Founding President, Special Advisor & Co-Treasurer of IACMR – Anne S. Tsui

ANNE S. TSUI, Founding President of IACMR, currently Special Advisor and Co-treasurer of the Association, is Distinguished Adjunct Professor at the University of Notre Dame since fall 2014, Motorola Professor Emerita of International Management at Arizona State University, and concurrently Visiting Distinguished Professor at Peking University and Fudan University, China. Previously, she was faculty at Duke University, U California, Irvine, and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She is the 67th President and Fellow of the Academy of Management (AOM), 14th Editor the Academy of Management Journal, Founding President of the International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR) and Founding Editor-in-Chief of Management and Organization Review. She is also an elected fellow of the Academy of International Business. She won best paper awards from AMJ, ASQ, and JOM, received the Center for Creative Leadership Applied Leadership Research Award, the University of Minnesota Outstanding (Alumnus) Achievement Award, the AOM Distinguished Service Contribution Award, and the IACMR Lifetime Contribution Award. In recent years, she has devoted her professional work to advancing both the quality and the relevance of international and Chinese management research. Dr. Tsui received her BA in Psychology from the University of Minnesota, Duluth; MA in Industrial Relations from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; PhD in Management from the University of California, Los Angeles, and an Honorary Doctorate in Economics from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Past President – Neng Liang

Dr. Neng Liang is Professor of Management, Director of Case Center at CEIBS, and a former standing committee member of Shanghai Pudong Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference between 2007 and 2012. Before joining CEIBS, Dr. Liang was a tenured professor at Loyola University of Maryland, USA and professor of management at Peking University. Neng Liang received his Ph.D. from Indiana University (Bloomington), and an MBA from The Wharton School. In 2010, Prof. Liang is appointed a Senior Fellow of the Wharton School. Prof. Liang was one of the co-founders of Beijing International MBA at Peking University, and served as its first Chinese director from 1997 to 2001. Between 2002 and 2009, he served as Director of EMBA at CEIBS, the largest EMBA program in the world, with an annual intake of 720 senior executives in 2009. Prof. Liang’s research has been published in the Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS), Academy of Management Learning and Education (AMLE),Management International Review (MIR), European Journal of Marketing, the Journal of Development Studies, etc. At the 2005 annual meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), Prof. Liang and his co-authors won the Carolyn Dexter Best International Paper Award, the AMLE 2005 Best Paper Award, and Management Education and Development Division Best Paper award for their research on the implicit models in popular MBA cases in the United States and China, and on the erroneous learning from the West that has occurred in Chinese business schools. Prof. Liang is on the editorial board of Academy of Management Learning and Education, and CEIBS Business Review. Prof. Liang received Fulbright scholarship in 1984, “Member of the Year” award from Chinese Economists Society in 1998, and the Citizen’s Citation from the Mayor of Baltimore, USA, in 1999. In 2001, his edited book on corporate governance won a national “Best Seller” award in the high quality book category in China. In 2007 and 2010, Prof. Liang received the CEIBS Teaching Excellence Award.

President – Raymond A. Friedman

Raymond A. Friedman is the Brownlee O. Currey Professor of Management at the Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University. He received his Ph.D. from University of Chicago (1987) and his B.A. from Yale University (1980). Prior to Owen, he was an assistant professor at Harvard Business School and was a faculty member of Harvard’s Program on Negotiation. Professor Friedman’s research interests include negotiation, dispute resolution, the management of diversity, and cross-cultural differences between Chinese and American managers. In the early part of his career, Professor Friedman focused on labor negotiations, with a special focus on the role that team dynamics affect negotiation strategies, and efforts to change labor negotiation through training in mutual gains bargaining. Professor Friedman then shifted his attention to race and gender in organizations, looking at how race affects perceptions of justice, and the structure and dynamics of minority employee network. More recently, he has studied Chinese-American differences in approach to dispute resolution (including negotiation, arbitration, and conflict management) as well as the effects of Guanxi, behavioral integrity, and particularism in Asian culture. His work has been published in ASQ, AMJ, JAP, OBHDP, Human Relations, Industrial Relations, HBR, JESP, MOR, JPSP, JIBS, and other journals. Professor Friedman has served as Chair of the Conflict Management Division of the Academy of Management, and as president of the International Association for Conflict Management. He organized and ran IACM’s 2006 conference in Montreal, Canada. At Vanderbilt, he has been the area coordinator for Organization Studies since 1995, and served as Associate Dean for Faculty from 2010 to 2013. Professor Friedman has taught Organizational Behavior, Negotiation, Labor and Employee Relations, Doing Business in China, and Leading Teams and Organizations, and has received the Deans Award for Teaching Excellence at Owen. For six years he led a yearly project trip to China for MBA students.

President Elect – Zhixue Zhang

Zhi-Xue Zhang is a professor of Organization and Strategic management, and the director of Center for Research in Behavioral Science at Guanghua School of Management, Peking University. He received his Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Hong Kong. He was a research fellow at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 1997-2000, a visiting scholar at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University in 2001-2002, a Freeman Fellow at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a visiting professor at the Stockholm University in 2011-2013. In 2009, the National Science Foundation of China named him a Distinguished Young Scholar. He is currently the vice president of International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR) and the program chair of the 2018 IACMR biennial conference. Professor Zhang’s research interests include Chinese leadership, team process, negotiation and conflict management. He has published more than 80 research papers in local and international journals, including Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of International Business Studies, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. He is currently a senior editor of Management and Organization Review (MOR), and is the associate editor of Asian Journal of Social Psychology. At Peking University, he has taught courses for Undergraduate, PhD, MBA, and Executive MBA, and Executive Development programs.

Vice President and Program Chair – Runtian Jing

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 (The Americas) – David Zhu

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

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 (the Chinese Mainland) – Xiaotao Yao

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

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

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 of China) – Siyu Yu

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.