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Founding President - 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 - 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 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 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, 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.


Executive Secretary/Treasurer - Lerong HE

Lerong He is an Associate Professor of Management and Chair of the Department of Business Administration 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, new venture strategy, 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 Corporate Governance: An International Review, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Corporate Finance, European Journal of Finance, among others. Her research has won several conference best paper awards and has been highlighted in Barron’s and Bloomberg News Asia. Dr. He has taught a variety of management courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including Strategic Management, Small Business Management, Entrepreneurship, and International Business. 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 as a peer reviewer for dozens of management, finance, and accounting journals. Dr. He was the 2014 Taiwan Fellowship recipient, and obtained the Fujian 100 Innovation and Entrepreneurship Grant in 2015. Professor Zhang has published articles in multiple top academic journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Science, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies and Human Resource Management Review, etc. Professor Zhang has taught Principles of Management, Organizational Behavior, Management of Organization and Human Capital, Business Policies, International Business Practices in China, and H.R. Management. She earned a B.A. with emphasis in Economics and Business Administration from Zhongshan University, China and a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management from the R.H. Smith School of Business at University of Maryland, College Park with a Paine Award for outstanding academic achievement and several teaching awards.


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.


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: 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: 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.


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.


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.


Founding President - Anne S. Tsui

Anne S. Tsui is Motorola Professor of International Management at the W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University, and Distinguished Visiting or Honorary Professor at the Peking University, Xi’an Jiao Tong University, Fudan University and Nanjing University, all in China. Prior to ASU, she was on the faculty of Duke University, the University of California, Irvine, and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology where she was the Founding Chair of the Department of Management. She was the 14th Editor of the Academy of Management Journal, and a Fellow of the Academy of Management. Her publications have won the Administrative Science Quarterly Scholarly Contribution Award, the Best Paper in the Academy of Management Journal Award, the Outstanding Publication in Organizational Behavior Award from the Organizational Behavior Division, and the Scholarly Achievement Award from the Human Resource Division of the Academy of Management. Her book Demographic Differences in Organizations: Current Research and Future Direction (1999), co-authored with Barbara Gutek, was one of the three finalists for the 2000 Terry Book Award, Academy of Management. She is the recipient the Center for Creative Leadership's 2008 Walter F. Ulmer, Jr. Applied Research Leadership Award and recognized as the "Best Professor in Management" by CMO Asia in 2010. In addition to founding IACMR, she also is the founding editor and current editor-in-chief of Management and Organization Review, an official journal of IACMR. She was the Program Chair for the Academy of Management meeting in 2010 and was president in 2011-2012.


Past President - Chao Chen

Chao C. Chen (Ph.D., the State University of New York at Buffalo) is Professor of Management and Global Business at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. He had his undergraduate education in English language and literature in the People’s Republic of China. He was a British Council Scholar studying economics, industrial history, and comparative goverment in the Universities of Manchester and Warwick in England for two years. He received his Master in linguistics and Ph.D. in organization behavior and HR management from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He served as the department chair of Management and Global Business at Rutgers. He was a visiting associate professor at Stern Business School at NYU for two years, and is affliated with the International Ph.D. Program at Guanghua School of Management, Peking University. His research interests include rewards and compensation, organizational justice, leadership, networking, and cross-cultural management. He has published in leading management journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Organization Science. He has recently coedited a book to be published by Cambridge University Press on Leadership and Management in China: Philosophies, Theories, and Practices. He currently serves on the editorial boards of Journal of International Business Studies, Asia Pacific Management Journal, and IACMR’s journal of Management and Organization Review. He has taught at undergraduate, MBA, EMBA, and Ph.D. levels courses including organizational behavior, managing diversity, cross-cultural management, negotiation, and organization and culture.


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-Elect - 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.


Vice President and Program Chair - 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.


Executive Secretary/Treasurer - Xiaomeng Zhang

Dr. Xiaomeng Zhang is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business. Prior to joining CKGSB, Dr. Zhang was a tenured associate professor at the Kogod School of Business at American University in Washington D.C., USA. Her research interests are in the areas of creativity, leadership and motivation, with a desire to understand the relationships between all those areas. Professor Zhang has published articles in multiple top academic journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Science, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies and Human Resource Management Review, etc. Professor Zhang has taught Principles of Management, Organizational Behavior, Management of Organization and Human Capital, Business Policies, International Business Practices in China, and H.R. Management. She earned a B.A. with emphasis in Economics and Business Administration from Zhongshan University, China and a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management from the R.H. Smith School of Business at University of Maryland, College Park with a Paine Award for outstanding academic achievement and several teaching awards.


Representatives-at-Large, Europe - Tony Fang

Tony Fang (PhD 1999, Industrial Marketing, Linköping University) is Professor of Business Administration at Stockholm Business School. He earlier worked as Assistant Professor and Director of International Graduate Program (IGP) in the Institute of International Business (IIB), Stockholm School of Economics (SSE). Tony Fang has also been Visiting Scholar in the Political Science Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT, host professor Lucian W. Pye). Tony Fang conducts research in cross-cultural management and Chinese business studies. One current project is called “Yin Yang: A New Perspective on Culture” (http://fek.su.se/yinyang). Tony Fang is Co-Editor of the International Journal of Cross Cultural Management (IJCCM); Book Review Editor of the International Business Review (IBR); Editorial Board Member of Sage Open (SO); Art Coordinator of the Management and Organization Review (MOR); Representative-at-Large, Europe, International Association of Chinese Management Research (IACMR); and Member of the Stockholms Rotaryklubb. Tony Fang is the author of the books Chinese Business Negotiating Style (Thousand Oaks: Sage, 1999) and Att göra affärer i dagens Kina (Stockholm: SNS, 2005; editor).


Representatives-at-Large, China - Lydia Jiwen Song

EDUCATION - PhD. Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management - M.Phil. East China Normal University, 2000, Managerial Psychology - B. Sc. East China Normal University, 2000, Managerial Psychology TEACHING INTEREST - Organizational Behavior - Human Resource Management - Leadership - Research Method RESEARCH INTEREST - Emotional Intelligence - Organizational Culture, Leadership and Employment Relationship - Cross-cultural Studies


Representatives-at-Large, Asia Pacific - Xu Huang

Xu Huang received his PhD from the University of Groningen (the Netherlands), MA from Lancaster University (UK), and Honors Diploma from Lingnan University (Hong Kong). He had worked as a trainer for several companies in Hong Kong before he went to the Netherlands to do PhD studies. Currently, he is a Professor of Management at the Department of Management and Marketing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Since 2010, he has served as an Adjunct Professor in the Centre for Work, Organization and Wellbeing, Griffith University. He has also been appointed as a Visiting Professor in Shanghai University of Finance and Economics since 2012. Prof. Huang's research interests include empowerment, leadership, employees’ well-being and emotions, cross-cultural organizational psychology, and management issues in China. He has published in Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Applied Psychology: An International Review, Personality and Individual Differences, Sex Roles, Management and Organization Review, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Journal of Environmental Psychology, International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, International Negotiation, Applied Ergonomics, Journal of Contemporary China, and so forth.


Representatives-at-Large, Americas - Zhen Zhang

Zhen Zhang is an associate professor of management and the Dean’s Council of Distinguished Scholar in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Dr. Zhang obtained his Ph.D. in Human Resources and Industrial Relations in 2008 from the University of Minnesota. His research focuses on leadership process and leadership development, work teams and groups, biological basis of work behavior, the intersection between organizational behavior and entrepreneurship, and advanced research methods. Dr. Zhang's work has appeared in several leading management journals including Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. He also published research methods-oriented papers in Psychological Methods and Organizational Research Methods, and he received the 2013 Early Career Achievement Award from the Research Methods Division of the Academy of Management. One of his papers was the winner of the 2013 Wiley Award for Excellence in Survey Research of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Dr. Zhang is currently on the editorial review boards of Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Research Methods, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and the Leadership Quarterly.


