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David H. Zhu
Arizona State University

David Zhu is Associate Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship and Dean's Council of Distinguished Scholar at the W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University. He builds on behavioral theories to examine strategic decision making of top executives and directors, corporate governance, corporate strategy, innovation, and Chinese management. He also studies the structure of corporate elite networks and resource exchange networks. His work has been published in Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal, and has received several international awards from Academy of Management and Strategic Management Society. His most recent research advances a structural theory of organization power and resource dependence, develops a prosocial perspective of corporate governance, and examines how value, identity, personality, cognition, and emotion influence strategic decisions of top executives and directors. He currently serves on the editorial boards of AMJ, AMR, ASQ, and SMJ. He has also served the academic community in several roles, such as the English program chair and macro research committee chair of International Association for Chinese Management Research, overall coordinator of Chinese Management Scholars Community, representative-at-large of Strategic Management Society (strategic leadership and governance group) and of IACMR, and research committee member of the OMT and Strategic Management divisions of the Academy of Management. Zhu is an experienced business educator and has taught and coached many top executives around the world. His research has been featured in major news media, such as the Wall Street Journal and the Forbes, and in Deloitte’s executive training programs.