Assistant Professor
Jingjing MA
Assistant Professor
Jingjing MA

Research Interests

  • Leadership
  • Work stress
  • Business ethics

Academic Qualifications

  • Ph.D. Michigan State University, Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • M.S. Peking University, Applied Psychology
  • B.S. Peking University, Psychology

Academic And Professional Experience

  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Department of Management, Assistant Professor, August 2019 - present.


Refereed Journal Publications (Chronological, alphabetical)
  • Schaubroeck, J.M., Peng, A.C., Hannah, S.T., Ma, J., & Cianci, A.M. 2021. Struggling to meet the bar: Occupational progress failure and informal leadership behavior. Academy of Management Journal, 64: 1740-1762. (Download here)

  • Lin, S.-H., Ma, J., & Johnson, R.E. 2016. When ethical leader behavior breaks bad: How ethical leader behavior can turn abusive via ego depletion and moral licensing. Journal of Applied Psychology, 101: 815-830. (Download here)

Book Chapters
  • Ma, J., Schaubroeck, J., & LeBlanc, C. 2019. Interpersonal trust in organizations. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Business and Management. Oxford University Press.

  • Wang, L., Ma, J., & Li, C. J. 2014. Human resource strategy in China. In Bamberger, P. A., Biron, M., & Meshoulam, I. (Eds.), Human Resource Strategy: Formulation, Implementation, and Impact. New York: Routledge.

Selected Recent Conference Presentations

  • Ma, J., & Song, B. 2023. Linking leader pro-organizational unethical behavior with employee ethical behavior. Paper presented at the 83rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.

  • Song, B., & Ma, J. 2023. Unpacking interpersonal dynamics between overqualified employees and coworkers: The role of status. Paper presented at the 83rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.

  • Song, B., Ma, J., Wang, B., & Qian, J. 2022. Why and when overqualified employees do (not) help coworkers? a resource-based perspective. Presented at the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.

  • Lin, W., Ma, J., Feng, B., & Zhan, X. 2020. How and when leader-member exchange leads to followers' deviant behaviors: A power perspective. Presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, BC.

  • Nye, C.D., Wee, S., & Ma, J. 2019. Reexamining the relationship between narrow cognitive abilities and job performance. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, National Harbor, MD.

Review Activities

  • Ad Hoc reviewer:

    • Journal of Applied Psychology

    • Journal of Business Ethics

Honors And Awards

  • 2016 & 2017. Outstanding Reviewer Award, Organizational Behavior Division, Academy of Management