Dr. Yujie Cai has an international educational background and abundant academic working experience. He obtained his PhD degree in Management from Peking University (IPhD) jointly with Cornell University, sponsored by US Fulbright Scholarship. He is Fellow of Higher Education Academy in the UK, and obtained the Certificate of Professional Studies in Higher Education in University of Liverpool. Before joining Swansea, he worked as Lecturer in Management in Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University and University of Liverpool.

Dr. Cai’s research interests include High Performance Work Systems, Occupational Safety, Cross-cultural Management, Employee Participation, Volunteer Workforce, etc. His work has been published in international peer-reviewed journals in HRM and global management areas. He has also received international research grants to sponsor his projects, e.g., XJTLU Research Development Fund (PI, RMB 99,950), Jiangsu Philosophy and Social Sciences Research Funding Programme (with Dr. Bing Chen), National Natural Science Foundation of China (with Professor Fanmin Kong), International Labor Organization (with Professor Mingwei Liu). Dr. Cai is supervising PhD students and welcomes potential candidates especially in international HRM and employee relations areas.

Dr. Cai is also Honorary Fellow in University of Liverpool, Management School, and Research Fellow at the Institute of Leadership and Educational Advanced Development. He is member of British Academy of Management, International Association for Chinese Management Research, and Labor and Employment Relations Association (US). Besides academics, Dr. Cai worked in the industry as Media Manager and Volunteer Manager in the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad.

Areas of Expertise

  • High Performance Work Systems
  • Employee Relations
  • Occupational Safety
  • Cross-cultural Management
  • Volunteer Workforce

Publications

  1. Occupational Safety in China’s Coal Mining Industry: The role of regulations, human resources and labor relations. Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations 25
  2. & The Effect of Volunteer Human Performance Work System on Service Performance: An Empirical Study of Beijing Olympic Volunteers. Frontiers of Business Research in China 10(4), 605-635.
  3. & What Caused the Shortage of Labour: Examining the Recruitment and Selection in the Internet Financial Industry in China. In Emerging Markets from a Multidisciplinary Perspective. (pp. 339-357). Cham, Switzerland: Springer.
  4. & The Effect of Firm Ownership on Occupational Safety Performance. Human Resource Management Review 2(1), 17-28.
  5. & Examining Cross-Cultural HR Practices in Family Firms: Based on Three Taiwan Family Firms in Mainland China. International Journal of Global Management Studies 5(1), 51-66.

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Teaching

  • MN-3013 International Human Resource Management

    This module investigates some of the challenges facing multinational companies in developing and successfully operating international human resource policies and practices for their global staff. A key challenge is posed by cross cultural differences reflected in their international subsidiaries.

  • MN-M529 International Human Resource Management

    This module investigates some of the challenges facing multinational companies in developing and successfully operating international human resource policies and practices for their global staff. A key challenge is posed by cross cultural differences reflected in their international subsidiaries.

Supervision

  • Enhancing Patient-care and safety ,“How do organisations support or inhibit high reliability healthcare processes?” (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Nicholas Rich