Associate Professor in Management
  • Ph.D. in Management, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Master in Psychology, Beijing Normal University, China
  • Bachelor in Psychology, Beijing Normal University, China
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Management and marketing, University of Macau
  • Associate Professor, Department of Management and marketing, University of Macau
  • 2021/2022 FBA Outstanding Research Award (Balance Track)
  • Undergraduate Courses
    • Organizational Behavior (MGMT221)
    • Organizational Behavior (MGMT316)
    • Research Methods (MGMT331)
    • Principles of Management (MGMT102)
    • Performance and Compensation Management (MGMT363)
    • Performance and Compensation Management (MGMT482)
  • Postgraduate Courses
    • Organizational Behavior (MGMT7010)
  • The Role of Reflective Learning in the Affective Regulation Mechanisms for Workplace Ostracism, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau, 2021-2023, Principal investigator
  • The Role of Organizational Citizenship Behaviors in Creativity, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau, 2018-2021, Principal investigator
  • The Influence of implicit beliefs on employee voice behavior, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau, 2017-2018, Principal investigator
  • A Moral Perspective on the Observer’s Reaction to Witnessed Workplace Interpersonal Mistreatment, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau, 2015-2016, Principal investigator
  • Study on Impulsive Buying Behavior on Mobile Platform – Insights into the paradox of mobility’s influences, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau, 2015-2016, co-Principal investigator
  • Why Do I Speak Up? Insights into Voice Behavior in Organization, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau, 2011-2013, Principal investigator
  • The Psychological Dynamics of Justice Climate, funded by the Research Committee of University of Macau, 2010-2011, Principal investigator
  • Organizational justice and justice climate
  • Motivation
  • Voice behavior
  • Multilevel study
  1. Lin, X. , Lu, L., Ozer, M., & Tang, H. Am I motivated to share knowledge for better innovative performance? An approach and avoidance framework, Journal of Applied Psychology, Forthcoming (ABS4*, FT50)
  2. David, E., Kim, T.-Y., Farh, L., Lin, X. , & Zhou, F. (2021), Is ‘be yourself’ always the best advice?: The moderating effect of team ethical climate and the mediating effects of vigor and demand-ability fit., Human Relations, 74(3), 437-462. (ABS4, FT50)
  3. Lin, X., & Loi, R. (2021), Punishing the perpetrator of incivility: The differential roles of moral identity and moral thinking orientation., Journal of Management, 47(4), 898-929 (ABS4*, FT50)
  4. Lin, X., Lam, L. W., & Zhang, L. (2020), The curvilinear relationship between job satisfaction and employee voice: Speaking up for the organization and the self. , Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 37(2), 587-607 (ABS3)
  5. Loi, R., Lin, X., Tan, A. J. M. (2019), Powered to Craft? The Roles of Flexibility and Perceived Organizational Support. (ABS3), Journal of Business Research, 104, 61-68 (ABS3)
  6. Kim, T.-Y., Lin, X., & Kim, S.-P. (2019), Person-organization fit and friendship from coworkers: Effects on feeling self-verified and employee outcomes., Group and Organization Management, 44(4), 777-806 (ABS3)
  7. Tang, H., & Lin, X. (2018), Curbing shopping cart abandonment in C2C markets—An uncertainty reduction approach. , Electronic Markets, online (ABS2)
  8. Lin, X. & Tang, H. (2016), A framework for human resource configurations in knowledge-intensive organization. , International Journal of Business Administration, 7(1), 1-11
  9. Lin, X. . (2015), How does procedural justice climate influence individual outcomes? An affective perspective., Asia Pacific Journal of Management,, 32, 771-800 (ABS3)
  10. Kim, T.-Y., Lin, X.-W., & Leung, K. (2015), A dynamic approach to fairness: Effects of temporal changes of fairness perceptions on job attitudes. , Journal of Business and Psychology, , 30(1), 163-175 (ABS2)
  11. Lin, X., & Leung, K. (2014), What signals does procedural justice climate convey? The roles of group status, and organizational benevolence and integrity. , Journal of Organizational Behavior,, 35, 464-488. (ABS4)
  12. Leung, K., Lin, X., & Lu, L. (2014), Compensation disparity between locals and expatriates in China: A multilevel analysis of the influence of norms. , Management International Review,, 54, 107-128. (ABS3)
  13. Lu, L., Lin, X., & Leung, K. (2012), Goal orientations and innovative performance: The mediating roles of knowledge sharing and perceived autonomy. , Journal of Applied Social Psychology,, 42( S1), E180-E197. (ABS2)
  14. Lin, X., Leung, K. (2010). (2010), Differing effects of coping strategies on mental health during prolonged unemployment: A longitudinal analysis. , Human Relations., 63 (5): 637-665 (ABS4, FT50)
  15. Lin, X.-W., Che, H.-S., & Leung, K. (2009), The role of leader morality in the interaction effect of procedural justice and outcome favorability. , Journal of Applied Social Psychology, , 39(7),1536-1561 (ABS2)
  1. Gao, S., Lin, X., & Lam, L. W. (2022, August). How newcomers’ learning goal orientation develops leader–member exchange: A dual mediating model. Paper accepted by the 82nd Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, United States.
  2. Gao, S., & Lin, X. (2022, June). To reflect and learn: The emotional labor strategies of victims of workplace ostracism and the role of anger. Paper accepted by the 12th Asia Academy of Management Conference, Lanzhou, China.
  3. Gao, S., & Lin, X. (2021, December). Changing comes from doing: How deliberate practice enables job crafting in a learning-oriented workplace. Paper presented at the 2021 AIB Asia Pacific Regional Conference, Nakhonpathom, Thailand.
