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Lixin Jiang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Office: CLOW F030
Phone: (920) 424-7168
Emailjiangl@uwosh.edu (preferred)

Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Washington State University, Vancouver, WA, 2010-2013

 

M.S. in Social Psychology, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China, 2007-2009

 

B.A. in Social Work, Anhui University, Hefei, China, 2003-2007

Research Focuses

My research focuses on using resources at the socioeconomic-, organizational-, and individual-levels to promote health and well-being of people at work, as well as prevent and attenuate the negative consequences of workplace stress.

Each year, workers around the globe experience approximately 260 million occupational injuries and 350,000 fatalities due to injuries sustained at work. Therefore, my first line of research attempts to promote workplace safety.

Job insecurity, coupled with its negative consequences, is likely to remain common in today’s working life plagued with organizational changes. As such, my second line of research attempts to search for possible interventions to mitigate the adverse impacts of job insecurity.

When conducting occupational health and safety research, I take social contexts into consideration. In doing so, I employ advanced methodology such as structural equation modeling and multilevel modeling, as well as multiple methodologies such as archival data, quasi-experiments, and qualitative data, to provide more valid results.

Courses Taught:

Industrial and Organizational Psychology; Research Methods; Social Psychology

Refereed Journal Acceptance and Publications:

Jiang, L., & Probst, T. M. (in press). The moderating effect of trust in management on consequences of job insecurity. Economic and Industrial Democracy.

Jiang, L., & Probst, T. M. (in press). A multilevel examination of affective job insecurity climate on safety outcomes. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology.

Jiang, L., Probst, T. M., & Benson, W. L. (in press). Organizational context and employee reactions to psychological contract breach: A multilevel test of competing theories. Economic and Industrial Democracy.

Jiang, L., & Probst, T. M. (2016). Transformational and passive leadership as cross-level moderators of the relationship between safety knowledge, motivation, and safety participation. Journal of Safety Research, 57,27-32.

Probst, T. M., & Jiang, L. (2016). Mitigating physiological responses to layoff threat: An experimental test of the efficacy of two coping interviews. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13, 338. doi: 10.3390/ijerph13030338

Probst, T. M., Jiang, L., & Graso, M. (2016). Leader-member exchange: Moderating the health and safety outcomes of job insecurity. Journal of Safety Research, 56, 47-56.

Jiang, L., & Probst, T. M. (2015). Do your employees (collectively) trust you? The importance of trust climate beyond individual trust. Scandinavian Journal of Management, 32, 526-535.

Petitta, L., Jiang, L, & Palange, M. (2015). The differential mediating roles of task, relations, and emotions collective efficacy on the link between dominance and performance: A multilevel study in sport teams. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 19 (3), 181-199.

Lishner, D. A., Hong, P. Y., Jiang, L., Vitacco, M. J., & Neumann, C. S. (2015). Psychopathy, narcissism, and borderline personality: A critical test of the affective empathy impairment hypothesis. Personality and Individual Differences, 86, 257-265.

Jiang, L., & Probst, T. M. (2015). The relationship between safety-production conflict and employee safety outcomes: Testing the impact of multiple organizational climates. Work & Stress, 29 (2), 171-189.

Jiang, L., Probst, T. M., & Benson, W. L. (2014). Why me? The frog-pond effect, relative deprivation and individual outcomes in the face of budget cuts. Work & Stress, 28(4), 387-403.

Graso, M., Jiang, L., Probst, T. M., & Benson, W. L. (2014). Cross-level effects of procedural justice perceptions on faculty trust. Journal of Trust Research, 4(2), 147-166.

Jiang, L., & Probst, T. M. (2014). Organizational communication: A buffer in times of job insecurity? Economic and Industrial Democracy, 35(3), 557-579.

Cai, H., Sedikides, C., & Jiang, L. (2013). Familial self as a potent source of affirmation: Evidence from China. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4(5), 529-537.

Cai, H., Deng, C., Zhao, G., & Jiang, L. (2009). An investigation of AIDS-related knowledge and reactions among college students in China. Acta Psychologica Sinica, 42(11), 518-527.

Book Chapters:

Jiang, L., & Probst, T. M. (in press). Job insecurity, job loss, and reemployment: Implications for an aging workforce. In A. Antoniou, R. Burke, & C. Cooper. (Eds.) The Aging Workforce: Individual, Organizational, and Societal Challenges. Emerald Publishing.

