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Lian Shao
Office: 212U
Dempsey Hall
Phone: 425-623-2300

Foster School of Business
University of Washington
Box: 353200
Seattle, WA 98195-3200

Lian Shao

Assistant Teaching Professor of Management and Organization


PhD Cornell University (2011)
MS Concordia University (2002)
BCom Concordia University (2000)

Academic Expertise

human resource management
organizational behavior

Current Research

Performance dynamism, Identity, Organizational citizenship behavior

Positions Held

At the University of Washington since 2011

Selected Publications

  1. The Effect of Culture on the Curvilinear Relationship between Performance and Turnover
    Journal Article:Sturman, M.C., Shao, L., & Katz, J.H., (2012). Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 97(1), pp. 46-62.
  2. The Role of Personality and General Mental Ability in Predicting Performance for New and Experienced Employees
    Journal Article:Tracey, J.B., Sturman, M.C., Shao, L., & Tews, M.J. & Enz, C., (2010). The Cornell Handbook of Applied Hospitality Strategy, pp. 415-428.
  3. A Cross Cultural Test of the “Five-Factor Model of Personality and Transformational Leadership
    Journal Article:Shao, L., & Webber, S., (2006). Journal of Business Research, Vol. 59(8), pp. 936-944.