Professor Emeritus
Jiing-Lih Larry FARH
Professor Emeritus
Jiing-Lih Larry FARH

Research Interests

  • Leadership in Chinese contexts
  • Cultural values and business ethics
  • Organizational citizenship behavior
  • Team motivational processes

Academic Qualifications

  • Ph.D. Indiana University, Organizational Behavior & Personnel
  • M.B.A. National Chengchi University, Taiwan, Personnel Management
  • B.S. National Taiwan University, Psychology

Academic And Professional Experience

  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Department of Management, Professor Emeritus, Since 2016, Chair Professor, 2005-2016, Professor, 1997-2005, Senior Lecturer, 1993 - 1997 (Department Head, July 2000- August 2003; Deputy Head, 1993 - 2000; Co-Director of Hang Lung Center for Organizational Research, 1998-2002)

  • National Taiwan University, Visiting Professor, January - July, 2004

  • INSEAD, France, Visiting Scholar, Nov. - Dec., 2003

  • Peking University, Visiting Professor, September - October, 2003

  • National Chengchi University, Taiwan,  Visiting Professor, January - July 1990

  • Louisiana State University, Associate Professor of Management (with tenure), 1988-1993, Assistant Professor of Management, 1984-1988.


Refereed Journal Publications (Chronological, alphabetical)
  • Huai, M, Lian, H., Farh, J. L. & Wang, H. J. 2024. Leaders’ impulsive versus strategic abuse, goal realization, and subsequent supportive behavior: A self-regulation perspective. Journal of Management, 50: 793-825.

  • Duan, J., Wang, X. H., Jannsen, O., & Farh, J. L. 2022. Transformational leadership and voice: When does felt obligation to the leader matter? Journal of Business and Psychology, 37: 543-555.

  • Lian, H., Huai, M, Farh, J.L., Huang, J.C., Lee, C., & M.M. Chao. 2022. Leader unethical pro-organizational behavior and employee unethical conduct: Social learning of moral disengagement as a behavioral principle. Journal of Management, 48:350-379.

  • David, E. M., Kim, T.Y., Farh, J.L., Lin, X., & Zhou, F. 2020. Is ‘be yourself’ always the best advice?: The moderating effect of team ethical climate and the mediating effects of vigor and demand-ability fit. Human Relations

  • Zheng, Y., Graham, L., Farh, J.L., & Huang, X. 2019. The Impact of authoritarian leadership on ethical voice: A moderated mediation model of felt uncertainty and leader benevolence. Journal of Business Ethics

  • Takeuchi, R., Wang, A.C., & Farh, J.L. 2020. Asian conceptualizations of leadership: Progresses and challenges. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, 7: 233-256.

  • Li, C., Liang, L. & Farh, J.L. 2020. Speaking up when water is murky: an uncertainty-based model linking perceived organizational politics to voice. Journal of Management,46: 443-469.

  • Zhang, L.L. & Farh, J.L. 2019. Separating truth from error: A closer look at the effect of grouped versus intermixed questionnaire format. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 36: 881-901.

  • Chen, G., Smith, T. A., Kirkman, B.L., Zhang, P., Lemoine, J.G., & Farh, J.L. 2019. Multiple team membership and empowerment spillover effects: Can empowerment processes cross team boundaries? Journal of Applied Psychology, 104: 321-340.

  • Hackett, R.D., Wang, A.C., Chen, Z.J., Cheng, B.S., & Farh, J.L. 2018. Transformational leadership and organizational citizenship behavior: A moderated mediation model of leader-member-exchange and subordinates’ gender. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 67: 617-644.

  • Feldman, G., Farh, J. L., & Wong, K.F.E. 2018. Agency beliefs over time and across cultures: Free will beliefs predict higher job satisfaction. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 44: 304-317.

  • Chao, M.M., Takeuchi, R., & Farh, J.L. 2017. Enhancing cultural intelligence: The roles of implicit culture beliefs and adjustment. Personnel Psychology, 70: 257-292.

  • Feldman, G., Chao, M.M., Farh, J.L. & Bardi, A. 2015. The motivation and inhibition of breaking the rules: Personal values structures predict unethicality. Journal of Research in Personality, 59: 69-80.

  • Huang, X., Chiu, W., Xu, E., Lam, C. & Farh, J.L. 2015. When authoritarian leaders outperform transformational leaders: Firm performance in harsh economic environments. Conditional acceptance by Academy of Management Discoveries, 1: 180-200.

  • Zhu, W.C., He, H.W., Law, K.S. & Farh, J.L. 2015. Editorial: Taking an indigenous approach to study organizational behavior in China. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 36:613-620.

  • Farh, J.L. & Huai, M. Y. 2014. New directions in paternalistic leadership: Advancing measurement tools and dialogue with Western leadership literature. Indigenous Psychological Research in Chinese Societies, 42: 109 - 123. (In Chinese)

  • Chen, X.P., Eberly, M.B., Chiang, T.J., Farh, J.L., & Cheng, B.S. 2014. Affective trust in Chinese leaders: Linking paternalistic leadership to employee performance. Journal of Management, 40: 796-819.

    • Winner of the Journal of Management 2019 Scholarly Impact Award

    • Republished in Chinese Management Insights, 2014

Refereed Conference Proceedings
  • Lian, H., Huai, M., Farh, J.L., Huang, J.C., Lee, C., & Chao, M.M. 2016. Leader unethical pro-organizational behavior and employee unethical conduct: A moral disengagement perspective. The Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.

More Publications

Selected Recent Conference Presentations

  • Zheng, M., Farh, J.L., Schuh, S., & Xin, K.R. 2024. Family paths towards abusive or benevolent supervision: Parental influence to leader behaviors. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago; August 2024.

  • Zheng, M., Farh, J.L., Schuh, S., & Xin, K.R. 2020. It runs in the family: A goal orientation perspective on parental influence to leadership. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management (Zoom sessions); August 2020.

  • Huai, M., Lian, H., Farh, J.L. & Wang, H. 2019. Impulsive and Strategic Abuse: An Actor-Centric Model with a Self- Regulation Perspective. Presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston.

Honors And Awards

  • 2022-2023. Highly Cited Researchers in psychology identified by

  • 2021-2023. Highly Cited Chinese Researchers in business management compiled by Elsevier

  • 2019. Journal of Management Scholarly Impact Award

  • 2019. Keynote Speaker, Indigenous Research Conference on Leadership and Organizational Change, Shanghai

  • 2017, 2018 & 2020. Highly Cited Researchers in business and economics worldwide compiled by Clarivate Analytics

  • 2016. Presidential Address, IACMR Biennial Conference, Hang Zhou

  • 2015.  Recipient of the 2015 Citation of Excellence Award from Emerald Management Reviews.

    • Liang, J., Farh, C.I.C. & Farh, J.L. 2012. Psychological antecedents of promotive and prohibitive voice: A two-wave examination. Academy of Management Journal, 55: 71-92.

  • 2015. Keynote Speaker, Asian Academy of Management Biennial Conference.

  • 2014. Keynote Speaker, China Forum, IACMR, Guangzhou.