Dr. Si Zhang Associate Professor

School of Economics and Management

Research Areas

Technological Innovation Management

International Business and Multinational Enterprises Study

Project Management


2005-2009 Reading University Ph.D.

2004-2005 Reading University Ms.C.


Work Experience
2011-2013 Tsinghua University Post-doc Researcher


(1) Subsidiary roles as determinants of subsidiary technology sourcing: empirical evidence from China, Economia Politica, 2018-12, 1st Author

(2) Open Innovation and Firm Performance: Evidence from the Chinese Mechanical Manufacturing Industry, Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, 2018-07, 1st Author

(3) Redefining Relational Rent, Technological Forcasting and Social Change, 2017-12, 1st Author

(4) Gaining Relational Competitive Advantages: A Conceptual Framework on Rents Generation and Appropriation, European journal of international management, 2015-09, Corresponding Author
(5) Sources of technology and the strategic roles of MNE subsidiaries in China, Multinational Business Review, 2010-03, 1st Author


    Multinationals in China: Business Strategy, Technology and Economic Development, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012-12, 1st Author