Research Output

Research rankings

The Faculty is committed to creating and disseminating new knowledge by conducting high quality research that has relevance to and implications for business and the wider community. Our efforts have resulted in:

  • Our Faculty being ranked No. 55 in the world in the latest UTD (University of Texas at Dallas) Top 100 Business School Worldwide Rankings based on research contributions in 24 top business journals for the period of 2012 to 2016.
  • Our maritime studies being ranked No. 1 in the world, based on PolyU Maritime School Research Rankings from 2010 to 2014.
  • Our shipping research being ranked No. 1 in the world, based on 2013 to 2015 data from Thomson Reuters' ISI Web of Science.
  • Our port research being ranked No. 4 in the world, based on an analysis of port literature presented at the 2011 International Association of Maritime Economists conference in a paper entitled "Port Research since 1980: An analysis of Authorship and Institutional Affiliation".
  • Our Finance and Economics research being ranked No. 42 in the world, based on the Journal of Financial Economics 93 (2009) 353, 356. PolyU is the only university in Asia and Australia to make the cut in the ranking of the top 50 universities in the world.
  • A faculty member being ranked No.1 in research productivity in Operations Research/Management Science in Asia (according to the Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research, Volume 25, Issue 2, 2008).
  • A faculty member being ranked No. 1 in research productivity and No. 12 in research impact in Production/Operations Management in the world over the half-century 1959-2008 (according to the International Journal of Production Economics, Volume 120, 2009).

Publications in UTD List of Journals

2016

  • Yuwei Jiang, Gerald Gorn, Amitava Chattopadhyay, Maria Galli.  Does Your Company Have the Right Logo? How and Why Circular- and Angular-Logo Shapes Influence Brand Attribute Judgments.  Journal of Consumer Research Vol. 42.
  • Walid Saffar, Omrane Guedhami, Chuck Kwok, Narjess Boubakri.  National Culture and Privatization: The Relationship between Collectivism and Residual State Ownership.  Journal of International Business Studies Vol. 47.
  • Xindong Zhu, Gaoguang Zhou, Simon Fung.  Monitor Objectivity with Important Clients: Evidence from Auditor Opinions around the World.  Journal of International Business Studies Vol. 47.
  • Xiande Zhao, Tsan-Ming Choi, T C E Cheng. Multi-Methodological Research in Operations Management.  Production and Operations Management Vol. 25.
  • Ting-Yan Chan, Christina Wong, Kee-hung Lai, Venus Lun, Chi Ng, Eric Ngai.  Green Service: Construct Development and Measurement Validation.  Production and Operations Management Vol. 25.
  • Yanzhi Wang, Ji-Chai Lin.  The R&D Premium and Takeover Risk.  The Accounting Review Vol. 91.
  • Ye Lu, Miao Song, Yi Yang.  Joint Inventory and Pricing Coordination with Incomplete Demand Information.  Production and Operations Management Vol. 25.
  • Donghui Wu, Yuyan Guan, Zhifeng Yang, Lixin Su.  Do School Ties between Auditors and Client Executives Influence Audit Outcomes?  Journal of Accounting and Economics Vol. 61.
  • Na Ni, Yuwei Jiang, Donal Crilly. Do-No-Harm versus Do-Good Social Responsibility: Attributional Thinking and the Liability of Foreignness.  Strategic Management Journal Vol. 37.
  • Li Jiang, Zhongyuan Hao.  Incentive-Driven Information Dissemination in Two-Tier Supply Chains.  Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Vol. 18.
  • Viswanath Venkatesh, Hillol Bala, V. Sambamurthy.  Implementation of an Information and Communication Technology in a Developing Country: A Multimethod Longitudinal Study in a Bank in India.  Information Systems Research Vol. 27.
  • Lindong Liu, Zhou Xu, Xiangtong Qi, Lindong Liu.  Computing Near-Optimal Stable Cost Allocations for Cooperative Games by Lagrangian Relaxation.  Journal on Computing Vol. 28.
  • Robert Wyer Jr., Zhongqiang Huang, Xun (Irene) Huang.  Slowing Down in the Good Old Days: The Effect of Nostalgia on Consumer Patience.  Journal of Consumer Research Vol. 43.
  • Dima Jamali, Walid Saffar, Bryan Husted.  Near and dear? The role of location in CSR engagement.  Strategic Management Journal Vol. 37.
  • Alon Lisak, Cynthia Lee, Miriam Erez, Yang Sui.  The positive role of global leaders in enhancing multicultural team innovation.  Journal of International Business Studies Vol. 47.
  • Jing-sheng Song, Pengfei Guo, Chung-lun Li, Qingying Li.  Equilibrium Joining Strategies and Optimal Control of a Make-to-Stock Queue.  Production and Operations Management Vol. 25.
  • Pengfei Guo, Zhaotong Lian, Xin Li.  Quality-Speed Competition in Customer-Intensive Services with Boundedly Rational Customers.  Production and Operations Management Vol. 25.
  • Sungwook Min, Xubing Zhang, Namwoon Kim, Rajendra Srivastava.  Customer Acquisition and Retention Spending: An Analytical Model and Empirical Investigation in Wireless Telecommunications Markets.  Journal of Marketing Research Vol. 53.
  • Andy Yeung, T C Edwin Cheng, Hugo Lam.  The impact of firms' social media initatives on operational efficiency and innovativeness.  Journal of Operations Management Vol. 47-48.
  • Kai Pan, Yongpei Guan.  Strong Formulations for Multistage Stochastic Self-Scheduling Unit Commitment.  Operations Research Vol. 64.
  • Xiaomeng Guo, Baojun Jiang.  Signaling Through Price and Quality to Consumers with Fairness Concerns.  Journal of Marketing Research Vol. 53.
  • Byoung Kang, Ji-Woong Chung.  Prime Broker-Level Comovement in Hedge Fund Returns: Information or Contagion?  The Review of Financial Studies Vol. 29.

