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Professor Pingping Fu is currently a Professor of Organizational Behavior at Nottingham University Business School China (NUBS China). She obtained her Ph.D. in Organizational Studies at the State University at Albany, New York. She has an MBA from the University of Nevada, Reno, MA in Journalism from the Academy of Social Sciences in China, and MA in Philosophy from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her BA was in English Literature from the Hangzhou University.

Professor Fu has taught courses in management area for students at different levels, as well as training classes for various companies. For research, she was a member of the Global Leadership and Organizational Behavioral Effectiveness (GLOBE) research project team between 1997 and 2017, and was a member of the GLOBE board between 2010 and 2017. She has led a dozen research projects supported by grants from Hong Kong government; and is a coinvestigator of multiple CNSFC-sponsored projects. Her works have been published in various journals, including the Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Leadership Quarterly, Management International Review, Organizational Dynamics, Advances in Leadership Research, Advances in Global Leadership, Journal of Asian Businesses, International Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology, European Review of Applied Psychology, International Journal of Human Resources Management, International Journal of Conflict Management and Asian Pacific Journal of Management.



  • Humanistic Philosophy in Modern Business
  • Work and Society
  • Human Resource Management I
  • Organisational Behaviours
  • Organising and Managing in Practice


  • Managing People and Organisations
  • Managing International Business in China 

Research Interests

Current research interests

  • Leadership: Confucian humanistic leadership; Paradoxical responsible leadership; Cross-cultural leadership

Person Types

  • Staff


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