Dr Jinhua Zhang
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Dr Jinhua Zhang

Lecturer in Tourism Management

Plymouth Business School (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)

Biography

Biography

Lecturer in Tourism Management 

Programme Leader of MSc Tourism and Hospitality Management

Qualifications

  • PhD from University of Plymouth, project title: An investigation of the structural relationships among employee autonomous motivation, job performance and satisfaction at international hotel chains in China (2016-2020)
  • MA in Human Resource Management from University of Leeds (2013-2014)
  • BEs in Finance and BA in Business English from Sichuan International Studies University (2009-2013)

Roles on external bodies

Peer reviewer for:

  • International Journal of Hospitality Management 
  • International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management 
  • Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management 

Teaching

Teaching

Teaching interests

Undergraduate level:

  • HRL6009 Leadership practice
  • THE4004 Tourism impact and society
  • HRL5007 The effective manager people and marketing 
  • THE5003 Destination planning and management

Postgraduate level:

  • HRL7006 Managing people and finance 
  • PBS7000 Capstone project (Dissertation) 

Research

Research

Research interests

Human resource management in the tourism and hospitality industry, inbound and outbound travel, and organisational behaviour. 

Research degrees awarded to supervised students

Dr. Jinhua Zhang is available for PhD supervisions and encourages applications from those interested in human resource management in the tourism and hospitality industry, sustainability, and organisational behaviour. 

Grants & contracts

A project entitled 'A study on course reform of career planning and employment guidance for students in higher education: from the perspective of lifelong career', funded by Chongqing Education Committee of China (PI: Dr. Jingling Ran, other members: Jing Wang, Shengang You, Xueyuan Xiong, Xi Chen, Jinhua Zhang, Xuan Yu, Zuoqin Luo, Shui Zhuo), Sep. 2021 to Sep. 2023, RMB10,000, Funding no.: 213196.

Publications

Publications

Journals

Zhang, J., Huang, R., Chen, Q., & Zhao, G. (Accepted for publication). The relationships between supervisor-subordinate guanxi, perceived supervisor autonomy support, autonomous motivation, and employee job satisfaction: Evidence from international hotel chains in China. International Journal of Hospitality Management. (SSCI; JCR: Q1; impact factor: 10.4274; ABS 3*)

Zhang, J., Huang, R., Chen, Q., & Zhao, G. (2022). Post-pandemic outbound travel intentions and preparations of Chinese residents: The effects of media coverage and risk perception. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 51, 156-164, DOI. (SSCI; JCR: Q2; impact factor: 5.959; ABS 1*)

Zhao, G., Liu, S., Wang, Y., Lopez, C., Zubairu, N., Chen, X., Xie, X., Zhang, J. (2022). Modeling enablers for building agri-food supply chain resilience: Insights from a comparative analysis between Argentina and France. Production Planning & Control, 1-25, DOI. (SCIE; JCR: Q1; impact factor: 7.044; ABS 3*)

Huang, B., Zhang, J., & Li, X. (2022). Construction of mega-individual competency model in business environment: A grounded theory approach. Sustainability, 14, DOI. (SSCI; JCR: Q2; impact factor: 3.251) 

Zhao, G., Olan, F., Liu, S., Hormazabal, J.E., Zubairu, Z., Lopez, C., Zhang, J., Chen, X. (First revision). Links between risk source identification and resilience capability building in agri-food supply chains: a comprehensive analysis. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. (SSCI, SCIE; JCR : Q1; impact factor: 6.642; ABS 3*)

Zhang, J., & Huang, R. (2019). Employees’ pro-environmental behaviours (PEBs) at international hotel chains (IHCs) in China: The mediating role of environmental concerns (ECs). Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 39, 129-136, DOI. (SSCI; JCR: Q2; impact factor: 3.415; ABS 1*)


Conference Papers

Zhang, J.H. (2019). Depth insights of employee motivation, job performance and satisfaction at international hotel chains in China. Paper presented at 14th Doctoral Conference, Faculty of Business, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK, 10 June 2019.

Zhang, J.H. (2018). Employee job performance and satisfaction of international hotel chains in the Chinese western region. Paper presented at International Student Conference in Tourism Research, Krems, Austria, 15 May 2018.

Zhang, J.H. (2017). Past, present, and future of international hotel chains in China. Paper presented at ATLAS Annual Conference 2017, Viana do Castelo, Portugal, 14 September 2017.

Zhang, J.H. (2017). Enhancing employees’ pro-environmental behaviour within international hotel chains in China. Paper presented at Sustainable Earth Conference 2017, Plymouth, UK, 29 June 2017.