Newcastle University Business School

Staff Profile

Dr Jingqi Zhu

Lecturer in International Business Mngmt


Dr. Jingqi Zhu joined the Newcastle University Business School in 2015. She holds a Ph.D. from Cardiff University. 

Jingqi's research examines the intersections between globalisation and organisational practices, with a focus on matters of internationalisation, institutions and social reproduction. Her research is informed by a broad field of scholarship, including comparative and international management, Bourdieu's theory, global value chain, sociology of work, and research on professions and professional service firms. Jingqi has conducted extensive empirical research in a number of sectors including accountancy, law, IT services, and business process outsourcing. She enjoys conducting field studies involving interviews and participant observations. Her research has a strong comparative dimension, focusing specifically on China, Japan, and the UK. 

Jingqi has published articles in leading journals including Accounting, Organisations and SocietyHuman Relations, Organization and Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal. 

She is a member of the Academy of Management (AOM) and the American Sociological Association (ASA). 

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Research Interests

  • Internationalisation of emerging market multinationals
  • Globalisation of professional service firms
  • Comparative studies on work and employment

Research Groups

  • Strategy, Organisation and Society (SOS)
  • Human Resource Management, Work and Employment (HRMWE)

Ph.D. student

I supervise Ph.D. students and have acted as an external examiner for Ph.D. viva. I welcome applications from prospective Ph.D. students in similar research areas and I am happy to discuss ideas. If you are interested, please email me your CV and research proposal. 



BUS2074 Global Perspectives in Managing People and Organisation

BUS3035 Contemporary Issues in International and Comparative Business


NBS8142 Current issues in International Business and Management