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Hans Hendrischke

Hans Hendrischke

MA, PhD Bochum University
Professor of Chinese Business and Management

Rm 4141
H70 - Abercrombie Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9351 3107
Fax +61 2 9351 4567
hans.hendrischke@sydney.edu.au

Bio

Hans Hendrischke is professor of Chinese business and management at the University of Sydney Business School. He leads the Business School’s China Research Network and chairs the Business and Economics Cluster of the University’s China Studies Centre.

Educated at universities in Germany, Taiwan and Japan, Hans did his postgraduate research at the Contemporary China Institute at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He speaks and writes fluent Chinese and is a frequent commentator on China business and Australia China business relations in national and international media. His team reports with KPMG on Demystifying Chinese Investment in Australia receive wide international coverage.

Hans lived in China from 1979 working for the diplomatic service and in the finance industry. In his academic career he was director of the Centre for Chinese Political Economy at Macquarie University, co-director of the UNSW-UTS Centre for Research on Provincial China and head of school at UNSW, and director of the University of Sydney Confucius Institute.

Hans’ main research interests are the emergence of China’s private enterprise sector and more recently the global expansion of Chinese enterprise activity, including their investment in Australia and the wider region. The focus of his teaching and PhD supervision is on business institutions from an enterprise perspective and the embeddedness of Chinese entrepreneurship in formal and informal institutions.

Research Interests

As an institutional economist, Hans has been one of the pioneers of qualitative research on China’s nascent private enterprise sector for which he interviewed hundreds of Chinese entrepreneurs. Results were published in academic journals and a co-edited book with Barbara Krug China's Economy in the 21st Century: Enterprise and Business Behaviour.

His research has evolved from institutional analysis with a focus on informal and formal institutions and government enterprise interaction and institutional infrastructure under China’s decentralised local governance to a more recent focus on theoretical approaches from International Business research on internationalisation of multinational enterprises. He is in particular interested in the projection of domestic form of entrepreneurship and country specific advantages into foreign host markets.

Hans’ latest research interest is the migration of institutions and the role of cross-border corporate interaction under China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Work on this topic is done with international partners and draws on his earlier research on border trade and economic regionalisation.

In his engaged research, Hans has been leading the Business School’s long-term strategic research cooperation with KPMG Australia which by the end of 2017 had produced twelve annual and special industry reports in its Demystifying Chinese Investment in Australia series. In addition, the Business School’s China Research Network has published thought leadership reports on Australia China business with corporate partners including the Business Council of Australia, the Australia China Business Council, the National Australia Bank and Westpac and received sponsorship from the Australia China Council and DFAT.

2018

4
Journal Article/s

Krug B and Hendrischke H 2018 Forthcoming 'China's institutional architecture: a new institutional economics and organization theory perspective on the links between local governance and local enterprises', Asia Pacific Journal of Management

2017

4
Journal Article/s

Li W, Chen J and Hendrischke H 2017 'An Institutional Perspective on Individual Work Well-Being: Evidence from China', Social Indicators Research, vol.132:1, pp. 187-218 [Link]

2015

2
Book Section/s

Ferguson D, Hendrischke H, Dent HZ and Li W 2015 'Overview of Chinese Investment in Australia' in Chinese Investment in Australia, pp. 7-35

Ferguson D, Hendrischke H, Dent HZ and Li W 2015 'Demystifying Chinese SOE Investment in Australia' in Chinese Investment in Australia, pp. 37-45

Ferguson D, Hendrischke H, Dent HZ and Li W 2015 'Australia-China Investment Outlook' in Chinese Investment in Australia, pp. 75-81

Ferguson D, Hendrischke H, Dent HZ and Li W 2015 'Chinese Investment in Australia: the Australian and Chinese Perspectives' in Chinese Investment in Australia, pp. 65-73

Hendrischke H and Li W 2015 'China Eastern Airlines Co Ltd: Links of Love between Australia and China' in Chinese Investment in Australia, pp. 163-69

5
Conference Paper/s

Hendrischke H and Li W 2015 'Institutional integration of Chinese direct investment in Australia', 2nd World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research WINIR Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 13th September 2015

Hendrischke H and Li W 2015 'Institutional motives and effects of stock market listing by Chinese SMEs', X Research Workshop on Institutions and Organizations, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 9th September 2015

10
Report/s

Hendrischke H, Li W, Ferguson D, Dent HZ, Lu T, Silva K, Davies L, Ong D and Whitby M 2015 'Demystifying Chinese Investment in Australia (May 2015 Update)', KPMG

2014

2
Book Section/s

Hendrischke H and Li W 2014 'Chinese Institutional Entrepreneurs' in Entrepreneurial Women in Asia: Case Studies & Perspectives, ed. Richard Seymour, Myanmar Heritage Publications, Yangon, Myanmar (ex-Burma), pp. 198-202

Hendrischke H and Li W 2014 'The Serial Entrepreneur - China' in Entrepreneurial Women in Asia: Case Studies & Perspectives, ed. Richard Seymour, Myanmar Heritage Publications, Yangon, Myanmar (ex-Burma), pp. 94-100

