Sui Sui, Ryerson University

Associate Professor Global Management Studies Department Toronto, Ontario sui.sui@ryerson.ca Mobile: (647) 892-5218
Office: (416) 979-5000 ext. 6710

Bio/Research

Dr. Sui Sui is an Associate Professor at the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University. Her research focuses on understanding the internationalization of small businesses from developed countries. Some of this has studied how different internationalization strategies, internal resourc...

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Bio/Research

Dr. Sui Sui is an Associate Professor at the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University. Her research focuses on understanding the internationalization of small businesses from developed countries. Some of this has studied how different internationalization strategies, internal resources, and inter-organizational factors influence firm survival and growth. Some has focused on how immigrant background influences entrepreneurial firms' innovation, internationalization and financial performance. She has published in the most prestige Financial Times Top 50 academic journals such as International Business Studies, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, received numerous research grants and awards, and is a member of the editorial review board for Multinational Business Review.

Dr. Sui's research has a very practical focus, and has received frequent coverage in the media, such as the Wall Street Journal, CTV News, and Yahoo Finance. She was invited by Canadian Minister of State Small Business and Tourism to participate in a small business roundtable meeting on how to help entrepreneur firms to succeed in the global markets. Dr. Sui also written a broadly accessible article summarizing the finding of one of her studies for the Globe and Mail. Dr. Sui has won the 2015 Dean’s Scholarly, Research and Creative Activity Award, Best Paper Award at the 2015 Academy of Management Conference, and was a finalist for Haynes Prize for the Most Promising Scholar at the 2013 Academy of International Business Conference.

Papers in Refereed Journals:

Sui, S., Baum, M., & Malhotra, S. (forthcoming) How Home-Peers Affect the Export Market Exit of Small Firms: Evidence from Canadian Exporters, Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, DOI: 10.1177/1042258718764907.

Morgan, Horatio, Sui, Sui, & Baum, Matthias (2018) Are SMEs with immigrant owners exceptional exporters?” Journal of Business Venturing, 33(3): 241-260.

Sandberg, S., Sui, S. & Baum, M. (2019) What resources hinder SME export failure? Market experience and moderating effects of firm-specific resources on emerging market exit, Journal of Business Research: 98: 489-502.

Sui, S., Morgan, H. & Baum, M. (2015) Liability of Outsidership and Internationalization of Immigrant-Owned SMEs: The Role of Language, Journal of World Business, 50(4): 804–814.

Sui, S. & Baum, M. (2014) Internationalization Strategy, Firm Resources and the Survival of SMEs in the Export Market, Journal of International Business Studies, 45(7): 821–841.

Sui, S. & Yu, Z. (2013) The Dynamics of Expansion to Emerging Markets: Evidence from Canadian Exporters, Review of Development Economics, 17(3): 510–522.

Sui, S., Yu, Z., & Baum, M. (2013) Resource differences between Born Global and Born Regional firms: Evidence from Canadian Small and Medium-Sized Manufacturers 1997-2004, International Business: Research, Teaching and Practice, 7(1): 57-73.

Sui, S., Yu, Z., & Baum, M. (2012) Prevalence and longitudinal trends of early internationalisation patterns among Canadian SMEs, International Marketing Review, 29(5): 519 – 535.

Sui, S. & Yu, Z. (2012) The Pattern of Foreign Market Entry of Canadian Exporters, Canadian Public Policy, 38(3): 341-359.

Chapters in Books

Sui, S. & Tapp, S. (2016) Going global: How can we increase Canadian SME trade and engagement with emerging markets? in Stephen Tapp, Ari Van Assche & Robert Wolfe. Redesigning Canadian Trade Policies for New Global Realities, Volume VI: 1-37.

*This book has won the 2018 Doug Purvis Memorial Prize for highly significant written contribution to Canadian economic policy.


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