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Zhen Zhang

Zhen Zhang

Associate Professor

Dean's Council of 100 Distinguished Scholar

Office:BA 397F
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 874006
Tempe, AZ 85287-4006

Phone: 480-965-5560
Fax: 480-965-8314
Email: Zhen.Zhang@asu.edu

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Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2008; M.S., Tsinghua University, 2002; B.S., Tsinghua University, 2000.

Research Areas
Leadership process and development, interfaces between organizational behavior and entrepreneurship, biological basis of work behavior, advanced research methods.

Academic Positions
Arizona State University: 2008-present.

Career and Recent Professional Awards
Early Career Achievement Award, Research Methods Division, Academy of Management, 2013; Faculty Achievement Award for Young Investigator, Arizona State University, 2013; SIOP Wiley Award for Excellence in Survey Research, 2013.

Professional Leadership
Editorial Board Member: Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, The Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Organizational Research Methods.
Representative-at-large, AOM Research Methods Division, 2013-present. 
Representative-at-large for Americas, International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR), 2013-present.
Member, AOM OB Division Teaching and International Sub-Committes, 2008-2009.

Representative Publications
Wang, D., Waldman, D. A., & Zhang, Z. (In press). A meta-analysis on shared leadership and team effectiveness. Journal of Applied Psychology (Three authors contributed equally to this paper).

Cole, M. S., Carter, M. Z., & Zhang, Z. (2013). Leader-team congruence in power distance values and team effectiveness: The mediating role of procedural justice climate. Journal of Applied Psychology, 98(6), 962-973.

Zhang, Z., Wang, M., & Shi, J. (2012). Leader-follower congruence in proactive personality and work outcomes: The mediating role of LMX. Academy of Management Journal, 55(1), 111-130.

Zhang, Z., Waldman, D. A., & Wang, Z. (2012). A multilevel investigation of leader-member exchange, informal leader emergence, and individual and team performance. Personnel Psychology, 65(1), 49-78.

Wanberg, C. R., Zhu, J., Kanfer, R., & Zhang, Z. (2012). After the pink slip: Applying dynamic motivation frameworks to the job search experience. Academy of Management Journal, 55(2), 261-284.

Judge, T. A., Ilies, R., & Zhang, Z. (2012). Genetic influences on core self-evaluations, job satisfaction, work stress, and health: A mediated model. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 117(1), 208-220.

Zhang, Z., & Peterson, S. J. (2011). Advice networks in teams: The effects of transformational leadership and members’ core self-evaluations. Journal of Applied Psychology, 96(5), 1004-1017.

Wanberg, C. R., Zhang, Z., & Diehn, E. W. (2010). Development of the "Getting Ready for Your Next Job" inventory for unemployed individuals. Personnel Psychology, 63(2), 439-478.

Preacher, K. J., Zyphur, M. J., & Zhang, Z. (2010). A general multilevel SEM framework for assessing multilevel mediation. Psychological Methods, 15(3), 209-233.

Zhang, Z., Ilies, R., & Arvey, R. D. (2009).  Beyond genetic explanations for leadership:  The moderating roles of the social environment.  Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 110(2), 118-128.

Zhang, Z., Zyphur, M. J. & Preacher, K. J. (2009). Testing multilevel mediation using hierarchical linear models: Problems and solutions. Organizational Research Methods, 12(4), 695-719.   













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MGT 502 - Organization Theory/Behavior
Understands human side of organizations through management theories and applications. Develops knowledge and skills for successful management of self and others.

MGT 792 - Research
Independent study in which a student, under the supervision of a faculty member, conducts research that is expected to lead to a specific project such as a dissertation, report, or publication. Assignments might include data collection, experimental work, data analysis, or preparation of a manuscript.