Hendrischke H and Li W 2014 'The Teahouse - China' in Entrepreneurial Women in Asia: Case Studies & Perspectives, ed. Richard Seymour, Myanmar Heritage Publications, Yangon, Myanmar (ex-Burma), pp. 60-66

Li W and Hendrischke H 2014 'Inclusive Growth and SME Finance in China' in Inclusive Growth and Development in the 21st Century: A Structural and Institutional Analysis of China and India - Series on Economic Development and Growth: Volume 9, ed. Dilip Dutta, World Scientific Publishing Co, Singapore, pp. 107-32 [Link]

Hendrischke H and Li W 2014 'Chinese Direct Investment in Australia' in Research on the Impact of Global Economic Integration and Information Networking on Sustainable Corporate Development, ed. Shuming Zhao, Nicholas Stephen, Hong Liu & Chunlin Liu, Nanjing University Press, Nanjing, China, pp. 268-78

10
Report/s

Hendrischke H and Li W 2014 'The 2014 Australia-China Trade Report', Commissioned by the Australia China Business Council (ACBC) [Link]

2013

2
Book Section/s

Hendrischke H 2013 'Institutional determinants of the political consciousness of private entrepreneurs' in Middle Class China: Identity and Behaviour, ed. Minglu Chen & David S G Goodman, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, United Kingdom, pp. 135-48

5
Conference Paper/s

Hendrischke H and Li W 2013 'Chinese Outbound Direct Investment In Australia – Characteristics And Integration', 7th China Goes Global Conference, Bremen, Germany, 27th September 2013

Krug B and Hendrischke H 2013 'Market Design in Chinese Market Places', 25th Annual Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics SASE 2013 – “States In Crisis”, Milan, Italy, 29th June 2013

10
Report/s

Hendrischke H and Ferguson D 2013 'Demystifying Chinese Investment in Australia: Update - March 2013', Report to KPMG

2012

2
Book Section/s

Hendrischke H, Krug B and Zhu Z 2012 'China’s Local Tax Regimes: Devolution, Tax Farming and Fiscal Federalism' in Taxation in ASEAN and China: Local Institutions, Regionalism, Global Systems and Economic Development, ed. Nolan Cormac Sharkey, Routledge, Milton Park, United Kingdom, pp. 38-61

4
Journal Article/s

Krug B and Hendrischke H 2012 'Market design in Chinese market places', Asia Pacific Journal of Management, vol.29:3, pp. 525-46 [Link]

5
Conference Paper/s

Hendrischke H and Li W 2012 'Chinese Outward Direct Investment (ODI) in Australia', The University of Sydney China Studies Centre Annual Conference, The University of Sydney, Australia, 5th December 2012

10
Report/s

Hendrischke H and Ferguson D 2012 'Demystifying Chinese Investment in Australia', Report to KPMG

Hendrischke H and Ferguson D 2012 'The Energy Imperative: Australia-China opportunities – Preliminary brief', Report to KPMG

12
Newspaper Article/s

Hendrischke H 2012 'The other side of competition: Foreign firms should focus more on the diversity of local competition', China Daily, USA weekly edition - 18-24 May, p. 7

2011

2
Book Section/s

Hendrischke H 2011 'Changing legislative and institutional arrangements facing China’s workplace' in China's Changing Workplace: Dynamism, diversity and disparity, ed. Peter Sheldon, Sunghoon Kim, Yiqiong Li, Malcolm Warner, Routledge , London, United Kingdom, pp. 51-67

4
Journal Article/s

Hendrischke H 2011 'Redefining its role: the Chinese Communist Party turns 90', Asian Currents (The Asian Studies Association of Australia's E-Bulletin):80, pp. 1-4

10
Report/s

Hendrischke H and Ferguson D 2011 'Australia & China: Future Partnerships 2011', Report to KPMG

Hendrischke H and Ferguson D 2011 'The Growing Tide: China Outbound direct investment in Australia', Report to KPMG

2010

8
Magazine Article/s

Hendrischke H 2010 'Ten years hence: A Decade after Its Launch, Beijing Re-assesses the Go West Strategy', BusinessForum China, pp. 18-20

2009

2
Book Section/s

Krug B and Hendrischke H 2009 'China’s institutional architecture: Interpreting the links between local governance and local enterprises' in Institutionelle Ursachen des Wohlstands der Nationen, ed. Udo Vollmer, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, Germany, pp. 211-29

Krug B and Hendrischke H 2009 'Smart Business Networks with Chinese Characteristics' in The Network Experience, ed. P.H.M. Vervest, D.V. van Liere & L. Zheng, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, pp. 179-89

2008

4
Journal Article/s

Krug B and Hendrischke H 2008 'Framing China: Transformation and Institutional Change through Co-evolution', Management and Organization Review, vol.4:1, pp. 81-108

9
Internal Working Paper/s

Hendrischke H and Krug B 2008 'China’s Institutional Architecture: A New Institutional Economics and Organization Theory Perspective on the Links between Local Governance and Local Enterprises (listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for Humanities Research Network)', ERIM Report Series in Management - ERS-2008-018-ORG - ERIM Erasmus Research Institute of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands [Link]

