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Personal Statement

I am a Lecturer in International Management and Organisation. Before taking up the lectureship, I worked as a Teaching Fellow at Strathclyde Business School. My research interests lie in the areas of processes and practice of international collaborations with particular attention to individual and organizational identity and trust building among collaborating partners. My broad research interests in identity and trust building also extend to other organizational contexts such as emerging market multinational corporations, public sectors, and small and medium sized enterprises.

Expertise & Capabilities

  • Process and practice of international collaborations (joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, and partnerships)
  • Individual and organizational identity
  • Trust
  • Cross cultural management

Teaching Interests

I teach across the areas of international business, management, and professional skills development. My current teaching includes: Managing Inter-Organisational Partnerships and Alliances (MBA – Open Learning); Professional Management Practice (MIM & MFM); Managing Across Cultures (MIM); Managing Across Cultures and Frontiers (UG – 3rd year); International Business Analysis (UG – 2nd year). I am experienced in supervising postgraduate and PhD students.


  • international collaboration
  • identity work
  • collective identity
  • trust
  • joint venture
  • strategic alliance
  • cross cultural management

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Projects 2004 2012

Collaborative Training Account / RA4219

Zhang, Y.

EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council)


Project: Research Studentship - Internally Allocated

Research Output 2005 2019

Collective identity construction in international collaborations

Zhang, Y. & Huxham, C., 20 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of General Management. 57 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hospital-Physician Joint Ventures
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Open Access
Emerging market multinationals
Research agenda
Multinational corporations
Design methodology
International business