Wei Shen

Associate Dean for China Programs and Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4006
Associate Dean, China Programs
University Staff
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4006
Associate Dean
University Staff
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4006

Biography

Wei Shen is a professor and Associate Dean for China programs at the W. P. Carey School of Business. In his role, he oversees all aspects of the China programs, which include the EMBA and DBA programs designed for high-level executives and decision makers. Before joining ASU in 2010, he was an associate professor at the University of Florida.

Professor Shen is a noted researcher on topics including strategic leadership, corporate governance, organizational search, and research methodology. His research has appeared in the top-tier journals of his field, including the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, and Strategic Management Journal.

He has served on the editorial boards of several premier journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management and Governance, Management and Organization Review, and Strategic Management Journal. 

Education

  • Ph.D. in Business Administration, Texas A&M University
  • B.S. in Psychology, Peking University

Research Interests

  • Strategic Leadership
  • Corporate Governance
  • Organizational Search
  • Research Methodology

Publications

  • Knippen, J., Shen, W., & Zhu, Q. 2019. Limited progress? The effect of external pressure for board gender diversity on the increase of female directors. Strategic Management Journal, forthcoming.
  • Ponomareva, Y., Shen, W., & Umans, T. 2019. Organizational discretion, board control, and shareholder wealth: A contingency perspective. Corporate Governance: An International Review, forthcoming.
  • Chen, X-P. & Shen, W. 2018. Empirical Methods in Organization and Management Research (3rd Edition). Beijing, China: Peking University Press.
  • Zhu, D. H., & Shen, W. 2016. Why do some outside successions fare better than others? The role of outside CEOs’ prior experience with board diversity. Strategic Management Journal, forthcoming.
  • Shapiro, D. L., Hom, P. W., Shen, W., & Agarwal, R. 2016. How do leader-departures affect subordinates’ organizational attachment? A 360-degree relational perspective. Academy of Management Review, 41(3): 479-502
  • Shen, W., Zhou, Q., & Lau, C. M. 2016. Empirical research on corporate governance in China: A review and new directions for the future. Management and Organization Review, 12(1): 41-73.
  • Zhu, D. H., Shen, W., & Hillman, A. 2014. Recategorization: New directors who are demographically different from incumbents and their subsequent positions on boards. Administrative Science Quarterly, 53(2): 240-270.
  • Shen, W., & Gentry, R. J. 2014. A cyclical view of the relationship between corporate governance and strategic management.Journal of Management and Governance, 18(4): 959-973.
  • Gentry, R. J., & Shen, W.  2013. The impacts of performance relative to analyst forecasts and analyst coverage on firm R&D intensity. Strategic Management Journal, 34(1): 121-130.

Courses

Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
MKT 525Excel in Services
WPC 580Practicum
ACC 595Continuing Registration
WPC 598Special Topics
DBA 701MacroECN Policy in Global Envi
DBA 702Glob FIN Sys Mkt & Institution
DBA 723Seminar:Research in Action III
DBA 791Seminar
MGT 792Research
DBA 799Dissertation
MGT 799Dissertation
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
WPC 580Practicum
MGT 588Strategic Leadership
MGT 589Strategic Management
SCM 591Seminar
FIN 591Seminar
ECN 591Seminar
ACC 595Continuing Registration
DBA 705Global Corporate Strategy
DBA 708Corporate FIN and Governance
DBA 715Current Trends Europe Module
DBA 723Seminar:Research in Action III
DBA 791Seminar
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
DBA 799Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MKT 560Customer Relationship Mgmt
MGT 591Seminar
ACC 595Continuing Registration
WPC 598Special Topics
MGT 792Research
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MKT 525Excel in Services
WPC 580Practicum
REA 591Seminar
ACC 595Continuing Registration
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 588Strategic Leadership
FIN 591Seminar
ECN 591Seminar
SCM 591Seminar
ACC 595Continuing Registration
WPC 598Special Topics
DBA 705Global Corporate Strategy
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MKT 560Customer Relationship Mgmt
ACC 591Seminar
MGT 591Seminar
ACC 595Continuing Registration
WPC 598Special Topics
MGT 792Research
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
WPC 580Practicum
REA 591Seminar
SCM 591Seminar
ECN 591Seminar
ACC 595Continuing Registration
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 588Strategic Leadership
ECN 591Seminar
ACC 594Conference and Workshop
ACC 595Continuing Registration
DBA 705Global Corporate Strategy
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MKT 560Customer Relationship Mgmt
ACC 591Seminar
FIN 594Conference and Workshop
ACC 595Continuing Registration
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
FIN 591Seminar
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 588Strategic Leadership
DBA 705Global Corporate Strategy
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 588Strategic Leadership
DBA 705Global Corporate Strategy
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation