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Guo, Wei

Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, CEIBS

Prof. Wei Guo is Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at CEIBS. Prior to joining CEIBS, she was Assistant Professor of Strategy at Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Dr. Guo received her Ph.D. degree in strategic management from University of Maryland and M.B.A from Marshall University.

With a focus on the behavioral foundation of strategy, Dr. Guo’s research interests mostly concentrate on two related facets, including strategic communication and competitive strategy. Her paper has been published at leading management journals such as the Academy of Management Journal. One of her paper won the Distinguished Student Paper Award at the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management (AOM). Besides, her dissertation won the Best Ph.D. Paper Award at the Strategic Management Society (SMS) Annual Conference.

For the teaching facet, Dr. Guo is very adept at teaching strategic management and Management Policy and Strategy. Her course is very well received among her former MBA and undergraduate students. Strategic Management Course helped her won PolyU faculty award for outstanding performance in teaching in 2017.

Furthermore, Dr. Guo currently serves as ad-hoc reviewers for Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, and Management Science and is an active reviewer for AOM and SMS annual conference since 2009. Before entering academia, she worked in human resource management and journalism positions.

  • 2012, Ph.D. in Strategic Management, University of Maryland at College Park, USA
  • 2007, M.B.A., Marshall University, Lewis College of Business, USA
  • 2005, Bachelor of Business, Auckland University of Technology, NZL
  • Strategic Communication
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Micro-foundations of Strategy
  • Corporate Finance
  • Strategic Management
  • Management Policy and Strategy
  • Guo, W. & Cannella, A. “No Need to Know It All: Implications of COVID‐19 for Corporate Communication Research.” Forthcoming, Journal of Management Studies
  • Guo, W., Sengul, M., & Yu, T. “Going Off Script: The Level of Spontaneity of Executive Talks and Divergence of Investors’ Opinions.” Forthcoming, Academy of Management Journal.
  • Yu, T., Guo, W., Gimeno, J., & Zhang, Y. “Glue or Gasoline?  The Role of Interorganizational Relationships in the Spillover of Price Wars.” Forthcoming, Academy of Management Journal. 
    Covered by AOM Insights
  • Guo, W., Sengul, M., & Yu, T. (2020). “Rivals’ Negative Earnings Surprises, Language Signals, and Firms’ Competitive Actions.” Academy of Management Journal, 63: 637-659.
    Lead article
    Covered by Bloomberg Markets China Open
  • Guo, W., Yu, T., & Gimeno, J. (2017). "Language and Competition: Communication Vagueness, Interpretation Difficulty, and Market Entry." Academy of Management Journal, 60(6), p.2073-2098. 
  • Guo, W., Yu, T., & Gimeno, J. (2014). "Language and Competition: Exploring the Antecedents and Consequences of Firm Verbal Signals." Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings (Business Policy & Strategy Division).
  • Guo, W. (2014). “Executives’ Use of Emotional Language and Investor Reactions.” In Communication and Language Analysis in the Corporate World. R.P. Hart (Ed.). Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 198-215.