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Fiona Kun Yao

Assistant Professor of Business Administration


Educational Background

Ph.D., Business Administration, University of California at Berkeley, 2013
M.S., Business Administration, University of California at Berkeley, 2008
M.Phil., Management and Organizations, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2006
M.A., Management, Nanjing University, 2002
B.A., Management, Nanjing University, 1999

Recent Publications

Li, J., Qian, C., Yao, K. Forthcoming. Confidence in Imitation: Intra- and Inter-organizational Effects in Foreign Market Entry Location Decisions (Authorship Listed Alphabetically with Equal Contribution). Strategic Management Journal

Li, Y., Yao, K., Ahlstrom, D. Forthcoming. The Social Dilemma of Bribery in Emerging Economy: A Dynamic Model of Emotion, Social Value, and Institutional Uncertainty. Asia Pacific Journal of Management

Li, J., Yao, K. 2010. The Role of Reference Groups in International Investment Decisions by Firms from Emerging Economies. Journal of International Management, 16: 143-153

Honors and Awards

IBER Dissertation Award, University of California, Berkeley, 2012

IRLE GSR Research Support Award, University of California, Berkeley, 2011-2012

Teaching and Research Interests

Multinational Management, International Business

Foreign Direct Investment, Emerging Economies, Corporate Governance, Executive Stock Options