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  • Sai Lan, PhD

  • Assistant Professor
  • PhD, Strategy & Entrepreneurship, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Fields:Innovation and Entrepreneurship, International Business Management, Corporate Strategy
  • Office Phone Number: +86-755-2603-3351
  • Office Room: RM 729, PHBS Building
  • Email: sailan@phbs.pku.edu.cn
Research Fields:

• Strategic Management, with a focus on technology and innovation management
• Open Innovation and Open Source Software
• Corporate Strategy, with a focus on value creation through innovation in M&As
• International business management
 

Education:

PhD, Strategy & Entrepreneurship, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

MS, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago 

MS, Computer Science, Peking University 

BE, Computer Engineering, Tongji University

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:
2011 – Present Assistant Professor of Strategic Management,
HSBC Business School, Peking University


Employment:

Business Analyst, Dupage Medical Group, Glen Ellyn, IL, 2005-2006.

Software Architect & Team Lead, Park City Solutions, Itasca, IL, 2001-2005.

Software Engineer, Motorola Inc., Arlington Heights, IL, 1999-2001

JOURNAL PAPER
1. Lan, S., Zhu, H., Yang, F., 2015, “The Long-term Performance of Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions: Evidence from the Chinese Stock Market”, Chinese Management Studies, 9(3): 385-400

2. Lan, S. & Xian, D., 2015, “Firm Factors Affecting University-Industry R&D Collaboration”, Science & Technology Progress and Policy (科技进步与对策), 32(12): 108-113

3. Lan, S. & Zhao, Y., 2014, “Impact of Public Policy on Firm Innovation Investment and Performance – Evidence from High Technology Industries in Guangdong Province”, South China Journal of Economics (南方经济), 32(8): 27-43

4. Lan, S. & Yuan, H., 2014, “The Determinants of Interdisciplinary Team Innovation Performance: Empirical Study based on a Top US Research University”, Science and Management (科学与管理), 34(2): 3-11.
 
BOOK CHAPTER
1. Lan, S., “Chinese Firm CSR Adoption for Global Competitiveness – An AMC Perspective”, in “Sustainable Development and CSR in China”, R. Schmidpeter et al. (eds.), Springer International Publishing Switzerland

2. Li, Y., Zahra, S., & Lan, S., “Heterogeneity in New Venture Formation Rates Across Nations: The Schumpeterian and Institutional Economics Views”, in “Entrepreneurial Finance Handbook”, World Scientific Publishers, forthcoming
 
CONFERENCE PAPER
1. Chastagner K., Lan, S., Zhang, C. “When do firms take their domestic M&A ownership patterns overseas?”, Proceedings of Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting, Best Paper Award, August 2015, Vancouver, Canada

2. Lan, S., Zhang, J., “Post-IPO exit behavior of venture capital”, 9th China Management Society Annual Meeting, Guanzhou, China, November 2014
 
3. Lan, S., Liu, L. “Interdisciplinarity, Knowledge Diversity, and Innovation Productivity: An Empirical Study of University Researcher Performance”, Strategic Management Society (SMS) Annual Conference, Madrid, Spain, September 2014

4. Shao, B., Wang, L., Lan, S. “When Leader Anger Helps and When It Hurts”, Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Conference, Philadelphia, USA, August 2014
 
5. Lan, S., Zhu, H & Chastagner, K. “Majority vs. Minority Acquisition: A Study of Chinese Cross-border M&A”, International Association of Chinese Management Research (IACMR) Conference, Beijing, June 2014

6. Zhu, H., He, X-M. & Lan, S. “Evolution of Chinese Firms during Institutional Transition: An Institution-based View of Exploitation and Exploration in Organizational Learning”, International Association of Chinese Management Research (IACMR) Conference, Beijing, June 2014

7. Lan, S., Yang, F., & Zhu, H. “Imprinting Home Institutional Influence – Chinese Firms’ Long-term Performance in Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions”. Proceedings of Academy of International Business (AIB) – Southeast Asia Regional Conference, Bali, Indonesia, December 2013 – Best Paper Award (FDI & IB track)

8. Lan, S. “Impact of Market and Innovation Globalization on MNC Performance”, Proceedings of Academy of International Business (AIB) – Southeast Asia Regional Conference, Bali, Indonesia, December 2013

9. Miller, D., Seth, A. & Lan, S. “Accelerating Innovation through Acquisition: An Evaluation of Patent and Product Portfolios”. Strategic Management Society (SMS) Annual Conference, Atlanta, USA, September 2013

10. Lan, S., Miller, D. & Mahoney, J. “Public Firm Sponsorship of Open Source Software – A Knowledge-Based Approach to Open Innovation”. Academy of Management (AOM) Conference, Boston, USA, August 2012

11. Lan, S. “Joint Effect of Market and Innovation Globalization on MNC Performance”. Strategic Management Society (SMS) Special Conference on Global Innovation, Singapore, June 2012

12. Miller, D., Seth, A. & Lan, S. “Accelerating Innovation through Acquisition: Complementarity in Patent and Product Portfolios”. Academy of Management (AOM) Conference, San Antonio, USA, 2011

13. Miller, D., Seth, A. & Lan, S. “Antecedents and Consequences of Acquisitions Involving High-Technology Firms”. Strategic Management Society (SMS) Annual Conference, Rome, Italy, 2010 
Technology Entrepreneurship, PHBS, 2016
Strategic Management (MBA core course), PHBS, 2014-2016
Strategic Management Research, PHBS, 2013-2016 
Introduction to Management, PHBS, Fall 2012
Strategic Management, PHBS, Spring 2012
International Management, PHBS, Fall 2011
Instructor for business core course: Business Policy and Strategy, Spring 2009, Department of Business Administration, UIUC