Mike W. Peng received his PhD from the University of Washington. He holds the Provost’s Distinguished Professorship at the University of Texas at Dallas. Prior to joining UTD, Mike Peng was an associate professor at Ohio State University. His work has been cited by both the United Nations and the World Bank in major publications. Truly global in scope, his research focuses on firm strategies in regions such as Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, and North America, covering countries such as China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, the United States, and Vietnam. He has published approximately 60 articles in leading academic journals and authored four books. Mike Peng has served on the editorial boards of numerous journals, including the Strategic Management Journal.