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Wu Zhan

BSc MSc Sichuan PhD Nanyang Tech
Lecturer

Rm 433
H10 - Storie Dixson Wing
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9351 7402
Fax +61 2 9036 5378
wu.zhan@sydney.edu.au

Bio

Wu Zhan is a lecturer in International Business of the School of Business. He used to work in a Chinese import and export company and a governmental agency responsible for FDI in China. As a Chinese national and an Australian PR, he is interested in promoting the academic exchange between China and Australia. He earned his Ph.D degree in International Business & Strategy from Nanyang Technological University Business School, Singapore. His main research interests are International Business Strategy with a focus on emerging markets and transition economies, global innovation strategy of MNCs, and dynamic capabilities. His teaching interests are international business strategy and strategic management. Up to date, he has published in leading journals such as Management International Review, Journal of World Business, Journal of Services Marketing, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Journal of Computer Information Systems, among others .In addition, he has presented numerous papers at top international conferences such as AIB, AOM and AMA. His current research interests are competitive dynamics between foreign and local rivals in transition economies, subsidiary innovation models in emerging markets, and knowledge creation in MNC subsidiary in emerging markets. He is ad hoc reviewer of reputable journals such as Journal of International Business Studies and Asia Pacific Journal of Management.

Due to his teaching excellence, he was the inaugural recipient of the prestigious Wayne Lonergan Outstanding Teaching Award (Early Career) valued at $10,000 awarded by Business School, on top of the Dean's Citation for Teaching Excellence in 2008 and 2009. He served as Learning and Teaching Associate (2009-2010) and Undergraduate Program Coordinator (2011-2013) of The Discipline of International Business.

He is currently Visiting Assistant Professor of Fudan University Management School in Shanghai, China, which is among the best business schools in China.

Publications

2015

2
Book Section/s

Chen J, Zhan W and Su Y 2015 Forthcoming 'From Relationality, Behavioral Dynamics to Dynamic Relationality: A New Perspective on Cross-Cultural Negotiations' in New perspectives on the challenges and future developments of global enterprise management, ed. Angelo A. Camillo, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, United States

2014

4
Journal Article/s

Su Y, Cheng J and Zhan W 2014 'The Study of Relational Behavior Adaptation Process in International Business Negotiations', Asia-Pacific Economic Review (Ya-tai Jingji), vol.182:1, pp. 46-52

Sharma P and Zhan W 2014 Forthcoming 'Consumer Ethnocentrism vs. Intercultural Competence as Moderators in Intercultural Service Encounters', Journal of Services Marketing

Michailova S and Zhan W 2014 Forthcoming 'Dynamic Capabilities and Innovation in MNC Subsidiaries', Journal of World Business Link

5
Conference Paper/s

Su Y, Cheng J and Zhan W 2014 'Dynamics of Relational Behavior in International Negotiations: Adaptation across Cultural Gaps', Academy of International Business 2014 Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, 26th June 2014

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Su Y, Cheng J and Zhan W 2014 'Dynamics of Relational Behavior in International Negotiations: Adaptation across Cultural Gaps', Proceedings of the Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy ANZIBA Conference – “Institutions, Organisations and Markets: New International Business Research Opportunities, Auckland, New Zealand, 15th April 2014

2013

4
Journal Article/s

Zhan W and Chen R 2013 'Dynamic Capability and IJV Performance: The Effect of Exploitation and Exploration Capabilities', Asia Pacific Journal of Management, vol.30:2, pp. 601-32 Link

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Mutlu C, Zhan W and Peng M 2013 'Competing In (and out of) Transition Economies', Academy of International Business Annual Meeting AIB 2013 – “Bridging the Divide: Linking IB to Complementary Disciplines and Practice”, Istanbul, Turkey, 6th July 2013

