Faculty Research Achievements

Academic Leadership, Research Awards and Fellowship

  • MGMT department ranks among the Top Fifteen management departments in the world in terms of faculty productivity for the recent seven years (2008-2014), based on the UT-Dallas survey of research publications in five premier management journals (Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal).
  • Prof Yaping Gong and Prof Riki Takeuchi are among the top 10 most prolific expatriate scholars in the world, from a bibliometric study lead by Prof Cristina Lopez-Duarte and her team (Expatriate management and national culture: a bibliometric study of prolific, productive, and most cited authors and institutions, International Journal of Human Resource Management, 2017).
  • Prof JT Li has been elected Fellow of the Academy of International Business (AIB), and has been elected as Vice President of the AIB and the Program Chair of the 2018 AIB annual conference.
  • Prof J.T. Li appointed as Associate Editor for Strategic Management Journal (2009-2016), a top-tier academic journal in strategy.
  • Prof Riki Takeuchi appointed as Associate Editor for Academy of Management Journal (2013-2016), the flagship empirical journal in management.
  • Prof Yaping Gong appointed as Senior Editor for Asia Pacific Journal of Management (2012-2013), the official journal of the Asia Academy of Management (AAOM).
  • Prof Yaping Gong and Prof Larry Farh have received the 2013 Citation of Excellence Awards by Emerald Management Reviews.
  • Prof Melody Chao has received the 2013 Michael Harris Bond Award for Early Research Contributions by Asian Association of Social Psychology. This award recognizes individual who has made significant contributions to Asian social psychology, broadly defined as psychological research on social processes in the Asian context, of a basic and/or applied nature.
  • Prof Melody Chao has received the 2013 Early Career Award by International Academy of Intercultural Research. This award recognizes individuals who have made substantial contributions to the field of intercultural relations early in their careers.
  • Prof Huiwen Lian has received the Early Career Award 2012/13 by the Hong Kong Research Grant Council. This award is under the Early Career Scheme (ESC), each awardee would receive in addition to the funding of research and an additional amount of about $100,000 for undertaking educational activities including the training of undergraduate students.
  • Prof Larry Farh was elected as Vice President for International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR), the largest international professional association for Chinese management research with over 2000 paying members. He is also the Program Chair for the fifth IACMR Biannual Conference to be held in Hong Kong, June 2012.
  • Prof Riki Takeuchi has won the 2010 Distinguished Early Career Contributions Award by Society for Industrial & organizational Psychology (SIOP). This award is given to an individual who has made distinguished contributions to the science and/or practice of I-O psychology within seven years of receiving the Ph.D. degree. Please click to read what the winner has to say.
  • Prof Riki Takeuchi received a "HR Leadership Award" from the World HRD Congress 2009.

Best Paper Awards

  • Winner of International HRM Scholarly Research Award, entitled: "Ups and downs of the expatriate experience? Understanding work adjustment trajectories and career outcomes". (Zhu, J., Wanberg, C. R., Harrison, D. A., & Diehn, E. W.) The award is given to authors of the most significant article in international human resource management by the HR division of Academy of Management.
  • Winner of best paper award, for the strategic management track at Asia Academy of Management in Seoul, Korea (2012-12-11), entitled: "Seize the state, seize the day? The relationship between corporate political activities and corporate financial performance in a transition economy". (Qian, C, Li, J. T., & Wang, H.)
  • Winner of best paper award, for the HR track at Asia Academy of Management in Seoul, Korea (2012-12-11), entitled: "Balance mechanism of organizational politics: A socio-political perspective". (Yu, N. Y., Takeuchi, R., & Lin, C.C.)
  • Winner of the IM Division Fundação Dom Cabral Best Paper in Strategy / IB Theory from Academy of Management, entitled:"Confidence in learning from others' failures: Foreign investment strategy in a transition economy." (Yang, J. Y., Li, J. T. & Delios, A.). This award is presented to the best scholarly paper of the IM Division focusing on Strategy / IB Theory at the Academy of Management annual meeting.
  • Winner of the Scholarly Achievement Award for 2011 from Academy of Management (HR Division), entitled:" The job-search grind: Perceived progress, self-reactions, and self-regulation of search effort." (Wanberg, C. R., Zhu, J. & van Hooft, E.A.J.). This award is presented to the most significant article in human resource management published in recognized journals and research annuals.
  • One of the three finalists/runner-ups for the Scholarly Achievement Award entitled "An empirical examination of the mechanisms mediating between high performance work systems and the performance of Japanese organizations" for all of the HR-related publications appearing in academic journals in 2007. (Takeuchi, R., Lepak, D.P., Wang, H., & Takeuchi, K.)
  • Papers of Excellence in International Human Resource Management, HR Division at the Academy of Management (Philadelphia, 2007), entitled: "A model of multinational enterprise subsidiary staffing composition" (Tarique, I., Schuler, R.S., & Gong, Y.)
  • The paper by Farh, J. L., Podsakoff, P. M., & Organ, D. W.(1990), entitled: "Accounting for organizational citizenship behavior: Leader fairness and task scope versus satisfaction." has been ranked among the top 30 most frequently cited Journal of Management articles,1975-2004 (Vols 1-30). [Source: JOM Vol. 32 (2006):477-506]
  • Winner of IM Division Samsung Best Paper Award, Best Paper in Strategy / IB Theory Finalist, at the Academy of Management (Chicago, 2009), entitled: "MNC control of foreign subsidiaries: A cross-level theorizing". (Takeuchi, R., Qian, C & Shay, J.)
  • Winner of Best Paper Award in Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy (Wellington, 2006), entitled "Failure-induced learning, causal ambiguity, and foreign market entry." (Yang, J.Y., Li, J.T. & Delios, A)
  • Winner of the Best Paper Award for the Social Issues in Management division at the Academy of Management (Hawaii, 2005), entitled: "Too little or too much? Reexamining the relationship between charitable giving and performance" (Wang, H., Choi, J. & Li, J.T.).

