Kaifeng Jiang

Assistant Professor

Kaifeng  Jiang

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Kaifeng Jiang is an Assistant Professor of Management and J. Donnelly Fellow in Participatory Management at Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial Relations and Human Resources from Rutgers University in 2013. His primary research interests focus on the effects of human resource management (HRM) practices on employee, team, and organizational outcomes. Related interests include leadership, work teams, and organizational climate. Kaifeng regularly presents his research at conferences of Academy of Management (AOM) and Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). His research work has been evidenced in top-tier publications, such as the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Personnel Psychology. Kaifeng is an Associate Editor of Human Resource Management Journal (2016-2019) and serves on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Management and Organization Review, and International Journal of Human Resource Management. Kaifeng is married to his college sweetheart Jasmine Jia Hu, who is also an Assistant Professor of Management at Notre Dame, and they have two adorable sons.

Areas of Expertise

Strategic Human Resource Management

Organizational climate


Ph D, Rutgers University

MA, Renmin University of China

BA, Renmin University of China


"Motivational mechanisms of employee creativity: A meta-analytic examination and theoretical extension of the creativity literature", (with Dong Liu, Chris Schalley, Sejin Keem, Jing Zhou), to appear in Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.

"Do it well and do it right: Impact of service climate and ethical climate on business performance and the boundary conditions", (with Jasmine Hu, Ying Hong, Hui Liao, Songbo Liu), to appear in Journal of Applied Psychology.

"Strategic human resource management and organizational commitment", to appear in Handbook on employee commitment.

"Sabotaging the benefits of our own human capital: Work unit characteristics and sleep", (with Chris Barnes, David Lepak), to appear in Journal of Applied Psychology, 2015.

"Strategic Human Resource Management of Volunteers and the Link to Hospital Patient Satisfaction", (with Sean Rogers, Carmen Rogers, Melissa Cast), to appear in Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 2015.

"Understanding employees’ perceptions of human resource practices: Effects of demographic dissimilarity to managers and coworkers", (with Jasmine Hu, Songbo Liu, David Lepak), to appear in Human Resource Management, 2015.

"Proactive personality: A twenty-year review", (with J. Crant, Jasmine Hu), to appear in Proactivity at work.

"Strategic Human Resource Management and Organizational Performance", (with David Lepak, Rebecca Kehoe, Scott Bentley), to appear in Handbook of Industrial Work and Organizational Psychology.

"Developing Collective Customer Knowledge and Service Climate: The Interaction between Service-oriented High-Performance Work Systems and Service Leadership", (with Chih-Hsun Chuang, Yu-Ching Chiao), Journal of Applied Psychology, 100, 2015.

"Human Resource Practices and Firm Performance in China: The Moderating Roles of Regional Human Capital Quality and Firm Innovation Strategy", (with Xiaobei Li, Xin Qin, Sanbao Zhang, Fei-Yi Gao), Management and Organization Review, 11, 2015.

"There are lots of big fish in this pond: The role of peer overqualification on task significance, perceived fit, and performance for overqualified employees", (with Jasmine Hu, Berrin Erdogan, Talya Bauer, Songbo Liu, Yuhui Li), Journal of Applied Psychology, 100, 2015.

"Retaining employees through anti-sexual harassment practices: Exploring the mediating role of psychological distress and employee engagement", (with Ying Hong, Patrick McKay, Derek Avery, David Wilson, Sabrina Volpone), Human Resource Management, 54, 2015.

"An aspirational framework for strategic human resource management", (with Susan Jackson, Randall Schuler), Academy of Management Annals, 8, 2014.

"Missing link in the service profit chain: A meta-analytic investigation of the antecedents, consequences, and moderators of service climate", (with Ying Hong, Hui Liao, Jia Hu), Journal of Applied Psychology, 98, 2013.

"Where do we go from here? New perspectives on the black boxes in strategic HRM research", (with Riki Takeuchi, Lepak David), Journal of Management Studies, 50, 2013.

"Win-win-win: The long-term influence of company-sponsored volunteerism programs", (with Paula Caligiuri, Ahsiy Mencin), Personnel Psychology, 66, 2013.

"Clarifying the construct of human resource systems: Relating human resource management to employee performance", (with David Lepak, Kyongji Han, Ying Hong, Andrea Kim, Anne-Laure Winkler), Human Resource Management Review, 22, 2012.

"How does human resource management influence organizational outcomes? A meta-analytic investigation of the mediating mechanism", (with David Lepak, Jia , Judith Baer), Academy of Management Journal, 55, 2012.

"When and how is job embeddedness predictive of turnover? A meta-analytic investigation", (with Dong Liu, Patrick McKay, Thomas Lee, Terence Mitchell), Journal of Applied Psychology, 97, 2012.


"Strategic HRM moving forward: What can we learn from micro perspectives?", (with David Lepak, Kyongji Han, William Castellano, Jia Hu), International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 2012


26th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society, "Bayesian meta-analysis of correlation coefficient with power prior" (May 2014).