Yijue Liang

Yijue Liang

Yijue Liang

Assistant Professor

Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Sexual harassment bystander intervention, occupational well-being, leadership and teams

Dr. Liang received her Ph.D. in Human Resources in 2022 from the School of Labor and Employment Relations at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). By conducting research with an emphasis on sexual harassment bystander intervention, employees’ well-being, leadership, and teams, she aims at helping organizations to promote employees’ welfare and facilitate a healthy employment relationship.

Dr. Liang will admit Ph.D. students for Fall 2023.

Selected Publications

Headrick, L., Park, Y., Newman, D., & Liang, Y. (In-press). Recovery experiences for work and health outcomes: A meta‑analysis and recovery‑engagement‑exhaustion model. Journal of Business and Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10869-022-09821-3

Liang, Y., Liu, Y., Park, Y., & Wang, L. (2022). Treat me better, but is it really better? Applying a resource perspective to understanding leader–member exchange (LMX), LMX differentiation, and work stress. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 27(2), 223–239. https://doi.org/10.1037/ocp0000303

Liang, Y., & Park, Y. (2022). Because I know how it hurts: Employee bystander intervention in customer sexual harassment through empathy and its moderating factors. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 27(3), 339–348. https://doi.org/10.1037/ocp0000305

Koopmann, J., Liu, Y., Liang, Y., & Liu, S. (2021). Job search self-regulation during COVID-19: Linking search constraints, health concerns, and invulnerability to job search processes and outcomes. Journal of Applied Psychology, 106(7), 975-989. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/apl0000938

Courses Taught

PSYC 320: Psychological Tests and Measurements (Fall 2022)

PSYC 601: Applied Data Analysis in Psychology I (Spring 2023)

Education

Ph.D. Human Resources and Industrial Relations, School of Labor and Employment Relations, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

M.A. Human Resources and Industrial Relations, School of Labor and Employment Relations, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

B.A. Finance, Lingnan College, Sun Yat-sen University

Recent Presentations

Liang, Y. & Park, Y. (2022). Understanding bystander intervention: A cost–reward perspective. Paper presented at the 82nd annual meeting of Academy of Management, Seattle, WA.

Liang, Y., Sun, T., Liu, Y., Schilpzand, P., & Sun, Y. (2022). Understanding workplace gossip via its rumination effects: A within-person lens. [Poster]. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Annual Conference, Seattle, WA.

Liang, Y., & Park, Y. (2021). The reciprocal effects of organizational constraints and employees' strain. Paper presented at the 81st annual meeting of Academy of Management.

Liang, Y. & Park, Y. (2020). Observing customer sexual harassment, empathy, and bystander helping: Ethical ideology as a moderator. In Deen, C & Garcia, P. R. M (Chair). Victimization in domestic and work contexts: Victim and third party perspectives. Symposium presented at the 80th annual meeting of Academy of Management.

Chen, L., Liu, Y., Liang, Y., & Sun, Y. (2020). Is socializing newcomers stressful? Examining the effect of socialization behavior on veteran stress. In Liu, Y (Chair). Socialization from socializing: Interpersonal influences on newcomer socialization. Symposium presented at the 80th annual meeting of Academy of Management.

Liang, Y., Liu, Y., Park, Y., & Wang, L. (2019). How leader-member exchange (LMX) differentiation reduces the benefit of LMX on work stress in teams. Paper presented at the 79th annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, MA.

Headrick, L., Park, Y., Newman, D., & Liang, Y. (2019). Not all recovery experiences are equal: A meta-analysis of recovery. Paper presented at the 79th annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, MA.

Javalagi, A.*, Liang, Y.*, Zheng, A., & Kramer, A. (2018). The bright and dark sides of OCBs: A meta-analysis. Poster presented at the 33th Annual Conference of Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL. *Contributed equally to the work.

Liang, Y., & Liu, Y. (2018). How and when do leader coaching behaviors shape subordinate proactivity: Testing a moderated mediation model. Presented at Teams Research Incubator Weekend 3.0, Chicago, IL.

Liang, Y. (2017). Gender role attitude congruence moderates the relationship between OCB and work-family conflict. Paper presented at the 77th annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA.