Jing Shao

Jing Shao




POLIMI - Milan


UPM - Madrid




Dr. Assoc. Prof. Jing Shao, assistant dean at School of Management, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China. She obtained her double Ph.D. degrees from Politecnico di Milano (Italy) and Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (Spain),under European Double Doctoral Degree in Industrial Management- EDIM program. Before that, she obtained her master degree in KTH Royal Institute of Technology. Her research interests are circular economy, sustainable production and consumption, as well as corporate social responsibility. She works together with researchers from Italy, Sweden, Spain and Austria, and has published more ten papers in international journals, such as Journal of Cleaner Production (SCI 1TOP/SSCI,IF:6.4, ABS 2) ,Business Strategy and the Environment (SCI/SSCI,IF: 6.4, ABS 3), Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management(SCI/SSCI,IF:2.2)Under 3 projects she holds, she is looking for more international collaborations on her research.

Furthermore, she is the assistant dean at School of Management, and is in charge of international affairs, such as students and professor exchanges, agreement development between schools. She was just assigned as the director of international certificate office, and will be in charge of international business school certificate application issues.


Shao J.*, Huang, S., Lemus-Aguilar, I. and Ünal, E. (2019) Circular business models generation for automobile remanufacturing industry in China, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management (IF:2.2, SSCI), Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1108/JMTM-02-2019-0076.

Shao J.* (2019) Sustainable Consumption in China: New Trends and Research Interests,Business Strategy and the Environment (IF:6.4, ABS 3*), in press, DOI: 10.1002/bse.2327, SSCI.

Unterfrauner E., Shao J.*, Hofer M., Fabian C. (2019) The Environmental Value and Impact of the Maker movement - Insights from A Cross-Case Analysis of European Maker Initiatives, Business Strategy and the Environment (IF:6.4, ABS 3*), in press, DOI: 10.1002/bse.2328, SSCI.

Ünal E., Shao J.* (2019) A Taxonomy of Circular Economy Implementation Strategies for Manufacturing Firms: Analysis of 391 Cradle-to-Cradle Products,Journal of Cleaner Production (IF: 6.4, SCI 1TOP, SSCI), Vol. 212, 754-765, DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.11.291. [SSCI: HK4SD]

Shao J.*, Ünal E. (2019) What Do Consumers Value More in Green Purchasing? Viewing Sustainability Practices from The Demand Side of Business, Journal of Cleaner Production (IF: 6.4, SCI 1TOP, SSCI), Vol. 209, 1473-1483, DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.11.022. [SSCI: HJ7DF]

Jiang, W., Chai, H., Shao, J., Feng, T. (2018) Green entrepreneurial orientation for enhancing firm performance: A dynamic capability perspective, Journal of Cleaner Production (IF: 6.4, SCI 1TOP, SSCI), Vol. 198, 1311–1323. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.07.104 [SSCI: GR8KP].

Shao, J.*, Taisch, M., & Mier, M. O. (2017) Influencing factors to facilitate sustainable consumption: From the experts’ viewpoints. Journal of Cleaner Production (IF: 6.4, SCI 1TOP, SSCI), Vol.142, 203–216. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.12.111, [SSCI: EH6PV; EI: 20160401852807].

Shao, J.*, Taisch, M., Ortega, M. (2016) A study on configuration model for facilitating sustainable consumption: A case of automobile industry in Italy. Journal of Cleaner Production (IF: 6.4, SCI 1TOP, SSCI). Vol.137, 507–515. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.07.130. [SSCI: EG5JE; EI: 20164202926148]

Proceedings on International Scientific Conferences:

Shao, J., Taisch, M., Ortega, M., "Application of the DEMATEL Method to Identify Relations among Barriers between Green Products and Consumers", 17th European Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production - ERSCP 2014 - Portoroz, Slovenia page 142 available athttps://conferences1.matheo.si/getFile.py/access?contribId=176&resId=0&materialId=paper&confId=0

Shao, J., Taisch, M., Ortega, M.,"Sustainability Performance Assessment for Consumers: A Configuration Model for Automobile Industry in Italy", Global Cleaner Production & Sustainable Consumption Conference (GCPC 2015), 1-4 Nov. 2015 - Sitges, Barcelona, Spain

Shao J., Taisch M., Ortega-Mier M., "A Proposal of Consumer Driven Framework for Enabling Sustainable Production and Consumption. Advances in Production Management Systems. Innovative and Knowledge-Based Production Management in a Global-Local World" IFIP WG 5.7 International Conference, APMS 2014, Ajaccio, France, September 20-24, 2014, Proceedings, Part II, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-662-44736-9_50

Gonzalez S.J., Bettiga D., Shao J., Crowdfunding: A new meaning for fundraising & user innovation, Proceedings of the 19th DMI: Academic Design Management Conference, pp.2683-2709, London, 2–4 Sep., 2014. ISBN 978-0-615-99152-8

Gonzalez S.J., Shao J., Bettiga D., "Crowdfunding: a new driver of user innovation", 12th Annual Open and User Innovation Conference, Harvard Business School, US, 28-30 July, 2014

Shao J., Taisch M., Ortega-Mier M., "Sustainability Assessment Instruments for Consumers. 20th Engineering, Technology and Innovation" (ICE 2014), Bergamo, Italy, 23-25, June, 2014. Publisher: IEEE, DOI:10.1109/ICE.2014.6871624

Taisch M., Shao J., "Critical Mapping of Sustainable Index Methodologies", IEEM, Bangkok, Thailand, 10-12 December, 2013


Current research:

  • Eco-efficiency KPIs for stakeholders (PhD thesis project)
  • Sustainable production and consumption
  • Sustainable index
  • DEMATEL analysis

Jing's research grants:

1/2018-12/2020 Grant holder of The national natural science foundation of China, Grant agreement: 71704142

Study on Facilitating Mechanics of Low Carbon Consumption -Based on Sustainability Information Transition of Product

1/2018-12/2020 Grant holder of Philosophy and Social Science Foundation of Shaanxi Province, Grant agreement: 2017S036

1/2018-12/2020 Grant holder of Soft Science Foundation of Shaanxi Province, Grant agreement: 2018KRM048

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