Ya-Ching was a post-doctoral fellow at the Centre for East and Southeast Asian Studies, Lund University, from October 2011 to February 2012. Her research interests concern contemporary science and management in Taiwan. Her research interests focus on science and technology management in Taiwan. Special attention is given to how creativity play a role in innovation process of firms, and how contextual factors influence creative ideas. She defended her doctoral dissertation "Exploratory Learning, Exploitative Learning, and Team Creativity: The Moderating Role of Psychological Safety and Group Cohesion" in August 2010 at Department of Business Administration, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan.
Ya-Ching's major publications are related to individual creativity, group creativity, and innovation in firms. The academic article "Individual initiative, skill variety and creativity: The moderating role of knowledge specificity and creative resources" has been published in International Journal of Human Resource Management in 2011. There are two academic articles have been submitted and under review now.