Chair of the Local Arrangements Committee for 2016 Conference - Xiaobo Wu

Professor Xiaobo WU is Qiushi Chair Professor of Strategy and Innovation Management, Dean of School of Management, Director of National Institute for Innovation Management, and Director of Global Zhejiang Entrepreneur Research Center at Zhejiang University. He is also the director of the Zhejiang University—Cambridge University Joint Research Center for Global Manufacturing and Innovation Management. And He used to serve as the Senior Vice President of International Council for Small Business. He got his BSc of EE in 1982, MSc of Mgt in 1989 and PhD of Mgt in 1992 from Zhejiang University. From 1982 to 1986, he worked for government agencies and industrial organizations as an assistant engineer. He did his post-doctorial program at Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand in 1996. Sponsored by British Council, he worked as a visiting scholar at the Institute for Manufacturing and Judge Institute of Management Studies, Cambridge University in 1996-1997; and as a State sponsored Fulbright Visiting Scholar, he was with Sloan School of Management at MIT in 2000 -2001. He joined the School of Management, Zhejiang University in 1992. His current research interests include Managing Technological Innovation, Inclusive Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Global Manufacturing and Network-based Competitive Strategy. He has published over one hundred academic papers and seven books in the related research areas. He is at editorial boards of academic journals like IEEE TEM, AJTI etc. He also serves as a board member and strategic advisor of some world known companies such as Siemens, Geely, Hikvision etc. He serves as the board member of China Scholarship Council under the State Council, Chinese National MBA Education Supervisory Committee, the Steering Committee for Management Science and Engineering Management of Ministry of Education, China, and the founding member of Institute for Manufacturing, Cambridge University, UK. He was voted by students as one of the top ten most welcome professors of Zhejiang University in 2004 and 2006.


PhD Student Representative outside China - Yingjie Yuan

PhD Candidate Erasmus University Rotterdam Rotterdam School of Management Department of Organisation and Personnel Management


PhD Student Representative in China - Wei He

Wei He is a Ph. D student in the Department of Business Administration, School of Management, Huazhong University of Science and Technology. He was a visiting PhD student in the Department of Management and Organization, Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Washington, from 2012 to 2013. Wei's primary research interests include organizational pay system, leadership, and employee proactive behaviors.


Founding President - Anne S. Tsui

Anne S. Tsui is Motorola Professor of International Management at the W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University, and Distinguished Visiting or Honorary Professor at the Peking University, Xi'an Jiao Tong University, Fudan University and Nanjing University, all in China. Prior to ASU, she was on the faculty of Duke University, the University of California, Irvine, and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology where she was the Founding Chair of the Department of Management. She was the 14th Editor of the Academy of Management Journal, and a Fellow of the Academy of Management. Her publications have won the Administrative Science Quarterly Scholarly Contribution Award, the Best Paper in the Academy of Management Journal Award, the Outstanding Publication in Organizational Behavior Award from the Organizational Behavior Division, and the Scholarly Achievement Award from the Human Resource Division of the Academy of Management. Her book Demographic Differences in Organizations: Current Research and Future Direction (1999), co-authored with Barbara Gutek, was one of the three finalists for the 2000 Terry Book Award, Academy of Management. She is the recipient the Center for Creative Leadership's 2008 Walter F. Ulmer, Jr. Applied Research Leadership Award and recognized as the "Best Professor in Management" by CMO Asia in 2010. In addition to founding IACMR, she also is the founding editor and current editor-in-chief of Management and Organization Review, an official journal of IACMR. She is the Program Chair for the Academy of Management meeting in 2010 and will be its president in 2011-2012. [July 2010]


Past President - Jia Lin Xie

Jia Lin Xie is Magna Professor in Management at Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Canada. Her areas of expertise are job design, job stress, cross-cultural organizational behavior, and knowledge management. Her cross-cultural research focuses on the comparisons between Chinese and North Americans on job-related attitudes and behavior. Her research work has appeared in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Advances in International Comparative Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, Harvard Business Review (China Edition), Journal of Management, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, and Journal of Organizational Behavior. Born and raised in China, Jia Lin Xie held a faculty position at Renmin University in the 1980s, and at the Faculty of Business of City University of Hong Kong between 1999 and 2001. She has a passion for Chinese management research and internationalization of management knowledge, and has devoted tremendous effort in assisting the knowledge exchange between China and the West.


Past President - Jing Zhou

Jing Zhou, Ph.D., is Houston Endowment Professor of Management and Director for Asian Management Research and Education at the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University. Prior to joining Rice, she was Associate Professor and Mays Fellow in the Management Department at the Mays Business School of Texas A&M University. She has received several research and teaching awards for excellence in research and teaching. She has been inducted as a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Her research interests focus on personal and organizational factors that promote or stifle employee creativity and innovation, leadership, and cross-cultural management. Her work has been published in leading journals in management, including Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, and Personnel Psychology. She has served on the editorial boards of top journals in management, including Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Management and Organization Review, and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. She has edited and published a book, Handbook of Organizational Creativity. She is an associate editor of Journal of Applied Psychology. She has taught leadership, managing for creativity and innovation, global leadership, negotiation, and organizational behavior at the undergraduate, MBA, Executive MBA, and Ph.D. levels. She has served as a visiting professor in top business schools in China. She has made executive presentations and consulted with many companies on issues related to her areas of expertise. She has served in leadership positions in professional associations including Chair of the Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management Track of Academy of International Business, Associate Program Chair for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Representative-at-Large of the Organizational Behavior Division of Academy of Management, and Senior Vice President for International Association of Chinese Management Research. In addition to her academic and professional activities, Dr. Zhou is active in serving the community. She has given numerous keynote speeches and workshops in community organizations. She is a trustee at the Post Oak School in Houston.


President - Chao Chen

Chao C. Chen (Ph.D., the State University of New York at Buffalo) is Professor of Management and Global Business at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. He had his undergraduate education in English language and literature in the People's Republic of China. He was a British Council Scholar studying economics, industrial history, and comparative government in the Universities of Manchester and Warwick in England for two years. He received his Master in linguistics and Ph.D. in organization behavior and HR management from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He served as the department chair of Management and Global Business at Rutgers. He was a visiting associate professor at Stern Business School at NYU for two years, and is affiliated with the International Ph.D. Program at Guanghua School of Management, Peking University. His research interests include rewards and compensation, organizational justice, leadership, networking, and cross-cultural management. He has published in leading management journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Organization Science. He has recently coedited a book to be published by Cambridge University Press on Leadership and Management in China: Philosophies, Theories, and Practices. He currently serves on the editorial boards of Journal of International Business Studies, Asia Pacific Management Journal, and IACMR's journal of Management and Organization Review. He has taught at undergraduate, MBA, EMBA, and Ph.D. levels courses including organizational behavior, managing diversity, cross-cultural management, negotiation, and organization and culture.


Senior Vice 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.


Vice President and Program Chair - Neng Liang

Dr. Neng Liang is Professor of Management, Associate Dean (Faculty) at CEIBS, and a standing committee member of Shanghai Pudong Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. 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.


Executive Secretary/Treasurer - Xiaomeng Zhang

Xiaomeng Zhang is an Associate Professor at the Kogod School of Business at American University in Washington D.C. She earned a B.A. with emphasis in Economics and Business Administration from ZhongShan University, China and a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management from the R.H. Smith School of Business at University of Maryland, College Park. Her research interests are in the areas of creativity, leadership and motivation, with a desire to understand the relationships between all those areas. She has published articles in multiple academic journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Science, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management Studies, Human Resource Management Review, and Creative Research Journal. Professor Zhang has taught principles of management, organizational behavior, business policies, H.R. management, and international business practice at both undergraduate and graduate level. She has won the Best International Paper Awards from Academy of Management and IACMR, and has earned several research and teaching awards at both American University and University of Maryland, including the Paine Award for outstanding academic achievement.


