Business Administration

Business Administration
  • Biography

  • Research & Achievement

  • Projects

  • Teaching

Research Areas

Entrepreneurship Management, StrategyManagement, 


2005.9-2008.6,PhD in Management, Department of BusinessManagement, Business School of Nankai University;

2001.9-2005.6, Master of Management, Department of Business Management, Business Schoolof Nankai University;

1998.9-2002.6, Bachelor of Arts in Management, Department ofBusiness Management, Business School of Nankai University;

Further Education and Training Experience

2013.3,TETA Teachers’ Training Course of Babson College, U.S.

2006.7,Research Methods in Management Seminar, Co-hosted by Hongkong ChineseUniversity and China Renmin University

Professional Experience

2008.6-2010.12,Lecturer, Department of Business Management, Business Schoolof Nankai University

2011.11-now,Associate Professor, Department ofBusiness Management, Business School of Nankai University

2012.4-2012.5,Visiting Scholar, Jonkonping International Business School, JongkopingUniversity, Sweden

2012.8-2013.5, Fulbright Scholar in IVY Tech CommunityCollege, South Bend, IN, The United States. Fulbright Scholar,teaching Introduction to Business, Principle of Management; giving lectures inDePauW UniversityGeorgeWashington University, Universidad del Este


[1]     2013, NankaiUniversity, Hundreds Talents Plan

[2]     2013, Education Ministry, New CenturyTalents Plan

[3]     2013, EducationMinistry, the 2nd Prize in China University Excellent Social ScienceResearch Achievement (Social Capital, Experience and Entrepreneur opportunity)

[4]     2013,Tianjin Government, 2nd Prize in Tianjin Social Science ResearchAchievement (A Review of Literature of CPSED and Academic Value)

[5]     2013,Tianjin Government, 3rd Prize in Tianjin Social Science ResearchAchievement (The Role of Experience Heterogeneity and Conflict Characteristicin Entrepreneur Group)

[6]     2011, ExcellentArticle Prize, Entrepreneur and Innovation Seminar & Youth Academy Seminar

[7]     2011, highly commended, Emerald Press Group

[8]     2010, EducationMinistry and State Council Academy Committee, National Hundred ExcellentDoctoral Dissertation (Social Capital, Entrepreneur Opportunity and Performanceof New Venture)

[9]     2010,Nankai University, Excellent Social Science Research Achievement


Social Service


[1]     2013, instructorin Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Economy Department, Jiling University

[2]     2010.7-Present,expert volunteer, Tianjin Women Entrepreneur Center

Working ExperienceRelated with Profession

[1]     2014, Reviewer,IACMR 2014 Annual Article

[2]     2014, Reviewer, International Small Business Journal (SSCI Journal)

[3]     2013, Reviewer, IACMR 2013 Annual Article

[4]     2012, Reviewer,China Enterprise Management Cases and Qualitative Research Forum

[5]     2011, Reviewer,China Enterprise Management Cases and Qualitative Research Forum

[6]     2010, Reviewer, IACMR 2010 Annual Article

[7]     2009.1-Present,expert in communication appraisal, National Natural Science Foundation

[8]     2009.7-Present,Reviewer, Management World, Nankai Business Review, Journal ofManagement Science in China, Foreign Economics & Management, ManagementReview, Management Journal

[9]     2009, Reviewer,REE 2009Roundtableon Entrepreneurship Education, Co-host by Stanford University and The ChineseUniversity of Hong Kong



[1]     How todo Business in China, Puerto Rico Enterpriser Annual Meeting. Puerto Rico, 2013.4.26.

[2]     Culture,Institute and China Entrepreneurship, Universidad del Este, Puerto Rico, 2013.4.25.

[3]     How toBlend Entrepreneurship into Teaching, Universidad del Este, Puerto Rico, 2013.4.24.

[4]     Entrepreneurshipand Value Creation, DePauw University, U.S., 2013.2.27.

