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Publications for Ling Eleanor Zhang

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Journal Articles

Li, C, Zhang, LE, Harzing, A-W (2019) Of Ostriches, Frogs, Birds and Lizards: A Dynamic Framework of Cultural Identity Negotiation Strategies in an Era of Global Mobility, Journal of Global Mobility: The Home of Expatriate Management Research, 7(3), pp.239-254, ISSN: 2049-8799. DOI: 10.1108/jgm-04-2019-0021.

Lecomte, P, Tenzer, H, Zhang, LE (2018) Thematic issue on: Working across language boundaries: new perspectives on language-sensitive international management research [Introduction], European Journal of International Management, 12(1/2), pp.1-7, ISSN: 1751-6757.

Zhang, LE and Peltokorpi, V (2016) Multifaceted effects of host country language proficiency in expatriate cross-cultural adjustments: a qualitative study in China, The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 27(13), pp.1448-1469, ISSN: 0958-5192. DOI: 10.1080/09585192.2015.1072104.

Zhang, LE and Harzing, AW (2016) From dilemmatic struggle to legitimized indifference: Expatriates’ host country language learning and its impact on the expatriate-HCE relationship, Journal of World Business, 51(5), pp.774-786, ISSN: 1090-9516. DOI: 10.1016/j.jwb.2016.06.001.

Zhang, LE and Guttormsen, DSA (2016) “Multiculturality” as a key methodological challenge during in-depth interviewing in international business research, Cross Cultural & Strategic Management, 23(2), pp.232-256, ISSN: 2059-5794. DOI: 10.1108/ccsm-07-2014-0084.


Zhang, LE, Harzing, A-W, Fan, SX (2018) Managing Expatriates in China A Language and Identity Perspective, Springer, ISBN: 9781137489098.

Zhang, LE (2015) On Becoming Bicultural: Language Competence, Acculturation and Cross-cultural Adjustment of Expatriates in China, Hanken School of Economics.


Zhang, LE and Lauring, J (2018) Local language acquisition among organizational and self-initiated Finnish expatriates in China. In Self-initiated Expatriation of Highly Skilled People: Lessons from Finnish Experiences, Springer, pp.61-78.

Zhang, LE and Lauring, J (2018) Knowledge Sharing across National Cultural Boundaries and Multinational Corporations. In Syed, J, Murray, PA, Hislop, D, Mouzughi, Y (ed) Handbook of Knowledge Management, Palgrave Macmillan, pp.381-407.

Zhang, LE, Lauring, J, Selmer, J, Jonasson, C (2016) How do assigned and self-initiated expatriate CEOs differ? An empirical investigation on CEO demography, personality and performance in China. In Dowling, PJ, Guo, Y, Rammal, HG (ed) Global Talent Management and Staffing in MNEs, International Business and Management Series, Emerald, pp.49-79.


Zhang, LE (2015) Book Review: Managing Performance Abroad: A New Model for Understanding Expatriate Adjustment.

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