Representatives-at-Large, Europe - Peter Li

Peter Ping Li (Ph.D., 1991, George Washington University, USA) is Professor of Chinese Business Studies at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, and the Visiting Professor of Management at Southwest University of Political Science and Law, China. Before joining CBS, he was Professor of Management at California State University. His academic interest lies in developing theories around the interdisciplinary issues across the broad field of management theories. In particular, his primary focus is on reexamining the extant Western theories from the cultural and historical frames of China and East Asia, especially applying the unique Chinese frame of Yin-Yang Balancing as well as the unique Yin-Yang Method of case study to the development of holistic, dynamic and duality theories. His current projects include the meta-theory of the firm, transaction value theory, learning-based view of multinational enterprise (MNE), MNE as institutional entrepreneur, disruptive innovation at the bottom of the pyramid, intercultural trust, inter-firm trust, rigor-relevance duality, exploration-exploitation duality, competition-cooperation duality, character-competence duality, analysis-intuition duality, science-religion duality (neuroscience of sudden insight and Zen of sudden enlightenment), and several other projects in the indigenous research on Chinese management. He has been widely recognized as one of the leading scholars in the research on transaction value theory, learning-based view of MNE, and organizational trust in particular and indigenous research on Chinese management in general. Dr. Li has published over 30 articles in various academic journals, including Organization Studies, Journal of Operations Management, Management and Organization Review, Journal of International Management, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Journal of Business Ethics, among others. He is writing two books on disruptive innovation at the bottom of the pyramid to be published by Routledge and Edward Elgar. He has been a visiting professor at the China Center for Economic Research in Peking University as well as the School of Management in Xian Jiaotong University. He will be a visiting professor at Stanford University and INSEAD in 2012. He has been invited to present his research in the U.S., U.K., China, Japan, Singapore, and Hong Kong, and Taiwan. He has been instrumental in promoting the indigenous research on Chinese Management both in and out of China. Dr. Li is serving on the editorial boards of Journal of Management Studies, Management and Organizational Review, and Asia Pacific Journal of Management. The first is the leading management journal in Europe, and the last two are the leading journals devoted to the managerial issues in Asia. He also serves as a guest editor for two special issues of Management and Organization Review ("Building, Maintaining and Repairing Trust across Cultures" and "Indigenous Management Research in China"). He is one of the five "Outstanding Reviewers" for Management and Organizational Review. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Trust Research (published by Routledge).


Representatives-at-Large, China - Liangding Jia

Liangding Jia is currently a professor in management at the Department of Management, School of Business, Nanjing University. He received his Ph.D. in Management from the Nanjing University in June, 2001. Professor Jia has worked in the research areas including CEO and top management team, diversificaiton strategy, employment relationship, and township enterprise cluster. Professor Jia's academic work has been published in the Human Resource Management, Management and Organization Review, Frontiers of Business Research in China, Econimic Research (in Chinese), Management World (in Chinese), China Econimic Quarterly (in Chinese), and Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings (2009 and 2011). He has been in charge of three projects granted by the National Science Foundation of China and one Sino-Dutch joint project. Professor Jia has been scholarly visiting Hongkong University of Science and Technology (1999), Harvard University (2005), and Arizona State University (2008).


Representatives-at-Large, China - Kai Zhang

Kai Zhang (Ph.D., Beijing Normal University) is Professor of management and department chair of Organization and Human Resource Management at School of Business, Renmin University of China. He received his Ph.D. in educational psychology, and he had his undergraduate education in chemistry. He ever worked as a visiting scholar at University of Washington in USA and McMaster University in Canada. He is a deep thinking scholar. His areas of expertise include complexity and behavioral dynamics, leadership, goal theory, and interest and creative thinking. He won the best paper awards twice by the Academy of Management in 2006 and 2010 respectively. He also won the best paper award by the Administrative Science Association of Canada in 2009. Currently, he serves on the editorial board of the Frontiers of Business Research in China, and he serves as an associate editor of the Advances of Psychology (in Chinese), which is a new international journal published by Scientific Research Publishing in USA. As a growing organizational researcher with education in both natural and social sciences, he has devoted sustaining effort in integrating complexity science and Chinese ideology to do high-quality management research with theory construction. As a result, he was selected in the Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University in 2006, which was set by Ministry of Education of the P. R. China. He likes to research management practice, too. He ever acted as a consultant at the Personnel Department of Beijing Organizing Committee for the 29th Olympic Games in 2003 and 2004.


Representatives-at-Large, Asia Pacific - Paul Hempel

Paul S. Hempel received his Ph.D. in Human Resource Management from Rutgers University. Since 1994 he has been at the Department of Management at the City University of Hong Kong, where he is an Associate Professor and the programme leader of the MSc in Organizational and Change Management. He has also been a visiting Associate Professor at Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, where he taught Strategic HRM courses in the International MBA program. He is currently serving on the editorial review boards of Management and Organization Review, the Journal of World Business, and the Journal of Organizational Behavior. His research has been broadly concerned with the interface between technology and human resource management, with publications in recent years focusing upon the management of knowledge and professional workers in China. Most recently, his research has been examining creativity at the individual and team levels.


Representatives-at-Large, Americas - Hui Liao

Dr. Hui Liao is an Associate Professor of Management and Organization at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. Before joining Maryland, she was on the faculties of the Rutgers University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She received her Ph.D. with concentrations in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management, and her BA in International Economics from the Renmin University of China. Dr. Liao's current research interests include service behavior/quality, leadership, high performance work systems, workforce diversity, organizational justice and justice climate, proactivity, and creativity. She has conducted field research in various cultural settings such as the United States, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Europe, and the UAE, involving both small business and multinational companies' worldwide operations. Her work received the Academy of Management's Scholarly Achievement Award and Dorothy Harlow Distinguished Paper Award, as well as the Southern Management Association's Best Doctoral Student Paper Award, and has appeared in the field's top journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Organization Science, and Personnel Psychology. Dr. Liao currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Academy of Management's Human Resources Division, and serves as an Associate Editor for Personnel Psychology. Dr. Liao was the winner for the 2009 Distinguished Early Career Contribution Award from the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and the winner for the 2009 Early Career Achievement Award from the Human Resources Division of the Academy of Management.


Chair of the Local Arrangements Committee for 2014 Conference - Zhihong Yi

Zhihong Yi is Professor of Finance and Dean of the School of Business, Renmin University, P. R. China. Previously she has also served as Former Deputy Director of Academic Affairs Office and Associate Dean of the Graduate School in the same university. She was a visiting scholar at Harvard University and Michigan University in 1997 and 2004. Her main research areas are corporate finance, institutional investors and capital market, and consumption economics. She is now Vice Director of the Steering Committee of Business Administration Education affiliated to MOE and a member of the 4th National Steering Committee of MBA Education. She was granted with "Excellent Young University Teacher Award" by Fok Ying Tung Education Foundation, 2nd Prize for National Teaching Achievement, 2nd Prize for Research Excellence in Philosophy & Social Science by Beijing Municipal Government, and 2nd Prize for Education and Teaching Achievements (Higher Education) by Beijing Municipal Government.


