About Hanqing Fang


  • Mississippi State University, Doctor of Philosophy, 2016

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Hanqing Fang

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Business & Information Tech
101 Fulton Hall

573-341-7216 | fangha@mst.edu


  • Mississippi State University, Doctor of Philosophy, 2016

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Dr. Fang's research primarily focuses on family firms, entrepreneurship, and strategic management. His works have appeared or are forthcoming in journals such as Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Product Innovation Management, among others. He has received several best paper awards in conferences such as the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) conference, Family Enterprise Research Conference (FERC) conference, and others. He receives Family Firm Institute (FFI) Best Dissertation Award in 2017, and the Outstanding Reviewer Award for Family Business Review journal in 2018. He is the Family Owned Business Institute (FOBI) scholar -in-residence in 2019-2020.

Dr. Fang serves in the Editorial Review Broad for Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Family Business Review, and Journal of Family Business Strategy.

Selected Peer-Review Journal Publications (full vitae available upon request):

Fang, H., Chrisman, J.J., Memili, E., & Tang, L. (Forthcoming). Narrow-framing and risk preferences in family and non-family firms. Journal of Management Studies.

Randolph, R.V., Fang, H., Nayir, D.Z. & Memili, E., (Forthcoming, On-line First). Family and non-family sources of knowledge diversity in family firms: The role of causation logics. International Small Business Journal.

Fang, H., Memili, E., Chrisman, J.J. & Wang, M. (Forthcoming, On-line First). Foreign venture presence and domestic entrepreneurship: A macro-level study. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money.

Eng, L. L., Fang, H., Tian, X., Yu, T. R., & Zhang, H. (2019, all authors contribute equally). Financial crisis and real earnings management in family firms: A comparison between China and the United States. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 59, 184-201.

Fang, H., Siau, K.L., Memili, E. & Dou, J. (2019). Cognitive antecedents of family business bias in investment decisions: A commentary on Risky decisions and the family firm bias: An experimental study based on prospect theory. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice . 43(2), 409-416.

Fang, H., Kotlar, J., Memili, E., Chrisman, J. J., & De Massis, A. (2018). The pursuit of international opportunities in family firms: Generational differences and the role of knowledge-based resources. Global Strategy Journal, 8(1), 136-157.

Memili, E., Fang, H. Koc, B., Yildirim-Oktem, O., & Sonmez, S. (2018). Sustainability practices of family firms: The interplay between family ownership and long-term orientation. Journal of Sustainable Tourism , 26(1), 9-28.

Chen, S., Fang, H., MacKenzie, N. G., Carter, S., Chen, L., & Wu, B. (2018). Female leadership in contemporary Chinese family firms. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 35(1), 181-211.

Fang, H., Memili, E., Van de Graaff Randolph, R. & Chrisman, J.J. (2016). Does size matter? The moderating effects of firm size on the employment of non-family managers in privately-held family SMEs. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 40(5), 1017-1039.

Chrisman, J. J., Fang, H., Kotlar, J., & De Massis, A. (2015). A note on family influence and the adoption of discontinuous technologies in family firms. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 32(3), 384-388.

Kotlar, J., Fang, H., De Massis, A., & Frattini, F. (2014). Profitability goals, control goals, and the R&D investment decisions of family and nonfamily firms. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 31(6), 1128-1145.

Kotlar, J., De Massis, A., Frattini, F., Bianchi, M., & Fang, H. (2013). Technology acquisition in family and nonfamily firms: A longitudinal analysis of Spanish manufacturing firms. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 30(6), 1073-1088.


Research interests

Entrepreneurship, Family Business, Strategic Management

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