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DrRichard Li-Hua

President,Sias International University, China

Personal Information

Chinesename: Li, Hua

Englishname: Richard Li Hua

E-mail: Richard.lihua@sias.edu.cn orRichard.lihua@gmail.com andbyd@sias.edu.cn

SinaBlog: http://blog.sina.com.cn/u/5125204700

Weibo: www.weibo.com/richardlihua

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Tel:0086 1366 1184 093

Education and Scholarship

Year

Qualification /  University

1997 - 2001

PhD Scholarship, Northumbria University, UK

Nov. 1997-Dec.2001

Ph.D. in Management Development and Learning

Topic of PhD Thesis: Technology Transfer in International Joint Venture Projects in China

School of Built Environment, Northumbria  University, UK

Aug.1990-Sept.1992

MA, in Construction Management and Building  Economics

Postgraduate Institute, Southeast University, PRC

Sept.1987-Jan.1988

Postgraduate foundation programme of building  economy and construction management

Zhengzhou University of Technology, Zhengzhou,  PRC

Aug.1978-July.1982

BA (Honours) English language and British and  American literature and history

Foreign Languages Department, Henan University,  PRC

Visiting Scholar andDistinguished Visiting Professor Appointments

2012 Distinguished Visiting Professor, OdetteSchool of Business, Windsor University, Canada

2011 Distinguished Visiting Professor, Black Schoolof Business Penn State University, Behrend College, Erie, USA

2011 Distinguished Visiting Professor, BusinessSchool, Sun Yat Sen University, China

2010 Senior Expert of Science and Technologyjointly appointed by European Union Patent Office and MOST, China

2009 Visiting Scholar at Judge Business School,Cambridge University, United Kingdom

Current Visiting Professorship

2012 Visiting Professor of East China University ofScience and Technology, PRC

2011Visiting Professor of Plymouth University, UK

2009 Visiting Professor of Wuhan University ofTechnology, PRC

2009 Visiting Professor of MBA Institute, ShanghaiUniversity, PRC

2007 Visiting Professor of Graduate School, Shenzhen, Harbin Institute ofTechnology, PRC

2007 Visiting Professor of Zhejiang University, PRC

2006 Visiting Professor of Raffles University,Singapore

2004 Visiting Professor of International Universityof Monaco

2004 Visiting Professor of University ofBuckingham, UK

2002 Visiting Professor of Ocean University ofChina, Qingdao, PRC

2001 Visiting Professor of University ofInternational Business and Economics, PRC

2001 Visiting Professor of Wuhan University, PRC

2000 Visiting Professor of Zhengzhou University,PRC

Training Certificate

In Global Higher  Education

Year

Areas

2012

2010

Design and Development of MOOC

Conduct of Board of  Examiners

2010

Staff Recruitment code  of practice

2009

Technology for teaching

2008

Grade-book

2008

Blackboard

2008

Orientation for new  managers

2007

Research and innovation

2007

PhD Mid-point  Progression Chair and Phd Examiner Training

2006

Learning and teaching

2006

Awareness of diversity  and disability






Positionsand Employment History

Year

Roles / Organizations

Jan   2014 –  To date

Special Advisor to the Dean of Odette School of  Business, Windsor University, Canada

Nov 2011 – To date

July 2011 – July 2014

Distinguished Visiting Professor

Black School of Business, Behrend College, Erie

Penn State University, USA

President  and Dean of Washington Academy of Management (WAMOT), UK

Jan 2011 – July 2014

Professor of Strategic Management and Development

Founding Director of International Centre for  Research in Innovation, Sustainability and Entrepreneurship (RISE),  Sunderland Business School, Sunderland University, UK

Jan 2012 – 1st  Sept 1013

(Split appointment)

Professor of Technology Strategy and Innovation

Director  of Executive MBA Technology Strategy Programme

Plymouth  Business School, Plymouth University, UK

Aug 2008 – Dec 2010

Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer in Strategic  Management and Leadership

Director of China Programmes

Enterprise and Innovation Research Centre

Salford Business School, Salford University, UK

Sept 1998 – July 2008

Principal Lecturer in Strategic Management

Director of China Programmes

Senior Lecturer/Research Fellow

Director of Centre of China Business and  Technology Transfer

Newcastle Business School, Northumbria  University, UK

Business  Management/Industrial Background

May, 1995---Sept.1997    

Chairman and CEO

Henan (Province) Yuxin International Economy and  Technology Cooperation Corporation (State-owned), PRC

