Dr Ying Zhang

Ying Zhang

Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Chinese Economy and Business
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Profile

[Dr. ir. Ying Zhang ][Dr. ir. Ying Zhang]owns a cross-disciplinary background including industrial engineering, traditional chinese medicine, economics, and management. She actively contributes as a scholar, educator, advisor, [TEDxSpeaker][], business developer, and a social entrepreneur. At RSM, she is an Associate Dean for China Business & Relations, a tenured Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation; she is also the founder and the head of the [Erasmus-Huawei Collaboration Program][],[ ][Link 1][New Silk Road Institute][New Silk Road_Institute], [Erasmus China Business Center][], and executive chairwoman of [Identitat Global Forum][]. Professor Zhang has been a [Visiting Professor and a Research Fellow at Harvard University][] (Harvard Business School, Harvard Law School), [Honorary Professor at Beijing Jiaotong University ][Honorary Professor at Beijing Jiaotong University]and a guest professor at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. She serves as a [strategic advisor][] at Strategic Swiss Partners; a Global Network Partner for [GLORAD][], an Academic Advisory Board Member of [Amsterdam School of International Business][]; and a Senior Academic Advisor for the Steering Group of Dutch National Framework of the BBA Program International Business. Professor Zhang is awarded as one of[ the Top 30 Thinkers][the Top 30 Thinkers] under the Radar by Thinkers50.com,  [“Top 40 Business School Professor Under 40”][Top 40 Business School Professor_Under 40]  worldwide; [A NativeSociety Featured Business School Professors][A NativeSociety_Featured Business School Professors] in the USA, an Elite Professional Woman by National Association of Professional Women (in the USA), and [Harvard Business Review China Business Mentor][].  She is also an active contributor to the [Belt-Road-Initiative][] in Europe and the Project Leader (from Erasmus) in China’s National Key Research on International Inland Transportation under China’s Belt-Road-Initiative Plan and China’s Strategic International Science and Technology Innovation Cooperation. Professor Zhang's academic insight on United Nations SDG9 has won 2019  ["MOOC Award of Excellence][MOOC Award of Excellence] " from SDGAcademy and UNSDSN.  

 

 Professor Zhang promotes the relevance of academic research and argues for the necessity of cross-sector collaboration between business, education research,  and social-economic circumstance.  She advocates the value of social innovation as well as the effort to build a sustainable community. Her studies and opinions have been published and quoted by the global leading media and managerial journals such as Bloomberg, Financial Times, ChinaDaily, China Economics Net,  Washington Post, China Policy Review (Formerly China Economic Report), Caixin, EuroBiz, NRC, China Radio International, RushHour(AM1300), EUreporter, People's Daily, EFMD GlobalFocus, Wirtschafts Woche, CKGSB Knowledge, Managerial Insight, SAGE Knowledge, Harvard Business Review, and Harvard Economics Review, etc. Professor Zhang applies phenomena-driven analytical teaching methodology by using her teaching cases from HBS, RSM, and IVEY and encouraging students' cross-disciplinary development.  Her speeches are among with governments, NGOs, Corporates at educational, industrial, and political forums such as with Academic of Management Association, Management and Organization Review, EFMD- AACSB-Associated Deans Meetings, European Union Think-Tanks, Horasis  Conferences, World Economic Forum, European Space Agency, [NRC][], CCTV, as well as [TED Talk ][TED Talk], etc. 

 

On research, Professor Zhang supervises cross-disciplinary studies at graduate, executive, and Ph.D. level.  Her research and derived social impact are at both macro and micro levels, from both an academic and practice angle, varying from social-economic transition and entrepreneurship development, Inequality-based society towards equality-based sharing value society and [future of jobs][], to corporate entrepr

Publications

  • Academic (14)
    • Roel, E., Pistillo, A., Recalde, M., Sena, A. G., Fernández-Bertolín, S., Aragón, M., Puente, D., Ahmed, W. U. R., Alghoul, H., Alser, O., Alshammari, T. M., Areia, C., Blacketer, C., Carter, W., Casajust, P., Culhane, A. C., Dawoud, D., DeFalco, F., DuVall, S. L., ... Duarte-Salles, T. (2021). Characteristics and outcomes of over 300,000 patients with COVID-19 and history of cancer in the United States and Spain. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention, 30(10), 1884-1894. https://doi.org/10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-21-0266

    • Zhang, Y. Y. (2020). Covid 19 and Herd Immunity? The War between the Human and the Virus. Harvard Business Review, China (Special Issue - May ).

    • Zhang, Y. Y. (2020). Covid-19, Globalisation, and Humanity. Harvard Business Review, China (Special Issue - April ).

    • Zhang, Y. Y. (2020). Human Intelligence, Artificial Intelligence, and Humanity. Harvard Business Review, China (Special Issue - June).

    • Zhang, Y. (2018). In the future We will have multiple jobs. Erasmus Magazine.

    • Zhang, Y. (2017). Your thoughts: Has China’s Economy Hit the Wall? Unknown.

    • Zhang, Y. (2017). The East and The West — Cooperation via Belt-Road-Initiative (BRI). Unknown.

    • Zhang, Y. (2017). Deconstruction Essay: Haier Is the Sea: Speech by Chairman Zhang Ruimin to Haier People 1994. Management and Organization Review, 12(4), 811-814. https://doi.org/10.1017/mor.2016.45

    • Zhang, Y. (2016). The Paradox of Business Education. Harvard Business Review, 2016(12), 17-19.

    • Zhang, Y., & Van Stel, A. (2016). Economic Transition and Entrepreneurship Development. Harvard Economics Review, Fall, 3-5. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/95265

    • Zhang, Y. (2015). Economy is Tale of Two Growth Rate. China Daily (London, Washington DC, Beijing).

    • Zhang, Y., & Marquis, C. (2015). Happiness and Catching up. Unknown.

    • Zhang, Y., Duysters, G., & Cloodt, M. (2014). The role of entrepreneurship education as a predictor of university students' entrepreneurial intention. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 9(1), 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11365-012-0246-z

    • Zhang, Y., & Duysters, G. (2010). Alliance-Based Network View on Chinese Firms¿ Catching-Up: Case Study of Huawei Technologies Co.Ltd. RISUS. Revista de Inovação e Sustentabilidade, 1(2). http://revistas.pucsp.br/index.php/risus/article/view/4521

  • Popular (2)
    • Zhang, Y. (2016). interviewed by China Daily on CEFC China Energy Adds to Stake. China Daily (London, Washington DC, Beijing).

    • Zhang, Y. (2015). Chinese Buy French Companies as Club Med Caps Busiest M&A Year. Unknown.

  • Professional (12)
    • Zhang, Y. (2018). Commentary: US poised to be trade war's biggest victim. People’s Daily (English Version). Unknown.

    • Zhang, Y. (2017). The East and The West — Cooperation via Belt-Road-Initiative (BRI). Unknown.

    • Zhang, Y. (2017). East must help West to Understand OBOR. Unknown.

    • Zhang, Y. (2016). European project managers can do better business in China. RSM Discovery - Management Knowledge.

    • Zhang, Y. (2016). Interviewed by Bloomberg on Bankers Bored as Threat of Brexit Kills Off U.K. Dealmaking. Unknown.

    • Zhang, Y. (2016). ChemChina-led consortium's German acquisition. China Daily (London, Washington DC, Beijing).

    • Zhang, Y. (2015). Democracy, Transparency, Keywords in Xi’s Speech in World Internet Conference. China Daily (London, Washington DC, Beijing).

    • Zhang, Y. (2015). Commenting on "China's One Belt One Road" Initiative Funding". Unknown.

    • Zhang, Y. (2015). Belt and Road to build 'new world order'-- on Media "China Daily". China Daily (London, Washington DC, Beijing).

    • Zhang, Y. (2015). China a big player in commodities. China Daily (London, Washington DC, Beijing).

    • Zhang, Y. (2015). Experts: Europe a good bet despite crises. China Daily (London, Washington DC, Beijing).

    • Zhang, Y. (2015). French assets attract Chinese attention. China Daily (London, Washington DC, Beijing).

  • Academic (1)
    • Zhang, Y. (2018). Belt & Road Initiative: Views from the Chinese side and European side. CreateSpace Independent Publishing.

  • Academic (5)
    • Zhang, Y. (2020). The Belt Road Initiative : Views from Chinese Eyes and European Eyes. In D. de Cremer, B. McKein, & J. McGuire (Eds.), The Belt Road Initiative: Opportunities and Challenges of a Chinese Economic Ambition Sage Publication. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/119656

    • Zhang, Y. (2018). Business and educational entrepreneurship: purpose and future. In Annals of Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy-2018 (pp. 58-78). Edward Elgar Publishing. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/116486

    • Zhang, Y. (2017). Review of New Venture Creation A Framework for entrepreneurial start-ups 2nd edition. In - Palgrave Publishing.

    • Zhang, Y. (2014). Catching-Up by Chinese Multinational Firms Using Network Strategies. In M. Marinov, & S. Marinova (Eds.), Successes and Challenges of Emerging Economy Multinationals Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137369413_4

    • Zhang, Y. (2013). Catching-Up by Chinese Multinational Firms Using Network Strategies. In Successes and Challenges of Emerging Economy Multinationals Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Academic (5)
    • Zhang, Y., Shen, R. R., & Tang, Y. (2014). Speciality Product and CSR. Strategic Management Society Annual Conference 2014, Madrid, Spain.

    • Zhang, Y., Shen, R. R., & Tang, Y. (2014). To be special, to be responsible: how product specificity affect social responsibility. Academy of Management Annual Conference 2014, Philadelphia.

    • Zhang, Y., & Van Stel, A. (2014). Economic Antecedents of Regional Entrepreneurship Development in China. Academy of Management 2014, Philadelphia, USA.

    • Zhang, Y., & Van Stel, A. (2013). Economic Antecedents of Chinese Entrepreneurship Development in the ambidexterity forms. RENT XXVII, Vilnius, Lithuania.

    • Zhang, Y. (2013). Chinese Firms Strategic-Asset-Seeking OFDI In Developed Countries. Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Oxford.

  • Professional (2)
    • Zhang, Y. (2015). Meeting Future Chinese Consumers. Horasis China Meeting---Horasis Global Vision Community, Cascais, Portugue.

    • Zhang, Y. (2014). How to Promote Collaboration Between Schools in Emerging Economies and Those in Developed Countries. 2014 International Business School Dean’s Workshop, Tongji University, Shanghai, China.

  • Academic (40)
    • Zhang, Y. (2020). Transporting with China Railway Express, the Determinants of choosing Transportation Mode. In Working paper 11-2020, New Silk Road Institute

    • Zhang, Y. (2019). Nothing is more important than when you are inspired and empowered-- an equality-based ecosystem view-- an easy about the success of Huawei. In An essay about the success of Huawei (Vol. 11, pp. 25-27). Harvard College Economics Review. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/119654

    • Zhang, Y. (2018). Ant Financial (A). In Harvard Business School Teaching Case (case no.: N1-617-060), with Zhu Feng, Krishna G. pileup, Anthony K. Woo. Nancy Hua Dai. Harvard Business School.

    • Zhang, Y. (2018). Ant Financial (C). In Harvard Business School Supplement (No. 617-042), with Zhu Feng, Krishna G. pileup, Anthony K. Woo. Feb. 2018 Harvard Business School.

    • Jia, F., Van Stel, A., & Zhang, Y. (2018). The Value of Happy Population for Relative Engagement in Vertical and Horizontal Entrepreneurship. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2018). 1 https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2018.13971abstract

    • Zhang, Y. (2018). Ant Financial (B). In Harvard Business School Case (No. 617-041), with Zhu Feng, Krishna G. pileup, Anthony K. Woo. Harvard Business School.

    • Zhang, Y., Tang, Y., & Rui, S. (2017). "To Be Special, To Be Responsible: How Product Specificity Affects Corporate Social Responsibility". In Academy of Management Proceedings 2017 (Vol. 2017). 1 https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2014.13296abstract

    • Zhang, Y. (2017). Huawei: Nothing is more important than you being inspired and empowered! In EUReporter (Jan. 18th. 2017)

    • Zhang, Y. (2016). Business Education--Surviving and Thriving. In SSRN Working Paper

    • Zhang, Y., & Van Stel, A. (2016). Who Should be Running Ahead? The Roles of Two Types of Entrepreneurship in China's Contemporary Economy. In Harvard Business School Working Paper (16-086) (Vol. 16). Harvard Business School. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/95265

    • Zhang, Y. (2016). ??? 21 ??????? In ??????????? > (10:3) (pp. 48-51)

    • Zhang, Y. (2016). How to Survive and Thrive in the 21st Century. In EFMD Global Focus (Volume 10, Issue 03) (Vol. 10).

    • Zhang, Y. (2016). Business Education--Surviving and Thriving. In EFMD Blog (the extended version will be forthcoming at Global Focus) EFMD.

    • Shen, R. R., Tang, Y., & Zhang, Y. (2016). Does Firm Innovation Affect Corporate Social Responsibility? In Harvard Business School Working Paper (16-096)

    • Zhang, Y., & Marquis, C. (2015). Happiness and Catching-up. In Caixin Online(April 2, 2015)

    • Marquis, C., Zhang, Y., & Yang, S. (2015). ????????????? In > ????? (pp. 31-41)

    • Zhang, Y., & Marquis, C. (2015). ??????????? In ?????? 2015:1:57-58 (Vol. 2015). Unknown Publisher. 1:57-58

    • Zhang, Y., & Marquis, C. (2015). ???????????? In > 2015:3:54-55 Unknown Publisher.

    • Zhang, Y., & Marquis, C. (2015). Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Competitiveness. In China Policy Review (2015:3) (Vol. 2015, pp. 54-55). Development Research Center of the State Council: China. 3 http://hdl.handle.net/1765/95267

    • Marquis, C., Zhang, Y., & Yang, S. (2015). China Yintai: Developing Shared Value in China. In -

    • Zhang, Y., & Marquis, C. (2015). ????“??”? ???? In ???????????.????????2015??1?: 57-59 (pp. 54-55)

    • Zhang, Y., & Marquis, C. (2015). Achieving China’s Next stage of “Catch-up". In China Policy Review 1 2015 (Vol. 2015, pp. 57-58). Development Research Center of the State Council: China. 1:57-58 http://hdl.handle.net/1765/95266

    • Marquis, C., Zhang, Y., & Li, Q. (2015). Fei Ni Mo Shu (You are the One) and Chinese Employment Market. In Harvard Business School Teaching Case (case no. N9-415-081)

    • Marquis, C., & Zhang, Y. (2015). Advancing Theory on the Globalization of Chinese Firms. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2015). 1 https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2015.14316 symposium

    • Zhang, Y., Marquis, C., Filippov, S., & Steen, M. (2015). The Challenges and Enhancing Opportunities of Global Project Management: Evidence from Chinese and Dutch Cross-Cultural Project Management. In Harvard Business School Working Paper (15-063) https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2562376

    • Zhang, Y., & Yang, S. (2015). Chery's catch-up in Chinese Automobile industry. In IVEY PUBLISHING IVEY CASE Publing (case no.9B14M142).

    • Zhang, Y. (2012). Using Entrepreneurship Education to Shape Entrepreneurial Intention. In -

    • Zhang, Y., & Duysters, G. (2012). Network way of Catching up, Case study on Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. In Proceedings of Strategic Management Society Annual Conference 2011

    • Filippov, S., Duysters, G., & Zhang, Y. (2012). Chinese multinational companies in global R&D and innovation rankings: An exploratory study. In Proceedings of the 2012 European Academy of Management Conference

    • Zhang, Y., & Duysters, G. (2012). Economic Transition and Entrepreneurship: The Case of China. In Proceedings of the 2012 European Academy of Management Conference

    • Zhang, Y., Duysters, G., & Filippov, S. (2012). Internationalization through acquisitions and strategic alliances: implications from Chinese firms entering Europe. In The Journal of Science and Technology Policy Management (Vol. 3, pp. 102-123). 2

    • Zhang, Y., & Duysters, G. (2010). Entrepreneurship Development and the Role of Economic Transition in Entrepreneurial Activities. In United Nations University-MERIT Working Paper 2010-036 United Nations.

    • Zhang, Y., & Filippov, S. (2010). Internationalisation Srategy of Chinese Companies in Europe. In Journal on Innovation and Sustainability, 1(1)

    • Zhang, Y. (2009). Partnering, Absorptive Capacity, and Technological Catching up of China. In Proceedings of the 2nd Asian Management and Entrepreneurship Workshop

    • Zhang, Y., & Filippov, S. (2009). Internationalization of Chinese firms in Europe. In United Nations University-MERIT Working paper 2009-041

    • Zhang, Y. (2009). Alliance-based Network View on Chinese firms¿ catching up: case studies of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. In United Nations University-MERIT working paper: 2009-039 United Nations.

    • Zhang, Y. (2009). Student Network Centrality and Academic Performance: Evidence from United Nations University. In United Nations University-MERIT Working Paper 2009-034 (Vol. 2009).

    • Zhang, Y. (2009). A different Look at Inward FDI into China. In United Nations University-MERIT Working paper 2009-060

    • Zhang, Y. (2007). Fuzzy Comprehensive Evaluation on the Core Competence of Enterprises in Shaanxi Province. In Statistics and Decision (Chinese Journal), 2007(3) Academic Output for the project sponsored by China National Social Science Funding in 2007.

    • Zhang, Y. (2005). How is the state asset drained away in the public transportation industry in China? In Contemporary Economics (Chinese Journal), 2005 (13)

  • Popular (1)
    • Zhang, Y. (2015). China Strategy. In RSM Outlook (Vol. 2015). Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus Universiteit. Summer

  • Professional (9)
    • Zhang, Y. (2017). Look at History to See the Future (follow up essay and along with Trump inauguration). In China Daily (2017-01-20)

    • Zhang, Y. (2017). Meeting Cambodia Delegation in #WEF #Davos. In EUReporter ( Jan. 17th, 2017)

    • Zhang, Y. (2017). World Economic Forum 2017: Thoughts from Davos. In Eureporter (Jan. 18th. 2017)

    • Zhang, Y. (2017). THE BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE AND ITS INFLUENCE ON EAST-WEST COOPERATION. In European's World Friends of Europe. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/103519

    • Zhang, Y. (2016). Breaking with globalization is ill-advised. In China Daily (pp. 8).

    • Zhang, Y. (2016). What Ails Chinese Acquisitions Abroad? In CKGSB Knowledge

    • Zhang, Y. (2015). Win, lose or draw? Partnering with Chinese universities. In Journal of European Union Chamber of Commerce in China (Vol. 2015). August

    • Marquis, C., & Zhang, Y. (2015). ???????????? In ????????2015??3?: 57-58 Unknown Publisher.

    • Marquis, C., Zhang, Y., & Yang, Y. (2015). Shared value with Chinese characteristics, an interview with Shen Guojun, founder, president and CEO of China Yintai. In Management Insight, 2015-October (Vol. 2015, pp. 121-129). October

  • External (1)
    • Zhang, Y. (2013). Entrepreneurship Development in China: A Multilevel Approach. Eindhoven University of Technology.

  • Professional (1)
    • Zhang, Y. Y., & Lustenberger, U. (2020). Covid 19 pandemic as a force to disrupt institutional trust: Special Issue for HBRC Mentors. Harvard Business Review, China (Special Issue ).

  • Academic (2)
    • Zhang, Y. (2017). Tai Chi, Water Being of Yin-Yang Alteration and Integration..

    • Zhang, Y. (2017). Kids Need to Learn Mindfulness, and It can be from Tai Chi..

  • Professional (1)
    • Zhang, Y. (2016). Deglobalization, discrimination and openness.

  • Academic (1)
    • Zhang, Y. (2008). Opportunity and Challenges to cooperate with Chinese enterprises:based on strategic technology alliances between Western and Chinese. Eindhoven University of Technology.

  • Professional (1)
    • Zhang, Y. (2020). Identitat Global Forum: The Changing World, Europe and China. New Silk Road Institute and Identitat Global Forum. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/125239

  • Academic (1)
    • Zhang, Y. (Author). (2020). Fearless Europeans in the midst of CO-VID19. Web publication/site, Erasmus China Dialog.

  • Professional (7)
    • Zhang, Y. (Author). (2020). Justice and Knowledge. Web publication/site

    • Zhang, Y. (Author). (2018). Let’s stay in faith to create a shared future in a fractured world – My experience #WEF 2018 @Davos-Klosters. Web publication/site, EUReporter.

    • Zhang, Y. (Author). (2018). Let's Stay in Faith to Create a Shared Future in a Fractured World - My experience at World Economic Forum 2018. Web publication/site, EUReporter.

    • Zhang, Y. (Author). (2016). Cover letter for Chinese Acquisitions Abroad. Web publication/site, LinkedIn Pulse.

    • Zhang, Y. (Author), & Marquis, C. (Author). (2015). Dr Ying Zhang (RSM) Christopher Marquis (HBS) in Caixin online: "Chinese companies more concerned with employee happiness and job satisfaction" (than before). Web publication/site, DEANSTALK.

    • Zhang, Y. (Author). (2015). Road to deal with EU has many hurdles. Web publication/site, quoted by China Daily---Europe.

    • Zhang, Y. (Author), & Marquis, C. (Author). (2014). Achieving China's Next Stage of 'Catch-up'. Web publication/site, Caixin Online.

Additional activities (2)

  • Cooperatives, Networks, and Social Capital

    Examination (Academic)

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    Membership of committee (Academic)

Media

Media items

  • ‘Niemand haalt al zijn voldoening uit één baan’

    An interview with Ying Zhang, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Chinese Economy and Business at RSM. It discusses several things, like her research and her opinion on fulfilling different roles in one's…

  • 往期节目单

    Ying Zhang, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Chinese Economy and Business at RSM, had a discussion with a Chinese journalist regarding the Trump-Initiated Trade War, covering impact on USA, China, and EU.

  • 鹿特丹管理学院教授:美国发起贸易战将会自食其果

    Ying Zhang, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Chinese Economy and Business at RSM, had a discussion with a Chinese journalist regarding the Trump-Initiated Trade War, covering impact on USA, China, and EU.

  • Wie vindt zijn werk echt leuk?

    Ying Zhang, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Chinese Economy and Business at RSM, was a keynote speaker at TedXWoman. She has been mentioned in an article in 'Het Financieele Dagblad'. At the TedXWomen…

  • The Belt and Road Initiative and its Influence on East-West Cooperation

    "The Eurasian Silk Road was developed over a thousand years ago, and then revived by China’s President Xi Jinping in 2013 as a part of the country’s economic transition. The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), also called the New Silk…

  • Your Thoughts: Has China’s Economy Hit A Wall?

