A/Prof. Shuang Ren

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne, 2015

Contact

shuang.ren@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46972

Biography

Dr Shuang Ren is an associate professor in the Department of Management at Deakin Business School. Prior to working at Deakin, she was a post-doctoral research fellow at the Centre for Ethical Leadership, the University of Melbourne, where she managed research teams on projects related to leader emergence, ethical leadership and Chinese management.
Shuang completed her PhD in 2013 with a University of Melbourne scholarship, and was awarded the Williams Prize for Excellence in the Research Thesis, in 2014. She has held a visiting position at Foster School of Business, University of Washington, and Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University.
Shuang's research expertise is a social cognitive application in the leadership and sustainability domains. She also works in the strategic human resource management domain, with an international perspective. She has published in leading scholarly outlets, including Journal of Management, Human Relations, Journal of Organizational Behavior, MIT Sloan Management Review, Human Resource Management, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Human Resource Management Review, International Journal of Human Resource Management, and Personnel Review. She is the author of two research books related to leadership and leader development in China and Asia.
She is the Associate Editor of the British Journal of Management and Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology. She also serves on the editorial board of Journal of Vocational Behavior and European Management Journal. She guest edited the special issue on sustainability HRM in Human Resource Management.
Shuang is the recipient of ANZAM Early Career Research Award in 2015, Faculty Excellence Award in Research in 2017 and Academy of Management OB Best Paper Award in 2019. She has been involved in multiple externally funded projects. She was recently awarded 2021 P. Richard Jeanneret Grant for assessing and developing senior leaders.

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Research interests

  • Leader - Emergence
  • Strategic HRM
  • Chinese Management
  • Sustainability, green HRM, pro-environmnetal behavior

Teaching interests

  • Strategic HRM
  • International HRM

Awards

  • SIOP Jeanneret Research Grant for assessing and developing senior leaders 2021
  • Academy of Management OB Best Paper Award with Practical Implications 2019
  • Early Career Researcher Award, Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM), 2015.
  • Faculty Excellence in Research 2017

Publications

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2022

OCB-E among Chinese employees of different contract types

S Ren, G Tang, A Kim

(2022), Vol. 44, pp. 609-628, Employee Relations, C1

journal article

Thriving at work but insomniac at home: Understanding the relationship between supervisor bottom-line mentality and employee functioning

M Babalola, S Ren, C Ogbonnaya, K Riisla, G Soetan, K Gok

(2022), Vol. 75, pp. 33-57, Human Relations, C1

journal article

Employee thriving at work: The long reach of family incivility and family support

S Ren, M Babalola, C Ogbonnaya, W Hochwarter, O Akemu, P Agyemang-Mintah

(2022), Vol. 43, pp. 17-35, Journal of Organizational Behavior, C1

journal article

Stronger together: Understanding when and why group ethical voice inhibits group abusive supervision

M Babalola, P Garcia, S Ren, B Ogunfowora, K Gok

(2022), Vol. 43, pp. 386-409, Journal of Organizational Behavior, London, Eng., C1

journal article

How and when high-involvement work practices influence employee innovative behavior

Z Wang, T Cui, S Cai, S Ren

(2022), pp. 1-18, International Journal of Manpower, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article

Mastering digital transformation: The nexus between leadership, agility, and digital strategy

B AlNuaimi, S Kumar Singh, S Ren, P Budhwar, D Vorobyev

(2022), Vol. 145, pp. 636-648, Journal of Business Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Situation contingent negative emotions and performance: The moderating role of trait neuroticism

R Wood, N Beckmann, S Ren, B Guan

(2022), Vol. 197, Personality and Individual Differences, C1

journal article
2021

Whatever It Takes: How and When Supervisor Bottom-Line Mentality Motivates Employee Contributions in the Workplace

M Babalola, M Mawritz, R Greenbaum, S Ren, O Garba

(2021), Vol. 47, pp. 1134-1154, Journal of Management, C1

journal article

The micro-foundation of ambidextrous opportunity identification in international expansion

S Ren, D Fan, X Huang, Z Li

(2021), Vol. 30, pp. 1-13, International business review, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Managerial leadership within Vietnam's transition

S Ren, N Collins, C Rowley

(2021), Vol. 46, pp. 197-209, Journal of General Management, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Is digital technology the magic bullet for performing work at home? Lessons learned for post COVID-19 recovery in hospitality management

D Chadee, Shuang Ren, G Tang

(2021), Vol. 92, pp. 1-8, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Being ignored by loved ones: Understanding when and why family ostracism inhibits creativity at work

M Babalola, H Kwan, S Ren, P Agyemang-Mintah, H Chen, J Li

(2021), Vol. 42, pp. 349-364, Journal of Organizational Behavior, London, Eng., C1

journal article

The joint impact of servant leadership and team-based HRM practices on team expediency: the mediating role of team reflexivity

S Ren, Z Wang, N Collins

(2021), pp. 1-17, Personnel Review, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article

Employee perceptions of pay equity and compensation factors: a study of Vietnamese state-owned enterprises

N Collins, A Ngo, P Stanton, S Ren, C Rowley

(2021), pp. 1-19, Asia Pacific business review, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Leveraging green HRM for firm performance: The joint effects of CEO environmental belief and external pollution severity and the mediating role of employee environmental commitment

S Ren, K Jiang, G Tang

(2021), pp. 1-16, Human Resource Management, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Team reflexivity, individual intellectual capital and employee innovative behavior: a multilevel moderated mediation

Z Wang, T Cui, S Cai, S Ren

(2021), pp. 1-20, Journal of Intellectual Capital, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article

The influence of exploitative leadership on hospitality employees' green innovative behavior: A moderated mediation model

Z Wang, S Ren, D Chadee, C Sun

(2021), Vol. 99, pp. 1-10, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Digital connectivity for work after hours: Its curvilinear relationship with employee job performance

S Ren, J Hu, G Tang, D Chadee

(2021), pp. 1-27, Personnel Psychology, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article
2020

The changing role of the state in industrial relations since Vietnam's reform

N Collins, S Ren, M Warner

(2020), Vol. 58, pp. 450-468, Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, C1

journal article

HRM institutional entrepreneurship for sustainable business organizations

S Ren, S Jackson

(2020), Vol. 30, Human Resource Management Review, C1

journal article

Influence of guanxi on hospitality career performance in China: Is more necessarily better?

S Ren, D Chadee

(2020), Vol. 91, International Journal of Hospitality Management, C1

journal article

The dark side of social media connectivity: influence on turnover intentions of supply chain professionals

G Tang, S Ren, D Chadee, S Yuan

(2020), Vol. 40, pp. 603-623, International journal of operations and production management, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article

The mediating role of psychological capital between perceived management commitment and safety behavior

Xinfeng Ye, Shuang Ren, Xinchun Li, Zhining Wang

(2020), Vol. 72, pp. 29-40, Journal of safety research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Influence of career identity on ethical leadership: sense-making through communication

S Ren, D Chadee

(2020), Vol. 49, pp. 1987-2005, Personnel Review, C1

journal article

Effects of Green HRM and CEO ethical leadership on organizations' environmental performance

S Ren, G Tang, S Jackson

(2020), Vol. 42, pp. 961-983, International Journal of Manpower, C1

journal article

Influence of Informal Relationships on Expatriate Career Performance in China: The Moderating Role of Cultural Intelligence

S Ren, D Chadee, A Presbitero

(2020), Vol. 16, pp. 569-593, Management and Organization Review, C1

journal article

'The canary in the coal mine': A multi-level analysis of the role of hope in managing safety performance of underground miners

X Ye, S Ren, D Chadee, Z Wang

(2020), Vol. 121, Journal of Vocational Behavior, C1

journal article

Team reflexivity and employee innovative behavior: the mediating role of knowledge sharing and moderating role of leadership

Z Wang, S Ren, D Chadee, M Liu, S Cai

(2020), Vol. 25, pp. 1619-1639, Journal of Knowledge Management, C1

journal article
2019

How work-related capabilities influence job performance: a relational perspective

S Ren, F Yang, R Wood

(2019), Vol. 30, pp. 1157-1180, International journal of human resource management, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Negative workplace gossip: its impact on customer service performance and moderating roles of trait mindfulness and forgiveness

Mayowa Babalola, S Ren, Thomas Kobinah, Yuanmei Qu, Omale Garba, Liang Guo

(2019), Vol. 80, pp. 136-143, International journal of hospitality management, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2018

Business leaders and leadership in China

Ying Zhu, Shuang Ren, Ngan Collins, Malcolm Warner

(2018), pp. 81-97, Business leaders and leadership in Asia, Abingdon, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

