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Zhike Lei, PhD

Associate Professor of Applied Behavior Science


Phone:
 (310) 506-4402

Email: zhike.lei@pepperdine.edu

Office: Drescher Campus, Office 310

Hike Lei Associate Professor of Applied Behavior Science

Dr. Zhike Lei is an associate professor of applied behavior science at the Graziadio Business School at Pepperdine University. Previously, Dr. Lei was a faculty member at Georgetown University, European School of Management Technology (Germany), and George Mason University. She has taught undergraduates, MBA graduates, PhD graduates and executives across the globe.

As a scholar, Dr. Lei has published her research in numerous leading management journals, including Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, the Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, the Academy of Management Learning and Education, and Harvard Business Manager, among others. She has also won prestigious grants to study medical errors and team adaptation from the European Commission’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Juran Center for Leadership in Quality, and the Peter Curtius Foundation. Dr. Lei holds a PhD in Organizational Behavior from Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2006.
Major: Organizational Behavior

Education

Ph D, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2006.

Major: Organizational Behavior

Academic, Military and Professional Positions

Academic

Associate Professor, Pepperdine University. (August 1, 2016 - Present).

Professional Memberships

The Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research (INGRoup). (January 1, 2009 - Present).

Academy of Management. (January 1, 2005 - Present).

Development Activities Attended

New faculty retreat for faith and learning, Pepperdine University Center for Faith and Learning, Argentina. (June 21, 2017 - Present).

Attended Conference, "University Faculty Conference," Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA. (October 6, 2017).

Teaching Experience

Pepperdine University

BSCI 607, 3 courses.
BSCI 650, 9 courses.
BSCI 651, 4 courses.
GSBM 484, 1 course.

Publications

Lei, Z. (2017). Understanding Dynamic Structure of Team Interactions. Cambridge Handbook of Group Interaction Analysis, Cambridge University Press.

Lei, Z. (in press). Fast, slow, and pause: Understanding error reporting via a temporal lens. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Lei, Z. (2015). Affect in meetings: An interpersonal construct in dynamic interaction processes. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.: The Cambridge handbook of meeting science..

Lehmann-Willenbrock,, N., Chiu, M., Lei, Z., Kauffeld, S. (2017). Understanding positivity within dynamic team interactions: A statistical discourse analysis. Group & Organization Management,, 42(1), 39-78.

Lei, Z. (2017). Thriving through crisis: A resiliencing approach. Graziadio Business Review.

Lei, Z. (2016). Team adaptiveness in dynamic contexts: Contextualizing the roles of interaction patterns and in-process planning. Group & Organization Management, 491–525.

Lei, Z. (2014). Focusing on teams in crisis management education: An integration and simulation-based approach. The Academy of Management Learning and Education, 13(2), 208-221.

Lei, Z. (2012). Confronting errors: In private, with your loved ones (Original title: "Am Liebsten unter vier Augen"). Harvard Business Manager,, 6, 8-11.

Lei, Z. (2009). Seeking help in the shadow of doubt: The sense making processes underlying how nurses decide who to ask for advice. Journal of Applied Psychology, 94, 1261–1274..

Lei, Z., Naveh, E., Novikov, Z. (2017). Looking back on looking forward: New directions for error free move of technical idea to market.. IEEETEMSCON (Annual International Conference of the IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society) proceedings.

Lei, Z., Naveh, E., Novikov, Z. (2016). Errors in Organizations. Journal of Management, 42(5), 1315-1343. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0149206316633745

Edmondson, A. C., Lei, Z. (2014). Psychological Safety: The History, Renaissance, and Future of an Interpersonal Construct. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, 1(1), 23-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-orgpsych-031413-091305

Lehmann-Willenbrock, N., Lei, Z., Kauffeld, S. (2012). Appreciating age diversity and German nurse well-being and commitment: Co-worker trust as the mediator. Nursing & Health Sciences, 14(2), 213-220. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-2018.2012.00681.x

Good, D. J., Lei, Z., Lyddy, C., Fischer, C., Margolis, J., Academy of Management, "A research incubator for integrating mindfulness and team research," Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA. (August 2017).

