Professeur associé

Shenzhen Audencia Business School (SABS)


Strategic management
Corporate social responsibility
Non-profits in China
Configurational studies

Curriculum vitae

PhD en Management
Université du Manitoba, Canada (2008)

MA Economics
Zhengzhou University, Chine (2001)

BA Economics
Zhengzhou University, Chine (1998)



NI, N., & ZHAN, X. (2017). Embedded Government Control and Nonprofit Revenue Growth. Public Administration Review, 77(5), 730-742.

Ni, N., Chen, Q., Ding, S., & Wu, Z. Professionalization and Cost Efficiency of Chinese Philanthropic Foundations, VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations


Crilly, D., Ni, N., & Jiang, Y. (2016). Do-no-harm versus Do-good Social Responsibility: Attributional Thinking and the Liability of Foreignness. Strategic Management Journal, 37(7), 1316-1329.


McGinnis, J., & Ni, N. (2015). The Impact of Political Connections on Donations to Chinese NGOs. (Equal authorship). International Public Management Journal, 18(4): 514-535.

Ni, N., Egri, C., Lo, C., & Lin, C. (2015). Patterns of Corporate Responsibility Practices in Three Chinese Societies. Journal of Business Ethics, 126(2): 169-183.

Walker, K., Ni, N., & Dyck, B. (2015). Recipes for Successful Sustainability: Empirical Organizational Configurations for Strong Corporate Environmental Performance. Business Strategy and the Environment, 24: 40-57.


Ni, N., Qian, C, & Crilly, D. (2014). The Stakeholder Enterprise: Caring for the Community by Attending to Employees. Strategic Organization, 12(1): 38-61.

Walker, K., Ni, N., & Huo, W. (2014). Is the Red Dragon Green? An Examination of the Antecedents and Consequences of Environmental Proactivity in China. Journal of Business Ethics, 125(1): 27-43.


Sarkis, J., Ni, N., & Zhu, Q. (2011). Winds of Change: Corporate Social Responsibility in China. Ivey Business Journal, 75(1): January/February.


Ni, N., & Wan, F. (2008). A Configurational Perspective of Branding Capabilities Development in the Emerging Economies: The Case of the Chinese Cellular Phone Industry. Journal of Brand Management, 15(6): 433-451.

Valliere, D., Ni, N., & Wise, S. (2008). Prior Relationships and M&A Exit Valuations: A Set-theoretic Approach. Journal of Private Equity, 11(2): 60-73.


Jackson, G., & Ni, N. (2013). Understanding Complementarities as Configurations: Using Set Theoretical methods. In P. Fiss, B. Cambré, & A. Marx (Eds.), Configurational Theory and Methods in Organizational Research, Research in the Sociology of Organizations, 38: 129-158.

Activités scientifiques

Membre du comité éditorial de Management and Organization Review (depuis 2013)

Ad Hoc reviewer pour :

  • Business & Society
  • Corporate Governance: An International Review
  • Journal of Management Studies
  • Management and Organization Review
  • Research in Sociology of Organizations
  • Socio-Economic Review

Membre du Comité de conseil :

  • Comparative Methods for Systematic Cross-Case Analysis (2016- present)
  • Sustainability, Ethics, and Entrepreneurship (SEE) Annual Conference (2016- present)

Membre  de:

  • Academy of International Business
  • Academy of Management
  • Administrative Sciences Association of Canada
  • International Association for Chinese Management Research


  • Best Paper Award (with D. Crilly), Governance and Institutions Track, Academy of International Business Annual Conference, Nagoya, Japan (2011)
  • Finalist for Temple Best Paper Prize (with D. Crilly), Academy of International Business Annual Conference, Nagoya, Japan (2011)
  • Nomination for All-Academy Carolyn Dexter Award (with P. Dass and K. Zantow), Academy of Management Annual Conference, Philadelphia, USA (2007)
  • Best Paper Award of the Strategy Division (with P. Dass and K. Zantow), Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Annual Conference, Ottawa, Canada (2007)
  • Best Paper Award of the Strategy Division (with P. Dass), Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada (2005)