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Hongguo Wei, Ph.D.
Education and Certifications
Ph.D., Organizational Behavior, Case Western Reserve University
M.S., Business Administration, Beijing Normal University
B.S., Industry and Business Administration, Beijing Normal University
Hay Group and Weatherhead Executive Coaching Certificate on Emotional Intelligence
Hongguo Wei is an assistant professor in the Department of Management at the College of Business. Her research interests focus on emotions, compassion, leadership and work relationships. She is very passionate about studying the impact of compassion in the workplace. She has applied a relational, motivational perspective to examine how compassion between leaders and employees shape their respective behavior and outcomes. She is also very interested in examining the follower's role in leadership. She studies how follower prosocial behaviors and perceptions impact leadership effectiveness. Further, she examines how indigenous culture shapes executive leaders’ social competences, and how indigenous leadership behavior such as paternalistic leadership affects employee work-family balance.
Honors and Awards
New Faculty Start-up Grant, Univerity of Central Oklahoma $500 2018
Outstanding Ph.D. Research Award, Case Western Reserve University $2,000 2016
Don Wolfe Scholarship for Dissertation Research, Case Western Reserve University $ 10,000 2016
Sherm Grinnell Scholarship for Research, Case Western Reserve University #1,000 2015
Emotion, Compassion, Leadership, Work relationships
- Principles of Management (UCO)
- Organizational Behavior (UCO)
- Emotion and Art of Leadership (CWRU)
Tuesday/Thursday 2 p.m.-5 p.m.
Research, Published Work, and Scholarly Activities
Refereed Journal Articles:
Wei, H., Zhu, J., Li, H., & Bilimoria, D. 2018. Working couple’s family involvement and job satisfaction: A cross-level moderated mediation model. Frontiers in Psychology.
Boyatzis, R. E., Passarelli, A. & Wei, H. 2018. Assessing leader development: Lessons from a historical review of MBA outcomes. Journal of Management Education, 41: 55-79.
Wei, H., Bilimoria, D., & Li, S. 2017. How does culture matter? The xin(heart-mind)-based social competence of Chinese executives. Management and Organization Review, 13: 307-344.
Wei, H., Zhu, Y., & Li, S. 2016. Top executive leaders’ compassionate actions: An integrative framework of compassion incorporating a Confucian perspective. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 33: 767-787.
Liu, S., Liao, J. & Wei, H. 2015. Authentic leadership and whistleblowing: Mediating roles of psychological safety and personal identification. Journal of Business Ethics, 131: 107-119.
Wei, H. & Li, H. 2015. The competency model of insurance salespeople: A qualitative Meta-analysis. Chinese Journal of Management, 27: 146-155.
Liu, S., Liao, J., Liao, S. & Wei, H. 2014. The influence of prohibitive voice on proactive personality traits of extraversion, conscientiousness, and neuroticism. Social Behavior and Personality, 42: 1099-1104.
Wei, H. & Li, S. 2011. Confucian nurturing doctrine of xin (heart-mind): Its enlightenment to organization research. Journal of Management Development, 30: 753-765.
Li, H. & Wei, H. 2008. HR integration strategies and key points of implementation in the process of corp. M&A: A case study. Human Resource Development of China, 10: 58-61.
Book Chapters and Conference Proceedings:
Boyatzis, R. E., Gaskin, J. & Wei, H. 2015. Emotional and social intelligence and behavior. In D. Princiotta, S. Goldstein & J. Naglieri (Eds.), Handbook of Intelligence: Evolutionary, Theory, Historical Perspective, and Current Concepts: 243-262. New York, NY: Spring Press.
Boyatzis, R. E., Passarelli, A. & Wei, H. 2013. Developing emotional, social, and cognitive competencies in MBA programs: A twenty-five year perspective. In R. Riggio & S. J. Tan (Eds.). Leader interpersonal and influence skills: The soft skills of leadership: 311-330. New York: Routledge.
Boyatzis, R. E., Passarelli, A. & Wei, H. 2013. A study of developing emotional, social, and cognitive competencies in 16 cohorts of an MBA program. In Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings (Best Paper, MED). [DOI 10.5465/AMBPP.2013.99]
Professional and Community Involvement
Academy of Management
Southern Management Association
Experiential learning theory; Positive organizational scholarship.
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