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Jia Lin Xie

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    Jia Lin Xie

    Magna Professor of Management”
    Professor of Organizational Behaviour & HR Management

    Degrees: PhD, Concordia University
    MBA, Concordia University
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    Bio

    Jia Lin Xie is Magna Professor in Management and Professor of Organizational Behaviour and HR Management at Rotman. Her research focuses on the fit between employees and their work environment (P-E fit) and the effects of such fit and misfit on employee well-being. Another area of her research expertise is cross-cultural management, with a focus on Chinese organizational behavior. Jia Lin has served at editorial boards for Journal of Organizational Behavior (2006-2011) and Management and Organization Review (2003 and onward), and currently serves as the President for International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR).

    Academic Positions

    2005  Magna Professor in Management
    2004  Professor; University of Toronto
    1997-2004  Associate Professor; University of Toronto
    1992-1997  Assistant Professor; University of Toronto
    1983-1985  Assistant Professor; People's University of China, Beijing

    Selected Publications - Papers

    • When confidence comes and goes: How variation in self-efficacy moderates stressor-strain relationships; Peng, A.C., Schaubroeck, J., & Xie, J.L; Journal of Occupational Health Psychology; Issue: 20; 2015; Pages: 359-376.
    • Research on job stress and employee well-being: An overview and direction for future research; Xie, J.L.; Management Insights; Issue: 12; 2015; Pages: 2.
    • Commitment to organizational change in a Chinese Context; Jing, R., Xie, J.L., & Ning, J.; Journal of Managerial Psychology; Issue: 8; 2014; Pages: 1098-1114.
    • Understanding the domain of counterproductive work behaviors in China; Rotundo, M., & Xie, J.L.; International Journal of Human Resource Management; Issue: 19; 2008; Pages: 856-677.
    • Theories of job stress and the role of traditional values: A longitudinal study in China; Xie, J. L., Schaubroeck, J. & Lam, S.; Journal of Applied Psychology; Issue: 93; 2008; Pages: 831-844.
    • Cultural and individual differences in self-rating behavior: An extension and refinement of the cultural relativity hypothesis; Xie, J.L., Roy, J-P., & Chen, Z.G.; Journal of Organizational Behavior; Issue: 27; 2006; Pages: 341-364.
    • Cultural and personality determinants of leniency in self-rating among Chinese people.; Xie, J.L., Chen, Z.G.,& Roy, J-P.; Management and Organization Review; 2006; Pages: 181-207.
    • Cherishing life and managing health: An analysis of stressors and coping mechanisms among Chinese executives; Xie, J.L.; Peking University Business Review; Issue: May; 2005; Pages: 56-60.
    • Stress and employee health in China: Emerging problems and suggested solutions; Xie, J.L.; Harvard Business Review (China Edition); Issue: May; 2005; Pages: 127-135.
    • The empirical research on relationship between work stress and job satisfaction in state-owned enterprises; Liu, P., Xie, J.L. & Jin, R.T.; China Soft Science; Issue: 180; 2005; Pages: 121-126.
    • Bridging the approaches and findings across diverse disciplines to improve job stress research; Xie, J.L., & Schaubroeck, J.; Research in Occupational Stress and Well Being; Issue: 1; 2001; Pages: 1-61.
    • Festo (China) Ltd's Qiu Hualai on success of foreign enterprises in China; Xie, J.L.; Thunderbird International Business Review; Issue: 43; 2001; Pages: 617-624.
    • Individual differences in utilizing control to cope with job demands: Effects on susceptibility to infectious disease; Schaubroeck, J., Jones, J. R., & Xie, J. L.; Journal of Applied Psychology; Issue: 86; 2001; Pages: 265-278.
    • Effects of perceived power of supervisor on subordinate work attitudes; Elangovan, A. R., & Xie, J. L.; Leadership and Organization Development Journal; Issue: 21; 2000; Pages: 319-328.
    • Collective efficacy versus self-efficacy in coping responses to stressors and control: A cross-cultural study; Schaubroeck, J., Lam, S., & Xie, J. L.; Journal of Applied Psychology; Issue: 85; 2000; Pages: 512-525.
    • Interactive effects of absence culture salience and group cohesiveness: A multi-level and cross-level analysis of work absenteeism in the Chinese context; Xie, J. L. & Johns, G.; Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology; Issue: 73; 2000; Pages: 31-52.
    • Effects of perceived power of supervisor on subordinate stress and motivation: The moderating role of subordinate characteristics; Elangovan, A. R., & Xie, J. L.; Journal of Organizational Behavior; Issue: 20; 1999; Pages: 359-373.
    • Perception of absence from work: The People's Republic of China versus Canada; Johns, G., & Xie, J. L.; Journal of Applied Psychology; Issue: 83; 1998; Pages: 515-530.
    • Gender differences among managers and non-managers: An analysis of assessment data; Xie, J. L., & Whyte, G.; Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences; Issue: 14; 1997; Pages: 340-353.
    • Karasek's model in the People's Republic of China: Effects of job demands, control, and individual differences; Xie, J.L.; Academy of Management Journal; Issue: 39; 1996; Pages: 1594-1618.
    • Job scope and stress: Can job scope be too high?; Xie, J. L., & Johns, G.; Academy of Management Journal; Issue: 38; 1995; Pages: 1288-1309.
    • Research on Chinese organizational behavior and human resource management: Conceptual and methodological considerations; Xie, J. L.; Advances in International Comparative Management; Issue: 10; 1995; Pages: 15-42.
    • The Type A experience: Stress, job-related attitudes and non-work behavior: A study of managers in China; Xie, J. L., & Jamal, M.; International Journal of Management; Issue: 10; 1993; Pages: 351-360.
    • Moderating and mediating effects in job design; Johns, G., Xie, J. L., & Fang, Y. Q.; Journal of Management; Issue: 18; 1992; Pages: 657-676.

