Phone: (806) 742-3188
Office Hours: By Appointment
Room Number: E273
Education: MBA&MSF, Drexel University; Master of Science in Statistics, Southeastern Louisiana University; BS, Beihang University
Area of Expertise: Strategy, Founding Teams, Inter-organizational Networks, Social Capital Theory
Social Networks Analysis Workshop, LINKS Center of University of Kentucky, June 5-9, 2016
Lei Xu joined Rawls College of Business in 2014. His research interests center on the following areas: 1) Strategy; 2) Inter-organizational Networks; 3) Social Capital Theory; 4) Founding Teams. In addition, his research has been featured in some professional journals and books, including Current Topics 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.
- Xu, L. & Lu, Qinglian (2016). The negative impacts of embeddedness: Evidence from China. Current Topics 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.
- 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).