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Ms. Qing Liu

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Qing Liu is a Ph.D. candidate in management at Durham University Business School and a member of the International Centre for Leadership and Followership. Prior to her doctoral study, Qing received her master's degree at the University of Edinburgh Business School and worked in consulting company and Fortune Global 100 companies in China. Her current research and teaching interests include leadership, creativity/innovation, proactivity, and organizational behaviors.

Mini biography

Qing Liu is a Ph.D. candidate at Durham University Business School, she also holds degrees from the University of Edinburgh. Her research interests focus on leadership, creativity/innovation, proactivity, and organizational behaviors.

Research interests

  • Leadership
  • Creativity/Innovation
  • Proactivity


Conference Paper

  • Liu, Q. (2022), Ambidextrous leadership and Innovation: A review and guide to future research. Paper presented at Durham, UK, Academy of Management Review Idea Development Workshop,. Durham, UK.
  • Liu, Q. (2022), How Ambidextrous Leadership Affect Innovation: A Dual-Path Model from Cognitive Perspective, Mini-conference on Relational Leadership September 2022. Leeds, UK..
  • Liu, Q. (2022), Dual Effects of Ambidextrous Leadership on Innovation: From Resource and Knowledge Management Perspectives, The 5th Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Leadership Symposium,. Mykonos, Greece..
  • Liu, Q. (2022), Ambidextrous Leadership in Two Stages of Innovation: A Dialectic Perspective on Innovation, Annual Ph.D. Conference in Management and Marketing. Durham, UK.

Journal Article

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