Profile: Mingwei Liu

Assistant Professor

Faculty

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 

  • Associated Programs

    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

  • Courses Taught

    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

  • Education

    Ph.D. Cornell University

    M.S. Central University for Nationalities, Beijing, China

    B.A. University of International Business & Economics, Beijing, China 

  • Publications

     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]

     

     

     

     

     

      

  • Awards

    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.

  • Expertise

    Labor and Human Resource issues in China; high performance work system

  • Files

  • 848-932-6540
  • mliu@work.rutgers.edu
  • School of Management and Labor Relations
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    New Brunswick, NJ 08903

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