416-736-2100 ext. 33610
Office: SSB N330
Area(s) of Expertise
- Work-Life Balance
- Worker Well-Being
About Winny Shen
Winny Shen is an Associate Professor of Organization Studies at the Schulich School of Business. She conducts high-impact research and is devoted to teaching in an effort to promote inclusive, productive, and healthy work organizations. Specifically, her program of research, currently supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), centers on three themes: (1) organizational leadership, (2) diversity and inclusion in the workplace, with an emphasis on gender-related issues, and (3) worker well-being, particularly work-family issues and the consequences of workplace understaffing. This work has appeared in leading academic outlets, including the Journal of Applied Psychology, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, and the Leadership Quarterly. She was named a Rising Star in 2016 by the Association for Psychological Science (APS).
2018 Saroj Parasuraman Award
2017 Journal of Applied Psychology Monograph
2020, 2017, 2010, 2009, 2006 Society of Industrial Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Featured Top Poster
2016 Association for Psychological Science (APS) Rising Star
2015 Positive Organizational Scholarship Best Paper Award, Honorable Mention
2013-2014 FIU Center for Leadership 2013-2014 Research Fellow
2013 UWA Early Career Visiting Fellowship in Management & Organisations
2013 UCI Center for Global Leadership Summer Fellowship
*Malhotra, S., *Shen, W., & *Zhu, P.-C. (in press). A vicious cycle of symbolic tokenism: The gendered effects of external board memberships on chief executive officer compensation. Human Resource Management.
*Malhotra, S., *Shen, W., & *Zhu, P.-C. (in press). What is (s)he worth? Exploring mechanisms and boundary conditions of the relationship between CEO extraversion and pay. British Journal of Management.
Shen, W., & Joseph, D. L. (in press). Gender and leadership: A criterion-focused review and research agenda. Human Resource Management Review.
*Hideg, I., & *Shen, W. (2019). Why still so few? A theoretical model of the role of benevolent sexism and career support in the continued underrepresentation of women in leadership positions. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 26, 287-303.
Shen, W., Chang, K., Cheng, K.-T., Kim, K. Y. (2019). What to do and what works? Exploring how work groups cope with understaffing. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 24, 346-358.
Shockley, K. M., Shen, W., DeNunzio, M. M., Arvan, M. L., & Knudsen, E. A. (2017). Disentangling the relationship between gender and work-family conflict: An integration of theoretical perspectives using meta-analytic methods. Journal of Applied Psychology [Monograph], 102, 1601-1635.
* Denotes equal authorship
Courses TaughtORGS 2100: Individuals and Groups in Organizations
Project Title Role Award Amount Year Awarded Granting Agency Project TitleLeveraging Data Science and Observed Internet Data to Understand the Role of Gender in the Work-Family Interface RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$57,077.00 Year Awarded2019-2022 Granting AgencySSHRC Insight Development Grant Project TitlePartners for Enhancing Healthy and Productive Work for Young Men and Women with Disabilities RoleCo-Investigator Award Amount$2,580,000.00 Year Awarded2018-2023 Granting AgencyCIHR-SSHRC Partnership Grant Project TitleAdaptability or Inconsistency? Understanding Antecedents and Consequences of Change in Leadership Behaviours RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$107,346.00 Year Awarded2016-2021 Granting AgencySSHRC Insight Grant Project TitlePartners for Enhancing Healthy and Productive Work for Young Men and Women with Disabilities RoleCo-Investigator Award Amount$75,000.00 Year Awarded2016-2018 Granting AgencyCIHR-SSHRC Partnership Grant Project TitleLeader Adaptability or Inconsistency? Antecedents and Consequences of Variability in Leadership Behaviours RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$5,500.00 Year Awarded2015-2017 Granting AgencyUW Lois Claxton Humanities and Social Sciences Award Project TitleLinking Leader and Gender Identity Conflict and Facilitation to Leader Health and Well-Being RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$7,000.00 Year Awarded2013-2014 Granting AgencySIOP Foundation Small Grant Project TitleThe Impact of Leadership Behaviors on Leader and Follower Health Outcomes: A Meta-analysis RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$10,000.00 Year Awarded2013-2014 Granting AgencyFlorida International University (FIU) Center for Leadership Grant Project TitleReducing Work-Family Conflict: A Writing Intervention RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$12,600.00 Year Awarded2012-2013 Granting AgencyCDC/NIOSH