Associate Professor | Management | Montclair State University - Feliciano School of Business
Dr. Yanli Zhang is currently an Associate Professor in the Management Department at Montclair State University. Her areas of expertise are in strategic management and international business. Her research interests focus on firm strategy, technological innovation, networks and knowledge, and international strategy. Dr Zhang is an award-winning professor with her paper on inter-firm networks and innovation winning the Doug Nigh Most Innovative Paper Award and Best Paper Award at the Academy of Management Annual Conference. She has published extensively and her research sheds light on how firms use networks to gain knowledge and build capabilities. Due to her expertise in innovation and globalization, she has been invited to be the Globalization Track Chair for IEEE International Technology Management Conference. She has a BA in Economics from Beijing University, China, and a MBA and Ph.D. in Management from Rutgers University. Before academia, she worked as an economic policy analyst in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, China, and a management consultant in Accenture, Beijing office.
Areas of Expertise
- Strategy and Competitiveness
- Knowledge and Innovation
- Multinational Business