  4. Lin, X., & Gao, S. (2021, November). Differing effects of social exchange relations on employees’ promotive and prohibitive voice – An investigation of newcomers in organizations. Paper presented at the 3rd International Human Resource Management Conference – 2021, Macau, China.
  5. Zhang, H., Lin, X., Zhang, L., & Gao, S. (2021, June) When and How Autocratic Leadership Brings Good Performance in Chinese Workplace: The Roles of Follower Ingratiation and Procedural Justice Climate. Paper presented at the 2021 Conference of International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR), Xi’an, China.
  6. Lin, X., Lu, L., Tang, H., & Ozer, M. (2019, June). A relational approach to the effects of self-regulatory foci on employee innovative performance. Paper presented at Asia Academy of Management conference, Bali, Indonesia.
  7. Zhang, L. Z., & Lin, X. (2019, June). Effects of perceived power of supervisors on subordinates’ silence: The moderating role of subordinates’ personality characteristics. Paper presented at Asia Academy of Management conference, Bali, Indonesia.
  8. Tan, A. J. M., Lin, X., Loi, R., & Zhang, L. L. (2019, June). Does procedural justice make employees thrive? The mediating role of organizational identification and moderating role of psychological empowerment. Paper presented at Asia Academy of Management conference, Bali, Indonesia.
  9. Lin, X., Loi, R., & Tan, J. (2018, August). How do I punish the transgressor when I witness an uncivil interaction? Paper presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  10. David, E., Kim, T. Y., Farh, J. L., & Lin, X. (2018, August). Is ‘Be Yourself’ Always the Best Advice?: The Roles of Employee Vigor and Team Ethical Climate. Paper presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  11. Loi, R., Lin, X., & Tan, J. (2018, June). Powered to craft? The role of flexibility and perceived organizational support. Paper presented at Conference of the International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR), Wuhan, China.
  12. Lin, X., & Lam, L. W. (2017, June). What underlies the relationship between job satisfaction and voice? Different moderating roles of the prosocial helping norm and implicit voice theory. Paper presented at Conference of Asia Academy of Management, Fukuoka, Japan.
  13. Au, L. S., Lin, X. & Tian, H. (2017, June). Goal orientation and transfer of training. Paper presented at Conference of Asia Academy of Management, Fukuoka, Japan.
  14. Lam, L. W., Lin, X., Liu, Y., & Loi, R. (2016, August). Whether speaking up will be rewarded? A study of challenging voice and performance evaluation. Paper presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California, America.
  15. Lin, X. (2016, June). Assumed resource loss from speaking up: The roles of implicit voice theories. Paper presented at Conference of the International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR), Hanzhou, China.
  16. Lin, X. (2015, June). An Affective Perspective on the Cross-level Influence of Procedural Justice Climate. Paper presented at Conference of Asia Academy of Management, Hong Kong.
  17. Lin, X. & Lam, L. W. (2014, June). Are satisfied or dissatisfied newcomers willing to voice? It depends on the nature of voice. Paper presented at Conference of the International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR), Beijing, China.
  18. Lin, X., & Leung, K. (2012, August). What does procedural justice climate convey? The roles of social identification and perceived job security. Paper presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, America.
  19. Lin, X. (2012, June). How does procedural justice climate influence individual outcomes? An affective perspective. Paper presented at Conference of the International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR), Hong Kong.
  20. Lin, X., & Leung, K. (2010, December). A conceptual model for the psychological dynamics of procedural justice climate. Paper presented at Asia Academy of Management Meeting, Macau.
  21. Lu, L., Lin, X., & Leung, K. (2010, June). Effects of goal orientations on employees’ innovative performance. Paper presented at the 2010 Conference of the International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR), Shanghai, China.
  22. Kim, T.-Y., Lin, X.-W., Leung, K. (2009, August). Dynamic Approach to Fairness: Effects of Temporal Changes of Fairness Perceptions on Job Attitudes. Paper presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, America.
  23. Lu, L., Lin, X.-W., & Leung, K. (2008, December). Effects of learning and performance goal orientations on routine and innovative job performance. Paper presented at 2008 conference of Asian Academy of Management, Taibei, Taiwan.
  24. Kim, T.-Y., Lin, X.-W., Zhang, H. (2008, August). Organizational treatment, changes in fairness perception, and employee outcomes: A longitudinal study. Paper presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California, America.
  25. Leung, K., Lin, X.-W., & Chan, D. (2008, June). Differential effects of self-efficacy and self-esteem on job-seeking behavior: A longitudinal study. Paper presented at the 2008 Conference of the International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR), Guangzhou, China.
  26. Lin, X.-W., & Leung, K. (2007, August). The “real” effects of coping on mental health during unemployment and the duration of effects. Paper presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, America.
  27. Lin, X. -W., Hempel, P., & Leung, K. (2006, December). Strategic role of human resource configurations in knowledge-intensive organizations. Paper presented at 5th Asia Academy of Management Meeting, Tokyo, Japan
  28. Lin, X.-W., Che, H.-S., & Leung, K. (2006, July). The role of leader morality in the interactive relationship between procedural justice and outcome favorability. Paper presented at the 26th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Athens, Greece.
  29. Lin, X.-W., Che, H.-S. (2004, August). Can morality of authority moderate the interaction between procedural justice and outcome favorability?: The Chinese Case. Paper presented at 28th International Congress of Psychology, Beijing, China.

PhD Students

  • Yang Yijia
  • Gao Shanshan
  • Editorial Board, Human Relations
  • Associate Editor of Asian Journal of Social Psychology