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Research interests

My research focuses on understanding organisations’ and entrepreneurs’ strategic  responses to the external environment. Specifically, I am interested in investigating the following two questions: What are the enabling and constraining factors for strategic action? How do organisations and entrepreneurs make strategic responses when they are socially embedded in their context? I combine qualitative and quantitative analysis to pin down the mechanisms that determine organisational and entrepreneurial strategy. I have previously visited Stanford University and worked as a postdoctoral fellow at Jacobs University, Germany.

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Research Output

Partnering with Whom and How? Institutional Transition and Entrepreneurial Team Formation in China

Zhang, C. & Möllering, G., 2019, (Acceptance date) Research in Behavioral Strategy. Information Age Publishing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
  • 3 Citations (Scopus)
    162 Downloads (Pure)

    Fit by adaptation or fit by founding? A comparative study of existing and new entrepreneurial cohorts in China

    Zhang, C., Tan, J. & Tan, D., 1 May 2016, In : Strategic Management Journal. 37, 5, p. 911-931 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 11 Citations (Scopus)
    222 Downloads (Pure)