Wei Chen

Wei Chen
  • Associate Professor
  • Business
  • Academic Degrees

    • B.A., Xiamen University
    • M.A., M.S., Ph.D., Texas Tech University
  • Areas of Expertise

    • Business Plan
    • University Technology Transfer Management
    • Business Strategy

Wei Chen earned a Ph.D. in management from Texas Tech University. Her research interests are in business strategy, entrepreneurship, international business, and business history. She presented and published research on international business, research methods, management history, institutional entrepreneurship, family business, technology transfer, team management, change management, emerging economies, and higher education in journals and at conferences such as Journal of Management History, Western Academy of Management, Southern Management Association, and Academy of Management. Her research on institutional entrepreneurship and technology transfer won the Best Paper Award by United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship and by Journal of Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. Journal of Management History recognized her research on Mary Parker Follett as the Highly Commended paper of the year. Besides her academic pursuit, she also translated books in arts, worked in the ocean shipping business, and volunteered for nonprofit organizations.