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- Cooperative Strategies
- Corporate Social Responsibility
- Emerging Economies
- Entrepreneurial Studies
- International - Strategy
- International Joint Ventures
- Management - Technology
- Organizational Strategy
- Strategic Management
2008 IDEA Award (Research Promise Category, selected from all AOM 2008 Best Papers and other unpublished papers in 2008)
2008 Schulich Research Fellowship Award
2008 Program Co-Chair, International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR) conference
2008 Honorary Chair, Renmin University, China
2008 Guest Professor, Sun-Yat Sen University, China
2007 Senior Visiting Professor, Zhejiang University, China
2007 Visiting Scholar, Harvard University, USA
2006 Distinguished Honorary Professor, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University, China
2005 Senior Visiting Professor, Tsinghua University, China
2005 Guest Professor, Xi’An Jiaotong University, China
2005 US Fulbright Distinguished Professor (China Program). First of such award in business and economics
2005 Honorary Professor, University of Electronic Science and Technology, China
2004 Executive Committee member, Entrepreneurship Division, Academy of Management
2003 Distinguished Visiting Professor, Melbourne University, Australia
2003 Nominated for best Research-to-Practice Award, Business Policy and Strategy Division.
2002 Nortel Distinguished Speaker, Ivey Distinguished Speaker Series
2002 Senior Research Fellow, Development Research Institute, the Chinese State Council
2001 Senior Research Fellow, Ivey Business School, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Publications since joining the Schulich School in 2005
Genin, A.L., Tan, J. & Song, J. 2021. State Governance and Technological Innovation in Emerging Economies: State-Owned Enterprise Restructuration and Institutional Logic Dissonance in China’s High-Speed Train Sector, forthcoming in Journal of International Business Studies (published on line on July 16, 2020).
Guan, J., Gao, Z. Tan, J. Sun, W. & Shi, F. 2021. Does the mixed ownership reform work? Influence of board chair on performance of state-owned enterprises, Journal of Business Research, 122, 51-59
Zhao, X. & Tan, J. 2021. The performance implications of patenting—The moderating effect of informal institutions in emerging economies, forthcoming in R&D Management (published on line January 2021).
Liu, Y. Chen, S. Bell, C. Tan, J. 2020. How Do Power and Status Differ in Predicting Unethical Decisions? A Cross-National Comparison of China and Canada, Journal of Business Ethics, 167 (4), 745-760
Tan, J., Wang, L., Zhang, H., & Li, W. 2020. Disruptive innovation and technology ecosystem: The evolution of the intercohesive public-private collaboration network in Chinese telecommunication industry, Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, 57, 101573.
Li, X. & Tan, J. 2020. Exploring the Role of University-Run Enterprises in Technology Transfer from Chinese Universities, Management and Organization Review,16 (4), 907-943.
Wang, L., & Tan, J. 2019. Social Structure of Regional Entrepreneurship: The Impacts of Collective Action of Incumbents on De Novo Entrants, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 43 (5): 843–854.
Tan, J. Zhang, H., and Lin, R. 2019. Modeling and Analyzing the Evolution Mechanism of Industrial Innovation Network, Journal of Management Science (管理科学学报) , 22(12): 1-14.
Song, J. Zhang, Y. & Tan, J. 2019. Identification and Breakthrough of Innovation “Blind Spots” in Focal Firms under Innovation Ecosystem: A Case Study, forthcoming in R&D Management (研究与发展管理)
Tan, J. & Zhao, X. 2019. A Literature Review on the Strategic Fit between Patent Strategy and Environment, Foreign Economics and Management (外国经济与管理), 41 (1): 3-15.
Wang, L. Tan, J. and Li, W. 2018. The Impacts of Spatial Positioning on Regional New Venture Creation and Firm Mortality over the Industry Life Cycle, Journal of Business Research, 86 (May): 41-52.
Zhang, H.J., Young, M. Sun, W. & Tan, J. 2018. How Chinese Companies Deal with Legitimacy Imbalance when Acquiring Firms from Developed Economies, Journal of World Business, 53(5): 752-767.
Xie, X. 'Neill, H. and Tan, J. 2018. Post Entry Diversification in a Shifting Institutional Environment: How Strategy Patterns Differ for De Novo and Corporate spin-off Ventures, Journal of Small Business Management, 56(S1): 281–296.
Li, W. and Tan, J. 2018. Dancing with wolves: How disadvantaged firms fare in asymmetric alliances in China. Journal of Asia-Pacific Business, 19(3): 140-165.
Tan, J. A review about theory and methods for management research, Management Quarterly, Jan. 2018 (管理学季刊).
