|Asst Prof Tan Brian Roy |
Division of Strategy, Management and Organisation
College of Business (Nanyang Business School)
Phone: (+65)6790 4804
- PhD University of Washington 2007
- BBA(Hons) National University of Singapore 1999
|Prof Brian R. Tan is currently with the Nanyang Business School since 2001. He received his Bachelor degree in Business Administration from the National University of Singapore, and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Washington, Seattle. His research interests includes institutional theory, diversification, alliances, mergers and acquisitions, as well as, entrepreneurship. His research work includes understanding how country level institutions influence the relationship between diversification and firm performance. His works has been published in a number of top quality international conference, such as the academy of management, and he has published several journal papers.|
|Institutional Theory (Including soft aspects such as cultural dimensions)
Firm Strategy such as product and geographic diversification
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Alliances, Mergers and Acquisitions
|Research Grant |
- RCC (2007-) [by Ministry of Education (MOE)]
- Start Up Grant (2008-) [by School Research Fund, University Research Fund]
|Current Projects |
- A Research Series Studying Various Aspects of Group Dynamism and Dynamic Capabilities of Groups When Involved in High-Velocity, Interactive Conditions
- Kang, Eugene & Tan, Brian R. (2008, August ). Accounting Choices and Director Interlocks: The Voluntary Expensing of Stock Option Grants. Paper presented at 68th Academy of Management Meeting.
- Brian R. Tan. (2008). How Institutions Influence the Diversification- Performance Relationship in 34 Countries. Academy of Management.
- Brian R. Tan. (2008). The Importance of Home Country Institutions in Geographic Diversification. The International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines.
- Brian R. Tan. (2004, August ). How Institutional Variables Affect the Relationship between Diversification and Performance. Paper presented at Academy of Management, New Orleans, USA.
- Lee C. Simmons, Brian R. Tan. (2002). Understanding Software Piracy in Collectivistic Countries. Asia Pacific Advances in Consumer Research, 05, 252-257.