Liwen WANG

Assistant Professor

  • Management Department

Research Domains

Firm capability and innovation
Inter-organizational relationships and governance in emerging markets

Curriculum vitae

D.Phil. in innovation management
University of Oxford, Great Britain (2016)

Developing innovation capability: The case of Chinese automobile companies



WANG, L., LU JIN, J., ZHENG ZHOU, K. (2019) . Institutional forces and customer participation in new product development: A Yin-Yang perspective, Industrial Marketing Management


WANG, L., Jin, J., Zhou, K., Li, C., Yin, E. (2020) . Does customer participation hurt new product development performance? Customer role, product newness, and conflict, Journal of Business Research, 109 (March 2020), 246-259

WANG, L., Jin, J., Yang, D., Zhou, K. (2020) . Inter-partner control, trust, and radical innovation of IJVs in China: A contingent governance perspective, Industrial Marketing Management, 88 (July 2020), 70-83


WANG, L., LU JIN, J., BANISTER, D. (2019) . Resources, state ownership and innovation capability: Evidence from Chinese automakers, Creativity and Innovation Management, 28 (2), 203-217


WANG, L., ZHAO, J., ZHOU, K. (2018) . How do incentives motivate absorptive capacity development? The mediating role of employee learning and relational contingencies, Journal of Business Research, 85 226-237


WANG, L., SHENG, S., WU, S., ZHOU, K. (2017) . Government role, governance mechanisms, and foreign partner opportunism in IJVs, Journal of Business Research, 76 986107

WANG, L., ZHENG ZHOU, K. (2018). The Dynamic Interplay of Contracts and Trust: Untangling Between- and Within-Dyad Effects. Academy of Management Proceedings. doi:

Scientific activities

Reviewer for an academic journal :

  • Journal of Business Research (Since 2014)
  • Industrial Marketing Management (Since 2014)
  • Asia Pacific Journal of Management (Since 2014)

Member of an academic association :

  • Strategic Management Society (SMS) (Since 2014)
  • Academy of International Business (AIB) (Since 2014)
  • Academy of Management (AoM, STR/TIM Division) (Since 2014)
  • International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR) (Since 2014)