Lifeng Zhong Depart.:Organization and Human Resources Academic Title:Associate Professor Tel:86010-82500451 Fax:8610-82509169

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1999.09-2002.07  Ph.D., Science, Institute of Psychology, the Chinese Academy of Sciences 

1989.09-1992.07  Master, Education, Institute of Education Science, Qufu Normal University

Working Experiences

2005.01-Present  Associate Professor, Organization and Human Resources, Renmin Business School, Renmin University of China
2002.10-2004.09  Post Doctor, Organization and Management, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University
1992.07-1999.08  Jining University (former Jining Normal College), Shandong Province

Research Interests

Human Resource Management Practice, Leadership Behavior, Psychological Capital, Competency, Employee-Organizational Relations


Human Resources Management, Special Issue on Human Resources Management, Personnel Quality Assessment, Social Psychology



Selected Academic Articles
1.    Zhong, L. F., Wayne, S., & Liden, R. (2016). Job engagement, perceived organizational support, high-performance human resource practices, and cultural value orientations: A cross-level investigation. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 37: pp. 823-844;
2.    Chen, Y., Chen, Z. X., Zhong, L. F., Son, J., Zhang, X., & Liu, Z. (2015). Social exchange spillover in leader-member relations: A multilevel model. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 36: pp. 673-697;
3.    Chen, Z. X., Tsui, S. A., & Zhong, L. F. (2008). Reactions to Psychological Contract Breach: A Dual Perspective. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 29: pp. 527-548;
4.    Lifeng Zhong, Zhen Wang, Mei Li, and Chaoping Li: “Empirical Study on Psychological Capital and Work Performance of Transformational Leaders and Employees”, Chinese Journal of Management, No.4 (2013);
5.    Lifeng Zhong, “Impact of High-performance Human Resource Practice on Employee Performance: Intermediary Role of Perceived Competency Feature”, Chinese Journal of Management, No. 7 (2013);
6.    Chaoping Li, Xiao Yu, and Lifeng Zhong, “Caring in Organization: Concept Definition, Results and Influencing Factors”, Advances in Psychological Science, No.5 (2014), pp. 822-833.
7.    Zhen Wang, and Lifeng Zhong, “Review and Prospect of Research on the Differentiation of Leader-Member Exchange Relations”, Advances in Psychological Science, No.7 (2011);
8.    Lifeng Zhong, “Review and Prospect of Research on Two-way Influencing Mechanism of Leader-Subordinate Exchange on Work Results of Leaders and Subordinates”, Advances in Psychological Science, No.3 (2009);
9.    Lifeng Zhong, Kan Shi (2007). Assessments on the Competency Model of Senior Managers of Family Firms in China

Services & Awards

Honors and Awards

The paper, entitled “Employee and Employer’s Reactions to Psychological Contract Breaches: An Empirical Study in China”,won “Best Paper Award Finalist” at the Fourth Conference of Asia Academy of Management, December 16-18, 2004, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China.

RMBS made the Top-50 list of MBA,
EMBA and EE programs——The Financial Times

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