[5]     How todo Business in China, Greencastle Campus, IVY College, U.S. 2013.2.26

[6]     ChinaCPSED Project Design and Discovery, Jonkoping university, Sweden, 2012.4.26

[7]     ManagementProblems in China Entrepreneurship: CPSED Research Design and Discovery, the 3rd Northeast Asia Regional Cooperation and Management Forum, Inner Mongolia Universityof Finance and Economics, 2011.7

[8]     EntrepreneurialBehavior and Context Uniqueness: CPSED Research Design and Discovery, ChinaInnovation and Corporate Growth 2011 Annual Meeting, Harbin EngineeringUniversity, 2011.5

[9]     ChinaEntrepreneur Research Ten Years: Current review and Future Prediction,Entrepreneur and Innovation Seminar & Youth Academy Seminar, NankaiUniversity, 2011.8

[10] ScienceResearch Methods”, Tianjin University of Finance and Economy, 2010.9.8

[11] ChinesePSED: Overview of First Round of Data Collection, 2009 Business CreationSymposium, George Washington University, 2009.9

[12] Challengesand opportunity in entrepreneurship research in China, IIBD&LEWI Innovationand Entrepreneurship International Seminar, Hong Kong Baptist University, 2008.10 



[1]     ResearchThinking and Design: “Phenomenon and Theory”, Economy School of Ji LinUniversity, Changchun, Jinlin, 2013.9.8.


Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers


[1]     Yang J., Han W, Zang Y.L.Case Study on Selection of Hybrid Governance Mechanism in Entrepreneur Network. ManagementWorld. 2014, No.2:118-136. (Published in Chinese)

[2]     HuW.B., Yang J, Zhang Y.L. Homogeneityor Heterogeneity: Entrepreneurial Orientation Moderate in New Venture Effectsof Technological Entrepreneur. Management World.2014, No.6:92-109.(Published in Chinese)

[3]     YunL.X., Yang J, Zhang Y.L. TheGeneration Mechanism of Innovative Business Model Archetypes Based onEntrepreneurship Firms. Chinese Journal of Management.2014,No.3: 367-375. (Published in Chinese)

[4]     Yang J. EntrepreneurialDecision-making Research: Analysis and Future Research Prospects. ForeignEconomies & Management. 2014, No.1:2-11. (Published in Chinese)

[5]     Liu Z, Yang J, Li Z.G. A Review and FuturePerspectives of Foreign Social Enterprise Growth. Modern Finance and Economics.2014,No.2:84-93. (Published in Chinese)



[1]     Yun Y.X,Xue H.Z., Yang J. A Review of theLiterature of Business Model Adjustment of Entrepreneurial Firms and Prospects. ForeignEconomies & Management. 2013, No.11: 21-28. (Published in Chinese)

[2]     Han W., Yang J, Bao F.N. Initial Resources,Social Capital and Speed of Entrepreneurial Activities. Nankai Business Review.2013,No.31:149-160. (Published in Chinese)

[3]     Yang J. A Review ofEntrepreneur Research Progress and Insight. Foreign Economies &Management.2013, Vol.35, No.1:1-11,80. (Published in Chinese)

[4]     Yang J, Wei L.Q.Influence of CEO demography on entrepreneurial orientation: The moderating roleof competitive intensity, Frontiers of Business Research in China,2013, Vol. 7, No.3: 356-381.

[5]     Zhang Y.L., Yang J, Tang J.T., Kevin Au, Xue H.Z.Prior experience and social class as moderators of the planning-performancerelationship in China's emerging economy, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal,2013, Vol. 7, No.3: 214-219.



[1]     WangX.W., Zhang Y.L, Yang J. Study onthe Mechanism between Entrepreneurial Human Capital and New Venture Performancebased on Competence Perspective. Management Review.2012, Vol.24, No.4:76-84,93.(Published in Chinese)

[2]     Fan S.,Xue H.Z., Yang J. Business Plan andNew Business Emergence: The Role of Environment Uncertainty and ProductInnovation. Science of Science and Management of S. & T. 2012, Vol.33,No.3:122-129. (Published in Chinese)

[3]     Niu F.,Zhang Y.L, Yang J. Escalation ofCommitment of New Entrepreneur: Based on Prospect Theory. Nankai Business Review.2012,No.1:131-141. (Published in Chinese)

[4]     ZhangY.L, Yang J, Dai Y.L. EntrepreneurialResearch and Suggestion under Chinese Situation. Foreign Economies &Management. 2012, Vol.34, No. 1:1-9,56. (Published in Chinese)



[1]     ZhangH.Y., and Yang J. Definition and Measurementof Social Network Characteristic in New Venture: from Perspective of Efficiencyand Effect. Foreign Economies & Management. 2011, Vo.33, No.11: 11-20.(Published in Chinese)

[2]     ZhangY.L., Long D., Yang J, Tian L. Analysisof the Nascent Tech-entrepreneurs and Their Entrepreneurial Process--Based onthe Micro-Level Random Sampling Data from CPSED. R & d Management.2011, Vol.23, No.5: 1-10

[3]     Yang J., Xue H.Z, Niu F.Prior Experiences, Entreprene. (Published in Chinese) urial Opportunity and NewTechnology-Based Venture Performance. Chinese Journal of Management.2011, Vol.8,No.1:116-125. (Published in Chinese)

[4]     ZhangY.L., Long D., and Yang J. A Reviewof Literature of CPSED and Academic Value. Foreign Economies & Management.2011, Vol.33, No.11:11-18.



[1]     Yang J, Zhang Y.L. HierarchicalView and Survey Results of New Entrepreneur. Social Sciences in China.2010,No.6:24-40. (Published in Chinese)

[2]     Yang J., Tian L., ZhangY.l, Wang W.Y. The Role of Experience Heterogeneity and Conflict Characteristicin Entrepreneur Group. Management World. 2010, No.3:84-96.(Published in Chinese)

[3]     Yang J. Et al. NewVenture Capability of the Transformation from Entrepreneurial Orientation tothe New Venture Performance: A Theory Model and Empirical Study in China. ForeignEconomies & Management.2011, Vol.32, No.2:1-8.

[4]     LongD., Yang, J., Gao, J.Y. Anatomy ofNascent Entrepreneurship in China: A Preliminary Study from CPSEDProject", Journal of Chinese Entrepreneurship, 2010, Vol.2, No.2:129-147.


Non-Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers

[1]     Yang J., the OptimalStructure of Entrepreneur Group. Sino Foreign Management. 2013, No.11:104-105.(Published in Chinese)

[2]     ZhangY.L., Yang J., Chen Z.W. TenQuestions for Team-building. CEIBS Business Review. 2013, No.10:66-74.(Published in Chinese)

[3]     Yang J., How to PreventRelation Dependence during the Start-up. Sino Foreign Management. 2012, No.8:102-103.(Published in Chinese)

[4]     Yang J., How toManagement Well Entrepreneur Team. PKU Business Review. 2012, No.10:86-91. (Published in Chinese)

[5]     Yang J., How to PreventOver-Marketing during the Start-up. 2011, No.12: 110-111. (Published in Chinese)



[1]     Yang J., Yun L.X., ZhangY.L., Xue H.Z., LiuX. D. Entrepreneur Network, Organization Study and BusinessModel Innovation:  Multi-case Study onChina Technology New Venture[C] // ChinaEnterprise Management Cases and Qualitative Research Forum. Beijing, China,2013.11.9.

[2]     Han W., Yang J, Zhang Y.L. Selection onHybrid Governance Mechanism in Entrepreneur Network: Based on China[C] // China Enterprise Management Cases andQualitative Research Forum. Beijing China, 2013.11.9.

