Dr. Eric Fong

Professor, College of Business

Contact

301 Sparkman Drive
Business Administration Building
Room 370
Huntsville, AL 35899
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256.824.2897
eric.fong@uah.edu

Biography

Eric Fong is a Professor of Management at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. He earned his Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the University of Florida. His areas of research include CEO compensation, firm governance, innovation, and academic/research ethics. His peer reviewed work has been published in journals such as Science, the Strategic Management Journal, Research Policy, PLoS One, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, and the California Management Review as well as other well respected journals.

Curriculum Vitae


Education

  • Ph.D., Strategy & Organizational Theory, University of Florida, 2004
  • B.S., Management (with Honors) and Psychology (with Honors), University of Florida, 1998

Honors & Awards

  • UAH College of Business Outstanding Faculty Award, 2018-2019.
  • Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, College of Business, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2018-2019.
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, College of Business, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2017-2018.
  • Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, College of Business, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2015-2016.
  • C. David Billings Faculty Fellowship, University of Alabama in Huntsville, $1000, 2015-16.
  • Outstanding Service Award, College of Business, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2014-2015.
  • Mark McDaniel, Henri McDaniel and Robert (Bud) Cramer Faculty Award, University of Alabama in Huntsville, $3500, 2014-2015.
  • Witmondt Faculty Fellowship, College of Business, University of Alabama in Huntsville, $500, 2013-2014.
  • Mark McDaniel, Henri McDaniel and Robert (Bud) Cramer Faculty Award, University of Alabama in Huntsville, $1500, 2012-2013.
  • UAH College of Business Outstanding Faculty Award, 2011-2012.

Expertise

  • Executive Compensation
  • Innovation
  • Governance
  • Academic Ethics

Recent Publications

  • Lee, Y. & Fong, E.A. 2020. Patent lifecycle management strategies in open innovation projects. Drug Discovery Today, 25(10): 1782-1785.

  • Fong, E.A., Wilhite, A.W., Hickman, C., & Lee, Y. 2020. The legal consequences of research misconduct: False investigators and grant proposals. ​The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics​, 48(2): 331-339.

  • Lee, Y., Fong, E. A., Barney, J., & Hawk, A. 2019 Solving complex problems using open innovation: A knowledge divergence perspective. California Management Review, 62(1): 144-166.

  • Hickman, C., Fong, E.A., Wilhite, A., Lee, Y. 2019. Academic misconduct and criminal liability: Manipulating academic journal impact factors. ​Science and Public Policy​, 46(5):661-667.

  • Lee, Y. & Fong, E. A. 2019. The impact of diversifying and ​de novo ​firms on regional innovation performance in an emerging industry: a longitudinal study of the U.S. Ethanol Industry. ​Industry and Innovation​, 26(7): 769-794.

  • Wilhite, A., Fong, E.A., & Wilhite, S. 2019. The influence of editorial decisions and the academic network on self-citations and journal impact factors. Research Policy 48(6): 1513-1522.

  • Lee, Y., St. John, C., Fong, E. A., & Bao, Y. 2018. Flexible new product development processes and appropriability: Intellectual property and first-mover. ​International Journal of Innovation Management​, 22(1): 1850003(1-29).

  • Fong, E. A., & Wilhite, A. 2017. Authorship and citation manipulation in academic research. PLoS one 12(12), e0187394. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0187394

  • Lee, Y., MacKenzie, W.I., Fong, E.A., Sherman, J.D. 2016. The importance of inter-temporal integration in new product development. ​International Journal of Innovation Management​, 20(3): 1650021(1-23).

  • Bao, Y., Fong, E. A., Landry, T., & Zhou, K. 2015. Strategic Consensus of market orientation: A transitional economy perspective. ​Journal of Strategic Marketing​, 23(4): 364-378.