Haiyang Li

Professor of Strategic Management

Dr. Haiyang Li is Professor of Strategic Management and Innovation at the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University. He earned a Bachelor and a Master in economics from Renmin University of China and received a Ph.D. from City University of Hong Kong. Before joining Rice University, he was on the faculty of Department of Management at Texas A&M University.

Dr. Li’s research interests focus on technology entrepreneurship and innovation (particularly in China’s transition economy), strategic alliances and multinational firms’ innovation in emerging markets, as well as the growth of China's technology clusters. His articles on the above issues have appeared in Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Marketing, Organization Science, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Management and Organization Review, Journal of High Technology Management Research, Journal of International Marketing, and others.

Dr. Li has served on the editorial review boards of multiple journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Journal of High Technology Management Research, International Journal of Emerging Markets, and Multinational Business Review. He is a keen supporter of the profession through his membership of several professional associations including Academy of Management (AOM), Strategic Management Society (SMS), and International Association of Chinese Management Research (IACMR).

Teaching Interests: 

-Entrepreneurship and New Venture Strategies in Transition
-Innovation and Project Team Management in Technology
-Multinationals’ R&D Investment in Emerging Markets
-Political Networking and Strategic Alliances in Emerging Markets

Research Interests: 

-Innovation and technology
-Strategic alliances
-Multinationals' R&D investment in emerging markets