Le (Betty) Zhou

Assistant Professor
Department of Work and Organizations


  • PhD 2014
    Management University of Florida
  • M.S. 2011
    Organizational Psychology University of Maryland
  • B.S. 2009
    Psychology Peking University


  • Leadership and Teams
  • Self-regulation at work
  • Research Methods


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 in psychology from Peking University. She has published in the Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. She teaches the freshman contemporary management course. She has been developing a research program focusing on three areas: (1) leadership, (2) work groups and teams, and (3) self-regulation processes. Her studies focus on how individuals and higher-level organizational units (e.g., work groups, organizations) influence each other as well as how behaviors change over time within the individual. She uses a diverse set of research approaches, including laboratory experiments, field surveys, archival data analysis, and computational modeling. 

Selected Works & Activities.

  • Honors and Awards

    2018-present, Representative-at-Large, Research Methods Division, Academy of Management

    2018-2019, Lawrence Fellow, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota

    2013, Meredith P. Crawford Fellowship, Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO)


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