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Course Readings

Book Reading

Empirical Methods for Research in Organization and Management (in Chinese) edited by Xiao-Ping Chen, Anne Tsui, and Larry Jing-Lih Farh

Course Papers

Please find below a list of reading materials for the corresponding lectures. If you are attending the lecture, please read the corresponding materials beforehand. Click on the title of the materials to download.

Lecture 1- The scientific research process and types of empirical studies
(Anne S. Tsui)

IACMR Commitment to Excellence (English) - IACMR

IACMR Commitment to Excellence (Chinese) - IACMR

Editorial. Contextualization in Chinese Management Research. Management and Organization Review 2:1, pp.1-13.

Anne S. Tsui. From Homogenization to Pluralism: International Management Resear in the Academy and Beyond. Academy of Management Journal 2007, Vol.50, No.6, pp.1353-1384.

Anne S Tsui. Editor's Introduction - Autonomy of Inquiry: Shaping the Future of Emerging Scientific Communities. Management and Organization Review 5:1, pp.1-14.

Lecture 2 - Choosing a research topic, defining the research question and contributions
(Jing Zhou)

What to study: Generating and developing research questions. Book Chapter by Campbell, Daft, Hulin.

Zhou, J., George, J. M.. When job dissatisfaction leads to creativity: Encouraging the expression of voice. Academy of Management Journal, 2001, 44, 682-696.

Lecture 3 - Developing theory and hypotheses
(David A. Whetten)

David A. Whetten. What Constitutes a Theoretical Contribution?
Academy of Management Review, 1989, Vol. 14, No. 4, 490-495

Modeling Theoretical Propositions - Designing Research for Publication
Book Chapter by David A. Whetten

Lecture 4A - Measuring OB/HRM constructs
(Jiing-Lih (Larry) Farh)

Timothy R. Hinkin. Organizational Research Methods.
Organizational Research Methods 1998 1: 104

Liang, J., Farh, C.I.C., Farh, J.L. In press. Psychological antecedents of promotive and prohibitive voice: A two-wave examination.
Academy of Management Journal.

Lecture 4B - Experiments, Simulations, & Quasi-Experiments
(Steve W. J. Kozlowski)

Eugene F. Stone-Romero. Research Strategies in Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Nonexperimental, Quasi -Experimental, and Randomized Experimental Research in Special Purpose and Nonspecial Purpose Settings. 2010

Steve W. J. Kozlowski, Richard P. DeShon. A Psychological Fidelity Approach to Simulation-Based Training: Theory, Research, and Principles. 2004

Lecture 5A - Parallel lectures: Survey research (Macro)
(Brian Boyd)

Michael K. Bednar, James D. Westphal. Surveying the Corporate Elite: Theoretical and Practical Guidance on Improving Response Rates and Response Quality in Top Management Survey Questionnaires

Lecture 5B - Parallel lectures: Survey research (Micro)
(Jia Lin Xie)

Wayne F. Cascio, Herman Aguinis. Research in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from 1963 to 2007: Changes, Choices, and Trends.
Journal of Applied Psychology, 2008, Vol. 93, No. 5, 1062??1

Samuel B. Bacharach. Organizational Theories: Some Criteria for Evaluation
Academy of Management Review, 1989, Vol. 14, No. 4, 496-515

Lecture 6A - Scenario methods
(Chao C. Chen)

Chao C. Chen, Ya-Ru Chen, Katherine Xin. Guanxi Practices and Trust in Management: A Procedural Justice Perspective
Organization Science, Vol. 15, No. 2, March-April 2004, pp. 200-209

Jerald Greenberg, Don E. Eskew. The Role of Role Playing in Organizational Research
Journal of Management, 1993, Vol. 19, No. 2, 221-241

Lecture 6B - Secondary data research
(Mike W. Peng)

Zhaing (John) Lin, Mike W. Peng, Haibin Yang, Sunny Li Sun. How do Networks and Learning Drive M&AS? An Institutional Comparison Between China and the United States
Strategic Management Journal, Strat. Mgmt. J., 30: 1113??2 (2009)

Lecture 7A - Theorizing about changing phenomena
(Steve W. J. Kozlowski)

Multilevel theory, research and methods in organizations: Foundations, extensions, and new directions
Book Chapter by Kozlowski, S. W. J., & Klein, K. J.

Frederick P. Morgeson, David A. Hofmann. The Structure and Function of Collective Constructs: Implications for Multilevel Research and Theory Development
Academy of Management Review, 1999, Vol. 24. No, 2, 249-265.

Lecture 7B - Ethnography and qualitative methods
(Deborah Dougherty)

Lotte Bailyn. Research as a Cognitive Process: Implications for Data Analysis
Quality and Quantity, 11(1977), 97-117

Grounded Theory Research methods, Companion to Organizations
Book Chapter by Deborah Dougherty

Lecture 8A - Cross-cultural research
(Jia Lin Xie)

Hazel Rose Markus, Shinobu Kitayama. Culture and the Self: Implications for Cognition, Emotion, and Motivation
Psychological Review, 1991, Vol. 98, No. 2, 224-253

Bryan S. Schaffer, Christine M. Riordan. A Review of Cross-Cultural Methodologies for Organizational Research: A Best-Practices Approach
Organizational Research Methods 2003 6: 169

Anne S. Tsui, Sushil S. Nifadkar, Amy Yi Ou, Cross-National, Cross-Cultural Organizational Behavior Research: Advances, Gaps, and Recommendations

Lecture 8B - Multi-level research
(Hui Liao)

David A. Hofmann. An Overview of the Logic and Rationale of Hierarchical Linear Models
Journal of Management, 1991, Vol. 23, No. 6, 723.744

Hui Liao, Keiko Toya, David P. Lepak, Ying Hong. Do They See Eye to Eye? Management and Employee Perspectives of High-Performance Work Systems and Influence Processes on Service Quality
Journal of Applied Psychology, 2009, Vol. 94, No. 2, 371-391

Lecture 9A - Parallel lectures: Holistic research design: Synergizing theoretical novelty, method rigorousness, and practical significance (Macro)
(Ame Kalleberg)

E. Geoffrey Love, Matthew Kraatz. Character, Conformity, or the Bottom Line? How and Why Downsizing Affected Corporate Reputation
Academy of Management Journal, 2009, Vol. 52, No. 2, 314-335.

Thomas A. Kochan, Mauro F. Guillen, Larry W. Hunter, Siobhan O??ahony. Introduction to the Special Research Forum-Public Policy and Management Research: Finding the Common Ground.
Academy of Management Journal, 2009, Vol. 52, No. 6, 1088-1100.

Lecture 9B - Parallel lectures: Holistic research design: Synergizing theoretical novelty, method rigorousness, and practical significance (Micro)
(Jing Zhou)

Amy Edmonson. Psychological safety and learning behavior in work teams.
Administrative Science Quarterly 44.2 (June 1999):350(3).2-696

Zhou, J., Shalley, C. E. Research on employee creativity: A critical review and directions for future research.
J. J. Martocchio and G. R. Ferris (Eds.), Research in personnel and human resource management. 2003, Vol. 22, pp. 165-217, Oxford, England: Elsevier Science.

Lecture 10 - The spirit of science
(Anne S. Tsui)

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