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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) diversity and inclusion in the workplace, with an emphasis on gender-related issues, (2) organizational leadership, 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
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
(*Authors contributed equally, †student co-authors under my supervision, S = SSHRC-supported research)
1. *Hideg, I., & *Shen, W. (in press). 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, Special Issue: “Critical Discourse: Envisioning the Place and Future of Diversity and Inclusion in Organizations.” (S)
2. Yeung, E., & Shen. W. (2019). Can pride be a vice and virtue at work? Associations between authentic and hubristic pride and leadership behaviors. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 40, 605-624. (S)
3. Beck, J. W., & Shen, W. (2019). The effects of U.S. presidential elections on work engagement and job performance. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 68, 547-576. (S)
4. 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. (S)
5. Lindsay, S., Cagliostro, E., Leck, J., Shen, W., & Stinson, J. (2019). Disability disclosure and workplace accommodations among youth with disabilities. Disability and Rehabilitation, 41, 1914-1924. (S)
6. Shen, W. (2019). Personal and situational antecedents of workers’ implicit leadership theories: A within-person, between-jobs design. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 26, 204-216.
7. Lindsay, S., Cagliostro, E., Leck, J., Shen, W., & Stinson, J. (2019). Employers’ perspectives of including young people with disabilities in the workforce, disability disclosure and providing accommodations. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 50, 141-156. (S)
8. Lindsay, S., Cagliostro, E., Leck, J., Shen, W., & Stinson, J. (2019). A framework for employer’s disability confidence. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, 38, 40-55. (S)
9. †Kwok, N. K., Hanig, S., Brown, D. J., & Shen, W. (2018). How leader role identity influences the process of leader emergence: A social network analysis. The Leadership Quarterly, 29, 648-662. (S)
10. Sears, G., Shen, W., & Zhang, H. (2018). When and why are proactive employees more creative? Investigations of relational and motivational mechanisms and contextual contingencies in the East and West. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 48, 593-607.
11. †Jang, S., Shen, W., Allen, T. D., & Zhang, H. (2018). Societal individualism-collectivism and uncertainty avoidance as cultural moderators of relationships between job resources and strain. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 39, 507-524. (S)
12. †Hudson, C. K., & Shen, W. (2018). Consequences of work group manpower and expertise understaffing: A multilevel approach. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 23, 85-98.
13. Martinko, M. J., Randolph-Seng, B., Shen, W., Brees, J. R., Mahoney, K. T., & Kessler, S. R. (2018). An examination of the influence of implicit theories, attribution styles, and performance cues on questionnaire measures of leadership. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 25, 116-133.
14. 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.
15. Shewach, O., Shen, W., Sackett, P. R., & Kuncel, N. R. (2017). Differential prediction in the use of the SAT and high school grades in predicting college performance: Joint effects of race and language. Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 36, 46-57.
1. Shockley, K. S., Shen, W., & Johnson, R. C. (Eds.). (2018). The Cambridge Handbook of the Global Work-Family Interface. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
1. Shen, W., & †Dhanani, L. (2018). Defining and measuring discrimination. In A. Collela & E. B. King (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook on Discrimination at Work (pp. 297-312). New York: Oxford University Press. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
2. *Shen, W., *Sackett, P. R., Lievens, F., Schollaert, E., Van Hoye, G., Steiner, D. D., et al. (2017). Updated perspectives on the international legal environment for selection. In J. L. Farr & N.T. Tippins (Eds.), The Handbook of Employee Selection, Second Edition (pp. 659-677). New York, NY: Taylor & Francis Group.
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 AgencySSHRC 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 AgencyFlorida International University (FIU) Center for Leadership Grant