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Chen named editor of leading organizational behavior journal

Xiao-Ping Chen, a professor of management and organization at the University of Washington Foster School of Business, has been appointed incoming editor-in-chief of the journal Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.

Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes publishes fundamental research in organizational behavior, organizational psychology, and human cognition, judgment, and decision-making. Financial Times considers it among the top 40 business research journals in the world.

Chen, an Evert McCabe Faculty Fellow at the Foster School, is an expert in the areas of cooperation and competition, global leadership, entrepreneurial passion and creativity, Chinese guanxi and cross-cultural management. Her recent work with Foster professor Suresh Kotha on the merits of entrepreneurial preparedness over passion was featured last year in the New York Times.

Chen is president of the International Association for Chinese Management Research, completing her eight-year term in June. At the Foster School, she currently serves as chair of the Department of Management and Organization.

In addition to her prolific scholarship in English, Chen is the author of four Chinese books: Managing Across Cultures, The Art of Balancing Work and Life, Empirical Methods in Organization and Management Research, and the forthcoming In Pursuit of Happiness: An Essay Collection.

Foster School editors

In addition to Chen, a number of Foster School faculty members currently serve as editors of scholarly journals, including:

Debabrata Dey, senior editor of Information Systems Research
Jarrad Harford, associate editor of the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Journal of Corporate Finance
Jonathan Karpoff, associate editor of the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Financial Research, and Managerial and Decision Sciences
Jennifer Koski, associate editor of the Journal of Financial Research
Suresh Kotha, field editor of the Journal of Business Venturing
Paul Malatesta, managing editor of the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
Kamran Moinzadeh, associate editor of Operations Research
Shiva Rajgopal, associate editor of Contemporary Accounting Research
Terry Shevlin, co-editor of Accounting Horizons for the American Accounting Association
Yong Tan, associate editor of Management Science and Information Systems Research
Yong-Pin Zhou, associate editor of Management Service and Manufacturing & Service Operations Management