[3]     ZhangY.L.,Yun L.X., Yang J. Formation ofInitial Business Mode[C] // ChinaEnterprise Management Cases and Qualitative Research Forum. Beijing, China,2012.11.10.

[4]     Yang J, Yun L.X. Researchon New Venture Growth: Current Situation and Future Trend[C] // the 7th China Management ScienceAnnual Conference. Tianjin, China, 2012.10.2.

[5]     Yang J, Han W. ProfessionalExperience Subsidiarity, Degree of Marketization and Start-up Speed –Based on EmpiricalResearch of CPSED Data[C] // Entrepreneurand Innovation Seminar & Youth Academy Seminar. Tianjin, China,  2011.8.22.


Books and Chapters

[1]     Yang Jun. SocialCapital, Entrepreneur Opportunity and Performance of New Venture. Tianjin: Nankai University, 2013. (Monograph)

[2]     ZhangYu Li, Yang Jun. Review on Classicliterature of Entrepreneur. Tianjin: Nankai University Press, 2010. (DeputyEditor-in-Chief)

[3]     ZhangYu Li, Yang Jun, Dai Yan Chun. CommentaryReport on Research of SMEs Entrepreneur in China. Lin Han Chuan, Li AnYu, ChinaSMEs Development Research Report. Beijing: Business Management Press, 2011. (Participatein Writing)

[4]     BruceR, B, R Duane. (Translated by) Yang Jun,Xue Hong Zhi. Entrepreneurial Management. Beijing: Mechanical Industry Press,2010.

[5]     Zhang Y., Ren B., Du G,Yang J. Dancing with Change: A Co-Evolutionary Perspective for PrivateEntrepreneurship during China’s Institutional Transition. In Chikako Usui(ed.). Comparative Entrepreneurship Initiatives: Studies in China, Japan andthe USA. Palgrave Macmillan. 2011.

[6]     PaulReynolds, Richard Curtin. Zhang Y.,Yang J., K. Au and P. Reynolds. Anatomy of Business Creation in China: InitialAssessment on Chinese Panel Study of Entrepreneurial Dynamics. In Paul Reynoldsand Richard Curtin (Eds). New Business Creation: An International Overview.Springer, 2011.


[1]     2013.1-2016.12,National Natural Science Foundation Project. Research on the emergence oftechnological new venture's business model and its performance implications(PI)

[2]     2011.1-2016.12,National outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Special-funded Project. TheFormation of Entrepreneurial Team and the Source of Growth Performance from ProgressInteraction Perspective (PI)

[3]     2009.1-2012.12,National Natural Science Foundation Project. The Formation of EntrepreneurialTeam and the Interaction Effects of Team Composition and Process duringInstitutional Transition (PI)

[4]     2009.1-2012.12.Education Ministry. the Antecedents of Entrepreneurs' Network Strategy and ItsPerformance Implication during Gestation Process (PI)

[5]     2007.1-2011.12,National Natural Science Foundation Project. Mechanism of New Venture Creationand Growth (Collaborator)



Undergraduate:Management, Entrepreneurial Management (in English),

Entrepreneur Thinking and Behavior

Master: Management(MBA), Entrepreneurial Management (MBA, in English)



Undergraduate:Management, Entrepreneurial Thinking and Behavior

Master: Management(MBA), Entrepreneurial Management (MBA),

Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Growth



Undergraduate:Management, Entrepreneur Thinking and Behavior,


Master:Entrepreneurial Management (MBA), Corporate Ethics (MBA)



Undergraduate:Management, Corporate Ethics, Entrepreneurial Management

Master:Entrepreneurial Management (MBA), Corporate Ethics (MBA),

Entrepreneurshipand Enterprise Growth.

PhD:Senior Management



Undergraduate:Management, Corporate Ethics, Entrepreneurial Management

Master:Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Growth.