Feirong Yuan

[Feirong Yuan]

Assistant Professor, Management
Last Updated: September 29, 2020
about me

Research Interests

Research Interests
Creativity and innovation, Cross-cultural research, Employee well-being, Leadership, Motivation, Organizational change, Team processes

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
Creativity and innovation, Organizational behavior, Cross-cultural management, Human resource management, Business ethics, Organization development and change



    • 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



    • 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


    • 2012 to Present Society for Human Resource Management
    • Feb 2001 to Present Academy of Management

Awards and Honors

    • Dec  2014 • Inducted as a faculty member of the Beta Gamma Sigma international honor society for business programs sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2014 • Nominated to be a candidate for Division Representative-at-large for Organization Development and Change Division sponsored by Academy of Management
    • 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



    • 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).
    •  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).

Service to the Profession

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