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Dr. Chanchu Lin

Assistant Professor of Business Administration 262.524.7160 clin@carrollu.edu Business Hall 201

TEACHES IN THE FOLLOWING PROGRAM(S)

Business Business Administration (MBA)

Biography

Dr. Canchu Lin is an assistant professor in the area of Operations and Supply Chain Management at Carroll University. He has published pieces in the areas of quality management, organizational culture, technology use and adoption, and leadership. His current research interests include, but are not limited in, quality management, information security, Big Data in supply chain management, and innovation. His teaching philosophy emphasizes problem solving, team learning, and critical thinking. Dr. Lin serves on the Committee of Annual Faculty Evaluation for the Department of Accounting, Business, and Economics, and on the Onboarding Committee and Planning and Budgeting Committee for the University. Additionally, he coaches the Mathcount team for the Richmond School, and peer reviews submissions for academic journals and conferences in the areas of Operations and Supply Chain Management, Information Systems, Organizational Communication, and Leadership.

Education

  • University of Toledo, Ph.D., Major in Manufacturing and Technology Management, Minor in Operations Management
  • Purdue University, Ph.D., Major in Organizational Communication, Minor in Intercultural Communication, Technology
  • Purdue University School of Technology, M.S., Major in Computer Graphics Technology, Minor in Human-Computer Interaction, Instructional Design
  • Beijing Foreign Studies University, M.A., Major in English Literature
  • Jiangxi University, B.A., Major in English Language and Literature
  • Purdue University Krannert Graduate School of Management, Mini-MBA, Applied Management Principles Program, Certificate and 6.0 Continuing Education Units

Scholarly and Professional Achievements

Journal articles

Lin, C. (in press). Leader as Rhetor: An Analysis of China’s Anti-SARS Campaign. China Media Research.

Li, L., Lin, C., & Lai, G. (2016). Technology sensemaking by university administrators, faculty and staff: Unity and divergence. International Journal of Technology in Teaching and Learning, 12(1), 1-16.​

Lin, C. (2010). Structuring interactions with technology: A social identity approach. Journal of Information Technology Case and Application Research 12(3), 12-33.

Lin, C., & Ha, L. (2010). Subculture, critical mass, and technology use. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 50(3), 72-80.

Lin, C., Singer, R., & Ha, L. (2010). Why university members use and resist technology? A structure enactment perspective. Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 22(1), 38-59.

Lin, C. (2010). Studying Chinese culture and conflict: A research agenda. International Journal of Conflict Management, 21 (1).70-93

Lin, C., & Ha, L. (2009). Subculture and use of a communication information technology in higher education institutions. Journal of Higher Education, 80 (5), 564-590.

Lin, C. (2008). Demystifying the chameleonic nature of Chinese leadership. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 14 (4), 303-321.

Lin, C. (2007). Organizational website design as a rhetorical situation. IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, 50, 35-44.

Lin, C. (2002). Organizational size, multiple audiences, and web site design. Technical Communication, 49 (1), 36-44.

Book chapters

Lin, C., & Kunnathur, A. (2016). Quality management practices must culturally fit. In Decision Sciences Institute & M. Warkentin (Eds.), Models and Applications in the Decision Sciences: Best Papers from 2015 Annual Conference, (pp. 171-186). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson FT Press. (This book is a collection of best papers from the Conference. So, this chapter means another honor, a best paper from the conference.)

Conference proceedings

Lin, C., & Kunnathur, A. (2016). Towards a theory of dynamic information security behaviors. Proceedings of the Annual Convention of Decision Science Institute, Austin, TX, 2016.

Lin, C., & Kunnathur, A. (2015). Exploring the relationship between quality management practices and organizational culture: A cultural fit perspective. Proceedings of the Annual Convention of Decision Science Institute, Seattle, Washington, 2015

Lin, C., & Kunnathur, A. (2014). Exploring two antecedents of information sharing and one moderator: IT infrastructure, IT governance, and information security policy. Proceedings of the Annual Convention of Decision Science Institute, Tampa, Florida, 2014

Lin, C., & Kunnathur, A. (2013). Toward developing a theory of end user information security competence. Proceedings of the Annual Convention of Americas Association of Information Systems, Chicago, 2013.

Recent conference presentations

Lin, C., & Kunnathur, A. (2016). Towards a theory of dynamic information security behaviors. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of Decision Science Institute, Austin, TX, 2016.

Lin, C., & Kunnathur, A. (2015). Exploring the relationship between quality management practices and organizational culture: A cultural fit perspective. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of Decision Science Institute, Seattle, Washington, 2015

Lin, C., & Kunnathur, A. (2014). Exploring two antecedents of information sharing and one moderator: IT infrastructure, IT governance, and information security policy. Paper Presented at the Annual Convention of Decision Science Institute, Tampa, Florida, 2014

Lin, C., & Kunnathur, A. (2013). Toward developing a theory of end user information security competence. Paper Presented at the Annual Convention of Americas Association of Information Systems, Chicago, 2013. 

Lin, C., & Kunnathur, A. (2013). Self-presentations on the platform: An examination of how platform firms attract suppliers/customers. Paper presented at the 6th Global Supply Chain Management Conference, Dearborn, Michigan, September 26-28, 2013.

Recent submissions

Lin, C. Towards a Theory of Dynamic Information Security Behaviors. Submitted to Information Systems Journal.

Lin, C. & Wittmer, J. Proactive Information Security Behavior: Construct Development 

and Empirical Test. Submitted to Information Systems Research.

Wittmer, J., & Lin, C. Valuing Employees with Disabilities: A Chain Effect of Prodiversity Climate on Organizational Commitment. Submitted to Disabilities Studies Journal.

Work in Progress

Lin, C. Relationship building with non-business stakeholders and firms’ agility for managing supply chain disruptions: Roles of corporate social responsibility and social media use. In data collection stage.

Lin, C. Strategic alliances, organizational learning culture, and exploration/exploitation behavior. Ready for submission to a business strategy or management journal.

Lin, C., & Kunnathur, A. Big Data Capability: Conceptual Development and Antecedents. Ready for submission to a top business management journal.

Communication Publications

Schuck, R. I., Gorsevski, E. W., & Lin, C. (2013). On body snatching: How the rhetoric of globalization elides cultural difference in ‘Bodies… The Exhibition’. Globalizations, 10 (4), 603-617.

Lin, C., & Lee, Y. T. (2013). The constitutive rhetoric of democratic centralism: A thematic analysis of Mao’s discourse on democracy. Journal of Contemporary China, 22 (79), 148-165.

Koschmann, M., Bisel, R., Botero, I., Lin, C., Olufowote, J., Perriton, L., Shoeneborn, D., & Wieland, S. (2012). An eye for an I—Thoughts about Management Communication Quarterly from the next generation. Management Communication Quarterly, 26 (4), 656-681.

Gorsevski, E. W., Schuck, R. I., & Lin, C. (2012) The rhetorical plasticity of the dead in museum displays: A biocritique of missing intercultural awareness. Western Journal of Communication, 76 (3), 314-332. (This article has been named as the recipient of the B. Aubrey Fisher Award. This award is given annually for the outstanding article published in each volume of the Western Journal of Communication.)

Hershberger, A,. Spence, M., Cesarini, P., Mara, A., Albrecht, D., Gordon, J., Jorissen, K., & Lin, C. (2009). The ripple effect: Lessons from a research and teaching learning community. Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 20(3), 145-173.

Lin, C. (2008). Communication research methodology. In Shuming Lu (Ed.), Communication studies in the West (pp. 67-86). Beijing, China: China Renmin University Press. (written in Chinese)

Lin, C. (2007).  Mao Zedong. In L.L. Kaid & C. Holtz-Bacha (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Political Communication (pp. 415-416). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Lin. C, & Clair, R. (2007). Measuring Mao Zedong Thought and interpreting organizational communication in China. Management Communication Quarterly, 20, 395-429.

Lin, C. (2006). Culture shock and social support: An investigation of a Chinese student organization on a U.S. Campus. Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, 35, 117-137.

Liu, D., & Lin, C. (1999). The pride of zuguo: China’s perennial appeal to the overseas Chinese and an emergent civic discourse in a global community. In R. Kluver and J. H. Powers (Eds.), Civic discourse, civil society, and Chinese communities, (pp. 209-220). Stamford, Connecticut: Ablex Publishing Corporation. (This book has won the "Outstanding Scholarship" book award for 1999 by the International and Intercultural Communication Division of the National Communication Association (NCA).)

Peer Reviewed Manuscripts

  • Leadership Quarterly
  • Human Relations
  • International Journal of Conflict Management
  • Communication Theory
  • Management Communication Quarterly
  • Chinese Journal of Communication
  • Journal of Applied Communication Research
  • Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly
  • IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication
  • Asian Communication Journal
  • Communication Studies

Service to Carroll University and Profession

Institutional Service

  • Assistant Professor, Carroll University, 2015-Present
  • Associate Professor, Tiffin University, 2011-2012
  • Assistant Professor, Bowling Green State University, 2004-2011
  • Instructor, Bowling Green State University, 2003-2004
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Purdue University, 1999-2003
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Oklahoma, 1997-1998
  • Lecturer, Beijing Foreign Studies University, 1990-1996
  • Instructor, Jiangxi University, 1985-1987

Committee Membership

  • AFE committee, Carroll University, 2016-Present
  • Employee On-Boarding Advisory Committee, Carroll University, 2016-Present
  • Planning and Budgeting Committee, Carroll University, 2016-Present

Professional Service

  • Reviewed conference papers for Decision Science Institute Conventions of 2015 and 2016
  • ​President, Association for Chinese Communication Studies (ACCS) 2009-2010
  • Division Program Planner for National Communication Association (NCA)’s Annual Conventions 2009 and 2011
  • ​Editor-in-Chief/Supervisor (Editing, Designing, and Supervising), Jieti (Beijing) Multimedia Ltd., 1992-1996
  • Communication Consultant, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Division of the People’s Bank of China (China’s Central Bank), 1992

Membership in Organizations

  • Advanced Productivity, Innovation, and Competitive Success (APICS)
  • Institute of Supply Management
  • Association of Information Systems
  • National Communication Association
  • International Communication Association
  • Association for Chinese Communication Studies
  • Association of Chinese Professors of Social Sciences in the United States

Community Outreach

  • Vice President and President, 80-20 Initiative (Asian American Political Organization) Northwest Ohio Chapter, 2008-2011
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