Dr. Shenghui Ma

Senior Researcher

 

Contact:
Office: Room UNK F3
Phone: +41/44/634 29 04
Fax: +41/44/634 37 49
Email: shenghui.ma<at>business.uzh.ch

CV:

since 2016 Lecturer/ Senior Researcher, Chair of Organization & Management, Prof. David Seidl, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2017 Visiting Scholar, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, UK
2010-2015 Research Associate/PhD student, Prof. David Seidl, Chair of Organization & Management, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2013.09 – 2014.02 Visiting PhD Student, Prof. Ann Langley, Canada Research Chair in Strategic Management in Pluralistic Settings, HEC Montreal, Canada
2003-2009 Master and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, South China University of Technology, China
2008 Lecturer, Strategic Management, College of Continuing Education, South China University of Technology, China


Research Interests:

  • Top Management Team Dynamics
  • CEO Succession
  • Strategic Change
  • Sensemaking
  • Qualitative Methods


Publications (selected)

Ma, S. & Seidl, D. 2018. New CEOs and Their Collaborators: Divergence and Convergence Between the Strategic Leadership Constellation and the Top Management Team. Strategic Management Journal. 39(3): 606-638. (full text)

Ma, S., Seidl, D., & Guérard, S. 2015. The New CEO and the Post-Succession Process: An Integration of Past Research and Future Directions. International Journal of Management Reviews. 17(4): 460-482. (full text)

Chen, C., & Ma, S. 2017. 中国本土管理研究路径探索——基于实践理论的视角 (Chinese Management Research: A Practice Theory Perspective). Management World. 2017 (11): 158-169. (full text in Chinese)


Work in Progress:

  • Action-driven Sensegiving in Strategic Change
  • CEO Identity: How CEOs Construct Their Identity in Relation to Different Stakeholders
  • CEO Legitimacy: Strategies of Managing Multiple Audiences
  • Informal Strategists in Strategic Decision Making (SNSF funded)
  • Strategic Leadership Dynamics: Toward a Dynamic Approach to Upper Echelons


Leadership Role in Academic Associations:

Associate Program Chair, Strategy Practice Interest Group, Strategic Management Society (3-year leadership track since 2018) (link)

Representative-at-Large, Strategy Practice Interest Group, Strategic Management Society (2016 - 2017)

Co-Convener (with Julia Balogun and Ann Langley), Sub-theme "Top Managers and Strategizing", European Group of Organzatioal Studies (EGOS) Annual Conference 2017, Copenhagen (link)


Teaching:

  • Organization Theories (Lecture, Master level)
  • The Practice of Strategy (Seminar, Master level)

Awards:

  • Best Reviewer Award, Strategy Practice Interest Group, Strategic Management Society (SMS) Annual Conference, 2017
  • Nominee, “SMS Best Conference Paper Prize Award,” Strategy Practice Interest Group, Strategic Management Society (SMS) Annual Conference, 2016
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, Strategizing Activities and Practices (SAP) Interest GroupAcademy of Management (AoM) Annul Conference, 2015
  • Nominee, “SMS Best Conference Paper Prize for Practice Implications,” Strategy Practice Interest Group, Strategic Management Society (SMS) Annual Conference, 2015
  • Nominee, “SMS Best Conference Paper Prize Award,” Strategy Practice Interest Group, Strategic Management Society (SMS) Annual Conference, 2014
  • Nominee, “AoM Best Reviewer Award,”  Strategizing Activities and Practices (SAP) Interest Group, Academy of Management (AoM) Annul Conference, 2014
  • Finalist, “AoM Best Student Paper Award,”  Strategizing Activities and Practices (SAP) Interest Group, Academy of Management (AoM) Annul Conference, 2014
  • Scholarship for Superior PhD Theses (Forschungskredit), CHF 45,425. University of Zurich, 2012