High Level Research Outputs

  • 200+ articles in refereed journals

  • 40+ book chapters in various volumes

  • 8 books and edited volumes

  • Research published or accepted for publication in top-tier journals since 2012:

YearNo. of articles
2017 and forthcoming 10
2016 6
2015 5
2014 5
2013 9
2012 6
TOTAL 41
Notes:
  • Research Grants
    • Since 2000, obtained over 35 RGC-GRF grants for a total over $17.5 million
    • High Impact Area grant to China Business and Management, 1998-2004, total $6.3 million

Editors and Review Board Members of Management Journals

Members of the Editorial Review Boards:

Academy of Management Journal

  • Prof JT Li
  • Prof Yaping Gong
  • Prof Jing Zhu

Journal of Applied Psychology

  • Prof Yaping Gong
  • Prof Riki Takeuchi
  • Prof Huiwen Lian
  • Prof Ellick Wong

Organization Science

  • Prof Billian Sullivan

Asia Pacific Journal of Management

  • Prof JT Li
  • Prof Larry Farh

International Journal of Strategic Change Management

  • Prof Bilian Sullivan
  • Prof Jinyu He

Journal of Behavioral Decision Making

  • Prof Ellick Wong

Journal of Global Mobility

  • Prof Riki Takeuchi

Journal of International Business Studies

  • Prof JT Li (Editor)
  • Prof Riki Takeuchi (Consulting Editor)

Journal of International Management

  • Prof JT Li

Journal of Management

  • Prof JT Li

Journal of Organizational Behavior

  • Prof Yaping Gong

Journal of Business Research

  • Prof JT Li

Management and Organization Review

  • Prof Larry Farh (Senior Editor)
  • Prof Yaping Gong (Senior Editor)
  • Prof Bilian Sullivan (Senior Editor)
  • Prof Melody Chao

Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes

  • Prof Riki Takeuchi
  • Prof Huiwen Lian

Note: This listing only shows the current membership.

Outstanding Reviewer Award

This award is in recognition of truly outstanding service as a member Editorial Reviewer Board of Academy of Management Journal (AMJ)/Academy of Management Review (AMR). Each year, about 8-10% of reviewers (ie about 12-16 reviewers) will receive this award.

  • 2016. Prof Yaping Gong - Winner of Outstanding Reviewer Award, AMJ.
  • 2010. Prof Riki Takeuchi - Winner of Outstanding Reviewer Award, AMR. He is one of the 12 outstanding reviewers selected from a pool of 144 editorial review board members (8.3%) at AMR. 
  • 2008 & 2009. Prof Riki Takeuchi - Winner of Outstanding Reviewer Award, AMJ. (Left: Year 2008; Right: Year 2009)

Research Grants

Since 2000, obtained over 35 RGC-GRF grants for a total over $17.5 million

High Impact Area grant to China Business and Management, 1998-2004, total $6.3 million