Prof. Stan Xiao LI (黎曉教授)

PhD - Business Administration (University of Toronto)

Professor

Prof. Stan Xiao LI (黎曉教授)

Contact Information

Address: 10-252, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building
City University of Hong Kong
Phone: +852 34424642
Fax: +852 34420309
E-mail:
stan.li@cityu.edu.hk

Stan Xiao Li received his Ph.D. from University of Toronto. His research interests include strategic networks, institutionalism and leadership. His teaching interests are strategic management, international business, and leadership. His research works have appeared in some top-tier management journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, and Organization Science, etc. He is currently an editorial board member of the Strategic Management Journal. 

RESEARCH DISTINCTIONS

·    Shipilov, Andrew V., Li, Stan X. & Han, Jung Yun (2012). Supplier Referrals and Closure of Embedded Multiplex Triads. OMT Division Best Paper Award Nominee. Academy of Management Conference, Boston, 2012.

·    Yao, X., Li, S. X., Sue-Chan, C., & Xi, Y. (2008). Structural replacement or structural inducement: Government ties of Chinese business executives. Best Paper (Macro Track) 2nd Runner-up, International Association for Chinese Management Research Conference, Guangzhou, China, 2008.

·    Li, Stan X. & Rowley, Timothy. (2000) “Is it better to be talented, popular, or nice? The role of experiential and non-experiential information interorganizational partner selection.” Business Policy Division Best Paper Award, Academy of Management Conference, Toronto, 2000.

PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles

·        Shipilov, Andrew V., Li, Stan Xiao, and Li, Wan (Accepted). Can you do kung fu and also act? New entrants’ status attainment in the creative industries. Journal of World Business. 

·        Shipilov, Andrew V., Gulati, Ranjay, Kilduff, Martin, Li, Stan Xiao, and Tsai, Wenpin. (2014). Relational pluralism within and between organizations. Academy of Management Journal (Special Research Forum). 57(2): 449-459.

·        Wang, Liang, Madhok, Anoop & Li, Stan X. (2014). Agglomeration and clustering over the industry life cycle: Toward a dynamic model of geographic concentration. Strategic Management Journal. 35(7): 995-1012.

·        Shipilov, Andrew & Li, Stan X. (2012). The missing link: The effect of customers on the formation of relationships among producers in the multiplex triads. Organization Science. 23(2):472-491.

·        Shipilov, A. V., Li, S. X., & Greve, H. R. (2011). The prince and the pauper: Search and brokerage in the initiation of status-heterophilous ties. Organization Science. 22(6): 1418-1434.

·        Li, Stan X., Yao, Xiaotao, Sue-Chan, Christina & Xi, Youmin (2011). Where do social ties come from? Institutional framework and governmental tie distribution among Chinese managers. Management and Organization Review. 7(1): 97-124.

·        The abridged version of this paper was profiled in the founding issue of Chinese Management Insights. (Li, Stan X., Yao, Xiaotao, Sue-Chan, Christina & Xi, Youmin (2011). “Where do social ties come from? Institutional framework and governmental tie distribution among Chinese managers” China Management Insights. 1(1): 32-38.

·        This article is also featured in a virtual issue published by Wiley, Research in Emerging Economy Contexts (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/subject/code/000028/homepage/virtual_issue__research_in_emerging_economy_contexts.htm).

·        Greenwood, R., Diaz, A. M., Li, S. X., & Lorente, J. C. (2010). The multiplicity of institutional logics and the heterogeneity of organizational responses. Organization Science. 21(2): 521-539.

·        Yao, X., Li, S. X., Sue-Chan, C., & Xi, Y. (2009). Structural replacement or structural inducement: Government ties of Chinese business executives. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 26(1): 54-70. (The paper states that Yao and Li contributed equally to this paper.)

·        Shipilov, Andrew V. & Li, Stan X. (2008). To have a cake and eat it too? Structural holes’ influence on status accumulation and market performance in collaborative networks. Administrative Science Quarterly. 53(1): 73-108.

