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Dr Jing (Annie) Zhang

BS(CNU) MS(BNU) PhD(Wollongong)

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Lecturer

Room: Commerce 618
Tel: +64 3 479 8130
Fax: +64 3 479 8173
Email: jing.zhang@otago.ac.nz

Dr Jing (Annie) Zhang teaches and researches in the area of innovation and entrepreneurship. Her current research focuses on innovation capabilities andcompetitive advantage, innovation ambidexterity, innovation strategies, innovation networking, financing decisions in innovation, strategic entrepreneurship and knowledge management. She is also interested in developing mathematical and statistical models to understand innovation. Prior to joining University of Otago, Dr Zhang has worked in Hong Kong Shue Yan University, City University of Hong Kong and the National Research Centre for Science and Technology for Development (NRCSTD), the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, as Assistant Professor, Research Associate and Research Fellow, respectively. She received her PhD in strategic management (emphasis in technological innovation management) from the University of Wollongong. She also holds a BSc and MSc degree in Mathematics

Teaching responsibilities

Annie’s teaching responsibilities include:

Research interests

Annie’s research interests are:

  • Innovation Capability and Competitive Advantage
  • Strategic Innovation Management
  • Financial Issues in Innovation
  • The Impact of Environmental Dynamism on Innovation
  • Strategic Entrepreneurship
  • Knowledge Management

Other responsibilities

Course advisor and approver
Exchange advisor

Supervision

Annie is currently supervising the following students:

PhD

Omid Aliasghar - Learning from open innovation in a context of less open country. (Supervisors: Elizabeth Rose, Sylvie Chetty, Annie Zhang)

Somiyah Bahmannia - Examining the interaction between authentic leadership and team innovation ambidexterity. (Supervisors: Steven Grover, Annie Zhang) - under examination

Emmanuel Osigwe - Developing A Social Enterprise Collaborative Model To Accelerate Socio-Economic Inclusion: A Model For International Social Enterprises. (Supervisors: Jodyanne Kirkwood, Elizabeth Rose, Annie Zhang)

Intan Wahyoe - Eco-innovation: how do actually companies eco-innovate? (Supervisors: Sara Walton, Annie Zhang)

Vic Yin -A microprocess perspective of strategy. (Supervisors: Elizabeth Rose, Annie Zhang)

Douglas Wang - Social Capital and Innovation Performance: The Mediating Effect of Knowledge Management. (Supervisors:  Annie Zhang, André Everett)

MCom

Joel Clarke - Business Strategy (Supervisors: Annie Zhang, Conor O'Kane)

Josephine Tan - Organisational Ambidexterity (Supervisors: Conor O'Kane, Annie Zhang)

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Publications

Edgar, F., Geare, A., & Zhang, J. A. (2017). A comprehensive concomitant analysis of service employees’ well-being and performance. Personnel Review, 46(8), 1870-1889. doi: 10.1108/PR-05-2016-0108

Zhang, J. A., & Cui, X. (2017). In search of the effects of business and political ties on innovation ambidexterity. International Journal of Innovation Management, 21(2), 1750019. doi: 10.1142/S1363919617500190

Zhang, J. A., Edgar, F., Geare, A., & O'Kane, C. (2016). The interactive effects of entrepreneurial orientation and capability-based HRM on firm performance: The mediating role of innovation ambidexterity. Industrial Marketing Management, 59, 131-143. doi: 10.1016/j.indmarman.2016.02.018

Zhang, J. A., & Walton, S. (2016). Eco-innovation and business performance: The moderating effects of environmental orientation and resource commitment in green-oriented SMEs. R & D Management. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/radm.12241

Edgar, F., Geare, A., Zhang, J. A., & McAndrew, I. (2015). Mutual gains or conflicting outcomes? How HRM benefits professionals. International Journal of Manpower, 36(8), 1248-1265. doi: 10.1108/IJM-12-2014-0254

Chapter in Book - Research

Turpin, T., Zhang, J. A., Burgos, B. M., & Amaradasa, W. (2016). Southeast Asia and Oceania. In UNESCO science report: Towards 2030. (Revised ed.) (pp. 693-729). Paris: UNESCO Publishing.

