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Dr Connie Zheng

Position: Senior Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business and Law
Department: Deakin Business School
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92445190 +61 3 92445190


Biography summary

  • Mar 2010 - now: 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)


  • 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


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

Research page



  • Zheng, C. (2010), People Management challenges to multinational companies in Asia. New York: Nova Publisher, ISBN: 978-1-61209-061-0.
  • Zheng, C. and Lamond, D. (2010). Organizational Determinants of Employee Turnover for Multinational Companies in Asia, Asia Pacific Journal of Management. 27: 423-443.
  • Zheng, C. (2009). Keeping Talents for Advancing Service Firms in Asia, Journal of Service Management. 20 (5): 482-502.
  • Zheng, C., O’Neill, G. and Morrison, M. (2009). Enhancing Chinese SME Performance Through Innovative HR Practices, Personnel Review. 38 (2): 175-194.
  • 2010-2011 - Gardiner Foundation ($49,500, co-investigator with Dr Ruth Nettle, University of Melbourne)
  • 2010-2011 - Academy of Social Science Australia (ASSA) /Federal Department of Science, Industry, Innovation and Research International Science Linkage (SIIR/ISL) Program ($7,500, co-investigator with A/Prof. Mei-Chih Hu, National Tsinghua University, Taiwan)

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