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Michael Carney, PhD

Editor-in-Chief, Asia Pacific Journal of Management

Research Chair in Strategy and Entrepreneurship

John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Canada


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Mike W. Peng, PhD

Editor-in-Chief emeritus and Consulting Editor, Asia Pacific Journal of Management

Jindal Chair of Global Strategy

Head, Organizations, Strategy, and International Management (OSIM) Area

Jindal School of Management

University of Texas at Dallas, USA


Research Interests: Global Strategy, International Business, Competition in Emerging Economies, Institution-Based View


 Mike Peng is the Jindal Chair of Global Strategy at the Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas. He is also a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award winner and a Fellow of the Academy of International Business (AIB). Prof. Peng received his PhD from the University of Washington. He is widely regarded as one of the most prolific and most influential scholars in global strategy. Both the United Nations and the World Bank have cited his work. He is not only the most highly cited strategy scholar of Chinese descent, but also one of the only 71 scholars in economics and business listed in The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds (2015), a report compiled by Thomson Reuters.


Prof. Peng has published over 130 articles in leading journals, over 30 pieces in non-refereed outlets, and five books. Used in over 30 countries, his textbooks, Global Strategy, Global Business, and GLOBAL, are global market leaders that have been translated into Chinese, Portuguese, and Spanish. Most recently, his Global Business 3rdedition has been translated by Dr. Yi Jingtao, a professor at Renmin University, and published by Renmin University Press (2016).


Prof. Peng has rich editorial experience. He has served on the editorial boards of AMJ, AMR, JIBS, JMS, JWB, and SMJ, and guest-edited special issues for JIBS and JMS. Prof. Peng has served on the editorial board of Frontiers of Business Research in China since 2011 and has contributed an article to FBR “Improving Made-in-China Management Research” in 2012. He served one term as Editor-in-Chief of the Asia Pacific Journal of Management (APJM). In recognition of his efforts to spearhead APJM’s bid to enter the Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), APJM has named its best paper award the Mike Peng Best Paper Award. He is currently a consulting editor for both APJM and JWB.


Workshop: Secrets behind Publishing Academic Papers

Abstract: Drawing on experience in publishing over 130 journal articles and editing and reviewing for leading journals, Prof. Mike Peng will share his experience on how to enhance the odds for successfully marketing and publishing your papers in the journals of your choice. Specifically, he will focus on actionable practices that you can use in every paper.



S. Ghon Rhee, PhD

Managing Editor of the Pacific-Basin Finance Journal

K.J. Luke Distinguished Professor of International Banking and Finance

Executive Director of Asia-Pacific Financial Markets Research Center

Shidler College of Business

University of Hawaii


Research Interests: Penny Stocks, Corporate Finance, Market Microstructure,

Empirical Asset Pricing Models, Investments, Asian Financial Markets


Dr. Rhee received his BA from Seoul National University Law School, MBA from Rutgers University, and Ph.D. from The Ohio State University. He is holding the K. J. Luke Distinguished Professor of International Banking and Finance. He was the founding president of the Pacific-Basin Financial Management Society, and serves as the president of the Asian Finance Association (2014-2016). He is the managing editor of the Pacific-Basin Finance Journal. Prof. Rhee has served as the editorial board member of Frontiers of Business Research in China since 2013.


 He was Resident Scholar (1997-1999) of the Asian Development Bank. He also served as a visiting research professor at the Hitotsubashi University (Japan), Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, University of Malaya, Renmin University (China), and National University of Malaysia. He was the Tun Ismail Mohamed Ali Distinguished Chair in Investment and Finance of National University of Malaysia in 2005. He is currently holding an adjunct professorship at Monash University (Australia) since September 2011 and a distinguished visiting professorship at National Central University (Taiwan). He also serves as External Academic Advisor for City University of Hong Kong. He served as the dean (2008-2011) of the SKKU Business School in Seoul, Korea to initiate various reform programs to upgrade its research programs while he is on leave from University of Hawaii.


His research has been published in numerous academic journals, including: Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Financial Markets, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of International Business Studies, Financial Management, etc. He has published over 90 academic papers and edited or authored 18 books on Asian financial markets.


Dr. Rhee was a founding member and board member of the Ohana Pacific Bank, which is a state-chartered bank and serves ethnic minority business communities (Korean, Chinese, Philippine, Viet Nam, and Indonesian) in Hawaii. The Bank has been in business since June 2006. He received the 2001 Archimedes Award from University of Catania (Sicily) and Erasmus University (Netherlands) for his contribution to academic research on Asian capital markets.




Jason D. Shaw, PhD

Incoming Editor of Academy of Management Journal

Chair Professor of Management

Co-Director, Centre for Leadership and Innovation

Faculty of Business

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Research Interests: Team Effectiveness, The Psychology of Pay, Organizational Turnover, and Person-Environment Congruence Issues.


Jason D. Shaw (Ph.D., University of Arkansas) is Chair Professor of Management in the Faculty of Business at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is the incoming Editor of Academy of Management Journal (July, 2016). Prior to his appointment at PolyU, he was the Curtis L. Carlson School-wide Professor in the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, and also served on the faculties of the University of Kentucky and Drexel University. His research has appeared in the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Strategic Management Journal, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Personnel Psychology, and Journal of Management, among other scientific outlets. He served as Associate Editor of the Academy of Management Journal from 2010 to 2013. He has served or is serving on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management, Organizational Psychology Review, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Vocational Behavior, and Journal of Managerial Issues. Professor Shaw has served on the editorial board of Frontiers of Business Research in China since 2016. Professor Shaw previously served in elected leadership positions on the Executive Committee of the Academy of Management and the Board of Governors of the Southern Management Association.



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