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Joseph Cheng

Professor Emeritus of Business Adminsitration

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Articles in Journals

Cheng, J. Forthcoming. The Role of Context in Chinese Management Research: Analytical Variable or Boundary Condition.. Management And Organizational Review

Cheng, J., Birkinshaw, J., Lessard, D., Thomas, D. Forthcoming. Advancing Interdisciplinary Research in International Business: Integrative Knowledge and Transformative Theories.. Journal of International Business Studies

Cheng, J., Yiu, D. Forthcoming. China Business and International Competitiveness: Economics, Politics, and Technology.. Long Range Planning

Cheng, J. 2013. Managing National Health Care: Economics, Culture, and Strategic Choice. European Journal of International Management

Cheng, J., Guo, W. , Skousen, B. 2011. Advancing New Theory Development in the Field of International Management: Contributing Factors, Investigative Approach, and Proposed Topics. Management International Review, 51: 787-802

Moon, H., Cheng, J., Kim, M., Kim, J. 2011. FDI, Economic Decline and Recovery: Lessons from the Asian Financial Crisis. Multinational Business Review, 19: 120-132

Cheng, J. 2009. The Changing Dynamics of Headquarters-Subsidiary Relations: Toward Greater System Flexibility. Advances in International Management, 22: 85-92

Cheng, J., Henisz, W., Roth, K., Swaminathan, A. 2009. Advancing Interdisciplinary Research in the Field of International Business: Prospects, Issues, and Challenges. Journal of International Business Studies, 40: 1070-1074

Cheng, J. 2007. Critical Issues in International Management Research: An Agenda for Future Advancement. European Journal of International Management, 1: 23-28

Rhee, J., Cheng, J. 2002. Foreign Market Uncertainty and Incremental International Expansion: The Moderating Effect of Firm, Industry, and Host Country Factors. Management International Review, 42: 419-439

Cheng, J., Kesner, I. 1997. Organizational Slack and Response to Environmental Shifts: The Impact of Resource Allocation Patterns. Journal of Management, 23: 1-18

Cheng, J. 1994. On the Concept of Universal Knowledge in Organizational Science: Implications for Cross-National Research. Management Science, 40: 162-168

Cheng, J., Bolon, D. 1993. The Management of Multinational R&D: A Neglected Topic in International Business Research. Journal of International Business Studies, 1-19

Cheng, J., Bozeman, B. 1993. Resource Dependence and Interorganizational Linkage among R&D Labs: The Impact of Research Orientations. Journal of High Technology Management Research, 4: 225-270

Cheng, J. 1991. Toward a Systems Paradigm for MNC Research: An Organizational Approach. Advances in International Comparative Management, 6: 161-179

Cheng, J. 1989. Toward a Contextual Approach to Cross-National Organization Research: A Macro Perspective. Advances in International Comparative Management, 4: 3-18

McKinley, W., Cheng, J., Schick, A. 1986. Perceptions of Resource Criticality in Times of Resource Scarcity: The Case of University Departments. Academy of Management Journal, 29: 623-632

Cheng, J., Miller, E. 1985. Coordination and Output Attainment in Work Units Performing Nonroutine Tasks: A Cross-National Study. Organization Studies, 6: 23-39

Cheng, J. 1984. Organizational Coordination, Uncertainty, and Output Performance: An Integrative Study. Human Relations, 37: 829-851

Cheng, J. 1984. Organizational Staffing and Productivity in Basic and Applied Research: A Comparative Study. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 31: 3-6

Cheng, J. 1984. Paradigm Development and Communication in Scientific Settings: A Contingency Analysis. Academy of Management Journal, 27: 870-877

Cheng, J. 1983. Interdependence and Coordination in Orgainzations: A Role-System Analysis. Academy of Management Journal, 26: 156-162

Cheng, J. 1983. Organizational Context and Upward Influence: An Experimental Study of the Use of Power Tactics. Group and Organization Studies, 8: 337-355

Cheng, J., McKinley, W. 1983. Toward an Integration of Organization Research and Practice: A Contingency Study of Bureaucratic Control and Performance in Scientific Seetings. Administrative Science Quarterly, 85-100

Cheng, J. 1979. A Study of Coordination in Three Research Settings. R & D Management, 9: 213-219

Miller, E., Cheng, J. 1978. The Overseas Assignment: A Closer Look at the Circumstances that Influenced the Decision to Accept an Overseas Position. Management International Review, 18: 25-34

Books

Cheng, J., Maitland, E., Nicholas, S. 2009. Managing Subsidiary Dynamics: Headquarters Role, Capability Development, and China Strategy. Emerald Group Publishing, Ltd..