PhD Student Representative outside China - Kaifeng Jiang

Kaifeng Jiang is a third-year doctoral candidate of School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University. He received Bachelor degree and Master degree in Human Resource Management from Renmin University of China. His primary research interests are focusing on the effects of strategic human resource management on employee human capital, work attitudes, job performance, and retention, as well as team-level and organizational-level outcomes. Related interests include employee perceptions and interpretations of human resource practices and the cross-level influence of team and organizational contexts on employee outcomes. Kaifeng regularly presents his research at conferences for Academy of Management (AOM) and Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). His research has been funded by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Foundation and published in Human Resource Management Review and Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.


PhD Student Representative outside China - Yonghong Liu

Yonghong Liu is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Management, School of Business Administration at University of Miami. She received Master's degree in 2010 and Bachelor's degree in 2008 from School of Business, Renmin University of China, where she was awarded Academic Rising Star and Outstanding Master's Thesis. As an exchange student, she studied at National Taiwan University in 2009. Her current research interests include leadership, cross-cultural management, and research methodology. Recently, she has received research grant from the Center for International Business Education and Research at University of Miami on a cross-cultural study of transformational leadership. Her research has been published in Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings and Journal of Renmin University of China. In addition, she has presented her work at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, IACMR Conference, Chinese Management Annual Meeting, and International Conference on Management, among others. Working as an intern in several consulting firms and financial institutions, she accumulated relevant work experience, which benefits her research.


PhD Student Representative in China - Rose Rui Hong

Rui Hong is a first year candidate in the Organizational Behavior/Human Resources program in Fudan University. She is generally interested in positive organizational scholarship, such as calling orientation of work, positive identities which help the employees to pursuit happiness and meaning from work. She presented her study on the 9th International Conference of the Academy of Human Resource Development (Asia Chapter). She is also enthusiastic about teaching /sharing activities that help younger students to arouse and protect their curiosity toward the outside world.


PhD Student Representative in China - Zhonghua Gao

Zhonghua Gao is a Ph.D. student in the Institute of Organization and Human Resources, School of Public Administration, Renmin University of China, and a visiting PhD student in the Department of Management and Organization, Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Washington, from 2010 to 2011. She received her MPhil in Management from the same institute in 2009, and bachelor's degrees in both Economics and English from Dalian University of Technology in 2007. Zhonghua's research focuses on knowledge sharing, HR roles and practices, and culture and value-based management. In her research, the interface between individuals and multiple contexts has been emphasized to develop and/or enrich theories through quantitative and qualitative methods. Her research has been awarded as "Excellent Paper" at 2009 Chinese Enterprise Management Case Study Forum, and her academic work has been published in Management World (in Chinese), and many other Chinese academic journals and book chapters. Her master degree paper has been awarded as the best Master Paper (2009) in Renmin University of China. In addition, understanding careers, an academic book translated into Chinese by her, has been published at May, 2011. Zhonghua has won the First National New Academics Prize awarded by Chinese National Education Ministry at 2010. She has also been honored as 2010 Excellent Doctorial Student, 2009 Excellent Graduated Student, 2008 "Three-good" Student by Renmin University of China, and 2006 Excellent Student Leader by Education Department in Liaoning Province.


Founding President - Anne S. Tsui

Anne S. Tsui is Motorola Professor of International Management at the W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University, and Distinguished Visiting or Honorary Professor at the Peking University, Xi抋n Jiao Tong University, Fudan University and Nanjing University, all in China. Prior to ASU, she was on the faculty of Duke University, the University of California, Irvine, and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology where she was the Founding Chair of the Department of Management. She was the 14th Editor of the Academy of Management Journal, and a Fellow of the Academy of Management. Her publications have won the Administrative Science Quarterly Scholarly Contribution Award, the Best Paper in the Academy of Management Journal Award, the Outstanding Publication in Organizational Behavior Award from the Organizational Behavior Division, and the Scholarly Achievement Award from the Human Resource Division of the Academy of Management. Her book Demographic Differences in Organizations: Current Research and Future Direction (1999), co-authored with Barbara Gutek, was one of the three finalists for the 2000 Terry Book Award, Academy of Management. She is the recipient the Center for Creative Leadership's 2008 Walter F. Ulmer, Jr. Applied Research Leadership Award and recognized as the "Best Professor in Management" by CMO Asia in 2010. In addition to founding IACMR, she also is the founding editor and current editor-in-chief of Management and Organization Review, an official journal of IACMR. She is the Program Chair for the Academy of Management meeting in 2010 and will be its president in 2011-2012. [July 2010]


Past President - Shuming Zhao

Shuming Zhao, Ph.D. in management, Professor and Dean of the School of Business, Nanjing University, P.R. China. Professor Zhao is an internationally-known scholar in human resource management and multinational business management. He has published more than 20 books and over 170 academic papers and articles. Professor Zhao successfully organized and held four international symposia on multinational business management on 1992, 1996, 1999, and 2002 respectively. He has received awards from the States Council, the Ministry of Education, Jiangsu Provincial Government and Nanjing University. In 2003 his book Research on Human Resource Management was awarded for China 13th best book (2003) and first prize by Jiangsu Provincial Government (2003). He was named as the best administrator and professor of the year by Nanjing University in 2003. Professor Zhao was selected as one of the five scholars in Management from the whole nation for China's Trans-century Excellent Young Scholars Fund by the State Education Commission of the PRC in 1996. He was selected by Eighth ministries of China as one of the best scholars of "National Hundred, Thousand, and Ten Tousand Talent Project" in 1997. He was also named as the first-level scholar for the "333 Trans-century Academic and Technological Chairperson Project" by Jiangsu Provincial Government in 1998 and 2002 respectively.


Co-President - Jia Lin Xie

Jia Lin Xie is Magna Professor in Management at Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Canada. Her areas of expertise are job design, job stress, cross-cultural organizational behavior, and knowledge management. Her cross-cultural research focuses on the comparisons between Chinese and North Americans on job-related attitudes and behavior. Her research work has appeared in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Advances in International Comparative Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, Harvard Business Review (China Edition), Journal of Management, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, and Journal of Organizational Behavior. Born and raised in China, Jia Lin Xie held a faculty position at Renmin University in the 1980s, and at the Faculty of Business of City University of Hong Kong between 1999 and 2001. She has a passion for Chinese management research and internationalization of management knowledge, and has devoted tremendous effort in assisting the knowledge exchange between China and the West.


Co-President - Jing Zhou

Jing Zhou, Ph.D., is Houston Endowment Professor of Management and Director for Asian Management Research and Education at the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University. Prior to joining Rice, she was Associate Professor and Mays Fellow in the Management Department at the Mays Business School of Texas A&M University. She has received several research and teaching awards for excellence in research and teaching. She has been inducted as a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Her research interests focus on personal and organizational factors that promote or stifle employee creativity and innovation, leadership, and cross-cultural management. Her work has been published in leading journals in management, including Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, and Personnel Psychology. She has served on the editorial boards of top journals in management, including Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Management and Organization Review, and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. She has edited and published a book, Handbook of Organizational Creativity. She is an associate editor of Journal of Applied Psychology. She has taught leadership, managing for creativity and innovation, global leadership, negotiation, and organizational behavior at the undergraduate, MBA, Executive MBA, and Ph.D. levels. She has served as a visiting professor in top business schools in China. She has made executive presentations and consulted with many companies on issues related to her areas of expertise. She has served in leadership positions in professional associations including Chair of the Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management Track of Academy of International Business, Associate Program Chair for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Representative-at-Large of the Organizational Behavior Division of Academy of Management, and Senior Vice President for International Association of Chinese Management Research. In addition to her academic and professional activities, Dr. Zhou is active in serving the community. She has given numerous keynote speeches and workshops in community organizations. She is a trustee at the Post Oak School in Houston.


