ARTHUR K. O. YEUNG

 

China Europe International Business School                                       Suite 2603, Tower 10, Xuhui Garden

699 Hongfeng Road, Pudong                                                                                  968 Tianyaoqiao Road

Shanghai, P.R. China 201206                                                                      Shanghai, P.R. China 200030

Phone: (86) 21-2890-5636                                                                                  Phone: (86) 21 6457-8474

Fax: (86) 21-2890-5650                                                                                         Fax: (86) 21-6457-8474   

e-mail: ayeung@ceibs.edu                                                                              e-mail: ayeung@umich.edu

 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

·         Building organizational capabilities for strategic execution

·         Globalization of Chinese firms

·         Large-scale organizational transformation of Chinese firms

·         Building capabilities of HR function and competencies of HR professionals

 

 

EDUCATION

 

            1990          Ph. D.

                             Graduate School of Business, University of Michigan

                             Concentration: Strategic Human Resource Management, Organizational Theory,                                                   and Organizational Behavior

 

            1986          M. Phil.

                             Department of Management Studies, University of Hong Kong

                             Concentration: Comparative Management System

 

            1984          B.Soc.Sc.

                             Department of Management Studies, University of Hong Kong

 

 

PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND AWARDS

 

2009          “CEIBS Medal of Teaching Excellence” presented by China Europe Int. Business School for life-long achievement in teaching excellence

2009          “Most Favored EMBA Professor” voted by Graduating EMBA Class, CEIBS

2008          “Most Favored EMBA Professor” voted by Graduating EMBA Class, CEIBS

2007          Teaching Excellence Award” presented by China Europe Intl. Business School

2006          Teaching Excellence Award” presented by China Europe Intl. Business School

2004          “Most Outstanding Contribution to HR Profession” presented b SmartFortune Magazine, People Republic of China

            2002          “Outstanding HR Scholar of the Year” presented by SmartFortune Magazine, People Republic of China

            2002          “Gold Book Award” presented by Ministry of Economic Affairs, Republic of China for best management book for corporate executives and business owners

            1999          Featured as “Executive Development Guru” by Business Horizon

            1995          Recipient of the Best Research Paper of the Year Award: Human Resource

                             Planning Society

            1994          Recipient of the First Presidential Award for Professional Development,

                             San Francisco State University

                             (Receive a sabbatical leave for full-time research at Stanford University)

            1989          Recipient of Yoder-Heneman Personnel Research Award: Society of HRM


RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

 

A. Books

 

Yeung, Arthur, Katherine Xin, Waldemar Pfoertsch, and Liu Shengjun (2011). The Globalization of Chinese Companies: Strategies for Conquering International Markets.  Published by John Wiley

 

Yeung, Arthur, Nancy Dai and Ward Niou (2010).  Winning by Talent: How Best Employers Succeed in China.  Published by Commerical Press

 

Yeung, Arthur (2009).  Organizational Capability: Secrets of Sustainable Business Success.  Puclished by China Machinery Publisher.

 

Yeung, Arthur, Katherine Xin, Gary Liu, and Nancy Dai (2009).  Gains and Pains: Globalization of Chinese Firms.  Published by Commerical Press

 

Yeung, Arthur (2005).  Learning Edge.  Published by Huaxia, PRC.

 

Yeung, Arthur and David Yao (Ed.) (2002).  Talent Management Strategies in New Economy.  Published by United Economic Publisher, Taiwan

 

Yeung, Arthur, et al. (2001).  Organizational Learning Capability.  Published by United Economic Publisher, Taiwan.  Recipient of “Gold Book Award” by Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan

 

Yeung, Arthur, Dave Ulrich, Steve Nason, and Mary Ann Von Glinow (1999).  Organizational Learning Capability: How Organizations Generate and Generalize Ideas with Impact.  Published by Oxford University Press, New York.

 

Ho, David and Arthur Yeung (1993).  Strategic Human Resource Management.  Published by San Min Book Store (Taiwan).

