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Fei Song

Song, Fei

Title:

Professor

Education:

BA, MBA, PhD

Office:

TRS3-072

Telephone:

416-979-5000 ext: 7503

Email Address:

fsong@ryerson.ca

Biography:

Fei Song

Dr. Fei Song is the Chair/Professor of HRM/OB in the Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University. Dr. Fei Song is trained in the field of Organizational Behaviour. She received her PhD from the Schulich School of Business in 2005. Theories and methodologies from social psychology and experimental/behavioural economics have significantly influenced her research. Her research interests include 1) behavioural decision-making, e.g. cooperation and competition, trust and reciprocity, fairness, group decision-making, (un)ethical decision-making and cross-cultural issues, and 2) strategic compensation and productivity. She has been awarded many research grants and awards, and has published widely in top management and social science journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Discoveries, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Management and Organization Review, Game and Economic Behavior, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, International Journal of Conflict Management, Experimental Economics, and Journal of Economic Psychology. She teaches in the areas of organizational behavior, cross-cultural and global management, strategic thinking and negotiation, strategic compensation, and research methods. Download Full CV

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Department:

HR Management & Org Behaviour

Research Interests

Behavioural decision making, strategic compensation, productivity, and business ethics.

Research Funding and Awards
2019 Contract Employment: Trap or Trampoline? Examining the 'Signal' Associated with Temporary Work in Canada, Insight Development Grant (IDG) from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Amount: $48,600 (Co-Investigator)
2019 Ted Rogers School of Management Outstanding Research Recognition Fund, Ryerson University. Amount: $6,000. (Principal and Sole Investigator)
2019 Ted Rogers School of Management Internal Research Grant, Ryerson University. Amount: $7,000. (Principal and Sole Investigator)
2018-2019 Ted Rogers School of Management Research Recognition Award, Ryerson University.
2018-2019 Paying it forward in experimental labor markets, General Research Fund(GRF) from the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong. Amount: HK$434,880. (Co-Investigator)
2018 Ted Rogers School of Management Research Travel Research Grant, Ryerson University. Amount: $2,000. (Principal and Sole Investigator)
2017-2022 Legitimacy Judgments and Their Behavioral Outcomes: Experimental Exploration of Micro-Organizational Effects of Legitimacy, Insight Grant (IG) from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Amount: $127,818. (Co-Investigator)
2017-2018 (Un)Willing to Lead? The Gender Gap in Leadership Identity, Styles, Strategies, And Effectiveness, SSHRC Institution Grant. Amount: $10,000. (Principal and Sole Investigator)
2017-2018 Are You Paying Your Employees to Be Creative? The Sorting and Incentive Effects of Pay-for-Performance, TRSM-FB Poly U Joint Research Grant. Amount: $15,000. (Co-Principal Investigator)
2016 Ted Rogers School of Management Research Travel Research Grant, Ryerson University. Amount: $2,000. (Principal and Sole Investigator)
2015 Ted Rogers School of Management Internal Research Grant, Ryerson University. Amount: $7,500. (Principal and Sole Investigator)
2014 Bringing the “Audience” onto the Stage: Experimental Exploration of Social Judgments Formation at the Micro-Organizational Level, Insight Development Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Amount: $65,868. (Co-Investigator)
2014 Centre for Labour Management Relations, Ryerson University. Amount: $17,000. (Principal and Sole Investigator)
2014 Ted Rogers School of Management Internal Research Grant, Ryerson University. Amount: $7,000. (Principal and Sole Investigator)
2013 Ted Rogers School of Management Internal Research Grant, Ryerson University. Amount: $5,000. (Principal and Sole Investigator)
2012 SRC (Scholarship, Research and Creativity) Award Grant, Ryerson University. Amount: $2,000. (Principal and Sole Investigator)
2012 HR-OMB Internal Research Competition Award. Amount: $5,000. (Principal and Sole Investigator)
2011-2013 Behaviour toward Risk and Ambiguity: Biological Determinants and Impact on the Incentive Effect of Pay-For-Performance, Insight Development Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Amount: $59,928. (Principal Investigator)
2011-2014 Understanding Individual and Group Unethical Decision Making and Behaviour, Standard Research Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Amount: $87,364. (Principal Investigator)
2010 SRC (Scholarship, Research and Creativity) Award, Ryerson University
2010 The Effects of Risk Aversion and the Effectiveness of Pay-for-Performance, Ryerson SIG Grant. Amount: $7,000. (Principal and Sole Investigator)