    Amongst speculations that the momentum of Chinese growth is likely to slow in the near term, Finance Monthly spoke to several expert sources on China’s economy and prospected continued growth. RSM's Ying Zhang was one of them.…

  • LinkedIn post

    A LinkedIn post by Ying Zhang on the One Belt and One Road (OBOR) initiative: Rotterdam plays an important role in the globalisation and international collaboration between Europe and Asia. This episode of the Chinese show CCTV…

  • Viva Knappe Koppen

    Ying Zhang of RSM has been nominated for the Viva "Knappe Koppen". She promotes the reduction of poverty through educational development in China. By doing so, she focuses not only on the academic achievements of children, but…

  • Huawei en Rotterdam School of Management lanceren samenwerkingsprogramma

  • Huawei en RSM lanceren het Erasmus-Huawei-samenwerkingsprogramma

    Huawei has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University. The two will exchange expertise on technology, innovation and education and conduct research on trade relations between…

  • HUAWEI EN RSM LANCEREN HET ERASMUS-HUAWEI-SAMENWERKINGSPROGRAMMA

    Huawei has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University. The two will exchange expertise on technology, innovation and education and conduct research on trade relations between…

  • Huawei forms partnership with Rotterdam School of Management

    Huawei has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University. The two will exchange expertise on technology, innovation and education and conduct research on trade relations between…

  • 荷兰伊拉姆斯大学教授:荷兰大选是欧洲的风向标

    According to the latest poll, the right-wing party, the Dutch Liberal Party, will be second only to the Liberal Democratic Party, which is currently in power with the Labor Party, and the gap is not significant. So why did the…

  • China warned of risk to banks from One Belt, One Road initiative

    Beijing’s plan to invest almost $1tn in infrastructure in some of the world’s poorest countries is raising concerns of risks for the Chinese banks backing the projects. Zhang Ying, a professor at Rotterdam School of Management,…

  • #WEF2017: Thoughts from #Davos

    Switzerland is such an amazing country. Besides its astonishing nature and beautiful countryside, the presentation of their equality and efficient innovation process and the-performance of this country at all levels are…

  • Meeting Cambodia delegation in #WEF #Davos

    The World Economic Forum has started. I am very honoured to be invited by the Swiss-Asia Chamber of Commerce and the delegation of the Kingdom of Cambodia, to join a lunch with Prime Minister Hun Sen, discussing on the cross…

  • How to survive and thrive in the 21st century

    Why are business schools so often wasteful and self-defeating competitors when they could be models of co-operation, co-ordination, and collaboration? There can be transformation says Dr Ying Zhang

  • Political Upheavals May Herald Trouble for Megadeals in 2017

    As companies brace for the impact of 2016’s political shocks and looming elections next year, global appetite for mega mergers may slow amid the prospect of increased protectionism. The outcome of the U.S. elections and Brexit…

  • Political upheaval may spell trouble for megadeals in the year ahead

    As companies brace for the impact of 2016’s political shocks and looming elections next year, global appetite for mega mergers may slow amid the prospect of increased protectionism. The outcome of the U.S. elections and Brexit…

  • Political Upheavals May Herald Trouble for Megadeals in 2017

    As companies brace for the impact of 2016’s political shocks and looming elections next year, global appetite for mega mergers may slow amid the prospect of increased protectionism. The outcome of the U.S. elections and Brexit…

  • Political upheavals may herald trouble for megadeals in 2017

    As companies brace for the impact of 2016’s political shocks and looming elections next year, global appetite for mega mergers may slow amid the prospect of increased protectionism. The outcome of the U.S. elections and Brexit…

  • Political upheavals may herald trouble for mega deals in 2017

    As companies brace for the impact of 2016’s political shocks and looming elections next year, global appetite for mega mergers may slow amid the prospect of increased protectionism. The outcome of the U.S. elections and Brexit…

  • Political Upheavals May Herald Trouble for Megadeals in 2017

    As companies brace for the impact of 2016’s political shocks and looming elections next year, global appetite for mega mergers may slow amid the prospect of increased protectionism. The outcome of the U.S. elections and Brexit…

  • Политическите шокове може да се окажат препятствие за мегасделките през 2017 г.