 

 

B. Publications

 

Yeung, Arthur (2011). How Robust and Relevant is our HR Knowledge?  To be published Human Resource Management Journal, to be published Human Resource Management Journal, May issue.

 

Yeung, Arthur, Weiyong Zhi, Baoyi Pu, Judy Qu (2011).The Shield before the Spear: Case of Fosun. CEIBS Business Review, January issue.

 

Yeung, Arthur (2011). Dialogue with Guo Guangchang: Our Most Valuable Captial Is Learning Capability. CEIBS Business Review, January issue.

 

Yeung, Arthur, Zhengzheng Liu, Lei Shen (2010). Cloud Management in Suning. CEIBS Business Review, December issue.

 

Yeung, Arthur (2010). Dialogue with Sun Weimin: Invisible Hand Behind Suning Stores. CEIBS Business Review, December issue.

 

Yeung, Arthur, Weiyong Zhi, Lei Shen (2010). How Can Newsoft Offer Complex Solution Rapidly. CEIBS Business Review, November issue.

 

Yeung, Arthur (2010). Dialogue with Liu Jiren: Win-Win through Open Innovation. CEIBS Business Review, November issue.

 

Yeung, Arthur, Zhengzheng Liu, Lei Shen (2010). Mindray: Logic of the Subverter. CEIBS Business Review, October issue.

 

Yeung, Arthur (2010). Dialogue with Xu Hang: Pursuit of a World-Class Company. CEIBS Business Review, October issue.

 

Yeung, Arthur, Weiyong Zhi, Judy Qu (2010). Creating Seamless Cooperation at MaryKay China. CEIBS Business Review, September issue.

 

Yeung, Arthur (2010). Dialogue with Paul Mak: Satisfying Multiple Stakeholders for Long-term Success. CEIBS Business Review, September issue.

 

Yeung, Arthur, Baoyi Pu, Judy Qu (2010). Acer: Competitive Advantage through Global Integration. CEIBS Business Review, August issue.

 

Yeung, Arthur (2010). Dialogue with J.T. Wang and Jim Wong: How Acer Re-invent Itself. CEIBS Business Review, August issue.

 

Yeung, Arthur, Zhu Qiong, Judy Qu (2010). Building Trust among 18000 Staff in Alibaba. CEIBS Business Review, July issue.

 

Yeung, Arthur (2010). Dialogue with David Wei: Value-Driven Management. CEIBS Business Review, July issue.

 

Yeung, Arthur, Nancy Dai and Ward Niou (2008).  How attractive is your employee value proposition?  Harvard Business Review (China), June issue.

 

Yeung Arthur, W. M., Rowley C. (editors) (2008), Special Issue on “Human Resource Management in Asia-Pacific,” Human Resource Management Journal, Volume 47, Issue 1.

 

Yeung, Arthur, Warner M., Rowley C. (2008).  Guest Editor Notes: Growth and globalization - How human resource management practices evolve in Asia.  In Arthur Yeung, W. M., Rowley C. (ed.), Special Issue on “Human Resource Management in Asia-Pacific,” Human Resource Management Journal, Volume 47, Issue 1.

 

Yeung, Arthur (2006).  Setting people up for success – How the Portman Ritz-Carlton Hotel gets the best from its people.  May Issue, Human Resource Management Journal.

 

Yeung, Arthur, Katherine Xin, Gary Liu, and Nancy Dai (2006).  Myths in globalization strategies of Chinese firms.  Harvard Business Review (China), August issue.

 

Katherine Xin, Arthur Yeung, Nancy Dai, and Gary Liu (2006).  Is Your “Organizational Capability” Globally Ready?  Harvard Business Review (China), December. Issue.

 

Shih, Stan, J.T. Wang, and Arthur Yeung (2006).  Building global competitiveness in a turbulent environment: Acer’s Journey of Transformation.  In William Mobley and Ellie Weldon (eds), Advances in Global Leadership, Vol. 4, Elsevier Science/JAI

 

Yeung, Arthur and Spring Liu (2004).  Find Your Right Organizational Learning Style.  Harvard Business Review (China), December Issue.

