Professor Jie Wu
Professor Jie Wu

Professor Jie Wu

Chair in Strategy and Entrepreneurship

Accepting PhDs


University of Aberdeen Business School

King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, UK


Professor Jie Wu is a Chair Professor and Full Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at University of Aberdeen Business School, University of Aberdeen, UK. He is currently working on inequality and status identities, culture and institutions, innovation and entrepreneurship, internationalization, etc. and has published widely in top and leading strategy, international business, and interdisciplinary journals such as Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Research Policy, Human Resource Management, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, British Journal of Management, Journal of World Business, Global Strategy Journal, Journal of Business Ethics, International Journal of Research in Marketing etc. He is currently serving as an associate Editor of Asian Business & Management and an associate editor of Technovation. Jie’s research has featured in various business periodicals, including Forbes and Harvard Business Review. He received his Ph.D. from National University of Singapore.

Internal Memberships

Professor Wu is the Co-Director of the Africa-Asia Centre for Sustainability Research, launched in 2021.


Research Areas

Accepting PhDs

I am currently accepting PhDs in Management.

Please get in touch if you would like to discuss your research ideas further.

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Accepting PhDs

Research Specialisms

  • International Business
  • Gender Studies
  • Strategic Management
  • Cultural Studies

Our research specialisms are based on the Higher Education Classification of Subjects (HECoS) which is HESA open data, published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence.


Professor Wu would be interested in supervising potential PhD students in these areas:

  • Gender inequality and social identities
  • Culture and insititutions
  • Innovation and internationalization of emerging multinational enterprises
  • Top management team/board of director diversity and faultline's strategic influences
  • Institutional complexity and Political/business connections
  • Imitation, innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Dynamic capabilities in managing international alliances
  • Emerging economies firms' CSR and sustainability practices
  • Internationalisation of SMEs and family firms 

Teaching Responsibilities

60+ MBA (Aberdeen campus)

Course coordinator

EMBA Shanghai – short course

EMBA London - guest lecture

EMBA Shanghai 

7 Courses moderator

All levels student supervision



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