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Cindy Wu

Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion - Office of the Dean
Professor - Management

Contact Information

Email:  Cindy_Wu@baylor.edu
Fax:  (254) 710-1093
Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98006
Waco, TX  76706
Office Location:  Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation┬áManagement.220.40

Educational Background

  • PHD - Human Resources Management, University Of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • MA - Industrial Management, University Of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • MBA - No Major, National Sun Yat-Sen Universit
  • BBA - Business Administration, National Taiwan University

Work Experience

  • Professor, Baylor University (August 2021 - Present)
  • Associate Professor, Baylor University (August 2009 - July 2021)
  • Assistant Professor, Baylor University (August 2003 - July 2009)

Awards and Honors

  • Rachel Hunter Moore Award, Baylor Chapter of Chi Omega (December 2022)
  • Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion Best Paper Award 2021, Saint Mary's University, Halifax (March 2022)
  • Mayo McBride Global Scholar, Baylor University (November 2017)
  • Mayo McBride Global Scholar, Baylor University (December 2011)

Licensures and Certifications

  • Diversity and Inclusion, Cornell University (December 2022 - Present)

Professional Memberships

  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies (2021 - Present)
  • Southern Management Association (SMA) (2019 - Present)
  • Academy of Management (AOM)
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP)

Biography

Dr. Cindy Wu is the Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion and Professor of Management at the Hankamer School of Business. She earned her Ph.D. in Human Resources and Industrial Relations from the School of Labor and Employment Relations at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is also certified in Workplace Diversity and Inclusion by Cornell University. Dr. Wu. has been on faculty at the Hankamer School of Business since 2003.

Dr. Wu conducts research in the areas of employee wellbeing and leadership. Specifically, she is interested in how employees may most effectively recover their energy from work stress, and how organizations and leader may help employees flourish as holistic human beings. Her research work has been published in such journals as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Human Resource Management, Human Relations, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Vocational Behavior, and the International Journal of Business Studies. She is currently on the editorial board of the Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies. She has taught courses in Human Resource Management (undergraduate and MBA levels), Human Resources Staffing and Labor Relations, and Organizational Behavior (undergraduate and Ph.D. levels) at the Hankamer School of Business. She currently teaches courses in Human Resource Management.

Publications

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"The relationship between customer mistreatment and workplace deviance: Mediating and moderating effects," European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, (April 2022) (coauthors: Yen-chun Chen).

"Servant leadership from multiple domains and follower work behavior," Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion, Vol. 18, No. 4, (August 2021), pp. 272-292 (coauthors: Mitchell J. Neubert, Kevin D. Dougherty).

"Gaining affective resources for work-family enrichment: A multisource experience sampling study of micro-role transitions," Journal of Vocational Behavior, Vol. 125, (January 2021) (coauthors: Emily M Hunter, Lisa W Sublett).

"Gaining affective resources for work-family enrichment: A multisource experience sampling study of micro-role transitions," Journal of Vocational Behavior, Vol. 125, (2021), pp. 1-15 (coauthors: Emily M Hunter, Lisa Sublett).

"A moderated mediation model of emotional labor and service performance: Examining the role of work-family interface and physically active leisure.," Human Performance, Vol. 33, No. 1, (2020), pp. 34-51 (coauthors: Yen-chun Chen, M. Renee Umstattd Meyer).

"Process evaluation of the BearStand behavioral intervention: A social cognitive theory-based approach to reduce occupational sedentary behavior," Journal Of Occupational And Environmental Medicin, Vol. 61, No. 11, (November 2019), pp. 927-935 (coauthors: Amanda H Wilkerson, Christina N Bridges, Megan E McClendon, Shana M Walsh, Megan S Patterson, M. Renee Umstattd Meyer).

"Employee service performance and collective turnover: Examining the influence of initiating structure leadership, service climate, and meaningfulness," Human Relations, Vol. 72, No. 7, (July 2019), pp. 1131-1153 (coauthors: Fred O Walumbwa, I-Chieh Hsu, Everlyne Misati, Amanda Christensen-Salem).

"Inspired to perform: A multilevel investigation of antecedents and consequences of thriving at work," Journal of Organizational Behavior, Vol. 39, No. 3, (March 2018), pp. 249-261 (coauthors: Fred O. Walumbwa, Michael K. Muchiri, Everlyne Misati, Meiliani Meiliani).

"When helping helps: Exploring health benefits of cancer survivors participating in for-cause physical activity events," BMC Public Health, Vol. 18, No. 663, (2018) (coauthors: Renee Umstattd Meyer, Andrew R Meyer, John Bernhart).

