Zhenyu Wu
Zhenyu Wu
Position Associate Dean Research and Graduate Research Programs
Canada Research Chair
Department Business Administration
Office 318 Drake Centre
Phone (204) 474-8425
Fax (204) 474-7545
Email zhenyu.wu@umanitoba.ca


Dr. Zhenyu Wu joined the I.H. Asper School of Business in 2011. He holds the position of Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Entrepreneurship and Innovation since 2012. Before July 2011, Zhenyu served as an Associate Professor of Finance and the Centre for Strategic Financial Management Scholar at the Edwards School of Business, University of Saskatchewan. His research primarily focuses on entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial finance, and corporate governance.

Selected Refereed Publications

Yuan, W., & Z. Wu. Forthcoming. A Value Perspective of Family Firms. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice.
Cui, H., S. Ding, M. Liu, & Z. Wu. Forthcoming. Revisiting the Effect of Family Involvement on Corporate Social Responsibility: A Behavioral Agency Perspective. Journal of Business Ethics.
Ding, S., B. Qu, & Z. Wu.2016. Family control, socioemotional wealth, and governance environment: The case of bribes. Journal of Business Ethics, 136(3), 639-654
Ding, S., C. Jia, Z. Wu & W. Yuan. 2016. Environmental Management under Subnational Institutional Constraints. Journal of Business Ethics 134(4), 631-648.
Ding, S., C. Jia, & Z. Wu. 2016. Mutual fund activism and market regulation during the pre-IFRS period: The case of earnings informativeness in China from an ethical perspective. Journal of Business Ethics 138 (4), 765-785
Ding, S. & Z. Wu. 2014. Family ownership and corporate misconduct in U.S. small firms. Journal of Business Ethics 123(2), 183-195.
Wu, Z. & J.H. Chua. 2012. Second-order gender effects: The case of U.S. small business borrowing cost. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice 36(3), 443-463.
Chua, J.H., J.J. Chrisman, F. Kellermanns, & Z. Wu. 2011. Family involvement and new venture debt financing. Journal of Business Venturing 26(4), 472-488.
Ding, S., C. Jia, Y. Li, & Z. Wu. 2010. Reactivity and passivity after enforcement actions: Better late than never. Special Issue on Law, Ethics and Finance, edited by D. Cumming, R. Cressy, and C. Mallin, Journal of Business Ethics 95(Supplement 2), 337-359.
Jia, C., S. Ding, Y. Li, & Z. Wu. 2009. Frauds, enforcement actions, and the role of corporate governance. Journal of Business Ethics 90(4), 561-576.
Wu, Z., J.H. Chua, & J.J. Chrisman. 2007. Effects of family ownership and management on small business equity financing. Journal of Business Venturing 22(6), 875-895.