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About Jing'an Tang

Jing'an Tang Ph.D. is Assistant Professor of Management in the Jack Welch College of Business & Technology at Sacred Heart University. He received his Ph.D. in business administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario in London, Canada, MBA from the University of Maryland at College Park and B.A. in economics from Renmin University of China in Beijing.
He teaches strategic management and international business courses at SHU, where he won the Faculty Excellence award in 2008.
His research is focused on international strategy, foreign peer networks and MNE performance, which has been published in various journals such as Journal of Asia Pacific Business, International Journal of Business and Systems Research, Journal of Business and Policy Research and International Journal of Business and Social Sciences. He has presented his research at the Academy of Management (AOM), Academy of International Business (AIB), Strategic Management Society (SMS) and the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC). He has won several awards for research, including the best paper award from the International Management Division at the 2006 AOM meeting in Atlanta and best paper in strategy/IB theory at the 2010 AOM meeting in Montreal, Canada, and an honorable mention award (2nd place) from the international business division at the ASAC meeting in 2004.  His doctoral dissertation was nominated for Berry Richman Best Dissertation Award (Finalist of four worldwide) at 2008 AOM in Anaheim, California and his paper for Promising Scholar Award at the 2008 AIB conference in Milan, Italy.


July 2007 - Present Assistant Professor Management, Sacred Heart University Jack Welch College of Business & Technology

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • SHU Faculty Tenure Award 2013
  • Faculty Excellence Award, University College, Sacred Heart University. (May, 2008)


2007 Ph.D., University of Western Ontario ‐ Richard Ivey School of Business
2002 MBA, University of Maryland ‐ Robert H. Smith School of Business
1994 BA Economics, Renmin University of China

Contact Information

Jack Welch College of Business & Technology
West Campus East Building WCE*E-1117


Conference Proceedings (8)

Research Works (6)