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Jia Lin Xie

Jia Lin Xie

Magna Professor of Management
Professor of Organizational Behaviour & HR Management

Degrees:

PhD, Concordia University
MBA, Concordia University

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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.

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

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

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