Lei, Z., (Author Only), Academy of Management (AOM) annual meeting, "Contagious Peers: Peer Affective Influence and Creative Problem Solving in Teams." (August 2017).

Lei, Z., Academy of Management (AOM) annual meeting, "Explicit Coordination in Teams Facing Critical Events." (August 2017).

Lei, Z. (Chair), Academy of Management (AOM) annual meeting, "Strategic Error Management: Making Sense of and Acting upon Strategic Errors." (August 2017).

Lei, Z. (Panelist), Academy of Management (AOM) annual meeting, "The Paradox of Eliminating and Welcoming Errors in Organizations." (August 2017).

Lei, Z. (Presenter & Author), Interdisciplinary Group Research (INGroup) Conference, "Reflection in the heat of the moment: temporal approach to team reflexivity in healthcare emergency teams." (July 2017).

Lei, Z. (Author Only), 1st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society, "Looking back on looking forward: New directions for error free move of technical idea to market." (June 2017).

Lei, Z., POMS (Production and Operations Management Society) International Conference, "An integrative review of errors in organizations: Tensions and new directions for future research." (March 2017).

Lei, Z. (Presenter & Author), Academy of Management (AOM) annual meeting, "A sense making model of error management in teams.." (August 8, 2016).

Lei, Z. (Chair), Academy of Management (AOM) annual meeting, "Errors in Organizations: History, Renaissance, and Future of a Multi-level, Multi-dimensional construct." (August 8, 2016).

Lei, Z. (Presenter & Author), Academy of Management (AOM) annual meeting, "Paradoxes of errors in organizations," Academy of Management. (August 8, 2016).

Lei, Z. (Presenter & Author), "Errors in organizations theory and medical treatment errors - building bridges and synergy across the disciplines." (August 8, 2016).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant

Lei, Z. (Principal), "developing a new integrative approach to mitigating errors in hospitals," Sponsored by European Commission's Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) Action, Other, $200,000.00. (January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2018).

Awards and Honors

Julian Virtue Professorship Award, Pepperdine University, GSBM. (September 2017).

Best 2016 Group & Organization Management (GOM) Paper Award, Group & Organization Management (GOM), peer-reviewed journal. (August 2017).

a Showcase symposium for the 2016 Academy of Management Meeting, Academy of Management. (August 8, 2016).

Intellectual Contributions in Submission

Refereed Journal Articles

Lei, Z., Naveh, E. An integrative approach to errors in organizations. Foundations and Trends: Technology, Information and Operations Management.

Novikov, Z., Naveh, E., Lei, Z. The error dilemma in teams: Team configuration of goal orientations, information elaboration, and team errors.

Schmutz, J., Lei, Z., Eppich, W., Manser, T. Reflection on the fly: Understanding in-action team reflexivity in healthcare action teams. Journal of Organizational Behavior.

Other

Lei, Z. Stuck between two lives: The paradox of eliminating and welcoming errors in health care organizations.

Holtom, B., Reeves, C., Lei, Z., Darabi, T. Reluctant leavers or Enthusiastic stayers: The role of job embeddedness.

Service

Editorial and Review Activities

Invited Manuscript Reviewer, "Safety Science, Group & Organization Management," 7 reviews. (February 1, 2017 - Present).

Invited Manuscript Reviewer, "Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Personnel Psychology, European Journal of Work and Psychology, Advances in Simulation, Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft," 10 reviews. (January 1, 2015 - Present).

Professional

Reviewer. (January 2017 - Present).

Session Chair, Academy of Management (AOM) annual meeting. (August 2017).

School

Serve the spiritual needs of our students, Faculty Spiritual Mentor. (August 2017 - Present).

Student Placement, Providing career advice to students. (January 2016 - Present).

Attendee, Graduation. (January 2016 - Present).

Committee Member, MSGB committee. (January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017).