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Education

    • 2005 PhD in Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management
      Texas A&M University, 2005
    • 2000 MS in Program in International Business
      Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Shanghai, P.R. China , 2000
    • 1998 BA in Finance
      Fudan University , Shanghai, P.R. China, 1998
      (Supparea: International Business Law)

Appointments

    • 2012 to Present Assistant Professor of Management
      The University of Texas at Arlington, College of Business
    • 2005 to 2012 Assistant Professor of Management
      The University of Kansas, School of Business

Awards and Honors

    • Dec  2012 General Research Fund award sponsored by University Center for Research, The University of Kansas
    • Dec  2011 Best Paper Award sponsored by School of Business, The University of Kansas
    • Dec  2011 Competitive GRF (General Research Fund) award sponsored by
    • Dec  2011 Institute for International Business competitive research grant sponsored by School of Business, The University of Kansas

Research Interests

Creativity and innovation, Organization development and change, Cross-cultural studies

Publications

      Book Chapter 2015
      • Innovative Behavior
        [Yuan, Feirong, Marquardt, Dennis J]. New York, NY: "Oxford University Press".

      Journal Article 2015
      • Effects of cultural power distance on group creativity and individual creativity in groups
        [Yuan, Feirong, Zhou, J.]. 36, 990-1007 [.] DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/job.2022

      Journal Article Submitted
      • How Committed Organizational Members React to Organizational Changes: The Moderating Role of Perceived Value for the Organization and Perceived Change-related control
        [Yuan, Feirong].
      Submitted
      • Within-team social status and individual creativity: A multi-level and multi-source investigation
        [Yuan, Feirong, Shin, S.J, Zhou, J].
      Submitted
      • The multiple ways of behaving creatively in the workplace: Expanding both the novelty and usefulness dimensions of employee creativity
        [Yuan, Feirong, Woodman, R.W].
      Submitted
      • When the job requirement for innovation increases employee innovative behavior at work: A sensemaking perspective
        [Yuan, Feirong, Shin, S.J, Zhou, J]. DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/job.2111

Presentations

    • April  2016
      Kimmel, Michael (Author), Terry, Ryan (Author), Yuan, Feirong (Author), Casper, Wendy (Author & Presenter), "Social networks, coworker relationships and creativity: A meta-analysis", Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Anaheim, CA. (April 10, 2016).
    • September  2014
      Yuan, Feirong, Woodman, R.W, "The multiple ways of behaving creatively in the workplace: Expanding both the novelty and usefulness dimensions of employee creativity". (September , 2014).
    • June  2014
      Zhang, Jie, Wang, Jingguo, Disanayake, Indika, Yuan, Feirong, "Competitive and Asymmetric Nature of Relationships between Expert Blog Sentiment and General Consumer Brand Perception", Chengdu, China. (June , 2014).
    •  2013
      Yuan, Feirong, Shin, S.J, Zhou, J. , "Within-team social status and individual creativity: A multi-level and multi-source investiga", Orlando, FL. ( , 2013).
    •  2012
      Yuan, Feirong, Shin, S.J, Zhou, J. , "When the job requirement for innovation increases employee innovative behavior at work: An interactionist perspective", San Diego, CA. ( , 2012).
    •  2011
      Yuan, Feirong, ". Creativity and innovation workshops for KU Staff Leadership Summit". ( , 2011).
    •  2010
      Yuan, Feirong, Yi, Y, "How Guanxi influences employee creativity? An examination in a Chinese context. ", Shanghai, China. ( , 2010).

Teaching Interests

Creativity and innovation, Organizational behavior, Human resource management, Organization development and change, Cross-culture management

Courses

      • MANA 3318-001 MANA ORG BEHAV
        (Course Id: 100936)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MANA 3319-002 MGT PROCESS THEORY
        (Course Id: 100937)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MANA 3320-006 PER/HUM RES MGT
        (Course Id: 100938)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MANA 3318-001 MANA ORG BEHAV
        (Course Id: 100936)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MANA 3319-001 MGT PROCESS THEORY
        (Course Id: 100937)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MANA 3318-011 MANA ORG BEHAV
        (Course Id: 100936)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MANA 3319-004 MGT PROCESS THEORY
        (Course Id: 100937)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MANA 3318-005 MANA ORG BEHAV
        Spring - 2017
      • MANA 3318-011 MANA ORG BEHAV
        Spring - 2017
      • MANA 3318-005 MANA ORG BEHAV
        Spring - 2016
      • MANA 3318-011 MANA ORG BEHAV
        Spring - 2016
      • MANA 3320-001 PER/HUM RES MGT
        Fall - 2015
      • MANA 3320-002 PER/HUM RES MGT
        Fall - 2015
      • MANA 3318-005 MANAGING ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
        Spring - 2015
      • MANA 3318-011 MANAGING ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
        Spring - 2015
      • MANA 3320-001 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
        Fall - 2014
      • MANA 3320-002 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
        Fall - 2014

Service to the Profession

    • 2005 to  Present
      Editorial Review Board Member
      Journal of Applied Behavioral Science