Publications:

IMPORTANT PUBLICATIONS (Peer-reviewed)

Deng, P. & Zhang, S. 2018. Institutional quality and internationalization of emerging market firms: Focusing on Chinese SMEs. Journal of Business Research, 92(11): 279-289 (SSCI listed; 2017 Impact Factor: 2.509; ISI Journal Citation Reports @ Ranking: 62/140 (Business).

Deng, P., Liu, Y., Gallagher, V., C. & Wu, X. 2018. International strategies of emerging market multinationals: A dynamic capabilities perspective. Journal of Management & Organization (SSCI listed; 2017 Impact Factor: 1.189; published online: 14 January 2018).

Tian, M., Deng, P.*, Zhang, Y., & Salmador, M. P. 2018. How does culture influence innovation? A systematic literature review. Management Decision, 56(5): 1088-1107 (SSCI listed, 2017 Impact Factor: 1.525; *corresponding author).

Yan, H., Wang, J., & Deng, P. 2018. Outbound linkage and inbound leverage for emerging multinationals: A signaling theory perspective. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 35(2): 247-272 (SSCI listed; 2017 Impact Factor: 2.474; ISI Journal Citation Reports @ Ranking: 76/209 (Management).

Deng, P. & Wu, B. 2017. Cracking the Western markets: International acquisitions by Chinese enterprises in advanced economies. Tsinghua Business Review, 7(9): 48-55 (published in Chinese by Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management, a top-tier management journal in China).

Deng, P. 2017. Revitalizing outward FDI from emerging economies: A social relational perspective. 2017 Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting Best Papers (Proceedings), August 4-8, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, pp. 1-6.

Li, Q. & Deng, P.* 2017. From international new ventures to MNCs: Crossing the chasm effect on internationalization path. Journal of Business Research, 70(1): 92-100 (SSCI listed; 2017 Impact Factor: 2.509; ISI Journal Citation Reports @ Ranking: 62/140 (Business); *corresponding author).

Deng, P., Yang, X., Wang, L., & Doyle, B. 2017. Chinese investment in advanced economies: Opportunities and challenges (Guest editorial perspective article). Thunderbird International Business Review, 59(4): 461-471 (2015 RG Journal Impact: 1.94).

Yang, M. & Deng, P.* 2017. Cross-border M&As by Chinese companies in advanced countries: Antecedents and implications. Thunderbird International Business Review, 59(3): 263-280 (2015 RG Journal Impact: 1.94; *corresponding author).

Ying, Y., Deng, P., & Liu. Y. 2016. Strategic flexibility, institutional hardship, and international expansion strategy of Chinese new ventures. China: An International Journal, 14(4): 118-130 (SSCI listed).

Deng, P. & Wu, B. 2016. Institutional escapism and internationalization of SMEs: Evidence from Chinese private firms. 2016 Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting Best Papers (Proceedings), August 5-9, Anaheim, California, USA, pp. 1-6.

Yang, M. & Deng, P.* 2016. Performance of cross-border M&As by emerging MNCs: A multiple measurement and multi-level analysis. 2016 Academy of Management (AOM) Best Papers, August 5-9, Anaheim, California, USA, pp. 1-6. (*corresponding author).

Deng, P. & Yang, M. 2015. Cross-border mergers and acquisitions by emerging market firms: A comparative investigation. International Business Review, 24(1): 157-172 (SSCI listed; 2017 Impact Factor: 2.754; ISI Journal Citation Reports @ Ranking: 49/140 (Business); #1 most cited article in the journal published in the year of 2015 based on all major citation index; Google scholar: 103 citations, SSCI: 48, ResearchGate: 63, and Scopus: 53, as of August 2018. Based on Scopus, it is #1 most cited article published in the journal after 2015, as shown on the cover page of the journal's website).