"Give me a better break: Choosing workday break activities to maximize resource recovery," Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 101, (February 2016), pp. 302-311 (coauthors: Emily M Hunter).

"Social workers' caregiver identity and distress: Examining the moderating role of self-esteem and social support," Social Work Research, Vol. 38, No. 4, (December 2014), pp. 237-249 (coauthors: David K Pooler).

"The Influence of Ethical Leadership and Regulatory Focus on Employee Outcomes," Business Ethics Quarterly, Vol. 23, No. 2, (April 2013), pp. 269-296 (coauthors: Mitchell J. Neubert, Jim Roberts).

"Creating entrepreneurial opportunities as a means to maintain entrepreneurial talent in corporations," Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Vol. 25, No. 3, (2012), pp. 327-348 (coauthors: Kevin L Johnson).

"Managing temporary workers by defining temporary work agency service quality," Human Resource Management, Vol. 49, No. 4, (2010), pp. 619-646 (coauthors: Chung-Tzer Liu, Chun-Wei Hu).

"Action Commitments," , 2009 (coauthors: Mitchell J. Neubert).

"Contingent reward transactional leadership, work attitudes, and organizational citizenship behavior: The role of procedural justice climate perceptions and strength," Leadership Quarterly, The, Vol. 19, (2008), pp. 251-265 (coauthors: F. O. Walumbwa, B. Orwa).

"Overt employment discrimination in MNC affiliates: Home-country cultural and institutional effects," Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 39, (2008), pp. 772-794 (coauthors: John J Lawler, Xiang Yi).

"The influence of leader regulatory focus on employee creativity," Journal of Business Venturing, Vol. 23, (2008), pp. 587-602 (coauthors: Jeffery McMullen, Mitchell J. Neubert).

"The influence of leader regulatory focus on employee creativity.," Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings, (2007) (coauthors: Jeffery McMullen, Mitchell J. Neubert).

"Transformational leadership, cohesion perceptions, and employee cynicism about organizational change: The mediating role of justice perceptions.," Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, The, Vol. 43, No. 3, (2007), pp. 327-351 (coauthors: Mitchell J. Neubert).

"An investigation of the generalizability of the Houghton and Neck Revised Self-leadership Questionnaire to a Chinese context," Journal of Managerial Psychology, Vol. 21, No. 4, (2006), pp. 360-373 (coauthors: Mitchell J. Neubert).

"The impact of strategic human resource management on firm performance and HR professionals' work attitude and work performance.," International Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol. 17, No. 4, (2006), pp. 559-579 (coauthors: K. W. Green, Jr., D. Whitten, B. Medlin).

"Leadership, procedural justice climate, work attitudes, and organizational citizenship behavior.," (2006) (coauthors: Fred O Walumbwa, Bani Orwa).

"Gender and instructional outcomes: The mediating effects of leadership styles.," Journal of Management Development, Vol. 23, No. 3, (2004), pp. 124-140 (coauthors: O. F. Walumbwa, L. A. Ojode).

"Self-concordance and subjective well-being in five cultures.," Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Vol. 35, No. 2, (2004), pp. 209-233 (coauthors: K. M. Sheldon, A. J. Elliot, R. M. Ryan, V. Chirkov, Y. Kim, M. Demir, Z. Sun).

"Training needs of management development: A case study of a steel company.," Journal of Human Resource Development, Vol. 10, (1998), pp. 175-191 (coauthors: J. H. Wu, S. H. Lin).

"Using competency modeling to assess training needs of management development: A case study of a steel company," (1996), pp. 175-182 (coauthors: J. H. Wu, S. H. Lin).

Presentations and Proceedings

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"MSR Theory: Directions from JMSR Best Papers," presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meetings, Boston, MA, August 2023 (coauthors: Mitchell J. Neubert, Kevin D. Dougherty).

"Miscarriage and the workplace: Experienced stress after pregnancy loss," presented at the Southern Management Association Annual Meeting, Virtual meeting, October 2020 (coauthors: Kaylee Jo Hackney, Joyce Ranell Nuner).

"Regulatory focus and fit in health-specific leadership: Influences on employee physical activity and work outcomes," presented at the Southern Management Association Annual Meeting, Virtual Meeting, October 2020 (coauthors: Ochieng F Walumbwa, Flora F. T. Chiang, Thomas Birtch).

"The relationship between customer mistreatment and workplace deviance: Mediating and moderating effects," presented at the Southern Management Associations Annual Meetings, Norfolk, VA, October 2019 (coauthors: Yen-chun Chen).
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