Kwanghui Lim

Author: Kwanghui Lim

Kwanghui Lim is Associate Professor, Strategic Management, at Melbourne Business School.

Kwanghui Lim is an experienced teacher, researcher and consultant in the areas of technology management and the commercialisation of innovation.

Kwanghui's research explores the strategies used by firms to manage intellectual property and the commercialisation process. His doctoral thesis at MIT won the Academy of Management and INFORMS Best Dissertation Award (2001) in the Technology Management area, as well as the 2001 Richard R. Nelson Best Dissertation Award. His current research projects include:

The impact of ‘knowledge bridging' on the performance of biotechnology start-ups. This paper, with David Hsu from Wharton, was recently featured in a report by the scientific journal Nature.
The dynamics of entry in the mobile telecommunications industry.
The impact of acquisitions on the innovation performance of inventors.
The management of intellectual property at Intel, IBM and other technology-intensive firms.
Prior to joining Melbourne Business School Kwanghui was an Assistant Professor at the National University of Singapore. At NUS he received a university-level prize for teaching excellence in 2003/04 and a faculty-level outstanding educator award in 2004. Kwanghui was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the MIT Sloan School in 2001.

Kwanghui's industry experience includes consulting experience at Booz Allen & Hamilton. During his time there he worked on corporate strategy and information technology projects and developed a computer-based staffing model used at several financial institutions. He has conducted workshops and seminars for the NUS-Port of Singapore Graduate Management Program, World Intellectual Property Organization, Intellectual Property Office of Singapore and 3M-NUS innovation Program for School Teachers.


Publication period start: 2000
Number of co-authors: 0


Lim, Kwanghui (2000). The Many Faces of Absorptive Capacity: Spillovers of Copper Interconnect Technology for Se. MIT Sloan School of Management