The University of Sheffield
Management School

Journal Articles

Xian, H.P;, Atkinson, C; and Meng-Lewis, Y. (2019). Guanxi and High Performance Work System: Evidence from a Chinese State-owned Enterprise. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 30(19) 2685-2704.

Woodhams, C;, Xian, H.P; and Lupton, B. (2015). Women Managers’ Careers in China: Theorizing the Influence of Gender and Collectivism. Human Resource Management (US), 54(6) 913-931.

Xian, H.P. (2015). Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China. Gender in Management: An International Journal, 30(2) 179-182.

Woodhams, C., Lupton, B. and Xian, H.P. (2009). The persistence of gender discrimination in China – evidence from recruitment advertisements. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 20(10) 2084-2106.

Xian, H.P and Woodhams, C. (2008). Managing careers: Experiences of successful women in the Chinese IT industry. Gender in Management: An International Journal, 23(6) 409-425.

Xian, H.P. (2008). Lost in translation? Language, culture and roles of translator in cross-cultural management research. Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management: An International Journal, 3(3) 231-245.

Books

Xian, H; and Meng-Lewis, Y. (2018), Business Research Methods for Chinese Students: A practical guide to your research project. Sage.

Conference Papers

Xian, H. (2019) Unknown International Labour Process Conference.

Xian, H.P;, Takeda, S;, Kumra, S; and Moroda, S; (2019) Working in men’s territory: the case of Japanese women’s careers European Academy of Management Conference.

Kumra, S; and Xian, H. (2018) Conceptualizing ‘sacrifice’ in top management careers: The case of Japanese female senior managers European Academy of Management Conference.

Xian, H; and Jiang, N. (2018) Negotiating the female leader role within family business succession in China 9th International Research Meeting in Business and Management.

Xian, H. (2018) unknown BAM 2018 Annual Conference.

Jiang, N; and Xian, H. (2017) Constructing identities of female successors in the family business leadership succession in Mainland China: the influence of gender role Women and Entrepreneurship Conference.

Xian, H. (2016) Career Aspiration, Job Satisfaction and Work-life Balance: Acomparison between one-child employees and employees with siblings in China BAM Conference.

Xian, H;, Atkinson, C; and Meng-Lewis, Y. (2016) Career Aspiration, Job Satisfaction and Work-life Balance: A comparison between one-child employees and employees with siblings in China Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference.

Biernat, O; and Xian, H. (2015) Female Talents in the Knowledge Economy: Flexability and Career British Academy of Management Conference.

Atkinson, C., Xian, H. and Meng-Lewis, Y. (2014) Cultural Context and High Performance Work Systems: Evidence from China British Academy of Management 2014.

Xian, H.P (2013) Changing career concept and psychological contract in China: A qualitative study British Academy of Management Conference.

Xian, H.P (2013) Generation effects on Chinese work values British Academy of Management Conference.

Xian, H.P and Woodhams, C. (2012) Women managers in China: Any progress after the market reform? British Academy of Management Conference.

Xian, H.P, Secchi, D., Homberg, F. and Takeda, S. (2012) Does Diversity Affect Unethical Behavior in the Workplace? A Study of the Ethical Judgment of Task Feasibility 7th International Symposium of Ethics, Business, and Society, Barcelona.

Xian, H.P, Secchi, D., Homberg, F. and Takeda, S. (2012) The impact of ethical relativism on British and Thai employees in Japanese workplaces 17th International Symposium of Ethics, Business, and Society, Barcelona.

Xian, H.P, Shaw, S. and Huang, Q. (2010) Developing the next generation of Chinese Managers : the role of international training and internships 11th International Conference on Human Resource Development Research & Practice across Europe, University of Pecs.

Xian, H.P (2010) Rejection of success: Women’s individual career achievement in a collectivist context European Academy of Management Conference.

Xian, H.P (2007) Lost in qualitative data translation: Problems and reflections British Academy of Management Conference.

Xian, H.P (2007) Furthering Equal Opportunity in China: The Introduction of Direct and Indirect Discrimination Concepts into Chinese Employment Law European Academy of Management Conference.

Xian, H.P (2006) How women manage careers in the IT industry in China British Academy of Management Conference.