Management

Our program, ranked No. 6 in the U.S. by College Factual, prepares students to move their companies ahead of the competition by successfully mobilizing and coordinating resources, all while keeping a close eye on the bottom line. Rigorous coursework offers an understanding of complex managerial issues and ethical practices.   

   

Faculty

Department Faculty

Adjunct Professors

Jiang, Crystal

Crystal Jiang

Associate Professor, Management
Faculty Suite J, Room 115
cjiang1@bryant.edu

Dr. Crystal Jiang is an Associate Professor of Management in the Management Department. She has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in International Business, Strategic Management and Managing Multinational Enterprises. Dr. Jiang’s research focuses on firms originated from emerging economies in capability-building, innovation strategy and cross-cultural management. Her research work has appeared in the top-ranked management and international business journals, including the Journal of Management (JOM), Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS), Journal of International Management (JIM), Journal of World Business (JWB), Asia Pacific Journal of Management (APJM), Oxford Handbook of International Business, and others. She has been an invited guest speaker at numerous international academic conferences and multinational corporations. She has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Associated Press, Providence Business News, AS 200 Station and National Public Radio of Rhode Island. She served as an executive board member of the Women in the Academy of International Management (WAIB) and is currently an active member of the Academy of Management (AOM), Academy of International Business (AIB) and Asia Academy of Management (AAOM). She is an associate editor for the New England Journal of Entrepreneurship (NEJE). Dr. Jiang earned her Ph.D. from the Fox School of Business Temple University in International Business Management. Prior to joining Temple University, she was an investment manager for the China Qingdao Foreign Economic and Trade Committee and the Chamber of International Commerce.

Managing Multinational Enterprises; Mastering Strategic Management; International Management

Political networking strategy, Corporate Entrepreneurship of Emerging Economy Firms, Knowledge Management of MNCs

  • Academy of International Business
  • Academy of Management
  • Executive Board Member, Faculty Member-at-Large, Women in the Academy of International Business
  • International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR)
  • Strategic Management Society
  • Asia Academy of Management
  • Asia Academy of Management
  • New England Journal of Entrepreneurship
  • 2015, Santander Faculty Research Award
  • 2014, Award for Advanced Applied Analytics Grant
  • 2014, Award for Bryant University Excellence in Teaching
  • 2014, Award for Meritorious Scholarship
  • 2014, Best Paper Award Finalist
  • 2012, Award for Meritorious Scholarship
  • 2011, Best paper award
  • 2009, Award for Meritorious Scholarship
  • 2008, Best paper award
  • 2008, Cohen research award
  • 2007, Dissertation grant award
  • 2006, Doctoral student research award
  • 2005, Doctoral student research award
  • 2003, Research fellowship award
  • 2000, Norman award

Annavarjula, M., Jiang, C., Emerging market firms’ catch-up strategy in new product development: Cases from Chinese companies., International Journal of Business and Emerging Markets.

Annavarjula, M., Jiang, C., Emerging market firms’ catch-up strategy in new product development: Cases from Chinese companies. , International Journal of Business and Emerging Markets. .

Jiang, C., Examining complementary effects of political networking capability with absorptive capacity on EMFs' innovative performance, Journal of Management.

Jiang, C., The development of organizational capabilities and corporate entrepreneurial processes: The case of Chinese automobile firms. , Thunderbird International Business Review , 2014.

Jiang, C., The value of earnings quality in emerging markets. , Journal of International Finance and Economics. , 2014.

Chua, R., Kotabe, M., Murray, J., Jiang, C., Effects of Cultural Ethnicity, Firm Size, and Firm Age on Senior Executives’ Trust in Their Overseas Business Partners: Evidence from China. , Journal of International Business Studies .

Jiang, C., Classics in entrepreneurship research and their impact on scholarship today, New England Journal of Entrepreneurship.

Jiang, C., Examining complementary effects of political networking capability with absorptive capacity on EMFs' innovative performance. , Journal of Management.

Jiang, C., The Development of Organizational Capabilities and Corporate Entrepreneurial Processes: The Case of Chinese automobile Firms, Thunderbird International Business Review.

Jiang, C., The Effect of Government Involvement on Chinese Firms’ Entrepreneurial Activities: Invisible Hand, Helping Hand or Grabbing Hand. , Academy of International Business Northeast Chapter Conference.

Jiang, C., The Effects of Strategic Roles on Subsidiary Innovation in Emerging Market Firms., Academy of International Business (AIB) Northeast Chapter Annual Conference.

Jiang, C., The development of organizational capabilities and corporate entrepreneurial processes: The case of Chinese automobile firms., Thunderbird International Business Review .

Jiang, C., The value of earnings quality in emerging markets. , Journal of International Finance and Economics.

Kotabe, M., Murray, J., Jiang, C., Managerial ties, knowledge acquisition, realized absorptive capacity and new product market performance of emerging multinational companies. , Journal of World Business .

Primus, D., Jiang, C., Crafting better team climate: The effects of using creative methods during team initiation, International Journal of Technology Management.

Yang, Q., Li, S., Wang, Y., Jiang, C., The moderating effect of foreign direct investment intensity on local firms' intangible resources investment and performance implications. , Journal of International Management .

Zimmerman, M., Guo, G., Jiang, C., Growth of women-owned businesses: The effects of intangible resources and social competence, Journal of Business Diversity.

Jiang, C., Examining complementary effects of political networking capability with absorptive capacity on EMFs' innovative performance. , Journal of Management, 2017.

Jiang, C., Emerging market firms’ catch-up strategy in new product development: Cases from Chinese companies, International Journal of Business and Emerging Markets, 2016.

Jiang, C., Local embeddedness and innovative performance of foreign subsidiaries in emerging markets. , Academy of International Business Annual Conference, 2016.

Jiang, C., Cultural ethnicity effects on senior executives: Trust in overseas Chinese partners., Chinese Management Insights, 2012.

Jiang, C., Cultural ethnicity effects on senior executives: Trust in overseas Chinese partners. , Chinese Management Insights. , 2012.

Guo, G., Jiang, C., Roberto, M., Chang’an and the Chinese Auto Industry, Sage Emerging Markets Case Collection, 2011.

Guo, G., Jiang, C., Roberto, M., Chang’an and the Chinese Auto Industry Teaching Note, Sage Emerging Markets Case Collection, 2011.

Jiang, C., Differences in IT effectiveness among firms: An empirical investigation. , International Journal of Business and Economic Sciences, 2010.

Jiang, C., Social Competence of Women Entrepreneurs: Moderating the effect of Social-, Human-, and Reputational Capital on Entrepreneurial Success., Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, 2009.

Jiang, C., Institutional Relatedness, Resources Acquisition, and Performance Outcomes of Chinese Multinational Companies, Academy of Management Proceedings, 2008.

Jiang, C., Three Dimensional, Marketing Management, 2006.