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Zhixiang(Steven) Liang

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School of Administrative Studies

Assistant Professor

Email: zliang@yorku.ca


Dr. Zhixiang (Steven) Liang is Assistant Professor of Management and teaches strategy management and international business at York University. Dr. Liang received Ph.D. in Business Administration from John Molson School of Business, Concordia University. His research interests focus on how institutional environments interact with corporate governance and strategies in different business contexts. His recent works address such issues as comparative corporate governance, business groups, market entry, and foreign direct investment. He has publications in a wide range of academic journals, including Journal of World Business, Industrial and Corporate Change. Before joining academic, Dr. Liang served multiple positions in finance industry, non-profit organizations, and consulting firms in China.

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Degrees

Ph. D, Concordia University

Research Interests

Management , Emerging markets, International Business, Global Strategy, Corporate Governance
Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Liang, Z. & Carney, M., (2020) Business Group Persistence and Institutional Maturity: The Role of Management Practices, Industrial and Corporate Change, 29(6), 1483-1503

2020

Carney, M., Estrin, S., Liang, Z., & Shapiro, D. (2019). National institutional systems, foreign ownership, and firm performance: The case of understudied countries. Journal of World Business, 54(4), 244-257

2019

Estrin, S., Liang, Z., Shapiro, D &. Carney, M., (2018). State Capitalism, Economic Systems and Performance of State-Owned Firms. Acta Oeconomica, 69(s1), 175-193

2018



Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2021 AP/ADMS4900 3.0 F Management Policy Part I REMT
Fall 2021 AP/ADMS4900 3.0 G Management Policy Part I REMT


Dr. Zhixiang (Steven) Liang is Assistant Professor of Management and teaches strategy management and international business at York University. Dr. Liang received Ph.D. in Business Administration from John Molson School of Business, Concordia University. His research interests focus on how institutional environments interact with corporate governance and strategies in different business contexts. His recent works address such issues as comparative corporate governance, business groups, market entry, and foreign direct investment. He has publications in a wide range of academic journals, including Journal of World Business, Industrial and Corporate Change. Before joining academic, Dr. Liang served multiple positions in finance industry, non-profit organizations, and consulting firms in China.

Degrees

Ph. D, Concordia University

Research Interests

Management , Emerging markets, International Business, Global Strategy, Corporate Governance

All Publications


Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Liang, Z. & Carney, M., (2020) Business Group Persistence and Institutional Maturity: The Role of Management Practices, Industrial and Corporate Change, 29(6), 1483-1503

2020

Carney, M., Estrin, S., Liang, Z., & Shapiro, D. (2019). National institutional systems, foreign ownership, and firm performance: The case of understudied countries. Journal of World Business, 54(4), 244-257

2019

Estrin, S., Liang, Z., Shapiro, D &. Carney, M., (2018). State Capitalism, Economic Systems and Performance of State-Owned Firms. Acta Oeconomica, 69(s1), 175-193

2018



Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2021 AP/ADMS4900 3.0 F Management Policy Part I REMT
Fall 2021 AP/ADMS4900 3.0 G Management Policy Part I REMT