Associate Professor in Management
  • Ph.D. in Marketing, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Bachelor of Economics in , School of Business, Beijing International Studies University, Beijing
  • Research Associate, School of Business, Loughborough University
  • Excgange Student, Eli Broad Graduate School of Management, Michigan State University
  • Family Business Research Award, China Private Enterprises Research Association, Beijing, China, 2013
  • Research Fellowship Award, The University of Macau, Macau, 2010
  • Best Papers Proceedings, Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada, 2010
  • Undergraduate Courses
    • Strategic Management (MGMT3003/MGMT330/MGMT317)
    • Principles of Business Management (MGMT110)
    • Introduction to Business (MGMT100)
    • Principles of Management (MGMT102)
    • Corporate Strategies — China Focus (MGMT468)
    • Contemporary Issues in Strategic Management (MGMT470)
  • X. Chen, L. Yuan & Y.K. Feng, “COVID-19 Corporate Recovery and Public Policy Research under Major Infectious Disease Epidemic: Taking Guangdong,Hong Kong and Macau Bay Area Enterprises as an Example”, Grant No.: HSS-UMAC-2020-03, Higher Education Fund, 2020-2022 (Principal investigator).
  • X. Chen & Lin Yuan, “Institutional Support and Entrepreneurial Orientation: Curvilinear Effects and Multi-facet Institutional Contingencies “, Grant No.: MYRG2018-00233-FBA, University of Macau, 2018-2020 (Principal investigator).
  • K. Chan & X. Chen, “Interaction Orientation and Service Value: The Critical Role of Frontline Employees”, Grant No.: MYRG2018-00214-FBA, University of Macau, 2018-2020 (Co-investigator).
  • J. Lai & X. Chen, “Organizational Learning and strategic Implementation”, Grant No.: MYRG2018-00178-FBA, University of Macau, 2018-2020 (Co-investigator).
  • X. Chen & Lin Y., “Knowledge Transfer at the Team level: Antecedents and consequences”, Grant No.: MYRG2016-00197-FBA, University of Macau, 2016-2018 (Principal investigator).
  • Wang M. & X. Chen, “The Effect of Design Features of Multimedia and Social Media Technology on Learning Effectiveness for Higher Education Learners”, Sponsored by United International College, 2014-2016 (Co-investigator).
  • X. Chen &: Lin Y., “Institutional Gaps and Organizational Learning in Emerging Economies”, Grant No.: MYRG045 (Y1-L1)-FBA13-CXY, University of Macau, 2013-2014 (Principal investigator).
  • X. Chen, K. Zhou & J. Wu, “How International Joint Ventures (IJVs) Build International Competitiveness in Emerging Economies”, Grant No.: MYRG009 (Y1-L1)-FBA12-CXY, University of Macau, 2012-2013 (Principal investigator).
  • Wu J. & X. Chen, “The Diverse Institutional Distance and Product Innovation”, Grant No.: MYRG006 (Y1-L1)-FBA12-WJ, University of Macau, 2012-2013 (Co-investigator).
  • X. Chen, “External Organizational Learning and Innovation in High Tech Industry in China”, University of Macau, 2009-2010 (Principal investigator).
  • Organizational Learning and Innovations
  • Strategy in Emerging Markets
  • Entrepreneurship of Chinese Firms
  • Managerial networking
  1. Wu, J., Wood, G., Chen, X., Meyer, M., & Liu, Z. (2020). Strategic ambidexterity and innovation in Chinese multinational vs. indigenous firms: The role of managerial capability. International Business Review, 29(6), 101652.
  2. Zhang, X., Liu, H., Chen, X., Zhong, J., & Wang, D. (2020). A novel hybrid deep recommendation system to differentiate user’s preference and item’s attractiveness. Information Sciences, 519, 306-316.
  3. Wang, Y., Yang, L., Chen, X., Zhang, X., & He, Z. (2018) Enhancing social network privacy with accumulated non-zero prior knowledge, Information Sciences, Vol. 445-446, 6-21.
