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Wencang Zhou

Chairperson, Management

Email:
zhouw@montclair.edu
Phone:
973-655-3155
Degrees:
B.S., Peking University
M.A., Fudan University
Ph.D., Baruch College, City University of New York
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Bio

Dr. Zhou's primary research interests reside in organizational behavior perspective of entrepreneurship, leadership, cross cultural management as well as meta-analysis. His current research is focused on the study of individual differences of entrepreneurs in terms of both demographic difference and deep level differences. He has been teaching courses at both undergraduate and MBA level. Prior to getting his Ph.D. in Management from the City University of New York, he worked in banking industry for seven years.

Expertise

Organizational behavior perspective of entrepreneurship; Leadership; Groups and Teams.

Research

  • Yang, X., Hou, W., Zhou, W. (Working Paper): <i>How Spousal Capital Influences Family Firm Performance: An Empirical Analysis. Target Journal: Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. </i>
  • Wencang Zhou, Xi Yang & Yuanqing Li (working paper). Inequality and Female Entrepreneurship.
  • Yang, X., Hou, W., Zhou, W. (Working Paper): <i>Homogamy or Heterogamy: The Effects Of CEO Marriage on Family Firm Performance</i>. Target Journal: Journal of Business Venturing.
  • Jinxia He, Wencang Zhou, & Xiaoxia Huang (Working Paper): Using Online Role-Play to Teach Business Negotiation:<br>What Students Said and The Lessons We Learned.

Professional Experience

  • Compliance Officer, Bank of Shanghai (2000 - 2007)
  • Communication Fellow; Instructor; Teaching/Research Assistant, Baruch College, CUNY (2007 - 2012)
  • Assistant Professor, Montclair State University (2012 - 2017)
  • Associate Professor, Montclair State University (2017 - 2022)
  • Chair of Management Department, Montclair State University (2019 - Present)
  • Professor, Montclair State University (2022 - Present)

Honors & Awards

  • Graduate Research Assistantship, Baruch College, CUNY, 2007-2011, The City University of New York (August 2007)
  • Doctoral Student Research Grant, Graduate Center at CUNY, 2011-2012, The City University of New York ( 2011)
  • 5th Annual USASBE Doctoral Consortium Scholarship, The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship ( 2012)
  • CUNY Writing Fellowship, Graduate Center at CUNY, 2011-2012, The City University of New York ( 2011)
  • Best Paper Proceedings, Academy of Management Annual Meeting (August 2013)
  • Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Award, Montclair State University (June 2015)
  • Best Paper Proceedings, Academy of Management (July 2021)
  • Innovation in Teaching Award, Feliciano School of Business, Montclair State University (May 2018)

