Faculty Directory

Tieying Yu

Associate Professor


Management and Organization


Professor Tieying Yu’s research focuses on understanding firms' strategic decisions, and how these decisions affect interfirm rivalry and competitive advantages, especially in a multi-market competition context (i.e., when firms compete simultaneously against the same rivals in more than one market). She has conducted research in various domestic and global settings, including the airline, automotive, and pharmaceutical industries.

Prior to earning her Ph.D., Professor Yu worked as an asset manager at Bank of China and at Shanghai Pudong Development Bank. At the Carroll School she currently teaches the M.B.A. core courses Introduction to Strategic Management and Strategic Management.

Editorial Positions

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Management
  • Editorial Board, Academy of Management Journal
  • Editorial Board, Journal of International Business Studies
  • Editorial Board, Strategic Organization


  • 2021 – Academy of Management Journal, Best Reviewer Award
  • 2015 – The Diane Harkins Coughlin and Christopher J. Coughlin Faculty Excellence Award for Graduate Teaching, Carroll School of Management
  • 2009 – Temple/AIB Best Paper Award, Academy of International Business
  • 2009 – Academy of Management Review, Best Reviewer Award
  • 2008 – Kelley Research Award, Carroll School of Management
  • 2005 – Douglas Nigh Award for Interdisciplinary Research, Academy of Management’s International Management Division
  • 2005 – Finalist for the Carolyn Dexter Award, Academy of Management
  • 2004 – Finalist for the Richard N. Farmer Best Dissertation Award, Academy of International Business