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Dr Yuanfei Kang

Senior Lecturer

School of Management

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: +64 9 414 0800 x43409
    Location: 304, QA
    Campus: Albany

Qualifications

  • PhD in International Business - University of Auckland (0)
  • MA in Economics - Peking University (0)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Yuanfei's primary resaerch interest is in the field of International Business. His recent focus has been on issues and factors related to Outward Foreign Direct Investment from emerging economies, including location choice, and performance. He has also been conducting research in the area of enviormental management in emerging economies.

Research Opportunities

  • PhD  (01/02/2015) Internationalization and Outward Foreign Direct Investment by firms from emerging economies
  • PhD  (01/02/2015) Environmental management of emerging economies

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship, Resource Development and Management

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Business and Management (150300): Commerce, Management, Tourism And Services (150000): International Business (150308): Organisation and Management Theory (150310): Small Business Management (150314)

Research Outputs

Journal

Kang, Y., & Liu, Y. (2016). Natural resource-seeking intent and regulatory forces: Location choice of Chinese outward foreign direct investment in Asia. Management Research Review. 39(10), 1313-1335
[Journal article]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Wang, B., Childerhouse, P., Kang, Y., Huo, B., & Mathrani, S. (2016). Enablers of supply chain integration: Interpersonal and interorganizational relationship perspectives. Industrial Management and Data Systems. 116(4), 838-855
[Journal article]Authored by: Childerhouse, P., Kang, Y., Mathrani, S., Wang, B.
Kang, Y., & Beal, T. (2015). Determinants of Chinese outward foreign direct investment in Africa. International Journal of Business Research. 15(4), 93-102
[Journal article]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y., & Beal, T. (2013). Barriers to New Zealand-China economic integration: a case of the dairy industry and beyond. New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies. 15(1), 1-17 Retrieved from http://www.nzasia.org.nz/journal/jas_june2013_kang_beal.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y., & Jiang, F. (2012). FDI location choice of Chinese multinationals in East and Southeast Asia: Traditional economic factors and institutional perspective. Journal of World Business. 47(1), 45-53
[Journal article]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Li, W., & Kang, Y. (2011). Strategic positioning, firm resources and adoption of proactive environmental practices: Evidence from manufacturing firms in China. The Journal of Academy of Business and Economics. 11(4), 43-53 Retrieved from http://law-journals-books.vlex.com/vid/strategic-positioning-proactive-practices-336267854
[Journal article]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y. (2011). Formation of environmental management strategy for manufacturing firms in an emerging economy: An integration of institutional forces and strategic behaviour approach.. International Journal of Business Research. 11(4), 73-88
[Journal article]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y., & Jiang, F. (2010). FDI location choice of Chinese multinationals in East and Southeast Asia: Traditional economic factors and institutional perspective. Journal of World Business.
[Journal article]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y., & Jiang, F. (2010). FDI location choice of Chinese firms: Traditional economic factors and institutional perspective. Journal of World Business. 47(1), 45-53 Retrieved from http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1090951610000763
[Journal article]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y., & Liu, Y. (2009). Environmental stringency and foreign direct investment inflows: Testing the pollution haven hypothesis in China. Journal of International Business and Economics. 9(3), 19-31 Retrieved from http://www.econbiz.de/index.php?id=detailed_view&itemId=10009050304&L=2
[Journal article]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y. (2009). Location dynamics of Chinese outward FDI in Asia: A cross country and time analysis. Journal of International Finance and Economics. 9(3), 91-102
[Journal article]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Liu, Y., & Kang, Y. (2008). Strategic motivations for location choice of foreign direct investment in China: A discrete-choice analysis. European Journal of Management. 8(2), 9-22 Retrieved from http://www.freepatentsonline.com/article/European-Journal-Management/182924505.html
[Journal article]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y. (2008). Challenge for internationalisation of chinese firms: lessons from a failed chinese outward investment case. Review of Business Research. 8(1), 1-12 Retrieved from http://www.freepatentsonline.com/article/Review-Business-Research/182406741.html
[Journal article]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y., & Liu, W. (2007). Internationalisation patterns of Chinese firms: Entry mode, location, and government influence. International Journal of Business Strategy. 7(3), 13-31
[Journal article]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Liu, Y., & Kang, Y. (2006). Expansion strategies of Chinese firms: Motives of outward foreign direct investment. Journal of International Business Strategy. 4(1), 21-30 Retrieved from http://umir.umac.mo/jspui/bitstream/123456789/12865/1/1367_0_JIBStrattegy%20VI-1,%202006%20Reprint%20for%20Dr.%20GQLi%20.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y. (2006). Network relationships, organizational learning and goal attainment in an international joint venture. International Journal of Business Research. 5(1), 1-14
[Journal article]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y. (2006). Network governance, goal attainment and goal succession in international joint ventures in China. Journal of International Business and Economics. 6(1), 75-89
[Journal article]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y., & Liu, Y. (2005). An empirical analysis on the determinants of foreign direct investment flows to China. International Journal of Business Research. 4(1), 6-18
[Journal article]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y. (2004). Goal attainment, managerial relationships and performance of joint ventures: An unsuccessful experience of a joint venture in China. Review of Business Research. 3(1), 95-113
[Journal article]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y., & Ye, Q. (2004). How the regional distribution of FDI is influenced by regional characteristics in China?. Journal of International Business and Economics. 2(1), 275-292
[Journal article]Authored by: Kang, Y.

