(p. xxi) Notes on Contributors
(p. xxi) Notes on Contributors
Dante M. Aldrighi is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of São Paulo and Researcher at the National Counsel of Technological and Scientific Development, Brazil. His research interests include corporate governance and corporate finance. He has published in journals such as Revista Brasileira de Economia, Brazilian Journal of Political Economy, and Estudos Econômicos. He was also one of the contributors to the Global corruption Report 2009.
Brian K. Boyd is Associate Professor at the W. P. Carey School at Arizona State University, United States. His primary research interests include corporate governance, strategy implementation, research methods, and international management. He is currently Associate Editor of Corporate Governance: An International Review, and presently serves on the editorial boards of Strategic Management Journal, Management & Organization Review, Organizational Research Methods, and Journal of Management.
Chi‐Nien Chung is Associate Professor in the Department of Management and Organization at the NUS Business School, National University of Singapore, Singapore. His research interests include strategies and structure of business groups in East Asia, organization theory, economic sociology, networks, and organizations. He has published in such journals as Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, and Organization Studies. He serves on the editorial board of Strategic Management Journal.
Asli M. Colpan is Associate Professor of corporate strategy and holds the Mizuho Securities Chair at the Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University, Japan. She is also Adjunct Associate Professor at Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies of Columbia University. Her research interests include corporate strategy, corporate governance, and especially the evolution of large enterprises in industrial and emerging economies. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in such journals as Industrial and Corporate Change, Journal of Management Studies, and Asia Pacific Journal of Management. In 2010 she was awarded the Tachibana prize for the most outstanding female scholar at Kyoto University.
Andrew Delios is Professor in the Department of Strategy and Policy, NUS Business School, National University of Singapore, Singapore. His research interests include corporate strategy, international management, and especially foreign direct investment and global competition issues in emerging economies and international strategies of Japanese multinational corporations. His research has been published (p. xxii) in such journals as Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, and Asia Pacific Journal of Management.
Eduardo Fracchia is Associate Professor of Economics at IAE Business School, Argentina. His current research interests include national and business competitiveness, macroeconomics in Latin America, industrial policy, and business groups. His research on business groups in emerging economies has been published in Management Research. He also wrote a chapter on business groups in the volume Can Latin American Firms Compete? (Oxford University Press, 2007). He analysed the determinants of strategic decisions of business groups in Argentina during the 1990s in his doctoral thesis in the IESE, and has also written a book about applied macroeconomics and collaborated with four of the cases in the forthcoming volume The Two Shores.
Andrea Goldstein is Deputy Director of the Heiligendamm Dialogue Process Support Unit at the OECD, France (at the time of writing he was a Senior Economist at the OECD Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs). His research interests include regulatory reform in network industries, the impact of the emergence of China and India on other developing countries, and multinationals from emerging, transitional, and developing countries. He has published in several journals including Asian Development Review, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Industrial and Corporate Change, Journal of World Business, and World Economy. He is also the author of Multinational Companies from Emerging Economies: Composition, Conceptualization and Direction in the Global Economy (Palgrave, 2007).
Mauro F. Guillén is the Dr Felix Zandman Professor of International Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in the United States where he is also Director of the Joseph H. Lauder Institute for Management and International Studies. His research deals with globalization, the diffusion of practices, and cross‐border financial services. His most recent books are The Taylorized Beauty of the Mechanical (Princeton, 2006) and Building a Global Bank: The Transformation of Banco Santander (Princeton, 2008).
Sergei Guriev is Morgan Stanley Professor of Economics and the Rector of the New Economic School in Moscow, Russia. He is also the President of the Center for Economic and Financial Research at the New Economic School and a Research Affiliate at the Centre for Economic Policy Research, London. His research interests include contract theory, corporate governance, political economy, and labour mobility. He has published in international refereed journals including American Economic Review, Journal of European Economic Association, and Journal of Economic Perspectives.
Takashi Hikino is Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Economics and the Graduate School of Management at Kyoto University, Japan. His recent publications include Big Business and Wealth of Nations (Cambridge University Press, 1997) (co‐edited with Alfred D. Chandler and Franco Amatori), Policies for Competitiveness: Comparing Business–Government Relationships in the ‘Golden Age of Capitalism’ (Oxford University Press, 1999) (co‐edited with Hideaki Miyajima and Takeo (p. xxiii) Kikkawa), and The Global Chemical Industry in the Age of the Petrochemical Revolution (Cambridge University Press, 2006) (co‐edited with Louis Galambos and Vera Zamagni).
