Miss Kechen Dong

Miss Kechen Dong
 Position PhD Candidate
 Org Unit Business School Office
 Email kechen.dong@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 8210
 Location Floor/Room 10 39 ,  Nexus 10 Tower ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Kechen is a Ph.D. (completion in 2019) at Adelaide Business School, Faculty of the Professions, the University of Adelaide. She holds two Master Degrees from the University of Adelaide. Prior to her studies in Adelaide, she achieved two bachelor Degrees with the award of Honours Graduate in China: the Bachelor of Art and the Bachelor of Engineering.  

  • Qualifications

    Doctor of Philosophy in Business, the University of Adelaide, 2019


    Master of Business Research, the University of Adelaide, 2014


    Master of International Business, the University of Adelaide, 2013


  • Awards & Achievements

    Governor's Multicultural Awards 2018 Youth Award Finalist, issued by His Excellency the honourable Hieu Van Le AC Governor of South Australia and the Honourable Steven Marshall MP Premier of South Australia.


    2018 Premier's Certificate Recognition for Outstanding Volunteer Award, issued by the Hon Steven Marshall MP Premier of South Australia and the Hon Michelle Lensink MLC, Minister for Human Service, Government of South Australia.


    2015 Governors International Student Award - Academic Excellence in the Postgraduate category


    Adelaide Graduate Research Scholarship from the University of Adelaide, 2014. At the same year, Kechen also obtained Full Scholarship from the University of New South Wales.  


    Best & Clearest Presentation, International Business Doctoral Colloquium 2014, awarded from the University of Adelaide (Australia) and Georgia State University (USA)


    The Winner of the 3MT (Three Minutes Thesis Presentation) competition at the Faculty of Professions, the University of Adelaide, 2014


    X-Culture Achievement Certificate, the University of Adelaide, 2013




  • Teaching Interests

    Teaching Experiences:

    University Tutor

    Managing Organisation and People (COMMGMT 1001)

    Human Resource Management (COMMGMT 3502)

    International Business Environment (INTBUS 1001)

    International Business (INTBUS 2500)

    Managing Cross Culture (COMMGMT 3500)

    Organisational Behaviour (COMMGMT:2500)

    Introduction to Marketing (MARKETING 1001)

    Guest Lecturer

    International Business (INTBUS 2500): Semester 2, 2015

    International Business Environment (INTBUS 1001): Semester 1, 2019

  • Research Interests

    The process of internationalisation

    Decision-making, emotion and cognition

    international opportunity evaluation, international opportunity identification, international market, entrepreneurship 

  • Publications


    Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business (AIB) in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 2018. 

    ANZIBA Conference (Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy) at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, 2018.

    EUSAAP Conference and Workshop (European Union Studies Association Asia Pacific) at Aoyama Gakuin University in Tokyo, Japan, 2017

    The 12th Quality in Postgraduate Research Conference (QPR 2016)

    EU workshop, the Australian National University, 2015


    Judge and reviewer for BeaCUR (Beacon Conference for Undergraduate Research), the University of Adelaide, 2015


    National Honors Colloquium 2014, the University of New South Wales, 2014.


    The Council of International Students Australia (CISA) Conference, 2015 and 2014.


  • Professional Associations

  • Academy of International Business
  • Academy of Management
  • Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management
  • Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy
  • Financial Planning Association of Australia