2009 Best Paper Award in the CM Division at 2009 Academy of Management Annual Meeting: “Are you paying your employees to cheat: The effects of compensation schemes”.
2007-2009 A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Ethical Decision-Making: Canada versus China, Ryerson International Initiative Fund. Amount: $20,000. (Principal and Sole Investigator)
2007-2010 The Effects of Pay-for-Performance on Individual and Team Productivity, Standard Research Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Amount: $97,703. (Co-Investigator)
2007 Best Paper Award in the CM Division at 2007 Academy of Management Annual Meeting: “The Influence of the Consensus Decision-Making on Intergroup Trust and Reciprocity”.
2006-2009 Building Trust and Reciprocity, Standard Research Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Amount: $97,107. (Principal Investigator)
2006 Best New Scholar Award, Ryerson University
2006-2008 Building a Cooperative Business Culture, New Faculty Development Grant from Ryerson University. Amount: $10,000. (Principal and Sole Investigator)
2006 Best Paper Award in the HR Division at 2006 Academy of Management Annual Meeting: “Sorting and incentive effects of pay-for-performance: Summary of an experimental study”.
2006 Ethical Business Decision-Making, Graduate Student Stewardship Grant from Faculty of Business, Ryerson University. Amount: $10,000. ((Principal and Sole Investigator)
2006 Strategic HRM, Faculty of Business Travel Grant, Ryerson University. Amount: $3,000. (Principal and Sole Investigator)
2004 Dissertation Support Grant, Faculty of Graduate Studies, York University. Amount: $1,500.
2004 Compensation Schemes, Productivity, and Unethical Behavior, Small Research Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Amount: $1,500. (Co-Investigator)
2003 Emotions and Conflict Management, Small Research Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Amount: 5,000. (Co-Investigator)
Select Research and Professional Contributions
Refereed Journal Articles
1. “The “Sales Agent” Problem: Effort Choice under Performance Pay as Behavior Towards Risk”, (2019), with Bram Cadsby and Nikolay Zubanov, in press at Economic Inquiry.
2. “Are ‘left-behind’ children really left behind? A lab-in-field experiment on the impact of rural/urban status and parental migration on children's social preferences”, (2019), with Bram Cadsby and Xiaolan Yang, in press at Journal of Economic Behavior and Management.
3. “Invoking Social Comparison to Improve Performance by Ranking Employees: The Moderating Effects of Rank Transparency, Rank Pay, and Individual Risk Attitude”, (2019), with Bram Cadsby, Jim Engle-Warnick, and Tony Fang, in press at Journal of Economic Psychology.
4. “Dishonesty among children: Rural/urban status and parental migration”, (2019), with Bram Cadsby and Xiaolan Yang, forthcoming in A. Bucciol and N. Montinari (eds.), Dishonesty in Behavioral Economics, page 31-50, Elsevier.
5. “Future Orientation, Construal Level and Ethical Decision and Judgment”, (2019), with Jin Yan, under review.
6. “The Good and Bad of Generosity: A New Way of Understanding Efficiency Wages”, (2019), with Long Wang and Chenbo Zhong, revise-and-resubmited at Organization Science.
7. “A moral middle ground between honesty and money: How an incentivized opt-out option can increase honesty”, (2019), with Long Wang, under review.
8. “The Measure-Centric Model of Method Variance Explains Why Mono- and Hereto-Method Correlations Differ”, (2019), with Yongheng (Angus) Yao and Paul Spector, under review.
9. “Refine molar fit research: Concepts and implications” (2018), with Yongheng Yao and Zhenzhong Ma, under review.
10. “Organizational legitimacy at the micro-organizational level: On the issue of discriminant validity in legitimacy measurement” (2018), with Alex Bitektine, Christian Vandenberghe and Kevin Hill, in press, Academy of Management Discoveries.
11. “Firm status and evaluators’ trust: The many ways to trust a firm”, (2018), with Alex Bitektine, Journal of Business Ethics, Vol 153, page 503-518.
12. “Ingroup favoritism and moral decision making”, (2016), with Bram Cadsby and Ninghua Du, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol 128, page 59-71
13. "The impact of risk aversion and stress on the incentive effect of performance pay”, (2016), with Bram Cadsby and Francis Tapon, Research in Experimental Economics, Vol 19, page 191-229.
14. “Promise keeping, Guanxi and Mianzi: An experimental investigation”, (2015), with Bram Cadsby, Ninghua Du and Lan Yao, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Vol 57, page 120-133.
15. “You scratch his back, he scratches mine, and I’ll scratch yours: Moral hazard in direct and indirect reciprocal agency”, (2015), with Chenbo Zhong, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol 112, page 98-111.
16. “Specialization choice in an undergraduate business management program: The role of gender”, (2013), with Gerry Hunt. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, Vol 43, Issue 1, page 129-145.
17. “Group Size, Coordination, and the Effectiveness of the Punishment Mechanism in the VCM: An Experimental Investigation”, (2013), with Bram Cadsby, Liangcong Fan and Bin Xu, Games, Vol 4, page 89-105.