Mike Hobday is Professor of Innovation Management at CENTRIM (Centre for Research in Innovation Management), Brighton University, UK. His research interests include innovation processes in East and South East Asia focusing on technological progress and strategy within local firms and multinational corporations. He also works on project‐based innovation in high‐value complex products and systems. Besides many journal publications, he is the author of Innovation in East Asia: The Challenge to Japan (Edward Elgar, 1997); co‐author (with Andrew Davies) of The Business of Projects: Managing Innovation in Complex Products and Systems (Cambridge University Press, 2005); and co‐editor (with Andrea Prencipe and Andrew Davies) of The Business of Systems Integration (Oxford University Press, 2003).
Taeko Hoshino is Deputy Director‐General of the Area Studies Center, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan. Her research interests include the Mexican economy, Mexican business groups, and the business history of developing countries. She has published in such journals as Developing Economies and Ajia Keizai. She is the author of Industrialization and Private Enterprises in Mexico (Institute of Developing Economies, 2001), and also the editor of La restructuración industrial en México, el caso de la industria de autopartes (El Colegio de México, 1993), and The Transformation of the Business Sector under Economic and Political Reforms: The Case of Mexico (Institute of Developing Economies, 1997).
Robert E. Hoskisson currently holds the George R. Brown Chair of Management at the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management at Rice University, United States. His research focuses on: corporate and international diversification strategies; governance and innovation, and entrepreneurship; acquisitions and divestitures; business groups and strategies of emerging economy firms; and cooperative strategy. Professor Hoskisson's research has been published widely in top management journals and he has co‐authored over twenty books. He is currently an Associated Editor of the Strategic Management Journal as well as serving in a number of other editorial roles or as a board member at other journals. He is a Fellow of the Strategic Management Society and the Academy of Management.
Geoffrey Jones is Isidor Straus Professor of Business History, Harvard Business School, United States. He is the author and editor of many books and articles on the history of international business, including British Multinational Banking 1830–1990 (Oxford University Press, 1993), Merchants to Multinationals (Oxford University Press, 2000), Multinationals and Global Capitalism (Oxford University Press, 2005), Renewing Unilever (Oxford University Press, 2005), and Beauty Imagined: A History of the Global Beauty Industry (Oxford University Press, 2010). He is a former President of both the European Business History Association and the Business (p. xxiv) History Conference of the United States, and is co‐editor of the journal Business History Review. In 2010 he was elected a Fellow of the Academy of International Business.
Young -Sam Kang is Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Economics, Seoul National University, South Korea. His research interests include economic development and business economics. He has published in journals such as the Seoul Journal of Economics and Area Studies Review.
Shinya Kawamoto is Assistant Professor of Social Science at the Waseda Institute for Advanced Study, Waseda University, Japan. His research interests include corporate governance, Japanese economy and business economics. He is the co-author (with Takashi Saito) of “Divestment Management Buy-Outs in Japan: Performance, Governance, and Business Strategies of Seller Firms”, Corporate Ownership and Control, 7(2), 2009, and (with Hideaki Miyajima, Yusuke Omi, and Nao Saito) of “Corporate Ownership and Performance in Twentieth Century Japan” in Youssef Cassis and Andrea Colli (eds.), Corporate Performance in the Twentieth Century (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming).
Tarun Khanna is the Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor at the Harvard Business School, United States, where he has studied companies and organizations in emerging markets worldwide since 1993. His book Billions of Entrepreneurs: How China and India are Reshaping their Futures, and Yours, was published in 2008 by Harvard Business Press, and has been translated into several languages. In 2007 he was elected a Young Global Leader (under 40) by the World Economic Forum. In 2009 he was elected a Fellow of the Academy of International Business. He serves on several publicly traded and privately held corporate boards, mentors start‐up ventures, and volunteers time with non‐profits, especially in Asia.
Hicheon Kim is Associate Dean and Professor of Strategy and Organization at Korea University Business School, South Korea. His research interests include business groups, diversification and restructuring, corporate governance, and corporate venturing. His work has been published in leading journals, including Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, and Journal of Management.
Konstantin Kosenko is Economist in the Research Department of the Bank of Israel, Israel. His research interests include corporate governance, corporate finance, financial intermediation, and the role of information in financial markets. He has written several articles on the financial system in Israel, including a paper on conflicts of interest in analyst recommendations that resulted in regulatory changes. His current research focuses on the evolution, performance, and economic impact of business groups in Israel.
Richard N. Langlois is Professor of Economics at the University of Connecticut, United States. His research interests include the economics of organization, the economics of social institutions, and business history. He is the author of Firms, Markets, and Economic Change: A Dynamic Theory of Business Institutions (with Paul (p. xxv) L. Robertson) (Routledge, 1995) and The Dynamics of Industrial Capitalism: Schumpeter, Chandler, and the New Economy (Routledge, 2007).
