Dr Chao Ma

Chao Ma

RSM

Research School of Management

Position
Lecturer
Email
chao.ma@anu.edu.au
Office
Room 1059, PAP Moran
Research areas

Human Resource Management (Perceived overqualification and underemployment, Career development, and Performance Management)

Organisational Behaviour (Leadership, Unethical Pro-Organisational Behaviour, Voice behaviour, and Proactivity)

Research publications

Journal Articles

1

Ma, C., Chen, Z.X. and Jiang, X. (2021), "Give full play to the talent: exploring when perceived overqualification leads to more altruistic helping behavior through extra effort", Personnel Review. (ABDC – A) (https://doi.org/10.1108/PR-03-2020-0164)

2

Zhang, X., Ma, C., Guo, F. & Li, Z. (2021). Does Perceived Overqualification Cultivate Angel or Demon? Examining Its Interpersonal Outcomes Through Pride from An Evolutionary Psychology Perspective. Applied Psychology: An International Review. (ABDC – A) (https://doi.org/10.1111/apps.12319)

3

Ma, C., Ganegoda, D., Chen, Z. X., Jiang, X., & Dong, C. (2020). Effects of Perceived Overqualification on Career Distress and Career Planning: Mediating Role of Career Identity and Moderating Role of Leader Humility. Human Resource Management. (FT Top 50 journal, ABDC – A*) (https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/hrm.22009)

4

Ma, C., Lin, X. S., Chen, Z. X., & Wei, W. (2020). Linking perceived overqualification with task performance and proactivity? An examination from self-concept-based perspective. Journal of Business Research. 118, 199-209. (ABDC – A) (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0148296320304173)

5

Lin, X. S., Tse, H. H. M., Chen, Z. X., Wei, W., & Ma, C. (2019). Why and When Employees Like to Speak up More under Humble Leaders: The Roles of Personal Sense of Power and Power Distance. Journal of Business Ethics, 158(4), 937-950. (FT Top 50, ABDC – A) (https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10551-017-3704-2)

 

6

Ma, C., Wu, C. H., Chen, Z. X., Jiang, X. & Wei, W. (2019). Why and When Leader Humility Promotes Constructive Voice: A Crossover of Energy Perspective. Personnel Review. 49(5), 1157-1175. (ABDC – A) (https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/PR-02-2019-0049/full/html)

7

Zhang, X., Tian, G., Ma, C., Tian, Y., Li, Z. & Liang, L. (Accepted). Too Much of a Good Thing?”: Exploring the Dark Side of Empowering Leadership by Linking it with Unethical Pro-organizational Behavior. Leadership & Organization Development Journal. (ABDC – B) (https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/LODJ-02-2020-0033/full/html)

 

8

Ma, C., (2016). The Role of Approach and Avoidance Motivation in Employee Voice: The Moderating effect of Ostracism and Contingent Self-Esteem. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 65(6), 744-759. (ABDC – B) (https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/IJPPM-01-2016-0002/full/html)

 

9

Ma, C., & Weng, G. (2015). The effect of empowerment on performance: An empirical study in China’s banking industry. International Review of Business Research Papers, 11(2), 213-229. (https://zantworldpress.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/16.Chao_.pdf)

 

Conferences

1

Ma, C., Chen, Z. X., & Jiang, X. (2021). Give Full Play to the Talent: Exploring When Perceived Overqualification Leads to More Altruistic Helping Behavior Through Extra Efforts. Paper accepted by the International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR) 9th Biennial Conference, Xi’an, PR China.

2

Zhong, J., Ma, C., Chen, Z. X., & Zhang, L. (2021). How and When Does Leader Humility Enhance Employee Proactive Career Behavior. Paper presented at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 729 July – 4 August. Virtual Meeting.

3

Zhong, J., Ma, C., & Wen, Q. (2021). A double-edged sword of employee humility: understanding its influence on actors’ well-being. Paper presented at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 729 July – 4 August. Virtual Meeting.

4

Zhang, X., Ma, C., & Li, Z. (2020). Perceived Overqualification and Interpersonal Outcomes via Pride: An Evolutionary Psychology View. Paper presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 7-11 August. Virtual Meeting.

5

Zhang, X., Tian, G., Tian, Y., & Ma, C. (2019 December). The Dark Side of Empowering Leadership Perceived Leader Expediency, Duty Orientation and Unethical Pro-Organizational Behaviour. Paper presented at the 33rd Australia & New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference. 3-6 December, Cairns, Queensland, Australia.