Sharpiro, D., Von Glinow, M., Cheng, J. 2005. Managing Multinational Teams: Global Perspectives. London: Elsevier.

Hitt, M., Cheng, J. 2004. Theories of the Multinational Enterprise: Diversity, Complexity, and Relevance. London: Elsevier.

Cheng, J., Hitt, M. 2003. Managing Multinationals in a Knowledge Economy: Economics, Culture, and Human Resources. London: Elsevier.

Hitt, M., Cheng, J. 2002. Managing Transnational Firms: Resources, Market Entry, and Strategic Alliances. London: Elsevier.

Cheng, J., Peterson, R. 2000. Advances in International Comparative Management. Stamford, CT: JAI Press.

Cheng, J., Peterson, R. 1998. Advances in International Comparative Management. Stamford, CT: JAI Press.

Monograph

Cheng, J. 1997. International and Comparative Management Research Directory: Highlights of Current Projects and Recent Publications. International Management Division, Academy of Management.

Chapters in Books

Cheng, J., Cooper, D. 2003. A Strategic Context Approach to International Human Resource Management Research. In A Rugman (Ed.), Leadership in International Business Education and Research, 235-250. Stamford, CT: Elsevier Science Ltd..

Cheng, J., Rhee, J. 2002. International Research and Development. In International Encyclopaedia of Business and Management, 3379-3390. UK: International Thompson Business Press.

Cheng, J., Schaffer, A. 2002. Organization Theory and Design. In F. Luthans (Ed.), Virtual OB. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Cheng, J. 2000. Interview with John Child. In J. L. C Cheng & R. Peterson (Ed.), Advances in International Comparative Managment, 4-26

Cheng, J. 1998. Rosalie L. Tung. In M. Warner (Ed.), The IEBM Handbook of Managment Thinking, 686-689. UK: International Thompson Business Press.

Cheng, J. 1995. Cross-National Project Teams: Toward a Task Contingency Model. In B.J. Punnett and O. Shenker (Ed.), Handbook of International Management Research, 507-520. London: Blackwell Publishing House.

Cheng, J. 1995. Organization Theory and Design. In F. Luthans (Ed.), Virtual OB, 422-451. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Cheng, J. 1987. Research Trends: A Five-Year Analysis of Projects Reported in the Directory. In J. L. C. Cheng (Ed.), International and Comparative Management Research Direcotry: Highlights of Current Projects and Recent Publications, 39-42. International Management Division, Academy of Management.

Cheng, J. 1984. Managing Coordination to Enhance Research Performance: an Organizational Approach. In B. Bozeman, M. Crow, & A. Link (Ed.), Strategic Management of Industrial R&D, 161-170. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books.

Proceedings

Cheng, J., Rhee, J., Rajan, B., Okada, M. 1997. Evaluating the Incremental Model of Firm Internationalization: A Literature Reveiw and Findings from Honda Motor Company, Annual Academy of International Business Meeting

Cheng, J. 1994. Managing Innovation in U.S. and Japanese Overseas Labs: The Effects of Corporate, Scientific, and Local Cultures on R&D Performance, International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management, 66-69

Cheng, J. 1989. Toward a Systems Typology of Multinational Corporations: Some Conceptual and Research Implications, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 106-110

Cheng, J., Kesner, I. 1988. Responsiveness to Environmental Change: The Interactive Effects of Orgainzational Slack and Strategic Orientation, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 165-169

Cheng, J. 1984. The Role of Cross-National Research in Organizational Inquiry: A Review and Proposal, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 266-270

Cheng, J. 1983. Paradigm Development and Communication in Scientific Settings, Academy Best Papers, 266-270

Cheng, J. 1982. Organizational Coordination, Uncertainty, and Output Performance, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 230-234

Cheng, J. 1982. Organizational Coordination and Productivity in Four European Nations: An East-West Comparison, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 58-63

Cheng, J. 1980. Coordination and the Performance of Research Teams: An Organizational Study, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 380-384

Miller, E., Cheng, J. 1976. Circumstances that Influenced the Decision to Accept an Overseas Assignment, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 336-339

Working Papers

Prince, N. , Cheng, J. 2013. Organizational Coordination and Control in Multinational Corporations: Task, Culture, and Strategic Choice.

