Daniel Shapiro

Professor, Global Business Strategy
B.A. (Calgary), M.A., Ph.D. (Cornell)

Segal Room: SGL 4935
Segal Phone: 778.782.5155

Email Address: dshapiro@sfu.ca

Curriculum Vitae: View

Biography

Daniel M. Shapiro (PhD, Cornell) is Professor of Global Business Strategy at the Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University. He has worked for forty years as an educator, researcher, and academic administrator. Most recently he was Dean of the Beedie School of Business where he successfully developed a strategic position for the School, raised the money to name it, and led the School through successful accreditation rounds with AACSB and EQUIS. In the past he was Principal of the School of Community and Public Affairs at Concordia University. He has been Director of the Executive MBA program at Simon Fraser University and Associate Dean responsible for executive programs. He was Director of the CIBC Centre for Corporate Governance and Risk Management and co-academic director of the Vancouver Directors Education Program offered through the ICD Corporate Governance College. As an academic, he has published five books and monographs and over eighty scholarly articles on international business and strategy, corporate ownership and governance, foreign investment and MNEs, industrial structure, and various aspects of public policy. His research has been published in Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, and Journal of Industrial Economics, among others. His articles have been cited nearly 4000 times. His article with Peter Klein, and Jeff Young on Board Independence and Family Firms was published in Canadian Investment Review as Winner of the 2004 Barclays Global Investors Canada Ltd. Research Award. He has taught courses in managerial economics, strategic analysis, international business strategy and business and government. In 1995 and again in 2002 he was awarded the TD Canada Trust Teaching Award, and in 2014 was named the Academy of International Business (AIB) Educator of the Year. He has designed and delivered executive programs to managers in the private and public sectors, both in Canada and abroad (including Russia, Guyana, Indonesia and China). He has served as a consultant to various organizations in the public and private sectors in the areas of foreign investment, mergers, competition policy, strategy and industrial policy, has served on the Boards of both private and public organizations. He has also had international experience in a variety of countries including El Salvador, Belarus, Germany and Hong Kong. He has been visiting professor at McGill University, Hong Kong Baptist University, Rotterdam School of Management (Erasmus University), Monash University, and CEIBS (China).

Specialization and Research Interests

Competitive Analysis and Strategy, International and Comparative Business, Managerial Economics/Economics of the Firm, Business and Government and Industrial Economics

Selected Publications

Articles and Reports

Sudheer Gupta; Daniel Shapiro

Building and transforming an emerging market global enterprise: Lessons from the Infosys journey

2014 | Business Horizons. 57(2): 169-179

Victor Z. Chen; Jing Li; Daniel Shapiro; Xiao X. Zhang

Ownership structure and innovation: An emerging market perspective

2014 | Asia Pacific Journal of Management. 31(1): 1-24

Jing Li; Aloysius Newenham-Kahindi; Daniel Shapiro; Victor Z. Chen

The two-tier bargaining model revisited: Theory and evidence from China's natural resource investments in Africa

2013 | Global Strategy Journal. 3(4): 300-321

Jing Li; Dong Chen; Daniel Shapiro

FDI spillovers at the national and subnational level: The impact on product innovations by Chinese firms

2013 | Management and Organization Review. 9(3): 413-435

Pierre R. Berthon; Leyland F. Pitt; Kirk A. Plangger; Daniel Shapiro

Marketing meets Web 2.0, social media, and creative consumers: Implications for international marketing strategy

2012 | Business Horizons. 55(3): 261-271

Irene M. Gordon; Karel Hrazdil; Daniel Shapiro

Corporate governance in publicly traded small firms: A study of Canadian venture exchange companies

2012 | Business Horizons. 55(6): 583-591

Jing Li; Yong Li; Daniel Shapiro

Knowledge seeking and outward FDI of emerging market firms: The moderating effect of inward FDI

2012 | Global Strategy Journal. 2(4): 277-344

Victor Z. Chen; Jing Li; Daniel Shapiro

International reverse spillover effects on parent firms: Evidences from emerging-market MNEs in developed markets

2012 | European Management Journal. 30(3): 204-218

Jing Li; Dong Chen; Daniel Shapiro

Developing product innovations in Chinese firms

2012 | Management and Organization Review. 1(1): 27-31

Jing Li; Will Mitchell; Dong Chen; Anne Tsui; Daniel Shapiro

Product innovation in emerging economies: The role of foreign knowledge access channels and internal efforts in Chinese firms

2012 | Research in Emerging Market Contexts. 6(2): 243-266

Steven Globerman; Mike W. Peng; Daniel Shapiro

Corporate governance and Asian companies

2011 | Asia Pacific Journal of Management. 28(1): 1-14

Jing Li; Dong Chen; Daniel Shapiro

Product innovations in emerging economies: The role of foreign knowledge access channels and internal efforts in Chinese firms

2010 | Management and Organization Review. 6(2): 243-266

Bonita I. Russell; Daniel Shapiro; Aidan R. Vining

The evolution of the Canadian mining industry: The role of regulatory punctuation

2010 | Resources Policy. 35(2): 90-97

Elicia M. Maine; Daniel Shapiro; Aidan R. Vining

The role of clustering in the growth of new technology-based firms

2010 | Small Business Economics. 34(2): 127-146 | Download

Zitian Chen; Jing Li; Daniel Shapiro

Are OECD-prescribed "good corporate governance practices" really good in an emerging economy?