Su Y, Cheng J, Liang X and Zhan W 2013 'Cooperative Negotiation Behavior Research over the Past Three Decades: A Social Psychological Perspective', Proceedings of the Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy ANZIBA Conference 2013 – “New Insights into Operating Across Borders: From Traditional to Emerging Markets”, Sydney, Australia, 20th April 2013

2012

5
Conference Paper/s

Michailova S and Zhan W 2012 'Dynamic Capabilities and Subsidiary Innovation: Towards an Integrative Framework', Academy of Management Annual Meeting AOM 2012 - “The Informal Economy”, Boston, United States, 7th August 2012

Mutlu C and Zhan W 2012 'Do Multinationals Always Outperform Domestic Firms in Transition Economies?', Academy of Management Annual Meeting AOM 2012 - “The Informal Economy”, Boston, United States, 7th August 2012

Michailova S and Zhan W 2012 'Dynamic Capabilities and Subsidiary Innovation: Towards an Integrative Framework', Global Marketing Conference 2012, Seoul, Korea, (South) Republic of, 22nd July 2012

Michailova S and Zhan W 2012 'Dynamic Capabilities and Subsidiary Innovation: Towards an Integrative Framework', Academy of International Business AIB 2012 Annual Meeting - "Rethinking the Roles of Business, Government and NGOs in the Global Economy", Washington DC, United States, 3rd July 2012

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Michailova S and Zhan W 2012 'Dynamic Capabilities and Subsidiary Innovation: Towards an Integrative Framework', Proceedings of the Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy Conference ANZIBA 2012 - "Fusion or Fracturing? Implications for International Business", Adelaide, Australia, 14th April 2012

2011

4
Journal Article/s

Kim C, Zhan W and Krishna Erramilli M 2011 'Resources and Performance of International Joint Ventures: The Moderating Role of Absorptive Capacity', Journal of Asia Business Studies, vol.5:2, pp. 145-60

2010

5
Conference Paper/s

Kim C, Zhan W and Erramilli K 2010 'Resources and Performance of International Joint Ventures: The Moderating Role of Absorptive Capacity', Academy of International Business Southeast Asian Regional Conference 2010: Trends in International Business: Change and Competition Issues, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, 4th December 2010

Wong S and Zhan W 2010 'Interfirm Network, Environment, and Learning', Academy of International Business Southeast Asian Regional Conference 2010: Trends in International Business: Change and Competition Issues, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, 4th December 2010

Zhan W 2010 'Dynamic Capability, Organizational Context, and IJV Performance', Academy of International Business Southeast Asian Regional Conference 2010: Trends in International Business: Change and Competition Issues, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, 4th December 2010

Kim C, Zhan W and Erramilli K 2010 'Resources and Performance of International Joint Ventures: A Tripartite Model', 2010 Global Marketing Conference, Tokyo, Japan, 12th September 2010

2009

4
Journal Article/s

Zhan W, Chen R, Erramilli MK and Nguyen DT 2009 'Acquisition of organizational capabilities and competitive advantage of IJVs in transition economies: The case of Vietnam', Asia Pacific Journal of Management, vol.26:2, pp. 285-308

5
Conference Paper/s

Zhan W and Chen R 2009 'Dynamic capability and IJV performance: a multi-dimensional approach', 9th European Academy of Management Conference, Liverpool, United Kingdom, 14th May 2009

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Zhan W and Chen R 2009 'Dynamic Capabilities and IJV Performance: A Multi-dimensional Approach', Academy of International Business Southeast Asia Regional Conference AIB 2009- Revitalizing the Global Economy: Challenges and Strategies for Sustainable Growth, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, (China), 5th December 2009

2008

4
Journal Article/s

Zhan W and Luo Y 2008 'Performance Implications of Capability Exploitation and Upgrading in International Joint Ventures', Management International Review, vol.48:2008/2, pp. 227-53

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Zhan W 2008 'Capability Exploitation and Upgrading in IJVs: A Contingency Approach', Organizing for Internal and External Knowledge Creation and Innovation: Looking within or Searching Beyond?, Copenhagen, Denmark, 31st October 2008