Tan, D. Tan, J. Far from the tree? 2017. Do private entrepreneurs agglomerate around public sector incumbents during economic transition? Organization Science. 28(1):113-132.
Abbreviated and reprinted in Management Insights (in English and Chinese), 2017.
Zhang, L. Zhang, J. & Tan, J. 2017. Network Structure, Partner Features and Performance: Evidence from Venture Capital Syndicates, Best Paper Proceeding, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Atlanta.
Zhang, C. Tan, J. & Tan D., 2016. Fit by adaptation or fit by founding? A comparative study of existing and new entrepreneurial cohorts in China, Strategic Management Journal, 37 (5):911-931.
Tan, J. & Tang, Y. 2016. Donate Money, But Whose Money? Empirical Evidence about Ultimate Control Rights, Agency Problems and Corporate Philanthropy in China, Journal of Business Ethics, 134:593-610.
Tan, J., Zhang, H. & Wang, L., 2015. Network Closure or Structural Hole? The Conditioning Effects of Network-Level Social Capital on Innovation Performance, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. 39 (5): 1189–1212
Chen, W., & Tan, J. 2015. Minding the Gender Gap: Social Networks and Internet Correlates of Business Performance among Chinese Canadian Entrepreneurs, American Behavioral Scientists, 59 ( 8): 977-991.
Payne, J. Tan, J. 2015. Multiple levels of trust and interfirm dependence on supply chain coordination: a framework for analysis, in Creating and Delivering Value in Marketing Developments in Marketing Science, Ed. Harlan E. Spotts, pp. 122-128.
Zhao, M. Tan, J. & Park, S. 2014. From Voids to Sophistication: Institutional Environment and MNC CSR Crisis in Emerging Markets, Journal of Business Ethics, 122 (4): 655-674.
Zhang, J. Tan, J. Wong, P.K. 2014. When Does Investment in Political Ties Improve Firm Performance? The Contingent Effect of Innovation Activities, Asian Pacific Journal of Management, 1-25.
Tan, J. & Zhang, H. 2014. Alliance network and firm innovation performance: A multilevel analytic framework, Management World (管理世界), April, 2014, 3 (1) 163-169.
Wang, L. Tan, J. 2014. The Impacts of Neighboring Agglomeration: The Canadian Telecom Equipment Industry (1995–2005), Academy of Management Proceedings.
Tan, J., Shao, Y. & Li, W. 2013. To be different, or to be the same? An exploratory study of isomorphism in the cluster, Journal of Business Venturing, 28 (1): 83-97.
Li, W. & Veliyath, R. Tan, J. 2013. Network Characteristics and Firm Performance: An Examination of the Relationships in the Context of a Cluster, Journal of Small Business Management, 51 (1): 1-22.
Sui, W. Tan, J. & Zhang, H. 2013. Corporate Social Responsibility and Performance: A Strategic Management Perspective, Management Journal （管理学报), 9 (6): 831-838.
Li, W. Tan, J. 2013. Dancing with wolves: The mechanisms of dependence asymmetry in asymmetric alliances, Academy of Management Proceedings.
Tan, J. & Tan, A. 2012. Business under Threat, Technology under Attack, Ethics under Fire: Google’s Experience in China, Journal of Business Ethics, 11 (4): 469-479.
Li, S. Xia, J. Long, C. & Tan, J. 2012. Control Modes and Outcomes of Transformed State-Owned Enterprises in China: An Empirical Test, Management and Organization Review, 8 (2): 283-309.
Zhang, H. Xie, S. & Tan, J. 2012. Co-evolution of organizational environment and firm strategy and industry transformation: The case of Chinese bicycle industry. Management Journal （管理学报), (5): 666-675.
Jiang, L. Tan, J. & Thursby, M. 2011. Incumbent Firm Invention in Emerging Fields: Evidence from the Semiconductor Industry, Strategic Management Journal, 32(1): 55-75.
Tan, J. Wang, L. 2011. MNC Strategic responses to ethical pressure: An institutional logic perspective, Journal of Business Ethics, 98(3): 373-390.
Zhang, H. and Tan, J. 2011. Agglomeration and underlying mechanism in traditional manufacturing sectors: A case study of Tianjin bicycle industry, (科学学与科学技术管理) (4): 116-126.
Tan, J. Wang, L. 2010. Flexibility-efficiency tradeoff and performance implications among Chinese SOEs, Journal of Business Research, 63 (4): 356-362.
Tan, J. Yang, J. and Veliyath, R. 2009. Particularistic and system trust among small & medium enterprises: A comparative study in China’s transition economy, Journal of Business Venturing, 24:544-557.
Chen, W. Tan, J. 2009. Understanding Transnational Entrepreneurship through a Network Lens, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 33(5): 1079-1091.
