Applies information economics into target selection and acquisition premiums in mergers and acquisitions (M&A); acquisitions involving newly public firms and their acquisition propensities; corporate investments, and entry strategy for multinationals
• PhD, Strategic Management, Purdue University
• M.B.A., International Business, National Taiwan University
• B.B.A., International Business, National Taiwan University
• International Business Strategy
• Introduction to International Business
• Mergers and Acquisitions
• Principles of Management
• Seminar on Corporate Strategy / Seminar on Corporate Development and M&A Strategy
Ta-Yu Wu Memorial Award, Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), Taiwan, 2021
University Outstanding Teaching Award, 2019, 2020
College Outstanding Academic Advisor Award, 2020
Teaching Effectiveness Scores for the course Global Corporate Strategy rated in the top 30% of the School’s distribution of scores, 2014
Grant of URC/CRCG Conference Support, 2013, 2014
Grant of Faculty of Business and Economics Conference Support, 2016
Invited Participant, Business Policy and Strategy Doctoral Consortium, Academy of Management, 2011
Krannert Research Assistantship, 2008-2012
Krannert Doctoral Student Travel Grant, 2010, 2011
Travel Grant of the Ministry of Education for Taiwanese International Students, 2010
Elected Member of Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society, 2004, 2006
The University of Hong Kong, Assistant Professor of Strategy and International Business, 2012-2017
TXC Corporation (Taipei, Taiwan), Project Assistant, 2004-2008
Case Writing Workshop, Havard Business School, 2020
Global Colloquium on Participant-Centered Learning, Harvard Business School, 2019
Shi Lei, Christine M. Chan, & Cheng-Wei Wu, 2019, Disentangling Invisible Hand from Visible Hand: How Does Home Country Economic Institution and Political Institution Influence Firm’s Cross-Border Acquisitions, Academy of International Business, (Copenhagen, Denmark).
Discussant, August 2017, Discussing Prof. Aaron Chatterji's paper on "Learning to Manage: A field experiment in the Indian startup ecosystem", Asian Innovation and Entrepreneurship Association (AIEA) - National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Conference, (Hong Kong).
(with J.J. Reuer), January 2014, Effects of R&D Investments and Signals on International Acquisitions: Evidence from IPO Firms, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, (Philadelphia, PA, USA), presenter.
(with J.J. Reuer), January 2014, Effects of R&D Investments and Signals on International Acquisitions: Evidence from IPO Firms, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, (Vancouver, Canada), presenter (This paper is also presented at the 1th Strategy Symposium at the University of Hong Kong, 2014).
(with J.J. Reuer)., January 2013, The Roles of Signals and Acquirer Experience in Selecting Targets in High-Tech Industries, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, (Orlando, FL, USA), presenter (This paper is also presented at the 8th Hong Kong Junior Strategic Researcher Consortium at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 2013).
(with J.J. Reuer and U. Ozmel), January 2012, The Impact of Signals and Rivals’ M&As on the Acquisition of High-Technology Ventures, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, (Boston, MA, USA), presenter.
(with J.J. Reuer), January 2011, Information Economics in Corporate Strategy, Pre-Conference Session on Corporate Strategy, Strategic Management Society Meeting, (Miami, FL, USA).
(with J.J. Reuer), January 2011, Acquisition Probability of Rivals: Information Spillovers from IPOs, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, (San Antonio, TX, USA), presenter.
(with J.J. Reuer and T.W. Tong), January 2010, Bid premiums for acquisitions of IPO firms, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, (Montreal, Canada), presenter.
(with J.J. Reuer), January 2010, Termination agreements in M&A contracting, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, (Montreal, Canada), presenter.
Wu, C.-W., Reuer, J.J., July 2021, Acquirers’ reception of signals in M&A markets: Effects of acquirer experiences on target selection, Journal of Management Studies, 58(5), 1237-1266.
Wu, C.-W., Reuer, J.J., April 2021, Effects of R&D Investments and Market Signals on International Acquisitions: Evidence from IPO Firms, Journal of Risk and Financial Management, 14(5), 191.
Wu, C.-W., Reuer, J.J., February 2021, The impact of industry IPOs on acquisitions of new ventures: An information spillover perspective, Long Range Planning, 54(1): 101945.
Ozmel, U., Reuer, J.J., and Wu, C.-W., December 2017, Interorganizational Imitation and Acquisitions of High-tech Ventures, Strategic Management Journal, 38(13): 2647-2665.
Reuer, J.J., Tong, T.W., and Wu, C.-W., December 2012, A signaling theory of acquisition premiums: Evidence from IPO targets, Academy of Management Journal, 55(3): 667-683.
Reuer, J.J., Tyler, B.B., Tong, T.W., and Wu, C.-W., January 2012, Executives' assessments of international joint ventures in China: A multi-theoretical investigation, Management and Organization Review, 8(2): 311- 340.
Wu, C.-W., and Reuer, J.J., January 2010, Termination agreements in M&A contracting, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, Montreal, Canada.
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Cheng-Wei Wu , Jeffrey J. Reuer, 2014, Termination Payment Provisions in Acquisitions: An Information Economics Perspective, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, ( Advances in Strategic Management ).
Cheng-Wei Wu , Jeffrey J. Reuer , Roberto Ragozzino, 2013, Insights of Signaling Theory for Acquisitions Research, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, ( Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions ).