Dr Leanne Chung

Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour

Cardiff Business School

+44 (0)29 2087 5250
S22, Aberconway Building, Colum Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3EU

Dr. Leanne Chung is currently a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour at the Cardiff Business School.  She has a cross-disciplinary background. Her initial training was in Organizational Psychology in Taiwan and Hong Kong. She then studied for her PhD in International Business and Management at the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, investigating the transfer of organizational practices from Hong Kong firms to Mainland China. Leanne has extensive university teaching and research experience in Greater China.

Leanne’s current research interests are in the fields of international business and business organization. She currently focuses on innovation management, headquarter-subsidiary relationships, and managerial control, with particular reference to Chinese multinational corporations. She has published in high-impact international journals including the Journal of International Business Studies, British Journal of Management, and the International Journal of Production Economics.


  • Ph.D. International Management and Business Studies, University of Cambridge, Judge Business School, UK
  • MPhil. Organizational Psychology, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • BSc. Psychology, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan

Teaching commitments

  • MBA Management in Emerging Economies
  • MBA Human Resource Management
  • Year 2 International Management

Research interests

  • International and cross-cultural management
  • Knowledge management
  • Personnel psychology
  • China business
  • Trust
  • Personality
  • Creativity
  • Leadership
  • Human resource management
  • Gender studies

PhD supervision research interests

  • Co-evolution perspective of management and organization studies
  • Cross-border management
  • International management
  • Management and economic reform in China
  • Practice and knowledge management