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Prof. Yaping GONG

Prof. Yaping GONG

Head,
Fung Term Professor of Management,
Chair Professor

mnygong@ust.hk

Academic Qualifications

  • Ph.D. The Ohio State University, Human Resources Management and Organizational Behavior
  • M.A. Renmin Unviersity of China, Human Resources Management
  • B.S. Renmin Unviersity of China, Personnel Management

 


ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Department of Management, Fung Term Professor of Management since July 2019, Chair Professor, since July 2018, Professor, 2014-2018, Associate Professor, 2008-2014, Assistant Professor, 2002 - 2007


PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Journal Publications (Chronological, alphabetical)

  • *Chen, L., *Gong, Y., Song, Y., & Wang, M. In press. From creative environment to administrative innovation: Creation and implementation in top management teams. Journal of Creative Behavior. *Equal contribution.

  • Mao, J., Chang, S., Gong, Y., & Xie, J. In press. Team job-related anxiety and creativity: Investigating team-level and cross-level moderated curvilinear relationships. Journal of Organizational Behavior.

  • *Ma, Z.X., *Gong, Y., Long, L.R., & Zhang, Y. In press. Team-level high-performance work systems, self-efficacy and creativity: Differential moderating roles of person–job fit and goal difficulty. International Journal of Human Resource Management. *Equal contribution.

  • Zhang, R., Li, A., & Gong, Y. In press. Too much of a good thing: Examining the curvilinear relationship between team-level proactive personality and team performance. Personnel Psychology.

  • Li, Y., Gong, Y., Burmeister, A., Wang, M., & Alterman, V. 2020 (Forthcoming). Leveraging age diversity for organizational performance: An intellectual capital perspective. Journal of Applied Psychology.

  • Lee, B., Kim, T.Y., Gong, Y., Zheng, X.M. & Xin, L. 2020. Employee well-being HR attribution and job change intentions: The moderating effect of task idiosyncratic deals. Human Resource Management, 59: 327-338.

  • Gong, Y., Kim, T. Y., & Liu, Z. 2019 (Forthcoming). Diversity of social ties and creativity: Creative self-efficacy as mediator and tie strength as moderator. Human Relations.

  • Kim, H., & Gong, Y. 2017. Effects of work-family and family-work conflicts on flexible work arrangements demand: A gender role perspective. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 28: 2936-2956.

  • Gong, Y., Wu, J., Song, J. W., & Zhang, Z. 2017. Dual tuning in creative processes: Joint contributions of intrinsic and extrinsic motivational orientations. Journal of Applied Psychology, 102: 829-844.

  • Liu, D., Gong, Y., Zhou, J. & Huang, J. C. 2017. Human resource systems, employee creativity, and firm innovation: The moderating role of firm ownership. Academy of Management Journal, 60: 1164-1188.

    • 2019 IACMR-RRBM Award Finalist

  • Baranik, L., Wang, M., Gong, Y., & Shi, J. 2017. Customer mistreatment, employee health and job Performance: Examining cognitive and social rumination as mediating mechanisms. Journal of Management, 43: 1261-1282.

  • Gong, Y., Wang, M., Huang, J. C., & Cheung, S. Y. 2017. Toward a goal orientation-based feedback-seeking typology: Implications for employee performance outcomes. Journal of Management, 43: 1234-1260.

  • Liang, J., & Gong, Y. 2017. Human resource development investment in Chinese private firms: Strategic choice and institutional perspectives. Management and Organization Review, 13: 57-83.

  • Cheung, S. Y., Gong, Y., Wang, M., Zhou, L., & Shi, J. 2016. When and how does functional diversity influence team innovation? The mediating role of knowledge sharing and the moderation role of affect-based trust in a team. Human Relations, 69: 1507-1531.

  • Cheung, S. Y., Gong, Y., & Huang, J. C. 2016. Emotional intelligence, job insecurity and psychological strain among real estate agents: A test of mediation and moderation models. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 27: 2673-2694.

  • Way, S., Tracey, B., Fey, C., Wright, P., Snell, S., Chang, S., & Gong, Y. 2015. Validation of a multi-dimensional HR flexibility measure. Journal of Management, 41: 1098-1131.

  • Liu, W., Gong, Y., & Liu, J. 2014. When do business units benefit more from collective citizenship behavior of management teams? An upper echelons perspective. Journal of Applied Psychology, 99: 523-534.

  • Liang, J., & Gong, Y. 2013. Capitalizing on proactivity for informal mentoring received during early career: The moderating role of core self-evaluations. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 34: 1182-1201.

  • Chang, S., Gong, Y., Way, S., & Jia, L. 2013. Flexibility-oriented HRM systems, absorptive capacity, and firm innovativeness and market responsiveness. Journal of Management 39: 1924-1951.

  • Gong, Y., Zhou, J., & Chang, S. 2013. Core knowledge employee creativity and firm performance: The moderating role of riskiness orientation, firm size, and realized absorptive capacity. Personnel Psychology, 66: 443-482.

  • Wang, M., Liu, S., Liao, H., Gong, Y., Kammeyer-Mueller. J., & Shi, J. 2013. Can't get it out of my mind: Employee rumination after customer mistreatment and negative mood in the next morning. Journal of Applied Psychology, 98: 989-1004.

