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He Gao

Assistant Professor
Department: Management
North Business Building
632 Bogue St Rm N436
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 432-3509
Areas of Expertise
  • Biography
    He Gao received her Ph.D. in Strategic Management from Arizona State University. Her research is centered on competitive dynamics, strategic leadership, and strategic change. She is particularly interested in how top managers use language to influence stakeholders and competitors. Her research has been published in Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.
  • Publications
    Gao, H., Yu, T., & Cannella, A. A. 2017. Understanding word responses in competitive dynamics. Academy of Management Review, 42: 129-144.

    Gao, H., Yu, T. Y., & Cannella, A. A. 2016. The use of public language in strategy: A multidisciplinary review and research agenda. Journal of Management, 42: 21–54.
  • Courses
    • MGT 409: Undergraduate Capstone Course: Business Policy & Strategic Management
    • PIM 855: Executive MBA Course: Strategic Management I
    • PIM 856: Executive MBA Course: Strategic Management II

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