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Chia-Huei Wu

Professor Chia-Huei Wu

Professor in Management

Research interests

  • Human Resource Management


Chia-Huei Wu is a Professor in Management at King's Business School, in the Department of Human Resource Management & Employment Relations. 

His research in organizational behaviour concerns the person–environment dynamics and has two research streams: Employee Proactivity (i.e., why, when, and how employees can use their proactivity to change and improve the work environment) and Work and Personality Development (i.e., whether and how work experiences shape one’s personality development). Building on these two research streams, he has investigated topics in innovation and voice, leadership, work design, career development, workplace wellbeing, job change, and overqualification.

He has published over 100 journal articles and book chapters. His work has appeared in top-tier journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Personnel Psychology, Human Resource Management, and Human Resource Management Journal, among others.

He is the author of the book, Employee proactivity in organizations, a co-author of the book, Work and Personality Change, and the co-editor of the book, Emotion and Proactivity at Work. He has also contributed chapters to books, including The Oxford Handbook of Leadership and Organizations, The Oxford Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship, Advances in Positive Organizational Psychology, Advances in Global Leadership, Proactivity at Work, and Essentials of Job Attitudes and Other Workplace Psychological Constructs.

He served as an associate editor for the Journal of Management between 2020 to 2023 and is an editorial board member for Journal of Management, Human Relations, the Journal of Business and Psychology, and the Journal of Business Research.

Chia-Huei Wu's personal website

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