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Wu Zhan

BSc MSc Sichuan PhD Nanyang Tech
Lecturer
wu.zhan@sydney.edu.au

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

Phone: +61 2 9351 7402
Fax: +61 2 9036 5378

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 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 several IB and strategy papers in international journals and best conference proceedings such as Management International Review, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Journal of Asia Business Studies, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, among others .In addition, he has presented numerous papers at top international conferences such as AIB, AOM and AMA. His current research interests are the competitive dynamics between foreign and local rivals in transition economies, the 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) 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.

Research Expertise

  • International business strategy