Senior Vice President - Chao Chen

Chao C. Chen (Ph.D., the State University of New York at Buffalo) is Professor of Management and Global Business at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. He had his undergraduate education in English language and literature in the People's Republic of China. He was a British Council Scholar studying economics, industrial history, and comparative government in the Universities of Manchester and Warwick in England for two years. He received his Master in linguistics and Ph.D. in organization behavior and HR management from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He served as the department chair of Management and Global Business at Rutgers. He was a visiting associate professor at Stern Business School at NYU for two years, and is affiliated with the International Ph.D. Program at Guanghua School of Management, Peking University. His research interests include rewards and compensation, organizational justice, leadership, networking, and cross-cultural management. He has published in leading management journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Organization Science. He has recently coedited a book to be published by Cambridge University Press on Leadership and Management in China: Philosophies, Theories, and Practices. He currently serves on the editorial boards of Journal of International Business Studies, Asia Pacific Management Journal, and IACMR's journal of Management and Organization Review. He has taught at undergraduate, MBA, EMBA, and Ph.D. levels courses including organizational behavior, managing diversity, cross-cultural management, negotiation, and organization and culture.


Vice President and Program Chair - 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.


Executive Secretary/Treasurer - Xin Yao

Xin (Eva) Yao (Ph.D., University of Washington) is Assistant Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship at the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado at Boulder in Colorado (2009- ). She was at the W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State University in Kansas (2005-2009). Her research interests focus on the socio-psychological processes in entrepreneurship, including topics such as entrepreneur identity/motivation, founder-CEO succession, new venture financing, and emotional labor. Her articles have been published at the Academy of Management Journal, Organizational Science, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Business Research, Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, and Journal of American Medical Association. She has also co-authored chapters on emotion sharing and job embeddedness/turnover.


Representatives-at-Large, Europe - Simon Dolan

Simon L. Dolan joined ESADE Business school in 2001 as Ramon Llul University Chair of HRM and International OB. ESADE is ranked amongst the 10 best international business schools. He has been a full tenured Professor of HRM/OB at the School of Industrial Relations, The University of Montreal since 1978 and for many years kept half time position at McGill University in Montreal. He had obtained his Ph.D. from the Carlson Graduate School of Management, the University of Minnesota. He became director of the Centre for the study of Control and evaluation of HRM in the early 1990s. In addition to teaching and various administrative responsibilities at the University of Montreal, Professor Dolan taught as visiting professor/scholar in many universities throughout the globe primarily at the MBA and Ph.D. levels. Among them: Boston University, Northeastern University, The University of Minnesota and The University of Colorado, in the U.S.; Tel Aviv and Haifa University in Israel; McGill University , Concordia University, and St Mary's University in Canada; Remin University of Beijing (China), Vienna University; ESSEC-Paris, HEC-Paris, Corsica and Toulouse University in France; Federal University of Rio (Brazil); ITESM (Mexico): Cadiz University, Pablo de Olavide University (Seville) , Instituto de Empresa, (Madrid) and Pompeu Fabra University (in Spain). Prof. Dolan has written extensively in the joint fields of human resource management, industrial/organizational psychology, occupational stress and culture reengineering. He has published more than 100 papers in referee journals, refereed proceedings and chapters in published books (i.e Journal of Applied Psychology; Journal of Organizational Behaviour; Journal of organizational & Occupational Psychology; Journal of Social Behavior and Personality; International Journal of Management; Industrial Relations, International Journal of Manpower, etc.). Prof.. Dolan is the Editor-in-chief of Cross cultural Management: An international journal and serves(d) on the editorial board of several other international scientific journals. He is also a referee for many 1st tier journals such as: Personnel Psychology, Academy of Management Journal/Review, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and others. Prof. Dolan speaks several languages among them English, French, Spanish and Hebrew, and understands German and Polish. He had respectively gave over 400 speeches and conferences around the globe on issues pertaining to management of people, culture audit, and other I/O psychology themes. He wrote (or co-authored) 45 books and monographs in multiple languages. Some of his books in various editions such as Human Resource Management: The Canadian Dynamic (ITP: West Publishing 1987; Thomson-Nelson, 1994), Organizational Behaviour: A Canadian Primer Thomson-(ITP Nelson, 1997), "Psychologie du travail et des organisations" (Gaetan Morin, 1990; 1996, 2002,2007), Gestion des ressources humaines: au seuil de le an 2000 (Pearson 2001, 2005, 2008) are used in the academia and by practitioners in Canada, the U.S. France, Swiss, Belgium and many other countries. One of his HRM book (co-authored with Randall S. Schuler) has been translated to Chinese (2000). Professor Dolan has also published several books in Spanish . Two of his Spanish books on managing by values (see above) and the 10 commandments for managing people have been on the best selling list of the respective publishers for the past several years. Dr. Dolan has recently completed three new books in English published by the U.K. based Palgrave-Macmillan: Managing by Value (2006) , Stress, Self esteem, health and work (2007) and BEYOND (2009). Just published is a new Chinese version of Managing by Values (Renmin University Press, 2010). As the scientific director of IEL (Institute for Labor studies) in ESADE, Prof. Dolan provides leadership to the various research projects undertaken by the Institute. At the present, there are about 17 ongoing projects, many of which are financed by the Catalan government, the Spanish government or the EU. IEL has been selected as one of the best research centers of Catalonia by the government.


Representatives-at-Large, China - Erming Xu

Erming Xu (Ph.D., Renmin University of China) is the Professor of Management, School of Business, Renmin University of China. He is also a Deputy Dean, School of Graduate Studies, Renmin University of China. Dr. Xu serves as a member of Business Education Discipline Group under the leadership of the China State Council Academic Degree Committee. He was an original member of China's National MBA Supervising Committee, and also the chairman of the business management education committee, under the direction of the Ministry of Education. Dr. Xu was visiting scholar in McGill University, Canada, in 1988, and received a research Fulbright fellowship in 1994 to the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA to study international joint ventures. Dr.Xu taught MBA courses as a visiting professor for New York State University at Buffalo from 1997-2007. He was also Fulbright scholar in residence in 2001 to the University of Scranton accredited by the AACSB, Scranton, USA to teach international business. Since then, Dr.Xu is an affiliated faculty in the University of Scranton to teach MBA courses. Dr. Xu has authored several books, on strategic management and interna?tional business and has published numerous articles on Strategic Management and Innovation in scholarly journals. He has served as the associate chair of the Chinese Enterprises Management Research Society. For more information, please contact: emxu@ruc.edu.cn, Tel. (8610)-6251-1300


Representatives-at-Large, Asia Pacific - T.K. Peng

T.K. Peng is a professor of organizational behavior at I-Shou University, Taiwan and Associate Dean of the College of Management. Since his graduation from Texas Tech University, he has taught introductory management, organizational behavior, organization theory, human resource management, international human resource management, and research methodology at undergraduate, master's, and doctoral levels. His current research interests focus on leadership, gender phenomenon in the workplace, and methodological issues. He has published in such outlets as Sex Roles, the Journal of Organizational Behavior, and the Journal of International Business Studies. In a recent study, he attempts to find out whether and under what conditions a transactional leader can be as effective as a transformational leader. He currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Organizational Behavior. He enjoys reading and travel and he likes classic movies.


Representatives-at-Large, Americas - Haiyang Li

Dr. Haiyang Li is associate professor of strategic management and innovation at the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management, Rice University. He earned a Bachelor and a Master in economics from Renmin (People's) University of China and received a Ph.D. from City University of Hong Kong. Before joining Rice University, he was on the faculty of Department of Management at Texas A&M University. Dr. Li's research interests focus on technology entrepreneurship and innovation (particularly in China's transition economy), strategic alliances and multinational firms' innovation in emerging markets, as well as the growth of China's high tech science parks. His articles on the above issues have appeared in Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Marketing, Organization Science, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Management and Organization Review, Journal of High Technology Management Research, and others.


