Yingying Zhang Zhang

J-GLOBAL         Last updated: Dec 6, 2018 at 11:53
Yingying Zhang Zhang
International University of Japan
Graduate School of International Management

Research Areas

  • Management / Management / International Strategic People Management

Academic & Professional Experience

Sep 2017
Associate Professor, International University of Japan
Oct 2010
Aug 2017
Associate Professor, CUNEF, Complutense University of Madrid
Oct 2008
Sep 2010
Assistant Professor, CUNEF, Complutense University of Madrid
Asian Business Development Executive, Barcelona (Spain), Adbraintage, S.A.,
Co-founder and General Manager, Import-Export Mármol Jian Shi, S.L., Barcelona (Spain)


Ph.D. in Management Science, ESADE, Ramon Llull University
M.B.A., ESADE Business School

Committee Memberships

Jan 2018
Asian Business and Management Journal  Editorial Review Board
Jun 2015
Jun 2017
Women in the Academy of International Business  Executive Board
Jun 2015
Jun 2017
Management and Organization Review journal  Editorial Review Board
Jun 2013
Jun 2011
Management and Organization Review journal  Editorial Review Board
Sep 2005
Sep 2007
ESADE Alumni  International Executive Board

Awards & Honors

Feb 2018
Category of Emerging Market, Nominee of EFMD Case Competition Award, European Foundation for Management Development
Aug 2017
Finalist of HKUST Global Strategy Best Paper Award, Academy of Management
Jun 2017
Outstanding Paper for Excellence, Emerald Literati Network
Selected as one of two hundred Future Shapers, Futureorganization.org, an EU-funded project
Selected as one of six protagonists at EU Video Documental Project “EU-China: A Success Story”

Published Papers

Culture and regional innovation performance: An exploration in China
Song, H., Yingying Zhang Zhang, Tian, M., Rohlfer, S., & Sharkasi, N.
Chinese Management Studies      2019   [Refereed]
Insights on Women Labor Participation in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Countries
Janet Murray; Yingying Zhang Zhang
Business Horizons      Sep 2018   [Refereed]
How does culture influence innovation? A systematic literature review
Mu Tian; Peng Deng;Yingying Zhang Zhang; Salmador Maria Paz
Management Decision      Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Huayi Compressor Barcelona: Post-acquisition challenges
Yingying Zhang Zhang & Alvaro, A.
Ivey Publishing      2017   [Refereed]
Six decades of international business research: where next?
Miravitlles, P., & Yingying Zhang Zhang
Journal of Evolutionary Studies in Business   1(1) 63-94   2016   [Refereed][Invited]

Books etc

Leadership of Chinese Private Enterprises: Insights and Interviews
Anne Tsui, Yingying Zhang Zhang, Xia-Ping Chen
Palgrave MacMillan   Feb 2017   
The Source of Innovation in China: Highly Innovative Systems
Yingying Zhang Zhang and Yu Zhou
Palgrave MacMillan   2015   
A humanistic approach to knowledge creation: People-centric innovation, in Von Krogh, G., Takeuchi, H., Kase, K. & Canton, C.G. (Eds), Towards Organization Knowledge: the Pioneering Work of Ikujiro Nonaka
Yingying Zhang Zhang, Zhou, Y., & McKenzie, J. (Part:Contributor)
Palgrave MacMillan   2013   
No More Chinese Fairy Tales (No Mas Cuentos Chinos)
Yingying Zhang Zhang and Ignacio Olivares
Actualia Editorial   Dec 2012   
Huawei and Zhengfei Ren: Leadership in technology innovative firm, in Petti, C. (Ed), Technological Entrepreneurship in China: How Does It Work?
Yingying Zhang Zhang and Yajun Wu
Edward Elgar Publishing.   2012   

Conference Activities & Talks

Panelist of WAIB’s Navigating Academic Careers for Women [Invited]
Yingying Zhang Zhang
Academy of International Business (AIB) conference, Minneapolis, USA   24 Jun 2018   
Organizational acculturation: Shaping Strategy Process in the Internationalization Process [Invited]
Yingying Zhang Zhang, Albrecht, C., Tian, L. & Zhou, Y.
Academy of Management (AOM) Conference, Atlanta, USA *Finalist for the IM division HKUST Global Strategy Award   4 Aug 2017   
Symposium: Career Aspiration and Management Principles: The Leaders of China’s Most Successful Private Enterprises [Invited]
Liang, N., Yingying Zhang Zhang, & Tsui, A.
AOM Conference, Atlanta, USA   4 Aug 2017   
WAIB Panel: Business Women in UAE [Invited]
Murray, J. & Yingying Zhang Zhang
Academy of International Business (AIB) conference, Dubai UAE   2 Jul 2017   
WAIB Panel: Life Happens: Women Academics Sharing Stories [Invited]
Budde-Sung, A. & Yingying Zhang Zhang
AIB conference, Dubai, UAE   2 Jul 2017   

Research Grants & Projects

Knowledge and innovation in, to and from Emerging Markets (KITFEM)
EU H2020 RISE Program: 
Project Year: 2017 - 2019    Investigator(s): Yingying Zhang Zhang
La Globalización de la Empresa Española en Latinoamérica: Filiales Trampolín, Innovación y Spillovers Locales
Spanish State Secretary of Research, Development and Innovation: 
Project Year: 2014 - 2016    Investigator(s): Jose Pla Barber (Principal Researcher) & Yingying Zhang Zhang
Explaining the Nature of Technological Innovation in Chinese Enterprises (ENTICE)
EU FP7 with FEBEF-CUNEF (Spain), University of Salento (Italy), Peking University (China), Renmin University (China), JiNan University (China), and Sun Yat-Sen University (China): 
Project Year: 2013 - 2016    Investigator(s): Yingying Zhang Zhang
Management by values, leadership and strategy process
CISCO Leadership Institute, Peking University, Beijing: 
Project Year: 2011 - 2013    Investigator(s): Yingying Zhang Zhang
HRM configuration for High Innovative Work System: A study of Chinese enterprises
National Natural Science Foundation of China: 
Project Year: 2011 - 2013    Investigator(s): Yu Zhou (Principal Researcher), Yingying Zhang Zhang


Ad-hoc Reviewer for Journals
Journal of World Business; International Business Review; The Service Industries Journal; Cross-cultural Management: An International Journal; International Journal of Human Resource Management; International Journal of Manpower; Deusto-Harvard Business Research, Journal of Management Development
2018   Doctoral Theses Supervisor
Mu Tian (Autonomous University of Madrid), Knowledge, Innovation and Corporate Culture, in progress, co-director with Professor Maria Paz Salamar (in-progress)
2016   Doctoral Theses Supervisor
Hemin Song (Beijing Normal University), “Expatriation in the internationalization of Chinese firms”, co-director with Professor Songbai Liu
Oct 2015   Member of Doctoral Theses Committees
Prada Ospina, Ricardo
Oct 2015   Member of Doctoral Theses Committees
Sorensen, Bjarne