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Dr Rose Quan

Associate Professor

Department: Newcastle Business School

Before her academic career, She had been working as Assistant Marketing Manager and Purchasing managers for 12 years in a number of international companies in America, Asian and Europe.

Since 2007, Rose has supervised 3 doctor students (DBA) to successful completion in strategic development and implementations, leadership in SMEs from emerging countries. Her research is concerned with internationalization and strategic management of SMEs; Inward and Outward FDI from emerging markets; and pedagogic research on internationalisation. Rose’s publications include the peer reviewed journal articles and conference articles, as well as book chapters. Her has appeared in Teaching in Higher Education, Frontiers of Business Research in China, Business and Management Research.

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests



Key Publications

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  • Combining Korean Confucianism with European Values to Build Successful Business Relationships, Pearce, A., Dziewanowska, K., Quan, R., Ko, I. 4 Feb 2022, In: European Journal of International Management
  • Lundgren Tours: Out of the Frying Pan and into the Fire. A young entrepreneur survives and thrives after the ‘double-whammy’ of Brexit and Coronavirus. A Teaching Case Study, Pearce, A., Quan, R., Dziewanowska, K. 4 Mar 2022, In: International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • From INERTIA to BEYOND: achieving cognitive engagement through international mobility or how we developed our students’ talent by sending them away and bringing them back again. A Working Paper, Pearce, A., Dziewanowska, K., Quan, R. 21 Jun 2021, Proceedings of the 2021 International Conference on Global Entrepreneurial Talent Management and Social Collaboration, Gwangju, Korea, Chonnam National University
  • Managing a mega-project to explore and enhance careers: insights from Global Entrepreneurial Talent Management 3, Pearce, A., Harney, B., Bailey, M., Dziewanowska, K., Bosak, J., Pease, P., Stalker, B., Skoumpopoulou, D., Doyle, P., Clegg, S., Shokri, A., Crane, S., Quan, R., Ko, I., Mihelic, K., Kase, R., Cerne, M., Sun, H., Brueckner, J., Wu, S., Valencia Hernandez, J., McMackin, J. Jun 2021, Handbook of Research Methods in Careers, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar
  • A dynamic dual model: The determinants of transnational migrant entrepreneurs' embeddedness in the UK, Quan, R., Fan, M., Zhang, M., Sun, H. 16 Jun 2019, In: Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Innovation
  • Capturing the Value of International Staff Mobility in Higher Education: A Customer-Dominant Logic Approach, Dziewanowska, K., Quan, R., Pearce, A. 9 Jan 2019, In: Management Issues (Problemy Zarzadzania)
  • Global Entrepreneurial Talent Management: Challenges & Opportunities for HRD, Pearce, A., Harney, B., Zupan, N., Stalker, B., Bailey, M., Dziewanowska, K., Petrylaite, E., Balas Rant, M., Skoumpopoulou, D., Kohont, A., Clegg, S., Booth, M., Shin, H., Slavec Gomezel, A., Quan, R., Brueckner, J., Mihelic, K., Mazghouni, M., Ko, I., Doyle, P., Wu, S. 31 Dec 2019, In: International Journal of Human Resource Development Practice, Policy and Research
  • Impactful learning: exploring the value of informal learning experiences to improve the learning potential of international research projects., Stalker, B., Quan, R., Skoumpopoulou, D. 31 Dec 2019, In: International Journal of Human Resource Development
  • Opinion: Can Working Abroad Ever Be Worthwhile?, Pearce, A., Dziewanowska, K., Quan, R., Wu, S. 31 Dec 2019, In: International Journal of Human Resource Development Practice, Policy and Research
  • Take Your Partners! Transcending national culture to implement diverse international projects: the supremacy of individuals and influence of organisations, Dziewanowska, K., Pearce, A., Zupan, N., Quan, R. 24 Apr 2019, Proceedings of the 2019 International Conference on Global Entrepreneurial Talent Management & Social Collaboration, Gwangju, Chonnam National University

Professional Activity

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Organising a conference, workshop, ...: The Global Entrepreneurial Talent Management On-line Conference 2020
  • Organising a conference, workshop, ...: GETM3 Sandpit Dublin 2020 2020
  • Organising a conference, workshop, ...: GETM3 Sandpit Northumbria 2019 2019
  • Hosting an academic visitor: Paul Doyle 2019
  • Hosting an academic visitor: Prof Ui Wook Hwang 2019
  • Hosting an academic visitor: Ilsang Ko 2019
  • Hosting an academic visitor: Katarzyna Dziewanowska 2019
  • Oral presentation: LSS awareness workshop to be presented to the Slovenian Government 2018
  • Oral presentation: Pedagogical innovation for talent management 2018
  • Organising a conference, workshop, ...: 30th NICE (New Initiatives & Challenges in Europe) Network Annual Conference 2018

PGR Supervision

  • Fang Yang The Co-creation of Entrepreneurial Opportunities in China’s Hydrogen Energy and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Ecosystems Start Date: 01/10/2021
  • Wence Yu Understanding Leadership Concept and Practices in the Context of Chinese SMEs Start Date: 28/09/2009 End Date: 01/05/2014
  • Huan Sun Understanding the innovation-driven sustainability of Chinese SMEs from central China: A missing piece of the jigsaw Start Date: 01/03/2016 End Date: 21/01/2022
  • Michael Stopfkuchen Supporting SMEs' Internationalisation through a Deeper Understanding of Government Comprehensive Support: A Case Study of German Manufacturing SMEs Start Date: 01/10/2016 End Date: 19/11/2021


  • Business Studies PhD June 30 2007
  • Teaching & Learning PCAPL October 05 2006
  • Business Studies MBA June 30 2001
  • Computing Science BA (Hons) June 30 1988
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2015

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