Associate Professor of Strategy and Behavioral Science, and Faculty Lead of the Global Online MBA Program
Gender and Diversity, Leadership, Management Theory, Strategic Management
Artificial Intelligence; Race, Equality, and Ethics
Trained as an economist in Taiwan, Chengwei Liu is Associate Professor of Strategy and Behavioral Science at ESMT Berlin. He held research and teaching positions at Cambridge, Oxford, MIT, Wharton, NYU, INSEAD, National University of Singapore, Peking University, Warwick and won more than 20 research and teaching awards. Thinkers50 named Chengwei a leading management thinker and Poets&Quants name Chengwei a Top 40 under 40 MBA Professor.
Chengwei’s book Luck: A Key Idea for Business and Society summarizes his research on how to quantify and strategize with luck in sports, investment and business, as well as its implications on judging merit and social inequality. His current research focuses on how organizations should manage diversity and (re)design themselves in the age of algorithms and AI.
- In Search of Behavioral Opportunities From Misattributions of Luck, Academy of Management Review
- Coauthorship Trends in the Field of Management: Facts and Perceptions, Academy of Management Learning & Education
- Good Night, and Good Luck: Perspectives on Luck in Management Scholarship, Academy of Management Annals
SME Subject Areas
Careers, Entrepreneurship, Environment and Sustainability, Ethics, Gender and Diversity, Health Care, Human Resources, International Management, Leadership, Management Consulting, Management Education, Management History, Management Theory, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Organizational Behavior, Public and Nonprofit, Religion and Spirituality, Research Methods, Social Issues, Strategic Management, Technology and Innovation