Dr Jing Hu

Dr Jing Hu

Business School
School of Management and Governance

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.

UNSW Business School Building E12
  • Journal articles | 2024
    Hu J; Zhang TH, 2024, 'National unemployment rates and the meaning of work: a cross-level examination', European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1359432x.2024.2323221
    Journal articles | 2023
    Elias A; Sanders K; Hu J, 2023, 'The Sustainable Human Resource Practices and Employee Outcomes Link: An HR Process Lens', Sustainability (Switzerland), 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su151310124
    Journal articles | 2023
    Hu J; Zhang TH; Jackson CJ, 2023, 'The Effects of Leadership Levels and Gender on Leader Well-Being', Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 28, pp. 325 - 342, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ocp0000361
    Journal articles | 2021
    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, 29, pp. 412 - 426, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijsa.12338
    Journal articles | 2020
    Latham GP; Hu J; Brcic J, 2020, 'The Effect of a Context-Specific Primed Goal on Goal Commitment and Team Performance', Applied Psychology, 69, pp. 805 - 833, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/apps.12207
    Journal articles | 2020
    Zhang TH; Hu J; Zhang X, 2020, 'Disparities in Subjective Wellbeing: Political Status, Urban-Rural Divide, and Cohort Dynamics in China', Chinese Sociological Review, 52, pp. 56 - 83, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21620555.2019.1654369
    Journal articles | 2019
    Xie JL; Elangovan AR; Hu J; Hrabluik C, 2019, 'Charting New Terrain in Work Design: A Study of Hybrid Work Characteristics', Applied Psychology, 68, pp. 479 - 512, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/apps.12169
    Journal articles | 2018
    Hu J; Maglio SJ, 2018, 'When soon feels far and later looms imminent: Decoupling absolute and relative timing estimates', Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 76, pp. 169 - 174, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2018.02.008
    Journal articles | 2017
    Hu J; Hirsh JB, 2017, 'Accepting lower salaries for meaningful work', Frontiers in Psychology, 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01649
    Journal articles | 2017
    Hu J, 2017, 'Macroeconomic Situation and Perceived Work Meaning', Academy of Management Proceedings, 2017, pp. 16099 - 16099, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/ambpp.2017.279
    Journal articles | 2016
    Hu J; Maglio S, 2016, 'Construal Level and Temporal Distance: Revisiting this Relationship Using Subjective Time Format', Academy of Management Proceedings, 2016, pp. 13877 - 13877, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/ambpp.2016.50
    Journal articles | 2014
    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, 42, pp. 503 - 516, http://dx.doi.org/10.2224/sbp.2014.42.3.503
    Journal articles | 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, 13, pp. 87 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1027/1866-5888/a000107
  • Conference Papers | 2022
    Elias A; Hu J, 2022, 'Unlocking the Potential of Sustainable Human Resource Management: The Role of Managers', Seattle, presented at Academy of Management Conference, Seattle, 04 August 2022
    Conference Presentations | 2020
    Dhaenens A; Hu J; Zhang L; Vardaman J, 2020, 'Proactive personality and emotional intelligence on mentoring behaviors and centrality in developmental networks', presented at Frontiers in Managerial and Organizational Cognition Conference, Singapore, 28 May 2020 - 29 May 2020
    Conference Proceedings (Editor of) | 2019
    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
    Conference Proceedings (Editor of) | 2017
    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

  • Ad-hoc reviewer for Academy of Management Review
  • Ad-hoc reviewer for Journal of Organizational Behavior
  • Ad-hoc reviewer for Organizational Psychology Review
  • Ad-hoc reviewer for Australian Journal of Management
  • Ad-hoc reviewer for Asian Journal of Social Psychology
  • Reviewer for the AOM conferences
  • Reviewer for the bi-annual IACMR conference
  • Reviewer for the bi-annual POS Research Conference 

My Research Supervision

Aline Elias