University of California, Riverside

Anderson Graduate School of Management

Faculty Bio

Elaine Wong

Associate Professor of Management, Associate Dean for the Undergraduate Program

Curriculum Vitae , updated 11/2017


Elaine Wong’s research interests are in the area of organizational behavior, specifically leadership and groups and teams. The central theme of her research is the examination of how leaders motivate and encourage others to achieve superior performance. Wong’s current research projects focus on the relationships among leaders’ observable and demographic characteristics (e.g., physical features, educational background), leadership team decision making dynamics (e.g., decentralized versus centralized decision making structures) and firm outcomes including firm financial performance and corporate social performance. Her research has been published in numerous journals, including Academy of Management JournalPersonnel Psychology, Psychological ScienceJournal of Experimental Social Psychology and Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences.

Professor Wong received her Ph.D. in business administration from the University of California at Berkeley and she was a faculty member at Northwestern University and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee before joining SoBA.

Recent Scholarship

  • Haselhuhn, M.P., Wong, E.M., Ormiston, M.E., Inesi, M.E., & Galinsky, A.D. (in press). Negotiating face-to-face: Men’s facial structure predicts negotiation performance. The Leadership Quarterly.

  • Ormiston, M.E. & Wong, E.M. (2013). License to ill: The effects of corporate social responsibility and CEO moral identity on corporate social irresponsibility. Personnel Psychology, 66, 861-893.

  • Haselhuhn M.P., Wong E.M., & Ormiston M.E. (2013). Self-fulfilling prophecies as a link between men’s facial width-to-height ratio and behavior. PLoS ONE 8(8): e72259. 

  • Ormiston, M.E. & Wong, E.M. (2012). The gleam of the double-edged sword:  The benefits of subgroups for organizational ethics. Psychological Science, 23, 400-403.
  • Wong, E.M., Haselhuhn, M.P., & Kray, L.J. (2012). Improving the future by considering the past: The impact of upward counterfactual reflection and implicit beliefs on negotiation performance. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 403-406.
  • Haselhuhn, M.P. & Wong, E.M. (2012). Bad to the bone: Facial structure predicts unethical behaviour. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 279, 571-576.
  • Wong, E.M., Ormiston, M.E., & Haselhuhn, M.P. (2011). A face only an investor could love: CEOs’ facial structure predicts their firms’ financial performance. Psychological Science, 22, 1478-1483.
  • Wong, E.M., Ormiston, M.E., & Tetlock, P.E. (2011). The effects of top management team integrative complexity and decentralized decision making on corporate social performance. Academy of Management Journal, 54, 1207-1228.


(951) 827‑7319
Anderson Hall 0238

Course Schedule

Fall 2018:


ANDERSON HALL 118,  W 2:00–4:40 PM

ANDERSON HALL 118,  M 6:00–8:40 PM




Office Hours

Fall 2018:

M 4:30-5:30 PM and W 1:00-2:00 PM

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University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Contact Information

The A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management

Graduate Programs Office
102 Anderson Hall, South

Tel: (951) 827-6200
Fax: (951) 827-2055