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Ning Li

Assistant Professor


Management & Organizations
W320  John Pappajohn Bus Bldg
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994
Ph: 319-335-2117
Fax: 319-335-1956
E-mail: ning-li-1@uiowa.edu
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Academic History

  • PhD in Organizational Behavior/Human Resources, Texas A&M University, 2012
  • BSc in Business Administration, Shanghai Jiaotong University, 2005

Expertise

  • Individual differences
  • OCB and proactive behavior
  • Social network
  • Team leadership

Awards

  • Best Overall Doctoral Paper - “Standing out or fitting in? A multilevel examination of leader-member exchange theory in the workgroup context”, Southern Management Association , November 2011
  • Mays Business School 2010-11 Dean’s Award for Outstanding Research by a Doctoral Student, Texas A&M University, May 2011
  • Best Overall Doctoral Paper -“A Temporal Perspective of Transaction Cost Theory”, Southern Management Association, November 2010

Selected Publications

  • Cross-Level Influences of Empowering Leadership on Citizenship and Taking-Charge: Organizational Support as a Double-Edged Sword, Ning Li, Dan S. Chiaburu, Brad L. Kirkman, Journal of Management, 2014 - Publication Details Forthcoming
  • Leader–member exchange (LMX) in context: How LMX differentiation and LMX relational separation attenuate LMX’s influence on OCB and turnover intention, Brad Harris, Ning Li, Brad Kirkman, The Leadership Quarterly, vol 25, 2014, 314-328
  • Putting non-work ties to work: The case of guanxi in supervisor-subordinate relationships, Xin-an Zhang, Ning Li, Brad Harris, The Leadership Quarterly , 2014 - Publication Details Forthcoming
  • Toward a model of work team altruism, Ning Li, Brad Kirkman, christopher Porter, Academy of Management Review, 2014 - Publication Details Forthcoming
  • Retaining the Productive Employee: The Role of Personality, Ning Li, Murray R. Barrick, Ryan D. Zimmerman, Dan S. Chiaburu, Academy of Management Annals, vol 8, 2014, 347-395
  • Getting along to get ahead: The effect of extraversion on interpersonal citizenship when impression management motives are high., Dan S. Chiaburu, Adam C. Stoverink, Ning Li, Xin-an Zhang, Journal of Management, 2013 - Publication Details Forthcoming
  • Getting everyone on board: The effect of executive differentiated transformational leadership on top management team effectiveness and subsidiary firm performance., Xin-an Zhang, Ning Li, Johannes Ullrich, Rolf van Dick, Journal of Management, 2013 - Publication Details Forthcoming
  • Getting what’s new from newcomers: The role of empowering leadership in newcomers’ creativity, Brad Harris, Ning Li, Wendy Boswell, Xin-an Zhang, Zhitao Xie, Personnel Psychology, 2013 - Publication Details Forthcoming
  • Support from the organization and taking charge: Exploring non-linear relationships and their contingencies, Meredith Burnett, Dan Chiaburu, Debra Shapiro, Ning Li, Journal of Management, 2013 - Publication Details Forthcoming
  • The theory of purposeful work behavior: The role of personality, job characteristics, and experienced meaningfulness, Murray Barrick, Michael Mount, Ning Li, Academy of Management Review, 2013 - Publication Details Forthcoming
  • Spotlight on the followers: Neutralizing the effect of transformational leadership on subordinates’ citizenship and taking charge, Ning Li, Dan Chiaburu, Brad Kirkman, Zhitao Xie, Personnel Psychology, vol 66, 2013, 225-260
  • Promoting newcomers’ performance: The role of developmental feedback and proactive personality: An interactionist perspective, Ning Li, Brad Harris, Wendy Boswell, Zhitao Xie, Journal of Applied Psychology, vol 96, 2011, 1317-1327
  • The five-factor model of personality traits and organizational citizenship, Dan Chiaburu, In-sue Oh, Christopher Berry, Ning Li, Richard Gardner, Journal of Applied Psychology, vol 96, 2011, 1140-1166
  • The role of proactive personality in job satisfaction and organizational citizenship behavior: A relational perspective, Ning Li, Jian Liang, Mike Crant, Journal of Applied Psychology, vol 95, 2010, 395-404

              Review and Editorial Work

              • Referee, Academy of Management Journal, December 2013 - current
              • Referee, Journal of Applied Psychology, July 2013 - current
              • Referee, Journal of Organizational Behavior, October 2012 - current
              • Referee, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 2012 - current
              • Referee, Organizational Psychology Review, 2012 - current
              • Referee, Applied Psychology: An International Review, 2011 - current
              • Referee, Human Relations, 2011 - current
              • Referee, Journal of Organizational and Occupational Psychology, 2010 - current

                Presentations

                • The power of neglected ones: A social network perspective on LMX in teams, the 74th Annual National Meeting of Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA , August 2014
                • When the mood hits your eye: Interactive effects of cognition and affect on creativity, the 74th Annual National Meeting of Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA , August 2014
                • Elite members' behavioral influence in teams, The 29th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, Hawaii., May 2014
                • Good or Bad Customer? Customer Treatment Connected to Employee Citizenship, The 29th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 2014
                • Social Network Divide in Peer Performance Rating, The 29th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, Hawaii., May 2014
                • Demystifying the impact of leader succession: an integration of three divergent theories, the 73rd Annual National Meeting of Academy of Management, AOM, Orlando, FL, August 2013
                • Worker prosocial motivation: responses to customers in an experience sampling study, the 73rd Annual National Meeting of Academy of Management, AOM, Orlando, FL, August 2013
                • A within-individual investigation of emotional labor: Consequences and moderators, The 28th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Houston, TX, April 2013
                • Moderation in All Things: Interaction Effects in Management Research, The 28th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Houston, April 2013
                • Followership vs. Friendship: The differential effects of guanxi and formal work ties in supervisor-subordinate relationships, the Southern Management Association Meetings, the Southern Management Association, Fort Lauderdale, Florida , November 2012
                • Getting along to get ahead: The effect of extraversion on interpersonal citizenship when impression management motives are high, the Southern Management Association Meetings, the Southern Management Association, Fort Lauderdale, Florida , November 2012
                • Rewarding “I” while hoping for “We”: A sensemaking view of team reward structures, the Southern Management Association Meetings, the Southern Management Association, Fort Lauderdale, Florida , November 2012
                • Beyond Leader-Member Dyadic Relationships in Teams: A Multi-foci Perspective on Team Leadership, the 72nd Annual National Meeting of Academy of Management, AOM, Boston, Massachusetts , August 2012
                • Fairness in an Electronic Workplace: The Role of Media Richness, the 72nd Annual National Meeting of Academy of Management, AOM, Boston, Massachusetts , August 2012
                • Getting what’s new from newcomers: the role of empowering leadership, organizational support for creativity, and coworker trust in newcomers’ voice and creativity, the Southern Management Association Meetings, the Southern Management Association, Savannah, Georgia, November 2011
                • Standing out or fitting in? A multilevel examination of leader-member exchange theory in the workgroup context, the Southern Management Association Meetings, the Southern Management Association, Savannah, Georgia, November 2011
                • Connecting social exchanges and citizenship behaviors across cultures: A meta-analytic investigation, the 71st Annual National Meeting of Academy of Management, AOM, San Antonio, TX , August 2011
                • Doing good but looking bad? The moderating effect of organizational politics on the relationship between citizenship behavior and performance ratings, the 71st Annual National Meeting of Academy of Management, AOM, San Antonio, TX , August 2011
                • A temporal perspective of transaction cost theory, the Southern Management Association Meetings, the Southern Management Association, St. Pete Beach, Florida, November 2010
                • When should leaders treat their followers differently? Examining the positive and negative effects cross-level effects of LMX differentiation on employee performance in a team context, the Southern Management Association Meetings, the Southern Management Association, St. Pete Beach, Florida, November 2010
                • Promoting newcomers’ performance: The role of developmental feedback and proactive personality, the 70th Annual National Meeting of Academy of Management, AOM, Montreal, Canada , August 2010
                • Social climate as a double-edged sword: Connecting empowering leadership and discretionary behaviors, the 70th Annual National Meeting of Academy of Management, AOM, Montreal, Canada , August 2010
                • Impediments to line of sight: A sensemaking analysis of mid-level managers' decisions to communicate tacit organizational objectives to subordinates, the Southern Management Association Meetings, the Southern Management Association, Asheville, North Carolina , November 2009
                • Beyond organizational citizenship: Toward a multilevel model of team citizenship behavior, the 69th Annual National Meeting of Academy of Management, AOM, Chicago, IL , August 2009