Liu, Y. & Deng, P. 2014. Chinese cross-border M&A: Past achievement, contemporary debates and future direction. Advances in Mergers & Acquisitions, 13: 85-107 (Google scholars: 27 citations, and ResearchGate: 26, as of August 2018).

Deng, P. 2013. Chinese outward direct investment research: Theoretical integration and recommendations. Management and Organization Review, 9(3): 513-539 (SSCI listed; 2013 Impact Factor: 3.277; Ranking: 24/172 (Management); #1 journal on Chinese management research; #2 most cited article published in the journal in 2013; awarded as finalist in MOR/PUP (Peking University Press) Best Paper Award of Chinese Theory of Management, The 8th Biennial IACMR Conference, Wuhan, June 2018; Google Scholar: 95 citations, SSCI: 49, and ResearchGate: 68, as of August 2018).

Deng, P. 2013. Absorptive capacity, competitive advantages, cross-border M&As by Chinese enterprises. Academia Bimestrie, 4: 41-49 (in Chinese).

Deng, P. 2012. The internationalization of Chinese firms: A critical review and future research. International Journal of Management Reviews, 14(4): 408-427 (SSCI listed; 2017 Impact Factor: 6.489; Ranking: 8/140 (Business); 8/209 (Management); top ten most cited article despite its publication in the last issue of 2012; Google Scholar: 147 citations, SSCI: 67, and ResearchGate: 103, as of August 2018).

Deng, P. 2012. Accelerated internationalization by MNCs from emerging economies: Determinants and implications. Organizational Dynamics, 41(4): 318-326 (SSCI listed; Google Scholar: 29 citations, SSCI: 12, and ResearchGate: 21, as of August 2018).

Deng, P. 2010. What determines performance of cross-border M&A by Chinese companies? An absorptive capacity perspective. Thunderbird International Business Review, 52(6): 509-524 (2015 RG Journal Impact: 1.94; top three most cited articles published in the journal in 2010; Google Scholar: 80 citations and ResearchGate: 57, as of August 2018).

Deng, P. 2010. Advances in the internationalization of Chinese firms: A critical review and research agenda. Academy of Management (AOM) Best Paper Proceedings, August 6-10, Montreal, Canada, pp. 1-6 (awarded Douglas Nigh Memorial Best Paper Award Finalist).

Deng, P. 2010. Absorptive capacity and a failed cross-border M&A. Management Research Review, 33(7): 673-682.

Deng, P. 2009. Why do Chinese firms tend to acquire strategic assets in international expansion? Journal of World Business, 44(1): 74-84. (SSCI listed; 2017 Impact Factor: 3.993; Ranking: 22/140 (Business); #1 most cited article published in the journal in 2009 and one of the most influential articles on the internationalization of Chinese firms, based on all major citation index; Google scholar: 682 citations, SSCI: 305, Scopus: 331, and ResearchGate: 428, as of August 2018; According to Thomson Reuters Web of Science, this is a "Highly Cited Paper"; ever since January/February 2014, it has consistently received enough citations to place it in the top 1% of its academic field based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year (Essential Science Indicators¿).

Deng, P. 2007. Investing for strategic resources and its rationale: The case of outward FDI from Chinese companies. Business Horizons, 50(1): 71-81 (SSCI listed; 2017 Impact Factor: 2.588; Ranking: 57/140 (Business); top three most cited articles published in the journal in 2007; collected in the Harvard Business Case Studies; Google Scholar: 364 citations, Scopus: 165, and ResearchGate: 213, as of August 2018).

Chen, T., Jin, W. & Deng, P.  2007. Analysis of win-win situation in cross-border M&A: From synergies and bidding perspectives.  International Economic Cooperation, 9: 14-19; the entire paper selected to appear in Xinhua Digest, 2007 (24): 57-59.

Chen, T., Deng, P. & Jin, W. 2007. Approaches to acquiring strategic assets for Chinese firms. International Economic Cooperation, 6: 12-17 (in Chinese).

