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Ning Li
Assistant Professor
Contact
319-335-2117
Office
W320 Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
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 

Recognizing 'Me' Benefits 'We': Investigating the Positive Spillover Effects of Formal Individual Recognition in Teams. Ning Li, Xiaoming Zheng, Brad Harris, Xin Liu, Brad Kirkman

Achieving more with less: Extra Milers' behavioral influences in teams. Ning Li, Helen H. Zhao, Sheryl Walter, Xin-an Zhang, Jia Yu, Journal of Applied Psychology, 2015, vol 100, 1025-1039

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, 2015, vol 41, 2004-2031

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, 2015, vol 41, 1898-1933

Putting non-work ties to work: The case of guanxi in supervisor-subordinate relationships. Xin-an Zhang, Ning Li, Brad Harris, The Leadership Quarterly , 2015, vol 26, 37-54

Revisiting how and when perceived organizational support enhances taking charge an inverted U-shaped perspective. Meredith Burnett, Dan Chiaburu, Debra Shapiro, Ning Li, Journal of Management, 2015, vol 41, 1805-1826

Rising to the Challenge: Deep Acting Is More Beneficial When Tasks Are Appraised as Challenging. Jason Huang, Dan S. Chiaburu, Xin-an Zhang, Ning Li, Alicia Grandey, Journal of Applied Psychology, 2015, vol 100, 1398-1408

Understanding the curvilinear relationships between LMX differentiation and team coordination and performance. Yang Sui, Hui Wang, Brad Kirkman, Ning Li

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

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, 2014, vol 67, 567–604

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, 2014, vol 25, 314-328

Toward a model of work team altruism. Ning Li, Brad Kirkman, christopher Porter, Academy of Management Review, 2014, vol 39, 541-565

Retaining the Productive Employee: The Role of Personality. Ning Li, Murray R. Barrick, Ryan D. Zimmerman, Dan S. Chiaburu, Academy of Management Annals, 2014, vol 8, 347-395

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, vol 38, 132-153

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, 2013, vol 66, 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, 2011, vol 96, 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, 2011, vol 96, 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, 2010, vol 95, 395-404

Current & Prior Positions 
Assistant Professor, Department of Management and Organizations, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, August 2012 - Present
Teaching Assistant, Texas A&M University, 2011 - 2012
Human Resource Administrator and Consultant, Antai College of Economics & Management, Shanghai Jiaotong University, 2005 - 2008
Review and editorial work 

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Organizational Behavior, 2015 - Current

Referee, Academy of Management Reviewer, December 2014 - Current

Referee, Journal of Management, June 2014 - Current

Referee, Academy of Management Journal, December 2013 - Current

Referee, Journal of Applied Psychology, July 2013 - 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

Referee, Journal of Organizational Behavior, 2012 - 2015

Presentations 

Distinguishing the Discontinuity: A Network Perspective of Peer-Performance Ratings in Teams. the 75th Annual National Meeting of Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada , August 2015

Recognizing ""Me"", Hoping for ""We"": A Multilevel Model of Individual Recognition in Teams. the 75th Annual National Meeting of Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada , August 2015

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, Orlando, FL, August 2013

Worker prosocial motivation: responses to customers in an experience sampling study. the 73rd Annual National Meeting of Academy of Management, 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, 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, Fort Lauderdale, Florida , November 2012

Rewarding “I” while hoping for “We”: A sensemaking view of team reward structures. the Southern Management Association Meetings, 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, Boston, Massachusetts , August 2012

Fairness in an Electronic Workplace: The Role of Media Richness. the 72nd Annual National Meeting of Academy of Management, 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, 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, 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, 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, San Antonio, TX , August 2011

A temporal perspective of transaction cost theory. the Southern Management Association Meetings, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, Chicago, IL , August 2009