Dr Jane Zhang 

Dr Jane Zhang, Secretary-General & Associate Researcher, CCPN-Global. She is also CEO and Senior Consultant of IBC-Joint Group (Research & Consultancy). While she used to undertake research projects (Registrar’s Office) and case study teaching (CEAS) at the University of Bristol, she was teaching Marketing Planning, Tourism Marketing and Business English in a Chinese college, where she took executive roles –Assistant to the Dean of Business Administration School, Executive Director of Research & Development, Director of Personnel Department consecutively. Prior to these, she was an international consultant with Hangzhou PR Corp, Xinhua News Agency, and then became Assistant to MD, Translator, and China Market Researcher based in South-East Asia for a British entity. Before touching upon teaching, training and consulting arena, she had been working in the pharmaceutical industry, for both pharmacy (CMC Clinic Pharmacy) and marketing practices (e.g, the United Laboratories and Zhejiang Medicine Corp. Ltd.). 

Professional Background and Research Interests

Dr. Jane Zhang has inter-disciplinary background and multi-industrial experiences. Initially she studied Pharmacy and English (Foreign Trade Option) in Mainland China, but with the transition of her professional roles, she went abroad for further studies, being awarded BABA first class honours (Marketing Management Option) by Anglia Polytechnic, MSc International Business Management by Nottingham, and PhD in East Asian Studies (Cross-Cultural Management) in Bristol.  Correspondingly, her consulting and research interests are mainly falling within the scope of cross-cultural business, management and communication, including 1) People, Personnel and HR Management; 2) International Business, International Marketing and Cross-cultural Management; 3) Procedurisation, Institutionalisation and Personalised Management; 4) Guanxi, Social Network and Chinese Management, and 5) International Negotiations, International Exchange and Cross-cultural Communication.

Consulting, Training and Exchange Services

Jun 2008 – present: International Business Consulting for Symsco Singapore
Jun 2008 – present: International Business Consulting for Hangzhou XY Prefab.
Sep 2013 – present: HR Consulting for JB Boots
Dec 2012-Aug 2013: HR Consulting for CSC
Jun 2010 – Aug 2010: Management Consulting for YY Decoration Co., Ltd.
Jan 2010 – Apr 2010: HR and Service Management Consulting for Downing 8.
Dec 2009 – May 2010: HR and Process Management Consulting for M+ Group
Sep 2009 –Dec 2009: HR Management Consulting for GK Car Film Co., Ltd.
Jan 2009 – May 2009 : Luxury Sales Training for Seeker International
Nov 2008 – Dec 2009: Luxury Service and HR Consulting for CMBC Club
Nov 2006 – Apr 2007: PMP Training (Australia) for China Procurators
Oct 2006: Management Training for Senior & Junior Managers at Zhejiang Electricity Co. Ltd
Jul 2008 – Present: Sino-British Education Exchange Project Service
Guest Speaker for China Greentown Group Training Institute (HR) & Zhejiang Medical College (Commonsense Marketing)
Guest Speaker for Chambers: Cross-cultural HRM: How to manage Chinese employees
Thesis Supervisor & Examiner for Zhejiang College of Construction (Real Estate Marketing & Planning)
Invited Speaker for Zhejiang Medical College: Commonsense Marketing & Marketing Planning

Seminar and Conference

2013-2014: Hosting IAHSA-China Seminars & China Aged Care Seminars
8-9 Sept 2010: ‘From Rule of Man to Rule of Law: Searching the Middle Way’, paper accepted by BACS Conference, Bristol
28-30 Jun 2010:  ‘The Dilemma of Face in People Management’, paper accepted by the 2nd Present International Congress on Chinese Studies, Shanghai
24-26 Oct 2008: ‘Guanxihu Phenomena and Chinese Management’, paper accepted by the 3rd International Conference on Chinese Society and China Studies, Nanjing University
15-22 Jul 2008: ‘Guanxi, Rule of Law and Chinese Management’, presentation at the Postgraduate Summer School, Bristol
23-23 Apr 2008: ‘Guanxi, Rule of Law and Chinese Management’, presentation at the Postgraduate Conference, Hong Kong University
Mar 2008: ‘Guanxihu Phenomena and Chinese Management’, seminar for master students in Zhejiang University
14-15 Nov 2007: Translation for the WUN  Internationalisation Conference (Chinese scholars), London                                                                                                                                            
12-13 Jul 2006: the 3rd EASP International Conference on GDPism and Risk, Bristol

Research & Publications

Face: The Dilemma of Lian and Mianzi in People Management. International Journal of Current Chinese Studies. 2(2011):7-27
Real Estate Planning and Marketing Practice (Project 1 & 8), Beijing: Beijing University Press, 2012
Real Estate Marketing and Planning (Ch. 2 & 4), Beijing: China Construction Presss: Forthcoming
Research Member, Programme Teaching and Reform for ‘Real Estate Marketing and Planning’ in Zhejiang province 
Market Research for three porojects below:

  • ‘the current housing situation in Binjiang district, Hangzhou ’,
  • ‘An experimental study on senior care system under social security in Zhejiang province’,
  • and ‘A critical study into the transition of the real estate market in Zhejiang province under the governmental control’.