Book

Beal, T., & Kang, Y.(2016). China, New Zealand, and the complexities of globalization: Asymmetry, complementarity, and competition.
[Authored Book]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y. (2011). FDI location choice of Chinese firms. In J. Saee (Ed.) China and the Global Economy in the 21st Century. (pp. 52 - 75). : Routledge
[Chapter]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y., & Cao, XH. (Eds.) (2010). An introduction to international trade. Beijing, China: Science Press
[Edited Book]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y.(2010). Performance and network governance in international joint ventures. Saarbrucken, Germany: VDM & Co. KG.
[Authored Book]Authored by: Kang, Y.

Thesis

Kang, Y. (2004). Performance and network governance in international joint ventures: Case studies of three China-New Zealand JVs. (Doctoral Thesis, University of Auckland)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Kang, Y.

Conference

Wang, B., Childerhouse, P., & Kang, Y. (2017). Interaction of inter-personal and inter-organizational relationships in supply chain integration: Case studies in New Zealand. Proceedings of 15th ANZAM Operations, Supply Chain and Services Management Symposium. (pp. 10 - 10). : 15th ANZAM Operations, Supply Chain and Services Management Symposium
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Childerhouse, P., Kang, Y., Wang, B.
Wang, B., childerhouse, P., & Kang, Y.The role of interpersonal relationships in supply chain integration; an Internet environment cross-case investigation.. . Chongqing, China
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Childerhouse, P., Kang, Y., Wang, B.
Wang, B., Childerhouse, P., & kang, Y.Role of interpersonal relationships in supply chain integration: Evidence from New Zealand.. . UTS, Sydney, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Childerhouse, P., Kang, Y.
Wang, B., Childerhouse, P., & Kang, Y.Inter-personal and inter-organizational relationships in supply chain integration: Evidence in New Zealand. . Rotorua, New Zealand
[Conference Other]Authored by: Childerhouse, P., Kang, Y.
Wang, B., Childerhouse, PHJ., & Kang, Y.The role of interpersonal relationships in supply chain integration; an Internet environment cross-case investigation. . Chongqing, China
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Childerhouse, P., Kang, Y.
Wang, B., Childerhouse, P., & Kang, Y.Role of interpersonal relationships in supply chain integration: Evidence from New Zealand. . Sydney, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Childerhouse, P., Kang, Y., Wang, B.
Kang, Y., & Liu, Y. (2015, February). The role of resource-seeking intent in outward FDI decisions under institutional constraints: Evidence from China as an emerging economy. Presented at Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy (ANZIBA) Conference 2015. Melbourne, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Kang, Y., Liu, Y.
Kang, Y., & He, XM. (2014). Institutional forces and environmental management strategy. In MA. Witt (Ed.): Australia and New Zealand International Business Association Conference 2014
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y., & He, XM. (2012). Impact of Institutional Forces on Adoption of Environmental Management Strategy for Manufacturing Firms in China: Moderating Effects of Complementary Assets and Environmental Orientation. : Academy of International Business 2012 Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y. (2011, October). Formation of environmental management strategy for manufacturing firms in an emerging economy: an integration of institutional forces and strategic behaviour approach. Presented at International Academy of Business & Economics(IABE) annual conference. Las Vegas, Navada, USA.