YANG Hongyan, Prof.

  • 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

  • 152 Scopus Citations
  • 3 Scopus h-Index
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Prof. Yang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management of Lingnan University. She received her Ph.D. in Strategic Management from University of Washington, Seattle USA; and her Bachelor Degree in Economics from Peking University, China. Prior to joining Lingnan, she taught at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Her research interests include firm innovation, entrepreneurship, new ventures, knowledge spillovers, organizational learning, firm strategies in emerging economy, and foreign direct investment. Her scholarly works have appeared in leading academic journals in the management field, such as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, Research Policy, Management Organization Review and Academy of Management Conference Best Paper Proceedings. She has taught Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship courses to the undergraduate, MBA, and DBA programs in both Hong Kong and Mainland China.

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Research Output 2010 2019

  • 152 Scopus Citations
  • 3 Scopus h-Index
  • 6 Journal Article (refereed)
  • 3 Conference paper (refereed)
  • 2 Book Chapter

Employee ownership heterogeneity and firm performance in China

REN, T., XIAO, Y., YANG, H. & LIU, S., 5 Sep 2019, In : Human Resource Management. 19 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Open Access
Firm performance
Employee ownership

Formal and Informal Institutional Constraints on Firm Innovative Performance

Weng, C., Li, X., Yang, H. & Ren, T., 1 Aug 2019, In : Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings. 2019, 1, p. 17441

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Institutional constraints
Innovative performance

Financial constraints and firm innovative performance : evidence from Chinese companies

REN, T., RU, J., YANG, H. & GENG, C., 1 Jan 2015, Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings. p. 17488 (Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings; vol. 2015, no. 1).

Research output: Book Chapters | Papers in Conference ProceedingsConference paper (refereed)Researchpeer-review

Financial constraints
Innovative performance
Institutional environment
Innovative activity
Direct effect

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