Chris Chu

Dr Chris Chu


Reader in HRM
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Biography

Biography

Chris Chu is a Reader in Human Resource Management. He obtained his PhD from the Aston University. Prior to joining the University of Surrey, he received The Tore Browaldh Foundation (Tore Browaldhs Stiftelse) to work at the Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden. His research focus is on work-family interface, strategic HRM and leadership. His research has been published in refereed international journals such as Human Resource Management (FT-45), Journal of Business Ethics (FT-45), Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies (FT-45), Human Performance, and International Journal of Human Resource Management.

Chris Chu has also received a number of research awards, including but not limited to the following:

  • Chu, C.W.L. & Mondejar, R. (2015). The Impact of Effective Leadership on Follower Career Success: A Self-Concept Perspective. Finalist of the Best Paper Award at the Academy of Management Conference.
  • Li, J., Chu, C.W.L., Liu, T., Zhu, H. & Ku, J. (2015). The Joint effects of Societal Culture and Individual Values on Job Attributes Preferences: Evidence from Eight Nations. The Best Paper Award at the Asia Academy of Management Conference.
  • Chu, C.W.L. & Mondejar, R. (2012). High-Performance Work Systems, Intrinsic Motivation and Employee Creativity: The Moderating Role of Transformational Leadership. The Best Paper Award at the Asia Academy of Management Conference.

Research interests

  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Leadership
  • Work-Family Interface
  • Employee-Organisation Relationship
  • Career
  • Diversity
  • Creativity

Research collaborations

Currently, I have several research projects collaborating with professors in Hong Kong, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Teaching

  • Organisational Behaviour and Analysis
  • Managing Organisations and Human Resources
  • Issues in the Management of Human Resources

Departmental duties

  • Dissertation Fair
  • P&O website
  • Research Ethics Committee
  • Research FiG Role
  • Module Leader: Leadership (UG)

Affiliations

- Member of Academy of Management (AoM)

- Member of Academy of International Business (AIB)

- Member of Asia Academy of Management (AAoM)

- Member of British Academy of Management (BAM)

Professional Activities

- Reviewer for Academy of Management Annual Meeting (2006, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012)

- Reviewer for Asia Academy of Management Annual Meeting (2006)

- Ad hoc Reviewer for Journal of International Business Studies

- Ad hoc Reviewer for Human Resource Management (US)

- Ad hoc Reviewer for International Journal of Human Resource Management

- Ad hoc Reviewer for British Journal of Management

- Ad hoc Reviewer for Management Learning

- AoM Doctoral Consortium (2008)

- BAM Doctoral Symposium (2009)

My publications

Publications

Refereed journal articles:

  • Aryee, S., Chu, C.W.L., Kim, T.Y., and Ryu, K. (forthcoming) Family Supportive Work Environment and Employee Work Behaviors: An Investigation of Mediating Mechanisms. Journal of Management.
  • Aryee, S., and Chu, C.W.L. (forthcoming) Antecedents and Outcomes of Challenging Job Experiences: A Social Cognitive Perspective. Human Performance.
  • Li, J., Chu, C.W.L., Wang, X., Zhu, H., Tang, G., and Chen, Y. (forthcoming) Symbiotic ownership, cultural alignment, and firm performance: A test among international strategic alliances. International Business Review.
  • Chu, C.W.L., and Monderjar, R. (2011) Enhancing Individual's Work Outcomes through Challenging Job Experiences. Academy of Management 2011 Best Paper Proceedings.
  • Li, J., Chu, C.W.L., Lam, K., and Liao, S. (2011) Age Diversity and Firm Performance in an Emerging Economy: Implications for Cross-Cultural Human Resource Management. Human Resource Management, 50(2), 247-270.
  • Li, J., Moy, J., Lam, K. and Chu, C.W.L. (2008) Institutional Pillars and Corruption at the Societal Level. Journal of Business Ethics, 83(2), 327-339.
  • Pang, M., Chua, B.L. and Chu, C.W.L. (2008) Learning to Stay Ahead in an Uncertain Environment. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 19(7): 1383-1394.
  • Li, J., Qian, G., Liao, S. and Chu, C.W.L. (2008) Human Resource Management and Globalness of Firms: An Empirical Study in China. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 19(5), 828-839.

Book chapter:

  • Mondejar, R. and Chu, C.W.L. (2005) ASEAN-China Relations: Legacies and Future Directions. In Ho Khai Leong and Samuel C.Y. Ku (eds.), China and Southeast Asia: Global Changes and Regional Challenges. ISEAS Publications.

Selected Conference papers:

  • Chu, C.W.L., and Monderjar, R. (2011) Enhancing Individual's Work Outcomes through Challenging Job Experiences. Paper presented at the 2011 Academy of Management Meeting, San Antonio.
  • Aryee, S., Walumbwa, F.O., Chu, C.W.L., and Liu, Z. (2011) A Cross-Level Investigation of the Trust-Creativity Relationship. Paper presented at the 2011 Academy of Management Meeting, San Antonio.
  • Li, J., Huang, J., Tang, G., Chu, C.W.L., and Cai, Z. (2011) Do They Trust Each Other? Factors Influencing the Stability of Symbiotic Alliances in China. Paper presented at the 2011 Academy of International Business Meeting, Nagoya.
  • Chu, C.W.L., and Monderjar, R. (2010) Politics, Abusive Supervision & Perceived Organizational Support: Mediating Role of Work-family Conflict & Moderating Role of Procedural Justice. Paper presented at the 2010 Asia Academy of Management Meeting, Macau.
  • Aryee, S., and Chu, C.W.L. (2010) Impact of Transformational Leadership on Follower Career Success and Contextual Performance: Examination of Intervening Processes. Paper presented at the 2010 Asia Academy of Management Meeting, Macau.
  • Chu, C.W.L., and Liu, Z. (2010) Career Self-Efficacy, Skill Development and Career Outcomes: A Social Cognitive Approach. Paper presented at the 2010 Academy of Management Meeting, Montreal.
  • Aryee, S., Chu, C.W.L., and Liu, Z. (2010) High-Performance Work Systems, Intrinsic Motivation and Employee Creativity: The Moderating Role of Learning Orientation. Paper presented at the 2010 Academy of Management Meeting, Montreal.
  • Aryee, S., Kim, T.Y., Chu, C.W.L., and Ryu, S.M. (2010) Family Supportive Work Environment, Perceptions of the Employment Relationship and Employee Work Outcomes. Paper presented at the 2010 Academy of Management Meeting, Montreal.
  • Chu, C.W.L., and Mondejar, R. (2010) Family-to-Work Enhancement & Work Outcomes: A Moderated Mediation Model of Work Engagement & Supportive Supervision. Paper presented at the 12th International Conference on Work Values and Behavior, Estoril-Lisbon.
  • Chu, C.W.L., Mondejar, R., and Pang, M. (2009) When enrichment and conflict interact: a case study to understand the outcomes in tripartite role responsibilities. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management Meeting, Brighton.
  • Li, J., Chu, C.W.L., Lam, K., and Liao, S. (2009) The Relationship between Employee Age Diversity and Firm Performance: An Empirical Study in China. Paper presented at the 2009 Academy of Management Meeting, Chicago.
  • Chu, C.W.L., Mondejar, R. and Pang, M. (2008) Tripartite Role Responsibilities: Does it Lead to Enrichment or conflict? Paper presented at the 2008 Academy of Management Meeting, California.
  • Li, J., Qian, G., Lam, K. and Chu, C.W.L. (2008) The Effect of Symbiotic Resources on Firm Performance, Efficiency or Effectiveness? Paper presented at the 2008 Academy of International Business Meeting, Milan.
  • Lo, S., Aryee, S. and Chu, C.W.L. (2006) Abusive Supervision and Job Stress: Mediating Influence of Work-Family Conflict and Moderating Influence of Procedural Justice. Paper at the Fifth AAOM Conference, Japan, Tokyo.