Milad Jannesari
PhD Student

Milad Jannesari

Faculty of Business
School of Risk and Actuarial Studies

Milad Jannesari is a PhD candidate in the School of Management and Governance at UNSW Business School.

Milad specializes in cross-cultural management, examining intercultural interactions, self-initiated expatriates, careers (including school-to-work transition and career orientations), and entrepreneurship education. His research promises to enhance cross-cultural teamwork, guide career pathways, and promote innovative entrepreneurship, leaving a lasting impact on these vital areas.

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Zhejiang University, China 2019
  • Ph.D. in Enterprise Management, Zhejiang University, China 2016
  • MBA, Marketing specialization, Mysore University, India 2010
  • BS in Information Technology, Bundelkhand University, India 2007
  • National Science Foundation of Zhejiang Province, research grant (AUD $9700) 2019
  • Zhejiang University City College, research grant (AUD $7000) 2019
  • Bowling Green State University, USA, travel grant (AUD $ 3000) 2019
  • Business School of Zhejiang University City College, research grant (AUD $30000) 2021
  • Chinese Government Scholarship (AUD $ 70,000) 2012- 2016
  • Jannesari, M., Alfred Presbitero, & Morley, M. (2023). Examining the impact of the exchange  relationship between self-initiated expatriates and host country nationals on knowledge  sharing. In Academy of Management Proceedings. (Best paper at IM division)
  • Jannesari, M., Sullivan, S.E., & Baruch, Y. (2023). Predictors of Career Satisfaction among Young Adults During the School-to-Work Transition. In Academy of Management Proceedings.
  • Maroufkhani P. & Jannesari. M (2022). How Does Interactive Voice Assistants Build Brand’s Loyalty?. Technological Forecasting & Social Change. (ABDC A)
  • Jannesari. M (2022). Predictors of International Entrepreneurial Intention among Young Adults: Social Cognitive Theory. Frontiers in Psychology.
  • Jannesari. M. & Zolfagharian. M (2022). Effect of Social Power, Cultural Intelligence, and Socioeconomic Status on Students’ International Entrepreneurial Intention. Psychology Research and Behavior Management.
  • Jinxiu Sun. & Jannesari, M. (2022). Entitlement Shapes Students’ Entrepreneurial Goal Intention. Social Behavior and Personality.
  • Jannesari, M. & Sullivan, S.E. (2021). How Relationship Quality, Autonomous Work Motivation and Socialization Experience Influence the Adjustment of Self-Initiated Expatriates in China, Cross-Cultural & Strategy Management. (ABDC B)
  • Jannesari, M. & Sullivan, S.E. (2021). Leaving on a Jet Plane? The Effect of Challenge-Hindrance Stressors, Emotional Resilience, and Cultural Novelty on Self-Initiated Expatriates’ Decision to Exit China, Personnel Review. (ABDC A)
  • Jannesari, M. T., Wang, Z., Zheng, J., Xie, W., Lai, Q., & Wu, L. (2021). The Role of Extraversion and Openness on Host Country Nationals’ Task Performance and Contextual Performance at Work. Psychology Research and Behavior Management, 14, 169.
  • Yao, H. & Jannesari, M. (2020). Impact of sense of status on international entrepreneurial intention of Chinese undergraduates. Social Behavior and Personality: An international journal, Volume 48, Issue 10
  • Jannesari, M. & Sullivan, S.E. (2020). Time to Say Goodbye? Factors Affecting Self-Initiated Expatriates’ Decision to Remain in China. In Academy of Management Proceedings.
  • Jannesari, M. & Sullivan, S.E. (2019). Career adaptability and the success of self-initiated expatriates in China. Career Development International. (ABDC B)
  • Jannesari, M. & Sullivan, S.E. (2019). Self-Initiated Expatriates' Career Success. In Academy of Management Proceedings.
  • Jannesari, M., Wang, Z., McCall, J. & Zheng, B. (2017) Psychological Availability between Self-Initiated Expatriates and Host Country Nationals during Their Adjustment: The Moderating Role of Supportive Supervisor Relations. Frontiers in Psychology.
  • Jannesari, M., Wang, Z., Brown, P., & McCall, J. (2016). Knowledge Transfer between Expatriate and Host Country Nationals: The Role of Self-Construal. Social Behavior and Personality.
  • Jannesari, M. (2015). The Influence of Self-Construal on Cross-Cultural Knowledge Transfer. In Academy of Management Proceedings.