Chengguang Li is endowed professor for strategic management at the TUM School of Management, TUM Campus Heilbronn. He and his team conduct research on the strategy of multinational enterprises (MNEs), small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), and family firms, with an emphasis on global strategy. They examine the role of the institutional environment in mergers and acquisitions (M&As), joint ventures, and strategic alliances, among other topics.
Professor Li studied industrial engineering at the Technical University of Berlin and obtained a Master of Science from the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and a Master of Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Prior to joining academia, he worked as a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Roland Berger in Berlin, Dubai, and Munich.
Areas of interest
Li., C. (forthcoming). Cultural friction in international joint ventures: Whose cultural distance affects market reactions? Journal of Management.
Li, C., & Haleblian, J. (2022). The influence of nation-level institutions on acquisition premiums: A cross-country comparative study, Journal of Management, 48(8): 878–904.
Li., C., & Gelfand, M. J. (2022). The influence of cultural tightness-looseness on cross-border acquisition performance, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 195: 1–15.
Li, C., & Reuer, J. R. (2022). The impact of corruption on market reactions to international strategic alliances, Journal of International Business Studies, 53(1): 187–202.
Li, C., Shenkar, O., Newburry, W., & Tang, Y. (2021). How country reputation differentials influence market reaction to international acquisitions, Journal of Management Studies, 58(6): 1609–1639.
Meyer, K. E., Li, C., & Schotter, A. P. J. (2020). Managing the MNE subsidiary: Advancing a multi-level and dynamic research agenda, Journal of International Business Studies, 51(4): 538–576.
Li, C., Arikan, I., Shenkar, O., & Arikan, A. (2020). The impact of country-dyadic conflicts on market reaction to cross-border acquisitions, Journal of International Business Studies, 51(3): 299–325.
Li, C., Brodbeck, F. C., Shenkar, O., Ponzi, L., & Fisch, J. H. (2017). Embracing the foreign: Cultural attractiveness and international strategy. Strategic Management Journal, 38(4): 950–971.