Professor & Chair
Department of Management

Shaomin Li

2141 Constant Hall
Norfolk, 23529

Eminent Scholar and Professor of International Business. B.A. in Economics (Peking University), Ph.D. in Sociology (Princeton University), Post-Doctoral Fellow (Harvard University). 2008 Outstanding Faculty (SCHEV) Award winner.

Ph.D. in Sociology, Princeton University, (1988)

M.A. in Sociology, Princeton University, (1987)

M.A. in Sociology, State University of New York University at Albany, (1984)

B.A. in Economics, Peking University, (1982)

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Selover, D. D. and Li, S. "Can Corporatization Save Chinese State-Owned Enterprises?" $7,500. Old Dominion University. June 2006 - August 2006

Expertise

Management
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.

Articles

Bajestani, M. Forghani. and Li, S. (2022). Corruption and outward FDI: A dynamic gravity approach. Academy of Management Proceedings.
Li, S. and Farrell, M. (2022). Contentions in the Study of China’s Political Economy: Building Common Ground. International Journal of Emerging Markets.
Li, S. (2022). China, Inc. and World's Response. Modern China Studies 29 (1) , pp. 1-14.
Li, S. (2022). How China, Inc. Moved the West's Cheese. Hong Kong Economic Journal Monthly (539, Feb).
Li, S. and Selover, D. D. (2021). Resolving the Covid Vaccination Debate by Understanding Diversity and Standardization. FIIB Business Review.
Teng, C., Li, S. and Yang, J. (2021). Family Control, External Governance Mechanisms, and Dividend Payouts. Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance (79) , pp. 198-209.
Li, S. (2020). Leading by Bribing: Evidence from China. International Journal of Emerging Markets.
Alon, I., Li, S. and Farrell, M. (2020). Democracies and Authoritarian Governments: How their responses to Covid-19 differ. US-China Review XLIV (4) , pp. 19-21.
Alon, I., Elia, S. and Li, S. (2020). Greenfield Or M&A? An Institutional and Learning Perspective on the Establishment Mode Choice of Chinese Outward Investments. Journal of International Management 26 (3) , pp. 100758.
Li, S. and Farrell, M. China's Industrial Policy and Its Implication for International Business. European Journal of International Management.
Alon, I., Li, S. and Farrell, M. (2020). Regime Type and COVID-19 Response. FIIB Business Review.
Li, S. and Farrell, M. (2020). The Emergence of China, Inc.: Behind and Beyond the Trade War. International Journal of Emerging Markets.
Li, S. and Alon, I. (2020). China's Intellectual Property Rights Provocation: A Political Economy View. Journal of International Business Policy 3 (1) , pp. 60-72.
Li, S. (2019). The Relocation of Supply Chains from China and the Impact on the Chinese Economy. China Leadership Monitor.
Li, S., Park, S. Ho. and Bao, R. (2019). The Transition from Relation-Based to Rule-Based Governance in East Asia: Theories, Evidence, and Challenges. International Journal of Emerging Markets 14 (1) , pp. 171-186.
Li, S. (2019). Entrepreneurship: Hope for China. China Economic Weekly.
Wang, L. and Li, S. (2018). Determinants of Foreign Direct and Indirect Investments from the Institutional Perspective: A Comparative Analysis between Emerging and Mature Markets. International Journal of Emerging Markets 13 (5) , pp. 1330-1347.
Alon, I., Li, S. and Wu, J. (2017). An Institutional Perspective on Religious Freedom and Economic Growth. Politics and Religion 10 (3) , pp. 689-716.
Li, S., Park, S. Ho. and Selover, D. D. (2017). The cultural dividend: a hidden source of economic growth in emerging countries,. Cross Cultural & Strategic Management 34 (4) , pp. 590-616.
Li, S. (2017). An Outlook and Assessment on Corruption and Anticorruption Campaigns in China. Modern China Studies.
Pei, M., Li, S. and Wang, Y. (2017). Corruption and Anticorruption Campaignes in China. Modern China Studies.
Li, S., Alon, I. and Wu, J. (2017). Don't lose faith in democracy because of corruption. Hong Kong Economic Journal Monthly.
Li, S., Alon, I. and Wu, J. (2017). Corruption may worsen in democratizing economies: but don't let it erode our faith in democracy. Modern China Studies.
