University of Southern California

Zhe(Adele) Xing
Ph.D. student in Management and Organization

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

MA, Peking University; BBA, Wuhan University


Adele Xing is a Ph.D. Candidate of Management and Organization. She studies firm strategy in general with a focus on contract design and inter-firm relationships such as alliances and mergers and acquisitions. Specifically, she is interested in the variation of contracts for mergers and acquisitions, the drivers of such variation as well as its consequences.


Xing, Z., and Mayer, K. J. (2013) "Learning to Change: The Effect of Prior Ties on Contract Change,".