Managing Director of Henan European Information  Centre, Henan Province, China

Sept.1992---May, 1995    

General Manager

Henan Sea-power Real Estate and Project  Management Co. Ltd. (Sino-Foreign Joint Venture),

June.1989---Apr.1990    

Director of Executive Office and Chief Economist

Executive Director of International Economy  Co-operation Department, Henan Province Construction Group Corporation

Sept. 1982---May, 1989  

Assistant/Associate Project Manager/Project  Manager

Henan Branch, China State Construction  Engineering Corporation (C.S.C.E.C.)

Conference Chair and Track Chair atInternational Academic Conferences

2014    Conference Chair and Organizer, CAMOT 2014International Conference,  

Tsinghua University,Beijing, PRC

2012    Conference Chair and Organizer, CAMOT 2012International Conference, Antai College

            ofEconomic and Management,Shanghai Jiao Tong University, PRC

2011   Conference Chair and Organizer, CAMOT 2011 International Conference,

           Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC

2010    Conference Chair and Organizer, CAMOT 2010 International Conference,

           Shanghai University, Shanghai, PRC

2008    Conference Chair and Organizer, CAMOT 2008 International Conference,

           UIBE, Beijing, PRC

2008    Organizer and Track Chair, Euromot 2008, Third European Conference on

Management of Technology, Ceram Business School,Nice, France

2007    Co-organizers,5th International Symposium on Management of Technology (ISMOT’07),1st – 3rd June 2007, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, PRC

2006    Session Chair of 2ndConference of Asian Pacific Professional Leaders in Education, NanyangTechnological University, Singapore

2006    Chair of Technology Transfer, Disseminationand Security Track of Technology and  Global Integration, Second European Conference on Management ofTechnology, September 2006 Birmingham, UK

2006    Chair for TechnologyTransfer/Technology and Security Track of 15th InternationalConference on Management of Technology, East Meets West: Challenges andopportunities in Era of Globalization, May 2006 Tsinghua University, Beijing,PRC

Selected Honours

2012Strategic Advisor to Innovation Management, Sweden

2013Strategic Advisor to Global Black Swan, UK

Jan 2001-Jan 2002Strategic Advisor to Study Group, Australia

2005-2011 StrategicAdvisor to Emerald Insights, UK

2003- To date StrategicEconomic Advisor to Henan Provincial Government, Henan Province, PRC

2003- To date StrategicAdvisor to ARAMCO, Saudi Arabia

2005- To date HonoraryDean of School of International Education, Zhengzhou University, PRC

2002- To date Honorary Dean of School ofInternational Education, Ocean University of China

2001- To date Honorary Chairman of Chinese Scholarsand Students Association at Northumbria, UK

Examples of Related Experiences

·        Founderand President, China Association for Management of Technology

·        Member of Australia and New Zealand Academy ofManagement

·        Member of International Society for ProfessionalInnovation Management

·        Member of Portland International Centre ofManagement of Technology

·        Memberof Association of Researchers in Construction Management

·        Memberof International Association for Management of Technology

·        Memberof British Academy of Management

Editorship and AdvisoryRole in International Journals

·        Founding Editor of Journal of Technology Managementand Strategy in China (Chinese version)

·        Consulting Editor of Journal of ChineseEntrepreneurship

·        Consulting Editor of Journal of Know BasedInnovation in China,

·        Consulting Editor of Journal of Chinese Economicand Foreign Trade Studies

·        Consulting Editor of Journal of Science andTechnology Policy in China

Research and Teaching Interest

·        Westmeets East

·        MBAdesign and development strategy

·        Technologystrategy and innovation

·        Internationalbusiness strategy

·        Chinesebusiness and management

·        Strategicmanagement

·        Innovationmanagement

·        Competitivenessand entrepreneurship

·        Knowledgetransfer in Global higher education

·        Strategicknowledge management

·        IPRmanagement and strategy

·        Internationaltechnology transfer

Research Projects and Grants

2013 European Union, FP7 Marie Curie Actions, International Research StaffExchange Scheme - Explaining the Nature of Technological Innovation in ChineseEnterprises

