Yan Shen
Assistant Professor
Peter B. Gustavson School of Business
University of Victoria
yanshen@uvic.ca
(250) 721-6312


Related Research Interests

Dr. Yan Shen is the assistant professor at Peter B. Gustavson School of Business, University of Victoria. Her major research interests focus on mentoring and developmental networks. In her dissertation, she examined the developmental networks of expatriate managers and professionals who were working and living in Singapore and China, and explored the different types of developmental relationships that enhance expatriates’ career growth and personal learning. She is particularly interested in developmental relationships between members from different cultural backgrounds. In addition, she and her co-authors (Rick Cotton and Reut Livne-Tarandach) examined the developmental networks of Major League Baseball Hall of Famers.


Related Publications

  • Cotton, R., Shen, Y., & Livne-Tarandach, R. 2011. On becoming extraordinary: The content and structure of the developmental networks of Major League Baseball Hall of Famers. Academy of Management Journal, 54 (1): 15-46.