Officers 2016-2018

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. She is the co-founder of the Responsible Research in Business and Management network ( 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 – Jiing-Lih (Larry) Farh

Jiing-Lih (Larry) Farh (Ph.D., Indiana U. at Bloomington, USA) is a Chair Professor of Management at the School of Business and Management at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Previously, he has also served as Head (2000-2003) and Associate Head (1993-1999) of the department. Before returning to Hong Kong, he was a tenured associate professor at Louisiana State University (1984-1993). He received a B.S. in Psychology from National Taiwan University and a MBA from National Chengchi University of Taiwan. He currently serves as a Senior Editor for Management and Organization Review, and has served on the review board of many journals including Academy of Management Journal, Human Relations, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Personnel Psychology, and Leadership Quarterly. He has published over 40 articles in international journals of management such as Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of Vocational Behavior, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. His current research interests are primarily focused on the study of organizational behavior in the Chinese context, such as individual cultural values of power distance and traditionality, work attitudes, guanxi, leadership, and organizational citizenship behavior.

President – Neng Liang

Dr. Neng Liang is Professor Emeritus (hired back) of China Europe International Business School (CEIBS). Previously he was a professor of management at Peking University and a tenured professor at Loyola University in Maryland, USA. He was a standing committee member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, Shanghai Pudong District; a vice president of Chinese Economist Society, and the President of IACMR. He currently serves as the education committee chair of IACMR and an academic advisor to the Center for China and Globalization. Neng Liang was one of the pioneers of Chinese MBA education. He returned to China in 1997, co-founded the first joint MBA program in Beijing, and served as its first Chinese dean. In CEIBS, he served as the Director of the EMBA Programme, Associate Dean of Faculty, and the Director of case center; received teaching excellence award twice and a service excellence award. Liang’s research focuses on the behaviors of the upper echelon. His research won two Enbar research excellence awards in Europe, two “All Academy Best Paper” awards and two “Divisional Best Paper” awards in the Academy of Management. His edited book on corporate governance won a “National High Quality Best Seller” award in China. His research book on Chinese entrepreneurs (together with three Wharton professors) has been published in three languages. Liang spent six years as a farm laborer during the cultural revolution. He was admitted into graduate program in Renmin University as a self-taught student. He received his MBA from The Wharton School, and his Ph.D. from Indiana University (Bloomington).

President Elect- 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. His cross-cultural work has included Chinese-American differences in approach to dispute resolution (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. At Vanderbilt, he 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.

Vice President and Program Chair for 2018 Conference, Peking University – Zhixue Zhang

Zhi-Xue Zhang is a professor of Organization and Strategic management, the director of Center for Research in Behavioral Science, and the director of Management Innovation Interdisciplinary Research Platform 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 in 2006-2007, a visiting professor at the Stockholm University in 2011-2013, and an adjunct professor in the Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Hong Kong in 2017-2019. In 2009, the National Science Foundation of China named him a Distinguished Young Scholar. He is currently the President Elect of International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR). Professor Zhang’s research interests include Chinese leadership, team process, negotiation and conflict management, and cross-cultural management. He has published more than 100 research papers in local and international journals, including Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of International Business Studies, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Management World (Chinese), and Acta Psychologica Sinica (Chinese). He also published nearly 40 articles at journals for practitioners such as Harvard Business Review (English online version and the Chinese version) and MIT Sloan Business Review. He is currently a senior editor of Management and Organization Review (MOR), and serves on the editorial board at Negotiation and Conflict Management Research (2008- ). He had been the associate editor of Asian Journal of Social Psychology (2015-2016) and on the editorial board of Acta Psychologica Sinca (in Chinese) (2006-2017). At Peking University, he has taught courses for Undergraduate, PhD, MBA, and Executive MBA, and Executive Development programs.

Executive Secretary/Treasurer – Lerong HE

Lerong He is a Professor of Management and Interim Associate Dean of the School of Business & Management at State University of New York at Brockport. She is also a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Fuzhou University, China. Dr. He received her PhD in Management from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. She obtained her M.A. degree in Industrial Relation and Human Resource Management from University of Minnesota, and her B.S. degree in Business Administration from Peking University. Dr. He’s main research interests are corporate governance, strategic leadership, and business ethics. Her recent research focus is to study these topics in the emerging market context particularly China. Dr. He’s research has been published in Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Corporate Governance: An International Review, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Corporate Finance, Management & Organization Review, etc. Her research has won several conference best paper awards and has been highlighted in Barron’s and Bloomberg News Asia. Dr. He currently serves as the co-editor of Management Research Review. She also serves on the editorial board of Asia Pacific Journal of Management and Corporate Governance: An International Review and as an ad hoc peer reviewer for dozens of management, finance, and accounting journals. Dr. He was the 2014 Taiwan Fellowship recipient. She obtained the Fujian 100 Innovation and Entrepreneurship Grant in 2015. She also won the 2020 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship.

