Innovation Entrepreneurship and Strategy



Department of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Strategy    Associate Professor


Office:Lihua Building B211

Office Hours:By appointment

Educational Background

Jie Hao received her B.A. from Monash University in 2003, a Masters in Professional Communication and Masters in Philosophy from the University of Sydney in 2004 and 2009, respectively, and completed cotutelle Ph.D. program with the University of Sydney and Tsinghua University in 2013.



Dr. Hao teaches a series of Communication courses to Undergraduate, Masters, MBA and Executive programs at Tsinghua University. 


Research Areas

Her research areas include: entrepreneurship education, international talents’ employability and entrepreneurship, women professionals’ career development, and family business succession issues. Dr. Hao has been a member and reviewer at the Academy of Management and Academy of International Business.




Hao, J. (2021). Intrapersonal Communication: Emotion Management, Beijing: Tsinghua University Press.

Hao, J. (2020). Fundamentals of Communication, Beijing: Higher Education Press.

Journal Papers (International)

Hao, J., Wen, W., Wang, L., & Coates, H. (2023). Articulating prototypical entrepreneurs in China: Implicit entrepreneurship theory. STEM Education Review, 1.

Hao, J., Xie, Z.Z, and Sun, K.P. (2021). Whose International Experience Matters More? The Effect of Different Returnee Decision-Makers., China Management Studies, Volume 16(25), Number 2, pp. 397-421.

Wen, W., Hu, D., and Hao, J. (2018). International students’ experiences in China: Does the planned reverse mobility work?, International Journal of Education Development. No.61 pp.204-202

Hao, J., and Liu, Q. (2017). The Impact of Australian Accounting Education on Repatriates’ Career Development, Australian Accounting Review

Hao, J., Wen, W., Welch, A. (2016). When Sojourners Return: Employment opportunities and challenges facing high-skilled Chinese returnees, Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, vol. 25, 1: pp.20-40, 2016

Welch, A. and Hao, J. (2016). Global Argonauts: Returnees and Diaspora as Sources of Innovation in Chinese and Israel, Globalisation Societies and Education, Vol 14, issue 2, pp.272-297, 2016

Welch, A. and Hao, J. (2013). Returnees and Diaspora as Sources of Innovation in Chinese Higher Education, Frontiers of Education in China,  8(2), 214-238.

Hao, J. and Welch, A.  (2012). A Tale of Sea Turtles: Job-Seeking Experiences of Hai Gui (High-skilled returnees) upon return to China. Higher Education Policy, 25(2), 243-260.

Journal Papers (Chinese)

Hao, J., and Han, Y. (2023). Decoding Barriers: Focusing on the New Workplace Dilemmas of Female Managers. Tsinghua Business Review, Issue July

Wu, JW., and Hao, J. (2021).  Intelligent News Production: Media Network, Human Duality and The Reconstruction of Relational Subjectivity, Journal of International Communication, Issue 2

Hao, J. (2020) Virtual Communication: Life during the Epidemic . Tsinghua Business Review, Issue June

Chen, H. and Hao, J. (2019). How to inspire female employees: Professional Imprinting. Tsinghua Business Review, Issue January and February

Book Chapters

Chen, M., Hao, J., & Baird, M. (2017). China: The reconfiguring of women, work and care. Marian Baird, Michele Ford and Elizabeth Hill (eds), Women, Work and Care in the Asia-Pacific (pp. 25-40). Routledge.

Welch, A., Hao, J. (2014). Hai Gui and Hai Dai: The job-seeking experiences of high-skilled returnees to China. In Ka-Ho Mok & Kar Ming Yu (eds.), Internationalization of higher education in East Asia: Trends of student mobility and impact on education governance, (pp. 90-114). London: Routledge.