Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Assoc Prof Jing Zhu

Associate Professor, College of Business (Nanyang Business School)

Phone: +65 65921857
Office: S3 01A 26
Assoc Prof Jing Zhu

Jing Zhu is an associate professor in the Nanyang Business School (NBS) at Nanyang Technological University. Prior to joining NBS, she was an associate professor of management at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). She received her bachelor’s degree from Remin University of China and Ph.D. from the Carlson School of Management at University of Minnesota. She studies theoretically driven behavior changes and development of individuals during work-related transitions with a temporal perspective (including dynamics of newcomer experiences, expatriate adjustment and job search of the unemployed) and team diversity and processes. Her work has appeared in top management journals including Academy of Management Journal and Journal of Applied Psychology. She has served or is serving on the editorial board of Academy of Management Journal, the Academy of Management Review Special Theory Forum on “Diversity at a Critical Juncture: New Theories for a Complex Phenomenon”, and Journal of Business Research. She has also received a number of awards including the International Human Resource Management Scholarly Research Award and the Scholarly Achievement Award of the Human Resource Division, the best paper award of the Conflict Management Division, and the Best Symposium of the Year award of the Career Division of the Academy of Management, finalist of the Academy of Management Journal’s best paper award, Citations of Excellence award from Emerald Group Publishing, and Dean’s Recognition of Teaching Excellence from HKUST.
Research Interests
Behavior change of individuals during work-related transitions
-Expatriate experience dynamics and processes
-Job search behavior dynamics and processes
-Newcomer identification changes

Team composition, team processes and effectiveness

Dynamic modeling and multilevel theory and method
Current Projects
  • Basis of Social Exclusion and Newcomer Interpersonal Behaviors: A Temporal Perspective

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