Appointment of New Editor in Chief of APJM

In early January this year, we sent out an open Call for Applications/Nominations for the Editor-in-Chief of the Asia Pacific Journal of Management, with the term starting from 1 January, 2016 to 31 December, 2018 . A selection committee consisting of the current and past Editors-in-Chief of APJM and current and past President of Asia Academy of Management was formed. The members are as follows:

  • Chung-Ming Lau, Founding President of Asia Academy of Management, Search Committee Chair
  • David A. Ahlstrom, Past Editor-in-Chief of Asia Pacific Journal of Management
  • Michael Carney, Current Editor-in-Chief of Asia Pacific Journal of Management
  • Daphne W. Yiu, Current President of Asia Academy of Management

After the deadline on 15 February, 2015, we received two applications/nominations. The Search Committee members formulated a number of key selection of criteria such as academic achievement and editorial experiences, support from institution, vision and plan for APJM, past experience with APJM, AAoM, AoM , etc. The committee has a unanimous recommendation for Professor Jane Lu (University of Melbourne) to be the next APJM Editor-in-Chief, and such recommendation was endorsed by the board of Asia Academy of Management. Let's congratulate Professor Jane Lu and lend your support to her to lead APJM to new heights! At the same time, we would like to give our deepest gratitude to Professor Michael Carney for his great and valuable services to APJM in the past three years!

Professor Jane Lu's Bio

Jane Lu is Professor of Management and James Riady Chair in Asian Business and Economics in the Department of Management and Marketing, the University of Melbourne. She received her Ph.D. from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario in 2001. Her research centers on international strategy such as FDI location choice, entry mode choice and alliance partner selection. Her recent research continues this line of research but with a focus on emerging market firms and their internationalization.

Jane Lu has published in leading academic journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management and Journal of Business Venturing, among other journals. Jane Lu is a Senior Editor of Asia Pacific Journal of Management since 2009.

Prior to joining academia, Jane Lu worked in senior management positions in a major international trading company and in Rabobank in China.