Tan, J. 2009. Institutional structure and firm social performance in transitional economies: Evidence of multinational corporations in China, Journal of Business Ethics, 86 (2): 171-189.
Tan, J. Tan, A. 2009. Managing Public Relations in an Emerging Economy: The Case of Mercedes in China, Journal of Business Ethics, 86 (2): 257-266.
Tan, J. 2009. Multinational Corporations and Social Responsibility in Emerging Markets: Opportunities and Challenges for Research and Practice, Journal of Business Ethics, 86 (2): 151-.
Tan, J. and Chou, I. 2009. Isolating cultural and national influence on value and ethics: A test of competing hypotheses, Journal of Business Ethics, 88: 197-210.
Tan, J. Zeng, Y. A 2009. Stage-dependent Model of Resource Utilization, Strategic Flexibility, and Implications for Performance over Time: Empirical Evidence from a Transitional Environment, Asian Pacific Journal of Management, 26 (3): 563-588.
Tan, J. Fischer, E. Mitchell, R. & Phan, P. 2009. At the center of the action: Innovation and technology strategy research in the small business setting, Journal of Small Business Management, 47 (3): 233-262.
Reprinted by Management World (全文转载于管理世界), Vol. 11, 2009.
Tan, J. and He, Z. 2009. Industry cluster as a complex adaptive system: A simulation study, Journal of Management Science (管理科学学报), Vol. 4, 1-14.
Xia, J. Tan, J. and Tan, D. 2008. Mimetic entry and bandwagon effect: The rise and decline of international equity joint venture in China, Strategic Management Journal, 29(2): 195-217.
Tan, J., 2008. Breaking the “glass ceiling” and the “bamboo curtain”: The experience of women entrepreneurs in high tech industries in an emerging market, Journal of Business Ethics, 80 (3): 547-564.
Li, Y. Zhao, Y. Tan, J. and Liu, Y. 2008. Moderating effects of entrepreneurial orientation on market orientation-performance linkage: Evidence from Chinese small firms, Journal of Small Business Management, 46 (1): 113-133.
Tan, J. Zhang, W. Xia, J. 2008. Managing startup risk and performance in a transitional environment: An exploratory study of Chinese domestic and overseas-based venture capital firm, Journal of Small Business Management, 46 (2): 263-285.
Chen, W. and Tan, J. 2008. Roots and Wings: Glocalized Networks and Transnational Entrepreneurship, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceeding, 2008. Winner of IDEA Best Paper Award in Research Promise category (“representative of Best Papers submitted to AOM 2008 and other works – including dissertation – that have not been published).
Tan, J. 2008. A reflection on management: Theory and methods, Journal of Management Science (管理科学学报), 11 (2): 145-152.
Reprinted in New China Digest, 2008，13 (全文转载于新华文摘2008年第十三期).
Tan, J. Wang, X. and Mu, Z. 2008. “Kangba” economic exchange model among minority groups living on the frontiers of Yunnan: Theoretical and empirical analysis, Nankai Management Review (南开管理评论), 11 (5).
Tan, J. 2007. Phase transitions and emergence of entrepreneurship: The transformation of Chinese SOEs over time, Journal of Business Venturing, 22 (1): 77-96.
Tan, J. Li, S. & Xia, J. 2007. When “iron fist”, “visible hand”, and “invisible hand” meet: Firm-level effects of varying institutional environments in the Chinese economy, Journal of Business Research, 60 (7): 786-794.
Robb, D. Reimers, K. & Tan, J. 2007. Operations Management in China, International Journal of Production Economics, 107 (2).
Tan, J. 2007. The development of management field in China: Direction for the future. Management World (管理世界), 1, 81-91, (全文转载于新华文摘2007).
Reprinted in New China Digest, 2007, 11
Tan, J. and He, Z. 2007. A critical review of cluster research: Development and future directions, Management World (管理世界), 12, 140-147.
Xue, H. and Tan, J. 2007. Organizational decline during technological turbulence, Research and Development Management (研究与发展管理) , 19 (6).
Tan, J. and Xue, H. 2007. Motivating factors and formation of dominant design, China Soft Science (中国软科学), 7, 41-53.
Tan, J. and Xue, H. 2007. Breaking the “curse of dominant firms”, Peking University Business Review (北大商业评论), 1, 96-101.
Tan, J. 2006. Growth of industry clusters and innovation: Lessons from Beijing Zhongguancun Science Park, Journal of Business Venturing 21(6): 827-850.
Ma, H. and Tan, J. 2006. Toward a process-based model of Entrepreneurship: Implications for theory and practice, Journal of Business Venturing. 21 (5): 704-725.