Chair of the Local Arrangements Committee for 2012 Conference - Howard Arthur Davies

Professor Edwin Cheng is Dean of the Faculty of Business of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Professor Cheng has been Chair Professor of Management since he joined the institution as a Department Head in 1992. Having served as a Faculty Dean in 1993 and a Vice President in 1995, he returned to the department to focus on teaching and research in 2000. Cheng was awarded the Doctor of Science degree, a higher doctorate, by the University of Cambridge in 2007 for distinction in scientific research. He graduated from the University of Hong Kong in 1979 and obtained a master's degree from the University of Birmingham, UK in 1980. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge in 1984. Cheng has earned many accolades. Among them are the Rh Award for outstanding contribution to scholarship and research from the University of Manitoba, Canada; the Outstanding Young Engineer of the Year Award from the Institute of Industrial Engineers, USA; the Croucher Award from the Croucher Foundation, Hong Kong; and the Changjiang Scholars Chair Professorship conferred by the Ministry of Education, China. Cheng's teaching, research, and consultancy interests range from e-business and e-commerce through information systems management, innovation and technology management, operations management, quality management to scheduling and supply chain management. During his early years of teaching, Cheng taught at the National University of Singapore, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and the University of Manitoba, Canada. In recent years, he has enhanced his contribution to education in the Greater China region. Cheng抯 concurrent academic appointments include Siyuan Chair Professor at Nanjing University, China and Honorary Chair Professor at the National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan. Cheng has co-authored ten books published by Chapman & Hall, McGraw-Hill, Springer, and other publishers. He has published over 500 research papers in journals including the California Management Review, Journal of Management Information Systems, Management Science, MIS Quarterly, Operations Research, and Organization Science. For half a century from 1959 to 2008, he was the most productive production/operations management researcher in the world (International Journal of Production Economics 2009).


PhD Student Representative outside China - Dong Liu

Mr. Dong Liu is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Management and Organization, Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Washington. He received his MPhil in Management from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2004. His research focuses on leadership, creativity, teams, and entrepreneurship, with particular interest in understanding the complex interface between individuals and multilevel organizational contexts. He has strived to develop and verify multilevel organizational theories through field research conducted in various cultural settings such as United States, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Thailand, and Australia. His work has received the 2009 Top Poster Award from Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and was nominated for the 2007 Best Overall Paper Award by the Career Division of the Academy of Management. He has won the 2009 Dean's Outstanding Achievement Award and the Faculty of The Quarter (Winter 2009) Award from the Foster School of Business. His research has been in press or published in Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, and Ivey Case Publishing. He teaches the undergraduate class, Leadership and Organizational Behavior at the Foster School of Business.


PhD Student Representative in China - Sophie Song Wang

Song Wang is a Ph.D. student of Organization Management, at Guanghua School of Management, Peking University. She received Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Zhejiang University and exchanged to University of Hong Kong and Kyung Hee University in Korea. She won China National Scholarship and the First-Class Excellent Scholarship in both Peking University and Zhejiang University. Her research interests include leadership, organizational contextualization and self-esteem. Her paper on Paternalistic Leadership has been recognized as the most outstanding dissertation in Zhejiang University. And she won the excellent prize in Scientific Research Training Program in Zhejiang University. Additional, she served the president of Running for 2008 Olympic Sports Community, which was autographed by Juan Antonio Samaranch and Zhenliang He and named as the Star Community in Zhejiang University. She also worked as an intern in Monitor Consulting, Pepsi, Vanke , Baidu and so on.


Past President - Xiaoping Chen

Xiao-Ping Chen, (Ph.D., University of Illinois) is Professor of Management at University of Washington since 1999. Prior to UW, she was on the faculty of Indiana University and of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She is a Representative-at-Large in the OB Division of the Academy of Management. She has published her research in journals such as Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Making. Her interest in IACMR is to advance management research on firms operating in the Chinese context.


Program Co-Chair and Chair of the Local Arrangements Committee for 2010 Conference - Xiongwen Lu

Professor Xiongwen Lu is Dean of School of Management at Fudan University. He is also Honourable Professor of Faculty of Economics & Business at The University of Hong Kong and BI Norwegian School of Management. Professor Lu began his academic career at Fudan University in 1991. He had been Assistant Dean, Chair of Department of Marketing, Associate Dean, Executive Associate Dean, and was appointed in September 2006 as his current position of Dean. Professor Lu's research focused primarily on Chinese immature market, service marketing, internet marketing and enterprise re-organisation etc. He has contributed more than 40 papers, published several books, including Retaking Economic Center Stage: Transformation and Integration of Yangtze Delta Economy (co-author), Service in Marketing (Second Edition) (co-author) and Corporate Strategic Management (co-author). He has served as Consultant to many leading companies including Bell-Alcatel, MasterCard Worldwide, Emerson Electric, L扥real, Coca-Cola, China UnionPay, and etc, providing counsel on business strategy, marketing, enterprise re-organisation etc. He is also the Standing Director of the Chinese Marketing Association and a member of the Tenth Committee of All-China Youth Federation. Professor Lu graduated from School of Management, Fudan University, and has a doctorate in Economics. He was a Post-doctoral Research Fellow at Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College, USA, as well as a Visiting Scholar at Sloan School of Management, MIT, USA and Fisher College of Business, the Ohio State University, USA.


Executive Secretary/Treasurer - Xin Yao

Xin (Eva) Yao (Ph.D., University of Washington) is Assistant Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship at the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado at Boulder in Colorado (2009- ). She was at the W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State University in Kansas (2005-2009). Her research interests focus on the socio-psychological processes in entrepreneurship, including topics such as entrepreneur identity/motivation, founder-CEO succession, new venture financing, and emotional labor. Her articles have been published at the Academy of Management Journal, Organizational Science, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Business Research, Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, and Journal of American Medical Association. She has also co-authored chapters on emotion sharing and job embeddedness/turnover.


Representative-at-Large for The Americas - Yan Zhang

Dr. Yan Zhang (Anthea) is an associate professor of Strategy at the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management at Rice University. Dr. Zhang's areas of specialization include CEO succession, corporate governance, global strategic alliances, and multinational companies' operations in emerging markets. Her research has been published in top-tier journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, and Journal of Management. Currently, she serves on the editorial board of the Academy of Management Journal. Dr. Zhang is a member of the Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society, and the Academy of International Business. She is a founding member of the International Association on Chinese Management Research. She has taught Global Strategic Management, and International Strategic Alliances in the MBA, the MBA for Executives, and the MBA for Professionals programs of the Jones School. She received a B.A. and a M.A. in Economics from Nanjing University, Nanjing, China; a Master of Philosophy degree in International Business from City University of Hong Kong; and a Ph.D. in strategic management from the University of Southern California. Prof. Zhang's homepage, http://www.jonesgsm.rice.edu/Faculty/YanZhang/


Representative-at-Large for Europe - Carl Fey

Dr. Carl F. Fey is an Associate Professor at the Institute of International Business at Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) in Sweden. He is also part of SSE's new China Economic Research Center. Dr. Fey has also served as a visiting professor at China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai, China. Dr. Fey's research focuses on international aspects of organizational culture, strategic human resource management, leadership, foreign market entry, and knowledge transfer. Most of Dr. Fey's research focuses on how one needs to adapt management theory and practice for success in the transforming economies of China and Russia. Dr. Fey has published over 30 articles in various journals including the Journal of International Business Studies and Organization Science. Dr. Fey's teaching is in the areas of international management, organizational behavior, and strategy currently primarily at the executive level (both company-specific training programs and EMBA programs). Dr. Fey has also worked as a consultant for many leading foreign and local firms in China and Russia including TNK-BP (Russia's largest foreign investment deal), and Siemens (one of the largest investors in China). Dr. Fey regularly travels to China for research, teaching, and consulting and in his free time is a lover of outdoor adventure. Carl.Fey@hhs.se, Tel. (46-8)-736-9450.


