Dr Connie Zheng

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

connie.zheng@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 45190

Biography summary

  • January 2016 - now: Senior Lecturer, Deakin Business School, Deakin University
  • Mar 2010 - December 2015: Senior Lecturer, Deakin Graduate School of Business, Deakin University
  • Feb 2008 - Mar 10: Senior Lecturer, School of Management, RMIT University
  • Jul 2005-Feb 2008: Lecturer, School of Management &IS, Central Queensland University
  • Co-editor and founder of Emerald Journal of Chinese Human Resource Management (2008-2010)

Research interests

  • International human resource management issues of emerging multinational enterprises
  • Small and medium size enterprise management
  • Innovation policies and practices at firm level
  • Chinese organisation and management philosophy
  • Perception of work-life balance

Affiliations

  • European Academy of Management
  • Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM)
  • International Association of Chinese Management Research (IACMR
  • International Employment Relations Association

Teaching interests

  • Strategic International Human Resource Management
  • Human Resource Management

Publications

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2017

Institutional entrepreneurship: a new interconnectivity between government-university-enterprises in Wuhan future technology city of China

C Zheng

(2017), pp. 107-129, Knowledge spillover-based strategic entrepreneurship, Abingdon, Eng., B1

chapter

International knowledge transfer from Kodak to ITRI: a strategic alliance learning perspective

F Shiu, S Zheng, M Hu

(2017), pp. 221-239, Knowledge spillover-based strategic entrepreneurship, Abingdon, Eng., B1

chapter
2016

Impact of individual coping strategies and organisational work-life balance programmes on Australian employee well-being

Zheng, K Hadji Abootorab Kashi, D Fan, J Molineux, M Ee

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 501-526, International journal of human resource management, London, Eng., C1

journal

Exploring factors driving social recruiting: the case of Australian organisations

K Hadji Abootorab Kashi, S Zheng, J Molineux

(2016), Vol. 26, pp. 203-223, Journal of organizational computing and electronic commerce, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

Inclusion, organisational justice and employee well-being

H Le, Zheng, Y Fujimoto

(2016), Vol. 37, pp. 945-964, International journal of manpower, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal
2015

Developing individual and organisational work-life balance strategies to improve employee health and wellbeing

S Zheng, Molineux, J, S Mirshekary, S Scarparo

(2015), Vol. 37, pp. 354-379, Employee Relations, C1

journal

Transferring 'Yellow River capitalism' to Africa and its implications

S Zheng

(2015), pp. 79-97, Experiences of emerging economy firms, New York, N.Y., B1

chapter

The power of Australian small accounting firms' unethical exposure

S Zheng, S Mirshekary

(2015), Vol. 11, pp. 467-481, Social responsibility journal, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal
2014

The inner circle of technology innovation : a case study of two Chinese firms

C Zheng

(2014), Vol. 82, pp. 140-148, Technological forecasting and social change, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

The impact of strategic human resource management practices on Australian dairy farm performance

A Ullah, C Zheng

(2014), pp. 55-72, Work organization and human resource management, Basel, Switzerland, B1

chapter

Suzhi development: Indigenous approaches to enhancing the quality of human resources

C Zheng

(2014), Vol. 5, pp. 115-128, Journal of Chinese Human Resource Management, Bingley, England, C1

journal

Developing global mindsets via the China study program

C Zheng, J Menzies

(2014), pp. 550-568, The handbook of experiential learning in international business, New York, N.Y., B1

chapter

Exposure to unethical behaviour: does it change accounting firms' ethical stance?

C Zheng, S Mirshekary

(2014), Vol. 11, pp. 319-327, Corporate ownership and control, Sumy, Ukraine, C1

journal
2013

Extending technology acceptance model to the E-recruitment context in Iran

K Hadji Abootorab Kashi, Zheng

(2013), Vol. 21, pp. 121-129, International journal of selection and assessment, West Sussex, England, C1

journal

Critiques and extensions of strategic international human resource management framework for dragon multinationals

C Zheng

(2013), Vol. 19, pp. 1-15, Asia Pacific business review, Abingdon, England, C1

journal

Theoretical contexts of managing people in emerging Chinese multinational enterprises

C Zheng

(2013), Vol. 4, pp. 58-76, Journal of Chinese human resources management, Bingley, England, C1

journal

East and West, past and present: rekindle old principles for new management practices

C Zheng

(2013), pp. 72-81, Business, technology, and knowledge management in Asia: trends and innovations, Hershey, Pa., B1-1

chapter
2012

Innovative or imitative? Technology firms in China

C Zheng, B Wang

(2012), Vol. 30, pp. 169-178, Prometheus, St. Lucia, Qld, C1

journal
2011

What drives technology innovation among the emerging Chinese enterprises?

