Name Chung-Lin Tsai
Title Assistant Professor
Research Interests strategic management, technology management, innovation management, open innovation, platform strategies, dynamic capabilities
Office CM3042
Phone 4658

Education 2016, Ph.D., Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
2007, Master, Department of Business Administration, National Chung Cheng University
2005, Bachelor, Department of Economics, National Taipei University
Experience 2022-08-01 ~ , National Sun Yat-sen University, Assistant Professor
2019-02-01 ~ 2022-07-31, National Chung Cheng University, Assistant Professor
2016-08-01 ~ 2019-01-31, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Assistant Professor
2007-08-01 ~ 2010-01-31, Ta Chong Bank, Senior Clerk
Category Year Title
Journal Article 2023 Chung-Lin Tsai, Joon Mo Ahn (2023). How Do Institutional Effects Shape Open Innovation Adoption?. Technology Analysis & Strategic Management. (SSCI)
Journal Article 2022 Chung-Lin Tsai, Joon Mo Ahn, Letizia Mortara (2022). Managing platform-based ecosystems in B2B markets: Out-bound open innovation perspective . International Journal of Technology Management , 89(3/4), 139-162. (SSCI)
Journal Article 2022 Huei-Ting Tsai, Chung-Lin Tsai (2022). The influence of the five cardinal values of Confucianism on firm performance. Review of Managerial Science , 16, 429-458. (SSCI)
Journal Article 2022 蔡宗霖 (2022). Exploring insights into entrepreneurial opportunity creation: A design thinking perspective. Journal of Technology Management, 27(2), 119-138. (TSSCI)
Journal Article 2018 Chung-Lin Tsai (2018). The timing of fostering complementary innovation: exploring the antecedent of industry platform emergence . Technology Analysis & Strategic Management , 30(10), 1121-1135. (SSCI)
Conference Paper 2022 Chung-Lin Tsai (2022). Dynamic Capabilities Creation and Innovation Ecosystem Evolvement: An Open Innovation Perspective.. The British Academy of Management (BAM) 2022 Conference, UK.
Conference Paper 2022 Chung-Lin Tsai (2022). Entrepreneurial Opportunity Identification and Dynamic Capabilities: An Open Innovation Perspective.. The R&D Management Conference 2022, Italy.
Conference Paper 2021 Chung-Lin Tsai (2021). Exploring the relationship between open innovation implementation and dynamic capabilities creation in the highly institutionalized industry. The R&D Management Conference 2021, UK.
Conference Paper 2020 Chung-Lin Tsai (2020). Analyzing Platform-based Ecosystem Orchestration: An Institution-based Perspective. 7th Annual World Open Innovation Conference, United States.
Conference Paper 2019 Chung-Lin Tsai (2019). Analysing non-digital platform providers’ strategies in developing digital platform capabilities. 8th International Conference on Business, Economics, Management and Marketing, UK.
Conference Paper 2018 Chung-Lin Tsai (2018). Exploring digital platform entry strategies into existing platform-based markets. The R&D Management Conference 2018, Italy.
Conference Paper 2017 Chung-Lin Tsai (2017). Limitations of Platform Strategies in Building Firm-specific Network Effects. The R&D Management Conference 2017, Belgium.
Conference Paper 2016 Joon Mo Ahn, Chung-Lin Tsai (2016). When technology platform meets out-bound open innovation: A dynamic establishment of business ecosystem. The 3rd Annual World Open Innovation Conference, Spain.
Conference Paper 2014 Chung-Lin Tsai, David Probert (2014). Linkage between Industry Platform Implementation, Environmental Factors, and Network Effects: Evidence from the ICT Industry. The Strategic Management Society (SMS) 34th Annual International Conference, Spain.
Conference Paper 2013 Chung-Lin Tsai, Robert Phaal, David Probert (2013). Industry Platform Construction and Development in a Changing Environment: Evidence from the ICT Industry. The 35th DRUID Celebration Conference,, Spain.
Conference Paper 2012 Chung-Lin Tsai (2012). Industry platform strategies for market expansion. The 10th International Conference on Manufacturing Research, UK.
Year Title

以動態能力的觀點來探討多邊平台生態系管理、體制力量與企業社會責任實現之關聯. National Science and Technology Council (NSTC 112-2410-H-110-042-)


Exploring insights into the implementation of open innovation: A design thinking perspective. National Science and Technology Council (NSTC 111-2410-H-110-085-)


Exploring the creation of dynamic capabilities in the institutional environment: An open innovation perspective. National Science and Technology Council (NSTC 110-2410-H-110-088-)


Exploring the pattern of platform-based ecosystem evolvement: A dynamic capability perspective. Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST 109-2410-H-194-065-)


An institutional theory perspective on the strategic implementation of multi-sided platforms in developing ecosystem innovation. Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST 108-2410-H-194-100-)


A study of analyzing the impact of the blurring industrial boundaries on multi-sided platform competition. Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST 107-2410-H-194-102-)

Year Semester Required / Selected Department Course Code Course
111 2 Selected 跨院選修(管) GEAI1459 EMERGING MARKET ISSUES
111 2 Selected Department of Business Management BM363 EMERGING MARKET ISSUES
111 2 Required Department of Business Management BM756 QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS AND METHODLOGY
111 1 Required Department of Business Management BM413 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
111 1 Required 企企管碩 BM601 ETHICS AND LEADERSHIP
Year Name Degree Title
Year Title Awarding Organization
2023 校優良課程獎 國立中山大學
2022 管院逸仙新進管理學者獎 國立中山大學管理學院
2011 留學獎學金 教育部
Period Activity Description Role
2022-12-10 ~ 2022-12-10 高中英語聽力測驗 監試 監試工作人員
2023-01-13 ~ 2023-01-15 112學年度學科能力測驗 監試 監試工作人員
2023-03-24 ~ 2023-03-24 2023年全國高中商業類學生創新商業專題競賽 創新商業專題競賽 決賽評審委員
2022-12-03 ~ 2022-12-03 2022第一屆DBA論壇 DBA論壇 講評人