Lien, Y., Teng, C. and Li, S. (2016). Institutional Reforms and the Effects of Family Control on Corporate Governance. FAMILY BUSINESS REVIEW 29 (2) , pp. 174-188.
Li, S. (2016). The Cultural Revolution in the Eyes of An Art Soldier. Modern China Studies 23 (2) , pp. 199-218.
Alon, I., Li, S. and Wu, J. (2016). Corruption, Regime Type, and Economic Growth. Public Finance and Management 16 (4) , pp. 332-361.
Li, S. and Park, S. (2015). A financial crisis with Chinese characteristics. Hong Kong Economic Journal Monthly 459.
Li, S. and Park, S. Ho. (2015). Are the 2nd generation of entrepreneurs ready?. Hong Kong Economic Journal Monthly 463 , pp. 116-117.
Li, S. and Park, S. (2015). From ‘big-strong-good’ to ‘good-strong-big’: China’s economic slowdown provides opportunity for the upside down firms to adjust. Hong Kong Economic Journal Monthly 455.
Park, S., Li, S. and Yeh, K. (2015). Governance dilemma during the transition in East Asia. Hong Kong Economic Journal Monthly 461 , pp. 130-131.
Li, S. and Wang, Y. (2015). Photos of major social turmoil in China since 1900. Modern China Studies 22 (2) , pp. 21-32.
Li, S., Zhang, R. and Park, S. Ho. (2015). Why government stimuli have such different results in the U.S. and China?. Hong Kong Economic Journal Monthly 465 , pp. 128-131.
Li, S. (2015). A financial crisis with Chinese characteristics. Hong Kong Economic Journal Monthly 459.
Li, S. (2014). Parking habit and economic growth. Hong Kong Economic Journal Monthly (453).
Li, S. (2014). Predicting productivity gains from parking behavior. International Journal of Emerging Markets 9 (4) , pp. 462-470.
Long, X., Zhu, Y., Cai, W. and Li, S. (2014). An empirical analysis of spatial tax competition among Chinese counties based on spatial econometric models. Economic Research Journal 49 (8) , pp. 41-53.
Li, S., Lin, Y. and Selover, D. D. (2014). Chinese State-Owned Enterprises: Are They Inefficient?. The Chinese Economy 46 (5-6) , pp. 81-115.
Li, S. and Gaur, A. S. (2014). Financial giants and moral pigmies: Multinational corporations and human rights. International Journal of Emerging Markets.
Li, S. (2014). From Heresy and Policy: My Prescription for China’s Population Policy 25 Years Ago. Modern China Studies.
Li, S., Park, S. and Bao, S. (2014). How Much Can We Trust the Financial Report? Earnings Management in Emerging Economies. International Journal of Emerging Markets.
Lien, Y. and Li, S. (2014). Professionalization of Family Business and Performance Effect. Family Business Review 27 (4) , pp. 346-364.
Li, S. (2014). The Inevitable and difficult transition from relation-based to rule-based governance in China. Modern China Studies.
Li, S. and Wang, L. (2014). Which countries do not hate the rich: social attitude toward wealth across countries. Hong Kong Economic Journal Monthly (445) , pp. 132-134.
Li, S. and Park, S. Ho. (2014). What makes a country rich-friendly?. fDiIntelligence, A Financial Times Publication.
Li, S., Park, S. Ho. and Bao, R. S. (2014). Culture plays a major role in productivity gains. Hong Kong Economic Journal Monthly 450.
Li, S. and Wang, L. (2014). Which countries do not hate the rich: social attitude toward wealth across countries. Hong Kong Economic Journal Monthly 445.
Li, S. (2013). China’s (painful) transition from relation-based to rule-based governance: When and how, not if and why. Corporate Governance: An International Review.
Lien, Y. and Li, S. (2013). Does Diversification Add Value in the Emerging Economies? Effect of Corporate Governance. Journal of Business Research.
Li, S. (2013). My advice on loosening China’s birth control policy twenty-five years ago. Hong Kong Economic Journal Monthly.
Li, S. and Park, S. H. (2013). The Hard-Working Culture: A Key to Understanding China’s Economic Miracle. The BRIC Magazine 3.
Li, S., Xia, J., Long, C. and Tan, J. (2012). Control Modes and Outcomes of Transformed SOEs in China: An Empirical Test. Management and Organization Review.
Wu, J., Li, S. and Selover, D. D. (2012). Foreign Direct Investment vs. Foreign Portfolio Investment: The Effect of the Governance Environment. Management International Review.