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y., & Li, WW. (2011, October). Strategic positioning, firm resources and adoption of proactive environmental practices: evidence from manufacturing firms in China. Presented at International Academy of Business & Economics(IABE) annual conference. Las Vegas, Navada, USA.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y. (2012). FDI location choice of Chinese firms: Traditional economic factors and institutional perspective. (pp. 52 - 75).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y., & Liu, Y. (2005, October). An empirical on the determinants of foreign direct investment flows to China. Presented at 2005 International Academy of Business and Economics Annual Conference. Las Vegas, NV.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y. (2005, October). Network relationships, organizational learning and goal attainment in an international joint ventures. Presented at 2005 International Academy of Business and Economics Annual Conference. Las Vegas, NV.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y. (2004, October). Goal attainment, managerial relationships and performance of joint venture: An unsuccessful experience of a joint venture in China. Presented at 2004 International Academy of Business and Economics Annual Conference. Las Vegas, NV.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y., & Ye, Q. (2004, October). How the regional distribution of FDI is influenced by regional characteristics in China. Presented at 2004 International Academy of Business and Economics Annual Conference. Las Vegas, NV.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y. (2003). Performance and network governance in international joint ventures: Case studies of three China-New Zealand JVs. In Hawaii International Conference on Business: Conference Proceedings(pp. unpaged). Honolulu, HI: Hawaii International Conference on Business
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y. (2003). Case studies on goal attainment of partners in international JVs in China. Hawaii International Conference on Business: Conference Proceedings. (pp. unpaged). Honolulu, HI: 3rd Annual Hawaii International Conference on Business
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y. (2003, June). Performance and network governance in international joint ventures: Case studies of three China-New Zealand JVs. Presented at 2003 Hawaii International Conference on Business. Honolulu, HI.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Kang, Y.
Kang, Y. (2003, June). Case studies on goal attainment of partners in international JVs in China. Presented at 2003 Hawaii International Conference on Business. Honolulu, HI.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Kang, Y.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 2 2
CoSupervisor 2 0

Teaching

  • International Business
  • Advanced International Business
  • Operations Management of International Business

Current Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • Mian Wu - PhD
    Co-evolutionary Model of the Internationalization Process of Knowledge-intensive Business Services Enterprises (KIBS): Evidence from China
  • Lili Mi - PhD
    Determinants of Chinese MNCs' subsidiary performance -- An Integrated View

CoSupervisor of:

  • Bin Wang - PhD
    The Role of Interpersonal Relationship on Supply Chain Integration
  • Chao Zhao - PhD
    Experiential Knowledge, Network Position, and Entrepreneurial Orientation: Contingency Model of SME Internationalization
  • Shane Win - PhD
    A Dynamic Perspective on Subsidiary Contributory Role Development

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • 2015 - Muhammad Mustafa Raziq - PhD
    Subsidiary Classification, and Configuration with a Developmental Context: Evidence from Foreign Multinational Enterprises in New Zealand
  • 2009 - Yulong Liu - PhD
    Factors determining location choice of foreign direct investment in China: A perspective from an inland province

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