Chad Chiu

Associate Professor Chad Chiu

Associate Prof/Reader

Adelaide Business School

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.

Chia-Yen (Chad) Chiu is an Associate Professor in Leadership at the Adelaide Business School, the University of Adelaide. He holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources from the University at Buffalo, the State University of New York. He has published in multiple top peer-reviewed journals in the academic field of organisational research (ABDC A*; FT 50 Journals). He currently serves as an Associate Editor of Human Relations (FT50/A*) and on the editorial boards of the Journal of Management (FT50/A*) and Journal of Organizational Behavior (A*).  

Chad's research interests include:

  • Team Leadership
  • Leader Humility
  • Leaders' Wellbeing

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  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2021 Chiu, C. Y., Lin, H. C., & Ostroff, C. (2021). Fostering team learning orientation magnitude and strength: Roles of transformational leadership, team personality heterogeneity, and behavioural integration. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 94(1), 187-216.
    DOI Scopus9 WoS8
    2021 Chiu, C. -Y. C., Marrone, J. A., & Tuckey, M. R. (2021). How do humble people mitigate group incivility? An examination of the social oil hypothesis of collective humility.. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 26(5), 361-373.
    2021 Chiu, C. Y., Nahrgang, J. D., Bartram, A., Wang, J., & Tesluk, P. E. (2021). Leading the team, but feeling dissatisfied: Investigating informal leaders' energetic activation and work satisfaction and the supporting role of formal leadership. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 42(4), 527-550.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS7
    2021 Sinha, R., Chiu, C. Y., & Srinivas, S. B. (2021). Shared leadership and relationship conflict in teams: The moderating role of team power base diversity. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 42(5), 649-667.
    DOI Scopus12 WoS11
    2021 Evans, K., Sanner, B., & Chiu, C. Y. (2021). Shared Leadership, Unshared Burdens: How Shared Leadership Structure Schema Lowers Individual Enjoyment Without Increasing Performance. Group and Organization Management, 46(6), 105960112199722.
    DOI Scopus8 WoS7
    2020 Chiu, C. Y., Balkundi, P., Owens, B. P., & Tesluk, P. E. (2020). Shaping positive and negative ties to improve team effectiveness: The roles of leader humility and team helping norms. Human Relations, 75(3), 502-503.
    DOI Scopus10 WoS11
    2019 Mao, J., Chiu, C. Y., Owens, B. P., Brown, J. A., & Liao, J. (2019). Growing Followers: Exploring the Effects of Leader Humility on Follower Self-Expansion, Self-Efficacy, and Performance. Journal of Management Studies, 56(2), 343-371.
    DOI Scopus64 WoS62
    2019 Xu, N., Chiu, C. Y., & Treadway, D. C. (2019). Tensions Between Diversity and Shared Leadership: The Role of Team Political Skill. Small Group Research, 50(4), 507-538.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS3
    2017 Chiu, C. Y., Balkundi, P., & Weinberg, F. J. (2017). When managers become leaders: The role of manager network centralities, social power, and followers' perception of leadership. Leadership Quarterly, 28(2), 334-348.
    DOI Scopus56 WoS47
    2016 Chiu, C. Y. C., Owens, B. P., & Tesluk, P. E. (2016). Initiating and utilizing shared leadership in teams: The role of leader humility, team proactive personality, and team performance capability. Journal of Applied Psychology, 101(12), 1705-1720.
    DOI Scopus162 WoS158 Europe PMC24
    2016 Brouer, R. L., Chiu, C. Y., & Wang, L. (2016). Political skill dimensions and transformational leadership in China. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 31(6), 1040-1056.
    DOI Scopus11 WoS9
    2013 Dansereau, F., Seitz, S. R., Chiu, C. Y., Shaughnessy, B., & Yammarino, F. J. (2013). What makes leadership, leadership? Using self-expansion theory to integrate traditional and contemporary approaches. Leadership Quarterly, 24(6), 798-821.
    DOI Scopus54 WoS54
    2009 Chiu, C. Y., Lin, H. C., & Chien, S. H. (2009). Transformational leadership and team behavioral integration: The mediating role of team learning. Academy of Management 2009 Annual Meeting: Green Management Matters, AOM 2009, 2009(1), 1-6.
    DOI Scopus5
  • Book Chapters

  • RNUDS 2020 Scheme – DSTG Grant, 2021-2022 (AUD $249,702; shared with Ruchi Sinha, Gillian Yeo, Bart De Jong, and Andrew Yu)

  • UniSA Research Themes Investment Scheme (RTIS) Seed Fund, 2019 (AUD $38,500; Primary Investigator; shared with Michelle Tuckey, Carol Kulik, and Matylda Howard)

  • The Society for the Advancement of Management Studies (SAMS) funding, 2019 (GBP £8,000)

  • Australia-Germany Joint Research Cooperation (DAAD) Scheme Grant (No. 57379159), 2017 (AUD $30,500; Primary Investigator; shared with Brooke Gazdag and Jill Gould).  

A/Prof. Chad Chiu teaches courses related to leadership and people management in organizations, including Human Resource Management, Organisational Behaviour, Organisational Leadership, and Research Methods at both under- and post-graduate levels. He also teaches Leadership Development at the EMBA/MBA levels. 

Currently, Chad teaches Managing Contemporary Organisations (MBA; MGMT 7087) and People and Organisations (Postgrad; MGMT 7006) at Adelaide Business School.


  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2023 Co-Supervisor The Psychology of Entrepreneurs Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Miss Amira Shahin
  • Other Supervision Activities

    Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name
    2021 - ongoing Principal Supervisor Risks of adaptive leadership: exploring the impact of leaders' engagement in adaptive leadership on their wellbeing University of South Australia Master By Research in Leadership Master Full Time Maria Cecilia Tournour
    2016 - ongoing Co-Supervisor Interpersonal power legitimacy among equally high-power peers University of South Australia PhD in Management Doctorate Full Time Gayath Wickramasinghe
    2016 - 2021 Co-Supervisor Leader narcissism and follower work outcomes: role of leader–member exchange, follower identity overlap, and identity threat University of South Australia PhD in Management Doctorate Full Time Affan Bokhari
  • Board Memberships

    Date Role Board name Institution name Country
    2022 - ongoing Representative Regional Representative SA/WA Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Australia
  • Editorial Boards

    Date Role Editorial Board Name Institution Country
    2023 - ongoing Associate Editor Human Relations Sage United States
    2021 - ongoing Board Member Journal of Management Sage United States
    2020 - ongoing Board Member Human Relations Sage United States
    2019 - ongoing Board Member Journal of Organizational Behavior Wiley-Blackwell United States
  • Position: Associate Prof/Reader
  • Phone: 83132596
  • Email:
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Nexus 10, floor 10
  • Org Unit: Management

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