Professor Mike W. Peng (U. of Texas at Dallas) visits M&O

On September 27th 2018, the highly accomplished international business and strategy researcher Mike W. Peng visited the department of Management and Organisation to give a talk entitled "Behind Theoretical Innovation".

10/08/2018 | 11:27 AM

Prof. Peng’s seminar offered insights into theory development for academic journals and covered practical aspects such as sublimating empirical findings to sharpen theoretical contributions and building a theoretical connection to specific academic journals. Beyond the well-attended seminar, several M&O researchers, including Jingshu Du, Marco van Gelderen, Yulun Ma, and Wouter Stam had the opportunity for one-on-one conversations with Professor Peng. Professor Peng is currently the Jindal Chair of Global Strategy at the Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas. He is also a National Science Foundation CAREER Award winner and a Fellow of the Academy of International Business (AIB). At the University of Texas at Dallas, he has been the number one contributor to the list of 45 journals tracked by Financial Times, which ranked his institution as a top 20 school in research worldwide.