Faculty Directory

Xiao-Ping Chen

Professor of Management
Philip M. Condit Endowed Chair in Business Administration
Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs

Education

PhD University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1995)
MA University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1992)
MeD Zhejiang University (1988)
BS Zhejiang University (1985)

Academic Expertise

creativity
decision making
entrepreneurship
global business
leadership
organizational behavior
teamwork

Current Research

Inter-cultural edge research (ICE), leadership and creativity, entrepreneur passion, Chinese guanxi

Positions Held

At the University of Washington since 1999
Assistant professor, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, 1998-1999
Assistant professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 1995-1998

Selected Publications

  1. Help yourself by helping others: The Joint Impact of Individual Organizational Citizenship Behavior and Team Cohesiveness on Individual Objective Task Performance Change
    Journal Article: Liu, D., Chen, X. P., & Holley, E., (in press). Personnel Psychology,
  2. A model of communication context and measure of context dependence
    Journal Article: Adair, W., Buchan, N., Chen, X. P., & Liu, D (equal authorship), (in press). Academy of Management Discovery,
  3. I will speak up if my voice is socially desirable: A moderated mediating process of promotive versus prohibitive voice
    Journal Article: Wei, X., Zhang, Z. X., & Chen, X. P., (2015). Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 100(5), pp. 1641-1652.
  4. West Meets East: New Theories and Concepts
    Journal Article: Barkema, H., Chen, X. P., George, G., Luo, Y. D., Tsui, A. S., (2015). Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 58(2), pp. 460-479.
  5. A multilevel investigation of motivational cultural intelligence, organizational diversity climate, and cultural sales: Evidence from the U.S. real estate firms
    Journal Article: Bradford, W., Chen, X., Liu, D., & Portnoy, R., (2012). Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 97(1), pp. 93-106.
  6. Cross-national differences in cooperative decision making in mixed-motive business contexts: The mediating and moderating effects of vertical and horizontal individualism
    Journal Article: Chen, X. P., & Li, S., (2005). Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 36, pp. 622-636.
  7. On the intricacies of Chinese guanxi: A process model of guanxi development
    Journal Article: Chen, X. P., & Chen, C. C., (2004). Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Vol. 21(3), pp. 305-324.
  8. Achieving cooperation in multi-partner strategic alliances: A social dilemma approach to partnership management
    Journal Article: Zeng, M. & Chen, X.P., (2003). Vol. 28(4), pp. 587-605.
  9. Tolerance of free riding: The effects of defection size, defection pattern and social orientation
    Journal Article: Chen, X. P., & Bachrach, D. G., (2003). Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Vol. 90, pp. 139-147.
  10. Affective trust in Chinese leaders: Linking paternalistic leadership to employee performance
    Journal Article: Chen, X. P., Eberly, M., Chiang, T-J., Farh, J. L., & Cheng, (2014). Journal of Management, Vol. 40(3), pp. 796-819.
  11. Ego depletion and its paradoxical effects on ethical decision making
    Journal Article: Yam, K.C., Chen, X.P., & Reynolds, S.J., (2014). Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Vol. 124, pp. 204-214.
  12. Guanxi and Social Network Research: Review and Future Directions
    Journal Article: Chen, C. C., Chen, X. P., & Huang, S. S., (2013). Management and Organization Review, Vol. 9(1), pp. 167-207.
  13. From Autonomy to Creativity: A Multilevel Investigation of the Mediating Role of Harmonious Passion
    Journal Article: Liu, D., Chen, X.P., Yao, X., (2011). Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 96(2), pp. 294-309.
  14. Passion and Preparedness in Entrepreneurs’ Business Plan Presentations: A Persuasion Analysis of Venture Capitalists’ Funding Decisions
    Journal Article: Chen, X.P., Yao, X., & Kotha, S., (2009). Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 52(1), pp. 199-214.
  15. To Whom do Positive Norm and Negative Norm of Reciprocity Apply?
    Journal Article: Chen, Y.R., Chen, X.P., & Portnoy, R., (2009). Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 45(1), pp. 24–34.

Consulting

Philips, Microsoft, Washington Realtors, Motorola (Asia), Ericsson, BP-Amoco

Honors and Awards

Chinese Guanxi: An integrative review and new directions for future research published in Management and Organization Review 2013, is selected as a winning paper in the prestigious Emerald Citations of Excellence for 2016
Distinguished Scholarly Achievement Award by International Association for Chinese Management Research (2016)
Fellow, Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (2015- )
Philip M. Condit Endowed Chair in Business Administration (2013-present)
Andrew Smith Faculty Development Award (2010)
Outstanding University of Washington Woman Award (2010)
Outstanding Ph.D. Mentor Award (2004, 2009)
Dean's International Research Award (2001, 2008)
Charles E. Summer Outstanding Teaching Award (2004)
Evert McCabe Fellowship (2004)
Kirby Cramer Scholar in Business Ethics (2003)
Neal and Jan Dempsey Fellowship (2002)
Ten Best Lecturers Award from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (1996, 1998)
Special Achievement in Research Award from HKUST (1998)
Special Achievement in Teaching Award from HKUST (1997, 1998)

Academic Service

Editor-in-Chief, Management Insights
Editor-in-Chief, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (OBHDP)
Consulting Editor, Management and Organizational Review (MOR)
Member, Editorial Board of Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS)
Past-President, International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR), 2008-2010
President, International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR), 2006-2008
Representative-at-Large, Organizational Behavior Division, Academy of Management, 2001-2004