The Department of Strategy and Policy lends strategic, economic and legal perspectives to business issues in its teaching and research, while demonstrating their relevance to Asia.

There are several clusters in which the department engages research including:

Firms, Governance and Institutions

  • Diversification, business groups and firm performance
  • Government-business ties, state-owned enterprises and the role of the state
  • Ownership, governance and leadership of family businesses
  • Economics of organisation and management across institutional environments

Business and Competition

  • The governance of domestic firms and MNCs
  • Industry and market structures, competitive dynamics and firm performance
  • Internationalisation, market entry and foreign direct investment
  • Alliances, alliance portfolios and inter-firm cooperation

Technology and Innovation

  • Technology, entrepreneurship and innovation across institutional environments
  • Knowledge development and organisational learning
  • Technical human resource management, mobility and outcomes
  • Intellectual property, protection and trade secrecy across institutional environments