Ph.D. (Lazaridis, Wilfrid Laurier), B.B.A. (Schulich, York)
Trent Durham, Room 169
Phone: 905-435-5102, ext. 5053
Strategic Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, New Venture Development, Managerial and Market Research
Dynamic Capabilities, Networks, Organizational learning, Strategic Entrepreneurship, Collaborative Innovation, Technology Platforms, Business Models
Chen, Yongjian (Ken), Nicole Coviello, and Chatura Ranaweera (forthcoming), “How Does Dynamic Network Capability Operate? A Moderated Mediation Analysis with NPD Speed and Firm Age”, Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing.
Mehrabi, Hamed and Yongjian (Ken) Chen (2020), “How Marketing Leadership in the Top Management Team Impacts New Product Development Performance”, Administrative Science Association of Canada (ASAC) 2020 Virtual Conference.
Gill, Tripat, Zhenfeng Ma, Ping Zhao, and Yongjian (Ken) Chen (2019), “New Forms of Play: How Accessories Add Value to a Product System”, 2019 JPIM Research Forum, Florida, US. (2019 JPIM Research Forum Best Competitive Paper Award)
Chen, Yongjian (Ken) (2019), “When is Speed of Product Reconfiguration (not) a Missing Link: Dynamic Network Capability, Firm Age and Competitive Performance”, Administrative Science Association of Canada (ASAC) 2019 Conference, St. Catharines, Canada
Chen, Yongjian (Ken), Tripat Gill, Zhenfeng Ma and Ping Zhao (2019), “How Accessories Add Value to a Product System”, Administrative Science Association of Canada (ASAC) 2019 Conference, St. Catharines, Canada
Chen, Ken (Yongjian) and Nicole Coviello (2017), “Keeping Dynamic Capabilities Fresh and Strong: The Role of Higher-Order Learning and Critical Entrepreneurial Events”, accepted for the upcoming Strategic Management Society Special Conference, Banff, Canada.
Ma, Zhenfeng, Tripat Gill, Ping Zhao and Ken (Yongjian) Chen (2016), “Multiple Complementarities and Indirect Network Effects between Hardware, Software and Accessories,” ISMS Marketing Science Conference, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.
Coviello, Nicole, Ken (Yongjian) Chen, Jon Kerr, Hamed Mehrabi and Greg Tanguay (2014), “International Entrepreneurship Measures – Plenary Workshop,” 2014 McGill International Entrepreneurship Conference, Santiago, Chile.
Smith, Andrew N., Eileen Fischer, and Yongjian Chen (2012), “How does Brand-related User-generated Content Differ across YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter?" Journal of Interactive Marketing, 26(2): 102-113.
Smith, Andrew N., Eileen Fischer and Yongjian Chen (2011), “Creating and Deriving Value: What Can We Learn from Haul and Outfit Videos?” Association of Consumer Research 2011 Annual Conference, St. Louis, USA.
Recent Academic Service and Community Engagements
Divisional editor, Technology and Innovation Division, Administrative Science Association of Canada (ASAC) Conference, 2019 – present.
Contributor, “Building Resilience in Business”, Whitby Chamber of Commerce Blog, May 2020.
Contributor, “Businesses Focus on the Controllable to Survive and Move on”, Metroland Durham, May 2020.
Facilitator, Seniorpreneur Program for Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship Boot Camp, Community Innovation Lab, Oshawa, Canada, 2019.