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YANG Jiachen

Ph.D. in Business Administration

Jiachen Yang (Ph.D., HEC Paris) is an avid learner of philosophy and strategy. He is the creator of two master's level courses exploring the socio-economic consequences of general-purpose digital technologies (e.g., machine learning, digital platforms, blockchain, IoT). He is a passionate researcher of matters related to the issues of convergence of the roles of private corporations and national governments, the development of stakeholder capitalism and inclusive society, and advancement of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. His works have made appearances in the Advances of Mergers and Acquisitions, Academy of Management Annual Meetings, ACIEK etc. He is a consistent reviewer for the AoM and the SMS. Beyond his research and instructing duties at NEOMA, Dr Yang has taken on responsibilities of faculty recruitment, course creation and management, student selection, and promotion of the institution. 

Areas of research

  • Stakeholder capitalism
  • Managerial philosophy and ethics
  • Digital technologies

Recent academic contributions

  • COLOVIC, A., O. LAMOTTE, J. YANG, "Investors’ decisions following acquisition announcements: A configurational analysis of the role of acquirers’ resources, capabilities, and strategic fit with the target firm", European Management Review, April 2022, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 75-91
    DOI : 10.1111/emre.12481
  • YANG, J., "Solving the Double Jeopardy of Cross-Border Acquisitions with Corporate Governance Bundles" in Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 2020, Vancouver, Canada

Academic Journals

  • COLOVIC, A., O. LAMOTTE, J. YANG, "Investors’ decisions following acquisition announcements: A configurational analysis of the role of acquirers’ resources, capabilities, and strategic fit with the target firm", European Management Review, April 2022, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 75-91
    DOI : 10.1111/emre.12481

Book chapter

  • YANG, J., M.LANDER, "Bearers of (good) news: The impact of business news reports on acquirer short-term performance" in Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions., Sydney Finkelstein and Cary Cooper Ed., HEC (Hautes Etudes Commerciales) Paris, pp. 95-117, 2018
    DOI : 10.1108/S1479-361X20180000017005

Academic conferences

  • YANG, J., "Solving the Double Jeopardy of Cross-Border Acquisitions with Corporate Governance Bundles" in Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 2020, Vancouver, Canada
  • YANG, J., "The Trinity of M&A Success: Configurations of Acquirer Strategy, Governance, and Characteristics" in Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 2017, Atlanta
  • YANG, J., "Cracking the Trillion-Dollar Question: A Meta-Analytical Study of Domestic and Cross-Border M&A" in Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 2016, Anaheim,

Dissemination activity

  • YANG, J., "Shaping investors' views of cross-border acquisitions through corporate governance and formal institutions" in Academy of Management Annual Meetings, 2019, Boston, United States

Professional journals

  • DUVIVIER, F., J. YANG, "The Pandemic and the Evolution of Generation Z's Consumption Habits", Luxury adviser, May 2022
  • DUVIVIER, F., J. YANG, "Intérêt des Géants de la Tech pour le metaverse", Monde des Grandes Ecoles et Universités, July 2022