Ph.D., Georgia State University
M.S., University of South Carolina
M.A., Beijing Foreign Studies University
B.S., Tsinghua University
IT-enabled Governance of Interorganizational Relationships
IT-enabled Innovation and Business Value
IT-enabled Knowledge Management
Dr. Xinlin Tang is an associate professor of management information systems in the Department of Business Analytics, Information Systems and Supply Chain at Florida State University. She also serves as the director of the Ph.D. Program with a major in Management Information Systems.
Her research interests lie at the intersection of information system strategy and interorganizational relationship management. Her work has appeared in leading scholarly journals including Information Systems Research, Journal of Management Information Systems, IEEE Transaction on Engineering Management, and Journal of Operations Management, among others. Since she joined FSU in 2007, she has taught several core and elective IS courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels, including information technology management, IT project management, social issues, etc. She has been nominated for university teaching awards a couple of times.
Tang received her bachelor’s degree in architecture from Tsinghua University. She also has a master’s degree in English literature from Beijing Foreign Studies University and a master’s degree in management information systems from the University of South Carolina. Her Ph.D. is in computer information systems from Georgia State University.
Rai, A. and Tang, X. (2014) "Information Technology-Enabled Business Models: A Conceptual Framework and a Coevolution Perspective for Future Research," Information Systems Research (25:1) 1-14. Lead article.
Tang, X. and Rai, A. (2012) "The Moderating Effects of Supplier Portfolio Characteristics on the Competitive Performance Impacts of Supplier-Facing Process Capabilities," Journal of Operations Management (30:1/2) 85-98.
Rai, A. and Tang, X. (Accepted) "Information Technology-Enabled Business Models: A Conceptual Framework and a Coevolution Perspective for Future Research," Information Systems Research
Tang, X. and Rai, A. (2012) "The Moderating Effects of Supplier Portfolio Characteristics on the Competitive Performance Impacts of Supplier-Facing Process Capabilities," Journal of Operations Management.
Tang, X., Rai, A., and Wareham, J. (2011) "Bridging and Bonding for Value Creation: A Structural Embeddedness Perspective of B2B Digital Intermediation," IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management (58:1) 4-20. Lead article.
Rai, A. and Tang, X. (2010) "Leveraging IT Capabilities and Competitive Process Capabilities for IR Portfolio Management," Information Systems Research (21:3) 516-542. Featured in the Economist.
Rai, A., Brown, P., and Tang, X. (2009) "Organizational Assimilation of Electronic Procurement Innovations," Journal of Management Information Systems, (26:1), pp. 257-296.
- Co-PI for Junior Faculty Research Grant from National Science Foundation of China (NSFC) ($26,000)
- Nominated for University Teaching Award (2008 and 2011)
- Winner of the 2006 Harriet Fulbright Dissertation Grants ($10,000)