Yu Zheng is a Senior Lecturer in Asian Business and International Human Resource Management at the School of Management, Royal Holloway, University of London. Educated at Peking University (B.A. in Japanese Studies; B.Eco. in Economics) and the National University of Singapore (M.A. in Japanese Studies), Zheng received her Ph.D. (London) in 2010. Zheng’s research focuses on work organization and employment relations in multinational firms, particularly those from China and Japan. Her first research monograph explores changes in workplaces brought about by the increasing influence of foreign investment in China. She has also written publications in Work, Employment and Society, The International Journal of Human Resource Management, Asia Pacific Journal of Management Studies, and other journals. In a current research project, Zheng investigates the employment practices adopted by Chinese multinational firms to manage expatriation, overseas work forces, and union relations. She is a committee member of the Euro-Asia Management Studies Association, and has written for the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) on issues related to Chinese foreign direct investment in Europe.

Last Updated: December 12, 2017



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