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Han, Jian

Associate Professor of Management;
Co-Director, CEIBS Centre on China Innovation
Co-Director of CEIBS Center on Digital Economy and Smart Enterprises
Programme Director of CEIBS Chief HR Officer Executive Program
Programme Co-Director of Advanced Management Programme

Dr. Jian Han is Associate Professor of Management of CEIBS. Before joining CEIBS, she was on the faculties of the Guanghua School of Management, Peking University. She received her Ph.D. with concentrations on Human Resources Management and Social Statistics (minor) from School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University.

Dr. Han specializes in a variety of areas in the human resources management (HRM) including strategic HRM, recruitment and selection, team performance, organizational innovation, and workforce diversity management. Her research in HRM and organizational behavior has been published extensively in scholarly journals including Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Human Resource Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Organizational Research Methods, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Journal of Career Assessment, Journal of Management Education, Journal of Business Ethics, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, Management World, Journal of Management Sciences, Harvard Business Review China (HBRC), Tsinghua Business Review and other Chinese and English management journals. At the same time, she also contributes book chapters in areas such as organizational change, compensation and benefits, employee recruitment, workforce diversity management and innovation, and cross-cultural management. Dr. Han has presented more than 30 papers at leading international management conferences such as Academy of Management Annual Conference. Her recent work on talent management and innovation has also been cited by media including CNN, Financial Times, Fortune, China Daily, CCTV, and China Business Review. Dr. Han’s is the Director of the CEIBS Chief HR Officer Executive Program.

Dr. Han has also 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 2012 European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) Case Writing Award, and First-prize Winner of the 2011 National Case Competition on Case-based Teaching in Business Administration and Theory-building, China.

In addition to teaching and research, Dr. Han has been actively involving in professional service. From 2018, she serves in the editorial board of the Journal of Vocation Behavior. She has also been an active contributor to the World Economic Forum (WEF). She has served several WEF’s expert councils such as the Global Future Council for Education, Gender and Work (2016-2018) and the Global Future Council of “Value, Ethics and Innovation” (2019-2021). 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 was also among the winners of the CEIBS Service Excellent Award for Faculty Members in 2018.

  • Ph.D. School of Industrial and Labour Relations, Cornell University, USA
  • Strategic human resource management
  • Team effectiveness
  • Career development of managerial talent
  • 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, “Organizational 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
  • Winner of AoM's Best International Paper Award for Career Division, 2012
  • Winner of EFMD Case Competition in Emerging Chinese Global Competitors category, 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
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