Office Address: SFHB 321
Mailing Address: Campus Box 5580
Office Phone: (309) 438-2473
Yongmei Liu joined the Management faculty at Illinois State University in August 2010. She received her Ph.D in Business Administration from the Florida State University. Yongmei has taught courses in Organizational Behavior, Leading Organizational Change, Human Resource Management, Recruitment and Selection, and International Management.
Yongmei’s current research interests include emotion in organizations, and interpersonal dynamics at work. Yongmei’s research has appeared in journals such as Academy of Management Learning and Education, Human Performance, Human Resource Management Review, Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Personality and Individual Differences, and Personnel Psychology.
Yongmei is a member of the Academy of Management, Southern Management Association, American Psychology Association, Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and Emonet (Emotions Network). She reviews for numerous academic journals, and serves on the Editorial Boards of Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, and Group and Organization Management.
Ph.D., Florida State University
B.S., East China University of Science and Technology
Jawahar, I.M., & Liu, Y. (in press). Proactive personality and satisfaction with one's job, career, and life: The mediating role of job engagement. Journal of Career Development.
Jawahar, I.M., & Liu, Y. (2016). Proactive personality and citizenship performance: The mediating role of career satisfaction and the moderating role of political skill. Career Development International, 21, 378-401.
Momm, T.S., Blickle, G., Liu, Y., Wihler, A., Kholin, M., & Menges, J.I. (2015). It pays to have an eye for emotions: Emotion recognition ability indirectly predicts annual income. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 36, 147-163.
Liu, Y., Perrewé, P.L., & Magnusen, M. (2015). Selling your soul to the devil: Political behavior, the pursuit (or discard) of authenticity, and career success. In S. Gayle Baugh and Sherry Sullivan (Eds.), Research in Careers (Vol. 2: Searching for authenticity). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Liu, Y., Ferris, G.R., Xu, J., Weitz, B., & Perrewé, P.L. (2014). When ingratiation backfires: The role of political skill in ingratiation-internship performance relationship. Academy of Management Learning and Education, 13, 569-586.
Tang, C.Y., Liu, Y.M., Oh, H., & Weitz, B.A. (2014). Socialization tactics of new retail employees: A pathway to organizational commitment. Journal of Retailing, 90, 62-73.
Xu, J., Liu, Y.M., & Guo, Y. (2014). The role of subordinate emotional masking in leader-member exchange quality and outcomes: A two-sample investigation. Journal of Business Research, 67, 100-107.
Blickle, G., Momm, T., & Liu, Y. (2013). Political skill and emotional cue learning via voices: A training study. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 43, 2307-2317.
Liu, Y., Liu, J., & Wu, L. (2012). Strategic emotional display: Its interpersonal and career outcomes. Career Development International, 17(6), 518-536.
Blickle, G., Schneider, P.B., Liu, Y., & Ferris, G.R. (2011). A predictive investigation of reputation as mediator of the political skill – career success relationships. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 41(12), 3026-3048.
Blickle, G., Momm, T., & Liu, Y., Witzki, A., & Steinmayr, R. (2011). Construct validation of the Test of Emotional Intelligence (TEMINT): A two-study investigation. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 27(4), 282-289.
Liu, Y., Xu, J., & Weitz, B.A. (2011). The role of emotional expression and mentoring in internship learning. Academy of Management Learning and Education, 10, 94-110.
Liu, Y., Liu, J., & Wu, L. (2010). Are you willing and able? Roles of motivation, power, and politics in career growth. Journal of Management, 36, 1432-1460.
Blickle, G., Momm, T., & Liu, Y. (2010). Political skill and emotional cue learning. Personality and Individual Differences, 49, 396-401.