2015

  • Li Jiang.  Managing Supplier Competition and Sourcing Sequence for Component Manufacturing.  Production and Operations Management Vol. 24.
  • Alain Bensoussan, Pengfei Guo.  Managing Nonperishable Inventories with Learning About Demand Arrival Rate Through Stockout Times.  Operations Research Vol. 63.
  • Pawel Bilinski, James Ohlson.  Risk versus Anomaly: A New Methodology Applied to Accruals.  The Accounting Review Vol. 90.
  • Zhuo Cheng, Hasan A Mohammad, Dawei Zhang, Barrie Nault. Information Technology Substitution Revisited.  Information Systems Research Vol. 26.
  • Raymond Lau, J Zhao, Wenping Zhang, Eric Ngai, Yi Cai.  Learning Context-Sensitive Domain Ontologies from Folksonomies: A Cognitively Motivated Method.  Journal on Computing Vol. 27.
  • Yulan Wang, Christopher Tang, Ming Zhao.  The Implications of Utilizing Market Information and Adopting Agricultural Advice for Farmers in Developing Economies.  Production and Operations Management Vol. 24.
  • Chung-lun Li, Joseph Leung, Nicholas Hall.  The Effects of Multitasking on Operations Scheduling.  Production and Operations Management Vol. 24.
  • Catherine Lam, Xu Huang, Simon Chan.  The Threshold Effect of Participative Leadership and the Role of Leader Information Sharing.  Academy of Management Journal Vol. 58.
  • Zhen Zhang, Jason Shaw, Marc Anderson, Ruolian Fang, Blaine Landis, Martin Kilduff.  Integrating Personality and Social Networks: A Meta-Analysis of Personality, Network Position, and Work Outcomes in Organizations.  Organization Science Vol. 26.
  • Cuili Qian, Yi Tang, Guoli Chen, Rui Shen.  How CEO Hubris Affects Corporate Social (Ir)responsibility.  Strategic Management Journal Vol. 36.
  • Will Mitchell, Weiting Zheng, Kulwant Singh.  Buffering and Enabling: The Impact of Interlocking Political Ties on Firm Survival and Sales Growth.  Strategic Management Journal Vol. 36.
  • Yi Tang, Guoli Chen, Shuqing Luo, Jamie Tong.  Passing Probation: Earnings Management by Interim CEOs and Its Effect on Their Promotion Prospects.  Academy of Management Journal Vol. 58.
  • Yangyang Chen, Leon Zolotoy, Ferdinand Gul, Madhu Veeraraghavan.  Executive Equity Risk-Taking Incentives and Audit Pricing.  The Accounting Review Vol. 90.
  • Zhou Xu, Brian Rodrigues.  A 3/2-Approximation Algorithm for the Multiple TSP with a Fixed Number of Depots.  Journal on Computing Vol. 27.