    Selected Publications - Books and Chapters

    • Questionnaire survey method in empirical research. In X. Chen, A. Tsui, & J. L. Farh (Eds.), Research Methodology; Beijing: Peking University Press; Issue: 2nd edition; 2012; Pages: 189-210
    • Sources and moderators of employee stress in Chinese state-owned enterprises.; The pioneering research on Chinese business management, Reprinted in Tsui, A., & Lau, C. M. (Eds.) (in Chinese); 2004; Pages: 269-292.
    • Sources and moderators of employee stress in Chinese state-owned enterprises.; In Tsui, A., & Lau, C. M. (Eds.), The management of enterprises in the People’s Republic of China.; 2002; Pages: 299-323.
    • Characteristics associated with leadership: An investigation of senior executives.; with Whyte, G.; Reprinted in C. Boris (Ed.), Australian Journal of Psychology (Supplement).; Issue: 51; 1999
    • Job scope and stress: Can job scope be too high?; with Johns, G.; Reprinted in P. Stone & M. Cannon (Eds.), Organizational Psychology (Vol. III.); Issue: 3; 1998; Pages: 45-66.

    Academic / Professional Service

    2010-2012  President; International Association for Chinese Management Research
    2006-2010  Vice President; International Association for Chinese Management Research
    2007-2008  Program Chair; IACMR International Conference
    2000-2012  International Theme Committee Member; Academy of Management
    2000  All Academy Chair; Academy of Management Conference

    Honors and Awards

    2016  Best Senior Editor; Management and Organization Review
    2016  Rotman School of Management Teaching Award; Rotman School of Management
    2015  Roger Martin Excellence in Teaching Award; Rotman School of Management
    2015  Best Paper Award (with Li, W., Schaubroeck, J.); the 9th Asia Academy of Management Conference (Organizational Behavior Division)
    2015-2019  Grant from National Nature Science Foundation of China; National Nature Science Foundation of China (NSFC)
    2015  Outstanding Reviewer; 16th Biennial Eastern Academy of Management International Conference
    2014  Best Reviewer Award; Management and Organization Review
    2013  Outstanding Paper Award; 15th Biennial Eastern Academy of Management International Conference
    2012-2014  General Research Fund (GRF); Research Grant Council of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    2009-2012  General Research Fund (GRF); Research Grant Council of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
    2008-2011  Two grants from Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
    2007-2010  Honoured Director, Centre for Research on Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management; University of Electronic Science and Technology, China
    2006-2007  AIC Institute for Corporate Citizenship Grant; Rotman School of Management
    2002  Grant of Initiative on the New Economy (INE); Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
    2001, 1994  Grant of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
    2000  Direct Allocation Research Grant (DAG); City University of Hong Kong
    1998  Strategic Research Grant (SRG),(with J. Schaubroeck and S. Lam); City University of Hong Kong
    1998  Competitive Earmarked Research Grant (CERG) (with J. Schaubroeck and S. Lam); Hong Kong Government
    2010-2013;1996-1997, 2002-2006  Excellence in Teaching Award; Rotman School of Management
    1993  Cannaught Grant; University of Toronto
    1991  Honourable Mention Award, (with G. Johns and Y.Q. Fang); Administrative Sciences Association of Canada

    Professional Affiliations/Memberships

    International Association for Chinese Management Research
    Academy of Management
    Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology

    Research and Teaching Interests

    Jia Lin Xie's research interests include job stress, job design, and cross-cultural management. She has taught MBA courses in Leading People in Organizations, Organizational Behaviour, International Organizational Behaviour, Comparative Management, Business Research Methodology, Managerial Skills, Business Ethics, and Chinese Management. Courses taught in Executive MBA programs and Executive Development programs are Cross-Cultural Management, Organizational Behaviour, and Chinese Management.  

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