Faculty Directory

Xiao-Ping Chen

Professor of Management
Philip M. Condit Endowed Chair in Business Administration

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. What’s Wrong with Treating Subordinates Differently? The Basis of Leader-Member Exchange (LMX) Differentiation Matters
    Journal Article: Chen, X.P., He, W., & Weng, L-C, (in press). Journal of Management,
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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., (in press). Journal of Applied Psychology,
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Interpersonal Identification-Based Versus Collective Identification-Based Group Identity: Nomological network
    Journal Article: Zhang, S., Chen, G. Q., Chen, X. P., Liu, D., & Johnson, M., (2014). Journal of Management, Vol. 40(6), pp. 1700-1731.
  8. 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.
  9. Cooperative and Competitive Orientations in China: Scale Development and Validation
    Journal Article: Chen, X.P., Xie, X., & Chang, S., (2011). Management and Organization Review, Vol. 7(2), pp. 353–379.
  10. 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.
  11. A Critical Analysis of Guanxi and its Negative Externalities in Chinese Organizations
    Journal Article: Chen, C.C., & Chen, X.P., (2009). Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Vol. 26, pp. 37-53.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. Unintended Consequences of Cooperation Inducing and Maintaining Mechanisms in Public Goods Dilemmas: Sanctions and Moral Appeal
    Journal Article: Chen, X.P., Pillutla, M.M., & Yao, X., (2009). Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, Vol. 12(2), pp. 241-255.
  15. Guanxi Dynamics: Shifts in the Closeness of Ties between Chinese Coworkers
    Journal Article: Chen, X.P., & Peng, S., (2008). Management and Organization Review, Vol. 4(1), pp. 63-80.

Consulting

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

Honors and Awards

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