Wenqing Zhang

Wenqing Zhang
University of Minnesota Duluth | UMD · Department of Management Studies

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
Wenqing Zhang currently works at the Department of Management Studies, University of Minnesota Duluth. Wenqing does research in Operations and Supply Chain Management.
Additional affiliations
August 2019 - present
University of Minnesota Duluth
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
August 2014 - July 2019
University of Minnesota Duluth
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
August 2011 - July 2014
Solbridge International School of Business
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)

Publications

Publications (14)
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Purpose While supply chain scholars concur on the need to integrate supply chain finance (SCF) processes to meet ever-changing customer demands, it is unclear how SCF influences business performance in the presence of perceived opportunistic behavior. Therefore, the study aims to investigate the moderating role of perceived partner opportunism in t...
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As the number of apps in mobile application markets soars, platforms make significant promotion efforts to help new apps stand out. Some app developers adopt a sequential launch strategy with which they postpone launching the app in other platforms to be eligible for free promotion on the first-launch platform. We model an app developer that consid...
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This study uses an augmented dynamic gravity model to identify the main contributing factors influencing bilateral trade between China and 46 African countries in general and to test whether Sino-Africa bilateral trade is more than resource focused in particular. Natural resource was captured by “oil exports” and “ores & metal exports,” and the emp...
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Reverse logistics (RL) plays a significant role in circular economic development, especially in natural resource- and energy-intensive industries (NREI) as a long-term strategy to make a breakthrough in their development. In this study, we construct an evolutionary game theoretical model to investigate the cooperation between NREI companies that ad...
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Facing global competition, multinational corporations (MNCs) have considered offshoring as a viable alternative to domestic production. By offshoring production, MNCs have generally enjoyed lower labor costs and higher production efficiencies, in addition to other benefits. Unfortunately, target countries chosen for such activities tend to be pollu...
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There are conflicting arguments about the relationship between quality management (QM) and innovation. Few studies have considered the role of organization context in influencing QM for innovation achievement. Taking a multi-dimensional view of QM, this study develops a research framework that examines relationships among organization contextual fa...
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Long queues during holiday shopping events seem undesirable for both shoppers and retailers. However, the following article shows that, under some conditions, long queues benefit retailers for two reasons. First, long queues, by turning away high-time-cost shoppers, serve as a device of segmentation and targeting. Consequently, retailers deliver pr...
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Uncertainty influences a decision maker's choices when making sequential capital investment decisions. With the possibility of extremely negative cash inflows, firms may need to curtail operations significantly. Traditional Net Present Value analysis does not allow for efficient management of these problems. In addition, firm managers may behave ir...
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Macroeconomic factors, such as the current financial crisis, affect citizens’ entrepreneurial spirits. Start-ups are beneficial to the economic growth of a certain state only to the extent to which they prove successful. Accordingly, by testing affirmed entrepreneurship theories with quantitative and qualitative information provided by official rep...
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Advertising plays an important role in affecting consumer demand. Socially responsible firms are expected to use advertising judiciously, limiting advertising of “bad” products. An example is the advertising initiative adopted by several major food manufacturers to limit the advertising of unhealthy food categories to children. Such initiatives are...
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Long queues in seasonal sales shopping are seemingly undesirable for shoppers and retailers. Yet, this paper proposes that shoppers’ impatience can be a virtue for retailers. It shows that, when shoppers do queue, it is desirable under some conditions for retailers to strategically keep the queues longer rather than reducing them. This is due to tw...
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Today, firms are facing a globally competitive environment. Against this backdrop, firms can ill afford to make mistakes in their capital budgeting and acquisition decisions. When making major decisions, firms may be faced with additional costs associated with managerial anchoring. Using simulation results, it is shown that firms making off-shoring...
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Information Technologv hat redefined the paramevrs of doing the business in almost all industries. The use of orib* mode of selling products and services has opened doors of or* opportunities for companies on one hand and on other hand nan) obstacles and challenges are also coming in the way of effective and successful use of these new tools. Ranki...
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This chapter examines the recent pledges made by 12 giant food and beverage companies in response to the Children's Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative (CFBAI) program initiated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB). The CFBAI program requires participants to commit to core advertising principles to combat the growing childhood obes...

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