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    Knowledge creation on China, from proven China experts.

  • Faculty & Research

    Knowledge creation on China, from proven China experts.

  • Faculty & Research

    Knowledge creation on China, from proven China experts.


Faculty Profiles


Farh, Jiing-Lih (Larry)

Distinguished Chair Professor of Management
ABN AMRO Chair in Management, CEIBS

Dr. Jiing-Lih (Larry) Farh is Distinguished Chair Professor of Management and ABN AMRO Chair in Management at China Europe International Business School (CEIBS). Prior to joining CEIBS, he was Chair Professor of Management at the School of Business and Management, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Dr. Farh received his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and Personnel from Indiana University at Bloomington. His current research focuses on management theories as adapted and practiced in Chinese contexts. He is best known for his seminal works on Chinese leadership (paternalistic leadership model), organizational citizenship behavior in Chinese contexts, guanxi and trust, and how personal values of traditionality and power distance affect employee work behavior. He has published more than 50 articles in top international management journals, such as Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of Vocational Behavior, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. His scholarly works have been impactful with over 12,000 Google Scholar citations, and over 3,200 Web of Science citations. His co-edited book with Xiao-Ping Chen and Anne Tsui on research methodology for Chinese management research published by Peking University Press is the best-selling methodology text book in graduate management studies in China.

Dr. Farh co-founded the International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR), the largest scholarly association devoted to the promotion of management research in China. He was President of IACMR (2014-2016) and the Program Chair of its 5th Biennial Conference in Hong Kong in 2012. He currently serves on the Advisory Boards for Management and Organization Review and Academy of Management Discoveries. He was recipient of the Citation of Excellence Award from Emerald Management Review in 2013 and 2015. He also was a Keynote Speaker for Asian Academy of Management Biennial Conference in 2015 and for IACMR Biennial Conference in 2016.

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


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

* Organizational behavior
* Leadership in organization
* Human resource management
* Behavioral research methods


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