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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

Master, Durham University

Bachelor, Xi'an Jiaotong University

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Chinese firms Business & Economics
Knowledge transfer Business & Economics
Mergers and acquisitions Business & Economics
Multinational corporations Business & Economics
Explicit knowledge Business & Economics
Manufacturing firms Business & Economics
Tacit knowledge Business & Economics
China Business & Economics

Research Output 2010 2020

Political connections
Value creation
Chinese multinationals
Costs
Internationalization
Open Access
File
Success factors
Chinese multinationals
Multinational corporations
Factors
Home country

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

Open Access
File
China
Empirical study
E-service quality
User satisfaction
Public services

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

Open Access
File
Emerging economies
Knowledge transfer
Manufacturing firms
Explicit knowledge
Tacit knowledge

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

Open Access
File
Knowledge transfer
Chinese firms
Absorptive capacity
Design methodology
Organizational climate

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

China
Mergers and acquisitions
Developing countries
Government
Multinational enterprises

Activities 2015 2018

  • 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