Phillip Phan

Research and Professional Interests

Phillip Phan, PhD (Strategic Management, University of Washington School of Business Administration) joined the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in 2008. He is a Professor in the research track with expertise in the areas of corporate governance and technological entrepreneurship. Dr. Phan also maintains a Joint Faculty Appointment at the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality and serves as Associate Editor for several journals including the Journal of Business Venturing, the Journal of Financial Stability, and the Journal of Technology Transfer. In 2006 he became a Robert Bosch Foundation Public Policy Fellow, and in 2007 was awarded The Stephan Schrader Best Paper Award for his paper, "Scientists or entrepreneurs: Rent (mis)appropriation from discoveries made in university labs."  

Selected Publications:

  • Wu, Jianfeng, Dean Xu, and Phillip H. Phan (forthcoming) The Effects of Ownership Concentration and Corporate Debt on Corporate Divestitures in Chinese Listed Firms: Evidence for Principal-Principal Conflicts, Journal of International Business Studies
  • Fan, Terence and Phillip H. Phan (2007) International New Ventures: Revisiting the Influences behind the ‘Born-Global’ Firm, Journal of International Business Studies, Vol38, No7, pp. 1113-1131
  • Markman Gideon D., Peter T. Gianiodis, Phillip H. Phan and David B. Balkin (2005) “Innovation Speed: Transferring University Technology to Market”, Research Policy, Vol34, pp. 1058-1075
  • Yoshikawa, Toru, Phillip H. Phan and Parthiban David (2005) “The Impact of Ownership Structure on Wage Intensity in Japanese Corporations”, Journal of Management, Vol31 No2, pp. 278-300
  • Markman, Gideon D., Martiza I. Espina, and Phillip H. Phan (2004) “Patents as Surrogates for Inimitable and Non-Substitutable Resources”, Journal of Management, Vol30 No4, pp. 529-544
  • Lee, Soo-Hoon, and Phillip H. Phan, (2000) “Competencies of Directors in Global Firms: Requirements for Recruitment and Evaluation”, Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol8 No3, pp.204-214
  • Phan, Phillip H., and Butler, John E., and Lee, Soo H., (1996) “Crossing-Mother: Entrepreneur-Franchisees’ Attempts to Reduce Franchiser Influence”, Journal of Business Venturing, Vol. 11, No. 5, pp. 379-402
  • Phan, Phillip H., and Hill, Charles W.L., (1995) “Leveraged Buyouts: An Ex-Post Study”, Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 704-739
  • Hill, Charles W.L., and Phan, Phillip H., (1991), “CEO Tenure as a Determinant of CEO Pay”, Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 34, No. 3, pp. 707-717

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Phillip Phan, Global Water, water economics, corporate governance, technological entrepreneurship