Leadership and Organization Management



Leadership and Organization Management    Associate Professor



Office:LiHua Building B245

Office Hours:By appointment

Educational Background

PhD in Management, State University of New York at Buffalo

MA in Applied Psychology, Beijing Normal University

BS in Psychology, Beijing Normal University


Work Experience

Associate Professor, Tsinghua University (2019-present)

Assistant Professor, Tsinghua University (2011-2019)



Talent Assessment (MBA and Master level)

Human Resource Development and Management (MBA and Master level)

Micro Management (PhD seminar)

Management Research Methods II (Advanced) (PhD seminar)

Introduction to Communication (Undergraduate level)


Research Areas

Leadership, social networks, team knowledge transfer



Lu, S., Wang, L., Ni, D., Shapiro, D., & Zheng, X. In press. Mitigating the harms of abusive supervision on employee thriving: The buffering effects of employees' social-network centrality. Human Relations.

Liao, H., Chi, W., Wang, L., Zhao, R. & Ye, Q. (2019). Incentives to move up: Effects of pay gaps between levels on employee performance. Human Resource Management Journal, 29, 238-253.

*Balkundi, P., *Wang, L., Kishore, R. (2019). Teams as Boundaries: How Intra-Team and Inter-Team Brokerage Influence Network Changes in Knowledge-Seeking Networks. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 40(3), 325-341. * The first two authors equally contributed to this article.

Wang, L. & Hu, P. (2018). Do positive teams voice more proactively? Core self-evaluations composition and the emergence of collective voice. Social Behavior and Personality: An International Journal, 46(4), 563-580.

Yang, L. Q., Simon, L. S., *Wang, L., & *Zheng, X. (2016). To branch out or stay focused? Affective shifts differentially predict organizational citizenship behavior and task performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 101(6), 831-845. (*Joint corresponding authors.)

Brouer, R.L, Chiu, C., Wang, L. (2016). Political skill dimensions and transformational leadership in China. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 31(6), 1040-1056.

Wang, L., Xu, S., Zhang, Y., & Huang, W. (2014). Is process as important as outcome? Empirical evidence from the Chinese context. Frontiers of Business Research in China, 8(4), 529-549.