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Prof. Jiing-Lih Larry FARH

Prof. Jiing-Lih Larry FARH

Professor Emeritus

mnlfarh@ust.hk

Academic Qualifications

  • Ph.D. Indiana University, Organizational Behavior & Personnel
  • M.B.A. National Chengchi University, Taiwan, Personnel Management
  • B.S. National Taiwan Univeristy, Psychology

 


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.


PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Journal Publications (Chronological, alphabetical)

  • Lian, H., Huai, M, Farh, J.L., Huang, J.C., Lee, C., & M.M. Chao. In press. Leader unethical pro-organizational behavior and employee unethical conduct: Social learning of moral disengagement as a behavioral principle. Journal of Management.

  • David, E. M., Kim, T.Y., Farh, J.L., Lin, X., & Zhou, F. 2020. Is ‘be yourself’ always the best advice?: The moderating effect of team ethical climate and the mediating effects of vigor and demand-ability fit. Human Relations, https://doi.org/10.1177/0018726719894054.

  • Zheng, Y., Graham, L., Farh, J. L., & Huang, X. 2019. The Impact of authoritarian leadership on ethical voice: A moderated mediation model of felt uncertainty and leader benevolence. Journal of Business Ethics, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-019-04261-1.

  • Takeuchi, R., Wang, A.C., & Farh, J. L. 2020. Asian conceptualizations of leadership: Progresses and challenges. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, 7: 233-256.

  • Li, C., Liang, L. & Farh, J. L. 2020. Speaking up when water is murky: an uncertainty-based model linking perceived organizational politics to voice. Journal of Management,46: 443-469.

  • Zhang, L.L. & Farh, J.L. 2019. Separating truth from error: A closer look at the effect of grouped versus intermixed questionnaire format. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 36: 881-901.

  • Chen, G., Smith, T. A., Kirkman, B. L., Zhang, P., Lemoine, J. G., & Farh, J. L. 2019. Multiple team membership and empowerment spillover effects: Can empowerment processes cross team boundaries? Journal of Applied Psychology, 104: 321-340.

  • Hackett, R.D., Wang, A.C., Chen, Z.J., Cheng, B.S., & Farh, J.L. 2018. Transformational leadership and organizational citizenship behavior: A moderated mediation model of leader-member-exchange and subordinates’ gender. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 67: 617-644.

  • Feldman, G., Farh, J. L., & Wong, K.F.E. 2018. Agency beliefs over time and across cultures: Free will beliefs predict higher job satisfaction. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 44: 304-317.

  • Chao, M. M., Takeuchi, R., & Farh, J. L. 2017. Enhancing cultural intelligence: The roles of implicit culture beliefs and adjustment. Personnel Psychology, 70: 257-292.

  • 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.

    • Winner of the Journal of Management 2019 Scholarly Impact Award

    • 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: 1173-1180.

    • 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)

Books

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

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.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

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

More Publications


SELECTED RECENT CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • Huai, M., Lian, H., Farh, J.L. & Wang, H. 2019. Impulsive and Strategic Abuse: An Actor-Centric Model with a Self- Regulation Perspective. Presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston.

  • Chi, N. W., Farh, J. L., & Chen, Y. J. 2018. Speaking up when the leader is angry: Understanding when and how leader negative emotional expression facilitates employee upward voice. Presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago.

  • David, E., Kim, T. Y., & Farh, J.L. 2018. ‘Be Yourself’ always the best advice?: The roles of employee vigor and team ethical climate. Presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago.

  • Farh, J. L., Liang, J. & Fang Y. 2018. On moral leadership in Chinese contexts. Presented at the Eighth International Association for Chinese Management Research Biennial Conference, Wuhan, China.

  • Si, W., Farh, J. L., Qu, Q., Fu, P. P., & Kang, F. 2017. Paternalistic leadership in China: A latent profile analysis of its antecedents and outcomes. Presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA.

  • Lian, H., Huai, M., Farh, J. L., Huang, J. C., Lee, C., & Chao, M. M. 2016. Leader unethical pro-organizational behavior and employee unethical conduct: A moral disengagement perspective. Presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA.

  • Huai, M., Zhang, L., Farh, J. L., & Wu, X. 2016. Who voice more matters for team performance: A status perspective on voice distribution. Presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA.

  • Smith, T. A., Chen, G., Kirkman, B. L., Zhang, P., & Farh, J. L. 2016. Empowerment spillover: When empowering leaders in one team generate proactivity in another team. Presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA.

  • Si, W., Fu, P. P., Qu, Q., Farh, J. L., & Kang, F. 2016. Paternalistic leadership and its effectiveness on followers: A person-centered approach. Presented at the Seventh International Association for Chinese Management Research Biennial Conference, Hangzhou, China.

  • 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.


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 - 2013), Consulting Editor (2003 - 2005), Advisory Board (2014 - present)

  • 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


FUNDED PROJECTS

  • Competitive earmarked research grant from Hong Kong government studying A Multilevel Investigation of Moral Behavior in Chinese Organizations: Roles of Leadership, Team Climate, Individual Cultural Values, and Moral Motivation, 2011 - 2014. Principal Investigator. HK$557K.


HONORS AND AWARDS

  • 2019. Journal of Management Scholarly Impact Award

  • 2019. Keynote Speaker, Indigenous Research Conference on Leadership and Organizational Change, Shanghai

  • 2017 & 2018. Highly Cited Researchers in business and economics worldwide compiled by Clarivate Analytics

  • 2016. Presidential Address, IACMR Biennial Conference, Hang Zhou

  • 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.