  • Gong, Y., Kim, T. Y., Zhu, J., & Lee, D. R. 2013. A multilevel model of team goal orientation, information exchange, and creativity. Academy of Management Journal, 56: 827-851.

    • Winner of 2016 Emerald Citations of Excellence Award

  • *Chang, Y. Y., *Gong, Y., & Peng, M. W. 2012. Expatriate knowledge transfer, subsidiary absorptive capacity, and subsidiary performance. Academy of Management Journal, 55: 927-948. (*Equal contribution)

  • Gong, Y., Cheung, S. Y., Wang, M., & Huang, J. C.2012. Unfolding the proactive process for creativity: Integration of the employee proactivity, information exchange, and psychological safety perspectives. Journal of Management, 38: 1611-1633.

    • Finalist for the 2017 Impact Award at Journal of Management

  • Huang, X., Iun, J., Liu, A., & Gong, Y. 2010. Does participative leadership enhance work performance by inducing empowerment or trust? The differential effects on managerial and non-managerial subordinates. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 31: 122-143.

Book Chapters

  • Gong, Y., & Yang, W. 2012. Performance management at Shenhua Guohua electric power. In Hayton, J. C., Biron, M., Christiansen, L. C., & Kuvaas, B. (Eds.), Global Human Resource Management Casebook (the Routledge Global HRM series): 253-265. New York: Routledge.

More Publications


REVIEW ACTIVITIES

  • Senior/Associate Editor:

    • Academy of Management Perspectives

    • Asia Pacific Journal of Management

    • Management and Organization Review

  • Member of Editorial Board:

    • Academy of Management Journal

    • Journal of Applied Psychology

    • Journal of International Business Studies

    • Journal of Management

    • Journal of Organizational Behavior

    • Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology

    • International Journal of Human Resource Management

  • Ad Hoc reviewers (partial listed):

    • Strategic Management Journal

    • Journal of World Business

    • European Management Journal

    • Human Relations


RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Employee creativity

  • Goal orientation

  • Strategic human resource management

  • International human resource management

  • HRM/OB issues in China


FUNDED PROJECTS

  • Competitive General Research Fund (GRF) (project 16501418) (Jan. 2019 – Aug. 2020): PI, HK$413, 910, RGC, Hong Kong SAR.

  • Competitive China National Natural Science Foundation Research fund (project 71672027): Status differences among key team members and impact on team effectiveness – the third party dependence perspective: Co-investigator.

  • Competitive General Research Fund (GRF) (project 12503017) (Jan. 2018 – Feb. 2020): Co-investigator, HK$417,731, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong SAR.

  • Competitive General Research Fund (GRF) (project 16514016) (Jan. 2017– Dec. 2018): principle investigator (sole recipient), HK$458,000, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong SAR.

  • Competitive General Research Fund (GRF) (project 242012) (2012-2014): co-investigator, HK$369,915, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong SAR

  • Competitive General Research Fund (GRF) (project 640709) (2009-2011): principle investigator (sole recipient), HK$ 283,015, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong SAR


HONORS AND AWARDS

  • 2019. Finalist for the IACMR-RRBM Award

    • Liu, D., Gong, Y., Zhou, J. & Huang, J. C. 2017. Human resource systems, employee creativity, and firm innovation: The moderating role of firm ownership. Academy of Management Journal, 60: 1164-1188.

  • 2017. Finalist for the 2017 Impact Award at Journal of Management.

    • Gong, Y., Cheung, S. Y., Wang, M., & Huang, J. C.2012. Unfolding the proactive process for creativity: Integration of the employee proactivity, information exchange, and psychological safety perspectives. Journal of Management, 38: 1611-1633.

  • 2016.  Outstanding Reviewer Award, Academy of Management Journal.

  • 2016.  Recipient of the 2016 Citation of Excellence Award from Emerald Management Reviews.

    • Gong, Y., Kim, T. Y., Zhu, J., & Lee, D. R. 2013. A multilevel model of team goal orientation, information exchange, and creativity. Academy of Management Journal, 56: 827-851.

  • 2016.  International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR) Conference Best Reviewers Award.

  • 2015 Fall.  Dean's Recognition of Excellent Teaching Performance.

  • 2015.  Best Senior Editors Award, Management and Organization Review.

  • 2014.  Wiley list of top 100 most cited scholars in management (ranked 62nd) (2009-2014)

  • 2014.  Best Reviewer Award, Management and Organization Review.

  • 2013.  Recipient of the 2013 Citation of Excellence Award from Emerald Management Reviews.

    • Gong, Y., Huang, J. C. & Farh, J. L. 2009. Employee learning orientation, transformational leadership, and employee creativity: The mediating role of employee creative self-efficacy. Academy of Management Journal, 52:765-778.

  • 2013.  Nominee for the 2013 Carolyn Dexter Best International Paper Award, a prestigious All-Academy Award, by the Human Resource Division, Academy of Management.

    • Liu, D., Gong, Y., Zhou, J., & Huang, J. C. 2013. "Human resources management and employee creativity: A cross-level examination of underlying mechanisms". Paper accepted for presentation at the 2013 Academy of Management Conference, Orlando, Florida.