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Jie Yang

Professor & 2012 Partnership Professor of Quantitative Management Science

Phone: 281-275-8813

Brazos Hall 319 (Sugar Land)

Jie Yang

Dr. Jie Yang is a Professor of Operations Management and Quantitative Methods in the School of Business Administration at the University of Houston-Victoria and also a certified supply chain professional (CSCP). She received her PhD from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Before joining the University of Houston-Victoria she was a faculty member in the Department of Management at Kean University, and in the Department of Management and Marketing at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dr. Yang's primary research interests focus on relational infrastructure in a buyer-supplier relationship, supply chain agility in operational collaboration, supply chain performance in transition economies, and the knowledge management/supply chain management interface. She has published in the International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Production Research, Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, Omega, Production Planning and Control, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Industrial Management & Data Systems, International Journal of Technology Management, Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, among others.

Dr. Yang received the UHV Faculty Research and Scholarly Activity Excellence Award, a Partnership Professorship in 2012, and Bloomberg Businessweek Research Award in 2011. She also received the Bright Idea Award in Management sponsored by the Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University and the NJPRO Foundation in 2009.

Dr. Yang has served as a reviewer for multiple journals including International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Production Research, Asia Pacific Journal of Management,Omega, African Journal of Business Management, African Journal of Marketing Management, Industrial Management & Data Systems, and several conference proceedings. She strongly supports the profession through her professional membership in the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), the Association for Operations Management (APICS), the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS), and INFORMS.

Academic Background

  • - The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Operations Management, 2001
  • - Kunming University of Science and Technology, Management, 1998
  • - Kunming University of Science and Technology, Environmental Engineering, 1995

Academic Experience

  • Professor, University of Houston-Victoria (2013 - Now)
  • Associate Professor, University of Houston--Victoria (2009 - Now)
  • Associate Professor, Kean University (2007 - 2009)
  • Assistant Professor, University of Southern Mississippi--Gulf Coast (2002 - 2007)

Courses Taught at UHV

  • MGMT 3306 - Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • MGMT 3306 - Quantitative Decision Making
  • MGMT 4336 - Global Logistics Management
  • MGMT 6355 - Operations Management: Creating Competitive Advantages
  • MGMT 6367 - International Operations Management
  • QMSC 6351 - Statistics and Research Methods

Selected Research

  • Yang, Jie, (2014). Supply Chain Agility: Securing Performance for Chinese Manufacturers International Journal Of Production Economics
  • Rauniar, Rupak, Rawski, Greg, Yang, Jie, Johnson, Ben, (2014). Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) and Social Media Usage: An Empirical Study on Facebook Journal of Enterprise Information Management
  • Yang, Jie, (2013). Harnessing Value in Knowledge Management for Performance in Buyer-Supplier Collaboration International Journal Of Production Research
  • Rauniar, Rupak, Horn, D, Rawski, G, Yang, Jie, (2013). Performance Evaluation of a Centralized Web-Based Integrated Information System Across the Supply Chain International Journal of Internet and Enterprise Management
  • Rauniar, R, Rawski, G, Johnson, B, Yang, Jie, (2013). Social Media User Satisfaction-Theory Development and Research Findings Journal of Internet Commerce
  • Yang, Jie, Rui, M, Rauniar, R, Ikem, F, Xie, H, (2013). Unraveling the link between knowledge management and supply chain integration: an empirical study International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications
  • Yang, Jie, (2012). A Structural Model of Supply Chain Performance in an Emerging Economy International Journal Of Production Research
  • Yang, Jie, (2012). Innovation Capability and Corporate Growth: an Empirical Investigation in China Journal Of Engineering And Technology Management
  • Yang, Jie, (2011). The Determinants of Corporate Growth: Evidence from Chinese High Technology Firms International Journal Of Technology Management
  • Yang, Jie, Xie, Hongming, Zhuang, Yongyao, (2011). The Process Competence of Knowledge Management and Corporate Growth International Journal of Industrial Engineering-Theory Applications and Practice
  • Yang, Jie, (2010). The Knowledge Management Strategy and Its Effect on Firm Performance: A Contingency Analysis International Journal Of Production Economics
  • Yang, Jie, Wong, C, Lai, K H, Ntoko, A, (2009). The Antecedents of Dyadic Quality Performance and Its Effect on Buyer-Supplier Relationship Improvement International Journal Of Production Economics
  • Yang, Jie, (2009). The Determinants of Supply Chain Alliance Performance: An Empirical Study International Journal Of Production Research
  • Yang, Jie, Rui, Mingjie, (2009). Turning Knowledge into New Product Creativity: An Empirical Study Industrial Management & Data Systems
  • Yang, Jie, (2008). Antecedents and consequences of knowledge management strategy: the case of Chinese high technology firms Production Planning & Control
  • Rui, M J, Yang, Jie, Hutchinson, J, Wang, J, (2008). Managing Knowledge for New Product Performance in High Technology Industry International Journal Of Technology Management
  • Yang, Jie, (2008). Managing Knowledge for Quality Assurance: An Empirical Study International Journal Of Quality & Reliability Management
  • Yang, Jie, Wang, J, Wong, C, Lai, K H, (2008). Relational Stability and Alliances Performance in Supply Chain Omega
  • Yang, Jie, (2008). Unraveling the Link between Knowledge Integration and New Product Timeliness Technology Analysis & Strategic Management
  • Yang, Jie, (2007). The Contingency Value of Knowledge in New Product Creativities International Journal Of Technology Management
  • Lee, S C, Chang, S A, Liu, C Y, Yang, Jie, (2007). The Effect of Knowledge Protection, Knowledge Ambiguity, and Relational Capital on Alliance Performance Knowledge and Process Management
  • Yang, Jie, Rui, M, Wang, J, (2006). Enhancing the Firm's Innovation Capability through Knowledge Management: A Study of High Technology Firms in China International Journal Of Technology Management
  • Yang, Jie, Lai, F, Yu, L, (2006). Harnessing Value in Knowledge Acquisition and Dissemination: Strategic Sourcing in Product Development International Journal Of Technology Management
  • Yang, Jie, Liu, C Y, (2006). New Product Development: An Innovation Diffusion Perspective Journal Of High Technology Management Research

Honors and Achievements

  • 2012: Bloomberg Businessweek Teaching Award - Bloomberg Businessweek Teaching Award
  • 2012: Partnership Professor - Partnership Professor
  • 2012: UHV Faculty Research and Scholarly Activity Excellence Award - UHV Faculty Research and Scholarly Activity Excellence Award
  • 2011: Bloomberg Business Week research award - Bloomberg Business Week research award
  • 2010: School of Business Administration Summer research grant - School of Business Administration Summer research grant
  • 2009: Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University and the NJPRO Foundation - Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University and the NJPRO Foundation
  • 2008: Kean University - Kean University