C Zheng, B Wang

(2011), pp. 1-15, PACIS 2011 : Proceedings of the 15th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, Brisbane, Qld., E1

conference

Towards an extended international HRM model for emerging multinational enterprises

C Zheng

(2011), Vol. 77, pp. 92-100, World academy of science, engineering and technology, Las Cruces, N.M., C1

journal

East and West, past and present : rekindle old principles for new management practices

C Zheng

(2011), Vol. 2, pp. 48-57, International journal of Asian business and information management, Hershey, Pa., C1

journal
2010

East and west, past and present : rekindle old principles for new management practices

C Zheng, L Qi

(2010), EURAM 2010 : Proceedings of the 10th Annual European Academy of Management Conference : Back to the Future, Rome, Italy, E1

conference

HRM research in China : looking back and looking forward

D Lamond, C Zheng

(2010), Vol. 1, pp. 6-16, Journal of Chinese human resource management, Bingley, England, C1

journal

Organisational determinants of employee turnover for multinational companies in Asia

C Zheng, D Lamond

(2010), Vol. 27, pp. 423-443, Asia Pacific journal of management, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal

People management challenges to multinational companies in Asia

C Zheng

(2010), Hauppauge, N.Y., A1

book

Human resource management in Australian dairy farm : does it matter?

A Ullah, C Zheng

(2010), pp. 1-1, PERA 2010 : People management issues in the organisation of the future : Proceedings of the 10th Annual Pacific Employment Relations Association Conference, Gold Coast, Queensland, 15 to 18 November, 2010, Gold Coast, Queensland, E1-1

conference

Are Chinese firms innovative or imitative?

C Zheng

(2010), EURAM 2010 : Proceedings of the 10th Annual European Academy of Management conference : Back to the future, Rome, Italy, E1-1

conference
2009

A decision-making model to choose business intelligence platforms for organizations

F Moghimi, C Zheng

(2009), pp. 73-77, IITA 2009 : Intelligent Technology for Ubiquitous World : Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Intelligent Information Technology Application, Nanchang, China, 21-22 November, Nanchang, China, E1-1

conference

Keeping talents for advancing service firms in Asia

C Zheng

(2009), Vol. 20, pp. 482-502, Journal of service management, Bingley, England, C1-1

journal

A critical review of human resource management studies (1978-2007) in the People's Republic of China

C Zheng, D Lamond

(2009), Vol. 20, pp. 2194-2227, International journal of human resource management, Abingdon, England, C1-1

journal

A Chinese style of HRM : exploring the ancient texts

C Zheng, D Lamond

(2009), Vol. 3, pp. 258-271, Chinese management studies, London, England, C1-1

journal

Enhancing Chinese SME performance through innovative HR practices

C Zheng, G O'Neill, M Morrison

(2009), Vol. 38, pp. 175-194, Personnel review, Bingley, England, C1-1

journal
2008

More money or more balance? HR challenges of attracting skilled labour in the coal industry

C Zheng

(2008), pp. 322-327, IABE 2008 : Proceedings of the International Academy of Business and Economics Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, 6-8 June 2008, Stockholm, Sweden, E1-1

conference

Human resource management studies in mainland China : mainstream or alternative research?

C Zheng, D Lamond

(2008), pp. 1-19, ANZAM 2008 : Managing in the Pacific century, Auckland, New Zealand, E1-1

conference

Controlling staff turnover in APEC : an empirical study

C Zheng, D Lamond

(2008), pp. 1-1, IFSAM 2008 : Fusion and development of east and west management : Proceedings of the 9th World Congress of International Federation of Scholarly Association of Management, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 28-31 July, Shanghai, China, E1-1

conference

Organizational variables determining employee turnover : evidence from multinational companies in Asia

C Zheng, D Lamond

(2008), pp. 1-1, IACMR 2008 : The Olympic spirit in Chinese management research : Proceedings of the International Association for Chinese Management Research conference, 19-22 June, Guangzhou, China, Guangzhou, China, E1-1

conference

The impact of selected HR practices on service firm performance in Asia

C Zheng, D Lamond, B Kam

(2008), The New Faces of Asian Management : Proceedings of the 6th Asia Academy of Management conference, Taipei, 14-16 December 2008, Taipei, Taiwan, E1-1

conference

Challenge to ICT manpower planning under the economic restructuring : empirical evidence from MNCs in Singapore and Taiwan

C Zheng, M Hu

(2008), Vol. 75, pp. 834-853, Technology forecasting and social change, New York, N. Y., C1-1

journal

Manufacturing to Asia : who will win the emerging battle for talent between Dragons and Tigers?

