Dr Kim  Bui

Dr Kim Bui BSc, MSc, PhD

Lecturer in International Business

Key details

Dr Kim Bui

Lecturer in International Business


Dr Kim Bui joined the University of Greenwich in September 2019. She holds her PhD in Finance and International Management from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (SOAS) where her research was focused on cross-border mergers & acquisitions by Chinese State Owned Enterprises. She had previously gained an MSc in International Management (China) from SOAS with a Distinction. She also holds a BSc in Biomedical Sciences from Royal Holloway, University on London.

Responsibilities within the university

At the University of Greenwich Kim is the Deputy Programme Leader for the International Business undergraduate provision. Additionally, she is the module leader for International Business Environment, and Global Integrative Project 2.

Research / Scholarly interests

Kim's research is primarily focused on the Chinese economy, such research activities involves outbound foreign direct investment led by Chinese State-Owned Enterprises. Her current research also involves the institutional perspective and the Chinese political economy.

Her research interests include:

  • Cross-border mergers & acquisitions
  • Chinese political economy
  • Institutional theory
  • Chinese internationalisation strategy

One Belt One Road Initiative

Key funded projects

Bui, K. (2019) One Belt and One Road in South East Asia: Participation by Small and Medium Enterprises, value c. $1500.

Bui, K,. Chen, P-C., Hawkes, D. (2020)National and organizational level challenges in participating in the One Belt One Road Initiative: A case study on Malaysia, value c. £3,000

Recent publications

Chen, P-C. and Bui, K. (2020) 'Global integration and local responsiveness: insight from Chinese multinational enterprises in India' in 21st Century China – A New Perspective series: China and India, Springer (March, 2020).