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Dr Qilin Hu

Job: Lecturer in Business and Management

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Leicester Castle Business School

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: +44 116 366 4469




Personal profile

Qilin Hu is a lecturer of Business and Management. He holds a PhD from Durham University. He also possesses a Master in Science in Management degree and Bachelor of Business Administration (Hospitality Management). He is currently recognised as a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy and holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice.

Research group affiliations

The Centre for Enterprise and Innovation (CEI)

Research interests/expertise

Family firm resources, SEW, innovation, radical innovation, family social capital

Areas of teaching

Business and management



Courses taught

Management and Entrepreneurship CORP2166, Global Business Environment CORP1529 Contemporary management CORP2165 Strategic and Management Dissertation CORP3400

Honours and awards

2019 – Durham University Business School Conference Grant to attend IFERA 2019 Annual Conference, Bergamo, Italy
2017 – Durham University Business School Conference Grant to attend SIDEA International Workshop
2017 – Durham University Business School Fieldwork Grant to conduct research in Tianjin, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Xian and Chongqing in China
2017 – Durham University Business School Conference Grant to attend the IFERA Research Development Workshop, Bozano, Italy
2010 – Mercure hotel Amsterdam External Research Grant to conduct project: ‘Changing the Ways of Managing in the Hospitality Industry’.

Membership of professional associations and societies

Higher Education Academy of the UK: Fellow

Professional licences and certificates

Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice


Family firm radical innovation

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