Prof. Ziguang CHEN (陳子光教授)

PhD - International Development
MEd - Industrial / Organizational Psychology
BSc - Psychology

Professor

Prof. Ziguang CHEN (陳子光教授)

Contact Information

Address: 12-258, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building
City University of Hong Kong
Phone: +852 34427966
Fax: +852 34420309
E-mail:
mgzgchen@cityu.edu.hk
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Research Areas

  • Organizational Behavior
  • HRM

Ziguang Chen is a professor of organizational behavior and human resource management at the Department of Management, City University of Hong Kong. He received his PhD in international development from Nagoya University, Japan. His research focuses on organizational behavior and human resource issues in China, including managerial skill practices, cross-cultural human resource development, proactive behavior, and leader-member exchange in Chinese firms. His publications mainly appear in Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior,Human Resoure Management, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Management and Organization Review, and Asia Pacific Journal of Management.

Research Grant

  • co-PI: "Triple Pathways Linking Proactive Personality Diversity to Team Effectiveness", GRF - RGC , Amount: Amount: HK$ 400,716 (2017-2019) , Lam, W., Chen, Z., Lee, C., Parker, S. K. & Song, L. J.
  • PI: "Enhancing Expatriation Effectiveness: The Mitigating Effect of Attachment Security on Perceived Threat in Intercultural Conflict", General Research Fund - RGC , Amount: Amount: HK$914,836 (2016-2019) , Chen, Z., Chao, M. C., & Fu, J. H-Y
  • co-PI: "Enjoy Your Night, Stay Positive Tomorrow: Exploring the Motivational Mechanisms of Off-Job Experiences-Proactive Behavior Relationship", GRF - RGC , Amount: Amount: HK$ 592,000 (2016-2017) , Lam, W., Cheng, B. H., Lee, C., Chen, Z., & Ouyang, K.
  • PI: "Standing in the Customer’s Shoes: Joint Effects of Perspective Taking and Proactive Personality on Customer Service Performance", General Research Fund - RGC , Amount: HK$630,590 (2016-2017) , Chen, Z., Lam, W., Huo, Y., & Geng, X.
  • co-PI: "Effects of Person-Job Fit on In-role Performance, OCB, and Proactive Behavior: Mediating Role of Emotional Labor", GRF - RGC , Amount: Amount: HK$ 406,998 (2013-2015) , Lam, W., Chen, Z., & Zhong, J. A.
  • PI: "Supervisors' Aggressive Humor towards Me and My Peers: Effects on Strain and Work Outcomes", General Research Fund - Hong Kong Research Grant Council , Amount: HK$488,480 (2012-2014) , Chen, Z., Lam, W., & Xie, J. L.
  • PI: "The Interplay between Perspective Taking and Proactive Personality: Effects on Emotional Labor Strategies, and Further on Job Performance and Career Satisfaction", Strategic Research Grant - City University of Hong Kong , Amount: HK$166,725 (2012-2014) , Chen, Z., & Huo, Y.
  • co-PI: "When my company asks me to smile: The effects of emotional labor on employee performance and well-being", GRF - The Hong Kong Polytechnic University , Amount: HK$492,200 (2009-2012) , Lam, W., Chen, Z., Sun, H., & Xie, J.
  • "The effects of emotional labor on psychological, physiological, and behavioral outcomes: A cross-cultural study of Canadian and Chinese employees", SSHRC - Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) , Amount: HK$1,012,602 (2008-2011) , Xie J, Lam W & Chen Z
  • PI: "Dynamic Processes of Interactions between Supervisors and Subordinates: The Effects of Attributions of the Motives for Other's Effort on LMX and Performance", Competitive Earmarked Research Grand (CERG) - RGC , Amount: HK$1,014,964. (2008-2010) , Chen Z, Lam W & Zhong, J A
  • PI: "Leader-Member Exchange and Member Performance: A New Look at Individual-Level Critical Feedback Seeking Behavior and Team-Level Empowerment Climate", Competitive Earmarked Research Grand (CERG) - RGC , Amount: HK$497,568 (2006-2008) , Chen Z, Lam W & Zhong J A
  • PI: "The Contingency Notion of the Strategy-HRM-performance Relationship: The Role of Organizational Individualism", CityU Strategic Research Grant (SRG) - SRG , Amount: HK$180,000 (2004-2007) , Chen Z, Lam W & Takeuchi N
  • PI: "Exploring the Relationships among HRM, Manufacturing Strategy, and Organizational Performance: A Comparative Study of Hong Kong, US, Japanese, and Chinese State-owned Manufacturing Firms in Mainland China", Competitive Earmarked Research Grand (CERG) - RGC , Amount: HK$572,985 (2002-2005) , Chen Z, Takeuchi N, Wakabayashi M, Zhong J A & Sun H F
  • PI: "A Study of Managerial Skill for Globalizing in Hong Kong Electronics Firms and Their Affiliates in Mainland China", CityU Strategic Research Grant (SRG) - SRG , Amount: HK$217,000 (2001-2004) , Chen Z, Shi J & Zhong J A
  • PI: "Cross-cultural Managerial Skill Development for Global Business: Comparisons between Japanese and Asian Managers", JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Research - Japan Society for the Promotion of Science , Amount: JPY2,500,000 (1998-2000) , Chen Z
  • PI: "Managerial Skills for Globalizing Taiwanese Business: In comparison with Japanese and Chinese Managers", Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange - Chain Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange , Amount: US$25,000 (1998-1999) , Chen Z
  • PI: "Cross-cultural Managerial Skill Development for Global Business", Casio Foundation for the Promotion of Science - Casio Foundation for the Promotion of Science , Amount: JPY1,000,000 (1998-1999) , Chen Z
  • PI: "A Study on Managerial Ability Required by Asian Managers", Nagoya University Foundation for the Promotion of - Nagoya University, Japan , Amount: JPY500,000 (1998-1998) , Chen Z

Publications

Journal Publications and Reviews
Conference Papers
Chapters, Conference Papers, Creative and Literary Works