Zhang, Rongrong

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

Education Background

Ph.D., Strategic Management and Organization, University of Alberta

M.A., Management, School of Labor and Human Resources, Renmin University of China

B.A., Management, School of Labor and Human Resources, Renmin University of China

Research Field
Organization Theory, Strategic Management, Social Evaluations (Legitimacy, Reputation, and Stigma), Emotions
Personal Website (CUHK-Shenzhen)

Dr. Rongrong Zhang earned B.A. and M.A. from Renmin University of China. In 2021, she completed her Ph.D. in Strategic Management and Organization from Alberta School of Business in Canada. Her research broadly addresses social evaluations of firms (e.g., reputation, legitimacy, and stigma), and how social evaluations interact with emotions to effectuate social change. 

Academic Publications

1. “Stigma beyond levels: Advancing research on stigmatization” ,Zhang R. Wang M.S., Toubiana, M., Greenwood, R. ,Academy of Management Annals, 2021, 15(1), 188-222

2. "Different forms of corporate philanthropy, different effects: A multilevel analysis",Luo, B.N., Xing, L., Zhang, R., Fu, X, & Zhang, Y. ,Business Ethics: A European Review, 2020, 29(4), 748-762.

3. "Organizational legitimacy",Deephouse, D.L. & Zhang, R. ,In R. Griffin (ed.) Oxford Bibliographies in Management,New York: Oxford University Press. 27 June 2018

4. "Knowledge exploration and innovation: A review and an inverse S-curve proposition",Luo, B.N., Lui, S., Liu, C.-H., & Zhang, R.,Journal of Management & Organization, 2018, 24(6): 870–892

5. "One belt one road: how could Canadian business get involved in? ", Wei, W., Muralidharan, E., Zhang, R.,Tsinghua SEM China Business Case Center,Won the third prize of the 2020 "Excellent Developer" Case Grand Price

6. "Feihe Dairy: A flying crane landing in Canada",Wei, W., Nie, V., Zhang, R., Liu, X.,Ivey Publishing,Case no. W19180-PDF-ENG,2019-4-30

7. “Win by getting the right people on board: Thoughts on Samsung’s talent management transformation”, Peng, J., Kim, H.-S., Zhang, R., & Huang, X.,Hangzhou, China: Zhejiang University Press, 2015

8. The institutional logics perspective (chapters 4 & 6),Thornton, P., Ocasio, W., & Lounsbury, M. ,Translated Chapter, 2020, Hangzhou, China: Zhejiang University Press