Cheng, J. 2013. Asia-Pacific and the JACKS Multinationals: Economics, Culture, and International Competitiveness

Cheng, J., Skousen, B. 2013. Institutions and Types of Entrepreneurship: Interactive Influence of Public Policy and Societal Culture.”

Cheng, J., Jones, D. , Minefee, I. , Skousen, B. 2013. Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur, and Entrepreneurial Firm: Conceptual Integration and Knowledge Accumulation.

Cheng, J., Cooper, D. 2013. Subsidiary Role and MNC Evolution: A Life- Cycle Perspective.

Cheng, J., Cooper, D. 2013. Managerial Knowledge and Subsidiary Role Performance: A Strategic Context Analysis.

Cheng, J., Rhee, J., Kim, M., Guo, W. 2013. R&D Internationalization, MNC Evolution, and Global Competition: From Transnational to Meta-National.

Presentations

Prince, N. , Cheng, J. 2011. Coordination and Control in Multinational Corporations: Economics, Culture, and Strategic Choice , Administrative Science Quarterly Conference on Coordination within and among Organizations, Paris.

Cheng, J. 2011. “Managing National Health Care: Economics, Culture, and International Competitiveness.”, International Health Care Services Academic Conference

Cheng, J., Skousen, B. , Guo, W. 2011. Advancing New Theory Development in the Field of International Management: Contributing Factors, Investigative Approach, and Proposed Topics., Annual Academy of Management Meeting, San Antonio.

Prince, J., Prince, N. , Skousen, B. , Cheng, J., Rudiger, K. 2011. Calculative HR Practices & HR Function Development: A Comparison of Anglo, Nordic, Germanic and Confucian Countries , Asian Ascendance: The Role of Human Resource Management, Urbana.

Cheng, J., Rhee, J., Kim, M. 2010. The Internationalization of Research and Development: A Research Update and Future Advancement., Annual Academy of International Business Conference, Rio de Janeiro.

Cheng, J. 2009. President Obama’s Energy Renewal Plan: Prospects, Issues, and Challenges., Conference on Politics and Public Administration, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

Cheng, J. 2008. Asia-Pacific and Global Competitiveness: The JACKS Multinationals., Asia Academy of Management Bi-Annual Conference

Cheng, J. 2008. Building an Academic Career., Inaugural Doctoral Consortium of the Asia Academy of Management

Cheng, J. 2007. Corporate Governance and Global Competitiveness., IGBI Global Business Forum at the School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, Beijing.

Cheng, J. 1994. A Progress Report--Managing Innovation in U.S. an Japanese Overseas Labs: The Effect of Corporate, Scientific, an Local Cultures on R&D Performance., Annual Academy of Management Meeting

Cheng, J. 1994. "Collaboration in Cross-National Project Teams." Presented at the Symposium on "Incorporating Culture into the Research Process.", Annual Academy of Management Meeting

Cheng, J. 1990. Cultural Diversity and the Performance of Research Teams: Toward a Task-Contingency Model., Center for Innovation Management Studies Research Conference, Lehigh University

Cheng, J. 1990. Cultural Diversity and the Performance of Research Teams: Toward a Task-Contingency Model., Center for Innovation Management Studies Research Conference, Lehigh University

Cheng, J. 1983. Managing Coordination to Enhance Research Performance., Virginia Tech Conference on "Strategic Management of Industrial R&D"

Cheng, J. 1981. National Science Policy and Research Unit Productivity: A Contingency Analysis., Albany Conference on Organization Theory and Public Policy

Cheng, J. 1978. Organizational Coordination in Research Units: A Systems and Social Psychological Perspective., 9th World Congress of Sociology, Uppsala.

Other Publications

Cheng, J. 2009. Think Big: Hong Kong Will Need to Make Major Changes to Survive a New World Economic Order.

Cheng, J. 2000. Restructuring Recommendations for the Faculty of Business and Information Systems.

Cheng, J. 1998. Managing Innovation in Overseas Labs: The Effects of Corporate, Scientific, and Local Cultures on R&D Performance.

 

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