Huy Q. (David) Tran, Ph.D. | Albright College

Huy Q. (David) Tran, Ph.D.

Huy Q. (David) Tran, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Business
htran@albright.edu
Roessner Hall
610-921-7666

Ph.D.: University of Texas–Rio Grande Valley (formerly UT–Pan American)
M.B.A.: Eastern Illinois University
B.A.: National Economics University (Hanoi, Vietnam)



Areas of Expertise

Areas of Expertise

Courses Taught

BUS498 Senior Seminar in International Business
BUS496 Senior Seminar in Management
BUS460 Seminar in Strategies and Policies
BUS368 International Management
BUS346 Management Principles

Publications and Research

Research Areas

Exploration and exploitation, dynamic capabilities, and organizational ambidexterity
Born-global firms and international entrepreneurship in various institutional contexts
International expansion of emerging-market multinational enterprises
Cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&As)

Publications

Tran, H. Q. (2015). Organizational Ambidexterity in Small Firms: The Role of Top Management Team Behavioral Integration and Entrepreneurial Orientation. Journal of Business and Economic Policy, 2(4), 1-8.

Tran, H. Q., & Wu, X. (2014). Motives and Performance of a Serial Cross-border Acquirer: The Case of Lenovo. Academy of International Business Northeast Chapter Annual Conference Proceedings, Providence (RI), 195-202.

Tran, H. Q. (2012). Organizational Ambidexterity in Small Firms: The Role of Top Management Team Behavioral Integration and Entrepreneurial Orientation. Southern Management Association (SMA) Annual Meeting Proceedings, Fort Lauderdale (FL), 1640-1651.

Abebe, M., Angriawan, A., & Tran, H. Q. (2010). Chief Executive External Network Ties and Environmental Scanning Activities: An Empirical Examination. Strategic Management Review, 4(1), 30-43.

Tran, H. Q. (2009). Perceived Maturity of Institutions in Emerging Economies and Corporate Knowledge Transfer. Southwest Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting Proceedings, Oklahoma City (OK), 153-162.

Tran, H. Q., & Sun, J. (2008). The Impact of Perceived Environment-Strategy-Organization Fit on the Willingness to Execute Strategy. Southwest Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting Proceedings, Houston (TX), 618-627.

Refereed Conference Presentations

Tran, H. Q. (2013). TMT Behavioral Integration, Organizational Ambidexterity, and the Small Firm Performance: An Empirical Study. Midwest Academy of Management Annual Conference, Milwaukee (WI).

Giorgio, V., & Tran, H. Q. (2013). Silvana Trucking, Inc. and Giorgio Foods, Inc.: A Case Study. Midwest Academy of Management Annual Conference, Milwaukee (WI).

Lau, M. Y., & Tran, H. Q. (2013). Suicide Incidents at Foxconn: The Role of Job Characteristics and Management Style. Eastern Academy of Management (EAM) Annual Meeting, Baltimore (MD).

Tran, H. Q., Wu, S., & Zhang, S. (2008). Entering Vietnam: An Institutional Voids Approach. Academy of International Business-Midwest Annual Meeting, Chicago (IL).

Other Academic Presentations

Tran, H. Q. (2/10/2012). Organizational Ambidexterity in Small Firms: The Role of Top Management Team Behavioral Integration and Entrepreneurial Orientation. Paper presented in a brown-bag seminar, Department of Management, the University of Texas–Pan American.

Tran, H. Q., & Sargent, J. (2011). Best Undergraduate Business Programs in the United States: What Do They Have in Common? The National Workshop in “Undergraduate Business Administration Education in Vietnam”, Hanoi, Vietnam, 10/12/2011.

Sargent, J., & Tran, H. Q. (2011). Toward a World-class Quality Entrepreneurship Program. The National Workshop in “Undergraduate Business Administration Education in Vietnam”, Hanoi, Vietnam, 10/12/2011.

Tran, H. Q. (8/4/2011). Should SMEs Balance Exploration with Exploitation and How? Paper presented in a seminar held by Department of Business Administration, National Economics University, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Student Research Collaborators

2015-2016: Erin Sullivan ’16 “Nonprofit Organizations: Performance Indicators, Success Factors, and the Role of Corporate Social Responsibility.” An ACRE interim 2016 research project.

2014-2015: Alexandria Nasife ’15 “Corporate Social Responsibility and the Competitive Advantage of the Firm: The Role of Social Media.” Research paper presented at the 16th HECBC Annual Conference of Undergraduate Research and Creativity, hosted by Albright College on April 18th, 2015.

2014-15: Tiara Willis ’15 “Bringing Manufacturing Back Home: The Role of Corporate Social Responsibility.” Research poster presented at the 13th Annual Undergraduate Research at the Capitol–Pennsylvania Poster Conference (Harrisburg, PA, March 3rd, 2015).

2014-15: Xiaoyang Li ’15 “An Integration Strategy: The Role of Customer Co-creation.” An ACRE interim 2015 research project.

2014-15: Xiaohua Wu ’14 “Motives and Performance of a Serial Cross-border Acquirer: The Case of Lenovo.” Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Northeast Academy of International Business (Providence, RI, November 14-15, 2014).

2013-14: Xiaoyang Li ’15 “An Integration Strategy: The Role of Customer Co-creation.” Research poster presented at the 15th HECBC Annual Conference for Undergraduate Research and Creative Expression, hosted by Reading Area Community College (RACC) on April 26th, 2014.

2013-14: Vincent Giorgio ’13 “Silvana Trucking, Inc. and Giorgio Foods, Inc.: A Case Study.” Paper presented at the 2013 Midwest Academy of Management Annual Conference (Milwaukee, WI, October 10-12, 2013).

2012-13: Man Yik Lau “Suicide Incidents at Foxconn: The Role of Job Characteristics and Management Style.” An ACRE interim 2013 research project. Paper presented at the 2013 Eastern Academy of Management (EAM) Annual Meeting (Baltimore, MD, May 8-11, 2013).