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Dr. Xun Zhang | Business Administration | Best Researcher Award.

Hohai University,China

Professional Profiles:


👨‍🎓 Bio Summary:

Dr. Xun Zhang is an esteemed Associate Professor at the Department of Marketing, Business School, Hohai University. He specializes in innovation adoption, knowledge management, marketing strategy, and trust. Dr. Zhang’s extensive research, teaching experience, and academic contributions make him a prominent figure in his field. He has also served as a Visiting Scholar at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, enhancing his international academic exposure.

🎓 Education:

Dr. Zhang holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration and an M.S. in Management Science and Engineering, both from Nanjing University, China. He completed his B.S. in Agricultural Mechanization and Automatization at Hefei University of Technology, China.

🔍 Research Focus:

Dr. Zhang’s research interests lie in innovation adoption, knowledge management, marketing strategy, and trust. His work often explores how these areas intersect to influence organizational behavior and market dynamics, with a particular focus on the Chinese context.

🏆 Honors & Awards:

Dr. Zhang has received several research grants, including projects funded by the National Social Science Foundation and the China Natural Science Foundation. His project titles reflect his commitment to understanding and improving innovation and trust in business environments.

Professional Experience: 💼

Dr. Zhang has served as an Associate Professor at Hohai University since 2020, previously holding the position of Assistant Professor at the same institution from 2014 to 2019. He was also an Assistant Professor at Jinling College, Nanjing University, from 2008 to 2014. Additionally, Dr. Zhang worked as the Director of the Brand Department at the Marketing Center of China Electric Equipment Group.

 📚 Top Noted Publications :

Double-edged Sword of Knowledge Inertia: Overcoming Healthcare Professionals’ Resistance in Innovation Adoption

Authors: Zhang, X., Shen, K.N., Xu, B.

Journal: Technovation

Year: 2024

Volume: 133

Article: 103011

Citations: 0


Conflicts, Trust Toward the Acquirer from Emerging Economies, and Post-Acquisition Cooperation Intention

Authors: Zhang, X., Wu, J., Zhang, N., Xu, B.

Journal: International Journal of Emerging Markets

Year: 2023

Volume: 18

Issue: 9

Pages: 2839-2868

Citations: 0


Revisiting the Influence of Cultural Novelty and Emotional Stability on General Adjustment of Expatriates Hosted in Emerging Economies

Authors: Wu, J., Yang, J., McIntyre, J.R., Zhang, X.

Journal: Cross Cultural and Strategic Management

Year: 2022

Volume: 29

Issue: 4

Pages: 870-898

Citations: 1


How Does Renqing Influence Purchase Intentions in the Chinese Business-to-Business Context?

Authors: Zhang, X., Xu, B., Wu, J.

Journal: Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing

Year: 2021

Volume: 37

Issue: 1

Pages: 78-90

Citations: 7


R&D Internationalization and Green Innovation? Evidence from Chinese Resource Enterprises and Environmental Enterprises

Authors: Zhang, X., Xu, B.

Journal: Sustainability (Switzerland)

Year: 2019

Volume: 11

Issue: 24

Article: 7225

Citations: 20

Author Metrics 📊 : 

Dr. Zhang’s research has been widely recognized and cited in the academic community. His publications have significantly contributed to understanding innovation and trust in business settings, particularly within the Chinese market.

📅 Research Timeline:

2024-2026: Leading a National Social Science Foundation project on enterprise participation in standard construction and its impact on radical innovation.

2019-2022: Principal Investigator for a China Natural Science Foundation project on institutional trust formation in the context of transformation.

2018-2020: Project Leader for research on knowledge inertia and innovation performance funded by the Central Universities.

2014-2018: Led a Ministry of Education project on the evolution of interpersonal trust in multinational mergers and acquisitions.

2013-2016: Principal Investigator for a China Natural Science Foundation project on enterprises’ internationalization capabilities.

Dr Xun Zhang | Business Administration | Best Researcher Award |

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