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Monday, August 13, 2018

CEIBS Prof. Han Jian Receives Academy of Management HR Division 2018 Innovative Teaching Award

August 13, 2018. Chicago – CEIBS Associate Professor of Management Han Jian is the recipient of the Academy of Management’s (AoM) 2018 Human Resource Division Innovative Teaching Award in recognition of her work entitled “Integrating Reflection into Executive Education.” First offered in 2006, the award has only been offered to 10 scholars to date.

The award recognises individuals who have demonstrated innovation in the classroom or leadership in disseminating their innovations in the teaching of human resource management, including the use of new teaching methods and new course designs. The award also draws special attention to methods that are developed as a result of interactions with the business community and to those methods and designs that are widely adopted.

Prof. Han was presented with her award as part of a special ceremony hosted by the AoM’s HR Division. She also shared her award-winning teaching method during a series of professional development workshop activities at the AoM meeting. Having served at CEIBS for 10 years, Prof. Han is known for experimenting and combining various pedagogical methods in order to help executives improve their critical thinking and reflective ability, especially in relation to the field of strategic decision-making and talent management. Prof. Han has also dedicated herself to co-generating knowledge with executive participants through various cases and empirical studies.

Prof. Han has also been active in conducting a variety of academic research. Her publications have appeared in numerous leading academic journals and she has written book chapters and reports on topics such as organisation and talent management. She has also produced over 30 peer-reviewed scholarly conference papers and her co-authored papers have been included in the Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. Her work has been covered by CNN, the Financial Times, Fortune, China Daily, CCTV, and the China Business Review. Since 2018, Prof. Han has also served as an editorial board member on the Journal of Vocational Behaviour.

Learn more about Prof. Han’s academic background, research interests, media coverage, and other awards & honours from her CEIBS faculty profile here.

Writer: 
Michael Thede
Editor: 
Charmaine N. Clarke