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Dr. Marshall Meyer 

Chair, CBSI Advisory Board

Tsai Wan-Tsai Professor Emeritus

Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Biography

 

Marshall W. Meyer is the Tsai Wan-Tsai Professor Emeritus in the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he is also Professor of Management and Sociology Emeritus, associate member of the Center for East Asian Studies, and a faculty member of the Center for the Study of Contemporary China. Meyer is also Adjunct Professor of Management at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and a scholar of the Yale Chief Executive Leadership Institute.  For nearly two decades, Meyer has studied the ongoing reform of Chinese enterprises, including ownership reform (“Making Ownership Matter,” Paulson Institute Policy Memorandum; “Can a Tiger Change Its Stripes: Once an SOE, Always an SOE?” forthcoming), management reform (“Micro-Divisionalization: Using Teams for Strategic Advantage,” Academy of Management Discoveries, and Harvard Business School cases, “Haier: Zero Distance to the Customer”), and management innovation in China (“Going Out by Going In: Business Model Innovation with Chinese Characteristics,” Thunderbird International Management Review, and “High Velocity Management Innovation,” forthcoming). Meyer’s research program is supported by the China Research and Engagement Fund of the University of Pennsylvania. Meyer served as Executive Senior Editor of Management and Organization Review from 2004 to 2013 and  Associate Editor of Administrative Science Quarterly from 1987 to 1995 and has served on the editorial boards of other leading journals. In addition to serving on the CBSI Advisory Board, Meyer is a Senior Adviser to the Haier Group, Qingdao, China. In September, 2017, he was awarded Haier’s Rendanheyi badge for his academic contribution to the Haier management model. Meyer is also president of the Wood River Jewish Community, Ketchum, Idaho.