Jianhong Chen

Strategic Management
Phone: (603) 862-1114
Office: Paul College, 10 Garrison Avenue Rm 360A, Durham, NH 03824
Jianhong Chen

Jianhong Chen is an associate professor in the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire. She is also the associate director of Center for Venture Research. Her research interests include strategic leadership, competitive dynamics, corporate entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial financing. Her papers appear in the field's premier outlets such as Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Management, Leadership Quarterly, and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. Jianhong received the Outstanding Research Award at Paul College in 2017. She serves on the editorial board of Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management and Strategic Organization. She is an Associate Editor at Group and Organization Management. She received Academy of Management Journal Best Reviewer Award in 2022. Jianhong currently teaches strategic management courses at the undergraduate and MBA levels. She received the Part-time MBA Faculty Excellence Award at Paul College in 2021.


  • Ph.D., Business Administration, Drexel University
  • M.A., Shandong University
  • B.A., Business Administration, Shandong University

Research Interests

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Top Management Team

Courses Taught

  • 982: Creating Winning Strategies
  • ADMN 703: Strategic Mgt: Decision Making
  • ADMN 775: Strategic Management
  • ADMN 982: Creating Winning Strategies

Selected Publications

Lien, W. -C., Chen, J., & Sohl, J. (2022). Do I have a big ego? The effect of angel investors' narcissism and investment behaviors. Journal of Business Venturing, 37(5), 106247.

Chen, T., Chen, J., Miller, D., Miller, I., & Chen, M. -J. (n.d.). Corporate Venture Capital and Inter-firm Rivalry: A Competitive Dynamics Perspective. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal.

Chen, J., Simsek, Z., Liao, Y., & Kwan, H. K. (2021). CEO Self-Monitoring and Corporate Entrepreneurship: A Moderated Mediation Model of the CEO-TMT Interface. JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT. doi:10.1177/01492063211048436

Lien, W. -C., Chen, T., Chen, J., & Sohl, J. E. (2021). How do financial analysts’ recommendations affect firm competitive actions? A rival-centric view. Journal of Business Research, 134, 531-539. doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2021.05.046

Chen, J., Miller, D., & Chen, M. -J. (2021). Top management team time horizon blending and organizational ambidexterity. STRATEGIC ORGANIZATION, 19(2), 183-206. doi:10.1177/1476127019883669

Pan, L., Li, X., Chen, J., & Chen, T. (2020). Sounds novel or familiar? Entrepreneurs’ framing strategy in the venture capital market. Journal of Business Venturing, 35(2), 105930.

Chen, J. (2020). A juggling act: CEO polychronicity and firm innovation. The Leadership Quarterly, 101380. doi:10.1016/j.leaqua.2019.101380

Chen, J., & Nadkarni, S. (2017). It’s about Time! CEOs’ Temporal Dispositions, Temporal Leadership, and Corporate Entrepreneurship. Administrative Science Quarterly, 62(1), 31-66. doi:10.1177/0001839216663504

Nadkarni, S., Chen, T., & Chen, J. (2016). The clock is ticking! Executive temporal depth, industry velocity, and competitive aggressiveness. Strategic Management Journal, 37(6), 1132-1153. doi:10.1002/smj.2376

Nadkarni, S., & Chen, J. (2014). Bridging Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: CEO Temporal Focus, Environmental Dynamism, and Rate of New Product Introduction. Academy of Management Journal, 57(6), 1810-1833. doi:10.5465/amj.2011.0401