Wei Shen

Associate Dean
Administrative
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4006
Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4006
Associate Dean, China Programs
Administrative
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4006

Biography

Wei Shen is 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 graduate programs designed for high-level executives and decision makers. He previously served as co-director of the EMBA program in China.

Before joining ASU in 2010, he was an assistant professor at both the University of Florida and Rutgers University. Shen is a noted researcher on topics, including strategic leadership, corporate governance, organizational search, and research methodology. His research has appeared in leading publications, including Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Managerial Issues, and the Journal of Business Research.

He currently serves on the editorial boards of four premier journals, including the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management and Governance, Management and Organization Review, and Strategic Management Journal. He has previously served as a senior research fellow at the SKOLKOVO Institute for Emerging Market Studies. 

Education

  • PhD — Texas A&M University, 1999
  • BS — Peking University, 1995

Research Interests

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

Publications

  • 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 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
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 588Strategic Leadership
DBA 705Global Corporate Strategy
MGT 791Seminar
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 791Seminar
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
Fall 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 588Strategic Leadership
MGT 791Seminar
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation