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Justin Yan

Assistant Professor - Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation

Contact Information

Email:  Justin_Yan@baylor.edu
Homepage:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/justinyan19/
Campus Phone:  (254) 710-6629
Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98011
Waco, TX  76706
Office Location:  Foster Business and Innovation 210.36

Educational Background

  • PHD - Strategy and Entrepreneurship, University of Tennessee
  • MBA - Finance, Seton Hall University
  • BS - International Business and Marketing, University of International Business and Economics

Work Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Baylor University (July 2020 - Present)
  • Instructor/PhD candidate, University Of Tennessee (August 2015 - May 2020)
  • Financial Analyst, Bloomberg LP (June 2014 - August 2015)
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Seton Hall University (August 2012 - June 2014)
  • Research Associate, National Development and Reform Committee China (May 2011 - June 2012)

Awards and Honors

  • Academy of Management Division Best Paper Finalist, Academy of Management (August 10, 2020)
  • Academy of Management Division Best Reviewer, Academy of Management (August 10, 2020)
  • Outstanding Doctoral Researcher, Haslam College of Business, University of Tennessee (May 10, 2020)
  • Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society (May 1, 2020)
  • Best Conference Track Doctoral Paper, Southern Management Association (October 5, 2019)
  • Best Conference Track Paper, Southern Management Association (October 5, 2019)
  • Academy of Management Division Best Paper Finalist, Academy of Management (August 10, 2019)
  • Best Doctoral Researcher, Department of Management, Haslam College of Business (May 10, 2019)
  • Doctoral Leadership Award, Haslam College of Business, University of Tennessee (May 10, 2019)

Professional Memberships

  • Strategic Management Society (2018 - Present)
  • Southern Management Association (2017 - Present)
  • Academy of International Business (2016 - Present)
  • Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (2016 - Present)
  • Academy of Management (2015 - Present)
  • CFA Institute (2014 - Present)
  • Bloomberg Institute

Biography

Justin obtained his Ph.D. in strategy and entrepreneurship from The University of Tennessee and an MBA in Finance from Seton Hall University. He worked at Bloomberg LP as a financial analyst prior to his doctoral study. He co-founded an online education service firm dedicate to assist foreign students in the U.S. His research focuses on international entrepreneurship, IPO, internationalization, and strategic social entrepreneurship. He has taught entrepreneurship, strategic management, and international business courses at his Ph.D. institution and he is currently teaching ENT4310 New Venture Finance. Justin likes both college football and basketball as well as the NFL. He is a lifetime fan of Tennessee Volunteers, Seton Hall Pirates, and Tennessee Titans.
During his spare time, he enjoys hiking and road trips.

Publications

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Timing is Everything? Curvilinear Effects of Age at Entry on New Firm Growth and Survival and the Moderating Effect of IPO Performance.," Journal of Business Venturing, (March 2020) (coauthors: David Williams).

Presentations and Proceedings

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"A Real Options Perspective on Pattern, Process, and Outcomes of Firms’ Entrepreneurial Internationalization.," Proceedings of the Academy of Management Annual Conference, Online, August 2020, Vol. 2020, No. 1, pp. 13947 (coauthors: David Williams).

"A Real Options Reasoning Perspective on Uncertainty in Entrepreneurs’ Internationalization Decisions.," Proceedings of the Academy of Management Annual Conference, Online, August 2020, Vol. 2020, No. 1, pp. 13934 (coauthors: David Williams).

"Guarding the Exits or Fueling the Search: An Investigation into the Efficacy of Employee Guarding.," Proceedings of the Academy of Management Annual Conference, Online, August 2020, Vol. 2020, No. 1, pp. 19960 (coauthors: Tim Munyon, Tim Guardner).

"Too Much of Good Things: Addressing the Shape of Relationship Between Media Sentiment and IPO Outcome.," Proceedings of the Academy of Management Annual Conference, Online, August 2020, Vol. 2020, No. 1, pp. 13947 (coauthors: Xinran Wang, Lei Xu).

"A Real Options Perspective on Pattern, Process, and Outcomes of Firms’ Entrepreneurial Internationalization.," presented at the Academy of International Business Annual Conference, online, July 2020 (coauthors: David Williams, Richard Hunt).

"Exploring the Unknown Requires Leveraging Uncertainty: A Real Options Perspective on The Pattern and Process of Entrepreneurial Firms Internationalization.," Proceedings of the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Online, June 2020, Vol. 2020, No. 1 (coauthors: David Williams, Richard Hunt).

"Valuing the Message: The Effect of Media Tenor and Market Condition on IPO Performance-A Moderated Curvilinear Relationship.," presented at the Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, Minneapolis, October 2019 (coauthors: Xinran Wang, Lei Xu).

"Focused or Multiple Organizational Identities: Who Performs Better in Complex Environments.," Proceedings of the Academy of Management Annual Conference, Boston, August 2019, Vol. 2019, No. 1, pp. 15441 (coauthors: Nick Mmbaga, David Gras).

"The Dual Effects of Internationalization and Program Diversification on Nonprofits Revenue Diversity: Theory and Evidence From Canadian Charities.," Proceedings of the Academy of Management Annual Conference, Boston, August 2019, Vol. 2019, No. 1, pp. 15068 (coauthors: Nick Mmbaga, David Gras).

"Betting on the Unknown: A Real Options Reasoning Perspective on the Role of Uncertainty in Entrepreneurs’ Internationalization Decision Making.," presented at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Boston, June 2019 (coauthors: David Williams).

"Betting on the Unknown: A Real Options Reasoning Perspective on the Role of Uncertainty in Entrepreneurs’ Internationalization Decision Making.," presented at the Academy of International Business Annual Conference, Copenhagen, June 2019 (coauthors: David Williams).

"Exploring the Unknown Requires Leveraging Uncertainty: A Real Options Perspective on The Pattern and Process of Firms’ Entrepreneurial Internationalization.," presented at the Academy of International Business Annual Conference, Copenhagen, June 2019 (coauthors: David Williams).

"The Dual Effect of Internationalization and Program Diversification on Nonprofits Revenue Diversity: Theory and Evidence from Canadian Charities.," presented at the Academy of International Business Annual Conference, Copenhagen, June 2019 (coauthors: Nick Mmbaga, David Gras).
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