2010 MOST/EU IPR2 Grant, European Union Patentoffice, which allowed me as Senior Expert of Science and Technology and aKeynote speaker to attend 2010 International Technology Transfer Conference inShanghai, and Technology Transfer and IP Strategy Workshop in Ningbo, PRC

2010 Prime Minister Initiative 2 UK-US TravelGrant, British Council, which allowed me to visit MIT Sloan School ofManagement, Stanford University, Penn State University and Virginia TechUniversity, etc. for the establishment of strategic partnerships

2008 Prime Minister Initiative 2 UK-China Connect. It lasted for 3 years for

Collaborative partnershipsinpromotion and reconceptualization of employability, entrepreneurship, innovationandinternationalization in global higher education

Research Publications in Leading International Journals

(Selected Publications since 2000 both English andChinese Versions)

Selected Journal Papers (full double-blind refereedpapers)

  1. Li-Hua,     R., and Lu, L., 2013, MBA at Cross-Road: Integration of Western Management with Eastern     Philosophy ISSN: 1751-1348 To be published in     Volume 20 Issue 3, 2014, Journal of Management History

  2. Li-Hua, R., and Lu, L., 2013, Technology Strategy and Sustainability     of Business: Empirical Experiences from Chinese Cases, Volume 8, Issue     2, Journal of Technology Management in China, Emerald Insight

  3. Li-Hua, R., Wilson, J., Aouad, G., and Li,     X., 2011, Strategic Aspects of     Innovation and Internationalization in Higher Education: the Salford PMI2     Experience, Journal of Chinese Entrepreneurship, Volume 3, Issue 1,     ISSN 1756-1396 Emerald Insight

  4. Chen, D.Z., and Li-Hua, R., 2010, Concept and Mode of Technological     Leapfrogging: Empirical Evidence from China, Journal of Engineering and Technology     Management (JET-M) ISSN 0923-4748 Elsevier

  5. Li-Hua, R., and Sun, W.X., 2009, Editorial: Examining China’s Technology Strategy     of Marketing in Exchange for Technology, Journal of Technology     Management in China, Volume 4, Number 3, P192-194,  ISSN      1746-8779 Emerald Insight  

  6. Li-Hua, R., and Dickson, T., 2009, Special Issue     Editorial, Knowledge Transfer in China’s Higher Education, Journal     of Knowledge Based Innovation in China, Volume 1, Issue 3, ISSN 1756-1418 Emerald Insight

  7. Li J.W., and Li-Hua, R.,     2009, Confucius Value in Modern     Management International, Volume 2, Issue 2, Journal of Chinese     Culture and Management  (IJCCM), ISSN: 1752-1289  -  ISSN     (Print): 1752-1270 Inderscience Publisher

  8. Li-Hua, R., 2009, Editorial: Integration     of Western Management and Chinese Philosophy in the Current Economic     Downturn, Volume 4, Issue 2, Journal of Technology Management in     China, ISSN  1746-8779 Emerald Insight

  9. Wang, K. Y., and     Li-Hua, R.,  2009, Deep Smart of Chinese Entrepreneurs: Tacit Marketing Knowledge,     Human Capital and Social Capital, Volume 2, Issue 1, 2009, Journal of Chinese     Entrepreneurship

  10. Xie, W., and Li-Hua, R., 2008, What will     make China an innovation-oriented country? P8-15 Issue 1, Volume 1,     Journal of Knowledge Based Innovation in China, ISSN 1756-1418 Emerald     Insight

  11. Guo, M., S., and Li-Hua, R., 2008, Conceptual     Framework of Strategic Intellectual Property Management: A Case Study of     Henan Province, China, P307-321, Issue 3, Volume 3, 2008, Journal of     Technology Management in China, ISSN  1746-8779     Emerald Insight

  12. Li-Hua, R., and Lin, G.J., 2007, China     Phenomena and Chinese Style Management, Issue 1, Volume 1, 2007,  Journal of Chinese Economic and Foreign     Trade Studies, ISSN: 1754-4408 Emerald Insight

  13. Li-Hua, R., 2007, China’s Science and Technology Capacity Building: Global Perspective     and Challenging Issues, Issue 1, Volume 3, 2008, Journal of     Technology Management in China, ISSN      1746-8779 Emerald Insight