·        Greenwood, Royston, Deephouse, David & Li, Stan X. (2007). Ownership and performance of professional service firms. Organization Studies, 28(2): 219-238.

·        Greenwood, Royston, Li, Stan X., Prakash, R., & Deephouse, David L. (2005). Reputation, diversification, and organizational explanations of performance in professional service firms. Organization Science, 16(6): 661-673.

·        Li, Stan X. & Greenwood, Royston (2004). The effect of within-industry diversification on firm performance: Synergy creation, multi-market contact and market structuration. Strategic Management Journal, 25(12): 1131-1153.

·        Brown, Travor, Li, Stan X.,  Sargent, Leisa D. & Tasa, Kevin (2003). What went wrong at university hospital? Assessing training effectiveness. Journal of Management Education.  Vol. 27(4): 485-496.

·        Li, Stan X. & Rowley, Timothy J. (2002). Inertia and evaluation mechanisms in interorganizational partner selection: Syndicate formations among U.S. investment banks. Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 45(6: 1104-1119.

·        Li, Stan X. & Berta, Whitney B. (2002). Status-based strategic actions in the U.S. investment banking industry. Organization Studies, Vol. 23(3): 339-368.

·        Baum, Joel A. C., Li, Stan X. & Usher, John M. (2000). Making the next move: How experiential and vicarious learning shape the locations of chains’ acquisitions. Administrative Science Quarterly, 45(4): 766-801.

Book Chapters

·        Shipilov, Andrew and Li, Stan X. (2014).  Towards the relational multiplexity perspective on inter-firm networks. Research in the Sociology of Organizations, Volume 40, pp. 95-110. Volume title: Contemporary Perspectives on Organizational Social Networks. Guest edited by: Daniel J. Brass, Giuseppe (Joe) Labianca, Ajay Mehra, Daniel S. Halgin and Stephen P. Borgatti. Emerald.

·        Li, S.X. (2009). Book Review: The Sage handbook of organizational institutionalism. Administrative Science Quarterly, 54(3): 533-535.

·        Li, Stan X. & Chuang, You-Ta. (2001). Racing for market share: Hypercompetition and the performance of multiunit-multimarket firms. In J. A. C. Baum & H. R. Greve (Eds.), Advances in Strategic Management, Vol. 18, pp. 329-355. Stamford, CT: JAI Press. 2001.

 Proceedings

·        Shipilov, Andrew V., Li, Stan X. & Han, Jung Yun (2012). Supplier referrals and closure of embedded multiplex Triads. OMT Division Best Paper Award Nominee. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, 2012. Academy of Management Conference Best Paper Proceedings.

·        Shipilov, A. V., Li, S. X., & Baum, A.C. (2011). A matching theory of embedded interfirm tie formation. Best Paper Proceedings. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 2011 San Antonio. OMT Division.

·        Wang, Liang, Madhok, Anoop & Li, Stan Xiao (2009). Time contingence of geographic concentration: Wine production in Ontario. Academy of Management Conference Best Paper Proceedings, BPS Division, Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management 2009, Chicago.

·        Li, Stan X. & Shipilov, Andrew V. (2008). Transferability of partnering experiences across networks. Academy of Management Conference Best Paper Proceedings, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 2008, Anaheim, California.

·        Li, Stan X.& Rowley, Timothy. (2000) Is it better to be talented, popular, or nice? The role of experiential and non-experiential information in interorganizational partner selection. Academy of Management Conference Best Paper Proceedings. BPS Division Best Paper Award. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Toronto, 2000.

·        Li, Stan X. & Berta, Whitney (1999). Ties that bind: Status-based constraints on strategic actions in the U.S. investment banking industry. The Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference Proceedings, Saint John, New Brunswick, 1999.

·        Baum, Joel A. C., Li, Stan X. & Usher, John M. (2000). Spatial embeddedness of acquisitions by multiunit organizations. Conference on Knowledge and Innovation Proceedings, Helsinki, Finland, pp. 170-180.

Publications

Journal Publications and Reviews
Chapters, Conference Papers, Creative and Literary Works