Associate Professor

  • Business & Society Department

Curriculum vitae

PhD in Strategy
University of Manitoba, Canada (2008)

MA Economics
Zhengzhou University, China (PRC)

BA Economics
Zhengzhou University, China (PRC)



WALKER, K., ZHANG, Z., NI, N. (2019) . The Mirror Effect: Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Social Irresponsibility and Firm Performance in Coordinated Market Economies and Liberal Market Economies, British Journal of Management, 30 (1), 151-168

ZHENG, W., NI, N., CRILLY, D. (2019) . Non-Profit Organizations as a Nexus between Government and Business in Emerging Markets: Evidence from Chinese Charities, Strategic Management Journal, 40 (4), 658-684


NI, N., CHEN, Q., DING, S., WU, Z. (2017) . Professionalization and Cost Efficiency of Fundraising in Charitable Organizations: The Case of Charitable Foundations in China, Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organization, 28 (2), 773-797

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


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 (1), 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),


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

ZHENG, W., NI, N., YOU, J., WU, X. (2020). The Political Economy of Poverty Alleviation: The Role of Awards and Spillovers. Paper Development Workshop in Organization and Management Studies by the European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS), Organization Studies (OS), Organization Theory (OT), and UNSW Business School, Sydney, Australia.

Scientific activities

Member of the editorial board :

  • Management and Organization Review

Reviewer for an academic journal :

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

Member of an academic association :

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

Member of the scientific board :

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

Awards and Honors

  • 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