David Ming Liu

David Ming Liu, DBA

Associate Professor of Management



Office: Hoover 139

Office Hours: By appointment only

Professor David Liu brings more than 20 years of international professional management, entrepreneurial and teaching experience to his position as an assistant professor of management in the College of Business’ MBA, DBA and undergraduate programs. He’s worked in senior managerial positions for two publicly listed companies in Hong Kong and Paris and traveled to more than 30 countries for business.

Prior to arriving at George Fox, he was the owner of a successful small and medium enterprise (SME) for nine years and taught English and business courses in China. Liu earned a doctorate of business administration with a concentration in strategic management from City University of Hong Kong and has an MBA in international management from Willamette University. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and economics from Western Oregon University. He is married to Sharrina and has four daughters: Christina, Gloria, Rebecca and Betty. The family lives in Newberg.

Professor Liu Teaches:

  • International Management
  • Global Business
  • Principles of Management


  • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), City University of Hong Kong
  • MBA, Willamette University
  • BSB, Western Oregon University

Community Service

  • Mentoring international students

Research Interests

  • Cross Cultural Job Well-being
  • Globalization Strategy for companies from Emerging Markets
  • Selected Publications/Presentations

    • Zhang,X.,Guo,Y.,Liu,D.M.,Zhang,Z., (2018). Chinese Job Well-Being: Its Concepts and Scale Developing. International Journal of Business and Anthropology, 8 (1). 25-38
    • Liu, D. M.(2014), The Global M&A Lessons from the Chinese IT Giants Lenovo and Acer: Global Learning Strategy for Emerging Market Multinational Corporations. Berlin, Germany: Scholars’ Press
    • Kluge, A., Halley, R., & Liu, D. (2011). "Looking Overseas in Search of New Tuition Dollars: Meeting the Needs of Chinese Business Students." 2011 Annual Conference of Region 7 of The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, Las Vegas, NV.