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Douglas B. Fuller
  • Professor
  • Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Strategy, School of Management, Zhejiang University
  • Office Room:601-08
  • Office Phone:0571-88206866
  • E-mail address:douglas.b.fuller@gmail.com

RESEARCH INTERESTS

International Business, Innovation, Technology Management, Technology Policy

SHORT BIO

Dr. Douglas B. Fuller is a professor in the Department of Business Administration of the Zhejiang University’s School Of Management. The focus of his research is innovation, technology policy and international business. He has previously taught at King’s College London, Chinese University of Hong Kong and American University in Washington DC. He has led research projects sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the Savantas Policy Institute of Hong Kong. Professor Fuller is organizer of Network B (Globalization and Socio-economic Development) of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics and a reviewer for numerous conferences and journals.

EDUCATION EXPERIENCES

Time Degree Major University
1997 - 2005 PhD History Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1995 - 1997 Master East Asian Studies University of California, Berkeley
1988 - 1992 Bachelor Political Science Swarthmore College

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Time Title Organization
2013 - Professor School of Management, Zhejiang University
2011 - 2013 Associate Professor Department of Management, King's College, University of London
2008 - 2011 Lecturer Department of Management, King's College, University of London
2006 - 2007 Assistant Professor School of International Service, American University
2005 - 2006 Post-doctoral Fellow Stanford Project on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Stanford University

SECONDARY ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Time Title Organization
2011/01 - 2011/08 Visiting Fellow Chinese University of Hong Kong
2007/07 - 2007/12 Visiting Research Fellow Chinese University of Hong Kong
2007/01 - 2007/07 Visiting Professor Chinese University of Hong Kong

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Course University
Doing Business in China: A Political Economy Perspective Zhejiang University Summer School
Asian Business Environment Zhejiang University
Topics in Innovation and Entrepreneurship Zhejiang University
Comparative Asian Business King’s College London
International Business Strategy King’s College London
China's Industrial Policy and the Challenges for Government and Industry (short course) Executive Education Programme, Churchill College, University of Cambridge
High-Technology Incubator Management (short course) Macau Productivity & Technology Transfer Center
International Technology Strategy King’s College London
The Business Environment in the Asia-Pacific King’s College London
Management of Chinese Enterprises Chinese University of Hong Kong
Asian Business Chinese University of Hong Kong
International Business Chinese University of Hong Kong
Information Technology, Politics and Society in China's Transformation
Introduction to International Communication American University

RESEARCH GRANTS

Date Project Source

PUBLICATIONS

JOURNAL PAPERS IN ENGLISH

  1. FULLER Douglas B., SHI Zonghan , TAO Ran , Market governance and firm performance under China’s state capitalism, Management and Organization Review, 2015, 11(4), 711-713.
  2. Fuller Douglas B., Avoiding the fall: China's economic restructuring, China Quarterly, 2014, 219(), 868-870.
  3. Fuller Douglas B., Chip design in China and India: Multinationals, industry structure and development outcomes in the integrated circuit industry, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 2014, 81(1), 1-10.
  4. Fuller Douglas B., Building ladders out of chains: China’s hybrid-led technological development in disaggregated value chains, Journal of Development Studies, 2013, 49(4), 547-563.
  5. Douglas B. Fuller, How Law, Politics and Transnational Networks Affect Technology Entrepreneurship: Explaining Divergent Venture Capital Investing Strategies in China, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 2010, 27(3), 445-459.
  6. Douglas B. Fuller, Networks and Nations: The Interplay of Transnational Networks and Domestic Institutions in China’s Chip Design Industry, International Journal of Technology Management, 2010, 51(), 239-257.
  7. Douglas B. Fuller, Intellectual Property Rights and Foreign Investment: The Political Economy of Taiwan’s Foreign Direct Investment, Asian Politics and Policy, 2009, 1(4), 726-738.
  8. Douglas B. Fuller, China’s National System of Innovation and Uneven Technological Trajectory: The Case of China’s Integrated Circuit Industry, Chinese Management Studies, 2009, 3(1), 58-74.
  9. Douglas B. Fuller, The Cross-Strait Economic Relationship’s Impact on Economic Development in Taiwan and China: Adversaries and Partners, Asian Survey, 2008, 48(2), 239-239.
  10. Douglas B. Fuller, Globalization for Nation-Building: Taiwan’s Industrial and Technology Policies for High-Technology Sectors, Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics, 2007, 18(), 203-224.
  11. Douglas B. Fuller, The Changing Limits and the Limits of Change: The State, Private Firms, International Industry and China in the Evolution of Taiwan’s Electronics Industry, Journal of Contemporary China, 2005, 14(44), 483-506.
  12. Douglas B. Fuller, Leading, Following or Cooked Goose? Innovation Successes and Failures in Taiwan’s Electronics Industry, Industry and Innovation, 2003, 10(2), 179-196.

