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Dr Xiaoshuang Lin PhD

Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management

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Dr Xiaoshuang Lin is a Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management within Southampton Business School at the University of Southampton.

Xiaoshuang (Xiao) Lin holds a PhD in Management from the Australian National University. She is a quantitative researcher using Mplus, SPSS, and R. Her research interests are employee voice, leadership (e.g., leader humility, servant leadership, and shared leadership), psychological contracts, and individual cognition.


Centre for Research on Work and Organisations

Staff Member

Department of Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour

Research interests

Xiao’s research interests are employee voice, leader humility, servant leadership, psychological contracts, and individual cognition. She explores relationships among employee voice, leader behaviour, and psychological contracts. Her research of leadership in teams and employee voice have been published in academic journals, such as The Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Business Ethics, The International Journal of Human Resource Management, and so on.


Research projects

Xiao’s current research projects investigating social cognition of voice, psychological contract breach, leader and follower humility, and servant leadership. Some of her researches are revised and resubmitted to prestigious management academic journals and received the award in Academy of Management (AOM) conference.


Xiao currently serves as an ad-hoc reviewer for Human Resource Management, Management and Organization Review, European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, and Personnel Review. She acts as the social media committee chair for AOM conference - Organizational Behaviour division.

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Xiao is the module co-ordinator on MANG2041 Management Ethics.

Dr Xiaoshuang Lin
Southampton Business School, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK


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