Chen, T., Deng, P. & Jin, W. 2007. Probing strategically into China¿s outbound FDI: Institutional, transaction costs, and resource-based perspectives. International Economic Cooperation, 2: 51-57 (in Chinese).

Deng, P. 2005. Strategic resources and foreign investment: A case of Chinese firms. Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives, Winter: 28-38.

Deng, P. 2004. Outward investments by Chinese MNCs: Motivation and implications. Business Horizons, 47(3): 8-16 (SSCI listed; 2017 Impact Factor: 2.588; Ranking: 57/140 (Business); top two most citied articles published in the journal in 2004; Google scholar: 467 citations, Scopus: 195, and ResearchGate: 252, as of August 2018).

Deng, P. 2004. Determinants of outward FDI by Chinese companies: Analysis with eclectic theory. Business Journal, Winter: 16-25.

Deng, P. 2003. Foreign investment by multinationals from emerging countries: The case of China. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 10(2): 113-124 (SSCI listed; 2017 Impact Factor: 1.672; one of the top .three most citied articles published in the journal in 2003; Google scholars: 140 citations and ResearchGate: 68, as of August 2018).

Deng, P. 2003. The choice of WFOEs in China: An integrative framework. American Business Review, January: 113-123.

Deng, P. 2002. Choosing wholly foreign-owned subsidiaries in China: A theoretical model. Southwest Review of International Business Research, 12: 247-258.

Deng, P. 2001. WFOEs: The most popular entry mode into China. Business Horizons, 44(3): 63-72 (SSCI listed; 2017 Impact Factor: 2.588; Ranking: 57/140 (Business); Google Scholar: 81 citations, and ResearchGate: 39, as of August 2018).

Deng, P. 2000. Relative gains approach to Taiwan¿s restriction of investment in China in the 1990s. Asian Survey, 40(6): 958-980 (SSCI listed; Google scholar: 42 citations, as of August 2018).

Deng, P. 1998. Impact of GATT Uruguay Round on various industries. American Business Review, June: 22-29.

Deng, P. et al. 1997. Foreign trade zones & the global exports: The case of the U.S. Southwestern Economics Review, March: 31-38.

Deng, P. 1997. U.S.-Chinese business relations in the late 1990s and beyond. Virginia Social Science Journal, Winter: 1-16 (awarded the First Place-Graduate Scholar Award).

BOOKS AND BOOK CHAPTERS

Deng, P. 2014. International strategies by emerging market multinationals: A dynamic capabilities approach. Published in the book, Research on the Impact of Global Economic Integration and Information Networking Sustainable Corporate Development (edited by Shuming Zhao et al.), Nanjing University Press, Nanjing, pp. 153-172.

Deng, P. & Yang, M. 2014. Cross-border mergers and acquisitions by emerging economic MNCs: A comparative perspective. Published in the book, Research on the Impact of Global Economic Integration and Information Networking Sustainable Corporate Development (edited by Shuming Zhao et al.), Nanjing University Press, Nanjing, pp. 279-300.

Deng, P. 2012. Effects of absorptive capacity on international acquisitions by Chinese firms: A case study investigation. Published in the book, Chinese International Investments, (edited by Ilan Alon et al.), Palgrave Macmillan Press, pp. 137-153.

Deng, P. 2008. Investing for strategic resources and its rationale. A book chapter collected in the book, Multinational Enterprise Theory (edited by Jeffrey A. Krug & John D. Daniels), SAGE Publications, pp. 250-264.

Deng, P. 2008. Resources, capability, and outbound FDI from Chinese companies. Published in the book, The Globalization of Chinese Enterprises, edited by Ilan Alon and John Mclntyre (Palgrave Macmillan) (lead chapter), pp. 17-30.

Deng, P. 2005. Outward foreign investment by Chinese multinationals: Current issues and future trends. Published in On the Frontiers of Science (in Chinese), Vol. 3, Tsinghua University Press, Beijing, pp. 266-284.

