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Chengguang Li

Assistant Professor, International Business

Chengguang Li

Contact Information


  • International Business
  • MNE strategy
  • Cross-cultural management

Research Publications

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Chengguang Li is an Assistant Professor of International Business at the Ivey Business School. His research focuses on the impact of contextual factors, such as the cultural environment, on multinational enterprise activities. His work has appeared in Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, and Harvard Business Review. His research has been funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and the German Research Foundation (DFG), among others. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of International Business Studies.

Prior to joining Ivey he was a postdoctoral research fellow and project leader for the Industry 4.0 initiative of the German Federal Ministry and a consultant at BCG and Roland Berger in Berlin, Munich, and Dubai.

Additional information and access to datasets can be found on his personal homepage.


  • Ph.D. Technical University of Munich
  • Master of Science, Nanyang Technological University
  • Master of Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Recent Refereed Articles

  • Li, C.; Reuer, J. R., (Forthcoming), "The impact of corruption on market reactions to international strategic alliances", Journal of International Business Studies.
  • Li, C.; Haleblian, J., (Forthcoming), "The influence of nation-level institutions on acquisition premiums: A cross-country comparative study", JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT.
  • Li, C.; Shenkar, O.; Newburry, W.; Tang, Y., 2021, "How Country Reputation Differentials Influence Market Reaction to International Acquisitions", Journal Of Management Studies, September 58(6): 1609 - 1639.
  • Meyer, K. E.; Li, C.; Schotter, A., 2020, "Managing the MNE subsidiary: Advancing a multi-level and dynamic research agenda", JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS STUDIES, June 51(4): 538 - 576.
  • Li, C.; Arikan, I.; Shenkar, O.; Arikan, A., 2020, "The impact of country-dyadic military conflicts on market reaction to cross-border acquisitions", JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS STUDIES, April 51(3): 299 - 325.
  • Gelfand, M.; Gordon, S.; Li, C.; Choi, V.; Prokopowicz, P., 2018, "One Reason Mergers Fail: The Two Cultures Aren’t Compatible", Harvard Business Review.
  • Li, C.; Isidor, R.; Dau, L.; Kabst, R., 2018, "The more the merrier? Immigrant share and entrepreneurial activities", Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, August 42(5): 698 - 733.
  • Li, C.; Brodbeck, F. C.; Shenkar, O.; Ponzi, L. J.; Fisch, J. H., 2017, "Embracing the foreign: Cultural attractiveness and international strategy", Strategic Management Journal, April 38(4): 950 - 971.
  • Li, C.; Parboteeah, K. P., 2015, "The effect of culture on the responsiveness of firms to mimetic forces: Imitative foreign joint venture entries into China, 1985–2003", Journal of World Business, July 50(3): 465 - 476.
  • Schneid,, M.; Isidor,, R.; Li, C.; Kabst,, R., 2015, "The influence of cultural context on the relationship between gender diversity and team performance: a meta-analysis", International Journal of Human Resource Management, March 26(6): 733 - 756.

For more publications please see our Research Database