Representative- at-Large: Asia Pacific – Aichia Chuang ,The National Taiwan University

Aichia Chuang is Outstanding Research/Teaching Scholar at the National Taiwan University in Taiwan where she is professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management in the Department of Business Administration. She earned her doctorate in Human Resources and Industrial Relations from the University of Minnesota and her B.A. in Sociology from the National Taiwan University. She served as visiting scholar at Stanford University. Chuang’s research interests focus on inclusion (person-environment fit and diversity), multilevel theories and methods, cross-cultural management, leadership, service climate and service performance, and creativity. Her research has been conducted in several countries such as the US, Taiwan, China, Japan, and Korea. Chuang’s research has appeared in such journals as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Journal of Organizational Behavior. Chuang has won several teaching and research awards. In relation to teaching, she has received the Herbie Award of Teaching Excellence from the Center for Human Resources and Labor Studies at the University of Minnesota and the Teaching Excellence Fellowship from the Department of Business Administration at the National Taiwan University. Regarding research, Chuang is the recipient of the 2015 Outstanding Research Award from the Ministry of Science and Technology in Taiwan, the 2014 E. Sun Academic Award from the College of Management, the 2014 Mr. Lu Feng Zhang Memorial Medal from the Chinese Management Association in Taiwan, the 2013 Center for Creative Leadership Award (best paper published at the European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology), the 2010-2014 Outstanding Research/Teaching Scholar Award from the National Taiwan University, the 2007 Ta-You Wu Memorial Research Award (early career achievement award) from the National Science Council in Taiwan, the 2006 Academy of Management’s Dorothy Harlow Distinguished Paper Award, and the 2005 Weizhao Chen Management Research Scholar Award from the College of Management at the National Taiwan University. Chuang served as the Chair of the Best Student Conference Paper (2008 and 2009) and has served as the HR Ambassador (since 2008) representing Taiwan for the HR Division of the Academy of Management. She is the OB Track Chair of the 2015 Asia Academy of Management Conference. Chuang is an area editor of two Taiwanese SSCI journals, NTU Management Review and Organization and Management. She is on the editorial board of Human Relations, Management and Organization Review, and Asia Pacific Journal of Management.

Representative- at-Large: Mainland China – Jian Liang ,Shanghai Jiaotong University

Jian Liang is an associate professor at Antai College of Economics and Management at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He obtained his Ph.D. in Management from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). His research focuses on employee proactivity, leadership behavior, and cultural values. He was nominated as the runner-up of the Best Conference Paper Award in the Third Biennial Conference of the International Association of Chinese Management Research (2008), and won the Best Paper Award with International Implications in the Organization Division of Academy of Management Annual Meeting (2013). He had published his research in management journals, such as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Organizational behavior, Management World, Nankai Business Review, and Acta Psychologica Sinica.

Representative- at-Large: Europe – Samuel Aryee,King’s College London

Samuel Aryee obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Ghana, Legon and postgraduate degrees (MA, PhD) from McMaster University, Canada. He is currently a Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management in the Department of Management at King’s College London (KCL) where he also serves as Director of the Doctoral Programme. Prior to joining KCL, Sam served for several years as Director of the PhD Programme at Aston Business School, Aston University and also held academic positions in Singapore (National University of Singapore) and Hong Kong (Baptist University). He is currently an associate editor of Human Relations and serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Occupational and Organisational Psychology, and Management and Organization Review among others. Sam’s areas of research interest include strategic human resource management, organizational justice, work-family interface, abusive supervision, and services management. He pursues research in these areas in cross-cultural contexts. His research findings have been published in such journals as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Journal of Organizational Behavior.

Representative- at-Large: Americas – Christopher Marquis,Cornel University

Christopher Marquis is Professor of Management and Organizations at the Cornell University Johnson School of Business as of July 1, 2015. He received his PhD in from the University of Michigan, and for the last ten years has been on the faculty of Harvard Business School. His current research focus is the sustainability and corporate social responsibility strategies of global corporations, with a particular emphasis on firms in China. Theoretically, this research builds on his prior research on the mechanisms of how and why firm behavior varies over time and across geographic contexts. Marquis has published his research in leading journals including, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, American Sociological Review, Harvard Business Review, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal. He is currently an Associate Editor at Administrative Science Quarterly and a Representative at Large for the Organization and Management Theory (OMT) Division of the Academy of Management. He has also previously served as a Senior Editor at Organization Science.

Ph.D. Student Representative – Outside of China – Carys Chan ,The Australian National University

Carys Chan is a Ph.D. student with the Research School of Management, College of Business and Economics, The Australian National University (ANU). She obtained her Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from the same school in 2013, and is currently the college’s Ph.D. student representative in her university’ Higher Degree Research Committee. Carys is also a recipient of the Australian Postgraduate Award (2014-2017) and HDR Supplementary Scholarship (2014-2017). Carys’ research focuses on management, specifically organizational behaviour in the work-life context. She has presented her research at the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) conference in 2013 and 2014, and will be presenting a paper at the upcoming Industrial and Organizational Psychology (IOP) conference in July 2015. One of her research papers submitted to The International Journal of Human Resource Management (IJHRM) is in the “revise and resubmit” phase and the other is currently under review at Applied Psychology: An International Review.

Ph.D. Student Representative – China – Meng Xi ,Nanjing University

Xi Meng is a PhD candidate of Human Resource Management, School of Business, Nanjing University. He earned a Bachelor in Human Resource Management form Nanjing University. He is applying to be a visiting PhD student in the Institute of International Business, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University from September 2015 to August 2016. Xi Meng’s research interests focus on employment relations (particularly in China’s transition economy), abusive supervision, well-being, voice and silence. He has published several academic papers in Chinese Journal of Management, Nanjing Business Review, East China Economic and Management and many conference papers in the annual meeting of international association for Chinese management research (IACMR, 2014), international symposium on multinational business management (2014), the annual meeting of Chinese academy of management (2013, 2014) and so on in the past two years. One of his paper was rewarded the best paper proceeding of China Management Annual Conference, and another was also rewarded the best paper proceeding of China Human Resource Management Forum. He also has four Chinese academic papers under review in Management world, Nankai Business Review, Economic Management Journal, and Chinese Journal of Management, and three English academic papers under review in Journal of Organizational Behavior, Leadership Quarterly, and ILR Review. What’s more, He has two academic papers have accepted by the 75th annual meeting of the academy of management.