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Ya-chun (Monica) Yang

Education Background
1997-2003 Ph.D. Organizational Behavior, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1996-1997 Visiting scholar, Wharton School doctoral program (University of Pennsylvania)
1996 M.A. Human Resource Management, National Sun-Yat Sen University
1994 B.A. Library Science and minor in Management, National Taiwan University

Teaching Background 
2017, Professor, Adelphi  University
2009, Associate Professor, Adelphi University
2003, Assistant Professor, Adelphi University
2002, Instructor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

Research Field


Yang, M. (2015). “Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions between China and Taiwan 1997-2010,” in Zhu, M. and Kastner, S. (eds.) Globalization and Security Relations across the Taiwan Strait in the Shadow of China, pp. 118-134. Routledge.

Yang, M. (2013). “Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions by China in Taiwan 1997-2010,” in  P. Chow (ed.) Economic Integration across the Taiwan Strait in Global Perspective. pp. 139-153. Edward Elgar.

Yang, M. (2012). “Outward Foreign Direct Investment Strategies by Firms from Emergent Markets: Literature Review,” in M. A. Rahim (ed.) Current Topics in Management, 16: 143-166. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Company.

Yang, M. (2007). “The Emergence and Evolution of New Organizational Forms: An Organizing Framework,” in M. A. Rahim (ed.) Current Topics in Management, 12: 31-49. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Company.

Wade, J., Porac, J. and Yang, M. (1999). "Interorganizational Personnel Dynamics, Population Evolution, and Population-level Learning," in A. Miner and P. Anderson (eds.) Advances in Strategic Management, pp.131-153. Stamford, Connecticut: JAI Press.


Cheng, C. and Yang, M. (2017) “Enhancing performance of cross-border mergers and acquisitions in developed markets: The role of business ties and technological innovation capability” Journal of Business Research, vol.81: 107-117.

Yang, M. and Deng, P. (2017) “Cross-border M&As by Chinese Companies in Advanced Countries: Antecedents and Implications?” Thunderbird International Business Reviewvol.59 (3): 263-280

Liou, R., Chao, M. and Yang, M. (2016) “Emerging Economies and Institutional Quality: Assessing the Different Effects of Institutional Distances on Ownership Strategy.”  Journal of World Business, vol.51 (4): 600-611. 

Yang, M. (2015). “Ownership Participation of Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions by Emerging Market Firms: Antecedents and Performance”. Management Decision, vol.53 (1): 221-246.

Deng, P. and Yang, M. (2015) “Chinese Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions in Developed and Developing Markets: A Comparative Investigation.” International Business Review. Vol. 24: 157-172.

Yang, M. and Hyland, M. (2012).  “Similarity in Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions: Imitation, Uncertainty and Experience Among Chinese Firms, 1985-2006.”  Journal of International Management. Vol. 18 (4): 352-365.

Yang, M. and Hyland, M. (2012). “Re-Examining Mimetic Isomorphism: Similarity in Mergers and Acquisitions in the Financial Service Industry.”  Management Decision, vol. 50 (6): 1076-1095.

Yang, M. (2009). “Isomorphic or Not? Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions by Chinese MNEs 1981-2006”.  Chinese Management Studies, vol. 3 (1), pp.43-57.

Yang, M. (2008). “An Institutional and Learning Perspective on the Content of Strategic Formation Choices of International Joint Ventures in China” International Journal of Chinese Culture and Management , vol. 1(4), pp. 375-390.

Yang, M.  and Hyland, M. (2006). “Who Do Firms Imitate? A Multi-Level Approach to Examining Sources of Imitation in the Choice of Mergers and Acquisitions”.  Journal of Management, vol. 32 (3), pp.381-399.  

Yang, M. and Ashley, A. (2006). "The Evolutionary Patterns in the Adoption of an Organizational Innovation: Introduction of Online Banking Services in the U.S. Commercial Banks". Cross Cultural Management, Vol. 13 (3), pp. 257-271.