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Larry Jiing-Lih FARH

Professor Emeritus

Director, Hang Lung Center for Organizational Research

Email: mnlfarh@ust.hk

 

Ph.D.

Indiana University, Organizational Behavior & Personnel

M.B.A.

National Chengchi University, Taiwan, Personnel Management

B.S.

National Taiwan University, Psychology

 

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ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Department of Management, Professor Emeritus, Since 2016, Chair Professor, 2005-2016, Professor, 1997-2005, Senior Lecturer, 1993 - 1997 (Department Head, July 2000- August 2003; Deputy Head, 1993 - 2000; Co-Director of Hang Lung Center for Organizational Research, 1998-2002)

  • National Taiwan University, Visiting Professor, January - July, 2004

  • INSEAD, France, Visiting Scholar, Nov. - Dec., 2003

  • Peking University, Visiting Professor, September - October, 2003

  • National Chengchi University, Taiwan,  Visiting Professor, January - July 1990

  • Louisiana State University, Associate Professor of Management (with tenure), 1988-1993, Assistant Professor of Management, 1984-1988.

 

SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS

 

 

Refereed Journal Publications (Chronological, alphabetical)

 

  • Chao, M. M., Takeuchi, R., & Farh, J. L. In press. Enhancing cultural intelligence: The roles of implicit culture beliefs and adjustment. Personnel Psychology.

  • Feldman, G., Chao, M. M., Farh, J. L. & Bardi, A. 2015. The motivation and inhibition of breaking the rules: Personal values structures predict unethicality. Journal of Research in Personality, 59: 69-80.

  • Huang, X., Chiu, W., Xu, E., Lam, C. & Farh, J. L. 2015. When authoritarian leaders outperform transformational leaders: Firm performance in harsh economic environments. Conditional acceptance by Academy of Management Discoveries, 1: 180-200.

  • Zhu, W.C., He, H.W., Law, K.S. & Farh, J.L. 2015. Editorial: Taking an indigenous approach to study organizational behavior in China. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 36:613-620.

  • Farh, J.L. & Huai, M. Y. 2014. New directions in paternalistic leadership: Advancing measurement tools and dialogue with Western leadership literature. Indigenous Psychological Research in Chinese Societies, 42: 109 - 123. (In Chinese)

  • Chen, X.P., Eberly, M.B., Chiang, T.J., Farh, J.L., & Cheng, B.S. 2014. Affective trust in Chinese leaders: Linking paternalistic leadership to employee performance. Journal of Management, 40: 796-819.

    • Republished in Chinese Management Insights, 2014

  • Chen, G., Farh, J. L., Campbell-Bush, E. M., Wu, Z., & Wu, X. 2013. Teams as innovative systems: Multilevel motivational antecedents of innovation in R&D teams. Journal of Applied Psychology, 98: 1018-1027.

  • Zhang, Y., Farh, J. L., & Wang, H. 2012. Organizational antecedents of perceived organizational support in China: A grounded investigation. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 23(2), 422-446.

  • Gong, Y., Farh, J. L., & Chattopadhyay, P. 2012. Shared dialect group identity, leader-member exchange and self-disclosure in vertical dyads: Do members react similarly? Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 15: 26-36.

  • Liang, J., Farh, C. I. C. & Farh, J. L. 2012. Psychological antecedents of promotive and prohibitive voice: A two-wave examination. Academy of Management Journal, 55: 71-92.

    • Republished in Chinese Management Insights, 2013

    • Winner of 2015 Emerald Citations of Excellence Award by Emerald Group Publishing

  • Chen, G., Sharma, P. N., Edinger, S. K., Shapiro, D. L., & Farh, J. L. 2011. Motivating and de-motivating forces in teams: Cross-level influences of empowering leadership and relationship conflict. Journal of Applied Psychology, 96: 541-547.

  • Lee, C., Farh, J. L. & Chen, Z. J. 2011. Promoting group potency in project teams: The importance of group identification. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 32: 1147-1162.

  • Farh, J. L., Lee, C., & Farh, C. I. C. 2010. Task conflict and team creativity: A question of how much and when. Journal of Applied Psychology, 95: 11731180.

    • Republished in South China Morning Post, March 7, 2014

  • Cheng, B.S., Lin, T.T., Cheng, H.Y., Chou, L.F., Jen, C.K., & Farh, J.L. 2010. Paternalistic leadership and employee effectiveness: A multiple-level-of-analysis perspective. Chinese Journal of Psychology, 52:1-23. (In Chinese)

  • 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.

    • Winner of 2013 Emerald Citations of Excellence Award; only 50 out of 15,000 papers receive this award by EmeraldManagement Reviews.

  • Kirkman, B. L., Chen, G., Farh, J. L., Chen, Z. X., & Lowe, K. B. 2009. Individual power distance orientation and follower reactions to transformational leaders: A cross-level, cross-cultural examination. Academy of Management Journal, 52:744-764.

