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Nan joined the Huddersfield Business School in August 2014 as a lecturer in International Business. Prior to this, Nan completed her BA in Business Finance from Durham University, and MSc in Finance and then PhD in International Business and Strategy from the University of York, UK. Her PhD thesis adopts an integrated framework in conceptual development and addresses three empirical questions surrounding the internationalisation of Chinese firms. Nan’s research interests focus on investigating the determinants, impacts and performance of Chinese outward foreign direct investment (FDI).
Qu, Y., Wei, Y., Jiang, T. and Zheng, N. (2017) ‘Linking R&D strategy, national innovation system and FDI to firm performance’ Journal of Chinese Economics and Business Studies , 15 (1), pp. 41-58. ISSN 1476-5284
Zheng, N., Wei, Y., Zhang, Y. and Yang, J. (2016) ‘In search of strategic assets through cross-border merger and acquisitions: evidence from Chinese multinational enterprises in developed economies’ International Business Review , 25 (1A), pp. 177-186. ISSN 0969-5931
Zheng, N. and Qu, Y. (2015) ‘What explains the performance of Chinese exporting firms?’ Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies , 13 (1), pp. 51-70. ISSN 1476-5284
Wei, Y., Zheng, N., Liu, X. and Lu, J. (2014) ‘Expanding to outward foreign direct investment or not? A multi-dimensional analysis of entry mode transformation of Chinese private exporting firms’ International Business Review , 23 (2), pp. 356-370. ISSN 0969-5931
PhD supervision interests
Nan is the Year 2 Tutor for the Business Studies Programmes.
Nan is responsible for teaching the following modules: