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Professor, PhD Advisor

Position: Vice Dean of Advanced Institute of Business

Department: Advanced Institute of Business




  • 2007, Ph.D., Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
  • 2000, M.A., Zhejiang University, China
  • 1997, B.A., Hebei Normal University, China


  • 2017-now, Professor, Tongji University, Shanghai
  • 2010-2017, Associate professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai
  • 2007-2010, Assistant professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai
  • 2000-2002, Lecturer, Nankai University, Tianjin


  1. Liu, F. Z., Liang, J. and Chen, M. (2021) The danger of blindly following: Examining the relationship between authoritarian leadership and unethical pro-organizational behaviors. Management and Organization Review, vol. 17, issue 3, 524-550
  2. Huai, M., Du, D. Y. Chen, M., & Liang, J. (2021) Divided when crisis comes: How perceived self–partner disagreements over COVID-19 prevention measures relate to employee work outcomes at home. Current Psychology. Accepted 31 Oct. 2021
  3. Li, C. W., Liang, J., Farh,J. L. (2020). Speaking up when water is murky: An uncertainty-based model linking perceived organizational politics to employee voice, Journal of Management, 46, 443-469
  4. Liang, J., Shu, R., & Farh, C. I. C, 2019. Differential implications of team member promotive and prohibitive voice on innovation performance in research and development project teams: A dialectic perspective. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 40: 91-104.
  5. 张丽美,梁建。员工建言如何影响团队有效性:基于微观动态性的分析视角。管理学季刊,2021
  6. 梁建,中国管理研究或是中国式思维:基于一个研究项目的个人思考,管理学季刊,02
  7. Chen, M. & Liang, J. 2017. High performance expectation and unethical pro-organizational behavior: A social cognitive perspective. Acta Psychologica Sinica, 49, 1-12.
  8. Liang, J. & Gong, Y. P. 2017. Human resource development investment in Chinese private firms: Strategic choice and institutional perspectives. Management and Organization Review, 13, 57-83.
  9. Shu, R., & Liang, J. 2015. Ethical leadership and employee outcomes: A self-concept-based two-stage model. Chinese Journal of Management, 12, 1012-1020.
  10. Nouri, R., Erez, M., Lee, C., Liang, J., Bannister, B. D., & Chiu, W. 2015. Social context: Key to understanding culture’s effects on creativity. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 36, 899-918.
  11. Lam, C. F., Liang, J., Ashford, S. & Lee, C. 2015. Job insecurity and organizational citizenship behavior: Exploring curvilinear and moderated relationships. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100, 499-510.
  12. Liang, J. 2014. Ethical leadership and employee voice: Examining a moderated-mediation model. Acta Psychologica Sinica, 46: 252-264. (in Chinese)
  13. Liang, J. & Gong, Y. P. 2013. Capitalizing on proactivity for informal mentoring received during early career: The moderating role of core self-evaluations. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 34: 1182-1201.
  14. Liang, J., Farh, C.I.C. & Farh, J. L. 2012. Psychological antecedents of promotive and prohibitive voice: A two-wave examination. Academy of Management Journal, 55: 71-92.
  15. Liang, J., Chen, S.Y., & Ge, Q. E. 2010. Political participation, governance structure and corporate philanthropy in Chinese private sector. Management World, 7, 109-118 (In Chinese).
  16. Li, N., Liang, J. & Crant, M. 2010. The role of proactive personality in job satisfaction and organizational citizenship behavior: A relational perspective. Journal of Applied Psychology, 95: 395-404.
  17. Liang, J. & Tang, J. 2009. A multi-level investigation of employee voice: Evidence from a chain of retailing stores. Nankai Business Review, 12, 125-134 (In Chinese).

Appeared in Frontiers of Business Research in China, 2010, 4: 541-561.

  1. Farh, J. L., Liang, J., Chou, L.-F., & Cheng, B. S. 2008. Paternalistic leadership in Chinese organizations: Research progress and future research directions. In Chen, C. C. & Lee, Y.-T. (Eds.): Business Leadership in China: Philosophies, Theories & Practices (pp171-205). Cambridge University Press.
  2. Liang, J. & Farh, J. L. 2008. Theoretical construct and its measurement. In Chen, X. P., Tsui, A. S., & Farh, J. L. (Eds.) Empirical Methods in Organization and Management Research: 229-254, Beijing: Peking University Press.
  3. Farh, J. L., Liang, J. & Chen, Z. J. 2008. The design and evaluation of empirical research. In Chen, X. P., Tsui, A. S., & Farh, J. L.(Eds.) Empirical Methods in Organization and Management Research:107-127. Beijing: Peking University Press.
  4. Farh, J. L., Hackett, R. D. & Liang, J. 2007. Individual-level cultural values as moderators of perceived organizational support-employee outcomes relationship in China: Comparing the effects of power distance and traditionality. Academy of Management Journal, 50: 715-729.


  • the China Ambassador, Academy of Management HR Division Ambassadors Program
  • Representative - at- Large: Mainland China, International Association of Chinese Management Research


  • Area editor: Quarterly of Management (In Chinese)
  • Editorial Broad Member: Management and Organization Review
  • Reviewer for Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology,  Organization Science, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Managerial Studies, Journal of Organizational Behavior etc.
  • Reviewer for the IACMR Conference, Academy of Management Annual Conference
  • The Best Paper of the Year of 2014, Acta Psychologica Sinica
  • Emerald Citations of Excellence Awards, 2015
  • AOM OB Division’s Best Paper with International Implications Award, 2013.
  • Running up for the Best Conference Paper Award , IACMR, 2008
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