Dr Dylan Sutherland, BSc, MPhil, PhD
Dr Dylan Sutherland has a broad range of research interests related to contemporary East Asian business, with a specific focus on Chinese business. His current research looks at explaining the emergence of Chinese business groups and MNEs in light of current economic and business theory. He has lived and worked in China for several years, where he has undertaken extensive fieldwork. He has previously worked as a lecturer in Development Studies at Cambridge University, as well as in Chinese Studies at Nottingham University.
- Business and Management
- China Development Group
- East Asian business/development
- Business groups, including their positive and negative attributes and understanding these in light of current business and management theory
- Understanding emerging market MNEs in the light of current International Business theory
- Globalisation, international business and national development policies
- Sutherland, D. & Hsu, J. (2011). HIV/AIDS in China: The Economic and Social Determinants. Routledge.
- Sutherland, D. (2003). China's large enterprises and the challenge of late industrialisation. RoutledgeCurzon.
- Yao, S.Y., Morgan, S., Sutherland, D. & Wu, B. (2010). Sustainable Reform and Development in Post-Olympic China. Routledge.
- Sutherland, D., Ning, L. & Wang, J. (2012). An Exploration of Pyramidal Business Groups in China. In Rising China in the Changing World Economy. Wang, L. Routledge. 138-162.
- Sutherland, D. & Whelan, G. (2010). Corporate Social Responsibility in China’s Largest TNCs. In Sustainable Reform and Development in Post-Olympic China. Shujie, Y., Wu, B., Morgan, S. & Sutherland, D. Routledge. 144-171.
- Ning, L. & Sutherland, D. (2010). On the Internationalization of China's Big Business Groups after Three Decades of Reform. In Thirty Years of China’s Economic Reform: Institutions, Management Organizations and Foreign Investment. Wang, Y. & Ramburuth, P New York: Nova Science Publishers.
- Sutherland, D. (2009). Income Inequality and China’s HIV Epidemic: Is there a relationship? In Governance of HIV/AIDS: Making Participation and Accountability Count. Harman, S. & Lisk, F. Routledge.
- Sutherland, D. (2006). Applying the Scientific Concept of Development to HIV/AIDS in China. In Kexue fazhan yu zhongguo xinxing gongyehua lilun. Chen, Q. Xiamen University Publishing House.
- Sutherland, D. (2001). Policies to build national champions: China’s "National Team" of enterprise groups. In China and the global business revolution. Nolan, P. Palgrave Macmillan. 67-139.
Journal papers: academic
- Ning, L. & Sutherland, D (2012). Internationalization of China's private-sector MNEs: An analysis of the motivations for foreign affiliate formation. Thunderbird International Business Review 54(2): 169-182.
- Sutherland, D. & Ning, L. (2011). Exploring ‘Onward-Journey’ ODI Strategies in China’s Private Sector Businesses. Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies 9(1): 43-65.
- Sutherland, D. & Yao, S. (2011). Income Inequality in China Over 30 Years of Reforms. Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society 4(1): 91-105.
- Sutherland, D., Ning, L. & Beatson, S. (2011). Productivity performance in Chinese business groups: the positive and negative impacts of business group affiliation. Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies 9(2): 163-180.
- Sutherland, D. (2011). Reform, Openness and Public Health: On the Economic and Social Determinants of HIV/AIDS in China. Journal of Contemporary China 20(68): 117-133.
- Yao. S., Sutherland, D. & Chen, J. (2010). China's Outward FDI and Resource-Seeking Strategy: A Case Study on Chinalco and Rio Tinto. Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics 17(3): 313-325.
- Guest, P. & Sutherland, D. (2010). The impact of business group affiliation on performance: evidence from China's ‘national champions’. Cambridge Journal of Economics 34(4): 617-631.
- Sutherland, D. & Yao, S. (2009). Chinalco and Rio Tinto: a Long March for China's National Champions. China Quarterly 199: 829-836.
- Sutherland, D. (2009). Do China's 'National Team' Business Groups Undertake Strategic-Asset-Seeking OFDI?. Chinese Management Studies 3(1): 11-24.
- Sutherland, D. (2005). China’s science parks: production bases or a tool for institutional reform?. Asia Pacific Business Review 11(1): 83-104.
- Sutherland, D. (2005). OEM-supplier relations in the global auto and components industry: is there a business revolution?. International Journal of Automotive Technology and Management 5(2): 234-251.
- Nolan, P., Sutherland, D. & Zhang, J. (2002). The challenge of the global businesss revolution. Contributions to Political Economy 21(1): 91-110.