Business Administration

Li TIAN
Professor
Business Administration
Email:tianli@nankai.edu.cn
Tel: 022-23501517
中文
  • Biography

  • Research & Achievement

  • Projects

  • Teaching

Research Areas

Entrepreneurship,especially new venture gestation and initial growth and how different components in social structure impact its process and outcomes. 




Education

2007.9-2010.6, PhDin Management, School of Business, Nankai University



Professional Experience

Jul, 2010 – Present: Department of Management, School of Business, NanKai University. The Research Center of Entrepreneurship

Jan. 2017-Jan. 2018: Visiting Professor at Duke University, The Department of Sociology

Oct.2011-Sep. 2012: Post doc fellow, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), Management Department, with the guidance of J.T Li.

Jul. 2013-Sep. 2013: Visiting Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Business School, The Center of Entrepreneurship.

Jan. 2014-Feb. 2014: Visiting Professor, University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Business School, The Center of Entrepreneurship.



Awards

2010, Top10 Dissertation Award of NanKai University

2010,Top Graduate of Nan Kai University (The Only one PhD Awardee of School of Business, Nankai University at year 2010)

2010, 1stClass Scholarship of Nan Kai University



Social Service

2016.11-2019.12, Board Members and Reviewer of Journal of International Business

Ad hoc reviewer for Academy of Management Annual Meeting and National Natural Science Foundation Project

Reviewer of Journal of Small Business Management


Selected Publications  
Sun, S. L., Shi, W. S., Ahlstrom, D., & Tian, L. R. (2020). Understanding institutions and entrepreneurship: The microfoundations lens and emerging economies. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 1-23.


Tian L., Yang J., and Li, J. 2019.  Does legal registration help or make it worse? Government corruption and resource acquisition of nascent ventures in an emerging economy. Forthcoming in Asia Pacific Journal of Management.(SSCI)         

Tian L., Yang J., and Wei, L.2018. Speed to legal registration and nascent venture performance: a temporal dilemma for nascent entrepreneurs in an emerging economy. Journal of Small Business Management (SSCI).doi:10.111/jsbm.12382.

Li, J. T, Tian, L., & Wang, G. G., Contextual Distances and Performances of International Strategic Alliances: A Conceptual Framework and a Partial Meta-Analysis. Submit to Management and Organizational Review. Management & Organization Review(SSCI), 2015,11(2):289-313.

Tian, L., & Zheng, Y., The work–family interface of business owner-managers in China.in Firms within families: enterprising in diverse country contexts. Edited by Jennings, J., Eddleston, K., Jennings, D., & Sarathy, R.. Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015.

Tian L., Veronica, G. Social Class Identity, Prior Experience Affiliation of the Nascent Entrepreneur and Innovative Opportunity Recognition-A Study based on the “China Panel Study of Entrepreneurial Dynamic, CPSED” Project. Chinese Management Studies (SSCI) 2012, 6(1):14-25.

Tian, L & Zhang Y. The impact of new venture creation progress on work-family conflict for nascent entrepreneurs: an identity formation approach (In Chinese). Journal of Management Sciences in China.2018.5.

Tian, L. & Zhu Y. Performance feedback and work family conflict in an entrepreneurship context- a gender difference perspective (In Chinese). Quarterly Journal of Management (In Chinese). 2017.4:84-109.

Tian L., Zhang, Y.L., Tang, G.Y., Wei, L.Q., Conformity Pressure or Rationality Driven: Antecedents and Outcomes of New Ventures’ Political Behaviors. Journal of Management Science in China. 2015,3. (In Chinese) Authoritative A Journal Recognized by the National Natural Science Foundation of China.  


Tian L., Zhang Y.L, “Market entry strategy of new technology ventures: the perspective based on founding teams’ prior experience”. (In Chinese). Management Science, 2012, 1(1). Authoritative A Journal Recognized by the National Natural Science Foundation of China.


Yang J., Tian L., Zhang Y.L, Wang W.Y., Innovation or Imitation: The Role of Prior Experience Heterogeneity and conflict in technology-based entrepreneurial teams. Management World, 2010(3):84-96(In Chinese). Authoritative A Journal Recognized by the National Natural Science Foundation of China.

Tian L., Founding Condition and New Venture Survival and Growth: Literature Review, Foreign Economics and Management, 2010, 8(32):27-34.(In Chinese).CSSCI B Journal Recognized by the National Natural Science Foundation of China

Tian L., Zhang Y.L, Innovativeness of Market Entry Strategy and Initial Performance of New Technology Venture-Analysis of the different impact on Growth and Scale Performance. Science of science and management of S.&T., 2011,5(32):123-130. (In Chinese).CSSCI B Journal Recognized by the National Natural Science Foundation of China.

Zhang Y.L, Long D., Yang J., Tian L., Technological Entrepreneur and New Venture Start-ups Process Analysis-A Preliminary Study based on CPSED Project. R&D Management, 2011, 5(In Chinese).CSSCI B Journal Recognized by the National Natural Science Foundation of China.

Tian L., Xue H.Z., Entrepreneurial Team’s Prior Experience, Commitment and New Technology Venture’s Initial Performance—An Interaction Effect Model and Its Implication, R&D Management, 2009,4(21):1-9. (In Chinese).CSSCI B Journal Recognized by the National Natural Science Foundation of China.

Tian L., Xue, H.Z, The Origin of New Technology Venture’s Entrepreneurial Opportunity: A Perspective from Technology Characteristics and the Technological Environment. Science of science and management of S.&T., 2009,3:61-68. (In Chinese).CSSCI B Journal Recognized by the National Natural Science Foundation of China.

Xue H.Z, Wang Y.J., Tian L.,The Impact of Entrepreneurial Prior Working Experience on New Technological Venture’s Initial Performance. Studies in Science of Science,2009.6(27): 896-903. (In Chinese).CSSCI B Journal Recognized by the National Natural Science Foundation of China.

Tian L., Initial Endowment and New Technology Venture Performance, Forum on Science and Technology in China.2009, 9: 52-57. (In Chinese).CSSCI C Journal Recognized by the National Natural Science Foundation of China.

Tian L., Opportunity Driven Commercialization Strategy of New Technology Firm-The Discussion Based on Technology Characteristics and the Technological Environment. Economic Management•New Management, 2008(10):40-43, (In Chinese).CSSCI C Journal Recognized by the National Natural Science Foundation of China.

Tian L., Long D., Prior Experience Analysis during New Venture Start-up- Literature Review. Economic Theory and Economic Management, 2009, 11:41-45. (In Chinese).CSSCI C Journal Recognized by the National Natural Science Foundation of China.


Li Ning, Tian L., Complementary assets and its Impact on Technological Entrepreneurship.Modern Finance and Economics, 2009, 4: 83-86. (In Chinese).CSSCI C Journal Recognized by the National Natural Science Foundation of China.
 
Working Papers
1. Hechavarría, D. Tian L., Reynolds, P., Business Planning and Business Creation: A Four Country Assessment. Under the first round revise and resubmit at Journal of Business Venturing. 


 2 . Yang, J. Tian, L., and J. Li. Sanding or greasing the wheel? The effect of corruption on nascent ventures’ resources acquisition in a transition economy. Paper Presented at the annual conference of Academy of Management, Aug, 2014, Philadelphia, US.


Projects

National Natural Science Foundation General Project of China “ A study on the interface between incumbent firms and start-ups in Chinese context: a perspective of career mobility".(71972106). 2020-2023


National Natural Science Foundation General Project of China “A study on organizational boundary formation and key mechanisms: a business founder identity perspective”.(71472099). 2015-2018.

National Natural Science Foundation Young Scholar Project of China, “Organizational Imprinting Mechanism of the New Ventures based on Founding Conditions.”, (71102051), 2012-2014.  


Teaching

Strategic Management: Undergraduates & International MBA

The Sociology of Entrepreneurship: International MBA

Principle of Management: Undergraduates

Advance Management Research Seminar: Ph.D