Faculty Member

Dr. Helen Zhao

Job Title

Management and Strategy
Associate Professor

Academic & Professional Qualification
• PhD (Management and Organization), University of Iowa, 2012-2015

• Principles of Management
• Strategic Human Resource Management

Research Interest
• Team Social Network
• Leader Succession
• Work and Time

Selected Publications
• Zhao, H. H., Deng, H., Chen, R. Parker, S. K. & Zhang, W. (2022) Fast or slow: How temporal work design shapes experienced passage of time and job performance. Academy of Management Journal. 65(6), 2014-2033.
• Zhao, H. H., Li, N., Harris, T. B., Rosen, C. C., & Zhang, X. (2021). Informational Advantages in Social Networks: The Core-Periphery Divide in Peer Performance Ratings. Journal of Applied Psychology. 106(7), 1093-1102.
• Lam, W., Lee, C., Taylor, M. S., & Zhao, H. H. (2018). Does Proactive Personality Matter in Leadership Transitions? Effects of Proactive Personality on New Leader Identification and Responses to New Leaders and their Change Agendas. Academy of Management Journal. 61(1), 245-263.
• Deng, H., Walter, F., Lam, C. K., & Zhao, H. H. (2017). Spillover Effects of Emotional Labor in Customer Service Encounters Toward Coworker Harming: A Resource Depletion Perspective. Personnel Psychology. 70(2), 469-502.
• Zhao, H. H., Seibert, S. E., Taylor, M. S., Lee, C., & Lam, W. (2016). Not Even the Past: The Joint Influence of Former Leader and New Leader During Leader Succession in the Midst of Organizational Change. Journal of Applied Psychology. 101(12), 1730-1738.
• Li, N., Zhao, H. H., Walter, S. L., Zhang, X., & Yu, J. (2015). Achieving More With Less: Extra Milers’ Behavioral Influences in Teams. Journal of Applied Psychology. 100(4), 1025-1039.
• Huang, G., Zhao, H. H.*, Niu, X., Ashford, S. J., & Lee, C. (2013). Reducing Job Insecurity and Increasing Performance Ratings: Does Impression Management Matter? Journal of Applied Psychology. 98(5), 852-862. (*correspondence author)