Anna Fung

Doctorate (Expected 2020) · Foster School of Business, University of Washington
Bachelor of Science · Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Using archival and interview data, I study how innovation is created and adopted.



  • Accepted

    Chan, K., Fung, A., Fung, HG., Yau, J. (2016). A Citation Analysis of Business Ethics Research: A Global Perspective. Journal of Business Ethics. 136, 557–573.

  • 2nd round R&R

    Landy, J. F., Jia, M., Ding I. L., Viganola, D. Tierney, W., ... Uhlmann, E. L. Crowdsourcing hypothesis tests: Making transparent how design choices shape research results. Psychological Bulletin.

  • 1st round R&R

    Gupta, A., Fung, A., Murphy, C. The Diffusion of CSR Roles across Fortune 500 Firms. Strategic Management Journal.

  • The Influence of Societal Norms on How Firms Deviate From Routine To Problemistic Search: An Examination Of Automotive Firms’ Responses to Involuntary Product Recalls.

  • In Progress

    Jack of All Trades or Master of One? A Typology of Inventors and Breakthroughs.

  • In Progress

    When is Exploitation Exploration? Re-evaluating the Tradeoff in Light of Deep Cognitive Breakthroughs.

  • In Progress

    What Gets Developed, What Gets Forgotten? The Impact of Organizational Myopia on Technology Development.

Published Conference Proceedings

  • Gupta, A., Fung, A., Murphy, C. “The Diffusion of CSR Roles across Fortune 500 Firms.” Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 2018


I have enjoyed teaching Strategy, Entrepreneurial Strategy, and International Strategy courses across undergraduate and graduate levels.

Topics of Interest

  • General Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • International Business


Courses Taught

Name Registrar Level Rating1 Sections
Entrepreneurial Strategy ENTRE 510 MBA 4.7 1
Strategy Capstone MGMT 430 UGRD 4.8 3
International Strategy FGBUS 250 PCE N/A 4
Foundations of Strategy BUSIP 120 PCE N/A 1

1: Most recent rating

Teaching Assistantships

Name Level Sections
Strategy/Competitive Analysis2 MBA 6
Global Strategy MBA 5
International Strategy MBA 3
Strategy Capstone UGRD 1

2: Courses where I led help sessions

Awards & Recognitions

  • University of Washington Star Teacher 2018
  • Invited to the Scholarship Appreciation Banquet (Mu Chapter, Sigma Kappa Sorority) 2018
  • Nominated for Management & Entrepreneurship Faculty/Staff Award of the Year 2017
  • Foster School of Business Excellence in Teaching Award 2017



University Service

Mentor & Advisor · Undergraduate Research Program at UW

Member · Doctoral in Business Student Association (DBSA)

Senator · UW Graduate and Professional Students Senate (GPSS)

Professional Affiliations

Southern Management Association Conference

AOM Annual Meeting · TIM, STR/BPS, OMT Divisions

Strategic Management Society

Industry Studies Association

Other Work

Consultant | Rise

Associate Project Manager | Sapient

Researcher | MIT Wexler Lab

Research Associate | MIT CC&A

Intern | Openheimer & Co.

Intern | Ascent Partners Group Limited

Intern | Shanghai Petroleum Exchange

Verbal Teacher & General Tutor | SATprep


  • English: Native
  • Mandarin: Conversational
  • Spanish: Fluent


  • Calligraphy
  • Music (piano, violin)
  • Tennis
  • Travel