2007

2
Book Section/s

Hendrischke H 2007 'Corporate locality and translocality of private enterprises in China' in Translocal China: Linkages, Identities and the Reimagining of Space, ed. T. Oakes and L. Schein, Routledge, London, United Kingdom, pp. 93-108

Hendrischke H 2007 'Networks as Business Networks' in China’s Economy in the 21st Century: Enterprise and Business Behaviour, ed. B. Krug and H. Hendrischke, Edward Elgar, London, United Kingdom, pp. 205-25

3
Edited Book/s

Hendrischke H and Krug B 2007 'China’s Economy in the 21st Century: Enterprise and Business Behaviour', Edward Elgar, London, United Kingdom

2006

9
Internal Working Paper/s

Krug B and Hendrischke H 2006 'Framing China: Transformation and Institutional Change', ERIM Report Series in Management- ERS-2006-025-ORG- ERIM Erasmus Research Institute of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands [Link]

Krug B and Hendrischke H 2006 'Institution Building and Change in China', ERIM Report Series in Management- ERS-2006-008-ORG- ERIM Erasmus Research Institute of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands [Link]

2004

9
Internal Working Paper/s

Krug B, Zhu Z and Hendrischke H 2004 'China’s emerging tax regime: Devolution, fiscal federalism, or tax farming?', , ERIM Report Series in Management- ERS-2004-113-ORG- ERIM Erasmus Research Institute of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands [Link]

Krug B and Hendrischke H 2004 'Entrepreneurship in Transition: Searching for governance in China’s new private sector', , ERIM Report Series in Management- ERS-2004-008-ORG- ERIM Erasmus Research Institute of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands [Link]

2002

9
Internal Working Paper/s

Krug B and Hendrischke H 2002 'Entrepreneurship in China: empirical results from two provinces', , ERIM Report Series in Management- ERS-2002-14-ORG- ERIM Erasmus Research Institute of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands [Link]

2001

9
Internal Working Paper/s

Krug B and Hendrischke H 2001 'China Incorporated', ERIM Report Series in Management- ERS-2001-81-ORG- ERIM Erasmus Research Institute of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands [Link]

Krug B and Hendrischke H 2001 'The Economics of Sorruption and Cronyism: an institutional approach', ERIM Report Series in Management- ERS-2001-83-ORG- ERIM Erasmus Research Institute of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands [Link]

Krug B and Hendrischke H 2001 'The Emergence of a Private Business Sector in China', ERIM Report Series in Management- ERS-2001-03-ORG- ERIM Erasmus Research Institute of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands [Link]

1999

3
Edited Book/s

Hendrischke H and Chongyi F 1999 'The Political Economy of China’s Provinces: comparative and competitive advantage', Routledge, London, United Kingdom

Recent Units Taught

  • CEMS6006 Chinese Institutions and Business

    2017: Int Oct, S2,
    2016: Int Oct,

  • IBUS6020 Enterprise Management in China

    2017: S1,
    2016: S1, S2,

  • MMGT6014 Business in China

    2017: S2,
    2016: S1,

  • SMBA6101 International Business Project

    2017: Int Jul, S2,
    2016: S2,

Newsroom articles

  • Chinese investment in Australia falls as political debate hits confidence 15 Jan 2018

    The Conversation

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  • Chinese investors wary of Australia as tensions linger 13 Jun 2018

    Sydney Morning Herald, Bloomberg, South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) and AAp

    Sydney Morning Herald, Bloomberg, South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) and an AAP article syndicated across SBS Online, Yahoo!7 and News Corp Australia quoted Professor Hans Hendrischke on a new report from KPMG and the University of Sydney that found Chinese investment in Australia is on the decline. The Herald article was syndicated across Fairfax Media online.

  • Beijing's crackdown on overseas investment has hit Australia hard 12 Jun 2018

    Australian Financial Review, Business Insider and The Australian

    Australian Financial Review, Business Insider and The Australian reported on a new report from KPMG and the University of Sydney that found Chinese investment in Australia is on the decline. Research and analysis was undertaken by the report’s co-author Professor Hans Hendrischke and Dr Wei Li.

  • Formula for shortage to end 02 Jun 2018

    Adelaide Advertiser

    Adelaide Advertiser quoted Hans Hendrischke on the Chinese government’s decision to slash trade tariffs, which could impact the black market trade of Australian baby formula. The article was syndicated across News Corp Australia.

  • Sydney Supermarket To 'Lock Up' Baby Formula 15 May 2018

    Ten Eyewitness News

    Ten (Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane) interviewed Professor Hans Hendrischke on the popularity of Australian baby formula in China, after Coles announced they would store the product behind the counter.

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Videos

Chinese investment in Australia is growing strongly and involving new industries such as healthcare. Professor Hans Hendrischke discusses the positive findings from his research with KPMG on Chinese investment for both China and Australia.

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