  4. Ruan, S., Lai, J. Y. M., Chen, X., Zhang, X. (2016). Deviated Expectation based Classification Method for Stock Price Prediction. Services Transactions on Big Data (STBD), 3(2), 36-46.
  5. Yan, L, Liu, M., Chen, X. & Shi, G. 2016. An Arousal-based Explanation of Affect Dynamics, European Journal of Marketing, 50 (7/8): 1159-1184. (ABS3)
  6. Chen, X., Zou H., Lam L.W. & Liu X. 2016. Psychological Capital and Conflict Management in the Entrepreneur-Venture Capitalist Relationship: The Entrepreneurs’ Perspective. International Small Business Journal, 34(4): 446-467. (ABS3)
  7. Yuan, L. & Chen, X. (Equal contribution) 2015. Managerial Learning and New Product Innovativeness in High-tech Industries: Curvilinear Effect and the Role of Multilevel Institutional Support. Industrial Marketing Management, 50: 51-59.
  8. Chen, X., Chen, X. & Zhou, K.Z. (2014), Strategic Orientation, Foreign Parent Control, and Differentiation Capability Building of International Joint Ventures in an Emerging Market. Journal of International Marketing, 22(3):30-49.
  9. Wu, J. & Chen, X. (2014), Home country institutional environments and foreign expansion of emerging market firms, International Business Review, 23(5):862-872.
  10. Chen, X & Wu, J. (2011), Do Different Guanxi Types Affect Capability Building Differently? A Contingency View. Industrial Marketing Management, 40(4): 581-592.
  11. Chen, X., Lam, L.W. & Zou, H. (2011), Antecedents and Performance Consequences of Integrated Brand Management in China: An Exploratory Study, Journal of Global Marketing, 24(2):167-180.
  12. Bao, Y., Chen, X. & Zhou, K.Z. (2012), External Learning, Market Dynamics, and Radical Innovation: Evidence from China’s High-Tech Firms, Journal of Business Research, 65(8): 1226-1233.
  13. Wu, J. & Chen, X. (2012) “Leaders’ social ties, knowledge acquisition capability, and firm competitive advantage.” Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 29 (2): 331-350.
  14. Chen, X., Bao, Y. & Zhou, K.Z. (2010), A contingency view of external learning and radical innovation in Chinese high-tech industry. Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings, Montreal, Canada.
  15. Zou, H., Chen, X. & Ghauri, P. (2010), Antecedents and Consequences of New Venture Growth Strategy: An Empirical Study in China, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 27(3):393-421.
  16. Chen, X., Zou, H. & Wang, D.T. (2009), How Do New Ventures Grow? Firm Capabilities, Growth Strategies and Performance, International Journal of Research in Marketing, 26(4):294-303.
  17. He, Z. & Chen, X. (2005), Understanding the Structure of China’s Electronic Market: An Empirical Investigation of Its Consumer Segments, Multinational Business Review, 13(2): 43-61.
  1. Ho, S. & Chen. X. (2015), Family Business Succession in Macau, In Chinese Family Business Report on Succession, China Private Enterprises Research Association. (In Chinese) 何顺文,陈晓云,澳门家族企业的传承, 《中国家族企业传承的报告》, 中国民(私)营经济研究会,11/2015.
  2. Ho, S. & Chen. X., Corporate Social Responsibility of Family Business in Macau, In Chinese Family Business Report on Corporate Social Responsibility, China Private Enterprises Research Association, 11/2013. (In Chinese) 何顺文,陈晓云,澳门家族企业之企业社会责任报告, 《中国家族企业社会责任报告》, 中国民(私)营经济研究会,11/2013.
  1. Zhang, X. & X. Chen (27/06/2019). “Forecasting Customer Flow in China through LSTM Network Model Based on Big Data” , 2019 Academy of Management Meeting Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  2. Zhang, X., Chen, X. Y., Dong, M. (21/05/2018). Off-line Customer Flow Forecast through Deep Neural Networks. 2018 AMA Global Marketing SIG Conference in Santorini, Greece.
