Huaizhong Chen received her Ph.D. in Management from John Chambers College of Business and Economics, West Virginia University in 2019. Her research has been published in the Journal of Applied Psychology, Human Relations, Human Performance, and European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology. Her co-authored article "Is political behavior a viable coping strategy to organizational politics? Unveiling the underlying resource dynamics" is featured in the 2nd Edition of Organizational Behavior textbook published by SAGE (2019). Huaizhong has been invited to be an ad-hoc reviewer for the Journal of Applied Psychology, Human Relations, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Small Business Management, and Stress & Health, etc. She has received Intellectual Contribution Award at A. B. Freeman School of Business, Tulane University in 2023.
Huaizhong's teaching interests include Negotiations, Leadership, and Statistics. She designs and develops materials for each course based on her research and consulting experience. She was once selected as the representative of the business school to be a teaching mentor in the university-wide teaching orientation. She was awarded the classroom enhancement grant for the 2020 Spring and for the 2023 Spring, and the undergraduate activities fund for the 2020 Fall and for the 2021 Spring.
Prior to studying and working in the United States, Huaizhong had consulting experience in the fields of Management and Entrepreneurship in Singapore and China (Shanghai). She is a certified user of the Hogan Assessment System and Leadership Versatility Index. The consulting projects she worked on involve executive-level talent management and leadership development for the Fortune 500 corporations, such as PepsiCo and Prudential Financial. Huaizhong also worked as a data analyst for Executive Education Programs at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School, including the Asia-Pacific executive program and Singapore Airlines Engineering Company.
MGMT 4160 Leadership
MGMT 4170 Negotiations
- Knotts, K., Houghton, J. D., Pearce, C. L., Chen, H., Stewart, G. L., Manz, C. C. (in press) Leading from the inside out: A meta-analysis of self-leadership and individual outcomes. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology.
- Sun, S., Burke, M., Chen, H., Tan, Y., Zhang, J., Hou, L. (2021). Mitigating the psychologically detrimental effects of supervisor undermining: Joint effects of voice and political skill. Human Relations.
- Sun, S. & Chen, H. (2017). Is political behavior a viable coping strategy to organizational politics? Unveiling the underlying resource dynamics. Journal of Applied Psychology, 102(10), 1471-1482.