  14. Peng, J., and     Li-Hua, R., 2007, Knowledge     Management from China Perspective, The International Journal of     Technology, Knowledge and Society, CG publisher.com

  15. Li-Hua, R., 2007, Editorial:  What is     Technology? Journal of Technology Management in China, P193 – P197,     Volume 2, Issue 3, 2007, ISSN  1746-8779 Emerald Insight

  16. Peng, J., Li-Hua, R., and Moffett, S.,     2007, Knowledge Management     Trent in China: Challenges and Opportunities, Journal     of Technology Management in China, P198 – P211, Volume 2, Issue 3, 2007,     ISSN  1746-8779 Emerald Insight

  17. Cong, X. M.,     Li-Hua, R., and Stonehouse, G., 2007, Knowledge     Management in the Chinese Public Sector: Empirical Investigation, , Journal of Technology Management in China, P250 – P263, Volume 2,     Issue 3, 2007, ISSN  1746-8779 Emerald Insight

  18. Peng, J. and Li-Hua, R., 2007, SME Consulting Firms and Clients The     Implementation Gaps of Knowledge Management in China, P47 – P53     May/June, 2007 Special Issue on Innovation Audit and Knowledge Management     in SME, Journal of Asia Pacific Tech Monitor ISSN: 0256-9957

  19. Li-Hua, R., 2007, Measuring China Firm Competitiveness: A Strategic Framework,     Journal of Technology Management in China, P105-P118, Volume 2, Issue 2,     2007, ISSN  1746-8779 Emerald Insight

  20. Wang, Y.G. and Li-Hua, R., 2007, Corporate Entrepreneurship and     Performance Implication: An Empirical study in China, Journal of     Technology Management in China, P154-P162, Volume 2, Issue 2, 2007,     ISSN  1746-8779 Emerald Insight

  21. Li-Hua, R., 2006, Editorial: What is Technology Management, P5-P9, Volume 2,     Issue 1, 2007 ISSN  1746-8779 Journal of Technology     Management in China

  22. Li-Hua, R., 2006, Knowledge Transfer in International Collaboration Programme: The     China Perspective , Journal of Technology Management in China,     P84-P97, Volume 2, Issue 1, 2007 ISSN      1746-8779

  23. Wang X.F, and Li-Hua, R., 2006, Examining Factors of Knowledge     Management in the Creation of New City: Empirical Evidence from China,     Journal of Technology Management in China, P243-P261, Volume 1, Issue 3,     ISSN  1746-8779

  24. Li-Hua, R., 2006, Examining the Appropriateness and Effectiveness Technology     Transfer in China, Journal of Technology Management in China,     P208-P223, Volume 1, Issue 2, ISSN  1746-8779

  25. Li-Hua, R, and     Khalil, T., 2005, Technology     Management in China: A Global Perspective and Challenging  Issues  Journal of Technology Management in     China P9-P26, Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005 ISSN 1746-8779

Selected Conference Papers

(Fulldouble-blind refereed papers and included in proceedings)  

  1. Haenel, T., and Li-Hua, R., 2012, What is     next? Technology Transfer and Innovation within Strategic Alliances of     Chinese Organization in Germany, CAMOT 2012 International Conference     Proceedings, Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong     University, PRC ISBN: 978-1-84102-331-1

  2. Haenel, T., and Li-Hua, R., 2011, Examining     Appropriateness and Effectiveness of Strategic Approaches to Technology     Transfer and Innovation in China and Germany, CAMOT 2011 International     Conference Proceedings, Public Policy Research Institute, The Hong Kong     Polytechnic University, Kong Kong, PRC ISBN: 978-1-80102-300-7

  3. Li-Hua, R., 2010, Technology Strategy and     Sustainability of Business: Empirical Experiences of Chinese Cases, CAMOT     2010 International Conference Proceedings, Shanghai, PRC. ISBN:     978-0-7017-0234-2

  4. Lu, Y., and Li-Hua, R., 2011 Re-shaping MBA     Designing Strategy: Integration of Western Management with Chinese     Philosophy, BAM Conference

  5. Sun, W.X., 2010, Evolution Mechanism of     Chinese Technology Policy: A Co-Evolutionary Framework, CAMOT 2010     International Conference Proceedings, Shanghai, PRC. ISBN:     978-0-7017-0234-2

  6. Li, Q., and Li-Hua, R.,  2008, Technology transfer in coal mining     industry, CAMOT 2008 International Conference Proceedings, UIBE, Beijing,     ISBN: 978-1-905732-49-4

  7. Li, J.W and Li-Hua, R., 2008, Managing employees     in today’s changing environment, CAMOT 2008 International Conference     Proceedings,  ISBN:     978-1-905732-49-4

  8. Wang, K., and Li-Hua, R., 2008, Tacit     marketing knowledge, human capital and social capital of entrepreneurs in     China, CAMOT 2008 International Conference Proceedings, UIBE, Beijing,     PRC. ISBN: 978-1-905732-49-4

  9. Peng, J., and Li-Hua, R., 2008, Customer     knowledge management in international project, CAMOT 2008 International     Conference Proceedings, UIBE, Beijing, PRC. ISBN: 978-1-905732-49-4

  10. Odigie, H., and Li-Hua, R., 2008, Unblocking     the channel of tacit knowledge transfer, CAMOT 2008 International     Conference Proceedings, UIBE, Beijing, PRC. ISBN: 978-1-905732-49-4

  11. Lu, L., Li-Hua, R., and Chen, J., 2007, The     Strategic Implications of Triple Helix Model in knowledge-based Innovation     in China, 2007 Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference     Proceedings

  12. Li-Hua, R., and Peng J., 2007, Knowledge     Management Trends in China: New Challenges and Perspectives, published in     the conference proceedings of IAMOT 2007 Miami, USA

  13. Peng, J., and Li-Hua, R., 2007, The     Implementation Gaps of Knowledge Management in Business Management     Consulting: A China Perspective, published in the conference proceedings     of IAMOT 2007 Miami, USA

  14. Peng, j., and Li-Hua, R., 2007, New Challenges     in China Professional Service Firms: The Implementation Gap of Knowledge     Management, published in the conference proceedings of 2007 PICMET     Portland, USA

  15. Lu, Y. and Li-Hua, R., 2007, Managing Triple     Helix relations: how knowledge-based innovation networks ‘work’ in a     regional context? Published in Conference proceedings of 6thBiennial     International Conference on University, Industry & Government     linkages, 16-18th May 2007 National University of Singapore

  16. Li-Hua,     R., 2007 Knowledge Transfer in China’s Higher Education, Published in the     proceedings of 5th International CALIBER 2007 at Panjab     University, Chandigarh

  17. Li-Hua, R., and Lu, L., International     Development Strategy of China’s Higher Education, Published in the proceedings     of ANZAM November, 2006 Conference

  18. Cong,     X.M. and Li-Hua, R., 2006, Knowledge Management in the Chinese Public     Sector, published in the proceedings of The 3rd Asia-Pacific     International Conference on Knowledge Management, 11-13 December 2006,     Hong Kong

  19. Li-Hua,     R., and Peng J., 2006, The Appropriateness and Effectiveness of Tacit     Knowledge Transfer in e-business Companies: Evidence from China, IAMOT     2006 Tsinghua Conference

  20. Li-Hua,     R., and Wang Y.G., 2006, Operationalization of Corporate Entrepreneurship     and its Performance Implications in China, IAMOT 2006 Tsinghua Conference

  21. Li-Hua,     R., and Cong X.M., 2006, Knowledge Management Processes and implementation     in the Public Sector: Empirical Investigation in China, IAMOT 2006     Tsinghua Conference

22.  Li-Hua, R., 2005, Technology Transfer in theDifferent Economic Regions CIB W102 Conference Proceedings 2005 Lisbon,Portugal

23.  Li-Hua., R., 2005, Knowledge Transfer inSino-British Educational Collaboration Project: An Empirical InvestigationIAMOT Conference Proceedings,  Vienna,Austria

24.  Li-Hua, R., 2005, Technology Transfer inConstruction Industry in China, Conference Reader at Real Estate and ChinaConference 2005, University of International Business and Trade, Beijing China

25.  Li-Hua, R., 2005, Technology Transfer inConstruction Industry in China, Conference Reader  at Real Estate and China Conference 2005,Ocean University of China, Qingdao China

