Bio

Dr. William Y. Jiang's Biographical Information

Dr. William Y. Jiang is currently Chair and Professor of the Department of Organization and Management at College of Business, San Jose State University. He received his Ph.D. and M.Phil. degrees in Management from Columbia University, his M.A. degree in Comparative Literature and his M.S. degree in Library and Information Science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, his M.A. degree in English Lexicography from Xiamen University, China, and his B.A. degree in English from Hunan Normal University, China. His major teaching and research areas are in human resource management, comparative cultural studies, and strategic management. He has published over twenty articles in professional/academic journals and has presented his research at numerous professional conferences. Dr. Jiang is a member of The Academy of Management, The Industrial Relations Research Association, The American Economic Association, The International Association of Management, Western Academy of Management and the Association of Chinese Professors in Social Sciences. He has served on numerous committees of these various academic organizations, including Chair of the Human Resource Group of The International Association of Management. In addition to being a productive academic, Dr. Jiang is also an active consultant. He has twelve years of consulting experience with high tech industry in the Silicon Valley and with Fortune 500 companies. He has consulted with numerous start-up firms in the Silicon Valley on venture capital funding issue, international management issues and compensation issues. He has also consulted with many established high technology firms and several US Fortune 500 corporations on a variety of financial and business issues. Dr. Jiang has consulted with over a dozen corporations in the People's Republic of China, Japan, and Taiwan. He has close ties with various Chinese corporations and research institutions and has been invited many times to give lectures to various universities, government agencies, and business enterprises in China.

Dr. William Y. Jiang's biographical profile appears in numerous references, including Who's Who among Asian-Americans and Marquis Who's Who in America.

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

  • Chair, Department of Organization and Management, College of Business, San Jose State University, 2006-Present
  • Acting Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, San Jose State University, 2005-2006
  • Professor, Department of Organization and Management, College of Business San Jose State University, 1997 - 2005, and 2006-Present
  • Associate Professor, Department of Organization and Management, College of Business San Jose State University, 1994 - 1997
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Organization and Management, College of Business San Jose State University, 1991 to 1994

Management Courses Taught

Management and Organizational Behavior; Strategic Management; International Management; Business, Economy, and Society; Strategic Management; Human Resource Management; Compensation and Reward Systems; International Human Resource Management

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. in Management, Graduate School of Business, Columbia University, 1992
  • M.Phil. in Management, Graduate School of Business, Columbia University, 1991
  • M.S. in Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986
  • M.A. in Comparative Literature, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985
  • M.A. in English Lexicography, Xiamen University, China, 1984
  • B.A. in English, Hunan Normal University, China, 1981

CONSULTING EXPERIENCE

Consulted with over a dozen U.S. organizations, including General Electric, AT&T, Lucent Technologies, and several Japanese organizations, and over twenty Chinese organizations, including corporations, governments, and universities in a variety of economic, management, and financial issues

NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Membership and various committee roles in Academy of Management, American Economic Association, International Association of Management, and Association of Chinese Professors in Social Sciences

BIOGRAPHY

Who's Who among Asian-Americans 94/95, 96/97, Detroit, MI: Gale Research Inc.

Most Admired Men and Women of the Year 1994-95, 1996-97 American Biographical Institute, Inc.

Who's Who in America 2004-Present, New York: Marquis Who's Who LLC.

AWARDS AND HONORS

Numerous awards and honors from California State University and from several Chinese universities

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Over fifty academic publications and presentations on a variety of management, business, and cultural topics

PUBLICITY

Over fifty local and national TV appearances on economic and business issues