Dr. Zhijing Zhu joined Nottingham University Business School as an assistant professor of International Business and Strategy in March 2017. She received a BSc in Management Information System and a MBA degree from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law (ZUEL) in China, as well as a PhD in Strategy from UNSW Sydney in Australia. Prior to her PhD research, Zhijing had taken charge of international accreditation and international collaboration at the MBA School of ZUEL for 3 years, and held mid- and high-level management positions for international business in private high-tech Chinese firms for 7 years. Zhijing’s research interest covers innovation, firm and industry evolution, and international strategy. At present she focuses on studying systematically the development of new-to-the-world innovations in China.
Business & Corporate Strategy
Zhijing’s research focuses on innovation, firm and industry evolution, and international strategy, particularly in the context of emerging economies.
New-to-the-world innovations in China
Innovations in emerging economies
Open innovation and ecosystems
Firm and industry evolution
Zhu, Z., Murmann, J. P. & Jiang, H. (2016). “China’s New-to-the-world Innovation Performance and its Antecedents: Evidence from International Patent Statistics”, Best Paper Proceedings of the Academy of Management (AOM) Conference 2016, Anaheim.
Zhu, Z. (2015). “The Impact of Entrepreneurial Cross-border Networks on International Market Power: Empirical Evidence from Chinese Chemistry Industry” (in Chinese), Modern Business Trade Industry, 2015(3): 73-76. ISSN1672-3198.
Zhu, Z. (2011). “The AMBA Accreditation of British MBA Programs to and Its Implications to Chinese MBA Education” (in Chinese), Managers, 2011(10): 94-95. ISSN1003-6067.
Book Chapter Translations:
Li, B., Cao, L., Deng, H., Zhang, Y., Zheng H., Chen, T., & Zhu, Z. (2012). Chapter 13 “Constraints on Entrepreneurial Performance” and Chapter 14 “Assessing Corporate Entrepreneurial Performance”, in Kuratko, D.F., Morris, M.H. & Covin, J.G., Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurial Development within Organizations (3rd Ed.) 2011: 222-263. Beijing, China: China Machine Press.
Zhu, Z., Murmann, J. P. & Jiang, H. “China’s New-to-the-world Innovation Performance and its Antecedents: Evidence from International Patent Statistics”, AOM Conference 2016, Anaheim, Aug 2016.
- Best Paper Nomination, Technology and Innovation Management (TIM) Division, AOM Conference 2016
Zhu, Z.“Chinese New-to-the-world Innovations”, 23rd Annual Conference for Doctoral Student Research of Consortium for Cooperation and Competition, Bocconi Univeristy, Milan, Jun 2016.
Zhu, Z. & Murmann, J. P. “What Drives New-to-the-world Innovations of Chinese Firms? An Exploratory Comparative Study”, APROS/EGOS 2015 Conference, Univerisy of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Dec 2015.
Zhu, Z. “The Future of Chinese Enterprise-led Innovation”, The 3rd Annual Mack Institute Emerging Scholar Workshop, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Jun 2014.