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Haviour Xihui Chen

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Academic Biography

Xihui is a Lecturer in Accounting and Finance at Teesside University Business School. She joined Teesside in 2019 after completing her PhD in Corporate Governance from Nottingham Trent University. Her PhD research looks at the relationship between corporate governance, corporate entrepreneurship, and firm performance amongst Chinese listed firms.

Xihui was awarded Nottingham Trent University Vice-Chancellor Scholarship for her PhD. She was awarded the Highly Commended International Student of the Year in 2013 by the UK Council for International Students, and the National Union of Students (NUS) for outstanding performance in extracurricular activities as well as contribution at the Univeresity of Northampton and local community. She was the 2013-2014 President of Students’ Union at the University of Northampton and the Internationalisation Ambassador for Shaoguan University, P.R. China.

Learning and Teaching Interests and Activities

Xihui is currently teaching on undergraduate modules in 

  • Advanced Auditing; 
  • Business Finance; 
  • Introduction to Management Accounting; 
  • Project and Operations Management; 
  • Sports Business Finance (Module Leader). 

Xihui also supervises final year undergraduate dissertation projects and DBA student theses.

Summary of Research Interests

Xihui's research interests include:

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) and corporate governance regulation
  • Corporate governance and innovation
  • Board gender diversity
  • Firm efficiency 

External Roles and Professional Activities

  • Member of British Accounting and Finance Association
  • Member of British Academy of Management
  • Member of Academy of Management

Xihui is actively engaged in research activities within the Teesside University Business School across various disciplines such as Accounting and Finance, innovation, and operations management intending to deliver a high number of quality academic/practice outputs to support the forthcoming REF and impact research.

PhD and Research Opportunities

Xihui welcomes PhD applications from prospective students in any area that relates to her research. 

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Nottingham Trent University

Master, University of Northampton

Bachelor, University of Northampton

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Research Output 2012 2019

Are Women Holding Half the Sky? A Case Study of Chinese Listed Companies

Chen, H. X. & Tee, K., May 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearchpeer-review

The Relationship between Board Structure, Innovation and Firm Efficiency: Empirical Evidence from the Chinese Listed Firms

Chen, H. X., Mangena, M. & Tee, K., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearchpeer-review

An Overview of Corporate Governance and Innovation in Chinese IT and Manufacturing Listed Firms.

Chen, X., Mangena, M. & Akelola, S., Jun 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearchpeer-review

student union
intercultural learning
social opportunity

Moderation? The Role of Corporate Board Structure in the Relationship between Innovation and Firm Performance: Empirical Evidence from the Chinese Listed Firms.

Chen, X., Mangena, M. & Akelola, S., Sep 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearchpeer-review