Judge Jr., W. Q. and Li, S. (2012). Governance environment and organization design of foreign subsidiaries. International Journal of Business Management.
Wu, J., Li, S. and Samsell, D. (2012). Why Some Countries Trade More, Some Trade Less, Some Trade Almost Nothing: The Effect of the Governance Environment on Trade Flows,. International Business Review.
Li, S. and Park, S. H. (2012). Financial report: who can be trusted. fDiIntelligence, A Financial Times publication.
Alon, I., Child, J., Li, S. and McIntyre, J. (2011). Globalization of the Chinese Firms: Theoretical Universalism or Particularism.
Li, S. (2011). My Life as an Art Soldier in Mao’s China: Art and Politics. Modern China Studies.
Li, S., Lin, Y. and Yeh, K. S. . (2011). The Evolution of Governance Value Chain: the Case of Hi-Tech Industries in Taiwan. Corporate Governance: An International Review.
Li, S., Stein, M. and Selover, D. D. (2011). ’Keep Silence, Make Money’: The institutional pattern of earnings manipulation in China. Journal of Asian Economics.
Li, S., Alon, I., Fetscherin, M., Lattemann, C. and Yeh, K. (2010). Corporate social responsibility in the emerging markets: The importance of the governance environment. Management International Review .
Judge Jr., W. Q., Li, S. and Pinsker, R. E. (2010). Governance environment and accounting quality across countries. Corporate Governance: An International Review 18 (3) , pp. 161-174.
Alon, I., Lattemann, C., Fetscherin, M., Li, S. and Schneider, A. Maria . (2010). Usage of public corporate communications of social responsibility within Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC). International Journal of Emerging Markets 5 , pp. 6-22.
Li, S. and Wu, J. J. . (2010). Why some countries thrive despite corruption? The role of trust in corruption-efficiency relationship. Review of International Political Economy 17 , pp. 129-154.
Li, S., Stein, M. and Wang, L. (2010). ’Keep silent, make money’: Can Chinese firms’ financial data be trusted?. Hong Kong Economic Journal Monthly May , pp. 88-90.
Li, S. and Nair, A. (2009). Asian Corporate Governance. Corporate Governance: An International Review 17 (4) , pp. 407-410.
Li, S. and Nair, A. (2009). Asian Corporate Governance or Corporate Governance in Asia?. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE-AN INTERNATIONAL REVIEW 17 (4) , pp. 407-410.
Li, S., Zhou, D. and Karande, K. (2009). Conducting market exchange in different governance environments: the case of the diamond market in the U.S. and China. Journal of Business Ethics 88 , pp. 453-471.
Li, S., Lattemann , C., Fetscherin, M., Alon, I. and Schneider, A. Maria . (2009). CSR Communication Intensity in Chinese and Indian Multinational Corporations. Corporate Governance: An International Review 17 , pp. 426-442.
Xia, J., Li, S. and Long, C. (2009). The Transformation of Collectively Owned Enterprises and its Outcomes in China, 2001-05. WORLD DEVELOPMENT 37 (10) , pp. 1651-1662.
Li, S. and Samsell, D. P.. (2009). Why Some Countries Trade More Than Others: The Effect of the Governance Environment on Trade Flows. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE-AN INTERNATIONAL REVIEW 17 (1) , pp. 47-61.
Li, S. and Nair, A. (2009). Corporate Governance in China and India. Corporate Governance: An International Review.
Li, S. and Pinsker, R. E. (2008). Costs and benefits of XBRL adoption: early evidence. Communications of the ACM 51 (3) , pp. 47-50.
Li, S. and Xia, J. (2008). The roles and performance of state firms and non-state firms in China's economic transition. WORLD DEVELOPMENT 36 (1) , pp. 39-54.
Li, S. and Yeh, K. (2007). Mao’s pervasive influence on Chinese CEOs. Harvard Business Review , pp. 16.
Li, S. and Yeh, K. S.. (2007). Mao's pervasive influence on Chinese CEOs. HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW 85 (12) , pp. 16-17.
Li, S. and Filer II, L. H. (2007). The Effects of Governance Environment on the Choice of Investment Mode. Journal of World Business 42 (1) , pp. Journal of World Business.
Li, S. and Filer II, L. H. (2007). The effects of the governance environment on the choice of investment mode and the strategic implications. JOURNAL OF WORLD BUSINESS 42 (1) , pp. 80-98.