 

Yeung, Arthur (2004).  HR as business partners: Strategies and styles in Chinese business context. In Dave Ulrich, M. Losey, and S. Meisinger (eds.), The Future of HR: 50 Thought Leaders Call for Change.  NY: John Wiley

 

Yeung, Arthur, Katherine Xin, and Sherly Dai (2003).  Built to last: CEO succession strategies in Chinese family-owned businesses.  Harvard Business Review (China), May Issue.

 

Yeung, Arthur and Ken DeWoskin (2001).  From survival to success: The journey of corporate transformation at Haier.  In Daniel Denision (ed.), Organizational Change in Transitional Economies, LEA.

 

Yeung, Arthur (1997).  Guest Editor, Special Issue: Measurement of HR Effectiveness and Impact.  Human Resource Management Journal, Volume 36, No. 3.

 

Yeung, Arthur & Bob Berman (1997).  Adding value through HR: Re-orienting HR measurement to drive business performance.  In Arthur Yeung (ed.), Special Issue on “Measurement of HR Effectiveness and Impact,” Human Resource Management Journal, Volume 36, No. 3.

 

Yeung, Arthur, & Ken DeWoskin (1997).  Organizational presence, not just organizational capability: HR agenda in developing Asian countries.  In Dave Ulrich & Mike Losey (eds.), The Future of Human Resources, NY: Wiley & Sons.

 

Yeung, Arthur, Patricia Woolcock, & John Sullivan (1996).  Identifying and Developing HR Competencies for the Future: Keys to Sustaining the Transformation of HR Functions.  Human Resource Planning Journal, Volume 19, No. 4.

 

Yeung, Arthur (1996).  Competencies for human resource professional: An interview with Dr. Richard Boyatzis.  Human Resource Management Journal, Volume 35, No. 1, NY: Wiley.

 

Yeung, Arthur & Wayne Brockbank (1995).  Reengineering HR through information technology.  Human Resource Planning Journal, Volume 18, No. 2.

 

Yeung, Arthur & Doug Ready (1995).  Developing leadership capabilities in global corporations: A comparative study in eight nations.  Human Resource Management Journal, Volume 34, No. 4. NY: Wiley.

 

Ulrich, Dave, Wayne Brockbank, Arthur Yeung, & Dale Lake (1995).  Human resource competencies: An empirical assessment.  Human Resource Management Journal, Volume 34, No. 4. NY: Wiley.

 

Yeung, Arthur and Jenny Yeung (1995).  Business values: A strategic imperative for coming decades.  In Stewart, S. & Donleavy, G. (eds.), Whose Business Values?  Some Asian and Cross-Cultural Perspectives.  Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.

 

Yeung, Arthur, Wayne Brockbank & Dave Ulrich (1994).  Lower cost, higher value: HR function in transformation.  Human Resource Planning Journal, Volume 17, No. 3.

 

Yeung, Arthur & Wayne Brockbank (1994).  Rejuvenating human resource function for cost efficiency, customer services, and competitiveness.  In Kraus, Scheff, and Gutschelhofer (eds.),  Human Resource Management in Crisis, Linde Verlag Wien.

 

Yeung, Arthur, Wayne Brockbank & Dave Ulrich (1990).  Organizational culture and human resource practices: An empirical assessment.  In Richard Woodman & William Pasmore (eds.),  Research in Organizational Change and Development, 5:59-81, CT: JAI Press.

 

Yeung, Arthur & Gilbert Wong (1990).  A comparative analysis of the practices and performance of human resource management systems in Japan and the People's Republic of China.  In J. Beck & J. Shaw (eds.), Research in Personnel and Human Resource Management, 2 (Supp.): 147-170, CT: JAI Press.

