College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Zheng Jane Zhao

School of Business - Business
Associate Professor
Ph.D., The University of Michigan Ross School of Business
Primary office:
785-864-7557
Capitol Federal Hall
Room 4134
University of Kansas
1654 Naismith Drive
Lawrence, KS 66045-7601


Strategic management, corporate strategy; expertise in China

Education

Ph.D., The University of Michigan Ross School of Business

M.S., Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, The University of Oklahoma

Bachelor of Engineering, Tsinghua University, Department of Automotive Engineering

Teaching

• University of Kansas

MBA Strategic Management

MBA Management and Technology I & II

MBA Entry and Operating Strategies for Doing Business in China, study abroad program

Undergraduate Business Policy and Strategy, capstone course

• University of Michigan

Undergraduate Corporate Strategy, capstone course

• Tsinghua University

Undergraduate Automotive Structure (taught in English)

Research Interests

  • Innovation capability and motivation
  • Knowledge creation, innovation, and new product development
  • Knowledge transfer
  • Multilevel perspective on firm knowledge, knowledge transfer, and knowledge creation
  • Collective motivation
  • Strategic HR management
  • Networks and business groups
  • Emerging economies

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CEAS Affiliated Faculty


CEAS offers an M.A. program in Contemporary East Asian Studies.This interdisciplinary degree focused on 20th and 21st century East Asia provides students with in-depth interdisciplinary knowledge of a selected East Asian country (China, Korea, Japan); a broad knowledge of modern East Asia; and social science research skills and methods appropriate to international area studies. For more information click here, or contact Ayako Mizumura, CEAS Assistant Director: ceasma@ku.edu or 785-864-1478.

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