Kenneth Guang-Lih

HUANG, Kenneth Guang-Lih

Associate Professor (Courtesy Appointment with Department of Strategy and Policy)

STRATEGY & POLICY

Recognition & Awards

  • DRUID Asia Conference Best Paper Award (Winner) - 2016
  • AOM Carolyn Dexter Award for Best Paper in Strategy and International Management (Nominee) - 2015
  • Strategic Management Society Conference Best Paper Prize (Finalist) - 2012
  • Academy of International Business Haynes Prize for the Most Promising Scholar (Runner-up) - 2011
  • INFORMS Technology Management Section Best Dissertation Award (Runner-up) - 2007
  • Academy of Management Technology Innovation Management Best Dissertation Award (Finalist) - 2007
  • Academy of Management Conference Best Paper (Top 5-10% of Accepted Papers), 2008, 2009, 2015, 2016

Educational Qualifications

  • B.S. Biomedical Engineering and B.S. Electrical Engineering (Minor in Mathematics), Johns Hopkins University
  • M.S, Technology and Policy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • PhD, Technology, Management and Policy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Academic Experience

  • Associate Professor, Department of Strategy and Policy (by Courtesy), NUS Business School, National University of Singapore, 2016 - current
  • Associate Professor, Department of Industrial Systems Engineering and Management, National University of Singapore, 2016 - current
  • Assistant Professor of Strategic Management (Innovation and Entrepreneurship), Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University, 2007 - 2015
  • Sing Lun Fellow, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University, 2010 - 2012
  • Research Affiliate, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007 - 2008
  • Teaching Instructor, Sloan Fellows Program in Innovation and Global Leadership (MBA), Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005 - 2006
  • Research and Teaching Assistant, Entrepreneurship Center, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003 - 2006
  • University of Cambridge, Visiting Research Scholar, Judge Business School, 2003

Selected Publications

Adopting Knowledge from Reverse Innovations? Transnational Patents and Signaling from an Emerging Economy

Journal Articles
Huang, Kenneth Guang-Lih with Li J. T.
Journal of International Business Studies, 50, (7), 1078 - 1102

Year
2019

Mapping Cultural Tightness and its Links to Innovation, Urbanization, and Happiness Across 31 Provinces in China

Journal Articles
Huang, Kenneth Guang-Lih with Chua, R.Y.J. and Jin, M.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 116, (14), 6720 - 6725

Year
2019

Public Governance, Corporate Governance and Firm Innovation: An Examination of State-Owned Enterprises

Journal Articles
Huang, Kenneth Guang-Lih with Jia, N. and Zhang C.M.
Academy of Management Journal, 62, (1), 220 - 247

Year
2019

Knowledge Worker Mobility in Context: Pushing the Boundaries of Theory and Methods

Journal Articles
Huang, Kenneth Guang-Lih with Wright, M., Tartari, V., Di Lorenzo, F. and J. Bercovitz
Journal of Management Studies, 55(1), 1-26

Year
2018

Institutional Regime Shift in Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation Strategies of Firms in China

Journal Articles
Huang, Kenneth Guang-Lih with Geng, X and H. Wang
Organization Science, 28 (2), 355-377

Year
2017

Research Impact

Selected Publications

16

Journals

4

Books

Journal Articles

Adopting Knowledge from Reverse Innovations? Transnational Patents and Signaling from an Emerging Economy

Journal Articles
Huang, Kenneth Guang-Lih with Li J. T.
Journal of International Business Studies, 50, (7), 1078 - 1102

Year
2019

Mapping Cultural Tightness and its Links to Innovation, Urbanization, and Happiness Across 31 Provinces in China

Journal Articles
Huang, Kenneth Guang-Lih with Chua, R.Y.J. and Jin, M.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 116, (14), 6720 - 6725

Year
2019

Public Governance, Corporate Governance and Firm Innovation: An Examination of State-Owned Enterprises

Journal Articles
Huang, Kenneth Guang-Lih with Jia, N. and Zhang C.M.
Academy of Management Journal, 62, (1), 220 - 247

Year
2019

Knowledge Worker Mobility in Context: Pushing the Boundaries of Theory and Methods

Journal Articles
Huang, Kenneth Guang-Lih with Wright, M., Tartari, V., Di Lorenzo, F. and J. Bercovitz
Journal of Management Studies, 55(1), 1-26

Year
2018

Institutional Regime Shift in Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation Strategies of Firms in China

Journal Articles
Huang, Kenneth Guang-Lih with Geng, X and H. Wang
Organization Science, 28 (2), 355-377

Year
2017

Uncertain Intellectual Property Conditions and Knowledge Appropriation Strategies: Evidence from the Genomics Industry

Journal Articles
Huang, Kenneth Guang-Lih
Industrial and Corporate Change, 26(1), 41-71

Year
2017

How Scientist Experience Shapes Coordination and Innovation Value after Relocation. In John Humphreys (Ed.)

