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Chui (Connie) Chan

Chui (Connie) Chan

BA, BSocSci (Hons) NUS; MITCL Macquarie
PhD Candidate; Sessional Tutor

Rm 4112
H70 - Abercrombie Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia


CS Chan is at the final stage of her doctoral candidature. Her thesis examines the effects of home country dynamics on internationalisation. She draws on interdisciplinary literature to reflect deeper relational and coevolutionary perspectives of globalisation and enrich conventional research parameters.

Prior to entering academia, CS was a senior analyst in economic and foreign policy in Singapore. She managed a trading firm in Australia for three years. CS assisted a Sydney-based MNC team to assess service quality and potential markets. More recently, she was involved in an AusAid research project at Macquarie University.

CS has been a sessional tutor with the International Business discipline at the University of Sydney Business School since 2014. She is a recipient of the University of Sydney Business School research scholarship. CS speaks Mandarin, southern Chinese dialects and some Southeast Asian languages.

Thesis working title

Effects of home country dynamics on Internationalisation: A Study of Chinese Outbound Investment in Agrifood Sector

The study addresses how and why home country dynamics shape internationalisation of firms. Integrating interdisciplinary literature and coevolutionary perspective, it aims to provide an in depth analysis of the interdependencies between different actors and role of institutional changes which impact internationalization. Nuanced analyses drawn from current field sources would enrich conventional institutional and process research parameters.

Supervisors: Chinmay Pattnaik, Hans Hendrischke

Recent Units Taught

  • IBUS5003 Global Business

    2017: S1,