Tan, J. Li, S. and Li, W. 2006. Building core competencies in a turbulent environment: An exploratory study of firm resources and capabilities in Chinese transition economy, Managing Global Transition, 4(3): 197-214.
Xia, J. and Tan, J. 2006. A Bandwagon Approach: The Rise and Decline of International Equity Joint Venture in China. Proceeding of Western Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
Young, M. Tan, J. 2006. Beijing Jeep and WTO, in The Environment of Business: International Perspectives, ed. David Conklin. Sage Publications: Thousand Oaks, California.
He, Z. Tan, J. and Lu, Y. 2006. Organizational environment and firm strategy: Theoretical background and research directions. Management World (管理世界), 11: 144-151, (全文转载于新华文摘，2007).
Reprinted in New China Digest, 2007, 3: 132-135
Tan, J. and Lin, R. 2006. Competitive strategies for 3G technology standard. Management World (管理世界), 6: 71-84.
Tan, J. 2006. The development of management field in China: Positioning for the future. Management World (管理世界), 2: 71-79.
Reprinted in New China Digest, 2006，9: 126-132 (全文转载于新华文摘，2006).
Reprinted in Renmin University Literature, vol. 11, 2006 (全文转载于人民大学期刊资料，2006).
Shao, Y. and Tan, J. 2006. The mechanism of regional technological innovation, Journal of Management Science (管理科学学报), 9(4): 1-11.
Lu, Y. Tan, J. and +Xue, H. 2006. A“4I”Model of Technological Learning Process: Theoretical Relevance and Empirical Evidence from South Korean Experience, Nankai Management Review (南开管理评论) 9(5): 74-82.
Tan, J. 2006. TD-SCDMA and 3G standard competition, Peking University Business Review (北大商业评论), 4: 30-33.
Lu, Y. and Tan, J. 2006. Managing the risk of strategic alliance between entrepreneurial firm and large firm, Peking University Business Review (北大商业评论), 5: 102-105.
Reprinted in Renmin University Literature, vol. 9, 2006 (全文转载于人民大学期刊资料2006).
Tan, J. and Tan, D., 2005. Environment – strategy coevolution and coalignment: A staged-model of Chinese SOEs under transition. Strategic Management Journal, 26 (2): 141-157.
Tan, J. 2005. Venturing in turbulent water: A process based model of entrepreneurial transformation, Journal of Business Venturing, 20 (5): 689-704.
Tan, J., Luo, Y., and Shenkar, O., 2005. Entrepreneurial strategies in a transitional economy: Chinese state and non-state enterprises compared and contrasted, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, 5 (5/6).
Tan, J., 2005. Firm growth in an emerging market economy: The experience of a Chinese IT entrepreneur, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, 5 (3): 319-331.
Tan, J., 2005. Strategic adaptation under changing environment: How Amway reinvented and revitalized itself in China, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, 5 (4): 349-357.
Tan, J. 2005. Entrepreneurial transformation in transitional economies: Progress and challenges. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, 5 (3): 165-167.
He, Z. and Tan, J. 2005. Complexity theory and industry cluster research: An exploratory study based on Dongguan PC cluster. Management World (管理世界), 12: 108-115.
Project Title Role Award Amount Year Awarded Granting Agency Project Title Role Award Amount$ Year Awarded2014-2017 Granting AgencyChina National Science Foundation Research Grant Project TitleHow does institutional environment affect entrepreneurship and performance? An empirical exploration RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$167,436.00 Year Awarded2012-2017 Granting AgencySocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council - Insight Grant Project TitleEntrepreneurship, institutions and agglomeration, Canada's telecommunication equipment manufacturing industry (1995-2005): An exploratory study RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$36,444.00 Year Awarded2010-2012 Granting AgencySocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council - Research Development Grant Project TitleHow incumbent firms create early-mover advantage in emerging technology: the case of nanotechnology industry RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$60,777.00 Year Awarded2009-2012 Granting AgencySocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council - Standard Research Grant Project TitleTechnology Competition and Strategic Alliance Networks RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$ Year Awarded2009-2010 Granting AgencyCisco-Guanghua Global Leadership Institute - Research Grant Project Title RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$ Year Awarded2005-2007 Granting AgencyNational Science Foundation of China - Major Research Grant, Senior Advisor Project Title RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$ Year Awarded2005-2006 Granting AgencyFulbright Grant - Fulbright Distinguished Professorship Project Title RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$ Year Awarded2004, 2002, 2001 Granting AgencyIvey School of Business, University of Western Ontario - Research Grant Project Title RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$ Year Awarded2002 Granting AgencyChina Center for Economic Research, Peking University. - Research Grant Project Title RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$ Year Awarded2000 Granting AgencyChinese University of Hong Kong - Research Grant