 

Yeung, Arthur & Dave Ulrich (1990).  Effective human resource practices: An empirical assessment of organizations in transition.  In R. J. Niehaus & N. Green (eds.), Human Resource Strategies for Organizations in Transition, pp. 311-325, Plenum Press.

 

Ulrich, Dave, Wayne Brockbank & Arthur Yeung (1990).  Beyond belief: A benchmark for human resource management.  Human Resource Management Journal, 28 (3): 311-335.  NY: John Wiley.

 

Ulrich, Dave, Arthur Yeung & Wayne Brockbank (1990).  Forging personal competencies into HR functional capability.  Personnel Management Series, October, pp. 919-923, Macmillan, Inc.

 

Ulrich, Dave and Arthur Yeung (1989).  A shared mindset.  Personnel Administrator, 34 (3): 38-45.

 

Ulrich, Dave, Wayne Brockbank & Arthur Yeung (1989).  Human resource competencies of the 1990's: An empirical assessment.  Personnel Administrator, 34 (11): 91-93.

 

Yeung, Arthur, Gilbert Wong & Simon Tam (1988).  Understanding your better half: Strategic constraints of economic cooperation in China.  Proceeding, International Symposium on Pacific Asian Business.  January, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

Wong, Gilbert and Arthur Yeung (1986).  A comparison of the organization structures between state-owned and joint-venture hotels in the PRC.  In T.W.C.Lo, C.S. Ye & N.C. Chang (eds), Investment and Management in China, University Press, Chinese University of Hong Kong.

 

 

C. Academic Presentations

 

Yeung, Arthur and Ken DeWoskin (1997).  From survival to success: The journey of corporate transformation at Haier.  Presented in Organizational Change in Transitional Economies, William Davidson Institute.

 

Yeung, Arthur, Calhoun Wick, and Dave Ulrich (1995).  Antecedents of rapid organizational learning: An empirical study.  Presented in ORSA/TIMS Conference, New Orleans.

 

Yeung, Arthur and Dave Ulrich (1994).  How organizations learn: An exploratory study on the antecedents and consequences of organizational learning styles.  Symposium jointly sponsored by Organization and Management Theory Division and Organizational Development and Change Division, National Academy of Management, Dallas, Texas.

 

Yeung, Arthur and Jenny Yeung (1994).  Business values: A strategic imperative for coming decades.  Inaugural Conference for The Institute of Business Values, Hong Kong.

 

Yeung, Arthur (1991).  Cognitive consensuality and organizational performance: An empirical assessment.  National Academy of Management, Miami, Florida

 

Brockbank, Wayne, Dave Ulrich & Arthur Yeung (1991).  The strategic context of human resource management.  National Academy of Management, Miami, Florida

 

Yeung, Arthur, Wayne Brockbank & Dave Ulrich (1989).  Organizational culture and human resource practices: An empirical assessment.  National Academy of Management, Washington, D.C.

 

Brockbank, Wayne, Dave Ulrich & Arthur Yeung (1989).  Cultural unity: Institutional processes and individual outcomes.  National Academy of Management, Washington, D.C.

 

Yeung, Arthur & Dave Ulrich (1989).  Effective human resource practices: An empirical assessment of organizations in transition.  Human Resource Planning Society Research Symposium, Newport, Rhode Island.

 

Ulrich, Dave, Wayne Brockbank & Arthur Yeung (1988).  Participation in key organizational activities, organizational unity, demography and affective and performance outcomes.  National Academy of Management, Anaheim, California.

 

Yeung, Arthur, Wayne Brockbank & Dave Ulrich (1988).  Unstrategic human resource management: An empirical comparison of hotels in Hong Kong and PRC.  Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior Conference, Long Beach, California.

 

Stewart, Sally, Raymond Sung & Arthur Yeung (1988).  Why American goods need to be promoted in China: A look at the image of US products in Southern China with suggestions on how it could be improved.  Symposium on Export Promotion Service, Washington, D.C.

