Organisation Studies and Human Resource Management

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Dr Hongqin Li

  • Qualifications: PhD in leadership
  • Role Title: Lecturer
  • Address: Richmond Building Portland Street Portsmouth PO1 3DE
  • Telephone: 02392844263
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  • Department: Organisation Studies and Human Resource Management
  • Faculty: Faculty of Business and Law


Following a career as an entrepreneur in an SME as well as working in large organizations in Shanghai for many years, I studied for a PhD at the University of Exeter, which was fully-funded by the Centre of Leadership Studies. My research has covered British, Chinese and Australian contexts including both SMEs and large organizations. Previously, I completed an MSc in Human Resource Management at the University of Liverpool Management School (ULMS), and an MA and a BA in English literature in China.

Teaching Responsibilities

Organisational behaviour, leadership and HRM. I am also supervising students' dissertation and acting as personal tutor.


My research interests cover the following main areas:

- (Entrepreneurial) leadership

- Identity, reputation and ethics

- Chinese Daoist philosophy


Research profile

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