speaker Roy Chua, Singapore Management University time Friday, 25 October, 10:00-11:30 am
place Room 217, Guanghua Building 2


Organization and Strategy Seminar2019-11


Topic:Publishing in Top (Management) Journals

Speaker:Roy Chua,Singapore ManagementUniversity

Time: Friday, 25 October, 10:00-11:30 am

Location: Room 217, Guanghua Building 2 



Publishing in top-tier journals is a key performance indicator for promotion and tenure at most if not all research universities around the world. In the field of Management and Organizational Behavior, top journals included Administrative Science Quarterly and Academy of Management Journal, etc. Getting published in these premier journals is often a challenge for many junior scholars and doctoral students. In this talk, I will share my personal experiences in and advice for publishing in these and other top journals in our field.







Roy Chua is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resources and Director of PhD and professional doctorate (DBA) programmes at the Singapore Management University (SMU) – Lee Kong Chian School of Business. He teaches primarily in the MBA, EMBA, PhD in Organizational Behavior, and DBA programs. Prior to joining SMU, Professor Chua was on the faculty of Harvard Business School for six years where he taught the core Leadership and Organizational Behavior (LEAD) course in the MBA program as well as the executive education program on talent management.

Professor Chua’s research draws on psychological and organizational theories to understand important social processes in business organizations. In his primary stream of research, he studies how cultural diversity in a globalized workplace influences creativity and innovation. Professor Chua also has a keen interest in understanding organizational behavior and management processes in the Asian context.

Professor Chua is an award winning management scholar and teacher. He has published in leading academic periodicals such as theAdministrative Science Quarterly,Academy of Management Journal,Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in the U.S. (PNAS), Journal of International Business Studies, andMIT Sloan Management Review.His research on “ambient cultural disharmony” won the 2013 Best Article Award at the Academy of Management. In 2016, Professor Chua’s research on diversity and creativity is cited in a high profile U.S Supreme Court case on affirmative action programs – Fisher vs University of Texas Austin. He is currently a senior editor atManagement and Organization Review, a journal that focuses on management and organizational behavior research for emerging economies.

Professor Chua also won the Best MBA core course Professor award (2015-17),Most Appreciated Professor award (2015-16), and Mind-opener award (2016) at Singapore Management University. In 2018, he won the award for best professor in bridging practice and the MBA classroom.

Outside academic research, Professor Chua is active in executive teaching. He has conducted case discussions and given talks at various companies including Bank of China, Bank of East Asia, Bank of Thailand, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Beazley Group (insurance), Goldman Sachs, Barclays, DBS Bank, Deustsche Bank, Deutsche Knowledge Services, UOB (United Overseas Bank), SEACEN (South East Asian Central Banks), Charoen Pokphand (CP) Group (Thailand), Sunway Group (Malaysia), Shangri La hotel Group, A.S. Watson, San Miguel, Hitachi, Infineon, Unilab, Hikma Pharmaceuticals, Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), Temasek Holdings, Johnson & Johnson, Sembawang Corp, and John Clements Consulting.

A native of Singapore, Professor Chua received a BSc with First Class Honors in Computer and Information Sciences from the National University of Singapore and a PhD in Management and Organizational Behavior from Columbia Business School, Columbia University (New York).1

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