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Jian Gu

Jian Gu

Professional Details

Title: Associate Professor
Office: CC-221
Phone: 978-542-6660
Email: jian.gu@salemstate.edu
Resume: Jian Gu [DOC 53KB]

Spring Courses

Cat. # Term Course # Title
1503 02 BUS470 Business Policy & Strategy
1505 04 BUS470 Business Policy & Strategy
1507 06 BUS470 Business Policy & Strategy
1541 01 MGT472 Transnational Management
1994 S1 BUS470 Business Policy & Strategy
1995 S2 BUS470 Business Policy & Strategy
2864 S1 MGT472 Transnational Management

Professional Biography

1994 BS degree in International Economics from Nankai, China 1996 MS degree in International Business from Nankai, China Coming from China to U.S.A. in 1996 1997-2003 PhD degree from Temple University, Philadelphia, PA Teaching as an assistant professor from 2002.

Professional Interests

Cross-Border mergers and acquisitions

Responsibilities

Business Policy and Strategy at both undergraduate and MBA level International Management International Business

Selected Publications

"Strategic Modularization and Performance Implications in the Brazilian Automotive Industry" (second author), International Journal of Automotive Technology and Management Vol. 5 #4, pp430-460, 2005. "Links Between Acquiring Firm Resources and International Diversification Strategy in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions", submitted to Journal of International Management. It is currently under review. "Distribution system Choice in Service Industries: An Analysis of the International Insurance Market", coauthor with Ronaldo Parente and Choi, currently under the first round review at Journal of International Management.

Selected Presentations

"Independent Agents or Direct Writing? Distribution System Choices by Multinational Insurance Firms" (coauthor with Ronaldo Parente and Paul Choi), presented at the Academy of International Business international annual conference in Quebec City, Canada in July 2005 "Fit Between Resources, Diversification Strategy, and Performance in Cross-Border Acquisitions", presented at Academy of Management national annual conference in New Orleans, LA in August 2004 "Performance of Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions", presented at Academy of Management national annual conference in Seattle, WA in August 2003 "Links Between Acquiring Firm Resources and International Diversification Strategy in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions", presented at Academy of Management national annual conference in Washington DC in August 2001 "Evaluating Trust as an Alternative to Control Mechanisms in International Joint Ventures", presented at Eastern Academy of Management annual conference in New York in May 2001

Personal Interests

travel, European history, military affairs, arts