Lihua Wang, IBUS professor, selected for prestigious Citation of Excellence award from Emerald Group Publishing

International Business Professor Lihua Wang's article, Outward internationalization of private enterprises in China: The effect of competitive advantages and disadvantages compared to home market rivals, Journal of World Business, 2012, has been selected for an award of Emerald Citations of Excellence 2015.

States the organization, “Each year, Emerald Group Publishing awards certificates to highly-cited papers relating to the areas of Business Management, Finance, Accounting, Economics and Marketing – subjects in which Emerald itself has proudly published journals for nearly 50 years. The selection process made by our own editorial experts is based initially on the citations being given to papers published in a previous year (in this case 2012), but our judging panel also take into account the content of the papers themselves in terms of novelty, inter-disciplinary interest and relevancy in today’s world.”

Many congratulations and thanks to Dr. Wang for representing the best of the College of Business.

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