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2017 IACMR Officer Election Result Announcement

Dear IACMR Members,

We are delighted to announce the following voting results of the 2017 IACMR officer election. Many thanks to the members who have actively participated in this important event of IACMR! Warm congratulations to the newly elected IACMR Board members and student representatives!

• Vice President, Program Chair (2020):
Runtian Jing (井润田), Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Runtian Jing is a professor of organizational behaviour in the Antai College of Economics and Management of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and the deputy director of the organization and strategy division of Chinese Academy of Management. He received his Ph.D. from the Xi’an Jiao Tong University in 1997, and taught at the School of Management and Economics of the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China before his present appointment. He was granted “the Outstanding Young Scholar Award” by the Chinese Academy of Management in 2013, and “the Yangtze River Young Scholars Distinguished Professor” by the Ministry of Education of China in 2016. Dr. Jing’s research interests include organizational change, leadership behavior, cross-cultural management etc. His recent studies on Chinese indigenous view of organizational momentum were granted the 2016 Best Paper Award of “Chinese Theory of Management” by IACMR, and were included in the 2017 Best Paper Proceedings of the Academy of Management Conference. He has worked on several funded research projects. Among them, five were supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (including a key research project) and one was supported by the Program of the Ministry of Education for New Century Excellent Talents of China.

• Representative- at-Large: Americas:
David Zhu (朱洪泉), Arizona State University

David Zhu is an Associate Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship and Dean’s Council Distinguished Scholar at the Arizona State University. He obtained his Ph.D. in strategy from the University of Michigan. One stream of his research examines how group decision-making processes and personalities influence top executives’ decisions about corporate governance and corporate strategy. Another stream of his research concerns the structure of corporate elite networks and interorganizational networks. His current projects examine how top executives’ prior experience and characteristics influence technological exploration and breakthrough inventions, how Confucian values of top executives influence corporate governance practices in China, and the antecedents and strategic consequences of Chinese top executives’ job satisfaction.

Zhu has published his research in the Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal. He is currently on the editorial boards of Administrative Science Quarterly and Strategic Management Journal. He also serves as a Representative-at-Large for the Strategic Leadership and Governance Group of the Strategic Management Society and as a member of the Research Committee at the OMT division of the Academy of Management.• Representative- at-Large: Europe:
Jingjing Yao (姚晶晶), IESEG School of Management (France)

Jingjing Yao is currently an assistant professor at IESEG School of Management, France. He obtained his Ph.D. in organization management at Guanghua School of Management, Peking University, China. He was a visiting scholar at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University in 2013-2014. His research interests include negotiation, trust, creativity, and cross-cultural studies. He pursues research in these areas in a micro-macro synthesis approach. His research findings have been published in English journals such as Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Chinese Management Studies, and also Chinese journals such as Management World and Acta Psychologica Sinic.

He also actively participate in various services. He served as a reviewer in journals such as Journal of Business Research, Journal of Management and Organization, Asia Pacific Journal of Psychology, etc. He served as a session chair or coordinator in conferences such as Academy of Management Conference, International Association for Conflict Management Conference, International Association for Chinese Management Research, etc. He will serve as the Think Tank in the Dispute Resolution Research Center’s culture and negotiation conference in 2018.• Representative- at-Large: Mainland China:
Xiaotao Yao (姚小涛), Xi’an Jiaotong University

Xiaotao Yao is currently a professor at School of Management, Xi’an Jiaotong University. He obtained his PhD from Xi’an Jiaotong University. His research interests mainly focus on networks, institutional theory, organizational identity, organizational learning, entrepreneurship, competitive dynamics, and TMT, particularly on interesting Chinese management phenomena related to the above areas. He has published his research in such journals as Management and Organization Review, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Journal of Business Research, Management Decision, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, Journal of Management Sciences in China (in Chinese), etc.

• Representative- at-Large: Asia Pacific:
Yi Tang (唐翌), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Yi TANG (PhD) is currently an Associate Professor in Strategy at the Department of Management and Marketing, Faculty of Business, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Dr. Tang also serves as a senior research fellow at the Center for Leadership and Innovation (CLI) at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Dr. Tang received his PhD in Management from the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) in June, 2009.

Dr. Tang’s research areas include strategic leadership, social networks within and across organizations, and categories and identities in market contexts. His academic work has been published in the leading management journals including Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of Business Venturing, among others. Dr. Tang is currently sitting on the editorial boards of Strategic Management Journal and Management and Organization Review.

Dr. Tang has been invited to give research presentations in many research institutions, including University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University, Peking University, Tsinghua University, Renmin University of China, CEIBS, Singapore Management University, University of Lugano, Korea University, SKK GSB, Nanjing University, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Sun Yat-sen University, and Jinan University. Dr. Tang has been a visiting professor to Georgia State University in U.S., Chonnam National University in Korea, and University of Lugano in Switzerland.

Dr. Tang is a member of the Academy of Management (AOM), the Strategic Management Society (SMS), the European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS), and the International Association of Chinese Management Research (IACMR). He was the finalist for Academy of Management (AOM) Wiley Blackwell Dissertation Award in 2010. Dr. Tang’s research has been included in the AOM Best Paper Proceedings for four times (2007, 2008, 2011, 2014), nominated for the Best Paper Award at the IACMR Biannual Conference for two times (2010, 2012), nominated for the Best Conference Paper Award at the SMS Annual Conference (2015), and has been nominated for the Best Practical Paper Award at the SMS Annual Conferences for two times (2011, 2013).

• Ph.D. Student Representative – China:
Eryue Teng (滕尔越), Harbin Institute of Technology

Eryue Teng is a doctoral student in the Organization & Human Resources department at the School of Management, Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT). She received her B.A. in management from School of Economics and Management of Harbin Engineering University and got the opportunity of studying in HIT for doctor degree. Her research interests focus on job stress, employee’s proactive behavior, emotions in the workplace and creativity.

Teng is the recipient of National Scholarship (2013-2014), First-class Scholarship (2012-2014), Provincial-Level Merit Student (2015) and Outstanding Graduate of Harbin Engineering University. She serves as a local contact person of Heilongjiang Province for the International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR).

Teng has finished five papers, including two papers published on Industrial Engineering and Management and Social Behavior and Personality, two papers forthcoming on Management Review and Current Psychology. She has presented on 2016 IACMR Conference and accepted by 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management and 2017 IACMR Research Methods Workshop.

• Ph.D. Student Representative – Outside China:
Siyu Yu (于思雨), New York University

Siyu Yu joined the PhD program in Management at New York University Stern School of Business in 2014.  Siyu’s research focuses on the micro-foundations of groups and teams, with a particular focus on social hierarchy, conflict and competition, and cross-cultural organizational behavior.  Specifically, she examines how individuals’ perceptions of hierarchy affect their outcomes, behaviors, and decision-making at work, as well as the group-level consequences and cultural variations of hierarchy perceptions.  She is also interested in various antecedents of conflict and competition in group processes.  In carrying out her research, Siyu employs a variety of methods, including field, laboratory, and archival studies. Her research appears in Psychological Science, Social Science Research, and Academy of Management Annals.

Prior to Stern, Siyu received double Bachelor degrees in Economics and Sociology from Peking University and a Master degree in Sociology from University of California, Berkeley.Focusing on Chinese management research and with the officers of passionate and dedicated scholars, IACMR enjoys fast development and has become more and more popular among the faculty and doctoral students in the field of organization and management. We are confident that IACMR will grow bigger and stronger with the joining of new officers!

Jiing-Lih Larry Farh
Chair, 2017 IACMR Nomination and Election Committee
Past President, IACMR