  3. Xiao, Z., Chen, X., Dong, M., Gao, S., Zhou, K. (21/05/2018). Does Institutional Support Cultivate Firm’s Entrepreneurial Orientation in Emerging Economies? 2018 AMA Global Marketing SIG Conference in Santorini, Greece.
  4. Chen. X. (30/10/2017). “External Knowledge Sourcing and Firm Performance in an Emerging Economy: Whom to Learn From? “, Invited Talk at the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  5. Chen, X. Y., Zhou, K. (02/07/2017). IJVs’ Building of Adaptive Capability: The Double Edged Role of Organizational Communication. Proceedings of AIB 2017 Annual Meeting, Dubai, UAE.
  6. Chen, X. Y., Zhou, K. (19/06/2017). Organizational Learning in an Emerging Economy: Effects of Learning Type, Organizational Capabilities, and Inter-Institutional Gaps. 10th Asia Academy of Management Conference 2017 Proceedings. Fukuoka, Japan.
  7. Chen, X. Y., Zhou, K., Wang, M. (23/05/2017). What to Learn and Whom to Learn From? An Empirical Study in an Emerging Economy. Proceedings of EMAC 2017. Groningen, Netherlands.
  8. Xiao, Z., Dong, M., Chen, X. Y., Gao, S. (19/06/2017). Institutional Support and Entrepreneurial Orientation in Emerging Markets: Curvilinear Effects and Multi-facet Institutional Contingencies. 10th Asia Academy of Management Conference Proceedings. Fukuoka, Japan.
  9. Chen, X. Y., Qian, F. (12/2016). External Learning and NPI in High-tech Industries: Moderating Role of Implementation Speed and Process Control. 2016 SMS Special Conference Hong Kong. Hong Kong.
  10. Chen, X. Y., Yan, L., Wang, Y., Zhang, X. (05/2016). How Do Supervision and Autonomy Affect Subcontractors’ Commitment? The Moderating Roles of Distributive Justice and Flexibility Norm. EMAC 2016. Oslo, Norway.
  11. Xiao, Z., Dong, C. , Chen, X. Y. (06/2016). Institutional Support and Entrepreneurial Orientation in Emerging Markets: Curvilinear Effects and Multi-facet Institutional Contingencies. 2016 Annual Conference of CIMaR. Xi’an, China.
  12. Chen, X. Y., Yuan, L. (07/08/2015). Managerial learning and product innovativeness: The role of multilevel institutional support. 2015 Academy of Management Meeting Conference Proceedings. Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  13. Chen, X. & Yuan, L. (26/06/2015). Curvilinear effect of managerial learning on new product innovativeness in an emerging economy: The moderating role of multilevel institutional support. 56th Annual International Conference of Academy of International Business 2015. Bengaluru, India.
  14. Yan, L., Chen, X. & Ma, C. (06/2015). Beyond the individuals: The effects of motivational, structural and cognitive characteristic of the organization actor on team level knowledge transfer. Asia Academy of Management 2015 Conference. Hong Kong, China.
  15. Chen, X. & Yuan, L. (13/05/2015). Managerial learning, institutional government support and innovation in emerging markets. CIMAR 2015. Vienna, Austria.
  16. Chen X., Chen X. & Zhou K. Strategic Orientation and Differentiation Capability: Building of International Joint Ventures in an Emerging Economy: Evidence from China, Academy of Management Annual Meeting (AOM), Philadelphia, United States, August 1-5, 2014.
  17. Chen X.,Chen X. & Zhou K. Strategic Orientation, Foreign Parent Control, and Differentiation Capability Building of International Joint Ventures in an Emerging Market, Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business (AIB), Vancouver, Canada, June 23-26, 2014.
  18. Chen X. & Wu J. When Does Imbalance between Exploration and Exploitation Enhance Performance? A Contingency View, Presented at the 35th INFORMS Marketing Science Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, July 11-13, 2013.
  19. Wang M. & Chen X. How Does the Explanation after a Crisis Affect Consumers Trust and Distrust towards the Company, Presented at the 35th INFORMS Marketing Science Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, July 11-13, 2013.
