Jonathan Brookfield

Associate Professor of Strategic Management and International Business


Education
  • M.Phil., Cambridge University
  • PhD, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • BS, Yale University

Biography

Jonathan Brookfield, Associate Professor of Strategic Management and International Business, teaches classes on strategic management, international business, the political economy and business environments of greater China, privatization, nationalization, and the boundary between State and private sector, and business groups in Asia. He received a B.S. from Yale, an MPhil from the University of Cambridge, and a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. Professor Brookfield has published several articles looking at different kinds of business networks in Asia and sits on the editorial review boards of the Asia Pacific Journal of Management and the Journal of International Business Studies. His current research interests include comparative political economy, political risk, business groups, interfirm networks, industrial districts, firm boundaries, and business in Asia.


Professional Activities
  • Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University, Management Department (2002-2006)
  • Has taught at National Chengchi University, Department of Business Administration, and served as both a teaching and research assistant at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • Member, Academy of Management and Academy of International Business
  • Editorial review board, Asia Pacific Journal of Management
  • Has served as an ad hoc reviewer for a variety of journals including: Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Long Range Planning and Strategy & Leadership

Research Interests
  • International Business
  • Strategic Management
  • Comparative Political Economy
  • Political Risk
  • Industrial Organization
  • Business Groups
  • Firm Boundaries
  • Industrial Districts
  • Chinese Business Organization
  • Interfirm Networks
  • Asian Business Environment
ARTICLES
• "The Network Structure of Big Business in Taiwan." Asia Pacific Journal of Management 27 : 2. (2010); 257-279.
• Brookfield, Jonathan. "Firm Clustering and Specialization: A Study of Taiwan's Machine Tool Industry." Small Business Economics 30, no. 4 (2008): 405-422.
• Brookfield, Jonathan, R. J. Liu and J. P. MacDuffie. "Taiwan's Bicycle Industry A-Team Battles Chinese Competition with Innovation and Cooperation." Strategy & Leadership 36, no. 1 (2008): 14-19.
• Brookfield, Jonathan and R. J. Liu. "Japanese Subcontracting in Mainland China: a Study of Toyota and Shanghai Koito." Supply Chain Management: An International Journal 11, no. 2 (2006): 99-103.
Brookfield, Jonathan and Ren-Jye Liu. "The Internationalization of a Production Network and the Replication Dilemma: Building Supplier Networks in Mainland China." Asia Pacific Journal of Management 22, no. 4 (2005): 355-380.
• Brookfield, Jonathan. "'Globalization and Competitive Advantage' review of The Quest for Global Dominance by V. Govindarajan and A. K. Gupta." Strategy & Leadership, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2003, 54-55.
• Brookfield, Jonathan and Ren-Jye Liu. "Supplier Networks in Taiwan." Journal of Asian Business 17, no. 3 (2001): 15-40.
• Brookfield, Jonathan and Ren-Jye Liu. "Rings, Stars and Tiers: Organisational Networks and Their Dynamics in Taiwan." Long Range Planning 33, no. 3 (2000): 322-348.
Brookfield, Jonathan and Toshihiro Nishiguchi. "The Evolution of Japanese Subcontracting." Sloan Management Review 39, no. 1 (1997): 89-101.