2014

  • Omrane Guedhami, Jeffrey Pittman, Walid Saffar. Auditor Choice in Politically Connected Firms.  Journal of Accounting Research Vol. 52.
  • Yuwei Jiang, Lingjing Zhan, Derek Rucker.  Power and Action Orientation: Power as a Catalyst for Consumer Switching Behavior.  Journal of Consumer Research Vol. 41.
  • Simon Fung, Ferdinand Gul, Suresh Radhakrishnan.   Investment Banks’ Entry into New IPO Markets and IPO Underpricing.  Management Science Vol. 60.
  • Xiaojin Liu, Andy Yeung, Chris Lo, T C E Cheng. The moderating effects of knowledge characteristics of firms on the financial value of innovative technology products.  Journal of Operations Management Vol. 32.
  • Chris Lo, Mark Pagell, Di Fan, Frank Wiengarten, Andy Yeung.  OHSAS 18001 certification and operating performance: The role of complexity and coupling.  Journal of Operations Management Vol.32.
  • Pengfei Guo, Robin Lindsey, Zhe Zhang.   On the Downs–Thomson Paradox in a Self-Financing Two-Tier Queuing System.   Manufacturing and Service Operations Management  Vol. 16.
  • Yulan Wang, Baozhuang Niu, Pengfei Guo.  The Comparison of Two Vertical Outsourcing Structures under Push and Pull Contracts.  Production and Operations Management Vol. 23.
  • Zhan Pang, Houcai Shen,  T C E Cheng.  Inventory Rationing in a Make-to-Stock System with Batch Production and Lost Sales.  Production and Operations Management Vol. 23.
  • John Trougakos, Ivona Hideg, Bonnie Cheng,  Daniel Beal.  Lunch Breaks Unpacked: The Role of Autonomy as a Moderator of Recovery during Lunch.   Academy of Management Journal Vol. 57.
  • Liangding Jia , Jason Shaw, Anne Tsui, Tae-Youn Park.  A Social–Structural Perspective on Employee– Organization Relationships and Team Creativity.  Academy of Management Journal Vol. 57.
  • Kalok Chan, Yue-Cheong Chan.  Price informativeness and stock return synchronicity: Evidence from the pricing of seasoned equity offerings.  Journal of Financial Economics Vol. 114.
  • Yulin Fang, Israr Qureshi, Heshan Sun, Patrick McCole, Elaine Ramsey, Kai Lim.  Trust, Satisfaction, and Online Repurchase Intention: The Moderating Role of Perceived Effectiveness of E-Commerce Institutional Mechanisms.  MIS Quarterly Vol. 38.
  • Yuwei Jiang, Rashmi Adaval, Yael Steinhart, Robert Wyer Jr.  Imagining Yourself in the Scene: The Interactive Effects of Goal-Driven Self- Imagery and Visual Perspectives on Consumer Behavior.  Journal of Consumer Research Vol. 41.
  • Laura Liu, Ann Sherman, Yong Zhang.  The Long-Run Role of the Media: Evidence from Initial Public Offerings.  Management Science Vol. 60.
  • Rui Shen, Yi Tang, Guoli Chen.  When the Role Fits: How Firm Status Differentials Affect Corporate Take Overs.  Strategic Management Journal Vol. 35.
  • Xin Chang, Sudipto Dasgupta, George Wong, Jianquan Yao.  Cash-Flow Sensitivities and the Allocation of Internal Cash Flow.  The Review of Financial Studies Vol. 27.
  • Xin Xu, James Thong, Viswanath Venkatesh.  Effects of ICT Service Innovation and Complementary Strategies on Brand Equity and Customer Loyalty in a Consumer Technology Market.  Information Systems Research Vol. 25.

