Ma, Xufei

BE (Xi'an Jiaotong); MBA (Saskatchewan); PhD (NUS)

Associate Professor
Director, Centre for Entrepreneurship


Department of Management

Room 812, 8/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 7799


Xufei Ma is an Associate Professor (tenured) of Management, and Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Director of the Centre of International Business Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He received his PhD in business policy from NUS Business School, National University of Singapore. His research interests lie in strategic management of multinational and entrepreneurial firms in and from emerging economies. He has published in leading management journals such as Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Academy of Management Journal, and Journal of Management, among others. He also serves as a Guest Editor for Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, and Journal of International Business Studies. He was the Winner of the Haynes Prize for the Most Promising Scholar from the Academy of International Business and received numerous grants and awards from CUHK, the Hong Kong SAR Government, and academic associations such as AIB, AOM, AAOM, and IACMR. He is the Dunning Visiting Fellow of the John Dunning Centre of International Business, the University of Reading. Prof. Ma teaches Strategic Management at BBA, MBA, and EMBA levels. Before joining the academia, he had worked in SINOCHME, a China-based Fortune Global 500 corporation, and had gained rich experience in trading, investment, and management.

Teaching Area

Strategic Management
Global Strategy
International Business
China Business
Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Research Interest

Multinational firms’ strategic issues in China
Chinese firms’ outward FDI
M&A institutions-based view of strategy