ZHU Xiumei

          Name: ZHU Xiumei

          Title: Associate Professor

          Tel: 86-10-82680981

          E-mail: zhuxiumei@ucas.ac.cn 

          Research Areas:

             Application of the Theory and Methods of Social Network and Social Capital

             Online Social Networking and Social Capital

             Impact of the Diversity of Knowledge and Cultural Background on the                               Performance of Individual and Team

             Trust

 

Education

2009 PhD. Duke University

 

Professional Experience

Mar. 2017 - Associate Professor at School of Economics and Management, UCAS

Aug. 2009 – Mar. 2016 Assistant Professor at Brian Lamb School of Communication, Purdue University

 

Publications

Selected publications in journals

1. Thatcher, S.M.B., & Zhu, X. (2006). Changing identities in a changing workplace: Identification, identity enactment, self-verification, and telecommuting. Academy of Management Review, 31(4): 1076-1088.

2. Zhu, X., & Cummings, J.N. (2007). A conceptual model of prior experience diversity, knowledge processes, and group performance. Best Paper Proceedings, Academy of Management Annual Conference.

3. Zhu, X. (2009). Self-monitoring and social networks: A critical review. Selected Conference Paper Proceedings, The Third Global Communication Forum and the 2009 China Communication Association Annual Forum.

4. Shaffer, S., Chen, X., Zhu, X, Oaks, W. (2012). Self-Efficacy for Cross-Disciplinary Learning in Project-Based Teams. Journal of Engineering Education, 101(1): 82-94.

5. Zhu, X., Woo, S., Porter, C., & Brzezinski, M. (2013). Pathways to happiness: From personality to social networks and perceived social support. Social Networks, 35(3): 382-393.

 

Conference Presentations

1. Zhu, X., & Russell, B. T. (2014, August). Seeing networks clearly: The influence of thinking styles on network perception and coalition selection. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of Academy of Management, August 1-5, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2. Zhu, X., & Russell, B. T. (2014, February). Seeing networks clearly: The influence of thinking styles on network perception and coalition selection. Paper presented at the XXXIV Annual SunBelt Social Networks Conference, February 18-23, 2014, St. Petersburg, Florida.

3. Zhu, X., Woo, S., Porter, C., & Brzezinski, M. (2012, March). Pathways to happiness: From personality to social networks and perceived social support. Paper presented at the XXXIV Annual SunBelt Social Networks Conference, March 13-18, 2012, Redondo Beach, California.

4. Dutta, M., Zhu, X. (2011, November). Income, social capital and health: A communicative approach. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, November 17-20, 2014, New Orleans, Louisiana.

5. Woo, S., Porter, C., Zhu, X., & Brzezinski, M. (2011, May). Who you know can improve your creative potential. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Sciences, Washington, D.C.

6. Shaffer, S., Chen, X., Zhu, X. (2011, April) Cross-disciplinary learning efficacy in student community service project teams. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of American Educational Research Association, April 8-12, 2011, New Orleans, Louisiana.

7. Zhu, X., & Cummings, J.N. (2010, November) Leveraging depth, breadth, and variety of expertise in groups: A multi-dimensional theory of group expertise. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, November, 18-21, 2010, San Francisco, California.

8. Zhu, X. (2010, July). A cross-level study of interpersonal knowledge sharing: The implication of individual experience and strength of dyadic ties. Paper presented at the XXX Annual SunBelt Social Networks Conference, June 29-July 4, 2010, Trento, Italy.

9. Zhu, X. (2009, November). Self-monitoring and social networks: A review and critique. Paper presented at the Third Global Communication Forum and the 2009 Chinese Communication Association Convention, Shanghai, China.

10. Zhu, X. (2009, August). An empirical study of variety of experience and ease of knowledge sharing. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of Academy of Management, August 7-11, 2009, Chicago, Illinois.

11. Zhu, X., & Cummings, J.N. (2007, August). A conceptual model of prior experience diversity, knowledge processes, and group performance. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of Academy of Management, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

12. Zhu, X., & Cummings, J.N. (2007, April). Absorptive capacity in work groups: The impact of expertise acquisition on group performance. Paper presented at the 14th Doctoral Consortium on Competitiveness and Cooperation (CCC), Atlanta, Georgia.

13. Soll, J.B., Larrick, R. P., & Zhu, X. (2006, August). The wisdom of the crowd in the mind. Behavioral Decision Research in Management, Santa Monica, California.

14. Zhu, X., & Cummings, J.N. (2006, August). Breadth versus depth of expertise in groups: Different paths to process and performance. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of Academy of Management, August 11-16, Atlanta, Georgia.

15. Zhu, X., & Thatcher, S.M.B. (2003, August). Productivity and satisfaction of home-based telecommuters. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of Academy of Management, August 1-6, Seattle, Washington.

 

Research Projects

1. Zhu, X (2009). Purdue University new faculty starting fund

2. Zhu, X (2010). Group Success Depends on Applying Human Capital to the Appropriate Group Roles. Purdue Research Foundation Summer Research Grant

3. Zhu, X (2017). University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

 

Teaching

Social Networks and Social Capital in Organizations

Groups and Teams in Organizations

Communicating in the Global Workplace

Organizational Behavior/Organizational Communication