2013

  • Lee-Seok Hwang, Kyung-Ho Park, Seung-Yeon Lim, Woo-Jong Lee. Does information risk affect the implied cost of equity capital? An analysis of PIN and adjusted PIN. Journal of Accounting and Economics Vol. 55.
  • Chu Zhang, Gang Li. Diagnosing affine models of options pricing: Evidence from VIX. Journal of Financial Economics Vol. 107.
  • Walid Saffar, Jean-Claude Cosset, Narjess Boubakri. The role of state and foreign owners in corporate risk-taking: Evidence from privatization. Journal of Financial Economics Vol. 108.
  • Rod Duclos, Yuwei Jiang, Echo Wan. Show Me the Honey! Effects of Social Exclusion on Financial Risk-Taking. Journal of Consumer Research Vol. 40.
  • Zhe Zhang, Zhe Zhang, Pengfei Guo. Strategic Queueing Behavior and Its Impact on System Performance in Servce Systems with the Congestion-Based Staffing Policy. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Vol. 15.
  • Pengfei Guo, Baozhuang Niu, Yulan Wang. On the Advantage of Quantity Leadership When Outsourcing Production to a Competitive Contract Manufacturer. Production and Operations Management Vol. 22.
  • Li Jiang. On the Effects of a Capacity Agent on Market Equilibrium. Production and Operations Management Vol. 22.
  • Narjess Boubakri, Walid Saffar, Sattar Mansi. Political institutions, connectedness, and corporate risk-taking. Journal of International Business Studies Vol. 44.
  • Miriam Muethel, Michael Bond. National context and individual employees' trust of the out-group: The role of societal trust. Journal of International Business Studies Vol. 44.
  • Yong Zhang, Ivy Zhang, Ron Shalev. CEO Compensation and Fair Value Accounting: Evidence from Purchase Price Allocation. Journal of Accounting Research Vol. 51.
  • J.J. Po-An Hsieh, Xixi Li, Arun Rai. Motivational Differences Across Post-Acceptance Information System Usage Behaviors: An Investigation in the Business Intelligence Systems Context. Information Systems Research Vol. 24.
  • Maggie Dong, Flora Gu, Danny Wang. Observer Effects of Punishment in a Distribution Network. Journal of Marketing Research Vol. 50.
  • Chris Lo, Frank Wiengarten, Paul Humphreys, Andy Yeung, T C E Cheng. The impact of contextual factors on the efficacy of ISO 9000 adoption. Journal of Operations Management Vol. 31.

2012

  • Echo Wan, Kimmy Chan. How Can Stressed Employees Deliver Better Customer Service? The Underlying Self-Regulation Depletion Mechanism. Journal of Marketing Vol. 76.
  • Simon Lam, Kimmy Chan, Chi Yim.  Do Customers and Employees Enjoy Service Participation? Synergistic Effects of Self- and Other-Efficacy.  Journal of Marketing Vol. 76.
  • Henry Huang, C. S. Agnes Cheng, Jason Stanfield, Yiunghua Li.  The Effect of Hedge Fund Activism on Corporate Tax Avoidance.  The Accounting Review Vol. 87.
  • Barrie Naulty ,Zhuo Cheng. Relative Industry Concentration and Customer-Driven IT Spillovers. Information Systems Research Vol.23.
  • Jagan Krishnan,Ferdinand Gul, Simon Fung. City-Level Auditor Industry Specialization, Economies of Scale, and Audit Pricing.  The Accounting Review Vol. 87.
  • Suresh Sethi, Xianghua Gan, Qi Feng, Metin Cakanyildirim.  Contracting and Coordination under Asymmetric Production Cost Information.  Production and Operations Management Vol. 21.
  • Ting Zhang, Stacie Petter, Arun Rai, J.J. Po-An Hsieh.  Impact of User Satisfaction with Mandated CRM Use on Employee Service Quality.  MIS Quarterly Vol. 36.
  • Li Li, Liming Liu, Li Jiang.  Service and Price Competition When Customers Are Naive.  Production and Operations Management Vol. 21.
  • Srinivasan Sankaraguruswamy, G. Mujtaba Mian. Investor Sentiment and Stock Market Response to Earnings News.  The Accounting Review Vol.87.
  • Kam-Ming Wan, Jan Sokolowsky,  Katherine Gutherie.  CEO Compensation and Board Structure Revisited.  Journal of Finance Vol. 67.
  • Ravi Jagannathan, Yong Wang, Hitoshi Takehara, Srikant Marakani. Calendar Cycles, Infrequent Decisions, and the Cross Section of Stock Returns.  Management Science Vol. 58.
  • Xin Xu, James Thong, Viswanath Venkatesh.  Consumer Acceptance And Use Of Information Technology: Extending The Unified Theory Of Acceptance And Use Of Technology.  MIS Quarterly Vol. 36.
  • Heng-Qing Ye, Hong Chen.  Asymptotic Optimality of Balanced Routing.  Operations Research Vol. 60.
  • David Yao, Heng-Qing Ye.   A Stochastic Network Under Proportional Fair Resource Control-Diffusion Limit with Multiple Bottlenecks.  Operations Research Vol. 60.