Representative-at-Large for Asia Pacific - Xiaohua Yang

Dr. Xiaohua Yang is a senior lecturer in the faculty of Business, Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia. She holds a doctorate in International Business/Strategic Management from the University of Kansas, USA. Dr. Yang's scholarship has centered on firms' competitive strategies intersected with international institutional environments. She has published and presented numerous papers in international journals, books and conferences in the area of international strategic alliances, internationalization of firms, expatriate management, international firms' practices on corporate social responsibility, and foreign market entry strategies. She is the organizer and a co-editor for Asia Pacific Journal of Management Special Issue Conference on Varieties of Asian Capitalism: Indigenization and Internationalization. She has taught and lectured in four continents: North America, Asia, Australia and Europe. She has held a faculty position at Hangzhou Dianzi University, has been an honorary professor at Sichuan University, and a visiting professor at National Sun Yat-Sen University. For nearly 10 years, she directed and taught in overseas programs in a number of countries, including China, UK, and Singapore. Dr. Yang has been a board member of several organizations, including Brisbane Anglican Churc, St Paul School Council, Gold Coast City Council, International Relations Advisory Board, and Brisbane City Hall Kindercraft Management Committee. She has organized many practitioner oriented workshops and forums for the business communities. Dr. Yang believes that IACMR is in a unique position to serve as a bridge linking Chinese management scholars with those from other parts of the world. She has a passion for creating a forum where Chinese scholars can join the global scholarly community and participate in global scholarly conversations so that they can contribute to the body of global management knowledge as well as the management research in the Chinese context.


Representative-at-Large for the Chinese Mainland - Baiyin Yang

Baiyin Yang, (Ph.D., University of Georgia) is professor of human resource development and organizational behavior at Tsinghua University. Prior to Tsinghua, he was on the faculty of Auburn University, the University of Idaho, and the University of Minnesota. His research interests include adult and organizational learning, program planning and evaluation, power and influence tactics, cross-cultural management, theory-building methodology, and quantitative research methods. His paper on holistic theory of knowledge and learning has been recognized as an outstanding article by the journal of Human Resource Development Review, and he won the best research paper award four times by the Academy of Human Resource Development. He is presently serving as the associate editor of Human Resource Development Quarterly. He is also associate editor for China and the Far East of Human Resource Development International and consulting editor of Adult Education Quarterly. His interest in IACMR is to foster cross-disciplinary, cross-cultural and cross-boundary studies so as to advance our understanding of management in China. He has a passion for Chinese management research and has committed to discover and theorize Chinese indigenous management concepts and theories.


Program Co-Chair and Chair of the Local Arrangements Committee for 2008 Conference - Xinchun Li

Li Xinchun (Ph.D. of Economics, Humboldt University In Germany) is Professor and Dean of School of Business of Sun Yat-sen University. His research focuses on Strategy Management, Family Business Management and Entrepreneur Theory Research. From 1998 to 1999 he was at MIT and Babson College as a Fullbright Scholar. During 2001 he had been a Visiting Scholar at Witten University in Germany. He is also the Director of Research Center for Chinese Family Firm, the Vice Director of Enterprise Academy of Guangdong. Meanwhile he teaches at the School of Management of Lanzhou University and Inner Mongolia Finance and Economics College. He has chaired several research projects for National Natural Science Foundation of China and for Ministry of Education. He published 3 books, 2 translation books and over 60 papers. He is one of the China's Trans-century Excellent Young Scholars 2004 named by the Ministry of Education and one of the best scholars of Guangdong Thousand, Hundred, and Ten Talent Project. He was awarded the Prize for Excellent Teacher 2003 by the Education Fund of the Baoshan Iron and Steel Company Limited and the Excellent Young Science Scholar of Sun Yat-sen University. He is also the Independent Director for 3 listed companies.


Representative at Large (The Americas) - Catherine Levitt

Catherine Levitt holds a B.A. magna cum laude in French and Philosophy from John Carroll University, a Master's degree in International Business from Pepperdine University, and a Doctorate in Business Administration in Strategic Management from United States International University. Dr. Levitt also holds another graduate degree in Southeast Asian Studies and Vietnamese Language and is a certified Commercial Contracts Negotiator. Dr. Levitt has more than 15 years of private industry experience at an executive level as well as several years with Department of Defense. Dr. Levitt has lived, worked and taught in China, Vietnam, Taiwan, Japan, France, Germany and the Czech Republic. Her particular area of interest and expertise is in the privatization process that accompanies the transition from a command economy to free-market practice. Interested in languages and cultural formation, Dr. Levitt speaks English, German, French, Japanese, Vietnamese and Chinese well and can limp along in a few other languages. Currently, Catherine Levitt continues as Director of the Center for East-West Entrepreneurial Studies in Southern California and does consulting on privatizing industries in transitional economies. She was Provost of Golden Gate University's Southern California Region from 1998-2000. Dr. Levitt is a nominee for the PriceWaterhouseCoopers' Ansoff Prize in Strategic Management.


Representative at Large (Europe) - Ingmar Bjorkman

Ingmar Björkman is a professor of management and organization at the Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration in Helsinki, Finland, where he also serves as associate dean. He is affiliated with the INSEAD Euro-Asia and Comparative Research Center. He received his PhD at the Swedish School of Economics and he has held visiting professor positions at Hong Kong University, ESSEC, and INSEAD. His research interests focus on international human resource management, knowledge creation and transfer in multinational corporations, and integration of international mergers & acquisitions. Much of his work has been on Western companies' operations in the People's Republic of China. His latest book is Handbook of Research in International Resource Management (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2006), co-edited with Geter Stahl. He is a regular contributor to international academic journals.


Representative at Large (Asia Pacific) - Zhen Xiong Chen

Zhen Xiong Chen (Ph.D., The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology) is Reader in Management at School of Management, Marketing and International Business, The Australian National University. His research centers on organizational behavior and human resource management in cross-cultural contexts with particular interest in leadership, organizational commitment, and Chinese management. His work has been published in World's Scholarly Leading Journals (SSCI) such as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Vocational Behavior, and Human Relations. He has had teaching/research experience in Chinese Mainland, Hong Kong, USA and now Australia.


Representative at Large (the PRC Mainland) - Yichi Zhang

Yichi ZHANG is professor of management at Guanghua School of Management, Peking University, Beijing, and Deputy Director of the Center for SMEs at Peking University. He received his Ph.D. (1997), MA (1992), and BA (1987) in Economics from School of Economics, Peking University. He was assistant professor at the School of Economics of Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China, from 1987-1989, visiting scholar to Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in 1999, and US-China Fulbright Research Fellow and visiting professor at the Department of Management at the Mays Business School of Texas A & M University from 2001-2002. Dr. Zhang has taught HRM for the undergraduate, MBA, and EMBA students. His recent research interest focus on strategic HRM. He believes that IACMR is a powerful engine in promoting academic standard of management research in Mainland China, and is committed to the growth of the association.


Founding President - 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.


Executive Secretary/ Treasurer - David A. Ralston

David A. Ralston is Professor and the Michael F. Price Chair of International Business at the University of Oklahoma. He has served as Guest Editor for a Journal of International Business Studies Symposium in 2000, and will be Guest Editor for a forthcoming issue of the Academy of Management Review. Currently he serves on the editorial boards for the Journal of International Business Studies, the Asia Pacific Journal of Management, and the Journal of World Business. He has been a visiting professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong on two occasions, as well as at the University of Auckland. His research has investigated the cross-cultural aspect of management, with much of it focusing on China.