  • Zhang, Y., Wang, H., & Farh, J.L. 2008. The moderating effect of perceived organizational support on the relationship between human resource management practices and employee performance. Journal of Management Science (Chinese), 11:120-131.

 

Books

  • Chen, X. P., Tsui, A. S., & Farh, J. L. 2012. Empirical methods in organization and management research (Second Edition). Beijing: Peking University Press.

  • Chen, X. P., Tsui, A. S., & Farh, J. L. 2008. Empirical methods in organization and management research. Beijing: Peking University Press.

  • Cheng, B. S., Farh, J. L., & Chou, L. F. 2006.  Paternalistic Leadership: Model and Evidence.  Taipei: Hwa Tai Publishing. (in Chinese).

 

Book Chapters

  • Liang, J. & Farh, J. L. 2012. Theoretical construct and its measurement. In Chen, X. P., Tsui, A. S., & Farh, J. L.(Eds.) Empirical Methods in Organization and Management Research: 323-355, Beijing: Peking University Press.

  • Farh, J. L., Liang, J. & Chen, Z. J. 2012. The design and evaluation of empirical research. In Chen, X. P., Tsui, A. S., & Farh, J. L.(Eds.) Empirical Methods in Organization and Management Research: 121-146, Beijing: Peking University Press.

  • Chen, C. C. & Farh, J. L. 2010. Developments in understanding Chinese leadership: Paternalism and its elaborations, moderations, and alternatives. In Bond, M. (Ed.) Handbook of Chinese Psychology: 599-622. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

  • Farh, J. L., Hackett, R. D., & Chen, Z. J. 2008. Organizational citizenship behavior in the global world. In Smith, P. B., Mark F. Peterson & Thomas, D.C. (Eds.) Handbook of Cross-cultural Management Research: 165-184. Sage Publication.

  • Farh, J. L., Liang, J. & Chen, Z. J. 2008. The design and evaluation of empirical research. In Chen, X. P., Tsui, A. S., & Farh, J. L.(Eds.) Empirical Methods in Organization and Management Research: 107-127. Beijing: Peking University Press.

  • Farh, J. L., Liang, J., Chou, L. F. & Cheng, B. S. 2008. Paternalistic leadership in Chinese organizations: research progress and future research directions.   In Chen, C. C. & Y. T. Lee (Eds). Leadership and Management in China: Philosophies, Theories & Practices: 171-205. London: Cambridge University Press.

  • Liang, J. & Farh, J. L. 2008. Theoretical construct and its measurement. In Chen, X. P., Tsui, A. S., & Farh, J. L. (Eds.) Empirical Methods in Organization and Management Research: 229-254, Beijing: Peking University Press.

 

Refereed Conference Proceedings

  • Farh, C. P. & Farh, J. L. 2013. Can computer-based simulation games enhance job performance? A field experiment at IBM. The Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.

  • Hackett, R. D., Farh, J. L., Chen, Z., Wang, A. C., & Cheng, B. S. 2008. Transformational leadership and OCB: A test of a moderated mediated model. The Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.

  • Gong, Y. P. & Farh, J. L. 2006. Asymmetric reactions to common dialect group identity in vertical dyads in Chinese organizations. The Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.

 

 

SELECTED RECENT CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • Lian, H., Huai, M., & Farh, J.L. 2015. Why supervisors mistreat deviant subordinates? Using power to affirm threatened status. Presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

  • Lian, H., Huai, M., Farh, J.L., Chiang, F., & Birth, T.A. 2015. Supervisors mistreat due to ego-threat. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Philadelphia, PA.

  • Huai, M., Farh, J. L., Wu L., & Lee, C. 2014. Why supervisors abuse employees? Roles of leader power distance orientation, perceived own status, and employee deviance. Presented at the Sixth International Association of Chinese Management Research Conference, Beijing, China.

  • Liang, J., Shu, R. & Farh, J. L. 2014. Unpacking the motivational process of ethical leadership: A self-concept perspective. Presented at the Sixth International Association of Chinese Management Research Conference, Beijing, China.

  • Yu, Y., Farh, J. L., Lee, C., & Lo. C. 2014. Ethical leadership and unethical pro-organizational behavior: The roles of employee moral ideologies and perceived leader unethical pro-organizational behavior. Presented at the Sixth International Association of Chinese Management Research Conference, Beijing, China.

  • Chao, M. M. & Farh, J.L. 2013. A goal orientation perspective of behavioral ethics. Paper presented at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Orlando, Florida, USA.

  • Farh, C.P. & Farh, J.L. 2013. Can computer-based simulation games enhance job performance? A field experiment at IBM. Paper presented at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Orlando, Florida, USA.

  • Chen, Z.J., Farh, C.I.C. & Farh, J.L. 2012. A multilevel model of abusive supervision on team member voice. In Wu, C. (Chair) and Griffin, M.A. (Discussant), Leading to proactive behavior: The role of leadership from a multilevel perspective. Symposium presentation at the 72nd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, MA.

  • Chao, M.M., & Farh, J.L. 2012. A Longitudinal Investigation of the Influence of Foreign Cultural Experiences on the Development of Creativity. Paper presented at the 72nd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, MA.

  • Chao, M. M., & Farh, J. L. 2012. Essentializing culture: Implications to sojourner adjustment and the development of cultural competence. Symposium presentation at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.

  • Chao, M.M., & Farh, J.L. 2011. Foreign cultural experiences and sojourners' creativity. Presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, San Antonio.

  • Farh, J. L., Chen, G., Zhang, L. L., Wu, Z., & Wu, X. 2010. Effects of team level voice on team innovation: The moderating role of relationship conflict. Presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Montreal.

  • Wang, A.C., Hackett, R.D., Cheng, B.S., Chen, Z.J., & Farh, J. L. 2010. The motivational underpinnings of the transformational leadership performance relationship. Presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Montreal.

  • Chen, X.P., Chiang, T. J., Farh, J. L., & Cheng, B. S. 2010. Affective vs. cognitive trust in Chinese leaders: Linking paternalistic behaviors and employee performance. Presented at the Fourth International Association of Chinese Management Research Conference, Shanghai.

  • Huang, X., Chiu, W. C. K., Lam, C. K., Xu, E. H. H., & Farh, J. L. Leadership, environmental munificence, and business unit performance: Where do authoritarian leaders outperform transformational leaders? Presented at the Fourth International Association of Chinese Management Research Conference, Shanghai.

  • Chen, G., Farh, J. L., Wu, Z., & Wu, X. 2010. Contextual and emergent influences on innovation in teams. Presented at the symposium conducted at the 25th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

  • Sharma, P., Chen, G., Edinger, S., Shapiro, D., & Farh, J. L. 2010. Motivating forces: Cross-level impact of empowering leadership and relationship conflict. Presented at the symposium conducted at the 25th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

 

 

REVIEW ACTIVITIES

  • Journal of Organizational Behavior, Co-Guest Editor, Special Issue on Organizational Behavior Issues in China (2014-present)

  • Journal of International Business Studies, Consulting Editor (2006 - 2008); Associate Editor in Chief (2002 - 2005)

  • Management and Organization Review, Senior Editor (2006 - present), Consulting Editor (2003 - 2005)

  • Lead Guest Editor, Special issue on Developing Valid Measures for Chinese Management Research, Management and Organization Review, Volume 2, Issue 3

  • Member of Editorial Board:

    • Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 2001- present

    • Chinese Journal of Psychology, 2006 - present

    • Indigenous Psychological Research in Chinese Societies, 1996 - present

    • Journal of Management (Taiwan), 2004 - present

    • Taiwanese Industrial Research, 1998 - present

  • Ad Hoc reviewers (partial listing):

    • Academy of Management Review

    • Journal of Applied Psychology

    • Journal of Business Research

    • Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology

    • Journal of Management Studies

    • Journal of Occupational Psychology

    • Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes

     

     

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Management Issues in Chinese Contexts

    • Guanxi and Chinese organizational behavior

    • Organizational justice and citizenship behavior

    • Paternalistic leadership in Chinese organizations

    • Values and Chinese organizational behavior

    • Cross-cultural management research

 

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • 2015.  Recipient of the 2015 Citation of Excellence Award from Emerald Management Reviews.

    • Liang, J., Farh, C. I. C. & Farh, J. L. 2012. Psychological antecedents of promotive and prohibitive voice: A two-wave examination. Academy of Management Journal, 55: 71-92.

  • 2015. Keynote Speaker, Asian Academy of Management Biennial Conference.

  • 2014. Keynote Speaker, China Forum, IACMR, Guangzhou.

  • 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.

  • 2008. Runner up for the Best Paper Award, the Third International Association of Chinese Management Research Conference, Guangzhou, China.

    • Liang, J. & Farh, J. L. 2008. Promotive and prohibitive voice behavior in organizations: A two-wave longitudinal examination.

  • 2008. Keynote Speaker for:

    • China Forum, IACMR, Guangzhou.

    • ISSWOV, Singapore.

    • Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management conference, Hong Kong.

  • 2007.  Distinguished Research Mentor, National Science Council, ROC.

  • 2006. Ranked among the top 30 most frequently cited Journal of Management articles, 1975-2004 (Vols 1-30) [Source: JOM Vol. 32 (2006):477-506]

    • Farh, J. L., Podsakoff, P. M., & Organ, D. W. 1990. Accounting for organizational citizenship behavior: Leader fairness and task scope versus satisfaction.

  • 2006.  Distinguished Visiting Professor, Singapore Management University, Singapore.

  • 2006.  Keynote Speaker, The 10th Conference on Interdisciplinary and Multifunctional Business Management, Soochoow University, Taipei, Taiwan.

  • 2006.  Keynote Speaker, The China Human Resource Management Forum, Organized by China Net, Nanjing.