Tan, J., Li, S. and Xia, J. (2007). When iron fist, visible hand, and invisible hand meet: Firm-level effects of varying institutional environments in China. JOURNAL OF BUSINESS RESEARCH 60 (7) , pp. 786-794.
Li, S. and Wu, J. Jun. (2007). Why China thrives despite corruption. Far Eastern Economic Review.
Park, S. Ho ., Li, S. and Tse, D. (2006). Market liberalization and firm performance during China’s economic transition. Journal of International Business Studies 37 (1) , pp. 127-147.
Pinsker, R. E. and Li, S. (2005). Modeling RBRT Adoption and its Effects on Cost of Capital. International Journal of Accounting Information Systems 6 , pp. 196-215.
Li, S. (2005). Why a poor governance environment does not deter foreign direct investment: the case of China and its implications for investment protection. Business Horizons 48 , pp. 279-302.
Li, S. (2004). Can China learn from Hong Kong’s experience in fighting corruption?. Global Economic Review 33 (1) , pp. 1-9.
Li, S. (2004). China’s political reform as the key to US-China relations. International Studies Review 5 (1) , pp. 27-38.
Li, S. (2004). Governance environment and international business: Frictions between rule-based and relation-based societies and the strategic and policy implications. Journal of National Development Studies 4 (1) , pp. 83-120.
Li, S., Dongsheng , Z. and Ilan , V. (2004). Institutional change and the emergence of private ownership in China. Journal of Business Research 57 , pp. 1145-1152.
Li, S. (2004). Location and performance of foreign firms in China. Management International Review 44 (2) , pp. 151-169.
Li, S., Shuhe and Park, S. Ho . (2004). The great leap forward: the change of governance in a transition economy. Organizational Dynamics 33 (1) , pp. 63-78.
Li, S. (2004). The myth of truth of foreign investment in China. Hong Kong Economic Journal Monthly 333 (71-74).
Li, S. (2004). The puzzle of firm performance in China: An institutional explanation. Economics of Planning 37 , pp. 47-68.
Li, S. (2004). Why are property rights protections lacking in China? An institutional explanation. California Management Review 46 (3) , pp. 100-115.
Li, S., Guangqin , M. and Tom , A. (2003). Applying and evaluating models to predict customer attrition using data mining techniques. Journal of Comparative International Managemen 6 (1) , pp. 10-22.
Li, S., Li, S. and Zhang, W. (2000). The road to capitalism: Competition and institutional change in China. Journal of Comparative Economics 28 , pp. 269-292.
Tu, E. and Li, S. (1999). Inter-regime marriage and mobility: the case of China and Taiwan. Journal of Contemporary China 8 (22) , pp. 499-516.
Pan, Y., Li, S. and Tse, D. (1999). The impact of order and mode of market entry on profitability and market share. Journal of International Business Studies 30 (1) , pp. 81-104.
Li, S. (1998). Success in China’s industrial market: An institutional and environmental approach. Journal of International Marketing 6 (1) , pp. 56-80.
Li, S., Li, M. and Tan, J. (1998). Understanding diversification in a transition economy: A theoretical exploration. Journal of Applied Management Studies 7 (1) , pp. 77-94.
Li, S. (1995). Survival Analysis. Marketing Research Fall , pp. 17-23.
Coale, A. and Li, S. (1991). Calculation of mortality schedules for very old people in China with allowance for misreporting of ages. Demography 28 (2) , pp. 293-301.
Li, S. (1989). Measuring the fuzziness of human thoughts: an application of fuzzy sets to sociological research. Journal of Mathematical Sociology 14 (1) , pp. 67-84.
Tu, E. and Li, S. (1989). Mortality decline and Chinese family structure: implications for old age support. Journal of Gerontology (A) 44 (4) , pp. S157-168.
Li, S. (1989). What China can learn from Taiwan. ORBIS: A Journal of World Affairs Summer , pp. 327-340.
Li, S. (1987). The road to freedom: Can communist societies evolve into democracy?. World Affairs 150 (3) , pp. 183-189.
Tu, E., Li, S. and Han, j. (1985). Fertility in China, 1950-1981: a time-series model. American Statistical Association Proceedings , pp. 205-208.

