Academic Profile : Faculty

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Assoc Prof Jing Zhu
Associate Professor, College of Business (Nanyang Business School) - Division of Leadership, Management & Organisation
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Jing Zhu is an associate professor in the Nanyang Business School (NBS) at Nanyang Technological University. Prior to joining NBS, she was an assistant, then 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, Journal of Applied Psychology and Journal of Management. She is currently an Associate Editor at the Academy of Management Journal, and has served on the editorial board of Academy of Management Journal and Journal of Management previously. She has 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 Resource Management, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, January 2010 

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

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS 

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

July 2017 – August 2020 (on leave 2018-2020), Associate Professor (with tenure), Department of Management, School of Business and Management, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 

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

 

HONORS AND AWARDS 

o 2020 Best Reviewer Award, Academy of Management Journal 

o 2018 Recognition of Teaching Excellence, Office of the Dean of Business and Management, HKUST (awarded for the course "Managerial Leadership" 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 the course "Organizational Behavior" 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 

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, Renmin University of China 

o 2001 Xinshan Corporate Fellowship, Renmin University of China 

o 2000 Academic Excellence Scholarship, Renmin University of China



SELECTED ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Associate Editor: Academy of Management Journal (2022-2025)

Executive Committee Member - International Representative-at-large, Managerial and Organizational Cognition (MOC) Division, Academy of Management (2020-2023)

Editorial Board Member:

• Academy of Management Journal (2015-2022)
• Journal of Management (2020-)

Ad Hoc Reviewer:

• Academy of Management Review
• Journal of Applied Psychology
• Organization Science
• Personnel Psychology
• Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes
• Human Relations
• Journal of Managerial Psychology
• Management and Organization Review
• Basic and Applied Social Psychology
• Asia Academy of Management Conference
• Academy of Management Annual Conference, OB and HR Division
• International Conference on Information Systems
• International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR)
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, processes and effectiveness
Dynamic modeling theory and method
 
  • Basis of Social Exclusion and Newcomer Interpersonal Behaviors: A Temporal Perspective