Yiu, Daphne Wing-yee

BBA (HKUST); MPhil (CUHK); PhD (Oklahoma)

Professor
Chairperson, Department of Management
Associate Director, Centre for Business Sustainability

Contact

Department of Management

Room 830A, 8/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 7898

dyiu@cuhk.edu.hk

Biography

Daphne Yiu is the Chairperson and Professor of the Department of Management at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She received her Ph.D. in Management from the Michael F. Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma. Her research interests lie in corporate and international strategy, strategies in emerging markets and Asia, business groups, corporate governance and business sustainability, and international entrepreneurship. Prof. Yiu has published in leading management journals including Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal, among others. She was elected as the President of Asia Academy of Management, a Fellow of Asia Academy of Management, and Representatives-at-Large at the Global Strategy Interest Group of the Strategic Management Society. She is currently serving as a Senior Editor at Journal of World Business, Senior Editor at Asia Pacific Journal of Management, and Editor at Corporate Governance: An International Review. She is also editorial board member of a number of top-tier journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Science, etc. She received the CUHK Young Researcher Award, AMJ Best Reviewer Award, publications with top downloads, best conference paper awards, and teaching awards. Prof. Yiu is serving as the Associate Director of the Centre for Business Sustainability, chairman of the management committee of Centre for International Business Studies, management committee member of the Centre for Entrepreneurship, and steering committee member of China Studies, one of the four key strategic areas of research at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is appointed as a member of Business Studies Panel, Research Grants Council, and the UGC Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme Selection Panel, Hong Kong SAR Government. Prof. Yiu has given keynote speeches at a number of academic and professional associations, and consulting advice to think tanks and organisations.

Teaching Areas

Advanced Seminar in Management Theory
Strategic Management
Global Strategy
China Business
Corporate Governance and CSR

Research Interests

Corporate and International Strategy
Strategy in Emerging Economies
Corporate and Social Entrepreneurship
Corporate Governance and Firm-Stakeholder Relationship
Crisis and Strategic Response Strategy

  • Grants
    • “Transforming Internship for Transformative Learning and Reciprocal Knowledge Transfer between University and Workplace”, Teaching & Learning Grants awarded by University Grants Committee with HK$9.7 million, 2017-2020
    • “Strategic Signaling and IPO Performance: A Social Judgement Perspective”, General Research Fund awarded by Research Grants Council with HK$467,758, 2019-2021
    • “Communication Accommodation and Organizational Identity and Image: A Study of Hong Kong Firm’s Organizational Legitimacy in Mainland China”, General Research Fund awarded by Research Grants Council with HK$278,258, 2014-2015
    • “Corporate Reputation Repair and Linguistics (基于解释水平理论的企业声誉修复行为和语言研究)”, awarded by National Science Foundation with CN¥200,000, 2014-2016
    • “Public Shaming and Corporate Fraud in Transition Economies: A Stigmatization Process Model in China”, General Research Fund awarded by Research Grants Council with HK$256,094, 2013-2014 (Principal Investigator)
    • “Corporate Financial Frauds and Internal Governance Restructuring in Transition Economies: A Dual Consideration of the Political and Social Processes”, General Research Fund awarded by Research Grants Council with HK$444,000, 2011-2013 (Principal Investigator)
    • “International Diversification Strategies of Business Groups in Emerging Economies”, General Research Fund awarded by Research Grants Council with HK$572,561, 2007-2009 (Principal Investigator)
    • “International Business and Emerging Economics”, Scheme B awarded by Focused Investments Scheme with HK$1,100,000, 2010-2013
    • “Impression Management in Social Media: A Study of Offshoring”, Direct Grants awarded by CUHK Research Committee Funding with HK$50,000, 2012-2012 (Principal Investigator)
    • “Strategic Share Allocation and IPO Valuation in China”, Direct Grants awarded by CUHK Research Committee Funding with HK$45,000, 2010-2011 (Principal Investigator)
    • “Market or Asset Exploitation: A Study of Chinese Firms in Hong Kong”, Direct Grants awarded by CUHK Research Committee Funding with HK$60,000, 2009-2011 (Principal Investigator)
    • “Media and Corporate Governance in Transition Economies”, Direct Grants awarded by CUHK Research Committee Funding with HK$49,098, 2008-2009 (Principal Investigator)
    • “Institutionalization and Internationalization: International Diversification Strategies of Chinese Business Groups during Institutional Transition”, Direct Grants awarded by CUHK Research Committee Funding with HK$70,000, 2007-2008 (Principal Investigator)
    • “Government, Business Groups, and Innovation Strategies during Institutional Transition in China: Innovation Diffusion among Member Firms in A Business Group”, Direct Grants awarded by CUHK Research Committee Funding with HK$56,000, 2006-2007 (Principal Investigator)
  • Awards & Honours
    • Best Reviewer Award, Academy of Management Journal
    • Best Paper Award, Organization Theory Track, the 9th Asia Academy of Management Conference, 2014
    • Finalist of the Haynes Prize, Award for Young Researcher, the 2010 Academy of International Business Annual Conference, 2010
    • Young Researcher Award, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2010
    • One of the Top Five Download Papers at Entrepreneurship, Theory, and Practice, 2008
    • Finalist of the Best Paper Award, Asia Academy of Management Conference 2008, 2008
    • Finalist of the Best Paper Award, Asia Academy of Management Conference 2004, 2004
    • Finalist of the Barry M. Richman Best Dissertation Award, International Management Division, Academy of Management, 2003
    • Course Teaching Award, Faculty of Business Administration, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2002
    • Beta Gamma Sigma, 2002
    • Academy of Management – Business Policy & Strategy Division Doctoral Consortium, 2001
    • Daniel Wren Student Support Award, University of Oklahoma, 2001
    • Academy of Management – International Management Division Doctoral Consortium, 2000
    • Academy of International Business Doctoral Consortium, 2000
    • Ronald B. Shuman Management Ph.D. Award, University of Oklahoma, 2000
    • Rath Fellowship in Strategic Management, University of Oklahoma, 1997-2001
  • Academic/Professional Services
    • Business Studies Panel, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong SAR Government, 2017-Present
    • Editorial Board Member, Academy of Management Review, 2017-Present
    • Editorial Board Member, Organization Science, 2016-Present
    • Outgoing President, Asia Academy of Management, 2015-Present
    • Senior Editor, Journal of World Business, 2015-Present
    • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Cross-cultural Management, 2015-Present
    • Editorial Board Member, Academy of Management Journal, 2013-Present
    • Board Member, Asia Academy of Management Corp. Ltd., 2012-Present
    • Editorial Board Member, Oxford Research Reviews: Business and Management, 2012-Present
    • Senior Editor, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 2009-Present
    • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Management Studies, 2005-Present
    • Co-editor, Long Range Planning Special Issue: China Business and International Competitiveness: Economics, Politics, and Technology, 2012-2016
    • President, Asia Academy of Management, 2013-2015
    • Representative at Large, Strategic Management Society Global Strategy Interest Group, 2013-2014
    • Treasurer, Asia Academy of Management, 2011-2012