Tao Chen


Postgraduate Research Student
BSc (China University of Mining and Technology) MSc (Loughborough)
+44 07529972789

About

Managers are continuously looking for ways to improve their firms' competitive advantage in the face of global competition. In particular, firms in emerging countries have increasingly leveraged their non-market strategy to access external resources and sustain their competitive positions. Considering the importance of non-market strategy, he examines how firms improve their innovation by managing market and non-market strategies.

He received his MSc degree from Loughborough University and completed his bachelor’s degree at the China University of Mining and Technology. He has five-year work experience for an investment bank and investment corporation. He took the PhD Masterclass from Mark Casson and Alain Verbeke at the University of Reading. He is a teaching assistant and research assistant at the University of Surrey and the Univerisity of Sussex now. 

I am honored to have received the Vice-Chancellor’s Studentship Award and the Best Reviewer Award for the International Business and International Management Track at BAM 2023.

 

Research Interests:

Non-market strategy

Innovation

Sustainability

Affiliations and memberships

Academy of International Business

Publications

Publication

Chen, T, Park, H and Rajwani, T (2023). "Diverse Human Resource Slack and Firm Innovation: Evidence of Politically Connected Firms". International Business Review.

Conference presentation and paper

Chen, T, Park, H, Rajwani, T, (2024). "Press the Flesh: Political Connections in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions". Strategic Management Society, Academy of International Business, Seoul, Korea.

Chen, T, Park, H (2024). "From Excessive Philanthropy to Green Initiatives: The Impact of Military Leadership on Corporate Social Responsibility". Academy of International Business, Seoul, Korea.

Chen, T, Park, H, Rajwani, T, (2024). "Press the Flesh: Political Connections in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions". Academy of International Business (UK-Ireland), Birmingham, UK.

Chen, T, Park, H (2024). "From Excessive Philanthropy to Green Initiatives: The Impact of Military Leadership on Corporate Social Responsibility". Academy of International Business (UK-Ireland), Birmingham, UK.

Chen, T, Park, H (2023). "The Risk-Taking Behaviours of Ex-Military Executives and Family Firm in Domestic Innovation and Overseas Expansion Decisions". Strategic Management Society, Toronto, Canada.

Chen, T, Park, H (2023). "The Risk-Taking Behaviours of Ex-Military Executives and Family Firm in Domestic Innovation and Overseas Expansion Decisions". Academy of International Business, Warsaw, Poland.

Chen, T, Park, H (2023). "The Risk-Taking Behaviours of Ex-Military Executives and Family Firm in Domestic Innovation and Overseas Expansion Decisions". British Academy of Management, Brighton, UK.

Chen, T, Park, H (2023). "The Risk-Taking Behaviours of Ex-Military Executives and Family Firm in Domestic Innovation and Overseas Expansion Decisions". Academy of International Business (UK-Ireland), Glasgow, UK.

Chen, T, Park, H, Rajwani, T, (2022). "The role of political connection and human resource slack in firm innovation process". Academy of International Business (UK-Ireland), Henley, UK.

Chen, T, Park, H, Rajwani, T, (2022). "Diverse Human Resource Slack And Firm Innovation: Evidence of Politically Connected Firms". European International Business Academy, Oslo, Norway.

Chinese publication

Chen, T, Wu, Y, Hao, C, (2013). "Research on Logistics Reengineering and Development of Coal Enterprises". Coal Technology, China.