Honours and Awards

WUN RMP (Research Mobility Programme) Award (Visiting Zhejiang University) 2008
Book Prize and Distinction Award, Ashcroft International Business School 2002
Distinctive Marketing Trainee 1995, 1997 & 1998

 

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章简博士

章简博士, 全球中国比较研究会 (CCPN Global) 秘书长/ 副研究员。她也是艾语·希捷集团 (IBC-joint Group on Research & Consultancy)的董事长、高级顾问。她曾为布里斯托尔大学教务长办公室和东亚研究中心承担项目调研和案例教学,也曾在国内高等院校任教营销策划、旅游营销与商务英语,并相继兼任其二级学院工商管理系系主任助理、发展研究中心执行主任、人事处处长。在此之前,章博士在新华社杭州公共关系公司负责国际项目,并在英资驻东南亚机构担任执行董事助理、英中翻译和中国市场调研。在其职业生涯顾问、教学、科研转型前,她融合了药学专业和销售实践,在中磁药房及医药行业任职(如香港联邦制药、浙江医药股份等)。

专业背景及研究兴趣

章简有着跨学科背景和跨行业优势,最初在国内研修过药剂和外贸英语专业,但在工作角色逐步演变后继续赴国外深造,先后获得英国安吉利亚工艺大学工商管理(营销管理方向)一等荣誉学士、诺丁汉大学国际商务管理硕士、布里斯托尔大学东亚研究(跨文化管理方向)博士学位。其研究和咨询兴趣主要在跨文化经营、管理和交流等领域,包括但不限于人员、人事和人力资源管理,国际商务、国际市场和跨文化管理,流程化管理、制度化管理与人性化管理,关系、社交网络与中国式管理,国际谈判、国际交流与跨文化沟通等。

顾问咨询及培训交流

章简博士为教育、医疗、养老、酒店、地产、电力、贸易、公共服务等中外客户提供过顾问、咨询及培训等专业服务。其顾问咨询的领域涵盖人力资源与人员管理, 如组织架构设计、人事制度修订、职位说明书修订、招聘解聘流程规范、高级人才聘用顾问、聘用或劳动合同修订(结合法律法规及风险规避)、绩效考核方案设计(尤其是关键绩效指标设计)、薪酬激励方案设计等;培训讲座的主题涉及中国式人员管理与激励式沟通、劳动合同法解读与人事管理制度完善、中国式常识营销与营销策划流程;在研究交流方面,持续帮助国内外中学、大学建立合作交流机制及对比研究项目。在充分结合行业实践优势及个人研究兴趣,在管理咨询上,章简博士侧重于关注跨文化的人员管理与人力资源管理等服务;在行业研究上,章简博士在比较教育、医药养老、地产酒店领域等领域付诸努力较多。

学术会议及研究出版

章简博士积极参与专业学术会议,并活跃于国际行业论坛。她应邀发表主题演说,会议论文含《人员管理中脸面的尴尬地带》、《关系户现象与中国式人员管理》、《关系、法治和中国式管理》、《从人治到法治:探寻折中管理路线》等。同时,章简博士为国际养老产业协会及中国养老网主持各类研讨会并担任现场口译服务,曾在伦敦为来自中国的学者在世界大学联盟国际学术会议演讲时任现场口译。

章简博士发表论著及出版书籍,如《人员管理中的脸与面子的尴尬地带》(当代中国研究国际刊2011(2):7-27)、《房地产策划与营销实务》(浙江省级重点教材,北京:北京大学出版社,2012年版,副主编)、《房地产营销与策划》(北京:中国建设出版社,即将出版) 。还有,其近期参与研究的项目有浙江省教育厅规划的《房地产营销与策划》课堂教学改革研究与实践、浙江省建设厅主持的《浙江省养老模式与养老地产发展研究》、 《杭州市滨江区住宅现状调研》、《基于社会保障的浙江省养老照护体系实证研究》、《宏观调控下浙江省房地产业转型升级研究》等。

章简博士正在主编养老及策划教育等行业资讯,如《中国养老快讯》、《中国养老地产与健康护理简讯》、《全球比较教育研究期刊》等。

学术荣誉及获奖奖项

章简博士曾获世界大学联盟移动研究项目资助,成为2008年浙江大学访问学者;章简于2002年获 Ashcroft 国际商学院图书奖及杰出奖;章简在1995 、1997、1998年分别获得知名医药公司营销及管理受训卓越表彰。

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