Keun Lee is Professor at the Department of Economics, and Director of the Center for Economic Catch‐up, and also former director of the Institute for China Studies, Seoul National University, South Korea. His research topics include economics of catch‐up, corporate governance and growth, and technology policy. He has published in these fields in such journals as Industrial and Corporate Change, Research Policy, Cambridge Journal of Economics, World Development, and Journal of Comparative Economics. He has edited a volume on Power and Sustainability of the Chinese State (Routledge, 2009). He is also editor of Seoul Journal of Economics.
Fernando Lefort is Professor and Dean of the Facultad de Economía y Negocios, Universidad Diego Portales, Chile. He is also Executive Director of the Centro para el Gobierno de la Empresa, board Member of FASA Corporation and Vicechairman of AFC, Chile. His main areas of research are corporate finance and corporate governance. He has published in several international academic journals. He is an international consultant on corporate governance and has participated, among other things, in the World Bank Report on Standards and Codes (ROSC) on Corporate Governance in Chile and in the OECD's White Paper on Corporate Governance in Latin America.
James R. Lincoln is Mitsubishi Professor of International Business and Finance in the Walter A. Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley, United States. His primary research interests include organizational design and innovation, Japanese management, and interorganizational networks. He is the co‐author (with Arne L. Kalleberg) of Culture, Control and Commitment: A Study of Work Organization and Work Attitudes in the US and Japan (Cambridge University Press, 1990), and (with Michael L. Gerlach) of Japan's Network Economy: Structure, Persistence and Change (Cambridge University Press, 2004).
Xufei Ma is Assistant Professor in the Department of Management, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. His research interests include strategic management and international business, especially multinational firms' strategies in emerging markets, the internationalization of Chinese firms, and the strategy and governance of Chinese business groups. His research has been published in such journals as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, International Business Review, Journal of Business Research, and Asia Pacific Journal of Management.
Ishtiaq P. Mahmood is Associate Professor at the NUS Business School, National University of Singapore, Singapore. His current research interests include innovation in the context of multi‐business firms and the role of institutional contexts in shaping business strategy. His research appeared in such journals as Academy of Management Journal, Management Science, Academy of Management Review, Research Policy, Organization Science, Industrial and Corporate Change, and Journal (p. xxvi) of Economic Behavior and Organization. Professor Mahmood won the Haynes Prize from the Academy of International Business for the most prominent scholar in international business under the age of 40.
Luiz Mesquita is Associate Professor of Strategy and Organization, at the W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University, United States, with a joint appointment at the Insper Institute of Education & Research. His research centers on issues of multi‐party coordination in contexts of simultaneous cooperation and competition. His publications have appeared in outlets such as the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, and Harvard Business Review, among others. He is also the co‐editor (with Robert Grosse) of Can Latin American Firms Compete? (Oxford University Press, 2007), and (with Arnold Cooper, Sharon Alvarez, Aljandro Carrera, and Roberto Vassolo) of Entrepreneurial Strategies: New Technologies and Emerging Markets (Blackwell Publishing, 2006).
Hideaki Miyajima is Professor of Japanese Economy in the Graduate School of Commerce, Waseda University, Japan, and Faculty Fellow of RIETI. His primary research interests include corporate governance, corporate finance, institutional change, and their effects on economic growth. He is the co‐author (with Masahiko Aoki, and Gregory Jackson) of Corporate Governance in Japan: Institutional Change and Organizational Diversity (Oxford University Press, 2007), (with Javed Maswood, Geffrey Graham) of Japan Change and Continuity (Routledge Curson, 2002) and (with Takeo Kikkawa and Takashi Hikino) of Policies for Competitiveness: Comparing Business–Government Relationships in the ‘Golden Age of Capitalism’ (Oxford University Press, 1999).
Randall Morck is University Professor of Business and Jarislowsky Distinguished Professor of Finance at the University of Alberta School of Business, Canada, and Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. He has published on corporate governance, corporate ownership, and corporate finance in such academic journals as the American Economic Review, Journal of Finance, and Journal of Financial Economics. He is also the editor of Concentrated Corporate Ownership (National Bureau of Economic Research and the University of Chicago Press, 2000) and The History of Corporate Governance around the World: Family Business Groups to Professional Managers (National Bureau of Economic Research and the University of Chicago Press, 2005). Parts of the chapter in this volume were written while Professor Morck served as Schoen Visiting Professor of Finance at Yale University.
Fernando A. S. Postali is Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics, University of São Paulo, Brazil. His current research interests include corporate governance and investment and regulation policy, with special attention to the oil and gas sector. His research has been published in such journals as Energy Economics and Pesquisa e Planejamento Econômico.
Juan Quiroga is Assistant Professor of Business Policy at IAE Business School, Argentina. His current research interests include the way ownership and corporate governance impact decision‐making in organizations in emerging economies. His research has been published in such journals as the Academy of Management Executive. He is currently a doctoral student specializing in the strategy field at INSEAD.
Jayati Sarkar is Associate Professor at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India. Her current research interests include ownership and corporate governance in India and emerging economies. Her research has been published in such journals as International Review of Finance, Journal of Comparative Economics, and Economics of Transition. She is also the co‐author (with Subrata Sarkar) of “Ownership and Firm Performance,” in Kaushik Basu (ed.), Oxford Companion to Economics in India (Oxford University Press, 2007).
Ben Ross Schneider is Professor of Political Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States. His books include Reinventing Leviathan: The Politics of Administrative Reform in Developing Countries (Lynne Riener, 2003) and Business Politics and the State in 20th Century Latin America (Cambridge University Press, 2004). He has also written on economic reform, democratization, technocracy, the developmental state, comparative bureaucracy, and corporate governance.
Masahiro Shimotani is Professor at the Faculty of Economics, Fukui Prefectural University, and Emeritus Professor at the Faculty of Economics, Kyoto University, Japan. His research interest is mainly in the history and structure of business groups in Japan. Recently he has devoted himself to analyzing the holding company issues in Japan. He is the author of several books on the Japanese zaibatsu, business groups, and holding companies. He is also the co‐editor (with Takao Shiba) of Beyond the Firm: Business Groups in International and Historical Perspectives (Oxford University Press, 1997).
Akira Suehiro is Director of and Professor at the Institute of Social Science, The University of Tokyo, Japan. His research interests include industrial development, corporate management, regional cooperation and welfare system in East Asian countries. His major works include Capital Accumulation in Thailand 1885–1985 (UNESCO, 1989), Family Business: Agents in Late‐Industrializing Countries (Nagoya University Press, 2006) (in Japanese), Catch‐up Industrialization: The Trajectory and Prospects of East Asian Economies (National University of Singapore Press, 2008), and Thailand: Alternatives for a Mid‐Income Country (Iwanami Publisher, 2009) (in Japanese).
Lai Si Tsui‐Auch is Associate Professor at Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University of Singapore, Singapore. Her research focuses on business groups, state–capital relations, corporate governance reforms, and multinational corporations in emerging economies. Her research has been published in such journals as Organization Science, Journal of International Business Studies, Organization Studies, Journal of (p. xxviii) Management Studies, Management Learning, Journal of Asian Business, Best Paper Proceedings of the Academy of Management, International Sociology, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, and Development and Change.
Behlül Üsdiken is Professor at the School of Management, Sabancı University, Turkey. His interest areas include organization theory, history of management thought, and management education. He has published in such journals as Business History, Organization Studies, British Journal of Management, and Strategic Management Journal. He is the co‐editor (with Ayşe Buğra) of State, Market and Organizational Form (Walter de Gruyter, 1997), and co‐author (with Mattias Kipping) of “Business History and Management Studies,” in Geoffrey Jones and Jonathan Zeitlin (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Business History (Oxford University Press, 2008).
Natenapha Wailerdsak is Visiting Research Fellow at the Faculty of Economics, University of the Philippines, Philippines. She has published in English, Japanese, and Thai on business groups, human resource management, and corporate management and governance in Thailand, in academic journals such as ASEAN Economic Bulletin, Journal of International Human Resource Management, Asian Business & Management, and Journal of Asian Business. Her books include Managerial Careers in Thailand and Japan (Silkworm Books, 2005) and Business Groups and Family Business in Thailand before and after the 1997 Crisis (BrandAge Books, 2006) (in Thai).
Yishay Yafeh is Associate Professor at the School of Business Administration, The Hebrew University, Israel, and Research Fellow at Centre of Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI). He is co‐author (with Paolo Mauro and Nathan Sussman) of Emerging Markets and Financial Globalization: Sovereign Bond Spreads in 1870–1913 and Today (Oxford University Press, 2006). He has published in many journals, including Journal of Finance, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Economic Journal, Journal of Business, and Journal of Industrial Economics.
Toru Yoshikawa is Professor of Strategic Management at the DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, in Canada. His main research interest is corporate governance, especially its relation to corporate strategy and performance in large publicly listed firms and in family‐owned firms. His research has been published in such journals as the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Management, Organization Studies, and Journal of Business Venturing.