Refereed Published Articles

  • W. Zhou (1999). Comparative research on a retail development model in the West. Foreign Economies and Management
  • W. Zhou, X. Shi (1998). The development of E-commerce. Enterprise Reform and Management
  • W. Zhou (1999). Sustainable development of a company: A resources based view. Techno-economics & Management Research
  • W. Zhou (1998). The commercial revolution at the end of century: e-commerce. Policy and Management
  • W. Zhou (1999). An analysis of the wheel model concerning retail trade development. Foreign Economies and Management
  • W. Zhou (1999). The company’s core competence and diversified strategy. Shanghai Economic Review
  • W. Zhou (1999). The wheel model of retail trade development. Jiangsu Commercial Forum
  • W. Zhou (1999). A quick follower's marketing strategy in R&D. Marketing Herald
  • Z. Aytug, H. Rothstein, W. Zhou, M. Kern (2012). Revealed or concealed? Transparency of procedures, decisions, and judgment calls in meta-analyses. . Organizational Research Methods
  • W. Zhou, X. Shi (2011). Culture in groups and teams: A review of three decades of research. International Journal of Cross Cultural Management
  • W. Zhou (2006). Knowledge Management in China Banks. International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management
  • W. Zhou (1999). How to be a successful quick follower?. China Township Enterprises
  • W. Zhou (2013). Is Informational Diversity Really Informational?: An Investigation of What and When in Entrepreneurial Teams. Journal of Marketing Development and Competitiveness
  • Y. Zhang, J. Hsu, R. Xing, W. Zhou (2015). Conflict of Interest: What It Is, Its Causes and Consequences. International Journal of Knowledge-Based Organizations
  • W. Zhou, H. Hu, X. Shi (2015). Does Organizational Learning Lead to Higher Firm Performance? An Investigation of Chinese Listing Companies. The Learning Organization
  • W. Zhou, D. Vredenburgh, . Rogoff (2015). Informational diversity and entrepreneurial team performance: Moderating effect of shared leadership. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal
  • W. Zhou, H. Hu, M. Zey (2015). Team Composition of New Venture Founding Teams: Does Personality Matter?. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research
  • W. Zhou, E. Rosini (2015). Entrepreneurial Team Diversity and Performance: Toward an Integrated Model. Entrepreneurship Research Journal
  • Y. Zhang, E. Hamilton, W. Zhou, X. Liu (2016). Financial Myths Reexamined from Real Stock Price History. International Journal of Data Analysis and Information Systems
  • W. Zhou (2016). When does shared leadership matter in entrepreneurial teams: The role of Personality Composition. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal
  • Y. Shen, W. Zhou (2016). The enlightenment of "tax inversion" in America on the anti-international tax avoidance in China . Journal of Yunnan University of Finance and Economics
  • W. Zhou, Y. Zhang, Y. Shen (2017). How shared leadership and team personality composition interact to improve entrepreneurial team performance: Evidence from China. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development
  • W. Zhou, Z. Zhu, D. Vredenburgh (2020). Emotional Intelligence, Psychological Safety, and Team Decision Making. Team Performance Management
  • J. Xu, X. Yang, D. Xin, W. Zhou, X. Zhu (2019). Firm Location and Innovation: Evidence from Chinese Listed Firms. Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship
  • H. Hu, Y. Lian, W. Zhou (2019). Do Local Protestant Values Affect Corporate Cash Holdings?. Journal of Business Ethics
  • W. Zhou, X. Yang, Y. Li, Y. Zhang (2019). Pattern versus Level: a New Look at the Personality-Entrepreneurship Relationship. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research
  • Y. Zhao, X. Yang, D. Xin, W. Zhou, S. Zhang, L. Wang (2023). Intergenerational power gap and R&D investment: Evidence from China. Journal of Innovation and Knowledge
  • Y. Li, S. Wu, W. Zhou (2023). The effect of syntax simplicity on crowdfunding performance. Venture Capital
  • S. Lin, S. Liu, W. Zhou (2023). Editorial: How entrepreneurs' identity influences their wellbeing in entrepreneurial process?. Frontiers in Psychology
  • Y. Limbu, R. Gautam, W. Zhou (2022). Predicting Vaccination Intention against COVID-19 Using Theory of Planned Behavior: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Vaccines
  • H. Ji, W. Zhou (2021). The Curvilinear Relationship Between Collective Team Identification and New Venture Performance: The Moderating Effect of Environmental Uncertainty. Entrepreneurship Research Journal

Published Proceedings

  • W. Zhou, N. Gardberg, R. Heck (5s). 2009. Entrepreneurial Intentions, Work‐Family Conflict and Entrepreneurial Success Annual Conference of Academy of International Business (AIB) Northeast
  • W. Zhou, H. Rothstien, X. Shi (5s). 2008. The Effects of Members’ Cognitive Ability and Emotional Intelligence on Team Outcomes: A Meta-Analytic Review Proceedings of The 5th International Conference on Intellectual Capital, Knowledge Management & Organizational Learning
  • W. Zhou (5s). 2014. Team Composition of New Venture Founding Teams: Does Personality Matter? Eastern Academy of Management Annual Conference 2014 Proceedings
  • W. Zhou (5s). 2014. Who share and who use the unshared information? A moderated mediation model of group information elaboration Eastern Academy of Management Annual Conference 2014 Proceedings
  • W. Zhou (5s). 2013. Shared Leadership in Teams: An Empirical Study of Dispositional Antecedents Proceedings of the Seventy-Third Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management
  • X. Yang, W. Hou, W. Zhou (5s). 2021. How Spousal Capital Influences Family Firm Performance: An Empirical Analysis. Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings
  • X. Yang, W. Hou, W. Zhou (5s). 2021. Homogamy or Heterogamy: The Effects Of CEO Marriage on Family Firm Performance Academy of Management Annual Meeting Best Paper Proceedings 2021

Books & Chapters

  • W. Zhou, Y. Wang (2000). Cases of Innovative Marketing. Henan Peoples Publishing House
  • W. Zhou, D. Vredenburgh (2017). Dispositional Antecedents of Shared Leadership Emergent States on Entrepreneurial Teams. Edward Elgar Publishing