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Chin Tiong Tan


Usha Haley

Usha C. V. Haley         

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The second author of The Chinese Tao of Business, Usha C. V. Haley (PhD, Stern School of Business, New York University) is Professor of Management and Director of the Robbins Center for Global Business and Strategy, West Virginia University.  She is also a Distinguished Guest Professor of International Business at ITESM, San Luis Potosi, Mexico.  She has more than 100 books, journal articles, book chapters and research presentations on international strategic management. Her latest books include New Asian Emperors:  The Business Strategies of the Overseas Chinese (with George T. Haley and Chin Tiong Tan); New Asian Emperors: The Overseas Chinese, their Strategies and Competitive Advantages (with George T. Haley and Chin Tiong Tan); Strategic Management in the Asia Pacific: Harnessing Regional and Organizational Change for Competitive Advantage; Multinational Corporations in Political Environments:  Ethics, Values and Strategies; and, Asian Post-Crisis Management: Corporate and Governmental Strategies for Sustainable Competitive Advantage (with Frank-Jurgen Richter).

She has taught International Business and Strategic Management at major universities in the United States (including Harvard University), Singapore (at the National University of Singapore), Australia (at the Australian National University), and Mexico (at ITESM, Monterrey Campus). Additionally, she has taught in major corporate, governmental and universities' executive-development programs, for top and middle managers and policy makers, in the United States, Australia, Russia, Mexico, Vietnam, Italy, Finland, India and Singapore. She also consults on strategic management and foreign direct investment for several multinational corporations in North America, Australia, Europe and Asia, sits on 6 journal editorial boards, including Journal of International Management, Journal of Organizational Change Management, Management Decision, Asia Pacific Journal of Management and Journal of Business Strategy, and serves as Regional Editor (Asia Pacific) for two of these journals. 

Usha is an expert on the multinational corporation and international strategic management, especially in Asian and emerging markets.  Her expertise on managing in international business environments is revealed in the in-depth interviews she conducted for The Chinese Tao of Business, including Edward Zeng (CEO of Sparkice, China), Wah Chu (General Manager, PepsiCo, China) and the case studies and strategic theory she contributed to the book.  

Her research on China, the Asia Pacific and international business operations has been regularly profiled in the media and business publications including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, CNN, CNBC's Squawk Box, Wall Street Journal (Europe), International Herald Tribune, Forbes, the Economist, Barron’s, The Guardian, Newsweek, Red Herring, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Salt Lake City Tribune, New York Newsday, the Atlanta Journal Constitution, PBS’s WideAngle, Voice of America, MarketWatch, Entrepreneur, Knowledge@Wharton, E-Commerce Times Corporate Counsel, US Banker, Asahi Shimbun, The China Post, China Business Weekly, China Daily, Beijing Review, The Australian, the Sydney Morning Herald, The Hindustan Times, the South China Morning Post and several others.  Please see some media coverage of her research here and here.

She has testified on her research on China before the US Congress including the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission in February 2006 and the United State House Committee on Ways and Means in February 2007. In March 2007, she testified before the United States House Committee on Ways and Means on the ground-breaking federal trade legislation, the Nonmarket Economy Trade Remedy Act of 2007. She has also presented on her research to various government agencies including the National Intelligence Council/CIA, the United States Trade Representative, the United States Department of Commerce, and the United States International Trade Commission.  In June 2008, her research on China was incorporated into US federal regulation. In October 2009, eight US senators recommended her research on China for use in the US-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade, the major vehicle for business and trade negotiation between the two countries. In July 2010, drawing on her research, 104 US Senators and Representatives wrote a letter to President Obama recommending action on China trade.

In 2003, Usha received a Life-time Achievement Award from the Literati Club (UK) and a panel of businesspersons, policy makers, and academics, for her contributions to the understanding of business in the Asia Pacific. Read a Thought Leadership "Interview with Usha Haley"; the PDF is available here. In 2010, Usha was named an American Made Hero., and in 2011 as a Thought Leader by the Economist. In 2012, she received the Practice Impact Award for influential research from the Academy of Management, the largest, oldest and most prestigious academic association for Management in the world.

She is listed in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in The World, American Women, Who's Who in Business and Finance, etc.. Additionally, she sits on several corporate and governmental boards of directors.

Please contact her through email or TEL/FAX 212-208-2468.  

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