JOURNAL PAPERS IN CHINESE

CONFERENCE PAPERS

  1. Fuller Douglas B., Value chain analysis and the politics of institutional change in East Asia, American Political Science Association, 2015
  2. FU Daoge, Speaker for showcase symposium on “new forms of state business governance in emerging economies.”, Proceedings of the 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), 2015
  3. CHEN Zongshi, FU Daoge, Institutions and corporate philanthropy: Evidence from Chinese private firms, Proceedings of the 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), 2015
  4. Fuller Douglas B., Politics in command: China and the middle income trap, Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE) Annual Meeting, 2015
  5. Fuller Douglas B., Speaker for plenary session on “China is Predicted to Hit Middle Income Trap by 2030: Can China Build Innovation Capacity to Avert Trap?”, Academy of International Business (AIB) 2015 Annual Meeting, 2015
  6. Fuller Douglas B., Beyond state capacity: Indian and Chinese roads to development in high-technology sectors, American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting, 2014
  7. Fuller Douglas B., China’s importation of institutions and its implications for comparative political economy and development studies, American Sociological Association (ASA) Annual Meeting, 2014
  8. Fuller Douglas B., Labor unions without representation and the limits of informal labor organization in China, Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE) Annual Meeting, 2014
  9. Fuller Douglas B., Political context and institutional voids: How firms in china’s integrated circuit industry navigate institutional voids, Academy of International Business (AIB) Annual Meeting, 2014
  10. Fuller Douglas B., Silicon globalization and its constraints: The diffident rise of the Indian and Chinese semiconductor industries, Industry Studies Association (ISA) Annual Meeting, 2014
  11. Fuller Douglas B., Building capitalism in developing East Asia: Firms and the politics of institutional formation and change, Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Annual Meeting, 2014
  12. Fuller Douglas B., Beyond late development: China’s state financial system in comparative historical perspective, Association of Asian Studies (AAS) Annual Meeting, 2014
  13. Fuller Douglas B., Semiconductor design offshoring to China and India: Implications for technological capabilities in home and host countries, European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquium, 2013
  14. Fuller Douglas B., Different paths in the globalization of R&D: China and India’s experience in the semiconductor design industry, Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, 2013
  15. Fuller Douglas B., National institutions and corporate governance bundles: The case of China, Corporate Governance: An International Review 20th Anniversary Conference on National Governance Bundles, 2012
  16. Fuller Douglas B., Globalization of R&D comes to China: how multinationals, hybrids and domestic firms in the integrated circuit design industry navigate China’s institutions and institutional voids, Long Range Planning Special Issue and Research Conference on China Business and International Competitiveness, 2012
  17. Douglas B. Fuller, "State Ownership’s Effects on Corporate Governance in Emerging Economies: Corporate Governance in State-owned Enterprises across the Three Levels of Government Owners in China", Annual Meeting of the Association of International Business, 2011
  18. Douglas B. Fuller, "The Politics of China’s Uneven Institutional Terrain of Innovation", Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, 2011
  19. Douglas B. Fuller, "Varieties of Capitalism and Opportunities for Development: How Institutional Arrangements in the Developed World Shape Economic Opportunities for Developing Countries.”, American Political Science Association, 2010
  20. Douglas B. Fuller, “Importing Institutions to Enhance Performance: How Foreign Financial Institutions Ameliorate Institutional Deficiencies in China’s Political Economy.”, European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquium, SWG1: Institutional Change, Organizational Restructuring and New Kinds of Social Actors in a Globalizing World, Universidade de Nova Lisboa, 2010
  21. Douglas B. Fuller, “China and International Standards: Making, Breaking or Conforming?” Organizer of the conference panel “How China’s Rise Shapes Global Capitalism.”, Industry Studies Association Annual Conference, 2010
  22. Douglas B. Fuller, “The Policy and Political Implications for the Developing World of China’s Global Hybrid Model of Development.” Organizer of conference panel “China and India as Developmental Models?: The Conceptual Challenges and Policy Implications of the Chinese and Indian Developmental Paths.”, American Political Science Association, 2009
  23. Douglas B. Fuller, “National Designs on Chip Design: India and China in the Reorganization of Knowledge-intensive Services.”, Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Sciences Po, 2009

BOOKS

CHAPTERS

  1. Douglas B. Fuller, "“Choosing to Lose: Hong Kong’s Tradition of Positive Non-intervention and Constraints on Innovation,”; “Government Neglect and the Decline of Hong Kong’s Integrated Circuit Design Industry,”", Innovation Policy and the Limits of Laissez-faire: Hong Kong’s Policy in Comparative Perspective, 2010-01

RESEARCH MONOGRAPHS

  1. Douglas B. Fuller, Paper tigers, hidden dragons: firms and the political economy of China's technological development , Oxford University Press, 2016-05, Oxford, UK
  2. Douglas B. Fuller, Technology transfer between the US, China and Taiwan: Moving knowledge, Routledge , 2013-01, -
  3. Douglas B. Fuller, Innovation Policy and the Limits of Laissez-faire: Hong Kong’s Policy in Comparative Perspective., Palgrave Macmillan, 2010-01, -

