Yu-Ping Chen, PhD

Associate Professor, Management


Yu-Ping Chen, PhD
Office: S-MB 13337 
John Molson Building,
1450 Guy
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2910
Email: yu-ping.chen@concordia.ca

Yu-Ping Chen joined the John Molson School of Business in 2012 after completing his PhD degree at  Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. He also received his Master degree in Human Resources and Industrial Relations at the University of Minnesota and his BBA degree in International Business at National Taiwan University.

Yu-Ping’s research focuses on global work experiences (e.g., corporate expatriates, self-initiated expatriates, and international business travelers), cross-cultural management, interpersonal relationships at work, work motivation, and work-family issues. His work has been published in peer-reviewed journals, including Journal of Management, Human Resource Management, Journal of Business and Psychology, Journal of World Business, Applied Psychology: An International Review, Journal of Global Mobility, and International Journal of Human Resource Management. He is also an associate editor at Journal of Global Mobility

Education

PhD in Management Science (University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee)
MA in Human Resource and Industrial Relations  (University of Minnesota - Twin Cities)
BBA in International Business (National Taiwan University)

Areas of Expertise

  • Global work experiences
  • Interpersonal relationships at work
  • Workplace motivation
  • Work-family interface
  • HR algorithmic management


Teaching activities

MANA 443: Compensation and Benefits Management
MSCA 643: Seminar in Motivation, Evaluation, Compensation, and Rewards
MSCA 652: Seminar in Advanced Topics in Organizational Behaviour
ADMI 812: Seminar in Current Issues in Organizational Behaviour
COMM 222: Organizational Behaviour and Theory


Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Thibault Landry, A., Papachristopoulos, K., Hsu,Y., & Chen, Y. -P. (in press). Better leveraging monetary rewards in the 21st century workplace using self-determination theory. International Journal of Business Science and Applied Management.

Hsu, Y., Chen,  Y. -P.,Chiang, F. F. T.,& Shaffer, M. A. (2022). It takes two to tango: Knowledge transfer between expatriates and host country nationals. Human Resource Management. 61, 215-238.

Hsu, Y., Chen, Y. -P., Shaffer, M. A., & Chiang, F. F. T. (2021). Knowledge      Exchange between Expatriates and Host Country Nationals: An Expectancy Value Perspective. Journal of Global Mobility. 9, 499-518.

Hsu, Y., Chen, Y. -P.,& Shaffer, M. A (2021). What reduces work and home cognitive failures? The roles of flextime use and perceived control. Journal of Business and Psychology. 36, 155-172.


Chen, Y. -P., & Shaffer, M. A. (2018). The influences of expatriate spouses’ coping strategies on expatriate adjustment and spouse adjustment: The interdependency perspective. Journal of Global Mobility. 6(1), 20-39.(Recipient of 2019 Literati Award: Highly Commended paper   )

             

Chen, Y. -P., & Shaffer, M. A. (2017). The influences of perceived organizational support and motivation on self-initiated expatiates' organizational and community embeddedness. Journal of World Business. 52(2), 197-208.


Chen, Y. -P., Shaffer,M. A., Chen, S., Westman, M., Lazarova, M., & Reiche, S. (2014). Family role performance: Scale development and validation. Applied Psychology: An International Review. 63(1), 190-218. (*Selected by the journal editor and is included in the Applied Psychology Virtual Issue‘The AP:IR Measure Chest – New Scales andMeasurements across Cultures)

 

Shaffer, M. A., Singh, B., & Chen, Y. -P. (2013). Expatriate pay satisfaction: The role of organizational inequities, assignment stressors and perceived assignment value. International Journal of Human Resource Management. 24(5), 2968-2984.


Shaffer, M. A., Kraimer, M. L., Chen, Y. -P., & Bolino, M. C. (2012). Choices,challenges, and career consequences of global work experiences: A review and future agenda.Journal of Management, 38(4), 1282-1327. 

 

Chen, Y. -P., Hsu, Y., & Yip, F. W. -K. (2011). Friends or rivals: Comparative perspectives of HR and line managers on perceived future firm performance. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 22(8), 1703-1722.