26.  Li-Hua, R., 2004, Examining HRM Aspects ofKnowledge Transfer in Libyan Oil Industry Co-author) British Academy of ManagementConference Proceedings, 2004 St Andrew University, The UK

27.  Li-Hua, R., 2003, Technology Transfer inDifferent Economies, Conference Proceedings of First Middle East Conference onTechnology Transfer, 2003 Bahrain

28.  Li-Hua, R., 2003, From Technology Transfer toKnowledge Transfer IAMOT Conference Proceedings, 2003 Nancy, France

29.  Li-Hua, R., 2003, Technology Transfer in China,Conference Proceedings of The 12th International Forum on TechnologyManagement IFTM 2003 Tongji University, Shanghai, China

30.  Li-Hua, R.,  and Greenwood, D., 2001,Technology Transfer in International Joint Venture in China: A Case Study ofXiaolangdi Project in PRC ARCOM Conference Proceedings, 2001 Glasgow CaledonianUniversity, The UK

PublishedBooks

Monograph

Technology and Knowledge Transfer in China

Ashgate Publishing, UK, ISBN07546 39282, 2004, 176pages

Co-authored Monograph

China’s Highway of Information andCommunication Technology

ISBN13 970230553750,

Publisher: Palgrave Publishing Press, 2010, 300pages

MarketingCompetences and Strategic Flexibility in China

ISBN 0230013503,

Palgrave Publishing Press, UK andUS, 2007, 288 pages

BookChapter:

Chapter title: Tacit Knowledge Transfer andInter-firm Learning in China

Book title: Business Networks and Strategic Alliancesin China

Hardcover: 352 pages, Publisher: Edward Elgar, ISBN-10:184523062,2007

Book title: ACompanion to the Philosophy of Technology

Essay Titles:

  • Definition     of Technology

  • Technology     Management

  • Technology     Strategy          

Blackwell Publishing Press

ISBN: 9781405146012, ISBN10:140514601X, 2009

Journal Special Issues

Edited Special Issuewith Professor Tony Dickson

Topic: Knowledge Transfer in China’s HigherEducation

Journal of Knowledge Based Innovation in China

2009,Volume 1, Issue 3, ISSN 1756-1418 EmeraldInsight

Edited Special Issue with Professor John Wilson

Topic:  Prime Minister Initiative (PMI2) Special Issue:  EnhancingEmployability, Entrepreneurship and Global Citizenship in International HigherEducation

Volume 3, Issue 1, 2011 Journal of ChineseEntrepreneurship

SelectedPublications in Chinese version in China since 1990

Journal Papers

Li-Hua, R., and Lu, L., 2013, MBA at theCross-road: Integration of Western Management with Eastern Philosophy, HarvardBusiness Review China ISBN 978-7-5264-0184-2

Li-Hua, R, and Khalil, T., 2008, TechnologyManagement in China: A Global Perspective and Challenging Issues Journal of Technology Management andStrategy in China (Chinese version), Volume 1, Issue 1. ISSN 1756-4425Emerald Insight

Li-Hua,R., 2009, Integration of Western Management and Chinese Philosophy in theCurrent Economic Downturn  Journal of Technology Management and Strategy in China, Volume 2, Issue1. ISSN 1756-4425Emerald Insight

Monograph

Contract Management for International Projects

China Building Industry Press, Beijing, PRC

ISBN 7-112-03214-8 F. 257PP 158

1997, 149 pages

Co-Compiler/Translator

Practical Psychology in Construction Management

China Building Industry Press, Beijing, PRC

ISBN 711200568-X/F 28PP401

1990, 401 pages

A Dictionary of American Colourful Idioms

China Broadcasting and Television Press, Beijing,PRC

ISBN 7-5043-2356X/H.78PP895

1994, 895 pages

Co-Editor

Handbook for Construction Consultants

China Building Industry Press, Beijing, PRC

ISBN 711203150-8F 240PP897

1994, 776 pages

Keynote Speeches atInternational Conferences

Dec 2012

Integration of Western Management with Chinese  Philosophy at the Innovation of Harvard Business Review China on the General  Assembly (Over 1000 EMBA Alumni and candidates) of Cerebration of 10 year  anniversary  of organization and  delivery of EMBA programme, Southwest University of Finance and Economics,  Chengdu, China

