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Prior to joining NUBS China, Dr. Zhu completed her PhD in Business Administration at Richard Ivey School of Business, Western University. She is passionate about entrepreneurship research and particularly topics related to entrepreneurial decision making, family business succession and entrepreneurial behaviors. Dr. Zhu uses experiment and survey in her research and has published papers in ABS 3&4 journals.
Dr. Zhu is interested in how psychological factors (e.g., emotions, motivations, identity) and social factors (e.g., family) affect entrepreneurs’ decision making and behaviors. Dr. Zhu is also interested in family business and social entrepreneurship research.
Present & Future
- Entrepreneurial persistence and exit
- Entrepreneurial decision making
- Family business succession and entrepreneurship
- Social entrepreneurship
- Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
- Launching New Ventures
- Entrepreneurship in Context
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Research on improving Ningbo's entrepreneurial innovation ecosystem to promote innovation for small and medium-sized enterprises
1/01/16 → 31/12/16
Project: Government Funded Projects › Vertical-Ningbo Municipal Government Funded Projects
One Size Does Not Fit All: Organizational Rewards, Managerial Experience, and Employee Retention in Entrepreneurial New VenturesZhu, F. & Newman, A., Sept 2023, In: Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. 47, 5, p. 1788-1815 28 p.
Research output: Journal Publication › Article › peer-review
Should I stay or should I go? The impact of entrepreneurs’ loneliness on business exit intentions through entrepreneurial passionZhu, F., Yu, W., Fan, S. X. & Jonathan, J. G., Jun 2023, In: Journal of Business Venturing Insights. 19, e00368.
Research output: Journal Publication › Article › peer-reviewOpen Access4 Citations (Scopus)
Su, S., Zhu, F. & Zhou, H., 27 Jun 2022, In: Sustainability. 14, 13, 25 p., 7817.
Research output: Journal Publication › Article › peer-reviewOpen Access3 Citations (Scopus)
Perceived Parental Care and Next-Generation Family Members' Succession Intentions: The Sequential-Mediating Role of General Self-Efficacy and Perceived Person-Job FitZhu, F. & Zhou, H., Apr 2022, In: Management and Organization Review. 18, 2, p. 319-357 39 p.
Research output: Journal Publication › Article › peer-review6 Citations (Scopus)
What does not kill you makes you stronger: Entrepreneurs’ childhood adversity, resilience, and career successYu, W., Zhu, F., Foo, M. D. & Wiklund, J., Nov 2022, In: Journal of Business Research. 151, p. 40-55 16 p.
Research output: Journal Publication › Article › peer-review7 Citations (Scopus)