Liu, Y. (ed.) (2019). Research Handbook of International Talent Management. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. (https://www.e-elgar.com/shop/research-handbook-of-international-talent-management)
 Wang, H. and Liu, Y. (ed.) (2016). Entrepreneurship and Talent Management from A Global Perspective: Global Returnees. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
Publications in Major Peer Reviewed Scientific Journals (Selected):
 Xing, Y., Liu, Y., Boojihawon, DK, and Tarba, SY. (2019) Entrepreneurial team and strategic agility: A conceptual framework and research agenda. Human Resource Management Review, DOI: 10.1016/j.hrmr.2019.100696.
 Liu, Y., Cooper, C.L., and Tarba, SY. (2019). Resilience, wellbeing and HRM: a multidisciplinary perspective. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 30(8), 1227–1238.
 Santoro, G., Bresciani, S., Bertoldi, B., and Liu, Y. (2019). Cause-related marketing, brand loyalty and corporate social responsibility: A cross country analysis of Italian and Japanese consumers. International Marketing Review, DOI:10.1108/IMR-11-2018-0310
 Caputo, F., Cillo, V., Candelo, E. and Liu, Y. (2019), Innovating through digital revolution: The role of soft skills and Big Data in increasing firm performance, Management Decision, DOI: 10.1108/MD-07-2018
 Froese, F.J., Dylan Sutherland, D., Lee, J.Y., Liu, Y. and Pan, Y. (2019) Challenges for foreign companies in China: implications for research and practice, Asian Business and Management 18 (4), 249–262.
 Wang, G., Liu, X, and Liu, Y. (2019). Role overload, knowledge acquisition and job satisfaction: An ambidexterity perspective on boundary-spanning activities of IT employees. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 30 (4), 728-757.
 Liu, Y., Lattemann, C., Xing, Y. and Dorawa, D. (2019). The emergence of collaborative partnerships between knowledge intensive business service (KIBS) and product firms: the case of Bremen, Germany. Regional Studies, 53(3): 376-387.
 Li, R., Liu, Y. and Bustinza, O.F. (2019). FDI, service intensity, and international marketing agility: The case of export quality of Chinese enterprises. International Marketing Review, 36(2), 213-238.
 Collinson, S., and Liu, Y. (2019). Recombination for innovation: performance outcomes from international partnerships in China. RandD Management, 49(1): 46-63.
 Liu, Y. and Meyer, K.E. (2018). Boundary spanners, HRM practices, and reverse knowledge transfer: the case of Chinese cross-border acquisitions. Journal of World Business, DOI: 10.1016/j.jwb.2018.07.007.
 Xing, Y, Liu, Y. and Lattemann, C. (2018). Institutional logics and social enterprises: Entry mode choices of foreign hospitals in China. Journal of World Business DOI: 10.1016/j.jwb.2018.11.004.
 Jiang, J., Yan, J., Cai, Y., and Liu, Y. (2018). Paradoxical leadership incongruence and Chinese individuals’ followership behaviors: moderation effects of hierarchical culture and perceived strength of human resource management system. Asian Business and Management 17 (5), 313-338.
 Liu, Y., Öberg, C., Tarba, SY., and Xing, Y. (2018). Brand management in mergers and acquisitions: Emerging market multinationals venturing into advanced economies. International Marketing Review, 35(5), 710-732.
 Liu, Y. (2018). Contextualizing risk while building resilience: Returnee vs. local entrepreneurs in China. Applied Psychology: An International Review, DOI: 10.1111/apps.12177.
 Liu, Y. and Huang, Q. (2018). University capability as a micro-foundation for the Triple Helix model: the case of China. Technovation. 76–77(August–September): 40-50.
 Xing, Y., Liu, Y. and Cooper, C. (2018). Local Government as Institutional Entrepreneur: Collaborative Partnerships in Fostering Regional Entrepreneurship. British Journal of Management, 29(4), 670-690.
 Liu, Y. (2017). Born global firms’ growth and collaborative entry mode: the role of transnational entrepreneurs. International Marketing Review, 34(1), 46-67.
 Cooper, C.L., Stokes, P., Liu, Y. and Tarba, SY. (2017). Sustainability and organizational behavior: A micro‐foundational perspective. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 38 (9), 1297-1301.
