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Dr Jing (Annie) Zhang

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

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Lecturer

Room: OBS 618
Tel: +64 3 479 8130
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)

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

Zhang, J. A., O'Kane, C., & Chen, G. (2020). Business ties, political ties, and innovation performance in Chinese industrial firms: The role of entrepreneurial orientation and environmental dynamism. Journal of Business Research, 121, 254-267. doi: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2020.08.055

Zhang, J. A., Chen, G., O'Kane, C., Xiang, S., & Wang, J. (2020). How employee exploration and exploitation affect task performance: The influence of organizational competitive orientation. International Journal of Human Resource Management. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/09585192.2020.1745866

O'Kane, C., Zhang, J. A., Cunningham, J. A., & Dooley, L. (2020). Value capture mechanisms in publicly funded research. Industrial Marketing Management, 90, 400-416. doi: 10.1016/j.indmarman.2020.08.006

Chen, S., Zhang, J. A., Gao, H., Yang, Z., & Mather, D. (2020). Trust erosion during industry-wide crises: The central role of consumer legitimacy judgement. Journal of Business Ethics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10551-020-04588-0

O'Kane, C., Mangematin, V., Zhang, J. A., & Cunningham, J. A. (2020). How university-based principal investigators shape a hybrid role identity. Technological Forecasting & Social Change, 159, 120179. doi: 10.1016/j.techfore.2020.120179

Chapter in Book - Research

O'Kane, C., Zhang, J. A., Daellenbach, U., & Davenport, S. (2019). Building entrepreneurial behaviours in academic scientists: Past perspective and new initiative. In M. McAdam & J. A. Cunningham (Eds.), Entrepreneurial Behaviour: Individual, Contextual and Microfoundational Perspectives. (pp. 145-166). Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-04402-2_7

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

O'Kane, C., Zhang, J. A., Cunningham, J. A., & Dooley, L. (2020). Value capture mechanisms in publicly funded research. Industrial Marketing Management, 90, 400-416. doi: 10.1016/j.indmarman.2020.08.006

Walton, S., Zhang, A., & O'Kane, C. (2020). Energy eco-innovations for sustainable development: Exploring organizational strategic capabilities through an energy cultures framework. Business Strategy & the Environment, 29, 812-826. doi: 10.1002/bse.2399

Chen, S., Zhang, J. A., Gao, H., Yang, Z., & Mather, D. (2020). Trust erosion during industry-wide crises: The central role of consumer legitimacy judgement. Journal of Business Ethics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10551-020-04588-0

Zhang, J. A., O'Kane, C., & Chen, G. (2020). Business ties, political ties, and innovation performance in Chinese industrial firms: The role of entrepreneurial orientation and environmental dynamism. Journal of Business Research, 121, 254-267. doi: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2020.08.055

Zhang, J. A., Chen, G., O'Kane, C., Xiang, S., & Wang, J. (2020). How employee exploration and exploitation affect task performance: The influence of organizational competitive orientation. International Journal of Human Resource Management. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/09585192.2020.1745866

O'Kane, C., Mangematin, V., Zhang, J. A., & Cunningham, J. A. (2020). How university-based principal investigators shape a hybrid role identity. Technological Forecasting & Social Change, 159, 120179. doi: 10.1016/j.techfore.2020.120179

Zhang, J. A., Wang, Z., & O'Kane, C. (2019). Realized absorptive capacity and entrepreneurial universities' organizational change: The role of process innovation practices. R & D Management, 49(5), 716-733. doi: 10.1111/radm.12366

Edgar, F. J., Zhang, J. A., & Geare, A. J. (2018). Situation, personality and performance: An exploration of moderators and mediators. Economic & Industrial Democracy. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0143831X18771493

Edgar, F., Geare, A., & Zhang, J. A. (2018). Accentuating the positive: The mediating role of positive emotions in the HRM–contextual performance relationship. International Journal of Manpower, 39(7), 954-970. doi: 10.1108/IJM-05-2017-0112

Zhang, J. A., & Walton, S. (2017). Eco-innovation and business performance: The moderating effects of environmental orientation and resource commitment in green-oriented SMEs. R & D Management, 47(5), E26-E39. doi: 10.1111/radm.12241

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, 24(3), 215-232. doi: 10.1080/13215906.2017.1396558

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

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

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

Edgar, F., Zhang, J. A., & Blaker, N. M. (2019). AMO, high-performance work systems and employee performance. Academy of Management Proceedings, 2019(1). doi: 10.5465/AMBPP.2019.11358abstract

Zhang, J. A., Chen, G., & O'Kane, C. (2018). External network ties, entrepreneurial orientation and innovation performance. Academy of Management Proceedings, 2018(1). doi: 10.5465/AMBPP.2018.10511abstract

Chen, G., Zhang, J. A., Grover, S., & O'Kane, C. (2018). Psychological capital and individual ambidexterity. Academy of Management Proceedings, 2018(1). doi: 10.5465/AMBPP.2018.10511abstract

Zhang, J. A., Bahmannia, S., & Grover, S. (2017). Authentic leadership and team innovation ambidexterity: The mediating role of team inclusive climate. Proceedings of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting (AOM). 11981. Retrieved from http://aom.org/

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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.

Sharma, A., Zhang, A., & Walton, S. (2017, December). Determinants of green brand trust and the mediating role of green brand satisfaction. Verbal presentation at the 31st Annual Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference: Creative Disruption: Managing in a Digital Age, Melbourne, Australia.

Zhang, J. A., O'Kane, C., & Chen, G. (2017, December). Political ties, business ties and innovation. Verbal presentation at the 31st Annual Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference: Creative Disruption: Managing in a Digital Age, Melbourne, Australia.

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.

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.

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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