Texas Tech University

Lei XU

Ph.D. Student

Email: lei.xu@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 742-3188

Office Hours: By Appointment 

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 MBA&MSF, Drexel University; Master of Science in Statistics, Southeastern Louisiana University; BS, Beihang University

Area of Expertise:
Strategy, Founding Team, Inter-organizational Networks, Entrepreneurial Finance
Social Networks Analysis Workshop, LINKS Center of University of Kentucky, June 5-9, 2016

Ph.D. Candidate

PhD Student

About Lei

Lei Xu joined Rawls College of Business in 2014. His research interests center on the following areas: 1) Strategy; 2) Inter-organizational Networks; 3) Entrepreneurial Finance; 4) Founding Team. In addition, his research has been featured in some professional journals and books, including Intelligence, Sustainability, and Strategic Issues in Management, Journal of Management Policy and Practice, and the Report on the Development of Chinese Talents.

Lei presented his papers in different professional conferences, such as Strategic Management Society Annual Meeting, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. In addition, Lei also serves as reviewers for various major professional conferences and the doctoral student interviewer for the blog of the Administrative Science Quarterly.

In his spare time, Lei Xu enjoys orchestra, musical and spending time with his wife Cunwei.


Journal Publications

  • Xu, L. & Lu, Qinglian (2016). The negative impacts of embeddedness: Evidence from China. Intelligence, Sustainability, and Strategic Issues in Management, 18:101-122.
  • Xu, L. (2014). A Tale of trinity in founder's identity: The case of new venture creation. Journal of Management Policy and Practice, 15(5):11-31.
  • Xu, L. (2013). How camera makers knit their social networks to become innovative? Journal of Management Policy and Practice, 14(5):11-23.

Book Chapters

  • Fang, Hong; Liu, Chunping; Xu, L. (2005). The development of consultative talents: present situation, problem and countermeasure. The Report on the Development of Chinese Talents No.2, pp.77-96. Social Sciences Academic Press(China).