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Faculty Member

Ye-Sho Chen
Marjory B. Ourso Center for Excellence in Teaching Professorship #5

Stephenson Department of Entrepreneurship & Information Systems - Professor
Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute - Professor
Energy Program - Professor
Office of Business Student Success - Director, International Experience
Office of the Dean - Director, OBSS International Experience
3027 Business Education Complex East
501 South Quad Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-2510
Fax: 225-578-2511

Personal Web Site

Biographical Summary
Dr. Ye-Sho Chen received his Ph.D. degree in Operations Research from Purdue University in 1985. He is a Professor of Management Information Systems in the Department of Information Systems and Decision Sciences, E. J. Ourso College of Business, Louisiana State University. He is the Director of Emerging Markets Initiative and the John W. Duruy Endowed Professorship in the College. He received The Tiger Athletic Foundation Tenured Faculty Teaching Award in 2011, Tenured Faculty Teaching Award in 2007, and The Erich Sternberg Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award in 1992. Dr. Chen has published more than 100 papers in journals and conference proceedings.
Ph D Industrial Engineering, Purdue University
MS Science / Applied Mathematics, National Tsing Hua University
Courses Taught
BADM 4010 - Special Topics for Entrepreneurs
BADM 4040 - Entrepreneurship in China
BADM 7170 - Understanding International Management Challenges
BADM 7270 - Seminar in New Developments in Business Administration
BADM 7460 - Special Topics in Entrepreneurship
BADM 7480 - Independent Study in Entrepreneurship
ENTR 4030 - Independent Study in Entrepreneurship
ENTR 4120 - Social Entrepreneurship
GBUS 4040 - Entrepreneurship in China
ISDS 3070 - Independent Reading and Research in Information Systems and Decision Sciences
ISDS 3100 - Management of Informaiton Resources
ISDS 3110 - Database Processing for Management
ISDS 4112 - Data Warehousing
ISDS 4160 - Sourcing in China
ISDS 7070 - Seminar in Advanced Business Problems
ISDS 7103 - Survey of Operations Research: Stochastic Methods
ISDS 7150 - Emerging Markets Supply Chain Management
ISDS 7505 - Information Technology and Entrepreneurship
ISDS 7510 - Database Management
ISDS 7511 - Advanced Database Management
ISDS 7910 - Contemporary Issues in Production/Operations Management
ISDS 7990 - Project
Director of Globalization, Ourso College of Business, 2017
Majory B. Ourso Excellence in Teaching Professorship #5, College, 2014
Robert J. Peltier Professorship in MBA Studies, College, 2014
John W. Dupuy Endowed Professorship, College, 2011
Director of International Experience , Ourso College of Business
Francis M. Dud Coates MBA Professorship, Ourso College of Business
James C. & Cherie H. Flores Professor of MBA Studies #2, Ourso College of Business
Faculty of Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute, Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute
Teaching Interest: Emerging Markets and Entrepreneurial Opportunities
Research Interest: Emerging Markets and Entrepreneurial Opportunities
Selected Research Publications

Explaining Innovation in Tourism-Retailing Contexts by Appling Simon’s Sciences of the Artificial. Chang, L., Chen, Y., and Liu, H. (2015). Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology.

“Flying High, Landing Soft”: An Innovative Entrepreneurial Curriculum for Chinese SMEs Going Abroad. Chen, Y., Watson, E., Cornacchione, E., and Azevedo, R. (2013). Journal of Chinese Entrepreneurship.

Online Gamer Misbehaviors and Their Adverse Impacts on Other Gamers. Teng, C., Tseng, F., Chen, Y., and Wu, S. (2012). Online Information Review, 36(3).

Soft Landings Curriculum of U.S.-China Entrepreneurship. Chen, Y., Watson, E., and Azevedo, R. (2011). China Currents, 10(2).


Title: Reducing coastal-zone salinity impacts through integration and entrepreneurial engagement

Granting Organization: Louisiana Sea Grant

Personnel: Chen, Y. (duty: Co-Principal Investigator) Tsai, F. (duty: Principal Investigator) , G. (duty: Co-Principal Investigator)

Year: (2018)


E-Business and Analytics Strategy in Franchising. Chen, Y., Liu, C., Zeng, Q., and Azevedo, R. (2017). In Strategic Information Systems and Technologies in Modern Organizations (pp. 187-204). Hershey PA, USA: IGI Global.

E-Commerce in International Franchising. Chen, Y. (2016). In Encyclopedia of E-Commerce Development, Implementation, and Management (pp. 587-599). USA: IGI Global. IGI Global.

A “Flying High, Landing Soft” Platform for Supplier Diversity. Chen, Y., Davutyan, N., and Ersoy, İ. (2016). In Handbook of Research on Global Supply Chain Management (pp. 72-84). IGI Global.

Cultivating Global Entrepreneurs in the Food Supply Chain. Chen, Y., and Polat, I. (2016). In Handbook of Research on Global Supply Chain Management (pp. 292-312). IGI Global.

Business Analytics in Franchising. Chen, Y., Lu, B., and Zeng, C. (2014). In Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, DBA (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 3rd Edition.

Editorial Appointments
International Journal of ICT Research in Africa and the Middle East
International Journal of Productivity Management and Assessment Technologies
Professional and Service Activities
Economic Department Review and Assessment, Committee Member
LSU Global Academics & Quality Committee, Committee Member
Dean's Advisory Council: Energy Committee , Committee Member
Dean's Advisory Council: Executive Committee , Committee Member
Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, A Guest Editor of the Special Issue "Recent Advances in Learning Theory"
Globalization Committee, Committee Chair
Review and Assessment of the Department of Agricultural Economics, Committee Chair
Employed by LSU since:
August 21, 1985
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