Dr Ying Zhang


Work, Employment and Organisation

Personal statement

I am a Lecturer in International Management and Organisation. Before taking up the lectureship, I worked as a Teaching Fellow at Strathclyde Business School. My research interests lie in the areas of processes and practice of international collaborations with particular attention to individual and organizational identity and trust building among collaborating partners. My broad research interests in identity and trust building also extend to other organizational contexts such as emerging market multinational corporations, public sectors, and small and medium sized enterprises.


Has expertise in:

    • Process and practice of international collaborations (joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, and partnerships)
    • Individual and organizational identity
    • Trust
    • Cross cultural management

Prizes and awards

Best Paper Award at 2013 Academy of Management Meeting, Entrepreneurship Division, Orlando, USA.
Honourable mention for the 2009 Douglas McGregor Memorial Board - paper published in Journal of Applied Behavioural Science

More prizes and awards


Exploring interfirm collaboration processes of small- and medium-sized enterprises : an institutional logics perspective
Zhang Ying
Entrepreneurship & Regional Development (2022)
Forging a collective entrepreneurial identity within existing organizations through corporate venturing
Zhang Ying, Biniari Marina
International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research Vol 27, pp. 1502-1525 (2021)
Collective identity construction in international collaborations
Zhang Ying, Huxham Chris
Journal of General Management Vol 45, pp. 123-140 (2020)
Exploring international acquisition integration process : an organizational identity perspective
Zhang Ying, McPherson Dillon
46th Academy of International Business UK & Ireland Chapter Conference (2019)
Post-acquisition integration of emerging market multinational corporations : a research agenda
Zhang Ying, Enang Etieno, Sminia Harry
Multinational Business Review (2018)
An empirical investigation of the role of e-communication in international collaborations
Zhang Ying
Handbook of Research on Global Supply Chain Management (2016) (2016)

More publications


I teach across the areas of international business, management, and professional skills development. My current teaching includes: Managing Inter-Organisational Partnerships and Alliances (MBA – Open Learning); Professional Management Practice (MIM & MFM); Managing Across Cultures (MIM); Managing Across Cultures and Frontiers (UG – 3rd year); International Business Analysis (UG – 2nd year). I am experienced in supervising postgraduate and PhD students.


Work, Employment and Organisation
Duncan Wing

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