Dr Min Zou

Lecturer in Human Resource Management

Dr Min Zou

Dr Min Zou

By area: International HRM, Occupational Mobility, Employee Well-being, Quantitative Methods, Business Analytics
By industry: Manufacturing, Services
By geography: US, Europe, Asia
HBS, 141 Whiteknights
+44(0)118 378 8848


Min Zou is a Lecturer in Human Resource Management at Henley Business School, University of Reading. Min’s research interests include the relationship between HRM and work attitudes/behaviour, individual labour market participation, employment relations and occupational mobility. His research has been published in leading management and social science journals such as Journal of Vocational Behavior, Work Employment & Society and Sociology. Min holds a D.Phil. in Economic Sociology from Oxford University. Prior to Henley, he worked for Bain & Company, one of the premium strategic consulting companies, specialising in Advanced Business Analytics for 9 years.


Zou, M. (2015) ‘Gender, work orientations and job satisfaction’, Work, Employment & Society, 29: 3-22.

Zou, M. (2015) ‘Employment relations and social stratification in contemporary urban China: Does Goldthorpe’s class theory still work?’, Sociology, 49(6): 1133-50.

Zhou, Y., Zou, M., Williams, M. & Tabvuma, V. (2017) ‘Is the Grass Greener on the Other Side? A Longitudinal Study of the Impact of Employer Change and Occupational Change on Job Satisfaction’, Journal of Vocational Behavior, 99: 66-78.

Zhou, Y., Wu, C. H., Zou, M., & Williams, M. (2017) ‘A longitudinal study of the impact of occupational mobility on job satisfaction trajectory: Individual differences in neuroticism’. In Guclu Atinc (Ed.), Proceedings of the Seventy-seventh Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Online ISSN: 2151-6561 (AOM Annual Meeting Best Paper; Careers Division’s “Overall Best Paper” Nomination).