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Christina H.Y. Fang

Christina H.Y. Fang

Joined Stern 2003

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 7-62
New York, NY 10012

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Christina Fang's research focuses on challenges and mechanisms of learning. Current research examines causal attributions of business performance, issues of novelty in technological innovations, and behavioral/strategic implications of learning in the absence of immediate feedback. She holds a Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Research Interests

  • Organization Learning
  • Strategic Decision Making
  • Technological Innovation

Courses Taught

  • Strategy

Academic Background

Ph.D., Strategy/Organizational Theory, 2003
The Wharton School

M.S., Management Science/Applied Economics, 2001
The Wharton School

Awards & Appointments

Academy of Management Member, Business Policy and Strategy Award Committee  

Selected Publications

Christina Fang, Jerker Denrell (2010)
Predicting the Next Big Thing: Success as a Signal of Poor Judgment
Management Science, 56(10), 1653-1667.

Christina Fang, Jeho Lee and Melissa Schilling (2010)
Balancing Exploration and Exploitation through Structural Design: The Isolation of Subgroups and Organization Learning
Organization Science, 21(3), 625-642.

Christina Fang, Daniel Levinthal (2009)
The Near Term Liability of Exploitation: Exploration and Exploitation in Multi-Stage Problems

Christina Fang, Sari Carp and Zur Shapira
Prior Divergence: Do Researchers and Participants Share the Same Prior Probability Distributions?
Cognitive Science, Forthcoming.

Areas of Expertise


  • Competitive Analysis
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Decision Making & Policy
  • Networking & Social Networks
  • Technology & Innovation


  • Asia
  • China
  • United States