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. Catch fire and spread it: A glimpse into entrepreneurial passion in crowdfunding campaign.
    Journal Article: Li, J., Chen, X. P., Kotha, S., & Fisher, G., (in press). Journal of Applied Psychology,
  2. Egocentric reciprocity and the role of friendship and anger.
    Journal Article: Chen, X. P., Eberly, M., Wu, K.K., & Bachrach, D., (in press). Journal of Social Psychology,
  3. 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,
  4. 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,
  5. Leadership of Chinese Private Enterprises: Insights from Interviews
    Book: Tsui, A. S., Zhang, Y. Y., & Chen, X. P., (2017). Palgrave Publishers Ltd.
  6. No Time Wasted: A collection of essays and photographs (没有空白)
    Book: Chen, X. P., (in press). Peking University Press (北京大学出版社)
  7. A model of communication context and measure of context dependence
    Journal Article: Adair, W., Buchan, N., Chen, X. P., & Liu, D (equal authorship), (2016). Academy of Management Discovery, Vol. 2(2), pp. 198-217.
  8. Beyond Cultural Differences—Selected Works of Late Professor Kwok Leung (超越东西方文化的研究——梁觉教授论文选集)
    Book: Chen, C. C., Chen, X. P., & Zhang, Z. X. (陈昭全,陈晓萍,张志学), (in press). Peking University Press (北京大学出版社)
  9. 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,
  10. Managing across Cultures. Third Edition (跨文化管理,第三版)
    Book: Chen, X. P. (陈晓萍), (2016). Tsinghua University Press (清华大学出版社)
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. Empirical Methods in Organization and Management Research, 2nd edition (组织与管理研究的实证方法, 第二版)
    Book: Chen, X. P., Tsui, A. S., Farh, J. L., & Cheng, B-S. (陈晓萍,徐淑英, 樊景立,郑伯埙), (2014). Hwa Tai Cultural Press (华泰文化出版社)
  16. Follow your heart: A Collection of Essays and Poems (随心所欲)
    Book: Chen, X. P. (陈晓萍), (2014). Peking University Press (北京大学出版社)
  17. The Psychological Mechanisms for Cooperation Induction in Social Dilemmas: A Collection of Published Articles (社会困境中诱导合作的心理机制:陈晓萍研究论文集)
    Book: Chen, X. P. (陈晓萍), (2014). Peking University Press (北京大学出版社)
  18. 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.
  19. Still Seeing Mountains: A Collection of Essays (看山还是山)
    Book: Chen, X. P. (陈晓萍), (2013). Peking University Press (北京大学出版社)
  20. 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.
  21. Empirical Methods in Organization and Management Research, 2nd edition (组织与管理研究的实证方法, 第二版)
    Book: Chen, X. P., Tsui, A. S., & Farh, J. L. (陈晓萍,徐淑英, 樊景立), (2012). Peking University Press (北京大学出版社)
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.

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