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Qingjiu (Tom) Tao

Assistant Professor of Management,
Strategic Management and International Business

Office: 624 Zane Showker Hall 
Phone: (540) 5683257
Email: taoqx@jmu.edu
Mailing address: JMU, College of Business, MSC 0206, Harrisonburg, VA 22807


As a professor at James Madison University, I am interested in teaching students to develop critical and creative thinking abilities. As a teacher in management, I am involved in teaching students how to solve challenging problems and make better strategic decisions.

Ph.D., Strategy and International Business, University of Pittsburgh
M.S., China Aero-Information Center
Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astranautics

Current Courses Taught: 
COB 487—Strategic Management
MGT 301—Business Policy and Strategy
MBA 406—Strategic Management (Integrated Experiences)
BUS 326 — Business Strategy

Professional Interests:
Strategic Alliance, Alliance Portfolio Management
China’s Auto Industry, Green Auto Index
Competitive Intelligence

Key Publications:
Qingjiu Tao, Mike Santoro and Joy Jiang (2010), Alliance Portfolio Diversity and firm performance-The case of global automobile industry. Forthcoming, Strategic Management Journal

Assistant Professor at Lehigh University 2004 to 2009
Deputy Chief Editor, Industry Analyst, China Aero Information Center 1994 to 1996

Of Note:
I love traveling, badminton and have achieved all Pro in Wii sports!