Zhan W and Wong S 2008 'Capability Exploitation and Upgrading in IJVs: A Contingency Approach', AIB (Academy of International Business) 2008 Annual Meeting, Milan , Italy, 3rd July 2008

Zhan W, Kim C and Erramilli M 2008 'Resources and Performance of International Joint Ventures in China', AIB (Academy of International Business) 2008 Annual Meeting, Milan , Italy, 3rd July 2008

2007

5
Conference Paper/s

Zhan W and Yaodong L 2007 'Keeping International Joint Ventures Profitable and Competitive: A Dynamic Capability Perspective', Academy of International Business (AIB) Conference, Indianapolis, United States, 1st January 2007-31st December 2007

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Zhan W and Yaodong L 2007 'Keeping International Joint Ventures Profitable and Competitive: A Dynamic Capability Perspective', Academy of Management Conference, Philadelphia, United States, 1st January 2007-31st December 2007

2006

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Zhan W and Chen R 2006 'Leveraging Capabilities from Multinational Corporation Parents - A Dynamic Perspective and the Roles of Subsidiary-Specific Capabilities', Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy Conference 2006 (ANZIBA), Wellington, New Zealand, 18th November 2006

Zhan W, Erramilli MK and Kim C 2006 'Resource acquisition and performance of international joint ventures: A moderating effect of absorptive capacity', From the Silk Road to Global Networks: Harnessing the Power of People in International Business - Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business (AIB), Beijing, China, 26th June 2006

2005

4
Journal Article/s

Zhan W 2005 'How individual differences influence technology usage behavior? Toward an integrated framework', Journal of Computer Information Systems, vol.46:2, pp. 52-61

2004

5
Conference Paper/s

Zhan W, Chan W, Erramilli M and Nguye 2004 'Acquisition of organizational capabilities and sustainable competitive advantages of IJVs in transition economics: A different perspective', Academy of International Business (AIB) Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, 1st January 2004-31st December 2004

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Zhan W and Changsu K 2004 'Explaining organizational mode of cross-border R&D alliance: Going beyond transaction cost perspective', Academy of International Business Sothwest (AIBSW) Conference, Orlando, Florida, United States, 1st January 2004-31st December 2004

Zhan W and Erramilli M 2004 'Organizational capability perspective of entry mode choice of MNCs in emerging markets: Conceptual framework and research proposition', European Academy of Management (EURAM) Conference, Scotland, United Kingdom, 1st January 2004-31st December 2004

Sharma P and Zhan W 2004 'Differences in Country-of-Origin effects among consumers in developed and emerging markets: A conceptual framework', American Marketing Association (AMA) Summer Conference, Boston, United States, 1st January 2004-31st December 2004

2003

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Zhan W, Erramilli M and Nguye 2003 'The determinants of competitive advantages of IJVs in transition economies: The case of Vietnam', Academy of International Business (AIB) Conference, Monterey, United States, 1st January 2003-31st December 2003

Sharma P, Zhan W and Yang X 2003 'Asymmetrical effects of Country-of-Origin on consumer product evaluation in developed and emerging markets: An international consumer perspective', Asia Academy of Management Conference, Malaysia, 1st January 2003-31st December 2003

Research Expertise

  • International business strategy

Recent Units Taught

  • IBUS2101 International Business Strategy

    2014: Semester 2, 2013: Semester 1,

  • IBUS2101 International Business Strategy

    2014: Semester 2, 2013: Semester 1,

  • IBUS6001 International Business Strategy

    2014: Semester 1, Semester 2, 2013: Semester 1, Summer School, 2012: Semester 1, Semester 2,

  • IBUS6001 International Business Strategy

    2014: Semester 1, Semester 2, 2013: Semester 1, Summer School, 2012: Semester 1, Semester 2,