Feb 2012

International Technology Transfer and IP  Implementation at World at 7 Billion: Rethinking Development organized by  International Development Society at Newcastle University, 18th  and 19th February, 2012

2011

International Technology Transfer and IP  Implementation at International Strategic Technology Alliances (ISTA),  Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, 20 and 21 October, 2011

2011

Technology Transfer and Innovation between China  and UK at Zhengzhou International Forum of Technology Innovation Strategy and  Mechanism, 26th, 27th and 28th 2011,  Zhengzhou, China

2010

Technology Strategy and Sustainability of  Business at 2010  International  Conference on Innovation Management (ICIM) , Wuhan University of Technology,  Wuhan, China, 4th and 5th December, 2010

2010

Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation  Capacity in China and the West at 2010 CAMOT International Conference,  Shanghai University, 18, 19 and 20, October, 2010

2010

Technology Transfer and IP Strategy, at 2010  International Technology Transfer Conference, Shanghai, PRC on 13 – 14  October, 2010

2010

Opportunities and Challenges of International  Technology Transfer, at EU-China Technology Transfer and IP Strategy Workshop  on 15th October, 2010, Ningbo, PRC

2009

Integration of Western Management and Chinese  Philosophy in the Current Economic Recession, at Cambridge University Asia  Law and Business Annual Conference (CUALA) 28th February, 2009,  Cambridge University, UK

2008

Tech    Technology Management and  Innovation in China: Opportunities and Challenges in the 21st  Century, at CAMOT 2008 International Conference, UIBE, Beijing, 21st  – 23rd 2008

2007

Benchmarking China Firm Competitiveness: A Strategic Framework at ISMOT,  2007, Zhejiang University, 1st – 3rd June, 2007

2006

Knowledge Transfer in China’s Higher Education at 2nd  Conference of Asian Pacific Professional Leaders in Education, Nanyang  Technological University, Singapore, July, 2006

2003

Technology Transfer in Different Economies at  First Middle East Conference of Technology Transfer, September 2003, Bahrain

Profile

Richard Li-Hua, President of SiasInternational University and Professor of Strategic Management and Leadership

Areaof Specialization: Strategic Managementand Leadership, Innovation and Technology Management

ProfessorRichard Li-Hua, PhD, is President of SIAS International University, China. He is alsoa Distinguished Visiting Professor at Penn State University, Erie, USA, WindsorUniversity, Canada, Sun Yat Sen University, China, Sunderland University, UKand the Special Advisor to the Dean of Odette School of Business, WindsorUniversity, Canada. He has over 30 years of leadership experiences oninternational development and branding &marketing in the global highereducation and international business between West and East. He wasthe President and Dean of Washington Academy of Management of Technology, UK. As Professor of Strategic Management and Development,he launched in early 2011 the International Centre for Research intoInnovation, Sustainability and Entrepreneurship (RISE), Sunderland University,which led the development and the implementation of a well-crafted strategy intransforming the faculty from “teaching-focused” into “research-informed”.His over30 years of career in both private commercial companies and the public sectorin global higher education has been marked by its strongly international focus.After a highly successful career as Managing Director of China Henan EuropeanInformation Centre and Chairman and CEO of Henan Yuxin International Economic& Technical Cooperation Corporation, with spells in a number of Middle Eastand North African countries, Europe and Southeast Asian countries, he moved tothe UK to begin his PhD research and a new career as a university academic in1997. Since then he has worked as a senior academic and initiated andcontributed significantly to the development and implementation of innovationand internationalization strategy in a number of institutions, including Northumbria,Salford, Sunderland, Plymouth, Sun Yat Sen University, China, WindsorUniversity, Canada and Penn State, Behrend, USA.It has been a great honour andprivilege that after 16 years of very accomplishable achievements in the globalhigher education in the West, he moves back again to China for taking the helmof SIAS International University.