18. “How competitive are female professionals: A tale of identity conflict”, (2013), with Bram Cadsby and Maros Servatka. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol 92, page 284-303.
19. “A Cross-cultural Real-Effort Experiment on Wage-Inequality Information and Performance”, (2013), with Bram Cadsby, Hong Liu-Kiel, Heike Schenk-Mathesy, and Xiaolan Yang, B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, Vol 13, page 1095-112.
20. "Trust, reciprocity, and Guanxi in China: An experimental investigation”,(2012), with Yunyun Bi and Bram Cadsby. Management and Organization Review, Vol 8, Issue 2, page 389-413.
21. "Are You Paying Your Employees to Cheat: An Experimental Investigation”, (2010), with Bram Cadsby and Francis Tapon. B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, Vol 10, Issue 1.
22. "Bringing it all together: A model for managing successful student project teams", (2010), with Gerry Hunt and Neil Rothenberg. European Journal of Management, Vol 10, page 62-71.
23. “Other-regarding preferences: The effects of gender and decision privacy”, (2010), with Bram Cadsby and Maros Servatka. Experimental Economics, Vol. 13, p. 299-308.
24. “Are you paying your employees to cheat: The effects of compensation schemes”, (2009), with Bram Cadsby and Francis Tapon. Academy of Management Conference Best Paper Proceeding.
25. “Intergroup Trust and Reciprocity in Strategic Interactions: Effects of Group Decision-Making Mechanisms”, (2009). Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Vol. 108, p. 164-173.
26. “Trust and reciprocity behavior and behavioral forecasts: Differing dynamics between individuals and between group-representatives”, (2008). Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 62, p. 675-696.
27. “The influence of the consensus decision-making on intergroup trust and reciprocity”, (2007). Academy of Management Conference Best Paper Proceeding.
28. “The effects of compensation schemes on self-selection and productivity: An experimental investigation”, (2007), with Bram Cadsby and Francis Tapon. Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 50, p. 387-405.
29. Trust and reciprocity in intergroup relations: Differing perspectives and behaviors”, (2007). In S. Oda (Ed.), Experiments in Economic Sciences: New Approaches to Solving Real-world Problems. Publisher: Springer Verlag.
30. “Cross-cultural gender differences in behavior in a threshold public goods game: Japan versus Canada”, (2007), with Bram Cadsby, Yasuyo Hamaguchi, Toshiji Kawagoe, and Elizabeth Maynes. Journal of Economic Psychology, Vol. 28, p. 242-260.
31. “Trust and reciprocity in inter-individual versus inter-group interactions: The effects of social influence, group dynamics, and perspective biases”, (2006). Experimental Economics, Vol. 9, No. 2.
32. “Sorting and incentive effects of pay-for-performance: Summary of an experimental study”, (2006), with Bram Cadsby and Francis Tapon. Academy of Management Conference Best Paper Proceeding.
33. “Emotions in the conflict process: An application of the cognitive appraisal model of emotions to conflict management”, (2005), with Chris Bell. International Journal of Conflict Management, Vol. 16, p. 30-54.
34. “Other-regarding behavior and behavioral forecasts:  Female versus males as individuals and as group representatives”, (2004), with Bram Cadsby and Tristan Morris. International Journal of Conflict Management, Vol. 15, p. 34-363.
Other Refereed Contributions (equal contributions from all co-authors)
1. “Other-regarding behavior and behavioral forecasts:  Female versus males as individuals and as group representatives”, (2004), with Bram Cadsby and Tristan Morris. International Journal of Conflict Management, Vol. 15, p. 34-363.
2. "Dishonesty among children: A lab-in field experiment on the impact of rural/urban status and parental migration", with Bram Cadsby and Xiaolan Yang, presented at the Canadian Economic Association (CEA) Conference, 2018, Montreal, QC.
3. “Are you paying your employees to be creative? An experimental investigation”, presented at the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) Conference, 2018, Toronto, ON.
4. "Are left-behind children really left-behind: A field experiment on decision-making and social preferences", with Bram Cadsby and Xiaolan Yang, presented at the Economics Science Association (ESA) Conference, 2017, Taipei, Taiwan.
5. "Ethical decision-making and ingroup bias", with Bram Cadsby and Ninghua Du, presented at the International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR) Conference, 2016, Hangzhou, China.
6. "Ingroup favouritism and moral decision making”, with Bram Cadsby and Ninghua Du, presented at presented at South Ontario Behavioural Decision Research (SOBDR) Conference, 2015, Toronto, ON.
7. “Risk attitudes and effort choices under performance pay”, with Bram Cadsby and Nick Zubanov, presented at Economic Science Association Conference, 2014, Honolulu, HA.