Books

Li, S. (2022). China, Inc.: How the Chinese Communist Party Transformed China into a Giant Corporation. Cambridge University Press.
Li, S. (2019). Bribery and Corruption in Weak Institutional Environments: Connecting the Dots from a Comparative Perspective. Cambridge University Press.
Li, S. (2018). "Carry On the Revolution to the End"? Propaganda Posters in China. Center for Modern China Foundation.
Li, S. (2016). East Asian Business in the New World: Helping Old Economies Revitalize. Elsevier.
Li, S. (2015). “Together or Separate Checks?” Why the East and West Conduct Business in Different Ways. Center for Modern China Foundation.
Li, S., Xue, D. and Wu, S. (2011). When Relations Encounter Rules: The Challenge of Globalization. Qian Chen Books.
Li, S., Yeh, K. and Bi, Z. (2011). Business Environment and Management in Contemporary China. Qian Cheng Books.
Li, S. (2009). Managing International Business in Relation-based versus Rule-based countries. Business Expert Press.
Li, S., Yeh, K. and Bi, Z. (2008). Business Environment and Management in Contemporary China. Qian Cheng Books.
Li, S., He, X. and Yau, O. (2000). Business Management in China. Peking University Press.
Li, S. and Tse, D. (1999). China Markets Yearbook. City University of Hong Kong Press.
Li, S., He, X. and Yau, O. (1998). China's Reform and Business Management. City University of Hong Kong.
Li, S. and Tse, D. (1997). China Industrial Markets Yearbook. City University of Hong Kong Press.
Li, S. (1994). China Business Directory . AT&T EastGate Services.
Li, S. (1994). China’s Top 100,000 Companies . China Communications Center & Cypress Book.
Li, S. (1992). The Political Economy of Contemporary China. Guiguan Publishing House.
Li, S. and Yu, D. (1991). China: Reforms and Development . Guiguan Publishing House.
Coale, A., Li, S. and Han, J. (1989). The Distribution of Interbirth Intervals in Rural China: 1940s to 1970s. East-West Center.
Li, S. (1988). Chinese Intellectuals View Politics, Society, and the Economy. Guiguan Publishing House.

Book Chapters

Li, S. (2018). Be A Clock Builder, Not A Time Teller: The Story of the Great Wall Enterprise Institute The Method of the New Economy Beijing: Gold Wall Press.
Li, S. The Effect of Culture on Productivity Gain in China A book to be published by Yonsei University, Korea.
Li, S. and Park, S. 2Rich in China.
Li, S. Assessment of and outlook on China’s corruption China 2030.
Li, S. (2008). Preface: Chinese firms at the cross road (pp. xiii-xix) London: Palgrave: Globalization of Chinese Enterprises.
Li, S. (2004). From relations to rules: a theoretical explanation and empirical evidence The Politics of Affective Relations: East Asia and Beyond /Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
Li, S. (2003). Firm resources and capabilities as determinants of performance: Evidence from China (pp. 207-222) Westport CT: Chinese Culture, Organizational Behavior, and International Business Management/ Quorum Books.
Li, S. (2003). Foreword: China’s greatest leap forward (pp. xiii-xvi) Westport CT: Chinese Economic Transition and International Marketing Strategy/Praeger Publishers.
Li, S. (2003). Performance of market followers in the international market: the case of China (pp. 18-35) Westport CT: Chinese Economic Transition and International Marketing Strategy/ Praeger Publishers.