    As companies brace for the impact of 2016’s political shocks and looming elections next year, global appetite for mega mergers may slow amid the prospect of increased protectionism. The outcome of the U.S. elections and Brexit…

  • Political Upheavals May Herald Trouble for Megadeals in 2017

    As companies brace for the impact of 2016’s political shocks and looming elections next year, global appetite for mega mergers may slow amid the prospect of increased protectionism. The outcome of the U.S. elections and Brexit…

  • #China: Deglobalization, discrimination and openness

    My recent piece of work on de-globalization and China-WTO issues was published by China Daily and EUReporter. I very soon received lots of feedback either favouring globalization or against Chinese social-economic-political…

  • #China: Breaking with globalization is ill-advised

    China’s growth in recent decades is an economic miracle. By taking 728 million people out of the UN-defined poverty line (contrasting to only 152 million by the whole rest of the world since 1981), China has become an undoubted…

  • Breaking with globalization is ill-advised

    Many countries advocating protectionism will suffer the consequences of inertia in economic and social growth structures. China's growth in recent decades is an economic miracle. As it lifted 728 million people above the…

  • Do we tend to look at #China through western eyes too much?

    On Tuesday 15 November, EU Reporter, in association with the EU-Asia forum, organized an event which brought together representatives of the expert and media community from Europe and Asia, including Ying Zhang, took place at…

  • How to survive and thrive in the 21st century

    Why are business schools so often wasteful and self-defeating competitors when they could be models of co-operation, co-ordination, and collaboration? There can be transformation according to Dr Ying Zhang.

  • Business Education - Surviving and Thriving

    Do business schools face a threat to their survival? And what exactly do we mean by “survival” in the case of business schools? Dr. Ying Zhang was invited to give a speech answering these questions at the EFMD conference for…

  • Business Education - Surviving and Thriving

    Dr. Ying Zhang was invited to give a speech on the survival and thriving of business schools at the EFMD conference for international and external relations, marketing, communication, and alumni professionals in Edinburgh.

  • A ‘One Belt, One Road’ strategy for business schools

    China's remarkable growth has encouraged a growing number of leading international business schools to build their presence in the world's second largest economy. Ying Zhang states RSM's opening of a new office in Chengdu is a…

  • Brexit-Debatte lähmt die Investmentbanken

    As Europe holds its breath over whether or not the U.K. will stay in the union, companies are holding on to their cash. Ying Zhang is quoted this doubt has had a significant negative impact on Chinese investment.

  • Brexit-Angst sorgt bei Bankern für Langeweile

    As Europe holds its breath over whether or not the U.K. will stay in the union, companies are holding on to their cash. Ying Zhang is quoted this doubt has had a significant negative impact on Chinese investment.

  • Bankers Bored as Threat of Brexit Kills Off U.K. Dealmaking

    As Europe holds its breath over whether or not the U.K. will stay in the union, companies are holding on to their cash. Ying Zhang is quoted this doubt has had a significant negative impact on Chinese investment.

  • Bankers Bored as Threat of Brexit Kills Off U.K. Dealmaking

    As Europe holds its breath over whether or not the U.K. will stay in the union, companies are holding on to their cash. Ying Zhang is quoted this doubt has had a significant negative impact on Chinese investment.

  • CEFC China Energy adds to stake

    The Shanghai-based CEFC China Energy, one of China's leading private companies, had already made a series of investments in the Czech Republic in the previous years , and will be announcing another series of new deals. Zhang Ying…

  • DR. YING ZHANG: ASSOCIATE DEAN AND AN ASSISTANT PROFESSOR AT THE ROTTERDAM SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT, ERASMUS UNIVERSITY

    An article featuring Dr. Ying Zhang focussing on her successful career and mentality. By many, she is considered a unique talent with a sharp analytical view, combining a global mindset and systematic theoretical approach.

  • ChemChina-led consortium's German acquisition hailed by analysts

    China National Chemical Corp's acquisition of Germany's KraussMaffei for 925 million euros is seen as a significant deal that will aid an accelerating trend of Chinese industrial upgrades through overseas acquisitions. Ying Zhang…

  • Economy is tale of two growth rates

    China's recent economic development has attracted tremendous attention and heated discussion. However, the Two-speed system seems unavoidable for now as China undergoes major a transition.