Deng, P. 1996. Strategic impact of GATT Uruguay round upon the MNCs. Published in the book, Northeast Review of International Business Research, pp. 81-87.

CONFERENCE PAPERS (PROCEEDINGS)

Liu, Y., Deng, P., & Ying, Y. 2018. Mutual dependence, knowledge acquisition, and product innovation. Paper presented at the 78th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), August 10-14, 2018, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Tian, M., Deng, P., Fan, R., & Li, C. 2018. How does culture influence innovation? A systematic literature review. Paper presented at the 78th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), August 10-14, 2018, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Zhang, S., & Deng, P. 2018. Internationalization of Chinese SMEs: Roles of domestic institutional quality. Paper presented at the AIB (Academy of International Business) Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, USA, June 25-28, 2018.

Tian, M., & Deng, P. 2018. Cross-cultural studies and innovation. A systematic literature review. Paper presented at the AIB (Academy of International Business) Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, USA, June 25-28, 2018.

Deng, P. 2018. Outward FDI from emerging economies: A social relational perspective. Paper presented at the 8th Biennial Meeting of the International Association of Chinese Management Research (IACMR), Wuhan, China, June 13-17, 2018.

Zhang, S., & Deng, P. 2018. Institutional quality and internationalization of emerging market firms: Focusing on Chinese SMEs. Paper presented at the 8th Biennial Meeting of the International Association of Chinese Management Research (IACMR), Wuhan, China, June 13-17, 2018.

Deng, P. & Wu, B. 2017. Emerging market SMEs and internationalization: An institutional escapism perspective. Paper presented at the 2017 Academy of Management (AOM) Meeting, August 4-8, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Deng, P. 2017. Revitalizing outward FDI from emerging economies: A social relational perspective. Paper presented at the 2017 Academy of Management (AOM) Meeting, August 4-8, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; it has been judged by the reviewers as one of the best accepted papers in the International Management (IM) Division Program.

Zhang, S., & Deng, P. 2017. Institutional fragility, firm-level factors, and internationalization: The case of Chinese SMEs. Paper presented at the 2017 Academy of Management (AOM) Meeting, August 4-8, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Wu, B. & Deng, P. 2016. Institutional escapism and internationalization of SMEs: Evidence from Chinese private firms. Paper presented at the 2016 Academy of Management (AOM) Meeting, August 5-9, Anaheim, California, USA; it has been judged by the reviewers as one of the best accepted papers in the Business Policy and Strategy (BPS) Division Program.

Yang, M. & Deng, P. 2016. Performance of cross-border M&As by emerging MNCs: A multiple measurement and multi-level analysis. Paper presented at the 2016 Academy of Management (AOM) Meeting, August 5-9, Anaheim, California, USA; it has been judged by the reviewers as one of the best accepted papers in the International Management (IM) Division Program.

Liu, Y. Deng, P, Ying, Y. & Wei, J. 2016. Knowledge transfer in R&D alliances, environmental turbulence, and innovation for emerging MNEs. Paper presented at the 2016 Academy of Management (AOM) Meeting, August 5-9, Anaheim, California, USA.

Yang, M. & Deng, P. 2016. Cross-border M&As by emerging market multinationals: A multiple performance measurement and analysis. Paper presented at the Academy of International Business (AIB) 2016 Conference, June 27-30, New Orleans, USA; it was nominated for Best Paper Award on the Emerging Economies Track.

Liu, Y. & Deng, P. 2016. Environmental turbulence, alliance knowledge transfer, and innovation performance of emerging multinationals. Paper presented at the Academy of International Business (AIB) 2016 Conference, June 27-30, New Orleans, USA.

Yang, M. & Deng, P. 2016. International acquisitions by Chinese firms in advanced countries: A macro-level analysis. Paper presented at the Biennial Conference of the International Association of Chinese Management Research (IACMR), June 15-19, Hangzhou, China. 2016.

