Dr. Huy (Will) Nguyen

Assistant Professor | Management | Feliciano School of Business
Email: nguyenh@montclair.edu


  • Ph D, Strategic Management, 2018, The University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas
  • MBA, Business Administration, 2005, California State University, Fresno, Fresno, CA
  • BS, Business Administration, 2003, California State University, Fresno, Fresno, CA

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Management, Montclair State University. (September 2018 - Current).
  • VP of Marketing, D.C.E Vietnam. (2012 - 2013).
  • Manager, Operations and Performance Management, Prudential Vietnam. (2010 - 2012).
  • Lecturer, RMIT Vietnam. (2009 - 2010).
  • AccountNow, USA, Financial Analyst. (2007 - 2009).
  • Business Analyst, Greepoint Mortgage. (2006 - 2007).

Honors and Awards

  • The Sumantra Ghoshal Research and Practice Award , The Strategic Management Division of the Academy of Management. (August 2020).


  • <b>Nguyen, H.W., </b>Cho, H., Kemp A. “Legitimacy pressure in firms’ adoptions of multiple interdependent corporate governance practices.” <i>Writing. Targeting <b>Academy of Management Journal.</b></i>
  • <b>Nguyen, H.W.</b> “Managerial cognition: A stakeholder-situated framework.” <i>Literature review. Targeting <b>Academy of Management Review.</b></i>
  • <b>Nguyen, H.W.</b> “Playing to one’s strengths: A stakeholder-situated cognition approach to female CEO risk taking.” <i>Writing. Targeting:</i> <b><i>Strategic Management Journal.</i></b>
  • <b>Nguyen, H.W.</b>, Lin, Z., and Peng, M. “How does strategic risk taking drive corporate social performance?” <i>Collecting new data. Targeting <b>Journal of International Business Studies</b></i>.
  • Jung, Y.H., <b>Nguyen, H.W.</b>, Zhu Z.. “Cultural expectations in internationalization.” <i>Data analysis. Targeting <b>Journal of International Business Studies</b></i>.

Refereed Published Articles

  • Vlas, R., Nguyen, H., Vlas, C. A theoretical exploration of out-group versus in-group perspectives on the dynamics of team effectiveness. Team Performance Management,
  • Jung, Y., Zhu, Z., Nguyen, H. (2021). Revisiting foreign market entry motivations: The case of Korean commercial banks. Cross Cultural & Strategic Management,
  • Nguyen, H., Zhu, Z., Jung, Y., Kim, D. (2021). Determinants of M&A Acquisition Premium: A Social Capital Perspective. Competitiveness Review,
  • Peng, M., Nguyen, H., Wang, J., Hassenhuttl, M., Shay, J., (2018). Bringing institutions into strategy teaching. Academy of Management Learning and Education, 17 (3), pp. 259-278.

Published Proceedings

  • Nguyen, H. (2020). Stakeholder dependency and female CEO succession. : Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. Refereed