Jackson Lu

Researcher of culture and globalization.

RADAR THINKER

Thinkers50 Radar Class of 2021.

FAST FACT

Featured on the 40 Best Business School Professors Under 40 by Poets & Quants.

FAST FACT

Won the Rising Star Early Career Award by NLS, Network of Leadership Scholars (2021).

Ideas

Lu’s two streams of research focus first on the phenomenon of the “bamboo ceiling” – why East Asians but not South Asians are disproportionately under-represented in leadership positions in the US – and secondly on how multicultural experiences, such as working abroad and inter-cultural friendships, shape outcomes key to organizations, including leadership, creativity, and ethics.

Bio

Columbia Business School PhD and now Mitsui Career Development Assistant Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Selected as a “40 Under 40” Best Business School Professor by Poets & Quants.

Content

Published in premier scientific journals including PNAS, Nature Human Behaviour, and Journal of Applied Psychology; https://www.jacksonlu.net/

Media picks

Article:

Why East Asians but not South Asians are underrepresented in leadership positions in the United States

Verdict

“Telling research on the upsides and downsides of globalization for individuals, groups, and organizations.”
 

Stuart Crainer & Des Dearlove, Thinkers50

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