CredentialsPh.D., MBA (UBC); BA (York); Ming & Stella Wong Professor of International Business, FRS(C), Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Fellow of the Academy of Management, Fellow of the Academy of International Business, Fellow of the British Academy of Management, and Fellow of the International Academy for Intercultural Research
Rosalie L. Tung is Professor of International Business at Simon Fraser University (Canada). She holds the Ming and Stella Wong Chaired Professorship. Through an election of her peers Prof. Tung has served a five-year term on the Executive Committee of the Academy of Management (http://aomonline.org), including the positions of President in 2003-2004 and Past President in 2004-2005. She has also served as the 2015-2016 President of the Academy of International Business (https://aib.msu.edu/), the premier association of professors of international business worldwide. She is currently Dean of the Fellows, Academy of International Business (2017-2020). She has been inducted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and has been elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Management, a Fellow of the Academy of International Business, a Fellow of the British Academy of Management, and a Fellow of the International Academy for Intercultural Research. She is the winner of the 1998 Vancouver YWCA Woman of the Year Award in Management, the Professions and the Trades, and is the recipient of the 1997 American Society for Advanced Global Competitiveness Research Award. Prof. Tung has also been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Academy of Management’s Distinguished Service award, “in recognition of a lifetime of outstanding service, commitment, and dedication to the Academy of Management”. She is also one of sixteen International Business scholars to be awarded a Gold Medal for “most substantive contributions” in the Journal of International Business Studies, the premier journal in International Business, in that journal’s first 50 years (1970-2019) of publication.
Prof. Tung received her Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of British Columbia in 1977. She was formerly a Wisconsin Distinguished Professor, Business Administration, with the University of Wisconsin System. She also held the position of Director, International Business Center at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She has served on the faculties of the Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania), University of Oregon, and as a visiting professor at Harvard University, University of California-Los Angeles, the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (England), the Copenhagen Business School (Denmark), the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Peking University, and China Europe International Business School (Shanghai, China). She has taught at the Foreign Investment Commission (now known as MOFCOM). She has served on the United Nations’ Task Force on Human Resource Management.
Professor Tung is the author or editor of eleven books, including the IEBM Handbook of International Business (London, U.K.: Thomson Learning, 1999); and Learning from World Class Companies (London, U.K.: Thomson Learning, 2001). She has also published widely on the subjects of international management and organizational theory in journals such as the Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, Organizational Dynamics, California Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Annuals, Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Perspectives, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Applied Psychology, Long Range Planning, Human Resource Management, and Euro-Asia Business Review (INSEAD, France). Her research has been cited in leading national and international newspapers and news magazines, including the International Herald Tribune, Business Week, Wall Street Journal, the Christian Science Monitor, and East Asian Executive Reports.
Professor Tung has served as Editor-in-Chief of the Cross Cultural & Strategic Management journal. She has also served as the Editor of International Human Resource Management, Cross-Cultural and Comparative Management for the Journal of International Business Studies, from 2007-2010; and as the Senior Editor of International Human Resource Management for the Journal of World Business for many years. In addition, she sits on the editorial boards of many other academic journals. Dr. Tung has lectured widely at leading universities throughout the world and is active in the internationalization efforts of business schools worldwide. She has been appointed as a member of the Commercial Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association, and is actively involved in management development and consulting activities around the world. Prof. Tung has been included in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World, The International Who's Who of Intellectuals, Who's Who in Finance and Industry, Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America, The World's Who's Who of Women, Who's Who of American Women, Who's Who in Canada, Who's Who in Canadian Business, Who's Who of Canadian Women, and elsewhere for outstanding contributions in her field.