Business leaders and leadership in Singapore

Ying Zhu, Shuang Ren, Ngan Collins, Malcolm Warner

(2018), pp. 62-80, Business leaders and leadership in Asia, Abingdon, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

Business leaders and leadership in South Korea

Ying Zhu, Shuang Ren, Ngan Collins, Malcolm Warner

(2018), pp. 34-48, Business leaders and leadership in Asia, Abingdon, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

Business leaders and leadership in Vietnam

Ying Zhu, Shuang Ren, Ngan Collins, Malcolm Warner

(2018), pp. 98-113, Business leaders and leadership in Asia, Abingdon, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

Business leaders and leadership in Taiwan

Ying Zhu, Shuang Ren, Ngan Collins, Malcolm Warner

(2018), pp. 49-61, Business leaders and leadership in Asia, Abingdon, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

Business leaders and leadership in Japan

Ying Zhu, Shuang Ren, Ngan Collins, Malcolm Warner

(2018), pp. 22-33, Business leaders and leadership in Asia, Abingdon, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

Business leaders and leadership in Asia: underpinning theories and background

Ying Zhu, Shuang Ren, Ngan Collins, Malcolm Warner

(2018), pp. 6-21, Business leaders and leadership in Asia, Abingdon, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

Green human resource management research in emergence: a review and future directions

S Ren, G Tang, S Jackson

(2018), Vol. 35, pp. 769-803, Asia Pacific journal of management, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article

New generation employees' preferences towards leadership style in China

S Ren, Y Xie, Y Zhu, M Warner

(2018), Vol. 24, pp. 437-458, Asia Pacific business review, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article
2017

Business leaders and leadership in Asia

Y Zhu, S Ren, N Collins, M Warner

(2017), Abingdon, Eng., A1

book

Dilemmas concerning the employment of university graduates in China

S Ren, Y Zhu, M Warner

(2017), Vol. 42, pp. 551-571, Studies in higher education, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal article

Is guanxi always good for employee self-development in China? Examining non-linear and moderated relationships

S Ren, D Chadee

(2017), Vol. 98, pp. 108-117, Journal of vocational behavior, Maryland Heights, Mo., C1

journal article

Ethical leadership, self-efficacy and job satisfaction in China: the moderating role of guanxi

S Ren, D Chadee

(2017), Vol. 46, pp. 371-388, Personnel review, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article

Influence of work pressure on proactive skill development in China: the role of career networking behavior and guanxi HRM

S Ren, D Chadee

(2017), Vol. 98, pp. 152-162, Journal of vocational behavior, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Candle in the wind: complexity leadership in China's fringe arts businesses

S Ren, Y Zhu

(2017), Vol. 42, pp. 80-89, Journal of general management, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Context, self-regulation and developmental foci: a mixed-method study analyzing self-development of leadership competencies in China

S Ren, Y Zhu

(2017), Vol. 46, pp. 1977-1996, Personnel review, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article
2016

Developing family businesses through ongoing learning Case studies of Chinese urban and rural family businesses under market-oriented reforms

S Ren, Y Zhu

(2016), Vol. 41, pp. 51-70, Journal of General Management, C1

journal article
2015

Business leadership development in China

S Ren, R Wood, Y Zhu

(2015), Abingdon, Eng., A1

book

Making sense of business leadership vis-à-vis china's reform and transition

S Ren, Y Zhu

(2015), Vol. 36, pp. 867-884, Leadership and organization development journal, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article
2014

Do-It-Yourself leadership training in China

S Ren, R Wood,, Y Zhu

(2014), Vol. 56, pp. 19-21, MIT Sloan management review, Cambridge, Mass., C1

journal article

Leadership self-development in China and Vietnam

S Ren, N Collins, Y Zhu

(2014), Vol. 52, pp. 42-59, Asia Pacific journal of human resources, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2011

Human resources, higher education reform and employment opportunities for university graduates in the People's Republic of China

S Ren, Y Zhu, M Warner

(2011), Vol. 22, pp. 3429-3446, International journal of human resource management, Abingon, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

Assessing and developing senior executives global leadership in outward Chinese MNEs

A/Prof Shuang Ren

Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology - P. Richard Jeanneret Grant

  • 2021: $15,231

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report