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Prof. Huiwen LIAN

Prof. Huiwen LIAN

Associate Professor

huiwen@ust.hk

Academic qualifications

  • Ph.D. University of Waterloo, Industrial/ Organizational Psychology
  • M.A. Beijing Noraml Univeristy, Industrial/ Organizational Psychology
  • B.S.(Hon.) Beijing Normal University, Psychology

 


ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Department of Management, Assoicate Professor, July 2016 - present; Assistant Professor, October 2011 - June 2016

 


PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Journal Publications (Chronological, alphabetical)

  • Lian, H., Yam, S., Ferris, D.L., & Brown, D.J. (in press). Self-control at work. Academy of Management Annals.

  • Feldman, G., Lian, H., Kosinski, M., & Stillwell, D. (in press). Frankly, we do give a damn: The relationship between profanity and honesty. Social Psychological and Personality Science.

  • Liang, L.L., Lian, H., Brown, D. J., Ferris, D. L., Hanig, S., & Keeping, L. 2016. Why are abusive supervisors abusive? A dual-system self-control model. Academy of Management Journal, 59: 1385-1406.

  • Ferris, D. L., Lian, H., Brown, D. J., & Morrison, R. 2015. Ostracism, self-esteem, and job performance: When do we self-verify and when do we self-enhance? Academy of Management Journal, 58: 279-297.

  • Spence, J. R., Keeping, L. M., Brown, D. J., & Lian, H. 2014. Helpful today, but not tomorrow? Feeling grateful as a predictor of daily organizational citizenship behaviors. Personnel Psychology, 67: 705-738.

  • Lian, H., Ferris, D. L., Morrison, R. & Brown, D. J., 2014. Blame it on the supervisor or the subordinate? Reciprocal relations between abusive supervision and organizational deviance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 99: 651-664.

    • Media mention: 
      Association for Psychological Science News, Abusive Supervision - Who's to Blame? July 17, 2014.

  • Lian, H., Brown, D. J., Ferris, D. L., Liang, L.L., Keeping, L., & Morrison, R. 2014. Abusive supervision and retaliation: A self-control framework. Academy of Management Journal, 57: 116-139.

    • Media mention:
      Academy of Management Press Release, January, 2014
      Business News Daily, Fox News, YAHOO Business News. Lack of Power Makes Bosses Vulnerable to Abuse. January 23, 2014.
      Association for Psychological Science News, Predicting When Employees Will Lash Out at a Nasty Boss. April 25, 2014.

  • Lian, H., Ferris, D. L., & Brown, D. J. 2012. Does taking the good with the bad make things worse? How abusive supervision and LMX Interact to impact need satisfaction and organizational deviance. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 117: 41-52.

  • Lian, H., Ferris, D. L., & Brown, D. J. 2012. Does power distance exacerbate or mitigate the effects of abusive supervision? It depends on the outcome. Journal of Applied Psychology, 97: 107-123.

  • Lian, H., Brown, D. J., Tanzer N. T., & Che H. 2011. Distal charismatic leadership and follower effects: An examination of Conger and Kanungo's conceptualization of charisma in China. Leadership, 7: 251-273.

  • Ferris, D. L., Lian, H., Pang, F. X. J., Brown, D. J., & Keeping, L. M. 2010. Self-esteem level and job performance: The moderating role of self-esteem contingencies. Personnel Psychology, 63: 561-593.

  • Ferris, D. L., Brown, D. J., Lian, H., & Keeping, L. M. 2009. When does self-esteem relate to deviant behaviour? The role of contingencies of self-worth. Journal of Applied Psychology, 94: 1345-1353.

  • Ferris, D. L., Brown, D. J., Berry, J., & Lian, H. 2008. The development and validation of the Workplace Ostracism Scale. Journal of Applied Psychology, 93: 1348-1366.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

  • Lian, H., Huai, M., Farh, J.L., Huang, J.C., Lee, C., & Chao, M.M. 2016. Leaders' unethical pro-organizational behaviors and employee unethical conduct: A moral disengagement perspective.The Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, Anaheim.

  • Lian, H., Ferris, D. L., & Brown, D. J. 2010. Does power distance exacerbate or mitigate the effects of abusive supervision. Proceedings of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Regina, Saskatchewan.

  • Ferris, D. L., Brown, D. J., Berry, J., & Lian, H. 2008. When silence isn't golden: Measuring ostracism in the workplace. The Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, Anaheim.


REVIEW ACTIVITIES

  • Member of Editorial Board:

    • Journal of Applied Psychology, 2015-Present

    • Personnel Psychology, 2017-Present

    • Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, (2013-2016)

  • Ad Hoc reviewers:

    • Academy of Management Journal

    • Management Science

    • Applied Psychology: An International Review

    • Human Relations

    • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference

    • Academy of Management Annual Meetings

    • International Association for Chinese Management Research Annual Meeting


RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Abusive supervision

  • Workplace deviance

  • Leadership


FUNDED PROJECTS

  • Research Grant Council Early Career Scheme, Hong Kong Government, (HK$369,000). Principle Investigator. 2012-2015

  • Research Grant Council Direct Allocation Grant, Hong Kong Government, (HK$200,000). Principle Investigator. 2012-2014


HONORS AND AWARDS

  • 2012. Early Career Award, Research Grant Council, Hong Kong Government.

  • 2010. Winner of the Honourable Mention Award, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference.

    • Lian, H., Ferris, D. L., & Brown, D. J. "Does power distance exacerbate or mitigate the effects of abusive supervision."

  • 2007. Winner of the RHR Kendall Award, Canadian Psychological Association.

    • Lian, H., & Brown, D. J. 2007. "Charismatic leadership and followers effects in China"