The Institute of Modern Management

Runhui LIN
The Institute of Modern Management
Tel: 022-23500520(O)
  • Biography

  • Research & Achievement

  • Projects

  • Teaching

Research Areas

Network Organizations and Governance,

MultinationalCorporate Governance,
Technologyand Innovation Management, IT Project Management, Analysis of ComplexOrganization Systems


Deputy Director, International Academy CommunicationOffice of Nankai University.


1996.3-1999.3, Ph.D. in Management Science and Engineering, ManagementSchool, Tianjin University

Professional Experience

2006.12-Present, Professor, Ph.D. Supervisor, Business School,Nankai University

2004.8-2005.8, Visiting scholar of Harvard University, USA

2001.6- 2006.12, Associate Professor, Business School, NankaiUniversity

2007.7-Present, DeputyDirector, International Academy Communication Office of Nankai University

2005.9-Present,Deputy Director, Selten LabSeltenLab, Nankai University

2001-2007, Assistant Dean, Business School, Nankai University

1999.5-2001.6, Postdoctor in Business Management, Business School,Nankai University


[1]     2014, the Excellent Research Award inSocial Science, Nankai University

[2]     2014, The Award Nomination of ExcellentMentor of Graduate Students, Nankai University

[3]     2014, The Second prize of JingYe ExcellentTeacher Award, Nankai University

[4]     2013, Name-Brand Course for internationalstudents studying in China, Ministry of Education, China(for the courseInformation Technology Management)

[5]     2012, “131” Innovative Talents (2ndlevel), Tianjin Municipal Government

[6]     2012, The Second prize of JingYe ExcellentTeacher Award by Nankai University

[7]     2010, the excellent paper award of the 6thSocial network and relationship management seminar

[8]     2010, Core member of Innovation Team ofMinistry of Education in China


Social Service


[1]     2003-Present, ERP Consultant of UFIDASoftware Corporation Ltd

Working Experience related with Profession

[1]     2011-Present, Executive member ofCorporate Governance Committee, Chinese society for management modernization

[2]     2010-Present, Reviewer and column editorof Researchand Development Management

[3]     2010-Present, Core member of InnovationTeam of Ministry of Education in China

[4]     2010-Present, Reviewer and editor of CorporateGovernance Review

[5]     2010-Present, Reviewer of NankaiBusiness Review International (NBRI)

[6]     2008-Present, Member of academic degreescommittee of Nankai University

[7]     2007-Present, member, IACMR

[8]     2006-Present,Reviewer of AOM annual conference, Member of AOM, Member of AIS

[9]     2004-Present, Reviewer of NankaiBusiness Review, Journal of Management Sciences, ChineseJournal of Management, R & D Management; Projectreviewer of National Natural Science Foundation of China(NSFC)

[10] 2003-Present,member, Tianjin Academy of Management

Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers


[1]     LiW.A., Lin R.H, Fan J.H. A Review ofFrontiers of Network Governance. Nankai Business Review.2014,Vol.5:42-53.(Published in Chinese)

[2]     Lin R.H, Xie Zongxiao,Qiu Dong, Zhou Changbao. Network Size, Network Diversity and InnovationPerformance: An Empirical Study Based on Chinese National Engineering ResearchCenters. China Soft Science Magazine.2014, No.10:83-96. (Published inChinese)

[3]     Han R., Lin R.H. Analysis of KnowledgeInnovation Emergence Based on Self-Organized Criticality Theory. Scienceof Science and Management of S. & T.2014, No.4:74-79. (Published inChinese)

[4]     Lin R.H., HouRujing. Experimental Tests of Buyback Contract Coordination and Analysis forits Failure. Journal of Management Science.2014, No.3:75-82. (Published inChinese)

[5]     Lin R.H., Hou Rujing. TheEffect of Reciprocity on Buyback Contract Coordination and Dicision Behaviors. IndustrialEngineering and Management, 2014, Vol.19, No.1:85-90. (Published inChinese)



[1]     HanRong, Lin R.H. Analysis of KnowledgeInnovation Evolution Based on Chaotic Dynamic Model. Studies in Science of Science.2013,Vol.31, No.12:1889-1898. (Published in Chinese)

