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Shaomin Li

Shaomin Li

Department of Management

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Email: sli@odu.edu

Phone: 757-683-4883



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  • Expertise

    International Business--governance environment, economic transition, privatization, business strategy, e-commerce, country risk analysis, China--economic reform, democratization, governance environment, foreign investment, business strategy, e-commerce, risk analysis, privatization strategy
  • Research Interests

    The global environment of business, especially the governance environment in societies undergoing rapid transformation. Articles have appeared in journals such as Harvard Business Review, California Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Management International Review, and Journal of World Business. Commentaries have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, and The New York Times. The Economist featured his research twice.
  • 2022: E. V. Williams Fellowship, Strome School of Business
  • 2020: Most Cited Paper Award, FIIB Sage Publishing
  • 2015: Highly Commended Paper , Emerald Awards for Excellence
  • 2015: ODU Nominee of U.S. Professor of the Year, ODU
  • 2012: Teaching Award, National Yunlin University of Science & Technology
  • 2012: Eminent Scholar, Old Dominion University
  • 2012: Honor, Republican Professionals Network
  • 2009: Golden Book Award, Ministry of Economics, Republic of China
  • 2009: EV Williams Faculty Research Fellow, College of Business and Public Administration
  • 2008: Outstanding Faculty Award (SCHEV Award), Virginia State
  • 2007: Research Award, College of Business and Public Administration
  • 2002: Service Award, City University of Hong Kong
  • 2002: Champion for Freedom of Speech Award, Visual Artists Guild
  • 1995: True Excellence Award, AT&T
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Li, S. "Transition from Relations to Rules" . Old Dominion University. 2008 - 2008
    Li, S. "IT governance" . May, 2008 - June, 2008
    Selover, D. D.; Li, S. "Can Corporatization Save Chinese State-Owned Enterprises?" $7,500. Old Dominion University. June, 2006 - August, 2006