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Biography

Qi Ai (PhD) is a senior lecturer in strategic management at the Faculty of Business and Law, University of Northampton, UK. He received his PhD from Royal Holloway, University of London. His research interests lie in mergers and acquisitions and the development of emerging market corporations (EMNCs). His current research focuses on post-acquisition integration and knowledge transfer in EMNCs’ international acquisitions. His research has been published in journals such as Journal of World Business, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Journal of Organization Change Management, among others.

Research Interests

Mergers and acquisitions;

Post-acquisition integration;

Internationalization of Chinese firms;

Multinational corporations in emerging markets-strategy, capabilities, and impact.

 

Teaching Interests

Business Project

Debates in Strategic Management

Strategic Management

MBA Dissertation Supervision

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Royal Holloway University of London

Award Date: 1 Feb 2015

Master, Durham University

Award Date: 1 Sep 2009

Bachelor, Xi'an Jiaotong University

Award Date: 1 Jul 2007

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  • The intra-firm knowledge transfer in the outward M&A of EMNCs: evidence from Chinese manufacturing firms

    Ai, Q. & Tan, H., 1 Jun 2018, In : Asia Pacific Journal of Management. 35, 2, p. 399-425 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

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  • Infrastructuring Development: Aerial Silk Roads at Two 'Belt and Road' Airports.

    Lin, W. & Ai, Q., 26 Feb 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Development and Change. p. 1-41

    Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

  • An empirical study of e-service quality and user satisfaction of public service centers in China

    Ming, C., Chen, T. & Ai, Q., 1 Jul 2018, In : International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age. 5, 3, p. 43-59 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

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  • Acquirers’ prior related knowledge and post-acquisition integration: Evidences from four Chinese firms

    Ai, Q. & Tan, H., 28 Jun 2017, In : Journal of Organizational Change Management. 30, 4, p. 647-662 16 p., 4.

    Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

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  • Strategies and performances of European carmakers in China under the shadow of the global financial crisis

    Tan, H. & Ai, Q., 22 May 2012, Sustaining Industrial Competitiveness after the Crisis: Lessons from the Automotive Industry. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., p. 134-158 25 p. (Sustaining Industrial Competitiveness after the Crisis: Lessons from the Automotive Industry).

    Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

    China's outward mergers and acquisitions in the 21st century: motivations, progress and the role of the Chinese government

    Tan, H. & Ai, Q., 2010, Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions. Emerald, Vol. 9. p. 25-50 26 p. (Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions).

    Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

  • Activities

    • 2 Invited talk

    Invited talk on "post-acquisition reverse capability transfer in international acquisition"

    Qi Ai (Speaker)
    15 Jun 2018

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsInvited talkResearch

    Keynote speaker at 8th China Public Administration and Public Policy Research Methods Senior Seminar

    Qi Ai (Speaker)
    8 Aug 201513 Aug 2015

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsInvited talkResearch