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

Areas of 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).

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