Lin, Lisa Ya(林婭)


Assistant Professor


Department of Management

Room 840, 8/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 8553


Dr. Ya (Lisa) Lin is an Assistant Professor in Strategy and International Business at Department of Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She received her PhD from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2015. Her research passion resides in corporate strategies, innovation, international business and entrepreneurship. Specifically, she explores the micro-foundations of CEOs’ decision making and also the impacts of social networks on firm outcomes such as innovation, entrepreneurship, market entry and marketing behaviours. Over the past years, she has published several papers in top-tier management journals such as Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Production and Operations Management, and Journal of Management.

Research Interests

Strategic Management
International Business

  • Grants
    • “Is this a losing game? Asymmetric learning capabilities and learning outcomes in alliances”, Research Grant awarded by Hong Kong Research Grant Council, 2019-2022 (Principal Investigator)