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Han, Jian

Professor of Management;
Co-Director, CEIBS Centre on China Innovation
Co-Director of CEIBS Centre on Digital Economy and Smart Enterprises
Programme Co-Director of Advanced Management Programme
Programme Director of Chief Human Resources Officer (CHO) Programme

Dr. Jian Han is Professor of Management at CEIBS. She received her Ph.D. from the School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University. She teaches, conducts research and consults in the area of strategic human resource management and organizational transformation. She is the founding academic director of the CEIBS Chief Human Resource Officer Program (CHO).

Dr. Han is a passionate teacher and learner. She has received several teaching and case-writing awards, such as the 2018 Teaching Innovation Award from the Human Resources Division, Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Conference, the 2018 CEIBS Teaching Excellence Award, the First-prize Winner of the 2011 National Case Competition on Case-based Teaching in Business Administration and Theory-building, China, the 2012 European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) Case Writing Award, and Nominated Case Award for Global Contest for the Best China-Focused Cases (2019).

Dr. Han’s research in organization and talent management has been published extensively in scholarly journals such as Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management Studies, Human Resource Management, Industry and Labor Relation Review, Organizational Research Methods, Journal of Business Ethics, and Journal of Organizational Behavior. She also contributes book chapters in organizational change, compensation and benefits, employee recruitment, workforce diversity management and innovation. Dr. Han has presented more than 30 papers at leading international management conferences. Her work has been cited by CNN, Financial Times, Fortune, China Daily, CCTV, and China Business Review. Since 2018, she has served in the editorial board of the Journal of Vocation Behavior.

In addition to teaching and research, Dr. Han has been actively involving in professional service. She has been an active contributor to professional conferences. Since 2012, she has served on various WEF’s global expert councils. In 2017, Dr. Han was ranked among the list of 30 global “thought leaders that most likely to shape future business model” by Thinkers 50 Radar. She also received the CEIBS Service Excellent Award for Faculty Members in 2018.

  • Ph.D. School of Industrial and Labour Relations, Cornell University, USA
  • M.S., School of Inudstrial and Labour Relations, Cornell University, USA
  • M.S., Park School of Communication, Ithaca College, USA
  • B.S., Renmin University of China   
  • Strategic human resource management
  • Organizational change and development
  • Team effectiveness
  • Leadership development
  • Nominated Case Award, Global Contest for the Best China-Focused Cases, 2019
  • Best Teaching Innovation Award, HR Division, Academy of Management, 2018
  • CEIBS Teaching Excellent Award, 2018
  • CEIBS Faculty Service Award, 2018
  • Radar list of “Global Thinker 50 of next generation business management", 2017
  • CEIBS-Joyoung Research Fund, “Organisational design and performance in firms that promote intrapreneurs and innovation" (in coll. with Prof. Huang Y and Frank Yu), 2016
  • Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings (in coll. with Han, J. H., Liao, H., and Kim, S.), 2013
  • Winner of the Best International Paper Award of Career Division, Academy of Management Annual Conference (in coll. with Neng Liang and Lan Wang), 2012
  • Winner of the EFMD Case Competition in the category Emerging Chinese Global Competitors (2,000 Euros prize) for the case “A Dispute over a Pay Rise in Company F” (in coll. with Fu, Xin), 2012
  • First-prize Winner of Best Case Award, National Case Competition on Case-based Teaching in Business Administration and Theory-building, China (in coll. with Fu, Xin), 2011
  • First-Prize Winner of IACMR Best Dissertation Proposal Award (in coll. with Chen, Xiao, mentor of Ph.D dissertation), 2010
  • Semi-Finalist, Divisional Best Paper Award, Gender and Diversion Division, Academy of Management Annual Conference (in coll. with Jing Han), 2009
  • Chinese National Science Foundation. “The relationship between diversity management and innovation”. 70602007, 2007-2009
  • Finalist, Divisional Best Student Paper, Human Resource Management Division, Academy of Management Annual Conference (in coll. with Chris Collins), 2002
  • When Leader–Member Exchange Differentiation Improves Work Group Functioning: The Combined Roles of Differentiation Bases and Reward Interdependence. Personnel Psychology. Forthcoming. (in coll. with Han, J.H., Liao, Li, A)
  • Narcissism and empowerment: Narcissism influence mechanism on the trickle-down effects of organizational empowerment climate on performance.  Journal of Management Studies, 2020, 57(6), 1217-1245 (in coll. with Han, J. H., Liao, H., and Kim, S)
  • Do high performance work system generate negative effects? How and When? Human Resource Management Review, 2020, 30(2), 100699. (in coll with Sun, J., and Wang, H.)
  • Corporate social responsibility and its impact on the management of human resource in China: a multilevel study.” Journal of Business Ethics. 2019, 158(2), 427-440. (in coll. with Tourigny, L., Baba, V., and Pan, Y. )