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Dr. Yiwen ZHANG


Assistant Professor

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Dr. Yiwen ZHANG

Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Ph.D. (Management) Arizona State University 2013
    • Ph.D. coursework (Management) University of Florida 2008-2011
  • M.S. (Clinical Psychology) Peking University 2007
  • B.S. (Psychology) & B.A. (Economics) Peking University 2005



  • Organizational Leadership (MBA)


  • Principles of Management
  • Cross-Cultural Management

Research Interests

  • Leadership
  • Work Stress
  • Employee Engagement
  • Self and Identity
  • Personnel Selection

Selected Journal Publications

  • LePine, M. A., Zhang, Y., Crawford, E. R, & Rich, B. L. 2016. Turning their pain to gain: Charismatic leader influence on follower stress appraisal and job performance. Academy of Management Journal, 59: 1036-1059.
  • Zhang, Y., LePine, J. A., Buckman, B. R., & Wei, F. 2014. It’s not fair…or is it? The role of justice and leadership in explaining work stressor-job performance relationships. Academy of Management Journal, 57: 675-697.
  • Kammeyer-Mueller, J. D., Rubenstein, A. L., Long, D. M., Odio, M., Buckman, B. R., Zhang, Y., & Halvorsen-Ganepola, M. D. K. 2013. A meta-analytic structural model of dispositional affectivity and emotional labor. Personnel Psychology, 66: 47-90.

Major Competitive Grants

  • Principle Investigator: General Research Fund (GRF) of Hong Kong Research Grant Council (#17522816), 2016-2018, HK$ 387,000
  • Principle Investigator: Early Career Scheme (ECS) of Hong Kong Research Grant Council (#27503015), 2015-2017, HK$ 599,748

Honors and Awards

  • Research Output Prize, University of Hong Kong, 2014-2015
  • “Dare to Care” Doctoral Scholar Award, Arizona State University, 2013
  • Distinguished Graduate, Peking University, 2007

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