BSc (Beijing Jiaotong Univ.), MSc (Univ. of Edinburgh), MPhil (Univ. of Cambridge)
Year of entry
Converting Competitive Advantage of Nations into Competitive Advantage of Firms: Case Studies of Chinese Firms
Feng Wan is a PhD student in International Business and Strategy. His research investigates how firms convert country-specific advantages into firm-specific advantages. On the empirical side, he conducts comparative case studies in three industries in the Chinese market, namely the software industry, the automotive industry, and the wind power industry.
Feng has a masters degree in Technology Policy from Cambridge Judge Business School and a masters degree in Computer Science from Edinburgh Univeristy. He worked for Oracle China for several years before starting the PhD programme at Cambridge Judge Business School.
Publications and papers
Wan, F. and Williamson, P.J. (2011) "Converting country-specific advantages into firm-specific advantages in Chinese firms: the case of BYD." In: Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, 24-28 June 2011, Nagoya, Japan.
Wan, F. and Williamson, P.J. (2011) "Toward a theory of converting country-specific advantages into firm-specific advantages." In: Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 12-16 August 2011, San Antonio, TX, USA.
Wan, F. and Williamson, P.J. (2012) "Accessing country-specific advantages: the case of the Chinese enterprise management software industry." In: Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, 30 June-2 July 2012, Washington, DC, USA.
Cambridge Judge Business School
University of Cambridge
Cambridge CB2 1AG