Ziliang Deng Depart.:General Management Academic Title:Professor Tel:8610-8250 3680 Fax:8610-8250 9169 Email:dengziliang@rmbs.ruc.edu.cn / ziliang.deng@ruc.edu.cn

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2005.9-2009.7  PhD, University of Nottingham, UK

2004.7-2005.9  PGR Certificate, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

2002.9-2004.7  MA Renmin University of China

1998.9-2002.7  BA, Renmin University of China

Working Experiences

2018.9 – now       Professor, Renmin University of China 

2016.2-2016.7     Visiting Scholar, Rutgers University, USA 

2014.9 – 2018.8    Associate Professor, Renmin University of China 

2009.8 – 2014.8    Assistant Professor, Renmin University of China 

2008.10 – 2009.7  Assistant Professor, Keele University, UK

Research Interests

International Business Strategies


International Business, Strategic Management, Principles of Management, Management Economics



Selected Academic Articles:
1.Deng, Z.; Yan, J.; Sun, P. 2019. ‘Political Status and Tax Haven Investment of Emerging Market Firms: Evidence from China’. Journal of Business Ethics (FT 50). Forthcoming.

2.Deng, Z.; Jean, R.J.; Sinkovics, R.R. 2018. ‘Rapid Expansion of International New Ventures across Institutional Distance’. Journal of International Business Studies. 49(8): 1010-1032. (UTD 24; FT 50; IF 6.198)

3.Deng, Z.; Yan, J.; van Essen, M. 2018. ‘Heterogeneity of Political Connections and Outward Foreign Direct Investment’. International Business Review. 27(4): 893-903.

4.Deng, Z.; Jean, R.J.; Sinkovics, R. R. 2017. ‘Polarizing Effects of Early Exporting on Exit’. Management International Review. 57(2): 243-275.

5.Yao. J.; Deng, Z. 2016. ‘Dynamic Resource Integration Optimisation of Global Distributed Manufacturing: An Embeddedness-interaction Perspective’. International Journal of Production Research. 54(23): 7143-7157.

6.Deng, Z.; Wang, Z. 2016. ‘Early-mover Advantages at Cross-border Business-to-business E-commerce Portals’. Journal of Business Research. 69(12): 6002-6011.

7.Wang, S.; Cavusoglu, H.; Deng, Z. 2016. ‘Early Mover Advantage in Low Entry Barrier Ecommerce Platforms: The Role of Customer Relationship Management Capabilities’. Information & Management. 53(2): 197-206.

8.Jean, R.J.; Deng, Z.; Kim, D.; Yuan, X. 2016. ‘Assessing Endogeneity Issues in International Marketing Research&rs


Deng, Z. (2011). Foreign Direct Investment in China: Spillover Effects on Domestic Enterprises. London & New York: Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group).

Services & Awards

Key community services

Senior Editor, Asia Pacific Journal of Management

Associate Editor, Frontiers of Business Research in China

Honors and Awards

2018   Best Teacher of the International MBA Program 

2018   Second Prize, Young Teachers’ Teaching Contest, Renmin University of China 

2018   Top 100 Excellent Management Case Award in China, Ministry of Education 

2017   Distinguished Reviewer Award, Asia Pacific Journal of Management 

2017-2022  Outstanding Young Scholar of Renmin University of China 

2017   Highly Commended Paper, Emerald 

2017   Literati Awards 

2013-2016  Beijing Higher Education Young Elite Teacher 

2014   Finalist for the Best Paper, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting 

2013   Finalist for the Best Paper, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting 

2013   Best Research-in-Progress Paper, International Conference on Information Systems 2010, 2011  Social Service Excellence Award, Renmin Business School, Renmin University of China 

2011  Student Social Practice Instructor Award, Renmin University of China 

2005-2008  UK/China Postgraduate Research: Scholarships for Excellence

RMBS made the Top-50 list of MBA,
EMBA and EE programs——The Financial Times

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