Feng Liu

Assistant Professor of Strategy
Sobey School of Business
Management

Faculty Member Information

Interests

Feng’s research interests focus on board team and top management team strategizing activities and emotion in organisations. She uses qualitative research methods such as video ethnography and interview to examine how strategies are formed, changed, and implemented in organizations.

Education

Ph.D., Business Administration, University of British Columbia, 2013
M.S., Management, Lancaster University, 2003

Academic Work Experience

2016 - Present, Assistant Professor of Strategy, Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary's University
2013 - 2015, Assistant Professor of Strategy, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick

Membership

2008 - Present, European Group of Organization Studies
2007 - Present, Academy of Management

Scholarly Contributions

Book Chapters

Brundin Ethel, Liu Feng. (2015). "Emotion and strategizing", Cambridge handbook of strategy as practice (2nd Ed.), 632-646
Liu Feng, Maitlis Sally. (2010). "Non-participant observation", Sage encyclopedia of case study research , 609-611

Journal Articles

Jarrett Michael, Liu Feng. " “Zooming with”: A participatory approach to the use of video ethnography in organizational studies", Organizational Research Methods (Spring - 2018), 366-385
Liu Feng, Maitlis Sally. "Emotional dynamics and strategizing processes: A study of strategic conversations in top team meetings", Journal of Management Studies 51:2 (Spring - 2014), 202-234

Presentation

Liu Feng, Maitlis Sally. "Seeing the unseen dynamics in the boardroom: A video-ethnographic study on board sensemaking", 35th European Group for Organizational Studies Colloquium (Summer - 2018)
Kouamé Saouré, Liu Feng. "Empirical research on emotion in organizations: Opportunities & challenges.", 35th European Group for Organizational Studies Colloquium (Summer - 2018)
Brundin Ethel, Liu Feng, Thomas Cryon. "Emotion in strategic management", Academy of Management Meeting (Summer - 2018)
Liu Feng, Jarrett Michael. "How the tail wags the dog: The role of TMT in making (or breaking) leaders.", 34th European Group for Organizational Studies Colloquium (Summer - 2017)
Liu Feng. "Board team sensemaking in board meetings. Presented in the Symposium on Inside the Black Box: Board Observation in Practice", Academy of Management Annual Meeting (Summer - 2015)
Liu Feng. "Doing video ethnography with board and top management teams. Presented in the PDW on Using Video in Research: Comparing and Contrasting Various Methodological Approaches.", Academy of Management Annual Meeting (Summer - 2015)
Liu Feng. "Doing video ethnography in top management strategizing research. Presented in the Symposium on Innovations in Qualitative Methods for Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management.", Academy of Management Annual Meeting (Summer - 2015)
Liu Feng. "Board team sensemaking in board meetings. Presented in the Symposium on Inside the Black Box: Board Observation in Practice.", Academy of Management Annual Meeting (Summer - 2015)

Conference Proceedings

Brundin Ethel, Liu Feng, Thomas Cryon. "Emotion in strategic management", Academy of Management Annual Meeting (2018 - 2018)