Organizaitional Psychologist and Instructor in Leadership Development

Dr Chia-Yen (Chad) Chiu 邱家彥

Centre for Workplace Excellence (CWeX)
UniSA Business School
University of South Australia

Please click here for my UnisA faculty page

Please click here for my resume

About Chad

Dr Chia-Yen (Chad) Chiu is a Senior Lecturer (Advanced Assistant Professor) in Positive Leadership and Wellbeing at the University of South Australia (UniSA) Business School and a member of the Centre for Workplace Excellence (CWeX).

He holds a PhD in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources from the University at Buffalo, the State University of New York.

Chad’s research interests include team leadership, positive leadership, and social networks. He has published in multiple top peer-reviewed journals in the academic field of organization research, such as Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management Studies, Leadership Quarterly, and Human Relations. He currently serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Organizational Behavior and Human Relations

He also teaches various courses related to people management in organisations, including Human Resource ManagementOrganisational BehaviorOrganizational Leadership, and Business Research Method.    

A Short Video about Research in Leader Humility

Honors, Awards, & Grants

UniSA Research Themes Investment Scheme (RTIS) Seed Fund, 2019 (AUD $38,500; Primary Investigator; shared with Michelle Tuckey, Carol Kulik, and Matylda Howard)

The Society for the Advancement of Management Studies (SAMS) funding £8,000, 2019

Finalist of the Most Promising Research Proposal in Leadership, PDW of “Improving Leadership Research”, Academy of Management Conference, 2018

UniSA Business School ECR Research Award, 2017

Australia-Germany Joint Research Cooperation (DAAD) Scheme Grant (No. 57379159), 2017 (AUD $30,500; Primary Investigator; shared with Brooke Gazdag and Jill Gould).

UniSA Business School Professional Development Fund, University of South Australia, 2017 (AUD $7,000)

UniSA Business School Professional Development Fund, University of South Australia, 2017 (AUD $7,000)

Early Career Researcher Networking Awards, University of South Australia, 2017 (AUD $11,500)

Early Career Researcher Conference Grant, University of South Australia, 2016 (AUD $3,000)

UniSA Business School Professional Development Fund, University of South Australia, 2015 (AUD $5,000)

Research Fellowship, Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness, University of Buffalo, 2014-2015

Research Fellowship, Wheatley Institution at Brigham Young University, 2013-2015

PhD Student Award, Department of Organization and Human Resources, University at Buffalo, 2013 (USD $ 900)

Graduate Student Association Conference Grant, University at Buffalo, 2009 (USD $ 500)

Graduate Student Assistantship, University at Buffalo, 2008-2012

American International Education Foundation (AIEF) Scholarship, Taiwan, 2008 (USD $ 1,000)

Chung Hwa Rotary Scholarship, Taiwan, 2004 (NTD $ 120,000)

Recent Posts

Elected Member Leadership Fourm – Strategic Thinking as Strategic Seeing (17 Feb 2020)

Last November the Local Government Association (LGA) invited me to deliver a talk about leader humility and shared leadership for SA mayors. After the talk, one of the mayors suggested LGA host another leadership development forum for their council members. Consequently, I am invited to make the presentation again for the elected council members. We …