Charlie Yang earned his Ph. D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Central Michigan University. His teaching has been focused on Organizational Behavior, Human Resources Management, and Creativity and Innovation since he came to Southern in 2007. He recently offered a special topic course on mindful leadership and is currently developing a permanent course on the same topic. His major research interests include evolutionary psychology and its application in management and organization studies, women and immigrant/ethnic minority entrepreneurship, and mindfulness in organizations. His most recent research interest is to apply aesthetics to management and organizational studies.
- MGT 305: Organizational Behavior
- MGT 385: Human Resources Management
- MGT 414: Creativity & Innovation
- MBA 504: Organizational Behavior
- MBA 532: Human Resources Management
Yang, C. (2016). Cultivating compassionate leadership through art appreciation. Southern Dialogue, 10(1), 8-10.
Yang, C. (2016). Mindfulness meditation and art appreciation as meaning-making practices. In John Humphreys (Ed.), Best Paper Proceedings of the 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (CD). (selected as the Best Conference Paper).
Yang, C., Minjock, R., Voss, B., & Colarelli, S. (2014). Gossip in the workplace: An evolutionary psychological perspective. In John Humphreys (Ed.), Best Paper Proceedings of the 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (CD). (selected as the Best Conference Paper).
Yang, C. (2014). Kin altruism, psychological contract and commitment: Some theoretical propositions. Quarterly Review of Business Disciplines, 1(1), 99-110.
Yang, C. (2013). Telling tales at work: An evolutionary explanation. Business Communication Quarterly, 76(2), 132-154.
Yang, C., & Durnin, E. (2013). Enhancing Business Students’ Emotional Skills through Mindfulness Practice. Currents in Teaching and Learning, 6(1), 66-76.
Page, R. Yang, C., & Williams, K. (2013). Teaching personal empowerment: Now more than ever. Business Research Yearbook, 20(1), 175 - 182.