Yue Hu, Ph.D.


Yue Hu is a PhD candidate who is funded by China Scholarship Council at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in economics at Southwest Jiaotong University and master in business administration (specialization in Human Resource Management) at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Her research is published in Management and Organization Review and presented at international conferences, such as Academy of Management Annual Meeting, European Academy of Management Annual Meeting, and EIBA.


Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam: PhD in International Human Resource Management

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam: Business Administration (MSc): Human Resource Management

Southwest Jiaotong University: Bachelor of Economics

Research Interests

Her areas of research interest include leadership styles and behaviors, proactive behavior, organizational justice, work-family conflict, and international human resource management. Recently, she focuses on (1) how different leadership styles affect motivation and performance abroad; (2) leadership in the digital age.

Yue also has consultancy experience. For example, she cooperated with a Chinese state-owned MNE from the ICT industry and help one of European branches investigated how different leadership actions affect employee behaviors and well-being.

Teaching Courses

  • Introduction to Business and International Management
  • International Management
  • Principles of Management

Selected Publications

Ma, Y., & Hu, Y. (2021). Business model innovation and experimentation in transforming economies: ByteDance and TikTok. Management and Organization Review, 17(2), 382-388.

Hu, Y., & Mihalache, R. O. (2021). 20 Years of Chinese Leadership Research: A systematic Literature Review and Future Research Agenda. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2021, No. 1, p. 15667). Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510: Academy of Management.

Hu, Y., & Mihalache, R. O. (2022). How and When Servant Leadership Influences Employee Knowledge Sharing. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2022, No. 1, p. 18239). Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510: Academy of Management.