CONSULTING AND RESEARCH REPORTS

  1. Douglas B. Fuller, China Chapter for the following European Commission report. Comparative Overview: Analysis of the Ways in which the Restructuring Phenomenon is Dealt with Worldwide Project, European Commission, 2011-01
  2. Douglas B. Fuller, Hong Kong Innovation Project Report. , Savantas Policy Institute, 2001-01

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

EDITORIAL AND REVIEW RESPONSIBILITY

Time Title Journal
2011-11 Reviewer Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) of the United Kingdom
2011-11 Reviewer Asia Pacific Journal of Management
2011-11 Reviewer Asia Pacific World
2011-11 Reviewer Asian Survey
2011-11 Reviewer British Journal of Management
2011-11 Reviewer Cambridge Journal of Economics
2011-11 Reviewer China Quarterly
2011-11 Reviewer Comparative Politics, Economic Geography
2011-11 Reviewer Global Networks: A Journal of Transnational Affairs
2011-11 Reviewer International Journal of Technology Management
2011-11 Reviewer International Sociology
2011-11 Reviewer Journal of Development Studies
2011-11 Reviewer Pacific Affairs
2011-11 Reviewer Research Policy
2011-11 Reviewer Review of International Political Economy
2011-11 Reviewer Science
2011-11 Reviewer Studies in Comparative International Development
2011-11 Book Manuscript Reviewer Cambridge University Press (political science series and business series)
2011-11 Book Manuscript Reviewer Lexington Books (division of Rowman & Littlefield)
2011-11 Book Manuscript Reviewer Sage
2011-11 Book Manuscript Reviewer University of Toronto Press
2011-11 Book Manuscript Reviewer Asia Policy
2011-11 Book Manuscript Reviewer China Journal
2011-11 Book Manuscript Reviewer China Quarterly
2011-11 Book Manuscript Reviewer Industrial and Labor Relations Review
2011-11 Book Manuscript Reviewer Journal of Asian Studies and Review of Policy Research

SPEECHES AND INVITED SEMINARS

Time Subject Conference
2012-01 Building Ladders out of Chains: China’s Hybrid-led Development in Disaggregated Value Chains. Department of International Development, London School of Economics (London)
2011-01 Political Embeddedness and Corporate Governance in State-owned Enterprises: Varieties of SOE Corporate Governance in China. Department of Management, Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
2009-01 The Limits of Positive Non-Intervention: Hong Kong’s Innovation Policy and the Unfulfilled Potential of Hong Kong’s Knowledge Economy. Savantas Policy Institute (Hong Kong)
2008-01 Adversaries and Partners: The Impact of the Cross-Strait Economic Relationship on the Development of the Taiwanese and Chinese Economies. Taiwan Studies Seminar, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) (London)
2007-01 The Uneven Institutional Terrain of Innovation in Developing Countries: The Case of China’s IT Industry. George Mason/George Washington/Georgetown Technology, Science and Innovation Policy Research Seminar, George Mason University (Arlington, VA)
2006-01 China’s Technological Development. Brussels Institute for Contemporary Chinese Studies (BICCS) and Belgian-Chinese Economic and Commercial Council (BCECC) (Brussels)
2006-01 Building Ladders out of Chains: The Political Economy of China’s Technological Development under Globalization. Center for Chinese Studies, Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California at Berkeley (Berkeley)
2006-01 Adversaries and Partners: The Impact of the Cross-Strait Economic Relationship on the Development of the Taiwanese and Chinese Economies Taiwan Democracy Project, Stanford University (Stanford)
2005-01 Building Ladders out of Chains: China’s Technological Development under Globalization. Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University (New York)
2005-01 The Changing Limits and the Limits of Change: The Taiwanese State, the Chinese Market, the Global IT Industry and Private Firms in the Evolution of Taiwan’s IT Industry Tsinghua University (Beijing).
2004-01 Modularity in the Global IT Value Chain and the Implications for China’s Developing IT Sector. Teradyne Incorporated, Executive Briefing (Boston)
0001-01 Political Embeddedness and Corporate Governance in China’s State-owned Enterprises. Department of Management, Queen Mary College, University of London. (London)
0001-01 Technology Transfer between the US, China and Taiwan: Moving Knowledge School of Oriental and African Studies(SOAS) (London)

HONORS

Time Honor or reward Object rewarded Granted by
2013 "Thousand Talents Plan" Expert "Thousand Talents Plan" Expert Zhejiang University
2008 Best Paper Finalist at China Goes Global Conference - Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
2007 Teaching Excellence Award Teaching Excellence Award Chinese University of Hong Kong
2006 Best Paper Finalist at Asia Academy of Management - -
2006 Stanford Project on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE) Postdoctoral Fellowship Stanford Project on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE) Postdoctoral Fellowship Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University
2005 Stanford Project on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE) Postdoctoral Fellowship Stanford Project on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE) Postdoctoral Fellowship Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University
2004 Sloan Industrial Performance Center Graduate Fellowship Sloan Industrial Performance Center Graduate Fellowship -
2003 Fulbright Fellowship Fulbright Fellowship -
2001 Center for International Studies MacArthur Summer Fellowship Center for International Studies MacArthur Summer Fellowship -