Representative at Large (Europe) - Verner Worm

Verner Worm (Ph.D, Copenhagen Business School) is a Associate Professor of International Business with special reference to East Asia at Copenhagen Business School and Research Director of Asia Research Center at Copenhagen Business School. He is the author of two books about business or management in China, and has published extensively in international management journals. His interest in IACMR is to help advance research on various aspects Chinese management of the firm, especially theory development for Chinese management system, and to help stimulate collaborative research, especially on aspects of international management and international business.


Representative at Large (Asia Pacific) - Dean Tjosvold

Prof. Tjosvold is Chair Professor of Management at Lingnan University, Hong Kong, and Director of the Cooperative Learning Center. Simon Fraser University awarded him a University Professorship for his research contributions. He has published over 200 articles and fifteen books on cooperation and competition, managing conflict, leadership and power. He is past president of the International Association of Conflict Management and has served on several editorial boards, including the Academy of Management Review and Journal of Organizational Behavior. He is a partner in his family health care business in Minnesota.


Representative at Large (the Chinese Mainland) - Katherine R Xin

A distinguished academic, Professor Katherine Xin, a native of the Chinese mainland, has extensive teaching, research and consulting experience in universities and multinational companies around the world. Katherine Xin is Professor of Management and Michelin Chair in Leadership and Human Resource Management at the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), Shanghai, China. She is on the faculty at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Katherine holds her Ph.D. from the University of California, Irvine. She previously has been on the faculty of the University of Southern California, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and National University of Ireland, Dublin. Professor Xin conducts research in the areas of leadership, international joint venture management, and strategic human resource management. She is a frequent contributor to academic and executive conferences and journals. Her research work has appeared in the leading international management journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of World Business, Leadership Quarterly, Harvard Business Review and other publications. She serves as a reviewer for many academic journals and conferences. She is currently the editor-in-chief of the journal Harvard Business Review (China). In addition to her research and teaching, she is a consultant and workshop leader, and has undertaken assignments from many multinational firms.


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.


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.


Vice President and Program Chair - Weiying Zhang

Professor Weiying Zhang is Professor of Economics, the Executive Associate Dean of Guanghua School of Management of Peking University, and Director of the Institute of Business Research of Peking University. He is also an adjunct professor of several prestigious Chinese universities, and a research associate of Oxford Centre for Modern Chinese Studies. Professor Weiying Zhang graduated with a bachelor degree in 1982, and a master degree in 1984, from Northwestern University at Xia¡|an. He received his M. Phil. in economics in 1992 and D. Phil. in economics from Oxford University. His D. Phil. supervisors were James Mirrlees (1996 Nobel Laureate) and Donald Hay. Between 1984 and 1990, he was a research fellow of the Economic System Reform Institute of China under the State Commission of Restructuring Economic System. During this period, he was heavily involved in economic reform policy making in China. He was the first Chinese economist who proposed the Dual-track price system reform (in 1984). He was also known for his contributions to macro-control policy debating, ownership reform debating, and entrepreneurship studies. After he graduated from Oxford, he co-founded China Center for Economic Research, Peking University in 1994, and worked with the Center first as an associate professor and then as a professor until August, 1997. He then moved to Guanghua School of Management in September, 1997. Professor Weiying Zhang¡|s research interests include the industrial organization, corporate governance, and information economics. He is a widely recognized authority of the theory of the firm and ownership reform in China. He is best known for his theory of Capital-hiring-labor, management selection and relationship between ownership and reputation. He has published dozens of academic articles and five books. His papers have appeared in the top international journals such as Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, and Journal of Comparative Economics, as well as the top Chinese journals such Economic Research Journal and Journal of Reform. He has been the most cited economist in Chinese academic journals since 1995. His works have generated significant impacts on the ongoing enterprise reform policy formulation and the development of economics in China. He was awarded the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars in 2000 by the Natural Science Foundation of China. Professor Weiying Zhang has extensive consulting experiences with both governmental departments and business enterprises. He was a member of the Advisory Board on Enterprise Reform to the State Commission for Restructuring Economic system between, a consultant to the Department of Enterprises of the State Economic and Trade Commission, and a local consultant to the World Bank Project on Chinese State-owned Enterprises Reform. Currently he is a member of the Advisory Board for the State Informatization Committee, and a member of the Advisory Board for Telecommunication Law Drafting Committee. He has served a dozen of companies as a senior advisor. He has been frequently invited to deliver keynote speeches at high-level international and domestic symposiums and forums. His insightful opinions of the Chinese economy have been frequently reported in media. He is one of the most-respected economists by Chinese businesspeople.


Vice-President and Program Chair Elect - Max Boisot

Max Boisot is Professor of Strategic Management at the Univesitat Oberta de Catalunya in Barcelona, Associate Fellow at Templeton College at the University of Oxford, and Senior Research Fellow at the Sol Snider Center for Entrepreneurial Research, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He holds a BA and Diploma in Architecture from Cambridge University, an MSc in Management from M.I.T. as well as a doctorate in technology transfer from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medecine, London University. From 1984 to 1989 he was dean and director of the China-EC Management Program, the first MBA programme to be run in the People¡|s Republic of China. The program has today evolved into the China-Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai. Since 1994 he has set up the Euro-Arab Management School in Granada, Spain, for the EU Commission. Max Boisot has carried out consultancy and training assignments for a number of multinational firms ¡V Shell, BP Exploration, A.T.Kearney, Courtaulds PLC, GEC-Alsthom, Thomson CFS, UBS, are the most recent ones ¡V in the field of international management and technology strategy. His current research, being conducted at Wharton, consists of building an agent-based simulation model that can be applied in the field of knowledge management. In addition to his China experience, Max Boisot has taught in Japan, the US, Hong Kong, the Middle East, Russia and France. Max Boisot has published in Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, Research Policy, and other major academic Journals. His latest book, Knowledge Assets: securing competitive advantage in the information economy (OUP, 1998) won the Igor Ansoff Strategic Management Award 2000.


Representative at Large - David Lamond

Professor David A. Lamond (Ph.D., Macquarie University, Sydney) is Director of the Sydney Graduate School of Management at the University of Western Sydney, Australia. David was previously at the Macquarie Graduate School of Management at Macquarie University, and the Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne. He is a Fellow and Past President of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM), and Inaugural Associate Editor of the ANZAM journal, JANZAM. His interest in IACMR is to further develop international collaborative research links with Chinese scholars interested in human resource management.


Representative at Large -Chung-Ming Lau

Chung-Ming Lau, (Ph.D., Texas A&M University) is a professor and Chairman in the Department of Management at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is at present the President of the Asia Academy of Management. His research interests are in the areas of strategic change and Chinese management. He would like to advance the impact of Chinese thinking in mainstream management research as well as broaden the appreciation of Asian management by the field.


Representative at Large - Yadong Luo

Yadong Luo (Ph.D, Temple University) is Professor of Management at the University of Miami. He is the author of ten books, mostly about business or management in China, and a frequent contributor to management journals. Before he came to the United States in 1992, he was a provincial official in charge of international business in China. His interest in IACMR is to help advance research on various types of firms, especially theory development for Chinese management system, and to help stimulate collaborative research, especially on strategic management and international business.


Representative at Large - Oded Shenkar

Oded Shenkar is the Ford Motor Company Chair in Global Business Management at the Fisher College of Business, the Ohio State University and has taught at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and the University of International Business & Economics (Beijing), among others. He holds a B.A. in East-Asian (Chinese & Japanese) Studies and Sociology and a MSc.soc from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and M.Phil and Ph.D degrees from Columbia University. His interest in IACMR is ultimately the development of a Chinese School of Management that will provide an alternative paradigm of management to challenge and cross-fertilize current management thought.