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Professor, PhD Advisor

Position: Deputy Dean

Department: Innovation and Strategy


  • 2000, Ph.D.,  School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University
  • 1991, M.Eng., School of Management, Chongqing Jianzhu University
  • 1986, B.Eng., School of Urban Construction, Chongqing Jianzhu University

Teaching Positions

  • 2003 - Now: Professor, School of Economics & Management, Tongji University
  • 2000 – Dec.,2002.: Professor, Head of the Department of Real Estate, School of Construction Management and Real Estate, Chongqing Jianzhu University
  • 1991 – Aug.,1995: Lecturer, School of Engineering, Chongqing Jianzhu University

Management Activities

  • 2000- Dec., 2002: General Manager, Chongqing Consul Project Management Co.
  • 1988 – Jul.,1990: China State Construction Engineering Corporation

International Experience

Visiting Professor in other Programs

  • 2010, LMU CAMS (Center for Advanced Management Studies) and INNO-Tec (Institute for Innovation Research, Technology Management and Entrepreneurship) of Munich University, Germany, Visiting Professor
  • -Oct.,1997, Korea University, Korea, Visiting Research Fellow


  • Technological Innovation Management
  • Economic Evaluation of Technology
  • Business Management


  • Technological Innovation Management
  • Venture Capital
  • Entrepreneurship

Overseas Teaching

  • EMBA course, Doing Business in China, Business School, Haifa University, Jul.,2014
  • Postgraduate course, Technological Innovation Management, WFI-Ingolstadt School of Management, Germany, Jul.,2013
  • EMBA course, Doing Business in China, Business School, Haifa University, Nov.,2011
  • Postgraduate lecture, Multinationals’ Development Strategy in China, Grenoble Management School, French, Nov.,2010
  • Lecture, National Innovation System in China, LMU CAMS and INNO-Tec of Munich University, Germany, Feb.,2010
  • Lecture, Technology Catch-up in China, University of Newcastle School of Business, UK, Nov.,2009


Sponsored Research Grants

  • Enhancing Process Innovation to Sustain the Competitiveness of Manufacturing Businesses in Shanghai, Shanghai Science and Technology Commission, 2018
  • Accelerate the research on the ecological development of SAP-Zber cross-border e-commerce industry in Gaochun district, Municipal government of Gaochun District, Nanjing, Jiangsu province, 2016
  • Research on the Model of Government Supported Venture Capital Fund, Shanghai Development and Reform Commission, 2011
  • National Innovation System in Germany, DAAD research project, 2010
  • Hyundai Motors & Kia Motors, 2004
  • Shanghai Volkswagen Automobile Sales Co., 2004
  • LG Chem Shanghai, 2003

Selected Publications

  • Jia R, Chen S, Li L. Impact of Patent Portfolio on Corporate Value of Shanghai Listed Manufacturing Companies. Research Management,2019.
  • He Q, Chen S. Government R&D Subsidies: Depending on Political Relations or Capability Construction. Journal of Shanxi University of Finance and Economics, 2019.
  • He Q, He X, Chen S. Influence of Enterprise Innovation on Accounting Performance: An Empirical Study from Perspective of Dialect. Technology Economics, 2019.
  • Liang H, Wu YY, Chen S. The Persistent Innovation Effect and Influencing Factors of Cross-Border M&As in Emerging Markets. Science & Technology Progress and Policy, 2019.
  • Jin X, Chen S, Shao JG. Multidimensional Influence of Ambidexterity Innovation Strategies and Organizational Dynamic Capabilities on Corporate Performance. Forecasting, 2019.
  • Si, S., Lyu, M., Lawell, C.-Y. C. L., & Chen, S. The Effects of Energy-Related Policies on Energy Consumption in China. Energy Economics. 2018.
  • Jin X, Chen S, Shao JG. Has 'Ambidexterity' in Corporate Innovation Always Been Important? Dynamic Analysis based on Machine Learning. Science of Science and Management of S.& T.,2018.
  • Huang D, Chen S, Zhang G, et al. Organizational Forgetting, Absorptive Capacity, and Innovation Performance: A Moderated Mediation Analysis. Management Decision, 2018.
  • Huang D, Chen S, Exploration or Exploitation: Selection of Error-based Learning and Innovation Performance. Research Management, 2018.
  • Xu J, Chen S, Multilevel Effects of Group Resources on Individual Knowledge Sharing from the Perspective of Collective Psychological Capital. Research Management, 2018.
  • Wu Y, Chen S, Technology Catch-up Strategies for Emerging Market Companies——The Role of Overseas Mergers and Acquisitions and Executives' Overseas Experiences. Science of Science, 2017.
  • Xu J, Chen S, The Cross-level Influence of Leader's Psychological Capital on Employee's Creativity: the Mediating Effect of Employee's Psychological Capital and the Mediating Effect of Team's Trust. Forecasting, 2017.
  • Lu X, Chen S, Will Technological Innovation Stifle Employment? -- Evidence from Process Patents of Chinese Manufacturing Enterprises. Science & Technology Progress and Policy, 2017.
  • Lu X, Chen S, Evolution of Technological Innovation Strategy of Late-developing Enterprises -- A Case Study of Technological Innovation Practice of SAIC Motor Corporation. Science Management, 2017
  • Huang D J, Chen S, Ye JF, Unlearning and Absorptive Capability and Its Impact on Innovation Performance, Research Management, 2016.
  • Liu Xin, Chen Song. The Factors Influencing on the Process Innovation in Chinese Listed Manufacturing Businesses. Soft Science, 2015.
  • Khan M Z H, Chen S. Rain is the Best Blessing During Severe Drought: A Venture Capital Study of Bangladesh Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology. IEEE, 2015.
  • Jin X, Wang J, Chen S, et al. A Study of the Relationship between the Knowledge Base and the Innovation Performance under the Organizational Slack Regulating. Management Decision, 2015.
  • Jin Xin, Chen Song. Knowledge Sources, Dynamics Capability and its Impact on the Performance of Exploration Innovation. Research Management, 2015
  • Liu Xin, Chen Song. The Impact of Firm Size on Process Innovation -- An Empirical Study on the Listed Chinese Manufacturing Businesses. Science and technology progress and Policy, 2014
  • S Chen,B Giannini. Utilizing Online Data Sources for Marketing and Supply Management Decisions in the Organic Diary Industry. ECCH. 2014

International Conference

  • International Conference to Islamic Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), Morocco Nov.,2014
  • International Conference to Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), Singapore Apr.,2014
  • International Accreditation Summit of EFMD, Shanghai Dec.,2011
  • Portland International Conference for Management of Engineering and Technology, Portland, America Aug.,2011
  • The Second International Conference on Business and Economy, Tibet, Lhasa Jun.,2011
  • International Conference of China Association for Management of Technology, Shanghai Oct.,2010
  • Portland International Conference for Management of Engineering and Technology, Thailand Jul.,2010
  • Portland International Conference for Management of Engineering and Technology, Portland, America Aug.,2009
  • The Fourth International Conference of Asian Innovation, Learning and Capacity Building (ASIALICS), University of Malaysia Jul.,2007

Academic Part-time Positions

  • Member of Standing Executive Board of Chinese Society of Technology Economics
  • Regional editor of Journal of Technology Management in China (Emerald),
  • Editorial member of Asian Journal of Technology Innovation.
  • Research Fellowship, DAAD, 2010
  • Scholarship, Cao Guangbiao Foundation of Hong Kong, 2004
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