Wen-Dong Li is currently an associate professor at the Department of Management, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Prior to joining CUHK, he worked as an assistant professor at Kansas State University. He received his Ph.D. from National University of Singapore. His research interests focus on leadership development, proactivity, work design, individual differences, and recently change-related issues in organizational research.
Wendong’s research has won several awards including the Hogan Award for Personality and Work Performance from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and International HRM Scholarly Achievement Award from the Academy of Management. His work has been published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Journal of Applied Psychology, Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, the Personnel Psychology, and the Leadership Quarterly, and has also been covered in media outlets including the Economist, USA Today, the Telegraph, the Washington Post, and the South China Morning Post.
He is an associate editor for Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, a senior editor for Management and Organization Review (MOR), and a senior editor for Asia Pacific Journal of Management (APJM). He has also been an editorial board member for a number of journals including Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Acta Psychologica Sinica. He is also a member of board of directors for Asian Academy of Management.