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Yameng is an Associate Professor at International Business School Suzhou (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA), Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University. She takes the position of Director of Research Center of Excellence (Sustainability and ESG), and she is awarded as Innovation and Entrepreneurship Doctor by Jiangsu Talent Programme (江苏省“双创”博士) in 2020 and evaluated as Key Talents in Science and Education (科教区骨干人才) by Science Suzhou Industrial Park in 2023. Previously, Yameng obtained her PhD. degree from Adam Smith Business School (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA) at the University of Glasgow. Her research interests lie at the nexus of strategic management and international business (IB), particularly focusing on the impacts of institution and stakeholder network on firms strategies. Yamengs research has published in some good-quality international journals such as International Business Review, Journal of Business Research, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, and one of her IB paper was finalized as Thats Interesting! Award from Academy of International Business Annual Meeting in 2019. She is a principal investigator of the project The Study on the Mechanism and the Dynamic Relationships between International Friendship Cities and Outward Foreign Direct Investment, funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China. Cooperated with a European Research Council Advanced Project (REDEFINE), Yameng successfully obtained National Natural Science Foundation of China and the European Commission China-EU Talent Project in 2021.Google scholar profile:

Research interests

Strategic leadership and corporate governance

Corporate social responsibility and sustainability

International Business


PhD supervisor, 2021 to present

Visiting researcher, The Open University, 2022

Visiting researcher, The University of Sydney Business School, 2017

Post-doc researcher, Business School, Sun Yat-sen University, 2018-2019


IOM445 Advanced Methods, 2023

SMO412 Doing Business with Chinese companies and Chinese Customers, 2023

SMO008 Trends in Management, 2021

SMO405 Management Dissertation, 2019-present

SMO201 Corporate Social Responsibility, 2020-present

MAN016 Introduction to Business in China, 2020

MAN103 Introduction to Leadership, 2019

BUB303 Final Year Project, 2019-present

Awards and honours

教育部学位中心全国本科毕业论文(设计)抽检评审专家 (2023)

“Key Talents in Science and Education” by Suzhou Industrial Park (2023)

Innovation and Entrepreneur Doctor by Jiangsu Talent Programme (2020)

Principals Early Career Scholarship (2017)

Co-scholarship from Chinese Scholarship Council and the University of Glasgow (2014-2018)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

PGcert Certificate, 2020

PhD. University of Glasgow, 2018

Person Types

  • Staff


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