  • Democracy, transparency key words in Xi's speech

    According to Zhang Ying, China has been on the way to Internet governance transformation, but at the same time requests the world to respect and accept its effort. Democracy means variety and freedom; transparency implies respect…

  • Green path set to attract investors

    China’s Belt and Road Initiative is likely to make a major contribution to the global effort to combat climate change, according to analysts. Miss Ying Zhang is quoted stating that "efficient projects is crucial for China’s…

  • Initiative is catalyst for flow of green money

    China's One Belt One Road Initiative is a catalyst for cross-border investment into long-term sustainable and energy -efficient infrastructure. Zhang Ying states that these investments are crucial for China's go-global image,…

  • Belt and Road to build 'new world order'

    China's Belt and Road Initiative will play a crucial role in facilitating the global economic recovery, connecting international markets and forming a new order for world development. Zhang Ying stated that think tanks will help…

  • Initiative success hinges on infrastructure funding

    China's One Belt One Road Initiative will be a strong factor in leading the world out of economic recession, through facilitating regional integration and coordinating much needed infrastructure investment. Zhang Ying is…

  • Initiative to facilitate regional integration

    China's One Belt One Road Initiative will be a strong factor in leading the world out of economic recession, through facilitating regional integration and coordinating much needed infrastructure investment. Zhang Ying is…

  • Win, lose or draw? Partnering with Chinese universities

    Dr Ying Zhang, Erasmus University (RSM), looks at how the partnership model has developed in China and outlines some of the difficulties of this process.

  • 's Werelds beste jonge business-schoolhoogleraren

    Poets & Quants asked their readers to choose the best business school professors younger than 40. One that seemed to jump out is Ying Zhang who is academic director of the Master-programme Chinese Economy and Business and…

  • Futures is here

    Ying Zhang contributed to this story about why and how Chinese firms gained more participation on international commodity platforms in recent years. What the implications of this is for China and other global commodity trading…

  • China a big player in commodities

    An article discussing China's role financially, economically and politically in the global market. China is currently the top consumer of raw materials and second-largest economy.

  • Doing Business in China

    China was the obvious choice when Rotterdam School of Management, ErasmusUniversity (RSM), a leading European business school based in the international port city of Rotterdam, moved to the next strategic step inits…

  • 'Wiskunde was in China veel moeilijker'

    Tianyi Zhang is a soon-to-be student of RSM and is announced in the newspaper due to his outstanding results.

  • First Cooperation Conference between Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and School of Business Administration (SBA)

    Ying Zhang visited SWUFE in April and discussed the cooperation agreement between RSM and School of Business Administration in China, Bejing. This article reports.

  • Delegation from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Visited BJTU

    Steef van de Velde visited Beijing Jiaotong University on April 23. This article writes about the meeting between Steef van de Velde, Zhang Ying and Cao Gouyong.

  • 2015 Best 40 Under 40 Professors: Ying Zhang, Rotterdam School

    Ying Zhang is one of the professors in the 'Top 40 under 40 Professors'. This article is an interview with Ying Zhang and explains a little about her background.

  • MBA教育中心成功举办“创业型领导行为与认知”前沿讲座 / Success "Entrepreneurial Leadership Behavior and Cognition" forward talks MBA Education Center

    Ying Zhang gave a talk at our strategic partner university Beijing Jiaotong University on their MBA seminar, regarding the topic of “entrepreneurial leadership and cognition: the Chinese issue” on April 8.

  • Happiness and Catching-up

    An article co-written by Zhang Ying regarding the extent to which China will be able to catch up to the West. In this new series of columns they analyze and recommend several dimensions of how China and Chinese firms can catch up.

  • Experts: Europe a good bet despite crises

    Establishing a free trade agreement between China and the EU would lead to great benefits, but numerous challenges still exist according to experts. Ying Zhang also replies and says a potential free trade agreement would force…

  • Road to deal with EU has many hurdles

    Establishing a free trade agreement between China and the EU would lead to great benefits, but numerous challenges still exist according to experts. Ying Zhang also replies and says a potential free trade agreement would force…

  • French assets attract Chinese attention

    Establishing a free trade agreement between China and the EU would lead to great benefits, but numerous challenges still exist according to experts. Ying Zhang also replies and says a potential free trade agreement would force…

  • The offered $1.3 billion takeover of Club Mediterranee SA...

    Chinese companies are seeking opportunities to invest in France, due to the good assets at a lower price due to the crisis. Ying Zhang responds.

  • Chinese Buy French Companies as Club Med Caps Busiest M&A Year

    Chinese companies are seeking opportunities to invest in France, due to the good assets at a lower price due to the crisis. Ying Zhang responds.

  • Achieving China's Next Stage of 'Catch-up'

    An article co-written by Zhang Ying regarding the extent to which China will be able to catch up to the West. In this new series of columns they analyze and recommend several dimensions of how China and Chinese firms can catch up.

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Past courses

Innovation & entrepreneurship

  • Study year: 2013/2014, 2012/2013
  • Code: BKCHEB05
  • ECTS: 10 Level: Master

Master thesis Chinese Economy & Business

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: BKCHEBTH
  • ECTS: 20

MSc ChEB Master Thesis & Internships

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: BKCHEB10

Predicting China

  • Study year: 2012/2013
  • Code: BKCHEB01
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master