Research InterestsComparative and Cross-cultural Management, Strategies for International Business, International Human Resources Management, Asia-Pacific Business, International Business Negotiations
articles and reports
Tung, R. L. (2019). Letter from the Editor-in-Chief (EIC). Cross Cultural and Strategic Management, 26(4), 449-450. http://doi.org/10.1108/CCSM-10-2019-220
Chand, M. S. M., & Tung, R. L. (2019). Skilled immigration to fill talent gaps: A comparison of the immigration policies of the United States, Canada and Australia. Journal of International Business Policy, 2(4), 333-355. http://doi.org/10.1057/s42214-019-00039-4
Tung, R. L., & Stahl, G. K. (2018). The tortuous evolution of the role of culture in IB research: What we know, what we don’t know, and where we are headed. Journal of International Business Studies, 49(9), 1167-1189. http://doi.org/10.1057/s41267-018-0184-2
Hamin, H., Tung, R. L., Baumann, C., & Hoadley, S. (2018). Customers' savings rate and share of wallet: the moderating role of religion and ethnicity/immigrant generations vis-à-vis attitude as a mediator. Journal of Strategic Marketing, 26(5), 400-416. http://doi.org/10.1080/0965254X.2016.1258002
Luo, Y., & Tung, R. L. (2018). A general theory of springboard MNEs. Journal of International Business Studies, 49(2), 129-152. http://doi.org/10.1057/s41267-017-0114-8
Luo, Y., & Tung, R. L. (2017). A general theory of springboard MNEs. Journal of International Business Studies, 49(2). http://doi.org/10.1057/s41267-017-0114-8
Fang, T., Tung, R. L., Nematshahi, N., & Berg, L. (2017). Parachuting internationalization: A study for four Scandinavian firms entering China. Cross Cultural and Strategic Management, 24(4), 554-589. http://doi.org/10.1108/CCSM-02-2016-0041
Budhwar, P., Tung, R. L., Varma, A., & Do, H. (2017). Developments in human resource management in MNCs from BRICS nations: A review and future research agenda. Journal of International Management, 23(2), 111-123. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.intman.2017.04.003
Baumann, C., Hamin, H., Tung, R. L., & Hoadley, S. (2016). Competitiveness and workforce performance: Asia vis-à-vis the 'West'. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 28(10), 2197-2217. http://doi.org/10.1108/IJCHM-12-2014-0617
Tung, R. L. (2016). Opportunities and challenges ahead of China's 'New Normal'. Long Range Planning, 49(5), 632-640. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.lrp.2016.05.001
Baruch, Y., Altman, Y., & Tung, R. L. (2016). Career mobility in a global era. Academy of Management Annals, 10(1), 841-889. http://doi.org/10.1080/19416520.2016.1162013
Tung, R. L. (2016). New perspectives on human resource management in a global context. Journal of World Business, 51(1), 142-152. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwb.2015.10.004
Chand, M. S. M., & Tung, R. L. (2016). The aging population and its effects on business. Rotman Management, 2016(Winter), 62-67.
Tung, R. L., & Stahl, G. K. (2015). Towards a more balanced treatment of culture in international business studies: The need for positive cross-cultural scholarship. Journal of International Business Studies, 46(4), 391-414. http://doi.org/10.1057/jibs.2014.68
Tung, R. L. (2014). Requisite to and ways of developing a global mind-set: Implications for research on leadership and organizations. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 21(4), 329-337. http://doi.org/10.1177/1548051814549249
Chand, M. S. M., & Tung, R. L. (2014). Bicultural identity and economic engagement: An exploratory study of the Indian diaspora in North America. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 31(3), 763-788. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10490-014-9375-y
Chand, M. S. M., & Tung, R. L. (2014). The aging of the world's population and its effects on global business. Academy of Management Perspectives, 28(3), 409-429. http://doi.org/10.5465/amp.2012.0070
Tung, R. L. (2014). Research on Asia: Promise and perils. Journal of Asia Business Studies, 18(3), 189-192. http://doi.org/10.1108/JABS-03-2014-0025
Tung, R. L., Baumann, C. M., & Hamin, H. (2014). Cross cultural management of money: The roles of ethnicity, religious affiliation, and income levels in asset allocation. International Journal of Cross-cultural Management, 14(1), 85-104. http://doi.org/10.1177/1470595812470441
Ghobadian, A., Rugman, A. M., & Tung, R. L. (2014). Strategies for firm globalization and regionalization. British Journal of Management, 25, S1-S5. http://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8551.12045
Hamin, H., Baumann, C., & Tung, R. L. (2014). Attenuating double jeopardy of negative country of origin effects and latecomer brand: An application study of ethnocentrism in emerging markets. Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics, 26(1), 54-77. http://doi.org/10.1108/APJML-07-2013-0090
Bruning, N., & Tung, R. L. (2013). Leadership development and global talent management in the Asian context: An introduction. Asian Business & Management, 12(4), 381-386. http://doi.org/10.1057/abm.2013.10
Tung, R. L., Paik, Y., & Bae, J. (2013). Korean human resource management in the global context. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 24(5), 905-921. http://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2012.755818
Kim, H., & Tung, R. L. (2013). Opportunities and challenges for expatriates in emerging markets: an exploratory study of Korean expatriates in India. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 24(5), 1029-1050. http://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2012.753551
Chung, H. F., & Tung, R. L. (2013). Immigrant social networks and foreign entry: Australia and New Zealand firms in the European union and greater China. International Business Review, 22(1), 18-31. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ibusrev.2012.01.005
Tung, R. L., & Haq, R. (2012). International assignments to/from India: Do race and gender matter? The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 23(2), 221-235. http://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2011.561239
Baumann, C. M., Hamin, H., & Tung, R. L. (2012). Share of wallet in retail banking: A comparison of Caucasians in Canada and Australia vis-à-vis Chinese in China and overseas Chinese. International Journal of Bank Marketing, 30(2), 88-101. http://doi.org/10.1108/02652321211210868
Baumann, C. M., Tung, R. L., & Hamin, H. (2012). Jade will never become a work of art without being carved: Western versus Chinese attitudes toward discipline in education and society. Virginia Review of Asian Studies, 10(1), 1-17.
Chand, M. S. M., & Tung, R. L. (2011). Global competitiveness, consumer choice and 'country-of-origin' effect: An exploratory East-West study. Asia Pacific Business Review, 17(3), 265-280. http://doi.org/10.1080/13602380903520154
Birkinshaw, J., Brannen, M. Y., & Tung, R. L. (2011). From a distance and generalizable to up close and grounded: Reclaiming a place for qualitative methods in international business research. Journal of International Business Studies, 42(5), 573-581. http://doi.org/10.1057/jibs.2011.19
Chand, M. S. M., & Tung, R. L. (2011). Diaspora as the boundary-spanners: The role of trust in business facilitation. Journal of Trust Research, 1(1), 104-126. http://doi.org/10.1080/21515581.2011.552461
Enderwick, P., Tung, R. L., & Chung, H. F. L. (2011). Immigrant effects and international business activity: An overview. Journal of Asia Business Studies, 5(1), 6-22. http://doi.org/10.1108/15587891111100778
Tung, R. L., & Verbeke, A. (2010). Beyond Hofstede and Globe: Improving the quality of cross-cultural research. Journal of International Business Studies, 41(8), 1259-1274. http://doi.org/10.1057/jibs.2010.41
Tung, R. L., & Chung, H. F. L. (2010). Diaspora and trade facilitation: The case of ethnic Chinese in Australia. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 27(3), 371-392. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10490-009-9146-3
Tung, R. L., & Baumann, C. M. (2009). Comparing the attitudes toward money, material possessions and savings of overseas Chinese vis-a-vis Chinese in China: Convergence, divergence or cross-vergence, vis-a-vis 'one size fits all' human resource management policies and practices. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 20(11), 2382-2401. http://doi.org/10.1080/09585190903239724
Bello, D., Leung, K., Radebaugh, L., Tung, R. L., & van Witteloostuijn, A. (2009). From the editors: Student samples in international business research. Journal of International Business Studies, 40, 361-364. http://doi.org/10.1057/jibs.2008.101
Tung, R. L. (2009). Cross-cultural research diary: A personal odyssey. European Journal of Cross-Cultural Competence and Management, 1(1), 9-13. http://doi.org/10.1504/EJCCM.2009.026728
Tung, R. L., & Aycan, Z. (2008). Key success factors and indigenous management practices in SMEs in emerging economies. Journal of World Business, 43(4), 381-384. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwb.2008.04.001
Tung, R. L. (2008). Brain circulation, diaspora, and international competitiveness. European Management Journal, 26(5), 298-304. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.emj.2008.03.005
Tung, R. L. (2008). Human capital or talent flows: Implications for future directions in research on Asia Pacific. Asia Pacific Business Review, 14(4), 469-472. http://doi.org/10.1080/13602380802037714
Fang, T., Worm, V., & Tung, R. L. (2008). Changing success and failure factors in business negotiations with the PRC. International Business Review, 17(2), 159-169. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ibusrev.2008.02.012
Tung, R. L., Worm, V., & Petersen, S. A. (2008). How small nations fare in the global war on talent: The case of Denmark. Journal of Small Business Strategy, 19(1), 1-15.
Tung, R. L., & van Witteloostuijn, A. (2008). What makes a study sufficiently international? Journal of International Business Studies, 39(2), 180-183. http://doi.org/10.1057/palgrave.jibs.8400351
Tung, R. L. (2008). Do race and gender matter in international assignments to/from Asia Pacific? An exploratory study of attitudes among Chinese and Korean executives. Human Resource Management, 47(1), 91-110. http://doi.org/10.1002/hrm.20199
Tung, R. L. (2008). The cross-cultural research imperitive: The need to balance cross-national vis-a-vis intra-national diversity. Journal of International Business Studies, 39(1), 41-46. http://doi.org/10.1057/palgrave.jibs.8400331
Tung, R. L., Worm, V., & Fang, T. (2008). Sino-Western business negotiations revisited - 30 years after China's open door policy. Organizational Dynamics, 37(1), 60-74. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.orgdyn.2007.11.005
Ghorbani, M., & Tung, R. L. (2007). Behind the veil: An exploratory study of the myths and realities of women in the Iranian workforce. Human Resource Management Journal, 7(4), 376-392. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-8583.2007.00051.x
Luo, Y., & Tung, R. L. (2007). International expansion of emerging market enterprises: A springboard perspective. Journal of International Business Studies, 38(4), 481-498. http://doi.org/10.1057/palgrave.jibs.8400275
Tung, R. L. (2007). The human resource challenge to outward foreign direct investment aspirations from emerging economies: The case of China. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 18(5), 868-889. http://doi.org/10.1080/09585190701249198
Havlovic, S., & Tung, R. L. (2007). Transforming state organizations to survive in competitive markets: Lessons from Poland. European Union Review of Organizing.
Tung, R. L., & Lazarova, M. B. (2006). Brain drain versus brain gain: An exploratory study of ex-host country nationals in Central and Eastern Europe. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 17(11), 1853-1872. http://doi.org/10.1080/09585190600999992
Tung, R. L. (2004). Female expatriates: A model for global leaders. Organizational Dynamics, 33(2), 243.
Stahl, G. K., Miller, E. L., & Tung, R. L. (2002). Toward the boundaryless career: A closer look at the expatriate career concept and the perceived implications of an international assignment. Journal of World Business, 37(3), 216-227. http://doi.org/10.1016/S1090-9516(02)00080-9
Tung, R. L. (2002). Building effective networks. Journal of Management Inquiry, 11(2), 94-101.
Tung, R. L. (2009). The rise of Asia: Opportunities and challenges for British Columbia. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Business Council of British Columbia.
books chapters and monographs
Tung, R. L. (2019). Performance management for expatriates. Performance Management Systems An Experiential Approach (pp. 224). London, United Kingdom: Sage Publications Ltd (UK).
Tung, R. L. (2017). Prologue - Voyages of self-discovery: A reflection on four decades of research on expatriation and cross-cultural interactions. Bingley, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. http://doi.org/10.1108/S1745-886220170000012026
Tung, R. L. (2016). Reframing research on cross-cultural management. In Lewin, A. Y., Kenney, M., & Murmann, J. P. (Eds.), China’s innovation Challenge: Overcoming the middle income trap (pp. 394-417). Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. http://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781316422267.016
Tung, R. L., & Hasegawa, H. (2014). Human resource management in Asia. In Hook, G., & Noronha, C. (Eds.), Asian Business and Management. 2nd edition (pp. 75-96). New York, New York, United States: Palgrave Macmillan.
Tung, R. L. (2012). The future of east Asian management. In Warner, M. (Eds.), Managing across diverse cultures in East Asia (pp. 263-276). Abingdon, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom: Routledge. http://doi.org/10.4324/9780203106952
Merchant, H., Tung, R. L., & Verbeke, A. (2012). The tenuous link between cultural distance and international strategy: navigating the assumptions of cross-cultural research. In Verbeke, A., & Merchant, H. (Eds.), Handbook of research on international strategic management (pp. 310-327). Cheltenham, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar. http://doi.org/10.4337/9781781009147.00024
Tung, R. L., & Baumann, C. M. (2010). Comparing the attitudes toward money, material possessions and savings of overseas Chinese vis-a-vis Chinese in China: Convergence, divergence or cross-vergence, vis-a-vis 'one size fits all' human resource management policies and practices. In Warner, M. (Eds.), “Making Sense” of Human Resource Management in China (pp. 214-233). Abingdon, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom: Routledge.
Tung, R. L., Frese, M., & Walls, J. (2007). Cross-cultural entrepreneurship: The case of China. In Baum, J. R., Frese, M., & Baron, R. A. (Eds.), The psychology of entrepreneurship (pp. 265-286). Hillsdale, New Jersey, United States: Lawrence Erlbaum.