Li, Q. & Deng, P. 2016. From international new ventures to MNCs: Crossing the chasm effect on internationalization paths. Paper presented at the Biennial Conference of the International Association of Chinese Management Research (IACMR), June 15-19, Hangzhou, China. 2016.

Wu, B. & Deng, P. 2016. Institutional escapism and internationalization of Chinese SMEs. Paper presented at the Biennial Conference of the International Association of Chinese Management Research (IACMR), June 15-19, Hangzhou, China.

Deng, P. 2015. Advancing theories from research on Chinese foreign investment: Practices and recommendations, panel paper presented at the 2015 Academy of Management (AOM) Meeting, August 6-11, Vancouver, Canada; the symposium has been voted as Organization & Management Theory (OMT) Division Nominee for the Emerald Best International Symposium Award.

Deng, P. & Yang, M. 2015. Resource dependence, macro contexts, and cross-border M&As by emerging market multinationals. Paper presented at the 2015 Academy of Management (AOM) Meeting, August 6-11, Vancouver, Canada.

Deng, P. 2015. International acquisitions by Chinese firms in developed economies and in the USA. Paper presented at the key conference panel of China Business Studies Initiative ¿ Cracking the U.S. Market: Opportunities and Threats for Chinese Multinationals, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA, February 26-28.

Deng, P. & Yang, M. 2015. Antecedents of overseas M&As by Chinese firms in developed economies, paper presented at the conference of China Business Studies Initiative ¿ Cracking the U.S. Market: Opportunities and Threats for Chinese Multinationals, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA, February 26-28.

Deng, P., Liu, Y. & Gallagher. 2014. International Strategies by emerging market companies: A dynamic capabilities perspective. Paper presented at the 2014 Academy of Management (AOM) Meeting, August 1-5, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Deng, P., Sun, L., Liu, Y. & Gallagher. 2014. Dynamic capabilities and international strategies: A focus on emerging market companies. Paper presented at the 6th Biennial IACMR Conference, June 18-22, Beijing, China. The paper was also judged as the best conference paper award finalist.

Deng, P. & Yang, M. 2014. Cross-border mergers and acquisitions by emerging market firms: A comparative investigation. Paper presented at the 6th Biennial IACMR (International Association for Chinese Management Research) Conference, June 18-22, Beijing, China.

Yang, M. & Deng, P. 2014. Chinese cross-border M&A in advanced economies: Antecedents and implications. Paper presented at the 2014 Academy of International Business (AIB) Meeting, June 24-26, Vancouver, Canada.

Deng, P. 2013. Developing theories from research on Chinese overseas investment: Practices, trends, and direction. Paper presented at the 2013 Academy of Management (AOM) Meeting, August 9-13, Orlando, Florida, USA.

Yang, M. & Deng, P. 2013. Chinese cross-border M&As in developed and developing markets: A comparative investigation. Paper presented at the 2013 AOM Meeting, August 9-13, Orlando, Florida, USA.

Deng, P. 2012. Corporate social responsibility and outward FDI by Chinese MNCs: A strategic choice perspective. Panel paper presented at the symposium of the 5th Biennial IACMR Conference, June 20-24, Hong Kong, China.

Deng, P. 2012. How Research on the Internationalization of Chinese MNCs could be done for theoretical extension and development. Paper presented at the 5th Biennial IACMR Conference, June 20-24, Hong Kong, China.

Deng, P. 2011. International expansion of Chinese MNCs: A case truly for theoretical extension and development? Proceedings of the Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting, August 12-16, San Antonio, Texas, USA.

Deng, P. 2010. Cross-border acquisitions, absorptive capacity and performance: Comparison with two Chinese multinationals. Paper presented at the 4th IACMR Biennial Shanghai Conference, June 16-20, Shanghai, China.