 Xing, Y., Liu, Y., Tarba, S. Y., and Cooper, C.L. (2017). Servitization in mergers and acquisitions: emerging markets into advanced economies, International Journal of Production Economics, 192 (October), 9-18.
 Liu, Y., Sarala, R.M., Cooper, C. and Xing, Y. (2017). Human side of collaborative partnerships: A micro-foundational perspective. Group and Organization Management, 42(2), 151-162.
 Liu, Y., and Vrontis, D. (2017). Emerging‐Market Firms Venturing into Advanced Economies: The Role of Context. Thunderbird International Business Review, 59 (3), 255-261.
 Liu, Y., and Almor, T. (2016). How culture influences the way entrepreneurs deal with uncertainty in inter-organizational relationships: returnee vs. local entrepreneurs in China. International Business Review, 25 (1), 4-14.
 Stokes, P., Liu, Y., Smith, S., Leidner, S., Moore, N., and Rowland, C. (2016). Managing talent across advanced and emerging economies: HR issues and challenges in a Sino-German strategic collaboration. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 27(20), 2310–2338.
 Xing, Y., Liu, Y., Tarba, S.Y., and Cooper, C.L. (2016). Intercultural influences on managing African employees of Chinese firms in Africa: Chinese managers’ HRM practices. International Business Review, 25(1), 28-41.
 Xing, Y., and Liu, Y. (2016). Linking leaders' identity work and human resource management involvement: the case of sociocultural integration in Chinese mergers and acquisitions. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 27(20), 2550-2577.
 Ahammad, M.F., Tarba, S.Y., Liu, Y., Glaister, K. (2016). Knowledge transfer and cross-border acquisition performance: The impact of cultural distance and employee retention. International Business Review, 25(1), 66-75.
 Xing, Y., Liu, Y. Tarba, S. Y., and Wood, G. (2016). A cultural inquiry into ambidexterity in supervisor - subordinate relationship. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, DOI: 10.1080/09585192.2015.1137619.
 Ahammad, M.F., Tarba, S.Y., Liu, Y., Glaister, K. and Cooper, C. (2016). Exploring the factors influencing the negotiation process in cross-border MandA. International Business Review, 25 (2), 445–457.
 Junni, P., Sarala, R.M., Tarba, S.Y., Liu, Y., and Cooper, C. (2015). The role of human resource and organizational factors in ambidexterity: a state-of-art review, Human Resource Management, 54 (S1), s1-s28.
 Stokes, P., Moore, N., Moss, D., Mathews, M., Smith, SM., and Liu, Y. (2015). The Micro‐Dynamics of Intraorganizational and Individual Behavior and Their Role in Organizational Ambidexterity Boundaries. Human Resource Management, 54(S1), s63-s86.
 Xing, Y. and Liu, Y. (2015). Poetry and Leadership in Light of Ambiguity and Logic of Appropriateness. Management and Organization Review, 11(4), 763-793.
 Glaister, A., Liu, Y., Sahadev, S., and Gomes, E. (2014). Externalizing, Internalizing and Fostering Commitment: The Case of Born-global Firms in Emerging Economies. Management International Review, 54(4), 473-496.
 Liu, Y., and Woywode, M. (2013). Light‐Touch Integration of Chinese Cross‐Border MandA: The Inﬂuences of Culture and Absorptive Capacity. Thunderbird International Business Review, 55 (4), 469-483.
10/2017 - 09/2019, Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship, 'Cultivating entrepreneurial ecosystems: The meanings of risk for migrant entrepreneurs' Principal Investigator (PI)
09/2016 - 08/2017, British Academy International Partnership and Mobility Scheme, 'International migration, talent mobility and entrepreneurship ecosystems: Evidence from China' Principal Investigator (PI)
09/2014 - 06/2016, British Academy/Leverhulme Small Grant, 'Emotional responses and knowledge transfer in Chinese overseas mergers and acquisitions' Principal Investigator (PI)
2014 - 2016, Beijing City Development and Reform Committee, 'Policy consultation on healthcare reform in Beijing', Co- Investigator (Co-I)