Department of Management
College of Business - City University of Hong Kong AACSB International EQUIS - European Quality Improvement System

Research Publications

Selected Publications


  • Wang, L. and Murnighan, J.K., The dynamics of punishment and trust. Journal of Applied Psychology.  

  • Ryu, W., McCann, B.T. and Reuer, J.J., Geographic co-location of partners and rivals: Implications for the design of R&D alliances. Academy of Management Journal

  • Deng., H., Walter, F., Lam, C.K., & Zhao, H., Spillover effects of emotional labor in customer service encounters toward coworker harming: A resource depletion perspective. Personnel Psychology.

  • Deng., H., Kwok, L., Lam, C.K., and Huang, X., Slacking off in comfort: A dual-pathway model for psychological safety climate. Journal of Management.

  • Cui, V., Yang, H., and Vertinsky, I., Attacking your partners: Strategic alliances and competition between partners in product markets. Strategic Management Journal.

  • Xia, J., Wang, Y., Lin, Y., Yang, H., and Li, S., Alliance formation in Midst of Market and Network: Insights from Resource Dependence and Network Perspectives. Journal of Management.      


  • Wang, L. and Murnighan, J.K., 2017. How much does honesty cost? Small bonuses can motivate ethical behavior. Management Science. 63(9), pp. 2903-2914. 

  • Qian, C., Wang, H., Geng, X. and Yu, Y., 2017. Rent appropriation of knowledge-based assets and firm performance when institutions are weak: A study of Chnese publicly listed firms. Strategic Management Journal. 38(4), pp. 892–911

  • Aryee, S., Walumbwa, F.O., Mondejar, R. and Chu, C.W.L., 2017. Core self-evaluations and employee voice behavior: Test of a dual-motivational pathway. Journal of Management, 43(3), pp. 946-966.


  • Kim, K.Y., Patel, P.C., Atwater, L. and Smither, J.W., 2016. Multisource feedback, human capital, and the financial performance of organizations. Journal of Applied Psychology. 101(11). pp. 1569-1584. 

  • Bergh, D.D., Aguinis, H., Heavey, C., Ketchen, D.J., Boyd, B.K., Su, P., Lau, C.L. and Joo, H., 2016. Using meta‐analytic structural equation modeling to advance strategic management research: Guidelines and an empirical illustration via the strategic leadership‐performance relationship. Strategic Management Journal. 37(3), pp. 477–497

  • Murnighan, J.K. and Wang, L., 2016. The social world as an experimental game. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 136, pp.80-94.

  • Wang, L. and Murnighan, J.K., 2016. How much does honesty cost? Small bonuses can motivate ethical behavior. Management Science.


  • Aryee, S., Walumbwa, F.O., Mondejar, R. and Chu, C.W., 2015. Accounting for the influence of overall justice on job performance: Integrating self‐determination and social exchange theories. Journal of Management Studies, 52(2), pp.231-252.
  • Lam, C.K., Huang, X. and Chan, S.C., 2015. The threshold effect of participative leadership and the role of leader information sharing. Academy of Management Journal, 58(3), pp.836-855.
  • Li, J., Qian, C. and Yao, F.K., 2015. Confidence in learning: Inter‐and intraorganizational learning in foreign market entry decisions. Strategic Management Journal, 36(6), pp.918-929.
  • Liu, W., Tangirala, S., Lam, W., Chen, Z., Jia, R.T. and Huang, X., 2015. How and when peers’ positive mood influences employees’ voice. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100(3), p.976.
  • Liu, Y., Wang, M., Chang, C.H., Shi, J., Zhou, L. and Shao, R., 2015. Work–family conflict, emotional exhaustion, and displaced aggression toward others: The moderating roles of workplace interpersonal conflict and perceived managerial family support. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100(3), p.793-808.
  • May, D.R., Chang, Y.K. and Shao, R., 2015. Does ethical membership matter? Moral identification and its organizational implications. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100(3), p.681.
  • Ozer, M. and Zhang, W., 2015. The effects of geographic and network ties on exploitative and exploratory product innovation. Strategic Management Journal, 36(7), pp. 1105-1114.
  • Ozer, M. and Vogel D., 2015. Contextualized relationship between knowledge sharing and performance in software development. Journal of Management Information Systems, 32(3), pp. 134-161. 
  • Tang, Y., Qian, C., Chen, G. and Shen, R., 2015. How CEO hubris affects corporate social (ir) responsibility. Strategic Management Journal, 36(9), pp.1338-1357.
  • Walter, F., Lam, C.K., Van der Vegt, G.S., Huang, X. and Miao, Q., 2015. Abusive supervision and subordinate performance: Instrumentality considerations in the emergence and consequences of abusive supervision. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100(4), p.1056.


