About the School

Academic Departments


Chair Professor, Department of Management, Marketing and Information Systems

Associate Dean (Research & Impact), School of Business; Programme Director, DBA & MBA and MScBM; Director, CHRSD; Coordinator, BBA Strategic Retail Management & Innovation Concentration

Research Interests

Leadership, power, proactive and abnormal work behavior, employee well-being, cross-cultural psychology, and management issues in China

  • To, March L., Lam, Catherine K., Huang, X., & Amarnani, Rajiv K. (2023). What Makes a Creative Team Player? A Social Dilemma Perspective on External Regulation and Creativity. Journal of Business and Psychology, 38(3), 671-688.
  • Tang, Y., Xu, E., Huang, X., & Pu, X. (2023). When can display of authenticity at work facilitate coworker interactions? The moderating effect of perception of organizational politics. Human Relations.
  • Tang, Y., Lam, C., Ouyang, K., Huang, X., & Tse, H. (2022). Comparisons draw us close: The influence of leader-member exchange dyadic comparison on coworker exchange. Personnel Psychology, 75(1), 215-240.
  • Lu, F., Huang, X., Xu, H., Chung, C., & He, X. (2022). Instrumental love: Political marriage and family firm growth. Management and Organization Review, 18(2), 279-318.
  • Xu, E., Huang, X., Robinson, S., & Ouyang, K. (2022). Loving or loathing? A power-dependency explanation for narcissists' social acceptance in the workplace. Journal of Organizational Behavior.
  • Chen, L., Huang, X., Sun, J., Zheng, Y., Graham, L., Judy Jiang (in press). The virtue of a controlling leadership style: Authoritarian leadership, work stressors, and leader power distance orientation. Asia Pacific Journal of Management.
  • Zheng, Y., Graham, L., Farh, J., & Huang, X. (2021). The Impact of Authoritarian Leadership on Ethical Voice: A Moderated Mediation Model of Felt Uncertainty and Leader Benevolence. Journal of Business Ethics, 170(1), 133-146.
  • He, W., Hao, P., Huang, X., Long, L., Hiller, Nathan J., Li, S. (2020). Different roles of shared and vertical leadership in promoting team creativity: Cultivating and synthesizing team members' individual creativity. Personnel Psychology, 73(1), 199-225.
  • Huang, X., Chen, L., Xu, E., Lu, F., & Tam, K. (2020). Shadow of the prince: Parentincumbents' coercive control over child-successors in family organizations. Administrative Science Quarterly, 65(3), 710-750.
  • Xu, E., Huang, X., Ouyang, K., Liu, W., & Hu, S. (2020). Tactics of speaking up: The roles of issue importance, perceived managerial openness, and managers' positive mood. Human Resource Management, 59(3), 255-269.
  • Xu, E., Huang, X., Jia, R., Xu, J., Liu, W., Graham, L., & Snape, E. (2020). The 'Evil Pleasure': Abusive Supervision and Third-Party Observers' Malicious Reactions Toward Victims. Organization Science, 31(5), 1053-1312.
  • Huang, X., Chen, X., Hitt, M., Jing, R., & Lewin, Arie Y. (in press). Management and Organization Review Special Issue on 'Responsible Leadership in China and Beyond: A Responsible Research Approach'. Management and Organization Review, 16(3).
  • Zhang, Y., Huang, X., Graham, L., Redman, T., Hu, S., Li, S. (2020). Deterrence Effects: The Role of Authoritarian Leadership in Controlling Employee Workplace Deviance. Management and Organization Review, 16(2), 377-404.
  • Lu, Q., Liu, Y., & Huang, X. (2020). Follower dependence, independence, or interdependence: A multi-foci framework to unpack the mystery of transformational leadership effects. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health(4534), 1-19.
  • Lu, Q., Huang, X., Bond, Michael H., & Xu, E. (2019). Committing to work at the expense of other life pursuits: The consequence of individuals' relative centrality of work (RCW) across job types and nations differing in performance orientation. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 50(7), 848-869.
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