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Dean Xu (许德音) is Professor of Management at Monash Business School, Monash University. He received his PhD from the Schulich School of Business, York University in Canada. Previously, he has taught at Peking University, the University of Hong Kong, China Europe International Business School, and the University of Melbourne. Dean's research interests include multinational firm strategy, Chinese firm strategy, emerging economy firms, and organization theory. His research has appeared in top-tier management journals such as Academy of Management JournalAcademy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of International Business Studies, and Strategic Management Journal

Curriculum Vitae:

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research area keywords

  • Multinational Enterprise Strategy
  • Strategy in Emerging Economies
  • Innovation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Organization Theory