His Strategic Vision on West MeetsEast

With his over 30 years of working experiences in the East and West(15 years of governmental and industrial working experience in China and 16years in UK’s higher education, his leadership experiences and extensiveinteractions, teaching, consultancy and engagement globally, in particular, UK,US, Canada, Europe and China, as well as his in-depth research on internationaltechnology transfer between West and East, he has insightful observations andinterpretation about what happened in the last 35 years between West and East,notably China and how a university/firm can be well positioned in the 21stcentury. It was in early 2009, that he delivered his Keynote Speech on The Integration of Western Management withEastern Philosophy in the Current Recession in Cambridge CUALAInternational Conference. Since then, he has devoted huge efforts in achieving this strategicvision, which has allowed him to develop a creed forbusiness management education from West Leads East to West Meets East then toEast Leads West. He has been instrumental in transforming such a firmstrategic vision into reality with passionate and relentless insistence on (1) theintegration of Western management with Eastern philosophy and (2) theintegration of world class research with teaching and learning in global highereducation and (3) the integration of technology, innovation andentrepreneurship with business management.In the last 10 years he hasbeen frequentlyrequested to provide strategic advices, leadership coaching and support tosenior management teams in pursuing strategic organizationalchanges in universitiesand business/management schools in the East and the West.  

His Leadership on Research andInnovation

Hehas significant leadership experiences in the design and implementation of arobust and well-crafted strategy for the promotion, enhancement andre-conceptualization of employability, entrepreneurship, innovation,internationalization and sustainability in the global higher education, whichare informed by his undertaking several high profile research projects,including Two UK Prime Minister Initiative 2 UK-China Connect (7 Chineseuniversities, including Zhejiang University and Shanghai Jiao Tong University) andUK-US Connect (6 US universities, including MIT Sloan School of Management andPenn State University, PMI2), EU-China Intellectual Property Initiative2 (IPR2)and EU FP7Marie Curie Actions- InternationalResearch Staff Exchange Scheme.He has published over 60 academic papers inleading international journals and conference proceedings and 6 books inEnglish and 3 books in Chinese.Hisstrong links to the global higher education include him being a VisitingProfessor to a dozen prestigious universities and Honourable Dean and Presidentto half a dozen university/international business schools in China and theWest. He was the FoundingEditor of Journal of TechnologyManagement in China and Journal of Technology Management and Strategy inChina (Chinese version). He is the Consulting Editor of Journal of ChineseEntrepreneurship, Journal of Know-Based Innovation in China, Journal of ChineseEconomic and Foreign Trade Studies and Journal of Science and Technology Policyin China.He is a world leading expert on innovation management andtechnology strategy and internationally recognized authority on internationaltechnology transfer as well as Chinese business and management. He is afrequent speaker at international conferences and was an invited senior expertof science and technology by EU IPR2 and MOST of PRC in 2010.Hewas a Visiting Scholar in 2009 at Judge Business School, CambridgeUniversity.He has been Senior Economic Adviser to Henan Provincial Governmentin China since 2003. He was International Advisor to ARMCO in Saudi Arabia andEmerald Insight in the UK, Study Group in Australia and Innovation Managementin Sweden.He has been President of China Association for Management ofTechnology since 2006. He has led since 2008 the organizing of 5 successful andhigh-profile CAMOT International Conferences in universities, including HongKong Polytechnic University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and TsinghuaUniversity.

His PhD Supervision and Delivery toMBA, EMBA and EDP Globally

He has significant experience in PhD, DBA and Professional Doctor Supervisionsand successful examination in his research areas of strategic management oftechnology and innovation, technology strategy, international technologytransfer and innovation management. His teaching and delivery to Executive MBA,EDP and International MBA in China, UK, US and Canada on modules of StrategicManagement and Technology Strategy and Innovation, with West Meets East,integration of theories and practical case studies from West and East,reflecting his research, engagement, consultancy and industrial experiences in Westand East, has been extremely welcome and inspiring, interactive and appealing. Inthe meantime, he has led the launch and development of featured EMBA and EDPprogrammes in Plymouth University, Washington Academy and Windsor University. Owingto his senior managerial role in international business, he has been well connected through his teaching and deliveryof academic seminars with the world leading MBA, EMBA and EDP programsof manyprestigious universities, including Cambridge, Penn State, Windsor, Tsinghua, Tongji,Shanghai, Wuhan, Tianjin, ECUST and Sun Yat Sen and Plymouth University.

Heholds degrees cross-disciplinary. He earned a BA in English Language andBritish and American Literature and History from Henan University in 1982, a MAin Construction Management and Building Economics from Southeast University in1992, and a PhD in Management (International Technology Transfer) fromNorthumbria University in 2001.