Jing Hu

Lecturer

Dr. Jing Hu is a lecturer (equivalent to the rank of assistant professor in North America) at the School of Management and Governance in UNSW Business School, University of New South Wales. She received her PhD in Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and her MA in School of Psychology, Beijing Normal University.

She has taught courses on topics including organizational behaviour, managing people in organizations, leadership, and teams at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and MBA level. Jing’s research focuses on the topics of work meaningfulness, employees’ decision making, and employees’ well-being. Using a variety of research methods, in cross-cultural contexts, she explores (1) different levels of antecedents and consequences of work meaningfulness; (2) determinants of employees’ decision making at work; and (3) factors that impact employees’ well-being. Her works have appeared in the Journal of Experimental Psychology, the Frontiers in Psychology, Applied Psychology: An International Review, Chinese Sociological Review, and the Academy of Management Proceedings. Her research also has appeared in several media outlets including Inc. ThriveGlobal, EurekAlert, Forbes, and the Academic Minute.

Jing is interested in establishing collaborative relationships with researchers and students. Please contact Jing via email if you are interested in discussing a potential research project with her.

publications

Journal articles
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Hu J; Connelly BS, 2021, 'Faking by actual applicants on personality tests: A meta-analysis of within-subjects studies', International Journal of Selection and Assessment, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijsa.12338
2021
Zhang TH; Hu J; Zhang X, 2020, 'Disparities in Subjective Wellbeing: Political Status, Urban-Rural Divide, and Cohort Dynamics in China', Chinese Sociological Review, vol. 52, pp. 56 - 83, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21620555.2019.1654369
2020
Latham GP; Hu J; Brcic J, 2020, 'The Effect of a Context-Specific Primed Goal on Goal Commitment and Team Performance', Applied Psychology, vol. 69, pp. 805 - 833, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/apps.12207
2020
Xie JL; Elangovan AR; Hu J; Hrabluik C, 2019, 'Charting New Terrain in Work Design: A Study of Hybrid Work Characteristics', Applied Psychology, vol. 68, pp. 479 - 512, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/apps.12169
2019
Hu J; Maglio SJ, 2018, 'When soon feels far and later looms imminent: Decoupling absolute and relative timing estimates', Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, vol. 76, pp. 169 - 174, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2018.02.008
2018
Hu J; Hirsh JB, 2017, 'Accepting lower salaries for meaningful work', Frontiers in Psychology, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01649
2017
Hu J, 2017, 'Macroeconomic Situation and Perceived Work Meaning', Academy of Management Proceedings, vol. 2017, pp. 16099 - 16099, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/ambpp.2017.279
2017
Hu J; Maglio S, 2016, 'Construal Level and Temporal Distance: Revisiting this Relationship Using Subjective Time Format', Academy of Management Proceedings, vol. 2016, pp. 13877 - 13877, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/ambpp.2016.50
2016
Zhang X; Li YL; Ma S; Hu J; Jiang L, 2014, 'A structured reading materials-based intervention program to develop the psychological capital of Chinese employees', Social Behavior and Personality, vol. 42, pp. 503 - 516, http://dx.doi.org/10.2224/sbp.2014.42.3.503
2014
Zhang XC; Siu OL; Hu J; Zhang W, 2014, 'Relationships between bidirectional work-family interactions and psychological well-being: A three-wave cross-lagged study in China', Journal of Personnel Psychology, vol. 13, pp. 87 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1027/1866-5888/a000107
2014
Conference Proceedings (Editor of)
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Proceedings , (ed.), 2019, 'Meaning Making in the Workplace: A Deep Dive into the Intricacies', presented at Academy of Management, 09 August 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2019.13911symposium
2019
Proceedings , (ed.), 2017, 'The benefits of meaningful work: A meta-analysis', presented at Academy of Management, 04 August 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2017.13866abstract
2017