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A fisherwoman in the China Sea: An interview with Dr Anne Tsui, Motorola Professor of International Management (Part II)

Jie Ke (Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA)

Journal of Chinese Human Resource Management

ISSN: 2040-8005

Article publication date: 7 September 2012

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to present Part II of an interview with Dr Anne Tsui, Motorola Professor of International Management. Part I – the scholarly journey, was published in JCHRM Vol. 2 No. 2, 2011. This part of the interview focuses on the following issues: how Dr Anne Tsui has developed her interest and passion in Chinese management research over the years; how Dr Tsui has contributed to the management field; what researchers should do in order to conduct quality management research in China; and what Dr Tsui has envisioned for the future opportunities and challenges of Chinese management research.

Design/methodology/approach

The paper reports a recent interview with Dr Anne Tsui, Motorola Professor of International Management at Arizona State University.

Findings

Anyone who is interested in quality management research in China should choose interesting topics that are relevant to the Chinese local context and grounded in local phenomena. Qualitative research method and cross‐cultural collaborations are highly recommended for Chinese researchers.

Practical implications

The interview shows the direction of the development of Chinese management research and provides practical advice to researchers in this field on how to conduct quality research in the Chinese context.

Originality/value

The paper presents a real‐world role model for junior scholars in management research.

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Citation

Ke, J. (2012), "A fisherwoman in the China Sea: An interview with Dr Anne Tsui, Motorola Professor of International Management (Part II)", Journal of Chinese Human Resource Management, Vol. 3 No. 2, pp. 151-159. https://doi.org/10.1108/20408001211279247

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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