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Zhang, Yu

Associate Professor of Strategy, CEIBS

Dr. Zhang Yu is Associate Professor of Strategy at CEIBS. Dr. Zhang received his PhD in Management from INSEAD. Prior to joining CEIBS, he was Assistant Professor of Strategy at the Paul Merage School of Business, UC Irvine. His teaching interests include Strategic Management, Industry and Competitive Analysis, Business Model Innovation and Competition, and Corporate Governance.

Dr. Zhang’s research focuses on the interaction between strategy and capital markets. His research has been published in top journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science and Strategic Management Journal. He has been invited to present his research in leading business schools in Asia, Europe and North America, and to give keynote speech on leading industrial conferences such as the NACD Spring Forum.

Dr. Zhang has won Celebration of Teaching Dean’s Honoree Award from UC Irvine, Best Symposium Award from the Academy of Management, and Best PhD Student Paper Award from Strategic Management Society. His research on the role of corporate governance in regulating the impact of earnings pressure on firm strategy won the inaugural BlackRock/NACD Global Challenge for Innovation in Corporate Governance in 2013.

  • 2008, Ph.D. in Management, INSEAD
  • 2005, M.Sc., in Management, INSEAD
  • 2002, M.Sc., in Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • 1999, B.A., in Economics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University 
  • Interaction between Strategy and Capital Markets
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Corporate Governance 
  • Strategic Management
  • Industry and Competitive Analysis
  • Business Model Innovation and Competition
  • Managing Innovative Organizations
  • Corporate Governance
  • Celebration of Teaching Dean’s Honoree Award, UC Irvine
  • Best Symposium Award, Academy of Management
  • Best PhD Student Paper Award, Strategic Management Society
  • Zhang, Y., Gimeno, J. (2010). Earnings Pressure and Competitive Behavior: Evidence from the US Electricity Industry. Academy of Management Journal, 53(4), 743-768.
  • Zhang, Y., Gimeno, J. (2016). Earnings Pressure and Long-Term Corporate Governance: Can Long-Term-Oriented Investors and Managers Reduce the Quarterly Earnings Obsession? Organization Science, 27(2), 354–372. 
  • Bromiley, P., Rau, D., Zhang, Y. (2016). Is R&D Risky? Strategic Management Journal, forthcoming. 
  • Oh, H., Bae, J., Currim, I., Lim, J., Zhang, Y. (2016). Marketing Spending, Firm Visibility, and Asymmetric Stock Returns of Corporate Social Responsibility Strengths and Concerns. European Journal of Marketing,50(5/6), 838 - 862.
  • Currim, I., Lim, J., Zhang, Y. (2016) “Commitment to Marketing Spending through Recessions: Better or Worse Stock Market Returns?”. European Journal of Marketing, 50(12), 2134 - 2161.
  • Gong, Y., Zhang, Y., Xia, J. (2017) "Do Firms Learn More from Small or Big Successes and Failures?". Journal of Management, forthcoming.
  • Currim, I., Lim, J., Zhang, Y. (2017) “Commitment to Marketing Spending under Pressures from Analysts’ Earnings Expectations: Does it lead to Higher Stock Market Performance?”, Journal of Academy of Marketing Science, forthcoming.