6

Dong, C., Ma, C., Chen, Z. X., Zhang, C., & Liang, J. (2019 June). Why will different types of organizational commitment lead to different forms of employee voice? An explanation from the regulatory focus perspective. Paper presented at the 19th Annual Conference of the European Academy of Management (EURAM 2019), 26-28 June, ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon, Portugal.

7

Zhang, X., Ma, C., Chen, Z. X., Cheng, D. C., Tian, Y., & Tian, G. (2019, August). Leaders’ Disciplinary Reactions to Followers’ Unethical Pro-Organizational Behavior. Paper presented at the 79th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 9-13 August, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

8

Shen, Y., Guo, F., Ma, C., & Zhang, S. (2019, August). Caring for Future, Living in the Present: Linking Future Work Self with Current Workplace Outcomes. Paper presented at the 79th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 9-13 August, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

9

Ma, C., Ganegoda, D., & Jiang, X. (2018, July). Big Fish Swimming to the Right Pond: Linking Perceived Overqualification with Career Outcomes. Paper presented at the 78th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 10-14 August, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

10

Ma, C., Wu, C. H., Chen, Z. X., & Wei, W., (2018, June). I am Full of Energy to Speak Up When You Are Humble: Examining Leader Humility in Organizations from the Theory of Relational Energy. Paper presented at the International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR) 8th Biennial Conference, Wuhan, PR China.

11

Ma, C., Chen, Z. X., Wei, W., & Wu, C. H. (2017, July). I Feel and Act Good When You Are Humble: Examining the Effect of Leader Humility from Self-Concept Perspective. Paper presented at the 15th European Congress of Psychology (ECP 2017), 11-14 July, Amsterdam, Netherlands

12

Chen, Z., Ma, C., & Zhang, P. (2017, January). Change It or Lump It? A Model Linking Work Ostracism with Employee Proactive and Deviant Behavior. Paper presented at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 4-8 August, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

13

Lin, X., Chen, Z. X., Hirst, G., Tse, H., Wei, W., & Ma, C. (2017, January). Employee Voice and Leader Humility: The Perspective of Sense of Power. Paper presented at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 4-8 August, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

14

Ma, C., Chen, Z. J., & Chen, Z. X., (2016, June). How Does Abusive Supervision Thwart Proactive Behavior: The Combined Effect of Self-Perception and Affirmational Thinking. Paper presented at the International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR) 7th Biennial Conference, Hangzhou, PR China.

15

Ma, C., & Chen, Z. X., (2015, November). The Role of Approach and Avoidance Motivation in Employee Voice: The Moderating effect of Ostracism and Contingent Self-Esteem. Paper presented at the International Conference on Organization and Management (ICOM) 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Sponsored by Asian Academy of Management (Winner of “Best Paper Award” in the track of Organizational Behavior)

Research engagement and outreach

SERVICES TO WIDER PROFESSIONAL COMMUNITY

Reviewer of Academic Journals

  • Human Resource Management (FT top 50 Journal and ABDC- A* Journal)
  • International Journal of Production Economics (ABDC- A* Journal)
  • Management and Organization Review (ABDC – A Journal)
  • Applied Psychology: An International Review (ABDC – A Journal)
  • International Business Review (ABDC – A Journal)

Reviewer for Conferences

  • The 2020 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (OB Division and HR Division)
  • The 2020 International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR) Biennial Conference (Micro Papers Track)
  • The 2019 Annual Conference of the European Academy of Management (OB Division)
  • The 2018 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (OB Division)
  • The 2017 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (OB Division and HR Division)

 

Service at Australian National University

 

Feb 2018 – Sept 2019

College Representative, Higher Degree Research (HDR) Student Consultative Committee

College of Business and Economics, Australian National University

 

Sept 2015 –Feb 2018

PhD/MPhil Student Representative of Research School of Management

Research School of Management, College of Business and Economics, Australian National University

 

Aug 2014 – Nov 2014

Part-time Student Mentor

ANU Ursula Hall Mentoring Program, Australian National University

Service at Professional Associations

2020 – Present

Australia and New Zealand Local Contact, International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR)

 

2019 – Present

OB FORUM Moderator, Technology and Media Team, Organizational Behavior Division, Academy of Management (AoM)

2018

Volunteer Assistant for International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR)

 

Professional Memberships

2017 – Present

The Academy of Management (AoM)

2019 – Present

The Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM)

2015 – Present

The International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR)

Teaching

MGMT2007 Organisational Behaviour - Lecturer

MGMT8003 Organisational Behaviour - Lecturer

BUSI7280 Managing in A Global Context – Online: Tutor

MGMT2030 Human Resource Management and Strategy: Tutor