2009 | Asia Pacific Journal of Management. 28(1): 115-138

Michael Carney; Daniel Shapiro; Yao Tang

Business group performance in China: Ownership and temporal considerations

2009 | Management and Organization Review. 5(2): 167-193

Steven Globerman; Daniel Shapiro

Economic and strategic considerations surrounding Chinese FDI in the United States

2009 | Asia Pacific Journal of Management. 26(1): 163-183

Saul Estrin; Svetlana Poukliakova; Daniel Shapiro

The performance effects of business groups in Russia

2009 | Journal of Management Studies. 46(3): 393-421

John Peloza; Daniel Shapiro; Lisa Papania

Social impact as a measure of fit between firm activities and stakeholder expectations

2008 | International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics. 4(1): 3-16

Steven Globeman; Daniel Shapiro

The international mobility of highly educated workers among OECD countries

2008 | Transnational Corporations. 17(1): 1-35

Lisa Papania; Daniel Shapiro; Carolyn Egri

Methanex: An integrated strategy

2007

Daniel Shapiro; Bonita J. Russell; Leyland F. Pitt

Strategic heterogeneity in the global mining industry

2007 | Transnational Corporations. 16(3): 1-34

Daniel Shapiro; Yao Tang; Cathy X. Ma

Mode of entry and the regional distribution of foreign direct investment in China

2007 | Journal of Chinese Economic & Business Studies. 5(3): 261-277

Peter Klein; Daniel Shapiro; Jeffrey Young

Corporate governance, family ownership and firm value: The Canadian evidence

2005 | Corporate Governance: An International Review. 13(6): 769-784

Eric R. Gedajlovic; Daniel Shapiro; Bogdan Buduru

Financial ownership, diversification and firm profitability in Japan

2003 | Journal of Management and Governance. 7(3): 315-335

Daniel Shapiro; Eric R. Gedajlovic; Carolyn Erdener

The Chinese family firm as a multinational enterprise

2003 | International Journal of Organizational Analysis. 11(2): 105-122

Daniel Shapiro; Eric R. Gedajlovic

Ownership structure and firm profitability in Japan

2002 | Academy of Management Journal. 45(2): 575-585

Books, Book Chapters and Monographs

Michael Carney; Ramzi Fathallah; Eric R. Gedajlovic; Daniel Shapiro; Fu Lai T. Yu; Ho-Don Yan

The internationalization of ethnic Chinese family firms

2014 | Handbook of East Asian Entrepreneurship. Chapter 15:

Daniel Shapiro; Steven Globerman; Karl P. Sauvant; Lisa Sachs; Wouter P. Schmit Jongbloed

The international activities and impacts of state-owned enterprises

2012 | Sovereign Investment: Concerns and Policy Reactions. Chapter 5: 98-144

Steven Globerman; Daniel Shapiro; Karl P. Sauvant

Modes of entry by Chinese firms in the United States: Economic and political issues

2009 | Investing in the United States: Is the US Ready for FDI From China?. Chapter 2: 56-110

Stanley J. Paliwida; Anthony E. Boardman; John K. Ryans Jr.; Daniel Shapiro; Aidan R. Vining

The role of agency costs in explaining the superior performance of foreign MNE subsidiaries

2008 | International marketing: Modern and classic papers (Volume III). Chapter 7: 100-122

Steven Globerman; Daniel Shapiro; Karl P. Sauvant; Kristin Mendoza; Irmak Ince

Outward FDI and the economic performance of emerging markets

2008 | The rise of transnational corporations from emerging markets: Threat or opportunity?.

Teaching Related Material

Daniel Shapiro; Carolyn P. Egri; Michael M. Parent; Adam J. Mills

Methanex: Developing strategy in a commodity industry

2013 | Case with Instructional Material (Case Publishing Agency) | Ivey Business Journal.

Ruta Aidis; Daniel Shapiro; Friederike Welter; Ales Vahcic; Lisa Papania

Seaway: Building boats in Slovenia

2008 | Book Chapter, Textbook - New | The Cutting Edge: Innovation and Entrepreneurship in New Europe.

Adam Mills; Daniel Shapiro; Carolyn P. Egri

Methanex: Developing strategy in a commodity industry

2007 | Case with Instructional Material (Case Publishing Agency)

Lisa Papania; Daniel Shapiro; Carolyn P. Egri

Methanex: Developing an integrated strategy

2007 | Case with Instructional Material (Case Publishing Agency)

Lisa Papania; Daniel Shapiro; Carolyn Egri

Methanex: Developing an integrated strategy

2007 | Case with Instructional Material (Case Publishing Agency)

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