Artificial Intelligence, CEO Turnover, and Directional Change in Firm Innovation

Funded Research Proposal

In this project, we aim to investigate the extent to which acquiring AI capabilities can ease firms’ transition of innovation directions in uncertain times of leadership change. To achieve this goal, we plan to identify the challenges that firms face when they attempt to pivot the innovation direction during CEO turnover. Furthermore, we plan to examine how AI can help mitigate these challenges and provide new opportunities for certain types of innovation development. Our study will provide a roadmap for firms to make optimal decisions when allocating AI resources for strategic changes in innovation.Read More

To Mine or To Trade? An Investigation on the Sustainability of Blockchain Development and Cryptocurrency Market

Funded Research Proposal

The cryptocurrency market has grown rapidly in recent years and become a popular innovative platform for the purpose of investment. Its underpinning blockchain infrastructure has been designed to keep track of trusted financial transactions.Read More

Data Analytics, Innovation, and Firm Productivity

Published Research

This study focuses on how data analytics talent in firms can have an effect on firms’ return on their technology investment. Especially with the rise of social media, cloud computing, as well as many other technologies that can capture detailed digital trace about various human interactions, we hope to understand how some firms can capture the value of the data and gain competitive advantage while some could not.Read More

Artificial Intelligence and Drug Innovation: A Large Scale Examination of the Pharmaceutical Industry

Working Papers

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is playing an increasingly important role in the global economy and has transformed many business practices. As AI has advanced beyond the conventionally narrow domains, it is starting to exhibit characteristics of “general purpose technologies (GPT)” that are expected to change the nature of more business innovations and reduce their associated financial costs and time.Read More

Data Analytics Supports Decentralized Innovation

Published Research

Data-analytics technology can accelerate the innovation process by enabling existing knowledge to be identified, accessed, combined, and deployed to address new problem domains.Read More