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 Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources from the University at Buffalo, the State University of New York. Dr. Chiu's research interests include positive leadership, team leadership, and leaders' wellbeing. Chad has published in multiple top peer-reviewed journals in the academic field of organisational research (ABDC A*; FT 50 Journals), such as Journal of Applied PsychologyJournal of Management StudiesLeadership QuarterlyHuman Relations, and Journal of Organizational Behavior. He currently serves on the editorial boards of different A*/FT 50 journals, including Journal of ManagementJournal of Organizational Behavior, and Human Relations.

Chad's research interests include:

  • Team Leadership
  • Leader Humility
  • Leaders' Wellbeing

Here is Chad's personal website:  /

  • 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 Scopus8 WoS6
    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 Scopus4 WoS4
    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 Scopus11 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 Scopus6 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 Scopus9 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 Scopus61 WoS59
    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 Scopus52 WoS44
    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 Scopus158 WoS154 Europe PMC15
    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 Scopus9 WoS8
    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 Scopus53 WoS53
    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.


  • 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

Connect With Me
External Profiles