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Journal - Research Article

Zhang, J. A., & Cui, X. (2017). In search of the effects of business and political ties on innovation ambidexterity. International Journal of Innovation Management, 21(2), 1750019. doi: 10.1142/S1363919617500190

Edgar, F., Geare, A., & Zhang, J. A. (2017). A comprehensive concomitant analysis of service employees’ well-being and performance. Personnel Review, 46(8), 1870-1889. doi: 10.1108/PR-05-2016-0108

O'Kane, C., Zhang, J. A., Cunningham, J. A., & O'Reilly, P. (2017). What factors inhibit publicly funded principal investigators’ commercialization activities? Small Enterprise Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/13215906.2017.1396558

Zhang, J. A., Edgar, F., Geare, A., & O'Kane, C. (2016). The interactive effects of entrepreneurial orientation and capability-based HRM on firm performance: The mediating role of innovation ambidexterity. Industrial Marketing Management, 59, 131-143. doi: 10.1016/j.indmarman.2016.02.018

Zhang, J. A., & Walton, S. (2016). Eco-innovation and business performance: The moderating effects of environmental orientation and resource commitment in green-oriented SMEs. R & D Management. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/radm.12241

Edgar, F., Geare, A., Zhang, J. A., & McAndrew, I. (2015). Mutual gains or conflicting outcomes? How HRM benefits professionals. International Journal of Manpower, 36(8), 1248-1265. doi: 10.1108/IJM-12-2014-0254

Zhang, J. A., Garrett-Jones, S., & Szeto, R. (2013). Innovation capability and market performance: The moderating effect of industry dynamism. International Journal of Innovation Management, 17(2), 1350004. doi: 10.1142/S1363919613500047

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Zhang, J. A., Walton, S., & Kirkwood, J. (2014). Eco-innovativeness and business performance: The moderating effect of environmental orientation. Proceedings of the 28th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference: Reshaping Management for Impact. Retrieved from http://www.anzam.org/

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Bahmannia, S., Grover, S., & Zhang, J. A. (2016). How does authentic leadership encourage team innovation ambidexterity? Proceedings of the 30th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference: Innovating for Sustainable and Just Futures. Retrieved from http://anzam2016.com/

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Edgar, F., Geare, A., & Zhang, J. A. (2017, May). The value of a positive disposition: The mediating role of positive emotions in the relationship between HRM and contextual performance. Verbal presentation at the 3rd Global Conference on International Human Resource Management, New York, USA.

Aliasghar, O., Rose, E. L., & Zhang, J. (2017, July). Building absorptive capacity through firm openness in less open country. Verbal presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business (AIB), Dubai, UAE.

Aliasghar, O., Rose, E., & Zhang, J. (2015, December). How local firms in less-developed countries learn from foreign partners. Verbal presentation at the 29th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference: Management for Peak Performance, Queenstown, New Zealand.

Sadeghi, A., Rose, E. L., & Zhang, J. A. (2015, December). Perceived export performance: A contingent measurement approach. Verbal presentation at the 29th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference: Management for Peak Performance, Queenstown, New Zealand.

Zhang, J., Edgar, F., Geare, A., & O'Kane, C. (2014, December). Entrepreneurial orientation, HRM practices, innovation ambidexterity, environmental dynamism and innovation performance. Verbal presentation at the Strategic Management Society Conference, Sydney, Australia.

Edgar, F., Geare, A., & Zhang, J. (2013, November). Wellbeing and performance: The moderating role of HRM. Verbal presentation at the 8th Human Resources Management (HRM) International Conference: "'H' versus 'R' in HRM", Leuven, Belgium.

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