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Liu, Dong

Dong Liu

Thomas R. Williams Chair in Management,
Professor of Organizational Behavior
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Academic Area(s):
Proactive Behaviors (Creativity and Citizenship Behavior)
Counterproductive Behaviors (Turnover and Abusive Supervision)
Event System Theory
PhD, University of Washington
MPhil, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dong Liu is Thomas R. Williams Chair in Management and a Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology. He received his PhD in Business Administration from the Michael G. Foster School of Business at the University of Washington in 2011. He also holds an MPhil in Management from the Faculty of Business Administration at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

His research interests include event system theory, workplace proactive (creativity and citizenship behavior) and counterproductive (turnover and abusive supervision) behaviors, with a particular focus on examining the multilevel interface between individuals, teams, and organizations across cultures. His research has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Management, Academy of Management Annals, Academy of Management Discoveries, Harvard Business Review, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, Ivey Case Publishing, and elsewhere. He has taught courses across different levels including organizational behavior (undergraduate), cross-cultural management (undergraduate and MBA), leadership development (MBA and EMBA), managing global workforce (EMBA), and advanced research methods (PhD).

He has received a number of recognitions for his research and teaching such as the Scholarly Achievement Award and the Early Career Achievement Award from both the Academy of Management and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the Best Paper with International Implications Award from the Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of Management, the Linda and Lloyd Byars Award for Faculty Research Excellence, the Brady Family Award for Faculty Research Excellence, the Undergraduate Core Professor of the Year Award, the Evening MBA Core Professor of the Year Award, and the Evening MBA Elective Professor of the Year Award from the Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Finalist for the Academy of Management Review Best Paper Award,  and Ivey’s Ten Best Selling Cases from Ivey Case Publishing.