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Joseph Yu

Joseph Yu Department of Business Administration
Ph.D., Business Administration,
University of Michigan, USA


  • Ph. D. in Business Administration, University of Michigan, USA (1987)


  • Assistant professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • Director, Department of Business Administration, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
  • Acting Dean, College of Commerce, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
  • Director, CPC Corporation, Taiwan
  • Director, Advantech Foundation, Taiwan

Research Interests

  • International Business
  • International Marketing


A. Journal Papers

  • P. Li;K. Huang;K. Xu;C. Yu, 2016.11, 'The Effect of Local Environment on Innovation: A Comparison of Local and Foreign Firms in China, ' European Journal of International Management,.(SSCI)

  • Fang-Yi Lo;Chwo-Ming Joseph Yu, 2016.09, 'Antecedents to Location-Boundedness of an Advantage: Measurements and Empirical Investigation, ' Transylvanian Review,.(SSCI)

  • Lo, F.;Chiao, Y.;Yu, C., 2016.04, 'Network and Institutional Effects on SMEs' Entry Strategies, ' Management International Review,.(SSCI)

  • Jung-Nung Chang, Dah-Hsian Seetoo, Chwo-Ming Yu, Chia-Yi Cheng, 2015, Relational Management Mechanisms for Strategic Alliances Among Nonprofit Organizations, International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, Vol.26, No.2, pp.1-34.

  • T. J. Liao, Chwo-Ming Yu, 2013, The Impact of Local Linkages, International Linkages, and Absorptive Capacity on Innovation for Foreign Firms Operating in an Emerging Economy,  Journal of Technology Transfer, Vol.38, No.6, pp.809-827.

  • Kuo-Feng Huang, Chwo-Ming J. Yu, 2012, Cross-Regional Patenting: A Signal of Enhancement for Innovation Competence or Market Entry?, Management International Review, Vol.52, No.2, pp.213-231.

  • H. Chen, Chwo-Ming J. Yu, 2012, Adoption of Practices by Subsidiaries and Institutional Interaction within Internationalised Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises, Management International Review, Vol.52, No.1, pp.81-105.

  • Tsai-Ju Liao, Chwo-Ming Yu, 2012, Knowledge transfer, regulatory support, legitimacy, and financial performance: The case of foreign firms investing in China, Journal of World Business, Vol.47, pp.114-122.

  • Chiung-Jung Chen, Chwo-Ming Yu, 2011, Managerial ownership, diversification, and firm performance: Evidence from an emerging market, International Business Review, Vol.21, No.3, pp.518-534.

  • Chiung-Jung Chen, Chwo-Ming Yu, 2011, FDI, Export, and Capital Structure: An Agency Theory Perspective, Management International Review.

  • Kuo-Feng Huang, Chwo-Ming Yu, 2011, The Effect of Competitive and Non-Competitive R&D Collaboration on Firm Innovation, Journal of Technology Transfer.

  • Tzu‐Ju Peng, Nan-Juh Lin, Veronica Martinez, Chwo-Ming Yu, 2010.04, 'Managing Triads in a Military Avionics Service Maintenance Network in Taiwan, ' International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Vol.30, No.4, pp.398-422.

  • Guey-Huey Li, Chwo-Ming Yu, Dah-Hsian Seetoo, 2010, Toward a Theory of Regional Organization: The Emerging Role of Sub-regional Headquarters and the Imapct on Subsidiaries, Management International Review, Vol.50, No.1, pp.5-33.

  • Chiao, Yu-Ching, Chwo-Ming Yu, Ju-Tzu Ann Peng, 2009, Partner Nationality, Market Focus and IJV Performance: A Contingent Approach, Journal of World Business, Vol.43, No.3, pp.238-249.

  • Tsou, Sophie Hsiao-han, Chwo-Ming Yu, Yeh-Yun Lin, 2009, Entry Timing and Performance Under Uncertainty: Taiwanese Firms Investing in China, Asia Pacific Management Review, Vol.13, No.3, pp.279-288.

  • Hsiang-Lin Cheng, Chow-Ming Joseph Yu, 2008, "Institutional Pressures and Initiation of Internationalization: Evidence from Taiwanese Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises, International Business Review.

  • Yu‐Ching Chiao, Chow-Ming Joseph Yu, Peng‐Yu Li, Yi‐Chuan Chen, 2008, Subsidiary Size, Internationalization, Product Diversification, and Subsidiary Performance in an Emerging Market, International Marketing Review.

  • Chow-Ming Joseph Yu, Tsai-ju Liao , 2008, The Impact of Governance Mechanisms on Transaction-Specific Investments in Supplier-Manufacture Relationships: A Comparison of Local and Foreign Manufacturers," Management International Review, Vol.48, No.1.

  • Wu, Lei-yu, Chun-Ju Wang, Yu, Chwo-Ming Joseph, Chiou, Jyh-Shen, 2007, Resources, Trust, Supporting Firm Willingness to Cooperate, and Competitiveness of High-Tech Ventures: An Intertemporal Study of Hsinchu High Technology Industrial Park Firms, Journal of Management & Systems (管理與系統), Vol.14, No.1. (TSSCI)

  • “The Impact of Position Characteristics and Needs on the Nationality Choice of Subsidiary Managers: The Case of Taiwanese Firms in China,” Sun Yat-sen Management Review, forthcoming (with S. Chou and D. Seetoo). (TSSCI)

  • “Formal Governance Mechanisms, Relational Governance Mechanisms, and Transaction-specific Investments in Supplier-manufacturer Relationships,”

  •  “Performance, Internationalization, and Firm-Specific Advantages in a Newly-Industrialized Economy,” Small Business Economics Journal, forthcoming (with Y. Chiao and K. Yang). (SSCI)

  • “Determinants of the Selection of Controlling Mechanisms for Foreign Subsidiaries: The Case of Taiwanese Firms,” Chiao-Da Management Review, forthcoming (with T. Liao). (TSSCI)

  • ”Decision Autonomy of Subsidiaries in China,” Sun Yet-San Management Review, forthcoming (with M. Liao and S. Seetoo). (TSSCI)

  • “Toward A Model of Adaptation of Taiwanese Expatriates’ Spouses in Multinational Corporations,” International Journal of Commerce and Management 16, 2005 (with Y. Chiao, J. Yi and Y. Wei).

  • “Perceived Quality, Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty: The Case of Lexus in Taiwan,” Total Quality Management & Business Excellence 16, 2005 (with L. Wu, Y. Chiao and H. Tai). (SSCI)

  • “The Impact of Internationalization and Proprietary Assets on Firm Performance: An Empirical Analysis of Taiwanese High Technology Firms,” International Journal of Technology Management 29, 2005 (with Y. Chiao and J. Chen). (SSCI)

  • “Developing the Skills for International Business Management—The Implications of the Management Education Opportunity Grid,” Journal of Teaching in International Business 16, 2005 (with T. Guan, K. Yang and Y. Chiao).

  • “Level of Confidence and Strategic Alliances,” Journal of Management 21, 2004 (with S. Hsiung and D. Seetoo). (TSSCI)

  • Tseng, C., Yu, C. J. and Seetoo, D. W., 2002. “The Relationships between Types of Network Organization and Adoption of Management Mechanisms: An Empirical study of Knowledge Transactions of MNC’s Subsidiaries in Taiwan,” International Business Review, 11 (2), pp.211-230.

B. Conference Papers

  • Lo, Fang-Yi, Chow-Ming Yu, Yu-Ching Chiao, Peng-Yu Li, 2006, Network and Institutional Effects on Entry Strategies, ' Academy of Management Annual Meeting.

  • Chiao, Yu-Ching, Fang-Yi Lo, Chow-Ming Yu*, 2006, Choosing Between Wholly-Owned Subsidiaries and Joint Ventures: An Integration of Three Perspectives, Academy of Management Annual Meeting.

  • Chiao, Yu-Ching, Chwo-Ming Yu, Peng-Yu Li, Fang-Yi Lo, 2006.06, Exporting and the Profitability of NIE Firms: The Moderating Effect of FDI, Academy of International Business 2006 Annual Meeting.

  • Kang, Min-Pin,Yu, Chwo-Ming, Seetoo, Dah-Hsian, 2005, Is Asset Specificity a Liability? A Power Perspective of Safeguarding Specific Investments, Academy of Management Annual Meeting.

  • Peng, Tzu-Ju, Fang-Yi Lo, Chin-Shien Lin, Chwo-Ming Yu, 2005, Benefiting from Networks by Occupying Central Positions—The Case of Taiwan Healthcare Industry, Academy of Management Annual Meeting.

  • Chiao, Yu-Ching, Chwo-Ming Yu, 2005, Performance of International Joint Venture: An Emphasis on Local Sales, Academy of Management Annual Meeting.

  • Yang, Kuo-Ping, Chiao, Yu-Ching, Yu, Chwo-Ming, 2004, Equity allocation its effect performance: An examination of foreign joint ventures, ' The Academy of Management Annual Meeting

  • Chiao, Yu-Ching,Yang, Kuo-Ping;Yu, Chwo-Ming, 2004, Performance, Internationalization, and FSAs of SMEs in Newly-Industrialized Economies, The Academy of Management Annual Meeting.

  • Yu, Chwo-Ming Jo, Wu, Lei-Yu, Hsu, Jason C., 2003, Network Dynamics of High Technology Firms: The Case of Firms in Hsinchu High Technology Industrial Park and Silicon Valley, Proceedings of the Conference on International Business.