 

Yeung, Arthur (1987).  Patterns of decision making: A comparative study on the hotels of Hong Kong and the PRC.  National Academy of Management, New Orleans.

 

Wong, Gilbert, Simon Tam & Arthur Yeung (1986).  Comparative study of organization structure of hotels in Hong Kong, Special Economic Zones and Guangzhou (PRC).  Strategic Management Conference, Singapore.

 

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

Philips Chair Professor of Human Resource Management, CEIBS, Septemer 2004 to present

-           Teach strategic human resource management for CEO and senior executive programs

-           Teach strategic human resource management in EMBA programs

-           Serve as academic advisor to executive development programmes

-           Direct the Center of Organization and People Execellence           

 

Professor and Director of China Center of Excellence, Executive Education Center, University of Michigan Business School, July 2002 to 2008

-          Launch and direct an executive learning consortium that works closely with 40+ leading firms  to accelerate corporate transformation and leadership development in Greater China region

-          Direct and conduct research of strategic impact in Greater China region

 

President: Aspire Academy, starting January, 1999 to September, 2005

       -    Developed the overall strategy, organization, and curriculum design of Aspire Academy

       -    Served as an anchor program developer and senior faculty member

-          Built the brand image and establish effective presence and market positioning in the targeted

markets

 

Executive Director, University of Michigan Business School (Asia-Pacific), 1996 to Dec. 1998

       -    Directed the Asia-Pacific operations of the University of Michigan Business School

-    Developed and promoted new public and in-house executive development programs in the

Asia-Pacific Region

       -    Established effective presence and market positioning of the University of Michigan Business        School in Asia-Pacific region

 

Core HR Faculty: Executive Education Center, School of Business, University of Michigan, July, 1995-December, 1998

      -     Served as a faculty member in several HR executive programs in U.S. and Asia

      -     Taught in senior executive programs such as Global Program for Management Development,

            Manufacturing Executive Program

 

Visiting Professor and Member of Academic Council: CEIBS, Shanghai, China, 1997-1998

     -      Represented University of Michigan Business School as an academic member of the school

     -      Taught human resource modules for executive MBA students and MBA students

     -      Taught in senior executive programs, including China From Inside, China Expatriate Program

 

Associate Professor: Department of Management, School of Business, San Francisco State University, 1992 to 1995

       -    Oversaw human resource management courses at graduate level.

       -    Designed and taught an overview course in human resource management and an advanced

             course in strategic human resource management.

 

 

 

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

 

President, Organizational Capability Learning Association, Nov 2009 to present

-          Launch the learning consortium with CEOs of 60 of local Chinese firms

-     Identify faculty and learning resources to enhance in-depth learning of building organizational capabilities among member companies

      -     Oversee research projects that support the learning activities of CEO members

 

Director, Center of Organizational and People Excellence, 2004 to present

       -    Conduct systematic research related to HR issues critical to business success in China

       -    Host conferences and forums to exchange ideas and perspectives on themes related to talent management and organizational effectiveness in China

 

Academic Advisor, Executive Education, CEIBS, September, 2004 to present

-          Help design high-end new programs for executive education

-          Advise EDP director of special initiatives or programs

 

Global Editor (Asia-Pacific), Human Resource Planning Journal, 2007 to present

       -    Identify and champion great research and articles for publication

       -    Serve as Editor for Special Issue related to key topics in Asia-Pacific

Member, Editorial Board, Human Resource Management Journal, 2007 to present

       -    Review and assess the publishability of manuscripts

       -    Provide suggestions for the manuscript revision

Member, Editorial Board, Thunderbird International Business Review, 2007 to present

       -    Review and recommend manuscripts for publication

Member, Editorial Board, Human Relations, 2009 to present

       -    Review and assess the publishability of manuscripts

       -    Provide suggestions for the manuscript revision

Member, Editoral Advisory Board, Harvard Business Review (China), September 2002 to present

       -    Provide guidance on the direction and focus of HBR (China)

-          Contribute article to the journal whenever possible

 

 

PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

 

Associate Dean, CEIBS, Dec. 2006 to June 2010

       -    Head the project initiative to re-position executive education of CEIBS

       -    Oversee the academic affairs of executive education of CEIBS

 

Founding Executive Director, CEO Learning Consortium, July 1, 2005 to Dec. 2009

-     Launch the learning consortium with CEOs of 30 firms in China

-     Identify faculty and learning resources to enhance in-depth learning of business issues of great interests to CEO members

      -     Oversee research projects that support the learning activities of CEO members

 

Associate General Editor, Human Resource Management Journal, 1995 to 2006

       -    Provide initial screening of manuscripts and select editorial board members to review manuscripts

       -    Make editorial decisions regarding the publishability of manuscripts

 

Senior Advisor, International Consortium on Executive Development Research, starting January 2001

to Dec. 2002.

        -   Work with the Executive Director to develop programs, workshops, and research project of

ICEDR, an international executive development group consisting of both leading MNCs and

business schools in U.S., Europe, and Asia

 

Founding Executive Director, The Asia-Pacific Human Resource Partnership, University of Michigan Business School, 1996 to 1998

       -    Launched a benchmarking and action-learning network encompassing top human resource executives of 35 leading companies in the Asia-Pacific region (including ABB, ACER Computer, AlliedSignal, Citibank, Cathay Pacific, Cummins Engine, DEC, Dow Chemical, GE, GM, HP, Hongkong Telecom, ICI, Kodak, Motorola, Nortel, Pepsico, Philips, Volkswagen, and Taiwan Semiconductor)

       -    Designed and supervised executive forums, seminars, workshops, and collaborative research projects sponsored by the Partnership

 

Founding Executive Director, The California Strategic Human Resource Partnership, 1993 to 1996

       -    Successfully launched a benchmarking and action-learning network encompassing top human resource executives in 31 major Bay Area companies (including Hewlett-Packard, Levi Strauss, Apple Computer, Bank of America, Chevron, Bechtel, Silicon Graphics, PG&E, Transamerica, McKesson, General Electric, IBM, Xerox, etc.)

       -    Designed and supervised executive forums, seminars, workshops, and collaborative research projects sponsored by the Partnership

 

 

 

CORPORATE AND ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Non-Executive Independent Board Member, Kingdee International Software Group (publicly listed in Hong Kong Stock Exchange), July 2003 to present

-          Serve as an independent board member to improve corporate governance of the company and to provide advice on the strategic direction for the top management team

-          Chairman of Renumeration Committee

 

Non-Executive Independent Board Member, Trina Solar Limited (publicly listed in New York Stock Exchange), August 2010 to present

-          Serve as an independent board member to improve corporate governance of the company and to provide advice on the strategic direction for the top management team

-          Member of Renumeration Committee and Nomination Committee

 

Non-Executive Independent Board Member, SITC Group (publicly listed in Hong Kong Stock Exchange), October 2010 to present

-          Serve as an independent board member to improve corporate governance of the company and to provide advice on the strategic direction for the top management team

-          Chairman of Renumeration Committee

 

Non-Executive Independent Board Member, Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group (to be listed), July 2008 to present

-          Serve as an independent board member to improve corporate governance of the company and to provide advice on the strategic direction for the top management team

-          Chairman of Renumeration Committee

 

Non-Executive Independent Board Member, China Precision Technology (to be listed), July 2007 to present

-          Serve as an independent board member to improve corporate governance of the company and to provide advice on the strategic direction for the top management team

-          Chairman of Renumeration Committee

 

Chief HR Officer and Corporate VP, Acer Group, 2000 to June, 2002

-          Worked with Chairman in a 5-member Transition Management Team to oversee Acer’s large-scale organizational transformation in 2000-2002, including downsizing, spin-off, mergers, and cultural transformation

-          Appointed as the champion for Acer cultural change.  Responsible for formulating and implementing new management initiatives to drive Acer to be more performance-driven and customer centric