Probst, T. M., Jiang, L., & Benson, W. L. (2014). Job insecurity and anticipated job loss: A primer and exploration of possible interventions. In U. Klehe & E. van Hooft (Eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Job Loss and Job Search. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. Advance online publication. DOI:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199764921.013.025

Jiang, L., Probst, T. M., & Sinclair, R. R. (2013). Perceiving and responding to job insecurity: The importance of multilevel contexts. In A. Antoniou & C. Cooper (Eds.), The Psychology of the Recession on the Workplace (pp.176-195). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Recent Conference Presentations (* denotes student author)

Petitta, L., Jiang, L., & Härtel, C. E. J. (2016, August). Integrating emotional contagion in the JD-R model: Joy and anger predict burnout in nurses and doctors. Poster presented at the 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA.

Jiang, L., & Johnson*, M. J. (2016, August). Positive work reflection and work centrality in the meaningfulness-commitment relationship. Poster presented at the 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA.

Jiang, L., & Probst, T. M. (2016, August). A multilevel examination of affective job insecurity climate on safety outcomes. In L. Petitta (Chair), Promoting workplace safety: Causes, measurement issues and intervention. Symposium presented at the 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA.

Jiang, L., Probst, T. M., Byrd*, J. L., & Benson, W. L. (2016, April). Voices carry: Effects of verbal and physical aggression on safety. In B. Erdogan (Chair), Workplace Safety Research: What is Next?. Symposium presented at the 31st Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Anaheim, CA.

Jiang, L. (2016, April). From secure attachment to job (in)security. In M.E. Debus and T. M. Probst (Cochairs), When does job insecurity hurt? Evidence for moderating variables. Symposium presented at the 31st Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Anaheim, CA.

Gailey*, N. J., Probst, T. M., Jiang, L., & Lopez Bohle, S. (2016, April). Psychological capital: Buffering longitudinal effects of job insecurity on performance. In M.E. Debus and T. M. Probst (Cochairs), When does job insecurity hurt? Evidence for moderating variables. Symposium presented at the 31st Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Anaheim, CA.

Jiang, L., Tripp, T. M., Hong, P. Y., Johnson*, M., Arseneau*, B., & Schill*, J. (2015, August). Effects of student academic entitlement on instructors’ physical and psychological well-being. Poster to be presented at the 123rd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Jiang, L., & He, L. (2015, August). Sharing positive emotions on social networks boosts users’ well-being. Poster to be presented at the 123rd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Jiang, L., McGavock*, K.L., Armour*, A. V., Howard*, L., Johnson*, M. (2015, April). A moderated-mediation study of job security as an enhanced resource. In T. M. Probst (Chair), Job (In)security: Resource Loss vs. Gain Spirals. Symposium presented at the 30th Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Philadelphia, PA.

Jiang, L., Tripp, T., & Probst, T. M. (2015, April). The pros and cons of being an organizational lynchpin. Poster presented at the 30th Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Philadelphia, PA.

Petitta, L., Jiang, L., & Palange, M. (2015, April). Do task, relations, or emotions collective efficacy mediate the dominance-performance relationship? Poster presented at the 30th Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Philadelphia, PA.

Jiang, L., He, L., & Arseneau*, B. (2015, Feb). What to write and how to write: The benefits of daily writing. Poster presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, CA.

He, L., Jiang, L. & Arseneau*, B. (2015, Feb). Micro-blogging or journal? This is not a question. Poster presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, CA.

Tripp, T., Jiang, L., Graso, M., & Olson, K. J. (2014, August). Fair process effect in the classroom: Eliminating the grades and student-evaluations correlation. Poster presented at the 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA.

Jiang, L., & Probst, T. M. (2014, May). Safety-production incompatibility and employee safety: Impacts of multiple climates. In A. D. Krauss (Chair), Widening the Safety Lens by Exploring Macro-organizational Factors. Symposium presented at the 29th Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, HI.

Jiang, L., & Probst, T. M. (2014, May). Transformational and passive leadership as cross-level moderators of safety outcomes. Poster presented at the 29th Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, HI.

Jiang, L., & He, L. (2014, Feb). “Sharing your feelings” online = Expressive writing? To increase gratitude and decrease loneliness. Poster presented at the 15th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, TX.

He, L., & Jiang, L. (2014, Feb). Daily micro-blogging impacts users’ happiness: The mediating role of positive affect. Poster presented at the 15th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, TX.

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