Carlson School of Management

Le Zhou


Assistant Professor (Starting Fall 2014)
Center for HR & Labor Studies
3-109 CarlSMgmt

Le (Betty) received her Ph.D. in Management at the University of Florida's Warrington College of Business Administration. She has an M.S. in Organizational Psychology from the University of Maryland and an undergraduate degree from Peking University.

Her dissertation is, "A formal model of leadership in team goal pursuit: Team composition, team design, and dynamic leader regulatory processes," and she also has research interests in workplace training and development and research methods.

She has published in the Journal of Applied Psychology and Personnel Psychology.

She will teach the freshman contemporary management course.

Avery, D. R., Wang, M., Volpone, S. D., & Zhou, L. (2013). Different strokes for different folks: The impact of sex dissimilarity in the empowerment-performance relationship. Personnel Psychology, 66, 757-784.

Wang, M., Zhou, L., & Liu, S. (in press). Multilevel issues in leadership research. In D. Day (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Leadership and Organizations. New York: Oxford University Press.

Shi, J., Chen, Z., & Zhou, L. (2011). Testing differential mediation effects of sub-dimensions of political skills in linking proactive personality to employee performance. Journal of Business and Psychology, 26, 359-369.

Zhou, L., Wang, M., Chen, G., & Shi. J. (2012). Supervisors’ upward exchange relationships and subordinate outcomes: Testing the multilevel mediation role of empowerment. Journal of Applied Psychology, 97, 668-680.

Recipient of 2013 Meredith P. Crawford Fellowship ($12,000), Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO)

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PhD, 2014
University of Florida

M.S., 2011
Organizational Psychology
University of Maryland

B.S., 2009
Peking University


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