Mingwei Liu is Assistant Professor of Labor Studies and Employment Relations at Rutgers University. He holds a PhD in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University. His research interests fall into two broad areas. The first is Asian industrial relations, with a specific focus on Chinese labor relations, trade unions, and human resource issues. The second is high performance work practices, with a specific focus on the healthcare sector
Member of Labor and Employment Relations Association
Member of Academy of Management
Member of Sloan Industry Studies Association
Member of The Association for Asian Studies
Employment Relations and HRM in China (Cornell)
Introduction to Labor Studies and Employment Relations
Comparative Labor Movements
International Comparative Labor and Employment Relations
Employee Relations/Human Resources in China
Ph.D. Cornell University
M.S. Central University for Nationalities, Beijing, China
B.A. University of International Business & Economics, Beijing, China
Liu Mingwei. 2010. “Union Organizing in China: Still a Monolithic Labor Movement?” Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol.64, No.1, pp. 30-52. Available at http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/ilrreview/vol64/iss1/2/
Liu Mingwei, Chunyun Li, and Sunghoon Kim. 2011. “The Changing Chinese Trade Unions: A Three Level Analysis.” In Shelton Peter, Sunghoon Kim, Yiqiong Li, and Malcolm Warner (eds), China’s Changing Workplace. London: Routledge.
Avgar Ariel, Rebecca Givan, and Mingwei Liu. 2011. “Patient Centered but Employee Delivered: Patient-Centered-Care, Turnover, and Organizational Outcomes,” Industrial and Labor Relations Review, forthcoming [The authors contributed equally to the paper; order was determined alphabetically.]
Avgar Ariel, Rebecca Givan, and Mingwei Liu. 2011. “A Balancing Act: Work-Life-Balance and Multiple Stakeholder Outcomes in Hospitals,” British Journal of Industrial Relations, forthcoming [The authors contributed equally to the paper; order was determined alphabetically.]
Kuruvilla Sarosh and Mingwei Liu. 2007. “Health Security for the Rural Poor? A Case Study of a Health Insurance Scheme for Rural Farmers & Peasants in India”, International Social Security Review, 60 (4), pp. 3-21. [Published in four languages: English, French, German, and Spanish]
Thomas A. Kochan and Stephen R. Sleigh Best Dissertation Award, Labor and Employment Relations Association, 2010.
Early Career Fellowship, Cardiff Business School, 2010 (£ 500).
Runner-Up for the Best PHD Dissertation, Labor History, 2010.
Labor and Human Resource issues in China; high performance work system