  20. Zou H., Chen X., Lam L.W. & Liu X. Psychological Capital and Conflict Management in the Entrepreneur-Venture Capitalist Relationship: The Entrepreneurs’ Perspective, Presented at the Strategic Management Forum, Shanghai, China, August 22-23, 2013.
  21. Wu J. & Chen X. How Country Institutional Environments and Foreign Expansion of Emerging Market Firms, Presented at Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business (AIB), Istanbul, Turkey, July 3-6, 2013.
  22. Chen X. Zhou K.Z. & Chen X. How IJVs Build Differentiation Capability in China? To Be Technology-Oriented or Customer-Oriented? Presented at Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business (AIB), Istanbul, Turkey, July 3-6, 2013.
  23. Chen X. & Wang M. Organizational Learning and Innovations: A Study of High-Tech Firms in China, Presented at the EMAC Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, June 4-7, 2013.
  24. Wang M. & Chen X, .Effects of Online Product Personalization on Price Sensitivity, Presented at the EMAC Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, June 4-7, 2013.
  25. Chen X. Bao Y & Zhou KZ. A Contingency View of External Learning and Radial Innovation in Chinese High-Tech Industry, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Montréal, QC, Canada, 2010.
  26. Chen X & Wu J. How does guanxi affect firm capabilities? Typology and boundary conditions, 32nd INFORMS Marketing Science Conference, Cologne, Germany, 2010.
  27. Chen X & Zhou K.Z. Strategic Orientation, Internal Communication, and Capability Building in IJVs: A Contingency Perspective, Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business (AIB), San Diego, LA, 2009.
  28. Zou H, Chen X, & Ghauri P, Antecedents and Consequences of New Venture Growth Strategy, Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business (AIB), Milan, Italy, 2008.
  29. Zou H & Chen X, New Venture Growth Strategies: Technological Capability and Technology Leveraging, Academy of Management, Taipei, Taiwan, 2008.
  30. Zou H, Chen X, & Ghauri P. Antecedents and Consequences of New Venture Growth Strategy: An Empirical Study in China, Academy of Management (special issue conference) Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 2008.
  31. J.C. Miller & X. Chen (2008), “Technology Acquisition and Business Performance Under Guanxi: The Moderating Role of Business Networks and Government Relationships in China”, The Academy of Marketing Science (AMS) Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2008.
  32. Chen, X & Zhou, KZ (2006), “Learning across Boundaries: A Contingency View of External Learning and Firm Performance,” The American Marketing Association Summer Educators’ Conference, Chicago, August, 2006.
  33. Miller, JC & Chen, X (2006), “Knowledge Acquisition under Guanxi: A Multilevel Analysis of Governmental Relationships and Business Networks Effect on the Learning-Performance Relationship in China,” The Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business, Beijing, June, 2006.
  34. Chen, X, Zhou, KZ & Tse, DK (2006), “Antecedents and Performance Consequences of Integrated Brand Management in China: An Empirical Study,” The Fifth Annual International Business and Economy Conference, Hawaii, January, 2006.
  35. Chen, X, Li, SY & Tse, DK (2004), “Understanding Generation Cohorts in China: A Conceptual Framework and Some Preliminary Results,” The Academy of International Business South East Asia Regional Conference, Macau, August, 2004.
  • PhD Students
    • Feng, Yukun, Judy, Doctoral student of Business Administration, University of Macau
  • Master Students
    • Zhang, Jie, Master of Business Administration, University of Macau, Thesis title: Improving the Satisfaction of the Project Contract Responsibility System: Research on the Effect of Satisfaction of the Distribution of Profit and Felt Accountability, and the Moderating Effect of Communication (Completed)
    • Mok Ka Lai, Kelly, Master of Business Administration, University of Macau, Thesis title: The Relationship among Work-Family Conflict, Job Satisfaction and Work-Family Positive Spillover of Women in Macau (Completed)
    • Ma, Chao, Master of Business Administration, University of Macau, Thesis title: Impact Analysis with Different Main Entry Levels of Knowledge Transformation and Organizational Performance (Completed)