[2]     Lin R.H., Zhang Hongjuan,Fan Jianhong. Literature Review on Collaborative Innovation Based on NetworkOrganization. Management Review.2013, No.6: 33-48. (Published in Chinese)

[3]     XieZongxiao, Lin R.H., Wang Xingqi. Impactof User Participation on the Effectiveness of Information Security Management:The Multiple Mediation Approach. Journal of Management Science. 2013,Vol.26, No.3:65-76. (Published in Chinese)

[4]     Lin R.H. et al. DoesCollaboration Contribute to Innovation? Evidences from the Co-authorshipNetwork of Chinese Scholars in Management. Chinese-Egyptian Research Journal. 2013,Vol.2, No.3.



[1]     Lin R.H., Fan Jianhong. AStudy of the Characteristics of Co-authorship Network of Chinese Scholars inManagement and Their Impacts on Cooperative Performance. R&D Management. 2012,Vol.24, No.4: 81-92. (Published in Chinese)

[2]     Lin R.Z. Review onKnowledge Worker Growth Strategy of New Technology Enterprise. Theoryand Moderization.2012, No.3:128. (Published in Chinese)

[3]     Lin R.H., Hongjuan Zhang,Jianhong Fan, Rujing Hou. Alliance network and innovation: evidence fromChina's third generation mobile communications industry. Journal of Asia Business Studies.2012,Vol.6, No.2.



[1]     Lin R.H., Fan Jianhong,Zhao Yang, Zhang Hongjuan, Hou Rujing. Research on the relationship amongcorporate governance environment, governance behavior and governanceperformance: Evidences from the evolution of Chinese telecommunicationindustry. Nankai Business Review International.2011, Vol.2 No.4:358-382.

[2]     ZhangHongjuan, Xie siquan, Lin R.H. KnowledgeTransfer in the Network Innovation Process—Based on the Information SpaceTheory. Scientific Management Research.2011, No.1:21-26. (Published inChinese)

[3]     DuLongzheng, Lin R.H., Li Weian, WangFang, Hong Yu. Research on Innovation Path of Enterprise Groups: Analysis fromthe Perspective of Technology Pyramid. China Soft Science Magazine.2011,No.1:21-26. (Published in Chinese)

[4]     LinR.Z., Fan J.H., Zhao Y., Zhang H.J., Hou R.J et al. Research on theRelationship among Corporate Governance Environment, Governance Behavior andGovernance Performance: Evidences from the Evolution of ChineseTelecommunication Industry. Nankai Business Review.2010,No.6:138-148. (Published in Chinese)


Conference Presentations

Includedin Proceedings

[1]     Lin R.H., Han Rong, ZhaoXiaoyang, Liu Mengjia. Innovation governance: perspective of technology andinstitution interaction[C] // 2014 G20Youth Forum, Garmisch, Germany, 2014.5.7-12.

[2]     Lin R.H., Li Kang Hong.Institutional Gap and Dividend Governance of China Transnational CorporateEntry[C] // The 7th Internationalconference on corporate governance. Tianjin, China, 2013.9.

[3]     Lin R.H. From corporategovernance to network governanceevidence and trendof Chinese business groups[C] // AsiaEconomic Community Forum 2013. Incheon, Korea, 2013.11.1-2. (Published inChinese)

[4]     Lin R.H., Han R., Li KangH., Song. Meta Governance from the Perspective of Phylogeny Evolution[C] // The 7th International conference on corporategovernance. Tianjin, China, 2013.9.

[5]     FanJ.H., Lin R. H. Board Capital Influenceon Decision Making of Board[C] // InternationalNetwork for Social Network Analysis 2013 Conference Xi'an. XI’an, 2013.7.

[6]     Lin R.H., Xu Y.K, FanJ.H., Zhang H.J., Fei W.Y. Dividend Governance Mode of Transnational CorporateEntry[C] // The 6th Internationalconference on corporate governance. Dalian, 2011.8.

[7]     Lin R.H., Zhang Hongjuan,Fan jianhong, Han Rong. Collaborative Innovation and Adaptive InnovationProcess of Network Organization: A Multi-Case Study[C] // The 8th International Conference on Service Systems and ServiceManagement (ICSSSM 11). Tianjin, China, 2011.6.25-27.


NotIncluded in proceedings

[1]     Lin R.H., Han Rong, ZhaoXiaoyang, Liu Mengjia. Innovation governance: perspective of technology andinstitution interaction. 2014 G20 YouthForum. Garmisch, Germany, 2014.7.7-12.

[2]     Lin R.H. corporategovernance to network governance: evidence and trend of Chinese business groups. Asia Economic Community Forum 2013.Incheon, Korea, 2013.11.1-2.

[3]     Lin R.H., Han Rong, LiKangHong, Song. Trade upgrading and Network Governance Emergence. Transnational Corporate Governance Forum. Shandong, 2012.8.

[4]     Lin R.H., Li Yi Ping, ShiJ. Team Diversity Influence on Innovation Performance: from IntegrationPerspective. The 8th SocialNetwork and Relation Management Seminar. Tsinghua Universityeristy, 2012.7.

[5]     Lin R.H., Zhang Hongjuan,Fan jianhong. Alliance governance and innovation--evidence from the high-techindustry and enterprises in China. International Conference on "The Future of Industry and Innovation in Asia:Firms, Networks and Alliances". Stanford University, 2010.7.8-9.


Booksand Chapters

[1]     SongK.X., Gong J., Wang W.M. Management System Research in Green StandardizedIndustry. Tianjin: Nankai University, 2014.( Participate in Writing)

[2]     Lin RunHui. Non-governmentOrganization Management, the 9th Chapter. Higher Education Press, 2013.(Monograph)

[3]     Li WeiAn, Xue Lan, et al. Large Enterprise Group Innovation Governance. Beijing:Science Press, 2012.(Participate in WritingChapter 1,2,7)

[4]     YanJ.Y., Li R.H., An Li ping, Shi Jian. Management Information System inInformation Age. Beijing: Machinery Industry Press, 2011. (Participate inWriting)


[1]     2014-2017,sub-research program of NSSF Key Project, Simulation of Network SocietyGovernance Mechanism in China

[2]     2014-2015,Internet Governance, The Global Governance Futures program (GGF), by the GlobalPublic Policy Institute (GPPi) along with the Robert Bosch Stiftung

[3]     2014-2015,Tianjin Science and Technology Development Strategy Research Project, Countermeasureof overseas merger and acquisition of Tianjin Technology-based enterprises andR&D institution(Key Project)

[4]     2012.1-2016.12,Researches on Transnational Governance and Governance evaluation of the ChineseBusiness Groups, NSFC (Key Project) (PI)

[5]     2012.5-2013.12,Improve Chinese enterprises' corporate governance, compliance management and corporatesocial responsibility, supported by Asian Development Bank(PI)

[6]     2011-2012,Haitai Group, Research on Green Standardization Industry Management System(PI)

[7]     2010.1-2012.12,National Natural Science Foundation of China, Effect of Network Organization Structure and Governance Mechanismon Collaborative InnovationEffect of Network Organization Structure andGovernance Mechanism on Collaborative Innovation(PI)

[8]     2008-2010,Network governance and evaluation of business groups, Supported by the  Programfor New Century Excellent Talents in University,  granted by the Ministryof Education, P.R. China2008.6-2010.12, Network governance andevaluation of business groups, Supported by the Program for New CenturyExcellent Talents in University, granted by the Ministry of Education, P.R.China(PI)

[9]     2008-2010,Empirical research on network governance and performance evaluation of businessnetworks  based on the systems view,supported by the MOE(Ministry of Education,P.R.China)  Project of Key Research Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences at Universities2008-2010,Empirical research on network governance and performance evaluation of businessnetworks based on the systems view, supported by the Ministry of Education Projectof Key Research Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences at University(PI) 



CorporateGovernance, Information Technology Management,

ManagementScience and Engineering, Introduction to Engineering Management, NetworkOrganization and Innovation Management,

E-businessin China (taught in English), Internet Governance



Topicresearch on transnational corporate governance,

Informationtechnology management (taught in English)



Informationtechnology management (taught in English), IT project managementNetworkand Innovation (taught in English)



ITProject Management

GenerateBusiness Value from Information Technology (taught in English)