine how leaders behave and make decisions by exploring the macro-level institutional influences (e.g., formal regulations), the firm-level corporate governance antecedents (e.g., ownership structure), and the individual-level microfoundations (e.g., leaders’ dispositional features). A notable convergence of the streams concerns looking for multi-level factors that interact to shape leaders’ employment risk (e.g., increased forced turnovers) and subsequent decisions on firm competitiveness (e.g., corporate social responsibility and innovation). Focusing on worldwide firms, I have several papers published at Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, and Journal of Applied Psychology. I have worked and lived in China, Singapore, Canada, and the USA. Prior to joining PolyU, I was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Kansas State University.