Journal Articles
Huang, Kenneth Guang-Lih with Jain, A.
Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings

Year
2016

Agency Incentives and Firm Innovation: Patenting Behavior of State-owned Firms in China. In John Humphreys (Ed.)

Journal Articles
Huang, Kenneth Guang-Lih with Jia, N. and C.M. Zhang
Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings

Year
2015

Mobility, Retention and Productivity of Genomics Scientists in the U.S

Journal Articles
Huang, Kenneth Guang-Lih with G. Ertug
Nature Biotechnology, 32(9), 953-958

Year
2014

Patenting and Innovation Strategies in China

Journal Articles
Huang, Kenneth Guang-Lih
Ivey Business Journal, July/August

Year
2012

Entrepreneurial Experiments in Science Policy: Analyzing the Human Genome Project

Journal Articles
Huang, Kenneth Guang-Lih with F.E. Murray
Research Policy, 39(5), 567-582

Year
2010

China’s Innovation Landscape

Journal Articles
Huang, Kenneth Guang-Lih
Science, 329(5992), 632-633

Year
2010

Does Patent Strategy Shape the Long-run Supply of Public Knowledge? Evidence from Human Genetics

Journal Articles
Huang, Kenneth Guang-Lih with F.E. Murray
Academy of Management Journal, 52(6), 1193-1221

Year
2009

Knowledge Production in Innovative Firms under Uncertain Intellectual Property Conditions. In George T. Solomon (Ed.)

Journal Articles
Huang, Kenneth Guang-Lih
Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings

Year
2009

Promoting Innovation and the Deployment of Advanced Telecommunications Services to Businesses

Journal Articles
Huang, Kenneth Guang-Lih with Gabel, D.J.
Contemporary Economic Policy, 26(2), 229-247

Year
2008

Golden Helix or Tangled Web? How Gene Patent Landscape Impacts Knowledge Use and Follow-on Innovation. In George T. Solomon (Ed.)

Journal Articles
Huang, Kenneth Guang-Lih with F.E. Murray
Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings

Year
2008

Books/Monographs

Informal Institutions and Geography of Innovation: An Integrative Perspective. In S.E. Little, F.M. Go, T.S.-C. Poon (Eds.)

Books/Monographs
Huang, Kenneth Guang-Lih with Geng, X.
Chapter 4, Pages 61-78, Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Challenges and Experiences from East and West, Palgrave Macmillan

Year
2017

Introduction: China and India as Contrast Pair in Innovation and Intellectual Property. In K.C. Liu, U. Racherla (Eds.)

Books/Monographs
Huang, Kenneth Guang-Lih with Racherla, U. and K.C. Liu
Chapter 1, Pages 3-24, Innovation and IPRs in China and India: Myths, Realities and Opportunities, Springer

Year
2016

Does Patent Strategy Shape the Long-run Supply of Public Knowledge. In K.C. Liu, U. Racherla (Eds.)

Books/Monographs
Huang, Kenneth Guang-Lih with F.E. Murray
Chapter 4, Pages 75-117, Innovation and IPRs in China and India: Myths, Realities and Opportunities, Springer

Year
2016

The Conflicting Norms of Science in the Institutionalization of Scientific Knowledge. In T. Menkhoff, H. Evers, Y.W. Chay, E.F. Pang (Eds.)

Books/Monographs
Huang, Kenneth Guang-Lih
Beyond the Knowledge Trap: Developing Asia's Knowledge-based Economies, World Scientific

Year
2011

Research / Teaching Areas

Management Of Innovation, Technology, And Knowledge (biotech, Life Science, Clean Tech, It)

Technology Policy

Innovation, Entrepreneurial & Intellectual Property Strategy In Emerging Market (e.g., China)

Institutional Change

Courses

  • MT4001, Innovation and Entrepreneurial Strategy
  • MT4002, Technology Management Strategy

Membership & Professional Activities

  • Academy of Management Journal, Editorial Board (2013 - present)
  • Strategic Management Journal, Editorial Board (2014 - present)
  • Journal of Management Studies, Co-Editor for Special Issue (2014 - present)
  • Reviewing for Journals: Academy of Management Journal; Strategic Management Journal; Management Science; Research Policy; Journal of International Business Studies; Journal of Management Studies; Industry and Innovation; Small Business Economics; Economics Letters
  • INFORMS Technology Management Best Dissertation Award (2008), Judging and Review Committee
  • IEEE Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology (2010), Program and Review Committee
  • Indian Institute of Technology - Delhi (2017), External Ph.D. Dissertation Examiner
  • Zhejiang University, External Examiner/Evaluator for Senior Faculty Position (2017 - present)
  • Advisor and/or Consultant to: IBM, SingTel Group, United Overseas Bank (UOB), MasterCard International, Charles River Laboratories, Helicos BioSciences, Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), Keystone Strategy (USA)
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