Presentations

Li, S. (October 25, 2021). The Rise of China, Inc. Lecture Presentation of My Book Zoom.
Li, S. (October 13, 2021). The Rise of China, Inc. Lecture Presentation of My Book Zoom.
Li, S. (February 15, 2021). Why some countries thrive despite corruption Lecture Public Lecture of the Center on Contemporary China Zoom.
Li, S. (September 30, 2020). Understanding the U.S.-China Conflict Lecture ODU-Strome Webinar Series Online Zoom.
Li, S. (October 1, 2019). US-China Trade Conflict and Its Implications for China Research Keynote/Plenary Address China Goes Global Annual Academic Conference Rollins College, Winter Park, FL.
Li, S. (January 12, 2019). Decoding U.S.-China Trade Lecture Great Decisions Series Norfolk Academy.
Alon, I., Elia, S. and Li, S. (December 14, 2017). DEMYSTIFYING CHINESE INVESTMENT MODES OF ENTRY: EFFECTS OF GOVERNANCE ENVIRONMENT AND LEARNING Paper European International Business Academy Conference Milan, Italy.
Li, S. (November 18, 2017). Governance Bundle during the Transition from Relation-based to Rule-based System: the case of East Asia Paper International Conference on Trust Tokyo.
Li, S. (November 10, 2017). Reglobalization without Losers Lecture Beijing, China.
Li, S. (October 24, 2017). Culture and Productivity: Sustaining growth in emerging economies Paper 1st Annual Emerging Market Forum Shanghai, China.
Li, S. (May 25, 2017). Reglobalization without Losers Lecture Globalization Lecture Series Zhengzhou, China.
Li, S. (May 23, 2017). China’s Transition from Relation-based to Rule-based Governance: Challenges and Opportunities Paper Corporate Governance and Innovation Capablity of East Asian Firms Seoul.
Li, S. (December 9, 2016). Institutional factors affecting the development of Northeast in China Oral Presentation Institutional support for regional development Beijing, China.
Li, S. (December 4, 2016). Political and economic development in Xi's era Oral Presentation Political and economic development in China Macau.
Li, S. (December 1, 2016). Taiwan-China relations in the new era Oral Presentation Taiwan-China Relations Taipei, Taiwan.
Lien, Y. and Li, S. (December 12, 2014). Institutional Reform and Corporate Governance Effect of Family Control Paper 22nd Conference on the Theories and Practices of Securities and Financial Markets Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Lee, C. and Li, S. (May 26, 2014). Consumer Animosity and Merger and Acquisition Success Paper Academy of International Business Annual Meeting Vancouver, Canada.
Lee, C. and Li, S. (June , 2013). Effects of Consumer Attitude on Mergers and Acquisitions Paper Academy of International Business Annual Meeting Turkey.
Li, S. (December , 2012). China’s financial market Lecture Lecture series Douliu, Taiwan.
Li, S. (December , 2012). Cultural dividend: hidden source of economic growth in emerging markets Paper Seminar Moscow, Russia.
Li, S. (November , 2012). Managing poor financial information in emerging markets Paper Seminar Moscow.
Lee, C. and Li, S. (August , 2012). Consumer Animosity and Sucess of M&A Paper Academy of Management Annual Meeting Boston, MA.
Li, S. (April , 2011). Can China Innovate? Oral Presentation Seminar Claremont, CA.
Selover, D. D., Li, S. and Lin, Y. ( 2009). Chinese State-Owned Enterprises: Are They Efficient? Testing the Soft Budget Constraint College of Business and Public Administration Dean's Research Seminar .
Selover, D. D., Li, S. and Lin, Y. ( 2008). The Performance of Chinese Manufacturing Firms College of Business and Public Administration Dean's Research Seminar .
Li, S. (December 11, 2008). My experience in research and publishing Macau.
Li, S. (December 10, 2008). Why some countries thrive despite corruption Macau.
Li, S., Stein, M. and Selover, D. D. (May , 2008). Earnings management in China Annual Finance Meeting Taipei.
Li, S. (May , 2008). The great leap forward: the transition from the relation-based governance to the rule-based governance Taiwan.
Li, S. ( 2007). Governance environment and mode of investment Hamilton, NY.
Li, S. and Judge Jr., W. Q. ( 2007). Effects of governance environment on organizational structure and process Paper Organization Science Winter Conference Steamboat Springs, CO.
Judge Jr., W. Q., Li, S. and Pinsker, R. E. ( 2007). National adoption of international accounting standards: An institutional perspective. Paper Strategic Management Society Conference San Diego, CA.
Li, S. (August 28, 2007). China thrives despite corruption The China Semester .
Li, S. (August 28, 2007). In the eye of the hurricane The China Semester .
Li, S. (June , 2007). My research and publishing experience Junior Faculty Research Workshop Kaohsuing, Taiwan.
Li, S. ( 2006). The Chinese firms at the crossroad conference on The Globalization of Chinese Firms Winter Park, FL.
Li, S. ( 2006). The competitiveness of the Chinese firms Virginia Beach, VA.
Li, S. ( 2005). Why some countries trade more than others: The effects of the governance environment on trade flows Academy of International Business Annual Meeting Quebec City, Canada.
Li, S. ( 2005). China’s transformation: A historical and comparative perspective Norfolk, VA.
Li, S. ( 2005). The rise of China and India: Implications for the U.S Distinguished Speakers Series Norfolk, VA.
Li, S. ( 2005). World Affairs Council of Greater Hampton Roads Norfolk, VA.
Pinsker, R. E. and Li, S. (December , 2004). Modeling RBRT Adoption and its Effects on Cost of Capital International Research Symposium of AIS Washington D.C.
  • 2022: Best Paper Award, Southern Management Association
  • 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