Maggie's research focuses on the theory of the firm, competitive strategy, organization structure and institutions. Her recent studies investigate the role of complexity in setting limits to firm growth, competitive strategies, and organizational design. Her work has been published in the Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Corporate Finance, and Advances in Strategic Management. She is an Associate Editor for the Strategic Management Journal and serves on the editorial board of Organization Science.
Maggie teaches Competing in The Global Business Environment and World Economy at MBA level and a PhD seminar on Research Methods. She received the Neary Teaching Excellence Award for the PhD Program in 2019. Prior to joining the University of Michigan, she taught Microeconomics and International Economics at the University of Maryland as an assistant professor.
Maggie has a B. Eng. from Shanghai Jiaotong University, an MBA from the University of Maryland, and a PhD from the University of Michigan where she also earned the Gerald and Lillian Dykstra Fellowship for teaching excellence as a doctoral student. Prior to her academic career, Maggie worked for Arthur Andersen as a financial auditor, and the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank Group as an Investment Officer on privatization transactions in Africa, Asia, and Eastern Europe.
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