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Liu, Dong

Dong Liu

Gregory J. Owens Professor,
Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior

Academic Area(s):
Event System Theory
International Entrepreneurship
PhD, University of Washington
MPhil, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dong Liu is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Ernest Scheller Jr. 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 creativity, event system theory, turnover, teams, and international entrepreneurship, with a particular focus on examining the multilevel interface between individuals, teams, and organizations across cultures. His research has been published and in press 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, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, Ivey Case Publishing and elsewhere. He has taught courses at different levels including organizational behavior (undergraduate), cross-cultural management (undergraduate and MBA), leadership development (MBA), managing global workforce (EMBA), and advanced research methods (PhD).

He has received several recognitions for his research and teaching such as the Scholarly Achievement Award from the Human Resources Division of the Academy of Management, the Early Career Achievement Award from 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 Brady Family Award for Faculty Research Excellence, the Professor of the Year Award (Core Business Courses), 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.