2011

  • T.C.E. Cheng, Yunan Wu. An Erratum on the Multiproduct Network Equilibrium Model. Operations Research Vol. 59.
  • Andy Yeung, T.C.E. Cheng, Chris Lo. Behind the Iron Cage: An Institutional Perspective on ISO 9000 Adoption and CEO Compensation. Organization Science Vol. 22.
  • Paul Ellis. Social ties and international entrepreneurship: Opportunities and constraints affecting firm internationalization.Journal of International Business Studies Vol. 42.
  • Refael Hassin, Pengfei Guo. Strategic Behavior and Social Optimization in Markovian Vacation Queues. Operations ResearchVol. 59.
  • Mark Keil, Arun Rai, J.J. Po-An Hsieh. Addressing Digital Inequality for the Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Through Government Initiatives: Forms of Capital That Affect ICT Utilization. Information Systems Research Vol. 22.
  • Sean Xu, Arun Rai, J.J.Po-An Hsieh. Extracting Business Value from IT: A Sensemaking Perspective of Post-Adoptive Use.Management Science Vol. 57.
  • Leigh McAlister, MinChung Kim. Stock Market Reaction to Unexpected Growth in Marketing Expenditure: Negative for Sales Force, Contingent on Spending Level for Advertising. Journal of Marketing Vol. 75.
  • Liming Liu, Weixin Shang. Promised delivery time and capacity games in time-based competition. Management Science Vol. 57.
  • Bin Srinidhi, Ferdinand Gul, Anthony Ng. Does board gender diversity improve the informativeness of stock prices? Journal of Accounting and Economics Vol. 51.
  • Piyush Sharma. Country of origin effects in developed and emerging markets: Exploring the contrasting roles of materialism and value consciousness. Journal of International Business Studies Vol. 42.
  • Gregory DeCroix, Fernando Bernstein, Yulan Wang. The Impact of Demand Aggregation Through Delayed Component Allocation in an Assemble-to-Order System. Management Science Vol. 57.
  • Xubing Zhang, Bo Jiang. How does a retailer's service plan affect a manufacturer's warranty? Management Science Vol. 57.

International Journals

Our faculty members continue to contribute to the advancement of knowledge, disseminating new discoveries in international top-tier academic journals, such as:

Accounting and Finance

  • Journal of Accounting and Economics
  • Journal of Accounting Research
  • The Accounting Review
  • Contemporary Accounting Research
  • Review of Accounting Studies
  • Accounting, Organizations and Society
  • Journal of Business
  • Journal of Finance
  • Journal of Financial Economics
  • Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
  • Journal of Empirical Finance
  • Journal of Banking and Finance
  • Journal of Business Law

Logistics and Maritime Studies

  • Management Science
  • Operations Research
  • Mathematics of Operations Research
  • Naval Research Logistics
  • IIE Transactions
  • Operations Research Letters
  • Annals of Operations Research
  • Production and Operations Management
  • Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce
  • Lloyd's Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly

Management and Marketing

  • Academy of Management Journal
  • Strategic Management Journal
  • Journal of Management Studies
  • Journal of Academy of Marketing Science
  • Journal of Consumer Research
  • Journal of Marketing
  • Journal of Marketing Research
  • Marketing Science
  • Journal of Applied Psychology
  • Journal of International Business Studies
  • Organization Studies
  • Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory
  • Environment and Planning A
  • Information Systems Research
  • MIS Quarterly
  • The China Quarterly
  • Industrial Relations
  • Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice