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Pioneer Research Fellow

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Positions

  • Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship

    Tippie College of Business

Education

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

Areas of Interest

  • Big data and team collaboration
  • Individual differences
  • OCB and proactive behavior
  • Social network
  • Team leadership

Selected Awards & Honors

  • Best Overall Doctoral Paper - “Standing out or fitting in? A multilevel examination of leader-member exchange theory in the workgroup context”, Southern Management Association, 2011
  • Mays Business School 2010-11 Dean’s Award for Outstanding Research by a Doctoral Student, Texas A&M University, 2011
  • Best Overall Doctoral Paper -“A Temporal Perspective of Transaction Cost Theory”, Southern Management Association, 2010
  • SIOP Distinguished Early Career Contributions-Science Award, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP)., 2020
  • David & Lois Gardner Mid-Career Faculty Research Excellence Award, The University of Iowa, 2019 - 2019
  • Early Career Research Award, Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, 2015

Selected Publications

  • Zhang, X., Liao, H., Li, N. & Colbert, A. E. (In Press). Playing It Safe for My Family: Exploring the Dual Effects of Family Motivation on Employee Productivity and Creativity. Academy of Management Journal.
  • Li, Y., Li, N., Li, C. & Li, J. (In Press). The Boon and Bane of Creative “Stars”: A Social Network Exploration of How and When Team Creativity Is (and Is Not) Driven by a Star Teammate. Academy of Management Journal.
  • McCormick, B. W., Reeves, C. J., Downes, P. E., Li, N. & Ilies, R. (In Press). Scientific Contributions of Within-Person Research in Management: Making the Juice Worth the Squeeze. Journal of Management. DOI: DOI: h1tt0ps.:1//d1o7i.7or/g0/110.4119727/016439210863718788484335.
  • Li, Y., Li, N., Guo, J., Li, J. & Harris, T. B. (2017). A Network View of Advice-Giving and Individual Creativity in Teams: A Brokerage-Driven, Socially Perpetuated Phenomenon. Academy of Management Journal 61 (6) 2210–2229.
  • Zheng, X., Li, N., Harris, T. & Liao, H. (In Press). Unspoken yet Understood: An Introduction and Initial Framework of Subordinates’ Moqi With Supervisors. Journal of Management.
  • Li, N., Chiaburu, D. S. & Kirkman, B. L. (2017). Cross-Level Influences of Empowering Leadership on Citizenship and Taking-Charge: Organizational Support as a Double-Edged Sword. Journal of Management 43 (4) 1076-1102.
  • Sui, Y., Wang, H., Kirkman, B. & Li, N. (2016). Understanding the curvilinear relationships between LMX differentiation and team coordination and performance. Personnel Psychology 69 559-597.
  • Li, N., Zhao, H. H., Walter, S., Zhang, X. & Yu, J. (2015). Achieving more with less: Extra Milers' behavioral influences in teams. Journal of Applied Psychology 100 1025-1039.
  • Chiaburu, D. S., Stoverink, A. C., Li, N. & Zhang, X. (2015). Getting along to get ahead: The effect of extraversion on interpersonal citizenship when impression management motives are high. Journal of Management 41 2004-2031.
  • Zhang, X., Li, N., Ullrich, J. & Dick, R. (2015). Getting everyone on board: The effect of executive differentiated transformational leadership on top management team effectiveness and subsidiary firm performance. Journal of Management 41 1898-1933.

Selected Presentations

  • Li, N. (2017, August) Clarifying Member Personality Influences on Team Effectiveness: Toward a Social Network Approach.. Conference Presentation presented at the 77th Annual National Meeting of Academy of Management, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Li, N. (2017, August) Understanding the Antecedents and Consequences of Social Loafing in Teams: A Network Perspective. Conference Presentation presented at the 77th Annual National Meeting of Academy of Management, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Li, N. (2016, August) Member personality and team processes: A social network perspective. Conference Presentation presented at the 76th Annual National Meeting of Academy of Management, Anaheim, California.
  • Yu, J. & Li, N. (2016, August) Towards A Person-Centric Theory of Social Capital Development: A Qualitative Study. Conference Presentation presented at the 76th Annual National Meeting of Academy of Management, Anaheim, California.
  • Li, N. (2015, August) Distinguishing the Discontinuity: A Network Perspective of Peer-Performance Ratings in Teams. Paper presented at the 75th Annual National Meeting of Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Li, N. (2015, August) Recognizing ""Me"", Hoping for ""We"": A Multilevel Model of Individual Recognition in Teams. Paper presented at the 75th Annual National Meeting of Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Li, N. (2014, August) The power of neglected ones: A social network perspective on LMX in teams. Oral presented at the 74th Annual National Meeting of Academy of Management, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Li, N. (2014, August) When the mood hits your eye: Interactive effects of cognition and affect on creativity. Oral presented at the 74th Annual National Meeting of Academy of Management, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Li, N. (2014, May) Elite members' behavioral influence in teams. Poster presented at The 29th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Li, N. (2014, May) Good or Bad Customer? Customer Treatment Connected to Employee Citizenship. Poster presented at The 29th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Editorial & Review Activities

  • Journal of Applied Psychology, Editorial Board Member.
  • Journal of Organizational Behavior, Editorial Board Member.
  • Personnel Psychology, Editorial Board Member.
  • Journal of Management, Associate Editor, July 2023 - June 2023.