  • Koh, P. S., Qian, C. and Wang, H., 2014. Firm litigation risk and the insurance value of corporate social performance. Strategic Management Journal, 35(10), 2014, pp. 1464-1482.
  • Marquis, C. and Qian, C., 2014. Corporate social responsibility reporting in China: Symbol or substance?. Organization Science, 25(1), pp. 127-148.
  • Rupp, D.E., Shao, R., Jones, K.S. and Liao, H., 2014. The utility of a multifoci approach to the study of organizational justice: A meta-analytic investigation into the consideration of normative rules, moral accountability, bandwidth-fidelity, and social exchange. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 123(2), pp. 159-185.
  • Shao, R. and Skarlicki, D.P., 2014. Service employees’ reactions to mistreatment by customers: A comparison between North America and East Asia. Personnel Psychology, 67(1), pp. 23-59.
  • Wang, L., Zhong, C.B. and Murnighan, J.K., 2014. The social and ethical consequences of a calculative mindset. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 125(1), pp. 39-49.
  • Weng, D.H. and Lin, Z.J., 2014. Beyond CEO tenure: The effect of CEO newness on strategic changes. Journal of Management, 40(7), pp. 2009-2032.
  • Yiu, D.W., Xu, Y. and Wan, W.P., 2014. The deterrence effects of vicarious punishments on corporate financial fraud. Organization Science, 25(5), pp. 1549-1571.


  • Boyd, B.K., Bergh, D.D., Ireland, R.D. and Ketchen, D.J., 2013. Constructs in strategic management. Organizational Research Methods, 16(1), pp.3-14.
  • Lai, X., Li, F. and Leung, K., 2013. A Monte Carlo study of the effects of common method variance on significance testing and parameter bias in hierarchical linear modeling. Organizational Research Methods, 16(2), pp.243-269.
  • Lee, S.H. and Weng, D.H., 2013. Does bribery in the home country promote or dampen firm exports?. Strategic Management Journal, 34(12), pp.1472-1487.
  • Li, J. and Qian, C., 2013. Principal‐principal conflicts under weak institutions: A study of corporate takeovers in China. Strategic Management Journal, 34(4), pp.498-508.
  • Qian, C., Cao, Q. and Takeuchi, R., 2013. Top management team functional diversity and organizational innovation in China: The moderating effects of environment. Strategic Management Journal, 34(1), pp.110-120.
  • Rupp, D.E., Shao, R., Thornton, M.A. and Skarlicki, D.P., 2013. Applicants' and employees' reactions to corporate social responsibility: The moderating effects of first‐party justice perceptions and moral identity. Personnel Psychology, 66(4), pp.895-933.
  • Shao, R., Rupp, D.E., Skarlicki, D.P. and Jones, K.S., 2013. Employee justice across cultures: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Management, 39(1), pp.263-301.
  • Tse, H.H., Lam, C.K., Lawrence, S.A. and Huang, X., 2013. When my supervisor dislikes you more than me: The effect of dissimilarity in leader–member exchange on coworkers’ interpersonal emotion and perceived help. Journal of Applied Psychology, 98(6), p.974.
  • Wang, L. and Murnighan, J.K., 2013. The generalist bias. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 120(1), pp.47-61. 


  • Davison, R.M., Martinsons, M.G. and Ou, C.X., 2012. The roles of theory in canonical action research. MIS Quarterly, 36(3), pp.763-786.
  • Huo, Y., Lam, W. and Chen, Z., 2012. Am I the only one this supervisor is laughing at? Effects of aggressive humor on employee strain and addictive behaviors. Personnel Psychology, 65(4), pp.859-885.
  • Gunia, B.C., Wang, L., Huang, L.I., Wang, J. and Murnighan, J.K., 2012. Contemplation and conversation: Subtle influences on moral decision making. Academy of Management Journal, 55(1), pp.13-33.
  • Hempel, P.S., Zhang, Z.X. and Han, Y., 2012. Team empowerment and the organizational context decentralization and the contrasting effects of formalization. Journal of Management, 38(2), pp.475-501.
  • Kim, K.H. and Tsai, W., 2012. Social comparison among competing firms.Strategic Management Journal, 33(2), pp.115-136.
  • Sue-Chan, C., Wood, R.E. and Latham, G.P., 2012. Effect of a coach’s regulatory focus and an individual’s implicit person theory on individual performance. Journal of Management, 38(3), pp.809-835.


  • Lam, C.K., Van der Vegt, G.S., Walter, F. and Huang, X., 2011. Harming high performers: a social comparison perspective on interpersonal harming in work teams. Journal of Applied Psychology, 96(3), p.588.
  • Leung, K., Bhagat, R., Buchan, N.R., Erez, M. and Gibson, C.B., 2011. Beyond national culture and culture-centricism: A reply to Gould and Grein (2009). Journal of International Business Studies, 42(1), pp.177-181.
  • Wang, H. and Qian, C., 2011. Corporate philanthropy and corporate financial performance: The roles of stakeholder response and political access. Academy of Management Journal, 54(6), pp.1159-1181.
  • Ozer, M., 2011. A moderated mediation model of the relationship between organizational citizenship behaviors and job performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 96(6), p.1328.
  • Yang, H., Lin, Z.J. and Peng, M.W., 2011. Behind acquisitions of alliance partners: exploratory learning and network embeddedness. Academy of Management Journal, 54(5), pp.1069-1080.