BOOK CHAPTERS
Brookfield, Jonathan. "Location as a Political Strategy: Political Risk and Foreign Ventures in the PRC." In Growth of New Technology Ventures in China, ed. Haiyang Li, Edward Elgar Press, 2006.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
• Brookfield, Jonathan. "Intellectual Property and Pop Culture in Taiwan: Business Strategies and Prospects for the Future". Presented at Conference on Taiwan Issues - Charismatic Modernity: Popular Culture in Taiwan, Columbia, SC, October 3-5 2008.
• Brookfield, Jonathan and Niron Hashai. "Geographic and Product Diversification of Japanese MNC û Complementary or Substitute Strategies?". Presented at Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA, August 3-8 2007.
• Brookfield, Jonathan and Ren-Jye Liu. "Taiwan's A-Team: Integrated Supplier Networks and Innovation in Taiwan's Bicycle Industry". Presented at Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA, August 3-8 2007.
• Brookfield, Jonathan and N. Hashai. "Geographic and Product Diversification of Japanese MNEs û Complementary or Substitute Strategies?". Presented at AIB, Indianapolis, IN, 2007.
• Brookfield, Jonathan. "Strategic Options for Taiwanese Firms in an Age of Globalization". Presented at Tunghai University International Conference on Branding with Innovation, Taichung, Taiwan, June 16-17 2006.
• Brookfield, Jonathan, Leonard Bierman, Michael Pustay and Asghar Zardkoohi. "The Internationalization Process and Firm Political Behavior". Presented at Academy of International Business, Beijing, June 23-26 2006.
• Brookfield, Jonathan and Jun Li. "Location as a Political Strategy: Political Risk and Foreign Ventures in the PRC". Presented at Academy of International Business, Quebec City, Canada, July 11 2005.
• Brookfield, Jonathan, Leonard Bierman, Michael Pustay and Asghar Zardkoohi. "Globalization and the Political Participation of Firms: A Life Cycle View of Lobbying and Firm Internationalization". Presented at Academy of Management , Honolulu, Hawaii, August 5-10 2005.
• Brookfield, Jonathan and Toshihiro Nishiguchi. "Network Theory, Japanese Business, and Industrial Networks". Presented at Academy of Management, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 5-10 2005.
• Brookfield, Jonathan and J. Li. "Political Strategies in the People's Republic of China". Presented at ö AOM Professional Development Workshop, August 6 2004.
• Brookfield, Jonathan. "Building Supplier Networks in Mainland China: A Study of Taiwan's Machine Tool Industry". Presented at Asia Pacific Journal of Management Special Issue Conference, Shanghai, December 14-15 2004.
• Brookfield, Jonathan. "Building Supplier Networks in Mainland China: A Study of Taiwan's Machine Tool Industry". Presented at Academy of International Business, Stockholm, Sweden, July 10-13 2004.
• Brookfield, Jonathan. "Japanese Subcontracting in Mainland China: A Study of Sichuan Toyota and Shanghai Koito". Presented at Academy of Management, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 6-11 2004.
• Brookfield, Jonathan and R. J. Liu. "The Japanese Subcontracting System in Mainland China: A Study of Sichuan Toyota and Shanghai Koito". Presented at SAM/IFSAM Congress, Goteborg, Sweden, July 5-7 2004.
• Brookfield, Jonathan, M. Hitt and L. Eden. "Terrorism, Security Risk, and Firm Strategy". Presented at Strategic Management Society, Baltimore, MD, November 2003.
• Brookfield, Jonathan. "Firm Strategy, Organizational Structure, and Industrial Districts: A Study of Taiwan's Machine Tool Industry". Presented at Conference on Clusters, Industrial Districts, and Firms in Honor of Professor Sebastiano Brusco, Modena, September 12-13 2003.
• Brookfield, Jonathan. "Flying under the Radar? Taiwanese Investment in Mainland China". Presented at Academy of International Business, Monterey, CA, July 5-8 2003.
• Brookfield, Jonathan. "Industrial Districts, Firm Specialization (and Performance): A Study of Taiwan's Machine Tool Industry". Presented at Academy of International Business, Charleston, SC, November 20-23 1999.
• Brookfield, Jonathan. "Globalization and Its Limits: A Study of Taiwan's Machine Tool Industry". Presented at Sloan Foundation Globalization Workshop for Junior Scholars, Yountville, CA, October 24-25 1999.
• Brookfield, Jonathan and Ren-Jye Liu. "Supplier Networks in Taiwan's Machine Tool Industry". Presented at International Conference on Business Transformation and Social Change in East Asia (II), Taichung, June 10-11 1999.
• Brookfield, Jonathan. "Localization and Industrial Structure: The Machine Tool Industry in Taiwan". Presented at Academy of International Business, Vienna, October 7-11 1998.

Courses

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Email Address
Jon.Brookfield@tufts.edu

Office Phone
617.627.5104

Mailing Address
The Fletcher School, Tufts University, 160 Packard Ave
Medford, MA, 02155