Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Assoc Prof Jing Zhu

Associate Professor, College of Business (Nanyang Business School)

Email: jingzhu@ntu.edu.sg
Assoc Prof Jing Zhu

Biography
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 studies theoretically driven behavior changes and development of individuals during work-related transitions with a temporal perspective (including dynamics of newcomer and expatriate experiences, temporary work, 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 Resources Division, the best paper award of the Conflict Management Division, and the Best Symposium of the Year award of the Careers 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.

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Human Resources and Industrial Relations
Fields of Specialization: Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management
Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, January 2010

B.A., International Business Management
Renmin University of China, Beijing, China, July 2002

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENT

August 2018 – Present, Associate Professor (with tenure)
Division of Leadership, Management and Organization, Nanyang Business School
Nanyang Technological University

July 2017 – Present (on leave 2018-present), Associate Professor (with tenure)
Department of Management, School of Business and Management
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

January 2010 – June 2017, Assistant Professor
Department of Management, School of Business and Management
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

HONORS AND AWARDS
o 2018 Recognition of Teaching Excellence, Office of the Dean of Business and Management, HKUST (awarded for Summer 2017)
o 2017 International Human Resource Management Scholarly Research Award, Human Resources Division, Academy of Management.
o 2016 Citations of Excellence Award, Emerald Group Publishing
o 2014 Recognition of Teaching Excellence, Office of the Dean of Business and Management, HKUST (awarded for Fall 2013)
o 2013 Best Symposium of the Year Award 2012, Careers Division, Academy of Management Meeting.
o 2011 Scholarly Achievement Award, Human Resources Division, Academy of Management.
o 2011 Finalist, Academy of Management Journal's 2010 Best Paper Award, Academy of Management.
o 2011 Best Symposium of the Year Award 2010, Careers Division, Academy of Management Meeting.
o 2008 Best Paper Award-Conflict in Context, Conflict Management Division, Academy of Management Meeting.
o 2003-2007 Carlson School of Management Fellowship, University of Minnesota
o 2002 University Distinguished Graduate Award, for outstanding overall performance in four years, Renmin University of China
o 2001 Xinshan Corporate Fellowship, Renmin University of China
o 2000 Academic Excellence Scholarship, Renmin University of China
Research Interests
Behavior changes and development of individuals during work-related transitions
-Dynamics of newcomer and expatriate experiences
-Dynamics of temporary work
-Job search behavior dynamics and processes

Team composition, team processes and effectiveness

Dynamic modeling theory and method
Current Projects
  • Basis of Social Exclusion and Newcomer Interpersonal Behaviors: A Temporal Perspective
Selected Publications
  • Zhu, J., Tatachari, S, & Chattopadhyay, P. (2017). Newcomer identification: Trends, antecedents, moderators and consequences. (shared first-authorship). Academy of Management Journal, 60(3), 855-879.
  • Zhu, J., Wanberg, C. R., Harrison, D. A., & Diehn, E W. (2016). Ups and downs of the expatriate experience? Understanding work adjustment trajectories and career outcomes. Journal of Applied Psychology, 101(4), 549-568.
  • Chen, Z., Zhu, J., Zhou, M. (2015). How does a servant leader fuel the service fire? A multilevel model of servant leadership, individual self identity, group competition climate, and customer service performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100(2), 511-521.
  • Gong, Y., Kim, T. Y., Lee, D. R., & Zhu, J. (2013). A multilevel model of team goal orientation, information exchange, and creativity. Academy of Management Journal, 56(3), 827-851.
  • Wanberg, C. R., Zhu, J., Kanfer, R., & Zhang, Z. (2012). After the pink slip: Applying dynamic motivation frameworks to the job search experience. (Lead article). Academy of Management Journal, 55(2), 261-284.

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