Ph.D. Supervisor, Department of Business Administration
Jia Liangding was born in Hefei, Anhui Province. He has a Ph.D. in Management Science and now is a professor and the Head of the Business Administration Department. He was a teacher at a primary school in the county of Anhui Province from 1987 to 1991. During 1991 and 1993, he studied at the Institute of Education of Anhui Province. From 1993 to 1996, he studied at Nanjing University and acquired a master's degree in Economy. In 1996, he started to be a teacher in the Department of Business Administration of Nanjing University and attained a Ph.D. in Management of Science (Nanjing University) in 2001. He conducted postdoctoral research work at the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University from 2001 to 2003. Professor Jia has published more than 60 papers, 2 monographs, and 3 translation works, among which, 24 of his papers are on the top-class journals, including Academy of Management Journal (AMJ), Journal of Applied Psychology (JAP), Journal of Management (JM), Human Resource Management (HRM), Management and Organization Review (MOR), Global Strategy Journal (GSJ), Asia Pacific Journal of Management (APJM), Frontiers of Business Research in China, Economic Research, Management World, Acta Psychologica Sinica, China Economic Quarterly.
He has presided over four general projects(70202007; 70572049; 70872045; 71272109) and one key project(71632005) of the National Natural Science Foundation, 2 provincial- and ministerial-level scientific research projects, and one Sino-foreign cooperation project.
He has won the Second Award of the Humanities and Social Sciences Research Achievements of Nanjing University(2000), the Outstanding Doctoral Thesis of Nanjing University(2003), the Outstanding Doctoral Thesis of Jiangsu Province (2004), the award of the Humanities and Social Sciences Research of Nanjing University (2004), the Second Prize of the Outstanding Achievement Award in Philosophy and Social Science of Jiangsu Province(2005), Nanjing University May Fourth Medal (2008), and the Best Paper Award of China Management Society(2008). He has won the Best Paper of American Management Society for 2 times(2009 Annual Meeting and 2011 Annual Meeting). He has also won the Duxia Scholarship of Nanjing University (2011), Emerald Group Outstanding Citation Paper Award (2015), the 7th Higher Education Scientific Research Outstanding Achievement Award (Humanities and Social Sciences) Award (2015), the second-level training target in the fifth phase of the 333 High-level Professional Training Project of Jiangsu Province (2016), the government special allowance (2016), Outstanding Achievement Award in Philosophy and Social Science of Jiangsu Province (2016), and National Ten Thousand Talent Project (2017). He was recognized as one of the young and middle-aged experts who have made outstanding contributions to the country in 2017 and has won the Management Academic Research Award of the 7th Jiang Yiwei Enterprise Reform and Development Academic Fund (2018).
He has also studied at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (1999), Harvard University (2005), Arizona State University (2008), and Melbourne University (2015). He once served as a China Mainland representative member of the China Association for Management Studies (IACMR) (2012-2014). He is currently a deputy director of the China Management Modernization Research Organization and Strategic Management Committee, and a member of the Editorial Board of Management and Organization Review and Journal of Business Research. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Business Review of Nanjing University and Editor-in-Chief of the Management Quarterly.
1. Entrepreneur and senior leadership behavior
2. Diversification strategy and corporate performance
3. Employment relationship
4. Township enterprise cluster growth
2. Corporate strategic management
3. Management research methods