8. “You scratch his back, he scratches mine, and I’ll scratch yours: Moral hazard in direct and indirect reciprocal agency”, with Chenbo Zhong, presented at the Canadian Economic Association Conference, 2013, Montreal, QC.“Risk attitudes and effort choices under performance pay”, with Bram Cadsby and Nick Zubanov, presented at Economic Science Association Conference, 2014, Honolulu, HA.
9. “You scratch his back, he scratches mine, and I’ll scratch yours: Moral hazard in direct and indirect reciprocal agency”, with Chenbo Zhong, presented at the Canadian Economic Association Conference, 2013, Montreal, QC.
10. “Agency decision-making: A licence to cheat?”, with Chenbo Zhong, presented at the Academy of Management Conference, 2012, Boston, MA.
11. “How competitive are female professionals? A tale of identity conflict”, with Bram Cadsby and Maros Servatka, presented at the Academy of Management Conference, 2012, Boston, MA.
12. “Agency decision-making: A licence to cheat?”, with Chenbo Zhong, presented at Economic Science Association Conference, 2011, Xiamen, China.
13. “Guanxi, Mianzi and promise-keeping: An experimental Investigation”, with Bram Cadsby, Ninghua Du and Lan Yao, presented at the China Economist Society Conference, 2011, Beijing, China.
14. “Other-regarding preferences: The effects of gender and decision privacy”, with Bram Cadsby and Maros Servatka, presented at China Economist Society Conference, 2010, Xiamen, China.
15. The Impact of Risk Aversion and Stress on the Incentive Effect: Choking under Pressure”, with Bram Cadsby and Francis Tapon, presented at Academy of Management Conference, 2010, Montreal, Canada.
16. “Specialization choice in an undergraduate business management program: The role of gender”, with Gerry Hunt, presented at Academy of Management Conference, 2010, Montreal, Canada.
17. “Are You Paying Your Employees to Cheat: An Experimental Investigation”, with Cadsby and Francis Tapon, presented at Academy of Management Conference, 2009, Chicago, Illinois.
18. “Psychological and Financial Incentives in Tournament Pay: An Artefactual Field Experiment”, with Cadsby Jim Engel-Warnick and Tony Fang, presented at Academy of Management Conference, 2009, Chicago, Illinois.
19. “The Impact of Risk Aversion and Stress on the Incentive Effect of Performance Pay”, with Cadsby and Francis Tapon, presented at Canadian Economic Association Meeting, 2009, Toronto, Ontario.
20. “Trust, reciprocity, and guanxi in China: An experimental investigation”, with Bram Cadsby and Yunyun Bi, presented at Administrative Science Association of Canada Conference, 2007, Ottawa, Ontario.
21. “The effect of the consensus-making on intergroup trust and reciprocity in strategic interactions”, presented at Academy of Management Conference, 2007, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
22. “The effect of overconfidence on the sorting efficiency of Pay-for-Performance”, with Cadsby and Francis Tapon, presented at Academy of Management Conference, 2007, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
23. “Bringing it all together: A model for managing successful student project teams”, with Gerry Hunt and Neil Rothenberg, presented at Academy of Management Conference, 2007, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
24. “Trust, reciprocity, and social distance: An experimental investigation”, with Bram Cadsby and Yunyun Bi, presented at Society of Judgment and Decision Making Meeting, 2005, Toronto, Canada.
25. “Sorting and incentive effects of pay-for-performance: An experimental investigation”, with Bram Cadsby and Francis Tapon, presented at SET-FEEM Workshop, 2005, Milan, Italy.
26. “The social context of conflict resolution: The effects of status and conflict issue on thoughts, emotions and behaviours”, with Chris Bell, presented at Administrative Science Association of Canada Conference, 2005, Toronto, Ontario.
27. “Trust and reciprocity in strategic interactions: The effects of cognitive biases, inter- and intra-group dynamics”, presented at Experiments in Economic Sciences: New Approaches to Solving Real-world Problems” Conference, 2004, Kyoto, Japan.
28. “The effects of compensation schemes on self-selection and work productivity: An experimental investigation”, with Bram Cadsby and Francis Tapon, presented at Economic Science Association Annual Conference, 2004, Tucson, Arizona.
29. “Other-regarding behaviour and behavioural forecasts: Females versus males as individuals and as group representatives”, with Bram Cadsby and Tristan Morris, presented at Academy of Management Conference, 2004, New Orleans, Louisiana.
30. “Trust and reciprocity: Individuals versus groups and behaviour versus perceptions”, presented at Canadian Experimental & Behavioural Science Conference, 2004, Calgary, Canada.
31. “Trust and reciprocity: The differing norms of individuals and group representatives”, presented at International Association of Conflict Management Conference, 2004, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
32. “Norms of fairness in inter-individual versus inter-team interactions: The effects of egocentric biases and gender”, with Bram Cadsby and Tristan Morris, presented at International Association of Conflict Management Conference, 2004, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
33.“Predicting fair behaviour and behaving fairly when acting for oneself and acting on behalf of a group: An experimental investigation”, with Bram Cadsby and Tristan Morris, presented at Canadian Economics Association Annual Meeting, 2004, Toronto, Ontario.
34. “Cross-cultural gender differences in behaviour: Japan versus Canada”, presented at Academy of Management Conference, 2003, Seattle, Washington.
35. “Realizing one’s self through organizational goals: A group-value model of self-socialization, community benevolence, and performance”, with Chris Bell, presented at Administrative Science Association of Canada Conference, 2003, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
36. “Opening the black box: A preliminary model of individual motivation in a social dilemma context”, presented at The Public Choice Society and Economic Science Association Annual Meeting, 2002, San Diego, California.
Work-in-Progress
1. “Antecedents of organizational ambidexterity: Toward cognitive ambidexterity capability reasoning”, with Mary Han.
2.  “Exploring antecedents of social evaluations: The effects of pricing on legitimacy, reputation and status”, with Alex Bitektine.
3. “Does public-funded full-day-kindergarten bridge the gaps in academic performance for disadvantaged children by socio-economic status? Evidence from a natural experiment in Ontario”, with Bram Cadsby and Jiayuan Teng.
4. “Leadership legitimacy and conformance to social norms”, with Alex Bitektine.
5. “Gender, sex roles, organizational culture and leadership effectiveness: The cases of Mary Kay and Pfizer”, with Jean Lee and Fiona Chen.
6. “The Effect of overconfidence on the sorting efficiency of Pay-for-Performance”, with Cadsby and Francis Tapon.
7.  “Happy workers are more productive: Does it work through intrinsic or extrinsic motivation?”, with Bram Cadsby.
8. “Individual competitiveness, organizational culture, and the sorting and incentive effects of tournament-based pay”.
Other Research Contributions
1. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at the School of Management, Zhejiang University, “Working more for more and working more for less: The effects of wage gains versus wage losses on labor supply”, 2019, Hangzhou, China.
2. Invited speaker at the Department of Economics Speaker Series, Carlton University, “Are ‘left-behind’ children really left behind? A lab-in-field experiment on the impact of rural/urban status and parental migration on children's social preferences”, 2018, Ottawa, Ontario.
3. Invited speaker at the Business Ethics Speaker Series at the Ted Rogers Leadership Centre, Ryerson University, “The good and bad of generosity: A new way of understanding efficiency wages”, 2018, Toronto, Ontario.
4. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at the School of Management, Zhejiang University, “Invoking social comparison to improve performance by ranking employees: The moderating effects of rank transparency, rank pay, and individual risk attitude”, 2017, Hangzhou, China.
5. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at the School of Management, Zhejiang University, “Invoking social comparison to improve performance by ranking employees: The moderating effects of rank transparency, rank pay, and individual risk attitude”, 2017, Hangzhou, China.
6. Invited speaker at the Fourth Annual International Symposium, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, “The ‘dark-side’ of organizational behavior”, 2016, Shanghai, China.
7. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at the School of Economics and Management, Central University of Finance and Economics, “Ingroup favoritism and moral decision making”, 2016, Beijing, China.
8. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at the School of Economics and Management, Henan University, “Gender and Competitive Preferences”, 2016, Kaifeng, China.
9. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at the School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, “Ingroup favoritism and moral decision making”, 2015, Beijing, China.
10. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at the School of Management, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, “Gender and Professional Identities: Preference for competition”, 2015, Guangzhou, China.
11. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at the School of Management, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, “You scratch his back, he scratches mine, and I’ll scratch yours: Moral hazard in direct and indirect reciprocal agency”, 2014, Shanghai, China.
12. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at the Sogang Experimental Economics Lab, Sogang University, “Risk attitudes and effort choices under performance pay”, 2014, Seoul, Korea.
13. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at the School of Finance, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, “Promise keeping, Guanxi and Mianzi: An experimental investigation”, 2014, Chengdu, China.
14. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at HSBC Business School, Peking University, “Agency, delegation and deception”, 2014, Shenzhen, China.
15. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at College of Business, University of Auckland, “Gender, identity and competitiveness”, 2012, Auckland, New Zealand.
16. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at China Europe International Business School, “Gender, Sex Roles, Organizational Culture and Leadership Effectiveness: The cases of Mary Kay and Pfizer”, 2012, Shanghai, China.
17. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at College of Management and Economics, University of Guelph, “Gender, identity and competitiveness”, 2012, Guelph, Canada.
18. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at China Europe International Business School, “Are masculine women leaders more effective? The case of Mary Kay”, 2011, Shanghai, China.
19. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at University of Guelph, “How Competitive are Professional Women: A Tale of Identity Conflict”, 2010, Guelph, Canada.
20. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, “Trust and Reciprocity in China and Canada”, 2010, Chengdu, China.
21. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at Zhejiang University of Science and Technology, “Trust and Reciprocity in China and Canada”, 2010, Hangzhou, China.
22. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at Zhejiang Gongshang University, “Pay-for-Performance and Cheating”, 2010, Hangzhou, China.
23. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at China Europe International Business School, “Pay-for-Performance and Cheating”, 2009, Shanghai, China.
24. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at Fudan University, “Target-based Compensation Scheme and Productivity Misrepresentation: An Experimental Investigation”, 2009, Shanghai, China.
25. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, “Risk Aversion, Stress and the Incentive Effect of Pay-for-Performance”, 2009, Shanghai, China.
26. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at Xiamen University, “Trust, Reciprocity and Guanxi in China”, 2009, Xiamen, China.
27. Invited speaker at the Research Seminar Series at College of Arts, University of Waterloo, “The Impact of Risk Aversion and Stress on the Incentive Effect of Performance Pay”, 2009, Canada.  
28. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at University of Auckland, “Are You Paying Your Employees to Cheat: An Experimental Investigation”, 2008, Auckland, New Zealand.
29. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at University of Canterbury, “Social comparison, financial incentives and risk attitudes in tournament-based compensation schemes: An artefactual field experiment”, 2008, Christchurch, New Zealand.
30. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, “Trust, reciprocity, and guanxi in China: An experimental investigation”, 2007, Shanghai, China.
31. Invited participant at the Junior OB Faculty Consortium, Academy of Management Conference, 2007, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
32. Invited participant at the Trust Manuscript Development Workshop, Academy of Management Conference, Trust, reciprocity, and guanxi in China: An experimental investigation”, 2007, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
33. Invited participant at the SIM Manuscript Development Workshop, Academy of Management Conference, “Does your Compensation Scheme Induce Your Employees to Cheat? An experimental investigation”, 2007, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
34. Invited speaker at the International Conference on Trust, Reciprocity, and Cooperation, University of Hokkaido, “Trust and reciprocity in strategic interactions: The effects of cognitive biases, inter- and intra-group dynamics”, 2006, Japan.
35. Invited speaker at the research seminar series at College of Commerce, Waseda University, “The effects of compensation schemes on self-selection and productivity: An experimental investigation”, 2006, Japan.
36. Invited speaker at research seminar series at Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, “Trust, reciprocity, and intergroup relations”, 2005, China.
37. Invited participant in the Doctorial Consortium of the Conflict Management Division, Academy of Management Conference, 2004, New Orleans.
38. Invited participant in the International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics Workshop, 2004, George Mason University.
39. Invited speaker at research seminar series at Zhejiang Gongshang University, “Trust, reciprocity, and group decision-making”, 2004, China.
40. Invited speaker at research seminar series at Queensland University of Technology, “The interaction effect of compensation schemes and self-selection on work performance”, 2004, Australia.  
41. Invited speaker at research seminar series at China European International Business School on Cross-Cultural Management and Experimental Business Research: “Cross-cultural gender differences in behavior: Japan versus Canada”, 2002, China.  
Teaching
EMBA

Strategic Compensation

MBA

Managing in a Diverse World

Cross-Cultural Management

Strategic Decision-Making

Organizational Behavior and Management Skills

Research Methods

Undergraduate

Organizational Behaviour I

Organizational Behaviour II

Cross-Cultural Issues in Organizational Behaviour

Decision-Making and Integrative Thinking

Statistics for Management

The Role and Process of Management

International Business and Management

International Business Communication

Education
PhD Schulich School of Business, York University.
MBA University of Guelph.
Post-graduate Diploma, International Tourism Institute, Switzerland.
BA Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China.
Academic Work Experience
2018-   Chair, OB/HRM Department, Ted Rogers School of Business Management, Ryerson University  
2016-   Professor, Ted Rogers School of Business Management, Ryerson University  
2009 - 16 Associate Professor, Ted Rogers School of Business Management, Ryerson University  
2011 - 12 Visiting Associate Professor, China Europe International Business School
2005 - 09 Assistant Professor, Ted Rogers School of Business Management, Ryerson University
2000 - 05 Lecturer, Schulich School of Business, Atkinson College, York University
2002- Visiting Professor and/or Scholar:Queensland University of Technology, University of Melbourne, Australia; University of Canterbury, Univeristy of Auckland, New Zealand; Peking University, Zhejiang University, Fudan University, China Europe International Business School, Xiamen University, Zhejiang Commerce University, Dongbei University of Economics and Finance, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China; Waseda University, Hokkaido University, Hakodate Future University; Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan.
Graduate Thesis Supervisions/Examination

Laura Hymas, “Employee feedback-seeking behavior and leader support: An attachment theory perspective”, MSc Thesis Supervision, 2019.

Dan Quintal-Curcic, “Envious bosses: How leader envy mediates the relationship between follower power and leader-member exchange”, MSc Thesis Co-Supervision, 2018.

Sophia Janet Lam, "Pay-for-creativity: A tool of retention", MSc Thesis Supervision, 2017.

Vanessa Martini, "The effect of time pressure on uncivil communication behaviour", MSc Thesis Co-supervision, 2017.

Mengyuan Yang, "The correlation between self-esteem and workplace incentive preferences among the post-90s generation", MRP Supervision, 2017.

Yixin Guo (Visiting PhD from Fudan University at Ryerson), “Intrinsic Goal-Setting: Implications on Work Motivation and Satisfaction”, PhD co-supervision, 2015.

Joury Younes, “Global Influence on the Banking Industry in Canada: A Case Study of Scotia Bank”, MRP Supervision, 2015.

Charlie Shi, “The Effects of Brand Diversification on Market Growth: A New Methodology of Brand Selection”, MRP Supervision, 2015.

Robert Bajko, “Modeling the Changing Attitude and the Uses of Mobile Technology in the Corporate Environment”, Doctoral Dissertation, 2014.

Vitha Krishnamurthy, “How to Improve Collaboration in Teleworking Environment”, MRP Supervision, 2014.

Natasha DeSouza, “Organizational Change in the Canadian Public Sector”, MRP Supervision, 2014.

Ahalya Rajeswaran, “Work-life Conflict as it Relates to Mental Health in Today’s Work Place”, MRP Supervision, 2013.

Kevin K Kin Szeto, “Performance Evaluation, Over-Confidence Bias and Cross-Cultural Implications”, MRP Supervision, 2013.

Jonathan Seres, MRP Supervision, 2013

Jillian Fairclough, MRP Supervision, 2013

Yan Zhou, “Confucian Values and Attitudes toward Time Discounting and Financial Risk”, Master Dissertation, 2007.

Yunyun Bi, “Trust, Reciprocity and Social Distance in China: An Experimental Investigation”, Master Dissertation, 2006.

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