Book Chapter

Chen, Y. -P., & Shaffer, M. A. (2015) Individual and organizational decisions for global mobility. in Collings, D. G.,Wood, G., & Caligiuri, P. (eds.) The Routledge Companion to International Human Resource Management


Participation activities

Refereed Conference Presentations

Chen, Y. -P. & Hsu, Y. 2021. Strangers in the foreign land: Exploring

cultural minority global professionals' career satisfaction. AOM Annual

Meeting Proceedings at 2021 Academy of Management Annual Meeting

Hsu, Y. & Chen, Y. -P. 2018. A Social Capital Model of Cross-Cultural Knowledge Transfer. AOM Annual Meeting Proceedings at 2018 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL

Chen, Y.-P.,  Lazarova, M., Chen, S., Shaffer, M. A., & Westman, M. 2012. Family task and contextual performance: Similarities and differences between United States and Israeli employees. Presented at 2012 Work and Family Researchers Network Conference, New York, NY.

Chen, Y. -P., Chen, S., Shaffer, M. A., Westman, M., & Lazarova, M. 2012. The Family Role Performance: Scale Development and Nomological Validation. Presented at 2012 Society for Industrial and Occupational Psychology Annual Conference, San Diego, California.

Chen, Y.-P.,  Shaffer, M. A., Westman, M., Chen, S. & Lazarova, M. 2011. The family role performance: Scale development and validation. Presented at 2011 Israel Organizational Behavior Conference, Tel Aviv, Israel. (Finalist for the best paper award)

Chen, Y.-P.  & Hsu, Y. 2011. Career motivation and development of self-initiated expatriates: A self-determination perspective. Presented at 2011 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas.

Chen, Y. -P.  & Hsu, Y. 2011. Am I too emotional at work? Attachment styles, emotion  regulation, and employee well-being. Presented at 2011 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas.

Shaffer, M. A., Chen, Y. -P., Kraimer, M. L., & Bolino, M. C. 2011. Global employment experiences and careers: A review and future research agenda. Presented at 2011 Academy of International Business Annual Conference, Nagoya, Japan.

Ren, H., Chen, Y. -P., & Zhang, L. 2011. When you feel lonely at work: Social loneliness, work strains, and performance. Presented at 2011 Global Business and Social Science Research Conference, Beijing, China.

Chen, Y. -P., Shaffer, M. A., Joplin, J. R. W., Chan, S., & Posthuma, R. 2011. Etic demands and emic resources: A cross-national study of nurses. Presented at 2011 Society for Industrial and Occupational Psychology Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Shaffer, M. A., Chen, Y. -P., Bolino, M. C., & Kraimer, M. L. 2010. Global career success: A review and future research agenda. Presented at showcase symposium "Global Careers: Content, Choices, and Consequences" at 2010 Academy of  Management Annual Meeting, Montréal, Canada.

Hsu, Y., & Chen, Y. -P. 2010. P-E Fit and prosocial behaviors across life domains: A conservation of resources perspective. Presented at 2010 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Montréal, Canada.

Chen, Y. -P. 2010. Green-eyed monster at work: An integrated model of workplace envy.   Presented at 2010 Society for Industrial and Occupational Psychology Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

Chen, Y. -P. 2009. Understanding expatriate psychological withdrawal: The roles of    organizational justice and satisfaction. Presented at 2009 Society for Industrial and  Occupational Psychology Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Singh, B., & Chen, Y. -P. 2009. Expatriate pay satisfaction: Influence of adjustment, justice and assignment value. Presented at 2009 Society for Industrial and Occupational Psychology Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Chen, Y. -P., & Shaffer, M. 2009. Expatriate spouse adjustment: Coping strategies and the moderating role of expatriate adjustment. Presented at 2009 Academy of International Business Annual Conference, San Diego, California.

Hsu, Y., Chen, Y. -P., & Yip F. 2009. Comparative perspectives of HR and middle managers on their relationships and firm performance. Presented at 2009 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.

Singh, B., & Chen, Y. -P. 2009. Determinants of expatriate pay satisfaction: A job-demands resources perspective. Presented at 2009 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.

Fu, C, K., & Chen, Y. -P. 2008. Expatriate adjustment and perceived P-E fit of expatriates. Presented at 2008 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California.

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