C Zheng, C Soosay, P Hyland

(2008), Vol. 19, pp. 52-72, Journal of manufacturing technology management, Bradford, England, C1-1

journal
2007

Exploring training issues of multinational companies in Asia

C Zheng, P Hyland, C Soosay

(2007), IAMB 2007 : Gearing for the globalization era : Proceedings of the 3rd International Academy of Management and Business annual conference, 28-31 January, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, Las Vegas, Nevada, E1-1

conference

Recruitment and retention of ICT skills among MNCs in Taiwan

M Hu, C Zheng, D Lamond

(2007), Vol. 1, pp. 78-92, Chinese management studies, London, England, C1-1

journal

Training practices of multinational companies in Asia

C Zheng, P Hyland, C Soosay

(2007), Vol. 31, pp. 472-494, Journal of European industrial training, London, England, C1-1

journal

Ownership and strategic choice of HRM methods by Chinese SMEs

C Zheng, G O'Neill, M Morrison

(2007), Vol. 11, pp. 25-39, Asia Pacific journal of economics and business, [Perth, W.A.], C1-1

journal

Strategic people management of coal mining firms in Central Queensland

C Zheng, J Rolfe, L Di Milia, P Bretherton

(2007), Vol. 30, pp. 689-704, Management research news, Bradford, England, C1-1

journal

Company training reduces employee turnover, or does it?

C Zheng, H Wong

(2007), Vol. 2, pp. 28-35, International journal of business and management, Toronto, Ont., C1-1

journal
2006

National technology advancement and firm recruitment of ICT employees in Taiwan : multinational company's dilemma

C Zheng, M Hu

(2006), pp. 1-1, ANZAM 2006 : Proceedings of the 20th ANZAM (Australian New Zealand Academy of Management) Conference on Management : pragmatism, philosophy, priorities, Yeppoon, Qld., E1-1

conference

A different employment relations in CQ's coalmines : legal implications for contractual arrangement

C Zheng, K Richardson

(2006), pp. 1-1, ANZAM 2006 : Proceedings of the 20th ANZAM (Australian New Zealand Academy of Management) Conference on Management : pragmatism, philosophy, priorities, Yeppoon, Qld., E1-1

conference

Keep balance under change : a tough job for coal face?

C Zheng, J Rolfe, L Di Milia

(2006), pp. 1-1, ICCB 2006 : Conference proceedings, 3rd International Conference on Contemporary Business [electronic resource] : engagement and change : managing in a free trade environment, Leura, N.S.W., E1-1

conference

Changing working conditions of Central Queensland's coalmines : implications to work-life balance

C Zheng, J Rolfe, L Di Milia

(2006), pp. 1-1, IERA 2006 : Conference proceedings : 14th International Employment Relations Association Conference, Family-friendly Employment Policies and Practices : an East-West perspective on work-life balance, 19-23 June 2006, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, E1-1

conference

Recruiting managers and professionals in Asia : issues and trends

C Zheng, C Soosay, P Hyland

(2006), pp. 1-1, ANZAM 2006 : Proceedings of the 20th ANZAM (Australian New Zealand Academy of Management) Conference on Management : pragmatism, philosophy, priorities, Yeppoon, Qld., E1-1

conference

An empirical study of high performance HRM practices in Chinese SMEs

C Zheng, M Morrison, G O'Neill

(2006), Vol. 17, pp. 1772-1803, International journal of human resource management, Abingdon, England, C1-1

journal
2005

The extent of skill shortages and training needs of MNCs in APEC

C Zheng

(2005), pp. 1-1, ANZAM 2005 : Engaging the multiple contexts of management : convergence and divergence of management theory and practice : proceedings of the 19th ANZAM conference, Canberra, A.C.T., E1-1

conference

Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

Innovation Policies and Practices in China and Taiwan

Dr Connie Zheng, A/Prof Mei-Chih Hu, Mr Ching-Yan Wu

  • 2010: $7,500

Retaining people in dairy farming - what is working and why

Dr Ruth Nettle, Dr Danielle Auldist, Ms Sarah Parker, Mr Mike Weise, Dr Connie Zheng

  • 2011: $15,000

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2017

Ling Qi

Thesis entitled: Factors Influencing Human Resource Management Practices in Chinese Multinational Companies Operating in Australia: An Exploration

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Management

2015

Kia Hadji Abootorab Kashi

Thesis entitled: Determinants and Pre-hire Outcomes of Social Recruiting Technology Adoption and Use: An Australian Study

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Management

2013

. Amanullah

Thesis entitled: Assessing the Impact of HRM on Dairy Farm Performance: An Australian Study

Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin Graduate School of Business