Training Programs

IACMR Research Method Workshop 2022 General Reading List

1. Empirical Methods for Research in Organization and Management(in Chinese) edited by Xiao-Ping Chen, Wei Shen《组织与管理研究的实证方法》(第三版) 陈晓萍 沈伟 主编

2. Stars of Guanghua: Reflections on the Journey Toward High Quality Scholarship (in Chinese) edited by Zhi-Xue Zhang and Anne S. Tsui 《博雅光华:在国际顶级期刊上讲述中国故事》张志学 徐淑英 主编

Course Papers
Please find below a list of reading materials for the corresponding lectures assigned by the lecturing faculty. Please read the corresponding materials beforehand. 

Lecture 1: Choosing a research topic, defining the research question and contributions (Jing Zhou)
Zhou, J., & Hoever, I. J. (equal contribution) (2014). Workplace creativity: A review and redirection. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior (inaugural issue), 1, 333-359.

Lecture 2: Developing theory and hypotheses (Xu Huang)
Minseo Baek, Matthew Bidwell, JR Keller (2021) My Manager Moved! Manager Mobility and Subordinates’ Career Outcomes.Organization Science,Published online in Articles in Advance 11 Nov 2021.

Ong, W. J. (2021, May 13). Gender-Contingent Effects of Leadership on Loneliness. Journal of Applied Psychology. Advance online publication.

Roberts, A. R., Levine, E. E., & Sezer, O. (2021). Hiding success. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 120(5), 1261–1286.

Jiang, H., Jia, N., Bai, T., & Bruton, G. D. (2021). Cleaning house before hosting new guests: A political path dependence model of political connection adaptation in the aftermath of anticorruption shocks. Strategic Management Journal, 42( 10), 1793– 1821.

Lecture 3: Experimental research (Zhi-Xue Zhang)
《组织与管理研究的实证方法》(第三版) 第五章 实验研究方法
《组织与管理研究的实证方法》(第三版) 第六章 准实验研究

Bernstein ES. The Transparency Paradox: A Role for Privacy in Organizational Learning and Operational Control. Administrative Science Quarterly. 2012;57(2):181-216.

Cable DM, Gino F, Staats BR. Breaking Them in or Eliciting Their Best? Reframing Socialization around Newcomers’ Authentic Self-expression. Administrative Science Quarterly. 2013;58(1):1-36.

Jingjing Yao, Zhi-Xue Zhang, Jeanne Brett, J. Keith Murnighan, Understanding the trust deficit in China: Mapping positive experience and trust in strangers, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Volume 143,2017,Pages 85-97,

Lecture 4: Secondary data research (Lori Yue)
Yue, Lori Qingyuan. 2012. “Asymmetric Effects of Fashions on the Formation and Dissolution of Networks: Board Interlocks with Internet Companies, 1996-2006.” Organization Science 23:1114-1134.

Yue, Lori Qingyuan, Jue Wang, and Botao Yang. 2019. “Contesting Commercialization: Political Influence, Responsive Authoritarianism, and Cultural Resistance.”(中文译文:对抗中国寺庙商业化) Administrative Science Quarterly 64:435-465.

Lecture 5: Longitudinal research (Wei Shen)
Zhu, Q., Hu, S., & Shen, W. (2020). Why do some insider CEOs make more strategic changes than others? The impact of prior board experience on new CEO insiderness. Strategic Management Journal41(10), 1933-1951.

Gentry, R. J., & Shen, W. (2013). The impacts of performance relative to analyst forecasts and analyst coverage on firm R&D intensity. Strategic Management Journal34(1), 121-130.

Zhu, H., & Shen, W. (2016). Why do some outside successions fare better than others? The role of outside CEOs’ prior experience with board diversity. Strategic Management Journal37(13), 2695-2708.

Knippen, J. M., Shen, W., & Zhu, Q. (2019). Limited progress? The effect of external pressure for board gender diversity on the increase of female directors. Strategic Management Journal40(7), 1123-1150.

Lecture 7: Qualitative research (Runtian Jing)

Kathleen M. Eisenhardt, 1989: Building Theories from Case Study ResearchAMR, 14, 532–550,

井润田, & 孙璇. (2021). 实证主义vs.诠释主义:两种经典案例研究范式的比较与启示. 管理世界, 37(3), 198-216. 

Lecture 8: Multi-level research (Wu Liu)
Klein, K. J., & Kozlowski, S. W. 2000. From micro to meso: Critical steps in conceptualizing and conducting multilevel research. Organizational Research Methods, 3, 211-236.

Liu, W., Song, Z.L., Li, X., & Liao, Z.Y. 2017. Why and When Leader’s Positive Emotion Promotes Employee Voice Behavior. Academy of Management Journal, 60, 238-263.

Liu, D., Mitchell, T. R., Lee, T. W., Holtom, B. C., & Hinkin, T. R. 2012. When employees are out of step with coworkers: How job satisfaction trajectory and dispersion influence individual- and unit-level voluntary turnover. Academy of Management Journal, 55, 1360-1380.

Lecture 9: Network Analysis (Yanlong Zhang)
Seok-Woo Kwon and Paul S. Adler, 2014: Social Capital: Maturation of a Field of Research. AMR, 39, 412-422,

Lecture 10: The spirit and ethics of science (Xiao-Ping Chen)
Co-founders of RRBM. (2017, revised 2020). A vision for responsible research in business and management: Striving for useful and credible knowledge. Position Paper, accessible from (RRBM 立场宣言中英文版)